In the past 30 years, only a handful of genre shows have been given Peabody Awards, which recognize excellence in television and this year, HBO's epic adaptation of George R.R. Martin's sweeping novels has scored. Drinks are on Game of Thrones!
You can't, as the old maxim says, please all of the people all of the time. There is always a reason for someone to be unhappy about something. Yesterday, the author of The Prestige, Christopher Priest, unleashed his venom at this year's crop of nominees for the Arthur C. Clarke award and no one was spared the pain.