Seeking submissions of… (festivals)

The editor is seeking submissions of writing and/or images on Southern music and cultural festivals, especially works about attending one of Deep Southern shows from Lollapalooza in the early ’90s or Lillith Fair in the late ’90s. Other large regional festivals would include: City Stages in Birmingham, Alabama June Jam in Fort Payne, AlabamaGeorgia Music FestivalContinue reading “Seeking submissions of… (festivals)”

At the Epitome

by William Nesbitt It was one of those times when it seems almost everyone around me was upset with me in some way.  You know the vibe; everybody stressed out with lips puckered up like an old lady’s asshole.  I was halfway through college and broke.  Mike came one night to get me from theContinue reading “At the Epitome”

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”