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    Doris V. Sutherland

    Horror historian, animation addict and tubular transdudette. Catch me on Twitter @dorvsutherland, or view my blog at dorisvsutherland.wordpress.com. If you like my writing enough to fling money my way, then please visit patreon.com/dorvsutherland.

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  • 2014 Hugos Versus 2015 Sad Puppies: Novels

    2014 Hugos Versus 2015 Sad Puppies: Novels2

    • April 21, 2016

    Throughout this series I have been comparing the 2014 Hugo nominees with the 2015 Sad Puppies slate that was, in part, drawn up in response. Out of the five categories that I decided to cover, I have so far looked at Short Story, Novelette, Novella and Related Work. Now it is time for the last of

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  • Fumetti Nightmares: Sex, Drugs and Shambling Mummies in Ulula

    Fumetti Nightmares: Sex, Drugs and Shambling Mummies in Ulula2

    As a warning, this article is most certainly not safe for work: the comic discussed here includes explicit depictions of sex and violence. In my previous posts about Ulula, an Italian erotic horror comic from the 1980s, I covered the first and second issues. Taken together, these covered the origin story of the lycanthropic heiress

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  • Vox Day: In the Hall of the Troll King

    Vox Day: In the Hall of the Troll King2

    Content warning: this article contains discussion of sexual abuse, including paedophilia. The history of fantasy and science fiction has no shortage of colourful figures. In some cases, of course, “colourful” can be used only in a somewhat euphemistic sense. It is therefore with requisite air-quotes that I introduce one of the most colourful men working

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  • 2014 Hugos Versus 2015 Sad Puppies: Related Works

    2014 Hugos Versus 2015 Sad Puppies: Related Works2

    • February 25, 2016

    In my previous articles comparing the 2015 Sad Puppies slate with the Hugo nominees of the year before, I covered the short fiction categories of Best Short Story, Best Novelette, and Best Novella. We now come to Best Related Work, a section that is a bit of a mish-mash. Broadly speaking, it is the category for nonfiction—although it once

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