The outcry over controversial British talk show host Jonathan Ross's invitation to host the Hugos just won't die down.
The New Statesman has a great article regarding the Jonathan Ross debacle and its aftermath. Really worth a read, I think.If I've learned anything these last few days (or, more exactly, received confirmation that it was indeed the case),...Show More Summary
Fantasy author Sam Sykes just wrote what I consider to be a very interesting piece on the entire Jonathan Ross fiasco. For a short summary of the craziness that ensued when it was announced that Ross would host the Hugo Awards, check out this post from bleedingcool.com.It appears that Sykes nailed it right on the head with his latest blog post. Show More Summary
WorldCon 2014, to be held in August in London, announced earlier today that British comedian, talk-show host and celebrity Jonathan Ross will be acting as Master of Ceremonies for the Hugo Award Ceremony. An extraordinarily negativeShow More Summary
I have three copies of James S. A. Corey's Star Wars: Honor Among Thieves for you to win, compliments of the folks at Del Rey. For more info about this title: Canada, USA, Europe.Here's the blurb:Nebula and Hugo Award nominees Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck—writing as James S. Show More Summary
Deadline reports that FX has begun developing John Scalzi's Hugo Award–winning novel Redshirts for a limited event series. The comedic sci-fi novel takes place on the Starship Intrepid in the 25th century. The story follows five new shipmates who notice that crew members die very fairly often. It appears a 21st-century... More »
The Nebula Award nomination period ends on February 15, and the Hugo/Campbell Award nomination period is well underway (it lasts until March 31), and several other awards are in their consideration periods as well. Which makes right now an excellent time for fans of the science fiction and fantasy genre to make their recommendations for […]
David Brin is a scientist and author. His new novel about our survival in the near future is titled "Existence." His 16 novels, including New York Times best-sellers and Hugo Award winners, have been translated into more than twenty languages. Show More Summary
As an attendee of this year's Worldcon, I got to nominate for the Hugo Awards. My nominations were as follows: Best NovelThe Adjacent - Christopher Priest - GollanczAncillary Justice - Anne Leckie - OrbitRiver of Stars - Guy GavrielShow More Summary
Last September, in the wake of the 2013 Hugo Award announcements, I decided to put together an early draft ballot for 2014, a look ahead at what I’d already enjoyed in 2013 and hoped to see awarded at the next WorldCon. Now, with nomination period open, I am revisiting that list, with revisions. Below are... Read more »
The Hugo awards nominations process is now officially open. You'll recall that there are several lists of eligible works, including the one on John Scalzi's blog, the one on Charlie Stross's blog, and the one Boing Boing readers put together.
Loncon3, the year’s Worldcon, has begun the Hugo Nomination process for 2014, so if you’re planning to nominate creators and their works this year, you can do it any time between now and 11:59pm PST March 31. Here’s the Loncon3 page with all the information including a link to the nomination form. You can nominate […]
We're coming up on award season in science fiction and fantasy -- nominations are open or opening for the Hugo Award, the Locus Award, the Nebula Award, and a host of others.
The beginning of the year is the start of the Hugo Award nomination window (and the Nebulas have been nominating for a while) so it is once again time to list out the works I have eligible for consideration this year, for Hugos, Nebulas and other awards. I am going to note up top that […]
Richard Armstrong, Director, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Foundation, and Claus-Dietrich Lahrs, Chairman and CEO, HUGO BOSS AG, today announced the finalists for the Hugo Boss Prize 2014. The biennial award was established in 1996 to recognize significant achievement in contemporary art. Show More Summary
Steve McQueen has been garnering critical praise and various accolades for his movie "12 Years a Slave," including a Golden Globe nomination on Thursday for best director. This week it was announced that the video artist-turned-filmmaker is up for another honor: the Hugo Boss Prize, a visual arts award that is co-organized by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Foundation.
This afternoon, and for no good reason other than my mind was wandering, I was curious about how many winners of the Campbell Award for Best New Writer then went on to win the Hugo Award for Best Novel (and, more generally, any of the short fiction Hugos). Here’s what I discovered. Since the first […]
Hugo Boss and The Rockbund Art Museum announced the recipient of the first HUGO BOSS ASIA ART Award, Kwan Sheung Chi on October 31, 2013. The prize established in Spring 2013, will be awarded biennially to emerging Asian artists from Greater China or with roots in this region. Show More Summary
Artist John Picacio, who joined us for an edifying Q&A back in July of 2008 (July 25, 2008: With Special Guest – Award-Winning Artist/Illustrator/Designer John Picacio) has been busy: last month scoring his second Hugo Award for Best Professional Artist AND winning two Chelsea Awards in the same weekend for Best Paperback Cover Illustration and Best […]
Comic-turned-social critic Russell Brand’s latest shocking public performance may have just attempted to incite a global revolution. When last we heard from Brand, he was at the GQ awards, calling out Hugo Boss for creating uniforms for the Nazis. Show More Summary