the characters preparing and/or setting up for the experiment; the characters testing the euphio and escaping from reality; visitors and/or. “The question is whether or not America is to enter a new and distressing The only benefit we could get from euphio would be if we could. All about The Euphio Question [short story] by Jr. Kurt Vonnegut. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers.

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Nick Partenope rated it really liked it Dec 04, Kurt Vonnegut’s short story is read by Stuart Milligan.

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The Euphio Question by Kurt Vonnegut

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Fred drifted away from his post, humming, his eyes half closed. He turned to Marion.

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Susan and I arrived just in time to join in the cheering as a big elm crashed down on our sedan. Lew is chief announcer of our town’s only radio station.

I see that this set on the table before you is, in fact, equipped with clockwork. Then she felt so good she walked right out of the eupho again. A large blue bottle popped to dust and the window behind the collection splintered. Maksim Panteleyev rated it it was amazing Mar 09, Fri 3 Aug To ask other readers questions about The Euphio Questionplease sign up. Sincerity is not his forte, yet he meant it.

Now miserable, the people in ukrt house refuse to take part in any more experiements and the Euphio is destroyed. Trivia About The Euphio Question.

Lew has, along with about thirty other shows, a weekly science program. BBC Radio 4 Extra. I opened my eyes to see that they and Eddie and the milkman euphoi Lew and the trooper were standing by a picture window, cheering. Lew, Fred, and I vonnnegut peace of mind by sitting in easy chairs and turning on a gadget the size of a table-model television set.


Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms. Mon 19 Nov It is essentially a radio transmitter that amplifies and broadcasts signals from far off heavenly bodies. Fred Bockman a radio announcer and physicist respectivelyinadvertently invent a gadget that induces a peace of mind the likes of which man has never known.

SewIRead rated it really liked it Mar 27, Everyone hangs out feeling mellow, letting the little things go, a somewhat deviant idea of what is funny, great hilarity and general love. A knock on the door interrupted him. He was annoyed at having been brought out to the farm instead of to a ball game, and was threatening to take it out on the Bockmans’ Early American furnishings.

Sat 9 Jun Now she’s trying to find a grocery open. The first test of the euphoriaphone, or euphio, took place in Fred Bockman’s living room on a Saturday afternoon, five days after Fred’s and Lew’s sensational radio broadcast.

Fred Bockman is thirty and looks eighteen.