[LMB] OT: moving
rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 22 00:12:06 BST 2021
I signed up for the Uncle Hugo's news letter. They have a Go Fund Me link
On Sun, Jun 20, 2021, 3:01 PM Joel Polowin <jpolowin at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Eric Oppen <ravenclaweric at gmail.com> wrote:
> > You were sickened; I was enraged. I hadn't been able to make it up there
> > for quite some time, but knowing it was there was always nice. Uncle
> > Hugo's/Edgar's was one of my regular stops on a trip to the Cities, along
> > with dinner at Khan's Mongolian BBQ.
> On my occasional trips to Minneapolis / St. Paul for conventions, I
> usually tried to get to Uncle Hugo's and Dreamhaven. Hugo's was a great
> place to fill in any missing spots in my collection.
> I remember going down for a World Fantasy Con with a friend of mine,
> and bringing her to those bookstores. She loaded up at Hugo's, and made
> some comment to me about how she was *pretty* sure she could stuff them
> all into her suitcase *somehow*. I pointed out that she also needed to
> leave room for the book bag from the con.
> "The what?"
> "The freebie bag of books. Usually, publishers give out big bags of
> books to the con members -- samples, overstock, stuff like that. One of
> the jobs that we'll have to do in advance as part of the Registration
> team is to load up the book bags. And apart from getting our own bags,
> there are usually books left over."
> She squawked.
> According to her, I hadn't told her about the freebie bags.
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