Steven DenBeste, author of U.S.S. Clueless when Murdoc discovered him, has died.
U.S.S. Clueless was one of the first blog-type news/commentary sites that I followed, and it was not only informative and entertaining, it was inspirational. Murdoc Online probably would not have existed without U.S.S. Clueless.
The first “big link” MO received was from DenBeste, and I still remember the thrill of realizing that a writer who I looked up to had thought enough to link, quote, and comment on something little old Murdoc had posted.
I did not know DenBeste personally, but I wish him godspeed and thank him for all that he did. Farewell.