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The bigger picture

Chapter nine is, for the most part, a repeat of everything that’s happened Homicide so far. The 100 page chapter forced me to step back and think about all the reoccurring themes in the book. 471 more words

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Serial: I think I figured it out.

I intentionally got Katiebird hooked on Serial. Now, I feel like a pusher. “Go on, try it. Are you afraid? All your friends are doing it.” 1,564 more words



The eight chapter of Homicide is not for the faint of heart. It’s also not meant to be read while eating, which I managed to be doing every time I picked up the book this week. 431 more words

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Baltimore Police Looking for Sexual Assault Suspect

LANHAM, Md. (WNEW) — Baltimore police are trying to identify the suspect in a sexual assault case.

The suspect, pictured in the above sketch, is described as a black male with a thick build, 5’8″ and in his 30s. 148 more words


Homicide - Review

David Simon

Canongate Books (2008), 656 pages

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Homicide, A Year on the Killing Streets is a forensic examination of the work of Baltimore Police Department’s Homicide Unit.  383 more words

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Fact v.s. Fiction

Growing up I remember watching a hell of a lot of Da Vinci’s Inquest with my parents. That cheesy, overacted CBC crime drama was my gateway drug into the big beautiful world of corny, overly dramatic crime dramas like CSI, CSI: Miami, Dexter, Bones…etcetera, etcetera. 463 more words

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On Latonya Wallace and Tina Fontaine

Reading the second chapter of David Simon’s Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets took me two less cups of tea than the first, but warranted more time to digest. 712 more words