Yes, this really is a genre…. though today we’d probably call it special-needs detectives.
We all know Alfred Hitchcock was a famous movie director. But most people have forgotten he was once a literary brand name as well.
Travis looks at Mega Princess 2, wherein Max outfoxes a fox and visits the Tiny Kingdom.
So Dave Smith wanted to know about me and Doc Savage, and I answered him. A column’s worth of answers, it turns out.
Yes, of course Robert Vaughn was Napoleon Solo, the man from UNCLE. But he was also badass private op Harry Rule, cunning con artist Albert Stroller, the last of the Magnificent Seven, and so much more.
BECAUSE YOU DEMANDED IT! Well, one of you, anyway. Last week a reader challenged me to write about the most underrated James Bond film. So here it is. Plus a bunch of ancillary commentary about the 007 phenomenon in general.
Max Allan Collins is one of my favorite mystery writers, and my favorite of all his series, QUARRY, is now a new miniseries on Cinemax. How’d it turn out? Well, hugely different than expected, but in its own way, very cool.