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Bobo_Vision bids farewell to Ryan Dunn

Published at: July 1, 2011, 2:17 p.m. CST by AICNStaff

 

Ryan Dunn, a Pied Piper of Today’s American Youth, is Gone

 

 

Anyone who regularly peruses sites like Youtube, ebaumsworld, Break, and other video sharing sites will know quite well that one of the favorite pastimes of today’s youth in America is to film themselves doing really stupid shit.  What you must realize is, such inspiration was not born out of thin air.  Most credit lies squarely on the shoulders of the show Jackass, one of MTV’s crowning jewels.  MTV is no longer a music television station.  It is now a reality TV channel that specializes in the lifestyles and behavior of really stupid Americans.  The Real World, 16 and Pregnant, Jersey Shore, and, of course, Jackass – it’s like the Discovery Channel for retards.

 

Jackass starred Johnny Knoxville, Bam Margera,  Steve-O, Ryan Dunn, and others.  Ryan Dunn was a lesser known personality on the show, but he had his stand-out moments, most notably, putting a toy car up his ass and getting an X-ray, much to the surprise of the doctor and his female assistant.  I just watched the video on Youtube and one of the viewers commented “He lived and died with car parts in his ass”.  Not the nicest thing to say, perhaps, but I thought it was clever. 

 

Ryan Dunn died of a car accident after driving his Porsche 911 off the road while having a blood alcohol level of 0.196 (more than twice the normal limit).  Also killed in the accident was Zachary Hartwell, a production assistant on Jackass Two.  Investigations show that he was driving between 132 to 140 miles per hour in a 55 limit zone. 

 

When a person dies, it’s sad, regardless of whether or not they were responsible for their own death.  In this case, there’s a greater responsibility.  When a person is surrounded by friends who constantly dare that person to be stupid, is it really so surprising when that person dies as a result of their own stupidity?  Being dared to do stupid acts was his bread and butter. It paid for the Porsche 911 he was driving.  The actors on Jackass are guys who think it’s funny and cool to do things which put themselves at risk for great bodily harm and injury, and they have conveyed this message to the youth of America.  Was there any other inevitability than the untimely death of one of them?  The only thing they didn’t forsee was that one of their deaths would not be filmed during one of their stunts.

 

One of the Pied Pipers of the Jackass show is gone.  Where will the children who follow him go from here?

 

Bobo_Vision

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  • July 1, 2011, 2:18 p.m. CST

    But where is the obit for Ryan Dunn!?!?!?!?

    by golden tribw

    someone had to ask

  • Just to piss em off.

  • July 1, 2011, 2:19 p.m. CST

    Not a "car accident"

    by Sodomy Redux

    More like "being an idiot" is what killed him. And curse you fucking idiots for writing out an obit for this loser.

  • July 1, 2011, 2:23 p.m. CST

    LEADING CANDIDATE FOR NEXT YEAR'S DARWIN AWARDS

    by MARCEL_THE_NEGRO_PROJECTIONIST

    I mean, dickwad was driving 150 mph drunk, with passengers, too! What the fuck was he expecting??

  • July 1, 2011, 2:25 p.m. CST

    Hey, why can't we say "accident," again?

    by DudeRobert125

    Because "accident" implies there's nobody to blame.

  • July 1, 2011, 2:30 p.m. CST

    I was actually proud of AICN for not posting an obit for Ryan Dunn

    by vin_diggler

    So much for that!

  • July 1, 2011, 2:34 p.m. CST

    driving drunk = not an accident

    by sunwukong86

  • July 1, 2011, 2:34 p.m. CST

    This is proof this site has become shit.

    by Fah-Cue

  • July 1, 2011, 2:34 p.m. CST

    ah hell whiteboy texas won

    by darth_ghidorah85

    goddammit...

  • July 1, 2011, 2:37 p.m. CST

    Had he lived, he would have been arrested for manslaughter.

    by jamesonian

  • July 1, 2011, 2:37 p.m. CST

    Really? Really?

    by eric haislar

    you gave in.

  • July 1, 2011, 2:38 p.m. CST

    Stop BLAMING Ryan for the other dudes DEATH!!!!

    by Fritzlorrerains

    His stupid ass decided to get into the car knowing Ryan was drunk! It's his own fault! Leave Ryan ALONE!!!

  • July 1, 2011, 2:38 p.m. CST

    Best revenge Ryan Dunn ever did

    by eric haislar

    Every time i watch this i laugh. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XTrllLbBA_g

  • July 1, 2011, 2:39 p.m. CST

    He called the shit Poop!!!

    by eric haislar

  • July 1, 2011, 2:39 p.m. CST

    No balls.

    by shutupfanboy

    The guy did not deserve an obit after driving drunk. Also, there is a ban button somewhere find it and use it.

  • July 1, 2011, 2:42 p.m. CST

    A pied piper of today's american youth???

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    The only place this dipshit is qualified to lead me to the produce section. Dumb fukking idiot shouldve kept his ass off of TV and stayed where he shouldve been--checking my groceries or greeting me at Wal Mart. GO FUCK YOURSELF DUNN. AND BAM. YOU TOO LOSTBOY FOR WHINNING ABOUT THIS FOR A WEEK. knoxville gets a pass cause he seemed to be hesistant later in life about doing stupid shit. plus he made me laugh in BIG TROUBLE

  • July 1, 2011, 2:42 p.m. CST

    Fuck off.

    by Cartagia

    Actually bowing down and posting an obit for this? Fuck you AICN.

  • July 1, 2011, 2:43 p.m. CST

    Cos no other actor ever died from being reckless before

    by HELLSFOXES

    Sure we glorify River Phoenix, Heath Ledger, Jim Morrison and Kurt Cobain cos they were way more famous. Not like their deaths weren't through their own ignorance, friends sharing vices and tragically ironic. The Jackass guys set themselves apart from the mindless freaks with sweet emotional beats, great sense of comedy and inventiveness that all those other pricks couldn't match. Ryan Dunn may have been in an environment that encouraged recklessness but hey thats showbiz. To rail on him performing complex, outlandish stunts but glorify celebs who are frequent drug users is awful. Grow up.

  • July 1, 2011, 2:44 p.m. CST

    How is it possible to feel sorry for this guy?

    by JamesWest

    He killed himself being stupid. It was bound to happen and the rest of his nitwit friends will likely be joining him soon enough by stupid acts of their own. Is it a shame he died? Sure. But how does one feel sorry for an idiot?

  • July 1, 2011, 2:44 p.m. CST

    Now Jackass 4 can be dead-icated to him...

    by MoneyGrabSequel

    10 to 1 says at least one of those guys gets a tattoo of Dunn. I really have no sympathy for him and what's Dunn is done.

  • July 1, 2011, 2:45 p.m. CST

    korus?

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    Why shouldnt we blame dunn for killing his passenger?!? Youre the type of Neanderthal that blames the victim if she gets raped cause she was scantily dressed therefore asking for it. Fuck you asshole.

  • July 1, 2011, 2:45 p.m. CST

    Those of you complaining that he got an obit....

    by Bobo_Vision

    ...probably didn't read it. This is my response to those constantly asking for a Ryan Dunn obit. It's pretty fair. <p> Thanks, AICN for posting it. I love you guys!!!!

  • July 1, 2011, 2:45 p.m. CST

    Where will the children who follow him go from here?

    by art123guy

    Probably to a bar to get drunk and drive 132 to 140 miles per hour in a 55 limit zone

  • We need to ban together and demand this post be removed!

  • July 1, 2011, 2:45 p.m. CST

    hellsfoxes

    by eric haislar

    Those people killed themselves and them alone. This dude took someone else with him because he had a god complex.

  • July 1, 2011, 2:46 p.m. CST

    I haven't seen a worse cave-in since that Chile unpleasantness.

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    Dare I say ... CHOPPED?

  • July 1, 2011, 2:48 p.m. CST

    Hellfoxes

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    All those guys you listed had one thing in common--they were talented. Ryan Dunn-not so much. They got drunk and high and did stupid shit you would do in the back alley of a 7-11 on a friday night but wouldnt be dumb enough to tape it. head to Hot Topic bitches--i'm sure they are clearing out all the Tim Burton shit to make way for Ryan Dunn shirts and Jackass DVDs.

  • July 1, 2011, 2:49 p.m. CST

    bobo_vision: Yeah, nice try.

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    AICN caved, that's all there is to it. Slapping a "please, won't you think of the children?!?!" message on it doesn't mean a goddamn thing. All the hands have been wrung already. What the fuck was the point of this?

  • July 1, 2011, 2:50 p.m. CST

    I read it

    by Cartagia

    Being well written and fair doesn't mean it should have been posted ever. That doesn't mean that Harry and Co. had to bow before the whims of a few fucking trolls demanding an obit and posting one from anyone, let alone a talkbacker (no offense).

  • July 1, 2011, 2:52 p.m. CST

    whining, self righteous assholes

    by Ye Not Guilty

    First a bunch of self righteous assholes whine because AICN hadn't posted an obituary for Dunn. Now that they have, a different group of self righteous douchebags complain about that. All of you losers stfu. Nobody gives a shit what any of you think.

  • July 1, 2011, 2:52 p.m. CST

    Good riddance, you worthless asshole...

    by Mr. Waturi

    Ryan's death was not an "accident." He did not accidentally pour alcohol into his system, nor did he accidentally fall into the driver's seat of a car and drive away. This guy was an arrogant irresponsible piece of shit who killed his friend. He's lucky he died, or else he'd be in jail right now. Thank God he didn't kill anybody else.

  • July 1, 2011, 2:52 p.m. CST

    Choppah, this article was made for guys like you

    by Bobo_Vision

    It will give you something to do this afternoon and give your day some purpose. <p> You're welcome.

  • July 1, 2011, 2:53 p.m. CST

    Gee—I just thought he got exactly what he bought and paid for.

    by David Bolton

    Unfortunately it was a surprise party for his friend, though.

  • July 1, 2011, 2:53 p.m. CST

    bobo_vision

    by hey_kobe_tell_me_how_your_ass_tastes

    just tell it like it is haters will hate that is what they do

  • July 1, 2011, 2:55 p.m. CST

    bobo_vision

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    Nice PSA... too bad your ass got.... CHOPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPED!!!!!!

  • July 1, 2011, 2:55 p.m. CST

    bobo_vision

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    You bring nothing to new the conversation. I mean, I'll give you points for better grammar than the typical AICN article, but what's the point? Concern that kids will act just like Dunn and drive drunk? Huh?

  • July 1, 2011, 2:55 p.m. CST

    ye not guilt, damn well said

    by hey_kobe_tell_me_how_your_ass_tastes

    the point you miss though is that the trolls and assorted 'paths on here love to bitch, that is their therapy and whole purpose in life they bitch about aicn in general but would be the first to cry if it ever did shut down because then were would they go to bitch where anyone would pay the slightest bit of attention to them? their own site? hell no, they get bored too soon listening to an echo chamber so, even your reasonable post will fall on (mostly) deaf ears (there are a few who will listen) because that is just the way it works for some around these parts now wait for the trolls and their assorted ass kissers and enablers and socks to gather

  • July 1, 2011, 2:56 p.m. CST

    look up the definition of accident

    by G00mp

    Just because you're drunk doesn't mean you crashed on purpose. It's possible to be "at fault" for an accident.

  • July 1, 2011, 2:57 p.m. CST

    Take it from kobe.

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    He's had a few cars up his ass.

  • July 1, 2011, 2:57 p.m. CST

    shut your fucking pie hole subtitles off

    by hey_kobe_tell_me_how_your_ass_tastes

    i mean choppah you sick gay bithc nobody cares what you are your little puppet friends have to say anyhow

  • July 1, 2011, 2:58 p.m. CST

    This jackass does not deserve respect nor an obit

    by Peter Sullivan

    Bobo, you are dead wrong with your analysis of this jackass's death. And no, I am not using jackass as a term of endearment. I have perused these videos you speak of, the youth doing really stupid shit, and I have often wondered where the motivation came from. Thank you for clarifying that "Jackass" as the "pied piper" of our youth. So now I know that Ryan Dunn is not only responsible for the car accident fatality, but also for the various broken bones, burns, brain damage, torn ligaments, etc. that have resulted from said "really stupid shit." It is not sad that Ryan Dunn died. Perhaps it is sad that it did not happen sooner, perhaps Mr. Hartwell's life might have been spared. Or the youth following the "pied piper" might have been spared some expensive medical bills. I'm glad that being a jackass bought him a car. I'm very glad that being a jackass cost him his life. Unfortunately someone else had to die in the process. Now maybe the children can follow someone with a brain. RIP Ryan Dunn. Good riddance. Thanks for the obit.

  • July 1, 2011, 2:58 p.m. CST

    I already forgot this guy died until seeing this...

    by Andrew Coleman

    Still waiting for one of the Jackass guys to die doing something not regular stupid. Drunk driving is regular stupid and reckless. Would have had more respect if he died stuffing a scorpion up his own ass or something. I mean you die like that and you're a bad ass. Drunk driving and taking someone else with you, the exact opposite of bad ass.

  • July 1, 2011, 2:58 p.m. CST

    AICN picked the most chickenshit way to cave, too.

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    We won't do an obit, but we'll get a TALKBACKER to do it! Are you running for office, Harry?

  • July 1, 2011, 2:59 p.m. CST

    Hey Mr. Waturi

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    You look like a bag of shit stuffed in a cheap suit.

  • July 1, 2011, 3 p.m. CST

    Not worth mentioning

    by freerangecelt

    but of course the young'uns idolize these morons. He died irresponsibly because he was irresponsible. The same people who eulogize meth dealers who get their asses blown away in deals gone bad cry over morons who get piss drunk and wrap their expensive toys around trees and kill another human being in the process. Take it from someone who survived being hit by a drunk driver, fuck those bastards.

  • July 1, 2011, 3 p.m. CST

    I usually disagree with the_choppah's posts

    by vin_diggler

    but today you are spot on sir!

  • July 1, 2011, 3:05 p.m. CST

    vin_diggler: Tragedies bring the unlikeliest people together.

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    And, here, the tragedy in question is the fact that this piece of shit fuckface asshole FINALLY got an obit on this site, only under the chickenshit guise of a "The More You Know" PSA.

  • July 1, 2011, 3:06 p.m. CST

    Question

    by musically_endowed

    You think all that alcohol made Dunn more flammable in hell?

  • July 1, 2011, 3:07 p.m. CST

    Did you at least get paid for this, bobo_vision?

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    Or were you rewarded with a 'set visit' to the scene of the crime?

  • July 1, 2011, 3:10 p.m. CST

    adrienne shelly

    by INWOsuxRED

    AICN wouldn't post anything about her until after it turned out she didn't actually kill herself. This guy killed himself and someone else and still gets a mention. Ed Fucking McMahon!

  • July 1, 2011, 3:11 p.m. CST

    Huh, imagine that

    by CT1

    More passive-aggressive expression from the head honchos around here I see, a nice little smarmy sarcastic "obit" by a talkbacker, although I guess this way you can avoid another "D. Vader"-like incident in a "real" obit column, obviously you wouldn't be able to maintain any sort of decorum for this particular individual's passing, but why not just put up the fucking Scott Pilgrim animated GIF again when you want to show how pissed off and petulant you're feeling against Talkbackers? I guess thanks for the try, but no thanks.

  • July 1, 2011, 3:13 p.m. CST

    Video Tribute for Dunn made by his friends...

    by JethroBodine

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GwOMMdCb5ds P.S. If you aren't familliar with Roger Alan Wade, who sings the second song on this video, he's Johnny Knoxville's cousin, and he kicks MUCH ASS! Look him up.

  • July 1, 2011, 3:18 p.m. CST

    genderbender

    by hey_kobe_tell_me_how_your_ass_tastes

    what is your deal? i'm not trying to bust on you, but damn, you only post to talk about woman hating - do you have some special program that flags you when any mention of a woman hater shows up on aicn? im serious dude

  • July 1, 2011, 3:19 p.m. CST

    Did I mention Cobra is a DICK?

    by hey_kobe_tell_me_how_your_ass_tastes

    hidden meaning someone will figure it out

  • July 1, 2011, 3:20 p.m. CST

    Now THIS is a story everyone should read.

