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Round 42: it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!


Nanny 1 wins dick with Larry Hagman. Here’s someone’s nice personal anecdote about Hagman. Aggregating all the stories I read, he sounds like he was bugfuck crazy. But in a nice way.

Okay. Onward and downward!

0. Rule Zero (AKA Steve’s Rule): your pick has to be living when picked. Also, nobody whose execution date is circled on the calendar. Also, please don’t kill anybody.

1. Pick a celebrity. Any celebrity — though I reserve the right to nix picks I never heard of (I don’t generally follow the Dead Pool threads carefully, so if you’re unsure of your pick, call it to my attention).

2. We start from scratch every time. No matter who you had last time, or who you may have called between rounds, you have to turn up on this very thread and stake your claim.

3. Poaching and other dirty tricks positively encouraged.

4. Your first choice sticks. Don’t just blurt something out, m’kay?

5. It’s up to you to search the thread and make sure your choice is unique. I’m waayyyy too lazy to catch the dupes. Popular picks go fast.

6. The pool stays open until somebody on the list dies. Feel free to jump in any time. Noobs, strangers, drive-bys and one-comment-wonders — all are welcome.

7. If you want your fabulous prize, you have to entrust me with a mailing address. If you don’t want the fabulous prize, you’re too smart to be a regular. It takes me forever to put them in the mail, packages go by slow boat, typically take minimum eight to ten weeks and lose the will to live along the way.

8. The new DeadPool will begin 6pm WBT (Weasel’s Blog Time) the Friday after the last round is concluded.

The prize? Still a fabulous two-pack of Aunty’s Spotted Dick…!

sock it to me

Comments


Comment from AltBBrown
Time: November 30, 2012, 6:01 pm

Architect Oscar Niemeyer

 


Comment from Fawn
Time: November 30, 2012, 6:02 pm

Bonnie Franklin.

 


Comment from BJM2009
Time: November 30, 2012, 6:03 pm

Yea! got in early! George H.W. Bush

 


Comment from Dustoffmom
Time: November 30, 2012, 6:04 pm

Nancy Reagan!

 


Comment from Anonymous
Time: November 30, 2012, 6:05 pm

Hugo Chavez

 


Comment from steve
Time: November 30, 2012, 6:06 pm

Hugo Chavez (Anonymous doesn’t count….it isn’t my real name)

 


Comment from JeffS
Time: November 30, 2012, 6:09 pm

Jimmy Carter. I expect he wants to go, since he lost his place in history as The Worst President Evah™.

 


Comment from S. Weasel
Time: November 30, 2012, 6:11 pm

Ahhhh…that explains it. Bonnie Franklin has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

 


Comment from Hutch
Time: November 30, 2012, 6:14 pm

Bob Dole

 


Comment from Bob Mulroy
Time: November 30, 2012, 6:20 pm

Fidel Castro FTW!

 


Comment from Mrs Compton
Time: November 30, 2012, 6:22 pm

Maggie Thatcher

 


Comment from Gromulin
Time: November 30, 2012, 6:25 pm

Kirk Douglas FTD

 


Comment from Stark Diskflüssig
Time: November 30, 2012, 6:28 pm

Ambassador Susan Rice, mysteriously before she can testify under oath.

 


Comment from Justin Credible
Time: November 30, 2012, 6:29 pm

Eli Wallach

 


Comment from CheshireLion
Time: November 30, 2012, 6:31 pm

zsa-zsa gabor

 


Comment from Thursby
Time: November 30, 2012, 6:44 pm

Chuck Berry

 


Comment from Nanny 1
Time: November 30, 2012, 6:45 pm

Areatha Franklin

 


Comment from Davem123
Time: November 30, 2012, 7:00 pm

Crap! Couldn’t break away on time and missed Hugo. Let’s go with Harry Reid. I’d be proud to get a dick for either.

 


Comment from Mitchell
Time: November 30, 2012, 7:00 pm

Castro! Kick off already you dirty commie bastard.

 


Comment from Mitchell
Time: November 30, 2012, 7:04 pm

Dammit already taken – Soros then. Kick off already you dirty commie bastard.

