The Favored Punctuation of Try-Hard Intellectuals

“Here is a lesson in creative writing,” Kurt Vonnegut writes in his book of essays titled “A Man Without a Country.” “First rule: Do not use semicolons. They are transvestite hermaphrodites representing absolutely nothing. All […]

Why We All Need to Visit the South

He stands at the southern edge of the square in downtown Oxford, Miss. Below the stone figure of the soldier, these words are engraved: “In memory of the patriotism of the Confederate soldiers of Lafayette […]