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Posts in category “The South”

Tomasky’s Boob Bait for Latte Liberals

Angry liberal columnist: ‘Please secede, Southerners, you backward, racist poltroons’

Posted December 9th, 2014

Democratic Party Disappears in South

Mary Landrieu loses big. Did the national party’s abandonment matter?

Posted December 7th, 2014

Jesus, the Common Bond

Blacks, whites, Christianity, and life in the American South

Posted December 1st, 2014

SEC Football Is Back

And Alabama Crimson Tide fans are No. 1—so to speak.

Posted August 30th, 2014

The Crimson Tide Will Die A Happy Death Prophecy

What is the symbolism of this photograph? Answer me, people! It’s making …

Posted August 22nd, 2014

That Time My Uncle Took Me To A Whorehouse

  During our big move, I was startled and delighted to come …

Posted July 28th, 2014

It’s New Orleans, Baby

Overheard this conversation at a coffee shop on Magazine Street this morning: …

Posted July 24th, 2014

If Only Harper Lee Had Moved To Greenwich Village

New York Times book critic Dwight Garner is exceptionally good at his …

Posted July 21st, 2014

The Modern Writer Who Grew Up In 1895

Debut novelist Sarah Perry grew up in a tiny religious sect called …

Posted July 4th, 2014

Among The Confederados

Some years ago, Gary Hawkins made a trip to Brazil to visit …

Posted June 17th, 2014

Southern Tenebrae

I’m sitting here in my armchair, listening to the crickets chirping in …

Posted June 14th, 2014

Walker Percy Weekend: See You In 2015

Just got home from a postgame analysis meeting of the Walker Percy …

Posted June 12th, 2014

What Are They Saying About Walker Percy Weekend?

Last night I wrote to Mary Pratt Percy Lobdell, one of Walker …

Posted June 9th, 2014

Media, Mystery, And The South

The Atlantic’s James Fallows and his wife Debra have been reporting lately …

Posted June 9th, 2014

Walker Percy, Pray For Your Bibulous Brethren

We may have hit peak bourbon! The rate of bourbon consumption has …

Posted June 2nd, 2014

The Southern Walmart Gothic Of Mr. Bobby Lounge

Just got back in from New Orleans, having driven down at the …

Posted May 4th, 2014

John Servati, Hero

John Servati died a hero. Held up a concrete wall long enough …

Posted April 29th, 2014