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Davy Jones Dead at 66

Davy Jones, lead singer of The Monkees, passed away last Wednesday at age 66, the victim of a massive heart attack.

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Zelda Kaplan Dead at 95

Zelda Kaplan, New York City socialite, never let her age get in the way of anything. The famous fashion figure and nightlife staple passed away February 16th at a New York City fashion show. She was 95-years-old. Many seem to … Continue reading

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Rap Legend Heavy D Dead At 44

Rotund rap star Heavy D died Tuesday after fainting in his California home, according to published reports. The rapper was 44. Said to have been battling pneumonia, the famously overweight star had apparently been experiencing difficulty breathing prior to the collapse, … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Grandma Cosby: Clarice Taylor Dead at 93

If you were born in the ’80s, chances are you had several (TV) grandmothers – and when Sophia Petrillo & Co. weren’t available, Anna Huxtable filled that niche with her own brand of sass and sensibility. Clarice Taylor, best known … Continue reading

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RIP M-Bone: Cali Swag Rapper Dies in Drive-By

Many talented artists do not ever receive the opportunity to live out their dreams. Fighting for the chance to have at least one break with one single, 90% of artists barely make it. Catching the luck that others missed, Cali … Continue reading

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Osama Bin Laden Killed By US Strike

Last night, President Obama officially announced the death of Osama Bin Laden.  Almost ten years after the horrific attacks on September 11th, US operatives led a strike against Bin Laden in a city outside of Pakistan’s capital, killing him in … Continue reading

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Death of a Starr: Alice in Chains Bassist Strikes Final Chord

Mike Starr, the original bassist for 90′s mega-band, Alice in Chains, died this Tuesday of what is euphemistically being touted “unknown causes.” As anyone with knowledge of Alice in Chains, the rock star lifestyle, or VH1′s programming already knew, the once … Continue reading

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Remembering Russell: Hollywood’s Golden Era Mourns Loss of Jane

Jane Russell, the busty brunette counterpart to Marilyn Monroe in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, died in her home this Monday of respiratory failure. The actress was 89. As one of Hollywood’s prominent sex symbols of the 1940′s and ’50′s, Jane owed much of her … Continue reading

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