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: UCLA
Hollywood Beat: The Tully Talk
On Sunday the 14th I got up in Denver at the crack-of-dawn (and anyone who knows me can tell you I hate the crack-of-dawn) and began punching the machine toward LA for the talk about Jim Tully in Musso & Frank, … Continue reading
Posted in DMac, Film, Lit, News, Willeford Tagged Book Collecting, Boris Karloff, Charlie Chaplin, Circus Parade, Erich von Stroheim, Frankenstein, Howard Prouty, James Whale, Jim Tully, Larry Edmunds Bookshop, Leo Grin, Lon Chaney Sr., Mark Dawidziak, Musso & Frank, Paul J. Bauer, The Bruiser, The Maltese Falcon Society, The Mummy, UCLA
Rediscovered: A Rolling Freight Train of Jim Tully Events
Whoa. Falling behind again, as I get ready for another trip, that will wind its way to Denver and ultimately bring me back around to LA in time to hear the Jim Tully talk in Musso & Frank on the 15th. I’ve … Continue reading
Posted in Film, Lit, News Tagged Brian Leno, Jim Tully, Mark Dawidziak, Musso & Frank, Paul J. Bauer, PulpFest, St Marys Ohio, UCLA