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Alfred Elton van Vogt (April 26, 1912 – January 26, 2000) was a Canadian-born science fiction author.
Alicia Austin (born 1942) is a US fantasy and science fiction artist and illustrator.
Alzheimer's disease (AD), also referred to simply as Alzheimer's, is a chronic neurodegenerative disease that usually starts slowly and worsens over time.
The American frontier comprises the geography, history, folklore, and cultural expression of life in the forward wave of American expansion that began with English colonial settlements in the early 17th century and ended with the admission of the last mainland territories as states in 1912.
Americans are citizens of the United States of America.
Analog Science Fiction and Fact is an American science-fiction magazine published under various titles since 1930.
Black God's Shadow is a collection of fantasy short stories by C. L. Moore and illustrator Alicia Austin.
Clare Winger Harris (January 18, 1891 – October 1968) was an early science fiction writer whose short stories were published during the 1920s.
ConQuesT is the annual science fiction and fantasy convention held in the Kansas City, Missouri area over the U. S. Memorial Day weekend.
The Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award is a lifetime honor presented annually by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) to no more than one living writer of fantasy or science fiction.
Donald Metcalf Grant (April 3, 1927 – August 19, 2009) was an American publisher.
Earth's Last Citadel is a science fiction novel written by the American husband and wife team of C.L. Moore and Henry Kuttner.
Fantasy is a genre of speculative fiction set in a fictional universe, often without any locations, events, or people referencing the real world.
Farnsworth Wright (July 29, 1888 – June 12, 1940) was the editor of the pulp magazine Weird Tales during the magazine's heyday, editing 179 issues from November 1924-March 1940.
Faust is the protagonist of a classic German legend, based on the historical Johann Georg Faust (c. 1480–1540).
Fletcher Trust Building, officially known as the Hilton Garden Inn Indianapolis Downtown, is a hotel high-rise in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Forrest J Ackerman (born Forrest James Ackerman; November 24, 1916 – December 4, 2008) was an American magazine editor, science fiction writer and literary agent, a founder of science fiction fandom, a leading expert on science fiction, horror, and fantasy films, and acknowledged as the world's most avid collector of genre books and movie memorabilia.
Galactic empires are a common trope used in science fantasy and science fiction, particularly in works known as 'space operas'.
The Gandalf Awards, honoring achievement in fantasy literature, were conferred by the World Science Fiction Society annually from 1974 to 1981.
George Clayton Johnson (July 10, 1929 – December 25, 2015) was an American science fiction writer, best known for co-writing with William F. Nolan the novel Logan's Run, the basis for the MGM 1976 film.
Gertrude Barrows Bennett (September 18, 1884 – February 2, 1948), known by the pseudonym Francis Stevens, was a pioneering author of fantasy and science fiction.
Gnome Press was an American small-press publishing company primarily known for publishing many science fiction classics.
The Great Depression began in August 1929, when the United States economy first went into an economic recession.
Greye La Spina (July 10, 1880 – September 17, 1969) was an American writer who published more than one hundred short stories, serials, novelettes, and one-act plays.
Howard Phillips Lovecraft (August 20, 1890 – March 15, 1937) was an American writer who achieved posthumous fame through his influential works of horror fiction.
Hachette Book Group (HBG) is a publishing company owned by Hachette Livre, the largest publishing company in France, and the third largest trade and educational publisher in the world.
Henry Kuttner (April 7, 1915 – February 3, 1958) was an American author of science fiction, fantasy and horror.
Hollywood is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California.
Indiana is a U.S. state located in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of North America.
Indianapolis is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Indiana and the seat of Marion County.
Jerry Eugene Pournelle (August 7, 1933 – September 8, 2017) was an American science fiction writer, essayist, and journalist who contributed for many years to the computer magazine Byte in the 1970s, 1980s, and early 1990s.
Jirel of Joiry is a fictional character created by American writer C. L. Moore, who appeared in a series of sword and sorcery stories published first in the pulp horror/fantasy magazine Weird Tales.
Jirel of Joiry is a collection of five fantasy stories by C. L. Moore, often characterized as sword and sorcery.
The Jirels (जिरेल जाति) is an ethnic Nepali group.
Judgment Night is a 1952 collection of science fiction short stories by C. L. Moore.
Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri.
