Thursday, January 26, 2012

Red Mist

Red Mist
by Patricia Cornwell

In Red Mist, Cornwell is at the top of her game. At the request of a female prisoner, Scarpetta goes to Savannah for a visit. The request was a lure to manipulate Scarpetta into an investigation that involves multiple deaths taking place over a decade.

Nice to see Cornwell return to more of her earlier style. Great read.

Tuesday, January 3, 2012


Portlandia (DVD)

Carrie Brownstein, punk rocker, and Fred Armisen, SNL comedian, star in this hilarious take on all things Portland, Oregon. Season 1 of this TV series has some very funny segments including "The Women and Women First Bookstore" and "The Mayor is Missing". Cameos from Colin Meloy from the Decemberists and the actual mayor of Portland, made the series more entertaining.

Filmed in Portland, it is an homage to the city. I felt like I was visiting. If you need a laugh, you can't go wrong.