Author: Jimmy Callaway

BOSS Season 2 Wrap-Up – Your Kingdom Must Be Renewed

Yesterday was a hung-over Sunday, and so it was a perfect time to finally watch the last couple of episodes…

NOIR AT THE BAR L.A. – An International Incident

Dateline: Los Angeles, city of eternal night. Though the original home of Noir at the Bar, the reading event where…

VEGAS Odds: Better Than Most

“Even the coppers aren’t afraid to bury people out in the desert here.”–Sam “Ace” Rothstein After wading through the slog…

MOB DOCTOR Diagnosis: Not Good

Probably the biggest challenge Mob Doctor presents is the urge to make a bad medical joke in the title of…

Forget It, Eddie, It’s Toontown – The Crime Fiction Roots Of Roger Rabbit

My friend’s dad took us to see Willow one sunny summer’s day in 1988.  It was a good movie and…

Victimless Emmys – Crime TV In 2012

The thing one must always keep in mind with industry awards is, aside from a marketing perspective, they mean exactly…

In BOARDWALK EMPIRE We Trust

Finally.  Finally, finally, finally, Boardwalk Empire season 3 has arrived, and not a moment too soon.  After watching the premiere…

My Name Is Markham – The TV Sensibilities of NEAR DEATH

Near Death is one of the spate of high-quality comic books Image has been cranking out over the past couple…

Scam Artist Hall Of Fame: M. Sgt. E.G. Bilko

Welcome, dear friends and other suckers, to a new regular feature here at the Criminal Complex.  Yes, the Scam Artist…

The City Of I Will – Why BOSS Is Kelsey Grammer’s Greatest Work

It’s strange when you consider that Boss is Kelsey Grammer’s first major dramatic role.  He has always been known for…

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