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A Cheap Idea

7 Jan
Rex's Billiards on Beale Street in 1939. Marion Post Wolcott.

Rex’s Billiards on Beale Street in 1939. Marion Post Wolcott.

William Faulkner and I have both written trashy books about Memphis. Here’s where they intersect: A Cheap Idea

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Memphis vs. New Orleans: Essay and Playlist

10 Apr

I pit my two favorite cities in a music celebrity death match for Virginia Quarterly Review. I would not want to get between Barbara Lynn and Memphis Minnie. Enjoy!

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