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Casey Kasem

Living With Someone Through Grief

Melissa McCarty | Posted 05.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Melissa McCarty

I now know I'm strong enough to withstand insurmountable grief and pain, after all, I watch a woman face hers every day. Thanks to my friend who fights the good fight and teaches me how to live courageously through it.

Prairie-oke Returns to the Cavern Club: A Q&A With Little House's Alison Arngrim

Xaque Gruber | Posted 11.12.2015 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

Inspired by TV's Little House On The Prairie, writer/director Dane Whitlock's outrageous parody, Prairie-oke, won raves during its 2013 premiere at Silver Lake's Cavern Club (incidentally L.A.'s best underground theatre space).

Former 'American Top 40' Host Celebrates 30 Years Of Sobriety

OWN | Posted 10.17.2014 | OWN

In 1988, Shadoe Stevens, a radio host from North Dakota, landed the gig that would turn him into one of the most recognized voices in the world. He wa...

Death, Modern Families and the Saga of Casey Kasem

Rev. Amy Ziettlow | Posted 10.12.2014 | Religion
Rev. Amy Ziettlow

I also spent more than a decade in hospice care, where our care team sought to companion families, many like Kasem's, in finding sacred consonance in the midst of fear, pain, death, and grief, all inherently dissonant experiences.

Is It Dementia Or Alzheimer's Or Normal Aging? (And Does It Matter?)

Paula Spencer Scott | Posted 08.30.2014 | Fifty
Paula Spencer Scott

Millions of us never find out exactly what's causing Mom to start cursing or a diligent husband to forget to pay bills. Even after memory loss and cognitive glitches become impossible to ignore, families don't always seek (or receive) an official diagnosis. We just deal with the effects.

The Little-Known Aging Illness That Needs More Awareness

Candy Schulman | Posted 08.19.2014 | Fifty
Candy Schulman

When the legendary radio personality Casey Kasem died, his obituary said he'd suffered from Lewy Body disease. 'Lewy-what?' most people wondered. But I knew first-hand, watching my mother decline from this little-known, but most common, type of progressive dementia after Alzheimer's.

Casey Kasem and The Musical Melting Pot

Noah Mallin | Posted 08.20.2014 | Media
Noah Mallin

I grew up musically in the 1980s, a decade in which musical tribalism was at its peak. If your allegiance (as mine was, mostly) was to American Indie ...

An Unknown Legacy of Casey Kasem -- Supporting Patients in Need

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 08.18.2014 | Impact
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

On Father's Day June 15, 2014, the world lost Casey Kasem. I identified with Casey because we were both music lovers, both short and both very friendly. But also, we were both committed to supporting cancer patients in need of help.

Casey Kasem and the Death of American Mass Culture

Will Bunch | Posted 08.16.2014 | Entertainment
Will Bunch

His show arrived right at the moment when it seemed like America was coming apart, culturally, spiritually, and politically -- and promised us, in a tone that was relentlessly upbeat yet somehow never smarmy, that we actually could be one nation under a groove, that for three or four hours we could share a common bond.

Casey Kasem: Our Arab American Star

James Zogby | Posted 08.16.2014 | Politics
James Zogby

I will never forget walking into a social event for young people at a Syrian-Lebanese convention in the mid-1980s. When the assembled youths recognized his presence in the room they let out a shout of joy. Casey, their star, was with them.

Legendary Broadcaster Dies At 82

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 06.16.2014 | Entertainment

Casey Kasem died Sunday morning, June 15, at St. Anthony's Hospital in Gig Harbor, Washington. The legendary broadcaster was taken off life support at...

My Favorite Year: The Pop Culture Peak That Was 1984

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 08.13.2014 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Thirty years ago! Scary! Yet inspiring. (Certainly most millennials I encounter are ripping off that era as fast as their iPad-laden hands can grab.) For your pleasure and edification, I was there (and then), and I reflect.

Casey Kasem's Kids Decide To Take Him Off Life Support

www.tmz.com | Posted 06.11.2014 | HPSN
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Legendary DJ Casey Kasem will live out his final days this week surrounded by his children ... who have made the decision to withhold medication, food...

As Casey Kasem's Health Worsens, Feud Gets Even Weirder

www.newser.com | Posted 06.06.2014 | Entertainment

Casey Kasem is now in critical condition, a hospital spokesperson in Washington state tells CNN, while a rep for Kasem's daughter confirms to People t...

Casey Kasem and Mama Jean: The Faces of Lewy Body Dementia

Jamie Brickhouse | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jamie Brickhouse

Almost everybody has heard of Alzheimer's, but few are aware of LBD, an equally devastating dementia that is progressive and fatal. Perhaps Kasem's diagnosis may finally bring LBD the attention it deserves.

Casey Kasem Reportedly Found In Washington State

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 05.15.2014 | Celebrity

Radio legend Casey Kasem, who was reported missing by his daughter, has been located in Washington state, according to an exclusive report in the New ...

Ann Brenoff

Hollywood's Biggest Real Estate Moves In 2013

HuffingtonPost.com | Ann Brenoff | Posted 12.30.2013 | Los Angeles

They buy. They sell. We look at the pretty pictures like the celebrity real estate snoops that we are. Somewhere deep inside us, we love the visceral ...

Casey Kasem's Wife Barring His Children From Seeing The Ailing Star

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.02.2013 | Celebrity

Legendary radio DJ Casey Kasem is at the center of a family feud involving his wife, Jean, and his three children, who claim their stepmother won't le...

Top 40 Reasons to Buy Casey Kasem's Mansion

Ryan Nickum | Posted 06.12.2013 | HuffPost Home
Ryan Nickum

This week brought the news that legendary radio personality Casey Kasem and his wife Jean Kasem were putting their Holmby Hills mansion on the market for a cool $42 million. Sure, it's pricey, but here are 40 reasons to buy it...

PHOTOS: Legendary DJ Selling Over-The-Top Estate

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 04.10.2013 | HuffPost Home

What else can be said when there's a giant heart-shaped pool in the picture?

LISTEN: Celebrities Behave Badly In Leaked Recordings

Adult Swim | Posted 04.18.2012 | Weird News

Professional entertainers crack sometimes -- and sometimes the results are caught on tape. Even Larry King, not exactly known for "cutting loose," ...

Top 10 Craziest Celebrity Rants (VIDEO)

newsone.com | David Moye | Posted 10.24.2011 | Weird News

Mel Gibson is not the first celebrity caught on tape going crazy and he won't be the last. Most celebrities aren't as nice as they seem on TV and ...