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    The ThiefRon Fortier returns with another Pulp Fiction Review. This time out Ron takes a look at The Thief (An Isaac Bell Adventure) by Justin Scott from Berkeley Books. Isaac Bell created by Clive Cussler.

    (An Isaac Bell Adventure)
    By Justin Scott
    Character created by Clive Cussler
    Berkeley Books
    420 pages

    Every single time I finish a new Isaac Bell book by Justin Scott, I feel both satisfied and sad. Satisfied in that Scott has one again entertained me with his exploits of the turn-of-the-century Van Horn Detective Agency’s chief detective; sad that I now have to wait for the next one.

    The real joy of this series is its setting in history at a time when science and technology were altering the world on such a grand scale; it truly was an age of marvels and wonders. In the midst of all these remarkable achievements, as is always the case, the eternal war between good and evil continued to rage. While wondrous inventions made the lot of mankind easier, lessening the burden of daily toil, it also provided men of power with the incredible tools to subjugate less advanced nations.

    Imperialism was on a crash course with democracy and a World War loomed just over the horizon. This is the era of Isaac Bell and the love of his life, Marion. In “The Thief,” we are happy attendants at their wedding aboard the magnificent ocean liner, the Mauretania. At the same time, Bell fatefully comes to rescue of two scientists about to be kidnapped by German spies. He soon learns that the men have developed a new process that will make talking motion pictures possible. As Marian is a director of silent movies, she quickly educates her new husband on the importance of such a device and how it could revolutionize the media. Still, Bell is puzzled as to why the Imperial German Government is so obsessed with possessing what he sees as a mere entertainment device.

    Before the ship can reach the docks of New York, the older inventor is murdered by a German spy known as the Acrobat leaving only his young protégé with the knowledge of how to produce the new “talking” film machines. Bell vows to product the young man and escorts him to small town in California called Hollywood. Along the way Bell has to stop several attempts to kidnap the inventor, all orchestrated by the Acrobat. Although filled with authentic movie history set pieces, Scott keeps the action moving flawlessly leading up to a fantastic climax confrontation between Bell and the Acrobat you don’t want to miss. Thumbs way up on another great Isaac Bell novel.


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    Earth Station One Episode 201 – Monday Night Wars

    Earth Station One Episode 201
    Welcome to Raw Is ESO! Once again, the ESO crew steps into the squared circle to discuss one of the most exciting eras in the history of pro wrestling, Mike, Mike, and the award-winning author Bobby Nash face off in a six-man tag team match against Alex Autrey, Nick Alhelm, and John Morgan Neal. We hope it doesn’t result in another infamous screwjob. To add to the drama, Harry Strange’s Tony Sarrecchia finds himself in The Geek Seat. All this, plus the usual Rants, Raves, Khan Report, and Shout Outs!

    Join us for yet another episode of The Earth Station One Podcast we like to call: Monday Night Wars

    Table of Contents
    0:00:00 Intro / Welcome
    0:09:15 Rants & Raves
    0:29:58 Interview & Geek Seat w/ Tony Sarrecchia
    0:48:00 Monday Night Wars
    1:43:29 2 Minutes w/ Dr Geek
    1:45:03 ESO Khan Report
    2:02:37 ESO Shout Outs & Show Close

    The New ESO E-Store
    ESO on iTunes
    ESO on Stitcher
    The New ESO Window Sticker
    Make-A-Wish Foundation
    Super Powered Fiction
    Chikara Pro Wrestling
    Amazon Pilot Season
    At The Earth’s Core
    Bobby Nash
    Snow Falls
    Stark Raving Group
    Bobby Nash on Bookxy
    Zombies Vs. Robots: No Man’s Land
    Tony Sarrecchia
    Tony Sarrechia on Facebook
    Harry Strange
    Harry Strange Radio on Facebook
    Harry Strange Radio Drama
    Rumsey Retro Radio
    Hawaii Con
    Denver Kickstarter project

    ESO Khan! Appearances
    Feb 14-16 Gallifrey One (Los Angeles, CA)
    DGEEK (Dr. Geek)
    13HR (DebbieV)

    Feb 14-16 AnachroCon (Atlanta, GA)
    RachetRetroCast (Q)

    Feb 21-23 Pensacon (Pensacola, FL)

    Feb 21-23 Con Nooga (Chattanooga, TN)
    ESO (Bobby, MikeF, MikeG, Jennifer)

    Mar 15-16 MGA Comic Con (Macon, GA)
    ESO (Bobby, MikeG)

    Apr 25-27 Trek Trax Atlanta
    ESO (MikeG)

    Apr 26-27 Knoxville Comic and Anime Con
    ESO (Bobby)

    May 23-25 TimeGate
    ESO (Bobby, MikeF, MikeG)
    DGEEK (Dr. Geek)
    13HR (DebbieV)

    May 30-Jun 1 Alabama Phoenix Festival (Birmingham, AL)
    ESO (Bobby)

    Jul 23-27 SDCC
    ESO (MikeG)

    Aug 8-10 Boston Comic Con
    ESO (MikeG)

    Aug 29-Sep 1 Dragoncon
    ESO Network (All)

    If you would like to leave feedback or a comment on the show please call the ESO feedback line at (404)963-9057 (remember long distance charges may apply) or feel free to email us @

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    On Wednesday, December 11th at 9 pm EST, the Star Chamber Show episode #3 will feature ESO’s own Bobby Nash! An award-winning writer of novels, graphic novels, comics, short stories, and more, Bobby is also co-host of the Earth Station One podcast and is frequently a TV and Movie actor and extra, including shows such as Fox’s The Following. Joining … Continue reading

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    Earth Station Who Episode 56 – An Adventure in Space and Time

    Mike, Mike, Jen, and The Phantom Troublemaker continue to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who by traveling back to where it all began! And thanks to writer/producer Mark Gatiss, we...

    Earth Station Who is a show dedicated to the culture around the BBC icon Doctor Who. Join Mike F, Mike G and Dave as we explore the 50 year history and fandom surrounding the Doctor With reviews, interviews and just general talk you never know WHO might pop up.

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    Earth Station One Episode 184 – ESO Delves into The X-Files

    The truth is no longer out there, it is on Earth Station One! We continue the Countdown to Halloween as former cigarette-smoking host Mike Gordon is joined by skeptic Mike Faber, believer and award-winning author Bobby Nash, and lone gunman Thomas Deja, to declassify one of the most influential TV series in our time. And … Continue reading

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