PRO SE PRESENTS: THE PODCAST
Pro Se is On The Air! Each week, Pro Se's own Tommy Hancock brings the company's creators from all corners of Pro Se to You! Listen as writers explain where their stories come from, as artists discuss their craft, and as Pro Se's staff share with you the ins and outs and all that is Pro Se! Debuting Each Week on Friday, Pro Se Presents: The Podcast is the best way to find out and hear what is going on with this growing independent publisher of Genre Fiction and New Pulp!
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Welcome to the first episode of PRO SE PRESENTS: THE PODCAST. Focused on Pro Se Productions, an independent publisher focusing on New Pulp and Genre Fiction, PSP: THE PODCAST is your weekly connection for all things Pro Se! In this debut episode, Pro Se Author and friend of the company Derrick Ferguson interviews Pro Se Partner and Editor in Chief Tommy Hancock about all things Pro Se! Find out history, stories behind some of Pro Se's works, and what is upcoming from this powerhouse independent publisher! And tune in weekly for more from Pro Se Presents: The Podcast!
In its second episode, PRO SE PRESENTS: THE PODCAST brings you Pulp Author/Magazine Editor/Ezine Editor/All Around Pop Culture Fan Lee Houston, Jr.! Host Tommy Hancock puts Lee front and center to discuss Lee's latest book, HUGH MONN, PRIVATE DETECTIVE-CATCH A RISING STAR! Listen as they discuss Hugh's origins (As well as Lee's) and just why this book became Hugh's first full length adventure! A mix of science fiction wonder and 1950s style Private Eye Tale, CATCH A RISING STAR is a great first full length work of a character that definitely has a fan following (not to mention the following his sometimes client/sidekick/resident alien ape Big Louie has!). Listen in as Pro Se Presents HUGH MONN Creator and Author LEE HOUSTON, JR.!
This week on PRO SE PRESENTS: THE PODCAST, the beginning of Pro Se as both a company and then as the first in the New Pulp Field to produce Audiobooks is front and center! First, Tommy explains how Pro Se ventured briefly into a different field before becoming a leading Publisher of Genre Fiction and shares the first and only episode of a Pro Se Productions full cast audio drama, THE VARIED ADVENTURES OF PECULIAR ODDFELLOW! Then a story from one of Pro Se's original line of magazines, MASKED GUN MYSTERY #1, is featured. The debut story of Aloha McCoy by Ken Janssens as performed by H. Keith Lyons rounds out this week's episode and peek into Pro Se's Past on PRO SE PRESENTS: THE PODCAST!
This week PSP Podcast Host Tommy Hancock welcomes Crime and Pulp Author Paul Bishop. Together these two fans and creators of Genre Fiction and the Pulp style introduce a new imprint coming very soon to Pro Se- PULSE FICTION! The brainchild of Bishop, this series brings a host of characters created by Hancock and Bishop and cast in the mold of classic genre fiction from the era of the pulps to Pro Se! Tommy and Paul talk about the origins of the concept, why something like Pulse Fiction is needed and what it means to New Pulp and beyond, the ideas and the characters in the mix, and the writers already involved. The two men behind Pulse Fiction also discuss how any writer can get involved in this new imprint! Pulse Fiction and Paul Bishop on this week's PRO SE PRESENTS: THE PODCAST!
This week's episode of Pro Se Presents: The Podcast welcomes Chris Barnes, the creative and mad genius behind Dynamic Ram Audio Productions, Pro Se's partner in its audiobook line- THE VOICE OF PRO SE- as well as stellar performers Pete Milan (HUGH MONN PRIVATE DETECTIVE) and Fiona Thraille (FANTASY AND FEAR #1). Hear about how Pro Se and Chris broke new ground with the first New Pulp Audiobook! Learn about what goes into producing an audiobook, both from the engineering and performing sides. Pete and Fiona share tricks of the trade, how they prepare for a recording, and their views on why fiction like this will find an audience with audiobook listeners today! Also, hear Fiona's performance of Nancy A. Hansen's 'THE SONG OF HEROES' at the close of the episode! Host Tommy Hancock sits back and lets the professionals handle the audio for this episode of PRO SE PRESENTS: THE PODCAST!
PRO SE PRESENTS: THE PODCAST brings you one of the best known, most prolific authors and creators in Genre Fiction and New Pulp! PSP: TP Host Tommy Hancock welcomes Barry Reese, Author, Creator, Head of the REESE UNLIMITED imprint from Pro Se, and Pro Se's Submissions editor! Barry discusses what he writes, how he writes, who influences him, and most of all why he writes! Learn the behind the scenes stories about his best known creation, including The Peregrine, Lazarus Gray, and Gravedigger. Listen as Barry discussed what he enjoys about Classic Pulp, but also why he's continually trying to push his own boundaries! PRO SE PRESENTS: THE PODCAST Presents Barry Reese!
This week, PRO SE PRESENTS: THE PODCAST introduces Pro Se Fans to Author J. Walt Layne and his debut Pro Se novel, A WEEK IN HELL, the first novel in the Champion City Series. Listen and learn about Layne's background, influences, the true life inspiration for Champion City, and his love for pulp crime and the slangy jargon and tough bitten characters that go with it. Tommy Hancock acts as tour guide as PRO SE PRESENTS: THE PODCAST vacations in Champion City with J. Walt Layne for A WEEK IN HELL!
