Articles tagged james ellroy

‘All Star Western’ Is at Home, Back East

In a longstanding tradition of using company-wide shakeups to offer a new and engaging visions of Jonah Hex, All Star Western offers perhaps the sincerest reboot of the entire New 52 run.

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“Potter’s Field” Retells the Drama of America

The learning curve is steep, but it breaks down like this; Potter's Field is the story of patriotic values set to detective fiction, and the medium of comics. Mark Waid displays true genius in sculpting the kind of tale he has.

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LOS ANGELES — The most important writing tool in James Ellroy’s apartment is his leather couch. For hours every day, the author of such high-octane

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16 Sep 2009 // 7:26 AM

LOS ANGELES — A scorching August day in Los Angeles. I drive north on Rossmore. The fire in the hills looks like a nuclear blast. I

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24 Oct 2006 // 11:00 PM

Feast of Death (2006)

: The 'Demon Dog of American crime fiction' reaches out to offer what sounds like a prayer.

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The Cold Six Thousand by James Ellroy

The best approach to Ellroy is always to check your liberal tendencies at the door and trust in the cosmic justice that awaits all in the best tradition of 'noir'.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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