Blondes, Bottles, & Brass Knuckles: The Legacy of Phillip Marlowe

Wess Haubrich
9 min readJun 17, 2018

With Liam Neeson reportedly playing the legendary anti-hero gumshoe in Marlowe, I take a look at some of the others who have done the same over the years…

Humphrey Bogart as Phillip Marlowe opposite wife Lauren Bacall as Vivian Rutledge in THE BIG SLEEP (1946).

You are walking down a dank, dark, and dangerous New York City alley in 1944. It’s June and the city is hot as hell: your shirt sticks to you as you hear stiletto heels tap, tap, tapping against the…

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Wess Haubrich

Horror, crime, noir with a distinctly southwestern tinge. Staff writer, former contributing editor; occultist; anthropologist of symbols.