Posted: August 19, 2016 Filed under: Art & Culture, Entertainment, France, Mediasphere | Tags: Cannes, Cinema, Crime fiction, design, Film, French Riviera, Gun Crazy, Illustration, Movies, Noir, Poster Art, Thriller, typography
Above, a French promo poster for the American film noir Gun Crazy, which premiered in France as Le Démon des armes today in 1950.
Posted: October 26, 2015 Filed under: Art & Culture, Comics, Entertainment, Reading Room | Tags: Books, Crime fiction, design, Detective, Illustration, Magazine, Mystery, Noir, Paperback, pulp fiction, Thriller, typography, vintage
The Widow Had Too Many Sweeties
Posted: June 16, 2015 Filed under: Art & Culture, Entertainment | Tags: 1990s, Cinema, Double Indemnity (film), film noir, Movies, murder, My Sweet, Mystery, Neo-noir, Noir, Out of the Past, The Maltese Falcon (1941 film), Thriller
Neo-noir is a style often seen in modern motion pictures and other forms that prominently utilize elements of film noir, but with updated themes, content, style, visual elements or media that were absent in films noir of the 1940s and 1950s.
Posted: January 22, 2015 Filed under: Art & Culture, Entertainment, Reading Room | Tags: Agatha Christie, Books, Dell Books, design, graphics, Illustration, Mystery, Noir, Paperback, Thriller, typography, vintage
January 1960 Dell edition, first printing
Seattle Mystery Bookshop
Posted: January 20, 2015 Filed under: Art & Culture, Comics, Entertainment | Tags: Book Cover, Books, Cover Art, Crime fiction, design, Illustration, Mystery, Noir, Paperback, Popular Library, pulp fiction, Rudolph Belarski, Thriller, typography, vintage
1946 Lippencott hardcover
1951 Popular Library paperback reissue with new title
cover art by Rudolph Belarski
seattlemysterybooks – flickr.com
Posted: January 13, 2015 Filed under: Art & Culture, Entertainment | Tags: Books, Cinematography, Movies, Mystery, Noir, Photography, pulp fiction, The Narrow Margin, Thriller
The Narrow Margin (1952) what every girl needs in her handbag
seattlemysterybooks – Source: the-dark-city
Posted: May 21, 2013 Filed under: Mediasphere, Reading Room, The Butcher's Notebook | Tags: Comics, Debut novel, Environmentalism, Ferrigno, Fiction, Horse Latitudes, Kindle, Noir, Robert Ferrigno, Thriller, United States, Writer, Writing
Just a reminder, for those of you who haven’t yet downloaded author Robert Ferrigno’s latest book The Girl Who Cried Wolf…
Deep in the archives here at punditfromanotherplanet, I found this rare file photo of Robert from the early days.
Before Ferrigno was a Best-Selling Crime Fiction/Thriller Novelist, and Narrative Designer and Content Creator for Game Studios, he was one of the founding Editors of The Rocket, the World’s Greatest Magazine, and a high-flying Features Writer at The Orange County Register.
This photo is likely from when he was moonlighting on his first novel, The Horse Latitudes, while still at the Register…
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