Hodderscoop: 2 May 2014

By Fleur Clarke

Posted on May 2, 2014 in Hodderscoop with tags Clarke Award, James Smythe, Sarah Lotz

This week on Hodderscoop: scupper the scoops of Skippy while skipping with your schipperke.

That’s it for this week! Go forth and enjoy the long weekend! But in the meantime, distract yourself with these links:

The AV Club examines whether or not the Bechdel test is still a meaningful critical tool. (Spoiler: yes.)

Ann Leckie’s Ancillary Justice won the Clarke Award! Congrats to all the shortlistees, including our own James P. Smythe.

Mean Girls was released ten years ago this week. (Yikes.) Buzzfeed rounds up some trivia.

The Tron-inspired space suit that will be all the rage on Mars.

Reader Dad has been celebrating the 40th anniversary of the publication of Stephen King’s Carrie for a month. This week he featured essays by Nnedi Okorafor and Sarah Lotz (among many others).

Take a virtual tour of Kowloon.

And in case you missed it: This week we celebrated the publication of David Ramirez’s debut novel The Forever Watch, discussed The Amazing Spider-Man 2, checked in with Project Polansky with an essay from Daniel’s agent, and challenged you to recognise this cover (which is the work of our super-talented Naomi).



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