Tag: crime

Dashiell Hammett at Library of America

Library of America has Dashiell Hammett’s story, “Creeping Siamese” as it’s story of the week. ‘Based on the scantiest of evidence—a red silk sarong—the detectives, including the Continental Op, begin working under the assumption that they should be looking for ‘brown men,’ that is, Asian immigrants. ‘This short […]

The Feminine Critique catches up!

Catch up with our friends at the Feminine Critique podcast: “Welcome back to another big batch catchup episode with what Christine and Emily have been watching! There’s LOTS to discuss, including (BUT NOT LIMITED TO) Heartbreakers, the Alien quadrilogy, Kimi, In the Cut, The Blue Lagoon, Spencer, The […]

“Ongoing Public Conversations About True Crime Where “True Crime” Has Been Replaced By ‘Murder Ballads'”

At The Chatner, Daniel Lavery shares, “Ongoing Public Conversations About True Crime Where “True Crime” Has Been Replaced By ‘Murder Ballads’.” Read it here. (Thanks, Kate!) Episode Titles for “…But There Was No One In The Glen.” Chapter One: Whatever happened to that nut-brown maid? “’Twa the most […]

10 Things I liked in 2021

It’s annual list time where I share things I liked in the last year. I usually try to write about things I haven’t written about before, but the world is not what it was and perhaps next year I will be back to that or perhaps on to […]