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  1. 13 Things you totally forgot happened this yearRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    William Peter Blatty, who wrote the novel The Exorcist and the screenplay for the film adaptation that became one of the most influential horror movies of all time, has died. He was 89 and passed on Thursday, Jan. 12. William Peter Blatty, who wrote the novel The Exorcist and the screenplay for the film adaptation that became one of the most influential horror movies of all time, has died.

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  2. Difficult to be depressed when you're terrifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | 24 Hours

    ... of launching nuclear weapons, Kim Jong Un is no longer considered the crazy one? Well, consider this - William Peter Blatty, the man who wrote The Exorcist, died last week. How much do you think it took to scare him to death? So go ahead and panic, ...

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  3. William Peter Blatty, Author of 'Exorcist', Dies at Age 89Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    William Peter Blatty, American writer and filmmaker, who was best known for his 1971 novel The Exorcist, has passed away at the age of 89. He also wrote and directed the sequel The Exorcist III . Some of his other notable works are the novels Elsewhere , Dimiter and Crazy .

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  4. Aicn Horror's Cannibal Horrorcast remembers William Peter Blatty...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Ain't It Cool News

    ... Johnny Destructo of PoptardsGo.com . We had already recorded our show a while back focusing on two of William Peter Blatty's best works THE EXORCIST (which he wrote) and LEGION: THE EXORCIST III (which he wrote and directed). Both films were iconic ...

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  5. William Peter Blatty, 'Exorcist' Author, Passes AwayRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Movies.com

    William Peter Blatty, best known for writing The Exorcist and then adapting it for the big screen, has passed away . He was 89. While working in public relations in the 1950s, Blatty began writing on the side, publishing his first book in 1960.

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  6. We Become Completely Different People: Asghar Farhadi on "The Salesman"Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... Con," "Con Man" and "Mark Hamill's Pop Culture Quest." The work of the late author, writer and director William Peter Blatty will continue to haunt the dreams of readers and moviegoers for generations to Since he started as film critic for the ...

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  7. Michelle Obama surprising people recording goodbye messages is the most bittersweet thingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS 3 Springfield

    William Peter Blatty, who wrote the novel The Exorcist and the screenplay for the film adaptation that became one of the most influential horror movies of all time, has died. He was 89 and passed on Thursday, Jan. 12. William Peter Blatty, who wrote the novel The Exorcist and the screenplay for the film adaptation that became one of the most influential horror movies of all time, has died.

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  8. How to organize a volunteer-based, radical new form of American politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boing Boing

    ... whose philosophies ran the gamut from fascism to anarcho-syndicalism to socialism. Writer and director William Peter Blatty, creator of The Exorcist, has died at age 89. Batty is best known for writing the story of poor, possessed Regan and her ...

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  9. The Exorcism of ObamacareFrom the Body PoliticRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lucianne.com

    If you were astonished by the egregious antics of congressional Democrats during the recent procedural votes that started Obamacare down the path to perdition, you should reread The Exorcist, in which William Peter Blatty vividly describes just such head spinning, vomit-spewing, and gratuitous execration. This isn't the last time you'll see the Democrats reenacting the behavior of Blatty's most memorable character.

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  10. Rest in peace, 'Exorcist' author William Peter Blatty - CNETRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | CNet News

    A 1949 Washington Post article about an exorcism inspired the book that became one of the most terrifying films ever. Perhaps it's fitting that the death of William Peter Blatty was announced on Friday the 13th, a date forever associated with bad luck and superstition.

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  11. Pro wrestler Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... the news recently over a 1983 murder investigation. He was recently ruled incompetent to stand trial. William Peter Blatty, who wrote the novel The Exorcist and the screenplay for the film adaptation that became one of the most influential horror ...

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  12. 'Exorcist' author William Peter Blatty dead at 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KXXV-TV Waco

    Novelist and filmmaker William Peter Blatty, a former Jesuit school valedictorian who conjured a tale of demonic possession and gave millions the fright of their lives with the best-selling novel and Oscar-winning movie "The Exorcist," has died. He was 89. Blatty died Thursday at a hospital in Bethesda, Maryland, where he lived, his widow, Julie Alicia Blatty, told The Associated Press.

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  13. 'Exorcist' Author William Peter Blatty DiesRead the original story

    Sunday | Drudge Retort

    William Peter Blatty, the author whose best-selling book The Exorcist was both a milestone in horror fiction and a turning point in his own career, died of multiple myeloma Thursday in Bethesda, Maryland. He was 89. The Exorcist, the story of a 12-year-old girl possessed by the Devil, was published in 1971 and sold more than 13 million copies.

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  14. William Peter Blatty, author of a The Exorcist,a dies at 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    SEPTEMBER 29: Writer/Producer William Peter Blatty attends the special screening of "The Exorcist Extended Director's Cut" at The Museum of Modern Art on September 29, 2010 in New York City. NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 29: Writer/Producer William Peter Blatty attends the special screening of "The Exorcist Extended Director's Cut" at The Museum of Modern Art on September 29, 2010 in New York City.

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  15. William Peter Blatty, Between Time and Eternityby Thomas S. Hibbs -...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 14 | National Review Online

    And if I don't see my shadow, the horror box office is going to be great." That's how William Peter Blatty, who died Thursday at the age of 89 from complications from a form of blood cancer, often described his odd, late-in-life celebrity as the author of the novel The Exorcist and the screenplay of its 1973 film version.

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  16. William Peter Blatty, author of a The Exorcista , dies aged 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 14 | NME

    Blatty's most celebrated work came with his 1971 novel, which earned even greater success two years later following its notorious film adaptation. Blatty also penned the screenplay for that film, which had a huge impact on the horror movie genre as well as popular culture on the whole.

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  17. William Peter Blatty, The Exorcist Writer, Dies at 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 14 | CBS 3 Springfield

    William Peter Blatty, who wrote the novel The Exorcist and the screenplay for the film adaptation that became one of the most influential horror movies of all time, has died. He was 89 and passed on Thursday, Jan. 12. William Peter Blatty, who wrote the novel The Exorcist and the screenplay for the film adaptation that became one of the most influential horror movies of all time, has died.

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  18. Author Of 'The Exorcist' Dies At 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 14 | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    William Peter Blatty, the author of "The Exorcist," has died. He was 89. Blatty's widow, Julie, said her husband died Thursday at a hospital in Bethesda, Maryland.

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  19. 'Exorcist' author William Peter Blatty dead at 89 newRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 14 | ABC 33/40

    Novelist and filmmaker William Peter Blatty, a former Jesuit school valedictorian who conjured a tale of demonic possession and gave millions the fright of their lives with the best-selling novel and Oscar-winning movie "The Exorcist," has died. He was 89. Blatty died Thursday at a hospital in Bethesda, Maryland, where he lived, his widow, Julie Alicia Blatty, told The Associated Press.

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  20. William Peter Blatty dies aged 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 14 | The China Post

    William Peter Blatty, the author of the novel "The Exorcist" and writer of its Oscar-winning big-screen adaptation, has died aged 89, the director of the iconic horror movie announced Friday. Blatty wrote several books but his signature achievement was the 1971 novel that told the story of a 12-year-old girl whose vile behavior leads a young priest to conclude that she is possessed by a demon.

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