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THE TAINTED ARCHIVE · 3d ago

Roger Moore - why he remains the best James Bond

Today I heard the saw news that Roger Moore, the screen's best Bond, has died at the age of 89 after a battle with cancer. I've been a fan of Roger Moore since I was a little kid, glued to t...
THE TAINTED ARCHIVE · 1W ago

Hammer, Duffle Coats, Chocolate Biscuits and the Studio that stole my sleep

Duffle Coat Manor doesn't have that much of a ring to it and yet that was the locally used name of the manor house that Hammer films turned into Bray Studios. The house had been used immedia...
THE TAINTED ARCHIVE · 1W ago

Massacre at Red Rock

Just released in hardcover and eBook from Black Horse Westerns. Massacre at Red Rock is my eigth book written under the pen-name of Jack Martin.Liberty Jones is tired of war - he fought hard...
THE TAINTED ARCHIVE · 2W ago

Terry Harknett

I generally drop western legend, Terry Harknett AKA George G. Gilman, writer of among others, the classic Edge series of westerns, an email every so often and usually get a prompt reply. How...
THE TAINTED ARCHIVE · 3W ago

Paperback Heroes: The Executioner

In a new occasional series, The Archive takes a look at the heroes of the various Men's Paperback Adventure series that were so popular in years gone by. Author Don Pendleton created his all...
THE TAINTED ARCHIVE · 3W ago

Foreign Legion: The Light at the end of the Tunnel - ALBUM REVIEW

It's an incredible story - Welsh Punk band, Foreign Legion have been around now for decades and are a much respected part of the independent music scene - as a collective unit the band first...
THE TAINTED ARCHIVE · 1M ago

The Great Record Store Day Swindle

It started off as a great idea - Record Store Day started in 2007 in order to get people into physical record stores. Each year the day is celebrated with limited releases, only available on...
THE TAINTED ARCHIVE · 1M ago

Welcome back old friend - The incredible rebirth of the vinyl format

More than 3.2 million records were sold in 2016, a rise of 53% on the previous year, according to the BPI, which represents the music industry. BBC NewsMore than 3.2m LPs were sold last year...
THE TAINTED ARCHIVE · 1M ago

A Coffin Full of Dollars Joe Millard Western Book Review

A Coffin Full of DollarsBy Joe Millardoriginally published 1971Award Books a division of  Charter CommunicationsIt's Sergio Leone meets Bronco Billy as the Man With No Name joins a travellin...
THE TAINTED ARCHIVE · 1M ago

Return of the Saint: Episode 1 - The Judas Game

Originally broadcast 10th September 1978Episode written by Morris FarhiDirected by Jeremy SummersOpening with our fresh new Saint clinging precariously to the side of a mountain that really ...