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Pulp Curry · 2M ago

Pre-orders open for Girl Gangs, Biker Boys, and Real Cool Cats: Pulp Fiction and Youth Culture, 1950 to 1980

Here is the updated cover for the book I have edited with my friend, Iain McIntyre, Girl Gangs, Biker Boys & Real Cool Cats: Pulp Fiction & Youth Culture, 1950-1980. This beauty will be out...
Pulp Curry · 2M ago

Pulp Friday: Patrick

I am partial to a good paperback movie tie-in and this week’s Pulp Curry features a beauty, Patrick, which I found in an excellent second hand book shop during recent travels in rural Victor...
Pulp Curry · 2M ago

A new publisher for Gunshine State

Anyone with a knowledge of the history of pulp and popular fiction publishing will know that publishers, particularly small publishers, come and go. They appear on the scene, often amid a fl...
Pulp Curry · 2M ago

Sexy Beast: the last good British gangster film

Okay, I’m calling it. Sexy Beast is the last good British gangster film. I was reminded of just how good a film Sexy Beast is – and how anaemic and derivative just about every single Brit ga...
Pulp Curry · 2M ago

The book about Australian TV’s most notorious address

I have a lot of time for anyone who makes the effort to preserve and curate popular (and unpopular) culture of pretty much any kind. The latest example of this kind of work to cross my radar...
Pulp Curry · 3M 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 · 3M 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 · 3M 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 · 4M 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 · 4M 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...