 


Comment from RushBabe
Time: November 30, 2012, 7:04 pm

Mickey Rooney

 


Comment from Formerly known as Skeptic
Time: November 30, 2012, 7:04 pm

Assad

 


Comment from Stephen Falken
Time: November 30, 2012, 7:09 pm

Mabus then will soon die, there will come
Of people and beasts a horrible rout:
Then suddenly one will see vengeance,
Hundred, hand, thirst, hunger when the comet will run.

My pick is Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus as prophesied by Nostradamus.

 


Comment from Pupster
Time: November 30, 2012, 7:18 pm

David Axelrod in a horrible mustache trimming accident.

With a threshing machine.

 


Comment from Uncle Al
Time: November 30, 2012, 7:34 pm

I’ll pick David Rockefeller yet again. He’s living on borrowed time – which is only appropriate as he’s been living high on the interest from borrowed-from-thin-air money for many too many decades.

 


Comment from mojo
Time: November 30, 2012, 7:38 pm

Khaled Mashaal

 


Comment from David Gillies
Time: November 30, 2012, 7:48 pm

Gordon Brown again. One day, one day…

 


Comment from Subotai Bahadur
Time: November 30, 2012, 7:59 pm

The list of those who are active threats to our poor country and Constitution is growing rapidly, bipartisan, and mostly protected by the Coercive Organs of the State. *sigh* So I will take one of their likely victims instead.

I’ll take General Carter Ham, former Commander of AFRICOM, who reportedly was immediately relieved from command when he prepared to send help to our people in Benghazi after being ordered not to by the National Command Authority. He was brought home days later, and has retired. I suspect that he knows too much that could be harmful to “Teh Won”.

Subotai Bahadur

 


Comment from sassamon
Time: November 30, 2012, 8:01 pm

With trepidation, I nominate Barbara Windsor. I hope I lose.

 


Comment from pablo
Time: November 30, 2012, 8:09 pm

Nelson Mandela

 


Comment from Bob Mulroy
Time: November 30, 2012, 8:20 pm

Mitchell,

Maybe they’ll both die in the same plane crash?

 


Comment from sandman with hate to spare
Time: November 30, 2012, 9:07 pm

I take the American Repesentative Republic, from constant harrassment and wearing down, sometime soon.

If we last anytime at all gimme both Jesse Jacksons: senior liar and junior liar.

In or out of rehab. Just Dead.

And take Al Sharptongue shiite for brains with ya, howboutit?

 


Comment from Montenegro
Time: November 30, 2012, 9:41 pm

I’ll take Muhammoud ALI!!

 


Comment from Janna
Time: November 30, 2012, 9:42 pm

Keith Richards

 


Comment from Some Vegetable
Time: November 30, 2012, 9:44 pm

Sigh, decisions, decisions. Weasel, How Ya Feelin?
😉

Well, then it’s Larry King, dead!

 


Comment from PatAZ
Time: November 30, 2012, 10:08 pm

Late to the party again and all the likelies are taken. Bill Clinton. He says he’s in better health that he has ever been, but the vegan diet is really making him look sickly. That and Hillary heading home just might do him in.

 


Comment from Scubafreak
Time: November 30, 2012, 10:09 pm

Leonard Nemoy, may he live long and prosper

 


Comment from jwpaine
Time: November 30, 2012, 10:15 pm

I pick that guy on that show that got shot. You know. That guy.

 


Comment from Rich Rostrom
Time: November 30, 2012, 10:48 pm

Got a completely new pick – I didn’t even know he was still alive.

ex-King Michael of Romania (ex- since 1947 or so).

 


Comment from Bigsmarthuman
Time: November 30, 2012, 11:01 pm

Pete Seeger.

 


Comment from Ben
Time: November 30, 2012, 11:10 pm

William Shatner….

 


Comment from m
Time: November 30, 2012, 11:14 pm

Sen. Lautenberg

 


Comment from thefritz
Time: November 30, 2012, 11:26 pm

lindsay lohan…an overdose of shame

 


Comment from weaselwannabe
Time: November 30, 2012, 11:30 pm

Helen Thomas

 


Comment from Deborah
Time: November 30, 2012, 11:41 pm

PatAZ—you are so correct. Bill Clinton looks terrible. With Hillary’s road trip coming to an end, Slick may need to bug out tout de suite.

