The great noir writer would've been 94 today. He made quite an impact on the genre during his career. For more information on this important artist, please visit this tribute web site http://www.davidgoodis.com/
. You should also go to your favorite local bookstore and pick up one of his works, particualrly Black Friday. When it comes to exploring the shortcomings of the human condition, it doesn't get much better than Goodis.