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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 […]

A Conversation with Duane Swierczynski and Ed Brubaker: Part II

Jun 21, 2011 in Books, Graphic Novels, Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors, Writing

This week, we celebrate the publication of FUN & GAMES by Duane Swierczynski, a book that CNN.com says “reads like a Quentin Tarantino movie on speed, full of high-octane action, flying by at a breakneck pace, not for the faint of heart, but also with plenty of humor.” Here, we present Part II of a […]

Noir Seal of Approval

Jun 06, 2011 in eBooks, Guest Posts, Video Games

As a contributor to LA Noire: The Collected Stories, we asked Andrew Vachss to give us his thoughts on noir. Read Andrew Vachss’s story “Postwar Boom” in LA Noire: The Collected Stories. Available free (for a limited time) from your eTailer of choice. Amazon.com | BN.com | iTunes | Sony I learned, a long time […]

The Edge of Nothing

Jun 06, 2011 in eBooks, Guest Posts, Video Games

We asked all the contributors to LA Noire: The Collected Stories to tell us their thoughts on why Los Angeles is so associated with noir. Read Megan Abbott’s story “The Girl” in LA Noire: The Collected Stories. Available free (for a limited time) from your eTailer of choice . Amazon.com | BN.com | iTunes | […]

Insulting Your Intelligence (“Just gimme some noiriness”)

Oct 28, 2010 in Books, Film, Guest Posts, Television

I sometimes wonder if the popularity of noir isn’t largely due to the fact that no one seems entirely clear on what the hell it is. Not that a busload of perfectly smart people haven’t ventured a definition or two. A great deal of thought is expended on virtually a daily basis trying to pin […]