From Hard-Boiled Mysteries to Film Noir to the World

From Hard-Boiled Mysteries to Film Noir to the World

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Earlier this month, the St Louis Jewish Film Festival asked me to introduce the screening of ...

Fire Birds: An Israeli Murder Mystery Film (June 7, 2016)

Fire Birds: An Israeli Murder Mystery Film (June 7, 2016)

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Murder mystery writer introduces murder mystery film to murder mystery fans at this year's St. Louis ...

Baseball Walk-Up Songs for Mystery Detectives

Baseball Walk-Up Songs for Mystery Detectives

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Time for my annual baseball post. Last year I wrote one on the Top 10 Baseball Walk-Up ...

In Praise of the Lowly Weed

In Praise of the Lowly Weed

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If, like me, you have a lawn out your front door, then taking a Word Association Test ...

Dylan, Hemingway, and a Peek Behind the Curtain

Dylan, Hemingway, and a Peek Behind the Curtain

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"Chimes of Freedom" lyrics (via the Bob Dylan Archive)Bob Dylan made headlines this month when ...

Jellyfish and Herrings and Bombs, Oh My!

Jellyfish and Herrings and Bombs, Oh My!

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I have a chronic condition that many of you share. What is it? A  nagging curiosity ...

Some X-Rated Thoughts

Some X-Rated Thoughts

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As an intellectual property lawyer by day, I can confirm that my area of law is, ...

“You Can’t Make This Stuff Up”

“You Can’t Make This Stuff Up”

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Fiction versus reality. I have written occasionally, and contemplated more often, the profound wisdom behind the old ...

Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction . . . Usually

Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction . . . Usually

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We who toil in the field of fiction soon learn that truth is indeed stranger than fiction. ...

A Magical Poem

A Magical Poem

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Despite being an English major in college, poetry has never been at the top of my ...