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My Life as a Jobbing Writer: Beginnings

Somewhere back in 1974, when I was still teaching English & Drama at a secondary school in Stevenage, my friend, the late Laurence James, who, since our days at Goldsmiths College, had forged for himself a successful career as a writer of what we both were happy to call pulp fiction, suggested I might help him out of a bind, and do myself a favour at the same time, by stepping temporarily into his shoes and writing the 50,000 word novel about Hells Angels his publishers were expecting. 250 more words

Writers & Writing

That Asian Pulp Thing

Back in the ‘60s, this comics artist-writer Jim Steranko, a cult figure today, was drawing and writing for Marvel Comics Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. 1,157 more words


Tom Brady's Nads Were In Marsellus' Briefcase

At least that’s what this Huffington Post article on how Ted 2 solves the mystery of what was in the briefcase in Pulp Fiction believes. 280 more words

Fan Theories

Citizen Kane: The Citizen Kane of American Cinema?

First of all, I likeCitizen Kane is on my short list of movies that I try to make a point of checking in with at least once a year. 345 more words


Day 176

365-day music challenge: Day 176/365 – The theme song from your favorite movie.

Yes, of course, Pulp Fiction is my favorite movie. I mean, I don’t think I could be any more of a hipster, but it is true. 178 more words


When Amazon gift cards attack

A few weeks ago I won a $25 gift card through a program I’m running on my computer. It’s a little thing and not a big deal. 1,062 more words

Book Reviews