Thursday, April 16, 2015

Of Hugos and Puppies

While I haven't been posting here much, I've actually been quite active online the last few weeks.  Much of that has been following (and commenting) on the ongoing drama associated with the Hugo awards this year.

https://www.lewrockwell.com/2015/04/allan-davis/leftists-attack-libertarian-sci-fi/

Read that article.  It's a pretty good summary of the situation.  I haven't wanted to make a big summary here, because it's a lot of work, frankly, to retype all of that information in my own words, so I'll just link to that as the gist of it.

There's more, of course, and I may weigh in from time to time between now and the actual announcement of the awards.

To be fair, I'm finding my own sympathies starting to lean more and more towards the Rabid Puppy agenda rather than the Sad Puppy agenda.  I'm not sure that the Hugos can be saved via Reconquista, and I'm not sure that it's even worth it to do so.


1 comment:

James Sullivan said...

Sigh. I agree. Things have gotten so out of whack that I don't know if they can be fixed.