Author Archives: Andrew Nette

Shining a light into Melbourne’s clandestine drag history

In the beginning there was the incredibly successful 1994 movie, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. And, as if out of nowhere, drag was everything. “People saw the movie and all of a sudden every man and his dog wanted drag … Continue reading

Mid-summer reading report back: Perfidia, Japanese tattoos, eighties sleaze

Summer in Melbourne is usually the one time of the year I can be guaranteed to get a fair amount of personal reading done. As has become my annual practice, a short report back on the books I have got … Continue reading

Pulp Friday: The Art of Robert E McGinnis

My first Pulp Friday post for 2015 is a selection of pulp paperback covers from my collection illustrated by Robert E McGinnis. I have been keen to do a McGinnis related post on this site ever since picking up a copy … Continue reading

Post traumatic noir – a note on the passing of Robert Stone

The death of US writer Robert Stone on the weekend has drawn me out of the break I planned on posting on this site over January. Stone was the author of two tremendous works of neo-noir fiction, both of which … Continue reading

My top fiction and non-fiction reads of 2014

Time for me to present Pulp Curry readers with the list of my best reads for 2014. As is customary, I will start off by admitting, yet again, I feel I have not read nearly as much as I should have. … Continue reading