The Black Dahlia

The Weekly Static Interviews: Patrick Fischler of Happy! and Twin Peaks

While I was getting myself acquainted with Patrick Fischler's filmography, one thing came to mind pretty quickly: he's clearly an actor who refuses to be typecast, with a versatility to his craft that's made that possible. Fischler is definitely not a stranger to genre films and television, with 2017 being a particularly strong year for […]

CBS Developing James Ellroy's 'L.A. Confidential' For Series

You have to hand it to CBS this week: the network is making moves to change people's perceptions of CBS as just "The Land that C.S.I. Built." To that end, the "Eye Network" is looking to adapt James Ellroy's classic crime novel L.A. Confidential for a television series.┬áNew Regency, Lionsgate Television and CBS Television Studios […]

Late Night Fun – James Ellroy's Unique Self-Promotion

As a writer, you are always trying to figure out how to get people to notice your work. Whether you are a newcomer or the biggest name on the shelves, you still want to get more readers. Well, noir novelist James Ellroy has a unique way of promoting his work. The writer of the LA […]