The American Dream Had a Lisp

The American Dream Had a Lisp

Rumblin’ with the Rise of Rasslin’ Audiences adore Dwayne Johnson. The action star rules the global Cineplex, but many of his newer fans are unfamiliar with his earlier wrestling career as “The Rock,” when followers of “Stone Cold” Steve Austin jeered him as his...
A Wandering Poet’s Cry

A Wandering Poet’s Cry

Book Review Athena Departs: Gospel of a Man Apart Clifford Brooks Kudzu Leaf Press 2017, 122 pp., $14 Good News for the Southern Man In 1970, Neil Young’s “Southern Man” challenged the white patriarchal power structure, whose dominance was founded on the enslavement...
Coming Home to Our Self

Coming Home to Our Self

Book Review A Kind of Freedom Margaret Wilkerson Sexton Counterpoint Press, 230 pp., $26.00   Freedom, Family, and Fate Each day, legions don their corporate masks and sulk behind their computer screens longing to be custom cabinet makers or pastry chefs....