RIP Ray Bradbury.

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Re: RIP Ray Bradbury.

Postby cheery_j. » Thu Jun 07, 2012 6:21 am

Good bye Ray Bradbury. Thank you for showing me that SF was so much more than Star Trek and for understanding about new trainers.
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Re: RIP Ray Bradbury.

Postby ChristianBecker » Thu Jun 07, 2012 6:21 am

Rest in peace.
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Re: RIP Ray Bradbury.

Postby pip » Thu Jun 07, 2012 8:07 am

I appreciate a man who hated e-books as much as i do :D
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Re: RIP Ray Bradbury.

Postby spideyGirl » Thu Jun 07, 2012 8:51 am

RIP Ray :(
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Re: RIP Ray Bradbury.

Postby Tonyblack » Thu Jun 07, 2012 11:08 am

Here's the BBC report of his death.
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Re: RIP Ray Bradbury.

Postby Bouncy Castle » Thu Jun 07, 2012 2:23 pm

Author Ray Bradbury published two pieces in The New Yorker, and both are now unlocked for all readers:


http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/b ... orker.html
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Re: RIP Ray Bradbury.

Postby Tonyblack » Thu Jun 07, 2012 2:29 pm

One of the guys from the CA board, who was an extra in the Colour of Magic film, was saying that there was a scene where they had to burn books (which they didn't want to do). One of the books in the pile was a Ray Bradbury. :?
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Re: RIP Ray Bradbury.

Postby Bouncy Castle » Thu Jun 07, 2012 2:38 pm

On Planet Pip they would have been Kindles!!
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Re: RIP Ray Bradbury.

Postby Dotsie » Thu Jun 07, 2012 2:53 pm

:lol: And I don't know if you meant the pun or not!

Burning books for TV would be OK, I'm sure it was the reasons for burning books that Bradbury hated rather than the burning itself. I mean, excess books that don't get sold, going into landfill... that doesn't make for a thrilling read, does it?
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Re: RIP Ray Bradbury.

Postby Bouncy Castle » Thu Jun 07, 2012 2:54 pm

Pun?
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Re: RIP Ray Bradbury.

Postby cheery_j. » Thu Jun 07, 2012 3:03 pm

kindle - burn
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Re: RIP Ray Bradbury.

Postby Bouncy Castle » Thu Jun 07, 2012 3:45 pm

Oh.
Good.
Grief.
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Re: RIP Ray Bradbury.

Postby cheery_j. » Thu Jun 07, 2012 4:28 pm

:mrgreen:
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Re: RIP Ray Bradbury.

Postby Dotsie » Fri Jun 08, 2012 8:30 am

So you're funnier than you realise!
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Re: RIP Ray Bradbury.

Postby Bouncy Castle » Fri Jun 08, 2012 9:05 am

:snooty:
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