Tag Archives: Mad Men

Edgar Wallace Rewatch: The Ringer (1964)

It’s no secret to those who have been following this blog for a while that I am a huge fan of the German Edgar Wallace film adaptions of the 1960s. I even wrote an article about the films, which will … Continue reading

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Guy Fawkes Day Linkdump

Well, it was either that or US election day linkdump. And since everybody and his dog is already talking about the US election, I thought that Guy deserves some of the spotlight, especially now that he has morphed into an … Continue reading

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Eurovision goes political and Mad Men goes SF

Tonight the final of the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest was held in Baku, capital of Azerbaijan. The Guardian also has a liveblog from a UK perspective here. Unlike last year, I really did not catch more than a handful of … Continue reading

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A sales milestone, two events, strong female characters and retro TV gossip

Pegasus Pulp passed the 100 sales threshold today. And if you’re in the Bremen area, I also want to point out two literary events: Tomorrow, i.e. March 8, Elke Marion Weiß will present her debut novel Triangel in the “Bremer … Continue reading

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Teen drama, some housekeeping and ruminations on Mad Men

My afternoon class today descended into a mess of teen drama complete with kids sulking, running from the classroom, swearing to hate each other forever and so on. No tears at least – thank heavens for small mercies. The initiating … Continue reading

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Two announcements and two links

First the announcements: All Pegasus Pulp e-books are now available in various formats at DriveThruFiction. Check them out, particularly if you’re into RPGs. Pegasus Pulp fantasy books are now also listed at Paranormal Indies. And now the links: At Bryan … Continue reading

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The Emmy Awards, America is losing its taste for contemporary stories and some writing links

So the 2011 Emmys have been awarded on Sunday. Several wins for Mad Men and Downton Abbey, neither of which I like, as I’ve stated before. There have also been wins for Boardwalk Empire, which I haven’t seen, because it … Continue reading

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A Rainy Day Linkdump

The rainstorm that lasted for most of yesterday night and this morning caused floodings all over Bremen. When I got up this morning, the air had a strangely brownish yellowish tinge. Almost like a sandstorm or after a nuclear explosion, … Continue reading

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Cora hits a bestseller list, gets a one-star review and rubs shoulders with Booker Prize nominees

I did a bit of housekeeping around this site and the Pegasus Pulp site. In particular, I added links to my e-books from the bibliography page, since I noticed that a lot of new visitors head for the bibliography rather … Continue reading

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The Curse of Quality Drama

Rumours of a potential Star Wars live action series have been flowing around for a while now, but apparently the rumours are consolidating. Alyssa Rosenberg at ThinkProgress and Ta-Nehisi Coates at the Atlantic have information (a little) and speculation (a … Continue reading

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