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RIP Bunny Mellon: Heiress, Art Patron, and Mentor to Jackie Kennedy

Rachel "Bunny" Mellon, the reclusive 103-year-old Listerine heiress who famously redesigned the White House’s Rose Garden for Jackie Kennedy, died ... See the Rest

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RIP Shirley Temple

My mother LOATHED Shirley Temple. Thought she was an smart-mouthed little brat, and consequently we were FORBIDDEN to watch her movies in our house. ... See the Rest

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Sad Screen Grab OTD: Philip Seymour Hoffman Guest Stars on the PBS Cartoon Arthur

  And the animators NAILED IT. ... See the Rest

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Selected Performances From A Masterclass Performer

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RIP: Hiroo Onoda

From the LA Times: Hiroo Onoda, the last Japanese imperial soldier to emerge from hiding in a Philippines jungle and surrender, 29 years after the end ... See the Rest

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Quote Unquote/Recently Dead: Amiri Baraka

"You can help by dying." – Radical African-American poet Amiri Baraka's answer to a white woman who asked how she could help advance civil rights, ... See the Rest

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Phil Everly Sings with the Angels

Phil Everly of the Everly Brothers passed away this week. Phil sang the high parts, his brother Don the low parts, and together they created a ... See the Rest

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Recently Dead: Juanita Moore

Juanita Moore passed away last week. The groundbreaking actress will always be remembered for her Oscar-nominated role in the epic '50s Ross Hunter ... See the Rest