Ray Bradbury has died.


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R.I.P. Ray Bradbury has died.

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4 comments

  • Joe

    A true shame.

    I never met him, but he seemed (from interviews) a very nice guy and he was certainly a very talented writer.

  • Jim

    One of my favorites. He wrote a book called “Zen and the Art of Writing,” which was just wonderful. His ability to see something in the world one day and turn it into a science fiction story was amazing.
    If you ever read “The Fog Horn,” that idea came to him while walking on the beach with his wife and hearing the horn from a nearby lighthouse. What an imagination…he will be missed.

  • I remember seeing a picture of him in the white house almost 3/4 years ago and thinking how bad he looked then. I don’t want anyone to suffer but the world is smaller for his loss.

  • Jim

    He once wrote a sarcastic poem about how each of us views ourselves as the center of the universe. Kind of timely…I am sure he is laughing. Maybe we all should not take ourselves so seriously. He did not.

    “So listen world, be warned, know honest dread.
    When I grow sick, that day your blood is dead.
    Behave yourself, I’ll stick and let you live.
    But misbehave, I’ll take what now I give.
    That is the end and all. Your flags are furled…
    If I am shot and dropped? So ends your world.”
    -Ray Bradbury

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