|Alasdair Stuart and his Escape Artists|
crew at the 2018 Hugo Awards
(Photo via Olav Rokne & Amanda Wakaruk)
|Stuart may be a bigger fan of Doctor|
Who than we are. But his analysis
is always worth reading.
(Image via Variety.com)
In one of our favourite pieces, he writes: “Stories teach us how to live in the world and how to make the world better for those who follow us and for ourselves. They are a memetic exoskeleton that has wrapped around humanity as long as we’ve been humanity. Stories teach us how to be us.”
By carrying on traditions that have existed since the dawn of fandom, Alasdair Stuart embodies exactly the type of fandom that the Best Fan Writer Hugo should celebrate.