Another Deep Southern Gen X sampler, from “the lists”

The section in level:deepsouth called “the lists” is for collecting and sharing articles, sound files, videos, and images from Generation X’s early years in the Deep South and from today. Below is a sampler. Bear: The Hard Life and Good Times of Alabama’s Coach Bryant by Paul “Bear” Bryant  with John Underwood (1975) Bear BryantContinue reading “Another Deep Southern Gen X sampler, from “the lists””

The Lower End of the Highest Rates

Sometimes I try to do thingsand they just don’t work out the way I want ’em to . . .— from “Institutionalized” by Suicidal Tendencies In the era when Generation X was coming of age, suicide was a growing problem but was seldom discussed openly, honestly, or rationally. Then, as we came of age in the 1980s,Continue reading “The Lower End of the Highest Rates”

Seeking submissions of… (music)

The editor of level:deepsouth is seeking submissions on the following subjects, or on similar subjects: Hattiesburg, Mississippi band Buffalo NickelStarkville, Mississippi-based musician Del RendonOxford, Mississippi-based band Beanlandthe song “Drowning” by Hootie & the Blowfishthe song “Take Down the Rebel Flag” by Buffalo Nickelthe Mississippi music venue Musiquarium the Spartanburg, South Carolina music venue Dawg Gone South Carolina-based bandsContinue reading “Seeking submissions of… (music)”