Outside Brown’s Diner two men sat. They talked about Marty Robin’s “Gunfighter Ballads”

“He said it came to him like it was a movie. Like he saw it in a theatre.” Cars blew by on Blair Boulevard running the yellow light.  

"Why the hell does he still write all those cowb...

This book reminded me of two pieces of literature. "My Side of the Mountain" by Jean Craighead George mixed with "After Dark, My Sweet" by Jim Thompson. Let me start with the Thompson part. The narrator is an escaped convict named David "Tool" Roney. Not a "tool" as in...

For Black Friday I'm going to suggest a book to you. Darktown is one of the best Noir-Crime Novels I've read in some time. What really jazzed me was that I could tell the author spent a-lot of time in old news papers, archives, and libraries. On his twitter page Thomas...

Mary Ford and the TV premier of the OPRY ABC–October, 15, 1955

Mary sat smoking and  strumming her Red SG, unplugged from its amp. It was red as an apple and black as patent leather high heels. She tapped her cigarette on the Andrew Jackson Hotel ashtray. She smiled at...

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