41: Sci-Fi and the Death of the Future
Flying solo this week, Ben talks about how science fiction is facing serious challenges as a genre, based largely on the fact that the future is becoming harder and harder to envision. The Hugo Awards controversy, The Rapture of the Nerds, and Shadowrun all get call outs in this episode!
Slate.com on the Hugo Awards
The LA Review of Books’ on Sci-Fi’s Decline