When North Carolina man Larry Upright, 81, passed away earlier this week, his family decided to celebrate his passing by turning his obituary into a political statement. Read more...
This man's obituary included voting instructions. Spooky politics. (via thinkstock) Larry Darrell Upright passed away on Monday at the age of 81 at a hospital in North Carolina. Apparently his political agenda was so important to him, this was included in his obituary, "the family respectfully asks that you do not vote for Hillary Clinton in 2016. Show More Summary
Actor Jonathan Crombie — best known for his work as Gilbert Blythe in the CBC Anne of Green Gables mini-series has passed away at the age of 48. Crombie died on Wednesday (April 15) in New York City of a brain hemorrhage. The news was confirmed by Crombie’s sister Carrie to CBC yesterday (April 18). Show More Summary
Sad news – Longtime actor Ben Powers has passed away. The 64-year-old Good Times star was remember by his on-scree wife BerNadette Stanis. “My condolences goes out to the family of Ben Powers who past a few days ago,” she wrote on Facebook. “He was a great actor and great friend who is gone too [...]
Jonathan Crombie—best known as Gilbert Blythe from the Anne of Green Gables series—has died. The forty-eight-year-old actor suffered a brain hemorrhage and passed away on Wednesday. A very sad day for all Anne enthusiasts; console yourself...Show More Summary
Johnny Kemp Dies At Age 55 Sad news. Singer Johnny Kemp, best known for his 1988 party classic “Just Got Paid.” passed away under mysterious circumstances on Friday evening. He was found face-down in the ocean, though it remains unc...
The world of R&B has lost one of its biggest stars of the 80s, as Johnny Kemp reportedly passed away Thursday at the age of 55. The sad news was initially broken by The Bahamas Weekly, but very little information was given about the actual cause of the singer's death. Multiple sources are now saying the Bahamian [...]
R&B singer Johnny Kemp, known for his hit song “Just Got Paid," passed away on Thursday at the age of 55. According to the Bahamas Weekly, the Bahamas born singer died after falling and hitting his head while on the Tom Joyner Cruis...
The Unseen Cinema of HR Giger, a festival of rare and never-before-seen films by and about the surrealist artist, takes place May 22 and 23, 2015 at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York City. The Swiss artist–who passed away one year ago–is perhaps best known for designing the monster in the Alien […]
Many consider the death tax, or an inheritance tax, as a double tax as people are taxed while they are living and then are taxed when you pass away.
Mingiedi Mawangu, the founder of the influential "Congotronics" collective Konono Nº1, passed away Wednesday night in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the band confirmed on Facebook. He was 85. No cause of death was given. "[Mawangu] founded Konono Nº1 in the 1960s and invented his own electrified likembe,...
From Konono N°1’s Facebook page: Mingiedi Mawangu passed away last night, in Kinshasa. He was 85. He founded Konono No.1 in the 1960s and invented his own electrified likembe, which gave Konono No.1 its distinctive sound. He led the band and toured with them until a few years ago. He will be dearly missed by his son Augustin and the rest of the band. Show More Summary
The last album from thrash-metal titans Slayer was 2009’s World Painted Blood, the majority of which was written by guitarist Jeff Hanneman, who passed away in 2013. Hanneman was responsible for most of Slayer’s best songs — including “Angel Of Death,” “Raining Blood,” “Die By The Sword,” “South Of Heaven,” and “War Ensemble.” But he’d […]
Taylor's solo run on "Little Archie" lasted nearly two decades. Daniel Way returns to self-publishing. Bastien Vivès talks "Last Man." Plus much more.
It's an unlikely pairing. Leonard Nimoy, best known for his recurring role as Spock in Star Trek, recently passed away. His cause of death was emphysema, also known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), or end-stage respiratory failure. Show More Summary
Percy Sledge passed away yesterday at the age of 74 (due to complications from liver cancer) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He's probably known best for belting out "When a Man Loves a Woman," which became his trademark song. It's not too often that you come across a voice like that. R.I.P. Percy. What are you listening to tonight?
Celebrity chef Homaro Cantu has passed away at the age of 38 from an apparent suicide on Tuesday (April 14). According to reports, the 38-year-old restauranteur, who had appeared on numerous Food Network shows, was found hanging in the building where he wanted to open a brewery in a local Chicago neighborhood. Chicago’s WGN-TV reports [...]
“I’ve had more fun than I ever thought possible,” Barbara Strauch wrote in her last note to New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet. The longtime Times journalist and former Newsday senior editor passed away this morning. Sent: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 12:16 PM To: !NYHQ-newsroom Subject: Sad News About Barbara Strauch Dear Colleagues, We … Read More
As the so-called Success Kid raises $75,000 for his ailing dad’s kidney transplant, the success of Sammy Griner’s crowdfunding effort is bitter sweet since his mother has already passed away from the same disease that now affects his father. Show More Summary
The famous British birth campaigner, writer, and inventor of the 'birth plan' passed away this week.