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RIP, Pervert Dave. (Florida Friday)

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Today's unusual obituary name comes to us from Citrus County, where friends and family say goodbye to 'Pervert Dave.'

DEAD PEOPLE

James Rebhorn Wrote Himself An Incredibly Elegant Obituary

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Diagnosed with melanoma in 1992, James Rebhorn had actually penned his own obituary.

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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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Laurie Anderson’s Obituary For Her Late Husband Lou Reed Is Simple And Gorgeous

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"Lou Reed was a prince and a fighter and I know his songs of the pain and beauty in the world will fill many people with the joy he felt for life."

DEAD PEOPLE

Kumar Pallana, AKA Pagoda from Royal Tenenbaums, dead at 94

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Kumar Pallana, a man best known to us as Royal Tenenbaum's faithful manservant Pagoda and the safe-cracking Kumar in Bottle Rocket, has died at the age of 94.

BREAKING BAD

The Albuquerque Newspaper Ran An Obituary For Walter White Today

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We could totally be friends with the people who paid for this Walter White obituary to run in the paper.

DEATH

BlackBerry Is Dead. It Just Doesn’t Know It Yet.

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BlackBerry is headed off the stock market in a private sale, and it's likely soon. But why?

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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

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

Gaming

Ryan Davis Of Giant Bomb Has Died At 34

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Ryan Davis, one of the founders of Giant Bomb, has passed away.

Movies

Richard Matheson: Remembering A Brilliant Career

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Richard Matheson passed away yesterday. You may not know the man... but you definitely know some of the stories he's written.

obituaries

‘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.

obituaries

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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Obit For Man Who ‘Loved Buttermilk Served In Martini Glasses Garnished With Cornbread’ Is Just Great

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Harry Weathersby Stamps hated Law and Order, Martha Stewart and Daylight Savings Time. He and I could have been pals.

obituaries

Robin Sachs, Versatile Geek Character Actor, Has Passed Away

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Robin Sachs, who worked extensively in video games and genre television, has passed away.

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Lord Michael Pratt’s Obituary Is The Stuff Of Legend

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As much as I should probably want to hate Lord Michael Pratt after reading his obit, I can't help but love him. His obit is far too rife with ridiculousness for me to hate on him.

CARTOONS

In Memory Of Lucille Bliss, AKA Ms. Bitters And Smurfette

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Lucille Bliss voiced both a fresh young girl and a bitter old crone, and this is probably the first time you noticed.

obituaries

Remembering Tony Scott

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It's a bit shocking to get up in the morning and read that Tony Scott, director of cult classics like The Hunger, has killed himself.

Comics

Joe Kubert Passes At 85

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Joe Kubert was a giant. He will be sorely missed.

obituaries

Man Confesses To Stealing A Safe In 1971 And Possessing A Fake PhD In Amazing Online Obituary

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A Utah man named Val Patterson penned his own obituary while he was dying of cancer. It's quite great and contains some amazing confessions.


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