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Do You Know How Hard It Is Not To Make A Terrible Joke About This?

[youtube]9bOjc70f4p8[/youtube] Dear The Suddenly Late Jim Carroll, You recorded one of the stupidest, most irritatingly catchy songs ever, and then Leonardo DiCaprio played you in your biopic (which was a terrible, terrible movie.)  That’s really all I know about you, though I guess you must have had some other more interesting qualities, right?  But now,

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RIP Ellie Greenwich

[youtube]TnjwcKm83Ic[/youtube] Unless you’re really into the pop music of the sixties (or the name-dropping Portland indie band Parenthetical Girls), there’s a pretty good chance you’ve never heard of Ellie Greenwich. Surely you know some of the songs she wrote, though: “Be My Baby”, “Leader of the Pack”, “(Today I Met) The Boy I’m Going To

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Mobster’s Body Unearthed In Riverside

From the Projo: The Rhode Island State Police yesterday unearthed what they believe are the remains of Joseph P. “Joe Onions” Scanlon, the onetime hood, police informant and victim of an infamous Rhode Island gangland slaying….In April 1978, Pari and Andrew Merola were arrested for whacking Scanlon in Merola’s Federal Hill social club in Providence.

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Humans Figure Out Yet Another Way to Kill Each Other

Jonathan Spencer, consultant forensic scientist and firearms expert, said that although the gun, which fires bullets at a speed of 399 feet a second, was tiny, it could still prove fatal and in the eyes of the law was as dangerous as a machine gun. He said: “The general threshold for perforating the skin is

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