Reading at Linebaugh and spending time with zine librarian Jerianne Thompson and her family was a double treat.
the audience was an interesting mix of the kind of folks who more ordinarily attend public library programs, local zine aficionados, a librarian who drove over from Nashville on company time, and some friends of Debbie’s
we got to see the library’s zine collection
we got to see Zine World headquarters and meet a 6-year-old science fiction geek in training
had a neat conversation about zine union catalog ideas with a local coder
Debbie was pre-enamored of Tennessee and not disappointed
debriefing that night with Denny & Jerianne–one of the most enjoyable evenings of the tour
John got to experience Cracker Barrel (he seems unimpressed with the southern phenomenon that is grits and was baffled by the whipped cream that was heaped generously on his pancakes)