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Ace MacKenzie

Ace MacKenzie

Ace MacKenzie is a private i, and a good one. He fixes problems, solves Macintosh mysteries, and opines on the human condition. Neither he nor his methods are subtle, but he always gets the job done.

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The Mystery of the Leopard Ship Date: Solved

[The scene fades in on a dark street. A man is slumped against a streetlight, its yellow glow illuminating his rumpled suit and battered fedora. He straightens, and as he walks off down the sidewalk, subtly taking in his surroundings, he speaks in a low, rough voice, hardened with frustration.] Thursday night, and I had failed

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The Mystery of the Burnt Thighs

[The film noir music rises as the scene fades in again on a 1950's-style office, the glow of twin LCDs illuminating the back of a man staring out the window

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The Mystery of the Recalcitrant Photoshop Files

[Cue film noir music and fade in on a 1950's-style office, the illumination from twin LCDs reflected in the perspiration of a man's brow. When he speaks, his voice is rough with fatigue and frustration.] On Sunday, everything was working fine