OBITUARY

Academy Award-Winning Cinematographer Andrew Lesnie Dead At Age 59

The Academy Award-winning filmmaker has died suddenly, leaving a legacy of work spanning four decades.

#MUSIC NEWS

Obits: Charmayne Maxwell Of ’90s R&B Group Brownstone Dies At 46

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Brownstone singer Charmayne Maxwell died on Friday after suffering an accident in her home.

SMOKE BREAK

Obits: Former Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry Dies At 78

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One of D.C.'s most memorable personalities passes away.

RIP

Doc From ‘Fraggle Rock’ (Gerard Parkes) Has Passed Away

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A fondly remembered part of our childhood has died, and I'm afraid we can't just dance our cares away for this one.

#JOAN RIVERS

Comedienne Joan Rivers Dies At 81

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A controversial comedic legend passes away after complications from surgery.

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Obits: Legendary Actress Ruby Dee Dies At 91

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Legendary actress and activist passes away.

#HOMELAND

James Rebhorn Wrote His Own Obituary Before Dying And It's Beautiful

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We should all be so lucky as to be able to write our own obits. And to be so damn eloquent in doing so, too.

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RIP William Freddie McCullough, Lover Of ‘Beautiful Women, Reeses Cups And Jim Beam’

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2013 has been a great year for random people's obituaries. Add William Freddie McCullough to that list.

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The NY Times Obit For Bluesman T-Model Ford Is Incredible

Money shot: "(T-Model) Ford spoke openly, and amiably, of having killed at least one man."

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Michael Hastings Of Rolling Stone & Buzzfeed Is Dead At 33

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Journalist/author Michael Hastings, a contributor at Buzzfeed and Rolling Stone, died today in a fiery car accident in Los Angeles. He was 33.

Space

It Looks Like NASA’s Kepler Telescope Has Come To The End Of The Road

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NASA's orbiting Kepler telescope may have found its final exoplanet. We say farewell in the most appropriate manner we know how.

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A Tribute To Ray Harryhausen’s Life And Work In GIFs

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Ray Harryhausen has left us. But he won't soon be forgotten.

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‘Waffle House Customer’ Toni Larroux Has Maybe The Funniest Obituary Ever

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Antonia W. "Toni" Larroux lived an amazing life and has a fantastic, hilarious obituary.

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The World’s Best Cat Burglar Has Died And His Obituary Is Simply Outstanding

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Ladies and gentlemen, meet Peter Scott, a modern day Robin Hood. If you enjoy sex, danger, greed and skullduggery, you might envy the life this man lived.


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