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The World Of The Hugo Awards Keeps Getting Weirder And Weirder

“The presence of the author behind titles such as Helicopter Man Pounds Dinosaur Billionaire Ass and My Ass Is Haunted By the Gay Unicorn Colonel does somewhat detract from the grand stature of the Hugos.”

Women Writers Swept Science Fiction’s Nebula Awards

2 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“The science fiction world has had its share of drama with the Hugo Awards as various slates have worked aggressively to push against the growing numbers of women and people of color appearing on award ballots.”

Here Are the Finalists For the Locus Awards

3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Image: Orbit Books The Hugo Awards are once again embroiled in controversy , but another major genre award, The Locus Award, has just released their finalists for this year’s award, and it’s an amazing selection of fiction. Read mor...

Weird porn author who was dragged into Hugo Awards mess pulls off epic troll

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

For the second year in a row, a bunch of disgruntled "conservative" sf readers and writers are attempting to destroy science fiction's Hugo Awards by nominating slates of works that are, variously: rabid racist tracts; works by their...Show More Summary

More inexpensive ebook goodies!

You can now download Greag Bear's Eon for only 1.99$ here.Here's the blurb:The Hugo and Nebula Award–winning author’s science fiction thriller about a world on the brink of nuclear war—and the appearance of a mysterious asteroid.Perhaps it wasn’t from our time; perhaps it wasn’t even from our universe. Show More Summary

Sad, Sad Puppies

The finalists for the 2016 Hugo Awards were announced a few days ago, and it looks like the reactionaries may have struck another blow. A group which calls itself “The Sad Puppies” has been stirring up political controversy at the Hugos...Show More Summary

Oh No, the Puppies Are Back for the 2016 Hugo Awards—and as Angry as Ever  

The puppies have returned. How could that sentence portend anything foul or wicked? And yet it does—science fiction writer and publisher Vox Day’s followers are the least cute puppies that ever puppied. You may remember them from 2015,...Show More Summary

Glenn Hauman: Neil Gaiman Does Not Need A Pity Hugo

What does this loser from the 90's have to do with the attempt to hijack the Hugo Awards?

How did 'Space Raptor Butt Invasion' by Chuck Tingle become a Hugo finalist?

Why on earth - or the rest of the solar system - is a book called "Space Raptor Butt Invasion" by Chuck Tingle up for a Hugo award? Thank the puppies. They sound cute, but for the second year in a row, politically motivated groups calling themselves the Sad Puppies and the Rabid Puppies have more...

Sci-fi’s Tea Party trolls go to war: Battle over prestigious Hugo Awards heats up

Obsessed with "SJWs" and their own toxic politics, self-righteous voters want to bully their way to victory

'Space Raptor Butt Invasion' and the Other Hugo Award Finalists

last monthArts / Writing : LitReactor

Hugo Award finalists have been announced, and they include 'Fury Road', Neil Gaiman, and 'Space Raptor Butt Invasion.' News by Peter Derk The list of Hugo Award Finalists has been announced, and why bury the lead? Chuck Tingle's Space...Show More Summary

CULTURAL REVOLUTION: Sci-Fi’s Hugo Awards Swept by Anti-SJW Authors — Again! “For the second y…

CULTURAL REVOLUTION: Sci-Fi’s Hugo Awards Swept by Anti-SJW Authors — Again! “For the second year in a row, nominations for the prestigious Hugo Awards for science fiction & fantasy have been swept by the Sad Puppies & Rabid Puppies, two groups of authors and fans who oppose left-wing domination of the community.” Punch back twice […]

Hugo Awards: How A Dinosaur Erotica Novel Got Nominated for the Prestigious Sci-Fi Prize

last monthNews : Newsweek: US

Just how has a dinosaur erotica novel titled Space Raptor Butt Invasion managed to land a nomination at the most prestigious science-fiction book awards? In a turn of events that wouldn’t seem out of place in a thrilling page-turner,...Show More Summary

Prizes: Hugo Awards finalists

They've announced the finalists for the 2016 Hugo Awards -- and there's even one of the novel finalists under review at the complete review, Seveneves by Neal Stephenson. Apparently, there are issues regarding the voting process andShow More Summary

YOU KNEW THIS WAS COMING, RIGHT? Hugo awards shortlist dominated by rightwing campaign. “Led by Be…

YOU KNEW THIS WAS COMING, RIGHT? Hugo awards shortlist dominated by rightwing campaign. “Led by Beale – who writes under the name Vox Day and was once dubbed ‘the most despised man in science fiction’ by the Wall Street Journal – the Rabid Puppies has been successful in getting its nominations on the shortlist again […]

Last Year's Hugo Award Drama Is Not Going Away Any Time Soon

last monthGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Today saw the release of this year’s Hugo Award nominations, with the big question being whether last year’s catastrofuck would be repeated. The answer is both yes and no. Read more...

2016 Hugo Award Nominations announced

The finalists for this year’s Hugo Awards and John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer were announced on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at 12:00 PM CDT. The announcement was made live to social media, including the Twitter and Facebook accounts of MidAmeriCon II, and via press release. 4032 valid nominating ballots (4015 electronic and 17 […]

2016 Hugo Award Finalists Are Revealed

Last year's Hugo Award nominations set off an explosion of controversy in the science fiction and fantasy world. This year almost twice as many nomination ballots were received. Discover who this year's finalists are.

Here Are the 2016 Hugo Award Finalists

last monthGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The nominees for the 2016 Hugo Awards have been announced, with the ballot to select the winners opening in mid-May, 2016. We’ll find out the winners on August 20th. Read more...

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