Category Archives: Pulp Consumption

Pulp Consumption: Get Out

By now I have to imagine anyone who loves horror movies has seen Get Out, so it’s probably preaching to the choir at this point, but if for some reason you’ve skipped over this film you are doing yourself a serious … Continue reading

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Pulp Consumption: Magnificent Seven (1960)

What do you get when you remake a classic samurai movie by Akira Kurosawa, only give it an all-star Hollywood cast and set in the old West? THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN[1]! Starring Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen, Robert Vaughn, James Coburn, Charles … Continue reading

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Pulp Consumption: Kings of the Wyld

What if there was a world where adventurers were treated like rock stars? Where bands of mercenaries had the kind of celebrity that our world gave groups like Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, or the Beatles? And what happens when one … Continue reading

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Pulp Consumption: Swords Against Darkness

I originally became aware of the most recent SWORDS AGAINST DARKNESS anthology from browsing Black Gate[1]. Unlike the same-named anthologies put out in the late seventies edited by Andrew Offutt, this anthology isn’t concerned exclusively with what’s current in sword … Continue reading

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Pulp Consumption: Psych

HAPPY NEW YEAR! One aspect of pulp both Matt and I haven’t really touched upon is humor. Pulp is often thought of as being a serious genre, and since so much of it is focused on grit, violence, and noir … Continue reading

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Pulp Consumption: Justified

Long Hard Times to Come JUSTIFIED was a law-and-crime show that ran for six seasons on FX, and starred Timothy Olyphant as US Marshall Raylan Givens and Walton Goggins as the criminal Boyd Crowder. The show was based off characters … Continue reading

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Pulp Consumption: Lovecraft Country

In theory, Lovecraft Country by Matt Ruff should be everything I want to read in modern horror – inspired by H.P. Lovecraft, but rejecting his outright racism. Maybe it would have, if I’d stopped reading after the first section. Instead, … Continue reading

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