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Gamechanging Original Screenplays

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There’s a great joke on 30 Rock about a fictional biopic being made “starring Julia Roberts, directed by Martin Scorcese, and written by the world’s greatest screenwriter, whoever that is.” Even though most films start with a script, writers are often the hermits of Hollywood, Gollums that creep out from their caves every once in a while to deposit rumpled, typed pages in better-manicured hands. 1,592 more words

Academy Awards

Ved Prakash Sharma and the 'pulp'

Awanish Kumar is a social science researcher.

Ved Prakash Sharma, one of the towering figures of popular Hindi novel, is no more. Sharma had written more than 176 novels and most of his novels sold more than half a million copies. 545 more words

Culture

Pulp Appeal: Fafhrd and the Grey Mouser

Originally conceived in collaboration between Fritz Leiber and Harry Otto Fischer (Leiber would long credit Fischer with the original conception of the characters), and born in the middle of the Great Depression, the seven-foot tall barbarian Fafhrd and his diminutive companion, the former wizard’s apprentice Gray Mouser, would come to codify sword-and-sorcery, leaving behind a long and colorful legacy. 618 more words

Pulp Fiction

The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard

Robert E. Howard is the master of 1930s pulp action. One of my favorite writers. It was Conan that got me into Fantasy, and it was getting back into reading Conan that brought me back and excited about the Pulp Revolution happening right now. 615 more words

Book Reviews

Pulp Fiction

Friday night and a new adventure for me and F. As a couple we aren’t the type who always have to be out doing things and spending money, we’re more than content to be sat at home watching a film or whatever sport is on the telly. 1,147 more words