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Roy Scheider Dead at 75

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RIP Roy Scheider: Jaws star Roy Scheider died yesterday in Little Rock, Arkansas. No cause of death has yet been given. [AP]

Dolly Parton’s Breasts Both a Blessing and a Curse: This morning, Dolly Parton credited her breasts for her success. This afternoon, though, she cited those very same breasts as the cause of a back injury that’s forcing her to postpone her upcoming tour. [The Sun, Reuters]

Radiohead to Get Unnecessary Best Of: EMI, Radiohead’s former record label, are compiling the band’s singles for a greatest-hits album, which will consist of all the songs you already have on your iPod, just in a slightly different order. [NME]

Daltrey, Townshend Consider Embarrassing Themselves: The two still-living members of the Who are exploring the possibility of recording a new album following the runaway nonsuccess of 2006’s Wire and Glass, which was their first album in 24 years. [Billboard]

Dr. Parnassus Looking Totally Parnassus-y: In what’s likely a bid to convince us that the movie’s still actually happening, someone has posted a new picture on the official Website for The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus. It’s pretty much what you’d expect. [Official site via /Film]

Roy Scheider Dead at 75