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Daddy and Them

Billy Bob Thornton and Laura Dern are a dysfunctional Southern couple, from decidedly dysfunctional families in this comedy that was also written and directed by Thornton. 475 more words


On Collaboration by Andy Griffith

Terry Denton and I have been working together for almost twenty years now. For the first few years I encouraged him not to illustrate the action of my stories but just to do a random commentary of his own in the margins and flick pictures in the corners of the pages. 697 more words

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Michigan's Jim Harbaugh offers lecture in Philosophy 101

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The coach is explaining one of the best things about coming home, expressing his “deep, abiding love” for Cracker Barrel. Yeah, the roadside restaurant. 1,665 more words



After facing backlash from the “Religious Freedom” bill, Indiana Republican Governor Mike Pence started a new campaign which would protect people from logic, thought, justice, compassion and anything else that could lead someone to become a more intelligent person. 266 more words


Popular Donelson resident was at peace before death

Many of those who paid their respects to Donnie Whitworth on Thursday left Hermitage Funeral Home feeling better than when they arrived.

They were there to say goodbye to Whitworth, 60, who gained a degree of celebrity after spending decades picking up empty aluminum cans in Donelson. 364 more words


A Joyful Noise: My Interview with Calvinia Shryk

Sorry, House of Cards. I simply have no time to get into you. I’m too busy binge watching another show on Netflix – specifically, … 1,696 more words

Everyone Needs a Crawdad Hole Song

I read today that the average adult watches 4 hours and 51 minutes of television each day.

That’s frightening.

That’s time we could be playing with our kids, writing, creating something new, chatting with God, chasing our dreams, or doing my patented Diet Coke dance. 226 more words