Welcome to another of our weekend specials this summer. From a Japanese comedy legend to the most improbable Star Wars merchandising opportunity, the Chinese coronavirus has cut a swathe through the obituary notices - as Mark has noted each week in his popular Last Call feature on The Mark Steyn Show. In this anthology he remembers some of those lost to ChiCom-19 from all around the world, including a football jock turned gospel star, a Congolese strongman, a great jazz pianist, a Spanish Flu survivor, a Eurodisco collossus, Menacing Mokbul and much more.
We hope this half-hour of words and music will provide a respite from the civilizational collapse all around this Sunday. To listen, simply click above.
Mark will be back later today with Steyn's Song of the Week.
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