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The Dude From ‘Drop Dead Fred’ Is Dead

RIP, Rik Mayall. I probably watched Drop Dead Fred 200 times between the ages of 6 - 10.

College Student’s Goodbye Text Messages to His Mom Will Make You Think About Just How Fragile Life Really Is Today

22-year-old Jeffrey Hunter was a computer science major and senior at the University of Central Arkansas. The school just had its commencement ceremonies this past

Harold Ramis, the Comedy Writer/Director Behind Some of the Most Beloved Bro Movies Of All Time, Dead at 69

Bummer news from Chicago today. Legendary writer/direction Harold Ramis has died at 69. Ramis is famous for some of the most […]

Patrick Kane Honored His Dead Grandfather In a Really Cool Way, Breaks Down After Game

Yesterday was a tough one for Bro king Patrick Kane. Just a couple minutes before taking the ice for last […]

Will Smith Pays Tribute to ‘Uncle Phil’ — But For Real This Time

Now this is a story all about how the Avery family’s life turned upside down, now I’d like to take a minute while you sit

​James Avery a.k.a. ‘Uncle Phil’ from ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ Dead at 65

Sad news for us '90s kids: James Avery, the actor who played the beloved "Uncle Phil" on Fresh Prince of Bel-Air passed away in Los Angeles at the

Grandpa Who Won Howard Stern’s ‘I Want To Get My Grandpa Laid’ Dies Right Before Sex with Hookers

Terribly sad story. 86-year-old Johnny Orris -- the winner of Howard Stern's "I Want to Get My Grandpa Laid" contest -- died in a Lake Tahoe just

Paul Walker Did Something Incredible for a Soldier and His Fiancee

On Sunday my colleague David posted a poignant remembrance of Paul Walker and how he really was the Bro many of us wish we could be. Here's another

RIP: Paul Walker Killed In a Car Crash

Terrible, terrible news out of California. Hollywood Bro Paul Walker -- perhaps best known for his leading role in "The Fast and the Furious" movies and as the

Dying Dad Proves a Bro Is a Bro, Even On His Deathbed

Three days ago Redditor Galaga88 posted a moving picture on r/Pics. It's a picture of a hospital dry erase board. Under the "Satisfaction to Me Means:"

Carbon Monoxide Posioning Suspected In ‘Buckwild’ Star Shain Gandee’s Death

A few details finally emerge about the death of "Buckwild" star Shain Gandee. Via TMZ:

‘Buckwild’ Star Shain Gandee Found Dead In West Virginia

Aw, man. This is awful somber news. Shain Gandee, the 21-year-old star of MTV's "Buckwild," was found dead in a vehicle in West Virginia. Via WCHS

10 Great Quotes from Baseball Legends Stan Musial and Earl Weaver, Who Passed Away Yesterday

It's never fun to see sports legends pass away, but yesterday was especially tough. Longtime Orioles manager Earl Weaver died late Friday night at 82,

Tom Hanks Delivers Hilarious, Emotional Eulogy at Michael Clarke Duncan’s Memorial Service

Michael Clarke Duncan, the actor best known for his role in the award-winning Frank Darabont thriller, "The Green Mile," tragically passed away last week at

The Late, Great Nora Ephron Also Wrote ‘My Blue Heaven,’ a Comedy Classic You Should See

The great screen, book, and magazine writer Nora Ephron died yesterday after a battle with cancer, and while the media is rightly remembering Ephron for

Remembering Richard Dawson, The Biggest Bro In Game Show History

Richard Dawson, the long-time host of "Family Feud," died Saturday after a long bout with esophageal cancer. He was remembered most for his steady hosting

Check Out This Unaired Footage of the Beastie Boys Performing on ‘The Chappelle’s Show’

This is sick. As a tribute to the late great Adam N. Yauch, Neal Brennan, the co-creator of Comedy Central's "Chappelle’s Show," unearthed

RIP Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys

Man, heavy news and a gloomy way to end the week. Nothing is more of a buzzkill than hearing about the passing of a legend.

