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Old Feb 21st 2005, 12:40 pm
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http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/4282865.stm

Surprised he made it this far, really.

Another one bites the dust.
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I heard the news on NPR this morning. Have to admit I never read any of this books and I tried to watch F&LinLV but it way too odd...




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I heard the news on NPR this morning. Have to admit I never read any of this books and I tried to watch F&LinLV but it way too odd...




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Well the whole thing was sort of an acid trip. It was odd, very odd. So was he I think.
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I can't help but think "What did he go and do that for?"
I feel cheated.
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I can't help but think "What did he go and do that for?"
I feel cheated.

Impossible to tell with suicides. Maybe he was ill, and didn't fancy going that way - I've known people like that. Maybe he was depressive. Maybe he was out of his mind on something. We'll never know I don't suppose.
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Impossible to tell with suicides. Maybe he was ill, and didn't fancy going that way - I've known people like that. Maybe he was depressive. Maybe he was out of his mind on something. We'll never know I don't suppose.
Maybe he just got around to watching his movie on DVD?
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Maybe he just got around to watching his movie on DVD?
Actually that would be totally in character.
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Maybe he just got around to watching his movie on DVD?
No it was probably the NBA "All-Star" game
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Another fine reason to never do drugs.
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Another fine reason to never do drugs.
Well yes except that he'd been doing them for about 50 years.
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I heard the news on NPR this morning. Have to admit I never read any of this books and I tried to watch F&LinLV but it way too odd...




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it is simply the funniest book I have ever read - the man my have been drug addled but was a genius - film was shite though
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