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Fangirl Happy Hour, Episode #27 – That Darn Internet

This week on Fangirl Happy Hour, Renay and Ana welcome Kate Elliott back to the show to discuss H.P. Lovecraft, the World Fantasy Award, fandom, rec the best pigeon dating game you will ever play, and answer some listener questions.

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Fangirl Happy Hour, Episode #2 – Tales of Love and Romance

This week on Fangirl Happy Hour, Ana and Renay dig into Tansy Rayner Roberts’s essay from the first issue of Uncanny Magazine, “Does Sex Make Science Fiction Soft?” and explore our experience with sex and romance in our reading pasts. Then, it’s time to discuss The Hugo Awards: the latest debates and drama among the community, as well and some of our nominees for the award. Lastly, we read The Very Best of Kate Elliott, her first short fiction collection, and discuss what we took away from her first of three 2015 literary offerings.

Does Sex Make Science Fiction Soft? — starts at 3:53
The Hugo Awards — starts at 22:42
The Very Best of Kate Elliott – starts at 44:04

Media mentioned: “Does Sex Make Science Fiction Soft” by Tansy Rayner Roberts, “A Beautiful Lifetime Event” by astolat, Of Hard SF and Messy Emotions by Cora Buhlert, The Very Best of Kate Elliott by Kate Elliott

Other references: Chaos Horizon, Renay’s Initial Hugo Nominees, Hugo Awards Debate 2015: Earlier Every Year by Cora Buhlert

Recommendations: 12 Monkeys (TV), Sia – Elastic Heart feat. Shia LaBeouf & Maddie Ziegler