Naked Dames and Naughty Impulses

Naked Dames and Naughty Impulses

Time for a new collection of raunchy pulp art from a bygone era! These are some covers that I’ve come across here and there, and every one of ’em gets me thinking about The Naked Dame. You could say that it’s exactly these kinds of naughty noir...
Review: Future Noir: The Making of Blade Runner

Review: Future Noir: The Making of Blade Runner

To a jarring Vangelis crash, Blade Runner opens upon a spectacularly grimy and fiery cityscape teeming with majestic Spinner cars, dully gleaming towers, and poisonous clouds. The Tyrell Corporation can be glimpsed in the dreary distance. An Orwellian eye watches over...
Gettin’ NAKED and SEO Hot

Gettin’ NAKED and SEO Hot

I’ll be frank: I want you to visit this site. And I’m not above using words like “naked” to get you here. But I hope I can get you to stay with not only that naked dame on the cover of my book but also with the contents of my book, which contain not one, but two—yes...
Review: The Twenty-Year Death

Review: The Twenty-Year Death

Well, here’s a hell of thing. Ariel S. Winter and Hard Case Crime have really cranked out something special in Winter’s The Twenty-Year Death, a spectacular endeavor that combines three separate novels—and three distinct voices—to tell a story that spans three...
How DAME Entered the Ether

How DAME Entered the Ether

I’m new to the world of e-publishing. Truth be told, I tried only one avenue out there in the real publishing world: Hard Case Crime. I wrote The Naked Dame expressly for that fine paperback line of crime literature, and in my mind I never really thought about...