R.I.P. Combat Jack

From The Root: Reggie Ossé, aka Combat Jack, host of the popular Combat Jack Show podcast, has died at the age of 48, just months after disclosing his colon-cancer diagnosis. The attorney-turned-podcaster announced his diagnosis in October via Twitter. “Internets, what’s up? It’s your man Combat Jack. In 7 years of podcasting, I’ve never missed […]

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R.I.P. David Cassidy

From the Guardian: US teen idol David Cassidy, best known as Keith Partridge on the hit 1970s series The Partridge Family, has died at the age of 67 from organ failure. Cassidy had been hospitalised in Florida for several days, after experiencing failure of the kidney and liver. His death was confirmed by publicist Jo-Ann […]

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R.I.P. Fats Domino

From CNN: Antoine “Fats” Domino, a titan of early rock ‘n’ roll whose piano-based hits — such as “Ain’t That a Shame,” “Blueberry Hill” and “Blue Monday” — influenced artists including Paul McCartney and Randy Newman, died Tuesday, an official said. Domino passed away due to natural causes, according to Mark Bone, chief investigator with […]

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R.I.P. Tom Petty

From BBC News: US musician Tom Petty has died in California aged 66, says a statement issued on behalf of his family. Petty was found unconscious, not breathing and in full cardiac arrest at his Malibu home early on Monday. He was taken to hospital, but could not be revived and died later that evening. […]

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