Harlan Ellison is a pop culture legend now fully entered in the Encyclopedia Britannica. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1934. He has written over 1,700 stories, essays and newspaper columns, more than 70 books, and 100 films and TV episodes, and has won countless awards, including the Edgar Allan Poe Award twice for his crime fiction, 10 Hugo Awards, 5 Nebulas (including the lifetime Grand Master Award), 6 Bram Stoker Awards (including their lifetime Grand Master Award), 4 Writers Guild of America Awards, 2 World Fantasy Awards, and multiple other lifetime achievement awards. He has also been a finalist for the Emmy and twice for the Grammy. He has written stories in bookshop windows, toured with the Rolling Stones, and worked as a voiceover artist. He now lives with his wife in Los Angeles.