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: OED
Rediscovered: “Heavy Metal” — The Term
Posted on October 15, 2018 by Don
Last week I was half-reading/half-skimming John Locke’s new book The Thing’s Incredible! The Secret Origins of Weird Tales — life is short, so any clump of pages covering the ancestral background of Otis Adelbert Kline and company I let my … Continue reading →
Posted in Frisco, Lit, News | Tagged Blue Cheer, Edwin Baird, Farnsworth Wright, Heavy Metal, James Ferdinand Morton, John Locke, Led Zeppelin, Lovecraft, OED, Otis Adelbert Kline, The Thing's Incredible!, Vincebus Eruptum, Weird Tales, William S. Burroughs |