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author G.E. Nordell
Rick Walker, Private Detective

Eric Berne [1910-70]
philosopher Werner Erhard
whistleblower Julian Assange & WikiLeaks
whistleblower/hero Edward Snowden


mystery author Donna Andrews
author Isaac Asimov [1920-92] Mysteries Page
mystery author Ace Atkins
mystery author Robert Leslie Bellem [1902-68]
mystery author Lawrence Block
mystery author Lilian Jackson Braun [1913-2011]
mystery author James Lee Burke
mystery author James M. Cain [1892-1977]
mystery author Raymond Chandler [1888-1959] + Page 2
British author G.K. Chesterton [1874-1936]
mystery author Lee Child
mystery author Laura Childs
British mystery author Agatha Christie [1890-1976] + Page 2
mystery author Edward Cline
mystery author Margaret Coel
mystery author Michael Connelly
mystery author Beverly Connor
mystery author George Harmon Coxe [1901-84]
British mystery author Arthur Conan Doyle [1859-1930]
mystery author Wayne Dundee
mystery author David Ellis
mystery author James Ellroy
Loren D. Estleman Mysteries
British mystery author Dick Francis [1920-2010] of England
mystery author Erle Stanley Gardner [1889-1970]
mystery author Sue Grafton
mystery author Timothy Hallinan
mystery author Dashiell Hammett [1894-1961] + Page 2
mystery author Michael T. Harvey of Chicago
mystery author J.A. Jance
mystery author Stuart M. Kaminsky [1934-2009]
mystery author Susan Kandel
British mystery author H.R.F. Keating [1926-2011]
mystery author Stieg Larsson [1954-2004] of Sweden
Canadian mystery author Stephen Legault
mystery author Elmore Leonard [1925-2013]
mystery author John D. MacDonald [1916-86] + Page 2
mystery author Ross Macdonald [1915-83]
mystery author Henning Mankell of Sweden
British mystery author Edward Marsden
British mystery author Andrew Martin
mystery author Marilyn Meredith
British mystery author Keith Miles
noir graphic artist Frank Miller
author Walter Mosley
mystery author Robert B. Parker [1932-2010]
mystery author Ellery Queen
mystery author Arthur B. Reeve [1859-1930]
British mystery author Sax Rohmer [1883-1959]
mystery author David Rosenfelt
'The Black Dahlia' Elizabeth Short [1924-47]
French mystery author Georges Simenon [1903-89]
mystery author Mickey Spillane [1918-2006]
mystery author Rex Stout [1886-1975]
mystery author Jim Thompson [1906-77]
mystery author team Aimée & David Thurlo
mystery author Mark Travis
mystery author S.S. Van Dine [1887-1939]
mystery author Louis Joseph Vance [1879–1933]
mystery author Betty Webb
mystery author Donald E. Westlake [1933-2008]


