• Books,  Lifestyle,  Reading Challenge,  True Crime

    Murderino Reading Challenge: 2019

    I’m not just a fan of movies and TV, I’m also a total podcast addict. I especially love true crime podcasts, as I was a complete “murderino” before that term even existed (went pretty hard on those Baby-sitters Club super mysteries and Sweet Valley High thrillers and chillers). As an avid reader, a Murderino Reading Challenge seems like the perfect thing to help me build my 2019 TBR list. Want to play (and slay) along? (Savable/printable graphic at the end of the post.) Look and listen, and read on for the categories and recommendations:  1. A book written by the host(s) of a true crime podcast. This is easy peasy for fans of…

  • Filming Location,  Movies,  True Crime

    The Mercer Williams House Museum from “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil”

      LOCATION: The Mercer Williams House Museum, as seen in the films “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil” and “Glory”. ADDRESS: Mercer Williams House Museum 429 Bull Street Savannah, GA mercerhouse.com STORY & PHOTOS: I recently took a trip with my mom to Savannah, GA, and became mildly obsessed with the book/movie/lore of “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil”. It’s a nonfiction book written by John Berendt, former editor of New York Magazine, based on his experiences in Savannah. The book portrays some of Savannah’s most colorful characters, such as party boy Joe Odom, club performer Lady Chablis, and antique-seller and restorer Jim Williams.