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Round 133: Just like that, Fall was here

Well, well, well. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, at last.

You want tragic? This is what RBG looked like 40 years ago.

Old age is a pig.

She was buds with Scalia, so they say. She had to have her good parts.

Uncle Al takes it. I was sure he’d taken another one recently, but I don’t see it on my list. Admittedly, my list is shit.

Ready? Let’s get started.

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. Plus (Pupster’s Rule) no picking someone who’s only famous for being the oldest person alive.

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? Also, 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.

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’m fresh out of fairy shit particles.


Comment from RushBabe
Time: September 25, 2020, 6:01 pm

Once more into the breach with Roberta McCain.

Comment from Sk.Y M-39
Time: September 25, 2020, 6:02 pm

Mr. Soros FTD.

Comment from LesterIII
Time: September 25, 2020, 6:03 pm

Norman Perlmutter AKA Norman LLoyd, born November 08, 1914. 38,674 days old.

Comment from thefritz
Time: September 25, 2020, 6:05 pm

Jerry ‘sharts’ Nadler


Comment from gebrauchshund
Time: September 25, 2020, 6:32 pm

Gropey Joe Biden, assuming he’s not already dead.

Comment from catnip
Time: September 25, 2020, 6:39 pm

Designer, Pierre Cardin

Comment from Ben
Time: September 25, 2020, 6:45 pm

William Shatner

Comment from Rich Rostrom
Time: September 25, 2020, 7:25 pm

Betty Dodson, the Queen of Female Masturbation

55 of her students recently celebrated her 91st birthday with a group jill-off session via Zoom.

Comment from Gromulin
Time: September 25, 2020, 7:29 pm

Bob Dole would pick Bob Dole. Bob Dole.

Comment from p2
Time: September 25, 2020, 7:53 pm

Way late thanks to broken airplanes… Gonna go with Henry “The Hank” Kissinger again.

Comment from God’s middle finger
Time: September 25, 2020, 8:04 pm

Dick Van Dyke aka penis van… you know the rest

Comment from JC cOLLINS
Time: September 25, 2020, 8:13 pm

Sticking with Paul Ehrlich

Comment from Subotai Bahadur
Time: September 25, 2020, 8:20 pm

With no particular joy, Ron Paul who was hospitalized this morning after what may have been a mild stroke.

Subotai Bahadur

Comment from Deborah HH
Time: September 25, 2020, 8:50 pm

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Comment from Pupster
Time: September 25, 2020, 9:03 pm

Oh, so many picks to pick.

How about Hillary Clinton, in a tragic subpoena dodging accident?

Comment from Some Vegetable
Time: September 25, 2020, 9:05 pm

Diane Feinstein…

Comment from weaselwannabe
Time: September 25, 2020, 9:07 pm

Jimmy Carter

Comment from steve
Time: September 25, 2020, 9:36 pm

Well…since Betty White is still drawing breath, and no one else has yet poached her…..

Betty White …. For the Dick!

Comment from Spad13
Time: September 25, 2020, 10:05 pm

Dan Rather

Comment from RimrockR
Time: September 25, 2020, 10:31 pm

Chuck Yeager

Comment from A.mouse
Time: September 25, 2020, 11:09 pm

Let’s throw Billy Clinton into the hat.

Comment from durnedyankee
Time: September 25, 2020, 11:45 pm

Let’s see, who needs to “get their reward”.

Ah, John Brennen will do.

Comment from MrsMGunz
Time: September 25, 2020, 11:59 pm

Shannen “Brenda Walsh” Doherty, aka Prue Halliwell

Comment from currently
Time: September 26, 2020, 12:08 am

Carol Burnett

Comment from spunkus
Time: September 26, 2020, 12:16 am

Bob Schieffer

Comment from Uncle Al
Time: September 26, 2020, 12:55 am

Senator Chuck Grassley, for no other reasons than he is the second oldest sitting U.S. senator, and Feinstein has already been picked.

