James M. Cain

By: Luc Sante

“They threw me off the hay truck about noon.” The celebrated first line of The Postman Always Rings Twice (1934) by JAMES M. CAIN (1892-1977) tersely illustrates his verbal and narrative economy as well as […]

Read This Post

Hilo Heroes, June 28-July 4

By: HILOBROW

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, this week, to the following high-, low-, no-, and hilobrow heroes. Click here for more HiLo Hero birthdays. JUNE 28 My heart still skips a beat when I look at old Rolling Stone […]

Read This Post