RE: RARA-AVIS: Noir -- Miker's new definition.

From: Robison Michael R CNIN (
Date: 14 Feb 2003

I penned the immortal words:

"Noir is a carefully nurtured atmosphere of fear, sweat, and desperation."

And Jack Bludis responded:

OK, I'll buy that, but it's eleven words too long.
************* That's the author in you showing through, Jack. After reading Gruber's THE PULP JUNGLE, I realize that authors have a fetish about word count. ;-)


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