Sam Moskowitz

AMAZING THINGS: Additional Awards and News From Loncon3

AMAZING THINGS: Additional Awards and News From Loncon3

Big Heart, First Fandom, Sam Moskowitz & Special Committee Awards given out at Loncon3. Read More »

Want to Become a BNF? (Big Name Fan?) Here’s One Long Forgotten Fan Who Tried.

Want to Become a BNF? (Big Name Fan?) Here’s One Long Forgotten Fan Who Tried.

R. Graeme Cameron instructs us in the fine art of becoming a BNF - or nearly so. (It might be advisable to strive for Filthy Pro status instead....) Read More »

THE CLUB HOUSE 11/29/13

Science Fiction Clubs - many still going strong since 1935! The SF genre has the hardest working (and original) fans in the biz! Read More »

The Club House October 25, 2013

The Club House October 25, 2013

According to both Sam Moskowitz and another fan historian, whom I did know, Jack Speer, the beginnings of fandom were consumed with feuds, bickering, hoaxes, all out wars, and lots of other fun stuff. And it was fun for most of those that particip... Read More »

A Fan’s History – Conventions (Part 2)

A Fan’s History – Conventions (Part 2)

Damon Knight and Kate Wilhelm in writers’ workshop at Westercon 28 (1975) This blog is not a fan history, although I will cite some fan history. There are actual fanhistorians who guard our culture. If you want to read about early fan history, see th... Read More »