Author Archives: Matthew X. Gomez

Pulp Consumption: Big Trouble in Little China

What happens when a loud-mouthed trucker decides to help his friend rescue his friend’s fiancée, recently arrived from China? Well, you get Big Trouble in Little China, the 1986 John Carpenter film that follows Jack Burton as a definite fish-out-of-water … Continue reading

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Pulp Consumption: JIMBO YOJIMBO

What happens when you take a hillbilly samurai on the path of revenge and put him against the ruler of the world, a nigh-immortal chef who runs the ultimate fast food franchise? Why you might just end up with David … Continue reading

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Issue 6 is Now Available!

Issue 6 is out now! Okay, so if all you do is follow the blog, you might think once a week articles on pulp (and pulp adjacent) properties might be all we do. Not the case though! We also put … Continue reading

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Pulp Consumption: Chinatown

“Forget it Jake, it’s Chinatown.” Arguably one of the greatest noir films in existence, CHINATOWN exemplifies the best of the genre. Jake Gittes isn’t what anyone would consider to be a typical hero. He’s ex-police turned private eye, more interested … Continue reading

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Pulp Consumption: The Adventure of the Incognita Countess

Title: The Adventure of the Incognita Countess Author: Cynthia Ward Publisher: Aqueduct Press What do you get when you take a mixture of sources from the turn of the 20th century and sling them into a blender? Well, you might … Continue reading

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So You Got Rejected by Broadswords and Blasters

I know, there’s probably ten or so of you that are absolutely devastated that this isn’t a pulp appeal article where Cameron or I talk about some pulp (or pulp adjacent property). Instead, this is going to be about our … Continue reading

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Pulp Appeal: Switchblade #5

If you want to read some of the best crime fiction being written today, you owe it to yourself to pick up this issue of SWITCHBLADE magazine. More than good time girls and hard luck guys, the stories in SWITCHBLADE … Continue reading

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