Book Review: Pimp: The Story of My Life

By Chris Bunton Pimp: The Story of My Life, written by Robert Beck, A.K.A Iceberg Slim, was one of the best street crime books I have read. It was very well written and flowed like a dream. It kept you turning pages and interested throughout. Not only was the book good. But the history thatContinue reading “Book Review: Pimp: The Story of My Life”

“Former Hangouts”

By Derek Quint “Former Hangouts” is a documentary by Derek Quint. It is produced by Addovolt Productions, and narrated by Stefanie Erdmann. The film shows us several “Former Hangouts” of Al Capone, in the Chicago, Wisconsin and Iowa areas. The trailer for the film gives this description: “Former Hangouts” approaches established Capone-related topics and locationsContinue reading ““Former Hangouts””

All Saint’s Day of the Dead

By Jason P. Reed All Saint’s Day of the Dead is a book written by Jason P. Reed under the banner of New Bayou Books. This was said about the Author on Goodreads.com. “Jason studied English at what was then the University of Southwestern Louisiana in the mid 90s and worked as a technical writerContinue reading “All Saint’s Day of the Dead”

Tattoos and Tans

By Jason P. Reed. Tattoos and Tans is a book written by Jason P. Reed. The book is published by him under the banner of New Bayou Books. This was said about the author on Goodreads.com. Jason Reed came of age in Eunice, Louisiana, in the 1980s. His fondest memories are of listening to AC/DCContinue reading “Tattoos and Tans”

Movie Review: Spiderhead

By Chris Bunton I recently watched Spiderhead on Netflix, and would like to say that it is a very entertaining flick. Since, it’s new I want to avoid any spoilers. But, I wanted to fire off a review anyway. Spiderhead is a film produced by Netflix and can be found on that streaming service. ItContinue reading “Movie Review: Spiderhead”

Movie Review: Filth

By Chris Bunton “Filth” is a movie based upon a novel written by Irvine Welsh. It tells the story of a police detective striving for a promotion, while he is suffering a mental break down after the loss of his family. It is a dark comedy, and details his exploits into booze, drugs, sex, andContinue reading “Movie Review: Filth”

T.V. Series Review: Boardwalk Empire

By Chris Bunton Boardwalk Empire is a great T.V. Series that centers on the building of Atlantic City, Prohibition, the Depression and a man named Enoch “Nucky” Thompson. “Nucky” Thompson, played by Steve Buscemi is a fictional character based loosely on the real life person, of Enoch “Nucky” Johnson. And that’s part of the funContinue reading “T.V. Series Review: Boardwalk Empire”

T.V. Review: City on a Hill

By Chris Bunton We absolutely love this show. It is based in 1990’s Boston, where corruption is rampant. The main character is “Jackie” Rohr played by Kevin Bacon. He does a fantastic job portraying this FBI agent who does what he wants, when he wants, and always gets his way.  He crosses the line betweenContinue reading “T.V. Review: City on a Hill”

Movie Review: Forty Year Turf Rumble

By Steven G. Farrell The Forty Year Turf Rumble: Street Gangs on Film: From The Dead End Kids to the Warriors. A long-enduring genre in Hollywood has been that of the gangs active on the mean-streets of the United States. These motion pictures usually took place in the tenement districts of Manhattan’s Hell Kitchen, orContinue reading “Movie Review: Forty Year Turf Rumble”

Book Release: “I’m a Dead Man”

By Chris Bunton If you are interested in conspiracy theories, and most especially the theories surrounding the John F. Kennedy assassination, then this is a book for you to check out. It is written by author and police historian, Sgt. Mike Simmons. The press release says: “PENSACOLA, Fla. _ Delving into a decades-old mystery involvingContinue reading “Book Release: “I’m a Dead Man””