Someone, I hope to hell, is voting against fracking in NY and PA. I'm trying something different on the blog today, an aggregate of Appalachian/rural interest links. I hope at least some of them are edifying. I hope too that people will send stories and poems and essays my way. Haven't had many submissions lately.
- Research targeting Appalachian cancer rates
- Jesse Stuart is Focus of November Food for Thought Program
- The True Cost of Coal
- What is This Shit?–Not Country Music, That's For Sure
- Try This Instead. On this Youtube clip
- Winter's Bone–Not Appalachia, but Still Great
- Daniel Woodrell's Give Us a Kiss–Where's THAT film?
- Robert Morgan's The Blue Valleys
- Maps show Marcellus Shale drilling impact on PA state forests
- Foundation for Appalachian Ohio Launches Child Of Appalachia Writing Contest: Sponsored by Wal-Mart
- In Kentucky town, fear that United States is being destroyed
- What a Waste, In More Ways than One
I wish I could accuse the Post of misrepresenting my neighbors over in Jackson County, but I'm afraid it's an accurate depiction.