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  • The Year The Politically Correct Chickens Came Home To Roost

    01/05/2016 6:51:42 PM PST · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    The Federalist ^ | January 4, 2016 | Robert Tracinsky
    In last year’s roundup of the top stories of the year, I argued that 2014 was the year we were all drafted into the culture wars. “This is the year when we were served noticed that we won’t be allowed to stand on the sidelines, because we will not be allowed to think differently from the left.” The signature story of the year was the comet shirt guy, a mild-mannered scientist caught wearing the wrong shirt on television. That case served notice that “To be targeted by accusations of misogyny, you don’t have to be a beer-chugging ‘bro’ who spends...
  • Set Phasers to Kill! SJWs Burn Down The Hugo Awards To Prove How Tolerant And Welcoming They Are

    08/24/2015 1:34:03 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 36 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 23, 2015 | Milo Yiannopoulos
    At the seventy-third annual Worldcon science fiction convention on Saturday night, social justice warriors did their best impression of the nightmare firemen of Ray Bradburys classic Fahrenheit 451, choosing to burn down the Hugo Awards and damagescience fiction instead of seeing works of heretical authors outside of their exclusive clique winning awards. Earlier this year, Breitbart reported on the Sad Puppies and Rabid Puppies voting slates, which swept many major categories for the Hugo Awards, science fictions coveted fan-voted awards. This years Hugos were hotly anticipated: fans and industry insiders alike werecurious to see if social justice could come together...
  • 2015 Hugo Awards

    08/23/2015 3:17:23 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 13 replies
    The Hugo Awards ^ | August 22, 2015
    2015 Hugo Awards Presented at: Sasquan, Spokane, Washington, USA, August 22, 2015Hosts: David Gerrold and Tananarive DueBase design: Matthew DockreyAwards Administration: John Lorentz, Ruth Sachter, Linda Deneroff, Ron Oakes, Dave McCarty and Glenn Glazer
  • Sad Puppies, Rabid Chauvinists: Will Raging White Guys Succeed in Hijacking Sci-Fi's Biggest Awards?

    08/16/2015 10:31:29 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 30 replies
    YES! Magazine ^ | August 14, 2015 | Miles Schneiderman
    ... I know what it's like to love an author despite his or her controversial statements about real-life political issues. And I also feel that this year's Hugo slate is an unmitigated outrage that has serious implications for the future of speculative fiction. Next week, on Aug. 22, voters will decide if these awards are still about celebrating excellent writing and innovative ideas, or if they are just another blood-drenched battleground in the conflict between white male traditionalists and everyone else. For those who don't follow the genre-fiction awards circuit, here's what's going on. A shifting contingent of science fiction...
  • The Hugo Awards: How to Fight Back in the Culture War

    04/08/2015 6:43:22 AM PDT · by Salgak · 36 replies
    The Federalist ^ | April 8, 2015 | Robert Tracinski
    This is the era in which we are all being drafted in the Culture War. It doesnt matter if youre secular or religious, political or apolitical, frat boys or geeks, hipsters or bros. Nobody gets to be neutral or sit on the sidelines, because well all be expected to make our obeisance to the latest politically correct opinion handed down to us by a Twitter mob. By now, we know the basic ingredients of a typical skirmish in Culture War 4.0. It goes something like this: a) a leftist claque starts loudly pushing the correct Culture War position onto b)...
  • First Look: A (Very) Brief Introduction to 'Ender's Game'

    05/04/2013 9:56:38 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 23 replies
    Yahoo ^ | May 3, 2013 | Mark Deming
    Are you a fan of Orson Scott Card's best-selling young adult science fiction novel "Ender's Game"? Are you eager for the first glimpse of the film adaption that's due in theaters in November? Well, the good news is it's up on line, and don't worry it wont take long at all for you to check it out. "Ender's Game" is vying to become the next major movie franchise based on a hot young adult literary property, and while fans will have to wait until May 7 to see the first full trailer, what could be described as a trailer...
  • Personal Hugo Reflections

    09/06/2012 11:13:32 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 12 replies
    The Freehold | September 4-6, 2012 | Ed Raby Sr
    The Hugo Awards! Nothing does the heart of a sci-fi, horror, fantasy fan more good than to see his favorite author or movie win a Hugo or look on past glories of Hugos gone by. Personally, as I looked through the winners old and new, I began to reflect on how much many of the winners and nominees affected my life and influenced my thought. I felt I had to get this down of digital paper for my own benefit. There may be other authors and movies you as a reader hold dear, but these are the ones that...
  • 2012 Hugo Award Winners

