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March 2015

Jesse Sublett, true crime author, noir aficionado, blues singer

Busting Out

Busting out all over, blooming like redbuds and dogwood and mountain laurel. This time of year, Texas almost seems habitable. My new book, “1960s Austin Gangsters: Organized Crime that Rocked the Capital,” has been getting good press. We just returned from the Wildcatter Exchange Festival in Fort Worth, where our …

Jesse Sublett, true crime author, novelist, musician

1960s Austin Gangsters invading BookPeople

Join us at BookPeople Monday, March 23, 7PM. At long last we’ll be presenting my new book “1960s Austin Gangsters: Organized Crime that Rocked the Capital.” The big story about the Austin underworld during the tumultuous sixties — the Timmy Overton Gang, Hattie Valdes, criminal lawyers, gamblers, bank burglars, gamblers, and the …

Jesse Sublett, Austin author & musician & artist


Mark your calendars for Monday, March 23, 7 PM, BookPeople, when we’ll be signing and presenting “1960s Austin Gangsters: Organized Crime that Rocked the Capitol,” out this week at quality bookstores like BookPeople and South Congress Books. [PS I’ll also be doing a pop-up gig/book signing at South Congress Books …

Jesse Sublett, Austin Author and musician, true crime, noir

“Maps to the Stars,” Tragic Surrealism, Tainted Love

  “Maps to the Stars,” a great David Cronenberg-directed film, starring Julianne Moore in yet another stunning performance with a script by Bruce Wagner, knocked us out Saturday afternoon. The film is a great, cynical, very film noir inspired look at the black, romantic heart of Hollywood and in its …