Monthly Archives: July 2017

I’d Rather Be Hung By Strangers, Part II

(This piece was first posted in January, 2014, but recent events with the GOP “leadership” in Washington, have made it beyond appropriate to update and reprise it.) It’s one of the most powerful scenes in the classic American western Lonesome … Continue reading

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“Your Time’s Up, Mister!”

Several years ago, I spoke with Dolly Parton for the first time, during a phone interview about her acclaimed Imagination Library reading program for Tennessee kids. It was a long day of interviews for Dolly, as she did one phone … Continue reading

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