Author Q&A: Jim Harrison
Jackson Clarion Ledger
At 77, New York Times bestselling author Jim Harrison is still sticking to his story: yes, William Faulkner is this Michigan native's favorite author of all time — and yes, becoming a writer was destined to be his own calling in life, whether it would ...
Cofield on Oxford — Dean of the Freshman Class
Grandfather Cofield took this last photograph of Mr. James “Blind Jim” Ivy in front of the Lyceum in September, 1955, just a few weeks before Dean R. Malcolm Guess, dean emeritus, received the sad telegram from Chicago that Blind Jim, 85, had passed ...
Mark Twain comes alive at Act II
Delco News Network
He was lauded as the “greatest American humorist of his age”, and William Faulkner called Twain “the father of American literature.” Twain was born shortly after a visit by Halley's Comet, and he predicted that he would “go out with it”, too. He died ...
Tales of cocaine disco excess
Over at Cuepoint, the cocaine-fueled history of Casablanca records, the 1970s label that embodied decadence, debauchery, and disco, where Donna Summer, George Clinton, and the Village People reigned supreme. From Cuepoint:.