His Eyes Have All the Seeming of a Demon’s That Is Dreaming: Stephen Gregory’s The Cormorant

When Uncle Ian dies, he leaves a nephew his cottage in Wales along with the stipulation that his nephew look after his prized bird. This is the opportunity the family has been looking for, to leave behind lives as teachers—professions they hated—and to pursue new lives out in the middle of nowhere. When they aren’t […]

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CONSIDERING WESTLAKE: KAHAWA

After writing enough purely fictional heist stories, it was only a matter of time before Donald Westlake turned his considerable talents to fictionalizing out the corners of a real caper. The crime that caught Westlake’s eye and to which he put his considerable talents to playing around with was an unexpected one, one which I […]

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MOVIE MONDAYS: #HORROR

Today, we present another column from our days of working with the Cinema Knife Fight site. Trista and I had seen trailers for the film #HORROR while the two of us could still go to the theaters together, and it seemed like a natural for us to review it. After all, our Alamo Cinema Massacre […]

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