Robert Anton Wilson, author of 'Cosmic Trigger' and the 'Illuminatus Trilogy' is ailing, and needs rent money to stay under a roof. Sad days when we treat brilliant minds like this, but writing is hard, thankless work (I wouldn't know anything about that). Robert certainly helped imbue me with a sense of wonder and mystery about technology and the mind, people and society. Never mind his humor and vision.
Here's the story, with a link to the Paypal where you can donate.
Robert Anton Wilson Needs Our Help
one man's journey into creating gibblybits