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Point Blank: Hardboiled, Noir, & Detective Fiction

Apr 29, 2019

Hemingway. In this episode we tackle a big author and one of his lesser known books. We introduce To Have and Have Not, discuss Hemingway's life and address the racist language found in this work.

"Milwaukee Noir," edited by Tim Hennessy and published by Akashic Books, is our featured review this episode. We return...

Apr 14, 2019

Are you ready for our deep discussion of Horace McCoy's existential noir classic, They Shoot Horses, Don't They?? We sure are. 

We dig into the text, discuss Sartre, Camus, de Beauvoir, talk about existentialism in the context of writers like Woolrich and Goodis, and share our latests reads in Five Round Burst.