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Crazy Eddie's Eddie Antar dies

Tom Paine

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If you're too young to remember Eddie Antar, who died Saturday in New Jersey at 68, and his Crazy Eddie electronics chain, it was a trip. While it lasted.

I think people got high just to watch the ads.

But it was way too crazy to last.

By the way, Eddie Antar did not play the Crazy Eddie character in the ads.

Eddie Antar, Retailer and Felon Who Created Crazy Eddie, Dies at 68 (New York Times)