Pencil Talk already mentioned this yesterday: Sean Malone has passed away. Like Stephen, the Pencil Talk editor, I was very sad to hear the news. Sean was the brilliant mind behind Pencils and Music, a now offline blog he started around 2010, as well as the amazing Blackwing Pages and Contrapuntalism blogs.
He was an accomplished musician, as you will see if you search for him on the Internet. He was not only a real life rock star, he was also a rock star in our stationery fandom niche. He even met Count Anton-Wolfgang von Faber-Castell and Eberhard Faber IV.
Sean, we miss you!