Monthly Archives: January 2011

Mort: Joe Gores

Just got an email from Vince Emery bearing bad news: “Joe Gores passed away Monday in Marin General Hospital — 50 years to the day after Hammett died.” A cornerstone figure in the Hammett arena, gone.

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Tour: January 23, No Rain or Noir Rain

Various people asked for a walk this month, so show up at noon Sunday January 23 if interested —open to anyone with a tenspot, ready to gumshoe, and it won’t be cancelled because of rain. Check the drop-down menu under … Continue reading

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Sinister Cinema: Cheese Theatre

In only ten more days anyone lucky enough to attend Noir City — playing in the Castro Theatre from January 21-30 — will once again thrill to the dulcet tones of Bill Arney, the Voice of Noir, as he announces the opening … Continue reading

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Hammett: 1961-2011

Today marks the fiftieth anniversary of Dashiell Hammett’s death, and as far as I can tell, his literary legacy is stronger than ever. As a token of recognition from Hammett Tour Central, we honor the occasion with a new incarnation of the … Continue reading

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