Point Blank Podcast

By Justin & Kurt

Mixing serious analysis and humor, the co-hosts discuss a classic or modern work of crime fiction each episode. They also share shorter reviews, and examine genre topics such as the femme fatale, booze, and race and labor. Stroll with Kurt and Justin down the rain drenched alleys and mean streets as they explore the fascinating world of crime fiction.

  1. 1.
    E61 -- Ecological Noir -- The Monkey Wrench Gang -- Animals
    1:00:46
  2. 2.
    E60 -- 5 Round Review: Summer Edition
    1:00:21
  3. 3.
    E59 -- Miami Blues
    59:35
  4. 4.
    E58 -- Chicago Noir
    1:07:15
  5. 5.
    E57 -- Ride the Pink Horse & The Expendable Man --Dorothy Hughes
    59:32
  6. 6.
    E56 -- Five Round Reviews
    55:03
  7. 7.
    E 55 -- S.A. Cosby -- Blacktop Wasteland
    57:23
  8. 8.
    E 54 -- Raymond Chandler -- Farewell, My Lovely
    54:20
  1. 9.
    E53: Strap on Your Rocket Shoes, It's Time to Review Some Spy Fiction
    55:04
  2. 10.
    E52: To Spy Fiction With Love
    1:06:48
  3. 11.
    Cinema Spotlight: "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy"
    27:36
  4. 12.
    E51: Russian Roulette with Kurt & Justin -- First 50 Episodes!
    1:00:33
  5. 13.
    E50 -- Pop. 1280
    1:02:46
  6. 14.
    E49 -- Bluebird, Bluebird -- Deep Dive -- Cinema Spotlight -- Five Round Burst
    1:06:16
  7. 15.
    E48 -- Intro to Bluebird, Bluebird -- Rural Noir -- Forgotten Classics -- Attica Locke
    1:01:21
  8. 16.
    E47 -- Yakudoshi Age of Calamity -- Chris McKinney -- Scott Kikkawa
    56:50
  9. 17.
    E46 -- For a Song by Rodney Morales -- Hawaiian Noir -- 5 Round Burst
    1:17:15
  10. 18.
    E45 -- Richard Stark's The Hunter -- Deep Dive -- Cinema Spotlight -- Five Round Burst
    52:59
  11. 19.
    E44 -- Intro to Richard Stark's The Hunter — Forgotten Classics? — Subject Unknown -- Donald Westlake
    51:41
  12. 20.
    E43 Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep — Deep Discussion -- Forgotten Classics -- Five Round Burst
    59:05
  13. 21.
    Quarantine Edition -- Panic in the Streets -- The Killer That Stalked New York
    13:33
  14. 22.
    E42 Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep -- Neo Noir -- Titanshade -- Philip K. Dick
    1:01:02
  15. 23.
    Quarantine Edition -- Riot in Cell Block 11
    22:48
  16. 24.
    E41: An Easy Thing (Part 2) -- Cinema Spotlight "El Che" -- 5 Round Burst
    1:17:34
  17. 25.
    E40: An Easy Thing (Part 1) -- Mexican Noir -- Forgotten Classics
    1:07:02
  18. 26.
    E39: Brazilian Noir -- Blood of the Wicked (Part 2) -- Cinema Spotlight -- Five Round Burst
    1:01:22
  19. 27.
    E38: Brazilian Noir - - Books of the Decade - - Blood of the Wicked (Part 1)
    59:36
  20. 28.
    E37 -- Out -- Natsuo Kirino -- Stray Dog -- Manhunt Magazine
    1:04:57
  21. 29.
    E36: Out (Part 1) -- Natsuo Kirino -- Japanese Noir -- Dog Eared Classics
    50:03
  22. 30.
    E35: My Sister, The Serial Killer (Part 2)--Deep Dive--Forgotten Classics?--5 Round Burst
    1:03:52
  23. 31.
    E34: My Sister, The Serial Killer (Part 1)--Blood Sugar Review--Nigerian Noir
    59:38
  24. 32.
    E33: Total Chaos (Part 2) -- Deep Dive -- Cinema Spotlight -- 5 Round Burst
    55:49
  25. 33.
    E32: Total Chaos (Part 1) -- Jean-Claude Izzo -- Mediterranean Noir -- Well Thumbed Classics
    56:54
  26. 34.
    E31: No Country For Old Men (Part 2) -- Dog-Earred Classics-- Gabino Iglesias --Five Round Burst
    1:03:10
  27. 35.
    E30: No Country For Old Men (Part 1)-Cormac McCarthy-Western/Border Noir---Mystery Tribune
    58:30
  28. 36.
    Summer Announcement
    2:08
  29. 37.
    E29: To Have And Have Not (pt. 2) -- Deep Discussion -- Dog Eared Classics -- 5 Round Burst
    1:17:17
  30. 38.
    E28: To Have And Have Not (pt. 1) -- Ernest Hemingway -- Milwaukee Noir
    1:00:20
  31. 39.
    E27: They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (pt. 2) -- Deep Discussion -- 5 Round Burst
    1:04:19
  32. 40.
    E26: They Shoot Horses, Do They? (pt. 1) -- Horace McCoy -- Existentialism in Noir -- Dog Eared Classics
    1:03:31
  33. 41.
    E25: In a Lonely Place (pt. 2) -- Deep Discussion -- 5 Round Burst
    1:00:38
  34. 42.
    E24: In A Lonely Place (pt. 1) -- Dorothy Hughes -- Alcoholism in Detective Fiction
    41:44
  35. 43.
    E23: Devil In a Blue Dress -- Deep Discussion -- 5 Round Burst
    57:50
  36. 44.
    E22: Devil in a Blue Dress (pt. 1) -- Walter Mosley -- Featured Reviews -- Podcast Update
    51:34
  37. 45.
    E21: A Flash of Green -- Deep Discussion -- 5 Round Burst -- Really Stupid Mysteries
    1:05:56
  38. 46.
    E20: A Flash of Green (pt. 1) -- John D MacDonald -- Florida Crime Fiction -- Junkie Love
    59:59
  39. 47.
    E19: The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (pt. 2) -- Deep Discussion -- 5 Round Burst
    1:00:08
  40. 48.
    E18: The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (pt. 1) -- Stieg Larsson -- Nordic Noir--
    49:30
  41. 49.
    E17: In the footsteps of Spade and Hammett. A Summer Vacation Special!
    28:58
  42. 50.
    E16: Queenpin (pt. 2) -- Deep Discussion -- Megan Abbott
    46:05

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