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Kurt Vonnegut Quote, and…

Friday, November 2nd, 2007

“Love is where you find it. I think it is foolish to go off looking for it, and I think it can often be poisonous. I wish that people who are conventionally supposed to love each other would say to each other, when they fight, ‘Please–a little less love, and a little more common decency.’” [...]

“Like Attacking A Banana Split With a Quarterstaff”

Tuesday, April 17th, 2007

Kurt Vonnegut used that analogy when describing the futility of giving a book, movie, or play a bad review. I wasn’t exactly expecting them to be gracious, but you gotta wonder why Fox News even bothered phoning in their hatchet job (oops, I mean “obituary”). So does CJR Daily.

Vonnegut On the Virtues of Farting Around

Thursday, April 12th, 2007

Ana Marie quotes Kurt.

Let’s Take A Moment

Wednesday, April 11th, 2007

…a moment of silence, far away from the latest out-of-proportion media swarm of overwrought breastbeating, grandstanding and indignant overreaction to an overbearing, irrelevant, doddering fool’s insults. Kurt Vonnegut. What a great man, what a loss. If you feel inclined, read “Harrison Bergeron” from his collection of short stories, Welcome To The Monkey House. It might [...]