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Linsday Lohan And Mischa Barton’s Death Battle

img005FOR the first time in weeks, the National Enquirer leads with no picture of Angelina Jolie. And she should not be downhearted because the cover is dominated by the headline: “WHO’LL DIE FIRST?

Readers are invited to pick from Mischa Barton, Kirstie Alley, Lindsay Lohan, Robin Williams, Whitney Houston, Tori Spelling, The Hoff, Pamela Anderson and Simon Cowell.

With no dead star for a while, the NE is inviting readers to help it decide which obits to have ready by pressing F1 to F9 on the keyboard.

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Posted: 4th, November 2009 | In: National Enquirer | Comment

Garth Brooks Returns As Country Music’s Van Gogh

garth2AFTER a nine-year hiatus, country music singer Garth Brooks is back wearing a big hat in a professional capacity.

Brooks is starring at the Wynn Encore, Las Vegas. embarking on a five-year weekend residency from December 11.

Is he nervous?

“How is Steve Wynn making money off this?” the singer was asked. “He isn’t. He’s just not,” Brooks responded. “He’s a collector of art, you know,” referring to the CEO’s collection of paintings by Cezanne, Van Gogh, Picasso and other world class-artists.

Garth Brooks Is Country Music’s Van Gogh.

Posted: 21st, October 2009 | In: Celebrities | Comments (2)

The Danny Gans Story: The Voices Inside My Head

voices-coverTHE death of Danny Gans never made a big spalsh in the mainstream media. But the death of Gans, a Las Vegas stalwart, by iatrogenic means continues to occupy the thoughts of Anorak’s Man in LA. He reviews the latest news:

Danny Gans’ autobiography makes its official debut in bookstores today– the same day that Garth Brooks will announce he’s starting a long run at the theatre left vacant by Danny Gans’ death.

The Voices In My Head arrives five months after the Las Vegas headliner died of an overdose of the powerful opiate hydromorphone, also known as Dilaudid or “drugstore heroin.” Gans’ ghostwriter-turned-cowriter RG Ryan tells the Las Vegas Review-Journal what he told Tabloid Baby last month: that the book will not address Gans’ drug use (or his ownership of a pharmacy supply house), but that “readers may get an idea from the book about why he took them”:

“Gans sustained several injuries over the years that caused him long-term problems, including an ankle injury that ended his dreams of becoming a major league baseball player, surgeries, two car accidents and a diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis.”

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Posted: 16th, October 2009 | In: Celebrities | Comment