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Monday, 18 February 2019

Stranger on this Earth

Dinah Washington
A Stranger on this Earth
(Ward/Feller)
1964

One Straight Scotch


excerpt from
Dirge
Kenneth Fearing
1935
                                             https://neglectedbooks.com/?p=4957

Sunday, 17 February 2019

More Eddie Coyle

     Steve Cooper









Friends of Eddie Coyle
Peter Yates
1973
                                  https://cinephiliabeyond.org/friends-of-eddie-coyle/

Big Lonely City #35

William Klein

Charles Swedlund

Alfred Eisenstadt

Ralph Morse

Kari Soinio

David Vestal

unknown

Jessie Tarbox Beals

Harry Callahan

Robert Frank

unknown

Fred Herzog

Vivian Maier

Sergio Larrain

unknown

Rene Jacques

Neal Boenzi

Ray Metzker

Karl Struss

 unknown

Vivian Maier

Francesc Catala Roca

Maurice Tabard

 Jason Langer

Raymond Depardon

unknown

Arnold Eagle

Frank Horvat

Bill Heick

unknown

Robert Offergeld

Elliot Erwitt

https://flashbak.com/paris-by-night-frank-horvats-photographs-of-le-sphinx-club-in-1956-43954/

Saturday, 16 February 2019

Demand Nothing More


          After the show they went back to the hotel room and to bed, for the seventeenth time in three weeks. He had chosen her because. being on the road with him, she was handy ; and additionally because she was married, had already clipped the wings of one male, and could therefore demand nothing more from him than he was willing to give. Why she had chosen him he neither knew nor cared.

Donald Westlake
Memory
(written 1960s)
published posthumously
2010

cover image
Glen Orbik
                                   https://www.donaldwestlake.com/autobiography

The Road is All


                                              http://www.nelsonalgrentheroadisall.com/

Friday, 15 February 2019

The Bad Sleep Well







The Bad Sleep Well
Akira Kurosawa
1960       
                         https://www.slantmagazine.com/dvd/the-bad-sleep-well/

Thought About It


       I rewrapped the book and locked it up behind the seat. A racket like that, out in the open out on the boulevard, seemed to mean plenty of protection. I sat there and poisoned myself with cigarette smoke and listened to the rain, and thought about it.

Raymond Chandler
The Big Sleep
1939