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Hugo Blogging: Best Fan Writer

Once again, there are six nominations for this award, of which five are proper nominees and one is gamed onto the ballot by fascists, and who I will be ranking below “No Award” without reading. As the one fascist on … Continue reading

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Hugo Blogging: “Best” Short Story

So the Hugo Packet is out, and so as always I’m going to look at the nominees. Like last year, all but one of the entries in “best” short story is there illegitimately, as part of a campaign by a … Continue reading

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Hugo Blogging: “Best” Related Work

As usual, I will be covering as many of the nominated works in the Hugo Awards as I can here. Like last year, several categories in the awards have been destroyed by the Nazi troll “Vox Day” managing to persuade … Continue reading

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Hugo Win Conditions

One of the more ridiculous and contemptible things about Vox Day (and there are many) is that he waits to see what the results of his trolling are, and then whatever they are he says “that’s what I wanted, you … 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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Hugo Blogging: “Best” Related Work

Best related work is another field in which all five nomination categories were taken by two overlapping slates: one, the “Sad Puppies”, who claim to exist in order to promote the kind of fiction I personally find tedious, but with … Continue reading

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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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