Re: RARA-AVIS: The Real Cool Killers

From: Michael Robison (
Date: 12 Jul 2007

Mark wrote:

Didn't Arlo Guthrie use "mother-raper" in Alice's Restaurant?

*********** Sure did. Father-raper, too. I think that Armitage Trail used "bust a cap" in Scarface.

Interesting coincidences come up sometimes in reading.
 I buy Himes's Real Cool Killers one day and the next I start Lansdale's Act of Love, which has the protagonist mention Cotton Comes to Harlem in the opening pages. Synchronicity?


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