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An Appreciation of Ray Bradbury

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It's always sad when a great author leaves us, especially a giant in his field.

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R.I.P. Maurice Sendak

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Maurice Sendak, the curmudgeonly children's book author famous for writing "Where the Wild Things Are," has <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/09/books/maurice-sendak-childrens-author-dies-at-83.html?_r=1&smid=tw-share">died from complications of a stroke</a>.

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One Broncos Fan Really Didn't Want Manning

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This might be my favorite story of the year so far.

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Joe Simon: A Tribute

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As you may have heard, Joe Simon passed away on Wednesday.

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Steve Jobs Is Dead At 56

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Steve Jobs, <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/technology/2011/08/today-was-steve-jobs-appreciation-day-on-the-internet/">arguably the greatest innovator of this generation and unquestionably one of the greatest in world history</a>, is dead.

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Gene Colan Dies at 84

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Gene Colan, the creator of the Falcon and co-creator of Blade, died on Friday.

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Laura Ziskin, “Spider-Man” Producer, Dies at 61

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Laura Ziskin, who produced all three "Spider-Man" movies, died of breast cancer today at 61.

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SHE DIED OF BOREDOM

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On Monday, an elderly woman at a Blackhawks game collapsed and died.

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THE WORLD IS A LITTLE LESS AWESOME

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As you've now seen from 800,000 different news sources, Paul Newman died from cancer at the age of 83 this weekend.

AUTOS

FUNNY CAR ACTUALLY PRETTY DEPRESSING

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Drag racer Scott Kalitta <a href="http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5gevRq1Q5ccWq260Xzhxnu7cGVP-wD91EODUG1" target="_blank">was killed in a horrific crash</a> in New Jersey while qualifying for the Lucas Oil NHRA SuperNationals on Saturday.

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R.I.P. GEORGE CARLIN

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George Carlin, one of the most important and influential voices in comedy during a career that spanned five decades, <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/24/arts/24carlin.html?_r=2&hp&oref=slogin&oref=slogin" target="_blank">died yesterday of heart failure</a>.

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DIABETES, CANCER, AND DEATH

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It's a great day in sports for disease and death.

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I GUESS THIS IS SAD

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Former Steelers radio announcer Myron Cope is <a href="http://www.mercurynews.com/49ers/ci_8378079" target="_blank">dead at 79</a>.

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BOBBY FISCHER LOSES CHESS MATCH W/ DEATH

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Chess prodigy and former world champion Bobby Fischer <a href="http://afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5hUQYViIbiK5h7x8xZFsetS0DeevQ" target="_blank">has died in Iceland of an undisclosed illness</a>.

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A VIDEO REQUIEM FOR SEAN TAYLOR

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I'm gonna finish today with this highlight reel of some of Sean Taylor's best plays.

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R.I.P. SEAN TAYLOR

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Sean Taylor <a href="http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=3129406" target="_blank">succumbed to the gunshot wound</a> he suffered late Sunday night.

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R.I.P. EXERCISE MACHINE BADASS

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Arthur Jones, the man who invented Nautilus equipment and revolutionized personal fitness in America, <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/30/business/30jones.html?_r=1&oref=login" target="_blank">has passed away at the age of 80</a>.

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EDDIE GRIFFIN DIES IN FIERY CAR-TRAIN WRECK

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Former Houston Rocket and Minnesota Timberwolf Eddie Griffin (not that <a href="http://imdb.com/name/nm0341176/" target="_blank">Eddie Griffin</a>) died last Friday night.

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BREAKING: BILL WALSH DIED

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Legendary San Francisco 49ers coach Bill Walsh <a href="http://news.yahoo.com/s/kcra/20070730/lo_kcra/13782572" target="_blank">succumbed to leukemia</a> today.

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THE NBA PLAYOFFS ARE OVER

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Sexy friends, we are gathered here today to mourn the passing of a loved one taken from us far too early, robbed of life by a conniving, evil, angry little man.


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