Who Defines Crazy

Breakfast with Irv By Poor William “Me thinks the whole world is crazy except me and thee; and sometimes I wonder about thee.” — Old Quaker saying Irv: “Do you think there ought to be background checks before someone can purchase a weapon?” Me: “Yes.” Irv: “Do you think crazy people should be able to […]

A Prayer for a Friend

Prayerful Remonstrations in the Rain [youtube width=”600″ height=”350″]http://youtu.be/BBB9n-lbdts[/youtube] By Poor William RADIOLAND VIDEO A Prayer for a Friend Friend, I am ashamed to say I hardly know you for I’m ‘sposed to know you well. I call you friend but you are much closer than a friend, even closer than a brother.

Mornings with Tolstoy – Day Thirteen

Judgment, Intentions and Actions By WILLIAM PRENTISS “Judge not that ye be not judged. For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again.” — Matthew 7:1-2 I often heard in childhood that we are prone to judge others by their actions but […]

Gator Bait: A True Story

By The Poorest of Williamss (CLARKSDALE, Mississippi) Folks outside Coahoma County been rather churlish of late, arguing all about alligators caught in the 700-plus-a-few-pounds category. Well, that ain’ nuthin’! Me and Mr. Lil John been wrasslin’ ones bigger than that for years. I ain’ lying. Ask him? Okay, Captain Safety don’t mess with gators, he […]

A Message from Jason Shelby that may make you shout ‘Alleluia’ involuntarily.

By Guest Bohemian Jason Shelby The following is a word for word transcription, with a few edits for clarity, of Rev. Jason Shelby’s homily given on Sunday, April 29, 2012 at the historical St. George’s Episcopal Church in Clarksdale, Mississippi. While listening to his message, I actually shouted out loud, involuntarily, while sitting in my […]

A Memorial Slide Show Celebrating Chef Levi Minyard – December 4, 1981 + February 12, 2012

A Memorial Slide Show Celebrating Chef Levi Paul Minyard December 4, 1981 – February 12, 2012 Levi Minyard departed this earthy life prematurely;

Between Two Thieves

Pontificus Minimus Opines “Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.”  —  Matthew 6:34 What does it mean to live in the present? Is the present where we should live? And what’s up with the two thieves bit? Magical Madge, Pontificus’s fine wife […]

Treat Your Neighbor As Yourself, or Treat Your White Neighbor As Yourself

By CORINNE VANCE →VIDEO INCLUDED← And one of the scribes came and heard them arguing, and recognizing that He had answered them well, asked Him, “What commandment is the foremost of all?” Jesus answered, “The foremost is, ‘Hear, O Israel! The Lord our God is one Lord; and you shall love the Lord your God with […]

Created in God’s Image: Not a Piece of Crap

By PONTIFICUS MINIMUS How often does Pontificus, who surely knows better, refer to someone as being a piece of crap? Too often! Doth he dare speak so ill of one crafted in the image of the Holy? Are we not all created in God’s image? Should one for whom Christ died be maligned by another […]