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    Laurie Powers Talks Pulp Fiction

    in Writing

    The popularity of pulp fiction publishing is on the rise, especially from a collectors angle. Laurie Powers is an enthusiast whose grandfather just happened to be Paul S. Powers, one of the most prolific pulp western writers in the 1930's.

    Join us as we talk with Laurie about pulp fiction and her love for the one time popular short story anthologies.

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    Thomas McNulty | Author

    in Writing

    Thomas McNulty was born in Chicago and is a graduate of Columbia College's famed writing program. He is the author of the critically acclaimed biography Errol Flynn: The Life and Career, the culmination of over a decade of research and writing.

    His celebrity interviews, articles, essays, book reviews and film reviews have appeared in numerous publications – from the slicks to the pulps – including: American Cowboy, Filmfax, The Big Reel, Classic Images, Films of the Golden Age, Kung-Fu Magazine, Mystery News, Comic Effect and Scary Monsters among others.

    Tom has also published poetry in various literary journals. He is an enthusiastic martial artist and has a black belt in Kyuki-Do, a martial art which he has been practicing for many years. He is also an avid shooting enthusiast, particularly with guns from the American frontier era. He competes regularly in Cowboy Action shooting competitions.

  • 01:00

    William Maynard Discusses THE TERROR OF FU MANCHU

    in Blogcritics

    Hang out with the geeks as we talk with the first author in 22 years to be authorized by the Sax Rohmer estate to write a Fu Manchu novel. THE TERROR OF FU MANCHU was recently published by Black Coat Press and we look forward to talking with William about Fu Manchu in literature and film, Sax Rohmer, Yellow Peril Fiction, and the Pulps.

  • 01:00

    Barsoom, Hyboria, and Urban Mean Streets: The Pulps and Their Modern Legacy

    in Blogcritics

    This week the geeks discuss our favorite pulp authors and analyze their legacy on modern storytelling.

  • 01:00

    The Future of Pulp

    in Blogcritics

    The pulps of the early 20th centruy defined many of the tropes of modern heroic fiction. Whether you are reading a comic book, reading a James Patterson novel, or watching a Joss Whedon action/adventure television show, the pulps were an influence.

    But the pulps weren't merely influential, they are alive and well and inspiring new generations of creators.

    How has the "pulp" survived and how will it meet the challenges of an ever-changing marketplace? Our panel of experts that includes Wayne Skiver, the founder of the Lester Dent Museum of Pulp History, Ron Fortier of Airship 27, and our own Pulp Bastard Bill Cunningham.

  • 01:00

    e-Books and RPGs: The future of game publishing is now.

    in Blogcritics

    Gareth-Michael Skarka, of Adamant Entertainment, joins the geeks to discuss e-publishing in the modern RPG marketplace. Skarka has made a name for himself as the publisher of the acclaimed THRILLING TALES pulp d20 Modern supplements.

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