On and off for about five-six years
[Todd Mason interpolates while pulling this out of a trap: Because it's an endless discussion here.]
> In a message dated 1/6/09 12:24:05 PM, email@example.com
> <mailto:pachuco%40telus.net> writes:
> > *PK:* Your Parker novels were once called “hard-boiled”, but are now
> > sometimes called “noir”. Do these two terms mean the same, in your view?
> > Are they terms you’d use?
> > *DW:* I think hard-boiled and noir are both a little past their sell-by
> > date, and both really refer to the post-war 40s. Hard-boiled is what the
> > vets brought back with them, and noir is the world they found when they
> > got home. I think hard-boiled is still possible, but noir today is
> > another word for artsy.
> you new here?
> John Lau
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