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: Ken Jennings
Rediscovered: Jeopardy! Hits the Hammett Clew Pile Again
In July I reported on Hammett showing up in another round of Jeopardy! and said: Will they eventually run out of Hammett clews — or is “Who is Dashiell Hammett?” an endless source? I wasn’t worried about the well running dry. You’ve … Continue reading
Posted in Dash, Lit, News Tagged Ace Atkins, Jeopardy!, Ken Jennings, Matt Jackson, Nick & Nora, Robert B. Parker, Spenser
Rediscovered: Roger Craig vs. the Riddle of the Bejeweled Statue
Hammett and The Maltese Falcon have become quite the staples on Jeopardy! By no means do I report on each instance — most recent one I thought worth notice was when Hammett and 891 Post actually got mentioned on the show, and … Continue reading
Posted in Dash, News Tagged 891 Post, Alex Trebek, Jeopardy!, Ken Jennings, Roger Craig