June 6, 2012

"Today is June 6, 2012"

Well. This is sad. 

Author Ray Bradbury Dies at 91

On my Delicious account, I just linked to the poem that inspired one of his best stories, "There Will Come Soft Rains." (The story can be found here.) Written in 1950, it's an old-fashioned kind of science-fiction story, perhaps, but Bradbury's unique, iconoclastic style cannot be mistaken. 

It's too bad we don't have the future he wrote about (except for the nuclear holocaust, obviously). I could think of a lot worse things than living in Bradbury country. 

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