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WWE Superstar The Ultimate Warrior Dead At 54

WWE Superstar The Ultimate Warrior Dead At 54

James Brian Hellwig, AKA The Ultimate Warrior, collapsed while walking with his wife in Arizona, three days after being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. Hellwig, who started in the ring in 1987 and counted Hulk Hogan among his many victories, legally changed his name to Warrior in 1993 to match the name of […]

April 9, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Comedian John Pinette Dead; ‘Seinfeld’ Actor Dies In Hotel Room

John Pinette was known for the guy who got mugged in the Seinfeld finale. He was 50. The Allegheny County medical examiner’s office says Pinette died in his Sheraton Hotel room around 2:30 PM … and foul play is NOT suspected. According to reports … the medical examiner did not perform an autopsy because Pinette’s […]

April 7, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Movie Legend Mickey Rooney Dead At 93

Known as a huge draw in the 30′s and 40′s at the box office, and for his many wives, Mickey Rooney, born Joseph Yule, Jr., passed away Sunday at 93. As adept at comedy as drama and an excellent singer and dancer, Rooney was regarded as the consummate entertainer. During a prolific career on stage […]

April 6, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Grandma, Falsely Pronounced Dead, Then Dies Trying To Escape Morgue Freezer

Family: Grandmother died trying to escape morgue freezer after being pronounced dead (via FreakOutNation) A lawsuit against a California hospital is moving forward after the family of a woman who may have frozen to death after she was pronounced dead, then placed in a morgue,  claims their family member “struggled unsuccessfully to escape her frozen… […]

April 5, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Charles Keating Dead At 90

Best known for having his name attached to a savings and loan scandal, Charles Keating died at 90 in Phoenix. Keating was the former head of Lincoln Savings and Loan, and is known for being tied to the savings and loan scandal of the 1980s that involved the “Keating Five”, which included Arizona Senators McCain […]

April 1, 2014 / More... ( comments)

James R. Schlesinger, CIA Chief And Cabinet Member, Dies

James R. Schlesinger, a Republican economist, died of pneumonia at 85. He gained a reputation as someone willing to cut jobs and implement unpopular policies with little regard for what other people thought of him. In 1969, Mr. Schlesinger joined the Nixon White House staff as deputy director of the Bureau of the Budget, where […]

March 27, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Gay-Hating Pastor Fred Phelps Dead At 84

Fred Phelps, who founded the Westboro Baptist Church, died today at 84. His “church” consisted mostly of his own family; but even some of his own children were estranged from him. And Phelps, himself, was recently ex-communicated from the church he founded. Daughter Margie Phelps told The Associated Press that Fred Phelps died shortly after […]

March 20, 2014 / More... ( comments)

David Brenner Dead At 78

David Brenner Dead At 78

David Brenner, who logged more Tonight show appearances than almost any other guest during the Johnny Carson years, has died at age 78. The lanky, always sharply dressed Brenner also briefly hosted his own syndicated talk show in 1987 and starred in four HBO specials. Brenner moved with the times, trading routines about the humor […]

March 16, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Son Of Former NJ Senator Corzine Dead At 31

Jon Corzine’s son was found dead in Mexico. Jeffrey Corzine, 31, was the youngest of Corzine’s three children with ex-wife and childhood sweetheart Joanne Corzine. The cause of his death was not released, and his mom and other family members declined comment. “Mr. Corzine is obviously devastated by this tragic loss,” said his spokesman, Steven […]

March 13, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Author Joe McGinniss Dead At 71

Joe McGinniss wrote Fatal Vision about murder case of Jeffrey McDonald, and The Selling of the President 1968. McGinniss died Monday afternoon at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, Massachusetts, said friend and attorney Dennis Holahan. He had been battling prostate cancer for two years… McGinniss also made news when he moved next door to […]

March 11, 2014 / More... ( comments)

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