Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Best Of Julie London 2 CD’s

Fifty tracks from one of our sultriest singers. The songs range from 1955-68. Perfect for a late night rendezvous and setting the mood. Put out the lights and see what kind of fires can be lit. CD #1 highlights include: “Cry Me … Continue reading

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You Bet Your Life (1950-61)-1949 Episode

TV’s funniest quiz show thanks to Groucho Marx. George Fenneman made the perfect foil as the show’s announcer. Most everyone knows the phrase, “Say the secret word and the duck will come down and pay you a hundred dollars.” The … Continue reading

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The Rest Must Die-Richard Foster (Kendell Foster Crossen) (1959)

Crossen is well known to mystery fans as M.E.Chaber. That series is about New York insurance investigator Milo March. He wrote a little SF and a comic book series The Green Lama. This book is beyond awful. A total bore. … Continue reading

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Gambling With Souls (1936)

The evils of gambling, especially in a crooked club, can only lead to murder and ruin. Watchable because it’s not preachy and a look at what was supposed to be edgy scenes of women in..well….for the time, not much. The … Continue reading

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Key Witness-Frank Kane (1956)

Kane steps away from his Johnny Liddell series for this stand alone about gangs in Harlem. It’s a good, fast paced read. Defintely worth picking up. Fred Morrow is in Harlem on business for a real estate client when he witnesses … Continue reading

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Pure Ella-Ella Fitzgerald

Eighteen tracks from the late 50’s to early 60’s. The album title says it all. Highlights include: “(You’ll Have To Swing It) Mr.Paganini”, “Take The “A” Train”, “How High The Moon” and “Oh, Lady Be Good.”

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Spectrum-Edited by Kingsley Amis & Robert Conquest

The paperback edition has seven stories out of the twelve in the hardcover edition. The stories are from 1941,49,51,54,56. Favorites: “Null-P” (1951) – William Tenn –  After a devastating war the United States is run by the statistical average man. … Continue reading

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