The Con Artist (Quirk Books)

When I picked up this book at the 2019 ECCC from the Quirk Books booth I was expecting great outside the box material and The Con Artist delivered. The novel relies on pop culture references, recognized brands and labels, and even some made up ones to protect the protagonist, Mike (a fairly well known comic... Continue Reading →

True Crime Garage (Podcast)

Power tools, air conditioning, and podcasts; these are a few of my tech age favorite things. Before the iPod craze, I would rely on the radio and whatever came up to pass the time as I did jobs around the house. Buying and downloading music was a hassle but it was the only way to... Continue Reading →

In Ice Cold Blood (Oxygen)

Before finding my new guilty pleasure The Wonderland Murders, I had been watching In Ice Cold Blood narrated by SVU's own Ice-T. As a fan of true crime shows I couldn't pass up on the opportunity to check out this dark spin on this documentary format and wasn't impressed with the stand alone episodes. Don't... Continue Reading →

Get Out (2017 Movie)

It is hard to describe Jordan Peele's directorial debut as anything other than a very very dark comedy. For a comedian that stared in roles on Mad TV and Comedy Central's Key and Peele, this entire plot line was a refreshingly unexpected since it turned out to be a sci-fi mystery thriller masterpiece for the... Continue Reading →

The Sinner (USA)

Jessica Biel (Cora Tannetti) and Bill Pullman (Detective Harry Ambrose) star in this cleverly written mystery drama that portrays the story of a young woman that snaps and kills a man in public. The trigger? A 1980s like song that transports Cora to a darker past that she has mentally blocked. It is up to... Continue Reading →

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