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Monday, August 20th, 2012
5:15 pm
FAPA 300 has arrived. I'm proud to be part of it.
Thursday, March 1st, 2012
11:44 am
FAPA 298
The FAPA mailing just arrived. Thanx, Curt. We're coming up on mailing 300 in August. I'll be there and there's room for new (or returning) members.
Thursday, July 22nd, 2010
12:21 am
Ouroborus Issue 24 - Frazetta Tribute
Just a quick post that Steven has mailed the Frazetta Tribute issue with CD of images inserted in each copy for the next FAPA mailing. I hope everybody enjoys it and we look forward to reading the August mailing!
Vicki Ogden (of Edgar's Journal)
Monday, November 16th, 2009
4:33 am
Shelby Vick
We got an email saying Shelby Vick needed $1,500 Dollars sent to him in the UK because he lost his wallet.
For several reasons I think this is a false email.
Anybody else get this?
Wednesday, August 12th, 2009
2:30 pm
FAPA arrived today.

Current Mood: happy
Thursday, May 14th, 2009
6:40 am
A Langley Searles (forwarded by Robert Lichtman)

On Tue, 5/12/09, davin+@pitt.edu <davin+@pitt.edu> wrote:
> This is the text that appeared in the NY Times re: Langley
> > Please visit the Notice for Arthur Searles.
> > http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000127086812X
> > Click on the above link or cut and paste the url into
> > your browser's address bar.

Thanks, Eric. I've added a message to Langley's family in the guest book accessible from that site, and am blind-copying all of FAPA so that they might view this NY Times notice and, if desired, also sign the guest book.

--Robert Lichtman

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009
12:13 pm
The May mailing arrived. Let's hear it for Bob Sabella!
Friday, May 8th, 2009
6:00 pm
From Ben Indick:

Attn. SF fans. Langley Searles has died of prostate cancer today.Most
famous for his fanzine, "Fantasy Commentator"
The wake will be at McGraths funeral home in Bronxville NY. Monday
evening from 5-8Pm
The Funeral Mass is at 10am next day at St Josephs Church in Bronxville NY
The Home address is 48 Highland Circle, Bronxville NY and the phone
number there is 914- 961-6799
Tuesday, March 17th, 2009
2:03 am
Egoboo voting
This mailing arrived and I think Robert did a great job, esp. since Milt did it so well for years and set the expectations high.

Although for the last 2 times our names were not on the list of who had voted, we did vote by email. We plan to vote this year as well. Deadline is April 21.
Sunday, November 2nd, 2008
1:17 pm
Bookstore find
Yesterday I was at Half-Price books selling some magazines.  While waiting for them to make me an offer, I was browsing through the science fiction section.  I came across an old issue of Analog (September 1974) that they were selling for a dollar, and on a whim decided to buy it.  I was exceedingly pleased to get it home and start reading it, at which point I discovered that the cover story was "The Raven and the Hawk" by William Rotsler and that the lettercol contained a letter about the SFRA from Fred Lerner!  As you might imagine, I'm feeling pretty pleased with my find. 
Monday, October 6th, 2008
6:38 pm
Happy Birhday to Arthur Hlavaty!
Happy Birthday Arthur!
Friday, August 29th, 2008
12:32 pm
FAPA arrived
I survived the minor risk of sending my zine Express Mail to arrive the day before deadline and am still in.
Thursday, August 7th, 2008
2:48 am
August Deadline Extended!
 According to the email from Robert, August Deadline Extended to Saturday, August 16th!
Vicki Ogden
Monday, June 30th, 2008
6:25 pm
Jack Speer (1920-2008)

Have just returned from two weeks in North Yorkshire and a long weekend in South Wales to find Ansible #252 waiting for me with this sad news:

"Jack Speer (1920-2008), long-time US fan who produced the first history of fandom, Up To Now (1939), and the original Fancyclopedia (1944), died on 28 June aged 87. He was a Fan GoH at the 2004 Worldcon, and the last surviving founder member of FAPA. [RL]"

Have a good trip, Jack. I look forward to the second edition of the Ten Commandments, soon as you've briefed God on all the grammatical errors in the original.

Above: Jack Speer and Robert Lichtman at the 2004 Corflu (photo: Bill Burns).

Thursday, June 5th, 2008
2:15 pm
Oh Emperor, where art thou?

I was just wondering if His Imperial Majesty Bob and others were planning on joining?

Monday, June 2nd, 2008
7:24 pm
My Memoir.
I've just self-published my coming-of-age memoir.

If anyone is interested, here's the link:

Wednesday, May 28th, 2008
4:37 pm
May Mailing
My May mailing came Sat., the 24th. Just finished reading it. Entertaining, as always.

-- Eric
Monday, May 26th, 2008
10:56 am
Fancyclopedia Update

Jim Caughran writes:

"Jean Weber ably documents fan funds, GUFF and DUFF.

"Who would like to bring the TAFF article up to date?"

As previously mentioned, Robert Lichtman has also recently updated the FAPA article.

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008
12:40 pm
Recruitment Drive [2]

Further to my initial mailing, Jason Burnett has reportedly sent off his $25 to rejoin, Brant Kresovich has sent off for a sample mailing (but is pretty sold on joining) and Peter Sullivan is about to do likewise. Sadly, Eric Mayer has waved farewell to paper fanac, but we have had tentative interest from ex-member Alyson L Abramowitz.

Edit 1: Meanwhile, I've also e-mailed Lenny Bailes (whose seventh Whistlestar landed yesterday), Eve Ackerman (who's unfortunately too busy with SFPA to contemplate another apazine), Richard Brandt, Nic Farey and Alan White.

Edit 2: Plus, Canada's own Farrell McGovern seems rather interested in joining.

Monday, May 19th, 2008
7:25 pm
FAPA: A History

Robert Lichtman, FAPA Sec-Treas, has just updated the FAPA entry over at the ongoing Fancyclopedia 3 website. You can read it here.

If we do go ahead with a FAPAthology, this would seem to be a dead cert insert.

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