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by Mary Midnight
Wed May 12, 2010 11:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: "Aliens"
Replies: 0
Views: 555

"Aliens"

Since Phil Nichols posted that great link to the Starlog article and the YouTube interview with Harlan, it got me thinking about James Cameron and his (ahem) writing prowess. Or lack thereof... So I'm curious. With "Aliens" there were two other writers involved with the story, David Giler ...
by Mary Midnight
Tue Jan 19, 2010 3:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: "Rain Rain Go Away"
Replies: 0
Views: 593

"Rain Rain Go Away"

Pulled out Ellison Wonderland today and read the perfect story for today's weather..."Rain Rain Go Away". Also read "Nothing for My Noon Meal" and "All the Sounds of Fear." "A Boy and his Dog" I read over again...liked the book version better than the movie. I...
by Mary Midnight
Tue Feb 24, 2009 4:03 pm
Forum: Literary Symposium
Topic: 1967 - DANGEROUS VISIONS
Replies: 27
Views: 17111

Now that I've read this story...I'll add my own input...just bits and bobs for now. I'll start with one of my favorite scenes...I laugh every time I read it. Then I sort of feel guilty. I mean, Chib is gluing the can to a rather sensitive part part of Benedictine's body, but when Benedictine and Bel...
by Mary Midnight
Thu Feb 17, 2005 7:10 pm
Forum: Literary Symposium
Topic: 1976 - Jeffty is Five
Replies: 112
Views: 28081

Beautifully put, yamsham. Beautifully put. It is indeed about respecting the past, not relegating it to the trashcan just because it doesn't look like the newest pop sensation. It's why I love this story so much.

:D
by Mary Midnight
Thu Feb 17, 2005 6:30 pm
Forum: Literary Symposium
Topic: 1976 - Jeffty is Five
Replies: 112
Views: 28081

Recovering from a very bad cold, it is refreshing not only to my intellectual self but to my physical well being to read all of these interpretations. I can see the ending of "Jeffty" a lot more clearly now. I doubt Jeffty committed suicide, but I think in the end Jeffty did have to die, as much as ...
by Mary Midnight
Sun Feb 13, 2005 5:38 pm
Forum: Literary Symposium
Topic: 1976 - Jeffty is Five
Replies: 112
Views: 28081

1976 - Jeffty is Five

http://img219.imageshack.us/img219/2706/spideroe1.jpg http://www.islets.net/image/covers/jeffty.gif "Jeffty is Five" is a story collected in the book SHATTERDAY . You can also find it in THE ESSENTIAL ELLISON. Both are in print (April 2008). Harlan has recorded this story a number of time...

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