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  1. photo gallery
    Aretha Franklin’s Life in PhotosFrom her legendary live shows to meetings with former U.S. presidents to hanging out backstage with Oprah.
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    Legendary Soul Singer Aretha Franklin Dead at 76Franklin was the first woman to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
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    Nathan for You Regular Judge Anthony Filosa Dies at 78“I’ll never know the law right again.”
  4. eulogies
    Doug Stanhope Remembers Sean Rouse, the ‘Best Comedian You’ve Never Heard Of’“Nobody saw any of it coming.”
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    Writer Harlan Ellison Dead at 84His wife, Susan, confirmed the news.
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    Eunice Gayson, the First Bond Girl, Dead at 90She starred in Dr. No and From Russia With Love.
  7. How a No Reservations Marathon Led to Anthony Bourdain Writing for TremeWriter Laura Lippman on the “ruse” she and her husband David Simon concocted to meet Anthony Bourdain.
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    CNN Will Air a Series of Anthony Bourdain TributesThe network will also air Bourdain’s favorite episodes of his series Parts Unknown.
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    Chrissy Teigen, Antoni Porowski, and More Celebs React to Bourdain’s Death“Thank you for making food so exciting. And always standing up for everything right.”
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    Anthony Bourdain Has DiedThe reported cause was suicide.
  11. What Was New Girl’s Legacy?New Girl was the show that transitioned us between the era of NBC to the era of Netflix.
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    Ugh, Here Are All of the TV Shows Canceled This SeasonComedies are taking a hard hit.
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    Austin Powers’s Verne Troyer Dead at 49Troyer had long suffered from alcoholism.
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    Swedish DJ Avicii Dead at 28He had retired from touring two years ago, citing health reasons.
  15. r.i.p.
    Mitzi Shore, Owner of the Comedy Store, Dead at 87Her son Pauly Shore reportedly took her to the Comedy Store Monday to say good-bye.
  16. Mitzi Shore, Owner of The Comedy Store, Dies at 87 Mitzi Shore, c0-founder of The Comedy Store standup club in Hollywood, has died. Shore founded The Comedy Store in 1972 with her then-husband […]
  17. cor cordium
    A Eulogy for Armie Hammer’s Tracksuits, Which He Has RetiredOh, to see without our eyes!
  18. Jimmy Kimmel Mourns Keyboard Cat: ‘The Last Good Thing Left in the World […]Yesterday, the world lost an internet superstar with the news that our beloved Keyboard Cat had died, so during last night’s Jimmy Kimmel Live, […]
  19. Remembering Nanette FabrayIn the early 1940s, when Nanette Fabray was in her early 20s, she was touring with a musical revue called Meet the People. By chance one night, […]
  20. RIP Barry CrimminsA month after revealing on Twitter that he’d been diagnosed with cancer and that his prognosis wasn’t a good one, comedian, activist, political […]
  21. obits
    Bud Luckey, Oscar-Nominated Animator Who Designed Toy Story’s Woody, Dead at 83In addition to the classic Pixar cowboy, Luckey designed characters for A Bug’s Life, Monsters, Inc., and Cars.
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    Notting Hill’s Emma Chambers Dead at 53Due to “natural causes.”
  23. r.i.p.
    Olivia Cole, Emmy Award–Winning Roots Actress, Dead at 75She also appeared in Backstairs at the White House and Brewster Place.
  24. obits
    Rose Marie, Show-Business Legend, Dead at 94“Three years old to 94 years old. That’s pretty good. I love my business. I love everything I have done,” she recently told Vulture.
  25. r.i.p.
    A Eulogy for Armie Hammer’s Twitter, Which He Has DeletedPush me to the edge, Armie Hammer’s Twitter account is dead.
  26. r.i.p.
    Project Runway Season-One Contestant Wendy Pepper Has DiedThe fashion designer died November 12 at 53.
