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So, The Sad Puppies Then: Part The Final — What’s Happening Now

(NB, this is written on not enough sleep, so my apologies if it’s gibberish…) OK, so to recap, what we’ve established so far: Science fiction grew up from two traditions, the Menippean satire and pulp fiction, which both have a … Continue reading

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So, The Sad Puppies, Then: 3 of 4 — “Libertarian” Authoritarians And Pulp

So, before we get to the actual point of this — the uproar in science fiction fandom about a number of books nominated for the Hugo Awards — let’s have a look at the list of libertarian policy positions supported … Continue reading

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So, The Sad Puppies, Then: Part Two: Libertarianism

This is going to be a contentious one, so an explanation about my explanation — in this post, I am going to talk about Libertarianism as it pertains to “geek culture”, and specifically to SF fandom. When I do so, … Continue reading

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So, the Sad Puppies Then… Part One: The Origins Of Science Fiction

I promised to talk about the “sad puppy slate” for the Hugos, because I think this is something that a lot of people who aren’t reading my Hugo posts might find interesting. So let’s talk about the origins of science … Continue reading

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