Sep 28, 2017
A listener's question about the role of masculinity in the thriller and much of the media I tend to cover lead to this episode. As part of the question I also cover permissiveness around misogyny in the genre film community and review the much-maligned Odette Springer documentary Some Nudity Required in...
Sep 21, 2017
"Various disguises are regrettable but necessary
if you're going to make it through the day. " - Rob Wright, Nomeansno
Perfect Blue - 1997 - Satoshi Kon
Chameleon Street - 1989 - Wendall B Harris
Sep 14, 2017
I talk a little about a grim Bill Lustig classic before discussing what information struck me anew while embarking on a John Carpenter marathon last weekend. Then I talk a little about crime fiction and the obligation of crime non-fiction.
Sep 7, 2017
"That is to say: Toward the accomplishment of an aim which in wantonness of atrocity would seem to partake of the insane, he will direct a cool judgment sagacious and sound. These men are madmen, and of the most dangerous sort…" Herman Melville, Billy Budd
Robbery - 1967 - Peter Yates
The Friends of Eddie Coyle - 1973...