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: John J. Koblas
Mort: Richard L. Tierney
Word made the rounds that Richard L. Tierney died on February first — I heard the news in an email from Morgan “The Morgman” Holmes, who just put up an obit blogging for Castalia House. Dick made it to age … Continue reading
Posted in Lit, News, REH Tagged Al Capone, Arthur Machen, Clark Ashton Smith, Creepy Karpis, Crypt of Cthulhu, Dillinger, Donald Wandrei, Drkula's Bowling Alley, E. Hoffmann Price, Henry S. Whitehead, High Bridge, Joe West, John J. Koblas, Kensington Runestone, Lovecraft, Morgan Holmes, Richard L. Tierney, St Paul Minnesota, Weird Tales
Rediscovered: Richard L. Tierney Speaks
Just a few days ago I was mentioning my stint in 1975-76 in the Lovecraftian MinnCon group, centered in the Twin Cities — with Big Name Lovecraftians coming in from all over the country. Harry Morris Jr tooled up from Albuquerque … Continue reading
Posted in Lit, News Tagged David C. Smith, Dennis Rickard, Eric Carlson, Harry Morris, J. Vernon Shea, John J. Koblas, Ken Faig, Richard L. Tierney, The Winds of Zarr