Lots of sad news from the media this week: the death and destruction in New Orleans and elsewhere, the death of Chief Justice Rehnquist in the US.
Now comes some more truly sad news. Gilligan has died.
Bob Denver had been suffering from cancer. He was 70 years old. In addition to his famous Gilligan's Island role he was also on The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis.
The exclamation point to a very sad week.