In the aftermath of President Obama’s election in 2008, I spent a good amount of time on YouTube checking out… Read more Time to Change the National Anthem – Trevor Seigler
Before Things Get Rough -after Denise Duhamel Why shouldn’t Mary be the world’s “only smiling Virgin?” No terrible two’s no… Read more “Before Things Get Rough” and “Mothers” -JT Williams
When I was fourteen years old, some older guys in the neighborhood invited me to join them on a hunting… Read more Critters of American Folklore – Jerry Dennis
I have a minor interest in vexillology – a cross over from my sailing career, where flags have played (and still play)… Read more Reflections on Flags (Confederate and otherwise) – Jonathan Sawday
It occurs to me that the NFL is a mirror reflection of what America is, what it stands for, and… Read more On the NFL: National Football Liability – Trevor Seigler
Poetry is not a big tent. It is an encampment with lots of little tents in which souls select their… Read more If Emily Dickinson Went Camping – Lynn Levin
This summer, Jonathan Sawday, an Englishman living in St. Louis, MO, decided to attend a party in San Francisco. He chose to drive there (and back) on his own. Here’s how the trip panned out.
Jamey Gallagher revisits Jack Kerouac anew.
Tom Paine however didn’t believe in gods, and so he was just a man, sometimes a flawed one, and because of that he deserves our love.
Trevor Seigler searches for Charlis Portis, “True Grit” author and the “Southern Salinger.”