Fantastic, Rare Photos of New York City in the 1930s by Berenice Abbott

Berenice Abbott was an American photographer best known for her black-and-white photography of New York City.   She heavily focused her shooting on the the City’s architecture and makeup during the 1930s. Earning acclaim as a portrait photographer in 1920s Paris, Ms. Abbott returned to the United States in 1929. When she saw the … Read MoreFantastic, Rare Photos of New York City in the 1930s by Berenice Abbott

The Wall Breakers: A Man Named Marlowe, Chapter 13: The Final Chapter

This is it. We’ve reached the final chapter in our continuing story of how Raymond Chandler‘s famous fictional LA Noir detective, Philip Marlowe, became Philip Marlowe. This story pre-dates Chandler’s first novel, The Big Sleep, by three years. For the entire story go here. Will Chapter 13 be a lucky … Read MoreThe Wall Breakers: A Man Named Marlowe, Chapter 13: The Final Chapter

The Wall Breakers: A Man Named Marlowe, Chapter 12

Chapter 12 in the continuing story of how Raymond Chandler‘s famous fictional LA Noir detective, Philip Marlowe, became Philip Marlowe. This story pre-dates Chandler’s first novel, The Big Sleep, by three years. For the full story, go here.

The Wall Breakers: A Man Named Marlowe, Chapter 11

Chapter 10 in the continuing story of how Raymond Chandler‘s famous fictional LA Noir detective, Philip Marlowe, became Philip Marlowe. This story pre-dates Chandler’s first novel, The Big Sleep, by three years. For the full story, go here.