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Wednesday, 16 April 2014

There is Something Else


                   There are ordinary women and there is something else that makes you want to tear up paintings and break albums of Beethoven across the back of the john.

Charles Bukowski

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Robert Fawcett
reblogged from Doggonahogg

City and the Night - part two

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John Vink


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Robert Frank


Brassai


John Duprey


Harold Cazneaux

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reblogged from calumet42

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Too Blue


             The entrance was in an L, up marble steps, through a Moorish arch and over a lobby that was too big and a carpet that was too blue.

Raymond Chandler

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The Bryson Building
Los Angeles
reblogged from Mikeshistoricbuildings

Mosaic Noir #27

Point Blank

Night and the City

Pulp Fiction

Monday, 14 April 2014

That is Why


                                      I am free and that is why i am lost.
Franz Kafka

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David Adam Edelstsein

Blood Simple








Blood Simple
Joel & Ethan Coen
1984

Saturday, 12 April 2014

The Things You Do


                                  You better stop the things you do
                                   I ain't lyin'
                                   No i ain't lyin'

I Put a Spell on You
(Hawkins)
Nina Simone
1965    

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Ava Gardner
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What It Was


                The door opened. Odum, wearing plaid pants and a silk shirt, open to expose a ladder of chest bones, stood a few steps back from the frame. The black stacks on his feet elevated him but somehow managed to make him look smaller. He was the size of Sammy Davis Jnr. but lacked his talent.

George Pelecanos
What It Was
2012

Friday, 11 April 2014

Must Be Lived


              Life can only be understood backwards ; but it must be lived forwards.

Soren Kierkegaard

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Out of the Past
1947

The Lives of Others







The Lives of Others
Florian Henckel Von Dommersmarck
2006