Daily Archives: April 19, 2014

Quick 2014 Hugo Nomination Thoughts

Because, I have them! * Nope, I’m not on the ballot this year. It will happen. As I won the best novel Hugo last year, I am perfectly fine with that. It’s nice to spread around the joy. * I think it’s an interesting slate this year: Lots of stuff to like, a few things […]

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The 2014 Hugo Nominees

Here are the nominees this year! 1923 valid nominating ballots were received and counted from the members of LoneStarCon 3, Loncon 3 and Sasquan. (1889 Electronic  and 34 Paper.) BEST NOVEL (1595 ballots) Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie (Orbit US / Orbit UK) Neptune’s Brood by Charles Stross (Ace / Orbit UK) Parasite by Mira Grant (Orbit US […]

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Your Saturday Iron Maiden

Because it’s the birthday of my very good friend Kevin Stampfl, who back in the day loved him some Iron Maiden. And why not? They’re good at what they do. This is a very 80s video, incidentally. Happy birthday, Kevin!

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