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Some Thoughts on the Hugo Award Finalists, Part II: The 2019 Hugo Awards

And here is part II of my overview of the 2019 Hugo Award and 1944 Retro Hugo Award finalists, this time with the 2019 Hugo Award finalists. Part I with my take on the 1944 Retro Hugo finalists is here. … Continue reading

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2016 Hugo Shortlist: More Thoughts and Reactions – and the Clarke Awards

There have been a few developments since my last Hugo shortlist reaction post. Warning: Lots of links and neepery behind the cut: Send to Kindle

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The obligatory 2016 Hugo Shortlist Post

So the finalists for the 2016 Hugo Awards were announced today – against tradition in the middle of the week rather than on a weekend, which will make John Scalzi happy (though since he recused himself from nominations this year, … Continue reading

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Yet More 2015 Hugo Reactions

Yes, we’re still talking about the 2015 Hugos, so here are the latest links: Send to Kindle

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More 2015 Hugo Reactions

I posted my massive Hugo reaction post yesterday with links to other reaction posts. But considering that the 2015 Hugo debate started well before the nominations were announced and lasted through the entire period between the announcement of the nominations … Continue reading

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How the 2015 Hugos proved against all odds that SF is becoming more international and more diverse

I guess by now you’ve all heard the news. After an unprecedented four and a half months of fighting, debate and ever more bizarre escalations, the 2015 Hugo Awards have been awarded Saturday night and the Sad and Rabid Puppies … Continue reading

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Straw-Minions

The rest of the Internet or at least the corner wherein I hang out seems to be away at Sasquan, the 73rd WorldCon in Spokane, Washington. Apparently, the convention center is engulfed in smoke from nearby wildfires and a few … Continue reading

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Wolfgang Jeschke, Nutty Nuggets and mixed SF Links

Since my last post, a couple of other obituaries for Wolfgang Jeschke have popped up online, including a few in English: Mike Glyer at File 770 has an English language obituary. Locus Online has another English language obituary. Phantastik-Couch offers … Continue reading

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German perspectives on SFF, a Hugo Survey and the best “Age of Ultron” review you’ll read today

The 2015 Hugo Awards debate is still dragging on and to those of us outside the US, it is very clear that the Hugos and Worldcon have been dragged into the increasingly toxic US culture war between the beleaguered nutty … Continue reading

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