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  • George Pelecanos' 'Martini Shot' short stories colorful but confined

    George Pelecanos is among our most prolific — and compelling — crime novelists, a writer who evokes his hometown of Washington, D.C., much as Dennis Lehane does with Boston or Michael Connelly Los Angeles: as a character in its own right. Complicated, riven by conflicts of race and class and identity, his Washington is not the city of the politicians but a more hardscrabble place in which the only law is that of survival and opportunity is often just another come-on, another lie.
  • Now Streaming: CT In The Movies

    Now Streaming: CT In The Movies
    In this age of instant cinematic gratification, you can log on to Netflix, push the "play" icon, and watch … your own backyard. The Netflix offerings that you can "Watch Instantly" span the globe, the entire history of moviemaking, and every...

    Revisit 'old-school' police programs

    Revisit 'old-school' police programs
    The recent influx of citizen unrest due to a rash of officer-related homicides has left the American citizenry skeptical of the greater good police departments bring to communities nationwide, especially that of traditionally violent neighborhoods that...

    Colbert talks 'Serial,' calls Baltimore 'the same fictional city from The Wire'

    Colbert talks 'Serial,' calls Baltimore 'the same fictional city from The Wire'
    Stephen Colbert asked "Serial" producer Sarah Koenig a question last night that many fans of the hit podcast have been wondering: "Will that girl ever learn how to pronounce 'MailChimp'?" In addition to ribbing Koenig about the MailChimp sponsorship,...

    PR can't overcome truth of 'Serial,' 'Wire'

    PR can't overcome truth of 'Serial,' 'Wire'
    Listening last week to "Serial," the hit podcast about a 1999 teen murder in Baltimore, I couldn't help thinking about all the folks from the mayor on down who believe they can change the city's media image with some positive public relations. And I...