|Vintage Pulp||Nov 6 2012|
There are none so blind as those who won’t see that their blinds are open.
If you lower your shades or blinds all the way it’s a deterrent. But if you leave them an inch or three open, it’s really kind of an invitation, don’t you think? Everything is sexier when viewed through a crack. The Mahatma said that. Anyway, call it peeping, voyeurism, committing a misdemeanor, or just being a complete dick—it’s a time-honored plot device in pulp and sleaze fiction. Above and below are eleven of the best covers depicting the art of enjoying a cheap thrill.
Maurice DekobraDonald StokesPerry LindsayStephen RansomeOrrie HittLeonard HuishErle Stanley GardnerA.A. FairBen AndertonHal KantorKimberly KempAlan SchultzFerenc Kormendicover artcover collectionliterature