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Kurt Vonnegut Dead at 84

The New York Times is reporting.


Comments (9)

May his soul rest in peace,... (Below threshold)
epador:

May his soul rest in peace, he had a tough young adulthood, a stark humor and sadly all too accurately and cynically bent.

So it goes.... (Below threshold)
mantis:

So it goes.

"I guess the moral here is:... (Below threshold)
BrandonInBatonRouge:

"I guess the moral here is: you must be careful what you pretend to be because, in the end, you are who you're pretending to be." - Howard W. Campbell Jr., Kurt Vonnegut's "Mother Night"

Well put, mantis, well put.... (Below threshold)
Peter F.:

Well put, mantis, well put.

Sad news.

I'm the biggest baddest scr... (Below threshold)
kim:

I'm the biggest baddest scribe in the whole wide countree, and my pen is jes' burstin' with ink.
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Sad he's gone. But he left ... (Below threshold)
Publicus:

Sad he's gone. But he left us some great writing. Thanks, Kurt!

Mantis,That's verb... (Below threshold)

Mantis,

That's verbatim what I thought when I read the headline.

So it goes.

I guess you just have to know Kurt's work.

I had to laugh like hell.

I had to laugh like hell... (Below threshold)
mantis:

I had to laugh like hell.

Indeed.

We had a memorial services for Isaac a few years back, and at one point I said, ''Isaac is up in Heaven now.'' It was the funniest thing I could have said to a group of Humanists. I rolled them in the aisles. It was several minutes before order could be restored. And if I should ever die, God forbid, I hope you will say, ''Kurt is up in Heaven now.'' That's my favorite joke. src

Kurt is up in Heaven now.

Vonnegut documentary. Inter... (Below threshold)
bryanD:

Vonnegut documentary. Interesting, of course!

http://redstateson.blogspot.com/2007/04/see-hear.html




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