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Round 59: Spring is just around the corner


It is my pleasure to announce the demise of Commie douchecanoe Pete Seeger, and not before time. Thank god we had a Harvard-educated Manhattanite to teach us the real purpose of banjer music, or it would still be all moonshine, pretty girls and fattening hogs for Winter. Congratulations to bigsmarthuman, who wins dick while Seeger bum-ditties in hell.

Not a fan, in case I’m being too subtle for you inbred hillbillies.

Right! Here we go! Wait, first an administrative note (I’ll incorporate it into the rules later): make sure you have a correct spelling of your choice somewhere in your comment. These threads get longish and I use search to figure out if we have a winner.

Like my sainted mother used to say, bad spelling thwarts dick winners.

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’ve won before, send me your address again. I don’t keep good records.

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

The winner, if the winner chooses to entrust me with a mailing address, will receive an Official Certificate of Dick Winning and a small original drawing on paper suffused with elephant shit particles. Because I didn’t have any dinosaur shit particles.

Comments


Comment from thefritz
Time: January 31, 2014, 6:00 pm

Olivia Mary de Havilland


Comment from Montenegro
Time: January 31, 2014, 6:02 pm

Muhammad Ali once more!!


Comment from Argentium G. Tiger
Time: January 31, 2014, 6:12 pm

Zsa Zsa Gabor – haven’t picked her in a while. :-)


Comment from Janna
Time: January 31, 2014, 6:20 pm

Kirk Douglas–again


Comment from Hutch
Time: January 31, 2014, 6:22 pm

Eli Wallach


Comment from Ben
Time: January 31, 2014, 6:24 pm

William Shatner…


Comment from Michael
Time: January 31, 2014, 6:51 pm

Billy Graham


Comment from Tibby
Time: January 31, 2014, 6:54 pm

Henry Waxman – because he shouldn’t be allowed to just retire!!


Comment from Stark Dickflüssig
Time: January 31, 2014, 6:54 pm

Harry Reid. The ass.


Comment from dustoffmom
Time: January 31, 2014, 7:02 pm

She’s got to go someday, so sticking with Nancy Reagan.


Comment from Bob Mulroy
Time: January 31, 2014, 7:06 pm

Robert Mugabe!

Gong xi fa tsai, Yall!


Comment from Nanny 1
Time: January 31, 2014, 7:15 pm

Lauren Bacall


Comment from Stephen Falken
Time: January 31, 2014, 7:33 pm

John McCain recently said the Arizona Republican Party’s censure of him may just motivate him to run for a sixth term. By picking him for the Dead Pool I hope to inspire John McCain to, um, retire.


Comment from Harry
Time: January 31, 2014, 7:37 pm

Once again, Alan Young, “Wilbur Post” on the Mr. Ed TV show. Just like Pete Seeger, he is 94. Skating on thin ice, Wilbur.


Comment from Some Vegetable
Time: January 31, 2014, 7:39 pm

Fidel Castro!

I have stopped believing that it will ever happen, but imagine the internet glories I can haz for winning the Dead Pool with Fidel. It would be right up there with celebrating the death of Hanoi Jane


Comment from Formerly known as Skeptic
Time: January 31, 2014, 7:48 pm

Hugh Hefner


Comment from J.S.Bridges
Time: January 31, 2014, 8:01 pm

Hope for Change springs eternal in the Gubment Mind – however, I will go with a somewhat-smaller version of Hope (given the opportunity opened up by SomeVeg’s having slood right past in pursuit of yon Fidel), and pick ol’ Insaney Red Janey – Jane Fonda, of whom we couldn’t be less fonda (making certain, you will note, of keerect spellin’ at least oncet), preferably by an aerial carpet-bombing from a B-52 whilst seated on an utterly-pointless defunct anti-aircraft gun…howsomever, if she chances to be the loser in a head-on challenge to a crosstown bus, or simply collapses in a hissy-fit over finding yet another recalcitrant facial wrinkle, that’ll work, too.

Oh, and Harry:”…Skating on thin ice, Wilbur” – properly speaking, shouldn’t that be “…Wil-l-lbur-r-r-r”?

Sweet young feller, that Alan Young always was.


Comment from eirik
Time: January 31, 2014, 8:18 pm

Mickey Rooney


Comment from Thursby
Time: January 31, 2014, 8:44 pm

Chuck Berry


Comment from tawny
Time: January 31, 2014, 8:54 pm

I will be very sorry when he leaves us, but I’m picking Christopher Lee


Comment from BJM
Time: January 31, 2014, 9:14 pm

Okay…going with the Archbishop in a Tutu again…he’s gotta make a final pirouette sooner or later.


Comment from Mojo
Time: January 31, 2014, 9:33 pm

Justice Ginsburg, born 1933


Comment from weaselwannabe
Time: January 31, 2014, 9:44 pm

Valerie Harper


Comment from twolaneflash
Time: January 31, 2014, 9:49 pm

He’s dead to me already, but I want to see it in print: “Butt Hole Obama executed for crimes against humanity.”.


