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Post Mortem: January 13, 2008 - January 19, 2008

Ike Turner Death Update

From the San Diego Union-Tribune's web site: "Legendary musician Ike Turner died from a cocaine overdose, the Medical Examiner's Office said Wednesday."...

By Adam Bernstein  |  January 16, 2008; 5:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Newspaper Promotes Self in Obit

The New York Post, a newpaper economical in its fairness and devotion to nuance, recently gave itself a strange bit of promotion in an obituary. The tone is perhaps expected from a newspaper that upon the death in December of blues and rock innovator Ike Turner used the headline: IKE...

By Adam Bernstein  |  January 16, 2008; 3:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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Another Satisfied Reader

One thing about writing obits -- we never get complaints from our subjects. We do hear from relatives and friends of them, however, and we just want to say Thanks Heather....

By Patricia Sullivan  |  January 15, 2008; 11:51 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (57)
 
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