Comment from Rich Rostrom
Time: September 26, 2020, 1:19 am

“Uncle Al takes it. I was sure he’d taken another one recently, but I don’t see it on my list.”

Uncle Al has 3 notches: Jerry Buss (DP 45); Glen Campbell (DP 98); and Doris Day (DP 120). DP 120 closed 5/13/19 – was that that “recently”?

And BTW, I still await ***IT*** (IYKWIMAITYD).

Comment from Rich Rostrom
Time: September 26, 2020, 1:21 am

Modify the above: “Uncle Al has 3 _previous_ notches…”

Comment from Armybrat
Time: September 26, 2020, 1:34 am

Imma stay with Desmond Tutu.

Comment from dissent555
Time: September 26, 2020, 1:49 am

Still with Sidney Poitier for this round.

Comment from The Neon Madman
Time: September 26, 2020, 2:25 am

Ghislaine Maxwell, probably from an unfortunate case of Covid (or so they will tell us)

Comment from Ea
Time: September 26, 2020, 7:19 am

Rosalynn Carter

Comment from Carl
Time: September 26, 2020, 10:17 am

Former Pope Benedict

Comment from Nana1
Time: September 26, 2020, 11:00 am

Can’t believe no one had taken Alex Trebek so he’s my pick.

Comment from Jeff Weimer
Time: September 26, 2020, 12:42 pm

My birthday-mate Queen Elizabeth.

Because we need more shit thrown into chaos this year

Comment from BJM
Time: September 26, 2020, 5:30 pm

I plumb forgot about the DP…I’ll take Nancy Pelosi, who on her way to the hair salon, took a fatal fall when she slipped in a pile of human poop in her driveway.

Comment from ExpressoBold
Time: September 26, 2020, 8:25 pm

I’ll throw Harvey Weinstein‘s hat into the ring because, if anybody would be unhappy in prison and desperate to get out, it would be “Power-Hungry Harvey™”

Only 66, it’s ironic and yet fitting that everybody has forgotten Harvey’s despicable name and nobody cares if he rots in his cell.

Comment from Tim Carlson
Time: September 26, 2020, 9:39 pm

*sigh* Ruthie is gone *sob*
At least I was able to take her to the (Dead Pool) dance once. Too bad she didn’t win Queen Of The Ball that time. Congrats, Uncle Al.

Okay, mixing it up again and picking another Ruthie to ease the pain …

Disney legend Ruthie Tompson, animator & artist, Disney Legends recipient, 110 years old, born July 22nd, 1910.

She’s the oldest ‘celebrity’ I could find. Hopefully she’s not immortal.

Comment from unkawill
Time: September 26, 2020, 10:47 pm

Larry King

Comment from PatAZ
Time: September 27, 2020, 12:42 am

The next oldest justice, Stephen Breyer. 82 years
young. Those dims just don’t believe in retirement.

Comment from Chrisfromsweden
Time: September 28, 2020, 6:52 am

Sandra Day O’Connor.

Comment from BullDawgGirl
Time: September 28, 2020, 3:18 pm

Ryan O’Neal

Comment from Lady Mar-tay
Time: September 29, 2020, 1:00 am

As a newbie I will get right to it…

Larry Storch

from TV’s very politically incorrect show F Troop.

Comment from thefritz
Time: September 30, 2020, 3:02 am

Singer Helen Reddy has passed.


Comment from ExpressoBold
Time: September 30, 2020, 7:45 am

Morris Mac Davis (January 21, 1942 – September 29, 2020) was an American country music singer, songwriter, and actor

Comment from steve
Time: October 1, 2020, 2:15 am

9th Circuit Court has overturned Uncle Al’s dick…

I read it in the Babylon Bee. It must be true.

