"The best noir writer in the world is the writer who has no readers cause he's driven them all away with his relentlessly bleak and grim view of humanity and his constant obsession with death and the fact that we're all fucked, no matter what." - http://www.deadendfollies.com/2011/07/allan-guthries-ten-rules-to-write-noir.html
I'm working on it, Allan. Nobody can say I ain't trying.
(And, yeah, I know this is old, but I just saw it.)