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The Grayson Capps Interview: The Zen of Grayson Capps

The Zen of Grayson Capps By James Calemine From wonder into wonder existence opens. Lao Tzu Grayson Capps was driving somewhere on Alabama's Gulf Coast when I called him last Thursday. The following day, he began to tour in read more...

The George Dawes Green Interview: A Storyteller's Storyteller...

The George Dawes Green Interview: A Storyteller's Storyteller... By James Calemine "Necessity is the mother of several other things besides invention."

The Sudy Leavy Interview: Timeless Stories And Relics from the Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation

Sudy Leavy Interview Timeless Stories And Relics from the Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation By James Calemine Sudy Vance Leavy’s book Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation presents a timeless historical glimpse into life on a coastal read more...

The John M. Barry Interview

Mr. John M. Barry is the Distinguished Visiting Scholar at the Center for Bioenvironmental Research at Tulane and Xavier universities. He is the author of many acclaimed books, including

Conversations with Alabama Filmmaker Max Shores

by Penne J. Laubenthal Max Shores, a native of Winfield, Alabama, is a thirty-year veteran of documentary production. His documentaries tell compelling stories about life in the southeastern

Billy Bob Thornton in Florence, Alabama

by Penne J. Laubenthal Severe weather warnings had been issued for North Alabama when I made my way to Florence for the Friday afternoon session of the 11th Annual George Lindsey Film Festival featuring

Deryle Perryman and Dangerous Highway, a Film About Eddie Hinton

by Penne J. Laubenthal Dangerous Highway is an amazing documentary about the life and music of the incredibly talented and tragically fated Eddie Hinton, called the "greatest unknown

Logan Smalley: Creator and Director of Darius Goes West

In 2005 Logan Smalley, a special education major at the University of Georgia-Athens, undertook a venture that would change his life, not to mention the lives of those who view his amazing film. Smalley rented a handicapped accessible RV, recruited ten

Interview with Charles Ghigna

by Penne J. Laubenthal Charles Ghigna (aka Father Goose) is the author of more than 5,000 poems and 30 award-winning books of poetry. His books have been featured on ABC-TV’s "Good Morning America" and read more...

Ron Higgins, (Memphis) Commerical Appeal

Phillip Quinn Morris

  Phillip Quinn Morris, author of Mussels and

Michael Doucet (BeauSoleil)

BeauSoleil’s Michael Doucet Talks Of Hurricanes And Louisiana Music by Derek Halsey November 2005 BeauSoleil has been one of the premier bands to come out of Louisiana since its inception in 1975. Hailing from read more...

George Lindsey

GEORGE LINDSEY A Chat with Mayberry’s Goober Pyle by Michael Buffalo Smith June 2002 There’s no doubt about it. George Lindsey will read more...

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