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Some Thoughts on the 2024 Hugo Finalists

The 2024 Hugo finalists were announced today – on Good Friday, which is a really terrible time to do this. I thought that John Scalzi had persuaded the powers that be that announcing Hugo finalists on a long holiday weekend … Continue reading

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Some Comments on the 2023 Hugo Winners

The winners of the 2023 Hugo Awards were announced today at Worldcon in Chengdu, China. My thoughts on the finalists may be found here. I almost forgot that the Hugos were today, because a) I normally don’t expect Worldcon or … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on the 2023 Hugo Finalists

After taking an inordinately long time to tabulate the nominations, the Chengdu Worldcon finally announced the 2023 Hugo finalists last night – after accidentally posting a not quite correct list on their website a few days ago. Of course, there … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on the 2022 Nebula Award Winners

The winners of the 2022 Nebula Awards were announced last night at 5 AM my time, which is why the commentary post is somewhat later than usual. It’s also a bit shorter than usual, because I’m off to Metropol Con … Continue reading

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The Mandalorian and Baby Grogu delve into the backstory of “The Foundling”

Welcome to the latest instalment of my episode by episode reviews of season of The Mandalorian. Previous installments may be found here. Warning! Spoilers behind the cut!

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Down and Out in Tatooine and Alderaan: Some Thoughts on Obi-Wan Kenobi Parts I and II

Since last weekend was a long holiday weekend in the US, Disney Plus in its infinite wisdom has decided to give us the first two episodes of Obi-Wan Kenobi in one go and then the next episode dropped today. Though … Continue reading

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Star Trek Explores “Strange New Worlds” and Returns To Its Roots

At last, here is the long-awaited Star Trek: Strange New Worlds review, starting with the first episode, which is entitled simply “Strange New Worlds”. Warning! Spoilers under the cut!

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Some Thoughts on the 2021 Nebula Award Winners – and Two SFWA Uproars

Yes, the much delayed Star Trek: Strange New Worlds episode reviews are coming and there will be more Masters of the Universe action figure photo stories as well, simply because I enjoy doing them. However, for today I’m interrupting your … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on the 2022 Hugo Finalists

So at last, here is my Hugo finalist reaction post. I know it took a bit, but since I’m a Hugo finalist myself this year, I took some time off to celebrate, congratulate fellow finalists and update everything that needed … Continue reading

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The Falcon and the Winter Soldier come to the conclusion that it’s “One World, One People”

It’s time for my review of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier finale. If you want my thoughts on previous episodes of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, go here. Thankfully, Disney is about to come to an agreement with … Continue reading

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