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Pulp Curry · 2W ago

Noir at the Bar Melbourne

A very brief heads up for Melbourne based readers of Pulp Curry, that if you are at a loose end on Tuesday, March 28, I have the event for you. Myself and crime writer, Iain Ryan (whose debu...
Pulp Curry · 2W ago

Guest post: AC/DC noir

I am very happy to welcome crime writer Thomas Pluck to Pulp Curry this week. He’s got a new crime novel out called Bad Boy Boogie. He’s based in New Jersey but is also a massive – and I mea...
Pulp Curry · 3W ago

Pulp Friday: The Thing From Another World

Today’s Pulp Friday is an absolute thing of beauty. The Australian edition of John W Campbell’s The Thing From Another World, published by Malian Press in Sydney, in 1952. The wonderful cove...
Pulp Curry · 1M ago

Feminist vigilantes, vampires & the forgotten exploitation film career of Bob Kelljan

US director Bob Kelljan (right), with Timothy Carey in the 1977 Charlie’s Angels episode ‘Angels on Ice’, which Kelljan directed. On the weekend I unintentionally plunged head first into the...
Pulp Curry · 1M ago

Lee Marvin: 10 essential films

The iconic American actor, Lee Marvin was born today, February 19, 1924. To celebrate the occasion, my latest piece for the British Film Institute looks at his 10 essential movies. You can c...
Pulp Curry · 1M ago

Down these mean streets: The depiction of Melbourne as a ‘Noir City’ in Division 4

Melbourne-based Pulp Curry readers might be interested in the upcoming 3-day Screening Melbourne Symposium to be held in association with the Universities of Deakin, La Trobe, Melbourne, Mon...
Pulp Curry · 1M ago

Pulp Friday: Weird stories & terrifying tales

A belated happy 2017 to Pulp Curry readers. I have had a very busy start to the year, with my PhD studies and various writing projects, hence the first post of the year has taken me a while ...
Pulp Curry · 3M ago

Plastic surgery noir

It’s the end of the year and and there’s not much gas left in the tank. But before I take a break over Christmas and the New Year, I thought Pulp Curry readers might be interested in checkin...
Pulp Curry · 3M ago

My top books of 2016

It’s that time of the year for my top 10 reads of 2016. As is always the case, my list is a mixture of new books, old books, fiction and non-fiction. In no order they are as follows: The Rul...
Pulp Curry · 4M ago

Monster Fest 2016 appearances: The Evil Touch & Homicide, episode 27, ‘Witch Hunt’

A quick heads up to Melbourne readers – Monster Fest 2016 will happen on take place from November 23 – 27, at the Lido Cinema, Hawthorn. Monster Fest is not something I have had much to do w...