Bud Abbott [1897—1974]
Steve Allen [1921-2000]
Woody Allen + Page 2
Robert Altman [1925-2006]
Antonioni of Italy
Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle [1887-1933]
animator Ralph Bakshi
actress Theda Bara [1885-1955]
Warren Beatty
Ingmar Bergman [1918-2007] of Sweden
Earl Derr Biggers [1884-1933]
Humphrey Bogart [1899-1957]
Mel Brooks
actress Louise Brooks [1906-85]
cinema historian Kevin Brownlow
Luis Buñuel [1900-83]
Ken Burns
Frank Capra [1897-1991]
Claude Chabrol [1930-2010] of France
Charlie Chaplin [1889-1977]
Charley Chase [1893-1940]
George Clooney
Coen Brothers
Francis Ford Coppola
Roger Corman
Lou Costello [1906—1959]
Noël Coward [1899-1973]
George Cukor [1899-1983]
Michael Curtiz [1886-1962]
actress Marion Davies [1897-1961]
Cecil B. DeMille [1881-1959]
Johnny Depp
Walt Disney [1901-66]
Bill Douglas [1934-91] of U.K.
Robert Downey, Jr.
Sergei Eisenstein [1898-1948]
Douglas Fairbanks [1883-1939]
Federico Fellini [1920-93] of Italy
W.C. Fields [1880-1946]
author Ian Fleming [1908-64]
Errol Flynn [1909-59]
actress Jodie Foster
Sam Fuller [1912-97]
Clark Gable [1901-60]
actress Greta Garbo [1905-90]
Jean-Luc Godard of France
Robert Greenwald
cinema pioneer D.W. Griffith [1875-1948]
cinema pioneer Alice Guy-Blaché [1873-1968]
actress Jean Harlow [1911-37]
SFX wizard Ray Harryhausen
Howard Hawks [1896-1977]
Katharine Hepburn [1907-2003]
Alfred Hitchcock [1899-1980]
cinematographer James Wong Howe [1899-1976]
John Huston [1906-87]
Thomas H. Ince [1882-1924]
surrealist filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky
Danny Kaye [1913-87]
Elia Kazan [1909-2003]
Buster Keaton [1895-1966] + Page 2 + Page 3
actor Edgar Kennedy [1890-1948]
Ernie Kovacs [1919-62]
Stanley Kubrick [1928-99]
Akira Kurosawa [1910-98] of Japan
Fritz Lang [1890-1976]
Harry Langdon [1884-1944]
Laurel & Hardy
Spike Lee of Brooklyn
Jerry Lewis
Max Linder [1883-1925] of France
Harold Lloyd [1893-1971]
Ernst Lubitsch [1892-1947]
George Lucas
Terrence Malick
Rouben Mamoulian [1897-1987]
screenwriter Frances Marion [1886-1973]
The Marx Brothers
cinema pioneer Georges Méliès [1861-1938] of France
Jean-Pierre Melville [1917-73] of France
cinema pioneer Oscar Micheaux [1884-1951]
Vincente Minnelli [1903-86]
animator Hayao Miyazaki of Japan
Marilyn Monroe [1926-62]
gadfly filmmaker Michael Moore
F.W. Murnau [1888-1931] of Germany
journalist Edward R. Murrow [1908-65]
Eadweard Muybridge [1830-1904]
Edward James Olmos
Yasujiro Ozu [1903-63] of Japan
Jack Pickford [1895-1933]
actress Mary Pickford [1892-1979]
Tyler Perry
Satyajit Ray [1921-92] of India
Jean Renoir [1894-1979] of France
Hal Roach [1892-1992]
film critic Richard Schickel
Martin Scorsese
Mack Sennett [1880-1960]
'William Shakespeare On Film' + Page 2 + Page 3
Oliver Stone
Preston Sturges [1898-1959]
Jacques Tati [1907-82] of France
actress Elizabeth Taylor [1932-2011]
actress Thelma Todd [1906-35]
François Truffaut [1932-84] of France
screenwriter Dalton Trumbo [1905-76]
Rudolph Valentino [1895-1926]
King Vidor [1894-1982]
Josef von Sternberg [1894-69]
Erich von Stroheim [1885-1957]
Raoul Walsh [1887-1980]
Orson Welles [1915-85]
Billy Wilder [1906-2002]
Zhang Yimou of China
cinema historian Robert Youngson [1917-74]


