Author Archives: Andrew Hickey

2000AD post on Mindless Ones

Here’s me, talking about 2000AD on its fortieth birthday. Tomorrow, I write about a story that has a special resonance right now…

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I Shouldn’t Say “I Plan To Write Something Every Day”, Should I?

I said it on here a couple of days ago. Yesterday I couldn’t write because of a headache. Today, I can’t write because I only had four hours’ sleep last night (couldn’t sleep with the headache, and then the dog … Continue reading

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She Broke Gods

I’ve done a few of Chuck Wendig’s flash fiction challenges before, but haven’t in a while. I’m trying to write more fiction, so I decided to do the latest one. As always, I challenge myself to write it in one … Continue reading

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Linkblogging for 17/2/17

Not done a linkblog for a while, have I? But I’m trying to make sure there’ll be *something* up here every day, now, and I’m uninspired, so you get links. (I was going to do a review of Cerebus in … Continue reading

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Steve Bannon’s Plan to Save the World

I’m going to try something new here. I’m going to take a leaf from @alexandraerin’s book, sort of. Erin pointed out recently that Twitter threads get shared much more widely than blog posts, because each tweet acts as a pull … Continue reading

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The Beach Boys on CD: Brian Wilson Reimagines Gershwin

After completing That Lucky Old Sun, Brian Wilson went into one of his periodic creative slumps, discovering that he was, at least temporarily, unable to write new songs. Making an album of cover versions seemed the obvious option to keep … Continue reading

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On Red and Blue

I’ve had a couple of experiences on Twitter recently which I’m going to generalise into a statement about the whole of British politics at the moment, like a proper columnist would, or something. (I’m being flippant because this is one … Continue reading

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