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Harlan Ellison
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    (May 27, 1934-June 28, 2018)
    Wrote 'Web of the City (1958),' 'Memos from Purgatory (1961),' 'Spider Kiss (1961),' 'Ellison Wonderland (1962),' 'Paingod and Other Delusions (1965),' 'I Have No Mouth & I Must Scream (1967),' 'Love Ain't Nothing But Sex Misspelled (1968),' 'The Beast That Shouted Love at the Heart of the World (1969),' 'The Glass Teat (1970),' 'Approaching Oblivion (1974),' 'The Other Glass Teat (1975),' 'Deathbird Stories (1975),' 'Shatterday (1980),' 'Stalking the Nightmare (1982),' 'Angry Candy (1988)' and 'All the Lies That Are My Life (1991)'
    Wrote for the TV series 'Alfred Hitchcock Presents,' 'The Outer Limits,' 'Star Trek,' 'Tales from the Darkside' and 'Babylon 5'
    Sometimes uses the pseudonym 'Cordwainer Bird'
    He is pretentious and verbose.
    He has been married five times.
    He calls his house 'Ellison Wonderland.'
    He is an angry man with a horrible temper.
    Although most of his work is undeniably science fiction, he said: 'Call me a science-fiction writer and I'll come to your house and nail your pet's head to the table.'
    He was a spokesman for the dangerous little Geo Metro automobile.
    He put pressure on DC Comics until they removed all BB gun ads from their publications.
    He is temperamental and on whims will threaten movie execs to remove his name as author.
    He was once hired by Disney, but was fired his first day for using pornographic language in front of Roy Disney.
    He doesn't smoke, drink or use drugs.
    He is extremely prolific.
    At their best, his stories are beautifully written and deeply disturbing.
    In addition to his sci-fi work, he has written many essays on media and culture.
    He is a vocal opponent of censorship.
    He writes amusing fake biographies of himself for his book jackets.
    Stephen King considers him a huge influence.
    Although he was not too happy with his Star Trek episode 'City on the Edge of Forever' it is a fan favorite and won the Hugo award.

Credit: Wieland Kalligaro


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    In 2007, Out of 111 Votes: 70.27% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 148 Votes: 70.27% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 245 Votes: 69.80% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 319 Votes: 66.77% Annoying
 
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