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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


Hopelessly Devoted to: Myrna Loy

No one could underplay a line like Myrna Loy (1905-1993). In fact, her subtle intonations on the simplest statements in the classic The Thin Man… 515 more words


Using Slang and Curse words – How Much is Okay?

I’ve seen this topic circulating around the writing community a lot lately: when is it okay to use curse words in your story? And on a related topic: how much current slang is okay? 589 more words

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