Monthly Archives: January 2013

Posse McMillan: Kent Harrington in Noir City

We’re about halfway through the current Noir City run, and I’ve done all the days I’m going to do this year — lucking out when Kent Harrington, fellow Posse McMillan regular, happened to be on hand Sunday for a signing … Continue reading

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Rediscovered: Bob Bloch Refs Jim Tully

My Robert E. Howard pal Deuce Richardson noticed something he thought I should let fans of Jim Tully know about — no less than Robert Bloch doing a name check on Tully seven years before Tully’s death in 1947. Bloch … Continue reading

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Sinister Cinema: Jim Tully on the Mean Streets of Noir City

Tonight the eleventh annual Film Noir Festival kicks off in the Castro Theatre, and I’m sure most people have checked the schedule and made plans on what to see. But just to make sure it’s on the record for fans … Continue reading

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Two-Gun Bob: Birthday 107

Today, birthday 107 for Robert E. Howard, had he lived so long. Gone, not forgotten. I was reminded when payment rolled in a couple of hours ago for a reprint of my essay “The Dark Barbarian” — but this time it’ll … Continue reading

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Frisco Beat: Alcatraz — Get Off The Rock Free Day

I’m guessing Evan Lewis over on the Davy Crockett’s Almanack blog must think I’m getting lazy (hey, I was born lazy), because he keeps slipping me stuff that deserves some kind of post. Today — and as far as I … Continue reading

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Sinister Cinema: Hammett

A couple of years back this blog was launched (the blog part — the website itself began in September 2000, as I recall, so we’ve been holding down a noirish corner of the net for quite awhile, in net terms). … Continue reading

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