  27. last night on late night
    Jimmy Fallon Breaks Into Tears While Paying Tribute to His Late Mother, Gloria“She was the best audience, she was the one I was always trying to make laugh.”
  28. r.i.p.
    John Hillerman, Magnum P.I. Actor, Dead at 84Hillerman won an Emmy and Golden Globe for his Magnum P.I. part.
  29. This Week’s ‘Tonight Show’ Tapings Canceled Following the Death of Jimmy […]Jimmy Fallon is taking the week off to mourn the death of his mother. According to Entertainment Weekly, this week’s tapings of The Tonight […]
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    Jimmy Fallon’s Mother, Gloria, Dies One Day After Canceled Tonight Show TapingShe was 68.
  31. obits
    New Orleans Rock-and-Roll Icon Fats Domino Dies at 89Domino received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1987, and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986.
  32. obits
    Robert Guillaume, Voice of Lion King’s Rafiki and Star of Benson, Dies at 89Guillaume won Emmys for his work on ABC’s Soap and its spinoff Benson.
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    Beloved Parks and Recreation Actor Dead at 56Due to a “serious fall” that occurred earlier this week.
  34. Ralphie May Dies at 45Sad news: TMZ is reporting that standup Ralphie May died today of cardiac arrest after battling pneumonia over the last six weeks. “We are […]
  35. guitar heroes
    Tom Petty’s ‘Free Fallin’’: The Guitar Part Everyone Learns How to PlayEvery guitarist learns how to play Tom Petty’s “Free Fallin’.” Everyone.
  36. Monty Hall, Host and Co-Creator of Let’s Make a Deal, Dead at 96Hall hosted the game show for nearly 5,000 episodes.
  37. obits
    Playboy Founder Hugh Hefner Dead at 91He launched the magazine that helped kick off the sexual revolution and fashioned himself into one of the movement’s icons.
  38. r.i.p.
    Bernie Casey, Football Player and Revenge of the Nerds Actor, Dead at 78Casey’s film credits included Boxcar Bertha, Never Say Never Again, and Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure.
  39. r.i.p.
    John Ashbery, Celebrated and Influential Poet, Dead at 90Ashbery received many awards, including the Pulitzer Prize.
  40. RIP Shelley BermanMultiple outlets confirmed today that comedian Shelley Berman, who rose to fame as a standup in the ‘50s and ‘60s and was part of the Chicago […]
  41. r.i.p.
    Rick and Morty Had the Most Savage Game of Thrones Burn Last NightRIP discernible character motivations.
  42. r.i.p.
    Thomas Meehan, Tony-Winning Writer of Annie and Hairspray, Dead at 88Meehan wrote the book for several Broadway musicals including The Producers, Cry Baby, and Elf.
  43. media
    The Village Voice Is Ending Its Weekly Print EditionThe New York staple will continue to publish online.
  44. RIP Jerry LewisNot long after the comedy world lost a legend and pioneer when Dick Gregory passed away over the weekend, it lost another star. Yesterday it […]
  45. RIP Dick GregoryIt’s been a sad weekend for the comedy world. On Saturday night, multiple outlets reported that trailblazing comedian and activist Dick Gregory […]
  46. obits
    Sam Shepard, Playwright and Actor, Dead at 73He received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1979 for his play Buried Child.
  47. r.i.p.
    June Foray, Voice of Bullwinkle Shows’s Rocky and Natasha, Dead at 99Foray also voiced characters in The Amazing Spider-Man, Looney Tunes, and more.
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    Mike Shinoda, Rihanna, and More Mourn Linkin Park Singer Chester BenningtonMike Shinoda, Rihanna, Chance the Rapper, and others offered their condolences.
  49. obits
    Linkin Park Singer Chester Bennington Dead at 41The Linkin Park front man’s body was found Thursday morning.
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    Academy Award-Winning Actor Martin Landau Dead at 89Landau took home the Oscar for his turn as Bela Lugosi in Tim Burton’s 1994 film Ed Wood.
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