Articles by Patrick Baird

Beatnik Spy Book Four

July 14, 2014 // 0 Comments

…is titled: “The Treasure of the Damned.” Europe, 1957. Gunner tours the continent as an in-demand jazz horn player, but his real work remains smuggling and [...]

Merry XXmas!

November 16, 2013 // 0 Comments

It’ another issue of Bachelor Pad Magazine and it’s yet another one of my tipsy tales: “The Gift of the Hipsters.” It’s a modern, yet retro take [...]

History of the Badass

October 20, 2013 // 0 Comments

              Because I have so much free time on my hands (hah!) I’ve gone out and created another blog: History of the Badass. [...]

The Yeti Martini

October 1, 2013 // 0 Comments

I’ve got another gem of a short story coming in the next issue of Bachelor Pad Magazine, “The Yeti Martini.” Two gentlemen of leisure are spinning yarns [...]

China Tampico

September 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

Black Rum and Dynamite was still unfinished when I found her. Taking a break from writing, I was browsing, when her enigmatic smile and pert bare bottom [...]

Gunner Quinn is Back!

June 13, 2013 // 0 Comments

He finished the last beer and picked up the pistol, pointing it at the door. He tuned out the street noise from outside and focused his attention on the hallway outside his [...]

Flight of the Phoenix

May 23, 2013 // 2 Comments

Taking your son to a testosterone enriched classic Men’s Adventure movie is an important obligation for any good father. My Dad took me to see “The Dirty [...]

Men’s Adventure on Goodreads

May 17, 2013 // 0 Comments

I recently discovered Goodreads ( and I think it’s a terrific site for both writers and readers. There are tons of discussions centered around books [...]

Lord Jim

April 27, 2013 // 0 Comments

Lord Jim, by Joseph Conrad, is a classic novel of men’s adventure, a deep and moving examination of the nature of moral character and courage. Jim is the first mate of [...]

Did George Lucas Kill John Carter?

April 4, 2013 // 1 Comment

I’ve just finished reading Michael D. Sellers’ book “John Carter and the Gods of Hollywood – the absolutely absorbing story of how the movie [...]
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