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    http://tinyurl.com/acertainblackboxer

  • July 1, 2011, 3:21 p.m. CST

    This obituary is masterful in how it controls the talkback.

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    6.20.11 (date of death) 6+20+11= 37. 4 (# of paragraphs in obit) 37 + 4 = 41 41 + 37 = 78 7+8 = 15. What is 15 - 9? 6 Lucky number 6....invert the 6 and it becomes 9. which was a pretty dull though visually impressive animated film. Very smart....very.... bobo_vision transforms into boob_vision It's a farce, a misogynistic farce. Very clever.

  • July 1, 2011, 3:24 p.m. CST

    you stupid bitches dont even realize that youve been had

    by hey_kobe_tell_me_how_your_ass_tastes

    ryan dunn aint dead. this is all a big publicity stunt for jackass 4 and damn Im going to be laughing my ass off at yiou shitheads when this comes out soon. choppah/asi/subs - im here now want some bubbeh

  • July 1, 2011, 3:24 p.m. CST

    Kobe ... HEY! LOOK OVER THERE!

    by THE_CHOPPAH

  • July 1, 2011, 3:30 p.m. CST

    choppah, picture the squid monster in watchmen

    by hey_kobe_tell_me_how_your_ass_tastes

    that is how bad i will fuck your world up sissy fuck

  • You don't have to be too smart to not drink and drive or drive your Porsche 132mph in a 55mph zone. To say it was inevitable that one of them should die like this is like saying none of them have control over their behavior or choices, and that's incorrect.

  • July 1, 2011, 3:31 p.m. CST

    And yes

    by CT1

    I'm the type of Neanderthal that blames the victim if she gets raped cause she was scantily dressed as she knowingly snuck her way into a prison full of big scary serial rapists and proceeded to give lap dances and rub tits in their face and grab their cocks, therefore asking for it.

  • July 1, 2011, 3:31 p.m. CST

    Ryan Dunce died like a true JackAss and Kobe is just an Assjack

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    ASS_TASTED!

  • July 1, 2011, 3:33 p.m. CST

    So you gave in to the tea partier equivalent

    by proevad

    on this board. I swear to god, idiots control the damn planet these days.

  • July 1, 2011, 3:34 p.m. CST

    Kobe, when I picture the squid monster in Watchmen

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    I picture your Mom's vagina after 10 story tall Dr. Manhatten bukkakes on her.

  • July 1, 2011, 3:35 p.m. CST

    ct1 - gawdamn boy you write the purty words

    by hey_kobe_tell_me_how_your_ass_tastes

    you are my favorite writer and i use the word writer not tb'er - because that label does you an injustice on here.

  • July 1, 2011, 3:36 p.m. CST

    moneygrabsequel

    by Loosejerk

    Don't know if you're kidding or truly don't know, but Miniature Man got a tattoo of Dunn. When asked about it, he said it burned.

  • July 1, 2011, 3:40 p.m. CST

    Who's the next Jackass to die? I think it'll be the fat one.

    by Andy Pandy

    When you live life on the edge, don't be surprised when you fall off!

  • July 1, 2011, 3:41 p.m. CST

    I'm glad that AICN allowed a TALKBACKER to write the Obit

    by D.Vader

    AICN didn't post an obit for Dunn, I didn't care. The man was in three movies, and the definition "movie" is a bit stretched in those cases. I'm glad AICN staff members didn't write the obit. That would have definitely been an example of caving in to pressure. But I'm more glad that they posted an obit written by a talkbacker. There was obviously a small demand to see an obit here on the website, and if AICN wasn't going to do it, posting a talkbacker's thoughts on the subject is a great way to A) show that AICN *does* listen to its readership and their concerns (despite years of evidence to the contrary) and B) a great way to really make this place feel like a community. Kudos Bobo_Vision.

  • July 1, 2011, 3:45 p.m. CST

    d.vader

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    Shit, if any Talkbacker should be permitted to post articles on this site, it should be you. Or CHOPPAH.

  • July 1, 2011, 3:47 p.m. CST

    The only sad things about this guys death are...

    by conspiracy

    1. He destroyed a perfectly fine GT3 and 2. It wasn't filmed so I could get a really good laugh out of it. Other than that I don't see a downside to the death of a guy who imperiled others by his actions.

  • July 1, 2011, 3:53 p.m. CST

    bobo_vision -- you should have mentioned Dunn's early days

    by MooseMalloy

    How Bam Margera and his friends turned projects from a media class in high school into a series of videos that owned the skate world starting in 1999. I first saw CKY2 in 2000, and thought back then that it could be tamed down and put on TV (or at least cable). From humble beginnings to worldwide fame and influence; a true American success story!

  • July 1, 2011, 3:56 p.m. CST

    I tend to stay out of obits now too, MJ

    by D.Vader

    Ever since Beaks got upset and started swinging the BanHammer in the last one I stepped in to. When did Polanski get banned?

  • Doing dumb ass stunts for a tv show and lethal drunk driving is as opposite as night and day. Trying to rationale the act because, "thats what he did", is stupid, irresponsible, and naive.

  • July 1, 2011, 4:08 p.m. CST

    FUCK THIS DEAD BITCH.

    by AzulTool

    If he didn't have a beard, nobody would know who the fuck he was.

  • July 1, 2011, 4:09 p.m. CST

    rot in hell, dumbass

    by spidercoz

    The world is better off without retarded idiotic dipshits like Ryan "Ow, my balls!" Dunn. Fuck you Margera, fuck you Knoxville, and fuck you the rest of the Jackasses. You have all contributed to the decline of civilization and the rise of stupidity. You all deserve horrible deaths and whatever punishment may follow.

  • July 1, 2011, 4:16 p.m. CST

    Choppah...

    by Mr. Waturi

    I am not arguing that with you.

  • July 1, 2011, 4:19 p.m. CST

    Jesus Harry...

    by DougMcKenzie

    I remember a decade of telling the trolls in the TB to go get fucked... now you are kowtowing to them? What, when they demand an obit for the lead grip on Krull, will you bend to them as well?

  • He doesn't deserve this. He was obviously a dumb mother fucker. I'm not saying he got what he deserves, because he didn't...but if any of us had been on that same stretch of road as he was on that night...we might be dead. So fuck him and fuck anyone who mourns his death.

  • ... Only if you're talented? Got it. There have been countless times when I've gone out drinking with my friends, and was faced with the choice of getting into a car with them behind the wheel when they were clearly too shitfaced to be driving. I always choose to take a cab, or even walk home. Often times, I can convince my buddies to do the same. Life IS about the choices we make... That's why that rape analogy sucks real bad.

  • He said he didn't know anything about Ryan Dunn and none of the other contributers had anything to say about him, BUT that not a single talkbacker had submitted an obituary...even the ones demanding one. A day later and still nothing....so I decided to send in my version, and it got up. <p> Those of you who want to get AICN to print your stuff...don't ask in the talkbacks....just send it to them. The worst thing that'll happen is it won't get printed. Take the New York Asian Film Festival for example....if someone here were to see something at NYAFF that was worthy of more attention and sent in a review...as long as it's decently written...there's a good chance it would get printed. I'd do it like I did in past years but I don't live in New York anymore....

  • July 1, 2011, 4:44 p.m. CST

    Why is this fucking moron being mourned?

    by DarthJedi

    This idiot drinks to excess, get in a car with a friend, speeds and loses control killing himself and his friend; and we're mourning him because he was a celebrity famous for doing idiotic and stupidly insane things and made us laugh? WHAT THE FUCK IS WRONG WITH YOU PEOPLE?

  • He murdered someone on his way out...that's a fact. This guy did nothing worth remembering.

  • July 1, 2011, 4:44 p.m. CST

    MJ

    by D.Vader

    Were you actually insulting AmbushBug?

  • July 1, 2011, 4:45 p.m. CST

    Hey where's the Osama Bin Laden obituary?

    by Mel

    Since we're doing obits for murderers now...where is it?

  • July 1, 2011, 4:47 p.m. CST

    im sorry, but who the f cares...

    by Norman Colson

  • July 1, 2011, 4:50 p.m. CST

    FINALLY! Very well done bobo

    by lostboytexas

    And a standing ovation to Harry and the AICN guys for all they do. To the haters: BUNG!!!

  • Over the holiday weekend?

  • July 1, 2011, 4:53 p.m. CST

    How is this person a murderer again?

    by Anthrax

    I understand he had a friend in the car with him, and I haven't exactly been keeping up with the latest details, but unless it's been reported that this guy held a gun to his pal's head and threatened to shoot him if he didn't get into the car, then calling him a murderer is just plain factually incorrect. genderblender is right about rape. It isn't a game. People don't just get to randomly dictate what is or is not rape on a mere whim. Same thing with murder. It either is, or it isn't. Did this guy make a horrible, terribly dumb mistake? absolutely. Looks like his friend made the exact same one, though. He's equally responsible for his own death.

  • July 1, 2011, 4:54 p.m. CST

    Ebert was right

    by bdhthx1138

    And so are you... Dunn deserves all the hate talk since he killed someone. This did not need to happen.

  • July 1, 2011, 4:55 p.m. CST

    mr_jacksons_macaulay_culkin_dick_blood

    by Anthrax

    Is saying some of the most horribly hilarious shit ever... I can't wait for GB to come back and wax that ass.

  • July 1, 2011, 4:57 p.m. CST

    WOW!......AICN CAVED IN!

    by Darth_Kaos

    My respect for the site has went down greatly. This guy has done nothing to further filmmaking, let along geekdom to have an obit on this site or any other site pertaining to movies. I can't believe you guys gave in.The only obit he deserves is from his friends and family. But this turn of events has proven two things to how this site has become. 1. Harry now gives a shit about what talkbackers wants, when he really didn't use to. 2. and confirms that AICN is now and simply a tool. This site is becoming like MySpace...loosing touch....the clock is ticking.

  • July 1, 2011, 4:58 p.m. CST

    So long, jackass!

    by I_Snake_Plissken

    First, I think it’s a pussy move for AICN to post this from another talkbaker, seems like quite a dodge. I, like a few others who have posted, actually thought more of AICN for not celebrating this dumbfuck’s death. Secondly, if this was anybody but a “celebrity,” would anybody think twice about eviscerating this asshole? I don’t care who it is, anybody who gets that drunk and then gets in a car and drives (especially that fast) deserves no pity. He got exactly what he deserved – I feel sorry for his passenger, but one can only assume he knew what kind of chance he was going to be taking – them’s the breaks. Did he have a bad childhood? WAAAAHHH! Was he not loved enough? WAAAAAAHH!! Anybody who gives two shits for this asshole has never had their life impacted by a drunk driver. I am just thankful he and his passenger were the only ones killed. Anybody, celebrity or not, who acts that selfish and irresponsible should never be given a pass for his actions. Rest in pieces Ryan Dunn! You really were a true jackass!

  • July 1, 2011, 4:59 p.m. CST

    That's messed up, MJ

    by D.Vader

    Messed up. But AmbushBug does seem a bit thin-skinned during some of the back-and-froths I've seen him get into in other Tbs.

  • July 1, 2011, 5:09 p.m. CST

    It's not killed another person... it's involuntary manslaughter.

    by Norman Colson

    killing denotes intent.... right??? But who the fuck cares about this duchebag. seriously... I mean it isnt important in our dailt lives... he wasnt even the leader of the jackass clique. so who really cares, just close this whole thread and fade it away...

  • July 1, 2011, 5:11 p.m. CST

    Harry didnt cave

    by lostboytexas

    he already said that he's never seen Jackass so why would he do an obit on someone he didnt know? Very kind of him to offer to post a fan written obituary though. and congrats to bobo for stepping up like a man. As for the haters: Dunn's taint had more charisma than all of you combined. Random Hero RIP

  • July 1, 2011, 5:14 p.m. CST

    I go grab a sandwich, have a beer and pinch a loaf,

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    and this is what I come back to? Genderblender, as always, has rape on the mind. MJs_Cold_Dead_Talkback_Handle is prattling on about diddling diaper-clad infants. lostboytexass is sucking Ryan Dunn's charcoal briquette of a dick. The more things change around, the more they stay the same. I fucking love this place.

  • July 1, 2011, 5:17 p.m. CST

    LOL! Choppah

    by Darth_Kaos

    You're one of 3 reasons why I continue to visit this site.

  • July 1, 2011, 5:19 p.m. CST

    Anthrax

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    He is a murderer. Think about this: Had he lived and only the passenger died he wouldve been charged with manslaughter. Given the high BAC, he would've had his ass handed to him. He did the honorable thing and died too, saving the taxpayers of that one horse town A lot of money.

  • July 1, 2011, 5:20 p.m. CST

    choppah got heart...

    by Norman Colson

    ...i give him that.

  • July 1, 2011, 5:20 p.m. CST

    Ryan Dunn: The Man, The Myth....

    by Zombiana_Jones

    ...The Legendary drunken, passenger-and-self-immolating dumbass. Said it all before quite a number of times, so I won't repeat myself here...But why on Earth stoop to this level? I've lost some respect there, AICN.

  • July 1, 2011, 5:21 p.m. CST

    Genderbender

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    There's a reasOn he chooses his handles after rapists and molestors.

  • July 1, 2011, 5:24 p.m. CST

    The Obit we're ALL waiting for...

    by Zombiana_Jones

    ...The death of the last shred of credibility this site has. I think this post equates to a death rattle, as it were....

  • Gillis was a porn icon and you didn't make a peep but these fucking Jackass fanboys bleat about their fucking retarded idol and you cave like the fucking morons that you are.

  • July 1, 2011, 5:26 p.m. CST

    The finger waving in here has reached tsunami levels

    by MooseMalloy

  • July 1, 2011, 5:27 p.m. CST

    Obituary does not =

    by dixieflyer

  • July 1, 2011, 5:28 p.m. CST

    Dobie Gillis is dead...

    by Zombiana_Jones

    He's been dead a long, long time. I think I heard he was beaten to death by someone with a set of bongo drums. Sad. RIP, Mr. Gillis....

  • July 1, 2011, 5:31 p.m. CST

    @southtexasmoviefreak, you pathetic sack of shit

    by Sodomy Redux

    I've never driven drunk or drove high, and I've smoked my fair share of weed and drank more than my fair share of beer. The thing is, I'm not a piece of shit like you - I realize that if I get behind a 2 ton vehicle when I'm fucked up, I might hurt or kill an innocent person. So I don't. I've slept and puked in my car rather than drove because I'm not human garbage like you.

  • July 1, 2011, 5:31 p.m. CST

    Obituary does not mean you are honoring someone.

    by dixieflyer

    The obit is fine with me. It just brings notice that someone relevant to the community has died. I don't see why Dunn would not be of interest to this community to some degree. They can be a saint or shitbag, it is just about cold hard information. Now to honor or give a eulogy is a different thing.

  • makes him a murderer in my book. I don't care how funny he was. When OJ dies will AICN honor him with an obit because he was funny in the Naked Gun series?

  • July 1, 2011, 5:36 p.m. CST

    Honestly, the most famous thing Ryan Dunn did...

    by Zombiana_Jones

    ...Was get drunk and blow himself up in his fucking car. Now, Knoxville, Bam, or maybe Steve-O...But Ryan Dunn was a second fiddle, if you ask me. Never even heard of the man until this, and I watched months of 'Jackass' while I was working in Germany...Because between that and Chapelle, it's about all that was on in English...Honestly, I think the justification for an obituary is tenuous at best, unless it somehow helps some dumbass to wake up and finally smell the coffee...

  • July 1, 2011, 5:44 p.m. CST

    Too late.

    by Gerry Manderin

    The morons' attention has already moved on to the epic Bay-nality of TRANSFORMERS 3: THE DARK SIDE OF THE BALANCE SHEET. Why cry about a fellow idiot's death when you can jack it with two hundred other assholes to 500-foot robots sticking their red, white and blue missiles up Chicago's bum? America, fukk yeah.

