Tag Archives: folk culture

From Victory Music

This review of the Winter’s Bone soundtrack has recently come to our attention. For a while there in 2010 and early 2011 it was all we could do to keep up with those reviews. They are still coming at us … Continue reading

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Interview and film review from Chris Mateer, No Depression, The Roots Music Authority

Wow! This turned out well. An interview by Chris Mateer on No Depression, The Roots Music Authority. … “The Winter’s Bone album is a starker and earthier companion to O Brother Where Art Thou?, which is often seen as the holy … Continue reading

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What About Me?!

About me: My official bio says I’m a veteran journalist, teacher, author, musician, student of folklore, and creator of Elder Mountain Press, a venue for publishing stories relevant to Ozarks culture and history. It makes no mention of my absence … Continue reading

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The Saga of Euro-Asia

Well, don’t things get forever squirrelly-er. First we were going to Georgia, the republic of, and then we weren’t. Then got word it was back on again. Now we hear from the Georgians that the U.S. Embassy says no. But … Continue reading

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From “The Rabbit Room”

You’ll have to read all the way to the bottom to get to the part about Marideth; it’s a good piece to read. “… the part of the movie that left me stunned, sitting speechless in my seat for several … Continue reading

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