Kickass awesome writer Kurt Vonnegut died last night.
Aside from being a good writer, he was just plain ol’ cool. For example, he recently did interviews in Second Life. Freakin’ Second Life. I suppose it’s possible he just did the voice recordings, and someone else logged in to create and control his avatar, but in the interviews it’s made fairly clear he at least knows what Second Life is, which is more than can be said about most eighty-four-year-olds.