I Hate Damning God

Who says, Buddha damn it, Mohammed damn it, or some such foolishness? By PONTIFICUS MINIMUS “You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain, for the Lord will not hold him guiltless who takes his name in vain.” — The Third Commandment given to Moses by God Having spent many a year […]

My Cup is Full, Not Half Anything

Poor William reflects while listening to some Junior Kimbrough on a Sunday morning in Downtown Clarksdale By POOR WILLIAM CLARKSDALE, Mississippi VIDEO My cup is full, not half empty. My cup runneth over! Sadly, I seldom recognize it. One of the hardest things in this Dad’s and most non-custodial parent’s lives is watching the time approach […]

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 […]

That’s That Good Clean Livin’ – by Corinne Vance

Young & Free Columnist Corinne Vance Who do you hold responsible for the good and bad things in your life? When something great happens do you say, “Man, I got lucky!” or “It’s about time!” When everything seems to be crumbling around you do you place blame on others or wonder why God could let this […]