Category Archives: Dead Celebrities

RIP, Bo

Guys, the very good boy Bo Obama has gone to the great kennel in the sky: Today our family lost a true friend and loyal companion. For more than a decade, Bo was a constant, gentle presence in our lives—happy … Continue reading

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RIP, Olympia Dukakis

The great actress Olympia Dukakis was 89, which is a lot of well-deserved curtain calls. There’s an incredible body of work that she leaves behind; she was so much more than Moonstruck and Steel Magnolias. Variety has a lovely obituary with … Continue reading

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RIP, Felix Silla

Cousin Itt has left the building. Felix Silla, who played the mumbling, long-haired Cousin Itt on the 1960s television comedy “The Addams Family,” died Friday. He was 84… Silla started off as a stunt man before he was cast as … Continue reading

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RIP, Prince Phillip

The transition into the Prince Philip News on BBC R1 Dance was something else 👇🏼 pic.twitter.com/HoYseQMcYa — Mark Holt (@MarkHolt4) April 9, 2021 How could they tell? (I don’t know what happened to the post, WordPress seems to have written … Continue reading

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G. Gordon Liddy

G. Gordon Liddy, who resembled a Warner Brothers cartoon villain in real life, and was the mastermind of a cartoonish burglary that brought down a real villain —Tricky Dick— has gone to his great reward, which no doubt involves serving … Continue reading

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RIP, Jessica Walters

Jessica Walter was a rare talent, she could play any role, but when she found comedy (or did it find her?), it was a match made in heaven, and there’s gonna be big guffaws in the great beyond. She was … Continue reading

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RIP, Norton Juster

Norton Juster, ‘The Phantom Tollbooth’ Author, Dies at 91 I owe the world to Mr. Juster. The Phantom Tollbooth is what made me fall in love with wordplay when I was a kid. I still reread it just for the … Continue reading

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News That Will Drive You To Drink

Happy Hour News Rush Limbaugh buried at St. Louis cemetery ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – Conservative media icon Rush Limbaugh was laid to rest in a St. Louis cemetery. Limbaugh, who was born in Cape Girardeau, Missouri in 1951, died at … Continue reading

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Rush Limbaugh

Ol’ Scratch throws another log on the fire to welcome home favorite son the junkie Rush Limbaugh, who died today of lung cancer. I wished for Rush EVERYTHING he ever wished for me, my family, and my friends. And you … Continue reading

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RIP, Larry Flynt

Look, he was a complicated person, and there’s so much more to him than a pornographer, and it feels weird to call him a first amendment hero, and yet here I am. Instructive Quote from Mr. Flynt: “If the First … Continue reading

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