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: Creature Features
Sinister Cinema: The Fest is Over
Noir City has folded up its sidewalks and slunk off into the night, and almost all that’s left are memories — and a really intriguing puzzle I noticed in the final day’s showing of the film Roadhouse Nights. More on … Continue reading
Posted in Film, Frisco, News Tagged Ace Atkins, Book Collecting, Creature Features, Fuller Brush Man, Green Apple Books, John Stanley, Kevin Hunsanger, My Favorite Brunette, Noir City, Preston Sturges, Roadhouse Nights, The Attack of the Incredible Killer Scarecrow, The Good Humor Man, Unfiathfully Yours
Sinister Cinema: John Stanley on Cheese Theatre
— and you can read the rest of the description of the most recent book from the long time host of Creature Features on John Stanley’s website, check out what else he’s been up to lately. Among other things I’ve done in the … Continue reading
Posted in Film, Frisco, News Tagged Bill Arney, Cheese Theatre, Creature Features, Fritz Leiber, John Law, John Stanley
News: February 2007
WALKING THE WALK Once again, all the Hammett tours this month are being done for groups by appointment, but check back from time to time — any extra tours open to the public will be posted here. Or if you … Continue reading
Posted in DMac, Film, Frisco, News, Tour Tagged Autographs, Bob Truluck, Craig Miles Miller, Creature Features, Eddie Muller, Floyd Salas, Gary Phillips, George Pelecanos, James Durham, Jesse Sublett, Jim Nisbet, John Stanley, Jon A. Jackson, Kent Harrington, Measures of Poison, Michael Connelly, Noir City, Scott Phillips