Comment from gromulin
Time: January 31, 2014, 10:14 pm

Roger Moore – Saw a 007 documentary yesterday, he looked like a medical school practice cadaver.


Comment from Owen Kellogg
Time: January 31, 2014, 10:21 pm

Bob Newhart. Because picking Ben Affleck again makes no sense in this context.


Comment from Uncle Al
Time: January 31, 2014, 10:40 pm

David Rockefeller Sr – Dave, it’s well past your pull date.


Comment from Nina
Time: January 31, 2014, 11:20 pm

I don’t know who to choose. I’m just glad that it continues to not be me!


Comment from Fraser Warne
Time: January 31, 2014, 11:38 pm

Larry King. Not that I wish him ill-will.


Comment from smedley
Time: January 31, 2014, 11:45 pm

HRH Phil the greek


Comment from Paula Douglas
Time: February 1, 2014, 12:02 am

Stephen Hawking, still.


Comment from Mrs Compton
Time: February 1, 2014, 12:13 am

Carol Channing.


Comment from m
Time: February 1, 2014, 12:20 am

harry belafonte


Comment from unkawill
Time: February 1, 2014, 12:58 am

Luise Rainer


Comment from stina
Time: February 1, 2014, 1:05 am

Michael Moore.


Comment from dissent555
Time: February 1, 2014, 1:14 am

Late to the party …

How’s about Yoko Ono.


Comment from Armybrat
Time: February 1, 2014, 1:21 am

Desmond Tutu- he can say hi to his old friend Nelson in the circle of hell reserved for commies


Comment from PatAZ
Time: February 1, 2014, 1:33 am

Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. Only because he is turning 96 this year. He’s had a long run. 77 Sunset Strip, yeah.


Comment from sheepherder2
Time: February 1, 2014, 2:24 am

Nasty Nancy Pelosi although she already looks dead.


Comment from Pupster
Time: February 1, 2014, 2:27 am

Justin Beiber


Comment from Rich Rostrom
Time: February 1, 2014, 3:25 am

As always, somebody new, and a really nifty pick this time.

“Baby Peggy” Montgomery

Who??? She was a huge child movie star in the early 1920s (paid $1.5M/year) and is still alive, aged 95. I wish her no ill, but I can’t pass up that uniqueness and 95.

(Her idiot father got her fired and blacklisted in 1925, and then squandered all her previous earnings. In the early 1930s, she worked as an extra. She eventually found a decent living as a radio scriptwriter, married and had a child, and became an advocate for child actors’ rights.)


Comment from Subotai Bahadur
Time: February 1, 2014, 3:54 am

I had a day that was … kinetic, and impeded by snow; and this is the first time I have been able to get here. And I am surprised at the availability. I pick John “Juan” Boehner who is giving control of both Houses of Congress to the Democrats by pushing Permanent Open Borders, Amnesty, and Preferential Citizenship for anyone NOT born in this country. I admit that the thought of one Guido Fawkes crossed my mind in reference to both the Black Mass that birthed the Republican position paper and the State of the Union Address.

If the Institutional Republicans are intent on imitating David Carradine in the mode of their suicide; there is nothing the Conservatives and the TEA Party can do to stop them. All we can do is make sure that their attempt is successful.

Comment from Bob Mulroy
Time: January 31, 2014, 7:06 pm

Back at all y’all. My family being from South China, I appreciate the wish and the form.

Subotai Bahadur


Comment from P2
Time: February 1, 2014, 4:08 am

Cute as she was…. Gotta take Barbara Eden….


Comment from Pablo
Time: February 1, 2014, 4:14 am

I’m thinking back to back musicians. BB King.


Comment from BJM
Time: February 1, 2014, 4:31 am

@Armybrat

Sorry, I already called Tutu…mebbe a little too cutesy, but call him I did…perhaps Charon will finally get to punch Tutu’s ticket.


Comment from LesterIII
Time: February 1, 2014, 5:28 am

Ed Asner, because he’s a prick that should be fellating a dill pickle while being forced to listen to his own verbal diarrhea on a permaloop.


Comment from JeffS
Time: February 1, 2014, 5:34 am

Jimmy Carter.


Comment from catnip
Time: February 1, 2014, 5:34 am

Herman Wouk


Comment from xul
Time: February 1, 2014, 5:55 am

Dammit! Work interfered with important things like Dead Pool and now all my favorite picks have been swiped!

Hmmm…okay then, Harper Lee.


Comment from currently
Time: February 1, 2014, 10:10 am

GHW Bush (41)


Comment from jic
Time: February 1, 2014, 11:09 am

Clive James.


Comment from ocareha8er
Time: February 1, 2014, 12:55 pm

Crack-smoking Toronto Mayor Rob Ford


Comment from Bill the Butcher
Time: February 1, 2014, 1:07 pm

Luise Rainer


Comment from Bill the Butcher
Time: February 1, 2014, 1:20 pm

Oh, heck, somebody took Luise already.

And Olivia too!

DOOM FROM THE SKY HAS FALLEN UPON THUGRA!

OK, I’ll take Shirley Temple.


