E34: My Sister, The Serial Killer (Part 1) — Blood Sugar Review — Nigerian Noir

In Episode 34, we are off to Nigeria for a look at the riveting tale of two sisters, My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite From the title you’d probably guess one is in fact a killer, and the other gets really good at cleaning up the mess. We introduce Braithwaite’s novel and review …

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SHOW NOTES for E32: Total Chaos by Jean-Clause Izzo (Pt. 1)

In this episode we introduce Total Chaos and Jean-Claude Izzo. We also discuss the broad topic of Mediterranean Noir.  Justin’s Short Review of Total Chaos: Jean Claude Izzo’s Total Chaos, Book One of Izzo’s Marseille Trilogy, was originally published in French in 1995 by Editions Gallimard and first published in English in 2005 by Europa …

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E32: Total Chaos (Part 1) — Jean-Claude Izzo — Mediterranean Noir — Well Thumbed Classics

We’ve packed our bags and hopped the pond to explore the noir of the Mediterranean focusing in on Marseilles, France. We introduce ‘Total Chaos’ by Jean-Claude Izzo and the broader topic of Mediterranean Noir. In ‘Well Thumbed Classics’ we cover two collections one featuring the Western Noir of Harry Whittington and the other the work …

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New website

Hey folks, Check out this new website we have! It’s less clunky than our old one, and we might actually update it on the regular. Thanks to my sister, Molly, for setting it up!

E31: No Country For Old Men (Part 2) — Dog-Earred Classics– Gabino Iglesias –Five Round Burst

Gather ’round for part 2 of our episode on Cormac McCarthy’s border noir classic, No Country for Old Men. In Well Thumbed Classics, Kurt reviews Black Wings Has My Angel by Elliott Chaze.In Five Round Burst, we review 5 strong books, including two by Gabino Iglesias. Get in Touch!Join our Goodreads GroupVisit our PatreonEmail UsFacebookTwitter Don’t forget to rate …

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E30: No Country For Old Men (Part 1)-Cormac McCarthy-Western/Border Noir—Mystery Tribune

Welcome back to Point Blank! In this episode we introduce ‘No Country For Old Men’ and Cormac McCarthy. We also discuss the broad topic of Western and Border Noir. Justin reviews ‘Mystery Tribune.’ Get in Touch!Join our Goodreads GroupVisit our PatreonEmail UsFacebookTwitter Don’t forget to rate us on Apple Podcasts and share the show with …

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Summer Announcement

Just a quick update on the show. We need a short early summer break and we can all do some summer reading. Get in Touch! Join our Goodreads Group Visit our Patreon Email Us Facebook Twitter Don’t forget to rate us on Apple Podcasts and share the show with your friends!

E29: To Have And Have Not (pt. 2) — Deep Discussion — Dog Eared Classics — 5 Round Burst

We dive deep into Ernest Hemingway’s To Have and Have Not. Did we love the book? Well, that’s complicated. Kurt offers a Dog-Eared Classic review: The Men From the Boys by Ed Lacy (Stark House Press) We also offer up six selections in 5 Round Burst, including Graham Greene’s Our Man in Havana and Ann Aptaker’s Flesh and Gold  Get in Touch! …

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