Justin Bendell and Kurt Ellison met in Madison, WI back in 2002. They reunited in 2017 to start Point Blank. Point Blank has quickly established itself as one of the better known and respected crime fiction podcasts. Recently they were listed in the Top 10 Best Noir Podcasts by PlayerFM.
Kurt Ellison is a sailor, no really, he works on boats for a living.
He grew up on the shores of Northern Lake Michigan and currently lives in sight of Puget Sound.
When not on the water he likes being in the woods, playing RPGs, and listens to too many podcasts.
He loves the water. A lot.
Originally from the Midwest U.S., Justin lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where he is an English professor at The University of New Mexico – Valencia.
He loves the desert. A lot.