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The NNDB Mapper is a visual tool for exploring the connections between people in NNDB, linking them together through family relations, corporate boards, movies and TV, political alliances, and shadowy conspiracy groups. Maps can be saved and shared for others to explore.

As of this writing, the major demographic breakdown in NNDB is 23462 living, 13553 dead, 30136 male and 6877 female.

Recent Deaths: 2011 · 2012 · 2013 · 2014

What is NNDB?

NNDB is an intelligence aggregator that tracks the activities of people we have determined to be noteworthy, both living and dead. Superficially, it seems much like a "Who's Who" where a noted person's curriculum vitae is available (the usual information such as date of birth, a biography, and other essential facts.)

But it mostly exists to document the connections between people, many of which are not always obvious. A person's otherwise inexplicable behavior is often understood by examining the crowd that person has been associating with.

Most Recent Deaths: Obituaries

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And yes this is what passes for a gossip column in these parts

21-Oct-2014 · Mississippi imprisons more people per capita than China or Russia ... Bryan Cranston responds to protests over Breaking Bad action figures being sold at Toys R Us ... US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she has quite a large supply of Notorious RBG shirts ... If you hate Taylor Swift you must be sexist ... US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) says 2014 is on track to be the hottest year yet ... It might be simpler to mark where an ex-Jimmy John's worker can legally put meat on a sub roll ... Court ruling on royalties could be costly for SiriusXM ... Everybody knows FBI Director James Comey is wrong about encryption, even the FBI ... George Will is once again garbling bits of fact and turning them into a falsehood ... Walgreens tells customers to leave after filling prescription incorrectly ... Gov. John Kasich (R-Ohio) breaks with party line on Obamacare ... Indiana cops take alleged serial killer into custody ... New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio thinks former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani is misguided in protesting an opera ... Buffy's Nicholas Brendon sure is sorry for his "unacceptable behavior" ... Monica Lewinsky is against cyber-bullying ... Facebook asks US Drug Enforcement Administration to stop impersonating users on the social network ...

20-Oct-2014 · Late Show fires long-time cue card man Tony Mendez after workplace altercation ... Wonder Woman was born out of a "feminist utopia" and "the struggle for women's rights" ... When climate change drowns Kiribati, what will become of the ocean territory that surrounds it? ... Dallas Cowboys player gets caught shoplifting underwear, and is promptly hired to endorse the underwear he stole ... Laurie Holden helps rescue Colombian sex slaves ... Serena Williams thanks tennis officials for suspension of official who made bullying, sexist and racist comments ... Credit Suisse study shows that the richest 1% of the world's people own nearly half of global wealth ... Salman Khan pets the mighty tiger of the Sunderbans ... Buffy's Nicholas Brendon is arrested in Boise, ID ... So far, from Dallas to DC, one out of every 110,000,000 people have contracted Ebola in the USA, and of those, none have died ... Stephen Collins probably won't be charged for child molestation ... Remembering The Wonder Years, "a 25-year-old show that took place 50 years ago ů but it still feels fresh" ... For battered wives of the National Football League, a message from the cops and the league: Keep quiet ... How will NBC screw up its reboot of The IT Crowd? ... Is Amazon an economic problem that must be solved? ...

19-Oct-2014 · Dwyane Wade is holding a rummage sale ... Would US Vice President Joe Biden find it fair for his son to serve 87 months in prison, which is the average federal sentence for drug possession? ... Satanists again seek to mount a Christmas display in Florida's Capitol rotunda ... Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani will lead protests against an opera ... At least 16 people die as ventilation grate collapses at South Korean concert ... Utterly out of ideas, TV will reboot The Courtship of Eddie's Father ...

18-Oct-2014 · All of a sudden Chelsea Handler looked up and Jason Biggs was there and he was urinating on her face ... Alaska and Arizona and Wyoming get same-sex marriage ... Floyd Mayweather, Jr. is teaching Justin Bieber to box ... President Obama picks political insider with no medical background as "Ebola czar" ... US Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin) worries that ISIS will use Ebola as a weapon ... US Supreme Court lets voter-ID proceed in Texas ...

17-Oct-2014 · Son of US Vice President Joe Biden is discharged from the Navy after testing positive for cocaine ... FBI Director James Comey asks Apple and Google to abandon privacy ... Native American casino in California remains closed after gun-toting altercation ... John Grisham sure is sorry for saying there are too many people in prison for watching child pornography ... Former Gov. Michael Dukakis (D-Massachusetts) testifies on behalf of a family friend accused of lying to investigators in Boston Marathon attack ... Paul Rudd invites fellow fans of the Kansas City Royals to party at his mother's house ... Dollar Tree fines for workplace safety issues "could be the highest ever doled out to a retail chain" ... Hong Kong police raid protesters' encampment ... Blake Griffin writes about playing for despised Los Angeles Clippers former owner Donald Sterling ... University of Oregon economist offers positive take on marijuana legalization ... Washed-up reality TV star Jon Gosselin is evicted from his home ... US Centers for Disease Control told nurse with Ebola it would be OK if she took a commercial flight ... What's next in the legal tussle over Amanda Bynes' mental state?... CBS will launch a paid-subscription program for on-line access ...

