New York Crimes

I look rather the dork in this photo–we don’t have the professional pictures back yet, so we are having to suffice with whatever guests took on their camera phones–but no matter how well I photographed, I was never going to shine in comparison, was I?

After the craziest year and half of my life, […]

An essay on The Hunter by Duane Swierczynski, plus 100 thrillers

Duane Swierczynski (or, as I like to call him, “Coach K”) is the author of, amongst many others, The Wheelman, a most excellent Parker homage–I’ve been meaning to give it a proper writeup for some time now, but I can’t find my (inscribed!) copy in order to deliver the reread and writeup it deserves. […]

Doc Savage movie finally available on DVD

Yeah, this is somewhat off-topic, but I came to crime fiction (and eventually Parker) through the pulps, and I know I’m not the only one.

The movie isn’t very good, but it’s the only attempt to film Doc Savage to date (if you don’t count Buckaroo Banzai), so […]