RIP Jonathan Winters (1925-2013)

Jonathan Winters, one of the most inventive and inspired comedians whose career spanned the entire second half of the twentieth century, has died. He was 87. This is the message on his website today: “Jonathan Winters┬ápassed away of natural causes at his Montecito, California home at 6:45 p.m. PDT on April 11, 2013, surrounded by family and friends. Rest in Peace, Mr. Winters.” Born in Dayton, Ohio, in 1925, Jonathan Harshman Winters III served in the Pacific with the Marines during WWII. Upon returning to Ohio, he’d meet the love of his life, Eileen, and get a job as...

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