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Harlan Ellison

Miriam Linna Is Nobody's Baby -- Her First Solo Album Shimmers and Soars

Holly Cara Price | Posted 11.12.2014 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

After moving to the States at a very young age from Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, she became the drummer in the original lineup of the Cramps. Linna was a drummer -- a chick drummer -- and this was pre-Bangles, Go-Gos, Bikini Kill, Sleater-Kinney, White Stripes. There were no chick drummers in the 1970s. People took notice. Joey Ramone, for instance.

A Boy And His Dog: A Conversation with Harlan Ellison, Plus Exclusives from Gary Lucas, Donovan Woods and Balcony TV

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.13.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

According to The New York Times, Gary Lucas is "a guitarist with a global guitar" and The New Yorker says he's "the thinking man's guitar hero." Introducing his new album Cinefantastique is the artist with a few words about the project.

Digital Fabrication: More Than the Stuff of Dreams

Michael Sigman | Posted 08.06.2013 | Technology
Michael Sigman

America's economy will suddenly grow by $400 billion -- roughly three percent --on July 31, when the Bureau of Economic Analysis begins to include in ...

Walter's World: Stars Trek to Celebrate Mr. Koenig

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 11.14.2012 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

On Monday the 10th, to great fanfare, Walter Koenig received his long-overdue star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame. People love Walter. He summons, let us say, hearty conviviality.

Newspaper Classifieds: The Good, the Bad and the Hilarious

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.19.2012 | Media
Michael Sigman

The sad state of newspaper classifieds makes me feel lucky that I worked at LA Weekly during the early '80s, when the classifieds did more than drive revenue: they said as much about the city's culture as the cover stories.

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: The Lion King 3D & MST3K vs. Gamera

Dan Persons | Posted 11.18.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

There were no new genre films in theaters this weekend, but there was one old one in a shiny new, 3D coat: The Lion King 3D, which just so happened to...

Harlan Ellison: Dreams with Sharp Teeth (Film Review)

Joseph Smigelski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Joseph Smigelski

Watching Dreams with Sharp Teeth is an experience on a par with being grabbed by a friendly lunatic (Robin Williams is in the film) and pulled into a wonderland: in this case, Ellison Wonderland.

Why Can't Tiffany Write?

Joseph Smigelski | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Joseph Smigelski

We have a real problem with education in this nation of ours, and it goes far beyond the prohibition to write more or less than five paragraphs in your essay.

Terminating the Darkness: Hope Floats, but Anxiety Abides

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Is the era of the dark comic book movie fable coming to an end? Or is it more a matter of a spate of seemingly underperforming dark would-be blockbusters?