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Hugo Blogging: "Best" Related Work

As usual, I will be covering as many of the nominated works in the Hugo Awards as I can here. Like last year, several categories in the awards have been destroyed by the Nazi troll “Vox Day” managing to persuade 200 people to abuse the rules, and so “outvote” 4000 other people. 1,106 more words

Calm Your Tits and Just Feel the Tingle

by Renee Miller

I can say calm your tits, because I have a vagina, so piss off.

Today, I want to discuss the Hugo awards and all the shit festering around them this year. 1,172 more words

Oh right, the Hugos

Another year, another petulant canine tantrum. Once the new rules get ratified, the various puppies will cease to be an issue, so … eh. The definition of banal evil. 20 more words

Chuck Tingle

The Hugos Matter, Whether That's Convenient to You or Not

Right now, there’s a not altogether unprecedented trend toward what I’m going to call concentrated apathy when it comes to pop cultural criticism. When it comes to anything that’s not an opera, a Murakami novel, or Hamilton, we’re only supposed to care so much. 1,124 more words

Media Criticism

Hugo Win Conditions

One of the more ridiculous and contemptible things about Vox Day (and there are many) is that he waits to see what the results of his trolling are, and then whatever they are he says “that’s what I wanted, you fell into my trap, I am a supergenius!” 338 more words

Sci Fi Shortlist Update – Hugos and Clarke Awards

Last night the Hugo Award short lists were announced, much to my amusement. I don’t quite get how people can get so worked up about what is essentially a good and kind message (what the bad guys call SJWs) in fiction that they sabotage an award. 367 more words


Thoughts on this year's Hugo finalists

The Hugo Award finalists were announced yesterday, and you can find the list on the official website. Congratulations to those who deserve to be on that list! 1,151 more words

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