2010 marked the end of the road for several of our favorite celebs. 2011 sadly will be no different. And we here at JACK FM only know of two ways to dull the pain. Ether, which we’re out of, and GAMBLING…so we present to you, our 2011 Celebrity Death Pool….
A number of the JACK FM staff participated in this years Celebrity Death Pool. All making three choices from three different tiers.
Tier 1- Old and/or sick celebrities whose passing would be grieved, but would be of no HUGE surprise
Tier 2- Older or troublesome celebrities whose death might not be an absolute shock, but not someone who already has buzzards circling above them
and Tier 3- Out of the blue, younger, seemingly healthful celebs whose death would be a shock to most.
1 pt. for a Tier 1 death. 3 pts for a Tier 2 death. Aaaand 5 pts for a Tier 3.
Standings will be updated throughout the year and the winner wins a weeks paid vacation. That is, assuming HR and the Legal department is ok with all of this. I haven’t really ran this by them per se, but they seem pretty cool so it should be fine.
Undoubtedly some of you are already screaming…… “Boo….in poor taste JACK. You shouldn’t make light of death.”
To those people I cite the great George Bernard Shaw…
Dying is a troublesome business: there is pain to be suffered, and it wrings one’s heart; but death is a splendid thing –a warfare accomplished, a beginning all over again, a triumph. You can always see that in their faces.
With that being said, let’s get to the picks
Dr. Cranfill selects…
Brett Favre, Donatella Versace, and Ronnie from Jersey Shore.
This reads more like a wish-lish in retrospect…
Tami Heide selects…
Zsa Zsa Gabor, David Hasselhoff, and Lindsay Lohan
Looks like Tams went with some low-hanging fruit here. Will her conservative approach pay off?
Phyllis Diller, Verne Troyer, and Anthony Michael Hall
Anthony Michael Hall? Really Crank? What did Brian Johnson ever do to you?
Michael Douglas, Dakota Fanning, and Dick Clark….
Savvy strategy here by Jordy. Bookend his Tier 3 hail mary with a couple low risk investments.
Joan Rivers, Macaulay Culkin, and Jack LaLane
David Arquette, Aretha Franklin and Nancy Reagan
Wow. Now that I look back at my picks, I maybe should rethink my strategy. Other Radio Station Employee Ann stands as the Vegas favorite…
American Phil, JACK FM promotions co-ordinator selects…
Brett Michaels, Ron Jeremy, and Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus was the trendy hot pick from Tier 3 this year but is it just that? A trendy pick? Only 2011 will tell.
JACK FM producer DJ Digidal selects….
Charlie Sheen, Larry King, and Taylor Swift
A Tier 1, a Tier 2, and a super high Tier 3, borderline Tier 4 in Taylor Swift. DIGI was covering all his bases here…
JACK FM production assistant RyChow selects…
Hugh Hefner, pop star Ke$ha, and Dustin Diamond (Screech)
Some seriously risky picks here. A Tier 2, and two Tier 3’s there RyChow? Hey, if they all kick, he would be the winner. You know the saying…..”scared money don’t make money.”
Bob Barker, Rob Schneider, and Terri Hatcher
Call me crazy but I like this threesome. You may question the Terri Hatcher choice but with the impending cancellation of Desperate Housewives on the horizon and the stain of Ryan Seacrest on her soul, ask youself….what else does she have to live for?
So there it is. Feel free to add in your picks for the 2011 Celebrity Death Pool down below in the comment box. Hopefully we all lose this pool and every aforementioned celeb glides seamlessly into 2012 without so much as a scratch on their famous little head. But I think we both know that is about as likely as JACK FM taking your request….