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Pop Culture Mysteries - Enter the Blonde - Part 5

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“Lady,” I said as I threw the letter down on the desk. “Is this some kind of joke?”

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Papers Of Dashiell Hammett, Creator Of SF Sleuth Sam Spade, Go To University of South Carolina

COLUMBIA S.C. (CBS/AP) — A major collection of letters, photos and publications of the late crime fiction author Dashiell Hammett has been acquired by the University of South Carolina and will be made available to students and scholars within the coming year. 714 more words


A MacGuffin As A Writer's Tool


A MacGuffin is a plot device that doesn’t really ever develop into something of significance. It is a useful tool used by authors to develop the plot in other ways. 249 more words

Creative Writing

The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler

The Big Sleep–The Book: We all know the movie The Big Sleep based on Raymond Chandler’s book. The main story in the movie basically follows the book so I won’t repeat it. 797 more words


Pulp Corner: The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon is generally considered to be the first true film noir with a widespread release and as far as I’m concerned it’s the best. 1,027 more words


The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett

Lights, camera, action…

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When luscious Miss Wonderly hires the detective firm of Spade and Archer to find her sister, who has run off with a man named Floyd Thursby, Sam Spade might not believe her story but he’s happy to accept the $200 dollars she pays them upfront. 829 more words

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