Wednesday, January 31, 2018

BILL CRIDER goes to BOUCHERCON Part 3 (1985-87)

Pics by Art Scott, Photographer to the Stars

1985 - San Francisco

with Bill Deeck (on right)

with Ron Harris, Marv Lachman and Jeff Smith

with Hal Rice and Steve Stilwell

1986 - Baltimore

Bill before his nose job

with Ellen Nehr

The Alligator Man

with Bill Trojan

1987 - Minneapolis

No Comment Dept.

with Richard Moore

with a shadow box of his office, created by Estelle Blair.  Art Scott has one of his own "Sleaze Suite." Raise your hand if you want to see it.

with Bruce Taylor (disguised as Kirby Puckett) and Ross Thomas

with George Kelley

with a sponge, a bar of soap or a wood carving

wtih Judy, Frank Denton and Joann Vicarel

with the world's ugliest kitty cat

with help from Bob and Art

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

BILL CRIDER goes to BOUCHERCON Part 2 (1982-84)

Photos by Art Scott, Emperor of the Universe, ret.

1982 - San Francisco

with Cap'n Bob Napier

with Steve Mertz

with Steve Stilwell

The Bibliomaniac

with Stan Burns, Marv Lachman, and Hal Rice 
- one of whom apparently broke wind

Cap'n Bob and Bill dig through a suitcase full of sleaze

with Steve Mertz

with Dorothy Nathan and Walter Albert

My brush with greatness. That's me bending over to look 
at who knows what, while Bill holds court behind. 

with Cap'n Bob and Kathy Maio

1984 - Chicago

with Kathy Maio, Jeff Meyerson and Judy Crider

with Judy

Bill and Judy with George Kelley and Guy Townsend

with Bill Pronzini, Frank Denton and George Kelley

with Guy Townsend and Cap'n Bob's beard

with Warren Murphy

Thanks again to Cap'n Bob for revealing a few of these identities.

Monday, January 29, 2018

BILL CRIDER goes to BOUCHERCON Part 1 (1980-81)

All pics thanx to Art Scott, Ace Photographer

1980 - Washington D.C.

with Judy Crider

with Walter Albert and John Nieminski

with Ellen Nehr

 doing the Funky Chicken

1981 - Milwaukee

Bill's first novel

with Marv Lachman

with Robert Randisi (at right)

with Steve Mertz, Frank Denton, Jeff Smith and Joe Lansdale

with Steve Stillwell

with John Nieminski

with Jeff Meyerson and Joe Lansdale

with Walter Albert

Thanks to Cap'n Bob Napier for helping put names to some of these folks. Any errors are no doubt my own.