Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Mitchell: An Ode To The Little-Loved Resealable Plastic Bag

Learning to text, to ask our phones for information and to instruct our cars to give us directions (and scold us for wrong turns)...

On Cooking Southern: A Groggy Night Inspires End-Of-Summer Cocktails

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Tom and Jerry: A grog of powdered sugar, beaten egg yolks and whites, whiskey and hot milk, seasoned with nutmeg. Dates...

‘Certainties’ Include Universal Health Care

There are certain certainties we accept: death and taxes. Other certainties can be deduced from trends. For instance, the sun will set on Mississippi’s...

Mitchell: Autry Ought To Be Known Better In His Mississippi

Almost-native son James Autry ought to be known better in Mississippi. He’s “almost-native” because while he grew up in Benton County, he was actually...

Mitchell: Room For Improvement In America’s Discourse

The weird thing about ad hominem responses is sometimes they trigger laughter, and sometimes they trigger mortal combat. As evidenced by the fact that ad...

John Cofield’s Oxford & Ole Miss: The Statue Of Bobby Holcomb

Sitting in his living room with me in rapt attention, at one point Angelo said, "Have you ever seen the statue of Bobby Holcomb...

John Cofield’s Oxford & Ole Miss: The Statue Of Bobby Holcomb

Sitting in his living room with me in rapt attention, at one point Angelo said, "Have you ever seen the statue of Bobby Holcomb...

Mitchell: Today, Left And Right Confused With Right And Wrong

Charlie Faulk was patient. As the first managing editor to shepherd me, he had to be. He’s gone now — 27 years — but...

Vassallo: “Those Wonderful Lyrics and the Stories Behind Them”

Out of my Top 100 Songs Of All Time list, four songs in particular contain what I believe to be the most incredible lyrics...

John Cofield’s Oxford & Ole Miss: Former Miss University Susanne Dugger Morgan Passes Away

Susanne Dugger Morgan, 82, died Sunday at her home in Oxford. A remembrance celebration service for family and friends will be held in West...