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Radell Faraday "Ray" Nelson (born October 3, 1931) is an American science fiction author and cartoonist most famous for his 1963 short story "Eight O'Clock in the Morning", which was later used by John Carpenter as the basis for his 1988 film They Live. [1]

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Alien Encounters

Alien Encounters is an American science fiction anthology comic book published by FantaCo Enterprises and then Eclipse Comics.

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Alien invasion

The alien invasion or space invasion is a usual part of science fiction stories and film, in which extraterrestrials invade the Earth either to exterminate and supplant human life, enslave it under an intense state, harvest people for food, steal the planet's resources, or destroy the planet altogether.

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Allen Ginsberg

Irwin Allen Ginsberg (June 3, 1926 – April 5, 1997) was an American poet, philosopher, writer, and activist.

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Anne Rice

Anne Rice (born Howard Allen Frances O'Brien; October 4, 1941) is an American author of gothic fiction, Christian literature, and erotica.

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An author is the creator or originator of any written work such as a book or play, and is thus also a writer.

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Beanie (seamed cap)

In the United States, a beanie is a head-hugging brimless cap with or without a visor.

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Beat Generation

The Beat Generation was a literary movement started by a group of authors whose work explored and influenced American culture and politics in the post-World War II era.

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Boris Vian

Boris Vian (10 March 1920 – 23 June 1959) was a French polymath: writer, poet, musician, singer, translator, critic, actor, inventor and engineer.

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Cadillac High School

Cadillac High School (a.k.a. Cadillac Senior High School) is a high school located in Cadillac, Michigan, United States.

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Cadillac, Michigan

Cadillac is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan and is the county seat of Wexford County.

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A cartoon is a type of illustration, possibly animated, typically in a non-realistic or semi-realistic style.

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A cartoonist (also comic strip creator) is a visual artist who specializes in drawing cartoons.

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Comics anthology

Comics anthologies collect works in the medium of comics that are too short for standalone publication.

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Gregory Corso

Gregory Nunzio Corso (March 26, 1930 – January 17, 2001) was an American poet, youngest of the inner circle of Beat Generation writers (with Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and William S. Burroughs).

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Henry Miller

Henry Valentine Miller (December 26, 1891 – June 7, 1980) was an American writer, expatriated in Paris at his flourishing.

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Jean-Paul Sartre

Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre (21 June 1905 – 15 April 1980) was a French philosopher, playwright, novelist, political activist, biographer, and literary critic.

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John Boardman (physicist)

Jack Melton Boardman, commonly known as John Boardman, (born September 8, 1932) is an American physicist.

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John Carpenter

John Howard Carpenter (born January 16, 1948) is an American film director, screenwriter, film producer, musician, editor and composer.

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John Clute

John Frederick Clute (born 12 September 1940) is a Canadian-born author and critic specializing in science fiction (also SF, sf) and fantasy literature who has lived in both England and the United States since 1969.

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Literary magazine

A literary magazine is a periodical devoted to literature in a broad sense.

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Michael Moorcock

Michael John Moorcock (born 18 December 1939) is an English writer and musician, primarily of science fiction and fantasy, who has also published literary novels.

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Norwegians (nordmenn) are a Germanic ethnic group native to Norway.

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Philip K. Dick

Philip Kindred Dick (December 16, 1928 – March 2, 1982) was an American writer known for his work in science fiction.

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Philip K. Dick Award

The Philip K. Dick Award is a science fiction award given annually at Norwescon and sponsored by the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society and (since 2005) the Philip K. Dick Trust.

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Richard A. Lupoff

Richard Allen Lupoff (born February 21, 1935) is an American science fiction and mystery author, who has also written humor, satire, non-fiction and reviews.

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Schenectady, New York

Schenectady is a city in Schenectady County, New York, United States, of which it is the county seat.

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Science fiction fandom

Science fiction fandom or SF fandom is a community or fandom of people interested in science fiction in contact with one another based upon that interest.

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Science-fiction fanzine

A science-fiction fanzine is an amateur or semi-professional magazine published by members of science-fiction fandom, from the 1930s to the present day.

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Short story

A short story is a piece of prose fiction that typically can be read in one sitting and focuses on a self-contained incident or series of linked incidents, with the intent of evoking a "single effect" or mood, however there are many exceptions to this.

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Simone de Beauvoir

Simone Lucie Ernestine Marie Bertrand de Beauvoir (or;; 9 January 1908 – 14 April 1986) was a French writer, intellectual, existentialist philosopher, political activist, feminist and social theorist.

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Starlog was a monthly science fiction magazine that was created in 1976 and focused primarily on Star Trek at its inception.

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The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction

The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction is an English language reference work on science fiction, first published in 1979.

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The Ganymede Takeover

The Ganymede Takeover is a 1967 science fiction novel by American writers Philip K. Dick and Ray Nelson.

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The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction

The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (usually referred to as F&SF) is a U.S. fantasy and science fiction magazine first published in 1949 by Fantasy House, a subsidiary of Lawrence Spivak's Mercury Press.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The New York Times Best Seller list

The New York Times Best Seller list is widely considered the preeminent list of best-selling books in the United States.

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The Prometheus Man

The Prometheus Man is a 1982 novel written by Ray Faraday Nelson.

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They Live

They Live is a 1988 American science fiction horror film written and directed by John Carpenter.

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Time for Beany

Time For Beany is an American children's television series, with puppets for characters, which was broadcast locally in Los Angeles starting on February 28, 1949 and nationally (by kinescope) by the improvised Paramount Television Network from 1950 to 1955.

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Time travel

Time travel is the concept of movement between certain points in time, analogous to movement between different points in space by an object or a person, typically using a hypothetical device known as a time machine.

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Timequest is an interactive fiction game released by Legend Entertainment, and written by Bob Bates.

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University of Chicago

The University of Chicago (UChicago, U of C, or Chicago) is a private, non-profit research university in Chicago, Illinois.

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William Blake

William Blake (28 November 1757 – 12 August 1827) was an English poet, painter, and printmaker.

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William S. Burroughs

William Seward Burroughs II (February 5, 1914 – August 2, 1997) was an American writer and visual artist.

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William Wray (artist)

William York Wray (born March 24, 1956) is an American cartoonist, animator and painter widely known for his contributions to Mad and The Ren & Stimpy Show, lambiek.net; accessed November 3, 2016.

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WorldCat is a union catalog that itemizes the collections of 72,000 libraries in 170 countries and territories that participate in the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) global cooperative.

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