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With Brian Nelson and The Great Unmaking

Suit Up! With Brian Nelson, author the Course of Empire Trilogy. We’ll be discussing the final installment, The Great Unmaking along with Connan the Barbarian, world building for fantasy and science fiction, and much more! Follow Brian https://www.blackstonepublishing.com/the-great-unmaking-cb8y.html

With Matt Bauer and The Other Fellow

Suit Up! With Matt Bauer, director of the award winning documentary The Other Fellow. The film tells the story of real life men named James Bond and is available streaming on Tubi, Amazon Prime, Roku, and iTVx. We’ll talk James Bond, documentary filmmaking, Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny and more! Follow Matt Bauer! https://www.mattbauerfilm.com/ […]

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 https://www.instagram.com/phillip_thompson_writer/ https://www.facebook.com/rednecknoirist/

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 http://hardcasecrime.com/ https://titanbooks.com/catalog/?series=hard-case-crime&page=1

With Jerome Preisler and Net Force

Suit Up! With Jerome Preisler, author of Net Force: Moving Target among many others. Today we talk about writing tie in novels, narrative non-fiction, rebooting Tom Clancy’s Net Force in the digital age and more! Follow Jerome https://www.jeromepreisler.com/ https://www.facebook.com/JeromePreislerBooks/

With High Time to Kill and Blake Powers

Suit Up! With High Time to Kill, the third Raymond Benson written James Bond continuation novel. We are joined to discuss the start of the Union Trilogy by Blake Powers (Bond Life Chicago). We talk Global James Bond Day, the Benson Bond novels, and High Time to Kill. Join the giveaway for a 00T Mug! […]

With Raymond Benson and Zero Minus Ten

Suit Up! with Raymond Benson, author of Zero Minus Ten, the Black Stiletto, the Mad Mad Murders of Marigold Way and more. Today we’ll be talking James Bond, how Raymond became the first American continuation Bond novelist, the republishing of Zero Minus Ten, writing the Mad Mad Murders of Marigold Way during the Coronavirus pandemic, […]

With Matt Bird and The Secrets of Character

Suit Up! With Matt Bird on today’s episode of the show! He’s the author of The Secrets of Story and The Secrets of Character, two of the best books on writing I’ve read. In the interview, he’ll be sharing about the secrets to building strong characters, the use of irony in narrative, and why we […]