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July 28, 1948: Those Magnificent Men With No Flying Machines

A fog had settled over London on July 28, 1948.  All was quiet and seemingly normal. But of course it wasn’t. Visualize if you will a large shipment of gold bullion awaiting transport at London Airport. 359 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

The Rivers of London

I feel like this book was loaned to me with so many disclaimers: it’s quite different to what you’re used to; it’s just another pace; it’s silly fun.   624 more words


Review: Cops and Robbers

Every society gets the kind of criminal it deserves. What is equally true is that every community gets the kind of law enforcement it insists on.

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Donald Westlake Novels

Happy Anniversary, Miranda v. Arizona

Today is the anniversary of Miranda v. Arizona. Many of us are familiar with this decision as the basic verbiage is  played out in popular culture and TV crime shows. 484 more words

Cops And Robbers

My Movies A-Z: Gun Crazy (review) #NoirSummer UPDATED

Before there was Natural Born Killers (1994), Badlands (1973), or Bonnie and Clyde (1967), there was Gun Crazy (1950). Not sure whether it was the first story of his and her stick-up artists, stealing for fun and running for their lives (update: it wasn’t—at the very least, there was 1937’s… 1,053 more words


"ON YOUR FACE!"- A Case of Community Disoriented Policing.

I am a convicted TV news sadist. I read, watch and hear then current news reports, political commentary and expert opininion with the intention of  firing off twitter responses with my point of view. 1,327 more words

Off The Top Of My Head

My Movies A-Z: The Maltese Falcon (review) #NoirSummer

(I decided to watch all of the movies I own in more-or-less alphabetical order. This is number 10. It’s out of order because I’m participating in an  833 more words