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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