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A Tale of Two Menendezes
November 12, 2012 – 10:45 PM | 12 Comments
A Tale of Two Menendezes

Two TV movies about the Menendez case came out within five weeks of each other in 1994: Honor Thy Father and Mother: The True Story of the Menendez Murders, and Menendez: A Killing in Beverly …

Tomato Nation Read-Along #16, Special Blotter Edition: Poll
September 24, 2012 – 11:26 PM | 10 Comments
Tomato Nation Read-Along #16, Special Blotter Edition: Poll

By request of a few readers, an all-crime selection of potential Read-Along books. I tried to give you a good range of crimes — arsons, assassinations, Mafiosi, paper-hangers — but as you may or may …

11 Things I Learned From Manchester's The Death of a President
August 31, 2012 – 3:59 PM | 10 Comments
11 Things I Learned From Manchester's <em>The Death of a President</em>

The President is supposed to stand still during "Hail to the Chief," and/or salute the flag. (27)
"At Brooks Kennedy had tried to rest briefly in the Lincoln while the First Lady made her farewells. Harassed …

Blood and Money: Hill and gone
August 9, 2012 – 10:25 PM | 10 Comments
<I>Blood and Money</I>: Hill and gone

It's a classic story: boy meets girl; boy spends an ass-ton of money on a cheesy "music room," then starts cheating on girl with vixen he met at his kid's summer camp while girl is …