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ITT: Post your /lit/ idols

>You will never write like Ray Bradbury
>You will never love life like Ray Bradbury
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EzD0YtbViCs

Who do you wish to be more like, /lit/? Surely you've read the entire collected works of your idol?
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Fuck off neophyte.
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>>7586420
Why? What is wrong with Bradbury? I love the way he writes. I love his philosophy. I think he's a fine human being and a creative mind
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>>7586420

Pleb.
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>>7586412
>tfw you will never meet someone who had such a mastery of physics, prose and intellectual pursuits like he did
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>tfw you will never eat dog food with PKD
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>You will never be cry with Dave

In all seriousness I think he died waaaay before his time. The definition of a prodigy succumbs to mental illness. Fucking sad
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>>7586493
its strange how the same guy did so poorly with philosophy
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This suave motherfucker
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>>7586412
Bradbury seems really likable. This interview makes him seem a little crazy or at least scatter brained. He seems like he takes himself too seriously but not in a bad way.
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>tfw you will never have muttonchops as glorious as Asimov's
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>>7586578
Like most authors, he just sees the world in a different way. He sees the magic of the world and how fiction can emulate that. A genuine likable human with a good message to fall in love with life.

His writing is very much emulative of this. Ever read Dandelion Wine? Literally everything fucking amazes this guy
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>>7586412

>tfw Huxley tried to turn Fagbury on to psychedelics but he was didn't like being offered them and broke off contract with Huxley as a result
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>>7586591
>Nice hair there, robot boy
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>>7586598
Apparently Huxley really liked Bradbury too. Like, went and had tea with him after Farenheit(?) was published

Called him a poet. And Bradbury was like a little kid getting personally recognized by his favorite sports-hero.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PF3uZf4G3Lo
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>>7586412
>>7586493
>>7586500
>>7586591
reddit as fuck
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Nathanael West, Flannery O'Connor, Lydia Davis.

I want to write a Hollywood Gothic in five paragraphs.
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Ray Bradbury looks a lot like Bernie Sanders.

And have you ever seen them both in one place?
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>>7587823
6/10
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>>7586412
If your goal is to be as good as Bradbury then you must be absolute shit m8
He's an awful writer
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>>7586412

i wish i was more like john green so i could afford to heat my fucking apartment.
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>>7586412

> you won't listen to classical music and jazz on repeat with hart crane
> he'll never fuck you and write you a love poem sequence
> you'll never get to walk Brooklyn Bridge with him and talk about Whitman
> you'll never get to ask him what he thought of Ezra Pound
> you'll never grab him before he jumped off the boat
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>>7586412
>Bradbury
>tapes/staples together short stories and calls it a novel
>le quirky teenage girl who just 'gets it'

Fahrenheit 451 is seriously an afterthought of a book. That ending was hysterically bad. It's 4 babbies.

Martian Chronicles, however, was pretty solid
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>>7586440
his writing is trash
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>tfw you won't be shot in the head for being a subhuman loaf-stealing jew like this ugly cunt
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>>7586412
>you will never be best friends with Gaddis
>you will never read every important work of philosophy, literature, and poetry.
>you will never write the greatest novel of the 20th century.
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>>7586570
I, too, love this man.
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Who wouldn't jump for the chance to meet Bloom before his flight to Lucifer?
Though honestly he's so well read and incisive that actually meeting would be nerve wracking.
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>You'll never be able to live the 'American Dream' like Hunter S. Thompson
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>>7586412
He's a retard. He tried writing 451 about the demise of literature, which I agreed to before I even read it. I disagreed with other people saying it was about censorship, even though I had never read it

Then I read it. Clearly the guy failed, because he put way too much emphasis on minorities and how not offend them. Afterall, that's how the dystopian future came to be. Plus, Bradbury always got so butthurt over criticism.
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>>7588060
Lets see yours.
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>>7586619
Reddit's a meme. They have good taste that is almost the same as 4chan. They can tell dirty and blue off color jokes to.
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>>7588874
why nerve-wracking? because his low testosterone levels might cause him to bark at you like a dog-faced woman?
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>>7588826
>you will never look like a high-testosterone woman
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>>7587887
You don't even understand crane, faggot
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