The Pop Culture Information Society...

These are the messages that have been posted on inthe00s over the past few years.

Check out the messageboard archive index for a complete list of topic areas.

This archive is periodically refreshed with the latest messages from the current messageboard.

Check for new replies or respond here...

Subject: Italian writer Umberto Eco dies at 84

Written By: Philip Eno on 02/22/16 at 3:47 am

The Italian writer and philosopher Umberto Eco, best known for his novel The Name of the Rose, has died aged 84.
According to a family member who asked not to be identified, he died late on Friday from cancer.
The Name of the Rose was made into a film in 1986 starring Scottish actor Sean Connery.
Eco, who also wrote the novel Foucault's Pendulum, continued to publish new works, with Numero Zero released last year.
He also wrote children's books and literary criticism.

Check for new replies or respond here...