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Episode 85: 21 July 2013

In which we talk about gender stuff in publishing and gaming, Alex votes in the Hugos and Alisa's thesis starts coming together. A good week!

 
Caught Our Eye 
 Sexism in genre publishing: A Publisher’s Perspective 
 JK Rowling and Robert Galbraith - An Open Letter to Writers & Would Be Writers 

Culture Consumed: 
  Alex: Hugo reading (novellas and novelettes
  Alisa: Publishing and Reading as Dissent: Resistance, Literary Tourism and Arsenal Press, Casey Stepaniuk (The Word Hoard Vol 1, Issue 1) 
  Tansy: Alanna the First Adventure by Tamora Pierce, All-New X-Men: Yesterday’s X-Men, Brian Michael Bendis & Stuart Immonen; Red Sonja #1 by Gail Simone; Much Ado About Nothing! 

The Galactic Suburbia Road Trip - we have fun over at the SF Signal Mind Meld! 
Tansy's review of The Other Half of the Sky is up at the Cascadia Subduction Zone

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Episode 84: 4 July 2013

bowieIn which we ask the all-important question, what do David Bowie, Tolkien, Judith Merril, H.R. Giger and Joanna Russ have in common? Also harassment in SF, and the many shades of awesome that was Captain Janeway of Star Trek: Voyager

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Elise Matthesen reports sexual harassment at Wiscon, kicking off a long conversation across various spots on the internet about harassment, procedures, and gender issues. 

Some of the related posts we discuss: 
Tansy: Sexual Harassment at SF Conventions (links mostly) 
Genevieve Valentine on "Dealing with It
Elise Matthesen's post at Mary Robinette Kowal's blog (with commentary, and links to all the other hosts of the post) 

Culture Consumed 
  ALISA: Defiance and Voyager rewatch, and Why Voyager Is The Most Feminist (and Best) Star Trek 
  TANSY: Captain Marvel: Down, Kelly Sue Deconnick, Dexter Soy & Emma Rios (artists); Xena Season 4; Ovid’s Heroines by Clare Pollard, Warehouse 13 Season 1 
  ALEX: Abaddon’s Gate, James SA Corey; The Lowest Heaven (anthology) 

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