He Lived Long and Prospered: Leanard Nimoy, Dead at 83

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Sad news today: Leonard Nimoy, who played the pointy-eared Vulcan, Dr Spock ,in the original Star Trek series, died of pulmonary disease after being hospitalised earlier this week. He was 83, and seemed damned near immortal. Hard to believe he's gone. From the Guardian: Nimoy co-starred with William Shatner on the original Star Trek TV series ... See the Rest

RIP ’80s Brit-Pop GOD Steve Strange

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Steve Strange, the BEYOND ICONIC former lead singer of '80s New Romantic band Visage, died of a heart attack in Egypt yesterday. He was 55.  Strange co-founded the legendary Blitz Club in London, a venue that pioneered the New Romantic movement and gave bands like Duran Duran, Spandau Ballet and Culture Club their first big break. His own ... Watch Now

#RIP: Luise Rainer and the Telephone Scene that Made Her a Legend

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As Trey pointed out earlier, one of the last icons of Hollywood's Golden Age has died today. Luise Rainer was 104. 104, can you imagine? After the jump is the legendary single-take "telephone scene" from Ziegfeld Follies that won her the first of her back-to-back Oscars in 1936. ... See the Rest

RIP Billie Whitelaw

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Spellbinding British actress and frequent muse to playwright Samuel Beckett, Billie Whitelaw, has died at age 82. “I could have easily have become a nun, or a prostitute, or both,” Billie Whitelaw is quoted in The Guardian as saying. Instead, she claimed that acting allowed her to use both sides of herself in a career that included theater, films, ... See the Rest

RIP Mary Ann Mobley

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The glamorous Mary Ann Mobley, who won the Miss America crown in 1958 ands costarred with Elvis Presley in several flicks,  has died from breast cancer at 77. Mary Ann and her husband Gary Collins ("the hardest working man in show biz" my mother always said), were longtime fixtures on the talk show circuit and reigned over Beverly Hills society in ... See the Rest

Sham Ibrahim’s Touching Portrait of Joan Rivers

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Sham writes: "For the past couple days, I was working on a portrait of Joan Rivers to send to her family at the hospital in New York. I finished the portrait last night and woke up this morning to discover she had passed away. So, here it is. RIP Joan." It's really beautiful. (Click to enlarge)   ... See the Rest

Two for the Road: Joan Rivers

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Always brazen, always pushing the envelope, JoanRivers  kept us entertained for nearly six decades. Here are two (of potentially THOUSANDS) videos of Joan at her best. The first is from a 1982 Tonight Show monologue (she absolutely KILLS with the Bo Derek jokes – TRUST ME). The second is of her dealing with a heckler in 2010, from her documentary ... See the Rest

Watch GWAR Singer Oderus Urungus’ Fiery Viking Funeral

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At GWAR's annual GWAR B-Q, the thrash metal band paid tribute to lead singer David Brockie aka Oderus Urungus (who died of a heroin overdose in March) by laying out his Oderus costume on a small Viking ship and setting it on fire. Watch the touching and dramatic moment the fiery arrow hits the funeral pyre below. ... Watch Now