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Friday, 8 June 2018

Anthony Bourdain dead at 61

quote [ Anthony Bourdain, a gifted storyteller and writer who took CNN viewers around the world, has died. He was 61.

CNN confirmed Bourdain's death on Friday and said the cause of death was suicide. ]

I always enjoyed watching him on No Reservations...
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[by XregnaR@11:52amGMT] [18 comments]

Saturday, 26 May 2018

Ted Dabney, video gaming pioneer, dies at 80

quote [ Co-founded Atari and developed Computer Space ]

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[by arrowhen@9:04pmGMT] [0 comments]

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Philip Roth Dies at 85

quote [ Philip Roth, the American novelist responsible for such seminal works as ?American Pastoral? and ?Goodbye, Columbus,? died Tuesday. He was 85. ]

I sometimes want to dance on Hitler's grave, and shout out,
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[by ScoobySnacks@5:20amGMT] [1 comment]

Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Tom Wolfe, Best-Selling Author And Genre-Breaking Journalist, Dies

quote [ In a career that spanned more than half a century, Tom Wolfe wrote fiction and nonfiction best-sellers including The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test and Bonfire of the Vanities. ]

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[by arrowhen@4:05pmGMT] [1 comment]

Monday, 14 May 2018

'Superman' actress Margot Kidder dead at 69

quote [ Kidder started acting in the early 1960s and appeared in 1970 movie "Quackser Fortune Has a Cousin in the Bronx," Brian DePalma's "Sisters," "The Great Waldo Pepper" in 1975, and classic film "The Amityville Horror," but she shot to fame after starring in 1978's "Superman." She went on to appear in the film's three sequels. ]

Go on get Lois Lane
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[by ScoobySnacks@5:22pmGMT] [1 comment]

Wednesday, 2 May 2018

Pamela Gidley, Actress in 'Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me' Dies at 52

quote [ Pamela Gidley, the actress perhaps best known for her portrayal of Teresa Banks in the Twin Peaks prequel Fire Walk With Me, has died. She was 52.

A former model, Gidley made her movie debut in Thrashin' (1986) opposite Josh Brolin and Sherilyn Fenn (Audrey on Twin Peaks and her close friend since they were teenagers) and appeared as a short-circuiting, beautiful gynoid in the cult sci-fi classic Cherry 2000 (1987), starring Melanie Griffith. ]

I know there aren't many Peakers here, but l have to mark the passing of yet another TP cast member.

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[by HoZay@1:32amGMT] [0 comments]

Sunday, 29 April 2018

Larry Harvey, founder and leader of Burning Man, dies in SF

quote [ Larry Harvey, an Oregon farm boy who lit a wooden skeleton on Baker Beach in San Francisco, igniting the cultural force that is Burning Man, died Saturday.

A messianic figure known for wearing a felt Stetson and smoking Marlboro Lights, Harvey was the founder and guiding light of the annual Burning Man bacchanalia in the Nevada desert, which attracts 70,000 campers the week before Labor Day.

Harvey, who last appeared in public March 29 at the opening of a Burning Man art exhibition at the Smithsonian in Washington, died after suffering a massive stroke on April 4. He was 70. ]

Fun fact - 105 people die each minute. That's almost two people each second.

On a long enough timeline the survival rate for everyone drops to zero. - Narrator
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[by knumbknutz@9:36pmGMT] [4 comments]

Saturday, 28 April 2018

Giaus Villosus, trapdoor matriarch, dead at 43

quote [ Australian researchers have discovered what is thought to be the world's oldest recorded spider, unlocking key information about the mysterious eight-legged creature. The research suggests the 43-year-old Giaus Villosus trapdoor matriarch, who recently died during a long-term population study, had outlived the previous world record holder, a 28-year old tarantula found in Mexico. ]


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[by Ankylosaur@7:20pmGMT] [9 comments]

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Bob Dorough, Jazz Musician Best Known For 'Schoolhouse Rock!,' Dead At 94

quote [ Dorough spent two decades as a jazz player, singer, conductor and arranger in New York before being approached, at his advertising day job, to explain math to children via music. ]

'Cause knowledge is power!
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Saturday, 21 April 2018

Verne Troyer Dead at 49

quote [ Verne Troyer has died at 49. ]

You ready mini-me? Okay
[SFW] [obituaries] [+10 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@8:32pmGMT] [9 comments]

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