Posts Tagged ‘bob brown’

Radcon friends

Had a great time at Radcon catching up with friends. A couple of my favorite panels: Where the Next Global Conflict Will Be, where one got erudition, a sure grasp of history and much pessimism, and Selling It Again where the likes of C.J. Cherryh and Ellen Datlow held forth on the convoluted world of short story markets.


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RadCon At Its Toxic Best

Those of you who thought you knew RadCon in Washington’s Tri Cities, think again. This weekend just past it had a few people short of 2,000. Harry Turtledove was the writer GoH, and the whole deal was smoothly run by Bob Brown and crew. A good time, and no fire alarms went off in the middle of the night.

Why, you might ask, is RadCon toxic? Because they want to be. They are celebrating the Hanford nuclear reservation and Richland (one of the tri in Tri Cities) –the city with the most PhD’s per capita in the nation, and the sheer grit of local fans who are not afraid to hoist a tot of toxic waste in celebration of science fiction. Bring it on. Read More…