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Volume 0332
Edgar Rice Burroughs

ERB ECLECTICA 2000.04.21
Part of the ERBzine Eclectica Series
Jasoom - Tarzana - Africa - Pellucidar
BarsoomSasoomVanah - LunaAmtor - Cosoom
The Many Worlds of
Edgar Rice Burroughs Signature
"The master of imaginative fantasy adventure...
...the creator of Tarzan and...
...the 'grandfather of science-fiction'"

Note: The Links shared here were posted in April 2000
Some of the off-site, non-ERBzine links may be no longer active.
Before Social Media There Was ERBzine Eclectica that we debuted in January 2000.
Our ERB Motes & Quotes Eclectica was a weekly showcase for all.
This was one of many Webpages that were featured in each week's ERBzine Webzine 
-- an online fanzine that we have published every week since 1996.
the latest ERB news, releases, readers letters, and a boundless collection of items 
of interest to Burroughs and SF/Adventure Fans. 
Images were smaller then as the Internet and computer systems were slower 
-- also server storage was much more expensive. 
Sadly, some of the off-site non-ERBzine links we've shared are no longer active 
- that, we have no control over but they are left here as a curiosity or reference.

1. In Defense of the Pulps ~ Pulpateer by L. Ron Hubbard
2. In Memoriam Lin Carter 1930-1988 by Ken St. Andre
3. Other Lin Carter Sites: Personal Data ~ Bibliography ~ SF & F Archive
4. Ask Dr. Science: News of Another Simian Real Estate Agent (Continued from ERBzin-e 331)
5. The Ape-Man Dun Good
6. At the Earth's Core in Esperanto and 8mm
7. Tarzan Premiums from the '30s
8. Major Area 51 Award
9. Many More Major Awards
10. See Monkey Do Dum-Dum
11. Burroughs Bibliophiles Bulletin Board
by L. Ron Hubbard
Although now acknowledged as a fully vibrant force in popular American literature, the pulps were not infrequently maligned in their day. Charges included stock plots, dull renditions, extraneous violence and unabashed sensationalism all of which was true, to a point. By the same token, however, those rough-cut and lurid-covered pulps also launched the likes of Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler and many anothers [Edgar Rice Burroughs] who would finally prove just as integral to the shaping of American fiction as a Mark Twain or Ernest Hemingway. Then, too, and even more to the point of an L. Ron Hubbard, virtually all we know of modern speculative fiction arguably emerged from the pulps.

In answer to the many critics of pulp fiction, Scientology founder, L. Ron Hubbard presented a spirited defence of the genre in what was intended as a "letter to the editor." The text of this defence was originally published in the Scientology site at:

Vist the L. Ron Hubbard / Edgar Rice Burroughs Connection

ERB contemporary
L. Ron Hubbard
In Memoriam Lin Carter 1930-1988
by Ken St. Andre
"Carter tried his hand at every type of fantasy story that he enjoyed, including straight science fiction. His Callisto series is a tribute to Edgar Rice Burroughs' John Carter of Mars (Barsoom) books. His Green Star Saga harkens back to Carson Napier of Venus--also a Burroughs creation. He also wrote several quasi-Pellucidarian novels with titles like JOURNEY TO THE UNDERGROUND WORLD and HUROK OF THE STONE AGE. "

Caricature by Ron Hill
Explore the many topics contained in Ken's fine website: Master of Fantasy ~ Thongor vs. Conan ~ Thongor comics covers and splash pages ~ Maps for Thongor's adventures ~ Maps of Callisto ~ Writing samples: excerpts, stories and poems ~ Book covers ~ Carter's favourite authors and inspirations ~ Tributes from people who knew him ~ Words by Lin Carter about his own life as a writer ~

3. Other Lin Carter sites in ERBzine
"Zanthodon" Overview
Google ERBzine Archive  for More Lin Carter References

Lin Carter
Older Off-Site Links
Lin Carter Personal Data site
Bibliography Site

The Linköping Science Fiction & Fantasy Archive: Lin Carter

The Ask Dr. Science Web Site is the home of America's foremost authoritarian on the world around us. Or at least the world around him. "There is a thin line between ignorance and arrogance," he says, "and only I have managed to erase that line." How does Dr. Science know the secrets of the universe? He has a Masters Degree ... in Science!

