Shaun Kaufman and Colleen Collins, husband-and-wife private detectives and Westword cover subjects, don't just serve lawsuits to biker dudes named Billy and find bullets buried on 800-acre ranches. They also write books, and their first, How to Write a Dick: A Guide to Writing Fictional Sleut ... More >>
With the classic noir flick The Maltese Falcon screening at the Esquire this weekend for Midnight Madness, we've been thinking a lot about our favorite noir films, from the classic era to the modern. While there are a few archetypes in the genre, many think it always stars a detective, which ... More >>
The study of neighbors through their lawn ornaments... click image to enlarge Figure 45. Harvey Park: The Maltese Falcons hint at a gardener who may be digging with a Sam Spade. The yard art pictured in figure 45 looks like a folksy, old-timer style of garden display, until the viewer notic ... More >>
Hotel Dusk is a great game for people who haven't heard of "books."
Congress is putting on the squeeze, but Colorado's private investigators still can't agree how -- or if -- they should be regulated.
A private investigator tracks a toxic trail through Arvada.