Mark A Mandel
mam at THEWORLD.COM
Fri Apr 12 22:26:05 UTC 2002
On Fri, 12 Apr 2002, Beverly Flanigan wrote:
#Uhh, what's 'filk'? and 'fen'? Maybe I've missed something? (I think I
#>-- Mark A. Mandel, The Filker With No Nickname
#> (And Interfilk Guest for Consonance 2003, woo-hoo!)
Um, "sorry but not very" <evil grin>. Filk music is the music of sf
[science fiction, please don't say "sci-fi"!] and fantasy fandom; the
word originated as a typo and was taken up as "Oh, *that's* what we're
doing!". Fen : fan :: men : man. There's a link from that page in my
filk .sig to discussions of what it's about.
-- Mark M.
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