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hardboiled

mod. tough; heartless. Do you have to act so hardboiled?
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Mosley's division of his detective character into two is symptomatic of his own ambivalent feelings about the genre - about thinking as if he's a white detective writer, or as if writing hardboiled detective fiction is the literary equivalent of "passing.
July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Eggology, the leader in the all-natural egg white industry, today cracks open a brand new line of all-natural, Certified Humane Hardboiled Eggs, it was announced by company founder Brad Halpern.
Once hardboiled, MixedEggs extend shelf life from five to 30 days.
Even a hardboiled environmentalist would have to admit that the offshoot of their sound business practices, such as the minute 2% of greenhouse gasses United Products--which manufactures, among other things, helicopters and rockets--produces helps preserve the environment.
THE MALTESE FALCON by Dashiell Hammett, published in 1930, is the template for many hardboiled stories that appeared over the decades since its inception.
Casimir Parish in Hammond, Indiana would bring baskets full of samplings from their planned Easter dinner: spicy Polish sausage, sweet anise bread, hardboiled eggs, a sugar or butter lamb, horseradish mixed with beets, and other sweetbreads.
Film fans with an affinity for crime films and a host of such viewing under their belts won't want to miss Max Decharne's studious Hardboiled Hollywood, a studied behind-the-scenes examination of the real-world origins of these tales.
These relationships, very similar to those involving Easy Rawlins, exemplify what Leroy Lad Panek identifies as the hardboiled protagonist's "intuitive reading of individuals and .
The hardboiled old men with hearts of stone must die," Lars von Trier declared in his first manifesto, twenty years ago, fresh from film school and ready to launch a Nordic nouvelle vague by killing the Father--or fathers, Ingmar Bergman in particular.
Fans of this subgenre of mysteries and writers had been shocked throughout the 1980s by the cancellation of contracts for books in the hardboiled vein.
INGREDIENTS (SERVES4): 350g/12ozshortcrust pastry; 15ml/1 tbspFrench mustard; 450g/1lbpork sausagemeat; 1 onion,chopped; 5ml/1tspdried mixed herbs; salt and freshly ground black pepper; 2 hardboiled (hardcooked) eggs, sliced; 1egg,beaten
I must admit, I am not a fan of the suspense stories containing hardboiled private eyes and dames with gorgeous gains up to their neck, so I was very surprised and pleased with the range of plots and writing styles of the selections.
Smith's achievement by saying that Hardboiled couldn't have been written without Mechanic Accents, but it's obvious that Smith took her cues from the material in Denning's third and fourth chapters, chapters entitled" 'The Unknown Public': Dime Novels and Working Class Readers" and "The Uses of Literacy: Class, Culture, and Dime Novel Controversies," respectively.
Not only set in tailfin-era Tinseltown but shot (in scruffy black-and-white) like it was actually made then, this satiric adaptation of a hardboiled novel by Charles Willeford (``Miami Blues'') boasts precise approximations of the bad acting, loony behavior and hothouse sexuality B movies of the period traded on, getting the wacky details down right to the Yma Sumac number on its great retro soundtrack.