Not a Chicago Boy exactly, but a towering presence in my inner life for many years. The only thing remotely resembling a writing voice I’ve ever had is a pale imitation of him. Requiescat In Pace.
- added “F
RSBIS” (thanks, Jim)
- from Wired, Video: Arthur C. Clarke’s Last Message to Earth
- from SomethingAwful forum goon “SirRobin”:
Tonight, when the sun has gone down, go outside to a place where you can see the stars. Look up. Watch for a point of light that moves fast enough that its motion is obvious … then take the phone out of your pocket and call someone on the other side of the planet.