Point Blank Podcast: Episodes

E7: Shoot the Piano Player — David Goodis — East vs. West Noir — 5 Round Burst

Join us for the dark wonderful tale that is “Shoot the Piano Player” by David Goodis. A story we both loved! Plus reviews, discussion, a really stupid mystery, and a discussion of the East Vs. the West coast in crime fiction. Get in Touch! Join our Goodreads Group Visit our Patreon Email Us Facebook Twitter …

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E6: The Black Mask Boys –William F Nolan — Subject Unknown — 5 Round Burst

Join us as we look at a collection of short stories from the pages of Black Mask Magazine. The Black Mask Boys covers some of the key writers from the golden years of the genre’s most important magazine. We also discuss Blade Runner 2049 and it’s connection to neo-noir, technology, and a changing world. Reviews include an …

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E5: Strangers on a Train — Patricia Highsmith — 5 Round Burst — Really Stupid Mystery

Guy and Bruno meet on a train and things go poorly. We roll right along with Strangers on a Train by Patricia Highsmith.  As always we review some books, discuss somethings, and even have a really stupid mystery.  Get in Touch! Join our Goodreads Group Visit our Patreon Email Us Facebook Twitter Don’t forget to rate us …

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E4: Scorpion Reef — Charles Williams — Seattle Noir — 5 Round Burst

We discuss the nautical noir of Charles Williams, Kurt gets annoyed in 5 Round Burst, and we discuss Seattle as a noir setting. 5 Round Burst Books:“Hot Stuff” by Charles Williams“Mucho Mojo” by Joe R. Lansdale“The Blood Strand” by Chris Ould“The Killing Bay” by Chris Ould“Low Life” by Luc Sante Get in Touch!Join our Goodreads …

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E2: Red Harvest — Dashiell Hammett — Subject Unknown

This episode we cover Dashiell Hammett’s Red Harvest. 5 Round Burst Books: The Cartel by Don Winslow Savage Season by Joe R Lansdale After Dark, My Sweet by Jim Thompson Seattle Noir Akashic Books The Invention of Murder: How the Victorian’s Created Modern Crime by Judith Flanders Find us on Facebook at: Get in Touch!Join …

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E1: The Killer Inside Me — Jim Thompson — 5 Round Burst

In each episode of Point Blank we discuss, analyze, and review works of crime fiction. We focus on the hardboiled, noir, and detective fiction sub-genres covering a featured novel each episode. Join us as we stroll down the dark, rain soaked alleys and into the dangerous corners of literature. For more information and show notes …

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