The “Detectives in the Shadows” Zoom

 August 18, 2020 On August 18, 2020, we had a very special Zoom, co-sponsored with Johns Hopkins University Press. It was a rollicking affair, boasting a keen discussion on the past and present of hard-boiled crime fiction, featuring Max Allan Collins (Road to Perdition), Ace Atkins (the Quinn Colson series), and Alex Segura (the Pete Fernandez … Continue reading The “Detectives in the Shadows” Zoom

The Thrilling Detective Noir at the Bar (May 23, 2020)

We had our first Thrilling Detective Noir at the Bar on Saturday, May 23, 2020, and I'm so happy it turned out okay. Despite a few minor technical snafus (carefully edited out of the video--nobody really wants to see me naked and dripping wet), it went relatively smoothly (especially if you squint)... well enough, in … Continue reading The Thrilling Detective Noir at the Bar (May 23, 2020)

The Thrilling Detective Zoom

Saturday, April 3, 2021 Our last Zoom,  a few months ago, was a heckuva time. A small, informal but happening gathering of P.I. fans that included writers, editors, fans and even poets. We discussed bad TV and film adaptations, upcoming books worth reading (or avoiding), and who made the best (and the worst) Marlowe. It … Continue reading The Thrilling Detective Zoom