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...Anticipation for Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight...

(Sep 21st 2015, 23:13)

...Anticipation for Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight... I just re-watched Quentin Tarantino's read more...

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"A Heaping Helping: Songs for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of AL" by Scott Ward

(Aug 15th 2012, 13:56)

This week I had the pleasure of chatting via Facebook with Alabama musician Scott Ward, producer and director at Lucky Dog Records. read more...

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Swinging With The Duke at the 2012 W. C. Handy Festival

(Jul 26th 2012, 13:27)

The Righteous Brothers may sing about a "rock and roll heaven," but when I die I want to go to jazz heaven. And if there read more...

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Review of: David Lummis

Review of The Coffee Shop Chronicles : Part 2

The Coffee Shop Chronicles of New Orleans, Part 2: The Last Beaucoeur by

Review of: Rebecca Meredith

The Last of the Pascagoula: A Review

Review of: Jerri Chaplin

Vertically Coastal by Jerri Chaplin---A Review

I met Jerri Chaplin read more...

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>>Urban Features

Gimme Some Sugar, Darlin': The Quintessential Southern Cookbook

If you love to cook or just love to collect cookbooks, start making space on your bookshelf now because there's a new cookbook in town. This delightful compendium of all things culinary, Gimme Some Sugar, Darlin' by Mississippian Laurance Daltroff Triplette, is true piece of southern Americana, as much about the culture of the south as it is about the cuisine. A read more...

The Shoals Area Heats Up for the 31st Annual W. C. Handy Music Festival

It's almost that time again when the hills of North Alabama are alive with the sound of music. The 31st annual W. C. Handy MusicFestival, which runs July 20 through July 29, 2012, is a ten day annual celebration of over 300 events at locations throughout the read more...

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Alabamian Lilly Ledbetter and the Fair Pay Restoration Act

by Penne J. Laubenthal Six months ago today President Obama signed into law the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act. The signing of this bill was the culmination of a decade long campaignby

Clay Travis, an Email Conversation

with Jim Markel As founder of Swampland.com, I don't often get a chance to step out from behind the scenes. The inspiration to do so came when my sister in law gave me Dixieland Delight by Clay Travis. After reading and reviewing it, read more...

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