Yes, this really is a genre…. though today we’d probably call it special-needs detectives.
When real life becomes just too oppressive, you look for diversions. Here are a few that worked for me. And a couple that didn’t.
We’ve all done it. We take turns being That Guy. Fans, pros, even Peter Weller.
Your regularly scheduled column is being pre-empted so I can boost the signal on this IMPORTANT matter.
We all know Alfred Hitchcock was a famous movie director. But most people have forgotten he was once a literary brand name as well.
You know, stories about guys like Tarzan, the Phantom… and the time Tarzan MET the Phantom.
This is the time when everyone publishes their year-end review or their best of the year or whatever column. There’s always the entertainment round-up, best new this, best new that.
Truthfully I’m a bad blogger when it comes to this sort of thing, because rarely, if ever, do we ever get anything NEW. Julie and I are low-income; we live on a very tight budget and he entertainment budget is next to nothing so we are always buying discount or used. This is the Junk Shop, after all, and as it turned out 2016 was kind of a cool year for us turning up oddball bits of this and that on the cheap. These are just a few of the things I came across this last year that I thought were great fun, and not very expensive at all. Some of it’s even free.