RARA-AVIS: Philip Marlowe & The Cat in the Hat

From: Frederick Zackel (fzackel@wcnet.org)
Date: 02 Mar 2009

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    Today, March 2nd, is the birthday of the publication of that wonderful book
    "The Cat in The Hat."

    And it also marks the birthday of its author ...

    Theodor Seuss Geisel. Born March 2, 1904. Died September 24, 1991.

    Who was a close friend and a drinking buddy of Raymond Chandler.

    They lived near each other in La Jolla, California, which is a ritzy suburb just north of San Diego.

    Imagine the Cat in the Hat bumping whisky classes with Philip Marlowe.


    Did you never think of Dr. Seuss being a heavy drinker? Have you never read his books?

    Green Eggs and Ham?

    That was for Saint Patrick's Day!!

    (I made that up.)

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