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At the age of ten George Lindsey decided he was going to be famous and he spent his next 73 years working to become just that. Lindsey was born December 17th, 1928, was the only child of parents George and Alice Lindsey and grew up in a lower class neighborhood in Fairfield Alabama. He graduated from Florence State College earning a degree in biological science and physical education before[...]
Posted May 7th, 2012 by A-Badgero in Books and Media, Celebrity Deaths Comments Off
Zombies for the last two decades have been growing increasingly popular. From film and television shows to video games and comic books, the idea of zombies is something of an undying trend. And why shouldn't it be? Zombies are neat - they are quintessentially immortal; kind of like some of our most cherished and[...]
Posted July 11th, 2012 by M-Gillies in Books and Media, Celebrity Deaths, Editorial Comments Off
Andrew Carnegie, despite being one of the richest and most powerful men of all time from the steel industry, actually had a very different funeral service after his death from pneumonia on August 11, 1919, at the age of 84. Carnegie's funeral was simple, without even pallbearers or a sermon. His family and house[...]
Posted June 1st, 2011 by P-Francone in Celebrity Deaths, Sendoffs - 1 Comment »
“My name is Mark Roesler. For three decades I have represented some of the greatest individuals of the last century. If there is one thing I have learnt, it is that legends never die.” − Mark Roesler, CEO and Worldwide Chairman of CMG Brands Their names are iconic, their legacy undisputed, their fame, wealth and lifestyle envied by many and followed by all. They paint the covers of the[...]
Posted October 16th, 2012 by M-Gillies in Celebrity Deaths, Editorial Comments Off
Actor Tony Curtis had the kind of funeral that many people would just die for. His friends and family said goodbye to him in Henderson, NV in September 2010, where he was buried with all of his most valued possessions. A Stetson hat, an Armani scarf, driving gloves, his iPhone and a copy of his favorite[...]
Posted June 6th, 2011 by P-Francone in Celebrity Deaths - 1 Comment »
There's a rule in literature that states things written in threes are inherently funnier, more satisfying and more effective. Another rule of three is the axiom for survival skills, which points out, three seconds without blood flow, three minutes without air, three hours without heat, three days without water, three weeks without food are all contributors to death. In Hollywood, they have[...]
Posted June 10th, 2011 by M-Gillies in Celebrity Deaths, Trivia - 1 Comment »
"One of my greatest moments in music was when I worked with the Beastie Boys ... Now today I'm hearing our brother is gone. I prayed this would not happen... MCA was so cool, man. We had great talks about what it was like for them in the beginning, getting into the rap game. I'll never forget that experience for[...]
Posted May 5th, 2012 by P-Francone in Celebrity Deaths Comments Off
Each year, high school graduates are left at a crossroads of deciding whether to pursue post-secondary education or dive headfirst into a career. While these can range from jobs like police officer, doctor, or mechanic, perhaps the most non-traditional of all occupations is that of the modern day funeral[...]
Posted February 28th, 2012 by M-Gillies in Celebrity Deaths, Editorial - 1 Comment »