Reading stories, wrestling pigs, the repetition of history. You know, the Hugos.

I edited my post from yesterday to add this, but I’m going to make it as a statement all its own too (with a little expansion), since I don’t think I made this point as strongly as I wanted. While my sideeyeing here is mighty, I’m going to do my best to give the fiction in the Hugo ...

Happy Hugo Nomination Day! (In which I go “Yay!” and sideeye simultaneously.) 6

I know, I drop off the internets for two weeks (I have a massive slate of excuses that I’m planning to elaborate on…soon-ish) and then two posts in one day! Zomg! But the Hugo nominations just got released, so I’m going to react in between moving my plate so my cat can’t get to my ...

[Worldcon] YA Hugo and Worldcon Membership committees 4

Hey guys, I made the last half an hour of the WSFS Sunday business meeting. There was some site selection stuff for bids 2016+, if you’re interested in that check my Twitter right now before I get all tweet happy and run the tweets I did about that off the page. I wasn’t intending to ...

[Worldcon] Main WSFS Business Meeting Liveblog 7

PLEASE NOTE: My profound apologies in advance to anyone whose name I missed or misspelled. If you stumble across this blog and would like me to correct it, please just comment! People are still filing in and dealing with the sign up sheet, so it’ll be a few more minutes before we get started. I’ll ...

[Worldcon] The WSFS Business Meeting: How the F*** Does It Work? 1

Normally I don’t bother putting my notes online until after the convention because I’d rather be going to more panels and taking more notes, but I wanted to put this up immediately because I consider it important and there weren’t a whole lot of people at the panel. And while I’m sure a lot of vets ...