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Charles Ardai

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Top 7 Femme Fatales

(81) Comments | Posted September 13, 2012 | 11:04 AM

Hollywood didn't create the femme fatale, though it certainly made her known to millions, starting with the original "vamp," Theda Bara, back in the silent-movie days, and progressing right through the film noir era to deadly modern seductresses like Sharon Stone in Basic Instinct or pretty much every character Christina...

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Design Friday: 7 Sexy Crime Book Covers

(87) Comments | Posted October 7, 2011 | 8:35 AM

Back in the 1940s and 50s, there was an explosion in the popularity of paperback crime novels, triggered mainly by the success of Mickey Spillane's first Mike Hammer opus, "I, The Jury" (You think Harry Potter's huge, or "The Da Vinci Code?" Hammer had them both beat. At one point,...

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