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

For the Love of God, STOP TWEETING “Genie, You’re Free!” – It’s a Contagion for Copycat Suicides

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Your Twitter and Instagram feeds were probably nothing but nothing but pictures of Robin Williams Monday night, right? And you probably saw the image of Aladdin hugging the genie about a thousand times. More than 270,000 people have shared the tweet, which means that as many as 69 million people have seen it.The problem? It violates ... See the Rest

Texas Chainsaw Massacre Star Marilyn Burns Dead at 65

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Scream Queen Marilyn Burns, who played Sally Hardesty in the 1974 classic  horror film Texas Chainsaw Massacre, died August 5 at her home in Houston, Texas. “She was found unresponsive by a family member this morning in her Houston, TX area home. Her family asks for privacy at this time. Further details will be released later,” Marilyn’s ... See the Rest

Once More, With Feeling: Elaine Stritch Sings Her Signature Songs

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Two for the road. The iconic Elaine Stritch performs two of her signature songs "The Ladies Who Lunch" and "I'm Still Here." She's not anymore (here) but she'll never be forgotten. What a woman! First up: "The Ladies Who Lunch" from Company. A bitter, biting, and vodka-soaked toast to empty-headed society swans who waste their time with ... See the Rest

Steve Moore in Drop Dead Gorgeous (A Tragicomedy): The Power of HIV Positive Thinking

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In this 7 1/2 minute distillation of the WOW documentary Drop Dead Gorgeous (A Tragicomedy): The Power of Positive Thinking, comic Steve Moore talks about his world view, his life, and the disease that became a major part of his life. It's a wonderful tribute to someone who made us laugh and touched our ... Watch Now

RIP Comedian and Writer Steve Moore

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We're just learning that comedian and longtime friend of WOW Steve Moore passed away May 24th, two weeks shy of his 60th birthday. Writes Fenton Bailey: "In the early '90s, Steve took the brave step of turning his HIV condition into a blisteringly and brutally funny comedy routine. When he threatened to open a vein and take out the whole front row, ... See the Rest