Robert Anton Wilson Defies Medical Experts and leaves his body @4:50 AM on binary date 01/11.

All Hail Eris!

On behalf of his children and those who cared for him, deepest love and gratitude for the tremendous support and lovingness bestowed upon us.
(that’s it from Bob’s bedside at his fnord by the sea) RAW

A memorial will be held in February.


  1. Man this is sad. This guy blew my mind when I was 15 , entertained the hell out of me at 30 and now I’m gonna have to dig out my Illuminatus trilogy and blow my mind again.

  2. I will miss him immensely. He was a huge inspiration. And while the major news outlets are going on the hook that he was a SF writer, which he was, he was also so much, much more, to the extent that decades from now your kids and grandkids will be asking you about him. Wiki him to get a preview of what you’ll tell them.

  3. Robert Anton Wilson gave meaning to the elusive fnord — the mumbo jumbo that dissolves individuals into the crowd. E Pluribus Unum