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Brian Hickey, Writer in Philadelphia, Community Editor at NewsWorks.org. Contributing Editor at Deadspin.com. Comments welcome here or emailed to brianhickey9 [at] gmail. On Facebook (Brian Hickey, in Philly) and Twitter (@brianphickey).

Hit-And-Run America, Vol. DCCLXXXVIII

An ongoing collection of unsolved hit-and-run cases, with a focus on car/pedestrian incidents, from across the country since Jan. ‘010. If you know something about any of these incidents, or one that I’ve missed, do the right thing and call…






Hit-And-Run America, Vol. DCCLXXXVII

An ongoing collection of unsolved hit-and-run cases, with a focus on car/pedestrian incidents, from across the country since Jan. ‘010. If you know something about any of these incidents, or one that I’ve missed, do the right thing and call…






My New Job Is…

As most of you know, my time at PhillyVoice.com came to an end in mid-September. In the weeks since, I’ve thought a lot about my future as I applied for jobs both in the journalism world, and outside of it.…






Hit-And-Run America, Vol. DCCLXXXVI

An ongoing collection of unsolved hit-and-run cases, with a focus on car/pedestrian incidents, from across the country since Jan. ‘010. If you know something about any of these incidents, or one that I’ve missed, do the right thing and call…






American Messi Is Going To Barcelona

When Louden was three going on four, I wrote an essay in advance of the 2014 World Cup for WHYY about soccer’s important place in the world. It was headlined “This is not an essay about indoctrinating your child into…






The Jessica Veronica Cornell Saga

Back in March, I wrote a puff piece which was ostensibly about a woman from the Philadelphia suburbs who wanted to get more women into powerlifting. You can read that story here. It was a matter of hours before the…






Hit-And-Run America, Vol. DCCLXXXV

An ongoing collection of unsolved hit-and-run cases, with a focus on car/pedestrian incidents, from across the country since Jan. ‘010. If you know something about any of these incidents, or one that I’ve missed, do the right thing and call…