Dr. Science answers questions that other scientists would only laugh at: why the sky is blue, driving on parkways, woodchucks, the color of belly button lint, morning erections, disappearing dark, chewing gum on bedposts, draining bathtubs at the equator, tire wear, men's nipples, and chickens. But now, at last,  he has tackled a question that many ERB fans have been asking.

Whatever happened to Bonzo the Chimp? Have you been using him in your experiments?
Submitted by Mark from A Smaller City Connecticut USA

After his motion picture career with Ronald Regan, Bonzo the Chimp went on to a successful career in Real Estate development. In fact, he was responsible for turning former citrus orchards into what is now known as Tarzana, California. Naming a suburb after his old pal Tarzan proved a stroke of genius, because many homeowners were willing to pay top dollar for a split-level ranch home decorated in a jungle theme, and who better to hire as a interior design consultant than a bona fide chimpanzee? Of course, nowadays the word "jungle" has been replaced by the more PC "rainforest", but interest in the tropics in still hot, especially in fast-growing Las Vegas, where Bonzo now occupies an important position in City Government.

5. The Ape-Man Dun Good

Submitted by Bob Zeuschner
This is one of the boxes presented to Academy Screeners by the Disney Studios. I don't know what was in there... 
...but it worked. Congrats, Phil... and Ed.
Trade ad to promote You'll  Be In My Heart by Phil Collins for Best Original Song

See ERBzine 0331
ERBdate: 2000.04.14

6. e la koro de la Tero
e la koro de la Tero Esperantlingva traduko (farita de Gary Mickle) de At the Earth's Core verkita de Edgar Rice Burroughs
[Read At the Earth's Corein Esperanto ~ translated by Gary Mickle of Berlin, Germany. For more Esperanto links, visit Gary's homepage at:
At the Earth's Core in Super 8mm

1937 Tip Top comics giveaway premium
8 1/2 x 11, full color, No. 1 of 4
Art by Rex Maxon
Foulds Tarzan Figure with Monkey
Front and Back
For many more visit the ERBzine Comics & Collectibles Site

(Aw shucks... ya shouldn't have... really...)
Hi! My name is Ariel and I am a Community Leader in Area51. I stopped by your site. Wow! What an impressive site! You've really put a lot of work into this.  I am sending you the very first Aurora Outstanding Site Award for your terrific work. We have some great resources in Area51: Area51 Community Help Club ~ a place where Community Leaders and homesteaders can come to ask questions and get help on their pages. StarshipA51 Club ~ where CLs and homesteaders can get to know each other and have fun. Area51 Resource Site ~ listings of all the Area51 Community Leaders & Committees, free graphics, contest site and more. Area51 Monthly Newsletter called Hood Happenings and Outer Rim, the official magazine of Area51 ~ articles, reviews, artwork, and lots of other things. If you have any questions or need any help please feel free to write to me at Ariel :-) Area51Liaison2 Senior.

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Guests: Barry Stubbersfield & Mary Burroughs
MAY 18 - 21, 2000

DUM-DUM 2000
~ The Annual Convention of the Burroughs Bibliophiles ~

The Michigan Chapter of the Burroughs Bibliophiles
(The Mad Kings) will host
Dum-Dum 2000 on July 13-16 2000
at Lands Inn, 3825 28th Street SW, in Grandville, Michigan
(call 1-800-538-LAND or 1-616-531-LAND)
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Special guest will be Johnny Sheffield
(Boy from the Tarzan films with Johnny Weissmuller).
Room Rates are $49.95 for single or suite.
Registration fees are to be announced soon as they have yet to be determined.

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