Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Yesterday, Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. passed away. He wrote a great deal of science fiction, including Slaughter House Five and Cat's Cradle. I haven't read much of his stuff. Cat's Cradle (which I didn't care for), Time Quake (which I thought was interesting, if a bit pointless) and a couple of his short story collections. One …

Dave Martin

Dave Martin passed away. He was a British TV writer. More related to this site, he, with fellow writer Bob Barker Baker, wrote several stories for Doctor Who, including the excellent "Sontaran Experiment" and the not so excellent "The Three Doctors." More importantly, to me at any rate, he and Barker created one of my …