Joe Stephens

Melliflua

He pursed his lips and blew gently on the rich, brown liquid, creating tiny decaffeinated tsunamis that crashed on the far shore of his cup. He needn’t have bot...

Hillbilly Elegy

J. D. Vance is quite vocal about being a hillbilly. He states it in the first page of his book, Hillbilly Elegy, and reiterates it several times per chapter. He...

Falling from Horses

Bud Frazer is a nineteen-year-old kid from Oregon who grew up on a ranch and he’s really good with horses. It’s 1938, the heyday of the movie western and they’r...

Around the World in 80 Days

Most people are at least passingly familiar with Jules Verne’s classic, Around the World in 80 Days, though possibly less so than his oft-adapted seafaring sc...

Where’d You Go, Bernadette?

Bernadette is an eccentric architect who was once seen as so promising that she received the MacArthur Genius Grant for designing and building a house affection...

Salvage the Bones

There are movies or shows we see and museums we go to and books we read, not because we feel like they will be entertaining but because we just feel like it’s s...

Land Sharks

Mike Scott isn’t your typical international photojournalist. Or maybe he is. To be fair, I know exactly zero international photojournalists. But his adventures ...

Joe Stephens, Local Author

Growing up, Joe Stephens had three career options. He was going to be a slugger in the major leagues, but he wasn’t able to hit a curve ball by 13. He was going...

Peoples Bank Theatre Film Series

Knowing the dominant demographic of this site, I imagine there are few readers who remember the glory days of going to the movies in a truly historic movie hous...
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