Doc Savage didn’t just fight evil. Living in the Depression, he fought suffering.
Among his many, many books, prolific crime writer Max Allan Collins wrote a trilogy of delightful murder mysteries set in the world of newspaper strips and comic books in the late 1940s and early 1950s.
Like most of you, I have a platonic ideal of certain characters that I carry around in my head. And a lot of times, it has to do with who I saw play a particular part when I was at an impressionable age. I’ve had a few of them bouncing around in my head this week, so I thought I’d share.
Disney will be releasing in March 2018 a live adaptation of A Wrinkle In Time. It took about five viewings of the trailer to stop squeeing in fangirl overload happiness to realize, “wait, I don’t remember the story being like this.” For the sake of research and not losing my mind, this became a great opportunity to re-read the book that I cherished so strongly upon my memories.
Travis shows that he’s a procrastinator by just getting around to reviewing The Twelve Crimes of Christmas, a Christmas themed mystery story collection.
Travis introduces a new feature, Sunday Morning, with a miscellany of stuff found around the internet that you may find interesting. YMMV.
Travis takes a look at a paperback collection of thriller stories presented by Alfred Hitchcock in the early ’70s, and finds it to be pretty good.