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  • 'Macho Man' Randy Savage dies at 58; flamboyant wrestler known for 'Ooh, yeah!' catchphrase

    'Macho Man' Randy Savage dies at 58; flamboyant wrestler known for 'Ooh, yeah!' catchphrase
    "Macho Man" Randy Savage, the flamboyant, raspy-voiced former professional wrestler known for his bandanas, exotic sunglasses and "Ooh, yeah!" catchphrase, died Friday in a Florida car crash. He was 58. Savage, whose legal name was Randy Mario Poffo,...
  • Alan Haberman dies at 81; his vision helped put the bar code everywhere

    Supermarket executive Alan L. Haberman called the now-ubiquitous bar-code design he helped will into existence the "little footprint" that changed the retail world. He was motivated not by slim profit margins, he later said, but by the dismal state of...
  • PASSINGS: Pauline Betz Addie, Giorgio Tozzi, Harry Redmond Jr., James Woodress, Mark Dantzler

    Pauline Betz Addie 1940s tennis champion in Hall of Fame Pauline Betz Addie, 91, a champion tennis player who won Wimbledon in 1946 without dropping a set during the entire tournament, died Tuesday at an assisted-living facility in Potomac, Md., the...
  • Fred Steiner dies at 88; Hollywood composer created 'Perry Mason' theme

    Television and film music composer Fred Steiner, creator of the bold and gritty theme for the "Perry Mason" TV series and one of the composers of the Oscar-nominated score for "The Color Purple," has died. He was 88. Steiner died of natural causes...
  • PASSINGS: Bob Pease

    PASSINGS: Bob Pease
    Bob Pease, 70, a prominent Silicon Valley engineer and author of several books on analog chip design, died Saturday evening when his car crashed into a tree in Saratoga, Calif., southwest of San Jose. Pease, who was not wearing a seat belt while...
  • Rappers flow toward singing

    Rappers flow toward singing
    A change wasn't going to come. By 2005, Aloe Blacc's decade in hip-hop had begun to yield diminishing returns. Though the Orange County-raised rapper had earned underground respect, the genre increasingly favored flamboyant eccentrics like Kanye West...
  • Nat'l Lampoon CEO Arrested in Alleged $200M Ponzi Scheme

    Nat'l Lampoon CEO Arrested in Alleged $200M Ponzi Scheme
    WEST HOLLYWOOD (KTLA) -- The chief executive officer of National Lampoon Inc., the company that produced the movie "Animal House" and the "Vacation" franchise, was arrested for allegedly operating a $200 million Ponzi scheme, the FBI said. 48-year-old...
  • Job Offers Pouring In for Homeless Man With Radio Voice

    Job Offers Pouring In for Homeless Man With Radio Voice
    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Job prospects are rolling in for a homeless Ohio man with a golden radio voice who has quickly become an online sensation. The Columbus Dispatch reports video of Ted Williams posted this week on the newspaper's website has commanded...
  • The big media story of midterm elections: Television

    The big media story of midterm elections: Television
    From the Z on TV blog: Because it doesn't fit our online and digital bias, we in the media have not done very good job of reporting what is shaping up to be one of the biggest media stories of these very important midterm elections: television. Yes, let...
  • Bryan Adams to perform at Hippodrome Theater

    Bryan Adams to perform at Hippodrome Theater
    From the Midnight Sun blog: Bryan Adams will perform at the Hippodrome Theater at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center in January, the theater announced Monday. Adams, most known for providing the theme song to Kevin Costner's Robin Hood movie,...
  • "Golden Voice" Ted Williams Reality Show To Film In Brooklyn

    "Golden Voice" Ted Williams Reality Show To Film In Brooklyn
    The formerly homeless man with the golden voice now has a new reality television show that will be filmed in his native Brooklyn. Ted "Golden Voice" Williams will begin shooting "Second Chances at Life" in two weeks, TMZ reported Tuesday.  The show...