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"No problem, sweetheart; danger is my business."
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"You got to hand it to Bloody Eddy—it's the last place in the world you'd think of as a hide-out."
Tags:cop, cops, police, police officer, noir, crime thriller, crime fiction, hard boiled, hard-boiled, hardboiled, shoot out, shoot-out, criminal, criminals, on the run, detective, detectives, funfair, fair, theme park, inversion, invert, inverted, killer, killers, murderer, murderers, horror, old school, old school horror, stake out, stake-out
"Gee—it's just like in the movies!"
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"We've got kind of a noir thing happening here, Manny. The girlie cigarette doesn't exactly add."
"The usual, Al. Just sharpen the nose and hone the chin."
Rocky Road, Private Eye
Tags:private eye, private eyes, private dick, private dicks, detective, detectives, detective story, detective stories, sundae, sundaes, rocky road, ice cream, ice creams, italian ice, italian ices, flavor, flavors, flavour, flavours, dessert, desserts, sweet, sweets, gumshoe, gumshoes, hard-nosed, noir, noirs, film noir, dame, dames
"My book club is doing some really good noir, though I forget if it's pinot or grenache."
"One more thing. The cop. He's dirty."
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"I hear this place is a hotbed of international pancakes."
Tags:cop, cops, police, police man, police men, crimes, criminal, criminals, police officer, officer, officers, police officers, patrol, patrol car, beat cop, pancake, pancakes, international, noir, slang, slangs, well known phrases, phrases, snacking, snacks, breakfast, breakfast food, stereotype, stereotypes, cliche, cliches, foodie, foodies, food lover, food lovers
gangster concrete rolling
Tags:mafia, mafias, cement shoe, cement shoes, chicago overcoat, chicago overcoats, drown, drowning, drowned, drowns, body disposal, body disposal method, body disposal methods, film noir, film, noirs, noir, genre, genres, screenplay writer, screenplay writers, films, movie, movies, film director, film directors
"Forget it, Jake. It's Funkytown."
"It was Saturday night. The clock on my office wall showed the time to be eleven-forty-five. There are times when a private eye does not necessarily feel like being a private eye. This was one of those times. The elevator door down the hall clanked open with a clank familiar to anyone on the fourth floor who had had an office on the fourth floor for as long as I had had an office on the fourth floor. Footsteps came down the darkened hall and stopped outside my door. They were the footsteps of a
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"It'll never work, Marcy - we come from two different worlds and yours doesn't have chairs."
Tags:break up, break ups, breaking up, broken up, differences, different worlds, alien, alien, alien blob, alien blobs, breakups, film noir, noir, shady man, shady men, chair, chairs, furniture, definite reason, definite reasons, sci fi, science fiction, film director, script writer, script writers, leave, leaving someone, part ways, parting ways, parted ways, parts ways
"I never leave a witness who might describe me to police as being short."
Tags:gangster, gangsters, film noir, film, films, noir, genre, genres, witness, witnesses, police, policeman, policemen, police officer, police officers, short, short people, height complex, complex, murder, murders, murdered, murdering, hurt, hurts, hurting, alleyway, alleyways, description, angst against tall people, hatred for tall people, angst, angsty, easily instigated, trigger point, insecure, insecurity, insecurities
"I'm overcompensated, but I'm not overcompensated enough."
Tags:mafia, mafias, mobster, mobsters, overcompensate, overcompensated, overcompensation, overcompensations, overcompensating, compensated, compensation, compensations, compensate, secret meeting, sketchy people, the mob, mob, mobs, gang, gangs, gangsters, noir, film noir, greedy, greed, gluttony, gluttonous, want, self indulgent, self indulge, wolfish, sketchy person, sketchy meeting, demand, demands, demanding, demanded, unsatisfied, unsatisfying, discontent
"I hope that what you're reading is relevant to the business at hand."
Tags:mob, mobs, mobster, mobsters, mob boss, mob bosses, mafia, mafia boss, mafioso, organised, organized, organised crime, organized crime, criminal, criminals, concrete shoes, concrete, read, reading, reader, readers, reading, book, books, relevant, relevance, pier, the pier, dock, docks, drown, drowning, invert, inverted, subvert, subverted, stereotype, stereotypes, cliche, cliches, avid reader, noir, bored, boring
"All right, so it didn't work out so well in Hollywood―you're still the best damn cop on the force!"
Tags:cop, cops, detective, detectives, comic, comics, comic book, comic books, private detective, private detectives, private dick, private dicks, hollywood, bomb, bombs, box office, box office failure, box office failures, box office bomb, box office bombs, noir, detective movie, detective movies, reassure, reassures, reassuring, reassurance, reassurances, comfort, comforts, comforting, comforted
Tags:gangster, gangsters, mob, mobs, mobster, mobsters, concrete shoes, concrete shoe, punish, punishments, kill, kills, drown, drowning, 3d printer, 3d printers, 3d print, 3d printing, modern rendition, modern day, modern time, modern times, noir, film noir, films, screenplay writer, screenplay writers
"Where are the others?"
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"See you there at seven. And the dress code is business noir."
Tags:business, business man, business men, buisnessman, businessmen, dress code, dress codes, plan, plans, evening plan, evening plans, noir, business noir, black, smart, smart dress, pretentious, ostentatious, impress, impressing, show off, showing off, film noir, detective, detectives, handoff, handoffs, hand-off, hand-offs
Mystery of the Poets
"Say dollface, what brings you to a joint like this?"
"I've got a little job for you, Kretchmer. I want you to infiltrate the I.R.S. and sow the seeds of compassion."
Tags:film noir, noir, noirs, mafia, irs, tax, taxes, pay, pays, payout, payouts, compassion, compassionate, sow the seed, sow the seeds, infiltrate, infiltrating, infiltrated, infiltrates, infiltration, persuade, persuades, persuasion, persuading, persuaded, spy, spy mission, spy missions, film, films, screenplay writer, screenplay writers, screenplays, screenplays
"Damn it, Flopsy, you've cost me another bust."
Tags:law, legal, crimes, criminal, criminals, chase, chased, bunny, bunnies, flopsy, rabbit, rabbits, cute, cutely, bunny rabbit, detective, detectives, cops, cop, police, di, detective inspector, inspector, undercover, under cover, holster, holsters, gun holster, gun holsters, noir, noir imagery, mystery, mysterious, thriller, thrillers, clash, clashes, subvert, subverts, subversion