Hey Jack, you got anything for my migraine?

April 16, 2010

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Blog Guy, whatever happened to Jack Kevorkian, that assisted suicide guy? He’s in prison, right?

Not anymore. He served eight years but got out a couple of years ago.

USA/Interestingly, he’s the subject of a new HBO movie, “You Don’t Know Jack.” Kevorkian is played by Al Pacino.

Good casting. There’s an uncanny resemblance between the two.

Anyway, the movie, which also stars John Goodman and Susan Sarandon, just had its premiere in New York. The real Kevorkian was there to promote it, posing with most of the actors.

What do you mean, MOST of them?

Well, we don’t actually have him with Sarandon.

I don’t know for sure why that is, but she was on crutches at the event. My guess is that Kevorkian said something like, “I can help you out with that,” and she hobbled away at a high rate of speed.

kevorkian goodman horiz 240Yikes! Well, he must be a very interesting guy. After the evening was over, what did Pacino and Goodman say about meeting with him?

Nothing. Neither actor has been seen since then.

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Assisted suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian poses with actor Al Pacino, who plays Kevorkian in the TV film “You Don’t Know Jack”, during the film’s premiere in New York April 14, 2010.

Cast member Susan Sarandon arrives on crutches for the premiere.

Kevorkian shakes hands with actor John Goodman at the premiere.

REUTERS photos by Lucas Jackson

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Y’all know this is just an excuse to run a pic of Susan, right? Bob does have his little crushes …

Posted by BethyB | Report as abusive

Susan is looking quite busty in that pic, for sure.

I’d stay away from the punch at that little party.

Jack’s not looking too spry.

Posted by justCAM | Report as abusive

Al Pacino says his final farewell to the crowd before walking off into the sunset with Kevorkian. Go into the light Al… go into the light!

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

She must have been weighed down by her Olympic medal when she fell off the llama. And that Dr. Kevorkian looks like he could use some “help” too. I’m sure there are a lot of people willing to lend a hand…

Posted by sarabelle | Report as abusive

justCam, you know those things go straight down to her knees when she takes off the push-up right?

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

haha brilliant post RB :D

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive

THIS WHOLE BLOG IS OUT OF ORDER!!!!!

Posted by Billl | Report as abusive

and if I wasn’t the man I was I WOULD TAKE A FLAME THROWA TO THIS PLACE!!!

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Ifly, did someone take your red Swingline Stapler?

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive

Yes and I really like the Swingline because it doesn’t bind as much and I was told I could play my music at a reasonable volume and I told them that I still haven’t gotten paid yet and I used to have a desk by the window and I could see the squirrels and they were merry and if they move my desk again I am going to set fire to the building.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

[...] Blog de Guy, ¿qué pasó con Jack Kevorkian, ese tipo de suicidio asistido? Está en la cárcel, ¿no? URL del artículo original http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/20 10/04/16/hey-jack-you-got-anything-for-m y-migrane/ [...]

push-up bras = false advertisement

“go straight down to her knees” may be a bit of an exaggeration, but…

Posted by SkimpyDog | Report as abusive

Oh, Ifly, I almost forgot, ah, I’m gonna need you to go ahead and come in on Sunday, too…

Posted by Billl | Report as abusive

I just knew Lumbergh was gonna ask me to come in on Sunday!

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

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I get mad when people I dont know, come and sit real close to me (ON MY DESK), invading my personal space and then asking me in a most pathetically arrogant manner, “Lemme know when you are going for coffee… I’ll buy you one”… not “Would you like to have coffee with me”.. no niceties at all!!! Thankfully, I am blessed with the art of ignoring annoying people… hasnt failed me yet! Touch wood…
Bill, you can say your line again now…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

PilotGuy, as long as Bill is not the secret identity of Dr. Kevorkian, I think you’re relatively safe.

And, in any case, you can take a couple of Robert’s doughnuts and everything will be quite alright…

Posted by justM | Report as abusive

[...] Guy blog, quoi qu'il arrive à Jack Kevorkian, ce gars-là le suicide assisté? Il est en prison, non? URL article original: http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/20 10/04/16/hey-jack-you-got-anything-for-m y-migrane/ [...]

THIS WHOLE BLOG IS OUT OF ORDER!?

Posted by Billl | Report as abusive

I agree… and the bloggers more so!!! Yeaaahhh!!! How about those prozac filled doughnuts now, eh Bagga!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Only chronologically, Unca, only chronologically.

Posted by Billl | Report as abusive

All the way down SkimpyDog..allllll the way down.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

What do you call a group of pathologists?

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive

A “body” of pathologists.

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive

Speaking of Pacino, I saw “Scarface” for the first time this past weekend. I really thought it was dumb. That’s my official opinion. I really would have enjoyed it more if he and his “little friend” just went around blowing stuff up.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Dr. that was pathologically lame!

Oops, sorry, out of order! (running order that is. I dropped out of the week-end race around the park!)

Posted by justM | Report as abusive