The Curse of The Brigade
Is it true that four Hollywood celebrities who were mentioned in your novel The Brigade, either directly or under obvious pseudonyms, have died under mysterious circumstances since the book was published?
Uh, no. Actually it's six people now, who have died since the book was published in 2008. These are: Heath Ledger, Brittany Murphy, Corey Haim, Irvin Kershner, Bea Arthur, and Ron Silver.
It would be really great if we could get some buzz going about the terrible "Brigade Curse" and rattle some of those glitterati's cages, and I encourage any of you who want to dish about it in the Net to knock yourselves out. Realistically, though, I don't think it's a curse. I think it's just the normal Hollywood celeb attrition rate.
Those assholes actually have an expiration date on them. Their lifestyle of drugs, booze, and really stupid shit they do really isn't conducive to long lifespans.