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The Greatest Show You’ve Probably Never Seen

As we prepare for the next Indiana Jones spanquel, I want to talk about a lost gem from the 90s.…

Where Do Prequels Come From?

As I continue working on A Respectable Criminal, and having recently watched (very disappointing) The Many Saints of Newark (2021), I've pondered the…

What Do You Call a Sequel Made Decades Later?

One of the latest trends in Hollywood is to make sequels to films from many years ago. In several cases,…

About the Author

Roger AlfordRoger Alford grew up on a steady diet of Star Wars and Jim Henson. After discovering old time radio and movie serials in college, he realized he’d been born in the wrong decade.

An independent author under the imprint of Black Hood Press, Roger has written five novels about The Black Spectre and most recently launched his latest series, Hollywood Newshawk.

When he’s not plotting new mysteries or brushing up on Mafia history, he's traveling the world and eating in amazing restaurants with his wife and family.