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Will in Seattle 1
Posted by Will in Seattle on August 15, 2012 at 3:19 PM · Report this
Hyzenthlayk9 2
Er, Paul, you might want to mention "Make Room, Make Room" - as the post reads now it looks like "Soylent Green" was the result of the Stainless Steel Rat.
Posted by Hyzenthlayk9 on August 15, 2012 at 3:38 PM · Report this
Ah man, I loved those Stainless Steel Rat books as a kid. I think I might have read BTGH too, that sounds familiar. RIP.
Posted by Levislade on August 15, 2012 at 3:53 PM · Report this
disintegrator 4
Aww, man... This hurts. The Stainless Steel Rat books were some of my favorites when I was a kid. Not to mention Bill the Galactic Hero and all the others. Damnit.
Posted by disintegrator on August 15, 2012 at 5:07 PM · Report this
Sad. "Slippery Jim DiGriz" was one of my favorite fictional characters,back in my highschool days.
Posted by Eric from Boulder on August 15, 2012 at 7:07 PM · Report this
dwightmoodyforgetsthings 6
In one one Bill the Intergalactic Hero books there was a minor character named Spleen, who torn apart by shrapnel for no other reason than to have Bill exclaim "Someone vented Spleen!"

Posted by dwightmoodyforgetsthings on August 15, 2012 at 10:11 PM · Report this
Just Jeff 7
Can we have a Slippery Jim DiGriz movie now please? R.I.P. HH, and in the book Soylent Green was NOT freaking PEOPLE.
Posted by Just Jeff on August 15, 2012 at 10:24 PM · Report this
foolish-rain 8
God! The scene where Bill comforts himself by shaking his own hands with the transplant. And the drill sergeant explaining the immense complexity of their jobs as fuse-replacers. Reminds me of every work orientation I've ever had: "It will take years, probably decades for any of you to master this skill..."

What a great (and versatile) writer!
Posted by foolish-rain on August 16, 2012 at 11:02 AM · Report this

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