Del Floria's Interview with Bonniejean1953

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Title: Del Floria's Interview with Bonniejean1953
Interviewer: Del Floria (Live Journal)
Interviewee: Bonniejean1953
Date(s): January 12, 2014
Medium: online
Fandom(s): Man from U.N.C.L.E.
External Links: full interview is here; Archive
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Del Floria's Interview with Bonniejean1953 is an interview with a Man from U.N.C.L.E. fan.

It is part of a series at Del Floria's. See Del Floria's Interview Series.


How did you find yourself in MFU Fandom? I had all the novels and magazines, but the internet opened a whole world of zines and online stories for me. It was like giving a kid a key to the candy store and I haven't left it since. As a kid, a friend and I wrote stories with a heavy emphasis on Mary Jane’s and hurt/comfort... we thought they were stellar works! Not sure what happened to them but we had a great time writing them.
What are your half dozen favorite MFU fanfic stories that you would take to a desert island with you for the weekend, same for episodes? I would take the Working Stiffs series, The Foothills sagas (even though it's after they leave UNCLE) the group of Lois Baltzar's zines, and all of Kellie Matthews stories. I'll need a bigger suitcase. I'll bring also the Kuryakin Files... I better have an internet connection too! I'd take the whole collection with me; it's easy to transport!
The Reunion Movie, waste of celluloid or salvageable? I think it could be salvaged, if they finally made the two guys work together instead of apart... their bantering was missing, and it hurt the show. I think the initial premise of the story had some promise. Whoever did the writing didn't watch the show though. They would have fixed the problems!