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HalloweeM 45: The Vinyl Frontier

October 29 – November 1, 2020

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Program Details 2019*


A Centennial of Asimov


Isaac Asimov's business card read "natural resource," and he was. Author or editor of nearly 500 books, polymath, and science fictional icon, he was also a member of Mensa. January 2, 2020, will be the centennial of his birth. Ian Randal Strock worked with Isaac for the last three years of his life, and got to know him very well. Come hear tales of who he was, what he meant to science fiction, and what legacy he leaves.

Presenter’s Name

Ian Randal Strock

Presenter’s Website

Presenter’s Bio

Ian Randal Strock is the owner and publisher of Fantastic Books (, formerly an editor at Asimov's, Analog, Artemis, Baen, SF Chronicle, and many more. He is the author of The Presidential Book of Lists (Random House) and Ranking the Vice Presidents and Ranking the First Ladies (Carrel Books). His short fiction has appeared in Analog, Nature, and several anthologies. He is also the RVC of Region 1.

*Note: This program was offered last year and may or may not be offered again this year.

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