Report on Waycon ’79 – PART TWO: THE CON – Saturday

Transcribed by Elaine Walker. All typos etc. reproduced to the best of our ability (Continued from Report on Waycon ’79 – PART TWO: THE CON- Friday) SATURDAY: Since Dolores and I retired to the hideout each night (too easy to be “hit” if I stayed at the Hotel) we had to drive in to the… Continue reading Report on Waycon ’79 – PART TWO: THE CON – Saturday

Report on Waycon ’79 – PART TWO: THE CON – Friday

Transcribed by Doug Burbidge and Elaine Walker. All original typographical errors retained to the best of our ability. PART TWO: THE CON The following events took place over March the 2nd to the 5th. Friday (11:30AM) met Peter Toluzzi’s flight at the Airport. He wasn’t on it. Presumably to avoid sabotage this Eastern States Boss… Continue reading Report on Waycon ’79 – PART TWO: THE CON – Friday

SwanCon 1 – Cygnetures – Impressions: a blurry-eyed conreport – Clifford R Wind

Transcribed by Elaine Walker. All idiosyncracies of type faithfully reproduced Impressions:a blurry-eyed conreport I refuse to start at the beginning. To do that would require, if not my whole fannish history (such as it is), at least an explanation of why a homebody Yank like myself should hie himself out beyond the black stump to… Continue reading SwanCon 1 – Cygnetures – Impressions: a blurry-eyed conreport – Clifford R Wind

Report on Waycon ’79 – Part 1C – February 28 and March 1

Night, February 28, Wednesday. The Golden Rail Tavern. Dolores and I walked in latish. A “main table” had been set up and Leigh was entertaining himself with the crowd. (Valma was resting back at their Luxury Hotel room.) We occupied a small stall and found ourselves involved in a panel co-ordination session (one of my… Continue reading Report on Waycon ’79 – Part 1C – February 28 and March 1

Report on Waycon ’79 – Part 1B – February 27

Transcribed by Elaine Walker, maintaining all spellings as given in the text (cont.) February 27, Tuesday; Night. A dinner was held for our guests at the home of the WASFA Boss. The repast was sumptuous having been prepared by Bob himself, cooking being an old hobby of his, along with the art of Framing and… Continue reading Report on Waycon ’79 – Part 1B – February 27

SWANCON 1 – review by Anthony Peacey

This review was originally printed in SwanCon 1 – Cygnetures, from the collection of Steve Gunnell, and has been reproduced faithfully, with as many of the original typographic conventions (and errors) as possible. In the deathly hush of early Saturday morning we waited, having laid a minimum of plans (and put into operation some of… Continue reading SWANCON 1 – review by Anthony Peacey

Report on Waycon ’79 – Part 1A

Transcribed by Doug Burbidge HERE IT IS; THE NOT AT ALL DEFINITIVE, AND HIGHLY BIASED, PERSONAL REPORT ON WAYCON ’79 Published by the Gonzo Journalist Review Prejudiced views on the issues of our time. Editor/Reporter/etc….Rob McGough (a “Rumours Behind the News” report.) PART ONE: THE SETUP My name is Robert McGough. (Da, da-da-dum!) I arrived… Continue reading Report on Waycon ’79 – Part 1A