Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Themes of the month - hb (again)

From: Michael Robison (
Date: 01 May 2003

Marianne Macdonald wrote:
> Anyhoo - it set me to wondering whether the School of Spillane was
> something that an empathetic person of either gender would be very
> interested in becoming involved in nowadays. With the demise of the
> old pulp magazines, the financial rewards for that kind of
> straight-faced cartoonish hardboilery must be rather limited these
> days?

************* Vachss has pretty much shifted the School of Spillane over to the left side of the political fence and wrote a few. However, I'm not sure if Vachss has quit his day job, so the financial rewards are questionable. Is that what it's all about?


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