Thursday, April 12, 2007

So It Goes

I know I said I wasn't going to post for awhile, but I had to acknowledge this. I'm at a loss for words, partly because I'm upset, and partly because there's nothing I could say that could sufficiently convey my respect and admiration for this man.

Goodbye, sir.

Kurt Vonnegut, whose dark comic talent and urgent moral vision in novels like “Slaughterhouse-Five,” “Cat’s Cradle” and “God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater” caught the temper of his times and the imagination of a generation, died Wednesday night in Manhattan. He was 84 and had homes in Manhattan and in Sagaponack on Long Island....

New York Times

"I tell you, we are here on Earth to fart around, and don't let anybody tell you different."-Timequake