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Old 09-20-07, 10:25 PM   #1
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Kurt Vonnegut

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He is the frickin Man.

(I mean "was." Dammit.)

I like him a lot. Can you tell?
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Old 09-20-07, 10:43 PM   #2
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Old 09-20-07, 10:48 PM   #3
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You already know this, little namesake, but I still remember the talk he gave at NU my freshman year. His comparative chalkboard diagrams of the plotlines of a fairy tale, Hamlet, and Kafka's Metamorphosis still cracks me up. And the way he described the meditative trance-like state he reached while reading (literally "taking in") a book still sticks with me, and it was (holy *#@$) 17 years ago.
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Old 09-23-07, 02:24 AM   #4
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Old 09-23-07, 09:45 PM   #5
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He wrote a really horrible play that i was in, back in college. Sooo bad.
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Kurt Vonneg-who?

Must be a US thing.
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Old 09-23-07, 10:59 PM   #7
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Yeah, yeah...

All joking aside, Vonnegut is definitely one of my three or four favorite authors.

Cats' Cradle and Breakfast of Champions are my two favorites.
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Ahh.. that Kurt Vonnegut.
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Old 09-24-07, 06:49 PM   #9
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I read Cat's Cradle. Gotta say, it didn't do a whole lot for me.
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I've read The Sirens of Titan and Slaughterhouse-Five... where should I go next?
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