  • When an offender kills accidentally or without specific intent to kill in the course of an applicable felony, what might have been manslaughter is escalated to murder. Pennsylvania recognizes the felony murder rule, and depending on the prosecutor, the combination of drunk driving and driving nearly 100 miles over the speed limit could have caused Dunn to be charged with first degree murder.

  • July 1, 2011, 5:48 p.m. CST

    But, pollaxt, laws don't matter.

    by Gerry Manderin

    Ryan Dunn was AWESOME, don'tcha know? A hero. GAWD! If only the whole Jackass Generation would plow into a tree at 140 miles per hour. C'mon, kids. Do your American duty. Help purify the gene pool.

  • July 1, 2011, 5:52 p.m. CST

    Hey Bobo_Vision, Go Fuck Yourself!

    by Crusty_Juggler

    I remember when you were a victim of the ban hammer yourself. I also remember when you ran to Nuke the Fridge whining and crying about it like a little bitch. Now you're a contributor. Oh Goooood for you! <p> Fuck Dunn, the drunk driving piece of shit. He didn't just kill himself with his stupidity, he took another along with him, and there is absolutely no justifying it. Go back under that rock that you crawled out of, you jackass. <p> Oh yeah, and fuck you AICN for posting this trash. It's a new low, even for you guys.

  • July 1, 2011, 5:57 p.m. CST

    Y'all Crackas acting kinda harsh, "bro"

    by darth_ghidorah85

    sayin Glad this guy died and glad he got axed and glad he deserved deat. y'all niggas acting like this fool, which he was, was osama bin laden and a-thing i bet every one of y'all have driven with alcohol in the system. doesnt matter if it a sip, or 3 pitchers of long island, ya still driving while drinking crackas and they hypocritical double standards. lessons can be learned without death as judgement

  • July 1, 2011, 5:58 p.m. CST

    Black people read this site? Hunh.

    by Gerry Manderin

    I thought y'alls was into bangin' and the hip-hop and the gangsta shit.

  • July 1, 2011, 5:59 p.m. CST

    crusty_juggler....what name would I know you by?

    by Bobo_Vision

    You seem to know me from way back. Yeah, I did get banned by Moriarty about 3 years ago now for stirring up some shit on the Script Girl talkbacks. And yes, I did go to the Nuke the Fridge website for a bit...but man, did that website ever suck. Not only is it the worst movie website I've ever been to....it's one of the worst websites, period. <p> So, yeah, I came back here. Moriarty is gone...and nothing really compares to the talkbacks here...ya know? So what's good with you? How are things? Whoever you are, it seems like life has been fucking you up the ass.

  • July 1, 2011, 6:02 p.m. CST

    sutlet

    by darth_ghidorah85

    oh yeah, brotha, we do read this site, and we also bang your woman, while y'all go to ya dayjobs workin 9 to 5 for a mint. suck my black wang, you inbred honky

  • July 1, 2011, 6:03 p.m. CST

    There's alot of black people on this site...

    by Norman Colson

    But like i said before no one gives a fuck about ryann dunn seriously. No one truly cares... and darth please go back to grammar school with this slang shit over the net. shit is not cute, homie.

  • July 1, 2011, 6:07 p.m. CST

    ghost of self-hate

    by darth_ghidorah85

    you probably some brotha raised into believing that black is wrong. brotha, i'll pray for you, but not forget that the whitey will always hold you back and make you they bitch if you try to conform to their "social" ways. remember, we aren't nothing but heathens in they eyes. never forget.

  • July 1, 2011, 6:14 p.m. CST

    hey dont get on me about self hate...

    by Norman Colson

    i'm not hating on whitey. i hate on everyone... who deserves it. i dont care how they (white people and Co) view me they can all eat a dick as far as im concerned. And it's not about comformity, im good...

  • July 1, 2011, 6:16 p.m. CST

    I would give sympathy to his family and friends

    by david starling

    Who no doubt are enduring a lot of pain right now, not just for their loss but the way it happened. He doesn't deserve an obituary at all - to all those who disagree, I ask you this:how would you feel if the passenger who was taken so cruelly was your friend or relative? Would you want Ryan honoured so? He made people laugh, and he went to a lot of pain to achieve it. But it isn't an excuse.

  • July 1, 2011, 6:18 p.m. CST

    NOT FAIR.

    by Darth_Kong

  • July 1, 2011, 6:19 p.m. CST

    RIP Some Fucking Dude.

    by AzulTool

  • July 1, 2011, 6:19 p.m. CST

    RIP Dick Goezinya

    by AzulTool

  • July 1, 2011, 6:19 p.m. CST

    RIP Heywood Jablowme

    by AzulTool

  • July 1, 2011, 6:19 p.m. CST

    RIP Anita Cock

    by AzulTool

  • July 1, 2011, 6:20 p.m. CST

    RIP Hugh Jassole

    by AzulTool

  • July 1, 2011, 6:20 p.m. CST

    Haters gonna hate

    by Bobo_Vision

    Listen, Happy Canada Day. I'm gonna drive to Saskatoon now and get drunk...after I finish driving. Peace.

  • July 1, 2011, 6:21 p.m. CST

    RIP Willie Fistagash

    by AzulTool

  • July 1, 2011, 6:21 p.m. CST

    They only conveyed that message to the dumb kids

    by Rupee88

    Most kids did not watch Jackass and think they should go do crazy stunts. You could say the same about any movie stuntman...anyway this seems like a pointless article and you just did it to clean up the future talkbacks a bit.

  • July 1, 2011, 6:23 p.m. CST

    Wow dont go 130 on the expressway bobo...

    by Norman Colson

    watch out for that tree!!! too soon???

  • July 1, 2011, 6:23 p.m. CST

    So, where's my Ban-O-Meter?

    by Darth_Kong

  • July 1, 2011, 6:23 p.m. CST

    Ohhh! he's Canadian!

    by vin_diggler

    Now I get it

  • July 1, 2011, 6:23 p.m. CST

    bobo_vision is a douchebag

    by Arcadian Del Sol

  • July 1, 2011, 6:24 p.m. CST

    RIP Norma Serection

    by AzulTool

  • July 1, 2011, 6:25 p.m. CST

    42 years old and never drove intoxicated

    by proevad

    Know why? Cuz I'm not a selfish twat. I'm sure the few people left on here who's opinions I respect, never have either. This is a site where cinematic ART is admired and debated. Been a reader for a decade, but the more Harry started delegating everything to his underlings--and then the underlings started delegating everything to their underlings--it's a little like driving by an empty lot where your childhood house used to be. Sad, sad, sad. Should be memorializing this site, not this untalented douche.

  • .

  • July 1, 2011, 6:30 p.m. CST

    RIP Phillip Mahole

    by AzulTool

  • July 1, 2011, 6:31 p.m. CST

    RIP Jack McDickoff

    by AzulTool

  • July 1, 2011, 6:32 p.m. CST

    Sorry to disappoint you, mr_jacksons_macaulay_culkin_dick_blood

    by Continentalop

    But I'm still around. I'm pretty busy so I don't post often.

  • July 1, 2011, 6:33 p.m. CST

    RIP Larry Crowne

    by AzulTool

  • July 1, 2011, 6:33 p.m. CST

    Bobo_Vision is a NUKE THE FRIDGE Writer!!!

    by folllowkull

    What a sell out he is!

  • July 1, 2011, 6:35 p.m. CST

    RIP Green Lantern Franchise

    by AzulTool

  • July 1, 2011, 6:35 p.m. CST

    crusty_juggler - Bobo_Vision got ban from NtF

    by folllowkull

  • July 1, 2011, 6:36 p.m. CST

    AICN negotiates with terrorists?

    by WINONA_RYDERS_PUSSY_JUICE

    Isn't this week-old news? Then all the terrorist threats in the talkbacks demanding an obit for this guy? And you caved? That's fuckin ironic since every movie I've ever seen they never negotiate with terrorists.

  • Whoo hooo we're drunk and you're goin' a buck forty.

  • July 1, 2011, 6:39 p.m. CST

    Sounds like a bunch of fucking dicksuck Republicans up in this shit box.

    by Dr. Francis B. Gross

  • Fact!

  • July 1, 2011, 6:42 p.m. CST

    What's brown and sounds like a bell?

    by Loosejerk

    DUNN!

  • July 1, 2011, 6:42 p.m. CST

    Hey, Ryan Dunn fanboy apololgists...

    by Paul Hanlin Jr

    He's a murderer, and that will always be his legacy. I hope the family of the guy he killed sues Dunn's estate down to its last plug nickel in a civil lawsuit. And Bam Margera still ripped Roger Ebert on a local Philly radio interview even AFTER Ebert was proven right about Dunn tapping out at 2.5x the legal limit. He still doesn't get it. CKY, baby, CKY.

  • July 1, 2011, 6:44 p.m. CST

    Will Casey Anthony get an obit when she gets the chair?

    by D Ropaela

    She's been on TV more than Ryan Dunn has.

  • July 1, 2011, 6:48 p.m. CST

    I'd fuck the shit out of Tot Mom....her tits look so fluffy and slap-happy.

    by Dr. Francis B. Gross

  • July 1, 2011, 6:48 p.m. CST

    Hey Bobo_Vision -

    by folllowkull

    The AICN staff was nice by giving you a chance to write here. Maybe they are unaware of how much SHIT you talked about them. I’m gathering links right now to show them!

  • July 1, 2011, 6:53 p.m. CST

    Question: Would Kim Kardashian get an Obit?

    by Darth_Kaos

    If she died today, would there be this outcry from Talkbakers about "where's Kim's Obit"? Would AICN cave in as well? She's just as irrelevant. I just want to know.

  • July 1, 2011, 6:55 p.m. CST

    I'd like to shove my car in Kardashian's succulent and sweaty ass

    by Dr. Francis B. Gross

  • July 1, 2011, 7:01 p.m. CST

    No Obit for the victims of Drunk Driver?

    by folllowkull

  • July 1, 2011, 7:04 p.m. CST

    Excellent point Followkull

    by vin_diggler

    Why does no one care about the man killed by Dunn? Because he never made you laugh?

  • Their clientele ends up being the lowest, filthiest scum imaginable. This place, like that episode, cracks me up.

  • July 1, 2011, 7:09 p.m. CST

    @followkull Hartwell prolly encouraged Dunn to haul ass.

    by Dr. Francis B. Gross

  • July 1, 2011, 7:09 p.m. CST

    @followkull Hartwell prolly encouraged Dunn to haul ass.

    by Dr. Francis B. Gross

  • July 1, 2011, 7:25 p.m. CST

    RIP my sperm when i jacked off earlier

    by Mel

    more worthy than this guy getting an obituary

  • July 1, 2011, 7:27 p.m. CST

    haters gonna hate

    by lostboytexas

    what a bunch of smegheads! question: how do you play WoW and browse AICN at the same time? thats a talent

  • July 1, 2011, 7:29 p.m. CST

    Choppah

    by Fritzlorrerains

    Sorry, but the dude got in a car with a drunk driver and knew he was drunk. He should have known it was a risk. His fault as much as ryans. Technically they both commited suicide and the death certificate should reflect as much.

  • July 1, 2011, 7:32 p.m. CST

    Roger Ebert owned Ryan and passenger

    by Fritzlorrerains

    Hard.

  • July 1, 2011, 7:33 p.m. CST

    wow thank you

    by CT1

    i appreciate that, it means a lot to me.

  • July 1, 2011, 7:35 p.m. CST

    Cancer owned Roger Ebert

    by Dr. Francis B. Gross

    Harder.

  • July 1, 2011, 7:35 p.m. CST

    @southtexasmoviefuck there's a difference here, numbnuts...

    by Zombiana_Jones

    ...Sure, poor decision to choose to ride with Dunn. HOWEVER, he was what's known as a PASSENGER. Which means the DRIVER is supposed to take the RESPONSIBILITY for the passenger's safety. So who's fault is it? DUNN's. Responsibility...It's a word that has apparently lapsed into obsolescence. I once knew someone who hit someone trying to CARJACK him...AND THE ASSHOLE CARJACKER FUCKHEAD SUED HIM. Everybody's in the business of pawning off responsibility for everything...On the Legal system...The welfare system. The government. And where is it getting anyone? We're about to default on our huge debt and get pwned by China. Because we were too much of a fuckstick to take responsibility and say, 'Hey, I make $4.25 an hour at McDonalds. Even though they'll let me, maybe I shouldn't sign that mortgage on that $500,000 house...' We've watched too much 'Jackass' and FUCKING RETARDED MICHAEL BAY 'TRANSFUCKER' MOVIES. Don't be upset, then, when your government tries to decide 'what's best for you'...You've handed over your rights by not voting, by not being more involved and RESPONSIBLE. It's always someone else's job...My advice? When you wake up in the fucking MATRIX BATTERY FARM, take the BLUE pill and go back to fucking sleep. Fuck democrats. Fuck republicans. fuck the tea party, the whigs, the green party, and every other party. They're all a fucking sham. The career politicians running this country are a fucking abomination to the system---The founding fathers never intended government to be run like that. But just mind the status quo and jerk off in 'Transfuckers 3' like a good little drone that you are. I'm 'Libertarian', and fuck them, too. Know what I'd like to see? Ryan Dunn's full-size flaming Porsche stuck up YOUR ass. Fuckin' fuckwit...

  • July 1, 2011, 7:37 p.m. CST

    Obit for Guy who shoves Matchbox up his ass! Yet no Ed McMahon Obit!

    by Drunken Busboy

    Just sayin! It's sad! Still not too late to give him one! :(

  • July 1, 2011, 7:40 p.m. CST

    I offer you another scenerio korus1234

    by vin_diggler

    What if Hartwell was a light weight when it came to drinking. Maybe he had no idea what was going on, but he trusted his friend Ryan and allowed Ryan to put him in the car. Hopefully Hartwell was passed out during the moment of impact. We will never know, but what we do know was that Ryan was fully aware of what he was doing and was capable of putting himself behind the wheel and driving the car.

  • July 1, 2011, 7:43 p.m. CST

    FUCK GLENN BECK.

    by Zombiana_Jones

    Yes, he's probably the worst of them...FUCKTARD SUPREME, preying on the minds of the fucking sheeple... WE let him be a dick, don't you see? by tolerating the asshole... And assholes like him, everywhere...

  • July 1, 2011, 7:43 p.m. CST

    Southtexasmoviefreak

    by Fritzlorrerains

    not really. Seeing as how ebert is alive and Ryan and the other guy are corpses now I'd say ebert owned hardest. Cancer merely got his jaw.

  • July 1, 2011, 7:44 p.m. CST

    Ryan Dunn was cool

    by Fritzlorrerains

    He deserved an obit.

  • July 1, 2011, 7:46 p.m. CST

    Ryan Dunn was cool...

    by Zombiana_Jones

    And now, he's a cooled red-hot-fucking cinder of a stupid, drunk, irresponsible man-child.

  • July 1, 2011, 7:47 p.m. CST

    BoBo is a hero!

    by Fritzlorrerains

    For writing this obit.

  • July 1, 2011, 7:48 p.m. CST

    Zombiana....

    by Fritzlorrerains

    Can't argue with that

  • If it hadn't been done for a movie, you'd think of him as some sick fuck from your local dive bar. Wah. Murder Suicide.

  • If it hadn't been done for a movie, you'd think of him as some sick fuck from your local dive bar. Wah. Murder Suicide.

  • July 1, 2011, 7:51 p.m. CST

    "more than twice the NORMAL limit"?

    by bah

    Not to nitpick an obit, but I'm pretty sure that's not what you meant. If it is, you have a serious drinking problem.

  • July 1, 2011, 7:54 p.m. CST

    I am watching LOTR Extended Blurays right now....and they're FUCKING AWESOME!!

    by Dr. Francis B. Gross

  • July 1, 2011, 7:55 p.m. CST

    @southtexasmoviefreak

    by Zombiana_Jones

    On that, WE CAN AGREE......

  • July 1, 2011, 8:03 p.m. CST

    Y'know who I listened to?

    by Zombiana_Jones

    BOB fuckin' LASSITER. Glenn Beck got his start by filling his time slot once the fucks at Clear Channel canned him. Sure, few knew of him... Probably NOBODY on here. He was the inspiration for the Howard Beale 'Mad as hell' character in NETWORK. He was a dyed-in-the-wool liberal, BUT...He wasn't a dick for it. But you know what? He fucking died from kidney failure because he was IRRESPONSIBLE about his diabetes. What a fucking waste....

