Conventions

Windy City Film Schedule: Friday

Posted in Conventions,Movies on February 15, 2013 @ 3:29 pm

As some of you know, I program the films screened every year at the Windy City Pulp and Paper Expo. With 2013’s convention beginning just eight weeks from today, I thought now might be an opportune time to reveal the titles. The Film Room lineup is generally pegged to each show’s theme, and this year’s […]

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The Windy City Countdown Begins!

Posted in Conventions on January 2, 2013 @ 10:43 am

Now that 2013 is here, I’m already looking ahead to this year’s Windy City Pulp and Paper Convention. As I write these words the con is scheduled to begin in just 100 days. April 12th will once again find hundreds of pulp-fiction and pop-culture mavens assembling in Chicago’s Westin Lombard hotel for the hobby’s first […]

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Gone Fishing…Again

Posted in Conventions,Western Movies on October 2, 2012 @ 6:30 am

There won’t be any updates here for a week or so, as I’m off to Southern California for the annual Lone Pine Film Festival, which begins Thursday evening with a star-studded cocktail party at the town’s Film History Museum.  As usual, I’ll be moderating several panels, and this year the Museum is adding one in […]

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PulpFest 2013 Plans Are Underway

Posted in Conventions,PulpFest on September 27, 2012 @ 10:37 am

The PulpFest committee is delighted to announce that our 2013 convention will once again be held at the Hyatt Regency hotel in downtown Columbus, Ohio. Next year the confab will take place from Thursday, July 25th, through Sunday, July 28th. It will boast the same combination of product and programming that has made PulpFest the […]

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Catching My Breath

Posted in Conventions,Movies,Upcoming Books,Western Movies on September 20, 2012 @ 10:31 pm

I’m sorry I haven’t posted here more regularly of late, but it’s been busy around here. Real busy. In recent weeks my time has been monopolized by the latest edition of Lone Pine in the Movies, an annual magazine I produce for the Lone Pine Film Festival. As some of you know, I’ve been an […]

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The Return of Pulp AdventureCon

Posted in Conventions on August 30, 2012 @ 8:50 pm

Rich Harvey’s Pulp AdventureCon, traditionally the year’s final gathering of pulp and paper collectors in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic, will be held on Saturday, November 10, at its usual location: the Ramada Inn on Route 206 in Bordentown, New Jersey.  Most if not all Pulp AdventureCon attendees drive to Rich’s show, and the Ramada Inn […]

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PulpFest 2012 Report

Posted in Conventions,PulpFest on August 17, 2012 @ 5:55 pm

Let me say at the outset that my opinion of the recently concluded PulpFest might be colored by the fact that I was a committee member and therefore saw the convention through different eyes. Having said that, I think the event was quite successful. The last time I checked — early Sunday morning — paid […]

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Gone fishing….

Posted in Conventions,Murania Press,PulpFest on August 8, 2012 @ 10:02 pm

  …fishing for old pulp magazines, that is. Once a collector, always a collector. I leave 6 a.m. tomorrow morning for Columbus, Ohio and the fourth annual PulpFest, about which you’ve read much here. If you’re within driving distance of Columbus there’s still time for you to join us, and a gala weekend it promises […]

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Special Murania Press Sale At PulpFest: 20% Off All Books, New And Old!

Posted in Conventions,Murania Press,PulpFest on July 27, 2012 @ 6:19 pm

PulpFest is coming up fast now: The convention begins just two weeks from today. We’ve packed the dealers room — in fact, we’re still getting requests for tables — and registrations are on a par with last year’s record-breaking total. Moreover, if previous years are any guide, our 2012 show will have a sizable number […]

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