Saturday, August 13, 1977, My wife Jean and I had the great good fortune of being in the audience when Fritz Leiber spoke of many things, including his writing career, Lovecraft, characters, and took several questions too for nearly an hour (from 12:30 pm to 1:25 pm) with a room full of his fans attending Fantasy Faire 7 in the Pasadena Hilton Hotel, in Pasadena, California. He was introduced by Walt Daugherty; and even had Forry Ackerman sitting in the audience.
I was well prepared, and had my tape recorder and microphones ready; so I was able to capture the following recording:
NOTE: If you do a normal click on the MP3 file link in this post, WordPress will play it for you.
If you’d like to download and save the file for yourself, and you are using a PC, right-click, to bring up the right-click menu and use the “Save Link As” function to save the MP3 file to your hard drive.
If you’d like to download and save the file for yourself, and you are using a Mac, I believe that would be ctrl + Click to bring up the right click menu, and use the “Download Linked File” function to save the MP3 file to your hard drive. I don’t own a Mac so please correct me if I am wrong!
There are many new (248!) Fritz Leiber related images in the newly opened Fritz Leiber CthulhuWho1 Flickr Collection at:http://www.flickr.com/photos/cthulhuwho1/sets/72157625066410282/
Follow on to the next post and you’ll hear a couple of comments from Fritz Leiber at the third World Fantasy Convention in October 1977…