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A Conversation with Duane Swierczynski and Ed Brubaker: Part I

Jul 17, 2012 in Books, Comic Books, Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors, Writing

Suffering from post-Comic Con withdrawal? Get your fix with the below conversation between award-winning writer Ed Brubaker, author of CRIMINAL, SLEEPER and INCOGNITO, among many others, and Duane Swierczynski, originally appearing to celebrate the publication of FUN & GAMES. Hardie endures! Ed Brubaker: So, Duane – FUN & GAMES, am I right in saying this is […]

How Much Ozarks Is In Me?

Jul 05, 2012 in Books, Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors

Two hours before beginning this essay we had yet another encounter with residents of the meth house on the corner, our nearest neighbor to the west. The lead male over there is a cutter, dozens of little slashes have made risen scars on his arms. He has a ponytail, is known well by all cops […]

The Lineup: Weekly Links

May 09, 2012 in Weekly links, Weekly links

Marcia Clark’s second Rachel Knight thriller GUILT BY DEGREES is in bookstores now–and the reviewers love it! John Valeri of The Examiner raves about how the novel “takes the strongest elements from an already assured debut and melded them into near perfection,” while Kirkus proclaims that Knight “transmutes the dull and ordinary into the bright stuff […]

Dead Man’s Party: An Excerpt

May 01, 2012 in Comic Books, Excerpts

Looking for more of Dead Man’s Party after yesterday’s Q&A between Duane Swierczynski, writer Jeff Marsick and artist Scott Barnett? Check out the below art and excerpts from issue #2, coming in June 2012.  

Welcome to the Party, Pal

Apr 30, 2012 in Comic Books, Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors

One of the best single issues of a comic book I read last year was Dead Man’s Party #1, a fast-moving, lean and mean hit man thriller that contained some truly crazy surprises. A few months ago, I had the chance to meet the creators: Jeff Marsick and Scott Barnett. I’ll admit it. I was […]

The Lowdown on Up Tight

Apr 27, 2012 in Film, Guest Posts

This essay was originally published at By all cultural accounts, 1968 was a hellish year for America. The assassinations of Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy helped spark the “burn baby burn” sensibility ignited in the streets. It was also during this turbulent period that Paramount Pictures reluctantly agreed to finance Jules Dassin’s remake […]

Start Reading Fifteen Digits by Nick Santora

Apr 26, 2012 in Excerpts, Fiction, Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors

Prologue The problem with all you lawyers,” Mauro lectured Spade, “is you think the support staff ’s nothing but replaceable parts—just warm bodies in blue blazers running your files up and down the floors whenever you snap your fingers. You guys treat us like we’re invisible.” Rich Mauro sat back in the booth and took […]

Tell Me Lies

Apr 24, 2012 in Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors, Writing

This week Mulholland Books celebrates the publication of National Bestseller Nick Santora’s second novel FIFTEEN DIGITS with a week-long extravaganza of great content. Read on for an interview between Nick Santora and actor Jimmi Simpson of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and Santora’s hit show Breakout Kings, on working together, Nick’s writing, Jimmi’s writing, and […]

The Source Material

Apr 23, 2012 in Film, Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors

I once wrote a screenplay. It was the first one I ever wrote. I had to borrow a feature film script from my landlord in New York, Mr. Lee, because I didn’t even know the format of a screenplay. I had to use the TAB key to indent a million times because I didn’t have […]

1 Year Anniversary

Apr 20, 2012 in Books, Mulholland News

Today is the one-year anniversary of Mulholland Books! Celebrate with us by entering to win a complete Mulholland Books Hardcover Library!