Hugh Vandivier

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A Vonnegut Documentary Finally Nears Completion

Filmmaker Bob Weide finally seems ready to tick Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time off of his To Do list. First question: “Why on Earth has it taken you this long?”

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10 (More) Things I’ve Learned While Locked Up in the Vonnegut Library

There’s a video monitor in the library with a welcome message from Morley Safer that comes on every few minutes. At one point, it started skipping, and he sounded like Max Headroom.

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10 Things I've Learned While Locked Up in the Vonnegut Library

I’ve become aware that my coworkers and friends are watching. I’m deathly afraid that someone will compile a gag reel of me scratching or tripping over the retention wall of books that pens me in.

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Flashback: A Conversation with Kurt Vonnegut

Interviewer Hugh Vandivier is presently “locked up” at the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library in Indianapolis in observance of Banned Books Week. As of this posting, the Robert Weide–produced documentary about Vonnegut, referenced here, had yet to be completed.