Author Archives: Christa Faust

Blood on the Bayou

Bouchercon 2016 is less than a month away! Here’s what I’ll be up to while I’m there. Other than hanging out in the bar, which is a given. WEDNESDAY, Sept 14th, I’ll be reading at N@TB’s Noir Bar After Dark… Read More

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PEEPLAND

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably heard the big news about PEEPLAND, the gritty crime/noir comic series written by me and Gary Phillips, with art by Andrea Camerini and published in the brand new Hard Case Crime line from Titan…. Read More

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French Book Tour

I’m going to France on a book tour to support the brand new French translation of MONEY SHOT. Lucky for me, I’ve done plenty of research so I know exactly what to expect. If you’re French, or just happen to… Read More

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Noir City: THE CAPTIVE CITY and BUY ME THAT TOWN

Sorry for the delay getting post this up, but let’s get right to the movies. First of all, I missed the special screening of TOO LATE FOR TEARS, but that doesn’t mean you should skip it. It’s one of my… Read More

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Noir City: DECEPTION and HOLLOW TRIUMPH

First and fucking foremost, my deepest and most sincere apologies for being unable to provide write ups on the majority of the Noir City flicks this year. I like to think of myself as bulletproof and never go to the… Read More

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Noir City: THE BITTER STEMS

Anybody who follows me on social media knows that I’ve been fighting off the Whooping Death Flu for the past few weeks. I was hoping to get over it in time to provide you with my much anticipated (by me, anyway)… Read More

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NOIR CITY: Heat Lightning and Safe in Hell

So this is it. The end of the line. The last write up on the last two films from this year’s Film Noir Festival. Let’s dive right in, shall we. First (in this write up, third on the bill) HEAT… Read More

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NOIR CITY: The Ninth Guest and Let Us Live

The final night of this year’s LA Film Noir Festival was a marathon quadruple feature of “proto-noir,” so I’ve decided to break my write up into two parts to make it last a little longer. I always hate to see… Read More

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NOIR CITY: The Guilty

Last night was the big closing party for the 17th annual LA Film Noir Festival. As usual, it was a blast, with everybody dressed to kill and all sorts of noir-related activities including drinking, gambling and burlesque. The dapper Dean… Read More

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NOIR CITY: Argentine Triple Feature

Last night was the night I’d been waiting for all month, featuring three rare, restored flicks from Argentina that I’d never even heard of. I know there are lots of people who come to a film noir festival to see… Read More

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