Latest On Death 2008

  • Bernie Mac Dies

    The actor and comedian died of complications from pneumonia at age 50. A talented performer beloved both inside and outside of Hollywood, Bernie Mac will most definitely be missed. Read More ›

    Eliot Glazer 6 years ago

  • Colorado Ski Deaths

    With 17 fatalities on the slopes already this year, Colorado’s ski areas are suddenly under scrutiny. There’s a minor debate going over why there’s been a sudden spike in ski area deaths: Too many snowboarders? New, fast equipment? Too many groomed runs, where people go too fast? Statistical randomness? File this under stuff nobody likes. Read More ›

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  • Paw Paw

    The pet chow of Martha Stewart has passed away and is remembered in a photo essay on his famous owner’s blog. For a lady whose heart many would claim is the color of gun metal, Martha really manages to tactfully handle the process of grieving for a pet (although her wrapping the corpse is, admittedly, mildly creepy). Read More ›

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  • Bobby Fischer Dead

    The chess star and borderline personality has died in Iceland. After beating Russian world champion Boris Spassky in a highly publicized match in 1972, Fischer’s fortunes went downhill. He became paranoid, anti-Semitic, eventually renounced his U.S. citizenship in protest and moved to Reykjavik. Read More ›

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