Thursday, June 14, 2007

Mr. Wizard has gone to the great lab in the sky.

Mr. Wizard Studios

It is with a heavy heart I present to you one of the most influential people in my childhood has died.

He who influenced thousands since 1951 to reach beyond their own limited experiences to grasp at knowledge and to wield it with the precision of logic. He taught me that pragmatism and exploration were the keys to understanding. That these traits are not just stubbornness and daydreaming as many of my grammar school teachers treated them. Here's to the last man to be well-known for something other than being well-known.