philosopher Mortimer J. Adler [1902-2001]
Greek philosopher Aristotle [384-322 B.C.E.]
historian Jacques Barzun [1907-2012]
entertainer Lord Buckley [1906-60]
mythologist Joseph Campbell [1904-87]
existentialist Albert Camus [1913-60] of France
mythologist Carlos Castaneda [1925-98]
philosopher-activist Noam Chomsky
scientist Charles Darwin [1809-82] of England
educator John Dewey [1859-1952]
physicist Albert Einstein [1879-1955]
physicist Richard P. Feynman [1918-88]
visionary R. Buckminster Fuller [1895-1983]
economist Henry George [1839-97]
Daniel Goleman
physicist Stephen W. Hawking of England
philosopher Martin Heidegger [1889-1976] of Germany
Elbert Hubbard [1856-1915]
physicist Dr. Michio Kaku
philosopher Immanuel Kant [1724-1804]
philosopher Thomas S. Kuhn [1922-96]
Dr. Timothy Leary [1920-96]
British author C.S. Lewis [1898-1963]
Dr. David Loye
sociologist C. Wright Mills [1916-62]
Nobel-laureate economist Gunnar Myrdal [1898-1987]
philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche [1844-1900] of Germany
educator Jean Piaget [1896-1980] of Switzerland
Greek philosopher Plato [427-327 BCE]
philosopher Robert Nozick [1938-2002]
philosopher Ayn Rand [1905-82] + Page 2 + Ayn Rand Film Festival
Robert B. Reich
philosopher Bertrand Russell [1872-1970] of England
philosopher George Santayana [1863-1952]
existentialist Jean-Paul Sartre [1905-80] of France
Adam Smith [1723-90] of England
philosopher Baruch Spinoza [1632-77] of Holland
Sun Tzu [circa 500 BCE] & 'Art of War'
inventor Nikola Tesla [1856-1943] + Page 2
British computer genius Alan Turing [1912-54]
Thorstein B. Veblen [1857-1929]
Ludwig von Mises [1881-1973] of Austria
philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein [1889-1951]
activist Howard Zinn [1922-2010]

economist Dr. Ravi Batra
economist Dr. W. Edwards Deming [1900-93]
economist John Kenneth Galbraith [1908-2006]
former Fed chair Alan Greenspan
economist Robert L. Heilbroner [1919-2005]
economist John Maynard Keynes [1883-1946]

poet Charles Bukowski [1920-94]
author Wm. S. Burroughs [1914-97]
poet Gregory Corso [1930-2001]
poet Alan Ginsberg [1926-97]
author Jack Kerouac [1922-69] + Page 2 + Page 3
author Ken Kesey [1935-2001]
Alan W. Watts [1915-73]



