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“The Tall Man” – RIP Angus Scrimm

Everyone’s Favorite Phantasm Villain Angus Scrimm (Lawrence Rory Guy) with What Up Hollywood writer Bill Nelson Click Here for IMDB Biography

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RIP Star Trek Writer George Clayton Johnson, 86

Famous Hollywood Writer Dies Christmas Day Besides writing the first episode of Star Trek and the story that became the film “Ocean’s Eleven” as well as “Logan’s Run”, he also wrote a few of my favorite Twilight Zone episodes “Nothing … Continue reading

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Good-Bye Gene Gene The Dancing Machine

Gong Show Star Was Stagehand at NBC Studios in Burbank Eugene Patton, known as Gene Gene the Dancing Machine on the old Gong Show has died at 82, on March 9, 2015.  He is shown above with What Up Hollywood … Continue reading

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Remembering The AckerMansion

Forrest Ackerman Held Frequent Open House at His Jam-Packed Science Fiction-Horror Mansion Our Contributor Bill Nelson Snapped these Photos During a Visit with His Father Lamar Nelson, a Friend of Forry Ackerman Forry’s house was filled with wondrous science fiction … Continue reading

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Hollywood Hell Fire Club “House” Remembered

Crashing The Party At Hell Fire House It was a hot day in late July, 2005.  A friend called to tell me about an article in the Los Angeles Times that said artist John Decker’s old house up on Bundy … Continue reading

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Pix From Hell Fire House

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Robert Blake – Part 2 by Bill Nelson

Right when the convention opened problems started with Robert and the promoters. He was furious when he saw that his table was in the same room as the other celebrities. After screaming at and threatening the organizers, he got his … Continue reading

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Robert Blake Popular With Autograph Collectors – Part 1

But there’s one item he won’t sign, so beware!  Here’s our on-the-scene report from Hollywood journalist Bill Nelson, including his exclusive photos. I had just received two cases of my book “Hollywood’s Hellfire Club” from my publisher and so I … Continue reading

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