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Why are there no actual muumuus on "Do You Muumuu?"

To those dear readers who have inquired as to what “Do You Muumuu?” as a title means exactly, here goes.  The main emotions of the adult Southerner who has had none of the advantages of wealth but has of education and culture is gleeful disdain and a protean joy tinged with bitterness.  598 more words

"Your Chances of Becoming a Writer" (Video)

Harry Crews. This is excellent. “The guy on the table would be dead, and the novel would be dead.”

Writing

"Stories was everything and everything was stories..."

This is an excerpt from the documentary, Searching For The Wrong-eyed Jesus, featuring Harry Crews telling 3 stories that you will only hear in the Deep South.

Videos

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"...Harry Eugene Crews was born on June 7, 1935, in Alma, Ga., a rural community near the Okefenokee Swamp where, he later wrote, “there wasn’t enough cash money in the county to close up a dead man’s eyes.” There was rarely enough to eat; local people supplemented their diet with clay for the minerals it contained..." —New York Times obituary