University of Mississippi

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2013

    Lights All Night - Fair Park - 12/31/12

    Lights All Night Fair Park Monday, December 31 New Year's Eve is always a tricky proposition, what with the whole cottage industry built around getting you out, getting you tipsy and then trying to get you home. This is probably why Lights All Night saved some of their biggest acts for the third an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2012

    Ruby Rogers of The Black Belles Says Jack White's Not a Puppeteer

    Although they may look like rejects from the casting call for a sequel to The Craft, Nashville's The Black Belles are actually more original than their look suggests. The band was "discovered" by Jack White, but the four Belles see him more as mentor than Svengali. Speaking from Laredo and in anti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2011

    Zoogma's Preston Boutot: "We Try To Take Everything We Can and Make It One Sound."

    Musicians are undoubtedly influenced by the music they listen to. An artist's musical selection can sometimes even foretell what a next album might sound like. So if you've ever wondered what the artists who grace your stereo are getting funky to, here's your chance to find out. Every week, I'll ask ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2009

    Food For Thought 3.06.09

    "The decor of the Anchor Bar calls to mind an Antiques Roadshow prop room overseen by a drunk with impeccable taste in late-twentieth-century detritus." (John T. Edge,acclaimed writer and director of the Southern Foodways Alliance at the University of Mississippi upon his first visit to the birthpl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2009

    The Top 10 Announcers in Dallas Sports History

    In retrospect, Ole Miss and Texas Tech are merely above-average college football teams. Their little clash in Dallas last week, however, was called by two of this area's icons of announcing. Though he's looked better, it was good to see Pat Summerall working the game on TV. And on radio - with his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2008

    From a Civil Rights Icon, Via the BBC, the WTF of the Day

    But, seriously, who'll be his running mate? Randy Galloway? The BBC News blog Talking America today has an interview with James Meredith, the first black student ever to enroll in the University of Mississippi back in 1962. The reason for the interview is that Ole Miss is located in Oxford, Mississi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2007
  • Music

    May 12, 2005

    Fat Boys

    An elderly gang of seedy Mississippi bluesmen anchors Fat Possum Records and the label's documentary

  • News

    April 29, 2004

    Back to Basics

    Once again, we spotlight what's important: football and, mostly, Gonz

  • Calendar

    January 1, 2004

    Evel Still Prevails

    But his only trick is not dropping the pen

  • Calendar

    January 1, 2004

    Here, There

    Souvenirs are art at the Amon Carter Museum

  • Music

    May 9, 2002

    Throne of Their Own

    Mississippi's Kudzu Kings rule a little patch of Delta sound

  • News

    March 22, 2001

    Joint Effort

    "Aging hippies" team with the desperately ill and one lawmaker to fight for medical marijuana in Texas. Is that just a smoke screen?

  • Music

    February 22, 2001

    Dirty South

    For the North Mississippi Allstars, the blues ain't nothing but dance music

  • Film

    July 15, 1999

    Blue movies

    Exclusive: A never-before-published interview with Stanley Kubrick

  • News

    January 28, 1999

    Odd Man Out

    Dallas-raised Terry Southern wrote Easy Rider, hung with the Beatles, and influenced a generation. But he died penniless, and now his son must pay off Terry's debts--and restore his father's legacy.

  • Culture

    October 15, 1998

    Ghost chasing

    Doak Walker's children remember a father, not a legend

  • Music

    October 15, 1998

    Mose's better blues

    A trip to Long Island reveals an Allison wonderland

  • Culture

    May 28, 1998

    Drag king

    Coy Covington walks the choppy waters of Pegasus' Charles Busch revival

  • News

    October 5, 1995
  • Culture

    September 7, 1995

    Jackie Sherrill's 'example'

    Coach cites duty to Mississippi State players in dodging Houston court date