Multimedia

 

The Next Big Thing on WNYC Public Radio (2004)
Lexicographer Erin McKean informs DEW that he’s cited in the OED for “pootle” and issues a word challenge:

In part two, DEW answers the challenge in his next Parker novel:

 

Fresh Air from WHYY (NPR) originally aired January, 2009

 

Donald Westlake Interview (1994)

 

Lawrence Block on Donald Westlake

 

Donald Westlake: New York City Personified

 

Donald Westlake Memorium

The Grifters (Clip)

 

The Stepfather (Excerpts)

 

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  1. It’s probably not available on the Web, but in the late 1970s, Westlake appeared on Ton Snyder’s _Tomorrow_ show, alongside of Dilys Winn, Mickey Spillane, and Robert Bloch. If it turns up, it might make a good addition to the website.

    (My main memory was a discussion of violence, and Spillane said he’d once described a stomach gunshot wound as a period, with the blood turning it into a comma. Bloch instantly added, “Maybe it was a semicolon.”)

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