Our curious obsession with the prematurely dead celeb
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She had such a magnetism that if 15 men were in a room with her, each man would be convinced he was the one she’d be waiting for after the others left.
— Marilyn Monroe's publicist, Roy Craft
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Is it just coincidence that so many charismatic personalities have died at age 27? And why do the departed become even more fascinating to us than they were in life? Tell us what you think.   

Megawatt Members of the 27 Club

  1. Jim Morrison, The Doors
  2. Kurt Cobain, Nirvana
  3. Janis Joplin
  4. Amy Winehouse
  5. Jimi Hendrix
  6. Ron "Pigpen" McKernan, The Grateful Dead
  7. Kristen Pfaff, Hole
  8. Brian Jones, The Rolling Stones