 


Comment from RealMc
Time: November 30, 2012, 11:50 pm

Muhammad Hosni El Sayed Mubarak

 


Comment from Spad 13
Time: November 30, 2012, 11:57 pm

Dan Rather

 


Comment from platypuss
Time: December 1, 2012, 12:00 am

Billy Graham is ripe for resurrection

 


Comment from gulliblepratt
Time: December 1, 2012, 12:08 am

HRH Prince Philip

 


Comment from Chieftain
Time: December 1, 2012, 1:50 am

Charles Manson

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques (خادم الحرمين الشريفين)King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia

Willie Nelson

Keith Richards

Neal Young

Hanoi Jane Fonda

 


Comment from Vince
Time: December 1, 2012, 1:54 am

Morsi

 


Comment from p2
Time: December 1, 2012, 2:57 am

Jerry Lewis…. The guy’s gotta realize he’s already dead and just fall over one of these days.

 


Comment from Scubafreak
Time: December 1, 2012, 3:04 am

Fritz, Lindsay Lowbrow HAS no shame!

 


Comment from MrCaniac
Time: December 1, 2012, 3:45 am

Luise Rainer again.

Oldest living and 2 time Academy Award winner.

Would the ACC and Big East Conferences be eligible for the DP?

 


Comment from Armybrat
Time: December 1, 2012, 3:47 am

Mixing it up here…mainly because its Friday and the hubby and I had a beer or so at a favorite pub and then dinner at another favorite pub. I was lamenting the lack of early picks when the hubby suggested Bob Dole…my lamentable senator when I lived in KS. Not a bad guy….just utter forgettable.

 


Comment from Elphaba
Time: December 1, 2012, 5:37 am

Valerie Jarrett. Revenge, indeed.

 


Comment from smedleythebarbarian
Time: December 1, 2012, 6:59 am

kim jong-un

 


Comment from Name: (as if I cared)
Time: December 1, 2012, 11:27 am

can evil die?
if so i nominate chuck schumer – filthy, vile, noisome creature from NY. lurking in DC as a senator

 


Comment from Timothy S. Carlson
Time: December 1, 2012, 12:49 pm

Since Harry Reid is taken, I’ll go with his botoxed minion – Nancy Pelosi.

Preferably through some extremely horrible Windfarm accident.

PALOMINO! PALOMINO!

 


Comment from Laughing Buddha
Time: December 1, 2012, 1:14 pm

Ronnie Bigges

 


Comment from steve
Time: December 1, 2012, 2:55 pm

WOO HOO!

My dick is in!

How sweet is that?

Thank you, sweasel!

 


Comment from cobrakai99
Time: December 1, 2012, 3:47 pm

Mike “nanny” Bloomberg

 


Comment from Michael
Time: December 1, 2012, 5:17 pm

Let’s try this again (sober this time)

Rosalyn Carter

 


Comment from Acat
Time: December 1, 2012, 9:02 pm

Roseanne Barr-whatever, former comedienne, former candidate. All that anger and dipping into Tom Arnold’s stash can’t be good long-term…

Mew

 


Comment from LesterIII
Time: December 1, 2012, 9:21 pm

Was up to my eyeballs (figuratively) with a pump-crisis at a client location yesterday and missed the early picks. Thankfully NOT at a rendering plant since I don’t have enough Borax® on hand to get that much stink outta my skin. Silver linings everywhere!

So I’ll pick Hugh Hefner due to greater than 4-hour ‘complications’

(BJM- I hope you don’t win. He was exceptionally genuine when I had opportunity to meet him)

 


Comment from little, little
Time: December 1, 2012, 10:10 pm

Doris Day…dang, 90 years old.

 


Comment from Rich Rostrom
Time: December 1, 2012, 10:15 pm

Steve: your chances are excellent. Hugo has largely disappeared from public view since the election, and has just gone to Cuba for “hyperbaric oxygen therapy” (a well-known quack treatment for cancer and other incurable ailments). There is speculation that he won’t even make it to his re-inauguration on 10 January. See The mysterious case of the missing president.

 


Comment from Looking Glass
Time: December 1, 2012, 11:19 pm

Abe Vigoda

 


Comment from PatAZ
Time: December 1, 2012, 11:46 pm

Looks like Hugo and Bob Dole both got picked twice.

