Rare Photos of New York Cops and Daily Life at the New York Police Department in the 1970’s

1970s New York was gritty. The gap between the “haves” and “have-nots” was widening, causing many families to relocate to the suburbs. The TV show Kojak did a great job showcasing how gritty 1970s New York was, but not nearly as well as these actual … Read MoreRare Photos of New York Cops and Daily Life at the New York Police Department in the 1970’s

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.