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Second birthday party to be held despite parent's racism

MEMPHIS, Tenn.– A second birthday will be held for Harmony Jones.

She’s the little girl who received a letter from a classmate that  said her dad wouldn’t let her go to Harmony’s party because she is black. 271 more words


Helluva sentence. Helluva book?

Who is Daniel Torday? And why is everyone heaping praise on his debut novel?

I don’t know, but I intend to find out.

How could I not be intrigued after reading a 2-paragraph review in Esquire with the headline “The Best 149 Words Published This Year”? 241 more words

Books & Literature

Chris Jones sentenced for abuse of a corpse

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A man who murdered his wife has now been sentenced for what he did to her body.

Chris Jones was sentenced to life in prison without parole in February for killing his wife Heather Palumbo Jones in 2013. 225 more words


Fathers, Don't Miss This

 by Chris Jones

It’s unfortunate that the majority of fathers have fallen into positions of only managing “dad duties”, rather than truly leading their families. We’ve become referees, chauffeurs, babysitters, coaches, repair men, financial managers, judges and juries, chief TV remote operators, master grillers… the list is endless. 317 more words


"Live at the Old Feed Store" by Chris Jones & the Night Drivers

Chris Jones & the Night Drivers
Live at the Old Feed Store
GSM Records
4 stars (out of 5)

By Chris Shouse

Chris Jones & the Night Drivers’ recent release is a live album recorded over two days in 2013 at—where else—“The Old Feed Store,” an intimate venue in southern Illinois. 425 more words


The People's String Foundation Trio

A dimly lit auditorium, the stage scattered with instruments, and a palpable buzz in the assembled crowd. Everything was set for the People’s String Foundation Trio at The Poly, a pared down incarnation of the occasionally 24-strong People’s String Foundation, featuring Zaid Al-Rikabi on guitars, Chris Jones somehow making a double bass look small, and Ben Sutcliffe on violin, piano and vocals. 390 more words


Can't help falling in love... with your copy

Esquire magazine’s Chris Jones on maintaining a relationship —with your editor. 990 more words