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Wednesday, December 31, 2008

2008


JOHNNY GRANT - January 9

The Honorary Mayor of Hollywood is now surrounded by wood.
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EDMUND HILLARY - January 11

Oh, ya? Bet you can't even climb outta that dinky little grave, hotshot!
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CARL KARCHER - January 11

Carl's Jr. now has one less hamburger in their office to worry about.
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BRAD RENFRO - January 15

He was in Ghost World, so... okay, you know the drill.
(That pic of him is from an actual recent heroin bust in L.A.)
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BOBBY FISCHER - January 17

Searching for him?
Why? He's right here in this ditch, you dummies!
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JOHN STEWART - January 19

The wormies out there are turnin' Stewart into mold.
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SUZANNE PLESHETTE - January 19

Always put us in a sweat.
(Too bad she was batting for the other team.)
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HEATH LEDGER - January 22

Another star-studded druggie overdoses,
and this time we're not being jokers about it.
Hey, sometimes you have to wonder if their local
pharmacies hang their pictures up on their walls!
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MAHARISHI MAHESH YOGI - February 5

Apparently no relation to Yogi Berra.
Hey, now Mike Myers is free to release that
really insulting Love Guru movie about him. Hooray!
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ROY SCHEIDER - February 10

From Blue Thunder to six feet under.
(And we don't mean the TV show.)
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DAVID GROH - February 12

Groh, who played the hubby of Ro, don't grow no mo!
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BUDDY MILES - February 26

And miles to go, Buddy sleeps.
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WILLIAM F. BUCKLEY - February 27

National Review this, you creeping conservative little crud!
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JEFF HEALEY - March 2

Now he's the worms' mealie.
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NORMAN "HURRICANE" SMITH - March 3

These days he's just a little drip.
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ARTHUR C. CLARKE - March 19

Well, he almost made it for real to his 2010 - the year we make contact.
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RICHARD WIDMARK - March 24

Laughing while pushing an old lady down the stairs, huh?
Well, you sure ain't laughin' now, psycho boy
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CHARLTON HESTON - April 5

It's off the planet and back to the zoo for that damn dirty gun-nut!
Oh, and pry that gat from your cold, dead hand? Mission accomplished!
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IRV ROBBINS - May 5

I scream, you scream, we all scream
that Baskin Robbins ice cream...
always cost way too much.
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EDDY ARNOLD - May 8

He became a music legend long before all those stupid
"all black cowboy hat and no cowboy" bums showed up.
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DICK MARTIN - May 24

And the Fickle Finger Of Fate points
to yet another fresh Laugh-In grave.
Say hi to Dan Rowan for us, you Dick.
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SYDNEY POLLACK - May 26

Maybe he got his architect pal Frank Gehry
to design him a really goofy-looking coffin.
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HARVEY KORMAN - May 29

Now he's on the floor, man.
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YVES ST. LAURENT - June 1

If being a "saint" was really in the universal design for you,
now's your chance to prove it, you wimpy whack job.
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MEL FERRER - June 2

Brother of Jose, and father of Miguel.
We'd love to see the bills for
some of those family reunions.
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BO DIDDLEY - June 2

Bo Diddley we no longer got.
Bo Diddley's in a funeral plot.
Don't go, Bo Diddley!
Don't go, Bo Diddley!

(Repeat a hundred more times.)
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JIM MCKAY - June 7

Fate took his sports mic away.
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TIM RUSSERT - June 13

Yet another fat, overpaid TV news guy bites the dust.
Didn't he also invent russert potatoes?
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CYD CHARISSE - June 17

Someone cancelled this dance chick's lease.
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GEORGE CARLIN - June 22

No longer snarlin'.
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JESSE HELMS - July 4

Was he the founder of Helms Bakery?
If so, he only sold white bread!
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MICHAEL DEBAKEY - July 11

A superb heart surgeon,
but still dead as a sturgeon.
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BOBBY MURCER - July 12

Yet another Yankee yanked.
(Sorry, but we're Dodger fans.)
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LES CRANE - July 13

Yet another TV talk show guy gets the crane.
He also dated Ginger from Gilligan's island.
(Sorry, but we're Mary Anne fans.)
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ESTELLE GETTY - July 22

From Golden Girl to moldin' girl.
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ALEKSANDER SOLZHENITSYN - August 3

Take a hike, you two-bit Tolstoy.
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BERNIE MAC - August 9

Ain't comin' back.
Wow, the Obama people must've really
hated that recent comedy routine he did for them!
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ISSAC HAYES - August 10

Ain't got no more days.
Wow, he just did Soul Man with Sam Jackson and Bernie Mac,
and Mac croaked yesterday. So watch out, Sammy baby!
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JERRY REED - September 1

When you're old, you're old.
When you're cold, you're cold.

(And Jerry got to be both! Yee-hah!)
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PAUL NEWMAN - September 26

Now back with George C. Scott hustling pool in Heaven.
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NEAL HEFTI - October 11

Holy Grim Reaper, Batman!
Our TV theme song writer just kicked off!
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MR. BLACKWELL - October 19

He'll get a real good look at that black well, now.
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RUDY RAY MOORE - October 19

Now we have a whole lot less of Mr. Moore.
Which is a real drag, down to the core!
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YMA SUMAC - November 1

Was she the world's best singer? You bet.
She found notes that no one had invented yet!
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MICHAEL CRICHTON - November 4

Jurassic Parked.
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PREACHER ROE - November 9

Yep, he's laid out in a neat little row, alright.
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HERB SCORE - November 11

The score is zero, now.
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MITCH MITCHELL - November 12

Bang the drum slowly for... another former Hendrix drummer.
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ODETTA - December 2

Make that O-DEAD-A.
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ROBERT PROSKY - December 8

He's feeling overly-frosty.
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BETTIE PAGE - December 11

This pin-up queen was all the rage,
until she packed on too much age.
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VAN JOHNSON - December 12

He's parked his Johnson in his Van for the last time.
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W. MARK FELT - December 18

The first Deep Throat star who wasn't X-rated,
he caused Watergate to be hotly debated.
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HAROLD PINTER - December 24

The Day The Hal Came Out To Play Tennis With The Grim Reaper.
(Of course Pinter lost.)
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EARTHA KITT - December 25

Merry X-Mas, Catwoman - you're dead! Rowrrr!
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= WELL, THAT'S ALL FOR THIS YEAR, FOLKS! BUT STAY TUNED - YOU KNOW THE GRIM REAPER AIN'T DONE WITH THOSE CELEBS YET! MEANWHILE, ON THE UPPER RIGHT YOU CAN ALWAYS CHECK OUT THE
LIST OF LATE LAMENTED LAYABOUTS FROM OTHER YEARS! ENJOY! =

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