In 1971, when The Beguiled was released to American movie audiences, it would have been easy to buy into the notion that Southerners were crazy.
It might be a good thing that Herschell Gordon Lewis’s 1964 Two Thousand Maniacs! is a hard movie to find. Lewis, a former English professor who
After writing a recent Southern Movie post about the sentimentalized Civil War movie Drums from the Deep South, it seemed appropriate to write one as well
A year ago today, The Atlantic ran the article,“When the South was the Most Progressive Place in America,” which was in itself a “throwback” piece to
[This is the 12th post in the series, Chasing Ghosts. I recommend reading at least the first post to get acquainted with the series.] When I started
The question may have occurred to someone who has been reading my Chasing Ghosts posts: why would a blog that is mainly about progressive ideas