Comment from Uncle Al
Time: October 1, 2020, 3:42 am

@steve — I’ll appeal to the Supreme Court now that the guaranteed denial of certiorari voter is out of the way. (-;

Comment from Pablo
Time: October 1, 2020, 10:01 pm

Keith Rupert Murdoch is ripening. I’ll take him.

Comment from ama
Time: October 2, 2020, 2:05 am

I’m only a week late. I am going to go with a “you don’t look like you are very healthy” pick of Bill Richardson, who seems to be developing a very long list of bad things that could cause him to talk about other people with lists of bad things.

Comment from Sarah
Time: October 3, 2020, 4:07 pm

Bill Clinton he looked awful last picture i saw of him.

Comment from Pablo
Time: October 6, 2020, 7:58 pm

Holy shit! Eddie Van Halen is dead. I didn’t even know he was sick.


Comment from RushBabe
Time: October 6, 2020, 8:02 pm

Eddie Van Halen Dead at 65. Throat cancer. RIP

Comment from peacelovewoodstock
Time: October 6, 2020, 8:03 pm

@Pablo Eddie Van Halen – sad, apparently throat cancer. His playing was sick! He did stuff no one else could even figure out.

Comment from harbqll
Time: October 6, 2020, 8:32 pm

Paul McCartney.

Comment from thefritz
Time: October 8, 2020, 9:54 pm

Guess we’re getting ready for a rock-n-roll trifecta…Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Jack Sherman dies at 64. RIP


…does harbqll know something?

Comment from kwan3217
Time: October 12, 2020, 1:01 am

Bob Barker

Comment from thefritz
Time: October 12, 2020, 1:56 am

Tom Kennedy, ‘Name That Tune’ host, dead at 93, RIP


Am I gonna be regretting not picking my go-to Ralph Pierre La Cock (game show host Peter Marshall?)

@kwan3217 -Screaming like Captain Kirk to Ricardo Montalban- “Kwaaaaaan!”

Comment from thefritz
Time: October 12, 2020, 5:53 pm

Baseball great Joe Morgan has passed at 77. RIP


Comment from tonyc
Time: October 12, 2020, 7:59 pm

RushBabe FTW with Reberta McCain at 108 years old.

Comment from unkawill
Time: October 12, 2020, 8:31 pm

WTG Rush babe

Comment from Hutch
Time: October 12, 2020, 9:35 pm

Sean Connery

Comment from ExpressoBold
Time: October 12, 2020, 9:59 pm


Roberta Wright McCain (February 7, 1912 – October 12, 2020) was an American socialite, oil heiress, and centenarian who was the wife of U.S. Naval Admiral John S. McCain Jr. and mother of politician John S. McCain III and stage actor and journalist Joe McCain.

Congrats, RushBabe FTW

Comment from RushBabe
Time: October 13, 2020, 1:17 am

Thanks, EB. I wish Mrs McCain a happy eternity. I’m sure if I ever got to meet her that I’d think much more highly of her than her late son.

Ironically, I won the dick with Juan and now his mother.

Comment from steve
Time: October 13, 2020, 1:34 am

And so, Inktober embraces a momentary hiatus as rushbabe enjoys her well earned plaudits.

Comment from ExpressoBold
Time: October 13, 2020, 2:41 am

RushBabe: “Ironically, I won the dick with Juan and now his mother.”


What are the odds ?????

Comment from p2
Time: October 13, 2020, 4:33 pm

Henry? If you kick off before Friday Ima haunt you from this side! Congrats, Rushbabe!

Comment from Tim Carlson
Time: October 15, 2020, 12:16 am

Dammit. Now I have to find another old fart that is likely to kick the bucket that I haven’t picked before.

Congrats, rushbabe.

Comment from JC cOLLINS
Time: October 25, 2020, 8:02 am

Wossname. Same as last time. Paul Ehrlich.

Comment from JC cOLLINS
Time: October 25, 2020, 8:03 am

BTW, Jerry Jeff Walker, New Yorker turned Texas outlaw country icon, was gone to join the choir eternal.

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