PREVIOUSLY, ON LOST… (OR, WHO IS ASH McKENNA...

I was such a big fan of Lost. So huge I can forgive that they didn’t entirely stick the landing on the last episode.   (I respect the creators for finishing the show on their own terms, and I would be happy to discuss the importance of character arcs over larger mysteries, on the condition there were some adult beverages involved…)   Sorry, tangent. Point is, that phrase “Previously, on Lost…” conjured so much excitement, especially when the show was at it’s peak. Because you’d spend those thirty seconds or minute or whatever it was scouring the collection of clips that was meant to catch you up, but really were littered...

SOUTH VILLAGE By Rob Hart Reviewed

Polis Books October 11, 2016 Ash McKenna has become a traveling man. SOUTH VILLAGE is Rob Hart’s third novel starring the unofficial private investigator who would rather hit a problem then talk out his feelings and motivations. Hitting problems is much easier than talking about them. A lifelong New Yorker who was forced to leave the only home he’s ever known at the conclusion of NEW YORKED, Ash next found himself working as a bouncer at a vegan strip club in Portland in CITY OF ROSE. Seeking an even greater change of scenery, Ash is now working as a cook on a commune in Georgia while waiting for his passport to arrive so he can head off to...