August 12, 2019

Episode 9: Voyage to the inverted world

David and Perry talk to Robin Johnson about Aussiecon 1975, and discuss:

Attending Conventions | RJ's career of going to SF cons | Aussiecon | How did Robin get involved? | Coming to Australia | Meeting Merv Binns | Sydney Fandom | Murumbeena convention 1969 | Syncon '70 | Starting the muttering about '75 | Attending Worldcon 1970 in Germany | Garry Hoff | Heidelberg | Big push | Help from the UK | Becoming chairman | Anti-fan movie | Promotional matchboxes | Moving through '72 | Winning the bid in '73 | A problem with Ursula | Jerry Pournelle's demand | Charter of Americans arrives | Art Show crisis | Slide Presentation panic | Convention starts | Don Tuck MIA | Continuous state of panic | Movie Program | Amount of programming | Costume Parade | Evaluation | Schools program re artwork | Art Show | Legacy | Wrap-up | Club houses for SF clubs

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Image of Melbourne by Bernard Spragg on Flickr.

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