Cullen Gallagher interviews Paul D. Brazill

Long ago, I interview one of my favorite noir writers, Paul D. Brazill, about his then-recent novella, Kill Me Quick! Whether it was fate, circumstance, or just laziness, Pulp Serenade sort of faded away and I shamefully did not publish the interview. Now, years later, I’m trying to make amends. Paul was kind enough to…

Jolly New Songs by TRUPA TRUPA

Jolly New Songs by TRUPA TRUPA ‘A cracking album from this fabulous Polish Avant Rock group. Highly recommended and a great follow up to their superb 2015 album ‘Headache’. In fact, I think I like this a bit better. They have their own unique sound, but the easiest elements to nail are the psychedelic feel…

Poliski Noir – 3 Polish Crime Films by Paul D. Brazill

Poland is a country that has certainly been no stranger to austerity and has subsequently produced some cracking, hard-hitting crime dramas. Here are a few of my faves. Edi (2002) Directed by Piotr Trzaskalski with a screenplay by Wojciech Lepianka and Piotr Trzaskalski. The star of Edi, Henyrk Golebiewski, is a man with a face…

Shots Of Polski Noir by Paul D. Brazill

For a country with such a relatively low crime rate, crime fiction is more than somewhat popular in Poland. Polish television is as cluttered with corpses as its British and US counterparts and if you walk into Empik, or any of the country’s many book shops, you immediately spot the kryminał and sensacja sections. The…