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Bart Ell

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Re: The Legendary Art Bell
« Reply #91 on: August 01, 2018, 11:17:53 AM »
That's unfortunate. Not even sure what to say, but dependency on pain medication is an easy thing to slip into and get carried away with, it seems.

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Re: The Legendary Art Bell
« Reply #93 on: August 01, 2018, 11:34:04 AM »
https://twitter.com/bart_ell/status/1024722718892146690

Fine reporting there  :o

1. He left the airwaves in 2002, as full time host yes but he was the regular Sat-Sun host for years.

2. He broadcasted the show from his radio station in Pahrump. Nope, wrong, fake news. Art never hosted Coast to Coast, Dreamland, Dark Matter or Midnight in the Desert from his radio station.

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Re: The Legendary Art Bell
« Reply #95 on: August 01, 2018, 11:35:37 AM »
Art and Heater were probably shooting each other up...  ::) no wonder they were so close  ;D

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Re: The Legendary Art Bell
« Reply #96 on: August 01, 2018, 11:46:30 AM »
I guess the report is not a surprise. It's good to have an answer, but the speculation as to accidental or purposeful will continue.  :-\


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Re: The Legendary Art Bell
« Reply #97 on: August 01, 2018, 11:50:12 AM »
Art and Heater were probably shooting each other up...  ::) no wonder they were so close  ;D

I don’t think Art shared much.
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Re: The Legendary Art Bell
« Reply #98 on: August 01, 2018, 11:53:39 AM »
https://twitter.com/g_knapp/status/1024718046894678016
Kind of surprised. Was he taking all these as directed most of the time and accidentally took an extra of something in a Oxycodone and Valium induced haze and that is what did it? He never struck me as an addictive personality. He would have known of the dangers.

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Re: The Legendary Art Bell
« Reply #99 on: August 01, 2018, 11:53:39 AM »
I guess the report is not a surprise. It's good to have an answer, but the speculation as to accidental or purposeful will continue.  :-\

He was abusing them, since a fatal dose is well above anything therapeutic, and he can not have been unaware of the danger.  The line is blurry and, in the pursuit of oblivion, they can't be sure when they cross over from temporary to permanent.

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Re: The Legendary Art Bell
« Reply #100 on: August 01, 2018, 11:56:11 AM »
https://twitter.com/g_knapp/status/1024718046894678016

Accidentally on purpose.

At least he was feeling good on his way out. RIP Art.

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Re: The Legendary Art Bell
« Reply #101 on: August 01, 2018, 11:59:17 AM »
https://twitter.com/g_knapp/status/1024718046894678016
Damn, so all of those people who speculated about this were totally right. Some other things were speculated on bellgab before it's demise. I wonder if that is part of what caused the plug to be pulled. Hmm might be time to set up my computer for a bartcast tonight.

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Re: The Legendary Art Bell
« Reply #102 on: August 01, 2018, 12:01:06 PM »
He never struck me as an addictive personality.

Throw enough opiates at someone and they will. And don't say it like its a failure in his personality, its chemical dependence, he couldn't help it.

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Re: The Legendary Art Bell
« Reply #103 on: August 01, 2018, 12:01:14 PM »
Art always said he would like to try inducing a near death experience. Maybe he figured that was the time to try?

I really hope Heather wasn't involved with this.

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Re: The Legendary Art Bell
« Reply #104 on: August 01, 2018, 12:02:15 PM »
I suspect the "accidental" diagnosis was for reputation and insurance purposes.
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