13 Bizarre, Little-Known Facts About Stephen King

Stephen King has earned his reputation as the “King of Horror.” Since penning coming-of-age terror novel Carrie in 1974, he has published over 50 novels and several volumes of short fiction. His books have sold over 350 million copies worldwide, and this year, you can find at least two of his properties — It and The Dark Tower — on-screen in major movie… Read more →

Cobain's Death

[Podcast] Kurt Cobain’s Death: Was it Suicide or Murder?

On April 8, 1994, an electrician looking to install a security system at Kurt Cobain’s Seattle, WA residence saw what he thought was a mannequin through a greenhouse window. Upon further inspection, he came to regard the figure as a human being, and a few minutes later, unknowingly made one of the most profoundly disturbing discoveries in rock-n-roll history. Kurt… Read more →

The Black Dahlia

‘Hollywood and Crime’ Podcast Discusses ‘Black Dahlia’ Murder In-Depth

The Black Dahlia murder has to be one of the most fascinating true crime cases of the last…ever. I mean, there’s so much to pick through for fans of unsolved mysteries. It’s a classic story about the underbelly of Hollywood: Elizabeth Short moves to LA in hopes of becoming a star, and instead she gets dumped on the side of the… Read more →

10 Favorite Books of 2016

My 10 Favorite Books of 2016

There was a lot wrong with my 2016, but productivity wasn’t one of them. I compiled a list of personal and professional accomplishments, and this past year was one of my most productive. (In a separate post, I’m going to discuss the power of making accomplishments lists for each year, but just take my word that it’s a necessary endeavor for… Read more →


[Podcast] A Brief History of Krampus, Everyone’s Favorite Christmas Devil

December 25 is coming up, and everybody is getting geared up for their Baby Jesus celebration. However, Christmas is not the only wintry celebration to come in the month of December. Due to the winter solstice, December has always been host to a number of pagan festivals, and some believe the date of Christmas was chosen to offset the many,… Read more →

Dirt Merchant: A Rolson McKane Southern Mystery

This one gets bloody. The third novel in the Rolson McKane tetralogy sends Rolson and Deuce to Jacksonville, where they attempt to uncover the identity of Deuce’s little brother’s murderer. The problem is, most of the information is shrouded in secrecy. See, Deuce’s brother, Taj, was caught up in some gangland activity, and they don’t appear willing to discuss the… Read more →