Posts tagged "mickey spillane"

West Egg Noir: The Great Gatsby as Pulp Crime (Part 1 of Steven Explores Gatsby!)

West Egg Noir: The Great Gatsby as Pulp Crime (Part 1 of Steven Explores Gatsby!)
We can all remember that moment when, in high school, the teacher plops the “assigned reading” list on your desk and you groan as the same old warhorses are trotted out to pasture once again. We can also remember the moment when our eyes first met the iconic cover of a slim novel bearing Francis... Read more »

Steven's Book Reviews: Stephen King's latest novel End of Watch (Scribner's, 6/7/14)

Steven's Book Reviews: Stephen King's latest novel End of Watch (Scribner's, 6/7/14)
The release of a new Stephen King novel is a fête in the twisted universe that is my existence. The first King novel I read was ten years ago and, oddly enough, it was one of his longest: IT. My sister, who was about nine when I was two or three years old, loved to torment... Read more »

The Man Who Said Nothing: A Pulp Crime short story serial by Steven Krage

The Man Who Said Nothing: A Pulp Crime short story serial by Steven Krage
Sam entered the room, his breath smelling of cheap scotch and even cheaper women. His head was spinning, a veritable carnival of the senses. His mouth, dry and chapped, struggled to form saliva. Falling down on the bed, he was rudely greeted by a rather sharp object. As he pulled it out it took all... Read more »
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