Difference between revisions of "Mad Dog"

From Fancyclopedia 3
Jump to navigation Jump to search
 
Line 1: Line 1:
According to [[Harlan Ellison]], the '''Mad Dogs''' were older members of [[fandom]] antedating the [[seventh fandom|Phony Seventh]] who did not appreciate being relegated to the status of has-been, [[He was an Old Fan, and Tired|tired, old fans]] by the young [[neofen]] of Harlan’s circle.
+
According to [[Harlan Ellison]], the '''Mad Dogs''' were older members of [[fandom]] antedating the [[seventh fandom|Phony Seventh]] who did not appreciate being relegated to the status of has-been, [[He was an Old Fan, and Tired|tired, old fans]] by the young [[neofen]] of Harlan’s [[circle]].
  
In [[Richard E. Geis]]'s ''[[Psychotic]]'' 15 in 1954, Ellison raged, "'''The Mad Dogs have kneed us in the groin''', they've rubbed dirt in our eyes and rabbit-punched their way to a first-round decision."
+
In a long rant, “[[7th Fandom Speak!]]” in [[Richard E. Geis]]'s ''[[Psychotic]]'' 15 in 1954, Ellison raged, "'''The Mad Dogs have kneed us in the groin''', they've rubbed dirt in our eyes and rabbit-punched their way to a first-round decision."
  
 
{{fancy2|text=
 
{{fancy2|text=

Latest revision as of 14:52, 18 January 2021

According to Harlan Ellison, the Mad Dogs were older members of fandom antedating the Phony Seventh who did not appreciate being relegated to the status of has-been, tired, old fans by the young neofen of Harlan’s circle.

In a long rant, “7th Fandom Speak!” in Richard E. Geis's Psychotic 15 in 1954, Ellison raged, "The Mad Dogs have kneed us in the groin, they've rubbed dirt in our eyes and rabbit-punched their way to a first-round decision."

From Fancyclopedia 2 ca 1959
(Ellison) When general revulsion at the juvenile antics of the 7th Fandomites led to various overt actions aimed against them, Harlan Ellison, the "founder" of the movement, inveighed against such underhanded deeds by the old tired hasbeen fans. They were using dirty tactics, but, he added, it was too late to do anything about it. Seventh Fandom was doomed, because "the mad dogs have kneed us in the groin." Some speculation followed on such questions as how high a dog would have to be to knee Ellison in the groin, and whether the dogs were mad before coming into contact with the 7th Fandomites.



Fanhistory Reasonator 1954
This is a fanhistory page. Please add more detail.