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: Robert A. Heinlein
Rediscovered: Fritz Cracks Jeopardy!
As I was just reporting, Jeopardy! didn’t have any Hammett clews in March — but they snuck in another Up and Down These Mean Streets favorite that was much more of a surprise. March 31, snowballing toward Final Jeopardy, with a … Continue reading
Posted in Lit, News Tagged Arthur C. Clarke, Fritz Leiber, Hugo Awards, Isaac Asimov, Jeopardy!, Ray Bradbury, Robert A. Heinlein, The Wanderer
Two-Gun Bob: Could The Academics Refurb de Camp? and Other Concerns of a REH Purist
A little over a year ago our occasional Guest Blogger Brian Leno managed to slug his way through the collection of litcrit on Robert E. Howard, all by academics: Conan Meets the Academy, edited by Jonas Prida. And not too long after … Continue reading
Posted in REH Tagged Arnold Schwarzenegger, Black Circle, Brian Leno, Cleo Awards, Conan, Conan Meets the Academy, Damon Sasser, Dennis McHaney, Dirk Mosig, Glenn Lord, Indy Cavalier, Isaac Asimov, John W. Campbell, Jonas Prida, L. Sprague de Camp, Leo Grin, Lin Carter, Lovecraft, Novalyne Price Ellis, REHupa, Robert A. Heinlein, Robert Jordan, Rusty Burke, The Cimmerian, The Dark Barbarian