RIP Kurt Vonnegut

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    Photo @ Jill Krementz (Vonnegut's wife)

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    1. Matthew Gidley 98 months ago | reply

      Very sad.

      He wanted to go out with a bang, ended up falling down the stairs...

      "when Hemingway killed himself he put a period at the end of his life; old age is more like a semicolon."

      And falling down the stairs is an exclamation mark (shaped like a banana skin)

      Strangely appropriate. So it goes.

    2. NowPublic 98 months ago | reply

      Thank you for sharing your photo! This photograph appears in a NowPublic news story: Mr. Kurt Vonnegut, dead at 84.

    3. Star Cat 98 months ago | reply

      RIP, Mr. Vonnegut, I will miss you. I hope you are up in heaven surrounded by music.

      "And if I should ever die, God forbid, I hope you will say, ''Kurt is up in Heaven now.'' That’s my favorite joke."
      ~University of Wisconsin in Madison on the evening of September 22, 2003,~

    4. lorac's 98 months ago | reply

      poo tee weet.

    5. bigjon 82 months ago | reply

      Great shot - captures his humanity. RIP.

    6. lorac's 81 months ago | reply

      This photo was taken by Vonnegut's wife, Jill Krementz. Please credit her. She is a phenomenal talent in her own right and photographed our dear late Mr. V many many times, I think, taking the finest photos of him to be found. Yes, absolutely captures his adoration of her, as well, I think.

    7. Fer Jimenez 79 months ago | reply

      Hi! I am admin of a group called Books / libros / livros and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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