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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)

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)

So it goes.

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

"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)

I'm the biggest baddest scribe in the whole wide countree, and my pen is jes' burstin' with ink.

Sad he's gone. But he left ... (Below threshold)

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

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


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)

I had to laugh like hell.


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)

Vonnegut documentary. Interesting, of course!







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