Philip Jose Farmer, 91

The prolific Farmer irritated Kurt Vonnegut by appropriating Vonnegut's fictional failed science fiction writer, Kilgore Trout, as "author" of his Venus on the Half Shell novel. Here is Farmer's NYT obituary. And here are his thoughts on immortality: 
“I can’t see any reason why such miserable, unhappy, vicious, stupid, conniving, greedy, narrow-minded, self-absorbed beings should have immortality." R-I-P.

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