Raymond Chandler

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Jul 6, 2015 2:54 PM I Hate Hollywood

One of Robert Altman’s standout films, The Long Goodbye (1973)—out now on Blu-ray—was a contemporary adaptation of the Raymond Chandler story and a sly send-up of Hollywood in the Chandler era. more

Dec 10, 2014 11:10 AM Home Movies

Along with Dashiell Hammett,Raymond Chandler was the author who pulled detective fiction out of theEdwardian drawing rooms and into the mean streets. His hard-boiled stories setthe stage for film noir; The Big Sleep(1946) is considered a class.. more

Oct 9, 2014 2:18 PM Around MKE

  As Tom Williams writes in his new biography, A Mysterious Something in the Light: TheLife of Raymond Chandler (Chicago Review Press), Chandler never courtedHollywood. But for the movie industry, he was exactly the sort .. more

Nov 7, 2013 1:57 PM I Hate Hollywood

It was a dark and stormy night as I headed over to Milwaukee’s most beloved spot for mystery genre fans—the now 20-year-old Mystery One Bookstore, 2109 N. Prospect Ave. Inside I found the narrow aisles of books crowded more

Feb 27, 2013 3:33 PM Off the Cuff

In March, Harry Jackson, 26, was in jail in Woodbine, Ga., on several minor charges such as driving on a suspended license. However, allegedly bending to pressure from fellow inmates, Jackson agreed to break out of jail, steal cigarettes at... more

Aug 6, 2010 12:00 AM Around MKE

Along with her mother, Naomi, singer Wynonna Judd scored 14 number one country songs throughout the ’80s, making The Judds country music’s most successful duo until Brooks & Dunns stormed the charts in the ’90s to claim that throne. more

May 4, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Like the pundits he lampoons, Stephen Colbert often boasts of his own power, priding himself for a phenomenon he calls “The Colbert Bump,” the increased interest in a person or product after it is mentioned on his program. One of the oddest... more

Jan 30, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee