Daily Archives: March 21, 2008

And Just So Not Everything Today is About the Hugos

There’s this, from the “Things We Already Knew Already” department, about Hillary Clinton’s chances of winning the Democratic nomination at this point in time: Unless Clinton is able to at least win the primary popular vote — which also would take nothing less than an electoral miracle — and use that achievement to pressure superdelegates, […]

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Quick Hugo Follow-up Q&A

Hugo announcement days are good for your ego when you’re on the ballot, but not great for getting a huge amount of work done, because you’re busy answering congrat e-mails and such. Yes, this is in the class of “problems one wishes one could have.” But I’m getting some specific questions in e-mail and comments […]

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TAD Wallpaper at Tor.Com

For the next week or so, Tor is making available this really excellent wallpaper based on the cover of The Android’s Dream, created by Shelley Eshkar. It’s one of my favorite covers and it does make a fine, fine wallpaper, if I do say so myself (also up: a genuinely spooky piece of art from […]

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Hugo Thoughts, 2008

Some thoughts on this year’s Hugo nominations: * First, I think it’s a pretty good year for the Best Novel nominees, but then I don’t suppose that’s entirely surprising, is it. You can do far, far worse than Charles Stross, Robert J Sawyer, Ian McDonald, Michael Chabon and whoever that other guy is. That said, […]

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2008 Hugo Nomination List

Okay. Here’s the thing. The 2008 Hugo Nomination List was sent out to a whole bunch of us, with an embargo of noon Pacific time, but Denvention 3 — at which the Hugos will be awarded — has posted the list on its own site and linked to it several places, including its own front […]

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