  • July 1, 2011, 8:03 p.m. CST

    Pointless Obit

    by D o o d

    for a pointless douche!

  • July 1, 2011, 8:16 p.m. CST

    The majority of you suck

    by DaFiedla

    The reason movies became popular to begin with is so people could escape their regular lives. The Jack Ass series epitomizes that idea. Watch idiots do stupid shit and laugh that it's not you having it happen to. Ryan Dunn was a big part of that. He also fucked up and paid the ultimate price. @zombiana_Jones, take a Valium and relax. You're so angry you don't even realize how bad you contradict yourself. Your ideas on responsibility are mostly valid, but in the process you totally absolve Hartwell of ANY responsibility for getting in the car. And how you spun this into an irrational rant about politics and Transformers 3 is beyond me. One question, what size foil hat do you wear. For the others bitching about an obit, it's for those left behind you fucktards, not for the person that died. Show some respect for his friends and his fans that are mourning his death.

  • July 1, 2011, 8:28 p.m. CST

    Ryan Dunn's Facebook Status has now been updated to...

    by kubricksnutsack

    CRISPY Good riddance to the idiot. Shame he had to take some poor fool with him.

  • Because he was 10 times the man Ryan Dunn was and AICN forgot him

  • July 1, 2011, 8:49 p.m. CST

    Jackass 4

    by proevad

    maybe they can dare each other to dig him up and do "things" to the body.

  • July 1, 2011, 8:52 p.m. CST

    Awesome Dunn tribute video

    by lostboytexas

    'without darkness stars cannot shine' well said Roger!

  • July 1, 2011, 8:55 p.m. CST

    @dafiedla

    by Zombiana_Jones

    Perhaps you mistook my rant on the greater cause of this accident...Hartwell chose poorly, and I said it at the very beginning. He was irresponsible, too...However, my point was that ultimately, the responsibility for his death, for the most part, lay with Dunn at the wheel. Drinking, especially the amount that they ostensibly did, removes inhibitions like climbing into a car with a drunk...It's hard to make the right decision there. My larger point is that we as a society seem to lack the responsibility and, frankly, the balls to tell it like it is. Instead of saying, 'yeah...he was a drunk idiot and died, end of story'...We moan and groan about what a tragedy it is, how 'millions of people all over the world are crying', and other utter fallacies. It's natural selection. People who make the wrong decisions don't survive to add to the gene pool. We're all so used to looking at everyone else to figure out how to act that it's killing us. Political correctness, my ass. America was founded with a healthy dose of 'this is how this shit's gonna be,' and not 'Hey, do you mind if we become an independent country? Please don't hate us.' We've lost our individualistic willfulness and determination to do what's right...And replaced it by shoving a smartphone in everyone's fucking ass...Telling them that if they get in an auto accident, they should call some scumbag fucking lawyer to sue the nuts off somebody THEY have probably personally wronged. Transformers is a target because it's one of the few films i've walked out on. It was just mindless, mindless dissonance...And to me, it represents the mindless shit that's filling our kids' minds on a daily basis from all sides. Sure, it's fun to watch some dumbass stick a toy car up his ass and surprise some medical idiots...As I said before, I watched quite a bit of Jackass, and yeah... I enjoyed it. But I put it into perspective...And I didn't just sit there and watch shit all day. I did other things more constructive, because that's what a responsible person does. He realizes what he should and shouldn't do, and he moderates what he does. Unlike Dunn. Unlike Hartwell. And unlike all the asshole 'crying millions' that can't see the forest for the trees. I apologize for nothing. Sure, make funny cracks about foil hats and Glenn 'the antichrist' Beck. You'll all be fucking Zombie hors d'oeuvres when the apocalypse comes..... Good? Bad? I'll be the guy with the gun.

  • July 1, 2011, 8:57 p.m. CST

    my rebuttal

    by HELLSFOXES

    what about the kids they influenced to do heroin.. are they completely innocent of that? okay so he took someone with him, but we don't know their circumstance. have you ever thought about getting in the passenger seat when the driver is drunk and decided against it? THAT'S YOUR LIFE TOO! part of putting your life in someones hands is making a decision that the person is responsible. its a whole sorry affair its true. im not saying he isn't to blame for this situation but the show never promoted drinking and driving, just like nirvana never told their fans to shoot up. truth is celebrities offer us pain and recklessness for our entertainment and we encourage them as a society. the way they put their lives in danger for our amusement is the same as britney (even less knowingly) having a meltdown to keep the tabloids satisfied. WE encourage it. and they supply it. and you know what? I REALLY ENJOYED THE JACKASS MOVIES. Just like we all enjoyed deeply unsettling nirvana music. its all just a sorry state of affairs and demonizing one egg that happened to break and take another with it is to ignore the smell of omelettes thats been cooking for years.

  • July 1, 2011, 8:57 p.m. CST

    Wow...

    by King Psyz

    AICN sure is on the bleeding edge of breaking entertainment news...

  • July 1, 2011, 8:58 p.m. CST

    by King Psyz

    Sorry he's not a random camera opp or foley guy, no obit...

  • July 1, 2011, 8:59 p.m. CST

    Who?

    by IndyCollector

  • July 1, 2011, 9:04 p.m. CST

    Good? Bad? I'll be the guy with the gun.

    by vin_diggler

    What an awsome closer! Bravo zombiana_jones!

  • July 1, 2011, 9:05 p.m. CST

    Chop

    by Anthrax

    Manslaughter isn't murder, though. There's a very wide chasm of difference between the two. I'm not well versed in the Jackass catalog. I don't know where this dude ranks in the pantheon of guys who apparently shove things up their own asses. I just don't see why anybody should be demonized for someone else's mistake. Plenty of people drink. Plenty of them get drunk. What separates most people from these two souls is that most folks are responsible enough human beings to stop themselves from driving drunk, or at the very least climbing into a car with an intoxicated driver. I've never driven drunk, never been a passenger with a drunk driver, and never will be. Personal responsibility isn't too much to ask for. I would understand the vitriol if he had hit a pedestrian or t-boned another car. His buddy had a choice, and he knew exactly what he was getting into when he hopped into his bombed friend's ride.

  • Your makeup sex should be epic.

  • July 1, 2011, 9:12 p.m. CST

    *ZING*

    by Zombiana_Jones

  • July 1, 2011, 9:30 p.m. CST

    @Zombiana Jones

    by DaFiedla

    Which apocalypse? The one the Mayans predicted? The one the crazy preacher from Oakland predicted. You toot your own horn about all the production you get done during the day, meanwhile you continue the rambling about the apocalypse, political correctness, and where you got your foil hat. That fact is you've provided nothing but complaints and zero answers for how to solve any problems. Good idea to sit in your home with your gun and wait for the end of the world. Real....productive. Foil hats for life!!!!

  • was gonna watch TT last night but I got Dances with Wolves last night and ended up watching it. Almost 4 fucking hours....and quite boring, i should add!

  • July 1, 2011, 9:43 p.m. CST

    Who cares?

    by steveola

    This moron killed a guy driving in his car because he was drunk. Why is this even worthy of a post?

  • July 1, 2011, 9:43 p.m. CST

    @dafiedla

    by Zombiana_Jones

    There's just no getting through to you. The 'zombie apocalypse' thing is a joke...Or should I call it a metaphor? I'll sum it up. Until we as a culture wise up and start seeing that the instant-gratification, junkfood lifestyle we find ourselves slipping increasingly into is wrong for us, there's nothing one person can do. I can try to persuade people online to wake up and look at your daily choices...And make some small changes. I'm not saying to live like a monk; fuck all that shit. Just be more responsible with what you do---with your life, with your kids' lives...With your everyday financial and political decisions. That's all I can really do. You drive my point home perfectly...You see, the answer isn't with me...It isn't with someone else. It's with you. It's with everyone. That's why we're on a slippery slope into a world of shit right now---We keep looking for someone else to wipe our ass for us. That's all...Really, if you haven't 'got it' yet, you aren't going to. Hope you taste bad, maybe you'll survive....Good luck.

  • July 1, 2011, 9:49 p.m. CST

    This would be like giving an obit to Snooki or Kim Kardashian

    by sunwukong86

    Someone who's famous and we're not really sure why

  • I was a talkbacker for a short while there in 2009 after I got banned here by Moriarty, and during that year I submitted 3 or 4 movie reviews to give some attention to some movies I thought deserved it. One was on a documentary about CBGB's, the other was coverage of the New York Asian Film Festival. I also did it to help support that site so that it might attract some cool people to the talkbacks to create an environment similar to the talkbacks here...that never happened. But I was never a writer there, and was never paid for those contributions. <p> Also, it became quickly apparent that that site and its talkbacks were lame. All the articles were basically Republicans bitching about how much they hated movies. I realized that websites built by AICN talkbackers could never be any fun....and as you mentioned, I was banned from there for speaking my mind. <p> Most talkbackers love to bitch about movies. That's what's fun about the talkbacks here. But if any of those talkbackers created their own website, it ceases to be fun, because these guys are like monkeys flinging poo. In these talkbacks, the monkeys fling poo at both Harry and AICN, but also at movies and Hollywood. But when they build their own site, there is no target for them to fling poo at anymore. They keep flinging it at Hollywood, but that gets old. ALSO, they don't want anyone flinging poo in their own house....SO, all the monkeys who follow them to their website become sychophants and tell them how much their articles rock, when they actually suck, and if you are honest about anything written at their site, then the monkeys will fling poo at you. Watching monkeys fling their poo at the zoo can be fun, but living in the cage with that monkey...not so much fun. <p> That's why all the websites created by talkbackers suck. For example, there's a talkbacker now who posts in every single talkback over and over again, and he thinks he's very funny, and he has a handful of monkeys who think he's funny, too, but do any of those monkeys like darth_kong frequent his website? Of course not. You need a website like this which has Harry who loves movies, even though his articles can be grammatical nightmares. <p> Anyhow...getting back to you, followkrull...the fact that you think I'm a writer at that site you mentioned which I haven't posted at since 2009 tells me that a) you're not all there mentally and b) your life hasn't progressed much since 2009.

  • July 1, 2011, 9:59 p.m. CST

    Did I say Zombie Apocalypse? I meant TROLL Apocalypse. 2012, baby!!!!

    by Zombiana_Jones

    Because Zombies, er..... Trolls gotta eat!!!!

  • July 1, 2011, 10:02 p.m. CST

    I see no value in glorifying idiots

    by Teddy Artery

    Especially not famous idiots.

  • July 1, 2011, 10:02 p.m. CST

    Taste like Chicken

    by DaFiedla

    I'd assume I taste like chicken. Got it!

  • July 1, 2011, 10:04 p.m. CST

    River Phoenix, Heath Ledger, Jim Morrison and Kurt Cobain

    by boogy110

    What sets them apart in their deaths is that how they killed themselves either intentional or not; did not risk the life of another person. What if one of our teenage kids or hell what if one of us was driving down that same street and the fucker hit us instead of that tree? I feel profoundly sad for his parents and friends. As for him? Nope.

  • July 1, 2011, 10:04 p.m. CST

    I wonder...would Chuck Norris get an obit on this site?

    by Dr. Francis B. Gross

    Most definitely not! That would require his death, which is not possible by any stretch of the laws of physics (also known as the Laws of Chuck Norrises).

  • July 1, 2011, 10:16 p.m. CST

    credit goes to SKATERS

    by torontoxic

    Anyone who skated in the 90's enjoyed a social subculture that will never be rivalled in terms of enjoyment. It was beautiful chaos where breaking a limp was the funniest thing you could do. Then came Big Brother. Then CKY. THEN Jackass.

  • July 1, 2011, 10:44 p.m. CST

    where is the obit for the 911?

    by Miyamoto_Musashi

    beautiful car, driven by an absolute retard (and a drunk one at that)

  • July 1, 2011, 10:48 p.m. CST

    .............

    by darth_ghidorah85

    You white Boys is crazy

  • July 1, 2011, 10:48 p.m. CST

    Stick a fork in him

    by thelordofhell

    He's Dunn

  • July 1, 2011, 10:49 p.m. CST

    Where will the children go?? WTF??

    by Tru_Movie_Goer

    Hopefully the "children" you speak of will realize just how juvenile and asinine these idiots are who make fools of themselves by putting themselves in harms way for profit and find some REAL people of substance to look up to. I mean, no disrespect to the deceased, but when you live life as if there is no consequence for absolutely, profoundly, blatant irresponsibility, karma will eventually kick you quite literally in the ass.

  • July 1, 2011, 10:53 p.m. CST

    Gene Colan dies without notice here

    by thelordofhell

    Yet this fucking twaddling hack gets an obit because he became the meme of the week for crashing a car and killing a person while drunk. Good call AICN.

  • July 1, 2011, 11:31 p.m. CST

    To 99% of the talkbackers here.

    by hamslime

    Way to tough talk a dead guy. You guys are showing some true class.

  • July 1, 2011, 11:39 p.m. CST

    Not eligible for a Darwin Award

    by no1ofimportance

    You are disqualified for taking other people with you, like the mother who let her 11-year-old drive and kill the entire family and wiping out herself and her genetic heirs. Zachary Hartwell might be eligible for getting into a souped-up sports car driven by a drunk with poor impulse control/self-preservation and a record of accidents. Duff lived his life like a candle. Or alcohol lamp.

  • July 1, 2011, 11:54 p.m. CST

    Wow, that wasn't really a respectful obit.

    by Yelsaeb

    If Ray Bradbury died with a blood alcohol level of 0.196 while driving a Porsche at 140 miles per hours everyone on this site would be crying their eyes out. Everyone thinks they have the right to be a dick because Dunn made a living off of doing dumb things. Who cares what he did? He was a human being. A human being who, on multiple occasions, made me laugh hysterically. So I respect him for that. Rest in peace, Ryan.

  • July 2, 2011, 12:03 a.m. CST

    Yeah, I read commets all the time. Everybody is still a prick.

    by Yelsaeb

  • July 2, 2011, 12:23 a.m. CST

    Drunk Ass Murderer

    by btc909

    I'm glad this douche didn't kill anyone in my family or anyone I knew. The Hartwell family should get a lawyer & sue Ryan Dunn estate for any remaining costs that Zachary Hartwell is still incurring. Accident; this wasn't an accident, it was a DUI along with very excessive speed.

  • July 2, 2011, 1:06 a.m. CST

    Jesus, man

    by Vern

    If you didn't like the guy just don't write about him, you don't have to rub it in. That's some serious scumbag shit to post an "obituary" like that, and then you newsies are upset because it's too subtle about dancing on his fucking grave? Classiest thing I've seen on here since the headline about raping the Sex and the City movie.

  • July 2, 2011, 1:07 a.m. CST

    Major dick move

    by JonJonB9

    If you fucking pricks didn't want to post an obit for him you should have just, y'know, NOT. Instead you choose to piss off everyone you can; the idiots who villify him see "farewell to ryan dunn" and go into apoplexy and the people who actually READ it see that it's a complete slur against the guy. Way to be major cunts AICN.

  • July 2, 2011, 1:08 a.m. CST

    and btc909...

    by JonJonB9

    I'm not gonna respond to every moronic post but since yours is right above mine...you need to look up the definitions of both MURDER and ACCIDENT, you complete bag of wank.

  • July 2, 2011, 1:14 a.m. CST

    Hey, Vern,...are you THE Vern... as in Outlawvern?

    by Bobo_Vision

    What happened to your blackbox status? Are you relegated to just another monkey flinging poo like the rest of the talkbackers?

