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Raymond Chandler’s Not-So-Simple Art of Murder

As you splendid readers might – or more likely might not – remember, the hardworking staff waxed nostalgic the other day about the great hardboiled writer Raymond Chandler and his trademark essay, The Simple Art of Murder. We subsequently re-read Chandler’s … Continue reading

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Christmas Present: Chandler’s ‘The Simple Art of Murder’

Splendid reader Bill sent this response to our recent Grammer Is My Business post about the new book The World of Raymond Chandler: In His Own Words. Chandler’s essay “the Simple Art of Murder” is the best essay on any … Continue reading

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Branded Content, UK Style

From the Sneak Adtack International desk Given all the ads in sheep’s clothing we see here in America, it’s easy to think the US has a monopoly on stealth marketing. Not so, according to this post on The Wall blog in the UK: … Continue reading

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