RIP Don Rickles 1926-2017

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Reports are flooding in that legendary comedian Don Rickles has passed away in his home from kidney failure with his wife Barbara with him. He was 90 years old, just a month shy of his 91st birthday.

Rickles has inspired countless comedians, some of which have become legends in their own rights. He was most certainly one of the funniest and most influential comics we’ll ever have the pleasure of laughing with.

Our thoughts go out to his family, friends, fans, and the funny people who he inspired and continue to make us laugh.

Enjoy some clips of some of his comedy below. He certainly was, and will remain, one of the greatest.

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Garon Cockrell is the Founder and Editor of Pop Culture Beast and host of The Pop Culture Beast Show. He founded the site over seven years ago to have a place on the internet to write about the things he loved. Since then, Garon has become a best-selling author (Demonic and Other Tales), an award winning screenwriter (Best Screenplay 2013 Motor City Nightmares Film Festival), and a cast member on the top rated podcast, Never Not Funny.

Garon CockrellRIP Don Rickles 1926-2017