Long-delayed Kurt Vonnegut documentary launches Kickstarter campaign

February 18, 2015 1:12 PM

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From 1982 until his death 25 years later, Kurt Vonnegut cooperated with director Robert Weide on a documentary about his life and work. The film was never finished, but it could be, with a Kickstarter campaign launched last week.

Weide, best known for "Curb Your Enthusiasm," got his start making documentaries about funny people: The Marx Brothers, Lenny Bruce. He funded his film on Vonnegut, the popular satirical author of "Slaughterhouse-Five" and "Breakfast of Champions," in fits and starts by himself. Along the way, Weide...

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