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Posts Tagged ‘The Celebrity Death Trifecta’

It has not been an easy couple of months for celebrities – they are pushing the “comes in threes” mystique into several mutiples at this point.  But if you felt bad for Farrah not getting her share of the limelight due to MJ’s unfortunate (timely?) demise, shed a quick tear for my boy Waldo.

Unlike Lord Vigo, Waldo Did Not Prophesy of His Return Just Before His Head Died

Unlike Lord Vigo, Waldo Did Not Prophesy of His Return Just Before His Head Died

Ralph Waldo McBurney, 106, died July 8, 2009, of natural causes.  In 2006, he was widely recognized as America’s Oldest Worker due to his “spry, agile” commitment to his craft as a beekeeper in pitiful Quinter, Kansas.  He wrote an autobiography about his first century on Earth in 2004 (I haven’t read it but since this guy spent his life in Kansas, it probably does not quite equal the literary value of the works of the other Ralph Waldo). 

In a country where being rich makes you famous and being old makes you a hero, Ralph Waldo McBurney was a hero.  Surely he’s busy filling that honey pot in heaven.  Oh, bother!

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Entertainment columinsts can’t just publish continuous stories about Michael Jackson.  (Right? Please tell me it will stop.)  Sometimes they need to throw in a little filler.  Check out three of the latest entertainment stories that azcentral.com has picked up.  Beware, this is shocking stuff.

Danny boy wishes he was taller than 55.  I wish I was wizard.  Looks like we are both shit out of luck.

Danny boy wishes he was taller than 5'5. I wish I was wizard. Looks like we are both shit out of luck.

If this is all you got, keep the Jacko stories coming guys.

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First, Ed.  Then Farrah.  Now Jacko.  These things always come in threes.

Believe it or not, this man used to be the coolest guy on the planet.

Believe it or not, for a certain period of time, this man used to be the coolest guy on the planet.

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