16-Oct-2014 · HBO announces on-line subscriptions for cable cord-cutters ... Benedict Cumberbatch says that "religious fundamentalism is wrong" ... Snoop Lion calls Iggy Azalea the c-word before T.I. makes him apologize ... Neil Patrick Harris said yes to drugs ... Neil Patrick Harris will host the Oscars ... Chicago shortens yellow-lights at intersections to raise ticket revenue ... Arkansas Supreme Court strikes down voter-suppression law ... NAACP sues Georgia over suppression of minority voters ... Director of US Office of Management and Budget Shaun Donovan says addressing climate change is imperative for fiscal reasons, not just moral reasons (but of course, it won't be addressed yet) ... Steve Nash injures himself carrying luggage ... Hong Kong protests turn ugly ... Ignoring 2005 movie, again Sony wants to reboot Bewitched ... Dallas hospital waited two days before putting Ebola nurses into hazmat suits ... Warner Bros will milk more money out of Harry Potter ... Jay Leno says he has no regrets about continuing Johnny Carson's Tonight Show blacklist of Joan Rivers ... Netflix snags Friends ...

15-Oct-2014 · Dax Shepard says Kristen Bell shaved his butt ... Luke Wilson will play NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in Ridley Scott's movie about the concussion cover-up ... Amy Poehler said yes to drugs ... Voter-ID law is reinstated in Texas ... Seth Rogen and numb-nuts NBC exec who cancelled Freaks and Geeks have "a very nice chat" backstage at Saturday Night Live ... Ke$ha sues producer over alleged sexual, physical, verbal, and emotional abuse ... Zach Galifianakis is no longer portly ... Jimmy John's requires even the lowest-paid employees to sign a non-compete contract ... Don Henley sues over a pun ... The unseriousness of Republicans on man-made climate change ... Google expands its home delivery shopping service ... Taco Bell's gravy-soaked breakfast is reportedly "more appealing than you might have initially thought" ... Google tests on-line doctor consultations ... North Korean state-owned media says it's spotted President Kim Jong-Un ... Sofia Coppola and Bill Murray are making a Christmas special for TV ... Shia LaBeouf tries to explain his kookiness ... National Basketball Association experiments with shortening games, presumably to squeeze in more commercials on television ... Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg gives $25-million to fight Ebola ...

14-Oct-2014 · Stan Lee is remaking Chakra the Invincible as a live-action Bollywood movie ... Harlan Ellison is partially paralyzed after a stroke ... Aereo, still existing, asks US Federal Communications Commission to imagine it as a cable company ... McDonald's promises "straight answers" to consumers' questions about its food ... Comedian accuses Burger King of stealing his routine for a new commercial ... Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are producing a futuristic espionage thriller for SyFy ... Same-sex marriage comes to Alaska ... Phil Jackson is helping the New York Knicks become more zen ... Bolivian President Evo Morales is re-elected ... How state anti-choice laws let judges humiliate vulnerable teens ... Cary Elwes and Rob Reiner have written a book about the movie The Princess Bride ... Involuntary commitment of Amanda Bynes is extended for two weeks ... Roman Catholic Church says it's OK to be gay, sort of ... Noted douchebag Chris Brown thinks Ebola might be a population control scheme ... Louis C. K. is not fond of ISIS ...

13-Oct-2014 · Bakersfield, CA is concerned about clowns ... Disgruntled Native Americans seize casino in California ... Mindy Kaling puts anal sex on prime time TV ... Book business is startled by Amazon's brick-and-mortar plans ... Larry David responds to Jennifer Lawrence's "below the belt" admiration ... Two-time Jeopardy winner tells all ... Hugh Grant is reportedly backing out of a third Bridget Jones movie ... Read a book of hot 1970s horniness for Burt Reynolds ... US Pentagon tries to whitewash the Vietnam War ... Gilmore Girls sidestepped the ordinary tropes of women on television ... Wyoming worker steals train ... Kevin Durant is injured; out for 6-8 weeks ...

12-Oct-2014 · Archer will break ties with ISIS ... Former US President Jimmy Carter says the Obama administration's drone attacks violate the U.S. Constitution and human rights ... Hackers hit Dairy Queen and K-Mart ... USáSen. David Vitter (R-Louisiana) critiques President Obama's Ebola response for focusing too much on Africa ... Meet the Press host Chuck Todd doesn't think he's part of the "professional political class" ... Box Office Mojo is shuttered ... Hollywood remains afraid of Wonder Woman ...


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