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Thanks, Robin.
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Jeff Cohen Ross Hugo-Vidal died of metastatic melanoma on September 12. He was 59 years old, almost exactly three weeks younger than I am, and that was not nearly long enough. Not by decades. Some of those interested in crime... Continue reading
You've always been indispensable to us, Lynne!
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We don’t want anyone to be sad. It’s better for us to stop now than to keep going and let the blog deteriorate. It’s just time, is all.
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Thank you, Dru! We won’t be a fixture here, but I’m sure at least a couple of us will be seen elsewhere from time to time.
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First: Our most fervent hopes that everyone in the path of the recent terrible storms is okay and that life will return to normal soon. But now a bittersweet announcement: Every day here at DEAD GUY we try to bring... Continue reading
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No, but there is… wait, I’ll think of something…
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Don’t worry—I won’t let the event go by unblogged!
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It is, Deb! (At least twice: I have no idea what the plans are!)
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Thanks, Dru!
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Jeff Cohen Well, that was a surprise. I arrived home from my new home-away-from-home, the RWJ Fitness and Wellness Center (heretofore known as "the gym") on Friday expecting nothing out of the ordinary except that my wife, who was taking... Continue reading
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E.J. has offered to send you books, Lynne...
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I thought I was supposed to LOSE weight during chemo! The one positive outlook I thought I’d have. Gained 5 pounds.
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I couldn’t get those hats away from them with a crowbar, Casey. And my wife especially likes the scarf!
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I don't think I could get those hats away from them with a crowbar, Casey. And my wife especially loves the scarf!
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Jeff Cohen Okay, so I promised I'd tell you about the guitar lesson. And then the whole Nazi thing got in the way, as it unfortunately will these days, and it took a week longer than I anticipated. Sorry about... Continue reading
It’s a copy of Hitler’s speeches and I’m sure our president refers back to them in his White House bedroom. In case you weren’t disgusted enough.
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Thanks. You’d be amazed how little effort I put into it.
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No, Yvette. Blazing Saddles is about racism. If you don’t laugh, then you’re hopeless or deranged.
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And when I say, "new hair..." Continue reading
Jeff Cohen Since the horrific events that took place in Charlottesville, VA (a lovely town I have enjoyed visiting a number of times) we've seen a rather baffling trend: People (let's face it, men) who marched in that demonstration complaining... Continue reading
I find relief in comedy, particularly when it goes right to the topic. John Oliver, Samantha Bee and Jim Jefferies are doing excellent work. If I can laugh at the idiots, I can get by.
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Thanks, Patty! (Next one up is in October, if you need a reminder. Then January.)
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Jeff Cohen E.J. Copperman 10 Reasons to Read Dog Dish of Doom It has a big, shaggy dog in it. Fans of musical theater will not be disappointed. Kay's parents are a hoot. ("Resilient, warm, funny"--Publishers Weekly) Isn't that a... Continue reading
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Jeff Cohen I can write anything if I know the end. Fact is, as much of a pantser as I am, I always have something in mind. Not necessarily a plot for the whole book, not every stop along the... Continue reading