Yesterday I joined Anthony Marchetta on the Superversive Livestream to discuss anime, the Pulp Revolution, and the pulp tales of yore. We spoke about many other topics as well. It was a fun two hours, readers! There were some technical difficulties with the stream, and we went silent or at least too low to hear … Continue reading Bulletin: A Return to the Superversive Livestream!
Although I do not keep up with The History Guy’s videos as much as I should, this particular recording jumped out at me when I stumbled across it. Taken for granted by many today, few stop to think about just how precious a paperback book is. Once upon a time, even after the advent of … Continue reading How the Paperback Revolution Changed History
There are writers who dislike how Professor Tolkien’s magnum opus is considered the last word in modern fantasy. Most of their argument revolves around how present authors in the field of fantasy ignore shorter action/adventure tales in the “pulp” format of fantasy for epics that practically copy and paste from The Lord of the Rings.* … Continue reading Shades and Shadows: The “Pulp” Aspects of Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings
Cirsova's Chen Cover Today is March 15th, readers! If you saw the review posted on March 12th, then you know that Cirsova Magazine’s Spring Issue is LIVE on both Amazon* and their Aerio store today! You can read my review of this issue here to see what you will be getting when you pick it … Continue reading Bulletin: Enter the Cirsova Spring Issue and A New Kickstarter!
Check out this great article by Kai Wai Cheah, readers! A Pulp Perspective on Urban Fantasy What is urban fantasy? A fantasy story set in a city. A simple definition. With that, you could have a story of jinni and magi in late 19th century Istanbul, an occult detective solving supernatural crimes in 1920s New … Continue reading Reposted: A Pulp Perspective on Urban Fantasy