52 episodes

What is pulp fiction? Glad you asked! David Avallone -- son of prolific author Michael Avallone and a writer himself -- invites you on a tour through the liveliest and most popular storytelling… from the Trojan War to the 21st Century. Special guests include actor James Urbaniak (The Venture Brothers), writer David F. Walker (The Life of Frederick Douglass, Luke Cage) and actor Mageina Tovah (Spider-man 2, The Magicians.)

Pulp Today w/ David Avallone Pendant Productions

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What is pulp fiction? Glad you asked! David Avallone -- son of prolific author Michael Avallone and a writer himself -- invites you on a tour through the liveliest and most popular storytelling… from the Trojan War to the 21st Century. Special guests include actor James Urbaniak (The Venture Brothers), writer David F. Walker (The Life of Frederick Douglass, Luke Cage) and actor Mageina Tovah (Spider-man 2, The Magicians.)

    Episode 51: Avallone vs. Spillane

    Episode 51: Avallone vs. Spillane

    Science fiction writers often try to predict the future, with varying results. H. G. Wells does a terrifyingly good job in his mostly-forgotten 1914 novel THE WORLD SET FREE.

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    Episode 50: Avallone vs. Spillane

    Episode 50: Avallone vs. Spillane

    A reading from Michael Avallone’s THERE IS SOMETHING ABOUT A DAME, featuring a missing Shakespeare play and a psychotic private detective who may or may not be Mike Hammer.

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    Episode 49: Strangers on a Train

    Episode 49: Strangers on a Train

    Special guest Stephen Robinson, writer for Wonkette, AV Club and playwright, joins David to talk about Patricia Highsmith’s classic mystery, the Hitchcock film adaptation, and to nerd out on a wide variety of topics.

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    Episode 48: VALIS, Philip K. Dick, and the Healing Sentence

    Episode 48: VALIS, Philip K. Dick, and the Healing Sentence

    A dive into autobiographical science fiction, from the master of broken realities... Philip K. Dick.

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    Episode 47: The Continental Op Dies Hard

    Episode 47: The Continental Op Dies Hard

    Setting aside the weighty issue of “is Die Hard a Christmas story?” we ask the more interesting question, “is Dashiell Hammett’s The Gutting of Couffignal a Die Hard story?” Listen in, and hear the most hardboiled final line in all of pulp fiction.

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    Episode 46: Martians and Colonialism

    Episode 46: Martians and Colonialism

    H.G. Wells wonders aloud what it would be like to be on the short end of the big stick, in the apocalyptic classic often imitated but never surpassed.

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