A lot of important people died in 2004: Ray Charles, Jerry Orbach, ODB, Avril Lavigne.
In an interview shown on GMA, Brittany Murphy's father Angelo Bertolotti had no doubts about what happened to his daughter.
Glee's Cory Monteith has died in a hotel room in Vancouver, British Columbia.
When a celebrity dies, social media blows up and follows an amazingly consistent pattern. Keep in mind, I have done some of these myself. I think most of us have at some point or another:
Round One of Posting: "What? [Insert name here] died!"
Round Two: "RIP [Insert name here]"
If you're a 27-year-old musician, feel free to continue indulging in the risky behaviors you love so much because scientists have found the year isn't much more dangerous than any other in the life of a young celebrity. Shockingly, there isn't some magical curse placed on the head of anyone who's risen to fame by…