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Wednesday, 2 January 2019

Bob Einstein Dies: ?Curb Your Enthusiasm? Actor Who Created Super Dave Osborne Character Was 76

quote [ Bob Einstein, a two-time Emmy winner who has recurred on HBO?s Curb Your Enthusiasm since its launch and created the wacky Super Dave Osborne character, died today in Indian Wells, CA. He was 76 and recently had been diagnosed with cancer. ]

Rhyming opposition get it twist like Super Dave
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[by ScoobySnacks@6:51pmGMT] [1 comment]

Tuesday, 18 December 2018

Penny Marshall, ?Laverne & Shirley? Star, Director, Dies at 75

quote [ Penny Marshall, who starred alongside Cindy Williams in the hit ABC comedy ?Laverne & Shirley? and then became a successful director, died on Monday night at her Hollywood Hills home due to complications from diabetes, Variety has confirmed. She was 75. ]

To shamiyo, shamago like Laverne and Shirley
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[by ScoobySnacks@7:09pmGMT] [1 comment]

Thursday, 6 December 2018

Pete Shelley, lead singer of Buzzcocks, dies at 63

quote [ Co-founder of seminal punk band suffered suspected heart attack ]

I was playing classics by the Buzzcocks
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[by ScoobySnacks@10:05pmGMT] [2 comments]

Monday, 3 December 2018


quote [ Tumblr will permanently ban adult content from its platform on December 17th in a move that will eradicate porn-related communities on the platform and fundamentally alter how the service is used. ]

Yeah, I put it under obituaries, since that's what this is. RIP Tumblr :/
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[by aphex808@8:19pmGMT] [20 comments]

Saturday, 1 December 2018

George HW Bush, former US president, dies aged 94

quote [ America?s 41st president and patriarch of Bush dynasty will be remembered for steady hand during collapse of Soviet Union ]

And, guess what kind of a parachute Mr. Drug War Junta-Man himself George Bush used when he bailed out of that bomber in World War II?
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[by ScoobySnacks@6:35amGMT] [18 comments]

Tuesday, 27 November 2018

SpongeBob SquarePants creator, Nickelodeon veteran Stephen Hillenburg dies at 57

quote [ Stephen Hillenburg, creator of SpongeBob SquarePants, has died. He was 57. ]

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[by spazm@8:21pmGMT] [2 comments]

Sunday, 25 November 2018

Ricky Jay, Master Magician and Actor in ?Deadwood,? ?Boogie Nights,? Dies at 70

quote [ His attorney Stan Coleman confirmed his death. Further details were not immediately available. His partner in the Deceptive Practices company, Michael Weber, tweeted, ?I am sorry to share that my remarkable friend, teacher, collaborator and co-conspirator is gone.? ]

Master of illusion, with my sleight of hand
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[by ScoobySnacks@2:14amGMT] [3 comments]

Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Pablo Ferro, Famed Title Designer on 'Dr. Strangelove,' 'The Thomas Crown Affair' and 'Bullitt,' Dies at 83

quote [ Known for his hand-drawn typography and quick-cut technique, he worked on scores of films and innovative TV ad campaigns. ]

Sorry for the double post, but check out this amazing retrospective.
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[by Paracetamol@9:48pmGMT] [2 comments]

Saturday, 17 November 2018

Roy Clark passes away at 85

quote [ Roy Clark, a country music star and former host of the long-running TV series ?Hee Haw,? died Thursday, his publicist told CNN.

He was 85.

Clark died of complications from pneumonia at his home in Tulsa, Okla., according to publicist Sandy Brokaw.

Raised in Washington D.C., the guitarist and banjo player began his musical career as a young teen. He made his first appearance at the Grand Ole Opry at age 17. ]

Damn - one of my favorite pure string players... that guy could do some jams that could put Hendrix and Stevie-Ray to shame.

[SFW] [obituaries] [+3]
[by knumbknutz@8:53pmGMT] [0 comments]

Friday, 16 November 2018

William Goldman, author of The Princess Bride dies at 87

quote [ William Goldman, who won Oscars for his original screenplay for "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" and his adaptation of "All the President's Men," died on Friday in his Manhattan home, according to the the Washington Post. He was 87. ]

"Life isn't fair. It's just fairer than death, that's all."

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[by ooo[......7@7:38pmGMT] [5 comments]

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