Tag Archives: Forrest J Ackerman

When I’m 64: The Hugo Awards

According to the inexhaustible fount of knowledge that is The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, the venerable Hugo Awards were first presented sixty-four years ago, today, at at Philcon II (the second Philadelphia Worldcon). The Guest of Honour was Willy Ley … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Awards, Commentary | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on When I’m 64: The Hugo Awards

On This Day: Forrest J. Ackerman

On this day, one hundred yeasrs ago, Forrest J. Ackerman was born, in Los Angeles, California. Although he was, throughout a long life dedicated to science fiction, an author, editor and agent, ‘Forry’ Ackerman is sadly little known to modern … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Commentary | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on On This Day: Forrest J. Ackerman

Happy Birthday to the Hugo Awards!

According to the inexhaustible fount of knowledge that is The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, the first Hugo Awards were presented sixty-three years ago, today, at at Philcon II (the second Philadelphia Worldcon). The Guest of Honour was Willy Ley and … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Awards | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Happy Birthday to the Hugo Awards!