Category Archives: Dead Celebrities

RIP, Alan Colmes

Alan Colmes was 66. He is best known for being the original left opponent to Sean Hannity, where he was relentlessly pummeled by the orcs and paste eaters of the Right. He got precious little support from the Left, and … Continue reading

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RIP, Mary Tyler Moore

Mary Tyler Moore was many things in real life (including an avid supporter of Chimpy McStagger), but on the whole she will be remembered for putting into America’s living rooms a single woman, fully in charge of her own life, … Continue reading

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Today in History

John Belushi was born in 1949.

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RIP, Debbie Reynolds

I can’t even. 2016, just go away.

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RIP, Carrie Fisher

Actress and author Carrie Fisher has left the stage. She was 60. If you have not read Postcards from the Edge, please do. I hope that her legacy will include all the people she helped overcome their addictions. She was … Continue reading

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RIP, George Michael

This is about as good a pop song as exists. Michael was 53. 2016: Just go away. Now. Just go.

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RIP John Glenn

Giants once walked amongst us. Our dreams have gotten smaller, but our heroes remain larger than life. Thank you Sen. Glenn for a life very well lived. You’ve inspired generations of kids to reach the stars. And to dream big. … Continue reading

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RIP, Phyllis Schlafly

Eagle Forum website: "Today, Phyllis Schlafly passed away in the presence of her family at her home in St. Louis." pic.twitter.com/utsJCej4ZN — Teddy Schleifer (@teddyschleifer) September 5, 2016 Award winning ancient hate goblin pessary Phyllis Schlafly has gone to her … Continue reading

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RIP, Gene Wilder

I’m so sad: Wilder died today at age 83. There are few comic actors who will ever hold a candle to Wilder, this is a devastating loss. He will be missed.

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Last Call for Warren Hinckle

If you grew up in the SF Bay Area, chances are good that you read Warren Hinckle at some point. Or maybe your father did, and maybe every time he did there would be a curse under his breath and … Continue reading

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