“Terry Southern writes a mean, coolly deliberate, and murderous prose.” —Norman Mailer

“Terry Southern is vastly talented, a master of macabre humor.” —San Francisco Chronicle

“[Terry Southern] was at once a serious, outrageously understated satirist and a quietly sophomoric Zen comedian; a patriotic anarchist, an existential Texan, a prankster tragedian, a devout nonbeliever and a sunny fatalist.” —The New York Times

“Terry Southern is the most profoundly witty writer of our generation.” —Gore Vidal