 


Comment from ZooomZooom
Time: December 2, 2012, 12:38 am

Monica Lewinski’s boyfriend.

Slick Willy

Bubba

AmeriKa’s REAL first BLACK presinent, by way of being strangled by the string of his hoodie by a sitting Secretary of State………..

 


Comment from ZooomZooom
Time: December 2, 2012, 12:39 am

CRAP.

PatAZ beat me to the old fart!!

Ok, then HRC herself.

 


Comment from Oh Hell
Time: December 2, 2012, 1:21 am

Sandra “pay for my contraception” Fluck, preferably before she reproduces, in an accident with a gerbil.

 


Comment from Armybrat
Time: December 2, 2012, 1:58 am

Damn. Thanks PatAZ for pointing out that I was late to the pick with Bob Dole. Oh well, moving onto Desmond Tutu then.

 


Comment from unkawill
Time: December 2, 2012, 2:34 am

Dick van dyke

 


Comment from naleta
Time: December 2, 2012, 3:01 am

That Michigan moron, Michael Moore.

 


Comment from Oceania
Time: December 2, 2012, 9:50 am

Go Taliban!!!
Go Taliban!!!

 


Comment from zimmermanfan
Time: December 2, 2012, 2:21 pm

Kim Kardashian…….no particular reason……but perhaps not by her own hand but anothers…….

 


Comment from Chooom Chooom
Time: December 2, 2012, 2:59 pm

John McAfee……..

The virus dude doing some really weird stuff in Belize, that is going to catch up to his “Arse”sooner rather than later.

 


Comment from Malcolm Kirkpatrick
Time: December 2, 2012, 7:22 pm

The election’s over so Zawahiri’s safe. Not because I wish him ill but just because he’s old I pick Augusto Pinochet’s successor as President of Chile, Patricio Alwyn.

 


Comment from BJM2009
Time: December 2, 2012, 10:09 pm

@Lester III

I agree, 41’s a real gent, but his health is failing quickly and there’s dick to be had.

 


Comment from Ghost
Time: December 3, 2012, 12:21 am

Betty white

 


Comment from eirik
Time: December 3, 2012, 2:00 am

Robert Mugabe

 


Comment from Elphaba
Time: December 3, 2012, 2:28 am

Poor Oceania…Tourettes is such a tragic disease.

 


Comment from Oceania
Time: December 3, 2012, 5:28 am

Bowe Bergdahl

Is to be executed for carrying out war crimes in Afghanistan.

 


Comment from SCOTTtheBADGER
Time: December 3, 2012, 11:58 am

Secretary of the Navy Mabus just won some Badger Points. He announced that the next FORD class carrier will be USS ENTERPRISE CVN-80. So if Steven Falken gets dicked, it will have been worth it.

 


Comment from Bill the Butcher
Time: December 3, 2012, 1:00 pm

Olivia de Havilland!

“That squaw’s namin’ that Indian baby after ME!”

 


Comment from MikeW
Time: December 3, 2012, 9:35 pm

Hey Ms. Weasel…

I followed your link above to the sweet Hagman recollection. Good story. That blogger has another post that I thought you’d love. (Do watch the video at the bottom.)
http://www.newsfromme.com/2012/11/29/todays-video-link-1265/

It’s about cartoonist Irving Phillips who penned the strip The Strange World of Mr. Mum. He also played a bit of fiddle. Just seemed like your kind of guy.

Mike

 


Comment from StPatrick_TN
Time: December 3, 2012, 10:33 pm

Fred Phelps!

 


Comment from Sporadic Small Arms Fire
Time: December 4, 2012, 1:07 am

Evil cannot “die”.
But I sincerely hope that Dr. Heinz, I mean, Henry Kissinger will face some reincarnation issues.

 


Comment from RushBabe
Time: December 4, 2012, 2:46 am

Comment from steve
Time: December 1, 2012, 2:55 pm

WOO HOO!

My dick is in!

How sweet is that?

Thank you, sweasel!

———————

Oh, my.

I hope Uncle B. doesn’t see this…

 


Comment from little, little
Time: December 4, 2012, 3:16 am

As far as I can tell, scintillating and tawdry aspersions are de rigueur.

