Noah Hawley's Fargo returned to TV this past week and already is setting up questions that will define the season. As we know from previous seasons, not all of these questions will get answered. We only have the most basic...
The Hugo Awards nominations were released this week, featuring some of the best and brightest works in science fiction and fantasy— most of which are relatively well known. Then, there’s one nominee for Best Novelette, a short story hardly anyone had even heard of... until now. It’s called Alien Stripper Boned From… Read more...
Earlier this week, Splendor & Misery —the sophomore album by experimental L.A. rap group clipping. —was nominated for a Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form. The Hugo is the highest prize in science fiction/fantasy, granted annually to the genres’ best literature, cinema, television, comics, and visual art. Show More Summary
With comic book representation by Deadpool, Black Panther, Ms. Marvel, Paper Girls, the Vision, Sana Takeda, and more.
Discover which books were chosen as finalists for the Hugo Awards, celebrating the best works published in 2016 in science fiction and fantasy.
On Tuesday morning, the finalists for the 2017 Hugo Awards (the Oscars of sci-fi and fantasy writing) were announced by the World Science Fiction. Unsurprisingly, collected volumes of Marvel’s critically acclaimed Black Panther and Ms. Marvel series were both nominated for Best Graphic Story. Read more...
We kid, we kid. Or do we? In my book, Chuck Tingle—nominated this year under Best Fan Writer, and author of cult classics like Domald Tromp Pounded In The Butt By The Handsome Russian T-Rex Who Also Peed On His Butt And Then Blackmailed Him With The Videos Of His Butt Getting Peed On—should win all of the awards on Earth and beyond. Show More Summary
The finalists for the 2017 Hugo Awards have been announced, and the final voting process begins this week. The winners will be announced at the 75th World Science Fiction Convention in Helsinki, Finland, on 11 August 2017. Read more...
Last year, the Los Angeles avant-rap trio clipping. released Splendor & Misery, an afro-futurist sci-fi concept album. And today, that album has been nominated for a Hugo Award, the award that recognizes excellence in sci-fi every year. Splendor & Misery is up for Best Dramatic Presentation (Short Form), and it's up against things like Black …
For the fifth time Barley Swine chef Bryce Gilmore is a finalist for 2017’s James Beard Awards, under the Best Chef Southwest category. He's up against Steve McHugh (San Antonio’s Cured), Hugo Ortega (Houston’s Hugo’s), Steve Redzikowski (Denver’s Acorn), Martin Rios (Santa Fe’s Restaurant Martín) and Jianyun Ye (Houston’s Mala Sichuan Bistro). Show More Summary
This is Ortega’s fifth nomination in a row, and Ye’s first. As the “Oscars of food,” the James Beard Foundation’s annual awards are hugely important to chefs and restaurateurs. Last month, a number of Houston restaurant professionals and chefs were announced as semi-finalists for the 2017 James Beard Awards. Show More Summary
You can now get your hands on N.K. Jemisin's The Fifth Season, recent Hugo award winner, for only 1.99$ here. There is a price match in Canada.Here's the blurb:THIS IS THE WAY THE WORLD ENDS... FOR THE LAST TIME.A season of endings has...Show More Summary
So, this is a good day for me: The Dispatcher, my novella that was released as an audiobook from Audible, is a finalist for two(!) Audie Awards, first in the category of Science Fiction, and second in the category of Original Work (meaning, first published in audio form). I’m thrilled about both, and it’s lovely to […]
"The annual awards for best science fiction are called 'Hugos.' A futuristic story by William Gibson in 1981 was called 'The Gernsback Continuum.' But except for a few markers like these, Hugo Gernsback (1884-1967) has mostly vanished from our cultural memory, which is a pity, because he was an extraordinary man, and his influence on […]
Based on the legendary sci-fi author's Hugo Award winning 1971 short story The post James Ponsoldt to Adapt Larry Niven’s Inconstant Moon appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
You can download Kameron Hurley's The Mirror Empire for only 2.99$ here! There is a price match in Canada here.Here's the blurb:A stunning new epic fantasy from two-time Hugo Award winner Kameron Hurley.On the eve of a recurring catastrophic...Show More Summary
Way before the Hugo Awards were hijacked by the so-called Sad Puppies ? a group of mostly white men aiming to return to what they think of as the good ol’ days of science fiction ? there were women and writers of color using the genre to tell stories that deviated from the happy-go-lucky norm. Show More Summary
Way Station [Kindle], $2 Way Station, the story of a rural Wisconsin man who operates a pit stop for aliens passing through the galaxy, won the 1964 Hugo award for best novel, and it can be yours on Kindle for just $2 today. Read more...
Belatedly, I've finally read Hao Jingfang's novelette "Folding Beijing," which won the Hugo Award last summer in Kansas City: it's a story about a future in which the great cities continue to be engines of economic power, but where automation...Show More Summary
It is an extraordinary short story, one of the best things I’ve read all year, and it’s proof positive of how rapidly China is becoming a society supercharged with creativity. I am pleased to see it received a Hugo Award for best novelette. The author is Hao Jingfang and it’s on-line here. Did you know […] The post “Folding Beijing” appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.