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The Not-So-Mysterious Origins of Guy Noir
December 3, 2008 |
Post to the Host:
Please expound on how you selected the name Guy Noir. Could it be an allusion to "Dark Man"? or "The Shadow"?
League City, TX
Back when I was an English major in college, I was able to expound at the drop of a hat, Jac, and I could've written a thousand words on this or almost any other subject, including books I had never read, but I've lost that ability to tease out allusions and draw parallels and make them dance, and all I can tell you now is that I chose the name Noir because the sketch is based on film noir and the name Guy because it's a French name that in English simply means "man" though nowadays some people use it to refer to women too. That's it. Back to you.