Gangster cop case suggests ‘Killer Joe’ film not far from reality

Every profession has its bad actors, and law enforcement is no exception. The US Department of Justice recently announced the conviction and sentencing of a former DeKalb County (GA) policeman “ for racketeering conspiracy involving murder.” Vancito Gumbs, 28, of Stone Mountain worked as a law enforcement officer, and by his own admission, as a hitman for the Gangster Disciples. The film ‘Killer Joe’ seemed a bit preposterous to me until I read the DOJ news release. Continue reading “Gangster cop case suggests ‘Killer Joe’ film not far from reality”

Streaming gems include steamy McConaughey film, bizarre series

If you’re like me and there’s just about nothing on regular TV to suit, streaming options are plentiful. My husband and I found several surprise gems including a Matthew McConaughey film I’d never heard of, a Bradley Cooper film I hadn’t seen, and a series that is a real mind blower. The McConaughey film had a sexual scene that blew my mind; it involved takeout fried chicken. Continue reading “Streaming gems include steamy McConaughey film, bizarre series”