Wednesday, June 22, 2011


Jazz-Soul musician Gil Scott-Heron, 62, known as the Grandfather of Rap, best known for his 1970 song "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised":

Musician Gil Scott-Heron Dies At 62
Allison Keyes
May 28, 2011


James Arness, AKA Marshall Matt Dillon on Gunsmoke from 1955-75, 88...

'Gunsmoke' Star James Arness Dies at 88


Dr. Jack Kevorkian, aka Dr. Death, 83.

Dr. Jack Kevorkian dead at 83
Mallory Simon
June 3rd, 2011

Here is some of his artwork, courtesy of Adam Gorightly's Untamed Dimensions:


Elmer 'Geronimo' Pratt, 63, a Los Angeles leader of the Black Panthers framed by the LAPD for murder:

Elmer 'Geronimo' Pratt, a former Black Panther leader, dies in Tanzania
Robert J. Lopez
June 2, 2011


Finally, it's a shame many people link Jeff Conaway, who died at age 60, to embarrassing Reality TV Hell such as on the parasitic Dr. Drew's Celebrity Rehab. At his peak on Taxi and the movie Grease you could see a true talent with a ridiculous level of charisma. He also directed the underrated exploitation film Bikini Summer II starring Jessica Hahn...

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