Christa Faust's Blog – December 2008 Archive (8)

A Few Words on Ann Savage



Actress Ann Savage died on Christmas Day, but I'm only now getting around to posting about her.



First of all, the kids at Busted Flush Press asked me to contribute a few words for their recent tribute.



Also, my pal Lisa Morton (from whom the fantastic photo above was shamelessly nicked) is writing a book about the versatile actress and… Continue

Added by Christa Faust on December 31, 2008 at 4:05am — No Comments

Feliz Noir-vidad!

Added by Christa Faust on December 26, 2008 at 6:23am — No Comments

Pulp Santa

Pulp Santa came early this year. Look what I found in my stocking!

Added by Christa Faust on December 24, 2008 at 4:45am — 1 Comment

Bye Bye Bettie


RIP Bettie Page.

Added by Christa Faust on December 13, 2008 at 2:23am — No Comments

Twittering Doom

I've foolishly allowed myself to be bitten by the Twitter zombie after all. I'm faustfatale. As per Gerald So's suggestion, I'll be using the site primarily as a link to this blog, with occasional stand alone posts. I'll try to avoid anything dull like: "Christa is writing." That's a given.

There goes the cyber-neighborhood!

Added by Christa Faust on December 10, 2008 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Ladies of Noir on Bookslut

Bookslut has posted a roundtable discussion on women and Noir featuring Megan Abbott, Cathi Unsworth and your not-so-humble narrator.

Added by Christa Faust on December 8, 2008 at 4:51am — No Comments

Christa is…

Christa is…



I’ve been resisting the trend of microblogging a la twitter/facebook/myspace/etc for a variety of reasons. First of all, while I may be wildly extroverted in some ways, I’m actually a very private person in many others. I don’t mind sharing my opinions, my writing process and some occasional bits of more personal ephemera with my readers in a structured essay-like form like this. However, I have no desire to share an ongoing play by play broadcast of the daily mundane… Continue

Added by Christa Faust on December 7, 2008 at 2:02pm — 4 Comments

Visiting Billy


at the grave of writer/director Billy Wilder , author of Sunset Boulevard, Ace in the Hole, Ball of Fire and Some Like It Hot.

Added by Christa Faust on December 1, 2008 at 8:59am — 1 Comment

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