Marble Tar-Babies

Marble Tar-Babies

Inheriting Civil War Stuff In Joel Chandler Harris’s “The Wonderful Tar-Baby Story,” the turpentine and tar stick figure stays still and silent throughout the two-page short story. Yet, it’s the Tar-Baby’s refrain from polite speech that draws the ire of Brer Rabbit...
Beach Reads for Sand Haters

Beach Reads for Sand Haters

A Pair of Dark Southern Tales to Brighten Your Vacay A Google search of “Summer Reads 2017” delivers millions of results. Every media outlet and reading resource from Southern Living magazine to the Hahira Public Library has an opinion about what the literary society...
Are Southern Rockers Still Doing It Again?

Are Southern Rockers Still Doing It Again?

Baby Boomers Search for Their Southland Jams In 1975, Charlie Daniels’ hit single “The South’s Gonna Do It Again” dominated FM radio and announced Southern Rock’s commercial rule over the late 70s. Not only did Southern Rock shred its way through Dixie but also...