He found that Professor Jameson, the most brilliant scientist of his day, arranged to have his perfectly preserved body encased in a super-scientific tomb orbiting the Earth forever. He found that Earth and all of humanity had been gone for eons, that he was the last man alive -- and the Zoromes were offering to make him on of them, a nearly immortal being of metal, wandering throughout the Universe in search of adventure!
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Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Community Reviews. Showing Rating details. Sort order. Jan 18, Jim rated it liked it. Neil R. Jones was one of the groundbreaking pulp magazine writers--and is totally forgotten today. He was writing through the 20s, 30s, and 40s, and he created a long-running series featuring "Professor Jameson.
This book includes the first short stories about the Professor. He's a genius who puts himself into suspended animation in a satellite orbiting Earth. And, millions of years later, he's found--and revived Neil R. And, millions of years later, he's found--and revived by the Zoromes. They are cyborgs or machine men who turn out to be nice guys and they provide the prof with a robot body.
Now, housed in a virtually indestructible body, Jameson can go off and explore the galaxy. An enjoyable story, but to enjoy it, you need to like the pulpy style.
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Jones and his Professor Jameson do not deserve to be forgotten! View 2 comments. Jun 02, John rated it really liked it. I picked up the five volume Ace series of Neil R. Classic tales from the Golden Age of Science Fiction. On his death Dr Jameson's body is fired into orbit. And moved one month later, for better spring weather! Please note that we can now accept payments online through paypal account pulpvault msn. If you register before April 1, , your membership badge will be mailed to you, allowing you to by-pass the registration line and pick up your program book and other materials at your convenience.
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But where it stands utterly unique is, in addition, recording the contents of perhaps hundreds of semi-professional and amateur publications which carried an important regimen of fantasy fiction. Indexed are contributions to 1, different magazine titles, a total of 15, separate issues, with contributions by 25, writers. Indexed are , stories and serial segments, 20, poems, and 39, articles and columns. Miller explains in his Preface. We give you data on magazines that were never published but that were assembled.
We cover the rarest of the rare and the obscurest of the obscure. Ashcan issues do exist and are indexed here. Important rare fanzines are listed. It's all here. Its appearance marks a milestone in the scholarship and bibliography of science fiction, fantasy, and weird fiction. ISBN X. But Hell does not yield up its own so easily. Luck of the Gods by Holly Phillips Onyx was a trover, an expert at ridding the rich of curses Point of the Knife - A Kingdoms of Kalamar Tale by Don Bassingthwaite In which Imperial Agent Narika finds even her considerable fighting skills may be inadequate against a treacherous alchemist and a deadly interdimensional trap But there were more deadly things in the redgrass Tanner In the third installment of the thrilling saga, Tumithak leads his growing band of followers in an audacious attack on the shelk city of Kaymak A never-before reprinted classic from the early pulp era!
The webcomic is in the vein of a Captain Midnight type of character. The website offers a sew-on patch and coin, a free downloadable pdf membership card to the Lightning Legion, Spectre's version of the Secret Squadron, and a coin-seal, similar to the Green Hornet seal. New strips are typically added every Monday evening. An archive of past strips is also available. It requires a few days worth of shooting in order to be done. Shooting is to be done in the spring. Casting is going on currently. A five chapter audio CD serial is to begin recording in January In addition, Cliffhanger Productions is looking to launch a pulp-style magazine this spring.
For additional details, e-mail DarkAvenger msn. Leonard, who is still writing, began his career in as a writer of Westerns for the pulp-magazine market. Here's what the editorial blurb says about the book: "In , fresh out of college--having written two "pointless" stories, as he describes them--Leonard decided he needed to pick a market, a big one, which would give him a better chance to be published while he learned to write.
In choosing between crime and Westerns, the latter had an irresistible pull--Leonard loved movies set in the West. As he researched deeper into settings, Arizona in the s captured his imagination: the Spanish influence, the standoffs and shootouts between Apache Indians and the U. The rest is history. You can view covers to lots of publications and actually read some of the stories. Previously published installments of stories are available online. It's a kind of virtual library which is always open, and in which you can find not only classic and original science fiction, fantasy, adventure, school, horror, detective, children's and classic stories, both short and serialised, but also feature articles and image galleries.
