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Alan Orloff: Murder, Politics & the Serious Comedian

It’s Alan Orloff’s birthday! To celebrate, I’m running a video interview we did at Malice.

Alan’s books are great and so are his not-to-be-missed author signings.   69 more words

Diana Belchase

Superstition and disease

The current furor over the Ebola outbreak prompted me to consider the role of disease in the past. During the Middle ages there was no conception of the role bacteria and viruses play in the transmission of disease so everything was ascribed to God, the Devil, or witchcraft. 460 more words

Ghost Tourist Beware!

What do you expect when you go on a Ghost Tour?

Call me crazy, but I expect to hear stories of ghosts and paranormal activity. 405 more words

Day In The Life

A night in the museum of London: sherlock launch

Forgive me for sounding cocksure, but I am pretty confident that I would make a fantastic TV detective. Sure, I wouldn’t be much of an asset in a tower-block stair chase, or able to stare down a criminal with a gun pointed at my brain, slowly walking towards them with a withering confidence that caused them to gently hand me the weapon (like my hero… 312 more words

London Life

Offed at the Bake Off is almost ready

I woke up yesterday to find a proof copy of Offed at the Bake Off ready for me to take a look at.  I’m really surprised at how quickly  83 more words


School of Hard Knocks

I still can’t believe it – I barely graduated high school and my teachers thought I would fade into the sunset. So much for opinions and everything for grit; I don’t recommend the school of hard knocks, but if you have to go, go big! 250 more words

We Need to Talk About Kevin: Lionel Shriver- 52/52

My biological clock just left the building.

There is a reason why I picked up this book. I started it a few months ago, but the first couple of chapters were a drag, so I abandoned it. 1,079 more words

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