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kurt vonnegut

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by professor poopatronic, Jun 28, 2001.

  1. i just finished reading slaughterhouse-five for the third time, and i just felt like commenting on what an incredible author vonnegut is. i can't even describe it.
    other good vonnegut books:

    the sirens of titan
    god bless you, mr.rosewater
    welcome to the monkeyhouse
    breakfast of champions
    hocus pocus
    timequake

    these are just a few that stick out in my head, the guy has never written even a sentence short of amazing.
     
  2. Jesus of Nazareth

    Jesus of Nazareth Senior Member

    Joined: Dec 6, 2000 Messages: 2,388 Likes Received: 1
    Hell yeah, you just made up for your name. I love K. Vonnegut......my only problem is i only collect books with hard backs, and all his works are hard to find in anything but paperback. The Cat's Cradle is badass....
     
  3. mental invalid

    mental invalid Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 11, 2001 Messages: 13,050 Likes Received: 8
    etc. etc. etc.

    ...kV is certainly a bodhi...breakfast of champoins was the first one, and set me off...i read slaughter house a couple of months ago, and was what i needed...it helped shift me into a new concept of time that i am currently struggling in...along with the idea of free will expolred in timequake...mother night was dope too...kV is so on, its scary....kilgore trout is one of the best character i have come across...read harrison bergeron, its a kV short story, and perhaps my fave...i could go one all day, but i think ill just stop....

    so it goes....rOe
     
  4. ZENYTH.ASP

    ZENYTH.ASP Senior Member

    Joined: Jun 20, 2000 Messages: 1,564 Likes Received: 1
    I have a friend who loves K.V.'s work,... he likes him so much he got a big V tattoed on the back of his upper arm.

    VULTURE
     
  5. Bare

    Bare Guest

    Bump for Kilgore Trout! One of the best books I think I've ever read, and one of the worst movies I think I've ever seen!
     
  6. man, i am on a mission to own a copy of all of his works... love that guys stuff... he lives 3 doors down from my work!! crazy.
     
  7. 23578

    23578 Elite Member

    Joined: Jul 2, 2000 Messages: 2,521 Likes Received: 0
    i have to say that any of his books is good, i've read as many as 10 of them and they all have been good. he spoke at my school once too, blew my mind.
     
  8. he popped the cork off of the champagne bottle, but there was no pop. the champagne was dead.
    so it goes.
     
  9. mental invalid

    mental invalid Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 11, 2001 Messages: 13,050 Likes Received: 8
    "...he popped the cork off of the champagne bottle, but there was no pop. the champagne was dead.
    so it goes...."

    ...nice prof...i should somehow work some kV into some of my shit...hmmmmm ideas flowin'...rOe
     
  10. SleepOnIt

    SleepOnIt Senior Member

    Joined: Apr 13, 2001 Messages: 1,704 Likes Received: 0
    welcome to the monkey house. best i have read so far by him i think ....
     
  11. fr8oholic

    fr8oholic Veteran Member

    Joined: Apr 23, 2000 Messages: 9,256 Likes Received: 2
    i just picked up 'godbless you, mr. rosewater'

    breakfast of chapeens made me laugh so much.
     
  12. jarryd

    jarryd Guest

    i dont think ANY movie was ever better then the book... [​IMG]
     
  13. Bare

    Bare Guest

    Granted, but I loved the book so much, I saw the movie at Blockbuster and I was like "hmmmmm..." Before I knew it I was home and the bullshit was playing on my vcr. It was horrific, but not as bad as Kevin Kostner's re-make of "Breathless." (My mom rented that one)
     
  14. PissyMissyStylezPMS

    PissyMissyStylezPMS New Jack

    Joined: Jun 15, 2001 Messages: 2 Likes Received: 0
    Does anybody here read any Albert Camus? He's simply amazing.
    If you are a lit nerd like me I highly suggest Albert Camus.
     
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