On The Passing Of Nora Ephron


Famed screenwriter and essayist <a href="">Nora Ephron died last night after a battle with cancer</a>.


R.I.P. Trololo Guy Eduardo Khil

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When we first saw Eduardo Khil (AKA the <a href="">Trololo Guy</a>) back in 2010, we regarded the video with bemusement and weren't even annoyed when it became widely parodied and repeated.

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R.I.P. Robin Gibb

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The past week has not been kind to the disco era.


R.I.P. Donna Summer

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TMZ, the definitive source for celebrity deaths, is <a href="">reporting that Donna Summer, the "Queen of Disco," has died from breast lung cancer</a>.


R.I.P. Maurice Sendak


Maurice Sendak, the curmudgeonly children's book author famous for writing "Where the Wild Things Are," has <a href="">died from complications of a stroke</a>.


A Look Back On The Iconic Art Of Jean "Moebius" Giraud

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Just a week after the awful news that we've lost <a href="">Ralph McQuarrie</a>, we're sad to report <a href="" target="_blank">Jean Giraud</a>, AKA Moebius, has <a href="" target="_blank">passed away</a> at the age of 73 after a long battle with cancer.


So Long, Andrew Breitbart


Bombastic conservative activist, political provocateur and web pioneer <a href="">Andrew Breitbart died last night</a>.

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RIP: Davy Jones Dead at 66

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Davy Jones, the lead singer of the the first manufactured band*, The Monkees, has died.

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Davy Jones Of The Monkees Is Dead

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Davy Jones, the British lead singer of a band called The Monkees that was formed entirely for a television show about a Beatles-type band, <a href="">is dead</a> after suffering a heart attack.

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Whitney Houston Has Died

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<a href="" rel="attachment wp-att-55611"></a><a href="">AP</a>, <a href="">TMZ</a>, and <a href="">CNN</a> report legendary performer Whitney Houston has died at age 48, as confirmed by her publicist Kristen Foster.

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So Long, Don Cornelius

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Don Cornelius of Soul Train fame has died.


Man Who Tries to Live Like Bear Grylls Dies Like Christopher McCandless

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Inspired by Bear Grylls, a 29-year-old British man, David Austin, decided to embark on a year-long adventure in the Scottish wilderness.


So Long Etta James


<a href="">Etta James is dead after a long battle with cancer</a>, just a day after <a href="">the death of Johnny Otis</a>, the man widely credited for discovering James and molding her career.

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R.I.P. Patrice O’Neal

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Comedian Patrice O'Neal died last night, one month after suffering a massive stroke.


What’s on Tonight: R.I.P. Heavy D

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Tonight's listings come with a big bummer: rapper <a href="" target="_blank">Heavy D has passed away</a> at the age of 44.


R.I.P. Heavy D


<a href="">Reports Spin</a>: Heavy D, the "Overweight Lover" of hip-hop's golden age, is dead at 44.


R.I.P. Andy Rooney

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Crotchety rambler Andy Rooney <a href="">has passed away</a>, just one month after his <a href="">final "60 Minutes" appearance</a> and slightly more than a week after <a href="">suffering complications from minor surgery</a>.


Tip Your 40s For Dennis Ritchie, The Giant Whose Shoulders We Stand Upon


although we'd like to believe he died while valiantly saving humanity from an army of <a href="">heavily-armed velociraptors riding sharks</a>.


The World Reacts To The Death Of Steve Jobs


Yesterday evening Apple posted a <a href="">brief obituary</a> for Steve Jobs, who leaves an enormous legacy behind as well as his wife Laurene Powell and their three children.


R.I.P. Steve Jobs

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This is a television blog, so at first glance it might not make sense to eulogize Apple and Pixar CEO Steve Jobs.

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