So the hatemail dubbed me THE.... Sodomite Hal Duncan!! (sic) So I will wear that with pride, cuntfuckers. It's like The Outlaw Josie Wales only better, right? I mean, did he have a fully capitalised THE, an extra-long dramatic pause, and two exclamation marks? No, he did not. Chickenshit.
I was going to post a response to Greg Benford's rant about how Fantasy is a perfidious Evil and Scientistic Fiction is our LastWhite Hope (from the threat of the Yellow Peril, that is)... but Scott Lynch basically says it all.