Tag Archives: The Barbaric Triumph

Rediscovered: Great Moments in Tough Guy Litcrit

Among the casual hobbies I indulge in from time to time: trying to toughen up my pal and occasional Guest Blogger Brian Leno when he is knocking out the litcrit. Makes for a fine counterpoint to the usual cheer and cheese … Continue reading

Posted in Boxing, Lit, REH | Tagged , , , , , |

Two-Gun Bob: Thundering Hoof Beats

In the review I did this past summer for issue 15 of Two-Gun Raconteur, I mentioned the moment late in 2005 when a couple of new critical anthologies on Robert E. Howard were being prepped for publication in 2006, his centennial year. One … Continue reading

Posted in Lit, News, REH | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , |

Tombstone: Willeford

The week before I watched The Pope of Greenwich Village on the anniversary of Charles Willeford’s death, my pal Leo Grin happened to be on a trip to Washington, D.C. Leo is known for the great Robert E. Howard magazine The Cimmerian, … Continue reading

Posted in Dash, Film, REH, Willeford | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , |

News: June 2009

NO EXTRA TOURS Nothing extra kicking along the mean streets for June, but the desperate always can use an edition of the Dashiell Hammett Tour book for a self-guided prowl over the gumshoe-haunted Frisco hills. And any tours open for … Continue reading

Posted in DMac, News, REH, Willeford | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , |