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Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Alan Abel Has Died, For Real This Time

quote [ Long before The Onion began printing farcical news articles, long before the Yes Men enacted their first culture-jamming political pranks, there was Alan Abel. A former jazz drummer and stand-up comic who was later a writer, campus lecturer and filmmaker, Mr. Abel was best known as a perennial public gadfly, a self-appointed calling that combined the verbal pyrotechnics of a 19th-century flimflam man with acute 20th-century media savvy. ]

It was all fun and games until ...

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[by Hugh E.@12:32pmGMT] [1 comment]

Tuesday, 11 September 2018

R.I.P Actor Steve Reevis of ?Fargo,? ?Dances With Wolves, and ?The Longest Yard.?

quote [ ?Life is something that is never supposed to be played with. Life is so precious that we have to understand that our life was given to us by The Creator. When I think of life, it?s always about living that life in a beautiful way. Life is about respecting one another in whatever capacity we live in in this world. It?s all about total respect for each other and our individual lives.? ]

I'll vouch for him.

Awesome personal quote from the article.

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[by knumbknutz@10:52pmGMT] [6 comments]

Thursday, 6 September 2018

Burt Reynolds, "Smokey and the Bandit" star, dead at 82

quote [ Burt Reynolds, the mustachioed megastar who first strutted on screen more than half a century ago, died Thursday, according to his agent Todd Eisner.

He was 82. ]

Gonna have to dust off Smokey & The Bandit...
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[by XregnaR@7:52pmGMT] [7 comments]

Burt Reynolds Dies at 82

quote [ Burt Reynolds, one of Hollywood?s most popular leading men during the ?70s and early ?80s in such films as ?Deliverance,? ?Smokey and the Bandit, ?The Longest Yard? and ?Semi-Tough,? has died. His ? ]

Drive on Burt. RIP. I enjoyed his work and his pin-up was groundbreaking...set all the local girls' hearts and loins aflutter.
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[by Bob Denver@7:51pmGMT] [2 comments]

Saturday, 1 September 2018

The Village Voice Is Officially Dead

quote [ Three years after buying The Village Voice, and a year after the paper shut down its print edition, owner Peter Barbey told the remaining staff today that the publication will no longer be posting any new stories. ]

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Sunday, 26 August 2018

US playwright Neil Simon dies aged 91

quote [ He became famous for 1960s stage and screen hits including The Odd Couple and Barefoot In The Park. ]

It's The Odd Couple in the spot
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[by ScoobySnacks@6:39pmGMT] [2 comments]

John McCain, senator and former presidential candidate, dies at 81

quote [ McCain, who has died at the age of 81, was a naval bomber pilot, prisoner of war, conservative maverick, giant of the Senate, twice-defeated presidential candidate and an abrasive American hero with a twinkle in his eye. ]

Lames get they plane shot down like John McCain
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[by ScoobySnacks@1:48amGMT] [19 comments]

Saturday, 25 August 2018

Robin Leach, ?Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous? Host, Dies at 76

quote [ Robin Leach, best known for hosting the hit TV series ?Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous,? died on Friday morning in Las Vegas, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. He was 76. ]

To up close and personal with Robin Leach
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[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [3 comments]

Thursday, 23 August 2018

Lynyrd Skynyrd Guitarist Ed King Dead at 68

quote [ Former member of Strawberry Alarm Clock joined Southern rock band in 1972 to give it its three-guitar sound ]

Not actually a southern man.
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[by HoZay@5:53pmGMT] [12 comments]

Wednesday, 22 August 2018

Stefan Karl Stefansson, LazyTown's Robbie Rotten actor, dies aged 43

quote [ Icelandic actor Stefan Karl Stefansson, best known for playing villain Robbie Rotten in the popular children's TV show "LazyTown," has died at age 43 from cancer, according to his wife. ]

We are number one.
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[by foobar@8:34amGMT] [1 comment]

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