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Personal Shopper review






This movie doesn’t work for me.  It is a cross between a ghost story and a mystery thriller. The mystery is too easy to solve.  The villain is so obvious a seven-year-old could figure out who it is.  This part … Continue reading




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Shades of Blue, Season 2






I thought this show would fall apart after Woz found out that Harlee was the mole for the FBI in season 1, but I was mistaken.  This season is starting off with a bang, with the battle between Woz and … Continue reading




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Thought for the day






I don’t pay attention to the naysayers.  I pay attention to my craft.  A writer should be his own harshest critic.




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Billions season 2, episode 3 recap






At the end of the first season, Chuck and Axe were continuing their mano a mano with Chuck tearing down the walls of Axe’s company in his search for a bug.  Full of bravado, Chuck tells Axe that he’s the … Continue reading




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Writing






I write the types of books I want to read.




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Win an e-book of the psychological thriller Dying to Breathe






Did the S&M just go too far, or was it murder in the first? See this #AmazonGiveaway for a chance to win: Dying to Breathe (Ethan Carr Thrillers Book 2) (Kindle Edition).  At Amazon. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Ends the earlier … Continue reading




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Thought for the day






Am I becoming a better writer or just more commercial?  Nothing in my book sales indicates I’m becoming more commercial.




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Is Legion for real?






I saw the new TV series Legion by Noah Hawley on TV the other night. Weird and confusing, but fascinating show. Nicely directed. Quirky characters in an insane asylum involved with nefarious types. Reminds me of Twin Peaks and Clockwork Orange.




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Taboo






The TV series Taboo continues to intrigue me. It’s relentlessly dreary, but beautifully acted and lavishly produced. It’s a great period-piece melodrama. There’s always something grungy and vile going on between assorted miscreants bent on doing each other harm.  A … Continue reading




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Wipeout is in the wings






Bryan Cassiday’s breakneck thriller Wipeout is in the wings.  A troubled PI must find out who his amnesiac client is.




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