I didn't mean to say you're wrong, I just honestly didn't understand it being referred to as torture porn, so like Von Ether mentioned, I was looking for clarification. That term usually has a very specific connotation, and even interpreting it in the broadest way imaginable I couldn't understand how it applied to…
Well, it's dystopian satire.
The Tweetdeck app for Windows seems to be having that same issue as well, and signing out and signing back in didn't seem to do anything. (Neither did changing the Tweetdeck password.)
One further thought: If you got a TRIAL subscription, they might only send you one issue until you convert your trial to a FULL subscription. I'm not sure if there's a way to login to your account and convert that manually or if you have to wait for the trial period to lapse.
It's out now, Charlie Jane. Not sure what's going on with Ghosthacker's case, but sounds like it might be something he'll need to sort out with Amazon Periodicals customer service. I replied to him above.
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A scholarly mailing list I'm on of bibliographers seems to agree that Linda's book is likely the first self-published book to be nominated for a Nebula. However, Catherynne M. Valente's novel, The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making, was originally self-published and was nominated for the…
The way the rules work, I'm pretty sure it just means that there was a multi-book tie. I think the rules state that the top five books with the most votes will be declared finalists, and then if there is a tie for that fifth slot, then all the nominees with that same vote tally will be finalists.
I believe it was Robert J. Sawyer's story "You See But You Do Not Observe" that first helped me really understand the Schrodinger's Cat thought experiment.
I believe it actually contains or refers to zero cats.