photographer Ansel Adams [1902-84]
Aesop [620-564 BCE] of Ancient Greece
author Rudolfo Anaya of New Mexico
'Johnny Appleseed' {John Chapman [1774-1845]} Page
Jane Austen [1775-1817] Page
author James Baldwin [1924-87]
showman P.T. Barnum [1810-91]
author L. Frank Baum [1856-1919]
'The Beach Boys' Band
writer Lucius Beebe [1902-66]
painter Thomas Hart Benton [1889-1975]
author Ray Bradbury [1920-2012] + Page 2 + Page 3
author Richard Brautigan [1935-84]
author Myron Brinig [1896-1991]
author Louis Bromfield [1896-1956] Page
comedian Lenny Bruce [1925-66]
capitalist Warren Buffett
author W.R. Burnett [1899-1982]
author Edgar Rice Burroughs [1875-1950]
sci-fi author Octavia E. Butler [1947-2006]
environmentalist Rachel Carson [1907-64]
author Willa Cather [1873-1947]
labor leader Cesar E. Chavez [1927-93]
children's author Beverly Cleary
photographer Charles M. Clegg [1916-79]
French aviator & author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry [1900-44]
labor leader Eugene V. Debs [1855-1926]
author Lester Dent [1904-59]
sci-fi author Philip K. Dick [1928-82]
poet Emily Dickinson [1830-86]
bank robber John Dillinger [1903-34]
painter Maynard Dixon [1875-1946]
designers Charles & Ray Eames
aviator Amelia Earhart [1897-1937]
inventor Thomas Alva Edison [1847-1931]
Daniel Ellsberg
Ralph Waldo Emerson [1803-82]
author John Fante [1909-83]
inventor Philo T. Farnsworth [1906-71]
author William Faulkner [1897-1962]
author F. Scott Fitzgerald [1896-1940]
railroad tycoon Henry Morrison Flagler [1830-1913]
children's author Franklin Folsom [1907-95]
poet Robert Frost [1874-1963]
New Mexico author Nasario Garcia
labor leader Samuel Gompers [1850-1924]
environmentalist Al Gore, Jr.
Alexander Hamilton [1757-1804]
author Joel Chandler Harris [1848-1908]
author Nathaniel Hawthorne [1804-64]
newspaper tycoon Wm. Randolph Hearst [1863-1951]
sci-fi author Robert A. Heinlein [1907-88]
playwright Lillian Hellman [1905-84]
author Ernest Hemingway [1899-1961]
author O. Henry (William Sydney Porter) [1862-1910] + Page 2
labor leader Joe Hill [1879-1915]
painter Edward Hopper [1882-1967]
author Robert E. Howard [1906-36]
labor leader Dolores Huerta
billionaire Howard R. Hughes [1905-76]
poet Robinson Jeffers [1887-1962] of California
Steve Jobs [1955-2011]
author Steven Johnson
painter Frida Kahlo [1907-54] of Mexico
entertainer Garrison Keillor
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. [1929-68]
The Koch Brothers
journalist & libertarian Rose Wilder Lane [1886-1968]
Dr. Timothy Leary [1920-96]
environmentalist Aldo Leopold [1887-1948]
author Sinclair Lewis [1885-1951]
poet Vachel Lindsay [1879-1931]
author Jack London [1876-1916]
Mabel Dodge Luhan [1879-1962] of New Mexico
Charles F. Lummis [1859-1928]
fantasy author George R.R. Martin
author Johnston McCulley [1883-1958]
Herman Melville [1819-91]
H.L. Mencken [1880-1956] of Baltimore, MD
author James A. Michener [1907-97]
playwright Arthur Miller [1915-2005]
railroad tycoon David H. Moffat [1839-1911]
author L.M. {Lucy Maud} Montgomery [1874-1942] of Canada
naturalist John Muir [1838-1914]
Alfred Nobel [1833-96]
author Frank Norris [1870-1902]
Emperor Norton I [1819-80] of the United States
painter Georgia O'Keeffe [1887-1986] of New Mexico
playwright Eugene O'Neill [1888-1953]
physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer [1904-67]
Canadian author Frank L. Packard [1877-1942]
iconic pin-up model Bettie/Betty Page [1923-2008]
wit Dorothy Parker [1893-1967]
author Denne Bart Petitclerc [1929-2006]
sci-fi author H. Beam Piper [1904-64]
Valerie Plame & Joe Wilson
Edgar Allan Poe [1809-49]
railroad tycoon George Pullman [1831-97]
journalist Ernie Pyle [1900-45]
illustrator Howard Pyle [1853- 1911]
illustrator Norman Rockwell [1894-1978]
American humorist Will Rogers [1879-1935]
atomic spies Julius & Ethel Rosenberg
Damon Runyon [1884-1946]
anarchists Sacco & Vanzetti
author J.D. Salinger [1919-2010]
author Wm. Saroyan [1908-81]
cartoonist Charles M. Schulz [1922-2000]
cartoonist Dr. Seuss (Theodor Geisel) [1904-91]
author Upton Sinclair [1878-1968]
humorist H. Allen Smith [1907-76]
'March King' John Philip Sousa [1854-1932]
expatriate Gertrude Stein [1874-1946]
author John Steinbeck [1902-68]
publisher Edward Stratemeyer [1862-1930]
broadcaster Louis 'Studs' Terkel [1912-2008]
gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson [1937-2005]
Henry David Thoreau [1817-62]
humorist James Thurber [1894-1961]
billionaire Donald Trump
Emperor Donald J. Trump
Preston Tucker [1903-56]
Jon Tuska of Oregon
author Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens) [1835-1910]
artist Alberto Vargas [1896-1982]
author Gore Vidal [1925-2012]
author Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. [1922-2007]
author Gen. Lew Wallace [1827-1905]
author Eudora Welty [1909-2001]
George Westinghouse, Jr. [1846-1914]
expatriate author Edith Wharton [1862-1937]
writer E.B. White [1899-1985]
Walt Whitman [1819-92]
author Laura Ingalls Wilder [1867-1957]
musician Hank Williams [1923-53] & Family
playwright Tennessee Williams [1911-83]
musician Bob Wills [1905-75] & His Texas Playboys
author Thomas Wolfe [1900-38]
pulp writer Jack Woodford [1894-1971]
architect Frank Lloyd Wright [1867-1959]
Malcolm X [1925-65]
musician Neil Young
Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook

