They say the birds don’t sing at Auschwitz. You might think the same would be true of the Lorraine Motel, where Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated…
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"Many cities make music, but no city breathes music quite like Memphis. The songs and sounds that come from here are uniquely American." – Shawn Amos
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Southern towns like Clemson, SC, have a difficult past when it comes to race. Does college football improve these issues or make them worse?
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On an abridged food tour I taste a classic, an upstart, and the origins of a chain. One of them turns out to be the best fried chicken I've ever had...
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I part ways with new friends, learn about fractal elves, and meet a xenophobic goth. Then the magic of the night vanishes immediately 🙃
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Every year NASCAR fans descend on Talladega and put $400+ million into the local economy. For some residents, it feels like more driving in circles.
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I make friends out of strangers, tap the bar, and hear about drug hauls by disembodied legs, in a (supposedly) boring city some call Naptown.
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When Brits think Florida, they think Disney World. But it's also a family reunion capital, the home of McTiki, and where I met a redneck oracle.
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