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Franklin, H Bruce

(1934-2024) US critic and academic, a cultural historian in various positions at Stanford University from 1961, in that year giving one of the earliest university courses in sf in the USA. In 1972, despite holding tenure, he was dismissed by Stanford for making speeches allegedly inciting students to riot against the university's involvement in the Vietnam War – a case well known to those interested in questions of academic freedom. He became full professor, again with tenure, at Rutgers ...

Early Edition

US tv series (1996-2000). Tristar Television and Sony International Television for CBS. Created by Ian Abrams, Patrick Q Page and Vik Rubenfeld. Executive producers include Bob Brush, Lillah McCarthy and Jeff Melvoin. Directors included Mel Damski, Gary Nelson, Scott Paulin and James Quinn. Writers include Patrick Sean Clark, Carla Kentner, Jeff Melvoin and Alex Taub. Cast includes Kyle Chandler, Shanesia Davis, Fisher Stevens and Billy Worley. 90 41-minute episodes. Colour. / Gary ...

Acevedo, Rafael

(1960-    ) Puerto Rican professor of Spanish Literature in the Universidad de Puerto Rico, at Río Piedras, and author. Acevedo is one of the most important poets of the 1980s generation, and a relevant cultural figure on the island of Puerto Rico. He directed the poetry magazine Filo de Juego ["Edge of Game"] and the cultural section En Rojo ["In Red"], published in the weekly magazine Claridad ["Clarity"]. He is ...

Huntington, Charles

(?   -    ) US author, possibly a pseudonym, of the Space Probe 6 sequence of unremarkable Space Opera adventures comprising The Soul Stealers (1973) and Nightmare on Vega 3 (1973) [JC]

Breggin, Peter

(1936-    ) US medical doctor and author who has published and broadcast controversially about psychiatry and the drug industry, whose collaboration in promulgating drug-based solutions to psychiatric and other problems he deprecates; his sf novel, After the Good War: A Love Story (1972), excoriates the use of remote-control Sex as a device to control, and to dehumanize, a Dystopian twenty-third-century ...

Langford, David

(1953-    ) UK author, critic, editor, publisher and sf fan, in the latter capacity recipient of 21 Hugo awards for fan writing – some of the best of his several hundred pieces are assembled as Let's Hear It for the Deaf Man (coll 1992 chap US; much exp vt The Silence of the Langford 1996; exp 2015 ebook) as Dave Langford, edited by Ben Yalow – plus five Best Fanzine Hugos ...



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