More from Wired Furthermore, this one really funny (with all my due respect for those involved in the story)
"08:29 AM Jul. 30, 2003 PT Vincent Canby, esteemed film critic for The New York Times, wrote a fine appreciation of comedian Bob Hope, who died the other day at 100. In it, he dutifully recounted Hope's long list of accomplishments and the salient moments of his long life. Of course, Canby must have written it a while ago, since he himself has been dead since October 2000. No doubt Canby, and the editors of the Times, expected the critic to outlive the comedian. Canby was a mere 76 when he departed this mortal coil. "