BOOK VERSUS FILM: The Silence Of The Lambs

WARNING: Do not touch the glass. Do not approach the glass. And do not under any circumstances read this if you don’t already know the story … CS: Hello, Dr Lecter. May I talk with you? HL: Good evening, Clarice. What do you have for me this time? CS: A comparison study, concerning the book…

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BOOK VERSUS FILM: An Epic Study of FIGHT CLUB

Fight Club is an interesting and unusual example in the book versus film debate. Here is a cult novel that received an incredibly faithful, big-budget adaptation. The movie version then underperformed at the Box Office but found a following through home entertainment. Chuck Palahniuk is on record as applauding the adaptation, particularly the way it…

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CRIMINALLY GOOD: Interview with author David Liscio

1) So, who are you and what have you written? I’m an ink-stained wretch, having spent more than twenty years as a journalist specializing in crime stories. My serial killer thriller Deadly Fare was published on Amazon in October and is available in both paperback and ebook. I’m currently working on another novel that involves…

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BEST OF 3: True Life Gambling Stories

With the advent of the internet, anything ‘real life’ went virtual. So, as soon as the technology became available, a number of casino operators raced to the forefront, bringing us online casinos, sports books and even poker sites. Land-based casinos started to be a bit relegated but still maintained their elegance and uniqueness. Throughout the…

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