Country Singer Mindy McCready Kills Herself One Month After Boyfriend's …

Long-suffering country music singer Mindy McCready was found dead via a gunshot wound to the head yesterday afternoon on her porch—the same location that David Wilson, McCready's self-declared "soulmate," took his own life almost exactly a month ago—in Cleburn County, Arkansas. She was 37. McCready's problems arguably… » 2/18/13 9:00am 2/18/13 9:00am

Sylvester's Son Sage Stallone Found Dead In His Apartment

Sage Stallone, who played Rocky's son opposite real-life father Sylvester Stallone in 1990's Rocky 5, has passed away at 36. He was found in his Los Angeles apartment when his concerned housekeeper called the authorities, who say that that there was "no personal contact" with Stallone in the days before his death. There… » 7/14/12 11:30am 7/14/12 11:30am

Louis CK Cast A Black Actress As The Mother Of His White Kids And…

Louis CK, continuing to carve out a niche for himself as Sort Of Genius/the Lethargic Husky Dream Man of men and women across the nation with dark senses of humor and minor clinical depression, was on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night fielding questions about his choice to cast a black woman (after valiantly Googling, it… » 6/27/12 9:00am 6/27/12 9:00am

Fashion Publicist And Author Erica Kennedy Has Died

Author, blogger and creative consultant Erica Kennedy passed away yesterday at the age of 42 in Miami Beach, Florida. For now, the cause of death is unknown. Kennedy began her career as a special correspondent to the New York Daily News and contributed to Vibe, In Style, Paper and Elle UK. (Here's a great thing she… » 6/16/12 6:00pm 6/16/12 6:00pm

Why Can't the Mormon Church Stop Baptizing Anne Frank?

There's been some chatter in the news lately about the Mormon church's bizarre habit of baptizing non-Mormons who have died. They've done it on all kinds of famous deceased people—Elvis, Shakespeare, and even Jesus Christ himself. This past weekend they baptized Anne Frank, WWII diarist and victim of the Holocaust.… » 2/22/12 11:55pm 2/22/12 11:55pm

Our Go-To Mortician Reveals Her Favorite Death Custom

Putrefaction! Skin slip! Flesh removal! Corpse cutters! All these words can only mean one thing: Episode three of Ask A Mortician is here. This week, Caitlin, our new favorite mortician, tells us about what happens to dead bodies in the Himalayas. The circle of life is so violently happy. » 11/30/11 4:25pm 11/30/11 4:25pm

Knut Zookeeper Found Dead • Cloistered Spanish Nuns Start Cooking Show

• Thomas Doerflein, the German zookeeper who cared for Knut, was found dead » 9/22/08 5:30pm 9/22/08 5:30pm in his Berlin apartment today. He was 44. • Baleka Mbete may become the after the forced resignation of Thabo Mbeki and before the installment of future South African President Jacob Zuma who cannot take over the country just yet because he…

Adopted Panda Passes Away • Woman Buys Baby For $1,000

Sad news: Remember that baby red panda that was adopted by a domestic cat and her four kittens? The panda died, apparently after choking on milk. • Russia's booming economy (combined with weak borders and no laws for victim's rights) means more sex slaves and human trafficking. • An Army training plan to shoot live… » 7/18/08 5:30pm 7/18/08 5:30pm

Williams Sisters Closer To Wimbledon Finals • Ignored Woman Dies On ER …

The Williams sisters could both qualify for the Wimbledon final as they both reached the semifinals. • Missouri, the home of Megan Meier, has outlawed harassment via computers, text messages and other electronic devices. • A woman collapsed and was ignored by patients, doctors, and security guards as she died on the… » 7/01/08 5:40pm 7/01/08 5:40pm