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~ The Chicago Blue Book, 1908via Internet ArchiveA female private detective in 1908? Miss Cora M. Strayer, I lift my glass to you. I’ll bet you were an interesting person to know.Note: Apparently Mr. Geo. S. Holben, Supt. Criminal Dept., was shot by a disgruntled former employee in 1910. (Los Angeles Herald, December 06, 1910). According to the 1913 edition of the Chicago Blue Book, Miss. Strayer’s Detective Agency was still in business, although Mr. Holben’s name no longer appeared in the advertisement.February 3, 2012: UPDATE! Exciting news! Some of you may remember this post introducing Miss Cora M. Strayer and her Private Detective Agency. It was one of Questionable Advice’s most popular posts and someone out there (Paul Reda?) has taken the trouble to research Miss Strayer and create a timeline of her life. Go and check it out - it’s great!Miss Cora M. Strayer’s Private Detective Agency

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~ The Chicago Blue Book, 1908
via Internet Archive

A female private detective in 1908? Miss Cora M. Strayer, I lift my glass to you. I’ll bet you were an interesting person to know.

Note: Apparently Mr. Geo. S. Holben, Supt. Criminal Dept., was shot by a disgruntled former employee in 1910. (Los Angeles Herald, December 06, 1910).

image According to the 1913 edition of the Chicago Blue Book, Miss. Strayer’s Detective Agency was still in business, although Mr. Holben’s name no longer appeared in the advertisement.

February 3, 2012: UPDATE!
Exciting news! Some of you may remember this post introducing Miss Cora M. Strayer and her Private Detective Agency. It was one of Questionable Advice’s most popular posts and someone out there (Paul Reda?) has taken the trouble to research Miss Strayer and create a timeline of her life. Go and check it out - it’s great!

Miss Cora M. Strayer’s Private Detective Agency

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  • Bouncing Souls, The
  • Candy
  • The Good, the Bad, and the Argyle

kdo:

The Bouncing Souls - Candy (1994)
Bert Berns / Bob Feldman / Jerry Goldstein / Richard Gottehrer
Strangeloves Cover
from: ”The Good, the Bad, and the Argyle”


Bow Wow Wow - I Want Candy (1982):
http://tmblr.co/ZbsPWy11gjOlx

The Strangeloves - I Want Candy (Stereo) (1965):
http://tmblr.co/ZbsPWy11gfeNy

The Strangeloves - I Want Candy (Mono) (1965):
http://tmblr.co/ZbsPWy11gdm5D

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oldbore:

raunchy & villainous, dirty & devious, pop songs that make you feel filthy, powerful, & a little bit evil

oldbore:

raunchy & villainous, dirty & devious, pop songs that make you feel filthy, powerful, & a little bit evil

oldbore
Hi there! Can you please tag for rape and sexual harassment even if the post is against the two and not an example of? Thanks!
Anonymous

AH YES please do let me know which post was bad for you anon! I try to be really good about these things, so sorry to let you down.

Ezra Koenig on being pretentious

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youmakemefeelalittleolder:

The White Stripes- Under Great White Northern Lights (2009)

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snowce:

The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness (2013)

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downloading from 8tracks.

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  • for single song downloads go here and paste the 8tracks link in the bar. (trust me.)
  • to download whole playlists, use this
  • now weep with happiness etc etc.
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