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Cosmic Report Card: Earth By Forrest J Ackerman
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Forrest J Ackerman, the man who coined the term "sci-fi" in 1954, published the world's shortest science fiction story, "Cosmic Report Card: Earth," in Vertex Magazine (1973). It... More > has since been translated into eight languages. Ackerman, now 89, is known by millions as the former editor of Famous Monsters of Filmland Magazine; literary agent to sci-fi luminaries such as Ray Bradbury, L. Ron Hubbard, A.E. Van Vogt; ill-iterary agent to Ed Wood Jr; and also a super fan and collector. "Uncle Forry" is considered a mentor by notables like Stephen Spielberg, John Landis and Peter Jackson. Says Ackerman, "At the time, it was considered that Fredric Brown had written the world’s shortest; "The last man on Earth sat alone in a room. There was a knock on the door…" So I penned the shortest possible story I could imagine, suggesting that aliens were grading all the planets in our solar system."< Less
Monsterrific Jokes, Puzzles, Puns & Riddles By David J Marchant
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Hundreds of original sci-fi, fantasy and horror movie puns, puzzles, jokes, word scrambles, and riddles from the mad monster brain of David J. Marchant. King Kong, Godzilla, Desperate HouseZombies,... More > Gassy Mummies, Evil Alien Pods, Booger Beasts, Kinky Killer Clowns, Sexy Vampires, Mothman, Bigfoot farts, Frankenstein, Dracula, The Werewolf, and a horrible host of ghoulish gross-outs for funny-bone-munching maniacs and womaniacs. Introduction by Famous Monster Forrest J Ackerman, with illustrations by Bill Chancellor. Celebrity cameos include Ray Bradbury, Rob Zombie, Ray Harryhausen, Eminem, Elvira, Eddie Izzard, Bette Davis, Aston Kutcher and Oprah.< Less
Monsterrific Jokes, Puzzles, Puns & Riddles By David J Marchant
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Hundreds of original sci-fi, fantasy and horror movie puns, puzzles, jokes, word scrambles, and riddles from the mad monster brain of David J. Marchant. King Kong, Godzilla, Desperate HouseZombies,... More > Gassy Mummies, Evil Alien Pods, Booger Beasts, Kinky Killer Clowns, Sexy Vampires, Mothman, Bigfoot farts, Frankenstein, Dracula, The Werewolf, and a horrible host of ghoulish gross-outs for funny-bone-munching maniacs and womaniacs. Introduction by Famous Monster Forrest J Ackerman, with illustrations by Bill Chancellor. Celebrity cameos include Ray Bradbury, Rob Zombie, Ray Harryhausen, Eminem, Elvira, Eddie Izzard, Bette Davis, Aston Kutcher and Oprah.< Less
Halloween Machine Vol.2 Issue 3 By Hallow Harvest
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We're back! The third Halloween Machine of 2013 is loaded with all kinds of tricks and treats for the Halloween obsessed! From home haunters, Halloween fans and industry pros! This issue features a... More > mega-awesome cover by Nathan Thomas Milliner! Plus, Scariest songs, Halloween fiction by Xat Grey and Makayla Randol, "Finding Rebecca" preview by Wendy Blackmer, Primmsylvania home haunt, Top ten scary movie moments, Forrest J. Ackerman, Monster Cereals retrospective and a monster cereals contest! AND MORE!< Less
Halloween Machine Deluxe Omnibus Volume Two By Hallow Harvest
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HALLOWEEN MACHINE DELUXE OMNIBUS VOLUME TWO! Collecting issues 6,7,8 and 9 of Halloween Machine magazine with bonus covers and pictures and all new content! Featuring home haunts, interviews, movie... More > reviews, Halloween photos, poems, how-tos, fiction and much more for those who treasure the spooky season! Plus, new treats from Kurtis Primm and other goodies!< Less
RIGHT-BRAINED POEMS FOR LEFT-BRAINED PEOPLE By Paul Jeffrey Davids
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An award-winning poet from Princeton University and well-known film director and author (6 STARS WARS books) offers serious reflections on philosophical topics and famous people. Paul Jeffrey Davids... More > is noted for his work in television (from THE TRANSFORMERS to Showtime's ROSWELL) and documentaries released by NBC Universal (JESUS IN INDIA, THE SCI-FI BOYS) and Universal's STARRY NIGHT. Here you will find his poems about Vincent van Gogh, Edgar Allan Poe, John Huston, Forrest J Ackerman, Ray Harryhausen and other cinema pioneers. Some poems delve into reincarnation, life after death, hauntings, love and despair, visions of the future and distant past, synchronicity, the meaning of life and death, and the poet's father (Prof. Jules Davids of Georgetown U.) and his mother. This completes his 2012 trilogy of poetry books, the other two being much lighter and filled with humor: POEMS TO READ WHILE DRIVING ON FREEWAYS (AND OTHER WAYS TO DIE LAUGHING) and POEMS TO READ WHEN YOU RUN OUT OF WEED.< Less