Tag Archives: Arlington

Rediscovered: Mean Streets Veteran Cracks The Daily Beast

Veterans Day. Lots of Vets on These Mean Streets. Hammett, two World Wars, interred in Arlington. The late great James Crumley. The great Kent Anderson. Plenty more. And of course Charles Willeford — also interred in Arlington — who gets … Continue reading

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Rediscovered: Jeopardy! Loves Hammett Trivia

Oh, yeah — on the episode of Jeopardy! broadcast on January 9, a category in the Double Jeopardy! round was titled Arlington National Cemetery. The $2000 clew (supposedly the most difficult) read: A veteran of both world wars, this creator … Continue reading

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Tombstone: Willeford

The week before I watched The Pope of Greenwich Village on the anniversary of Charles Willeford’s death, my pal Leo Grin happened to be on a trip to Washington, D.C. Leo is known for the great Robert E. Howard magazine The Cimmerian, … Continue reading

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