Here is the cover for the University of Chicago Press’ upcoming reprint of Flashfire to coincide with the film based on it. I like that they kept it simple, and I’m thrilled that they put the original title on the cover.
I think I wrote in a previous post or comment that this [...]
Cashiers du Cinemart was my favorite magazine during its existence, and I devoured every issue I could get my hands on. Its pretension-bursting title was clever enough, but its contents were the real reward–each issue was packed cover-to-cover with a wild array of film-geek topics that for the most part lined up quite [...]
You do not want to miss this.
Parker comic creator Darwyn Cooke is interviewed by The Comics Reporter‘s Tom Spurgeon. He is joined by his editor, Scott Dunbier, and former collaborator Ed Brubaker, who currently does Criminal (which has been recommended to me a million times but [...]
I’m busy as all get-out these days–out-of-town guests, wedding (not mine), tax season, job, and job-hunting because I fear mine may be going the way of the dodo (job offers in Austin welcome). So I have been unable to find much time to add a lot of the great content I [...]
Thanks to Jeremy at Mysteries for Hire, I have acquired and posted Donald Westlake’s introduction to the Payback movie tie-in edition of The Hunter.
In it, Westlake discusses Richard Stark’s origin, hiatus, and re-emergence with Comeback.
You can read it [...]
The new and improved site is coming along quite nicely, and I’ve got some great new stuff that I can’t wait to show you.
Right now I’m looking for introductions to a couple of out-of-print editions (I won’t reproduce introductions to in-print editions without permission). Namely:
The intro to [...]