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: Second Sunday
Two-Gun Bob: A Quick Meditation on Arriving Too Late on the Scene
Another factor in hitting the Second Sunday fan gathering was that Tom Krabacher — an academic of many years standing, but also a longtime fan (he’s planning on doing a Dum Dum next year for Edgar Rice Burroughs enthusiasts) — … Continue reading
Posted in Lit, REH Tagged Brian Leno, Doom Patrol, Geary Street, Glenn Lord, John D. Haefele, Kim Thanh, Lovecraft, Morgan Holmes, S.T. Joshi, Second Sunday, Tom Krabacher
Sinister Cinema: Top 25
Yesterday I hit another meeting of the Second Sunday Fanzine Fans of Yesteryear, where Bruce Townley happened to mention his ten favorite movies. To paraphrase myself, I said something like, Man, that’s not enough, and told them about the time … Continue reading
Posted in Film Tagged Bruce Townley, John Law, Second Sunday
Tour: Mentioned in the NYT Again
Or so I’m told. After the tour yesterday I dropped in on the Second Sunday gathering of local f&sf fans — the fanzine fans of yesteryear — since this round it was in the Elks Lodge bar near where the walk ends … Continue reading
Posted in Frisco, News, Tour Tagged Elks Lodge, New York Times, Second Sunday