John "The Gneech" Robey (the_gneech) wrote,
John "The Gneech" Robey
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Harlan Ellison

Harlan Ellison, feeling his health fading, will be making his last convention appearance at MadCon.

I got to meet him once, and even got him to break up with a laugh and shake my hand at Dragon*Con, when he was one of the M.C.’s for Iron Artist and I was pulled from the audience to be a judge. (The contestants were Larry Elmore and Don Bluth — and yes, that was a big moment for me, in fact!)

As I don’t expect to be at MadCon, I’ll simply say here that I admire you, Mr. Ellison, and your work has meant a lot to me over the years. Thank you!

-The Gneech

Originally published at gneech.com. You can comment here or there.

Tags: conventions, gneechy talk, moments, reading, writing life
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