50 Years Ago Jim Morrison Died

50 Years Ago Jim Morrison Died

It was 50 years ago that Jim Morrison died. Morrison’s death is still shrouded in mystery. His legend grew 9 years later with the release of No One Here Gets Out Alive by Jerry Hopkins and Danny Sugerman and The Doors’ Greatest Hits album in 1980. The celebration of the Lizard King still continues as The Collected Works of Jim Morrison was released this month.

Jaws of Death

The average American will most likely be killed by a vending machine than a shark attack. Your own bed will kill you more than a shark. Even a Christmas tree will do you in. So why worry? There are other plenty of other fish in the sea to kill you in the world. Steven Spielberg…

Famous People Who Died On Halloween

Famous People Who Died On Halloween

Harry Houdini’s greatest escape never came to be. He promised to come back from the dead. Houdini died on Halloween. He was not the only famous person to die on Halloween. Most recently River Phoenix died on the same notorious day. Federico Fellini and Indira Gandhi also passed away on October 31.

Doink the Clown Dead at 55

Matt Osborne, the original Doink the Clown, was found dead in his girlfriend’s apartment in Texas. There seems to be a tragic long list of professional wrestling deaths in the past 10 years.  The sad thing about it is that over 100 wrestlers have died before reaching the age of 50.  The wrestling culture is…

Worst Movie Death Scene Ever

The worst piece of acting. Death did not come quick enough for this Turkish actor. This has to be by far the worst death scene ever.

Ultimate Dilemma Sans Dogma

Is there life after death? That is the dogma of many religions. An early exist can predetermine that easily. The choice is yours.

The Light Has Gone Out of my Life

Teddy Roosevelt’s diary entry from the day his wife died. Death touches everything and everyone. It recently crossed my path and seems to linger about.

The Cause of Death

Death has taken a different shape in 100 plus years. The New England Journal of Medicine has an interesting chart on the different causes of death. Death might be down but the alarming increase of cancer can be clearly seen here.

Bob Welch: Disposable Music

“Music is disposable now. It doesn’t have the emotional impact anymore. That’s sad.” – Bob Welch

Jim Morrison’s Will

Before you kick the bucket be careful how you plan your will. When Jim Morrison abandoned his mortal coil, his worldly possessions were passed to his girlfriend Pamela Courson provided she lived 3 months after his death. She did with a few days more to spare. Her parents cashed in the Doors megabucks. “The Doors lead…