[ I'm still trying to gather more information about the circumstances of argon_centaur's reported death. It's gotten a bit strange and when time permits I will describe that. ]( Collapse )
Trivia: Isaac Asimov's first published work, an essay printed in the Boys High Recorder, his high school's literary semi-annual when he was fourteen years old, was a humorous piece, ``Little Brothers'', written in attempted imitation of the style of Robert Benchley, an idol of his. Source: In Memory Yet Green: The Autobiography of Isaac Asimov, 1920 - 1954, Isaac Asimov. [ I'm always delighted to learn someone whose skills I admire was a fan of the same things I'm a fan of, or had influences from the things that I try to let influence me. It feels like a good omen. ]
Currently Reading: In The Heart Of The Sea: The Tragedy Of The Whaleship Essex, Nathaniel Philbrick.