Desperatly Seeking Watson

Listen to The FrankenPod episode; Desperately Seeking Watson It’s 1881 and 2010 the toll of the war in Afghanistan is being felt by returning veterans who are struggling to find their place within a society that has no frame of reference for their recent experience. One of the more disenfranchised of these returning veterans is…

The First Detective

This post accompanies the podcast episode The First Detective Novel by The FrankenPod The first detective novel is a hard thing to pinpoint, the detective and mystery narratives can be traced back to ancient civilization arguably visible in the biblical story of Susanna and the Elders and the play Oedipus Rex, though, let me be…

Bats Optional -What is Gothic Literature?

Brent and I have a new audio/podcast project called The FrankenPod. “A podcast stitched together from the corpses of mystery, noir and gothic literature and cinema” It’s very early days but we would love for you to give it a listen. If you have a film or book you love and it fits the criteria we’d…