Shaun Kaufman and Colleen Collins, husband-and-wife private detectives and Westword cover subjects, don't just serve lawsuits to biker dudes named Billy and find bullets buried on 800-acre ranches. They also write books, and their first, How to Write a Dick: A Guide to Writing Fictional Sleut ... More >>
With the classic noir flick The Maltese Falcon screening at the Esquire this weekend for Midnight Madness, we've been thinking a lot about our favorite noir films, from the classic era to the modern. While there are a few archetypes in the genre, many think it always stars a detective, which ... More >>
The study of neighbors through their lawn ornaments...
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Figure 45. Harvey Park: The Maltese Falcons hint at a gardener who may be digging with a Sam Spade.
The yard art pictured in figure 45 looks like a folksy, old-timer style of garden display, until the viewer notic ... More >>