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Guy Lillian has sent us Spartacus, in which politics loom very large and cast scary shadows.


We also heard from George Philies who sent us several zines and asked us to send us WARP. I did warn him that WARP is rather on the large side for including in an APA.  Sure ’nuff, the email bounced! So I sent him the link to our site instead.

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“I’m George Phillies, President of the National Fantasy Fan Federation.  We’re the oldest non-regional science fiction (and fantasy, and horror, and occult) club in the World. Founded in 1941, we’ve offered fen (fan; plural: fen) around the world a chance to interact, communicate, and tackle projects too big for one fan.”

Ron Glass (Barney Miller, Firefly) has passed away

From IMDB: Updated 2:41 p.m. Pt: Glass’ agent has confirmed to TheWrap that the actor died on Friday night due to respiratory failure. Previously: Ron Glass, known for his roles on “Barney Miller” and “Firefly,” has died at age 71, TheWrap has confirmed. Glass was born in Evansville, Indiana, and made his onscreen debut in a 1973 guest spot on “All in the Family.” He would go on to appear on numerous shows over the next few years, including “Maude,” “Hawaii 5-0” and “The Bob Newhart Show.” His big break, however, came in 1975 when he was cast as Det. Ron Harris on the popular comedy. »

  Read tributes from Firefly cast here.

Read more from Wikipedia and Variety:

Ron Glass, Emmy-Nominated Actor Known for ‘Barney Miller’ and ‘Firefly,’ Dies at 71