SHOUTOUT to Australia from Clarksdale Mayor Luckett

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By Magical Madge (Clarksdale, Mississippi) PHOTOS and VIDEO in POST! For some reason, when John Henshall says “Jump,” we Jump! Henshall, Principal of Essential Economics in Melbourne, our generous host during our trip down under last year, was having another one of his Blues n’ Ribs Party with none other than the Delta’s own Watermelon Slim and […]

Clarksdale and New York City Go Head To Head on UDIA VPELA Urban Developments Tour of USA

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(Clarkdsdale, Mississippi) Going head to head with cities like New York, Chicago, New Orleans and Memphis don’t scare us none. We got it covered here in CLARKSDELTA, the Golden Buckle of the Mississippi Delta. But who the hell is UDIA/VPELA and why are they coming to America? 

Travel and Leisure Magazine highlights Clarksdale, Greenwood and Oxford – Mississippi Delta’s Small Town Culture

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By Poor William CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI – Travel and Leisure’s Feb. 2013 edition features an article centered on three Mississippi towns: Clarksdale, Greenwood and Oxford. “The Mississippi Delta’s Small-Town Culture” initially appeared as “Southern Revival” in T&L Magazine. The standalone intro speaks much truth: “Searching for authentic American Culture? Find it in the Mississippi Delta, where […]

TALE OF A FAT BOY IN THE LAND DOWN UNDER: A Different Sense of Economy

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Ballarat, Australia – Poor William, he ain’ dead yet, and his wife of mythical proportions, Magical Madge, recently were fortunate enough to have been in ‘A Land Down Under, where women glow and men plunder,’ and such stuff… ‘Can you hear the thunder?’ Men At Work started it! Anyway… A cocktail party was being held […]

COMPLEX CONTRADICTIONS: PLANNING FOR WHAT MATTERS – The Delta Bohemians meet Australia Up Close and Personal

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  Extra! Extra! Read All About It! Goodness gracious, the DB is going DOWN ….under, that is! Poor William and Magical Madge, aka Billy and Madge Howell slated as KEYNOTE SPEAKERS, have been invited to have a ‘fire-side’ chat presentation with the highly entertaining and knowledgeable Tim Biles on Day Two of a business conference […]

To Australia With Love: Enjoy a Quirky Delta Bohemian Mini Movie Clarksdale Shout Out to our friends in the land down under – Yo, Australians!

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CLARKSDALE, Mississippi VIDEO IN POST John Henshall, Clarksdale semi-fixture and a known Delta Bohemian, requested that the ignoble but passionate Magical Madge and Poor William assist him with doing a quirky (we do quirky) video promoting Clarksdale, Mississippi to his Aussie counterparts in the Melbourne, Australia area. Henshall, a lover of Clarksdale and an economist/planner, […]