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The 7 - Print - RIP Ray Bradbury
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#1 Posted on 6.6.12 1036.57
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http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/lookout/science-fiction-author-ray-bradbury-dies-144137431.html

Sad day. The irony is I am going to a graduation today where the school is banning books due to one complaint. Men like him will be missed.
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#2 Posted on 6.6.12 1042.34
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Oh, man, that is SO irony.

No, wait, it isn't.

RIP

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#3 Posted on 6.6.12 1048.32
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The amount of material he produced is staggering. I bet everyone knows a Bradbury story even if they don't know it's a Bradbury story. The electric grandmother? Something Wicked This Way Comes? The Veldt? A dominant talent in a genre packed with giant names. Mid-century scifi is a metropolis of skyscraper authors, and Bradbury might be the Empire State Building of them all.
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#4 Posted on 6.6.12 1516.54
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    Originally posted by Matt Tracker
    The amount of material he produced is staggering. I bet everyone knows a Bradbury story even if they don't know it's a Bradbury story. The electric grandmother? Something Wicked This Way Comes? The Veldt? A dominant talent in a genre packed with giant names. Mid-century scifi is a metropolis of skyscraper authors, and Bradbury might be the Empire State Building of them all.


He along with Asimov were my introduction to "Real" SciFi.
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