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  1. obits
    The Hate U Give Screenwriter Audrey Wells Dead at 58The writer and director passed away Thursday of cancer.
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    Jefferson Airplane Founder Marty Balin Dead at 76Balin was a fixture of San Francisco’s psychedelic rock scene in the 1960s.
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    Broadway Star Marin Mazzie Dead at 57Mazzie was known for her roles in Passion, Ragtime, Kiss Me Kate, and many other productions.
  4. obits
    All the Festivals We Lost This Year, in MemoriamPour one out for Sasquatch!, Warped Tour, TanaCon, and more.
  5. remembering mac miller
    See More Portraits of Mac Miller From His Vulture ProfileThe rapper died at 26 on Friday.
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    Mac Miller Dead at 26He has reportedly died of an apparent drug overdose.
  7. appreciations
    Why Burt Reynolds Was Such a Compelling Sex SymbolNo film better synthesizes his appeal than Boogie Nights.
  8. rip
    Burt Reynolds, 1970s Leading Man, Dies at 82Reynolds starred in Deliverance, Smokey and the Bandit, and Boogie Nights.
  9. comics
    Marvel Comics Legend Marie Severin Dies at 89She was an artist and an unsung hero.
  10. obits
    Thanks for the Good Times, Neil SimonHe was a comedy king and the most commercially successful Broadway playwright in the history of the form.
  11. rip
    From Chicago to Jesus Christ Superstar, Craig Zadan Changed How We Saw TheaterRemembering a quiet giant of American entertainment.
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    Charlotte Rae, Mrs. Garrett From The Facts of Life, Dies at 92Her Diff’rent Strokes character proved so popular, she received her own spinoff, which Rae starred from from 1979 to 1986.
  13. obits
    Los Angeles Times Food Critic Jonathan Gold Has DiedThe Pulitzer prize-winning writer was 57.
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    Marvel’s Steve Ditko, Co-Creator of Spider-Man and Doctor Strange, Dead at 90Beyond his two most well-known superheroes, Ditko created or co-created Squirrel Girl, Mr. A, the Question and Captain Atom.
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    Richard Swift, the Shins and Black Keys Performer, Dead at 41He also played with the Arcs, as well as produced.
  16. obits
    The Many Legacies of Harlan EllisonThe sheer size of his bibliography makes discussion of the influence of Ellison tricky.
  17. obits
    Joe Jackson, the Jackson Family Patriarch, Dead at 89He had reportedly battled terminal cancer.
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    Former Fleetwood Mac Guitarist Danny Kirwan Dies at 68Mick Fleetwood announced the musician’s death on Friday
  19. The Office Stars Pay Tribute to Late Hank the Security Guard Actor Hugh Dane“He was one of the greats,” Rainn Wilson tweeted of Dane, who also appeared on sitcoms like Fresh Prince of Bel-AirFriends, and The Carmichael Show.
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    Reggie Lucas, Producer for Madonna and Guitarist for Miles Davis, Dead at 65Lucas produced the majority of Madonna’s debut album, and played in Miles Davis’s band.
  21. obits
    Frightened Rabbit Front Man Scott Hutchison Found Dead at 36The indie rocker disappeared from Edinburgh Tuesday night.
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    Carl Kasell, Longtime NPR Newscaster on ‘Morning Edition,’ Dead at 84Kasell was also beloved as the judge and official scorekeeper of “Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me! He retired in 2014.
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    Full Metal Jacket Actor R. Lee Ermey Dead at 74Ermey earned a Golden Globe nomination for his turn as Gunnery Sgt. Hartman in the 1987 Stanley Kubrick war drama.
  24. r.i.p.
    Mitzi Shore, Owner of the Comedy Store, Dead at 87Her son Pauly Shore reportedly took her to the Comedy Store Monday to say good-bye.
  25. Modern Television Wouldn’t Exist Without Steven BochcoBochco pushed relentlessly to loosen commercial broadcast television’s restrictions on both content and style.
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    Prolific TV Writer and Producer Steven Bochco Dead at 74Bochco was the mind behind NYPD Blue, Hill Street Blues, L.A. Law, and Doogie Howser, M.D., among many other shows.
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    Chicago Fire Actress DuShon Monique Brown Dead at 49“The Chicago Fire family is devastated to lose one of its own,” EP Dick Wolf told The Chicago Tribune.
  28. Blackstone Group Co-founder Peter Peterson Dies at 91Peterson “lived a long, wonderful life that embodied the American Dream,” his family said in a statement.
  29. Eddie Redmayne and Other Celebrities Mourn Stephen Hawking“We have lost a truly beautiful mind, an astonishing scientist and the funniest man I have ever had the pleasure to meet.”
  30. Pioneering Physicist Stephen Hawking Dies at 76Despite physical limitations, Hawking spent his life explaining the mysteries of the cosmos to fellow scientists and to the public.
  31. Remembering Craig Mack, Bad Boy’s Forgotten First Success StoryThe “Flava in Ya Ear” rapper died Monday at 46 from heart failure.
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    Bud Luckey, Oscar-Nominated Animator Who Designed Toy Story’s Woody, Dead at 83In addition to the classic Pixar cowboy, Luckey designed characters for A Bug’s Life, Monsters, Inc., and Cars.
  33. House of Cards and The Wire Actor Reg E. Cathey Dead at 59Cathey won an Emmy in 2015 for his turn on the Netflix political thriller.
  34. r.i.p.
    Olivia Cole, Emmy Award–Winning Roots Actress, Dead at 75She also appeared in Backstairs at the White House and Brewster Place.
  35. Mark E. Smith of the Fall Dead at 60No cause of death was given.
  36. Ursula K. Le Guin Broke Down Walls With Her WritingScience fiction would never be the same.
  37. obits
    Remembering Hugh MasekelaThe South African jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and prominent activist has died.
  38. deaths
    Ursula K. Le Guin, Fantasy and Science-Fiction Pioneer, Dead at 88Le Guin was the author of the Earthsea books and The Left Hand of Darkness.
  39. obits
    Remembering The Cranberries’ Dolores O’RiordanShe gave insecurity and uncertainty a powerful voice.
  40. obits
    The Cranberries Front Woman Dolores O’Riordan Dead at 46The singer’s publicist confirmed her death on Monday
  41. obits
    Mystery Author Sue Grafton Dies at 77Her famous Kinsey Millhone series will end with 2017’s Y Is For Yesterday.
  42. obits
    Rose Marie, Show-Business Legend, Dead at 94“Three years old to 94 years old. That’s pretty good. I love my business. I love everything I have done,” she recently told Vulture.
  43. Ed Lee, Mayor of San Francisco, Dies Suddenly at Age 65Lee was the city’s first Asian-American mayor.
  44. Charles Manson Dead at 83The infamous cult leader and convicted murderer died on Sunday of natural causes.
  45. Charles Manson Dead at 83The infamous cult leader and convicted murderer died on Sunday of natural causes.
  46. obits
    Malcolm Young, AC/DC Co-Founder and Guitar Savant, Dead at 64Young had been battling dementia over the past few years.
  47. r.i.p.
    Project Runway Season-One Contestant Wendy Pepper Has DiedThe fashion designer died November 12 at 53.
  48. obits
    Lil Peep, Rising Emo Rapper, Is Dead at 21He reportedly died of a drug overdose.
  49. obits
    RIP Warped Tour, the Festival of Your YouthThe festival is ending in 2018 after 24 years.
  50. obits
    Legendary New York Gossip Columnist Liz Smith Dead at 94The Grande Dame of Dish passed away of natural causes in New York.
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