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My favorite scene (foul language warning) includes a cameo appearance by famous author Kurt Vonnegut. Rodney is assigned to write an essay on Vonnegut and cheats by hiring the author himself. Unfortunately, Vonnegut's essay on himself receives a failing grade. No matter what Rodney Dangerfield ...
Hosp also has worked on adaptations of two Kurt Vonnegut books for the IndyFringe stage, and this past summer he was in the Indianapolis Shakespeare Company's presentation of As You Like It. Theatre is his full-time job too. During the day, Hosp works as an Actor-Interpreter at The children's Museum, ...

Last but not least, and perhaps most in line with Legion, is Hawley's adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut's Cat's Cradle. "It's going good," he said of the script's progress. "I'm a little busy, but I'm working on a script that I really like. I said yes to too many things, which is my fault," he laughs. "But that shouldn't indicate ...
These days, graduate students in creative writing programs write short stories for literary magazines that are read almost exclusively by other graduate students in creative writing programs. science fiction writers have their short pieces published in targeted genre publications. Of course, there's The New ...
One day in 1984, Kurt Vonnegut called. I was ditching my law school classes to work on the presidential campaign of Walter Mondale, the Democratic candidate against Ronald Reagan, when one of those formerly-ubiquitous pink telephone messages was delivered to me saying that Vonnegut had called, ...
Patrick Macmanus who is getting decent reviews on Syfy's 'Happy!' has just been tapped by Universal Cable Productions to develop 'Slaughterhouse-Five' for the small screen. This iconic Kurt Vonnegut classic was initially released in 1969 and is ripe for a televised adaptation. This deal is coming about ...

Once upon a time Kurt Vonnegut walked the Hamptons. The last time I talked to him was outside the Sagaponack General Store. I was walking to my bike with my lunch; Kurt was slogging north toward the store. Kurt didn't really walk; he slogged as if the weight of the cosmos were on his shoulders. "Hi, Kurt ...
One of the minds behind Syfy's brain-bending comics adaptation Happy! is bringing another weird tale to television: Kurt Vonnegut's iconic, time-twisting satire Slaughterhouse-Five. Image: Dial Press. Patrick Macmanus will write and executive produce Universal Cable's adaptation of Vonnegut's mishmash ...
"The Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library of course is celebrating Kurt Vonnegut," said Shannon Linker, director of Gallery 924. "This is the Year of Vonnegut and it's a city-wide celebration and we just wanted to be a part of that to help celebrate that. So this year we had a Kurt Vonnegut theme, so all of the work ...
On Oct. 3, 1911, a new eight-story department store designed by Arthur John and Kurt Vonnegut Sr. opened at the southwest corner of Illinois and market. It was a prime location, with the Indianapolis Traction Terminal located across the street. The interurban system and eventually buses would practically ...
In the mural on that building on Mass Ave, Kurt Vonnegut is gigantic -- he is 38 feet tall, his head the size of a van. Now comes Vonnegut art that would fit in a glove compartment. The arts Council of Indianapolis' annual "Tiny" show, which opens Friday, is devoted to the famous and famously ...
In Kurt Vonnegut's 1961 short story, "Harrison Bergeron," a futuristic society mentally handicaps certain citizens by piping regular bouts of ...
November 11, 2017 would have been Kurt Vonnegut's 95th birthday. He passed away in 2007 due to brain injuries from a fall. In the years ...
Vonnegut belt buckle, $30, Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library, 340 N. Senate Ave. Modeled on a 1970s design by a cousin of the writer.
And then I found, in my church library, a brittle, yellowing paperback of Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut. I'd heard of the book before ...
Kurt Vonnegut's experience of surviving the fire-bombing of Dresden as a prisoner of war provided a fundamental component of the raw ...
11, at 11 a.m., Veterans For Peace chapters across the United States will ring bells, recalling that minute in 1918 when, as Kurt Vonnegut wrote, ...

