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20 - One Thing After Another

They always say everything comes in threes. There seems to be a truth to that in many ways. No matter how hard you feel you’re trying to live a ‘normal’ life, something is always there to tell you otherwise. 

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Under The Influence - Richard Stark - by Greg Barth

“When the phone rang, Parker was in the garage, killing a man.”

That first line from Firebreak was my introduction to Richard Stark. And wow, what an introduction! 758 more words

Greg Barth

Intoxication Liberation

For the last few weeks I’ve been having mini revelations about my life. Most of them are not good, I’ve been waiting for the right time to “change”. 1,012 more words

18 - Hoping This Move Was The Right Move.

I feel its fair to say that since resigning from my job at Hungry Jacks, I had been some kind of gypsy. All while I never realised how dependant I had been my whole life.

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Under The Influence - Jim Thompson - by Paul Heatley

Before I stared writing noir, I read it. Ellroy, Simenon, Himes.


The first Jim Thompson book I read was The Killer Inside Me. I remember picking it up from the Borders at Silverlink in the north east of England, and a friend I was with looked at it, the title, curled her lip and shook her head. 711 more words

All Due Respect

Keith Richards: bajo la influencia del rock

Escrito por Carlos Ramírez García

Keith Richards ya no es el joven guitarrista de los Rolling Stones, aquel que punteaba las cuerdas de su guitarra y movía el cabello que le tapaba las orejas al ritmo del blues británico. 405 more words


Under the Influence

“Under the Influence,” written by  Elle King and Dave Bassett, performed by Ms. King with Daryl Hall and friends. From a Live from Daryl’s House… 49 more words