In which we take on the Hugosplosion, update you on Aussie awards, defy Doomsday, and address the possible misappropriation of the term glittery hoo-ha. It's just been that sort of fortnight.
Defying Doomsday crowdfunding campaign.
Tiptree Award (more on this next time when Alex is with us)
HUGOSPLOSION - take a deep breath, we're going in.
Updated Hugo ballot as of Sat 19 April
Stats on the Hugos: Whose Rocket by Aidan Walsh
David Gerrold, this year’s GOH on the history of the Worldcon
#NewHugoCategories Hashtag on Twitter
Connie willis on Why I won’t be a presenter at this year’s awards
George RR Martin being outspoken on LJ about who is responsible for Sad & Rabid Puppies.
Kari Sperring on ego and the expectation of awards
Alisa’s proposal for her Hugo reading.
What Culture Have we Consumed?
Alisa: Lost, Sex Criminals, Daredevil Ep 1, Etiquette and Espionage by Gail Carriger (she’s an archaeologist? Oh man!)
Tansy: Rat Queens; Interstellar; Faerie Tale Theatre, Daredevil, The Blacklist; Eleanor Arnason - Me & Science Fiction, what are we, chopped liver?
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