level:deepsouth is an online anthology about growing up Generation X in the Deep South during the 1970s, ’80s, and ’90s. The anthology is open to submissions of creative nonfiction (essays, memoirs, and reviews) and images (photos and flyers), as well as to contributions for the lists.


* To add to this compilation of Deep Southern, Generation X videos and films, use the contact form on the about page.

“The Clyde Frog Show” (1970s children’s show from Mississippi Authority for Educational Television)

Videos of The Swimming Pool Qs (including early performances)

“WCFT-TV 33 News Tuscaloosa, Alabama – April, 1979”

“My Alabama Log Cabin, 1979–80”

The South Carolina State Fair on “The Mr Knozit Show” in October 1980

Get the Side Effects (with director’s commentary) (documentary, 1980)

images from Blackfoot at Sandy Creek in Montgomery County, Alabama, 1981

Hattiesburg, Mississippi Motocross, September 13, 1981

“South Carolina Early 1980s” (home movie)

RAIDERS! (11-year-olds try to remake Raiders of the Lost Ark in Mississippi in 1982)

North Alabama Ice Storm in Huntsville, February 1985 (photo with radio voiceover)

WAPT 6PM News (edited) 2-17-86 (Jackson, Mississippi)

Athens, Ga. Inside/Out (documentary, 1987)

“A Day in the Life of Alabama” (News 10 special, 1987)

Lynyrd Skynyrd live in Birmingham, Alabama on October 20, 1987

AIDS in Atlanta (news report, 1987)

Nirvana live at Masquerade in Atlanta (1990)

Storm Orphans: “Wasted Union” and “Black Betty” (1991)

REM: Past Present and Future (documentary, 1992)

Beanland live at The Varsity (November 12, 1992)

“Archival images from Georgia’s 1993 blizzard” 

“Superchunk – ‘The First Part'” (from Conan O’Brien in 1994)

“Skateboarding Birmingham, Alabama (1995–2000)”

Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills (documentary about the West Memphis Three, 1996)

Lost in Mississippi (documentary about jailhouse suicides in Mississippi, 1996)

Waking in Mississippi (documentary, 1998)

“The Life and Death of Billy Jack Gaither: Assault on Gay America” from PBS’s Frontline 

MSU On-Air interview with Del Rendon and Dave Hood of Dark Horse Tavern (2001)

Beanland: Rising from the Riverbed (documentary, 2004)

West of Memphis (documentary about the West Memphis Three, 2012)

“Local concert promoter remembers Prince’s surprise Birmingham concert” (WTVM, April 2016)

Pylon Reenaactment Society on PBS’s Subcarrier (Season 2, Episode 7, December 2017)

“Teenage Kentucky Vampires” on Real Stories (documentary about a 1996 murder, 2018)

What Haunts Us (document about Porter-Gaud School in Charleston, 2018)

The Jupiter Coyote Story, posted by WRTC-FM on January 6, 2021



honorary non-Southern inclusion: Heavy Metal Parking Lot (1986)