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5 times science fiction tackled racism

Here’s my theory: if more Brits were science fiction fans, the vote Leave campaign would never have succeeded. Despite how complex the issue of whether or not to remain in the EU really was, the campaign in the lead-up to ...

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Hugo voters take affirmative action

The Hugo awards have been steeped in controversy this year. The Sad Puppies, as well as the even more politically extreme Rabid Puppies, took advantage of low voting turn-out in the nominations ballots in order to flood the ballot with ...

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Maggie: Decay moves slowly, so make death quick

This slow-moving, emotional, low-budget film feels out of place amongst Arnold Schwarzenegger’s filmography. But I suppose, like anyone, Arnie gets sick of doing the same thing over and over. It’s an impressive attempt at branching out. His role in Maggie ...

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Way Down Dark by James Smythe

I enjoy a good dystopian YA thriller as much as the next Hunger Games fan, but there comes a point when I’ve got to say enough is enough. They have all become so samey. Once the initial depressing world is ...

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Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie

After seeing Ancillary Justice recommended by practically every one of my favourite authors I had to find out what all the fuss was about. Not only that, the novel has been awarded a number of prestigious awards, including the Hugo ...

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