Book Review: Nemesis


Nemesis by Jo Nesbø. Harper Fiction. 2002. Translation 2008. Paperback. $8 “A man walks into an Oslo bank, puts a gun to a cashier’s head, and tells her to count to twenty-five. When he doesn’t get his money fast enough, he pulls the trigger. The young woman dies–and two million Norwegian kroner disappear without a…

Review: Lilyhammer


What happens when a Mafia boss snitches on his own? I think most of us have a good idea, cement galoshes, getting a set of clubs, or swimming with fish come to mind. If a snitch is lucky, Witness Protection is an option, if the snitch can elude the Mafia and those in league with…

Southwest to San Diego


San Diego is as close to urban paradise as I can imagine. Specifically, the Gaslamp District is a fantastic downtown experience. I’m not a fan of traveling outside of San Diego, and I’ve not actually traveled outside San Diego, thus I cannot really be a fan of something I’ve no experience with. San Diego has…