Leading independent podcast studio Audio Up has reunited with James Ellroy, “the Demon Dog of American Literature,” to adapt his seminal novel of historical fiction, American Tabloid, into a 12-episode scripted series.
Dear Ellroy readers, enthusiasts, adherents, apparatchiks, and feckless followers worldwide:
Achtung, motherfuckers!!!!! Here’s a day-by-day public-appearance itinerary for yours truly – the Demon Dog …
Writing for The Hollywood Reporter, the best-selling author of ‘L.A. Confidential’ delves into police files from 1976 and revisits the complicated two-year pursuit of the Oscar-nominated star’s killer — told here from the point of view of the detectives who painstakingly worked the case from West Hollywood to Michigan.
My strange and strangely gifted friend Curtis died earlier this week. His film of my novel L.A. Confidential was a signature moment in my life. The signature was his, more than mine. Thus, this eulogy and post-mortem note of thanks for the splendid gift he gave me.
On a quiet Monday night at Elway’s Cherry Creek, it’s hard to miss James Ellroy. A trim six-three, clean-domed and fond of Hawaiian shirts, eyes blazing, he’s easily the most animated talker in the room. He’s not particularly loud or demonstrative, but he is passionate, holding forth on love and death and popular culture while attacking a slab of prime rib.
The second series of HBO’s acclaimed drama True Detective has met a lukewarm reception from fans since airing in June; now viewers are accusing it of borrowing some of its distinctive features from the crime writer James Ellroy.
James Ellroy delivered a hardboiled (and hilarious!) introduction to Noir City’s doublebill of “Gun Crazy” (1950) and “The Prowler” (1951), both written by the infamously-blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo
“After combing through the photo archives of the police museum, Ellroy discovered that 1953 featured the most unusual and striking imagery of the extensive collection and was inspired to write 25,000 …
Best-selling novelist James Ellroy opens up to Encore’s Mariam Saab about starting over three decades into his literary career, the blurred lines between reality and fiction and the real love of his life.