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CharlesHarris
June 29 2017

Knife Crime and Fake News

At the start of my new novel, The Breaking of Liam Glass, a desperate young journalist named Jason pitches a story to a tabloid about a teenage footballer he came across who was stabbed and...
ScottAdlerberg
May 4 2016

Investigation of a Citizen

An attractive young woman smiles at a man through her apartment window. Once he’s in her apartment, she embraces him. “How are you going to kill me this time?” she asks. “I’m...
CrimeHQ
January 29 2016

Follow up to What We Do in the Shadows gets a title: We’re Wolves

One of the funniest movies of last year—albeit, one that not a lot of people know about—was the vampire mockumentary, What We Do in the Shadows. Written and starring New Zealand’s...
AngieBarry
October 22 2015

Under the Radar: Movies You May Have Missed — What We Do in the Shadows

We need to show New Zealand more respect. After all, the Kiwis gave us Lord of the Rings. The ruggedly handsome Cliff Curtis (of Fear the Walking Dead and recent Under the Radar film Push)....
BrianGreene
August 19 2015

Fresh Meat: Savage Lane by Jason Starr

Savage Lane by Jason Star is a thrilling noir that offers up a searing satire of a declining marriage, suburban life, and obsessive love (available October 13, 2015). “Every town has...
DavidCranmer
August 7 2015

Get Smart at 50: Shrewd and Still Intelligent

In “Mr. Big,” the debut episode of Get Smart (1965-1970), there’s an opening shot of the US Capitol as a deep monotone voice-over melodramatically states: This is Washington,...
DavidCranmer
January 30 2015

Mark Twain on Celebrity Killers, the Sane ’Insane’, and Meddling Misguided Magistrates

Mark Twain (1835–1910) was never one to pull punches on politics, ethics, religion, slavery, or just about any cultural flashpoint, quite often leading public discourse on a number of weighty...
DavidCranmer
December 30 2014

Mark Twain’s Sherlock Holmes Satire: A Double Barrelled Detective Story

As the Baker Street Irregulars prepare for Sherlock Holmes’ birthday,  celebrated this year beginning January 7th, here’s a less-known version of a Sherlock Holmes short story, which...