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Hugo, Girl!

Feb 1, 2023

This month we read Doomsday Book, Connie Willis's 1993 Hugo Award for Best Novel. We had no idea it was going to be an eerily prescient pandemic story, with parallels to today, right down to the oft-mentioned toilet paper shortage. Necrotic!

Amy is DM. 

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Music by Pets of Belonging

 

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Doomsday...


Jan 3, 2023

This month we read Fritz Leiber's 1958 Hugo winner, The Big Time, which despite the cover art is not actually about a very tall lady. It was weird!

DM: Lori

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Music by Pets of Belonging

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1958 Hugo Nominees by Jo Walton

Fritz Leiber's 1982 Introduction

Neil Gaiman's...


Dec 7, 2022

This month we jacked into cyberpunk classic Neuromancer, by noted orange cat owner William Gibson. Neuromancer won the Philip K. Dick Award and the Nebula Award in 1984, and the Hugo for Best Novel in 1985. There's some fun stuff in there! We don't hate it!

Your console cowboy for this episode is Haley.

TW/CW:...


Nov 23, 2022

It's the fourth and final installment of Novella-vember! That was a lot! Phew!

For our last episode, we read The Emperor's Soul by Brandon Sanderson, which won the Hugo for best novella in 2013. Amy is DM.


Nov 16, 2022

It's week 3 of Novella-vember! This is the third installment in our series. We'll be releasing four weekly episodes in November, covering a Hugo Award-winning novella.

For this week's episode, we read The Last of the Winnebagos by Connie Willis, which won the Hugo for best novella in 1989. Lori is DM.