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God Bless you, Dr Kevorkian began as a series of radio spots narrated by Kurt Vonnegut and then compiled into this short but humorous collection The idea is that Vonnegut is a radio reporter to the Afterlife and he interviews several people in Heaven Kevorkian assists him in near death I m on the fence about a lot of Vonnegut s work Because on the one hand, I read Slaughterhouse 5 as a literature illiterate in Junior year of High School it wasn t until after High School that I became a real fan of reading So there s a lot to love about Vonnegut on a purely nostalgic basis, or at least on the basis that he is who introduced me to literature in the first place It was he that warmed me up to the great works that were to come, and of all the books that I claim to love now I I m on the fence about a lot of Vonnegut s work Because on the one hand, I read Slaughterhouse 5 as a literature illiterate in Junior year of High School it wasn t until after High School that I became a real fan of reading So there s a lot to love about Vonnegut on a purely nostalgic basis, or at least on the basis that he is who introduced me to literature in the first place It was he that warmed me up to the great works that were to come, and of all the books that I claim to love now I wonder to what extent I would appreciate the works that I do know if it wasn t for writers like Vonnegut to sharpen my literary tastes For that I am thankful for the guy and appreciate the impact he s had on me as a reader and fan of literature BUT on the other hand, I hav This tongue in cheek journal of interviews, smirkingly presented by our narrator and fictional radio journalist, Mr Kurt Vonnegut himself, as Non Fiction, is a succinct promotion of Humanist sorry, Kurt, I mean little h humanist values, a playfully mocking critique of blind faith spirituality, and a short sprint down various tiny, random branches of both famous and near forgotten history It is also an homage to Jack Kevorkian and his all too humanistic life and work, as well as a critiqu This tongue in cheek journal of interviews, smirkingly presented by our narrator and fictional radio journalist, Mr Kurt Vonnegut himself, as Non Fiction, is a succinct promotion of Humanist sorry, Kurt, I mean little h humanist values, a playfully mocking critique of blind faith spirituality, and a short sprint down various tiny, random branches of both famous and near forgotten history It is also an homage to Jack Kevorkian and his all too humanistic life and work, as well as a critique of the way we as a predominantly Christian West have chosen to Kurt and I say wrongly , but think as you will deal with Jack and his assertion that individuals rather than, say, State or Federal Governments have the right to choose whether they live or die, and should not fear the wrath of a higher power or the eternal flames of infinite misery as a result, let alone punishment by various legal bodies on Earth Vonnegut s admiration This is one Vonnegut book that I could not connect with There wasn t really anything that linked up and each conversation seemed to not matter to the others There were parts that amused me but on the whole, it wasn t worth my time, even though it did not take much time to digest. About twenty 2 to 3 page vignettes in which a fictional version of Vonnegut himself interviews all manner of deceased people, from the famous to the not so famous, in the tunneled entrance to what amounts to a Christian version of Heaven There are gems of Vonnegutian is that a word wisdom throughout, and lots of bits of high brow humor sometimes too high brow, for my tastes , but there lacks any sort of overarching narrative or mess 2.5 Would we take that 3 4 s dead and go through the blue tunnel with a round trip back to life journey if we could To obtain information from the mind of some of the best known intellectuals to ever live, with the absence of the concept of time Vonnegut posits this for a brief analysis through the mind of a reporter that is being assisted by the ever so loved Dr Jack Kevorkian.Witticisms a plenty and sarcasm, as usual, Vonnegut plays the intermediary interlocutor between the long dead som 2.5 Would we take that 3 4 s dead and go through the blue tunnel with a round trip back to life journey if we could To obtain information from the mind of some of the best known intellectuals to ever live, with the absence of the concept of time Vonnegut posits this for a brief analysis through the mind of a reporter that is being assisted by the ever so loved Dr Jack Kevorkian.Witticisms a plenty and sarcasm, as usual, Vonnegut plays the intermediary interlocutor between the long dead some famous, some banal and the living.A bit anti war at times, yet always himself, Vonnegut doesn t touch any new territory with this short work than he already has, but entertains and makes us crack a smile at random thoughtsI asked this heroic pet lover how it felt to have died for a schnauzer na From Slapstick S Turkey Farm To Slaughterhouse Five S Eternity In A Tralfamadorean Zoo Cage With Montana Wildhack, The Question Of The Afterlife Never Left Kurt Vonnegut S Mind In God Bless You, Dr Kevorkian, Vonnegut Skips Back And Forth Between Life And The Afterlife As If The Difference Between Them Were Rather Slight In Thirty Odd Interviews, Vonnegut Trips Down The Blue Tunnel To The Pearly Gates In The Guise Of A Roving Reporter For Public Radio, Conducting Interviews With Salvatore Biagini, A Retired Construction Worker Who Died Of A Heart Attack While Rescuing His Schnauzer From A Pit Bull, With John Brown, Still Smoldering 140 Years After His Death By Hanging, With William Shakespeare, Who Rubs Vonnegut The Wrong Way, And With Socialist And Labor Leader Eugene Victor Debs, One Of Vonnegut S Personal Heroes.What Began As A Series Of Ninety Second Radio Interludes For WNYC, New York City S Public Radio Station, Evolved Into This Provocative Collection Of Musings About Who And What We Live For, And How Much It All Matters In The End From The Original Portrait By His Friend Jules Feiffer That Graces The Cover, To A Final Entry From Kilgore Trout, God Bless You, Dr Kevorkian Remains A Joy. I think, for once, the brevity of this book does the subject matter a disservice The short pieces were originally presented as 90 second interludes on WNYC, Manhattan s public radio station through the material has been reworked prior to publication It is easy, tempting even, to race through this book, and enjoy the fun part of it guilty as charged , and it is funny throughout, and not get the This is one of my favorite part of this book During my controlled near death experiences, I ve met Sir Isaac Newton, who died back in 1727, as often as I ve met Saint Peter They both hang out at the Heaven end of the blue tunnel of the Afterlife Saint Peter is there because that s his job Sir Isaac is there of his insatiable curiosity about what the blue tunnel is, Low the blue tunnel works.It isn t enough for Newton that during his eighty five years on Earth he invented calculus, codThis is one of my favorite part of this book During my controlled near death experiences, I ve met Sir Isaac Newton, who died back in 1727, as often as I ve met Saint Peter They both hang out at the Heaven end of the blue tunnel of the Afterlife Saint Peter is there because that s his job Sir Isaac is there of his insatiable curiosity about what the blue tunnel is, Low the blue tunnel works.It isn t enough for Newton that during his eighty five years on Earth he invented calculus, codified and quantified the laws of gravity, motion, and optics, an