Laurence van Cott Niven (born April 30, 1938) is an American science fiction writer.
Lester del Rey (June 2, 1915 – May 10, 1993) was an American science fiction author and editor.
Locus: The Magazine of The Science Fiction & Fantasy Field, is an American magazine published monthly in Oakland, California.
Maverick is an American Western television series with comedic overtones created by Roy Huggins and originally starring James Garner.
Memorial Day or Decoration Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving in the country's armed forces.
"Mimsy Were the Borogoves" is a science fiction short story by Lewis Padgett (a pseudonym of American writers Henry Kuttner and C. L. Moore), originally published in the February 1943 issue of Astounding Science Fiction Magazine.
Nelson Doubleday (June 16, 1889 – January 11, 1949) was a U.S. book publisher and president of Doubleday Company from 1922–1946.
Norman Richard Spinrad (born September 15, 1940) is an American science fiction author, essayist, and critic.
Northwest of Earth is a 1954 collection of science fiction and fantasy short stories by C. L. Moore.
Northwest Smith is a fictional character, and the hero of a series of stories by science fiction writer C. L. Moore.
Paizo Publishing is an American publishing company in Redmond, Washington that specializes in game aids and adventures for "the world's oldest fantasy roleplaying game" (Dungeons & Dragons) and its flagship spin-off game and setting, Pathfinder.
A pseudonym or alias is a name that a person or group assumes for a particular purpose, which can differ from their first or true name (orthonym).
Pulp magazines (often referred to as "the pulps") were inexpensive fiction magazines that were published from 1896 to the 1950s.
Robert Albert Bloch (April 5, 1917 – September 23, 1994) was an American fiction writer, primarily of crime, horror, fantasy and science fiction, from Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Science fiction (often shortened to Sci-Fi or SF) is a genre of speculative fiction, typically dealing with imaginative concepts such as advanced science and technology, spaceflight, time travel, and extraterrestrial life.
Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, or SFWA is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization of professional science fiction and fantasy writers.
"Shambleau" is a short story by American science fiction and fantasy writer C. L. Moore.
Shambleau and Others is a 1953 collection of science fiction and fantasy short stories by C. L. Moore.
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Speculative fiction is an umbrella genre encompassing narrative fiction with supernatural and/or futuristic elements.
Sugarfoot is an American western television series that aired for sixty-nine episodes on ABC from 1957-1961 on Tuesday nights on a "shared" slot basis – rotating with Cheyenne (1st season); Cheyenne and Bronco (2nd season); and Bronco (3rd season).
Sword and sorcery (S&S) is a subgenre of fantasy characterized by sword-wielding heroes engaged in exciting and violent adventures.
The Swordsmen and Sorcerers' Guild of America or SAGA was an informal group of American fantasy authors active from the 1960s through the 1980s, noted for their contributions to the "Sword and Sorcery" kind of heroic fantasy, itself a subgenre of fantasy.
The Alaskans was a 1959–1960 ABC/Warner Brothers western television series set during the late 1890s in the port of Skagway, Alaska.
The Last Mimzy is a 2007 American science fiction adventure drama film directed by Robert Shaye and loosely adapted from the 1943 science fiction short story "Mimsy Were the Borogoves" by Lewis Padgett (the pseudonym of husband-and-wife team Henry Kuttner and C. L. Moore).
Timescape, released on video as Grand Tour: Disaster in Time, is a 1992 American science fiction film by Director David Twohy.
The University of Southern California (USC or SC) is a private research university in Los Angeles, California.
"Vintage Season" is a science fiction novella by American authors Catherine L. Moore and Henry Kuttner, published under the joint pseudonym "Lawrence O'Donnell" on September, 1946.
Weird Tales is an American fantasy and horror fiction pulp magazine founded by J. C. Henneberger and J. M. Lansinger in March 1923.
The World Fantasy Awards are given each year by the World Fantasy Convention for the best fantasy fiction and fantasy art published in English during the preceding calendar year.
The World Fantasy Convention is an annual convention of professionals, collectors, and others interested in the field of fantasy.
Worldcon, or more formally the World Science Fiction Convention, the annual convention of the World Science Fiction Society (WSFS), is a science fiction convention.
77 Sunset Strip is an American television private detective series created by Roy Huggins and starring Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Roger Smith, and Edd Byrnes.