FANAC, the FanHistory organization will be hosting a Zoom presentation regarding the history of Boston area Fandom, this Saturday, September 23rd, at 4PM EDT, 1PM PDT, 9PM BST (UK), Sept 24 at 6AM Melbourne, AU.
(If you don’t know what “Fanac” is or stands for, you can do some by attending this meeting. It is “Fanspeak” for “FAN ACtivity”, which is what Fans are supposed to do. “Fanspeak” is the name for the the slang used by Fans. “Fans” are people for whom the acronym FIAWOL often applies. “FIAWOL” is….)
Coordinated by FANAC’s webmaster Edie Stern, the talk will feature Tony Lewis, Leslie Turek and Mike Ward, and will be moderated by Mark Olson.
FANAC’s distributed materials can be found below. You can visit the website at FANAC.Org.
The Featured Image for this post depicts the cover of the first issue of the first fanzine, The Comet, from 1930, one of the many Fanzines in FANAC’s online resource.
Boston in the 60s