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Dividend on Death

In a Deadly Vein

Blood on Biscayne Bay

Tickets for Death

Dead Man’s Diary and A Taste for Cognac

Plenilunio di Morte (Full Moon Means Murder)

Murder Is My Business

Wounds heal better in the open air…

A Corpse at St. Andrews Chapel by Melvin R. Starr When the Surgeon and Bailiff Hugh de Singleton is called to the scene of an accidental death by St. Andrews chapel, little does he anticipate the trouble it will bring.  Starr’s second novel in the Singleton chronicles continues the carefully-crafted medieval world and strong characterizations […]

The Blonde Cried Murder

Books are Weapons … in the War of Ideas

From the advert page in the front of Murder Wears a Mummer’s Mask: BOOKS ARE WEAPONS — in a free democracy everyone may read what he likes.  Books educate, inform, inspire; they also provide entertainment, bolster morale.  This book has been manufactured in conformity with wartime restrictions–read it and pass it on.  Our armed forces […]

Murder Wears a Mummer’s Mask

Could you make something any less fun?

This month, I searched the Flickr commons for photos with the keyword word “School.”  Here’s what I found. I never thought the ol’ May Pole looked like very much fun, but boy does this photo make it look like a drag.  It also makes me wonder what the two poor fuckers in the middle did […]

Where did they get that title?

This month, I searched the Flickr commons for photos with the keyword word “School.”  Here’s what I found. The official title for this image on Flckr is “Are They Spelling out Help?”  I have studied the image for longer than I’d like to admit trying to figure out first how the titler got “help” from […]

Like something out of Manifest

This month, I searched the Flickr commons for photos with the keyword word “School.”  Here’s what I found. In honor of Columbia’s street art festival, Manifest, here’s a photo from a ballet that looks like something you’d see in the South Loop on Friday.

Highland music would be better if we said it came from Dudelsacks