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He is drawn into another realm. Inspired by the 20th century's master of the macabre, H. Young's guitar work, deeply personal lyrics and signature tenor singing voice transcend his long career. Young also plays piano and harmonica on many albums, which frequently combine folk, rock, country and other musical styles. His often distorted electric guitar playing, especially with Crazy Horse, earned him the nickname "Godfather of Grunge" and led to his album Mirror Ball with Pearl Jam.
More recently Young has. This is an incomplete list of authors whose works of fantastic fiction would today be called science fiction, even if they predate or did not work in that genre. Some may also be considered fantasy authors, since many writers are equally comfortable with both genres, and since some works deliberately combine the two or blur the distinction. Most science fiction authors write as novelists or short story writers, and more recently, often as playwrights or screen writers.
Some notable science fiction authors by date of birth are in alphabetical order : A Catherine Asaro Robert A. Heinlein, L. The discography and filmography of Neil Young contains both albums and films produced by Young. Through his career most of Young's work has been recorded for and distributed by Reprise Records, that company owned by Warner Bros.
Records since and now part of the Warner Music Group. The only exceptions are Young's five albums for Geffen Records in the s, which were once distributed by Warner, but are now distributed by Universal Music Group. She recorded the hit song "Tainted Love". She was the girlfriend of glam rock artist Marc Bolan of the band T. Rex until his death in , and was a member of the band, as a keyboardist and backing vocalist, from to Biography Early life and career Jones was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, and moved to Los Angeles, California, at the age of seven, where she first started singing.
Jones' first taste of fame came at the age of 14, when, while still at school, she formed with Frankie Kahrl and Billy Preston the successful gospel group the COGIC Singers, with whom she recorded the album It's a Blessing. Although she remained with the group for some four years, she soon found herself drawn into the Los Angeles pop scene.
In , Jones, in her late teens, was discovered by the songwriter Ed Cobb. Space burials launch cremated remains out of the atmosphere. Space burial refers to the launching of samples of cremated remains into space. Missions may go into orbit around the Earth or to extraterrestrial bodies such as the Moon, or further into space.
Samples of cremated remains are not scattered in space so do not contribute to space debris. Ashes remain sealed in their small capsules until the spacecrafts burn up upon re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere or reach their extraterrestrial destinations. Suborbital flights briefly fly ashes into space then return to Earth where they can be recovered. Small samples of remains are launched to minimize the cost of launching mass into space, thereby making such services more affordable.
History and typology The concept of launching remains into space using conventional rockets was proposed by the science fiction author Neil R. Jones in the novella "The Jameson Satellite," which was published in the pulp magazine Amazing Stories in Early life Armstrong-Jones was the only son from the marriage of the barrister Ronald Armstrong-Jones — and his first wife Anne Messel later Countess of Rosse; — He was born at Eaton Terrace, Belgravia, in London. After his mother formed a favorable impression of Northern schools while visiting the New York World's Fair, he was sent off to continue his education there.
He returned to Alabama during high school and attended Alabama State University on scholarship. He was elected president of his freshman class and played on the Bulldogs football team. After two years he decided to pursue the study of law. He transferred to Howard University in Washington D. His application to the University of Alabama Law School in was officially discouraged on the basis of race. He completed a year of graduate work at Howard before returning to Bessemer.
In the s, Jones was part of the "Birmingham Interracial Committee" of t. Statue in Babelsberg, Germany. Robots and androids have frequently been depicted or described in works of fiction. Rossum's Universal Robots , written in and first performed in This list of fictional robots and androids is chronological, and categorised by medium. It includes all depictions of robots, androids and gynoids in literature, television, and cinema; however, robots that have appeared in more than one form of media are not necessarily listed in each of those media.
This list is intended for all fictional computers which are described as existing in a humanlike or mobile form. It shows how the concept has developed in the human imagination through history. Static computers depicted in fiction are discussed in the separate list of fictional computers. She has won multiple awards and has sold more than 50 million records worldwide. She has won nine Grammy Awards and was ranked 60th on Billboard magazine's artists of the — decade chart.
