For the 27th year running, we present our fondest farewells to the recently departed.

If they were on any lists — or if they mattered at all in the world — you'll find them here.

If you're looking for everybody, then you need to head on over to the Directory.

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Bernie Madoff

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Bernie Madoff · 82

April 29th, 1938 - April 14th, 2021


The thing about pyramids is that there’s *always* a little prick at the top.

Prince Philip

22

Prince Philip · 99

June 10th, 1921 - April 9th, 2021


Well, well, well. Looks like QE2 is on the market again, fellas.

Beverly Cleary

21

Beverly Cleary · 104

April 12th, 1916 - March 25th, 2021


She was a beloved author who inspired tens of millions of children to read. Her biggest scandal was - gasp! - marrying a Roman Catholic in 1940. YOU try to think of a witty obituary, smartass.

George Segal

20

George Segal · 87

February 13th, 1934 - March 23rd, 2021


Yet another highly-acclaimed Jewish banjo-playing actor passes away.

Yaphet Kotto

19

Yaphet Kotto · 81

November 15th, 1939 - March 15th, 2021


As Dr. Kananga, he had one of the best Bond villain deaths ever. In real life, probably less dramatic.

Roger Mudd

18

Roger Mudd · 93

February 9th, 1928 - March 9th, 2021


His name is... well, you know.

Lawrence Ferlinghetti

17

Lawrence Ferlinghetti · 101

March 24th, 1919 - February 23rd, 2021


There once was a guy named Larry
Whose poetry game was hairy
Lived many years
Faced all his fears
And was only just recently buried

Rush Limbaugh

16

Rush Limbaugh · 70

January 12th, 1951 - February 17th, 2021


Michael J. Fox is probably laughing his ASS off right now.

Larry Flynt

15

Larry Flynt · 78

November 1st, 1942 - February 10th, 2021


He called himself a "smut peddler". He has a solid gold wheelchair, won a case in front of the US Supreme Court, found and then lost Jesus, and was depicted by Woody Harrelson in a movie about his life. Hero? You be the judge.

Marty Schottenheimer

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Marty Schottenheimer · 77

September 23rd, 1943 - February 8th, 2021


200 wins, no championships, not in the hall of fame. But you know, famous.

George Shultz

13

George Shultz · 100

December 13th, 1920 - February 6th, 2021


His wife was married 3 times and all of her husbands died of cancer. Coincidence? Yeah, probably.

Christopher Plummer

12

Christopher Plummer · 91

December 13th, 1929 - February 5th, 2021


Plummer cracked.

Leon Spinks

11

Leon Spinks · 67

July 11th, 1953 - February 5th, 2021


The only boxer to beat Ali in the ring for a championship, and undefeated lifetime worldwide against dentists.

Dustin Diamond

10

Dustin Diamond · 44

January 7th, 1977 - February 1st, 2021


That should put an end to all that goddamned screeching.

Cicely Tyson

9

Cicely Tyson · 96

December 19th, 1924 - January 28th, 2021


On a trip to a place WAY less bountiful.

Cloris Leachman

8

Cloris Leachman · 94

April 30th, 1926 - January 27th, 2021


She posed nude on the cover of Alternative Medicine Digest in 1997. THAT'S why she was famous.

Larry King

7

Larry King · 87

November 19th, 1933 - January 23rd, 2021


He was married 7 times to 6 different women. No wonder he died.

Hal Holbrook

6

Hal Holbrook · 95

February 17th, 1925 - January 23rd, 2021


He was a great actor and in a lot of really shitty movies. Weird.

Henry Aaron

5

Henry Aaron · 86

February 5th, 1934 - January 22nd, 2021


Hammered.

Phil Spector

4

Phil Spector · 81

December 26th, 1939 - January 16th, 2021


Truly an incredible resume of musical accomplishments. It's just that pesky murder that always seems to steal the spotlight.

Siegfried Fischbacher

3

Siegfried Fischbacher · 81

June 13th, 1939 - January 13th, 2021


Siegfried and Roy! Together again for an exclusive engagement!

Sheldon Adelson

2

Sheldon Adelson · 87

August 4th, 1933 - January 11th, 2021


For a man that built casinos, worked with mobsters, fought against weed legalization and Internet gambling, and was the single biggest supporter of a twice-impeached President, you'd think he was a complete shitbag. Turns out, you'd be right.

Tommy Lasorda

1

Tommy Lasorda · 93

September 22nd, 1927 - January 7th, 2021


Well, fuck. We always want someone solid to make fun of as the FIRST death of the year, and Tommy was NOT it. A baseball icon, an all-around good guy, and worst of all - NO scandals.

Sometimes running a deadpool sucks.

 

 

Guess the Stiff!

Bit D. Dust.

(d) November 18th, 1999