In this weeks episode I’m going to be discussing “The New York Review of Bird” by Harlan Ellison. It first appeared in Weird Heroes Volume 2, published in 1975 by Pyramid Books and produced by Byron Preiss Visual Publications Inc. “The New York Review of Bird” is currently in print in the Harlan Ellison collection titled, Strange Wine. Strange Wine is available in both print and eBook. See below for links.
I read The New York Review of Bird in Weird Heroes Volume 2. I purchased my copy at PulpFest last summer and was immediately intrigued by this story after seeing the Neal Adams interior artwork and the connections to Philip Jose Farmer’s Wold Newton Family. I went ahead and purchased the digital edition of Strange Wine, so I could compare it to the Weird Heroes version.
Harlan Ellison’s Website: http://harlanellison.com/home.htm
Harlan Ellison’s YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1XrlRQsRxYfuc47CCJN05w
Purchase Strange Wine: http://www.amazon.com/Strange-Wine-Harlan-Ellison-Collection/dp/1497643279/
Purchase: Weird Heroes Volume 2: http://www.amazon.com/Weird-Heroes-Vol-Byron-Preiss/dp/0515040444/
The Genealogy of Bird: http://pulpcrazy.com/birdgen.png
Philip José Farmer and Harlan Ellison: http://pulpcrazy.com/pjfhe.png