  • July 2, 2011, 1:28 a.m. CST

    Elvis Presley, John Belushi, Chris Farley, Jimi Hendrix

    by TheJudger

    Jim Morrison, Janis Joplin, Judy Garland, Brad Renfro. I have not made any jokes about Ryan. It's not my style. I don't get off on that kind of shit. I also don't use the deaths of other people as a soap box or a lecture sermon. Given the nature of the this event. I'm going to break this personal rule of mine and speak my mind in regards to this incident and what it brought out in the online line community. When people need help. When they really want it. They will seek and find it. There is no need to advertise the halls, that goes against the rules of the fellowship, and I personally saw that as an act of cowardice's and a hide behind in regards to the original heartless statement made shortly after Ryan's death. Dunn lived his life the way he wanted to live it the way his friends encouraged him to. They had a blast and they did some really stupid shit, granted most of the time it was only about the ride with no ill will/malice meant towards one another. I saw a happy guy who really enjoyed life and found ways to get cheap thrills and laughs out of it every day. To all the people getting off making the jokes and talking shit and being holier than thou and playing the "I told you so" game. All I can say is this. You are sad. Really fucking sad. Yeah I get it. He's a Celeb!!!!! We love this shit! Love talking trash about the people the in the media. Being a Celeb means 99.9 percent of the world doesn't know the real you- In reality all they know is what they see on the Movies and TV. Even on reality shows like "Jackass" some of that personality is fabricated and exaggerated. Back in the day when the 3 Stooges were big, people used to walk up to these actors and hit them with fingers in the eyes, and these people thought- "Hey, it's ok! You guys love doing this stuff each other on your show" Guess what, it's not cool when random strangers walk up to you and poke and hit you, because hey your character on TV does it. He has a family and friends. Real people with real feelings. Who he grew up with and loved, and those people don't need to read and hear such heartless cruel things about him. His whole 34 years spent here on earth wasn't about that one mistake. He didn't live in a bar, he wasn't making headlines as a drug addict or alcoholic. Dare to be the one guy who says "Fuck all you losers talking shit about someone you never knew." Doesn't mean he's not a real person, doesn't mean he doesn't have other real people who knew and cared about him. \/ And if you still wanna be a prick about it \/ May you never be blessed with a tragic death of someone close to you, and may it never make headlines or become a topic for the whole world to jerk off too Fucking Sad. Plain and simple.

  • July 2, 2011, 1:34 a.m. CST

    wait a minute

    by WINONA_RYDERS_PUSSY_JUICE

    this obit is total garbage. Bobo_vision is a fucking jackass but I wouldn't pay to see his worthless ass. It's no shock that one of these guys died in a drunken accident. So why do you find it necessary to piss on his grave? Fuck you you piece of shit.

  • July 2, 2011, 1:36 a.m. CST

    Btc909

    by Fritzlorrerains

    Ryan is not at fault. That guy was drinking with Ryan all night so he knew he was getting into a car with a drunk man. He made a choice and it killed him.

  • July 2, 2011, 1:39 a.m. CST

    the fuckin hypocrisy is fucking killing me here

    by WINONA_RYDERS_PUSSY_JUICE

    all those self righteous bans in that one obituary months ago? dozens of talkbackers were banned for crossing some unseen, imaginary line in an actor's obit talkback. I thought AICN was making a statement? Now you post this disgusting piece of shit obituary mockery? are you fucking serious???

  • July 2, 2011, 1:55 a.m. CST

    DRINKING AND DRIVING... JUST FUCKING STUPID.

    by Mennen

  • July 2, 2011, 2:02 a.m. CST

    AICN, this is really crass. I love you guys, but come on

    by BadMrWonka

    if you don't want to have an obit for Ryan Dunn, don't have one. writing up something like this, this is just not in keeping with the spirit of AICN. this is just mean spirited, and completely useless. I love this site, and I'm usually an endless defender. but this is terrible and should be removed.

  • Totally agree with winona_ryders_pussy_juice (can't belive I just wrote that)....<BR><BR> Yes the guy was a douche. Yes it was his own fault he died . But wouldn't it have been better just to post nothing than that snark fake obit above? <BR><BR> The more I come to AICN, and read shite like this , the more I see that Harry and Co. are a bunch of dim and tacky morons.<BR><BR> I think I'll fuck off now to Dark Horizons to find some up to date "cool news".......

  • July 2, 2011, 2:59 a.m. CST

    BadMrwonka...get your own thoughts instead of aping Vern's

    by Bobo_Vision

  • July 2, 2011, 3:54 a.m. CST

    Vern, I'm about to call you out....hold on to your tush

    by Bobo_Vision

    Vern, I love your movie reviews. When it comes to reviewing movies, you're aces, man. <p> But when it comes to moralizing....didn't you serve time in prison for armed robbery? As in, you held a gun to people threatening to murder them so that you could steal some money? Correct me if I'm wrong. And you've named your current website Outlawvern dotcom which makes me think you're not very remorseful and you think that what you think is cool. "Oooooh, look at me. I'm Vern and I'm an outlaw because I served time in the clink for threatening to blow people away to get some cash." <p> And then there's the book that you've been shilling about Steven Seagal....arguably one of the biggest cinematic douchebags in the last few decades. You don't give your real name on the book or show your photo because of your crimes against humanity. But again, I guess you think that adds to your cool factor...as you shill your book for one of the biggest cinematic douchebags in the last few decades. <p> And what, you are moralizing because you think my opinions aren't classy? And you think Massawyrm isn't classy because he tore the Sex in the City move a new one and made metaphors that he was raping that movie? Well I'll tell you what Massawyrm and I didn't do, Vern. We didn't threaten to kill someone while trying to rob peoples' money. <p> Like I said, Vern....love your movie reviews. But as for your moralizing....you've got no ground to stand on. You're On Deadly Ground. See what I did there? It's the name of a Steven Seagal film. One of the biggest cinematic douchebags of the last few decades. Ohhhhhhhhhhhhh....snap.

  • July 2, 2011, 3:54 a.m. CST

    I love AICN talkbacks!!!!

    by Bobo_Vision

  • July 2, 2011, 3:57 a.m. CST

    just glad he didn't drive into a stationwagon

    by Righteous Brother

    killing a family, now that would have been tragic.

  • July 2, 2011, 3:58 a.m. CST

    good one, bobo_vision

    by drave117

    I think your obit is the perfect response to people demanding an obit for this jackass. Well done!

  • July 2, 2011, 4:11 a.m. CST

    bobo_vision

    by BadMrWonka

    Sorry to burst your bubble, but I didn't read a single word of this talkback until your response to me. I didn't want to get sucked in. I read what you wrote, I said my peace, period. And the fact that you jumped straight to ad hominem attacks rather than actually having a conversation says a lot. I'm understanding more and more how you could write something as mean-spirited and misguided as your post above...I'm still at a lost as to why AICN posted it, though.

  • July 2, 2011, 4:12 a.m. CST

    euyh.... guys?

    by MoffatBabies

    You do all realize this is just one huge wank, don't you? There's the people joking about it, the ones chastising them for the jokes. Then there are the ones posting here to get off on the superiority kick by going after and shaming ANY point of view, no matter what it is. Every angle has a shaming up its sleeve somewhere. Not hard enough on the guy? SHAME! Too hard on him? SHAME! Whining about the lot of them? SHAME! Telling your own experiences losing someone to a drunk driver? SHAME ON YOU! This isn't about YOU! Have something to say about that? SHAME! Is it murder? An accident? Was it inevitable? Is this obit some kind of dark joke? Is it deserved? Fuck it. I'm delivering a lesson to the lot of you and if you don't want to read it, go fuck yourselves. If you don't need this information, you'll know it. You don't need to say a thing. Years ago, I had an ongoing argument with a lawyer friend over a hypothetical, one loosely based on reality. A Jehovah's Witness is walking outside in broad daylight. A drunk drives into her and critically injures her in a way that requires that she receive a transfusion or DIE. Well, the problem is, Jehovah's Witnesses do not accept the blood of another into their bodies. It's against their religious beliefs. They won't even take their OWN blood. So the argument was... is it the drunk driver's fault that she died because she refused,in advance and through family, to receive a transfusion, or is it her's because she clings to her beliefs more than she clings to her own survival? As a fellow atheist, he solidly believed that although the drunk driver was responsible for her injury, he was not responsible for her death. That fault was hers and hers alone, in his opinion. I differ. When we walk out into the world, we know the risks. We know that every time we cross the barriers of our domiciles we run the risk of heading straight into any or all worst case scenarios. This includes everything from Jehovah's Witnesses to... yes.... Haemophiliacs!! Haemophilia would produce the same outcome. No belief system or appropriated stone age superstitions would be able to absorb the blame. And I win this argument because of that. Or any other possible worst case scenario from sickly toddler to decrepid old man already on the precipice of death. When you get behind the wheel of a car, you take on ANY AND ALL (as an adult) worst case scenarios. You become responsible for the well being of anyone in your way, and YES... anyone in your passenger seats. Even adults, drunk or not. Stupid or not. That key and that wheel are YOURS. But you're thinking.. well some of you... that this is just me soap-boxing, EXPLOITING this loss in order to feel superior... or smarter than you.. or whatever you may be dreaming up. BULLSHIT! I'm going to take it a step beyond soap-boxing and say that the remaining members of the Jackass crew and Dunn's friends/family need to MAN the fuck up at this time and use this tragedy (no matter how some of you empty fucks see it, it's a tragedy for someone.. for many) as an opportunity to help prevent this kind of thing happening again. By USING (AKA: EXPLOITING .. yes, not a bad word in a Capitalist society or any society worth living in, you pseudo-south-park-conservative windbags) this tragedy to help prevent further tragedy. Yes, stop TWEETING back at people in your grief-driven temper tantrum and get moving on getting out there in public and helping to get the message out that when you get behind the wheel of a 3563 LB (average weight of an American car in 2009) moving OBJECT which you CONTROL and are legally responsible for... DON'T FUCKING DO IT DRUNK! And if you, the people who apparently respect the man and love him, already are working on sending that message... to the people who respect and follow you... then good for you. If not, go fuck yourselves. You don't deserve my respect, sympathy or tactfulness. Or anyone else's. "We're grieving right now... myahhh... stop it.." just doesn't cut it. You lost that when you went in front of the cameras and people watched in numbers. Now you have to face that there are some consequences and responsibilities that come with that. You can choose to ignore them, or not. But I can also choose to think you don't deserve an OUNCE of tact or sympathy if you don't. And it doesn't make me feel good to say it. You're welcome.

  • July 2, 2011, 4:15 a.m. CST

    ad hominem attacks?

    by Bobo_Vision

    Dude, it's a talkback. I didn't club you with an axe. "Ad hominem"? Are you sitting at home in your pajamas drinking a glass of white wine while your cat cuddles in your lap right now?

  • July 2, 2011, 4:17 a.m. CST

    Fuck Ryan Dunn... where's the obit for Margaret Tyzack..?

    by workshed

    One of the greatest film and TV actresses of all-time died last week yet not a whisper here... http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0879239/ ...that's right - she had something called 'TALENT' and was probably in something dear to your heart, whether it be '2001', 'Clockwork Orange', 'I' Clavdivs' and many, many more. Dunn, on the other hand was a jackass who, along with the other members of Jackass, helped bring about the intellectual decline of planet Earth. Sure, I'm a fan of the art of slapstick/mindless violence - especially in the hands of Mayall and Edmondson - but Jackass 3D was embarrassing; the sight of men whose hearts really aren't in their job any more. Johnny Knoxville had a 'why do I have to hang out with these dicks?' look on his face throughout the movie. At one point, when he smiled, I thought his face was going to crack. Harry... who the fuck is Bobo_Vision? And how come he gets a free pass to write an article/obit on this douche manslaughterer..? Shame on AICN. I thought you'd stuck to your guns.

  • July 2, 2011, 4:23 a.m. CST

    ad hominem

    by MoffatBabies

    always makes me think of barbershop quartets. I can just hear them singing it in succession....multiplying their velvety-smooth made-for-hair-cutting voices...in harmonic progression... AD HOMINEM (baritone) AD HOMINEM! (baritone and alto) AD HOMINEM!! (baritone, alto and the normal looking guy) AD HOMINEM!!! (baritone, alto, the normal guy and the one that had the vasectomy or something all together for one last...) AD HOMINEM!!!! And it also makes me hungry for grits for some reason.

  • July 2, 2011, 4:30 a.m. CST

    Oh.

    by MoffatBabies

    And I thought it was a well-written, fair obit.

  • July 2, 2011, 4:35 a.m. CST

    bobo_vision

    by BadMrWonka

    After over a decade on this site, I'm through apologizing to jerks like you for being literate. It's always the first or second insult I get, whenever people notice that I don't write like a teenager that has to pee really badly. If I have to endure some SUPER painful insults insinuating that I might have a cat or wear pajamas, I think I can bear it. So keep 'em coming, if it makes you feel better. My only point was that reading your angry, defensive comments in the talkbacks, I can see more than enough of your self-loathing personality to understand why you would write something like you did about this guy. Yet again, I'm left wondering why anyone at AICN thought it was a good idea to give a voice to a deluded jerk with the phoniest sense of indignation and self-righteousness I've seen on the internet in a long time. I know you don't believe any of the pseudo-psychological nonsense you wrote about kids following in Dunn's footsteps. You just wanted to feel like a big, important man for standing up on your soapbox and moralizing. I also suspect that (same as I was) you were annoyed by people clamoring for an obit for this guy in every talkback. I'm hoping sooner or later, Harry or Quint or someone wake up and take this bullshit down. Until then, I guess you can be the big man and tell me some more about my taste in white wine. I prefer a crisp Sauvignon Blanc if you want to send me some.

  • July 2, 2011, 4:48 a.m. CST

    bobo_vision

    by hamslime

    Speaking as someone who hasn't robbed a bank or wrote a book about Steven Seagal. You're being a classless jerk. You might do yourself a service and realize this, if for no other reason than to make yourself a better person. Your obituary and susequent talkbacks have shown poor character. Quit trying to be better than everybody else and instead use that energy to better yourself.

  • July 2, 2011, 5:09 a.m. CST

    And still no mention of Gene Colan's passing

    by Stalkeye

    The artist that was well known for his stint on Tomb of Dracula and not to mention the co creator of Blade. (y'know, that movie based on a obscure vampire hunter that helped to usher in the mainstream of marvel FILMS?!?) No offense, but I'm not giving this guy Dunn a "RIP" although it's unfortunate that he passed. but I have more respect for those who use their talents/skills for creative contributions as oppossed to a bunch of guys who make a living from riding bikes on banisters or putting firecrackers up their asses. SMH*

  • He's a drunk driving douche who had almost killed people before due to his idiot drink driving ways and didn't bother to learn from such idiocy, instead constantly driving like a maniac, while drunk and while not, leading to several crashes, and such behaviour ultimately led to him getting himself killed in that same exact way - as a drunk driving douche. And he managed to kill somebody else at the same time too. Giving this drunk driving douche the hero and remembrance treatment is one of the most sickening things I've seen on AICN in quite some time. This man was responsible for not only killing himself, but also for killing somebody else, all because he was too arrogant and too stupid to learn anything from past mistakes, and that does not make him worthy of remembering as anything other than a drunken idiot cunt for all time.

  • July 2, 2011, 5:19 a.m. CST

    *sigh* yep...

    by MoffatBabies

    pretty divisive stuff I'd say. Has anyone noticed that?

  • July 2, 2011, 5:28 a.m. CST

    bobo_vision

    by JonJonB9

    Your opinion is your own and something you're entitled to. I think most people's problem (those who have a problem with it, that is) is that a) it's not really an "obituary" in the classic sense, just a VERY thinly veiled attack on the guy and b) AICN themselves are being massive dicks by posting it as an obit.

  • But this fuckhead was going 140mph!!! If Dunn's friends really gave a shit about him they would have confronted him about his recklessness and alcoholism long ago. Instead they reinforced it. They have a lot to think about now, if their brains are even capable of it.

  • July 2, 2011, 5:43 a.m. CST

    That's it, bobo_vision

    by Vern

    Keep up like this and I'm gonna have to cross you off the list of people to write my obituary. This is your second to last warning before I put you in a 2-month probationary period. Look buddy, you can make your judgments on me, I don't give a shit. I suspect you're smart enough to know that all that bullshit you just slung at me has nothing to do with anything. My only point is that it's shitty to write an "obituary" about somebody where you call them a retard and criticize them. I don't care who it is. You're an adult. You know this. Who posted this for you? I'm betting they didn't read it closely and assumed you were a sincere person trying to honor a dead guy. Harry, Quint and friends are nice people who normally wouldn't post something so mean-spirited. If you really truly don't understand why your post is shitty that's your business. But I wrote for Ain't It Cool for ten years or so. I feel like at least a member of the extended family so I got a right to be embarrassed if they post some asshole-ish business like this.

