Category Archives: pulp revival

Where your eyes don’t go a filthy scarecrow waves his broomstick arms and does a parody of each unconscious thing you do

Science Fiction is a lot less Weird than it used to be. I am using Weird here is a particular philosophical sense (in the vain hopes that one day “Weird in the sense of Burnett” will become a common phrase … Continue reading

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21st Century Thrilling Adventure

Back at the end of March I posted a call for submissions for a new anthology.  Here we are at the end of August, and I have just handed over the keys to Kevyn Winkless, who will be using it … Continue reading

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A Walk To The Edge Of The World

O, spirit, I can feel you watching me. The voice that speaks from the sky–the Nar Attor–said that one would be sent to watch over me. I am Thangorr, of the Grey Mountain People.  Have you heard of us? No? … Continue reading

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Or The Man Who Makes Potions In The Travelling Show

I gave up on yet another audiobook today, and this one I really regretted.  I liked the writing style and it was well narrated. However, I realized the central thesis, although a common one, was something that I can no … Continue reading

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Murder The Tour Guide

“My name is Flint. Flint Norton.  I’m currently clinging to the side of building, five stories above a street that is teeming with undead, all clawing at the bricks and driven by mindless hunger to follow me.  Moving slowly, I … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman

Let’s forget about the “superhero” universe for a minute. Let’s not worry about continuity and connectivity and just look at this film as a film, as if it exists all by itself.  Okay? Now, that’s easy for me, since I … Continue reading

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Looking For Adventure And Whatever Comes My Way

A few thoughts on the subject of Pulp Revival. First, Dominika Lein’s “Still Pulp Rev”. Then Jon Mollison’s “A Newcomer’s View Of Pulp Rev”, which a commentary on Lein’s piece. Then The Mixed GM’s “Support Your ‘Local’ Content Creators”, which … Continue reading

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