A to Z Challenge – Kiss the Girls

Kiss the Girls 1997 Directed by Gary Fleder Quick Synopsis...¬†Forensic psychologist Alex Cross travels to North Carolina and teams up with escaped kidnapping victim Kate McTiernan to hunt down "Casanova," a serial killer who abducts strong-willed women and forces them to submit to his demands. Late in my college career, a friend got me into … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – Kiss the Girls

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Touch

The loud bang woke Alex from a very sound sleep. What was that? he thought to himself. His eyes were wide and his vision blurry as he attempted to adjust to the darkness that filled his bedroom. Soon the dim moonlight that filtered in through a crack in his curtains was enough to allow Alex … Continue reading Touch

The Mystery Blogger Award

Kids, I've been nominated for the Mystery Blogger Award. It's kind of awesome. I haven't been nominated for a blogging award since 2015. So it looks like my fortunes are taking a turn for the better. Gosh, I have so many people to thank before they start playing me off and cutting to commercial. Actually, … Continue reading The Mystery Blogger Award

Gravity Falls

I happen to love it when I don't discover a TV show until it's completely run its course and I can watch the entire series from start to finish without the annoyance of waiting during a hiatus for new episodes. It's an amazing time to be alive, having access to services like Netflix and Hulu, … Continue reading Gravity Falls

AFI 75: In the Heat of the Night

In the Heat of the Night 1967 Directed by Norman Jewison Netflix says... Philadelphia detective Virgil Tibbs (Sidney Poitier) helps a redneck Southern sheriff (Rod Steiger) solve a murder in this fascinating study in racism that still strikes a resonant chord today. Steiger won a Best Actor Oscar for his performance as the put-upon sheriff … Continue reading AFI 75: In the Heat of the Night

The 5 Most Beautiful Things I’ve Ever Seen

Not too long ago, I was able to thumb through a friend's copy of the new illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. I took a picture of it and posted it online, intending to let the world know that I wanted a copy of it as well. Along with that post, I … Continue reading The 5 Most Beautiful Things I’ve Ever Seen

Flashback

Originally written in October of 2010... He sat alone in his apartment with the lights off and the late night news on. He sat on the sofa in the soft glow on the television as the anchorwoman began reading the story about him. Calvin Locke wasn't the kind of guy who liked to get a … Continue reading Flashback