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Rocker Lou Reed Dies at 71

Songwriter Lou Reed died Sunday at age 71, Rolling Stone reports. His cause of death was not released, but Reed underwent a life-saving liver transplant earlier this year.

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VIDEO: Sam Kinison 11/15/86

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Sam Kinison 11/15/86
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Length: 30:56
Aired: 11/15/1986

Sam Kinison - November 15, 1986: Famed Comedian Sam Kinison hosts sketches such as: 'Church Chat,' SNL commercial parody 'Adobe,' 'Parent-Teacher Conference,' and 'The Dancing Lord.' watch


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Year Title Description
2014 Lou Reed TV Show Series, Performer
2009 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert TV Show Series, Performer
2008 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony TV Show Series, Appearing
2008 Berlin Movie, Actor
2008 Berlin Movie, Music/Lyrics Composer

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My roommate and I have a ...

Question: My roommate and I have a dinner riding on this bet. I believe that one of the singers in the "Give a Little Bit" Gap commercial was Lou Reed. She disagrees. Do you know who the artists were? I realize that this isn't quite up your alley — you know all things broadcast television-wise — but do you know about the commercials?

Answer: Y'know, Fan, normally I'd be my cranky self and take you to task for doubting my knowledge of all things television, then move on to mocking you for implying that commercials somehow exist apart from broadcast TV and for missing all the ad-related questions I've answered in this space in the past. But I lived in Manhattan for 13 years, so I'll go easy on a fellow New Yorker.

Do you really think my hero Lou Reed, the gritty, Velvet Underground-founding poster child for rebellion, would go all corporate toadie on me and shill for Gap? For shame! (Well, there read more

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