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A Response to Charles Gannon

Charles Gannon made a guest post about the Sad Puppies and the whole Hugo debacle On Monster Hunter Nation, Larry Corriea’s blog. Apparently, the article was originally posted to Whatever Scalzi, John Scalzi’s blog. Someone challenged Mr. Gannon to post it to a Puppy blog and see what he got. I read through his post […]

Give it a rest

Give it a rest

So I sighed with relief last week when I did the final post on the Hugo idiocy that has been going on since last spring. Looks like I was premature. The idiocy isn’t going away. If anything it is intensifying. I can’t figure it out. Maybe my problem with understanding it is that I have […]

Ask A Geek Anything Volume 19

Good Morning, and welcome to ask AAGA Volume 20 We regret that we only have one asterisk.  (well, actually that’s not quite true, there’s several of us on staff, so we have several asses to risk, but hey it doesn’t scan as well)  This is the corner of the internet where we’re willing to answer […]

Hugo Awards to be announced Saturday

Hugo Awards to be announced Saturday

With the Hugo awards coming Saturday I thought I would ruminate on the meanings to me personally. This is not a Puppy piece, this is simply ruminating on what will happen. I am not predicting winners or losers. My best guess is that no matter who wins what there will be screams of cheating and […]

In Defense of Irene Gallo

This is another Hugo Award/ Sad Puppy post. I wish it were not true but there is something that needs to be said. The title of this piece says I am defending Irene Gallo regarding the remarks she made on her Facebook page. I am, to a point. And by the end of this article […]

The Lost Art of IDIC

The Lost Art of IDIC

A long time concept in Star Trek was the idea of mutual respect for other people. IDIC – Infinite Diversity in Infinite Combinations – exemplified this concept perfectly. It was an idea whose time had arrived, fresh in the turmoil of the raging ’60’s with racial unrest, political upsets and social offenses. And yet – […]

The End of the Innocence

William Lehman/Contributor On the loss of innocence. Oh not in any popped my hymen, teenage sort of way, Gods know as a Grandfather that happened a LONG time ago. But as a fan and an author. There’s all these people who seem to be Big Deals, that 6 months ago, I had never heard of. […]