In honor of the man who died Wednesday night from complications of a brain injury and a writer who zig zagged between transgressional, literary, and science ficiton…Ice-Nine2 ounces Absolut Vodka1 ounce Aquavit2 dashes orange bittersServe cold as hell; and for theatrics, freeze some rosemary sprigs into your ice cubes.In the book Cat’s Cradle, ice-nine is a form of crystalized super water. The premise is that if ice-nine ever came in contact with regular H2O, it would turn it into ice-nine. So if one crystal of ice-nine was loosed, every river, lake, and ocean on the planet would freeze. It’s a not-so-subtle metaphor for science without consequence. R.I.P. to Master Vonnegut and his wicked wit. Wherever he is now, I’m sure he’s busy, busy, busy…*inspired by a drawing Vonnegut did, seen HEREOrder a copy of Cat’s Cradle>HERE.