First Friday Fandom Meeting – March 2, 2018
Meeting Called to order: 20:09
Attending: Joe, Mem, Eli, Lisa, Robyn, Kent, Jack, Richard, Jay, Ted, Robin, Rick, Tim, Cary, Don, Morland
President’s Report: NTR
VP report: Thin mints and blueberry muffins
Secretary: Minutes were posted on FB
Social Media Secretary: Nothing updated yet
Treasurer: Money in Ent and Paypal, There are outstanding checks.
Book Committee: Posted years books on side of bookshelf.
Refreshment Committee: Refreshed
Insurance Committee: Nothing till next year
Photo Committee: We are not seeing any photos of COSine, Send files to Jack and Joe,
Trustees Report: NTR
Budget numbers were distributed.
We were a slight deficit but better than 2017.
Attendance was not nearly as much as we anticipated, We need to pump up publicity.
Will we continue after 2019? We need to discuss.
Guests enjoyed COSine.
No science guest yet. Any suggestions?
Maybe we can look at Great Wolf.
Maybe try Doubletree.
$200 gift card from hotel.
Look over SF movies coming out soon.
Wrinkle in Time doesn’t look promising.
Incredibles 2 is coming.
Fahrenheit 451 on HBO.
Maybe we will organize a Black Panther outing.
COSine future will be decided at the July Meeting.
The July meeting will be the second Friday of July. July 13th
August Meeting will be Picnic day. Grab your Nuts Day.
Space X is reusing boosters.
Mem hopes to attend her 50th High School Reunion.
Kent and Mem’s
A Civil Campaign – L M Bujold
Meeting Adjourned: 21:14
Book Discussion: Princess Bride – William Goldman – 1971
Some read the book first. The movie does the book.
Mem read it new.
Character descriptions closely match the movie.
Quotable for repetition.
PB Released to VHS and may have contributed to cult status.
How many movies can you think of that you can identify just from a quote.
Goldman wrote the screenplay.
Permeation of nematic culture.
Heinlein Reference – Manny and Mike discussing the nature of humor.
Eli knows people younger than him, and doesn’t get their references.