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Pulp Librarian @PulpLibrarian A pulp library of the mind on Twitter.

Curator of the art, history and fiction of old paperback novels. No work shown is my own: it's all on the web somewhere. See our pinned tweet for how we work.

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No tweets tomorrow, I'm spending the day reading... https://t.co/sKj9p524b7More Pulp Français another time... https://t.co/3G9CFVPQP2You can read these editions of Police Magazine online, at France's Museum of Criminal History:… https://t.co/rwDgt714KxLes Crimes De La Légion Noire. Police Magazine, November 1936. https://t.co/3Qb5QL7wPoLa #Science En Guerre Contre Le Crime. Police Magazine, April 1939. https://t.co/NvsGT9dkcTLa Passager Du Polarlys, by Georges Simenon. Police Magazine, April 1938. https://t.co/XB80BECGxiTient-On L'Assassin De Kitchener? Police Magazine, June 1932. https://t.co/DlQkhnsLHsLes Crimes De #Brighton. Police Magazine, July 1934. https://t.co/NYpFc98JjCGangsters Parisiens. Police Magazine, January 1936. https://t.co/JPDs8HhR60Confessions De Mademoiselle X... Police Magazine, October 1938. https://t.co/L9FNJmZr0XLa Bande Des 5. Police Magazine, November 1936 https://t.co/ViC0E8JZa9Vamp! Police Magazine, February 1935. https://t.co/M914DRZfdjTime for some Pulp Français now, as I look back at some editions of Police Magazine. https://t.co/gnSMS6WOFXAnd happy birthday to Mozilla Firefox*, launched today in 2002! (*file photo) https://t.co/C573mPFUh0Happy birthday #Nintendo, founded today in 1889! https://t.co/89BT1n8c6s @PulpLibrarian In the '80s my aunt had a TV that could display news stories this way, and even print them on thermal paper.
Retweeted by Pulp LibrarianCeefax came to an end on 22 October 2012, when 625-line analogue TV broadcasts in the UK ended. Its job was done...… https://t.co/5Pzy1fE6DLThe BBC Ceefax Telesoftware service let you view teletext via your home computer. Alas it was discontinued in 1989.… https://t.co/HQygzC8PjFBy the early 1980s teletext was a must-have for any household: from holidays to football to quizzes it had it all!… https://t.co/IefweQu9YtFrom 1979 onwards the BBC began using teletext to provide subtitles, helping to make TV more accessable.… https://t.co/e8JFXQr7pvBlue Peter explained how teletext worked in 1975: https://t.co/9VnFoGufjS #NationalTeletextDay https://t.co/LNL9Zsf7fVBBC News soon saw the advantages of teletext, and began using it for breaking news: https://t.co/XOOBj2f54bhttps://t.co/b8E6HKBTmIOn 23 September 1974 the first teletext service started in the UK: Ceefax on BBC, and Oracle in ITV.… https://t.co/9CHsTKXTxtNow if you're celebrating #NationalTeletextDay you'll certainly want to check out the online Teletext Museum:… https://t.co/empHrBPKaAIt's #NationalTeletextDay today! Let's look back at the analogue internet on your telly... https://t.co/FBE7Dz99BAWell it looks like it's not the end of the world today. May hang the washing out... https://t.co/VTvYyXLatu @ejhchess Andrew North was an early pen name of Andre Norton, so I can live with it... @PulpLibrarian Oh no ..not the number 15 bus !!! How will I get home ???
