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Tuesday, 16 July 2019

Johnny Clegg, A Uniting Voice Against Apartheid, Dies At 66

quote [ The pioneering South African singer, songwriter and activist died Tuesday after a battle with pancreatic cancer. ]

Goodbye to a legend, and fuck you to cancer

[SFW] [obituaries] [+3]
[by slaytanik@7:13pmGMT] [1 comment]

Tuesday, 9 July 2019

US tycoon and ex-politician Ross Perot dies at 89

quote [ The business pioneer twice ran for president as an independent in the 1990s. ]

And Ross Perot's hanging out with ET.
[SFW] [obituaries] [+2 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@3:30pmGMT] [12 comments]

Thursday, 4 July 2019

MAD Magazine to Effectively Shutter After 67 Years

quote [ The beloved satire publication will no longer be sold on newsstands after the August issue, and future editions will no longer feature new content and instead shift to previously published material ? with new covers. ]

To light the spliff, and read Mad magazine
[SFW] [obituaries] [+5 Sad]
[by ScoobySnacks@8:23amGMT] [15 comments]

Friday, 7 June 2019

Dr. John, a true New Orleans music legend, dies at age 77

quote [ Dr. John, the six-time Grammy Award winner whose gritty voodoo-inspired stage persona and whimsical way of speaking were as beloved in New Orleans as his piano-playing, has died. ]

[SFW] [obituaries] [+6]
[by arrowhen@1:11amGMT] [10 comments]

Friday, 17 May 2019

Grumpy Cat, the face of thousands of internet memes, has died

quote [ The 7-year-old online star died due to complications related to a urinary tract infection. ]

Schlechte Laune wie ein Grumpy Cat
[SFW] [obituaries] [+10]
[by ScoobySnacks@10:33amGMT] [9 comments]

Friday, 3 May 2019

Peter Mayhew, Chewbacca in 'Star Wars' Films, Dies at 74

quote [ The actor was working as a hospital orderly when George Lucas cast him in the original 1977 movie. ]

Scream like Chewbacca, off ya rocka
[SFW] [obituaries] [+7 Sad]
[by ScoobySnacks@2:48amGMT] [4 comments]

Friday, 19 April 2019

Psychiatrist Who Argued That Being Gay Is Not a Disorder Dies at 82

quote [ Richard Green, a longtime LGBTQ ally who was one of the first psychiatrists to speak out against the labeling of homosexuality as a mental disorder, has died at age 82.

Green died of esophageal cancer April 6 at his home in London, his son, Adam Hines-Green, told The New York Times. ]

Goodbye and thank you, Dr. Green.
[SFW] [obituaries] [+9 Informative]
[by knumbknutz@11:30pmGMT] [1 comment]

Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Peru's former President kills himself ahead of arrest

quote [ Mr García was rushed to hospital in the capital, Lima. His death was confirmed by current President Martín Vizcarra. A crowd of supporters gathered outside the hospital and were held back by a line of police.

Mr García was accused of taking bribes from Brazilian construction company Odebrecht - claims he denied. ]

Prison, or eating a bullet.
[SFW] [obituaries] [+3 Informative]
[by knumbknutz@6:04pmGMT] [3 comments]

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Singer Scott Walker Dies at 76

quote [ Scott Walker, the American singer who attained massive success as a pop star in England before veering off into avante-garde music, has died, according to his label, 4AD. He was 76; no cause or date of death was immediately announced. ]

Where the hell do you think is Scott Walker?
[SFW] [obituaries] [+4 Underrated]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [4 comments]

Monday, 18 March 2019

Pioneering guitarist Dick Dale dies at 81

quote [ Tributes pour in for the "King of Surf Rock", whose music featured in the classic film Pulp Fiction. ]

[SFW] [obituaries] [+7 Informative]
[by arrowhen@1:47amGMT] [6 comments]

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