19th Century Reality Television, or: The 1835 Moon Hoax

Mr. Cameron examines and discusses the FIRST Moon Hoax (the one that faked a populated world, as opposed to the later one that proposed a depopulated, unvisited world) and makes comparisons between journalism in the 1800s and reality television of today.

How Not To Host A Website -or- The Further Adventures Of A Twentieth Centure Computer Illiterate In the Twenty-First Century

As late as twenty years ago a fanzine panel at a VCON would draw thirty to forty fen, all curious, many enthusiastic, all appreciative of any sprightly and hilarious tales to be told springing from fanac lore, tradition, and experience. But now…
I stopped participating in convention panels promoting fanzine fandom when the four panelists on the panel outnumbered the audience four-to-one…