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THE FAMOUS MONSTER FROM THE AFTERLIFE
05-30-2013, 03:36 AM #1
KILLUMINATI Made Ya Look!!
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It is not every day that a paranormal story makes the mainstream and the story is even more bizarre when it is about an old friend of yours, especially a friend that when asked about the paranormal would tell you it was all nonsense.

I had the pleasure of knowing Forrest J. Ackerman in the last years of his life. Ackerman is well known as the publisher. editor and founder of the magazine ‘Famous Monsters of Filmland‘.

Many people do not know but those who are true fans know that Ackerman is the man that coined the term ‘sci-fi’.

I first contacted him in 1996 to be a part of a horror movie festival in Salt Lake City. He, along with other notables in the horror field, gathered together at the Tower Theater to show and comment on some great movies.

Ackerman was present at a showing of the original ‘Evil Dead’ starring Bruce Campbell and another showing of Vincent Price’s “The Abominable Doctor Phibes.” When he was asked to remain after for a question-and-answer session from the fans, the event went on until close to 4:00 am.

He was telling stories of his friendships with great horror actors like Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Lon Cheney Jr., Vincent Price and others and as the time passed no one cared that the hour was getting late. People remained in their seats, hanging on every word and Forry was obliged to continue. You literally did not want him to stop telling his stories.

Even after the event I was actually so caught up in what he had to say that we actually left the event in a limousine and arrived at an old greasy spoon called “Bill and Nada’s” where the actual specialty was “brains and eggs.” Of course we didn’t have the courage to eat that particular menu item, but we did drink coffee till sunrise and then we escorted him back to his room.

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