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Friday, August 12, 2022

Salman Rushdie, the author whose writing led to death threats from Iran in the 1980s, was attacked ...

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Article has been updated to say he was stabbed in the neck.

#1 | Posted by qcp at 2022-08-12 01:24 PM | Reply

I hope the quick actions of members of the audience lead to a good outcome.

#2 | Posted by AMERICANUNITY at 2022-08-12 01:41 PM | Reply

Fatwa?

#3 | Posted by ClownShack at 2022-08-12 02:10 PM | Reply

#3 That was my first thought.

#4 | Posted by BellRinger at 2022-08-12 02:19 PM | Reply

Fatwa?

#3 | Posted by ClownShack

33 years later. Hope he'll be okay.

#5 | Posted by AMERICANUNITY at 2022-08-12 02:23 PM | Reply

Curb Your Enthusiasm - Fatwa! The Musical (I do not like this man!)

Great season, Salamn Rushdie is in one of the episodes talking about how women love to bang dangerous men.

#6 | Posted by ClownShack at 2022-08-12 02:43 PM | Reply

apnews.com

...A bloodied Rushdie, 75, was flown to a hospital. His condition was not immediately known. His agent, Andrew Wylie, said the writer was undergoing surgery, but he had no other details....

#7 | Posted by LampLighter at 2022-08-12 02:57 PM | Reply

www.youtube.com

couldn't resist....

#8 | Posted by eberly at 2022-08-12 04:24 PM | Reply

www.youtube.com

couldn't resist....

#8 | POSTED BY EBERLY AT 2022-08-12 04:24 PM | REPLY | FLAG

I miss that goofy show.

#9 | Posted by cbob at 2022-08-12 07:35 PM | Reply

Damn. ISIS is poor now they can't afford a nail gun and or an AR15?

Hope he's ok. He's been dodging these ISIS/Taliban crazies for decades. Guess his luck just ran out. My neck hurts just thinking about it.

#10 | Posted by donnerboy at 2022-08-12 08:01 PM | Reply

He's not in good shape. Hopefully he recovers. I am surprised they didn't have security as he is still a very controversial figure.

#11 | Posted by GalaxiePete at 2022-08-12 10:24 PM | Reply

Liver damage, arm nerve damage, maybe losing an eye according to this morning's accounts. A good outcome, if alive. A helluva lot of healing and accommodating, though.

#12 | Posted by Doc_Sarvis at 2022-08-13 06:54 AM | Reply

I like Rushdie's nonfiction better than his fiction- especially Imaginary Homelands.

This attack could be taken as a message to those who were involved in the decision to assassinate Soleimani. 33 years is a long time to have to watch your back. All it takes is one lone maniac with a death wish and a pocket knife.

#13 | Posted by NerfHerder at 2022-08-13 09:49 AM | Reply

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