Twenty-five years ago today, the Federation (although we weren’t known as that yet) filmed its first fan video, “The Five Faces of Doctor Booh.” Gah, I feel old. (I hope to get up to that day in my fannish memory
Its name lives on in the murky annals of pre-Internest Doctor Who fandom: Sweatcon. Oh, all right, it’s official name was Comicon/Panopticon West 1982, but the con earned the Sweatcon moniker.
With the third series going on in the U.K., and the first series finally coming home to roost on U.S. PBS stations, I find myself caught up in nostalgia about the fandom. And, in a way, I long for the
Oh, yes, indeed, I am well aware of Doctor Who being on its third series of the New School Version in the U.K., just as I am quite conscious of the first series having aired on BBC America and the
As I bopped back and forth every few hours from the Real World to Cyberspace waiting for my personal magic pixie delivery elves to make with a proper copy of “Smith and Jones,” I found myself reflecting back on how
In order to start “preserving the past” (as the blog tagline reads), it’s high time I begin what I’m tagging The Secret History of DW Fandom but can be better described as Jennifer’s History in DW Fandom. This summer marks