George R.R. Martin criticized for racism, transphobia while hosting Hugo Awards
Martin mispronounced names of nominees and celebrated the achievements of dead white men over the actual winners.
On Aug 1, 2020 by Rachel Kiley
‘Stranger Things,’ ‘Deadpool’ among 2017’s Hugo Award nominees
Other nominees include a sci-fi hip-hop concept album and a series on the women of Harry Potter.
On Apr 4, 2017 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
Readers are demanding a young adult fiction category at the Hugo Awards
Fans can have a say in what the new YA book award will be called.
On Oct 26, 2016 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
Chuck Tingle celebrates Hugo loss with new ‘Pounded in the Butt’ ebook
Chuck Tingle's 'Space Raptor Butt Invasion' did not win a Hugo Award, but that hasn't slowed him.
On Aug 22, 2016 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
2016 Hugo Awards honor N.K. Jemisin, ‘Sandman,’ ‘The Martian’
Sadly, the nominated 'Space Raptor Butt Invasion' did not win an award.
On Aug 21, 2016 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
Erotica author Chuck Tingle steals domain name from conservative sci-fi trolls
The pounding never ends.
On May 23, 2016 by Jay Hathaway
Nebula Awards honor ‘Uprooted’ and ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’
The polar opposite of the Hugo Awards.
On May 15, 2016 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
Chuck Tingle counter-trolls the Gamergaters who nominated his erotica for a Hugo Award
This is masterful.
On May 5, 2016 by Jay Hathaway
Hugo Award noms include gay dinosaur porn due to ‘Rabid Puppy’ voter campaign
This year's Hugo Award nominees include an erotic ebook called 'Space Raptor Butt Invasion.' Why? Politics.
On Apr 27, 2016 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
The 2015 Hugo Awards put the ‘world’ back into Worldcon
Cixin Liu's 'The Three Body Problem' won Best Novel at this year's controversial Hugo Awards.
On Aug 23, 2015 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
Why sci-fi authors are angry with Tor Books
The founder of Tor Books waded into an ongoing battle in the sci-fi community, and no one is happy about it.
On Jun 9, 2015 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
How the ‘Sad Puppies’ Internet campaign gamed the Hugo Awards
Does it still count as vote-rigging if they technically didn't break the rules?
On Apr 5, 2015 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
Has the tide turned for fan writers at the Hugos?
Even in a normal year, Kameron Hurley's double win would be worth talking about.
On Aug 22, 2014 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
5 reasons to pay attention to the Hugo Awards—and one big reason not to
The ceremony had no chance of offending anyone, mostly because it was very dull.
On Aug 18, 2014 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw