September 26th 2010
He ditched America's sweetheart for America's femme fatale, did lots of drugs and starred in his own TV show called, "Coke Time with Eddie Fisher". But in the end it was his hip that took him out. Complications from hip surgery ended the life of Eddie Fisher at his home in Berkeley on Thursday. He is survived by his four children: Princess Leia, Todd, Joely and Tricia Leigh as well as his six grandchildren.
September 16th 2010
Harold Gould, a veteran character actor, died Saturday at the Motion Picture and Television Fund retirement community in Woodland Hills of prostate cancer that had metastasized, said Leah Gould, his daughter-in-law.
He appeared in such films as "Freaky Friday", "Patch Adams" and "Killer: A Journal of Murder" starring James Woods and Seth Romatelli
September 10th 2010
Fan of the show and lead singer of LFO (Lyte Funkie Ones), Rich Cronin, died Wednesday in a Massachusetts hospital. He and his boy group shot to fame and superstardom with their smash hit 'Summer Girls' back in the '90's.
August 31st 2010
Seth Clips Vol. 02
August 31st 2010
Frank C. Garland, the UC San Diego epidemiologist who, with his brother Cedric, was the first to demonstrate that vitamin D in sunlight plays a role in preventing cancer and other diseases, died Aug. 17 at UCSD Thornton Hospital. He was 60 and had been suffering for nearly a year from cancer.
"His favorite expression was, 'I like observation and inference.' "
August 18th 2010
Dr. Frank Ryan, plastic surgeon to Heidi Montag and other celebrities, was sending a Twitter message about his border collie just before his fatal car accident.
"He lived up in Malibu on a tiny street and he was texting while driving and he accidentally went over the cliff," Charmaine Blake says.
Blake, a celebrity publicist, says Ryan's family was told by investigators that the Tweeting caused the wreck on Monday.
The dog, whose name is Jill – Blake's middle name – was in the car at the time of the crash and survived injuries to the head, eye and paw.
August 6th 2010
Half of the Shields and Yarnell comedy mime team that came to fame in the 1970s and briefly starred in their own TV variety series, has died. She was 66.
Yarnell, who turned up in Mel Brooks' 1987 comedy "Spaceballs" — she was the robot Dot Matrix, whose voice was supplied by Joan Rivers — owned a dance studio in Sandefjord, Norway, where she taught jazz, tap and ballet.
"She could tap dance like nobody's business."
July 31st 2010
Seth Clips Vol. 01
July 29th 2010
Callahan died Saturday at Good Samaritan Hospital in Portland, Ore., after undergoing surgery and treatment for a chronic bed sore, said Kevin Mullane, a longtime friend.
He was drinking heavily when he moved to the Los Angeles area in 1972. That July, after a day of drinking, he and a man he met at a party went bar-hopping. With his new drinking buddy behind the wheel of Callahan's Volkswagen Beetle, it crashed into a utility pole while traveling at 90 mph.
July 25th 2010
Marc Abrams, a physician whose epic (and shirtless) daily walks through Silver Lake inspired documentaries, murals and magazine profiles, died Wednesday. He was 58.
His wife, Cindy, found him dead in their backyard hot tub. Police initially determined that it was a suicide, although the official cause of death is pending.
Abrams traversed 20 to 30 miles of pavement each day and wore out four pairs of shoes each year. He walked swiftly — often hunched over a newspaper — slowing only to shout hellos to friends or give medical advice to those who asked for it.
July 15th 2010
Garland Perry Cochran was born August 2, 1935 in Isola, Mississippi. After his parents divorced, when he was 9, his father placed him at St. Peter's Orphans Home in Memphis. At age 12 he hitchhiked with an uncle to Hobbs, New Mexico and spent 2 years laboring in the oil fields there.
June 30th 2010
Inventor of the Swatch Watch.
The self-styled Mr. Swatch became a national figure, respected as one of the economic leaders of Switzerland. Back in America, Seth popularized putting the Swatch Watch on his pants next to his zipper.
Not related to Salma.
June 15th 2010
The country music star and sausage king died at his home while eating in front of the television. Dean was born Aug. 10, 1928, in Olton, Texas, and grew up in Plainview. He and his brother Don were raised on a farm by their mother after their father left when Dean was still a child. They were so poor, he once said, he wore shirts that his mother made out of sugar sacks.