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Three Banquets a Day*

If there’s one thing this season brings, it’s….. lots of food. There are all kinds of delicious foods associated with the different holidays that come at this time of year; it’s enough to make you swear to take up an exercise regime for the rest of your life. 1,030 more words

Agatha Christie

Black Mask Days

the pulper’s

writers who wished they were poets
but were not accepted
or who
saw the lack of funding

the artists who saw the covers… 142 more words

The Door Between (1937)

Hot on the heels of Halfway House came The Door Between. Both titles denote transitions, and perhaps the cousins were signaling changes in Ellery Queen. 494 more words

Reading Ellery Queen

Halfway House (1936)

A condensed version of this novel appeared in Cosmopolitan (June, 1936). I wonder what was cut out of, or later added to, the final product. This novel stands as one of the most intriguing Queen mysteries to date. 791 more words

Reading Ellery Queen

Video of the Week: "The Adventure of Caesar's Last Sleep"

This week’s video is another one from the archives. It’s the full-length episode of Ellery Queen known as “The Adventure of Caesar’s Last Sleep”. It first aired on March 14, 1976. 37 more words

Timothy Carey

Give Thanks For Your Protection*

The police can’t be everywhere at once. What’s more, they are civil servants. This means that their duty is to protect the public, not the interests of a particular company or person. 1,330 more words


I Remember How Things Used to Be*

An interesting post from Moira at Clothes in Books has got me thinking about certain kinds of characters we don’t see very often any more in crime fiction. 1,327 more words

Agatha Christie