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With Gary Phillips and The Unvarnished

Suit Up! With Gary Phillips, author of The Unvarnished Gary Phillips: A Mondo Pulp Collection, One-Shot Harry, Matthew Henson and the Ice Temple of Harlem among many others, he was also the writer/co-producer of FX’s Snowfall. Today we talk his pulp influences, his short stories, arctic adventurers and much more! Follow Gary

With Phillip Thompson and Not Dead Enough

Suit Up with Phillip Thompson, best selling of author of the Colt Harper series. We talk about the latest instalment, Not Dead Enough, along with his favorite James Bond stories, John D. MacDonald, the nuances of writing characters, and much more. Follow Phillip

With Jim Beard and Sgt. Janus

On the show we’re joined by Jim Beard, a prolific writer who brings pulp style to new stories. He’s the mind behind Sgt. Janus, the founder of Becky Books and co-founder and editor of Flinch! Books. Today we talk about his own stories, along with Ian Fleming and Godzilla, Ultraman and more! Follow Jim! Flinch […]

With Charles Ardai and the 20th Anniversary of Hard Case Crime

Charles Ardai, Edgar Award winning author and editor of Hard Case Crime, returns to the show! We talk about the upcoming titles for the 20th Anniversary year of Hard Case Crime, Charles’ short story collection Death Comes Too Late, comic books, movie tie-ins and much more! Follow Charles and Hard Case Crime

With The Best Books of 2023 and Scott Hebert

The final episode of 2023, join the boys in their conversation about the best books of 2023 from their annual reading. Check out Scott’s website and livestreams! Check out Starlite Review #3

Top Ten Episodes of 2023

We ran the numbers, here’s the Top Ten Podcast episodes of 2023 #10 #9 #8 #7 #6 #5 #4 #3 #2 #1

With John C. Bruening and The Midnight Guardian

Suit Up! With John C. Bruening author of The Midnight Guardian series and co-editor of Flinch! Books. Today we’ll be talking about golden age heroes, indi publishing, writing pulp for the 21st century, and much more! Follow John!

With Eric P. Bishop and Ransomed Daughter

Suit Up! With Eric P. Bishop, author of Ransomed Daughter and The Body Man. Today we’re talking about starting his own publishing business, book marketing, novellas and much more! Follow Eric

With Steven Hartov and The Last of the Seven

Suit Up! With Steven Hartov, author and adventurer. We’ll be talking about the craft of historical fiction, Hemingway, his latest book, The Last of the Seven, and more! Follow Steven

With The Mummy (1999) and Scott Hebert

Join the boys as they discuss The Mummy (1999). Is it the best of the post-Indiana Jones adventure films? Topics include: Daring adventurers, sexy librarians, and the curse of exposition. Follow Scott