Author Archives: Matthew X. Gomez

Pulp Appeal: Switchblade #9

We’ve covered Switchblade before, and editor Matthew X. Gomez even had a flash piece published in Issue Seven, but that’s not going to stop us from covering their latest, Issue 9. We start with a poem by Willie Smith taking … Continue reading

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Pulp Appeal: John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

So we’ve talked about John Wick before, but with Chapter 3: Parabellum having just been released, we figured it would be a good idea to revisit the franchise. Some spoilers will follow. For anyone that doesn’t know- John Wick, prior … Continue reading

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Pulp Appeal: Kung Fu Hustle

Pulp Appeal: Kung-Fu Hustle KUNG FU HUSTLE, directed, produced, written and starring Stephen Chow, is perhaps the most over-the-top, troperific, batshit insane kung fu movie to not strictly be a parody. It features dancing criminal gangs, old kung fu masters … Continue reading

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Pulp Consumption: Changing of the Guards

Matt Spencer is no stranger to Broadswords and Blasters, having appeared in issues 1, 2, and 9 of our magazine, and writing the occasional article for us as well. So, when we were given the chance to read a review … Continue reading

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Issue 9 is here!

Issue 9 Release! If you’ve been following us on twitter at all you know that this day was coming. No, not tax day in the US of A (though that too), but the long awaited release of issue 9. So … Continue reading

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PULP APPEAL: MAKE ME NO GRAVE (guest post by Matt Spencer)

Editors’ Note: Matt Spencer is the author of numerous novellas and short-stories, as well as the novels The Night and the Land, The Trail of the Beast, and Summer Reaping on the Fields of Nowhere. His latest book is Changing of the Guards. He’s … Continue reading

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Pulp Consumption: “A Parallel Life” and “The Intersection” by Edmund Lester

“A Parallel Life” and “The Intersection” are two short novels by Edmund Lester. Both share similar themes and even characters, almost as if they are slices of alternate universes where the action takes place. “A Parallel Life” follows Ben Williamson, … Continue reading

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