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Clubhouse: Obscure Genre films worth watching

Silent Film SF: there's a lot more out there than most realize

Clubhouse: Building a Genre Film Library

When I say “Film Library,” I don’t mean paying money to download an electronic file. I’m a twentieth century sort of guy and loathe...

The Clubhouse: John W. Campbell, genius/crackpot editor?

Was The Brain Stealers of Mars Campbell's inspiration for Who Goes There?

Clubhouse: reviews of two obscure Frank Herbert novels

Two by Herbert you may not be familiar with

Clubhouse: An Old Guy Attends VCON 42 Convention

A Tale of the Wandering Fan. R. Graeme Camerone wanders through VCon42

Clubhouse: Two Book Reviews; The Plot Against Earth by Calvin M....

A pseudononymous Silverberg and a Milton Lesser in one dos-a-dos. Graeme Cameron cracks the covers on two more Ace Double SF potboilers

Clubhouse: Book Reviews: Two Books by Algis Budrys

A take on two lesser-known novels by the author of Rogue Moon

The Clubhouse: Book Reviews; King of the Fourth Planet / Cosmic...

Another entry in my endless quest to revive the excitement of what it was like to be a teenage SF fan in the 1960s,...

The Clubhouse: Death of an Archive; Book Reviews

I'm back! So, where was I? Dealing with mundane problems. I’m separated from my wife and the divorce drags on and on. On the other hand,...

The Clubhouse; Fanzine Reviews: “ornaments of antediluvian fandom whose simulacra still...

More on the Willis invasion. Now with MORE Korshak!

The Clubhouse; Fanzine Reviews: “ … such dewy-eyed neofen.”

We spend more time with Walt Willis, now in Chicago

The Clubhouse; Sometimes the Chair needs a chair.

The Clubhouse returns after a six months hiatus: This week, a convention review

The Clubhouse; Fanzine Reviews: “Grimly predictive or just nasty-minded?”

This sort of conundrum is exactly the kind of thing fan-historians obsess over, which is why fan-historians are few and far between. Most tend to die of apoplexy on reading anything which contradicts their cherished theories over insignificant minutiae. I’m still alive because of my cherished and invincible ignorance.

The Clubhouse; Zine Reviews: “Our eldritch past.”

“This magazine was produced in Canada, on Canadian Paper, by Canadians.”

The Clubhouse; Fanzine Reviews: “Hectographs, like cats, have minds of their...

Hectograph Hell: A visit from the Purple Monster.

The Clubhouse; Conference Review: A Festival for Genre Writers

"A young woman came up to me and said in hushed tones “You’re a saint,” and walked away. Doesn’t happen to me very often." A convention report.

The Clubhouse; Fanzine Reviews: 1952 Worldcon: Deros Among Us.

Part 2 of Fanzine review: OPUS #20 Opus (V.2 #7 Whole Number #20) January 1953 Faned: W. Max Keasler Of supreme interest (to me at least) is...

The Clubhouse; Fanzine Reviews: 1952 Worldcon: What was it like?

Con report via the fanzine time machine

The Clubhouse; Fanzine Reviews

Critiques of fandom, 1950s style

The Clubhouse; Fanzine Reviews: “… decayed and stinking beyond all recognition.”

Fanzines are, after all, for reading and not for bloody looking at; and any fanzine deficient in worthwhile and well-written reading material has signally failed to achieve its primary goal

The Club House: Auroran Lights #18

Nominations for the 2016 Aurora Awards close TOMORROW.

The Clubhouse; Fanzine Reviews: “The Reader as Masochist.”

"Personally, as a reader, I don’t much like being obviously experimented upon."

The Clubhouse; Fanzine Reviews

A review and commentary on Richard E. Geis' SF Review

The Clubhouse; Fanzine Reviews: “1989 Fanzine Fandom”

A vintage lecture on fanzines.

The Clubhouse; Fanzine Reviews: “Blow the lid off LA fandom!”

A fanzine by Miriam Carr - “one of those rare fans whose personality came across in almost every line she wrote..."

The Clubhouse; Fanzine Reviews: The Madness of Magazine Editing

Polar Boreal is set to launch.

The Clubhouse; Fanzine Reviews: I’ve Become a Filthy Pro!

How to start a Canadian SF magazine without really trying....

The Clubhouse; Fanzine Reviews: “breaking people off at the ankles”

Fanzines reviewed: SHANGRI-L’AFFAIRES “SHAGGY” #39 Shaggy (#39) Nov 1958 (Note: If the following doesn’t convince you the clubzine SHAGGY was a group effort by a staggering...