Christie Maroney – Divide the Dawn

Christie Maroney – Character in Divide the Dawn   “There was a murder in Brooklyn one time, where there often was before and I s’pose there will be again. Christie Maroney. . . It was said half his face was made o’ gold.”~The Gas Drip Bard Christie Maroney (1867-1912) also known as the Gold-toothed Larrikin, was murdered before theContinue reading “Christie Maroney – Divide the Dawn”

Harry Reynolds – Divide the Dawn

“I just cry. So angry, I cry. Confused. Undeserved as I am. Shaking my head and covering my face on the floor and bleating and blubbering and acting the fool. Harry yanks me up by the coat.”~Liam Garrity Harry Reynolds – Character in Divide the Dawn   Harry Reynolds (b. 1891) also known as TheContinue reading “Harry Reynolds – Divide the Dawn”

Richie Lonergan – Divide the Dawn

Richie Lonergan – Character in Divide the Dawn “A wild-eyed, windswept, floppy-booted, dirty-blond-haired fifteen year-old limps in the room like some forgotten, defective cur on a prison ship.” ~Liam Garrity Richie Lonergan (b. 1900), also known as Pegleg, is a gloomy, violent teenage gang leader who is emotionally stunted by a traumatic childhood. Almost completely catatonic, heContinue reading “Richie Lonergan – Divide the Dawn”

Anna Lonergan – Divide the Dawn

Anna Lonergan – Character in Divide the Dawn “The first thing I do in the mornin’? I brush my hair an’ sharpen my tongue.” ~Anna Lonergan Anna Lonergan (b. 1901) is the younger sister of famed White Hand gang member Richie “Pegleg” Lonergan. An old Irish woman who survived Ireland’s Great Hunger deems her, “A prophetess, an evilContinue reading “Anna Lonergan – Divide the Dawn”

Jonathan G. Wolcott – Divide the Dawn

Jonathan G. Wolcott – Character in Divide the Dawn “(Wolcott) will reign from above, unseen. Our greatest enemy resides in a safe distance across a body of water, up high where the future will be orchestrated. . . Our fate will be decided by an untouchable enemy.”~Liam Garrity Jonathan G. Wolcott (b. 1853), also known asContinue reading “Jonathan G. Wolcott – Divide the Dawn”

Tanner Smith – Divide the Dawn

Tanner Smith – Character in Divide the Dawn  “King Joe says he don’ wanna hire ya, Tanner. Seems as though Thos Carmody don’ really like ya much. And since Thos has the king’s ear, ya’re out.” ~Dinny Meehan Tanner Smith (b. 1887) is doomed. A desperate opportunist and powerful fist fighter, he has made enemies of theContinue reading “Tanner Smith – Divide the Dawn”

Thos Carmody – Divide the Dawn

Thos Carmody – Character in Divide the Dawn “The White Hand gang just firebombed the damn place and didn’t even kill Carmody.” ~Wild Bill Lovett Thos (short for Thomas, b. 1890) Carmody, also known as Quick Thos, has somehow survived multiple murder attempts and the Great War. Thos is a childhood friend of famed West SideContinue reading “Thos Carmody – Divide the Dawn”


Original Youtube webseries Irishtown has released a second episode. Watch here: Based on the popular book series Auld Irishtown, the black and white animated series is told from the perspective of characters. Artists, photographers, video editors, musicians and actors working together under the banner of artofneed Productions have crafted this series.

Irishtown: Episode 1

Irishtown: The only art is survival The web series Irishtown has officially released its first episode. Follow the link below and click on: Irishtown Ep. 1: Treachery of the White Hand. Here: With its noir-influenced, black-and-white style and an ingenious storytelling method of allowing the characters to tell their particular perspective, Irishtown has proven toContinue reading “Irishtown: Episode 1”

Irishtown Update

The web series “Irishtown,” which is based on the first two books of the AULD IRISHTOWN trilogy, has run into some delays. Not to worry though! By no means is it cancelled. Although, we will probably finish two to three episodes before actually releasing anything. That means September is a distinct possibility. Boo! I knowContinue reading “Irishtown Update”

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