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Post Mortem: December 19, 2010 - December 25, 2010

The year in obituaries on Monday's Kojo Nnamdi show

We're chugging through the last few days of 2010, and it's time to take a look back at where we've been: from Gary Coleman to Manute Bol and from Lena Horne to Leslie Nielsen, we've lost some fascinating folks in the last 12 months. Post Mortem's own Matt Schudel...

By Emma Brown  | December 19, 2010; 6:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Cult rocker Captain Beefheart dies at 69

Ready for something decidedly different? Forty years after he created his avant-garde rock-and-roll, Captain Beefheart -- the stage name of Don Van Vliet -- still sounds mad, bad and dangerous to know. He was a one-of-a-kind musical auteur who made the music of his childhood friend Frank Zappa sound like...

By Matt Schudel  | December 19, 2010; 1:42 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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