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    Another unsolved murder. Even if she was exhumed...

    Another unsolved murder. Even if she was exhumed today, she'd probably be merely skeletal. What could be learned by examining her?
  2. She was background actress, but a standout...

    She was background actress, but a standout character in MASH.
  3. Thread: Bob Shane

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    Bob Shane

    Last original member of The Kingston Trio died in Phoenix, a week before his 86 birthday. Bob was the solid voice behind most of the Trio's songs, singing lead in the original hit record, "Tom...
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    Tricky Dick, there is finally a bigger asshole in...

    Tricky Dick, there is finally a bigger asshole in the White House than you ever could have been.
  5. He was as much a Python as Carol Cleveland. You...

    He was as much a Python as Carol Cleveland. You are missed, Neil.
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    "Time flies like the wind. Fruit flies like a...

    "Time flies like the wind. Fruit flies like a banana". -Groucho.

    Buddy, how I wish you never chartered that plane, that night, in that snow. That one event changed rock & roll for eternity....
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    I very much admired Miss Kelly.

    I very much admired Miss Kelly.
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    The original Father Mulcahey in M*A*S*H . Fine...

    The original Father Mulcahey in M*A*S*H . Fine actor.
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    Thelma Todd is an icon of the old, old, Hollywood...

    Thelma Todd is an icon of the old, old, Hollywood era. She was a well known, sexy, comedian alongside the Marx Brothers as well as Laurel and Hardy.
    After all these decades, I wonder if another...
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    Yup, "77 Sunset Strip", Gerald Lloyd Kookson,...

    Yup, "77 Sunset Strip", Gerald Lloyd Kookson, III, AKA "Kookie". Heart throb for teen girls and greasy-haired boys, back in the day. Baby, you're the ginchiest."
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    Another genius writer of comedy. His "Lord and...

    Another genius writer of comedy. His "Lord and Lady Douchebag" skit on SNL, was brilliant, roll on the floor, comedy.
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    Terry Jones was one of the six funniest geniuses...

    Terry Jones was one of the six funniest geniuses on earth. This is our extreme loss. Terry is free of the degenerative sickness which crippled his genius at the end.
    God rest, you funny, funny,...
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    Appeared on The Twilight Zone, and was famous for...

    Appeared on The Twilight Zone, and was famous for making newspaper trees while doing his monologue. What a shame he associated with ultra-conservative assholes at the end of his life.
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    Great hero in "The Wild Wild West". High School...

    Great hero in "The Wild Wild West". High School boys wanted to be him.
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    Government hit. Period.

    Government hit. Period.
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    May he rot in Hell.

    May he rot in Hell.
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    She was funny on the MTM program, but after her...

    She was funny on the MTM program, but after her movie career took foot, she got cocky and became a pariah in the movie industry. She held on with the cancer for a long, long, time.
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    Respect to you, Rene'.

    Respect to you, Rene'.
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    He appeared in a number of Woody Allen films. ...

    He appeared in a number of Woody Allen films. Solid actor.
  20. Thread: Bob Ross

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    Now he's feeding "happy little worms".

    Now he's feeding "happy little worms".
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    Here was a giant in journalism. Fine reporter...

    Here was a giant in journalism. Fine reporter and a great woman.
    Years ago when my little girl asked me if "Cokie" was short for her full name, I told her "Yes. Her full name is "Coconut".
    I...
  22. Thread: Sam Cooke

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    Read the biography, "Dream Boogie", and get an...

    Read the biography, "Dream Boogie", and get an education regarding Sam's world. Great voice, generous man, huge appetite for women as a perk to his career.
    Death was not fully investigated, and...
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    Young and vigorous in "The Cincinnati Kid",...

    Young and vigorous in "The Cincinnati Kid", played Nixon, but not believably, and quite good in "Men in Black". Always liked him.
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    MAD Magazine did a farce called "Voyage to See...

    MAD Magazine did a farce called "Voyage to See What's on the Bottom", wherein his character was named "Leak".
    I used to love the plots where the submarine was tormented by giant mosquito larvae or...
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    I had a major crush on her as a kid. Just a...

