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Suicidal Jackson Fans?

I get it. MJ was (is?) essentially the most iconic figure in music ever… I realize he made Thriller. But honestly, attempting suicide over the dude’s death?! I find it so incredibly strange that somewhere on this planet prior to his death, people were sitting in their houses blasting Off The Wall 24/7 while worshiping […]

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Mr. Clean Dies at 92

This is probably the most useless blurb of information EVAR, but I thought it was worth noteriety.  House Peters Jr. died due to pneumonia on Wednesday at the age of 92.  Peters, aside from being the face of Mr. Clean Household Cleaners, was a western star, appeared in several episodes of Lassie and played Henchman […]

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RIP Tim Russert

NBC commentator Tim Russert died this afternoon after “being stricken” at his Washington DC office: Russert, 58, collapsed while recording voiceovers for his Sunday morning interview program, NBC reported. He was initially reported to have suffered a heart attack while working in his office on Washington’s Nebraska Avenue, but the network said later only that […]

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Director & Actor Sydney Pollack Dead

Sydney Pollack was diagnosed with cancer about nine months ago. He died Monday afternoon in his home in Los Angeles surrounded by his family. He was 73 and a notorious Hollywood filmmaker. Hollywood is grieving his death, as his works included many A-list actors. He was a great actor himself. One of his most memorable […]

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Charlton Heston Dead at 83

Charlton Heston, the gun toting, NRA representing curmudgeon died today at the age of 84 in his Beverly Hills home. He ruled in the original Planet of the Apes movie and appeared in over 60 films throughout his career. From Sky News in the UK: The actor – who starred in epic roles from Moses […]

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Arthur C. Clarke Dead at Age 90

Science Fiction author Arthur C. Clarke, author of 2001: A Space Odyssey among other works, died today at age 90. Kids of the ’80s (such as myself) probably remember Clarke mostly for his eponymous television shows, Arthur C. Clarke’s Mysterious World, Arthur C. Clarke’s Mysterious Universe, and Arthur C. Clarke’s World of Strange Powers, all […]

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Kanye West’s Mother Dies in Los Angeles

Donda West – mother of Kanye West – died today at the age of 58. The cause of death has not yet been released. Donda served as Kanye’s manager and was a former chairman of the English department at Chicago State University. Earlier this year, she released a book titled Raising Kanye which detailed his […]

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