Friday, May 05, 2017

Michael Cannell's "Incendiary," the movie

Featured at My Book, The Movie: Incendiary: The Psychiatrist, the Mad Bomber, and the Invention of Criminal Profiling by Michael Cannell.

The entry begins:
In the pages of Incendiary: The Psychiatrist, the Mad Bomber and the Invention of Criminal Profiling lives a real-life roster of big personalities befitting the glory days of 1950s New York. Here’s my wish list for leading actors:

George Metesky: A paranoid schizophrenic who planted some thirty-two bombs in New York’s most crowded public places — trains stations, a library, movie theaters. He was a perfectly nondescript middle-aged man with a homicidal rage burning inside. He was placid, but deadly. My pick for actor: Kevin Spacey.

Dr. James Brussel: In desperation, detectives solicited Dr. Brussel’s help in catching the George Metesky, the serial bomber who terrorized New York for more than a decade: Dr. Brussel was almost as crazy as the bomber, but brilliant. My pick for actor: Michael ...[read on]
Learn more about the book and author at Michael T. Cannell's website.

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