Justin & Kurt

E36: Out (Part 1) — Natsuo Kirino — Japanese Noir — Dog Eared Classics

In Episode 36, we head as far east as we’re going to go on on our Noir Trip Around the World as we take you to the industrial wastelands of working class Tokyo with our introduction to Natsuo Kirino’s very popular and controversial crime noir, Out. In Subject Unknown, we chat about Japanese Noir, and …

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E35: My Sister, The Serial Killer (Part 2) — Deep Dive — Forgotten Classics? — 5 Round Burst

Welcome to Point Blank Podcast! In Episode 35, we take a close look at two sisters; ones a killer, the other cleans up the mess. We travel to Lagos, Nigeria a place think with a gritty noir feel where we cover Oyinkan Braithwaite’s wildly popular “My Sister, The Serial Killer.” We look at the work …

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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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