11, at 11 a.m., Veterans For Peace chapters across the United States will ring bells, recalling that minute in 1918 when, as Kurt Vonnegut wrote, ...
"Slaughterhouse-Five," by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. Chapter One: BEFORE: All this happened, more or less. The war parts, anyway, are pretty much ...
I'm probably stealing other people's answer when I call dibs on Bokononism, the absurd religion at the center of Kurt Vonnegut's Cat's Cradle.
In 11th grade, I became obsessed with Kurt Vonnegut, reading at least a handful of his novels. When I found myself bedridden in the aftermath ...
It's packed away with other artifacts from my childhood; it helps tell the story of me. Now, as Kurt Vonnegut Library Museum board member and ...
"You'd walk in and might find her making chicken soup for Kurt Vonnegut because he was depressed about something." Solomon's current ...
Arriving in Boston for a few days recently, I bought a copy of Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse Five. Although born in Indiana, Vonnegut was a ...
Wakefield will be discussing his new book, "The Complete Stories of Kurt Vonnegut," at Whistlestop Bookshop at 4:30 p.m. Friday. He will also ...
He ended his speech by noting the T.W.C. motto, paraphrasing a line from Kurt Vonnegut's Cat's Cradle: "Good can triumph over evil if the ...
Whenever you hear a story about a young person having had an encounter with Kurt Vonnegut, Vonnegut comes off as a nice guy. Here are ...
COMPLETE STORIES, by Kurt Vonnegut. Edited by Jerome Klinkowitz and Dan Wakefield. (Seven Stories, $45.) Vonnegut used his early short ...
I no longer have to wonder what my grandmother thought, or what Kurt Vonnegut saw as he climbed out of that meat locker the morning after ...
Kurt Vonnegut wrote in "Breakfast of Champions" in 1973 that our nation "was the only one with a national anthem which was gibberish ...
There's a sort of writer -- often male, typically born in the mid- to late-20th century -- for whom this won't be a surprise, for whom "Vonnegut" is ...
Good news for Kurt Vonnegut fans--five previously unpublished short stories by the author will debut in a massive, forthcoming collection of ...
... of a book containing every published story and the best of the unpublished ones, slick or unslick, that Kurt Vonnegut ever wrote--97 in all.
I'll be honest, even as an educated person my first reaction was "huh?". I've read Kurt Vonnegut, I've had to pay attention to his readings more ...
Kurt Vonnegut Jr. had a clear view of our future when he wrote extensively about this subject 65 years ago in his 1952 book "Player Piano.".
Director Tony Vivenzio will hold auditions for Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.'s "Happy Birthday, Wanda June" on Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 6-7 at 6 p.m..
Bluebeard, in Indianapolis' Fletcher Place district, is named after the novel of the same name by native son Kurt Vonnegut. Featuring New American cuisine, ...
Sudden immersion in the early work of Kurt Vonnegut, the kind of immersion that comes with reading your way through 900 pages of his short ...
Kurt Vonnegut Jr.'s longtime friend Dan Wakefield had long suspected there were stories that the iconic author of American counterculture ...
... doorstop of a book containing every published story and the best of the unpublished ones, slick or unslick, that Kurt Vonnegut ever wrote--97 ...
I'll be honest, even as an educated person my first reaction was "huh?". I've read Kurt Vonnegut, I've had to pay attention to his readings more ...
When Indianapolis-born author Kurt Vonnegut tried to publish a particular story in 1958, his agent Knox Burger gave him a piece of advice.
23, is located in the Research Room of the Willennar genealogy Center, 700 S. Jackson St., and is from the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library in ...
Metro Times spoke with Bonnette about the details that make the record so captivating -- including Kurt Vonnegut references, polarizing ...
editors putting together an upcoming collection of Kurt Vonnegut's short fiction have stumbled across five never-before-published stories from ...
While reading through Kurt Vonnegut's papers in the Lilly Library, at Indiana University, as they worked on the first comprehensive edition of his ...
The brain behind Slaughterhouse 5, one of the greatest war novels of all time (plus many, many more), a new collection of Kurt Vonnegut ...
Good news for Kurt Vonnegut fans--five previously unpublished short stories by the author will debut in a massive, forthcoming collection of ...
Kurt Vonnegut is still churning out tales from the grave. The famed Slaughterhouse-Five author is set for another posthumous release later this ...
WE CAN'T WAIT FOR THESE UNPUBLISHED Kurt Vonnegut STORIES "'This collection pulses with relevance,' Dave Eggers writes in the ...


 

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