Month: November 2011

Off the Record: A Charity Anthology – review

Hitting the eBook shelves this week was a collection of stories put together by Luca Veste. Containing stories from thirty-eight writers from the US and UK inspired by music. Each story takes its title and inspiration from a song and…

F*CKLOAD OF SCOTCH TAPE

Now shooting in Chicago, indy filmmaker Julian Grant is halfway through his latest no-budget feature production, “F*CKLOAD OF SCOTCH TAPE”. Based on the crime noir stories of writer Jedidiah Ayres, FLOST tells the story of heat seeking missile Benji and…

Spine Tingle beer

I saw this pop in Google Alerts this morning. It looks like we have an official beer/sister company, MacTarnahan’s Spine Tingler. I’d love to try it but don’t know if it’s available on the East Coast. If anyone has ever…

All Snubnose Press titles are .99¢ – Limited time offer

To celebrate Thanksgiving Snubnose Press is having its own Black Friday sale. All Snubnose titles are now .99¢ for a limited time. For those that may not know Snubnose Press is our ebook imprint. Brian LindenmuthBrian is the non-fiction editor…

Frank Bill – interview

For the readers of Spinetingler—and crime fiction fans in general—Frank Bill is a familiar fixture. Bill was a part of the first group of writers spotlighted in Spinetingler’s Conversations with the Bookless series and was one of the first of…

Dead Money by Ray Banks – review

Ray Banks’ Dead Money is told from the perspective of Alan Slater, a Manchester double-glazing salesman with a wife, mistress, problems of both the gambling and drinking varieties, and an absolute shit-heel for a best friend in Les Beale.  Compared…

The Gentlemen’s Hour by Don Winslow – review

San Diego PI and incurable surf bum Boone Daniels returns in The Gentlemen’s Hour, Don Winslow’s sequel to The Dawn Patrol.  This time out we find our hero taking on a case that pisses off his friends and the surfing…

Headstone by Ken Bruen – review

Jack Taylor, Ken Bruen’s endlessly put-upon Galway PI, finds himself up to his hearing-aid assisted ears in shit yet again in Headstone, the ninth novel in the series.   He’s trying to stop a gang of spoiled rich kids from going…

The Outlaw Album by Daniel Woodrell – review

I’m pretty sure if I rooted around in Daniel Woodrell’s septic tank I’d find fucking gold, as in “dude fucking shits the stuff.”  The Death of Sweet Mister, Winter’s Bone, Tomato Red?  Fucking amazing pieces of fiction all.  The guy…

Interview: Allan Guthrie

Allan Guthrie’s shit is dark, funny, intense, and more than a little twisted.  The author of such novels as Savage Night, Slammer and Hard Man, he’s one of the Nerd’s favorite writers working today, so you better believe I fucking relished the chance to hit…

Memories of Murder by Joon-Ho Bong – review

Here’s a movie that has a lot of hype behind it. Even eight years after it came out, “have you seen Memories of Murder?” you will often be asked when discussing Korean cinema. I have now seen it and quite…

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