Johnny Zephyr met Ed Bunker (Mister Blue) and bought him pints of Guinness. Bunker’s French nurse was not too happy because Bunker had cancer. This meeting changed JZ’s life. JZ now loves Banks (Ray and Ian), Cain, Chandler, Guthrie, Hammett, Highsmith, Himes, King, Lehane, Macdonald, McCoy, Oates, Peace, Stark, Swierczynski, Thompson, Willeford. JZ never cries.