Well in this part of the world it's part of the title of one
of George P. Pelecanos books, Shoedog ... includes a very
hardboiled explanation of the term as well. Then we have
James Ellroy who's the self-proclaimed demon dog of crime
fiction. And finally there's the crimedogs over at http://www.plotswithguns.com/.
It's also a term of friendship and familiarity between inner
city youths if Finding Forrester has any authenticity to
When it comes to people like Eddic Coyle, rat's an
appropriate term. As a matter of fact don't cats eat rats?
You are what you eat.
When comes to cats ... hardboiled is poor choice of cooking
methods. Rotisserie grill with a mango/papaya marinade ...
now that's a good hard broiled pussy.
-- Anthony Dauer Alexandria, Virginia
2nd Annual Country Noir Issue ...
... submit by 4 May 2002
-----Original Message----- From: Rene Ribic Sent: Tuesday, April 30, 2002 5:36 PM
In this part of the world the title "dog" is given to informers, such as Eddie Coyle. And we know that informers are not hardboiled, right?
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