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Back on Total SF + Upcoming Author Talk!

Bob Calhoun is back on the San Francisco Chronicle's Total SF podcast. This time host and Chronicle culture critic Peter Hartlaub talk about the wonder of engineering that was the Circle Star Theatre in the Bay Area suburb of San Carlos where stars ranging from Frank Sinatra to Cheech & Chong performed on a space age lazy Susan that spun very slowly throughout the show so everyone in this "theater in the round" could see. "Not a bad seat in the house," was the catch phrase often trumpeted in the ads that frequented the pages of the Chron.

"I have to say it's great not to be talking about murders for a change," Bob tweeted, but Peter Hartlaub did mention The Murders That Made Us during the show, calling it, "a great san Francisco history and Bay Area history, and not just about murders.'

'I'm not a big true crime guy, but it's not a true crime book, it's more than that."

Click here to listen to it. You can also find it on Spotify, Apple and where ever fine Podcasts can be heard.

Bob and Peter will be talking again On Wednesday Oct. 20th at 7 p.m. as part of the San Mateo County Libraries' "Between the Lines" author talks series. Bob and Peter both hail from San Mateo County, so you can expect some mad Peninsula energy from this one. The event is virtual via Zoom. The event is free, but you registration is required and you can sign up for it here.

And that's not all that's free. San Mateo County Libraries locations will be giving away promotional copies of The Murders That Made Us starting Monday, October 4! On top of that, Bob Calhoun has personally signed every book, so stroll into a San Mateo County library to get your copy while supplies last!

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