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The Thin Man Goes Home, 1945

Another Thin Man movie! This one is in seven parts, but it’s so worth it! I hope you all enjoy it!

History

The Black Cat (1941)

Not to be confused with the 1934 classic of the same name or any other future film utilizing the Poe title which includes a 1981 thriller from gore maestro, Lucio Fulci, this old dark house tale is from the Universal Horror cycle that offers up a fun tale of murder and mystery. 851 more words

Daily Take

Two Solitudes by Hugh MacLennan


Genre: Historical Fiction, Romance, Roman du Terroir
Publication Year: 1945
Edition Read: McClelland & Stewart New Canadian Library, Series Five. Afterword by Robert Kroetsch
Major Accolades: Governor-General’s Award for Fiction, 1945; Canada Reads selection 2013… 718 more words

Fiction

Epic Pulp Covers...

…is a new weekly feature over on Epic of World Saga. Although I won’t be sharing every EoWS post here (that would be annoying, I’m sure!), this series is on-theme for… 16 more words

Writing

Best Kiwi Woody Boating Photos Of Summer

Best Woody Boating Photos Of Summer

The above photos showing James & Michael Dreyer’s recently relaunched  33’ 1949 Luders designed motorboat – Laughing Lady & Jason Prew’s 1904 Arch Logan gaff rigger- Wairaki – are my 2 favourite photos from this summer. 238 more words

Launches

Arrest The Bishop? - Winifred Peck (1949)

He caught the back of a chair, staggered and groaned. There was a heavy crash and fall, and the parson lay motionless and livid, while lilies from a vase fell, like a wreath, across his chest. 374 more words

British

Epic Pulp Covers #2: Fantastic Adventures (November 1941)

Welcome to our new blog series Epic Pulp Covers. Every Friday, we’ll post one classic pulp magazine cover that, for one reason or another, catches our fancy. 127 more words

Fiction