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Hollywood 411 covers Dearly Departed Tours In October 2009

Watch as our Horror Movie Tour makes it to E!
October 30, 2009


A terrific feature on Australia's morning show

NBC Nightly News coverage of Deearly Departed Tours

Learn more about our phenomal tour, covered by NBC TV Nightly News!

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FRONT PAGE of the Los Angeles Times on Saturday July 11, 2009.

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the "Hippy Horror" story in
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The Telegraph did a great article on the Manson Murders and us

Chicagoans come to Scott Michaels for all their scandalous needs!

ET goes to Scott Michaels for authoritative celebrity grave reporting.

Los Angeles Travel Examiner February 2009


Hollywood Heat September - 2008

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Featured in Australia on Getaway - May 2008

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Scott Michaels and his tour van
Experience the delightfully twisted underbelly of Hollywood with Dearly Departed Tours!  Scott Michaels founded Dearly Departed back in 1989, specializing in dead celebrity memorabilia before launching the tour business in 2005.  Since then he has been pleasing stars and their fans alike with his irresistible combination of wit, humor and insight into the morbid world of celebrity death!

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37 miles and 3.25 hours of the most famous and infamous sights of death, murder and scandal in Los Angeles.


Eye On LA Video, March 17, 2007

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See us on Eye on the Bay - From October 2007

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944 Magazine October 06

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Watch the Josh Rubenstein KCBS piece on Dearly Departed Tours by clicking below

Listen to Scott The Pacific Drift Program on NPR

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L.A. Times refers to Scott Michaels for his celebrity cemetery expertise, Aug. 19, 2009.

NY Post taps on Scott for his grave finding skills, Aug. 19, 2009.

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SF Chronicle May 2008

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San Diego Union Tribune August 2007

LA Independent July 2007

Daily Breeze October 06

USA Today August 2006

St. Louis Post Dispatch July 2006

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Indiana Star June 2006

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Featured on Open House LA, May 2008

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"Your tour was the best!" -
Bridget, Holly and Kendra from The Girls Next Door on E!

"Imagine getting an invite that tells you the Smoking Gun had a lovechild with Google Maps, who happens to have a commercial driver’s license and a 13 passenger van."  - The Swell City Guide

"Creepy, Hilarious, but not for the kids or the prissy" - Lonely Planet

"Deliciously Twisted" - San Francisco Chronicle

"One of LA's hidden jewels." - Dave Navarro

"Think of Scott as the AJ Benza of the afterlife, the Perez Hilton of the dead zone, or the Hedda Hopper of the deceased." - DVDverdict.com

Why Gawp At The Glitz?  The Real Fun Is In LA's Seedy Underbelly" - Bizarre Magazine

"A Dearly Departed Delight!" - Leeza Gibbons

L.A.'s Seedy Sight-Seeing Tour is Back On the Road! - Los Angeles Magazine

"Morbidly Engaging!" - Rue Morgue Magazine

"With over three hours of Hollywood history, gossip, and myth-busting, the Dearly Departed Tour was the most fun I’ve had outside of a cemetery!" - Scott Stanton, author of The Tombstone Tourist

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If you don't see a date you are interested in, send an email! Being a small company affords us a bit of flexibility.  If you have a party of at least 4, more tours are possible. Contact: info@dearlydepartedtours.com

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