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John Scalzi
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    (May 10, 1969- )
    Born in Fairfield, California
    American science fiction writer
    Novels include; 'The Old Man's War' series and the 'Android's Dream Universe' series
    Also wrote 'The Sagan Diary' and 'The God Engines'
    Non-fiction includes 'The Rough Guide to' series and 'The Book of Dumb' series
    BA in philosophy from the University of Chicago where he was editor-in-chief of the school newspaper, The Chicago Maroon
    Won John W Campbell Award in 2005 for Best New Writer
    Won Hugo Awards for Best Fan Writer and Best Related Book
    Winner of the Geffen Award, an Israeli science fiction award
    He criticizes science fiction fans for being geeks who are 'emotionally trapped in the high school cafeteria and the social dynamics thereof.'
    He criticizes science fiction writers for working for low paying companies.
    He used to be a film critic and once was a writer for AOL.
    He has operated 'Whatever,' one of the oldest author operated blogs on the net, since 1998. It actually predates his career as a science fiction writer.
    He constantly encourages science fiction writers to do their best work.
    His books have been translated into over a dozen languages including Russian, Chinese, Hebrew, Spanish, and Czech.
    He names characters in his books after musicians, writers, and artists he likes.
    He criticizes bad science in science fiction books, movies, etc.

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    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 4 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
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    In 2017, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 5 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 8 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 18 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 6 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 11 Votes: 72.73% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 18 Votes: 44.44% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 60 Votes: 63.33% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 828 Votes: 35.87% Annoying
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