Top Ten Juke Joint Rules

Lay Your Burden Down – Includes a Radioland Video Top Ten Juke Joint Rules for visiting Clarksdale’s fabled juke joints, blues clubs, music venues, etc., will ease your mind and put you square in the middle of cool. We might be a land of affable-yet-pugnacious characters, eccentrics, crazies, lazies, loosey-goozies and profound pontificators, but we do appreciate a […]

Incredibly Unique Experience in Clarksdale

Hey, man, I’m pissed. Where do you start? The following is a transcript from the above RADIOLAND VIDEO with Chilly Billy. Hey, man, I’m pissed. Where do you start? I just was patronizing an establishment in Clarksdale and had an incredibly unique experience. The person that was serving me just mentioned how ugly some people over there were treating […]

A Delta Sigh Blessing

A Radioland audio nugget from Poor William and Magical Madge A Delta Sigh Blessing Sunsets in the Mississippi Delta often impart a Delta Sigh Blessing. A RADIOLAND nugget from Magical Madge and Poor William while driving in the Mississippi Delta. Read along while you listen to the Radioland audio in the VIDEO.

Delta Bohemian Tours Love Jeep

We Back….I think Introducing Delta Bohemian Tours Love Jeep CLARKSDALE, Mississippi VIDEO and PHOTOS Hey Man, and Babes everywhere, this is Poor William back at the ‘puter, ready to write mostly inane chatter about this deliciously cool place we get to call home: The Mississippi Delta. I know some folks who knew me when I […]

CASTAWAYS – Our Only True And Faithful Companions?

A RADIOLAND / HIDDEN WHIM / REFLECTION from Poor William – (Radioland Video in post) “Are our only true and faithful companions castaways?”  John Ruskey, on the river, Oct. 2014 Castaway: A shipwrecked person, an outcast, or anything cast adrift or thrown away. Last year at the conclusion of a three-day Mississippi River camping, canoeing […]

A Bigger Belly Plate

I See the Problem [youtube width=”600″ height=”350″]http://youtu.be/BfCNzYbSRp4[/youtube] By Poor William RADIOLAND VIDEO If the only thing bigger than my belly is what’s on my plate, then I see the problem!

I Think That I Think That You Think What I Think

Just when you thought he’d been tamed…. [youtube width=”600″ height=”350″]http://youtu.be/3SpEwVt6_So[/youtube] Another spontaneous Radioland moment with Poor William…. Won’t you join and sing along with him? I Think That I Think That You Think That I Think I Think That You Think You Think That I Think I Think That You Think That You Think That I Think […]

JIGGERS

And Other Sacrifices By POOR WILLIAM RADIOLAND VIDEO Though not a Greek god, I have been compared to Buddha and I am willing to devour my fair share of any copious bounty set before me! I fear not quantities designed to rattle smaller beings! However, the time draws nigh when a

MS Delta Wildlife

Geese, deer, turkeys, armadillos, coyotes, bobcats, raccoons, alligators, black bear, black panther, etc…. By POOR WILLIAM VIDEO Hey Man, we love the blues in the Delta, but we also are eat up with all our wildlife. Magical Madge and I, along with many a Deltan, take great pleasure in late afternoon and evening drives in the […]

Money Gruber

RADIOLAND VIDEO – Money Grubbin’ Ain’ Ok By POOR WILLIAM Clarksdale, Mississippi RADIOLAND VIDEO about Money Grubbin’ with a shout out to Jonathan Gruber Sometimes ya just gotta see the humor in things in order not to cry like the rare bureaucrat with a pink slip. Regardless of your political persuasion or your feelings about hot-button […]

IT Will Get You if You Let IT

Words of wisdom from Mattie Louise Tomlinson via Martha Jane By POOR WILLIAM Clarksdale, Mississippi A RADIOLAND VIDEO IT! What IT is? IT is what IT is! That’s IT! But also, IT is a personal, genderless, subjective or objective pronoun. IT takes the place of a noun and often refers back to some object in the […]

Wearin’ It Out

A RADIOLAND VIDEO Featuring the Dirty D, Poor William and Magical Madge By POOR WILLIAM and MAGICAL MADGE A RADIOLAND VIDEO I get exhausted when I get through thinkin’ ……

Magic Johnson

Radioland Commando By POOR WILLIAM Clarksdale, Mississippi A RADIOLAND AUDIO VIDEO Hey Man, I don’t have much of a jump shot but I can shoot the eyes out of a free throw, still leaving me shorter than NBA legend Magic Johnson. However, everybody’s johnson possesses a little magic.

Whuppin’ Dat Ass Mississippi Delta Style

Reflections on the duality of man By POOR WILLIAM CLARKSDALE, Mississippi (VIDEO) Is “ass-whuppin Christian” an oxymoron? You bet! Why is it so many of us give in to our sinful nature when we get pissed off and want to whup (or in my case, try to whup…) some ass when we become angry at somebody?

The Mississippi Delta is for Killin’ Snakes

Poor William is killin’ snakes of all sorts By POOR WILLIAM CLARKSDALE, Mississippi VIDEO During the summer, I chop! I chop weeds and I kill snakes—both kinds—real and unseen in the Mississippi Delta! One cannot chop weeds in row crops next to the proverbial and always present turn row canal and be too afraid of snakes. […]

BOHEMIAN PARTY BULB – A Hidden Whim

By Poor William and Magical Madge CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI  VIDEO IN POST  – Straight from the Hidden Whim Year vault, enjoy this intimate scene where Poor William shows Magical Madge how the Bohemian Party Bulb operates. Poor William: You tell me where it hits you right, baby. Magical Madge: It’s the Party Bulb. How do you make […]

RADIOLAND: A Nugget from the Mississippi Delta

  The Lord Might Scoop You Up   Poor William recorded a new Radioland and wanted to share this little nugget from the Corner Grocery with all our friends who love the Mississippi Delta. Do you have a nugget you would like to share?  

Radioland: Pork Fat in Clarksdale – Need I say more?

  Radioland: Pork Fat in Clarksdale Need I say more? There is a neighborhood grocery located on the corner of Sunflower Ave. and State Street in Clarksdale, Mississippi, which sells the hell out of “meat!” What kind of meat? Not sure! The meat is likely inspected, tasty and no doubt a great deal. Poor William […]

RADIOLAND: …But He Didn’t Get Eaten!

  RADIOLAND:   …But He Didn’t Get Eaten!   Prone to late night conversations about weighty matters, often oiled with liquid feel-good, Magical Madge and Poor William or Pontificus Minimus, depends on who she is fooling around with that night, often engage in dialogue with elements of truth braided with humor and self-deprecating hubris. The […]

The Delta Bohemian Occupies Itself

The Delta Bohemian Occupies Itself   WATCH THE VIDEO IN POST Watch the satirical video of Poor William as he occupies The Delta Bohemian and gives his speech to himself on behalf of himself and for himself in spite of himself and beside himself. He sure does seem to like himself, except when he doesn’t. […]