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Hey, hey! That's sad.


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I'm a Tork-griever...
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I was actually thinking earlier this week about which Monkee would be the next one to go. I had suspected that it would be Mickey Dolenz. No real reason for it.
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Heart wrenching news.
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I'm still in last place! Yay! Maybe all my nonagenarians and centenarians will make it another full year!
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Old 02-21-2019, 03:41 PM
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Vinny Vella sleeps with the worms.
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I'm still in last place! Yay! Maybe all my nonagenarians and centenarians will make it another full year!
There are a lot of us in no place.
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There are a lot of us in no place.
Or just losers in general?
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Stanley Donen is singing in the grave.

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Actor/comedian Brody Stevens has committed suicide at age 48.

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It's no longer Mark Hollis's life.

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She wasn't eligible for inclusion in the deathpool due to her age, and being famous for being sick, but I'd like to note the passing of Zei Uwadia. In 2017, her lungs failed, and the 16 year old had to be placed on life support. She became the hospital's first person ever to sit up while on the life-support machine. And the first to stand. And the first to walk while hooked up to life-support. She was on the machines for a total of 189 days. Anything over 100 is rare.

She passed away earlier this month, at her home, at the age of 17.

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Not dead (yet?), but actor Luke Perry is hospitalized after suffering a "massive" stroke at age 52.

Perry rose to fame due to "Beverly Hills, 90210" and went on to have a role in the prison drama "Oz." Most recently, he plays Archie's father on "Riverdale"

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Katherine Helmond, Soap star down the drain.

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Katherine Helmond, Soap star down the drain.
Now we finally know that Jessica Tate is dead.
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Mike Willesee, Australian journalist
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Looks like my instincts about Bobby Knight might be correct. He isn't dead, and I'm not wishing it on him - I mean, he may be a legendary asshole but I still have some respect for him as a coach - but a story just broke reporting that his health is "in decline."

I put him on my list because I don't think a lifetime of stress and anger is likely to be good for someone's long-term health, and if there's anyone who's the picture of stress and anger, it's him.

Chill out, Bobby, try to maybe let the grudges go, perhaps take up meditation or something...or don't... maybe he would be happy to know that even in death he'd be racking up points on a scoreboard, even if it's this one.
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Now we finally know that Jessica Tate is dead.
Nah...she's just been recast.
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The Prodigy's Keith Flint, 49

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Luke Perry just died.
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This hit me about as hard as Chris Cornell's death. And, sadly, for many of the same reasons. Can I please just have one musician I loved as a teen die from natural causes instead of suicide or OD?
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Wrestler Christopher Alan Pallies("King Kong Bundy")-dead at 61.
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Red Wing great, union leader and all-around great guy, Ted Lindsay is dead at 93.

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Back in the day I had a friend who's father was a former boxer (The Italian Stallion b4 Rocky) and a trainer who trained some high profile boxers. Anyway, he brought pro wrestling to town as promoter and we got front row ringside seats. Saw Bundy pull a razor blade out of his shorts and cut himself above the eye right in front of me.
Doubt many if anyone else saw that because he was fast and slick doing it.
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Back in the day I had a friend who's father was a former boxer (The Italian Stallion b4 Rocky) and a trainer who trained some high profile boxers. Anyway, he brought pro wrestling to town as promoter and we got front row ringside seats. Saw Bundy pull a razor blade out of his shorts and cut himself above the eye right in front of me.
Doubt many if anyone else saw that because he was fast and slick doing it.
The best at it was George "The Animal" Steele. That man was a master and could have been a great magician had he not been such a terrific character and teacher. My grandmother knew a lot of the early wrestlers and took me along and I was amazed at his ability to invisibly cut something/anything handy.
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Alex Trebek reveals he has stage 4 pancreatic cancer.

I'll take Metastasis for $1000.
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That's really fucking sad. ☹️
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Probably going to need a call on this one. I figured she get more coverage, but it's been a couple of weeks and no major news outlets have picked it up. All I can find is limited to Canada and upper-tier US. Here's her Wiki page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Josephine_Mandamin


Josephine Mandamin, water activist who walked 17,000 km around the Great Lakes, dies at 77

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Doesn't necessarily mean he'll die soon, but Tom Seaver has been diagnosed with dementia.

Found out from my mom, who is a huge fan.

"Did you hear? Oh, I feel so awful!"

"Yeah, I'm sad. Who do you think they'll get to host Jeopardy when he's gone?"

"What? Oh, Alex Trebek; I'm sad about that too. [She also watches Jeopardy on the regular.] No, Tom Seaver!"

"He died?!"

"No, he has dementia!"

"Oh. Well, that is terrible."

And what especially sucks is, this year is the fiftieth anniversary of the Miracle Mets, and if there's any kind of commemoration, he won't be able to attend. Well, fiftieth anniversaries are tricky. When it was the 50th ann. of the Beatles on Ed Sullivan, only two of them were alive to mark the occasion. There was a ceremony for the 50th ann. of D-Day; Bob Hope was there, and he didn't seem to know where he was.

Anyway, just wanted to note that. Sorry for the ramble.
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Doesn't necessarily mean he'll die soon, but Tom Seaver has been diagnosed with dementia.
That's a shame. Age 74 is pretty early for age-related dementia to take hold. And, alas, the body can keep on going long after the mind has gone.

If I was forced to choose between being in Alex Trebek's situation or Tom Seaver's, I'd be Alex any day. I might die in six months, but I'll still be me until the end.
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Long time golf journalist for Sports Illustrated, Dan Jenkins has died at age 89.
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Magician Marshall Brodien dies at 84. Who can forget this commercial?. I so wanted those cards as a kid.
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Jan-Michael Vincent of Airwolf fame has been gone for a month.
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