Peter Capaldi’s second episode of Doctor Who was much better than the first. Into the Dalek was literally about going into a Dalek, Fantastic Voyage style. Once the reference was made, and we saw antibodies within the Dalek (for an unclear reason), I was surprised that Steven Moffat didn’t take the opportunity to recreate the [...]
This week, I had the opportunity to join two good friends and fellow Hugo-nominees, Foz Meadows and Justin Landon (host), on Episode 24 of Rocket Talk. The three of us spent a lot of time together at LonCon 3, so we take the opportunity to discuss the convention, diversity in the fan community, the Hugo... Show More Summary
So. Dream come true. No, not the Hugo. Being invited by Veronica Belmont and Tom Merritt for an interview on the Sword & Laser podcast. I’m a huge fan of their work, and had a blast chatting with them about the Hugo Awards, LonCon 3, the SFF fan community, and working with Kameron Hurley on... Show More Summary
Wow. If you’ve seen the results, or watched the Hugo Awards ceremony on Sunday, you’ll know that A Dribble of Ink won the Hugo Award for Best Fanzine. I seriously have no words. Thank you to everyone who has supported A Dribble of Ink throughout the years. Show More Summary
Determined to finally shut down as many message board debates as possible, The World Science Fiction Convention gave out its annual Hugo Awards this weekend. The Hugo Awards are arguably the most famous name in science fiction prestige,...Show More Summary
Mural by William Cumming, 1941 (click to enlarge). Don't Throw That Mural Away!: The Skagit Valley Herald last week reported an amazing art find—and a Seattle dealer has identified it. The story is wild, according to dealer John Braseth, who today drove north to check on the painting's condition. Show More Summary
Lightspeed is the 2014 Hugo Award winner for Best Semiprozine.
"Game of Thrones" is getting some more well-deserved recognition for its Season 3 episode "The Rains of Castamere." The episode which contains the infamous Red Wedding won a Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form.HBO's...Show More Summary
Plus, 'Gravity' wins, 'Ancillary Justice' by Ann Leckie awarded Best Novel read more
The ceremony had no chance of offending anyone, mostly because it was very dull.
The 2014 Hugo Award winners have been revealed. Below, we’ve linked to free samples of the winning books for your reading pleasure. The winners were introduced at Loncon 3, the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention. A total of 3,587 ballots were cast this year. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
Yesterday, at the 72nd Wold Science Fiction Convention, the World Science Fiction Society announced the winners of the 2014… Read More
Also: the virtues of Fanny Price; notable books coming out this week.
Randall Munroe's "Time" won the Hugo Award for "Best Graphic Story" in the awards presented over the weekend. Cory Doctorow accepted on the winner's behalf. The winning story can be found here. The nominee slate for that category was: ...Show More Summary
The 2014 Hugos were awarded at Loncon3 last night -- the largest Worldcon in history, with the largest voter pool in history, too. Ann Leckie won Best Novel for her excellent Ancillary Reach, and I accepted the Best Graphic Story for Randall Munroe's masterpiece Time, in full XKCD cosplay. Read the rest
In no particular order (and for reference, the winners are here): 1. I am super-delighted that the Hugo Best Novel Award went to Ancillary Justice. One, because it’s fantastic, but two, because I feel entirely unwarranted pride in Ann Leckie’s career, because I gave her her first professional sale, and was delighted to give Ancillary […]
Tonight at the World SF Convention, we saw the brilliance and inventiveness of science fiction and fantasy on full display. Tonight's Hugo Awards winners include Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie, along with stories by Charles Stross, Mary Robinette Kowal and John Chu. And Kameron Hurley, twice. Read more...
This is one of the best slates ever. Info taken from here. The 72nd World Science Fiction Convention, Loncon 3, has announced the 2014 Hugo Award winners. 3587 valid ballots were received and counted in the final ballot. BEST NOVEL Ancillary Justice, by Ann Leckie (Orbit US / Orbit UK) BEST NOVELLA “Equoid” by Charles Stross […]
The 2014 Hugo Awards Ceremony kicks off today at 12 noon, PDT. Watch the broadcast, streaming live from Loncon 3, right here on io9! Read more...
We take a look at this year's Hugo Awards for works of Science Fiction & Fantasy and examine the controversy surrounding the ballot. Column by Rajan Khanna In just a few short days, the 2014 Hugo Awards Ceremony will take place at Worldcon, held this year in London. Show More Summary