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by matthewdavis
Sun Feb 07, 2010 12:53 pm
Forum: Literary Symposium
Topic: 1967 - The City on the Edge of Forever
Replies: 5
Views: 1920

Re: 1967 - The City on the Edge of Forever

“City on the Edge of Forever” in the context of Ellison’s contemporary work. Often the screenplay is reviewed in relation the Star trek universe, but it’s worth seeing how it draws on images and ideas Ellison was working out at the time. Circa 1964/65 Ellsion wrote a Hawkman comic treatment “Five Do...
by matthewdavis
Thu Apr 23, 2009 8:42 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: April 2009
Replies: 668
Views: 24420

Name: matthew davis Source: unca20090603.htm While The New Yorker may never have published anything by Harlan, Gerald Jonass 1967 article did grace him with the soubriquet Chief prophet of the New Wavea non-stop controversialist who comes on like an angry Woody Allen which used to crop up with some...
by matthewdavis
Sat Jun 30, 2007 12:49 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: June 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 7602

Name: matthew davis
Source: unca20070808.htm
Ecidently Paul Morley read the same piece in the Guardian, because he namedropped Harlan Ellison and "Dangerous Visions" when the book was discussed on BBC2's "Late Night Review" last night
by matthewdavis
Fri Dec 01, 2006 1:21 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: December 2006
Replies: 0
Views: 7239

Pynchon and Ellison

Name: Matthew Davis Source: unca20070202.htm All the stuff about HE and Pynchon (The Secret Integrations as an inspiration for DV, mysterious late night phone calls, campaigns to bilk the IRS, etc) is in the interview HE gave in Contemporary Authors New Revision Series volume 5. It's one of the sta...
by matthewdavis
Sat Mar 18, 2006 3:56 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: March 2006
Replies: 543
Views: 22692

Name: Matthew Davis
Source: unca20060606.htm
Alan Coil -

The two names youre unsure about are Fuseli theres an exhibition in London and Alan Moores giving a talk and Austin Osman Spare whos one of Moores magickal precursors

by matthewdavis
Mon Jan 24, 2005 11:11 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: January 2005
Replies: 0
Views: 2785

Name: Matthew Davis Source: unca20050211.htm JEWS WITHOUT JEHOVAH All this suddenly reminded me that about 3 or 4 years ago I attempted a lengthy essay on Julian McClaren-Ross and Gerald Kersh, which unfortunately turned into a fairish mess and got out of hand, even to honking clauses within sprawl...
by matthewdavis
Tue Sep 21, 2004 3:56 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: September 2004
Replies: 0
Views: 3807

FAO Jon Stover (cont.)

Name: Matthew Davis Source: unca20040928.htm Max Beerbohm illustrated his novel "Zuleika Dobson" Most of Alisdair Gray's books are intricately and ornamentally illustrated. Ralph Steadman has illustratrated a number of novels. I'm pretty sure there was an illustrated version of J.G. Ballard's "The ...
by matthewdavis
Mon Sep 20, 2004 9:06 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: September 2004
Replies: 0
Views: 3807

Jon Stover: Illustrated non-children�s books:

Name: Matthew Davis Source: unca20040928.htm Foremost several books by Mervyn Peake were self-illustrated - all of the Gormenghast, and I cant remember if Mr Pye does. The wonderful cartoonist and humorist Willie (Willy) / William Rushton published several novels all of which were heavily illustrat...
by matthewdavis
Tue Aug 31, 2004 10:16 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: August 2004
Replies: 0
Views: 4156

Name: Matthew Davis Source: unca20040928.htm Neal Johnson: Gore Vidal wrote a typically enthralling essay about Prokosch for the NYRB, a review of his autobiography (which apparently includes some correspondence with Nabokov). Its also available in Vidals United States 1300 page doorstop collection...
by matthewdavis
Wed Jul 21, 2004 9:47 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: July 2004
Replies: 0
Views: 2806

Name: Matthew Davis Source: unca20040928.htm Children of the Streets should be a reprint of The Juvies from about 40 years ago. The more interesting thing about this reprint is how on earth Ellison got in touch with this particular publisher. Severn House is a hardback publisher that sells predomin...
by matthewdavis
Thu May 20, 2004 6:54 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: May 2004
Replies: 0
Views: 3523

Name: Matthew davis
Source: unca20040527.htm
CEP:

Ellison's essay on terrorists and the piece on infamy are both at www.highbeam.com, presumably licenced from the magazines.
by matthewdavis
Sun Mar 21, 2004 1:39 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: March 2004
Replies: 0
Views: 2261

Davidson, Sturgeon, Queen)

Name: Matthew Davis Source: unca20040527.htm Barney - Avram Davidson wrote "On The Eighth Day" (1964 and very good indeed), and "The Fourth Side of the Triangle" 1966). He also wrote an early treatment of "House of Brass" but according to files in the EQ archive this was finally finished by Sturgeo...
by matthewdavis
Fri Dec 19, 2003 6:20 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: December 2003
Replies: 0
Views: 2773

Name: Matthew Davis Source: unca20040202.htm I don't think I've seen it mentioned here before, but the December issue of "Alter Ego", a comics magazine features HE's own synopses outlines for two Marvel comics he outlined in the 60s/70s. The one, "Five Dooms to Save Tomorrow", is of particular inet...
by matthewdavis
Wed Jun 04, 2003 1:13 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: June 2003
Replies: 443
Views: 10799

Name: Matthew Davis Source: unca20030724.htm Since Mr. Ellison has on several occasions praised Tom Stoppard I thought I'd point out that the latest edition of Arete magazine is devoted to Stoppard's unproduced screenplay of the life of Galileo. The dialogue is sharp veering between easily understo...
by matthewdavis
Thu Apr 24, 2003 10:20 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: April 2003
Replies: 333
Views: 9667

Death of the short story

Name: Matthew Davis Source: unca20030523.htm In England at least we've been here once before but the circumstances for a similar revival just aren't going to hold true today. The advent and rise of the short story had been largely dependent upon the ascendancy of the press, for premier short story ...

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