Pour One Out For: “Macho Man” Randy Savage 11/15/1953 – 5/20/2011

May 20, 2011

While a slew of morons are plastering religious nonsense all over the internet, some rather shocking information elbow-dropped me into my own religious experience….and not in a good way.  It seems the greatest, most meticulous, professional wrestler has signed his contract to wrestle for eternity in the halls of Valhalla.  Today, “Macho Man” Randy Savage passed away.  TMZ has all the details that are known as of now. Read the rest of this entry »

Pour One Out For: Scott Columbus

April 5, 2011

According to Ross “The Boss” Friedman as well as Scott’s girlfriend of over three years, Scott Columbus died yesterday, April 4th, at the age of 54.

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Pour One Out For: Charles Sellier Jr.

February 3, 2011

Most of the dudes and dudettes of my generation have probably never heard the name Charles Sellier Jr.  Those who have, they know that he was the creator of the early 70’s character Grizzly Adams both in books and for the small screen.  Fans of 80’s horror films know him best as the director of the most controversial holiday slasher film to date, Silent Night Deadly Night.  Me being a huge horror fan, it was a real bummer when I hit up DreadCentral.com this morning and found out that Sallier passed away this past Monday. Read the rest of this entry »

Pour One Out For: Pete Postlethwaite 2/7/1946 – 1/2/2011

January 3, 2011

Not even 2 damn days into this new year and the celebrity death count has claimed it’s first victim.  English actor Pete Postlethwaite finally lost his battle with testicle cancer, a little over a month before his 65th birthday.  So close dude.  So close. Read the rest of this entry »

Pour One Out For: Leslie Nielsen 2/11/1926 – 11/28/2010

November 29, 2010

“I know this little, out of the way place, that serves great Viking food.”

I know what you’re thinking:  “Surely you can’t be serious”.  I am serious.  And don’t call me Shirley.  Leslie Nielsen, one of the greatest, if not THE greatest funnyman of all time, passed away yesterday in his sleep due to pneumonia complications.  Boy, I sure picked the wrong week to quit sniffing glue. Read the rest of this entry »

Pour On Out For: Dino De Laurentiis 8/8/1919 – 11/10/2010

November 13, 2010

Staying awake for 31 hours has a funny effect on my mind.  I become even more silly than normal, drift off into thoughts of nothingness, and don’t notice extremely important events that have unfolded around me.  One such event didn’t register until 11:30 last night.  I was scanning the interwebs for stuff that looked funny (or would simply snag my attention) when I stumbled across some terrible news.  Legendary Italian film producer Dino De Laurentiis died on Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry »

Pour One Out For: Kevin McCarthy 2/15/1914 – 9/11/2010

September 13, 2010

After a mere 4 hours of sleep, I awoke to some rather upsetting news.  Kevin McCarthy, one of the greatest character actors of all time, has died.  These things happen and I’m growing more use to them thanks to the slew of celebrity deaths in the recent years.  But when you’re a man who has uncovered an alien race of plant-people trying to take over the world, helped the government develop a breed of killer piranha that can live in cold water, and attempted to crush a punk kid’s UHF television station, fighting pneumonia in Cape Cod should be a minor inconvenience instead of a curtain call. Read the rest of this entry »

Pour One Out For: Ronnie James Dio 7/10/1942 – 5/16/2010

May 16, 2010

At 7:45 this morning, the metal Gods took it upon themselves to take one of the greatest vocalists of the genre on a one way trip to Valhalla.  That man was Ronnie James DioRead the rest of this entry »

Pour One Out For: Frank Frazetta 2/9/1928 – 5/10/2010

May 11, 2010

Yesterday the world lost an artistic deity.  His name was Frank Frazetta (godfather to fantasy adventure art) and if you don’t know who this man was you should leave the hall.  Read the rest of this entry »

Pour One Out For: Corey Haim 12/23/1971 – 3/10/2010

March 11, 2010

Set the Way-Back Machine to the mid 1980’s.  Two dudes with the same name, but different flairs for fashion, took the world by force with such films as License to Drive, The Lost Boys, and Dream a Little Dream.  They were best known as “The Two Coreys” (Corey Feldman and Corey Haim), the cinematic tag-team of dashing and dangerous.

