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  1. John McVie buys Raymond Chandler haunt in BrentwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Los Angeles Times

    Fleetwood Mac bass guitarist John McVie was the buyer of writer Raymond Chandler's onetime home in Brentwood. The Brentwood home where novelist Raymond Chandler once lived was listed at $2.395 million and bought by Fleetwood Mac bass guitarist John McVie for $2.535 million.

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  2. List of the DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | NewMexiKen

    ... "Sometimes a Great Notion," by Ken Kesey 4. "The Call of the Wild," by Jack London 5. "The Big Sleep," by Raymond Chandler 6. "Animal Dreams," by Barbara Kingsolver 7. "Death Comes for the Archbishop," by Willa Cather 8. "The Day of the Locust," by ...

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  3. On HappinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Gapers Block

    ... emulation of Bogart from, perhaps, The Big Sleep , a 1946 film noir where Bogart plays Philip Marlowe from Raymond Chandler's hard-boiled novel - with Bacall as Vivian Rutledge. It's easy to understand why Camus would be drawn to noir. The stories ...

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  4. The Big Sleep Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Metro Times

    The Big Sleep plays as part of the Noir Film Series. This 1946 film casts Bogart as Raymond Chandler's cynical private eye Philip Marlowe.

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  5. Review: Volume on Raymond Chandler sheds new light on master of melodramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Post and Courier

    ... himself as a gentleman of English sensibilities, imbued by a classical education. In “The World of Raymond Chandler,” editor Barry Day reveals how the Chicago-born Chandler, a resident of England for much of his youth, had to ...

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  6. Raymond Chandler's True GritRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Real Clear Politics

    Seventy-six years ago, New York publishing house Alfred Knopf placed a big bet on a hard-drinking former oil company executive who'd been scratching out a living writing pulp fiction. Their new author was 50-year-old Chicago-born, London-educated Raymond Chandler.

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  7. Homeless in Vancouver: Some nights I think I'm binning on a film setRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | The Georgia Straight

    ... and ink-black shadows, which both limit and intensify the neon squiggles and splashes of colour. When Raymond Chandler , in his novel The Big Sleep , wrote, "It seemed like a nice neighborhood to have bad habits in", he could've been writing about ...

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  8. Weekend Guide: Brunch on Third, Robot Music Festival, & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | 7x7

    ... host Dude-related merriment in the form of a costume contest and a midnight screening of the Coen Brothers' Raymond Chandler-inspired classic. Not your style? Don your sexiest American Apparel garb and slap on some rental skates to groove out at the ...

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  9. From Snow to Sunglasses, Editors Pick Their Must Haves for FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | 7x7

    ... host Dude-related merriment in the form of a costume contest and a midnight screening of the Coen Brothers' Raymond Chandler-inspired classic. Not your style? Don your sexiest American Apparel garb and slap on some rental skates to groove out at the ...

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  10. Adam Sternbergh on his favourite sentences, the book he always comes back to and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

    ... Maltese Falcon was published as a novel in 1930 (after being serialized in Black Mask the year before), and Raymond Chandler's debut, The Big Sleep , came out in 1939, so if you want to time-dump me anywhere in that decade, that's fine with me. ...

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  11. "Brother, can you spare a dime..."Read the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | Barnstable Patriot

    ... Sturgis Library on Route 6A in Barnstable Village. The series is named for a quick exchange in noir author Raymond Chandler's classic crime story, The Big Sleep, later made into a movie starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. A character in the ...

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  12. Showdown at Justified's Harlan CountyBy Allen BarraRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | The Daily Beast

    ... was really based on your interpretation, that you had thought of things about him that he hadn't. I mean, Raymond Chandler loved Bogart as Philip Marlowe in The Big Sleep , but he didn't change the way he wrote about Marlowe because of Bogie. I ...

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  13. Does a good movie require a good plot?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... really matter. Pynchon fashioned a detective narrative steeped in the legacy of Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler, relocated (not far from where Robert Altman's 1973 "Long Goodbye" landed) to a new, eerily blissed-out and disoriented LA, reeling ...

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  14. 'Inherent Vice': Joaquin Phoenix takes a long, slow journey to nowhereRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Cleveland.com

    ... film is also peppered with winning lines like "He's technically Jewish, but wants to be a Nazi," and the Raymond Chandler-esque "He told me I was precious cargo that couldn't be insured because of inherent vice" and "It was as clear as vodka you ...

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  15. Jay Meehan: AdaptationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Park Record

    ... the "get Jay up and running for FilmFest" competition is "Inherent Vice," a '60s South Bay L.A. update of Raymond Chandler's hardboiled Detective Phillip Marlow adapted from the hilariously delicious 2009 novel by Thomas Pynchon. Suffice to say I am ...

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  16. Celebrating late bloomers with 35 Over 35Read the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    ... late bloomers: Henry Miller , author of three failed novels before he published "Tropic of Cancer" at 43; Raymond Chandler , who was 51 when he debuted with "The Big Sleep" in 1939. It puts the lie to the notion (increasingly endemic in our culture) ...

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  17. Book review: Tour the mean streets with crime fiction icon ChandlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | The Chronicle Herald

    Humphrey Bogart, shown in a scene from Casablanca in 1941, starred as the Raymond Chandler private detective Philip Marlowe in the 1946 film version of The Big Sleep. The film turned Marlowe into a star.

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  18. Film review: The stoner noir of Inherent Vice is the only thing more confusing than Thomas PynchonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Independent Weekly

    ... But Anderson's comedic flourishes clash with an overarching melancholy mood. And while Hawks' adaptation of Raymond Chandler is cleverly convoluted, Inherent Vice is pretentious and inscrutable, down to repeated passages of intentionally incoherent ...

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  19. DVD Review: Altman's inspired twist on Raymond ChandlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Glendale News-Press

    After the amazing surprise success of "M*A*S*H" in 1970, director Robert Altman - having long toiled in TV - had a burst of pent-up creativity, making another 12 features before the decade was over, including much of his best work. Among these was an adaptation of Raymond Chandler's 1953 novel "The Long Goodbye."

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  20. Cartoonist Jules Feiffer to make an appearance at Cinema Arts CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Newsday

    ... of her 1946 Howard Hawks-directed film noir classic, "The Big Sleep," co-starring Humphrey Bogart as Raymond Chandler's private eye, Philip Marlowe. Feiffer also will sign copies of his book, an homage to, but also a darker version of, the noir ...

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