Spirit of America's American Poets Page

British playwright & author J.M. Barrie [1860-1937]
British author Lewis Carroll [1832-98]
Sir Winston Churchill [1874-1965]
author Joseph Conrad [1857-1924]
author James Fenimore Cooper [1789-1851]
British author Charles Dickens [1812-70] of England
'The Inklings' Literary Society [1933-63] of Britain
British author Rudyard Kipling [1865-1936]
British author George Orwell [1903-50]
British author J.K. Rowling
Scottish poet & author Sir Walter Scott [1771-1832]
William Shakespeare [1564-1616]
George Bernard Shaw
Scottish-American author Robert Louis Stevenson [1850-94]
British author J.R.R. Tolkien [1892-1973]
Irish-American author Leonard Wibberley [1915-83]
British playwright Oscar Wilde

Pres. George H.W. Bush
Pres. George W. Bush
Pres. Bill Clinton
Hillary Clinton
Benjamin Franklin [1706-90]
Pres. Thomas Jefferson [1743-1826]
Pres. John F. Kennedy [1917-63]
Sen. Robert M. La Follette [1855-1925]
Sen. Joseph McCarthy [1908-57]
Pres. Richard M. Nixon [1913-94]
Pres. Barack Obama
Pres. Ronald Reagan [1911-2004]
Eleanor Roosevelt [1884-1962]
Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt [1882-1945]
Pres. Theodore Roosevelt [1858-1919]
Sen. Bernie Sanders
Pres. Harry S. Truman [1884-1972]



eco-activist Edward Abbey [1927-89]
cowboy movie star 'Broncho Billy' Anderson [1880-1971]
lawman Elfego Baca [1865-1945]
pioneer anthropologist Adolph Bandelier [1840-1914]
outlaw Billy the Kid [1859-81]
Western author Max Brand [1892-1944]
scout 'Kit' Carson [1809-68]
entertainer Wm. F. 'Buffalo Bill' Cody [1846-1917]
lawman Wyatt Earp [1848-1929]
movie star Clint Eastwood
Western author Edward S. Ellis [1840-1916]
Loren D. Estleman Westerns
Western author Max Evans
movie director John Ford [1894-1973]
cowboy movie star Hoot Gibson [1892-1962]
Western author Zane Grey [1872-1939] + Page 2 + Page 3
cowboy movie star William S. Hart [1864-1946]
restaurateur Fred Harvey [1835-1901
'Wild Bill' Hickok [1837-76]
author Tony Hillerman [1925-2008] of New Mexico
author Steve Hockensmith
'Doc' Holliday [1851-87]
Western author Craig Johnson
author Gen. Charles King [1844-1933]
Western author Louis L'Amour [1908-88]
Western lawman 'Bat' Masterson [1853-1921]
Western author Karl May [1842-1912] of Germany
cowboy movie star Tim McCoy [1891-1978]
Western author Michael McGarrity
author Larry McMurtry
cowboy movie star Tom Mix [1880-1940]
Western author Clarence E. Mulford [1883-1956]
Western author Frank O'Rourke [1916-89]
movie director Sam Peckinpah [1925-84]
painter Frederick Remington [1861-1909]
Western author Eugene Manlove Rhodes [1869-1934]
painter Charles M. Russell [1864-1926] of Montana
Western author Jack Schaefer [1907-91]
actor Randolph Scott [1898-1987]
James L. 'Whispering' Smith
cowboy movie star Fred Thomson [1890-1928]
Francisco 'Pancho' Villa [1878-1923] of Mexico
Western author L.J. Washburn
movie star John Wayne [1907-79]


