Thursday, April 12
Kurt Vonnegut: Dead at 84.
A few months back, Vonnegut appeared on "The Daily Show" and was a riot, even though it was clear that he was having trouble getting the words out.
When I was in high school, I had a teacher who snuck me a copy of "Slaughterhouse Five." She had 30 copies of the book that she wasn't allowed to use in lessons per order of the school board (it makes a reference to [*gasp*] sperm) but she thought I'd really enjoy it.
She was right.