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On Nelson Mandela’s Life, His Death And The Test Of A Man

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Rest In Power to Nelson Mandela, a man whose impact on the world will be felt for centuries to come.

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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."

THE VELVET UNDERGROUND

Obits: Legendary Rocker Lou Reed Passes Away at 71

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Lou Reed, former lead singer of The Velvet Underground and an iconic solo artist, has died at the age of 71.

ROYAL TENENBAUMS

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.

so long

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?

William Freddie McCullough

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.

Weslyn "Mama Wes" Monroe

Obits: Pimp C’s Mother, Mama Wes, Passes Away

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Weslyn "Mama Wes" Monroe, the mother of Underground King Pimp C, reportedly passed away this morning.

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“This Is Family Business”

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We aren't related by blood but we spend enough time together to form a familial bond.

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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."

#video games

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.

writers

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

Obits: Blues Great Bobby “Blue” Bland Dies At 83

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Sad news out of Memphis as legendary blues singer <a href="http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_MUSIC_OBIT_BOBBY_BLUE_BLAND?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT">Bobby "Blue" Bland passed away</a> Sunday evening.

SPORTS VIDEOS

Obits: Legendary NFL Lineman Deacon Jones Dies At 74

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The NFL community mourns the passing of a true icon in the game of American football.

Sharon Benjamin Hodo

Obits: Andre 3000’s Mother, Sharon Benjamin-Hodo, Dies

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2013/05/sharon-hodo-lead.jpg"></a>Photo: Courtesy of the family Sharon Benjamin-Hodo, the mother of famed Outkast member Andre 3000, passed away on Monday, May 27.

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Obits: “One More Time” Singer Romanthony Passes Away

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The aughts' electronic music scene lost the voice behind one of its defining songs yesterday.

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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.

Totally Krossed Out

Obits: Chris Kelly Of Kris Kross Dies At 34

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Chris Kelly, one half of the '90s teenage rap duo Kris Kross, died on Wednesday in an Atlanta hospital.

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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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