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Archived Since:March 23, 2008

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Reading for Rockets

Sasquan tells me that the Hugo packet can be downloaded (pin lookup here.) So if you haven't gone looking for...

Mad Max: SPOILER Road

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

This is the thread where the comments do their own stunts instead of relying on ROT-13. They're badass and full...

Shining, shimmering, splendid

If you like science fiction and comics, you should be aware that C Spike Trotman — creator of the webcomic...

Open thread 205

So we were watching "The Princess Bride" last night. It falls down in a few places: when Westley threatens to...

Dysfunctional Families: Boundaries

A lot of the conversations we've been having in DF have been around a closely-linked set of very important concepts:...

Discussing Specific Changes to the Hugo Nomination Election: A Post Not By Bruce Schneier

After a couple thousand posts, here's the current proposal, summarized in this comment by Keith "Kilo" Watt. - o0o -...

Hugo IV: A New Hope

Moving the Hugo conversation here, if it wants to continue, because the previous Hugo thread has drifted and I'm minded...

The Three-SPOLER Problem

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

You put on your V-suit and log in. You stand on a desolate plain. Before you rises a great pyramid,...

Avengers: The War of Orange vs Teal

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Here’s a new thread for talking about the new Avengers movie with spoilers and without ROT13 so people can read...

Baltimore

3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Ta-Nehisi Coates, last night: When nonviolence is preached as an attempt to evade the repercussions of political brutality, it betrays...

Hugos III: The Search For Rock...ets

3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

The previous thread is getting pretty full, and the conversation seems to want to continue. So let's just slide it...

Salt

3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

This started when I got a splinter stuck under my thumbnail, and had to soak it in hot salt...

On sale today: Robert Charles Wilson's The Affinities

last monthGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

On sale today in hardcover and e-book. Excerpt here. Brief interview with the author here. Author website here. Our...

A few simple desultory philippics

last monthGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Jeet Heer, in the New Republic, on the crisis of the Hugo Awards. Yes, I just actually typed the words...

The 2015 Hugo finalists, v. 2.0

last monthGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

We've shut down comments in the previous iteration of this thread because they hit the four-digit limit. Everything there can...

Discussing Specific Changes to the Hugo Nomination Election: Another Guest Post By Bruce Schneier

last monthGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

This is a continuation of an earlier thread (now closed) about the Hugo nomination process and how it might be...

On voting systems: a guest post from Bruce Schneier

last monthGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

I've been thinking about voting systems lately, and Teresa has graciously allowed me this space to hash out some ideas...

The morning news

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Bruce Schneier (facts, nonfactual amusing facts, Schneier on Security) is going to host a front-page post and discussion here of...

Clean Living Under Difficult Circumstances

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

(1) Black Gate reviewer Matthew David Surridge made the difficult decision to decline a Hugo nomination for Best Fan Writer,...

The 2015 Hugo finalists

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

The ballot is here. It's not pretty. Other folks will have detailed comments and analysis, including lists of which finalists...

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