Killer on the Road

Ginger Strand traces the parallel histories of America's interstate highways and the specter that began to stalk them almost as soon as the concrete had dried -- the highway killer. What were intended as roads to utopia quickly became equated with violence, and Strand maps the unique place the blood-soaked freeway still occupies in our shared cultural consciousness.

April 23: " 'A job,' the woman repeated again, smiling, as if I hadn't heard her. 'Would you like one?' "

Kenneth Calhoun (Black Moon) and Lysely Tenorio (Monstress) of the Discover Great New Writers program on B-movies, heritage, and finales.