Sci-fi author Harlan Ellison, who contributed to TV series including “The Outer Limits,” “Star Trek” and “Babylon 5,” has died.
She was a real-life Peggy Carter, and a founder of national intelligence.
Pioneering codebreaker Elizebeth Friedman, a poet and mother of two, smashed spy rings by solving secret messages.
In his half-century at Mad, Mr. Meglin became the chief barometer of whether the magazine’s humor had gone too far — or not far enough.
He wrote “The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test,” “Bonfire of the Vanities” and “The Right Stuff,” and pioneered the New Journalism of the 1960s and ’70s.
Best known in the role of Lois Lane, Ms. Kidder was a sought-after actress in the 1970s and ’80s. She died at her home in Montana.
After reading about CBS All Access’s upcoming Strange Angel series, I looked up Jack Parsons and learned about NASA’s little-known true connections with dark magic and Scientology.