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Leiber, Fritz. Fritz Leiber's speech for Seacon '79 - Page 5, front. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 22, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1984_003/item/1601/show/1571.

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Leiber, Fritz. Fritz Leiber's speech for Seacon '79 - Page 5, front. Fritz Leiber Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention Flyers & Programs. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1984_003/item/1601/show/1571

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Title Fritz Leiber's speech for Seacon '79
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Leiber, Fritz
Description A speech presented by Fritz Leiber to Seacon '79.
Donor Leiber, Fritz; Leiber, Justin
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Science fiction conventions
  • Science fiction
  • Fantasy fiction
  • Speeches, addresses, etc
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  • Leiber, Fritz
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  • Seacon
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Language English
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Original Item Location ID 1984-003, Box 57, Folder 30
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Original Collection Fritz Leiber Papers
Digital Collection Fritz Leiber Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention Flyers & Programs
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/1984_003
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
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Transcript mental telepathy, psychoanalysis, sex, honesty, and all sorts of other high-minded sentiments. It's against stupidity wherever It's entrenched. It's devilishly clever and cutting. In fact, with a big dose of pessimism softened by a general frivolity. It's really a rather gentle magazine when you come down to it. It talks a lot about new purposes but does nothing to Implement them. Robert A. Heinlein (whose works are the object of my adoration) would probably have called it "custard-headed," while A. E. Van Vogt, invoking Null-A general semantics, might have disposed of it as "very unsystematic." You know the sort of 'zlne I'm talking about. The first issue had type somewhat faint in spots—I didn't know you took the typewriter ribbon out when you cut stencils, and I was just learning to hand crank a duplicator and hand brush the right amount of ink into the cylinder. Mew Purposeo began as solid pages of type, but progressed eventually to double column. There was a colored "NP" logo, hand stamped with a block covered with burlap to give it an interesting texture — most arty indeed. Toward the end there was a rash of cartoons which I traced on the stencils with a stylus from the originals held against a window pane; they Included a series called "Civilization on Trial," by one Harold Meigs.