History Creator / HarlanEllison

2nd May '16 11:08:37 AM erforce
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* "Demon with a Glass Hand" and "Soldier", episodes of ''Series/TheOuterLimits1963''. Harlan believed, because of the similarities, that Creator/JamesCameron used them as the basis of creating ''TheTerminator'' and they agreed on a cash settlement and an official acknowledgment in the credits.

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* "Demon with a Glass Hand" and "Soldier", episodes of ''Series/TheOuterLimits1963''. Harlan believed, because of the similarities, that Creator/JamesCameron used them as the basis of creating ''TheTerminator'' ''Film/TheTerminator'' and they agreed on a cash settlement and an official acknowledgment in the credits.
8th Apr '16 2:44:11 AM Michael
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* Conceptual consultant on ''Series/BabylonFive'' (and made a couple of guest appearances)

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* Conceptual consultant on ''Series/BabylonFive'' (and made a couple of guest appearances)appearances). When asked what a Conceptual Consultant did, creator Creator/JMichaelStraczynski replied that "Harlan does what Harlan wants"
28th Jan '16 6:18:21 PM PaulA
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* The longtime blackballing of A.E. van Vogt for the SFWA [[DamonKnightMemorialGrandMasterAward Grand Master Award]]. [[note]]Which he finally received in 1995, largely due to Ellison's efforts.[[/note]]

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* The longtime blackballing of A.E. van Vogt for the SFWA [[DamonKnightMemorialGrandMasterAward [[UsefulNotes/DamonKnightMemorialGrandMasterAward Grand Master Award]]. [[note]]Which he finally received in 1995, largely due to Ellison's efforts.[[/note]]
9th Jan '16 2:13:24 PM DrImpossible
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* "Demon with a Glass Hand" and "Soldier", episodes of ''Series/TheOuterLimits1963''. Creator/JamesCameron used them as the basis of creating ''TheTerminator'' (by accident, so Jim claims), and Ellison caught him red handed and got a cash settlement and an official acknowledgment in the credits.

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* "Demon with a Glass Hand" and "Soldier", episodes of ''Series/TheOuterLimits1963''. Harlan believed, because of the similarities, that Creator/JamesCameron used them as the basis of creating ''TheTerminator'' (by accident, so Jim claims), and Ellison caught him red handed and got they agreed on a cash settlement and an official acknowledgment in the credits.
8th Jan '16 3:18:33 PM Discar
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* OurGodsAreGreater: "Deathbird Stories" is all about a supposed new pantheon of gods and how they affect the lives of people they encounter.

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* OurGodsAreGreater: OurGodsAreDifferent: "Deathbird Stories" is all about a supposed new pantheon of gods and how they affect the lives of people they encounter.
21st Sep '15 4:01:51 PM MarkLungo
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For an in-depth look at the man's genius, madness, and general [[JerkAss assholery]], check out the documentary on his life and career: ''[[http://hotdocsaudience.bside.com/2008/films/dreamswithsharpteeth_hotdocs2008 Dreams with Sharp Teeth]]''. The film features commentary by RobinWilliams, Creator/NeilGaiman, [[Series/BattlestarGalactica2003 Ronald D. Moore]] and others who have known, worked with, or have been influenced by Ellison and his writings.

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For an in-depth look at the man's genius, madness, and general [[JerkAss assholery]], check out the documentary on his life and career: ''[[http://hotdocsaudience.bside.com/2008/films/dreamswithsharpteeth_hotdocs2008 Dreams with Sharp Teeth]]''. The film features commentary by RobinWilliams, Creator/RobinWilliams, Creator/NeilGaiman, [[Series/BattlestarGalactica2003 Ronald D. Moore]] and others who have known, worked with, or have been influenced by Ellison and his writings.
6th Sep '15 5:29:59 PM nombretomado
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For an in-depth look at the man's genius, madness, and general [[JerkAss assholery]], check out the documentary on his life and career: ''[[http://hotdocsaudience.bside.com/2008/films/dreamswithsharpteeth_hotdocs2008 Dreams with Sharp Teeth]]''. The film features commentary by RobinWilliams, NeilGaiman, [[Series/BattlestarGalactica2003 Ronald D. Moore]] and others who have known, worked with, or have been influenced by Ellison and his writings.

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For an in-depth look at the man's genius, madness, and general [[JerkAss assholery]], check out the documentary on his life and career: ''[[http://hotdocsaudience.bside.com/2008/films/dreamswithsharpteeth_hotdocs2008 Dreams with Sharp Teeth]]''. The film features commentary by RobinWilliams, NeilGaiman, Creator/NeilGaiman, [[Series/BattlestarGalactica2003 Ronald D. Moore]] and others who have known, worked with, or have been influenced by Ellison and his writings.
19th Jul '15 8:25:53 AM VoxAquila
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* FriendToAllChildren: Ellison ''loves'' kids. Their presence is a sure way to bring out his softer side, and messing with them is a sure way to [[PapaWolf bring out his volcanic temper.]]
17th Jul '15 8:07:20 PM RushLimborg
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* {{Jerkass}}: He is to writing what Creator/EricVonStroheim was to film - a man with great ideas, but ''impossible'' to work with. Case in point, he once managed to get kicked out of a convention at which he was the Guest of Honor.

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* {{Jerkass}}: He is to writing what Creator/EricVonStroheim Creator/ErichVonStroheim was to film - a man with great ideas, but ''impossible'' to work with. Case in point, he once managed to get kicked out of a convention at which he was the Guest of Honor.
17th Jul '15 8:06:26 PM RushLimborg
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* {{Jerkass}}: He is to writing what Creator/QuentinTarantino is to film - a man with great ideas, but ''impossible'' to work with. Case in point, he once managed to get kicked out of a convention at which he was the Guest of Honor.

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* {{Jerkass}}: He is to writing what Creator/QuentinTarantino is Creator/EricVonStroheim was to film - a man with great ideas, but ''impossible'' to work with. Case in point, he once managed to get kicked out of a convention at which he was the Guest of Honor.
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