Hey, Todd ------------------------------
Thanks for the heads-up on the JR profile in MYSTERY SCENE.
Are you at all interested in Westerns, by the way...?? (I've found, over my many years mixing in various Fandoms, that there's a serious cross-over between Noir/Det fans and Western fans...mainly with males, but some gals, too.)
Reason (no pun intendd) that I ask is that James & I are members of an APA (ask me if you don't know the term, but somehow I suspect you do know it) called OWLHOOT. It covers all aspects of the Western genre, from Film to Fiction to History to Toys and beyond --- and of course, there's plenty of Personal Ramblings unrelated to the Topic At Hand, as in most fun APAe.
Anyway, I've greatly enjoyed your Posts on the R-A list (I tend to Lurk, as most of youse guys are WAY more knowledgeable than I --- I'm mostly a Film Noir film fan [watching CRIME AGAINST JOE as I type], but what books & stories I've read, I enjoy the Noir/Pulp fiction as much if not more), and thought you might want to join us in OWLHOOT.
Let me know, and I'll fill you in on the details --- and feel to prompt me with any Q's, eh?
Keep up the good work, amigo! Best an' all,
--- On Mon, 7/21/08, foxbrick <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
From: foxbrick <email@example.com>
Subject: RARA-AVIS: Newsstand adventures: Gorman i/vs Reasoner on MIKE SHAYNE MYSTERY MAGAZINE...
Date: Monday, July 21, 2008, 9:03 AM
Picked up the new BUFFY comic for Alice the soon to be former
housemate, as the most leisurely residence move I've ever made
continues (100 degree days, occasionally Celsius, encourage leisurely
transport and box hauling up the stairs), and in the Meet the Dark
Horse Comics folks page, a photo and squib of Mark Finn is on offer,
in this month's HELLBOY comic (assuming there is such this month) and
such as well, I'd suspect. (I believe he's working with them on their
Also, the new MYSTERY SCENE features, among much else such as the
Lawrence Block interview-piece by Kevin Burton Smith, a short but
informative interview about James Reasoner's career with MIKE SHAYNE
MYSTERY MAGAZINE, and its editors and a little of the pre-Reasoner
history, as conducted by Ed Gorman, founder and original proprietor of
[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : 21 Jul 2008 EDT