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(   Harlan Ellison goes back in time and finally fixes his hated Star Trek script   ( divider line
    More: Spiffy, Harlan Ellison, IDW Publishing, Star Trek, original series, IDW, child custody, adaptations, teleplay  
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2014-03-07 12:04:28 AM  
2 votes:
Ellison was a hack. the best thing he ever wrote was the title of his story 'I Have No Mouth And I Must Scream'. the actual story focuses far too much on canned food and rape. the guy's widest exposure was writing for camp tv shows like The Outer Limits and Star Trek. i posit that if his name was less cool-sounding, he'd be less well known than  Meyer Dolinsky.

so there.
2014-03-07 04:12:41 PM  
1 vote:
"It was a superlative joy of my long life to have worked with Leonard Nimoy, who became my friend, and many others at 'Star Trek;' and an equally heart-happy joy to be working with J.K. and the Tipton Bros. and Chris Ryall on this long-awaited visual of my (humbly, I say it) brilliant original 'City...'"

The only conceivably possible reason why Ellison would be using language this nice is because
1) They promised him a whole lot of $$$
2) They gave him a significant advance of that $$$
2014-03-07 01:04:26 PM  
1 vote:

dittybopper: He turned it into porn?  'Cause I would totally watch Edith Keeler getting DP'ed by Kirk and Spock.

A pon too f'arr?
2014-03-07 09:09:32 AM  
1 vote:
Now that's what I call a sticky situation!
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