Fictional / Imaginary Personalities
Alice In Wonderland
Bilbo Baggins the Hobbit
Rocky Balboa
Ian Fleming's Agent 007 James Bond
Boston Blackie
The Boxcar Children: Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny Alder
G.K. Chesterton's Father Brown
Nathaniel 'Natty' Bumppo aka 'Hawkeye' aka 'The Deerslayer'
Hopalong Cassidy
detective Charlie Chan + Page 2
Chandu The Magician
Nick & Nora Charles of the 'Thin Man' Movies
Cisco Kid & Pancho
Inspector Jacques Clouseau (of "The Pink Panther" Movies & Cartoons)
Insp. Colbeck & Sgt. Leeming of 1850s Scotland Yard
Conan the Cimmerian
Anne Shirley Cuthbert ('Anne of Green Gables')
Chinese detective Judge Dee
Count Dracula
girl detective Nancy Drew
The Ghostbusters Team
Huckleberry Finn
Frankenstein's Monster
Ayn Rand's hero John Galt
Jay Gatsby
surfing legend Gidget
The Golem
space hero Flash Gordon
Mickey Spillane's detective Mike Hammer
boy detectives Joe & Frank Hardy
British detective Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes Fiction by Other Authors
Sherlock Holmes Film Festival Pages
Sir Walter Raleigh's Ivanhoe
super-detective Prof. Craig Kennedy
King Arthur of England
Louis Joseph Vance's Michael 'Lone Wolf' Lanyard
Zane Grey's Lassiter
R.C.M.P. Sergeant William Preston of The Yukon
The Little Prince
Little Rascals / Our Gang Kids
The Lone Ranger & Tonto
Lone Wolf & Cub
Sheriff Walt Longmire of Wyoming
Georges Simenon's detective Insp. Maigret
Sax Rohmer's Dr. Fu Manchu
lawyer Perry Mason
Travis McGee of Florida
Sue Grafton's detective Kinsey Milhone
jungle boy Mowgli, from Kipling's "The Jungle Book"
The Peanuts® Gang [est. 1950]
J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan
J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter
Easy Rawlins of South Los Angeles
storyteller Uncle Remus
Christopher Robin, pal of Winnie The Pooh
Robin Hood of XIIth-Century England
Louis L'Amour's The Sacketts
Doc Savage
Tom Sawyer
Robert B. Parker's detective Spenser
Monroe Stahr ("The Last Tycoon")
Robert B. Parker's Chief Jesse Stone
'Tom Swift' Books [est. 1910] Page
railroad tycoon Dagny Taggart of "Atlas Shrugged" [1957]
Tarzan of The ApesTarzan Movies Page
Thomas the Tank Engine™ and Friends
The Three Stooges
S.S. Van Dine's detective Philo Vance
Rick Walker, Private Detective
BBC-TV's Doctor Who
Western heroes Winnetou & Shatterhand
detectives Nero Wolfe & Archie Goodwin of New York City
Wonder Woman
Zato-Ichi, The Blind Swordsman of Japan
El Zorro of Spanish California


Animal Personalities
Disney's 'Air Bud' & 'Buddies' Movies & Videos Page
Asta the Dog of the 'Thin Man' Movies
Benji the Dog
Flipper the Porpoise
Godzilla / Gojira of Japan
Lassie the Dog
The Muppets
The Pink Panther
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Rin-Tin-Tin [1918-1932]
Strongheart the Dog
Teddy the Keystone Wonder Dog /nm1275393/
Winnie the Pooh and his friends
Wishbone the Dog


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