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Jesse Sublett, Austin author, musician, legend

KING OF NOIR (UPDATED)

KING OF NOIR Hello: You may have accessed this post from November 30, 2012 via another host, a ghost host, and if so you won’t see the illustrations and you’ll basically be lost. Please use this link to access this post. It’s been lovingly updated, with all the graphics from …

Half Price Books Gig, Tertulia

Saturday, May 30, 1 PM – 3 PM, Austin Gangsters Take Over Half Price Books North Lamar. A few murder ballads plus Q&A. I’ll be signing “1960s Austin Gangsters: Organized Crime That Rocked the Capital.” But actually, I’ll sign anything. Come by. Eddie Wilson has promised to buy you a …

Jesse Sublett, Austin author and musician

1960s Austin Gangsters

Happy Valentine’s Day 2015 and I hope your weekend wasn’t as stressful as it was for Bugs Moran in Chicago on Valentine’s Day 1929, as seen in the above images. Now, if we flash back just 50 years, we’re in the depth of the Overton Gang days in Austin, Texas, an …

Broke, Not Broken: Homer Maxey's Texas Bank War, by Broadus A. Spivey & Jesse Sublett

My Favorite Books of 2014

    Consider this an expanded version of the piece in the last Austin Chronicle of 2014 on my favorite books of 2014. Sometimes it feels like I’m too busy reading research source material and proofing my own writing to keep up with current books, but as it turns out, I …

RED DIRT #3

Here please find Chapter 3 of the poem cycle titled Red Dirt Chronicles (see also Red Dirt #1 and Red Dirt #2). Updates: Two brand new art works on the ART page which are previewed here as well, “Minotaur in Blue” and “King of the City.” Also note the new pull-down on the ART, Noir/Pulp Fiction Art. I’ll keep updating, adding …

Noir at the Bar Monday May 12, repost

UPDATE: MAY 13, 2014: Thanks to all of you who attended our event last night. Had a great time. After the intro by Scott Montgomery, the BookPeople / MysteryPeople / Number one Austin bookseller, played a couple of songs, starting with one I haven’t played in a while, “Girl From Armageddon,” …

Apologies to my readers

My blog is in a shambles. The last three weeks of work I’ve done here, including a completely new design, revamping all pages, composing new pages and writing chapters for the new feature, Austin Noir, have been lost during the migration to my new domain at Bluehost. It’s possible they …