The Coin Geek: Mystery Novels and Money

Love. Money. Wrong place, wrong time. Read enough murder mysteries and the same three reasons for the crime get burned into the memory. (One could allow for a fourth, “ideology,” though this is usually a claimed motive rather than the real one.) Naturally enough for a coin geek, money interests me the most, though I […]

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Antique Radio

“It…is…later…than…you…think…” The 1930’s radio show “Lights Out Everybody” began every episode with those six little words, and then proceeded to scare the pants off thousands of people who tuned into the half-hour show that aired at midnight. Originally conceived by Willis Cooper in 1934 and later taken over by Arch Oboler in 1936, the show […]

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