Retweeted by Pulp LibrarianDaybreak - 2250 AD, by Andrew Norton. Ace Books, 1961. https://t.co/rGfR109a0aThe Cataclysm, by R C Sherriff. Great Pan, 1958. https://t.co/6Csn4P2odbAfter The Rain, by John Bowen. Ballantine Books, 1958. https://t.co/0EsIIESmJtThe Big Wave, by Conrad Voss Bark. NEL, 1979. https://t.co/OBCZFNTIt710 Ways To Destroy The World, from 2000AD. https://t.co/BFKebGbVN9"It's the end of the world as we know it, and I feel fine..." Mort En Catastrophe. Elvifrance, 1976 https://t.co/mONa9ahkQgThe Great Prophecy Of The End Of The World (scheduled for 1881) Mother Shipton pamphlet 1863. https://t.co/7zqwhe0svRArmageddon 2419 AD, by Philip Francis Nowlan. Panther Science Fiction, 1976. https://t.co/YBotBkZpYIMusic to watch worlds die... Armageddon Rag, by George R R Martin. La Découverte, 1985. Cover by Eric Provoost https://t.co/2t81uE4dhrToday is apparently the end of the world (see the internet for details). So let's look at some suitable books... https://t.co/xMJtZyVtktNothing in the papers again... https://t.co/Jgtkv6gApb
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2017
@sugar_now The tape box?More vintage home #tech another time... https://t.co/wbz7lpRi9PHis master's voice: Magnetic Film & Tape Recording, October 1955. https://t.co/VKjwr7FTxwLost in music: Hi-Fi Tape Recording, January 1957. https://t.co/Kx4g9j16gzFour-Track stereo: a miracle in sound. Hi-Fi Tape Recording, September 1959. https://t.co/VXibUu8NzdComposing With Tape Recorders, by Terence Dwyer. Oxford University Press, 1971. (Musique Concrète and #DoctorWho:… https://t.co/e7bk1T7SLrWhat IS he showing her? Tape Recording For Everyone, by F C. Judd. Blackie, 1962 https://t.co/GxXOtiL3oERoberts Tape Recorders (1958) "The only recorders with a hysteresis synchronous motor in their price class!" I thi… https://t.co/iaKDXzOyaHThis man is serious about tape recording. Really, really serious... https://t.co/7MtfaLiODrThe new quadruplex TV tape recorder from RCA (1964). No need to take the valves out... https://t.co/GizH5P12oiWhen dad gets a new hobby... More Fun With Your Tape Recorder and Stereo, by Lee Sheridan. Trend Books, 1958 https://t.co/Z0wQuXk0BjNow if you do like your reel to reel, you'll certainly want to check out this online museum: https://t.co/0YsxSZNqjI https://t.co/mhNYRDClnTTime to get reel now, as I look back at the world of reel to reel tape recorders! https://t.co/K158oYhZDu"Enjoy the benefits* of gentle massaging action from waist to knee." (*Visit the toilet first. Or not, I'm not jud… https://t.co/uEPyHjYImE @TheOdalisque Not an October issue alas... https://t.co/IV09NroUP6Best. #Kickstarter. Ever! https://t.co/c8spoidQjEAnd that's it for our October-fest in, er, September - although October means 'eighth month'. I'm confused... https://t.co/YXsfPPaBS0#Hipsters, #geeks or both? Radio News, October 1947. https://t.co/IfnA9lnu0f"For graduates of Sesame Street." The Electric Company Magazine: Mystery Issue, October 1976. https://t.co/lgJYAO0O8KA bridge too far... Stitchcraft, October 1940. https://t.co/3boqflrySYBut can you name them all? Mum's Army. Punch magazine, October 1976. https://t.co/nmcIIuwFSz"All babes are wolves." Eyeful magazine, August 1949. https://t.co/W2sARaHbfJ @SteelRaz Been there, done that: https://t.co/AKmxuac2lM https://t.co/Fdzi3xWiXj"Mars Peopled by One Vast Thinking Vegetable!" The Salt Lake Tribune, October 1912. https://t.co/UTDqTuzjYW"About California And The West." Sunset Magazine, October 1902. https://t.co/spKhkqfdwW"Hope Springs Eternal" The Masses magazine, October 1913. https://t.co/fQbPbqUaFC"The competition's coming..." Today's Secretary, October 1960. https://t.co/UwLfwwBzXL"Calypso: Is It Pornography In Sound?" Gusto He-Man Adventures, October 1957. https://t.co/6CC4ojOmax"Wine, Dine and Die!" Special Detective True Crime Cases, October 1950. https://t.co/BPKP2ZS3VgClowns - always with the poor trigger discipline... Short Stories, October 1930. https://t.co/QWJfsochvp"Alarming Experience Of Fair Bathers Who Are Attacked By An Octopus." The Illustrated Police News, 17 October 189… https://t.co/IkfePE9tw3Dress down Friday options... The Saturday Evening Post, October 1925. Art by J C Leyendecker https://t.co/AmHWTpNlNsToday - for no logical reason - I'm looking at magazines published in October... #TheWayIRoll https://t.co/P5gZh55JKuUndercover Space Pope... Astounding Science Fiction (British edition) October 1951 https://t.co/cB3HPKE94W"Millions of Sex-Starved Women!" New Physical Culture magazine, October 1948. https://t.co/D3LM4yXyU1Batman and Robin. Films and Filming, October 1966 https://t.co/eW6pwraOC7"The Laughter Of Toffee." Harold McCauley's original cover art for Imagination: Stories of Science and Fantasy, Oct… https://t.co/KX7MpX9Vzy"Tiger Woman of Shadow Valley." Harold McCauley's original cover art for Amazing Stories, October 1949.… https://t.co/YWGmRjotEwDavid Bowie and Noddy Holder. Disc and Music Echo, October 1969. https://t.co/DNxycriZwH"Beware, polyester fabrics are driving you insane!" Official UFO, October 1978 https://t.co/4DS4robkGM
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