Hello, Babies, and Good-bye to Kurt Vonnegut

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'I think you guys are going to have to come up with a lot of wonderful new lies, or people just aren't going to want to go on living' - WonketteA great American humorist has died at 84. Kurt Vonnegut wrote so many brutal & crazy comedies about the United States. It is a tragedy how he didn’t become Pope of Culture in 1981, but we had some pretty serious budget cuts then and the Pope of Culture was eliminated in a firestorm of napalm.

Vonnegut lived about a dozen years longer than the average American male, due to his chain-smoking and rage and beach house. We will miss him.

Kurt Vonnegut, Writer of Classics of the American Counterculture, Dies at 84 [NYT]

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A writer and editor of this website from 2006 to early 2012, Ken Layne is occassionally seen on Twitter and writes small books and is already haunting you from beyond (your) grave.

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