From: Lehane, Con [NEA] ( clehane@nea.org)
Date: 08 Feb 2005

Did someone ask about the difference between noir and hard-boiled? It's about time.

RE: I blame it on Jim Doherty and his "dark and sinister" definition. Protagonist drives through a bad part of town on a rainy evening and it's noir. <g> miker

One noirist might say, Life is driving through the bad part of town on a rainy evening.

Sorry if I'm behind in the discussion. I just couldn't resist. And I hope poor Charlie has recovered from the besmirching of Mr. Higgins.

Con Lehane
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