O-Bits: Post Post Mortem Edition

We’re pretty sure we wouldn’t want to be in former San Luis Obispo county medical examiner Dr. Gary Walter’s shoes right now.  The San Luis Obispo Tribune reports he’s once again found…

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O-Bits: Buried Leads Edition

From the “There’s not a basement deep enough” desk comes this tidbit, buried in a Time story headlined by Manson’s cause of death: More than one person is claiming to be the…

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O-Bits: Cheating Death Edition

Stealing from the dead is a particularly loathsome crime. It’s preying on those who can’t defend themselves. An existential sucker punch, like a certain president continuing to brag about his upset victory more…

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Dead of the Day December 13, 2017

The great abstract painter Vassily Kandinsky, famed for his colorful geometrical symbology, died on December 13, 1944, at the age of 78. Kandinsky was born in Russia to German parents, then moved…

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Gloomy Tunes: Ike Turner

Merle Ginsberg reminded me that yesterday was the anniversary of Ike Turner’s death. Now given the current political climate, even typing the words “Ike Turner” could quash any hope I had of…

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O-Bits: A Choice, not an Eco-Edition

We knew it was going to happen, it was just a matter of when. But we didn’t expect to happen so soon.  What rough beast now comes to the world of death?…

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