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casey-kasem-dead.jpgRadio icon Casey Kasem passed away yesterday at the age of 82. Kasem was best known for hosting countdown shows "Casey's Top 40" and "American Top 40," which served as the basis for one of the all-time great restaurant ordering pranks, in which Howard Stern used soundbites from Kasem's countdown to place an order at a Chinese restaurant. Also according to the Washington Post: "He was a vegan, which led to him turning down many endorsement deals for chain restaurants." [CNN, YouTube][Photo]

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