 


Comment from little, little
Time: December 4, 2012, 3:24 am

BTW, my dick is yet to come.

 


Comment from ExpressoBold
Time: December 4, 2012, 4:23 am

John Dingell, ignorant Michigan Democrat, re-elected by ignorant Michigan Democrats.

 


Comment from currently
Time: December 4, 2012, 4:49 am

Carl Reiner

unkawill got me to thinking about the Dick Van Dyke Show. They are all still alive except for Morey Amsterdam.

Still some good picks left from that show.

 


Comment from S. Weasel
Time: December 4, 2012, 11:53 am

I’m at least three dicks behind, little, little. And the last time I mailed one, the lady behind the counter said it would be at least 59 days (I know, I know…weirdly specific).

Dick goes by slow boat, but it gets there eventually.

 


Comment from Argentium G. Tiger
Time: December 4, 2012, 12:33 pm

Bob Barker

 


Comment from steve
Time: December 4, 2012, 12:42 pm

I’m at least three dicks behind, little, little. And the last time I mailed one, the lady behind the counter said it would be at least 59 days (I know, I know…weirdly specific).

Dick goes by slow boat, but it gets there eventually.

Perhaps the possibility of a “Remote Dick Fulfillment Center” should be considered? As so many seem to be consigned for delivery on this side of the Western Ocean….

Just a thought.

I shall strive to get a Brighton and Hove City Planning Notice posted to that effect.

 


Comment from Montenegro
Time: December 4, 2012, 3:25 pm

Just got my dick for Ernest Borgnine yesterday!! Thanks Ms. Weasel!!

 


Comment from Mrs. Hill
Time: December 4, 2012, 5:21 pm

Ken Salazar, because.

 


Comment from Argentium G. Tiger
Time: December 5, 2012, 2:53 am

Huh. Besse Cooper, 116, listed as ‘world’s oldest’ dies in Georgia.

 


Comment from Dick Dosent Aks Hwy
Time: December 5, 2012, 6:29 am

Never aks for whom the bell tolls.
For it tolls for Shaquille “Snack” O’Meal.

 


Comment from Timothy S. Carlson
Time: December 5, 2012, 7:12 pm

No one had Dave Brubeck?

RIP.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/music/chi-dave-brubeck-dead-20121205,0,7126256.column

 


Comment from BJM2009
Time: December 5, 2012, 7:14 pm

Dave Brubeck has played his final riff…anyone pick him?

 


Comment from orabidoo
Time: December 6, 2012, 12:03 am

Oh sweet punctured jebus on a pogo stick. That’s awful about Dave!!!

 


Comment from AltBBrown
Time: December 6, 2012, 2:32 am

Finally! Tough old guy.
Building in the clouds.

 


Comment from Tibby
Time: December 6, 2012, 4:09 pm

John Boehner – because I’m really ticked at the way he’s cut the Tea Party off at the knees.

 


Comment from platypuss
Time: December 6, 2012, 7:29 pm

AltB wins again.
The rich get dicker!

 


Comment from Mr. Dave
Time: December 6, 2012, 7:56 pm

I am staying with Ramsey Clark until he joins the Choir Eternal.

 


Comment from steve
Time: December 6, 2012, 8:28 pm

Someone start brewing up a pot of coffee for our drunken weasel…..

She has a new death pool to preside over, tomorrow.

And BTW, for those baseball fans who are suffering their offseason funk, for a lack of statistics to collect, stare at and manipulate…..

How often in all of the weaselblog death pools has the first posted pick been the winning pick?

 


Comment from AltBBrown
Time: December 6, 2012, 8:47 pm

1 time?

 


Comment from steve
Time: December 6, 2012, 11:32 pm

Oh! AltB….Sorry, I was asking out of complete ignorance.

Not only do I not know the answer, I really don’t have the motivation to research it.

Lazy people, like me, try to challenge others to discover and disclose the information we seek. We try to make a game of it.

It is one of the life lessons I learned from Tom Sawyer!

 


Comment from S. Weasel
Time: December 7, 2012, 12:26 am

Well, I’ll be damned. See y’all here tomorrow.

 


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