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An Ellrovian Journey

I have a piece in The Rap Sheet in which I discuss my new book on James Ellroy and my lifelong interest in the author. Here’s a taste: 307 more words

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Lucila Lalu: The Original Chop-Chop Lady

**DISCLAIMER: THERE ARE SOME REALLY FUCKED UP PHOTOS BELOW. READ AT YOUR OWN RISK

The term chop-chop lady is something most Filipinos would recognize. With English being our second language, some words are borrowed and snuck into our everyday vocabulary, as if we invented the universal language itself. 767 more words

Macabre

this day in crime history: january 15, 1947

On this date in 1947, the mutilated remains of a young woman were found in Los Angeles. The woman would soon be identified as Elizabeth Short, an unemployed 22 year old, originally from Massachusetts. 30 more words

True Crime

Black Dahlia

By Somali K Chakrabarti

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Cryptic, enigmatic,  Black  Dahlia, exotic like allure of nightfall sky

Black Dahlia is actually a dark red or deep burgundy dahlia. 121 more words

Poetry, Miscellaneous

Short Review: Black Dahlia by James Ellroy

For some crazy reason I thought this was seriously a non-fiction book.  It’s not.  It builds off of facts of the real case about Elizabeth Short and it adds in a noir-style detective story.   163 more words

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[Beauty] Go Bold: The Lipstick Color That Looks Good On Everyone

When it comes to lip color, we all have our FAVORITE that is the ultimate ‘go to’ and daily wear. This is the safe color that you can never go wrong with. 267 more words

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