Comment from platypuss
Time: February 1, 2014, 3:03 pm

Manuel Noriega


Comment from thefritz
Time: February 1, 2014, 3:16 pm

Oscar-winning Austrian actor Maximilian Schell dies at 83 – @AP


Comment from Yojimbo
Time: February 1, 2014, 3:38 pm

Professor Irwin Corey, the world’s leading authority.


Comment from RimrockR
Time: February 1, 2014, 4:46 pm

Richard Attenborough – loves ya Dicky but you did bring back all those pesky Velociraptors and for that I nominate you.


Comment from steve
Time: February 1, 2014, 6:23 pm

Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger


Comment from Veeshir
Time: February 1, 2014, 6:39 pm

Well crap, all my picks are taken.

I’m gonna go with……

Morsi.

He deserves it.


Comment from Timothy S. Carlson
Time: February 1, 2014, 7:49 pm

Out from left field —-> Garrison Keillor

I’m hoping to see him at Lake Dead-N-Gone – the commie rat bastard…


Comment from Sockless Joe
Time: February 1, 2014, 9:07 pm

Kissinger


Comment from JC
Time: February 1, 2014, 10:22 pm

Stickin with the King – BB that is


Comment from gromulin
Time: February 1, 2014, 11:15 pm

JC – BB B taken already.


Comment from RushBabe
Time: February 2, 2014, 12:26 am

Former Mayor Richard M. Daley


Comment from PatAZ
Time: February 2, 2014, 1:58 am

And didn’t Richard Daley go into the hospital today, after returning from a trip to AZ? Perhaps some bad Mexican food. Wait, maybe this is the wrong Richard Daley. If so then, never mind.


Comment from Armybrat
Time: February 2, 2014, 2:04 am

Well, BJM, if I can’t have Tutu, I’ll go back to my pick of mumbles Menino, former mayor of Beantown.


Comment from Christopher Taylor
Time: February 2, 2014, 4:28 am

With any justice, it would be that sick child molesting puke Woody Allen. The most overrated hack in Hollywood, a sniveling baby raper with pretentions to adequacy treated like a king by the leftist jerks in stage and screen.


Comment from Davem123
Time: February 2, 2014, 5:13 am

Way late to the show this time. It looks like Dick Van Dyke is still available, so I’ll take him. Not one I want to see go, though.


Comment from dissent555
Time: February 2, 2014, 6:15 am

“Round 59: Spring is just around the coroner …”

FIFY


Comment from David Gillies
Time: February 2, 2014, 10:54 am

Gordon Brown. Nuff said.


Comment from HTB
Time: February 2, 2014, 6:41 pm

Pedophilia being back in the news, I fancy Roman Polanski for the d**k.


Comment from steve
Time: February 2, 2014, 7:46 pm

Maximilian Schell, yesterday.

Philip Hoffman, today….

I am sensing a theme….


Comment from ExpressoBold
Time: February 3, 2014, 12:16 am

Someone try Joan Mondale who entered hospice care Friday…


Comment from Mr. Dave
Time: February 3, 2014, 1:30 am

Ramsey Clark.


Comment from Zooom Zooom
Time: February 3, 2014, 1:39 am

Payton Manning by way of seppuku.


Comment from Spunkus
Time: February 3, 2014, 2:50 am

Joe Namath


Comment from mandel bread
Time: February 3, 2014, 3:00 am

Al Molinaro, but I hope Rushbabe wins.


Comment from Elphaba
Time: February 3, 2014, 6:38 am

I would choose the Denver Broncos, but it seems they are already dead.

I guess I will choose Chris Christie who, given enough political rope, is bound to hang himself from his own bridge.


Comment from Oceania
Time: February 3, 2014, 8:10 am

Woody Jew Freaky Molestoooor


Comment from StPatrick_TN
Time: February 3, 2014, 1:51 pm

Fred Phelps


Comment from physics geek
Time: February 3, 2014, 6:35 pm

All these old people dyin’ and the guy I pick lives on. It’s like he thinks I don’t want some dick.

Umm…

Anyway, Keir Dullea. Again. I’m bound to outlive him. Right?


Comment from Scubafreak
Time: February 3, 2014, 11:01 pm

OK, I’m changing it up and pissing off the Crown.

TOM BAKER – the 4th DOCTOR…


Comment from cobrakai99
Time: February 4, 2014, 12:09 am

John “I’ve been to Vietnam” Kerry, for pointing out that the administration’s Syria policy is failing.


Comment from thefritz
Time: February 4, 2014, 2:22 am

wow, nobody picked up on Expressobold’s suggestion…Joan Mondale has passed.


Comment from thefritz
Time: February 4, 2014, 2:26 am

probably need a ruling here since Expressobold didn’t have a prior pick yet he didn’t really claim to pick Joan….


Comment from Gulliblepratt
Time: February 4, 2014, 5:07 am

Jerry Lewis


Comment from Bikeboy
Time: February 4, 2014, 7:04 pm

Astronaut John Glenn.


Comment from Cindermutha
Time: February 4, 2014, 8:14 pm

George Soros :)


Comment from unkawill
Time: February 4, 2014, 10:01 pm

Rule 4 applies, Congrats to ExpressoBold.

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