Browsing the archives for the Boxing tag

The Adventures of Sailor Tom Sharkey

Fight Card’s latest offering has hit the shelves at Amazon – The Adventures of Sailor Tom Sharkey – scribed by Mark Finn (writing as Jack Tunney). The Best Weird, Historical, Humorous, Boxing Stories You’ll Ever Read! He was one of the greatest heavyweight boxers to enter the legendary squared circle during the Golden Age of [...]

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Swamp Walloper

Author: Paul Bishop Published: October 2013 Swamp Walloper is the follow up to Felony Fists, the first book in the Fight Card series written by Paul Bishop. Fists saw L.A. cop, Patrick ‘Felony’ Flynn fighting on two fronts, first corruption on the streets, and then duking it out with one of gangster Mickey Cohen’s minions [...]

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Iron Head & Other Stories

The Fight Card team flexes its muscles for a good cause. Iron Head and Other Stories is the first of several charity anthologies being released by the Fight Card team over the next few months, and it includes my vintage fight fiction short, Bushwhacked – written under the pen name James Hopwood. All monies made [...]

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Front Page Palooka: Book Trailer

The latest Fight Card tale, Front Page Palooka – from Anthony Venutolo, writing as Jack Tunney – is now available at Amazon. But to whet your appetite, here’s the book trailer. And here’s the spiel: Newark, New Jersey, 1954 Years of fight halls and newsrooms have east coast sportswriter, Nick Moretti, looking for a change. [...]

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Fight Card: A New Publishing Paradigm

Fight Card, co-creator, Paul Bishop was recently interviewed on the Book Life Now site, discussing the unique structure of the series. In part, he says: Then came a surprise – the stories were not only resonating with readers, but also with writers. Young writing lions such as Heath Lowrance, David Foster, Kevin Michaels, Terrence McCauley, [...]

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Fight Card: Ladies Night

Something a little different from Fight Card this month – the first Fight Card Romance novel. Don’t screw up your nose – keep an open mind. After all, what do you think Rocky is? It’s a romance. Ladies Night is penned by Carol Malone – under the pseudonym ‘Jill Tunney’ (rather than Jack – makes [...]

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Film Poster of the Day

Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956)

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Book Cover of the Day

Title: Hurricane: The Life of Rubin Carter, Fighter Author: James S. Hirsch Publisher: Fourth Estate Published: 2000 From the back: Rubin Carter was more than a boxer, a man who once knocked out a horse with a right cross. A former juvenile criminal in between a spell as a U.S. paratrooper, he ran guns for [...]

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Kara Simsek (1985)

For the Fight Card completist who has to watch every boxing movie ever made, I give you Kara Simsek (1985) – or Turkish Rocky. Here’s the training sequence. Enjoy the goodness. You can thank me later…

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Brooklyn Beatdown

Just a heads up to all the Fight Card fans, that the latest story is now live. Brooklyn Beatdown, is the title, and hiding behind the Jack Tunney pseudonym is prolific pulp author Derrick Ferguson, the creator of one of New Pulp’s most distinctive characters – Dillon. In Fight Card: Brooklyn Beatdown, Derrick brings us [...]

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