Daily Archives: August 20, 2019

My 2019 Worldcon Experience

It was great! Okay, that’s it, thank you for coming. Oh, wait, you wanted details? Well, I mean, okay, I guess I can do that. In no particular order: * Krissy and I actually started our trip a few days before the Worldcon started. This year the Worldcon was in Dublin, Ireland, and neither of […]

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Jeannette Ng, John W. Campbell, and What Should Be Said By Whom and When

In the aftermath of the Hugo Award ceremony this year, there’s been quite the harumph harumph about the fact that this year’s winner, Jeannette Ng, started her acceptance speech by offering up the opinion that John W. Campbell, the foundational science fiction editor for whom the award is named, was a fascist (you can read […]

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