I'm Andrew. I write about the past and future of tech, music, media, culture, art, and activism. This is my blog.

Stuff to Read

If you’re looking at the news of the last week with tired eyes and a heavy heart, you need books. Books fix things, and make them worse. This is a quick list of some books and short stories that might make you feel differently.

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Actual Nazi Steve Rogers: How to Save the American Superhero

With this morning’s news about BREXIT, and the ever forward march of racist nationalism, I decided it was time to talk about Captain America. Steve Rogers, the man most people know as Captain America, is a HYDRA Agent/Nazi. This is now part of the official marvel canon. As you can imagine, this has made a lot of people angry, and has widely been regarded as a bad move.

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A Game Of Tiny Monsters

Ideas happen to me almost compulsively. If you’ve ever spent much time talking to a writer, you’ve probably heard something like “I hate writing, but I NEED to do it. I don’t feel right until it’s done.” Project planning (and execution) is more or less the same for me. It’s something I can’t help but do. To that end, a few weeks ago, I mapped out a project that has some superficial similarities to Pokemon Go, but is really something different, and in no way infringes on Nintendo’s copyright. You know you gotta know more.

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