With the vampire thriller Daybreakers, Ethan Hawke dives headlong into the world of pulp—and loves it.
Movie: The Volturi beat Edward to a pulp, nearly killing him.
“My grandfather, Bruno Fischer, was a pulp fiction writer who supported the family doing it,” said Ernst.
Reservoir Dogs and pulp Fiction exposed the absurdity of Hollywood violence, says Lee Siegel.
His library now contains more than 300 of these pulp novels.
Stir in one-fourth teaspoon of soda, and when it stops foaming turn into a puree strainer and rub the pulp through.
The deck of the smack below promised to mash the American into a pulp.
This pulp is still not sufficiently fine or uniform, so it is pumped into screens and forced through the finely perforated plates.
To-night he said 'I guess I've got you beaten to a pulp,' when I fancy he wasn't guessing at all.
Their skulls were battered in as if by some heavy iron instrument; their faces were beaten into a pulp.
c.1400, "fleshy part of a fruit or plant," from Latin pulpa "animal or plant pulp; pith of wood," earlier *pelpa, perhaps from the same root as pulvis "dust," pollen "fine flour" (see pollen); extended to other similar substances by early 15c. The adjective meaning "sensational" is from pulp magazine (1931), so called from pulp in sense of "type of rough paper used in cheaply made magazines and books" (1727). As a genre name, pulp fiction attested by 1943 (pulp writer "writer of pulp fiction" was in use by 1939). The opposite adjective in reference to magazines was slick.
1660s "reduce to pulp" (implied in pulping), from pulp (n.). As "to remove the pulp from," from 1791. Related: Pulped.
A soft, moist, shapeless mass of matter.
The soft, moist part of fruit.
: a pulp romance
A magazine printed on rough paper and devoted to adventure, science fiction, cowboy stories, rude erotica, etc (1931+)