    I had a major crush on her as a kid. Just a sweet looking girl I wanted to ...uh...sleep with.
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    Absolute role model and the explicit definition...

    Absolute role model and the explicit definition of "a lady". We're all better for her having lived among us.
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    Phyllis had a bit role in the "B" movie...

    Phyllis had a bit role in the "B" movie "Mannequin". Was a great television personality.
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    Goodbye, Dolly. She was a neat actress.

    Goodbye, Dolly. She was a neat actress.
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    His work in Downfall was absolutely inspired,...

    His work in Downfall was absolutely inspired, brilliant, fearful. God rest you, Bruno Ganz.
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    Peter Tork(elson) just seemed to be a nice guy. ...

    Peter Tork(elson) just seemed to be a nice guy. Peter was a musical whiz, and always seemed to be the man you'd like to know.
    For a fabricated band, these guys knocked out some pretty good music....
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    Groucho mentioned has attraction to the pretty...

    Groucho mentioned has attraction to the pretty blond in one of his many interviews. She was bubbly and full of energy and life. Groucho's first wife, Ruth, was not at his level of wit and his humor...
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    Which is all the "proof" you have. You are...

    Which is all the "proof" you have. You are carrying the torch for an unfounded accusation. If Laurel was alive today, he could sue your ass for libel. Or is it slander? Either way, until you have...
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    Great entertainer, an encyclopedia of show biz...

    Great entertainer, an encyclopedia of show biz knowledge. I always liked Chuck McCann.
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    Excuse me, we don't know squat about Stan Laurel...

    Excuse me, we don't know squat about Stan Laurel and Thelma Todd. Somebody has come up with a theory and a book, and all the individuals in orbit around a plot are dead.
    Find DNA and have tested by...
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    Exhumation has not occurred. Figure Natalie was...

    Exhumation has not occurred. Figure Natalie was probably well embalmed, but with the introduction of ocean water into her lungs, she has probably sprouted proteolytic organisms. Unless there is...
  36. Elvis had a voice that was unique and the face...

    Elvis had a voice that was unique and the face and body to sell the voice. Buddy Holly had an inexhaustible well of original talent and energy. It's tempting to put them on a scale and attempt to...
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    Ballin and Grace slick became less endeared...

    Ballin and Grace slick became less endeared towards the end. He was pissed that she got lots of credit for performing "Miracles", while he wrote it.
    Now considering all the chemical crap these...
  38. He tended to sing romantic ballads about love...

    He tended to sing romantic ballads about love going or gone wrong. Very big celebrity in France.
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    Another one, composting with the famous.

    Another one, composting with the famous.
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    You can find Miss Vickers as a young chick with...

    You can find Miss Vickers as a young chick with her sweet little bottom as bare as birth, online. What you can't find are the M.E.'s pictures of the dried out corpse, sitting in her chair at home,...
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    Just a passing thought, like the people who say...

    Just a passing thought, like the people who say they would have stopped Oswald from killing Jack Kennedy, many of us would like to stop that 1AM flight, bound for Fargo-Moorhead. Part of the...
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    "To Kill A Mockingbird" may be the greatest...

    "To Kill A Mockingbird" may be the greatest American novel.
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    Responsible for more crap passed off as...

    Responsible for more crap passed off as entertainment.
  44. Thread: Alan Sues

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    Never liked him.

    Never liked him.
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    This comes as a surprise? Really?

    This comes as a surprise? Really?
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    I first remember her as the mother who found her...

    I first remember her as the mother who found her kid had pilfered chocolate cake for a church supper. "Aren't you worried about his teeth?", says the announcer. And Charlotte goes into an advert...
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    I always had a special place for Margot in my...

    I always had a special place for Margot in my heart, although she was nuttier than squirrel poop. At least she's out from under.
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    Her autopsy showed alcohol and cocaine (trace) in...

    Her autopsy showed alcohol and cocaine (trace) in her system. This hurts me more. Natalie was just somebody who came off as "wholesome", and you wanted to believe it. Why people do that shit is...
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