Night Moves Revisited

Private detectives or private eyes, as they were stylishly called in Golden Age of Hollywood, have been screen heroes and anti-heroes since the early days. Sherlock Holmes, Sam Spade, Hercule Poirot, Philip Marlowe, Mike Hammer, Lew Harper, Nero Wolfe, V.I. Warshawski, Peter Gunn, Joe Mannix, Jim Rockford, Thomas Magnum – all fictional detectives for hire. … More Night Moves Revisited

Battle Creek (2015)

Recognize the guy from the All State Insurance commercials, the “Mayhem” guy? Dean Winters is his name, a working actor in many television shows. Winter played the co-lead in this one hour comedy-drama that debuted in 2015. Battle Creek lasted all of 13 episodes before being buried in the failed TV show graveyard. The show … More Battle Creek (2015)

Agatha Christie Films

The world’s best and most successful mystery writer: Agatha Christie.  Her largest selling book, And Then There Were None, 2 million copies. Her works have been translated into stage plays, television series and feature films, tantalizing millions of fans. Her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles,  was published in 1920, so let’s raise a … More Agatha Christie Films

Night Out Against Crime: My Helicopter Ride

Many years ago, I had the opportunity to participate in a police activity that was part of a program called “Night Out Against Crime.”  Nationwide, law enforcement along with community groups were holding events to recognize efforts to combat crime.  That national campaign started in 1984 and it was exciting to be on the front … More Night Out Against Crime: My Helicopter Ride