April 6, 2018 Minutes

First Friday Fandom Meeting – April 6, 2018

Meeting Called to order: 20:26

Attending: Richard, Mem, Eli, Kent, Jack, Robin, Ted, Morland, Joe, Cary

Presiding: Eli

President’s Report:

VP report: Not Present

Secretary: Minutes Posted on Facebook

Social Media Secretary: NTR


    We have Money.
    There are outstanding checks.
    Some objections raised about using Paypal to hold lots of money.

Trustees Report: NTR

Book Committee: Bought books for the rest of the year. Redshirts is expensive.

Refreshment Committee: Brownies and Coconut Cake

Photo Committee: NTR

COSine 2018: Dissolved unanimously

COSine 2019:

    Looking at some other hotel options, doesn’t look good.
    Elegante is still best.
    Looking for science guest.

Old Business:

    Movie Night done.
    Westercon Coming up .
    August is Picnic Day Meeting

New Business:

    New movies coming.
    Solo coming up.
    Ready Player One may be of interest.
    Isle of dogs, is it F or SF


    Westworld starts April 22.
    Yesterday Sappho turned 14 and Megan turned 41.
    Sappho is not a member
    Jack may not be around for several months if house sale goes through May 2.
    Mem has a dead drop out front.

Next Meeting:

    Kent and Mem’s
    Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency

Meeting Adjourned: 21:00

Book Discussion: Civil Campaign, Lois McMasters Bujold

    Vorkosigan Books
    Mem thought it was the Frankowski Books
    Why was it thought of a humor book?
    Who suggested it.
    Very humorous if you look at it from that POV.
    Mem is listening to the book.
    Some audio book narrators are very, very, good.
    Nathan Lowell seems to have farmed out his book narration.
    Five different couples in plot line. Figure them out.
    Comedy of errors, dedicated to Jane, Charlotte, Georgette and Dorothy.
    Don showed up,