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Hugo Blogging: “Best” Novelette

This is another category where the ballot is dominated by the overlapping slates that were block-voted in an attempt to promote reactionary (and in the case of at least one of the two slates, explicitly neo-fascist) political views, and as … Continue reading

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Hugo Blogging: “Best” Short Story

All the stories in this year’s Hugo nominations for the Best Short Story award are there because they were on one or both of two overlapping slates. Not only do I believe that slates are wrong in themselves in an … Continue reading

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Signal-Boosting Other Voices In The Hugo Kerfuffle

For the last couple of days, through what is mostly an accident of timing, a blog post I did the other day has been getting more traffic than my whole blog often gets in a whole month. It’s been being … Continue reading

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And one final thing on this whole mess

I appreciate my blog has been rather dominated by one issue for the last few days, and it’ll stop very soon, but I just want to say this publicly. I am a cishet white man, and as such my opinion … Continue reading

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Anti-Fascist Podcasting

I was invited on a podcast last night by Jack Graham, the blogger who does Shabogan Graffiti, the Marxist Doctor Who blog. The subject was the Sad and Rabid Puppy slates, the neofascist scum who’ve taken over the Hugos, and … Continue reading

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A Brief Note on Comments Here, Sad Puppies, and Gamergate

This is not a free speech area. This is my website and comments are at my sufferance. I say this because yesterday’s post has attracted the attention of a *lot* of people who are sealioning about Gamergate and the “Sad … Continue reading

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So What’s Happening With The Hugos

So the Hugo nominees have been announced… I didn’t actually manage to get my own nominations in this year, sadly — I couldn’t get the website to work properly, but it wouldn’t have mattered because everything I nominated was small … Continue reading

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