Here is a picture of famous 1920s safe cracker, Stanley Conrad a.k.a. Stanley Fingers.
STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AP)–Aleksey Novikov, famed director of the Moscow Art Theater is dead at 83. The famous protege of Ivan Polikoff is best remembered for his 1949 production of Hamlet. The play was interrupted before final curtain, and authorities arrested Novikov and accused him of anti-Soviet propaganda under Article 58 paragraph 10 of the Soviet […]
I just finished reading a translation (I don’t speak Spanish) of Alessandro Valencci’s 1925 Argentinian horror classic Hellephant: Footprints in Flesh. For those of you familiar with Italian/Argentinian writer Valencci’s work, you will understand if I say I was scared stiff. I’m know absolutely nothing about Argentinian fiction. I gather they’re into magic realism because […]
More than one writer has compared Mustache Jones to Slappy Malloy. In his 1998 book, Sam Force to GIJOE: Television in the Age of Reagan, Henry Sallow remarks, “For those aware of the players, the similarities between Stewart Malloy and Mustache Jones are manifold.” Sallow goes on to suggest that the polemical argumentative nature of the […]
In 1978 during the height of the Cold War, Stewart (Slappy) Malloy devised a television series for kids that dramatized the fighting forces of the United States against those of the Soviet Union. Motivated by a frustration toward the Carter administration’s apologetic posture and what he deemed a weak foreign policy, Slappy Malloy proposed a […]
Here’s an old piece.