Monday, December 31, 2007

2008 Celebrity Dead Pool

Welcome to the 2008 Celebrity Dead Pool. We are using similar rules as last year, to wit:

1. Pick ten celebrities who you think will die from 1/1/08 to 1/1/09
2. You aren't allowed to murder the celebrity.
3. The point system works like this: you get one point for every year UNDER the age of 90 that the celebrity dies at. Anyone over 90 gets negative points.
4. Whoever gets the most points, wins.

Post your picks on your blog or in comments here, and I will announce the winner in 2009.

My picks:
1. George H.W. Bush
2. Hugh Hefner
3. Gary Busey
4. Britney Spears
5. Hamid Karzai
6. Pamela Anderson
7. Dick Clark
8. Nancy Reagan
9. David Gest
10. Pervez Musharraf

Since so many of last year's picks didn't die, but did end up serving time, I am introducing the Bonus Round:

Pick five celebrities who will do time this year. One point is awarded for every day they spend in prison. People who have already been sentenced don't count (I'm looking at you, Michelle Rodriguez, Michael Vick, Keifer Sutherland and Foxy Brown). Community service doesn't count, but may be used in case of a tie. My picks:

1. Mischa Barton
2. Lindsay Lohan
3. Duane "Dog" Chapman
4. Leif Garrett
5. Lil Kim

18 comments:

Iwonder said...

1. Dick Cheney
2. Paris Hilton
3. Sean Penn
4. Dick Clark
5. Regis Philbin
6. 50 cent
7. Alan Greenspan
8. That dude from American Idol
9. Jack Nicholson
10. Kenny G

HoneyBearKelly said...

I would have won last year but you DQ'd me because I was late.
I had Vonnegut and somebody else I think.

Anyhoo...
1 - Steve Jobs
2 - Elizabeth Edwards (flame me if you must)
3 - Larry King
4 - Dick Cheney
5 - Naomi Judd
6 - Danny Hastert
7 - Michael Jackson
8 - Lindsey Lohan
9 - Larry Flynt
10 - Nouri al-Maliki

Anonymous said...

Dead

Robert Byrd
ex-PM Sharif in Pakistan
Studs Terkel
Wynonna Judd
Amy Winehouse
T-Pain
Robert Wagner
Axl Rose
Leonard Nimoy
Bill O'Reilly


In Jail:

Britney Spears
Owen Wilson
Amy Winehouse (for entirely new charges)
50 cent
Whomever got Jamie Lynn Spears pregnant

Buckeye, Dealer of Rare Coins

Sinfonian said...

Dead:

1. Muhammad Ali
2. Queen Elizabeth II
3. Pope Benedict XVI
4. Michael Vick
5. Walter Cronkite
6. Pervez Musharraf
7. George Steinbrenner
8. Tony Snow
9. Dick Cheney
10. Osama bin Laden (October surprise!)

Jailed:

1. Kevin Federline
2. Rush Limbaugh
3. Jim Leyritz
4. Randy Moss
5. Bernard Kerik

Wes said...

1. Lindsey Lohan
2. Hal Holbrook
3. Pervez Musharraf
4. Elizabeth Taylor
5. Roger Clemons
6. Fidel Castro
7. Abe Vigoda (law of averages, kids)
8. Billy Joel
9. Charlton Heston
10. Richard Branson

Bonus:

1. Barry Bonds
2. Kid Rock
3. Nicky Hilton
4. Andy Dick
5. Mickey Rourke (He's due for one or the other!)

WF

watertiger said...

Dead:

1. Mary Kate Olsen
2. Britney Spears
3. Dan Schorr
4. Amy Winehouse
5. Walter Cronkite
6. Robert Byrd
7. Neil Diamond
8. P. Diddy
9. Fred Thompson
10.Robert Downey, Jr.

Jail:

1. Kate Moss
2. Mitch McConnell
3. Nick Nolte
4. Jessica Simpson
5. Tom Brady

res ipsa loquitur said...

1. Amy Winehouse
2. Elizabeth Edwards (sorry)
3. Barbara Bush (First Lady From Hell, not Slutty First Daughter)
4. Howard Stern
5. Lindsay Lohan
6. Nancy Reagan
7. Bill Parcells
8. Pervez Musharraf
9. Elizabeth Taylor
10. Robert Byrd


Doin' Time
1. Amy Winehouse
2. Bernard Kerik
3. Pervez Musharraf
4. Barry Bonds
5. Tommy Lee

Arkenor said...

1. Dick Cheney
2. Alan Greenspan
3. David Blaine
4. Nawaz Sharif
5. Gary Kasparov
6. Amy Winehouse
7. Dr Ian Paisley
8. Conrad Black
9. Rupert Murdoch
10. Osama bin-Laden (Shortly before the election)



1. Paris Hilton
2. Phil Spector
3. Gary Kasparov
4. Pete Doherty

5. OJ Simpson (He hasn't been sentenced yet, right?)

If OJ,s not allowed, and assuming I'm not permitted to pick NTodd, I'll have
5. Steven Colbert

whiskey girl said...

1. Woody Allen
2. Paul McCartney
3. Dick Cheney
4. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari
5. Rupert Everett
6. Dolly Parton
7. Emmylou Harris
8. Melissa Etheridge
9. Paris Hilton
10.Diane Keaton

trifecta said...

1. Abe Vigoda (He's due!)
2. Dustin Diamond
3. Susanne Summers
4. Betty White
5. Pope Ratzo
6. Amy Winehouse
7. Larry Craig
8. Keith Richards
9. Katie Holmes
10. Paris Hilton

Bonus
1. Susan Sarandon
2. Winona Ryder
3. Lindsey Lohan
4. Martin Sheen
5. Woody Harrelson

Zap Rowsdower said...

1. Jayimeeye-Lynn Spears (or however you spell it)
2. Betty Ford
3. Andy Rooney


Shoot...I can't do ten. I'll throw in Cronkite.

Culture of Tr√úth said...

Death Pool 2008:

1. Abe Vigoda
2. Tony Snow
3. Andy Rooney
4. Fidel Castro
5. Osama bin Laden
6. Ariel Sharon
7. Alan Greenspan
8. Pervez Musharraf
9. King Abdullah
10. JD Salinger

Bonus
Jail Pool 2008:

1. OJ Simpson
2. Bernie Kerik
3. Amy Winehouse
4. Barry Bonds
5. Britney Spears

Bonus Jail Pool:

*Ntodd*

The Kenosha Kid said...

It's January 2nd and entries are closed! Good luck. You're all winners.

Karin said...

Special dispensation Dead Pool late entry:
1. Zsa Zsa Gabor
2. James Garner
3. Ariel Sharon
4. Robert McNamara
5. Hosni Mubarek
6. Studs Terkel
7. Merle Haggard
8. Shirley Temple
9. Prince Philip (QE II's husband)
10. Stephen Hawking

Bonus arrest pool:
1. NTodd
2. Al Sharpton
3. Lindsay Lohan
4. Jacob Zuma
5. Ahmed Chalabi

ntodd said...

NONONO! Watertiger was hogging my internets, so I still get a to enter.

Anonymous said...

1. Liza Minelli
2. Liz Taylor
3. Charlton Heston
4. Alegra Versace
5. Britney Spears
6. Lindsay Lohan
7. Farrah Fawcett
8. Nick Nolte
9. Kirk Douglas
10. Jeff Conaway

Freshmen Academy 2007/2008 said...

Isn't Lance Armstrong due for either death or jail?

sarik said...

I shouldn't even post this since I'll get a negative point
(since he turned 90 today) but:

J.D. Salinger