Actress Ann Sheridan confronts a cult menace in Ann Sheridan and the Sign of the Sphinx (1943) by Kathryn Heisenfelt and the Internet Archive has the whole illustrated wonder! Read it here! (Thanks, Nora!)
Check out a gallery of Lewis Hackett and his AI’s sweet fake 1970s SF pulp covers here. “Even as these algorithms get a lot more sophisticated than averaged pixels or a Markov chain, they are still just algorithms, lacking in agency, albeit with enormous data sets as source […]
“If you’re the perfect detective, then the perfect criminal must be out there.” ~ Mrs. Midorikawa The world would be a better place if there were more artful crimes, renowned detective Akechi Kogoro tells us in the opening of The Black Lizard (1962). There are too many heinous […]
The Gutter’s own Keith has opened wide the portal to an ancient and eldritch tomb. The curse is unspeakable. He will return perhaps wise, perhaps with a wild eye and foul claws. In the meantime, enjoy his piece on Adele Blanc-Sec! ~~~ In parts one of my “Heavy […]
Crime writers talk about what they read when they’re not writing at Crime Reads.
Let me start off by saying that I love Odin: Photon Space Sailer Starlight. Absolutely love it. All those people in the world who call it one of the worst animated films of all time? Liars. Let me further preface that admission by freely admitting that I have […]