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THE TAINTED ARCHIVE · 3d 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 · 3d 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 · 1W 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 · 1W 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 ...
THE TAINTED ARCHIVE · 2W ago

First Frost by Henry James

R D Wingfield's curmudgeonly detective Jack Frost returns in the book which sets out to continue the late author's work by going back to the character's origins - First Frost is actually wri...
THE TAINTED ARCHIVE · 3W ago

The Walking Dead Season 7 finale - Finally, we're going to war.

Just watched the season 7 finale of The Walking Dead and after a string of boring episodes it made good with an incredibly tense episode that has actually got me looking forward to the next ...
THE TAINTED ARCHIVE · 4W ago

Crime Scene is DOA

I am devastated to learn that the current issue (no7) of Crime Scene Magazine is to be the final issue - check out my rave review of the first issue HERE.I had a feeling that all was not wel...
THE TAINTED ARCHIVE · 4W ago

HARD CASE CRIME GET GRAPHIC

Genre fans will be aware of HARD CASE CRIME, the imprint founded by Charles Ardai and Max Phillips which has been bringing pulp style thrillers to the market since 2004. They started out by ...
THE TAINTED ARCHIVE · 3M ago

Magazine Watch: The Star Trek Graphic Novel Collection

Star Trek fans will be interested in the new part work from Eaglemoss Publications - each issue is a hardcover graphic novel reprinting stories from 50 years of Star Trek comics. The first i...
THE TAINTED ARCHIVE · 4M ago

Hooked on Trapped

I've just binge watched another slice of Nordic Noir - ten episodes consumed over five days makes for an intense experience. This time out it is Trapped, an Icelandic drama, that has all the...