W. A. “Andy” Hughes has written numerous essays, reviews, short stories and humorous top ten lists for various folks around the web and in print. He’s been featured in blogs, online magazines, and the official publication of the American College of Chest Physicians (yes, really).
If you’ve already checked out these links and are interested in seeing more of my work, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Remember to check back here often: this page will (hopefully) be updated as I get the chance to write more stuff!
Points in Case (as Andy Hughes)
I May Literally Wear Many Hats, But I’m Actually Really Terrible At Multitasking
This Blacksmith’s Forge is the Perfect Family-Friendly Summer Activity
Ranking the Summer Lineup from Craigslist’s New Streaming Service
McSweeney’s Internet Tendency
Every Album By [Artist/Band], Ranked From Worst to Best
I Am an Alien Ambassador and I Only Wish to Speak to Your Richest Human
An Audubon Guide To The Weird Sounds Coming From The Hallway Outside My Apartment At 3:00 AM
I Am the Genie of the HR Lamp Here to Grant You Three Magical Sick Days
I Picked a Bad Name for My Website That Only Sells Fans
Introducing “The Beatles Retrospective Retrospective”
TKTS Introduces New Post-Vaccine “Bobbing for Mezzanine Seats” Bucket
I Proudly Suffer From Acid No-Fucks Disease
To Make Great Finger Puppets, You Must Purge Yourself of All Happiness
Vulture (for Splitsider, as Andy Hughes)
Talking Storytelling and Standup with Selena Coppock
What It’s Like to Take Steve Martin’s Comedy MasterClass
What Makes Historical Comedy Tick?
The Escapist (as Andy Hughes)
The Professor Oak Personality Index
A look at a different way to evaluate individuals’ personalities using some familiar categories (well, familiar for gamers anyway…).
Why it’s ok to not be “hardcore” about playing some videogames more than once.
Book Reviews for Paste Magazine
A look at Russ Kick’s extremely ambitious project to anthologize visual treatments of the greatest works of world literature.
Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish
David Rakoff’s final work, an odd but intriguing narrative poem about life, death and compromises.
An attempt at a literary blockbuster that aimed to be immersive but ultimately, in my opinion, fell a little flat.
My poem “The Tentacle Shop” appeared in the fittingly titled “WTF” issue of Gargoyle Magazine.