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Recalling Bacall: My Interview

Lauren Daley | Posted 08.15.2014 | Entertainment
Lauren Daley

She was born Betty Joan Perske in the Bronx in 1924 to two Jewish immigrants. She was immortalized as "Lauren Bacall" for her smoky voice, come-hither looks, flirtatious wit.

George Takei Chats About The Next Generation of Archie Comics

Shira Lazar | Posted 07.21.2014 | Media
Shira Lazar

We (accidentally) broke the news to George Takei that Archie died, protecting George's comic book pal Kevin Keller. Although he was saddened to he...

Dead Mickey: Photographer Styles and Shoots Himself Dead

Jenny Block | Posted 07.10.2014 | Arts
Jenny Block

Mickey Strider photographs himself as a dead body in a multitude of dramatic settings, from the profound to the profane. They are desolate and detached. They are also compellingly beautiful, and impossible to turn away from.

Dead Come Calling: D.B. Jackson's A Plunder of Souls

Brandy L. Schillace | Posted 07.30.2014 | Books
Brandy L. Schillace

There are no super heroes in this supernatural tale; instead we find the potentially mad, the elderly, the coward, the hired gun, all joining in an attempt to halt a fate quite literally 'worse than death.'

5 Real People Who Were Mistakenly Declared Dead

Cracked | Posted 04.07.2014 | Weird News

The scenario is frequently played for laughs in sitcoms and movies, but mistakenly being declared dead is a lot less funny in reality. ...

Game Show Host Geoff Edwards Dies At 83

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 03.06.2014 | Celebrity

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Geoff Edwards, the hip-looking 1970s and '80s host of TV game shows including "Jackpot!" and two incarnations of "Treasure Hunt,"...

Jesuit Remembers Holy Life Of Philip Seymour Hoffman

Posted 02.03.2014 | Religion

As the world mourns the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman, one Jesuit priest and friend of the actor offered a poignant spiritual perspective on his art...

Report: Nigeria's Military Is Killing Thousands

AP | MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 10.18.2013 | World

LAGOS, Nigeria -- LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Shedding stark light on Nigeria's escalating war with Islamic militants, mortuary records from a single Nige...

A "Piece" Of Mind

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 07.23.2013 | San Francisco
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Youth Radio's Jahlil Jackson reflects on his decision to live gun-free. Photo Credit: Ike Sriskandarajah/Youth Radio By: Jahlil Jackson When I wa...

Star Of Video Resumé Titled 'Impossible Is Nothing' Reportedly Dead

IvyGate | Posted 01.24.2013 | College

Aleksey Vayner, the Yale graduate who became famous for a video résumé titled “Impossible is Nothing,” has died, according to several sources. A...

RIP Nyan Cat: A Musical Tribute by Keyboard Cat

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.03.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Courtesy of What's Trending, YouTube's famous Keyboard Cat pays a chill, musical tribute to Marty the cat -- the inspiration behind the wildly famo...

Actress Who Played A Maid Over 150 Times Dies

The Huffington Post | Lee Hernandez | Posted 02.25.2013 | Latino Voices

Lupe Ontiveros has died. She was 69. The iconic Mexican-American actress, who is perhaps best known for playing the convicted murderer Yolanda Sald...

Best Rock, Pop and Soul Music for Summer 2012, Part 2!

Dusty Wright | Posted 09.02.2012 | Home
Dusty Wright

Here's more of my favorite songs for the summer of 2012. If you didn't see Part 1 of my picks, you can find it here. Enjoy the melodic sunshine.

Corpse Study Yields Big Surprise About Life-Saving Cells

Posted 06.14.2012 | Science

By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 06/12/2012 11:08 AM EDT on LiveScience Stem cells can remain alive in human corpses for at...

Do Dead People Crave Donuts?

Anneli Rufus | Posted 06.30.2012 | Food
Anneli Rufus

Whatever else she sent me, Medjool dates came too: thumb-sized, their dazzling honey-sweetness hidden inside skin whose color and crunch evoke, with every bite, cockroach wings. Of all things to find on a bus bench right after my birthday, of all things. Coincidence? No. Gift.

Hillary Surprised by Gaddafi's Death

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 12.20.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

Hillary Clinton has every right to be pleased with herself and her government. Gaddafi had finally landed in the enemy pile after years of swinging back and forth in his American alliance, and enemies are not meant to endure. His time had come, by all accounts.

Hillary Clinton Wants Gaddafi Killed

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 12.19.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

This week Hillary Clinton openly seemed to call for the political assassination of Moammar Gaddafi, the Libyan leader. But this is actually against US law.

Officials: U.S.-Born Muslim Cleric Killed In Yemen

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 11.30.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen — The killings of U.S.-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki and another American al-Qaida propagandist in a U.S. airstrike Friday wipe out t...

'Home Alone' Actor Dies At 87

Posted 09.13.2011 | Celebrity

AP Text: SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- Character actor Roberts Blossom, who played the white-bearded neighbor "old man Marley" in the movie "Home Alone,"...

'Brady Bunch' Creator Dies At 94

Posted 09.11.2011 | Celebrity

AP Text/Video: LOS ANGELES -- Sherwood Schwartz, writer-creator of two of the best-remembered TV series of the 1960s and 1970s, "Gilligan's Island...

Brothers, 3 And 4, Found Dead In Car In Wisconsin

AP | By TODD RICHMOND | Posted 09.05.2011 | Crime

MADISON, Wis. -- The dead bodies of 3- and 4-year-old Wisconsin brothers were found in a parked car early Wednesday morning and the boyfriend of the c...

Dead Man Sought For Jury Duty For 5 Years

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

GEORGETOWN, Mass. -- A Massachusetts man facing a criminal complaint for failing to appear for jury duty apparently had a good excuse. He's been dead...

Jean Stevens, Wyalusing Widow, Lived With Corpses Of Husband And Twin Sister, Say Police

AP | By MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WYALUSING, Pa. (AP)-- The 91-year-old widow lived by herself in a tumbledown house on a desolate country road. But she wasn't alone, not really, not a...

Falling Tree Branch Kills Baby, Hurts Mother At Central Park Zoo

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP / Huffington Post) -- Police say a 6-month-old baby has been killed and her mother injured by a falling tree branch at the Central Park Z...

Frosty, Polar Bear At Denver Zoo, Dead At 25

AP | Kieran Nicholson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — The Denver Zoo is mourning the loss of Frosty the polar bear. The 25-year-old male was euthanized Thursday after suffering declining h...