Marion poet cradles the individuals in her lifeby Rob NeufeldReview of: Barefoot in the Snow by Julia Nunnally Duncan (World Audience trade paper, Apr. 2013, 67 pages) “The Loving Child” might be an alternate title for Julia Nunnally Duncan’s new book of poems, “Barefoot in the Snow.” Her title poem…See More
Asheville BookWorks Inaugurates Broadside & Reading Series: Vandercooked Poetry Nights Asheville BookWorks, a community resource for print and book arts, introduces Vandercooked Poetry Nights, a reading series that offers the public the opportunity to print letterpress broadsides at the series events. The first Vandercooked Poetry Night is Saturday, June 1, 2013. Printing begins at 7:00 p.m. The reading begins at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Asheville BookWorks will…See More
Entertainment Weekly published its top 100 list. (It's not available online yet, but if and when it is, I'll link it.) No. 1 is Harry Potter. No. 2 is The Sopranos. Youtube and Facebook, Lord of the Rings and Arrested Development are on the list.
It isn't unreasonable to expect that there would be a little more attention to history. Bible studies, folk tales, and even 1950s TV westerns dug history stories. The EW list has three history-minded entries by my count: three movies--Gladiator; Pirates of the Caribbean; and Fahrenheit 9/11.
How do history-minded people return history to popular culture?