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The Legendary Carol Channing Passes at 97- Broadway, Friends React

Carol Channing, whose signature voice propelled her to stardom on Broadway and Hollywood, died at the age of 97 at her home in Rancho Mirage, CA. Channing’s best-known roles were in Hello Dolly! as Dolly Gallagher Levi and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes as Lorelei Lee. According to Channing’s publicist B. Harlan Boll, she died of natural […]

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Remembering the Career of WWE HOF Announcer “Mean” Gene Okerlund

Beloved WWE announcer and Hall of Fame member “Mean” Gene Okerlund, created some wonderful memories for wrestling fans through his near five decades in the grappling world. WWE is saddened to learn that WWE Hall of Famer Gene Okerlund, the most recognizable interviewer in sports-entertainment history, has passed away at age 76. https://t.co/DyPiEiVLoV — WWE (@WWE) […]

Colin Kroll, Co-Founder of HQ Trivia and Vine, Dead at 34

App conglomerate Colin Kroll, co-founder and CEO of the gaming app HQ Trivia and video app Vine, was found dead Sunday morning in New York. Police found the 34-year old in the bedroom of his New York apartment at the request from his girlfriend for a wellness check, according to CNN. Kroll was unresponsive and […]

John Peter “TotalBiscuit” Bain Dead at 33 Due to Cancer Complications

John Peter Bain, better known as the video game critic “TotalBiscuit,” died today due to complications with cancer. Bain’s death was announced on Twitter by his wife Genna Bain. John Peter BainJuly 8, 1984 – May 24, 2018 pic.twitter.com/XchUMNDYXC — TotalBiscuit (@Totalbiscuit) May 24, 2018 Bain was 33. He was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2014, […]

Costume Designs By John Mollo

John Mollo, Costume Designer For Star Wars, Alien, Empire Dies At 86

Two-time Academy Award recipient for best costume design, John Mollo, passed away on October 25th at the age of 86 from complications of vascular dementia. John was known for some of cinemas most iconic costumes, including those for Star Wars, Alien, Empire Strikes Back, and Ghandi. He received his Oscars in 1978 for Star Wars, […]

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Deadwood Star Powers Boothe Dies At 68

Word is coming in this evening that Emmy Award winning actor Powers Boothe, who starred  in nearly 70 films and television series. The news broke by a tweet from actor/director Beau Bridges early Sunday afternoon: It's with great sadness that I mourn the passing of my friend Powers Boothe. A dear friend, great actor, devoted […]

The Gong Has Finally Rung Host Chuck Barris Off The Stage, Dies at 87

Chuck Barris, longtime game show creator, producer, and host, has passed away at the age of 87. Best known for The Dating Game, The Newlywed Game, and The Gong Show, his television career spanned more than three decades. He began working as a page at NBC in New York City and progressed up to a […]