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The Wolf of Wall Street vs. American Hustle: Con Men and Hollywood

Stories about con artists enjoy a long and varied history in Hollywood, but where the con man is the central character notable standard personality traits are discernable and common to all. I recently saw The Wolf of Wall Street and American Hustle within a couple of days of each other and was struck by the … Continue reading

Playing Catch Up: Various Publications in 2013

Well it’s been a while since I’ve posted anything new here, but it’s not as if nothing’s been happening; quite the reverse. In the main, most of my free time has been taken up in a major redrafting of a novel I wrote a couple of years ago. But I did manage to have a … Continue reading