Now let’s fast forward to early Wednesday morning.  Corey Haim (shown in the picture above) was found dead of what authorities are calling an apparent drug overdose. Read the rest of this entry »

Pour One Out For: Andrew “Boner” Koenig 8/17/1968 – 2/25/2010

February 26, 2010

Andrew Koenig, son of Walter “Chekov” Koenig and best buds with Kirk Cameron’s character Mike Seaver on Growing Pains, was thought to be missing since February 14th.  Unfortunately, he was found dead on the 25th in Stanley Park in Vancouver.  FOXNews has the details: Read the rest of this entry »

Pour One Out For: Captain Phil Harris 4/28/1956 – 2/9/2010

February 10, 2010

If you think your job is super ass hard, you obviously don’t work on an Alaskan crab boat.  They’re among the toughest dudes to ever brave Poseidon’s waters, and one of the saltiest among them passed away yesterday.  His name:  Captain Phil Harris, commander of the F/V Cornelia Marie. Read the rest of this entry »

Pour A Few Out For: Zelda Rubinstein 528/1933 – 1/27/2010

January 29, 2010

As if Charon wasn’t making enough coin rowing celebs to the gates of Hades last year, he has decided to take another cinematic great along for the 2010 ride.  Famed actress/other worldly sorceress Zelda Rubinstein has joined those taken from us and ventured into the light.  From PopEater: Read the rest of this entry »

Pour One Out For: Howard Zinn 8/24/1922 – 1/27/2010

January 29, 2010

written by guest author:  “Professor” John Peabody

Very few people outside of the halls of academia have probably ever heard of Howard Zinn. A professor emeritus of history at Boston University, Zinn suffered a heart attack on the 27th of January in 2010. He died. Nothing greatly exciting about that. Death is boring, except the fact that a person shits their pants when they die. Poop jokes are still funny no matter what age a person is. Read the rest of this entry »

Pour One Out For: Brittany Murphy 11/10/1977 – 12/20/2009

December 23, 2009

Death toll for 2009 rises yet again.  Actress Brittany Murphy died early Sunday morning, killing King of the Hill star Luanne Platter in the process.  Yahoo has the details: Read the rest of this entry »

Pour One Out For: “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott 8/20/1966 – 12/8/2004

December 8, 2009

It happened 5 years ago, this very day.  Damageplan was playing a show at the Alrosa Villa in Columbus, Ohio when tragedy struck.  A crazed fan (most likely full of self hate, and probably a few months behind on his rent) stormed the stage and shot guitarist “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott.  Read the rest of this entry »

Pour One Out For: Captain Lou Albano 7/29/1933 – 10/14/2009

October 14, 2009


Loud, animated, a sharp dresser, and a habit of wearing rubber bands on his face.  These were just a few great qualities that made up the managerial madness that was Captain Lou Albano.  A boisterous little fuzzball, Captain Lou lead 15 different tag-teams and 4 solo competitors to golden belt glory.  Children and tweens of the 1980’s will remember The Captain best from his appearances in a slew of Cyndi Lauper videos.  Yup, that was him scolding her for throwing a party in her bed room.  Didn’t he realize that girls just wanna have fun? Read the rest of this entry »

Pour One Out For: Henry Gibson 9/21/1935 – 9/14/2009

September 17, 2009


Cancer claims another one this year.  Veteran actor Henry Gibson has joined the ranks of the many casualties of ’09, but will not be forgotten.  Variety has the skinny: Read the rest of this entry »

Pour One Out For: Patrick Swayze 8/11/1952 – 9/14/2009

September 15, 2009


This year continues to claim the lives of celebrities at a ferocious pace.  Even though we all saw this one coming, it doesn’t mean that this sucks any less.  Sure Patrick Swayze hasn’t been in very many films these days, but when one has Stage IV pancreatic cancer you tend to take it easy. Read the rest of this entry »

Pour One Out For: John Hughes 2/18/1950 – 8/6/2009

August 6, 2009

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I thought waking up with a monumental asthma attack was going to be the worst thing to happen today.  Oh how wrong I was.  Veteran comedy director John Hughes has gone the way of Aunt Edna in Vacation, and has passed away.  Yahoo had this to say: Read the rest of this entry »