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The most famous monster of filmland - 2007-05-13

F94.png The most famous monster of filmland May 13, 2007, Rob Salem, Toronto Star

But not only did he coin the catchphrase "sci-fi" - much to the chagrin of serious authors like Harlan Ellison, who called it "a hideous neologism" that "sounds like crickets f -- -king" - he pretty much popularized the entire genre as literary agent to such (then) young aspiring authors as Bradbury, Isaac Asimov, A.E. van Vogt, Rod Serling, Charles Beaumont, Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard and noted schlock film auteur Edward D. Wood Jr.

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{{cite news | author = Rob Salem | title = The most famous monster of filmland | url = https://www.thestar.com/article/213266 | work = Toronto Star | date = May 13, 2007 | accessdate = February 7, 2019 }}