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I see dead celebrities …

By Tony Hicks
Wednesday, October 29th, 2008 at 9:24 am in Uncategorized.

It’s always a bit irritating to see how much more money dead people make than the rest of us. Especially during a year when many of us may have to eat turkeys made of Top Ramen on Thanksgiving.

Well … I wouldn’t go that far. Though a lot of people don’t know that the pilgrims loved Top Ramen.

Forbes released its annual list of top earners among the dead, with Elvis clearing $52 million the past year. Not bad. Second on the list was “Peanuts” creator Charles Schulz, who made $33 million, followed by Heath Ledger at $20 million.

John Lennon made $9 million. Even Steve McQueen made about $6 million last year. Frickin’ Albert Einstein, who’s been dead for something like 50 years, pulled down $18 million.

And, for once, Tupac didn’t make the list. I guess they’ve finally run out of old demos to make new CDs out of. We were getting down to the point where a CD of Tupac reading a Dr. Seuss book would go Top-10.

Oh, by the way, Dr. Seuss was on the list too.

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