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Gang Roundup – June 2017

Hi everyone. So how’s the changing season agreeing with you? Very miserably with me. Here in Italy, we moved from a mild end of winter to a full fledged summer in a matter of a…



1940s Film Noir - AMERICA (AtoZ Challenge 2017) - When we talk film noir, we’re talking about a very specific place at a very specific time: The United States in the 1940s. At this time in America, anxiety was rising and Hollywood caught and expressed it, especially through a series of crime thrillers that were later named ‘noir’.

America (1940s Film Noir – #AtoZChallenge)

When we talk film noir, we’re talking about a very specific place at a very specific time: The United States in the 1940s. At this time in America, anxiety was rising and Hollywood caught and…





Gang Roundup - January 2017 - What's happening around the net involving dieselpunk, 1920s and noir

Gang Roundup – January 2017

Here we are, the first post of the year and it’s going to be a collection. You know, I’m still going to figure out what I’ll write for this blog this year. I do have…


Liebster Award - A Reader's Life (december 2016)

Liebster Award – A Reader’s Life

Yes true, JA Goodsell from The Course of Events Blog nominated me for this award ages ago, but I really wanted to respond the call before the year ends. So here I am, answering her…


Gang Roundup - December 2016 - What's happening around the net involving dieselpunk, 1920s and noir

Gang Roundup – Dicember 2016

How is it that is already December???? I don’t know about you, but this year flew away for me. Was it a good year for you? It was a mixed bag for me, with a…



National Flapper Day 2016 - An initiative of Movies Silently to celebrate women and freedom of expression

First National Flapper Day

Fritzi over at MoviesSilently had a fantastic idea: I mentioned #NationalFlapperDay. We have days celebrating fast food, pirate talk and assorted pets but what about the spirit of the Roaring Twenties? On November 16, we…


International Dieselpunk Day 2016 - The history of Rudolf Diesel, who invented the diesel engine and whose name has inspired a genre

International Dieselpunk Day 2016

So then, I know I’ve virtually disappeared. NaNoWriMo has literally swallowed me this year. And it’s even not going as well as I’d like. If I won’t be doing doing overtime – as I did…


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