In 1977 Don Herron began leading The Dashiell Hammett Tour, now the longest-running literary tour in the nation. On this site you’ll find information on current walks — dates, where to meet, arranging tours by appointment — plus a hard-boiled blog with news, reviews of books and film, and a dash of noir.
The latest and greatest edition to self-guide you up and down the mean streets.
Willeford: The Book
Includes the first “Mr. Hunt” story, “Knives in the Dark.”
Tag Archives: Better Off Ted
Rediscovered: Better Off Ted Season Two
Recently on his blog James Reasoner did a blurb for the Brit sitcom The IT Crowd, which sounded like something I’d like — yep, hilarious. So I just returned the favor and suggested he look up Better Off Ted. I’ve … Continue reading
Posted in Film, News Tagged "Hoke", Better Off Ted, James Reasoner, Lem Hewitt, Mission Control, My Name Is Earl, Phil Myman, The IT Crowd
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
Posted in Film, Frisco, News Tagged Alcatraz, Better Off Ted, CBS Vegas, Evan Lewis, Kindle, Michael Esslinger, Sarah Jones, The Good Guys