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Silent By Midnight: "The Superstition Of Cars"

Copyright 2018 By Mike Whitacre

“You okay, dude?” asked the scruffy man, wearing a jean jacket and a brown beanie that matched his skin tone a little too well. 2,990 more words

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Southern Saturday Lit

Gods of Howl Mountain takes us far down onto the Southern Literary Trail, deep into the mountains of North Carolina. Taylor Brown has created a very dark, intense, somewhat mysterious tale of bootlegging, clan wars and folk healing set in the turbulent 1950s. 292 more words

Macsbooks

Book Review: NOIR by Christopher Moore (William Morrow 2018)

In between everything else I do, I read about a book a week, mainly mystery fiction. Current favorites include James Lee Burke, Lee Child, Michael Connelly, Janet Evanovich, and John Sandford, all with their own unique styles, and all masters of the genre. 415 more words

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Book Review: NOIR by Christopher Moore (William Morrow 2018)

In between everything else I do, I read about a book a week, mainly mystery fiction. Current favorites include James Lee Burke, Lee Child, Michael Connelly, Janet Evanovich, and John Sandford, all with their own unique styles, and all masters of the genre. 415 more words

Cracked Rear Viewer

Rango: Terrestrial Pathfinder of the West

Rango performing imaginary feats of strength to impress the townsfolk.

Dripping with intertextual material, and subversion, Rango updates the Western Noir with a dose of hope and cinematic reverence. 1,712 more words

Writings

Hit-Girl #5 (Image)

Rating: 5/5 – Lemire & Risso Make Hit-Girl Kick Ass in Canada…
By ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall.

With apologies for the pun on the title of the series Hit-Girl spun off from, this comic kicks ass!  304 more words

Comics

Just the Facts

Chicago by David Mamet attracted my attention at the library because I grew-up just blocks from the northern border of “my kind of town”. It also interested me because of Mamet’s well-known plays. 153 more words