Tributes to Roger Ebert began pouring in moments after the Chicago Sun-Times, his workplace, announced his death at 70 from cancer.
- — Scott Simon (@nprscottsimon)Thu, Apr 04 2013 12:48:44RIP Roger Ebert. Great writer, sharp critic, good man, graceful, prolific writer and quintessential Chicagoan. One of a kind.
- — Michael Schaub (@michaelschaub)Thu, Apr 04 2013 12:50:45"What I believe is that all clear-minded people should remain two things throughout their lifetimes: curious and teachable." - Roger Ebert
- — Uptown Theatre (@uptownuptown)Thu, Apr 04 2013 13:27:09"The Uptown still stands at Broadway and Lawrence, its decaying interior like a mausoleum," Ebert wrote. "The... http://fb.me/DsmlMcrn
- — Brock Wilbur (@brockwilbur)Thu, Apr 04 2013 13:58:49We live in a time where Roger Ebert's voice can deliver Roger Ebert's eulogy. I'm so thankful that we live in The Future.
- — David Axelrod (@davidaxelrod)Thu, Apr 04 2013 13:50:39So sad to hear news of Roger Ebert's passing. A great journalist and critic, his last chapter was his most inspiring. He will be missed.
- — Larry King (@kingsthings)Thu, Apr 04 2013 13:00:35Sad to hear about the passing of Roger Ebert, he was a grand man & in my opinion the dean of American film critics-he will be sorely missed
- — Rotten Tomatoes (@RottenTomatoes)Thu, Apr 04 2013 12:44:45With the passing of Roger Ebert, we've lost a giant today. http://variety.com/2013/film/news/roger-ebert-dies-at-70-1200333136/ …news…
- — Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel)Thu, Apr 04 2013 12:59:02Roger Ebert was an excellent writer, a gifted artist, and as nice a guy as you'll ever meet. Sad he's gone.
- — Scott Warner (@scott_343)Thu, Apr 04 2013 13:45:35Roger Ebert was an early inspiration to me and influenced me at an early age to think critically about creative work-very sad. @ebertchicago
- — Neil Gaiman (@neilhimself)Thu, Apr 04 2013 13:01:16RIP and goodbye Roger Ebert. You sent me such nice emails over the years. I loved your twitter feed, enjoyed your reviews. Thank you.
- — Holly Robinson Peete (@hollyrpeete)Thu, Apr 04 2013 12:50:54
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- Eleanor Shanklin TruexGodspeed, Roger. Your wit and wisdom will be sorely missed--and not just at the movies.2013-04-04T20:12:21.901Z