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Defenders of the nail house

(Reblogged from Brad R. Torgersen)

We’re about a week out from the release of the final ballot results, for the 2015 Hugo awards. These results will determine which picks are available for your choosing when it comes time for you to cast your ballot. 2,695 more words

Opinion

Kick My Friends

Last year I attended and/or was a guest at a number of really excellent genre conventions. I learned several lessons. Made some good contacts. Enjoyed lively discussions. 391 more words

Admin

In Which I Ramble On About Hugo Nominations

The nominating period for the Hugo Awards ended on Tuesday. Last year I made a point of posting my initial and final nominating ballots, but this year I’ve been silent here, although I tweeted about the process plenty. 801 more words

Books

Interlude: Yep.

Still Day 60. Still no writing done.

Oh, but on the lighter side. Some mad fool nominated Eejit for a Hugo Award, so that’s something out of the wreckage. 8 more words

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

Ba mhaith leat vótáil ar suíomh Worldcon? Go hiontach!

Seo iad na rudaí gur gá duit a dhéanamh chun vóta a caitheamh ar son iarratas Heilsincí d’óstáil Worldcon 2017:

Ceannaigh ballraíocht do Sasquan (an Worldcon dhá bhliain roimh ré). 272 more words

Helsinki

Early Furry Fan Photos - by Fred Patten.

Submitted by Fred Patten, Furry’s favorite historian and reviewer.

Greymuzzle Stickmaker (Rodford Edmiston Smith), an attendee and photographer of many World S-F Conventions and other s-f conventions of the 1980s through the 2000s, … 249 more words

Subculture