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Recently deceased punk impresario Malcolm McLaren's apocalyptic boutique-decorating style may have been what killed him. A new report links McLaren's cancer to the asbestos in his iconic London boutique Sex. According to McLaren's partner, "When Malcolm created Sex he broke open the ceiling to make it look like a bomb had hit it." The result was dramatic, but it might have also been fatal. [NYP]