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Flannery O’ Connor’s bespectacled glare still inhabits Southern Writing Bless their hearts. Agents, editors, and publishers love their categories. It’s part of their tribal language. They are trained to promptly stuff readers and authors into the proper box....read more
Gone With the Wind author Margaret Mitchell posing with her novel. If you think of writing as paint by numbers, then writers, or word painters, take to canvas and color in and out of the lines, but ultimately the landscapes they portray keep the edges they started...read more
In the hit song "Guitars, Cadillacs” Dwight Yoakam croons the ideal description of Nashville. It’s a town so famous for country music it has its own television series. The Grand Old Opry … The Ryman … Music Row. The Music City vibes comes alive when you visit the...read more
Scooba, Mississippi is described as a “place you’ve never heard of,” and the starters of the East Mississippi Community College football team land there on their asses with one foot back out the door. Greg Whiteley’s Netflix documentary series, Last Chance U, follows...read more
Scott’s bookstore in its prime. Scott’s after closing You’ve all heard the stories, seen the empty storehouse; it seems another independent bookstore closes on a predictable basis. In Newnan for example, the darkened doorway of the once glowing book palace...read more
https://southernfriedkarmareviews.com/2016/10/21/cashs-hurt-for-a-new-generation/ Link to review of Johnny Cash's "Hurt" videoread more