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Day 29 of Noirvember: Trivia Tuesday

I simply can’t get enough of movie trivia. I hope you can’t, either . . .

At the age of 17, Yvonne DeCarlo was chosen as first runner-up in the Miss Venice bathing beauty contest, and a short time later, she was hired for the chorus line at the Florentine Gardens in Hollywood. 519 more words

Film Noir

The satisfaction of Clint Eastwood's man with no name is the satisfaction of the detective story

The man with no name is a force that blows into a town. The physical effects of the man with no name are the moral and psychological effects of sin and vice, selfishness, cowardice, as well as virtue. 39 more words

ELEPHANT ENLIGHTENMENT

Charlie the Smart Elephant: Books for Kids: Bedtime Story, Beginning Reader

Written by Jeff Harris

Short tale of less than twenty pages featuring Charlie the Elephant, an intelligent but hungry elephant who was born in a small town somewhere in Africa, but who longs to live the life of a pet in a cozy family. 215 more words

Book Reviews

Victimization of the bystander

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Standing there
a bystander sees 
the slow-motion action unfold
Criminals slid into position
Victim changed focus
surprising heat and anger… 127 more words

Relationships

Lonely House: haunted mystery, romance

Jennifer Alexander was searching for a new life.  She packed her possessions and set out to find a job in a new city.  During a heavy thunderstorm, she is detoured from the highway and led towards an abandoned house on top of a plateau. 333 more words

Science Fiction

Lonely House: a haunted mystery

Jennifer Alexander was searching for a new life.  She packed her possessions and set out to find a job in a new city.  During a heavy thunderstorm, she is detoured from the highway and led towards an abandoned house on top of a plateau. 336 more words

Science Fiction

Your commute is about to become WAY more FUN!

Your commute / workout / dog walking / cooking / boring job is about to become WAY more FUN!

Secondhand Smoke (Jake Brand PI 2) is now available as an audiobook!   141 more words

Crime Novel