Category Archives: Pulp Appeal

Pulp Appeal: The Goonies

Pirates, gangsters, deadly boobytraps, diatribes about the uselessness of wishing wells, Cyndi Lauper[1], jocks vs. nerds, stolen kisses, braces, Baby Ruths, and the Truffle Shuffle. I mean, holy crap. I’m sure some of my love of The Goonies is simply … Continue reading

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Pulp Appeal: CIRSOVA #5

CIRSOVA: Heroic Fantasy and Science Fiction Magazine recently released their seventh issue and in celebration they made issue five free on Amazon. I’d been meaning to pick up an issue anyway, and this acted as the perfect excuse to do … Continue reading

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Pulp Appeal: Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure

“Fourscore and…seven minutes ago… we, your forefathers, were brought forth upon a most excellent adventure conceived by our new friends, Bill… and Ted.” Two high school losers, Bill Preston (Alex Winter) and Ted Logan (Keanu Reeves), are on the verge … Continue reading

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Pulp Appeal: WILLOW

Dark Magic. Sword fights. Magical transformations. Prophecy. An evil queen and a good sorceress. A small magician whose one good trick is making a pig disappear. And brownies! (No, not those kind… but given how they act in the film…) … Continue reading

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Pulp Appeal: Firefly (and Serenity)

  There aren’t many self-respecting fans of science fiction who haven’t at least heard about the masterpiece Fox television show Firefly, sadly cut down in its prime by network executives without a clue. At the time of its release, I … Continue reading

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Pulp Appeal: Disney/Pixar’s Up

Disney’s Up is 100% pulp fiction. If this story had been written and published in Amazing Stories or Weird Tales, it could not have been any more pulp-y than it already is. The main character takes an unusual mode of … Continue reading

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Pulp Appeal : Storyhack #1

It would be wrong and naïve of us to state that we are the only magazine out there publishing stories with a focus on high stakes, adrenaline fueled action, and an eye toward having stories that are flat out fun. … Continue reading

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