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Maurice Sendak is dead:

 1 Mort 08, Tue, 8th May '12 12:56:56 PM from Oklahoma Relationship Status: Shipping fictional characters
Pirate AND writer!
I don't normally care when famous people die, but...damn.
 2 majoraoftime, Tue, 8th May '12 12:59:57 PM from GMT -3:00 Relationship Status: I don't mind being locked in this eternal maze!
I don't want to see them cry.
The guy who wrote Where the Wild Things are? Damn, that sucks.
 3 kablammin 45, Tue, 8th May '12 1:28:32 PM from Slumberland Relationship Status: YOU'RE TEARING ME APART LISA
That weird kid who dreams a lot
He wrote Little Bear too, didn't he? sad
Maybe I shouldn't have eaten all those spicy wings last night...
 4 Mort 08, Tue, 8th May '12 2:22:49 PM from Oklahoma Relationship Status: Shipping fictional characters
Pirate AND writer!
He only illustrated it, but he gets associated with it more often than the author does.

There's another essential piece of my childhood...sad
sad

I don't know him, but that sucks. sad
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 6 Farseer Lolotea, Tue, 8th May '12 3:08:53 PM from The Other Rainforest Relationship Status: Shipping fictional characters
Has Clearly Gone Bahmi
Aw, damn. I loved In The Night Kitchen (and the kerfuffle over it, but that's another story) when I was a kid. (That's right, my first introduction to his work wasn't Where the Wild Things Are.)

R.I.P.

edited 8th May '12 3:16:01 PM by FarseerLolotea

Why Does Tyn Not Approve?
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 7 Malph, Tue, 8th May '12 6:45:37 PM from The middle of somewhere Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
All hail
Really? I was wondering why they showed Where the Wild Things Are on the news (everyone was talking and I couldn't hear).
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 8 They Call Me Tomu, Wed, 9th May '12 11:59:13 AM Relationship Status: Wishfully thinking
Sureeeeendaaaa
I recommend everyone to watch the May 8 2012 episode of Colbert Report. They had just recently had Colbert talk with Maurice to promote his kids book, but the May 8 episode talks more about some of Sendak's philosophies a bit.

 9 Parable, Wed, 9th May '12 12:04:25 PM from California Relationship Status: Star-crossed
Many Faces
Did he have a family?
You give me joy, You give me hope, You give me love that doesn't change
 10 Bananaquit, Wed, 9th May '12 12:07:16 PM from The Darién Gap Relationship Status: THIS CONCEPT OF 'WUV' CONFUSES AND INFURIATES US!
Knight of Labor
I listened to the Really Rosie soundtrack in his honour. R.I.P., Maurice.

edited 9th May '12 12:07:29 PM by Bananaquit

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 11 ATC, Wed, 9th May '12 7:50:52 PM from The Library of Kiev
Was Aliroz the Confused
I loved In The Night Kitchen when I was little (well, littler).

Sadly, four-year-old me scribbled all over our copy of that book., and it's barely recognizable.
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 12 They Call Me Tomu, Wed, 9th May '12 7:53:15 PM Relationship Status: Wishfully thinking
Sureeeeendaaaa
ATC: Watch this if you can. Hopefully, it'll make you feel better about drawing on the book.

Wait-the quote that I was looking for isn't in this segment. WTF? I could have sworn I just heard it o_o

Long story short: Kid liked his work so much, he ate it, and Maurice was really happy to hear that.

edited 9th May '12 7:59:14 PM by TheyCallMeTomu

Pika is the bombchu!
He wrote a nice "Appreciation" as a forward to a reissue of The Phantom Tollbooth.
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