BASFA Meeting 1363
September 12, 2016

Trey Haddad, President
Ken Patterson, Vice President
Dave Gallaher, Treasurer
Galen Tripp, Sergeant at Arms
Barbara Johnson-Haddad, Secretary
held at the Black Bear Diner

Began 8 pm, with dessert
26 people attended

we established a party jar

The minutes of meeting 1362 were accepted as 'Oh no they're not'

The Treasurer reported that last week we took in $6.50 in the regular jar &
$4.20 in the party jar

The Vice President reported that the Retrodome kills theatres

The President greeted Neil W - who was visiting us for the first time
because of JC

JC announced that Nerdvana Podcast is back, baby & a huge gret of datatude
is owed to Steve Nelson & they will be posting 3 podcasts a week for a
while.  Episode 44, parts 2 & 3 are out now and episode 45 will be out
Friday & they will be doing the Convolution Podcast on Saturday of the con
& next week is their Hallowe'en tribute

Adrienne announced that she has 2 boxes of household supplies, some of them
opened, for anyone interested &  announced that next Monday is 'Talk like a
Pirate Day'

Steven announced that he has a new podcast = SciFiSciFiSciFi, doing short
reivews of books and is on episode 10 and available on iTunes

Dave C announced that there's a convention coming up, Jan 14-15, Comic
Excitement in LA at the Staple Center

Kaitlyn announced that her music department at Santa Clara High is doing a
fund raiser on Oct 2nd, from 10 am till 2pm, selling all sorts of mattresses

Carole reviewed a wedding as nice enough in a mildly hokey sort of way

Fred reviewed a SFinSF event with Robert Silverberg as he really enjoyed
hearing about SF fannish history

John O reviewed 'Suicide Squad' as he enjoyed it & thought Harley Quinn
steals the show & reviewed 'Kubo' as visually  beautiful, really enjoyable
hero's journey, recommended & worth full price

Gayle reviewed a Finnish fanzine bought at BASFA auction as an interesting
read & their website is

Gerry reviewed a TV biopic on Churchill, 'Churchill's Secret' as worth a
couple of hours to watch

Fred reviewed a party where he played fizzball for the first time as a good
time was had by all

we did auctions

we adjourned at 8:52 pm

and the rumor of the week was:  'Huge grets of datatude are better than
small ones'

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