RIP Biggie: A Mixtape and ‘Best Of’ Notorious B.I.G. Playlist on the 15th Anniversary of His Death

Every now and then this thought crosses my mind: What if Christopher Wallace, the man the world knew as The Notorious B.I.G. was not gunned
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Whitney Houston Dies at 48

Sad news for a Saturday night. The AP is reporting via publicist Kristen Foster that legendary pop singer Whitney Houston died this afternoon of unknown

My Joe Paterno Story

Over the past few months, I've learned that it's impossible for me to view Joe Paterno objectively. Growing up in Central Pennsylvania, I've lionized Paterno

Former Penn State Coach Joe Paterno Passes Away at 85

After a lot of false rumors and corrections yesterday, Penn State University head football coach Joe Paterno died today at 85, according to his family.

Remembering 2011’s Fallen Bros

2011 will be remembered for awesomely assassinated terrorists, fallen dictators (Chuck Lorre, notwithstanding), Tiger Blood/Adonis DNA, occupying, Tebowing, planking, dick twitpics, lockouts, Sandusky and

RIP: Watch Joe Frazier Beat Muhammad Ali During ‘The Fight of the Century’

One of the most devastating left hooks in boxing history passed away on Monday in Philadelphia at the age of 67. The legendary

This Obituary Is Oddly Specific About How the Deceased Was Circumcised

Chan Holcombe's obiturary is strangely specific about how he was born in a log cabin. But wait! That's not all of it. It also mentions

A Man Fishing Finds What He Thinks To Be Cocaine Floating in the Water, Snorts It, Freaks Out, Dies

A 53-year old, Florida man died last week after snorting an ass-load of what he believed to be cocaine. He believed it to be that

Amy Winehouse Dead at 27

Sad stuff. A tragic squandering of musical talent. Read an obituary here and more details about her death here. She now joins the 27 Club.

Peter Falk, TV’s Columbo, Dies at 83

Brutal news out of Hollywood today as the legendary Peter Falk, who played Detective Columbo on TV for so many years and always had just

The 11 Greatest Clarence Clemons Solos with Bruce Springsteen and E Street Band

The music world lost an icon on Saturday. Bruce Springsteen's saxophone-playing sideman, Clarence Clemons, passed away from complications from a stroke. To many, the six-foot-four

CNBC’s Mark Haines, a True Bro Legend, Dies Unexpectedly at Age 65

Absolutely tragic news this morning as it was announced that Mark Haines — CNBC anchor and former Bro of the Week and Year honoree —

‘Dougie’ Rapper M-Bone, 22, Killed in Drive-By Shooting

Rapper M-Bone, who as a member of the group Cali Swag District helped start a dancing sensation with "Teach Me the Dougie," was killed in

BREAKING: ‘Restrepo’ Director, Photojournalist Tim Hetherington Killed in Libya

Horrible news out of Libya today where photojournalist Tim Hetherington has been reportedly killed while covering the front lines of the ongoing battle between Qaddafi's

Sidney Lumet, Legendary Director of Great Bro Movies, Dies

Hollywood lost an absolute legend today with the death of celebrated director Sidney Lumet. He was 86. If by chance you've never heard his name,

G-Funk Rapper Nate Dogg Reported Dead

We're hearing that G-Funk rapper Nate Dogg, who suffered a stroke in December 2007 and a second one at a later date, has died. No

Len Lesser, Who Played Uncle Leo on ‘Seinfeld,’ Dead at 88

Len Lesser, the actor who played Uncle Leo on "Seinfeld" and who made "Jerry Hellllllooooo" a catch phrase of the '90s, died of cancer-related pneumonia

10 Hilarious Leslie Nielsen Scenes from ‘Airplane’ and ‘Nekked Gun’

On Sunday, legendary actor Leslie Nielsen died at the age of 84 of pneumonia. "I am serious... and don't call me Shirley" from "Airplane" is
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Surfing Legend Andy Irons Passes Away Too Early

I was more than saddened to hear of the passing of legendary surfer Andy Irons. I can still remember junior year in high school being

The Two Movies You Should See by the Late Hollywood Bro Legends Arthur Penn and Tony Curtis

Yesterday we told you about the unfortunate death of comedian Greg Giraldo, and shared with you some highlights from his stand-up. Since celebrities seem

Comedian Greg Giraldo Dead at Age 44

Comedian Greg Giraldo, who overdosed on pills in his home in New Jersey last week, died today at the age of 44. According to COED,