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This week on Pro Se Presents: The Podcast, Tommy Hancock welcomes Aaron Smith, long time Pulp Author with Pro Se as well as other companies. Aaron discusses his most recent title from Pro Se, the spy thriller NOBODY DIES FOR FREE as well as his influences for the book and what intrigues him about the spy genre! Also, Aaron discusses future plans for one of Pro Se's long time and most liked characters, Aaron's own Lieutenant Picard! This and much more as Pro Se Presents: The Podcast welcomes Author Aaron Smith!
This week on Pro Se Presents: The Podcast, we give listeners what they want! The demand to hear more stories from the Pro Se Magazine Audiobooks produced by Dynamic Ram Productions and now available through Audible and Amazon has been wonderfully overwhelming! Definitely interested in keeping our listeners happy, we gladly present yet another tale taken from one of those three audiobooks. This one features the audio return of Peculiar Oddfellow to the podcast. As performed by Peter Katt, listen to a chapter from Oddfellow's life as a Private Investigator. Get ready to travel back to the 1950s for a mystery entitled THREE CARDS WILD!
This week PRO SE PRESENTS: THE PODCAST welcomes one of Pro Se's longtime writers, Nancy A. Hansen, one of the essentially first writers with Pro Se. Nancy's latest work for Pro Se, COMPANION DRAGONS TALES VOLUME 1- A FAMILIAR NAME is the focus of her discussion with Tommy Hancock, talking about how this volume kicks off Pro Se's Young Reader line and how it's a long favored project of hers for many reasons. Also, hear about Nancy's own Author Imprint, Hansen's Way, and the wild worlds of fantasy rooted in her fertile imagination! It's All Nancy Hansen this week on PRO SE PRESENTS: THE PODCAST!
PRO SE PRESENTS: THE PODCAST returns to its weekly schedule of Publicity, Promotion, and Pro Se Goodness! Host Tommy Hancock welcomes New York Times Best Selling author Philip Athans. Phil is a contributor to Pro Se's anthology, SIX GUNS AND SPACESHIPS, as well as a future contributor to Pro Se's WRITE TO THE COVER collection. Listen in as Phil discusses how he's a fan of what Pro Se is doing as well as an author and his true and honest love for both the style of the Classic Pulps and the work New Pulp authors are turning out. Hear all about why the Sci Fi Western is an ideal mash up, what Science Fiction owes to Pulp, and a wonderful discussion on the potential future of 'small press' as opposed to the bleak present of the larger publishing houses. All this and Phil talks about his stories, too! On the return episode of PRO SE PRESENTS: THE PODCAST!
A special Episode of Pro Se Presents: The Podcast takes the air this holiday week as Tommy Hancock welcomes Charles Boeckman, an author who originally began his career writing during the heyday of Pulps! Charles and his wife Patti, an author in her own right, have recently collected and reprinted several of Charles' Pulp stories in two collections. Listen in as Charles talks about how he began writing, his friendships with classic writers from the golden age of the Pulps, and how something akin to a Guardian Angel has led him into a fantastic life where two of his passions- writing and music- have been his career. Definitely one of the best interviews ever on the podcast with so much information that it screams for a Part two! And an announcement is made also concerning Boeckman's next work, a New Pulp Classic in the making! Listen in as The Boeckmans are front and center on this episode of Pro Se Presents: The Podcast!
This week, PSP: TP Host Tommy Hancock is joined by Kevin Rodgers, author and creator of Cadaver Island, one of Pro Se's Best Selling books of 2013. A writer with Pro Se since its inception nearly, Rodgers discusses his various works, his interest in the genres he tends to specialize in, and how he tackles the writing and creative process, plus so much more. Listen in as Author Kevin Rodgers takes the center stage on this episode of PRO SE PRESENTS- THE PODCAST!
This week on Pro Se Presents: The Podcast, Host Tommy Hancock welcomes the three creative minds behind HIGH ADVENTURE HISTORY, one of Pro Se's most recent anthologies. A part of the Pro Se Open, HIGH ADVENTURE HISTORY's tagline is 'PULP HAPPENS...THROUGHOUT HISTORY!" and with stories set in the medieval era, Victorian England, and 1860s America with heroes that make larger than life sound normal, these three authors deliver in spades! Listen in as they discuss their stories, their sources of historical inspiration, and just why readers today find New Pulp and Historical Genre Fiction exciting!
Pro Se Presents: The Podcast Host Tommy Hancock welcomes Pro Se Artist Jeff Hayes this week. With a style all his own that is quickly becoming associated with Pro Se, Jeff discusses his love of Pulp and of art in general. Listen as he and Tommy discuss how he made his way to Pro Se, his influences and the origins of his work as an artist, and multiple projects, both past and future, that bear the high quality mark of Jeff Hayes. Join Tommy and Artist Jeff Hayes for this week's Pro Se Presents: The Podcast.
This Episode of Pro Se Presents: The Podcast features Host Tommy Hancock and guest, Nick Piers! Nick is the wildly creative author of CITY OF SMOKE AND MIRRORS, the most unique hardboiled mystery ever written to date and the only one starring an anthropomorphic armadillo as the PI! Listen as Nick talks about the origin of Dilbert Pinkerton and the wild world in which he detects as well as future plans for the hard shelled gumshoe! Nick Piers on Pro Se Presents: The Podcast!