Victoria Squid sings the theme song for the new noir novel, Love Is A Grift, written by friend of the Gutter Graham Wynd.
Crime Reads has an excerpt from Joe R. Lansdale’s new Hap & Leonard novel, The Elephant of Surprise. “Me and Leonard had finished up a surveillance job in San Augustine and were on our way back to LaBorde. When we’d left, the sky was clear and you could […]
Angelica Jade Bastién shares 33 neo-noirs worth seeing and talks a bit about the history of noir and neo-noirs films.
Friend of the Gutter Kate Laity considers Patricia Highsmith’s Tom Ripley and his career on film at Punk Noir magazine. “Tom Ripley was by all accounts her favourite character, one she identified with to the extent that she signed a letter to a friend ‘Pat H, alias Ripley’ […]
Friend of the Gutter Colin Geddes shares his 5 favorite Ringo Lam films. “Lam originally started out with hopes of being an actor, but ended up studying filmmaking at Toronto’s York University. When he returned to Hong Kong he was steered into directing comedies that were trendy at […]
The Gutter’s own Keith Allison writes about Mickey Spillane, Mike Hammer and Spillane’s I, The Jury at Cocktails and Capers! “In I, the Jury, Mike Danger became Mike Hammer, a war veteran and ex-cop (like every detective of the era) with a chip on his shoulder and a […]