Tag Archives: Wall Street Journal

Tour: Some Media No More

Maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but soon — and who knows?, maybe for the rest of your life — the Some Media clump in the banner above is going to disappear. Every few years I dink around with the … Continue reading

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Hammett: Trouble on Wall Street

Sam Spade said, “I don’t mind a reasonable amount of trouble.” And that’s what he’s got. Nathan Ward — whose upcoming new biography of Hammett is being proofread and copyedited and put through the hoops right now — just popped … Continue reading

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Hammett: The Falcon Flies Over Wall Street

Some idle surfing around today landed me on this blurb, where I learn The Wall St. Journal has a book club and this month the club is reading The Maltese Falcon — yeah, I’ve heard that’s a good one. Reported here … Continue reading

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News: January 2010

YEAR 33 Another year, Don’s thirty-third on the mean streets, another round of bleak noir rains rolling over the old town. No extra tours are set for this month, but you can get the new edition of The Dashiell Hammett … Continue reading

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News: December 2009

HAPPY HARDBOILED HOLIDAYS In this case, from a few of the folk who showed up for the Hammett Flash Mob on April 2nd of this year — but doesn’t the heavy red and green décor of The Ha-Ra Bar just … Continue reading

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News: December 2006

IF YOU’RE FAST There’s a tour open to all on Sunday December 3rd — same details as on the Tour Page. A couple coming in from Australia asked for this one (giving Don enough lead time to get it in … Continue reading

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