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  1. The mystery of Dodgers' offense? He's on the caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Los Angeles Times

    Mystery novelist and screenwriter Raymond Chandler, shown in a 1946 portrait, created private eye Philip Marlowe in the novels "The Big Sleep," "Farewell My Lovely," and "The Long Goodbye." Mystery novelist and screenwriter Raymond Chandler, shown in a 1946 portrait, created private eye Philip Marlowe in the novels "The Big Sleep," "Farewell My Lovely," and "The Long Goodbye."

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  2. Phil Austin, dies at 74; voice of Firesign Theatre's Nick DangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Los Angeles Times

    Phil Austin, left, who was a founding member of Firesign Theatre, seen Feb. 21, 1980, with David Ossman, Philip Proctor and Peter Bergman, has died at 74. Phil Austin, left, who was a founding member of Firesign Theatre, seen Feb. 21, 1980, with David Ossman, Philip Proctor and Peter Bergman, has died at 74. In dorm rooms across the country in the late 1960s and early 1970s, sometimes through a haze of pot smoke, a recording could be heard that sounded like an old-time radio detective show mixed with Eastern mysticism. As many boomers know, Nick Danger was a character created by the highly satirical Firesign Theatre, a comedy group whose albums became a touchstone of the countercultural era.

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  3. The Recommender: Diana Budds, Former Alto Sax StarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Fast Company

    ... something potentially embarrassing instead? I played the alto sax from fifth grade up until college. 1. Raymond Chandler AND Criminal : My first recommendation is a two-for-one special. I've been reading Raymond Chandler lately. No one writes a ...

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  4. 'True Detective,' Season 2: First impressions of HBO's new season with Colin Farrell, Vince VaughnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Newsday

    ... writer hoping to grapple with the most overexposed city on the planet escape awful cliches like this? Blame Raymond Chandler, I suppose: Grab that bottle of bourbon and pour it on a copy of "The Big Sleep," then light it, in a ceremonial ...

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  5. Raymond Chandler's Los Angeles: How the author foretold the Californian water crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | The Independent

    Raymond Chandler's Los Angeles is a parched, polluted paradise, where flora and fauna are being destroyed by urban sprawl. As the Californian drought continues, Rhys Griffiths examines an early, and unlikely, environmentalist Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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  6. Will Legal Blogs Survive, or Die Out?Read the original story

    May 1, 2015 | PrawfsBlawg

    ... legal blogs seems to have passed, or at least that the best of them are more fallow and/or routine (like Raymond Chandler's description of drinking tea) right now. Of course there is a chance that, with a first wave of blogs having popped up and a ...

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  7. This week in writing, October 18-24, 2009Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2009 | Examiner.com

    ... I lived in it, in terms of all the aspirations which I tried to gather up within myself." October 24, 1958 Raymond Chandler begins writing his last novel . Raymond Chandler was born in Chicago in 1888 but was raised in the United Kingdom. After ...

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  8. Farewell, My Lovely is a stylish yet hollow affairRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | The Georgia Straight

    By Aaron Bushkowsky. Based on the novel by Raymond Chandler. Directed by Craig Hall.

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  9. Compelling whodunit baffles and delightsRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | Buenos Aires Herald

    ... and tone - a balance between mournfulness and inspired mayhem - often feel as if they were crafted by Raymond Chandler while under contract at Looney Tunes. Based on the 2009 novel by Thomas Pynchon - long considered unadaptable by even Hollywood's ...

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  10. Fiction mattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    I don't read crime novels to find out whodunnit. It would never occur to me to ask Raymond Chandler who killed the chauffeur in The Big Sleep That's not what I'm reading Chandler for to be honest.

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  11. UCLA incident makes one ask: Have we really come all that...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... another Jewish woman who, like Beyda, lived in Los Angeles and studied law. The woman, a minor character in Raymond Chandler's detective classic "The Big Sleep" is described in a way I found indelible: "She had the fine-drawn face of an intelligent ...

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

    Feb 18, 2015 | 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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  13. List of the DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | 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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  14. On HappinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | 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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  15. The Big Sleep Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | 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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  16. Review: Volume on Raymond Chandler sheds new light on master of melodramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | 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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  17. Raymond Chandler's True GritRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | 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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  18. Homeless in Vancouver: Some nights I think I'm binning on a film setRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | 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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  19. Weekend Guide: Brunch on Third, Robot Music Festival, & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | 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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  20. From Snow to Sunglasses, Editors Pick Their Must Haves for FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | 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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