    09/02/2012 10:14:13 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 3 replies
    The Hugo Awards ^ | September 2, 2012 | World Science Fiction Society
    Presented at: Chicon 7, Chicago, Illinois, August 30-September 3, 2012 Toastmaster: John Scalzi Base design: Deb Kosiba Awards Administration: Diane Lacey, Jeff Orth, David Gallaher, John Platt, Helen Montgomery
  • 2012 Hugo Awards to be live streamed on September 2

    09/01/2012 7:17:02 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 5 replies
    various | September 1, 2012
    The 2012 Hugo Awards ceremony will be streamed live tomorrow, Sunday, September 2, 2012 from the 70th World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon). The ceremony is scheduled to begin at 8:00pm CDT. This year's Worldcon is being held in Chicago. It began August 30 and will end September 3, 2012. You can watch the ceremony online here. You can also follow live text coverage here. This is the list of the nominees. For more information, please see the Chicon 7 site and the Hugo Awards site.
  • Ender's Game: The Movie

    07/14/2012 9:35:42 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 36 replies
    Multiple | July 14, 2012
    Orson Scott Card's 1985 Hugo and Nebula Award winning science fiction novel, Ender's Game, is finally coming to the cinema. Principal photography has been completed. The film is in post production and is scheduled for release on November 1, 2013. Gavin Hood is the director and Card is one of the producers. Asa Butterfield is in the title role and other cast members include, Harrison Ford, Ben Kingsley, Moises Arias, Aramis Knight, Hailee Steinfeld, Jimmy Pinchak, Abigail Breslin, and Viola Davis. For more information, see IDMb, Wikipedia, and the Ender's Game Blog.
  • 2011 Hugo Award Winners

    09/02/2011 8:58:08 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 5 replies
    The Hugo Awards ^ | August 20, 2011 | World Science Fiction Society
    Renovation, the 2011 World Science Fiction Convention, has announced the 2011 Hugo Award winners.
  • 2011 Hugo Award Nominees

    04/24/2011 7:35:28 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 7 replies
    Renovation ^ | April 24, 2011
    Renovation is proud to present the 2011 Hugo Award Nominees... The winners will be announced Saturday, August 20th, 2011, during the Hugo Awards Ceremony at Renovation in Reno, Nevada...
  • 2008 Hugo Award Results Announced

    08/10/2008 10:16:21 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 13 replies · 101+ views
    The Hugo Awards ^ | August 9, 2008
    Click the link to view.
  • 2007 Hugo Awards Announced [for science fiction fans]

    09/08/2007 7:27:49 AM PDT · by sionnsar · 44 replies · 1,100+ views
    The Hugo Awards ^ | 9/01/2007
    2007 Hugo Awards Announced Published on 1 Sep 2007 at 4:22 am. No Comments. Filed under Worldcon, Results. The results of the 2007 Hugo Awards, as announced at Nippon 2007, the 65th World Science Fiction Convention, in Yokohama, Japan, on September 1st 2007, are as follows: Best Novel: Rainbows End by Vernor Vinge [Tor, 2006]Best Novella: A Billion Eves by Robert Reed [Asimovs Oct/Nov 2006] Best Novelette: The Djinns Wife by Ian McDonald [Asimovs July 2006]Best Short Story: Impossible Dreams by Tim Pratt [Asimovs July 2006]Best Related Non-Fiction Book: James Tiptree, Jr.: The Double Life of Alice B Sheldon by...
  • Nippon 2007 Hugo Nominees (Hugo and John W. Campbell Awards)

    04/09/2007 2:18:48 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 4 replies · 281+ views
    Nippon 2007 Hugo Nominees
  • 2006 Hugo Award winners

    08/27/2006 2:11:29 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 17 replies · 711+ views
    The Hugo Awards for best science fiction works in 2005 were presented Saturday, August 26, 2006 at the 64th World Science Fiction Convention, LACon 4, in Anaheim, CA. Best Novel: Spin by Robert Charles Wilson (Tor) Best Novella: "Inside Job" by Connie Willis (Asimov's January 2005) Best Novelette: "Two Hearts" by Peter S. Beagle (Fantasy & Science Fiction October/November 2005) Best Short Story: "Tk'tk'tk" by David D. Levine (Asimov's March 2005) Best Related Book: Storyteller: Writing Lessons and More from 27 Years of the Clarion Writers' Workshop by Kate Wilhelm (Small Beer Press) Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form: Serenity Written...
  • 2006 Hugo Awards and John W. Campbell Award Nomination List

    03/23/2006 8:49:09 AM PST · by EveningStar · 14 replies · 317+ views
    Awards to be presented at: Go to the site to view the list.