Monthly Archives: September 2011

Hillbilly Handfishin'

What do you all think of this show? I like it, but I won­der if this isn't just anoth­er  'look at the weird stuff hill­bil­lies do' show.   On the oth­er hand, I first learned of noodling from Burkhard Bilger's … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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The Bull: A Jack Tale, fiction by Jeff Wallace

Jack and Mrs. Jones stood in the foy­er of the Big House. Her half-blind, soupy eyes blinked, focused, and looked him over. He felt them range from his worn ten­nis shoes up his thin legs and thread-bare jeans and across … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Portrait of a Robot, fiction by William Trent Pancoast

He doesn’t know how he got this way. Crazy, that is. Most things, you think about them long enough, you come up with an answer. All he knows for sure is that he got to work this morn­ing in his … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Frank Bill's Hardcore Stories: Crimes in Southern Indiana

Far­rar Straus Giroux made an interesting—and exciting—choice when they pub­lished Frank Bill's linked col­lec­tion Crimes in South­ern Indi­ana. Nev­er known for hav­ing crime fic­tion or indeed for hav­ing books about any­thing oth­er than upper class lit­er­a­ture or lit­er­a­ture in trans­la­tion, … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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