  • I started skateboarding in 1985. Yes, I'm old, but what does skating have to do with the life and death of Ryan Dunn? Directly - nothing, but indirectly - everything. JACKASS was birthed from the skateboard world and the "skateboard video". The raunchy and esoteric skateboard magazine BIG BROTHER was unleashed on the world in 1992 and set the parameters of what the skateboarders life should be like. Was all of it for the better? Of course not, but how does it compare to an NFL player's partying ways or that of a Hollywood actor? When the magazine finally went under in the late 90's the remaining staff decided to get into television and JACKASS was born. The L.A. based Termaine, Knoxville, Steve-O (etc.) contingent contacted pro skater Bam Margera in PA to usurp the work he and his friends were doing with their skate and stunt video series known as CKY (Camp Kill Yourself). Ryan Dunn was one of these friends and his ticket to mass fame and wealth was punched that day. Dunn provided some of the most entertainingly grueling stunts of the franchise and always gave a little bit of crude class and good humor to the bits he starred or participated in. One of my favorite skit's was when he fought/got beat-up by a female Thai kick-boxer. Secretly, he may have been everyone's favorite "Jackass". It is absolutely clear that Ryan Dunn should be held up as an example of why you shouldn't drink and drive. It is also clear that he killed a friend of his as well as himself and that that is a terrible thing to have happened. Some of the alarmist reactions that have been posted would have a person believing that Zachary Hartwell was tied down to the passenger seat against his will while screaming bloody murder. No, it was two really drunk friends driving really fast and probably loving every moment of it up until the crash. It is truly fortunate that no one else was hurt, but then again Mr. Dunn probably knew that the rural winding road would not have heavy traffic on it at that time. Ryan Dunn and all the JACKASS guys are stars. That's not an opinion, but a fact. People loved their show and the following theatrical releases -- this is something that opponents of the show can never bring themselves to acknowledge. The alarmist reaction of bobo-vision, that being that some sort of suicidal/homicidal generation has been brought about by the creation of JACKASS, is nothing new, and is nothing that has not gone on before in one shape or another. For example, people have been hurling themselves down snow covered mountains on two flat wooden sticks for quite some time now, yet the world continues to spin. The "Doom Generation" that bobo_vision has imagined does not exist. Firstly, because the emulating JACKASS craze has been dying it's own natural death for awhile now, and secondly his background prevents him from fully appreciating JACKASS. To put it bluntly - there are sports and activities that are simply more masochistic than others. JACKASS successfully took a stuntman aesthetic and wrapped it all up in the foundation of "action sports". One reason a person may dislike JACKASS could be attributed to their avoidance of physical pain or exertion. As I stated before I grew up skating. I was already a comicbook/movie geek growing up, so I figured adding another hated activity to the resume wouldn't be that big of a deal. I have tasted concrete many, many times -- and also the thrill of victory over a successful trick made. It wasn't necessary to skateboard or BMX to appreciate JACKASS, but it helped. Once it caught on, those without such life experiences were drawn to it as well -- and how could they not? JACKASS provided entertainment not quite seen before. As I recall saying to a friend when showing him an episode for the first time - "It's a post-JACKASS world my friend". During the early 90's, me and friends would occasionally videotape each other with VHS and Video 8 cameras jumping off of roofs, fighting with each other, vomiting (no booze involved) and playing pranks (this off course between making short videos with plots and playing role playing games). I later met plenty of people who came of age around the same time who also taped some of the same exact things with their video cameras. In other words, the idea of JACKASS was already "in the air", a result of the proliferation of home video cameras, and it was just a matter of time before something like it would be a hit. Also, let's not forget the overwhelming debt the JACKASS guys owe to Tom Green. But let's end this with a reality check: The real reason why there is no impending generation of JACKASS wannabes taking over our sacred way of existence is a simple one. Because you eventually have to get a job (or jobs). Here's to Ryan Dunn. He was a professional entertainer and a great insulting clown -- and had many fans from all walks of life.

  • July 2, 2011, 6:19 a.m. CST

    Here is my obituary for Ryan Dunn

    by Surfaces_are_supposed_to_be_FLAT

    Ryan Dunn, you died in circumstances that befitted the way you lived - without any regard for your own life or the lives of those around you. Ryan Dunn, you shall be remembered only for filling your short-lived existence with acts of dare-devilry, depravity and reckless stupidity. You shall not be remembered for anything you may have done of merit or worth. Ryan Dunn, most of us never knew you, and judging by the way your suicidally dangerous lifestyle led to your death and the death of your friend - most of us are lucky to have never known you. Ryan Dunn, you leave behind a legacy of moronic, juvenile, disgusting and tasteless behavior that will no doubt be responsible for many other foolish young men idolizing you and emulating your reprehensible actions. Ryan Dunn, you wasted your life, and now we are wasting our time on the meaningless notions of your death. You are dead now Ryan Dunn. Good bye

  • July 2, 2011, 6:25 a.m. CST

    if we're talking about people who deserved obits..

    by Righteous Brother

    howabout one for Laura Ziskin producer of Fight Club and the Spider-Man movies. Died recently after a long battle with cancer. Arguably more talented, braver, dignified and ultimately more deserving of an obit here than Ryan Dunn.

  • July 2, 2011, 6:36 a.m. CST

    Honestly, who gives a shit!

    by Spartacus44

  • July 2, 2011, 6:37 a.m. CST

    Bobo got it right.

    by kubricksnutsack

    He nailed it in one. While everyone bleats on about how funny this guy was, stop and think about his actual "talent". He hasn't got any. Scroll back in time to other funny people that have died: Bill Hicks, Lenny Bruce, etc. and these people were genuinely funny because they had a talent and, more importantly, they used that lump of matter between their ears to make people laugh. This is a disturbing time when people can wail and gnash their teeth at the passing of someone who sole claim to fame is to stick a car up his rectum. Well done. Clever you, have a banana. If Dunn had pulled a similar feat twenty years ago, thirty years ago, forty years ago - he'd have probably been committed to a mental institution and gotten the treatment he obviously needed. But now, we put the idiots on a pedestal and worship them because idiot glee replaces genuine talent. Thinking hurts your head too much, dunnit? Imagine if Hicks and Bruce would be around today, they'd die on their ass because people would be screaming for them to shove toys up their bum in order to make a funny. I really don't think the Jackass generation ('cos what else can we call them) realises what a load of retarded crap they've been eating up all these years.

  • July 2, 2011, 6:44 a.m. CST

    -- says kubricksnutsack

    by MooseMalloy

  • July 2, 2011, 6:48 a.m. CST

    I agree with the Gene Colan obit

    by MooseMalloy

    Need to dig out my NIGHT FORCE issues.

  • July 2, 2011, 7:04 a.m. CST

    Oh, funny PSA....er, i meant obit Bobo.

    by Stalkeye

    "Ryan Dunn died of a car accident after driving his Porsche 911 off the road while having a blood alcohol level of 0.196 (more than twice the normal limit). Also killed in the accident was Zachary Hartwell, a production assistant on Jackass Two. Investigations show that he was driving between 132 to 140 miles per hour in a 55 limit zone. " let this serve as a lesson you dim witted dipshits, DON'T FUCKING DRINK AND DRIVE! Each year, hundreds of pedestrians and motorists lose their lives thanks to some fucking selfish asshole who decides to endulge in drugs or alcohol before operating behind the wheel. yeah, and among the victims are CHILDREN. So y'know what, as tasteless or condesending bobo's comments are, i applaud his stance. and yes, America is being stupidified thanks to the aforemntioned reality shows, Lady Gaga, justin Bieber, Bay's Transfuckups films, Beck, Bachman, remakes and Rom Coms. America, fuck you. (OK, that last comment was just for laughs when making a parody of the "America, fuck yeah" song, however Dunn is not worthy of praise or sympathy. sowwies.)

  • And I was one of the few that called them out on it. Some Geek film site this turned out to be. I guess Ginzilla is busy bragging about his childhood experiences, video equipment,sawgs and his wife Yoko or whatever her name really is. At times, Harry is cool, but the fat fuck is often erratic moreso than ever. but yeah, I concur with bobo's sentiment. Dunn is done.

  • July 2, 2011, 7:12 a.m. CST

    It's all this "holier-than-thou" crap that's destroying America

    by MooseMalloy

    -- I tells yah.

  • July 2, 2011, 7:16 a.m. CST

    You think Ziskin left any money for Ditko?

    by MooseMalloy

    Not that he would take it, probably.

  • Comedy with social commentary always get my vote way over outlandish sopomoronic (yes, i made that one up.) stunts just for the sake of being "funny'. So a postumous 'shout-out to the three legends of comedy. Fuck MTV and Generation K-Y!

  • July 2, 2011, 7:21 a.m. CST

    It's this "all-or-nothing" attitude that is ruining us all

    by MooseMalloy

    -- heed my words!

  • July 2, 2011, 7:45 a.m. CST

    Moose, you think Lee would give any of the residuals to Ditko?

    by Stalkeye

    or Romita for that matter? jus askin.

  • July 2, 2011, 7:56 a.m. CST

    Way to show your true colors, assholes

    by wcolbert

    I don't care if you didn't care for Jackass, or anyone on the show. You didn't even know the guy. You didn't know a damned thing about him other than what was presented to you on a scripted televised medium. Yet you arrogant little pieces of shit have the audacity to attack someone when they're gone? If you had some balls, you'd say something when he was still alive. But no- you're a bunch of whiney little pussies, who couldn't say half the things you say to somebody's face, because you know you'd get the living shit beaten out of you. That's why you do it over the internet- anonymity. And not only are you doing THIS over the net...you're waiting until someone is DEAD. Not a shred of respectability to anyone who would do something so disgusting as to mock and berate another human being after their death. Not one. People had more respect for Bin Laden and Hitler when they died. Ryan fucked up. Yeah, he did something really stupid, and he died as a result. But don't for ONE second even DARE to act like you haven't done some really fucking IDIOTIC shit. Don't for one second act as if a lot of you haven't driven while drunk, or gone over the speed limit with another person in the car. Don't for one SECOND act like you're worth the shit that comes out of your own ass. Because you're not. When you die, nobody will mourn you. Ok, maybe a very few who you managed to fool into believing you had anything of worth to you- your close family. But that'll be it. The rest of the world will be oblivious to you having ever existed. And within 50 years, it will be as if you never did. So shut the fuck up, and show a little common human decency, you miserably little cunt rags. It's really not that difficult- if you didn't like the show, or the guy, *just don't say anything*. Enjoy your pathetic, worthless existence. While you can. I'm sure you'll die in some moronic way, most of the people who can't show some semblance of decency. And when you do, just remember...*nobody will give a shit*.

  • July 2, 2011, 8:01 a.m. CST

    fuck this douchebag

    by JaredP

    he kills not just himself, but someone else? fuckin' asshole. why does he deserve an obituary?

  • July 2, 2011, 8:06 a.m. CST

    Nice Obit for a druken loser who killed a pal

    by m_prevette

    Drunk Drivers are losers, sorry but that's bottom line. I've known too many . First, being on Jackass is no reason to hero worship anyone. Second, he killed himself and murdered a friend by driving drunk. Nice hero you pissants have.

  • July 2, 2011, 8:07 a.m. CST

    @moosemalloy Dude you got it exactly right brother!

    by Dr. Francis B. Gross

    When a video camera entered my household in 1990, one of the first things my friends and I filmed was a horror movie (where we did all of our own highly dangerous stunts). We were drug behind cars, lept out of bar hay lofts, wielded high-powered chainsaws and even lit one of our friends on fire with pants soaked in hairspray. Our friends and families fellnon their asses loving the shit out of or crude little movie. I am sure they shuddered at the danger that was involved, but they encouraged the creativity as well. I kept making these kinds of videos into my college years, where I was always fortunate to have a video camera in my possession. My buddies and I would sit around smoking pot and drinking beer watching my catalog of home movies....with side splitting laughter. And I look back on those times now, and a bright smile comes to my face. That's who I was, and I was so proud of myself. And then...one day I see a preview commercial for the premiere of MTV's Jackass. The very first thing I did was call my mom. I was yelling to her that "someone finally did it...they finally became famous doing the same shit I was doing". I remember watching the 1st episode, and just about dying from laughter. I loved those guys from the very start. When their show came on, the world stopped, the weed came out and good times were had. They've had a great run...'Jackass: Number Two' being my personal favorite out of all the shows/movies. They've brought more laughter to my life than any other comic medium I've experienced...and I grew up with Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor, Redd Foxx, George Carlin, Dennis Leary and many others. When I got to work and turned on my PC to discover that Dunn died in a car crash, I was sad. TMZ immediately released twitter pic of him drinking prior to the crash, and I just knew in my gut that he had to have been drunk when he climbed behind the wheel. Sure enough it was all true...he was trashed, driving insanely fast and had someone with him who also died in the crash. It wasn't a wild stunt for a show or movie that killed him...it wasn't a drug overdose in a hotel that ended his life too soon...it wasn't a gun that he used to blow his brains out....it was something so ignorant and avoidable that cut his life short while taking another's as well. I lived in Austin Texas for seven years, and there's been more times than I care to think about that I drove home from 6th Street when I had no business being behind the wheel. I'm not proud of those times, in fact, I thank the good lord that I made it thru unscathed. I became a Dad back in October, and as much as I loved Jackass and all the crazy videos I made...I find myself doubting whether I'll let my son watch them any time soon. I couldn't image the pain and guilt I'd endure if he'd hurt or kill himself emulating something I did for a crude home video laugh. The Jackass guys are probably feeling that guilt right now...prolly eat up with anger at themselves for not counseling Dunn about reckless driving and driving under the influence. I hope they can get over the pain and continue making films. And I hope many a lesson has been learned from this tragedy that resulted from Driving Drunk. Deep down...I think it was an eye-opener for many.... If you care to see a small collection of my really poorly made home videos, you can YouTube search for my page PypeBombPictures. From reading most of the comments here, I'd bet most of you wouldn't care for them. To conclude my thoughts here, I want to say that I think AICN made a very poor choice in posting Bobo's article. It was insulting and, after sleeping on it, really lowered my opinion of the people who run this site. Harry, if you read this...dude I used to chat up movies and bought a couple of posters from you at the Austin City-Wide Garage Sale back in the day. I thought you we be above this....but you sir, are a JACKASS [insert guitar sound here] ~drrrrrrrr nrrrrrrrr brrrrrrrrrr nrrrrrrrr nrrrrrrrrrr

  • July 2, 2011, 8:12 a.m. CST

    Vern, I still love ya, buddy

    by Bobo_Vision

    Despite your opinion....and it's like, your opinion, man....I still say my obituary was pretty fair....fair to everyone on all sides. This being AICN....this is pretty much the reaction I expected. And that's what's great....it has brought everyone together, and everyone is able to voice their own opinion. It even brought Vern, the extended family member out to throw in his 2 cents. You say I'm a scumbag, Vern....and I say a person who threatens to murder others while stealing their money and then tries to profit from it by trying to make it seem cool is throwing stones from a glass house.

  • July 2, 2011, 8:17 a.m. CST

    Moosemalloy

    by Bobo_Vision

    Thanks for being civil in your response to my obituary. If nothing else....this has given a forum for everyone to talk about how they felt about Ryan Dunn. My article can be seen as nothing more than a talkback post that started the rest of the talkbacks...since no one else submitted an obituary. Now everyone can pay respects, or voice other opinions, about Ryan Dunn.

  • July 2, 2011, 9:26 a.m. CST

    Well guess what? The final crash of his WAS filmed...

    by KEVIN_COSTNERS_RECYCLED_PISS

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Llaq2-blDI

  • July 2, 2011, 9:29 a.m. CST

    Oh Choppah I missed your earlier post to me

    by D.Vader

    Ahthankyou.

