Author Archives: Andrew Hickey

What I Did On My Holidays By Andrew Hickey Aged 38 5/12

So I thought I’d report back to the world at large about what it’s like being at Lib Dem Conference right now. While I’ve been a member of the party for eleven years, for various reasons I’ve very rarely been … Continue reading

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Apologies for Lack of Posting

Just to say that I know posts have been a little light recently. I’m currently dealing with… (thinks)… three, I think, family emergencies of various degrees of difficulty (the one that’s by far the most serious is that my grandmother … Continue reading

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The Beach Boys on CD: That’s Why God Made the Radio

February 5, 2011, marked the first time that there was any public confirmation that something interesting was happening with the Beach Boys. That was the date of “A Concert for America: A Tribute to Ronald Reagan,” a benefit concert to … Continue reading

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The Return of the Patreon-Only Comics Reviews

After a hiatus because of Reasons, I’m back to doing my Patreon-only comic reviews. Patreon backers can read (for free) my reviews of recent issues of Cerebus In Hell, WWE, Star Wars, and The Wild Storm here, and I’ll be … Continue reading

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The Gorton By-Election: Winning Here?

As some of my readers are aware, I live in the Manchester Gorton constituency. After the sad death of its MP, Sir Gerald Kaufman, last week, there will be a by-election. And I think it’s possible – not a certainty, … Continue reading

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The Beach Boys on CD: Brian Wilson in the Key of Disney

The second of Brian Wilson’s two-album deal with Disney records is the one that Disney themselves were more interested in – an album of songs from Disney cartoons. Unfortunately, it seems like the album was less interesting to Wilson himself. … Continue reading

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Out of Spoons Error: Redo From Start (Linkblogging For 28/2/17)

OK, so at the moment I’m putting the finishing touches on two separate books (my second novel, Devil in the Dark, and the final Beach Boys book), both of which I hope to have out in March. March will also … Continue reading

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