Starting today, I'm beginning a regular gig over at Macmillan's new crime and mystery website CriminalElement.com. I'll be contributing regular essays on noir, crime fiction, and the like.
To kick things off, I take a look at the long but foggy history of Amnesia Noir. Guy Pearce wasn't the first noir antihero with a bad memory. The roots go back to noir's early days where amnesia plots were a staple. Check out my essay at criminalelement.com