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Of All the Gin Joints...

I am captivated by gin. My lifelong love of old movies suggested the notion that a gin martini was sophistication in a glass. I love the shape of the vessel, the flakes of ice, the unmistakable smell and taste of juniper mixing with other botanical’s only guessed at. 712 more words

About Michael

My favourite gumshoe

When it comes to detective stories there is only one writer, and one book, for that matter, that hits all the buttons. The writer is Dashiell Hammett, and his book, … 773 more words


Reel Infatuation Blogathon- Three Sexy Detectives

When it was announced there was going to be a blogathon to gush about your on screen crushes, I was super excited- I have absolutely no shortage of them- the only problem was I had a hard time choosing who to write about. 965 more words


The Thin Man


The pull of mystery and solving crimes have intrigued movie audiences for decades. Even in the silent-film days of Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton (comedians that they were) a bit of sleuthing was received with much applause and box office sales. 1,302 more words

Classic Hollywood

Know Your Character Actor - Nat Pendleton

Nathaniel Greene Pendleton was born on August 9th, 1895 in Davenport Iowa but his family soon after moved to New York where Nat was enrolled at the Brooklyn Poly Prep High School. 759 more words

Know Your Character Actor

the book is coming along

Just the other day, I wrote another essay. I was procrastinating from doing the work I had to do but it was a good idea, I think, to clear my head from all the other stuff that has gotten into my brain. 330 more words