Hugo Awards 2016: Geez, not this shit again

Welp, it happened again: The Rabid Puppies, the folks who want to destroy the Hugo Awards, nearly swept the nominations again this year. Not that anyone expected their defeat last year to discourage them. They seem to revel in the whole “If we can’t have what we want, at least we can ruin it for […]

Taking a deep breath before returning to the fray

You may have noticed that the year-long election season is starting to pick up steam. You may also have noticed that the Republican debates are set to being Thursday. You may even have noticed that Donald Trump, of all people, is the current leader in Republican polls. Now that the Hugo Awards voting is ended […]

Nothing at all about the Sad and Rabid Puppies

I have spent a very, very long time among American political conservatives. I would wager that I have spent more time in their midst than the vast majority of people reading this post. I have both friends and family who are near the right-most limits of the political spectrum. I’m not of them, but I […]