Maybe it’s me.

Peter Falk as Columbo, Universal Studios production

A few nights ago, I watched a very first Columbo episode called Prescription: Murder. And it was wonderful. And it was funny, like, really, really funny. By now, everyone knows the formula of Columbo: the police lieutenant asks so many questions, “Oh, just one more question,” one at a time, that by the time he’s finished — say a week or two later, the killer runs into the police station screaming that he or she has committed the crime (and a bunch of other…

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Elena Tucker

Writer and storyteller, immigrant, wife, mom, knitter, collector of jokes, lover of cheap, sweet wine.