  • July 2, 2011, 9:42 a.m. CST

    The comic @$$holes said they were going to do a Gene Colan obit...

    by rev_skarekroe

    ...but he's the sort of guy that really deserves an overnight write-up on a site like this. Dunn didn't really need to be mentioned at all here, honestly (his best work was Clutch's "Mob Goes Wild" video).

  • July 2, 2011, 9:48 a.m. CST

    Well....

    by Dookiestain LaFlair

    ....I guess you could say he was *puts on shades* ...well Dunn. YYYYEEEEEAAAAAHHHHHHHH

  • July 2, 2011, 9:56 a.m. CST

    Will there be an obit for AICN standards?

    by v3d

  • July 2, 2011, 10:16 a.m. CST

    From darth_kong...

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    Jul 01, 2011 6:39:01 PM CDT Seriously. If Bobo_Vision gets a day at AICN then The Choppah should get to post a review or two. by darth_kong I'm waiting for a black box to give me the greenlight. What do you guys want? A review of MIDNIGHT IN PARIS? CAPTAIN AMERICA? 1500 words? 2000 words? If you have to fly me to a screening it has to be 1st class seat. Ok, I'll settle for business-class, but it will skew my review.

  • July 2, 2011, 10:25 a.m. CST

    Ebert was right: Friends don't let jackasses drive drunk.

    by TheRegentsKeeper

    I have no sympathy for this piece of shit. People are sad he's gone. I think its far more sad that he didn't learn how to act when the cameras weren't rolling.

  • July 2, 2011, 10:36 a.m. CST

    I was trying to understand why so many of you trolls like to spit on a dead dude.

    by the Green Gargantua

  • July 2, 2011, 10:37 a.m. CST

    Than I realized, this guy got laid often by smoking hot babes.

    by the Green Gargantua

  • July 2, 2011, 10:37 a.m. CST

    and you only get to jerk into a sock between talk back posts.

    by the Green Gargantua

  • July 2, 2011, 10:39 a.m. CST

    And if I get into a sports car with a drunk and DIE, it's on me.

    by the Green Gargantua

  • July 2, 2011, 11:01 a.m. CST

    @wcolbert

    by Stalkeye

    Do you really think I give two shits if someone mourns me after I'm dead? Dead is fucking dead, you dumbshit. Glad we touched the nerve of you stinkbags who are the real whining little pussies, because your poster boy for America's youth has given up the ghost. (and it's all due to his arrogance.) Allow me to reinerate you dumb motherfucker: Driving under the influence KILLS! And don't compare Dunn to Bin laden, oh because he's not a mass murderer, that should get him off the hook? fuck that. He royaly fucked up and took his friend with him. damn, the nerve of some ppl on these threads.

  • July 2, 2011, 11:02 a.m. CST

    I'm Ryan Dunn, and this is Vehicular Manslaughter

    by smackfu

    (cue theme)

  • And I'll pour a glass of Henny, when/if your time comes Greenie. needless to say, i won't be behind the wheel afterwards. Life is too precious. BTW My Wife is smokin hot, how's your "sock" puppet? (0:'

  • July 2, 2011, 11:07 a.m. CST

    aredp the "obit" was more of a commentary.

    by Stalkeye

    If not sheer mockery. Well played. you go, Bo!

  • July 2, 2011, 11:07 a.m. CST

    terrible

    by Thunderbolt Ross

    Why even post this article? It is terrible, grumpy, etc. How about finding someone who actually likes Jackass to write it? Don't worry, they could also get on their high horse about drunk driving too.

  • July 2, 2011, 11:09 a.m. CST

    Fuck Dunn (and his friend in the car)

    by flatulence

    Luckily (and only by luck) he did not kill anyone else (other than his equally stupid friend) with his selfish, drunken, speeding driving. All the jackasses can do all the jackassery they want - on a closed road away from the public. I only wish that Dunn was unhurt so he'd have to live with the knowledge that his fucking stupidity killed his friend and could have killed many others. Fuck him, he can rot - and serve as a lesson to other stupid fucks like him.

  • July 2, 2011, 11:20 a.m. CST

    the green gargantua

    by smackfu

    Maybe our reaction to his 'obit' will be a bit more clear if someday The Situation dies in a car accident and AICN puts up an obit for him, after weeks of drooling retards asking 'where's the Situation's obit?!!'. Then you'll realize how annoying it is to listen to people fawn over a reality show douchebag who was only famous for being a douchebag, especially one that took someone else out with him. This obit really hit the nail on the head though, in that Dunn really was just a bare step up from any random tool on Youtube who tried to do a backflip off his roof into a kiddie pool. The only thing that separates him from 'skateboarder takes guardrail to the nuts' is he had the fortune to be dragging on the coattails of Johnny Knoxville.

  • July 2, 2011, 11:22 a.m. CST

    I should add - I do have sympathy for their friends and family

    by flatulence

  • July 2, 2011, 11:23 a.m. CST

    bobo gets to do an obit.....asi has to do the str trek reviews

    by Miyamoto_Musashi

    make it so

  • July 2, 2011, 12:04 p.m. CST

    Where will the children who follow him go from here?

    by Tony

    The kids still have plenty of Jackasses left to follow. And after reflecting upon Ryan's death, rather than toning down their reckless lifestyles the Jackasses will as a tribute to Ryan, defiantly choose to step it up a notch and take increasingly retarded chances to taunt death in the face. But the grim reaper don't like to be mocked. He wields a sharp scythe.

  • My hand smells like a pier.

  • responsible. I personally like to drop acid when I drive school buses for the city.

  • July 2, 2011, 12:26 p.m. CST

    also, "Henny" is such a Douche bag staple, how many Affliction shirts do you own?

    by the Green Gargantua

    You be honest, your among frienemies.

  • Cthulhu would have wept, had he tear ducts.

  • July 2, 2011, 12:52 p.m. CST

    one day rte decided to fill its news bulletin with one

    by emeraldboy

    thing a list of the people who were killed in car accidents by drunk driving. if you go into a pub skull a few pints. and get behind the wheel of a car in ireland the vintners say well we are not responsible for the fact that a guy came in here and got hammered and got into a car. it was his choice, he didnt have to come in here and get smashed. and then smash into those group of people getting drunk is not out problem. say the irish vitners. and despite lobby groups trying to get blood alcohol limit down. the drink industry says. enjoy drinking responsibly. its pathetic.

  • July 2, 2011, 1:23 p.m. CST

    Why do Morons get bigger Obits?

    by blueant

    ..than worthy people like fallen Police officers, U.S. soldiers, any number of contributing tax payers......Let sleeping dogs lie.

  • July 2, 2011, 1:31 p.m. CST

    You gotta be kidding me.

    by Ozman X

  • July 2, 2011, 1:56 p.m. CST

    flax: You and me both, friendo.

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    I can't believe they attached a video tribute.

  • ...is that he could live his life doing one ridiculous, dangerous stunt after another, but drinking and driving killed him. It ain't no joke, don't drink and drive.

  • The folks who run the site have said this many times. If every mother fucker who complained about a Roy Disney obit had just written a paragraph and sent it in they could have posted a small novel about the guys life.

  • July 2, 2011, 2:03 p.m. CST

    *send in, obviously

    by Jaka

  • July 2, 2011, 2:14 p.m. CST

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VOR0qlC7Inw

    by JudasPriestly

    Shocking! How could they!?

  • July 2, 2011, 3:04 p.m. CST

    The real AICN Ryan Dunn obit

    by the dolphins are in the jacuzzi

    I already posted this yesterday, but it seemed far more appropriate here. Harry here. You know, Yoko and I were talking the other day about what a jackass I am, and...I kid you not...the very next day. Ryan Dunn died. Seriously. Makes you think doesn't it. I mean, when I was a kid, my dad would always buy me matchbox cars, and of course, like any kid. I would shove them up my ass. But I never thought about putting them in a condom first. And then going. To the doctor. It was that kind of brilliants that made me love Ryan Dunn like Clint Eastwood covered in honey. And so now. As I drink this beer and remember. Ryan Dunn. It just makes the unbelievable pain a little bit more bareable. One day, maybe he'll get a little bit of the recognition he deserves. For bringing such joy into our lives. Until then, jackasses of the world. He will be missed. Like Frankenberry cereal. R.I.P. Frankenberry. R.I.P. Ryan Dunn. May they both rest in peace. P.s. I just know he would have loved seeing the new Captain America movie. Giggle. But what do you think?

  • July 2, 2011, 3:08 p.m. CST

    You guys would be whistling a different tune

    by proevad

    if the jerk had crashed into a bus load of kids. Somehow, you guys have turned him the patron saint of drunk, untalented, selfish, lazy human beings. Everyone prays to a god made in their own image i guess. Have at it.

  • July 2, 2011, 3:40 p.m. CST

    Proevad

    by Fritzlorrerains

    Fail

  • July 2, 2011, 3:45 p.m. CST

    Vern straight OWNED Bobo

    by Fritzlorrerains

    Scumbag indeed.

  • What happened, bro? Where did Bobo fail you?

  • July 2, 2011, 4:56 p.m. CST

    so I see someone on the AICN staff added a video

    by vin_diggler

    so they are gonna just pour fuel on the fire and sit back and watch huh? Well that's my cue to say goodbye to this TB. It's been fun arguing who is right or wrong. In the end, does it really matter?

  • July 2, 2011, 6:08 p.m. CST

    I couldn't possibly care any less about this guy.

    by Ironhelix

    HOWEVER: the people shitting on him for getting his ass killed while doing something stupid need to get some perspective. As has been pointed out above, there are many famous celebrities who have offed themselves due to their own stupidity. Sure, this guy was only on the slightest fringe of the margin of "celebrity", but I don't really feel any different about any other supposedly "gifted artist". They are all a bunch of people who are lucky enough to get paid millions to stand in front of a camera and play dress-up and pretend. They're not curing cancer, so I'll enjoy their movies until such time that they decide to check out, and then I'll point and laugh at the spectacle and shame they bring on themselves.

  • Losers. Total fucking losers praising this guy.

  • July 2, 2011, 6:38 p.m. CST

    bobo_vision is a spineless coward

    by WINONA_RYDERS_PUSSY_JUICE

    When I saw his long post to Vern I thought o.k. good let's hear what he has to say for himself. All it was was endless personal attacks. So you have no defense, nothing to say for your worthless, piece of shit filth excuse for a human being, excrement on a cracker? didn't think so

  • July 2, 2011, 7:21 p.m. CST

    can I just say again how proud of AICN I am right now

    by lostboytexas

    Ryan Dunn deserved this honorable mention. Keep up the good work everybody!

  • July 2, 2011, 8:18 p.m. CST

    who's the vern cocksmoker anyway?

    by lostboytexas

    is everyone on this site totally fucking retarded? as for winona_ryders_pussy_juice: i picture you sitting there all day long trying to find a handle as cool as danny_glovers_dick_blood. but you failed. move on

  • July 2, 2011, 9:59 p.m. CST

    Now I get why they "caved" and posted an obit

    by Winston Smith

    LOOK at all the fucking posts here!!! $$$$$$ DING DING DING $$$$$$$

  • July 3, 2011, 12:11 a.m. CST

    Death by overdose...

    by Mudflapper

    ...is a lot different that death by getting wasted. climbing into a sports car, hitting 140mph, killing yourself and a passenger and, luckily, not killing a busload of special-needs kids in the process. Dunn behaved like a jackass. He paid the price. If he had lived he'd be in a cell as we speak.

  • July 3, 2011, 12:36 a.m. CST

    proevad, bullshit

    by Jaka

    I would have said exactly the same thing. The guy was an ass for drinking and driving. And while its tragic that he killed somebody else, that guy could easily have said, "no, I'm not getting in your car because you've been drinking all night". The bus load of kids is hypothetical, but my opinion would not have changed from the following: he lived his life doing dangerous, crazy stunts, but drinking and driving killed him (and whoever else). Its not a joke, don't drink and drive. <p> All this holier than thou high horse preaching bullshit from the people in this talkback is a joke. How many of them have driven after drinking? How many of them have never done anything stupid that they regret in their lives, be it huge or miniscule? They guy is dead, he died in a stupid way. Nobody looks cool because they figured out a way to talk shit about him now that he's dead.

  • Fuck! This talkback is just annoying the holy living shit out of me right now. Ya bunch of self-righteous pricks.

  • July 3, 2011, 12:47 a.m. CST

    I agree Jaka

    by Mudflapper

    I take no relish nor comfort in talking shit about this guy now that he's dead. He was someone's son, brother, cousin or friend. I didn't want him to die. But he wasn't a teenager. He knew better. He had no excuse. The while situation sucks no matter how you look at it.

  • July 3, 2011, 12:49 a.m. CST

    Of all the comments, why did mine get deleted?

    by the dolphins are in the jacuzzi

    Seriously, Harry. C'mon, man - can't you take a joke?

  • July 3, 2011, 1:31 a.m. CST

    Feel free...

    by Mudflapper

    ...to make fun of my grammatical/spelling errors. It's late and I'm exhausted. Sorry.

  • July 3, 2011, 5:08 a.m. CST

    BUHAHAHAHA aww look at poor Greenie all upset and shit.

    by Stalkeye

    Nice fourth grade jokes, who wrote them for ya, Dane Cook or whatever that retard "comic" is called? Oh, and my dick smells like a sewage dump after ramming it up your momma's ass. (yeah, the yo momma jokes is payed out, but fuck it it's obviously clear that a loser like you don't have a Wife let along a girlfriend. Oh, wellz there's always Hunt's point.) Your reaction to this obit shows how much of a angry cunt you are. hysterical For the record, i don't drink Hennessey however, i couldn't resist using that "douchebag' meme as it sounded more condesending. Hopefully, when you drop acid, the school bus is empty. That way there's one less White..er, I meant "Green" Trash walking around. But..if not, there's always your Hero Ryan "Well" Dunn to further serve as a lesson to the disillusioned generation of retards. Go and build a shrine for your Boy and should you have no idea of what items you may need, (via lack of creativity in that pedestrian brain of yours.) there's always this: "Attention Walmart shoppers, we have a fire sale on matchbox cars, skateboards, knit caps and a 12 pack of Coors beer"!! Don't forget the candles, especially the big ones so that way your momma can insert them up BOTH orafices, when i'm away. (0:'

  • Ledger relied on scripts due to his inability to sleep and it's been speculation that he had a hard time adjusting to his role as the Joker(playing a homicidal criminal was a bit too much for him I take it.) and then there's the baby mama drama that further complicated his stressful situation if you will. Now, he fuckedup up royally becuase he had a more promising career, still young and most important, his daughter is without a Father. Now the difference is....... Heath did NOT get behind the wheel while being intoxicated. (DWI KILLS! especially the innocent.) Now imagine if Ryan's vehicle had collided with other motorists what would have been the outcome? HMMMM Do I personally take some sort of satisfaction or joy from this guy's death? No, as his life never impacted mine one way or another. That being said, I don't give two shits about some "Jackass" who put not only his life, but others into his own hands by being careless. Ergo, Fuck Him! Yours truly, Stalkeye The self righteous prick. (0:

  • July 3, 2011, 5:35 a.m. CST

    Still not convinced you Dunn apologists? READ THIS!

    by Stalkeye

    http://topics.nytimes.com/topics/reference/timestopics/people/s/diane_schuler/index.html

  • Funny shit BTW. And that's the best parody of Ginzilla i have read in awhile. Well played.

  • July 3, 2011, 6:51 a.m. CST

    You are all completely full of shit

    by WINONA_RYDERS_PUSSY_JUICE

    If Sylvester Stallone got behind the wheel after drinking 30 bottles of Coors Light and then crashed into a school bus killing 50 children, he would still get a regular obit, and if anyone was disrespectful in the talkback they would be BANNED.

  • July 3, 2011, 11:19 a.m. CST

    Wasted Potential

    by NIGHTWINGKEN

    Anyone that drives drunk creates their demise, what is sad is that they often create someone else's end.