It was certified Diamond, selling over 27 million copies. Neil Ellwood Peart, OC born on September 12, , is a Canadian author and retired musician, best known as the drummer and primary lyricist for the rock band Rush. Peart has received numerous awards for his musical performances, including an induction into the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame in , making him the youngest person ever so honoured.
Peart grew up in Port Dalhousie, Ontario, now part of St. During adolescence, he floated between regional bands in pursuit of a career as a full-time drummer. After a discouraging stint in England to concentrate on his music, Peart returned home, where he joined a local Toronto band, Rush, in the summer of Early in his career, Peart's performance style was deeply rooted in hard rock. He drew most of his inspiration from drummers such as Keith Moon and John Bonham, players who were at the forefront of the British hard ro. VCX clai. Indiana Jones is an American media franchise based on the adventures of Dr.
Henry Walton "Indiana" Jones, Jr. It began in with the film Raiders of the Lost Ark. A fourth film, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, was released in , and was the last in the series to be distributed by Paramount Pictures. A fifth film is scheduled to be released in mid The franchise expanded to television in 1. Ace Books began its second G-series in , and it ran until , with serial numbers from to Ride West!
These are the titles listed below. Some G-series numbers are not listed, and it is not known if a book corresponds to them; the missing numbers are: and G MY Charlotte Armstrong. Ace Books have published hundreds of science fiction titles, starting in Many of these were Ace Doubles dos-a-dos format , but they also published many single volumes.
Between and , the books had a letter-series identifier; after that date they were given five digit numeric serial numbers. The list given here gives a date of publication; in all cases this refers to the date of publication by Ace, and not the date of original publication of the novels. For more information about the history of these titles, see Ace Books, which includes a discussion of the serial numbering conventions used and an explanation of the letter-code system.
Scientific Detective Monthly also known as Amazing Detective Tales and Amazing Detective Stories was a pulp magazine that published fifteen issues beginning in January It was launched by Hugo Gernsback as part of his second venture into science-fiction magazine publishing, and was intended to focus on detective and mystery stories with a scientific element. Many of the stories involved contemporary science without any imaginative elements—for example, a story in the first issue turned on the use of a bolometer to detect a black girl blushing—but there were also one or two science fiction stories in every issue.
The title was changed to Amazing Detective Tales with the June issue, perhaps to avoid the word "scientific", which may have given readers the impression of "a sort of scientific periodical", in Gernsback's words, rather than a magazine intended to entertain. At the same time, the editor—Hector Grey—was replaced by David Lasser, who was already editing Gernsback's other science-fiction.
Sentelle of the U. Court of Appeals for the D. Circuit from to and U. He is the first Supreme Court Justice to serve alongside another Justice for whom he once had clerked Kennedy. Department of Justice from to his appointment to the Tenth Cir. The Splat Pack is a collection of independent filmmakers who, since , have directed, written and produced numerous R-rated horror films, notable for their low budgets and extreme ultra-violence.
It reached number 17 on the U. Track listing All tracks written by Booker T. Jones; except as noted. His body has been cryopreserved, like the bodies of his first and second wives, and his mother. Severely wounded in battle in Germany, he received the Purple Heart and recovered after several years spent in a Michigan hospital. Ronnie Jones born June 2, in Ada, Oklahoma; died June 16, was an American country music singer known professionally as Anthony Armstrong Jones, a stage name that he took from the name of the British photographer who married Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon.
A former professional golfer, Jones recorded four albums for Chart Records in that timespan, in addition to charting six times in the Top 40 on the Billboard country singles charts. His debut single was a No. Its second single was "New Orleans," originally recorded by Gary U. Jones' second album, Take a Letter Maria, produced his biggest hit in its No. Later that year, he released Sugar in the Flowers, which produced singles in "Lead Me Not into Temptation" and its title track.
Finishing off his single releases that year was a rendition of Neil. Released in on Atlantic Records, it peaked at 16 on the Billboard and has been certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. To date, it is their final album of original material to receive either a gold or platinum citation by the RIAA. Booker Taliaferro Jones Jr. He has also worked in the studios with many well-known artists of the 20th and 21st centuries, earning him a Grammy Award for lifetime achievement.
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