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A Call to Arms

In my last post, I brought up the culture war, and some of the reasons why people on the Right essentially ceded the creative fields to the left, and hasn’t supported ideological allies who come under attack by the leftist mobs. 551 more words

Sad and Rabid Cachorros, Spanish Commentariat Edition.

Yesterday, the Spanish online newspaper Crónica Global published an opinion piece about, of all the things, the Sad-Rabid Puppies Saga. It is an – interesting article, to say the least. 1,002 more words

English

Zen, Bradbury, and the Hugo Awards - more of why I love sf/f

Recently someone posted these images of a couple of paragraphs out of Ray Bradbury’s book Zen and the Art of Writing which is only one of the times he told this story. 1,379 more words

Wingnuts

2017 ASA Panel Proposal

The following proposal was accepted to the 2018 ASA Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL. Panelists were selected by invitation and from an open CFP. I’m posting it here as an example of a successful ASA proposal. 2,108 more words

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Zombie Hugo

I have been following the spats and fits and all out wars in the sci-fi and fantasy community for a very long time.  Not as much as I used to, however.   669 more words

Nattering

Rolled-up Newspapers For All

The Rabid Puppies have announced their 2017 agenda, and the Sads probably will soon if they haven’t already (I’m not paying that much attention), both dissing any modern, progressive SF, and the “Blue” side is pontificating about how the “Red” side is stuck in the 50s, and it’s pretty much the usual for what passes as society these days. 479 more words

Science Fiction

Women's Magazines and Dystopian SF

I enjoy jokes about how surprising it is that hard-hitting Trump-era “defense of truth” journalism is coming out of women’s magazines. My favorite so far is… 331 more words

Feminism