Tag Archives: hugos 2015

Puppymandias

I met a traveler from the manosphere Who said: “Two vast and pointless walls of text Stand on a website. near them there appears, An author promo photograph, whose frown And wrinkled lip and sneer of cold command Tell that … Continue reading

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Hugo Blogging: Real Best Short Stories

These are my reviews (from Goodreads) of the five stories that *would* have made the ballot had the Puppyfascists not broken this year’s Hugos. In general, these are not particularly my kind of thing — too much atmosphere and character, … Continue reading

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All You Fascists Are Bound To Lose…

So the Puppyfascists lost, with No Award beating them in every category where they were the only nominees, and with Guardians of the Galaxy their only actual winner (a shame, as it’s a horrible film, but it’s a horrible film … Continue reading

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Hugo Blogging: Best Novel

Bet you thought I’d forgotten about these, didn’t you? No, it’s just that the thought of reading any more John C Wright stuff made me feel physically ill, so I gave up on the novellas several times. I did my … Continue reading

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Hugo Blogging: Sagas

There’s been another controversy in the SF community, around the Hugo awards, today. And for once it’s not the Puppyfascists doing things like celebrating the death of the people at Charleston, but to do with actual books. There’s a proposal, … Continue reading

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What Political Campaigners Can Learn From The Sad & Rabid Puppies

…apart, of course, from “don’t be like them”… For those who haven’t been following this on my blog, there are two extreme right-wing to neo-nazi groups, called the Sad Puppies and the Rabid Puppies respectively, that are calling for the … Continue reading

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Hugo Blogging “Best” Fan Writer

And so once again I dip into the sewer. The “Best” Fan Writer category in the Hugos is apparently meant to encourage SF fans to write about SF. This year, it seems to be largely made up of people who … Continue reading

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