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Tuesday, December 31, 2002

2002


AVERY SCHREIBER - January 7

That taxi driver comic's dead, know what I mean?
Know what I mean? Dead? Ya!
(And he was doing this bit before Dinero or Varney.)
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DAVE "WENDY" THOMAS - January 8

Burger bum goes buns up.
Wendy wept.
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CYRUS VANCE - January 12

No longer stands a chance to advance.
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FRANK SHUSTER- January 13

Frank's career was always on the Wayne, anyway.
(He was also the cousin of Joe Shuster, co-creator of Superman.)
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TED DEMME - January13

Two director brothers.
(Jonathan left, Ted right.)
Ted the Blow director blew it, allright -
the big fat dumb dopehead.
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CARRIE HAMILTON - January 20

She was a daughter of Carol Burnett.
When somebody's hair always looks this crappy -
and they're not in a comedy sketch -
then they're puffin' on the drug pipe, folks.
Moral: Don't go and have kids if your real baby is showbiz.
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PEGGY LEE - January 21

Is that all there is to a funeral pyre?
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PRINCESS MARGARET- February 9

Another bigtime Brit takes a hit.
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WAYLON JENNINGS - February 13

He ain't wailin' much nowadays.
They sing a stupid country tune
and start thinking they're a cowboy -
which is always good for a laugh.
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HOWARD K. SMITH - February 15

Make that Howard Kroaked Smith.
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CHUCK JONES - February 23

That buggy guy ain't so damn animated anymore.
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SPIKE MILLIGAN - February 27

Will never thrill again.
Shoulda watched those spiked drinks.
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SYLVESTER "PAT" WEAVER - March 15

Former head of NBC takes entry level job in HELL.
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MILTON BERLE - March 27

Uncle Miltie takes the big dirt nappie.
(But he hammed it up until age 94.)
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DUDLEY MOORE - March 27

I say, Dudley's much less now, isn't he? Righto!
(Same day as Berle.)
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BILLY WILDER - March 27

And Billy's much milder.
(Same day as Berle and Moore. Wow!)
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QUEEN ELIZABETH (QUEEN MOTHER) - March 30

We hear it was a royal mutha of a funeral.
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ROBERT URICH - April 16

The worst actor on TV, he still starred
in more series' than anyone in history.
Boy, his knees must have been awfully sore.
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THOR HEYERDAHL - April 18

Now his Heyerdahl is gonna get a lot more Thor.
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LINDA LOVELACE - April 22

The greatest throat talent since Beverly Sills.
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OTIS BLACKWELL - May 6

Now his oat is in the black well.
(Okay, that one was too easy.)
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JOE BONANNO - May 11

Wit all doo respeck, Joey Bans finally went bananas for the last time!
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DAVE BERG - May16

The Lighter Side Of Going Into The Light.
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JERRY DUNPHY - May 20

And now the news - Dunphy took a dumph.
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STEPHEN JAY GOULD - May 20

Make that Stephen Jay Ghoul.
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SAM SNEAD - May 23

The ol' duffer stopped working the ol' puffer.
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LEW WASSERMAN - June 3

Quite the cup and saucer man. A real showbiz gent.
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DEE DEE RAMONE - June 5

That makes two Ramones
In the yard of the musical bones
Will a third one also be fated
To get that sedated?
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JOHN GOTTI - June 10

Teflon Don meets cast iron cancer coffin.
Guess who won that one? At's a righta, Guido!
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BILL BLASS - June12

Designed clothes with class.
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ANN LANDERS - June 22

Now writing advice columns in hell.
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JOHN ENTWISTLE - June 27

This heroin head is one Who
could never resist his bass-er instincts.
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ROSEMARY CLOONEY - June 29

She kept getting gloomy,
now Satan's her roomie
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TED WILLIAMS - July 5

The Splendid Splinter
feels the eternal winter
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JOHN FRANKENHEIMER - July 6

And yet another auteur proves he'd
die to join The Director's Ghouled.
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ROD STEIGER - July 9

The heart of this pawnbroker
made him a real croaker.
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ALAN LOMAX - July 19

He looks his best in wax.
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CHIAM POTOK - July 23

Now in limbo taking potluck.
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LEO MCKERN - July 23

Without Rumpy, the old Bailey just won't be the same.
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CHICK HEARN - August 5

Avoided Hell by faking the Devil
right into the popcorn machine!
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JOHN ROSEBORO - August 16

Ain't catching no more sorrow.
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HOYT WILHELM - August 23

History's best sidearmer leaves the helm.
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LIONEL HAMPTON - August 31

Now playin' even more heavenly vibes.
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KIM HUNTER - September 11

She's finally off that dizzy streetcar.
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JOHNNY UNITAS - September 11

United we stand, but Unitas doesn't stand.
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LAWANDA PAGE - September 14

She's yellin' at all them hateful heathens in hell.
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JAMES GREGORY - September 16

Inspector Luger won't bug Barney Miller anymore.
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WHITNEY BLAKE - September 28

Rowing on hell's lake.
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TERESA GRAVES - October 10

Now she's in one.
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RAY CONIFF - October 12

Make that Ray Coffin -
now that's easy listening music.
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RICHARD HARRIS - October 25

Bigtime boozer finally turns dead loser.
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LONNIE DONNEGAN - November 3

It's the last time he'll be gone again.
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JONATHAN HARRIS - November 3

"Unhand me, you ridiculously rude reaper!"
Lost In Spruce - a spruce coffin, that is.
(And what a bad two week span
for the always classy Harris clan!)
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JAMES COBURN - November 18

Flint turns to lint.
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ROONE ARLEDGE - December 5

ABC's Wide World Of Stiffs.
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JOE STRUMMER - December 22

No longer strummin',
he's just bummin'.
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GEORGE ROY HILL - December 27

George Boot Hill.
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