When Ziploc just won’t do.
The theme from Law & Order drives dogs wild. Don’t believe us? Take a look at this kick ass montage of canines reacting to that oh-so-familiar opening song.
Ever wonder what Jack McCoy would look like as a blond? Or how odd Van Buren would look with a mustache? With this cool coloring book from artist Brandon Bird and a box of Crayolas, you can satisfy your curiosity—and paint the town, as well as the squad room red, yellow or any color you damn well please.
Crime and candy? Sounds dandy to this sugar addicted criminologist. This forensic set contains vials of candy “urine,” “blood,” and saliva. You can get it here.
Cat Detectives Execute a Search Warrant
Cartoon by Bob Eckstein, author of The History of the Snowman www.historyofthesnowman.com Bob Eckstein copyright © 2008
Watching the Detectives… Cartoon courtesy of Bob Eckstein, author of The History of the Snowman. Bob Eckstein copyright © 2008
I GO, “GO GI.” If someone approached you and proposed, “Murder for a jar of red rum?,” it would make sense to assume that the person was a hit-man who wants to get drunk on rum mixed with grenadine, right? It’s possible, but a more likely scenario is that you’ve just had a run-in with a palindromist, someone who makes up sentences with letters arranged in such a way that the sentences read the same backward as forward, or forward as backward, whatever the case may be. We already know what you’re thinking: Maybe the person is both palindromist and killer-for-hire. All we have to say to that is, c’mon, get real. We do, however, entertain the notion that the person isn’t actually a palindromist but perhaps visited palindromelist.com, which is where I lifted the above palindrome. Crime-related palindromes are very uncommon. In addition to the one above, Palindromelist.com lists two: “Did Joe kill like O.J. did?” and the less felonious but equally clever “O.J. nabs Bob’s banjo.” (Was a banjo among the items O.J. stole in his Las Vegas heist?) And I found one on www.big.net/fishy/pal.html: “ Yo, Bob, mug a gumbo boy!” And there are no Law & Order palindromes whatsoever. We, the staff of TrueStoriesLawOrder.com, want to do our part in building a much-needed catalog of Law & Order palindromes. So we are offering a free book to anyone who comes up with a Law & Order-related palindrome. Actually, just in case we’re overestimating the difficulty of [...]
True Stories of Law & Order series authors Kevin Dwyer and Juré Fiorillo weigh in on crime, justice, and their favorite television show.