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OTR in print: An Ellery Queen mystery (1940)

Back in the heyday of old-time radio, Radio and Television Mirror magazine (which at times went by other names, such as Radio Mirror) often ran fiction articles based on radio programs. 156 more words

Detectives

The Times, They Are a-Changin'*

To say that the 1960s was a decade of major change is an understatement. It was a time of so many social, political, economic and other changes that some people have called those years ‘revolutionary.’ And perhaps they have a point. 1,410 more words

Agatha Christie

I've Gotta Get Back Inn Time

After a busy month, I was more than ready to answer the call of the road again.  So it was that I found myself traveling the highways and byways of our great country to the little town of Greenfield, IA and the… 1,307 more words

B & B Reviews

Of Fear and the Age of Reason

I’ve been writing like crazy (in shameless self-promotion, there are examples here and here) and recently it led me to the Enlightenment, in particular, as it unfolded in Great Britain. 796 more words

Random Thoughts

Home, Where My Thought's Escaping*

Plenty of crime-fictional characters travel in the course of their work. Lee Child’s Jack Reacher, for instance, doesn’t really have a settled place to live. And although Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot likes his home at Whitehaven Mansions, he also travels quite a bit. 976 more words

Agatha Christie