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Title: Michael Crichton died
Post by: bright lights, big city on Nov 05, 2008, 08:47 PM
one of my favorite authors, up there with Dennis Lehane

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2008/11/05/print/main4575403.shtml
Title: Re: Michael Crichton died
Post by: devilinside on Nov 05, 2008, 09:18 PM
Ahh man...ER and Jurassic Park were AWSHUM!  Thats sad.
Title: Re: Michael Crichton died
Post by: oldgentlovecraft on Nov 05, 2008, 10:14 PM
Just got it through celebrity death alerts.  He was an excellent author, like a modern day Melville.  Sad day.
Title: Re: Michael Crichton died
Post by: devlin on Nov 06, 2008, 04:39 AM
that really sucks. he wrote a lot of good stuff. sphere is one of my favorites books(too bad the movie was complete crap).
Title: Re: Michael Crichton died
Post by: White Pwny on Nov 06, 2008, 04:49 AM
Just got it through celebrity death alerts.  He was an excellent author, like a modern day Melville.  Sad day.

They actually have Celebrity death alerts?!   whoa.
Title: Re: Michael Crichton died
Post by: oldgentlovecraft on Nov 06, 2008, 04:50 AM
Lol my Mom gets them and forwards them to me through email.  I usually know before they announce it.
Title: Re: Michael Crichton died
Post by: bright lights, big city on Nov 06, 2008, 05:14 AM
that really sucks. he wrote a lot of good stuff. sphere is one of my favorites books(too bad the movie was complete crap).
Sphere was one of the best he did
Title: Re: Michael Crichton died
Post by: devilinside on Nov 06, 2008, 05:22 AM
Is that the one with Jodi Foster?
Title: Re: Michael Crichton died
Post by: oldgentlovecraft on Nov 06, 2008, 05:31 AM
Sharon Stone

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120184/
Title: Re: Michael Crichton died
Post by: devilinside on Nov 06, 2008, 05:42 AM
Oh,I was thinkin of Contact. lol
Title: Re: Michael Crichton died
Post by: bright lights, big city on Nov 06, 2008, 05:52 AM
hey that was good too lol
Title: Re: Michael Crichton died
Post by: devlin on Nov 06, 2008, 02:13 PM
that really sucks. he wrote a lot of good stuff. sphere is one of my favorites books(too bad the movie was complete crap).
Sphere was one of the best he did
definitly, that and eaters of the dead. which was another crappy movie (the 13 warrior i think it was called)
Title: Re: Michael Crichton died
Post by: 4th Eye on Nov 06, 2008, 09:03 PM
Sad news. I'm currently re-reading Jurassic Park and it, along with Lost World, is very good.
Title: Re: Michael Crichton died
Post by: Jedidiah Solomon on Nov 11, 2008, 03:22 AM
That one Sphere book with the choclate face Samuel Jackson the dude in Tar Wars, yeah that book is like a sack of shrooms except in words on a bunch of papers form, total trip. read that one.
Title: Re: Michael Crichton died
Post by: sharingbuns on Nov 14, 2008, 12:18 AM
WHAT THE FUCK IS A MICHAEL CRICHTON?!   ???
Title: Re: Michael Crichton died
Post by: oldgentlovecraft on Nov 14, 2008, 01:35 AM
He was an author.  Look it up, buttercup.