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How to Fix the Oscars

I already laid out why I think the Academy Awards aren’t culturally-relevant. Lots of others have as well. What I noticed was missing, though, was how that could change. 1,517 more words

Industry

Confessions of an Angry Beige Nerd

Recently, some folks have argued against “angry white males” being part of fandom and a whole bunch of other things, some of which weren’t very nice. 1,487 more words

Opinion

A Sad Puppies Manifesto

We hold these truths to be self-evident: That people *like* to read, and hear and watch Stories.

That Story should come before Message, but message is okay if that floats your boat. 182 more words

Opinion

The Sad Facts About "Sad Puppies"

Interesting facts about the Hugo Awards that you probably didn’t know (or much care about):

Stephen King has never won a Hugo for fiction.

J.K. Rowling has not won a… 576 more words

This article explains what's going on with the Hugos better than I could

Consider it a supplement to yesterday’s article.  It also does a pretty good job of explaining what the Sad Puppies are (something I had a little bit of trouble googling on my own, since most of the results that turned up were along the lines of “Fuck Vox Day, Fuck Larry Correia, Fuck the Sad Puppy Right-Wing Fascists, John Scalzi is God!”). 7 more words

Books

Jeffro Johnson Makes the Sad Puppies Slate for the Hugo Awards

You heard it here first, folks, that Jeffro Johnson was gonna be somebody someday! Sure, it takes awhile to get past his crusty gamer exterior and his fundamentalist outlook on how games should be played (for which I’ve ribbed him in the past), but he’s always been on my shortlist of to-read blogs, and I deem him a gentleman and a scholar. 293 more words

Books

SFWA Now Accepting Indie-Publishers!

About damned time, I say.  Found this post, just as I was filling out my membership based upon my 2014 banner year, in which I made both my third and fourth qualifying short fiction sale.  349 more words