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Author Topic: “The Big Space Fuck” by Kurt Vonnegut  (Read 12317 times)

alllie

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on: September 14, 2008, 01:06:05 AM
Just a link for those who have not read Vonnegut's The Big Space Fuck.
http://www.pierretristam.com/Bobst/07/wf041307.htm



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Reply #1 on: April 05, 2020, 04:20:44 PM
I'd love to read this short story but it needs a password to do so. How do I get a password?



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Reply #2 on: April 05, 2020, 08:09:18 PM
That post was from 12 years ago. Who knows?



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Reply #3 on: April 16, 2020, 12:12:03 AM
I'd love to read this short story but it needs a password to do so. How do I get a password?

I just tried "spacefuck"
and it's not that. So.
Only an infinite number more to try.

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Reply #4 on: April 17, 2020, 02:14:26 PM
I easily found the story on line for free.

https://sensitiveskinmagazine.com/big-space-fuck-kurt-vonnegut/



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Reply #5 on: June 21, 2020, 12:45:35 PM
At first I thought this was a post designed to see whether the moderators would pick up some kind of TOS violation. Then, I read the article. What an odd, grotesque, and hit-me-in-the-gonads piece of fiction. Pseudo-pod: please. Do not narrate this story.   :-[

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Reply #6 on: June 21, 2020, 03:27:02 PM
Yeah, it’s not one of Vonnegut’s strongest pieces.  Or one of the strongest pieces in Again, Dangerous Visions.  I suspect it wouldn’t have been published if Vonnegut’s name hadn’t been on it.



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Reply #7 on: March 05, 2021, 03:08:40 AM
Will read for title alone.