What are the Hugo Awards? Nailed it. So last night I got a message from my sister. She’d been watching Jeopardy and I guess this one kind of took her by surprise. Thanks to her heads up fans got screen shots and video when it aired in the next time zone. (it was the first … Continue reading Sad Puppies: The Hugos Lost On Jeopardy
I don’t normally do guest posts, but I saw Chuck Gannon at a con last month and he asked if I would be willing to post this essay. There are parts I agree with, parts I disagree with, and there are a few bits where I think Chuck’s take is completely wrong, but the reason … Continue reading Sad Puppies Guest Post by Chuck Gannon
As you all know by now, the Hugo Awards were presented Saturday, and No Award dominated most of the categories. Rather than let any outsiders win, they burned their village in order to “save it”. And they did so while cheering, gloating, and generally being snide exclusive assholes about it. This year’s awards have an … Continue reading Sad Puppies 3: Looking at the Results
I’m not going to bother to link to click bait. (seriously, googled my name for the last 24 hours to find the New Yorker article I’d been told about, and it barely made the first page, which is a pretty good indicator of how popular the New Yorker actually is) It is more of the … Continue reading Sad Puppies maligned in the Guardian and New Yorker. It must be the voting deadline week!
For once I agree with GRRM. Everybody should vote. The deadline is coming up fast. http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/jul/20/george-rr-martin-hugo-awards-vote-game-of-thrones-science-fiction?CMP=share_btn_fb Since we wrote a novella worth of giant blog posts back and forth, GRRM knows damned good and well the Sad Puppies campaign wasn’t motivated by racism or sexism, but that doesn’t stop him from casually tossing the … Continue reading Sad Puppies Update: Don’t forget to vote