Los Alamos just got less interesting

Ed Grothus passed on yesterday.

He was a the proprietor of the Black Hole, peace activist, inveterate letter-to-the-editor writer, thorn in the side of the Laboratory, world class hoarder and an all around magnificent bastard.

local fishwrap obit
moscaline's visit to the black hole


carrie said...

Oh wow! Will the Black Hole stay open???

Tarik Saleh said...


They claim yes, but I think I read in the paper that the family would have a really big sale to clear out some of the junk. I really can't imagine it staying open for a long time without Ed around to run it. They other guys that work there are perhaps odder than Ed...