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Big, Unfortunate Trend of the Day: Death

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It's all too much, isn't it? First it was the death of JD Salinger. Next, it was Howard Zinn. Great guys, really, but the things that hit closer to home: Juicy Couture as we've known it is probably done, since Gela Nash-Taylor and Pamela Skaist-Levy decided to leave. And indie-film powerhouse Miramax is dunzo, as of today. (Which is really tragic. Is it bad for us to wonder if that will affect Marchesa?) People and businesses, stop dying already! [Bloomberg, Reuters, NY Post, Gawker]