Category Archives: Pulp Consumption

Pulp Consumption: Transmetropolitan

The hot property of the moment in the nerdosphere is The Boys, because of Amazon’s adaptation currently streaming on Prime. I’m going to sit on it for a bit simply because I’m trying to adhere to the old principle of … Continue reading

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Pulp Consumption: He, She, and It by Marge Piercy (Guest Post by Julie Rea)

Editors’ Note: Julie Rea’s work has appeared in several places, including The Intima: A Journal of Narrative Medicine, Nude Bruce Review, BLYNKT, and Halfway Down the Stairs. She lives in the Philadelphia area, where she teaches and writes about life in a wheelchair and other fascinating … Continue reading

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Pulp Consumption: The Outsider by Stephen King

Stephen King has long been one of my favorite authors. Until about five years ago I could say I owned every book he’s written. Looking over his bibliography on Wikipedia, I’m still pretty damn close, missing only five of his … 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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Pulp Consumption: Harry’s Quest by A.B. Patterson

Pulp novelist AB Patterson recently released his second novel about private investigator Harry Kenmare, Harry’s Quest. The appropriately titled novel explores Harry’s quest to exact vengeance upon the pedophile murderers who tortured, raped, and killed Harry’s daughter, Orla, several years … Continue reading

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Pulp Consumption: The Mummy (2017)

Last week Matt tackled the Brendan Fraser/Rachel Weisz The Mummy. That movie was created as a deliberate homage to B movies, down to some of the cheesy dialogue and throwaway one-liners. And that’s why I love it. It’s one of … Continue reading

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Pulp Consumption: The Mummy (1999)

One of the things we talk about quite a bit at Broadswords and Blasters is the concept of the mash-up. Taking two disparate genres and mixing them together until you get something that isn’t one hundred percent one or the … Continue reading

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