  • July 3, 2011, 11:46 a.m. CST

    winona_ryders_pussy_juice

    by smackfu

    Remind me, did Sylvester Stallone spend his life getting talked into doing youtube stunts by the alpha males of his peer group? Or did he write, direct, and star in an oscar winning movie, and headline several action franchises? Because I always get Sylvester Stallone and Ryan Dunn confused... I'll bite though, if you can find some examples of a hollywood star who died in a drunk driving accident, which killed another person, and who wasn't criticized for it? There are two things no one gets a pass for, especially when it comes to internet comment threads, and that dying by suicide, or drunk driving. The comment threads are always the same, 'good riddance, fuck you.'

  • Because in prisons, the inmates aren't allowed to wear belts, so their pants hang low. Then when they get out and go back into the community, they continue to not wear belts, and the people in those communities where ex-convicts tend to live, look up to them, and they emulate them. So youth in those ghettos started wearing their pants the same way. The white kids in the suburbs who want to seem hard instead of as effeminate boys who listen to Coldplay will then emulate that style, too. Because in America, ex-convicts are looked up to. <p> Vern, by the way, I apologize for my initial response to you. It was a bit harsh. I was drunk that night....it was Canada Day. I don't necessarily disagree with the things I said, but with the way that I said them. Also, I shouldn't have mentioned your book. I've never read it but I'm sure it's a good read because you're a good writer. <p> Having said that, I've always felt it was irresponsible of you to use that persona, one of an ex-convict or outlaw, and profit from it. You have groupies, Vern. A lot of your followers look up to you because of this persona you've crafted for yourself - it sells. A pasty white guy from the Mid-West will feel more comfortable looking up to someone like you than someone like 50 Cent. But if you were a middle-aged computer programmer named Vern who obsessed over action stars and action films, and were pictured as an obese man with glasses and a neckbeard...you wouldn't have as many followers. And you know this, Vern. You're a smart guy, too. <p> When I was living in New York, I used to work with emotionally disturbed teens living in bad neighborhoods. Do you know who they looked up to? Gangbangers, drug dealers, ex-convicts, rappers, and MTV personalities. I had one black kid who idolized the cast of Jersey Shore and wanted to be like Paulie D. It's not easy convincing kids like this that it's not lame to study and get an education and that it's not cool to commit crimes and become an ex-convict. They think that they can profit more from crimes and from the reputation it will give them afterwards...and with the attitudes that exist in America...it's tough convincing them that they're wrong. Out of all the kids I worked with, I think I got through to 2 of them. Possibly 3. <p> The problem stems more from the overwhelming attitudes that exist in America. How exactly do you change those? I've been in the trenches trying to reach youth that are affected by it, and it's tough. You can't convince those at the top who are selling those attitudes and values to America because they are the ones who profit from it. So all you can do is voice your opinion and exercise your free speech. The problem is, you will likely get shouted down by those who don't like to hear anyone speak ill of the status quo. <p> If you speak out when the issues are the most relevant, you'll hear cries of "Too Soon!!!" It's like during the start of the Iraq war, anyone who questioned it was called a traitor or a terrorist sympathizer and was told to go choke on their Freedom Fries because they were supposedly disrespecting the thousands of lives that were lost in 9/11. So when can you honestly discuss these things? Now? The Iraq war is old now....America has moved on to newer and fresher wars. <p> America has a very short term memory. That's why these things need to be discussed when they are relevant, because a month from now, no one will remember Ryan Dunn, and everyone will be talking about Paris Hilton's new piercings, Lindsay Lohan's new tattoos, or the antics of Charlie Sheen. If your problem isn't so much the timing of what I said, but the fact that AICN posted it, Vern, because you were once a writer here for 10 years, and you feel that this embarrasses you and affects your reputation so you have to comment....that is why I felt the need to comment on your reputation and what it stands for. That's why I feel it's related. <p> And if for speaking my mind....I'm a scumbag, a cunt, excrement on a cracker...and all the other colorful terms the kids in America are using these days....I can live with it. It's okay, though...I'm used to being called names. And since I no longer live in America....I guess these issues are not my problem anymore... <p> Happy 4th of July, folks!!!!

  • July 3, 2011, 12:30 p.m. CST

    It is good that he has an obit here

    by IWasInJuniorHighDickhead

    because he was in films. It is even better that the obit seems like more of a backhanded slap and it seems to have been made under duress. But he deserved one.

  • July 3, 2011, 12:36 p.m. CST

    bobo_vision

    by smackfu

    Just wondering if you are aware of the epic level of irony involved in you ranting about youths of today not having good role models in the same thread where you posted a heartfelt obituary for one of the Jackass guys. If only our youths, afflicted by low-riding pants their hippity hoppity music took the example of these fine Jackass gentlemen to heart, and devoted their time to instead getting piss loaded and performing Darwinistic experiments on how closely they can dance on the precipice of death. We are talking national emergency levels of irony. Kevin Costner is going to have to develop a new polymer just to absorb the excess irony to keep it from spilling into the Gulf of Mexico. Instruments in the Indian Ocean even registered trace amounts of irony when you pressed 'submit'.

  • July 3, 2011, 12:37 p.m. CST

    The US government is going to have to fire up HAARP

    by smackfu

    just to dissipate the irony from the atmosphere before it starts to cause greenhouse effects.

  • If that gives you any indication of the catastrophic levels of irony we are dealing with here.

  • July 3, 2011, 12:42 p.m. CST

    Procter & Gamble just donated 80,000 cases of Dawn

    by smackfu

    to help scrub irony off of the geese that were caught in it's wake.

  • July 3, 2011, 1:11 p.m. CST

    smackfu...you didn't do your homework assignment, did you?

    by Bobo_Vision

    Read this article from top to bottom and every comment posted. Then write a 500 word essay on it.

  • July 3, 2011, 1:31 p.m. CST

    No subject

    by Audio_of_Being

    I personally think giving this guy an obituary on here is overrating him since, let's face it, talent wasn't his forte and his contribution to cinema is limited to exploiting himself for a cheap laugh. That being said, this obituary does tell it like it is and if the people who were whining for it think it helps idolize him post mortem, then they should re-examine what they really though of him and his contribution to the world.

  • July 3, 2011, 1:59 p.m. CST

    bobo_vision

    by smackfu

    As I suspected, you are blissfully unaware of just how serious this release of irony into our ecosystem is. Tony Hayward had the same attitude early on, but trust me, once you've had CNN mics in your face for a few hundred hours, you'll be changing your tune and giving a tear-filled apology to the world. I just read in a NASA rss feed that the IIS managed to capture hi-res photographs of the initial irony release from space. They haven't gotten them up on the website yet, but I've heard they inspire solemn awe.

  • July 3, 2011, 2:04 p.m. CST

    smackfu

    by Bobo_Vision

    Are you American?

  • July 3, 2011, 3:48 p.m. CST

    No, but I don't see how that has any bearing

    by smackfu

    on your complete and utter lack of ability to comprehend the sheer magnitude of your unintentional irony.

  • July 3, 2011, 4:59 p.m. CST

    Missing the point

    by proevad

    Not slamming on him for only how he died. Slamming on him for a repeated pattern of doing stupid ass shit. That's what this guy's whole fucking life was about--doing stupid shit. Stallone would have deserved an obit if he had gotten wasted and killed people. He had done something productive and artistic within the film community. Dunn did jack fuck. Time to stop celebrating idiots--be it in our film community, in our media, or our politics.

  • July 3, 2011, 8:16 p.m. CST

    Anyone stupid enough to follow in this idiot's footsteps....

    by lock67ca

    ...deserves the same fate.

  • July 3, 2011, 10:05 p.m. CST

    Last time I checked this was a film site

    by WINONA_RYDERS_PUSSY_JUICE

    Celebrating movies. I don't give a fucking rat's ass if this clown had any talent. I don't give a fuck if he snorted cocaine and drove around high on crack in his free time. The Jackass films are some of the most popular comedic films of our time. They are loved by millions of people. These jackasses put their physical health on the line to entertain us, and to make millions of dollars. There's no fucking reason to shit on this guy when the dumbass killed himself in a tragic accident. Lots of people do idiotic things and die. Do they make fun of them in the newspaper? No. They fucking don't, because if they did, that would be evil.

  • July 3, 2011, 10:38 p.m. CST

    PORK CHOP SANDWICHES!?!?

    by Bruce Thomas Wayne

    GET THE FUCK OUT OF HERE!!!!

  • July 3, 2011, 11:09 p.m. CST

    I like the G.I. JOE PSA where he says BODY MASSAGE!

    by Darth_Kong

  • July 4, 2011, 4:16 a.m. CST

    Winona, amen to that

    by IWasInJuniorHighDickhead

    and Smackfu is missing the point. Bobo makes it very clear that he doesn't like Ryan Dunn and has only grudgingly written the article.

  • July 4, 2011, 8:14 a.m. CST

    My close buddy died this way about ten years ago

    by Autodidact

    except it was a brick wall he slammed into at highly excessive speeds, killing himself and a passenger. I miss him every day but I'm still pretty annoyed at him for the way he drove. He was always pushing his luck. We could still be hanging out if he just used a little judgement behind the wheel.

  • July 4, 2011, 11:48 a.m. CST

    the veteran british actress anna massey

    by emeraldboy

    has died at the age of 78. from cancer. obit please aicn...

  • July 4, 2011, 12:03 p.m. CST

    Fuck him

    by fpuk99

    He was a cunt who killed his friend. Being on TV doesn't give him a pass.

  • died today, I expect AICN to provide a eulogy.

  • July 4, 2011, 5:42 p.m. CST

    Moralfags LOL

    by lostboytexas

  • July 4, 2011, 8:12 p.m. CST

    Very good to see Vern pop in

    by IWasInJuniorHighDickhead

    a real fucking writer. Notice how the site has no class anymore? We used to have things like the CHAOS/Demon Dave TB, now we have Aint It Cool making fun of the dead.

  • For those of you old schoolers, you'll know what I'm about to talk about. For you youngin's...here's an AICN history lesson for ya: <p> In Moriarty's final year here at AICN between 2007 and 2008, he very publicly fought with Massawyrm in the talkbacks. For those of us who witnessed it, it was bizarre. Part of it stems back from a showing of The Poughkeepsie Tapes at BNAT which Moriarty brought there and introduced. The problem is, Moriarty introduced the film as if it were a documentary in an attempt to dupe the audience into believing it was real (Blair Witch style) but it wasn't...and Massawyrm, in his review of the film, talked about how that affected his enjoyment of it. What followed was Moriarty claiming Massa's review was a personal attack. You can read the talkback here (it's a good read) : <p> http://www.aintitcool.com/node/35028 <p> Now....Vern is a very good friend of Moriarty. Mori helped Vern get the gig at AICN, helped him get noticed, and I believe he helped Vern get the foreword for his book from Guillermo Del Toro. So Vern is extremely loyal to Mori. So what happened was, Vern started calling Massawyrm out in his talkbacks, too, and criticizing his reviews. 3 years later, he's still mentioning Massa's Sex in the City review, like he did above, calling it a low point for AICN. You can read that talkback here: <p> http://www.aintitcool.com/node/36892 <p> As for me...I'm just a talkbacker. But during the course of my time here, I submitted about 10 articles to Moriarty which he posted here...but he eventually banned me in a Script Girl talkback. I, like some others, was not a fan of Script Girl. Personally, I would call Script Girl the low point for AICN....that's where Vern and I differ. As a loyal fan of AICN, I became a shit disturber in the Script Girl talkbacks. Moriarty banned me without warning because he thought one of my insults was too vulgar. <p> I returned under different names to try to discuss this, because I figured I at least deserved a warning....and Vern came to Moriarty's defense. Vern and I had a lengthy back and forth...I wouldn't call it an argument...but he expressed his loyalty towards Moriarty...that's how I know all that Moriarty has done for him. And so Vern was showing his gratitude to Mori by having Mori's back in his beef with me. That talkback does not exist because my new names were instantly banned and all comments deleted. <p> That's why....when Vern jumps in here and starts using words like scumbag...mentioning Massawyrm's Sex in the City article...asking me who printed this article for me (because he wants to know if it was Massa)....he's digging up old shit. This is kids on a playground shit. There's a context here. That's why in my first response to Vern, I had fun with it and responded in that context....and then Bad MrWonka spilled his white wine all over his PJ's and his cat while witnessing my "ad hominem" attacks, LOL.... <p> I have no beef with Vern....but I still don't like Moriarty. So for those of you who care...this talkback has a context.

  • July 5, 2011, 6:38 a.m. CST

    lostboytexass, you remind me of one of my old highschool classmates

    by Surfaces_are_supposed_to_be_FLAT

    who later on in life told me he was gay. And what's more, who shared intimate details of his earliest gay experiences with me, such as having his first orgasm into the mouth of a much younger boy. Was Ryan Dunn the older boy to your young virgin mouth? Was it the 'dry mouth' of despair at losing this person in your life, the memories of the taste of Ryan's seed on your tongue, or perhaps the fact that you can text him all you want but he won't ever reply to you again.. that led to your rampant "where is my Ryan's obit?" spamming campaign? Or was it just that you a fucking loser with seriously weird taste in role-models? You needn't reply lostboytexass, I know it is both.

  • July 5, 2011, 7:44 a.m. CST

    thats quite the detailed fantasy, surfaces

    by lostboytexas

    and your calling ME gay? haha jism

  • July 5, 2011, 8:34 a.m. CST

    it’s like the Discovery Channel for retards...Yep.

    by ZodNotGod

    And anyone who gets a kick out of watching said channel deserves any and every kind of misery. Seriously, the guy was a drunken loser, a murdering drunken loser. Like all losers, he paid the price. Man, I hate boozers, such a waste of skin.

  • July 5, 2011, 8:43 a.m. CST

    Great posts...

    by ZodNotGod

    bobo_vision, right on dude! Surfaces, well, that was just darn funny.

  • July 5, 2011, 9:54 a.m. CST

    bobo_vision

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    I don't even go to my web site. Why should anyone else? I created that blog during the the time of the Great Purging as a protest to d.vader and my own bannings by that thin-skinned pussy, Mr. Beaks. It was never intended to be an alternative to AICN. Frankly, I'm too busy with my government subsidized world wide mercenary ventures to maintain any kind of daily blog. And just because you don't have a sense of humor, don't fault those who do and find The Choppah funny. Really, you're going to criticize another person's sense of humor? Talk about an exercise in futility. And Darth_Kong is right. Harry should post some of my reviews. Can't be any worse than the garbage Nerdling or Devin Faraci's spew.

  • July 5, 2011, 10:51 a.m. CST

    High/funny/low points of AICN

    by IWasInJuniorHighDickhead

    Low:<P> -Scriptgirl<P> -random bannings that no one will take responsibility for<P> -that funny paid-ad teen novel thing (was it called Gone?)<P> -people not being informed of the theft of personal info<P> -the grammar. Highs:<P> -CHAOS talkback<p> -that horse fucking talkback<P> -the Bruce Willis talkback where Moriarty got angry and swore blind that it wasn't Willis posting there, when it most certainly was<P> -the look on that talkbacker's face in the picture-in-picture screengrab he posted when he realized who he was chatting with. -the grammar.

  • July 5, 2011, 2:09 p.m. CST

    And Vern is right about bobo's obit

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    It's indicative of the overall decline in standards at AICN.

  • July 5, 2011, 2:32 p.m. CST

    one thing is for sure

    by longloaddropper

    no one knows what happened in that car in the last moments except dunn and his buddy - - - they could have swerved to avoid the men in black for all I know - - -

  • July 5, 2011, 3:59 p.m. CST

    Choppah's Obit for Ryan Dunn:

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    Ryan Dunn died like he lived: like a Jackass! Rest In Pieces, you Jackass!

  • July 5, 2011, 6:18 p.m. CST

    Christina Applegate laughed while River Phoenix choked on his own

    by Professor_Monster

    One of the other young Holllywooders reported that when Phoenix went into his convulsions Applegate rushed over to her friends and did an impression of him laying on the ground, shaking and puking. This was talked about on A Current Affair but quickly dropped not long after he died - probably Applegates PR people helping her out.

  • July 5, 2011, 6:23 p.m. CST

    not true

    by IWasInJuniorHighDickhead

    she used to recreate the convulsions for drug awareness programs, at least one that I know of.

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