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Pulp Consumption: The Ballad of Black Tom

Victor LaValle’s novella The Ballad of Black Tom reimagines H.P. Lovecraft’s original story “The Horror at Red Hook,” notorious for being one of the most blatantly racist stories by the older author. “Red Hook” was originally published by Weird Tales … 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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