THE MAN WHOSE HEAD EXPANDED AND EVENTUALLY POPPED by Paul D. Brazill

THE MAN WHOSE HEAD EXPANDED AND EVENTUALLY POPPED Lenny Cray had always thought that the quest for experience was a vital part of a man’s learning curve and so, throughout his life, whenever a window of opportunity opened up, he jumped straight through, headfirst if necessary. And at times he just kicked the bugger in.Continue reading “THE MAN WHOSE HEAD EXPANDED AND EVENTUALLY POPPED by Paul D. Brazill”

The Man Whose Head Expanded And Eventually Popped

I’m back over at Six Sentences with The Man Whose Head Expanded And Eventually Popped: ‘Lenny Cray had always thought that the quest for experience was a vital part of a man’s learning curve and so, throughout his life, whenever a window of opportunity opened up, he jumped straight through, headfirst if necessary.’ Read theContinue reading “The Man Whose Head Expanded And Eventually Popped”

Before The Moon Falls by Paul D. Brazill

Before The Moon Falls Duffy awakes drowning in sweat. Still smothered by bad dreams. Gunshots echo through his brain. Then the sound of helicopter blades. Screams. It takes him a moment to adjust to the surroundings; the room looks unfamiliar in the wan light. Slowly, his eyes make out the details of his sparse livingContinue reading “Before The Moon Falls by Paul D. Brazill”

Recommended Read: Frank Sidebottom-Out Of His Head by Mick Middles

The mind of Chris Sievey was clearly a treasure trove – indeed, a veritable Aladdin’s Cave – of bright and shiny ideas, many of which, thankfully, came to fruition. Most notably in the effervescent forms of The Freshies and Frank Sidebottom. The Freshies were a brilliantly eccentric power pop/ new wave band who cheekily surfedContinue reading “Recommended Read: Frank Sidebottom-Out Of His Head by Mick Middles”

I’m Back at Pulp Metal Magazine

With a little yarn called Spectre vs Rector. ‘‘I’m just a walking cliché,’ growled Rector. He sat at a table in a dark corner of The Essex Arms. His black clothes melded with the pub’s shadows. His bony hand reached out of the darkness and scratched his unshaven face. He took a sip of whisky.’Continue reading “I’m Back at Pulp Metal Magazine”

Short, Sharp Interview: K A Laity

PDB: Can you pitch CHASTITY FLAME in 25 words or less? KAL:  Sexy super secret agent has mad flings and chases wild things as a Norwegian mastermind and a Belgian hacker try to crash the European market. PDB: Which books, films or television shows have floated your boat recently? KAL: I’m reading so many books!Continue reading “Short, Sharp Interview: K A Laity”

Recommended Read: The Fall by Albert Camus

‘I have no friends, I only have accomplices now. On the other hand, my accomplices are more numerous than my friends: they are the human race.’ Jean-Baptiste Clamence, a former big shot Parisian lawyer, and self-proclaimed ‘judge-penitent’, sits in Mexico City, a smoky, pokey bar in the murky depths of Amsterdam’s red-light district. And heContinue reading “Recommended Read: The Fall by Albert Camus”

Days Of Futuramas Past

Here comes the sun, which means the rock festival season is already upon us. Young and old alike are turning up at football stadiums or muddy fields for the likes of Coldplay, The Stone Roses and, er, probably loads of people I’ve never heard of. And all in the name of ‘fun’. Apparently. Not me, though.Continue reading “Days Of Futuramas Past”

Guest Blogger: K A Laity – In The Mind Of The Wolf

When Mr B asked me if I wanted to contribute to the Drunk on the Moon series, I knew I had to get into the head of the werewolf. How could I write from Roman Dalton’s perspective if I had not lived in his world? I had to know him from the inside out. I immediately setContinue reading “Guest Blogger: K A Laity – In The Mind Of The Wolf”

Interview: Richard Sanderson -Banned From The Big Breakfast!

Q1 : Tell me about your first and your most recent bands?   My first band was called “Solaris”, it was me, my cousin Mark Sanderson and his friend Mark Spybey – we were aged about 13.    Unlike the rather swish rock groups 12 and 13 year olds play in now, no doubt schooledContinue reading “Interview: Richard Sanderson -Banned From The Big Breakfast!”