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This Land Is Mine

This Land Is Mine from Nina Paley on Vimeo.



So very very timely......
Posted By: Paul | Date: Wed Jul 23, 2014 | Comments (11)
Category: Death, Destruction, Patriotism, Regionalism, Cartoons, Middle East

Uncle Tom and Little Eva



Not a single stereotype about African-Americans left unexplored!
Posted By: Paul | Date: Sun May 11, 2014 | Comments (2)
Category: Ethnic Groupings, Racism, Regionalism, Stereotypes and Cliches, Cartoons, 1930's

Pearl Bryan and Bobby Mackey’s Music World



A haunted country-music club? Just visit Bobby Mackey's Music World in Wilder, Kentucky.

Fittingly, the most famous ghost, Pearl Bryan, has her own ballad.




Posted By: Paul | Date: Sun May 04, 2014 | Comments (2)
Category: Death, Horror, Music, Regionalism, Superstition, Nineteenth Century

The Republic of Indian Stream

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I love these charming bits of history that reveal a more eccentric America, where things were more fluid, creative and wild.

More info here and here.

And here's what the bustling center of the Republic and its citizens look like today.


Posted By: Paul | Date: Sat Apr 26, 2014 | Comments (9)
Category: Politics, Regionalism, Curmudgeons and Contrarianism, North America, Nineteenth Century

Andy Rolan, The Donkey Man



Read everything in two columns up till the break, then everything after the break.

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BREAK

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Original article here.



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Posted By: Paul | Date: Wed Mar 12, 2014 | Comments (6)
Category: Animals, Eccentrics, Regionalism, 1970's

How to Sing Hillbilly Style



Listen to the famous elegant phrasings of Jo Stafford in one of her typically stylish excursions. "Admired for the purity of her voice, she originally underwent classical training to become an opera singer," it says at the link.

Now listen to her do hillbilly. I guess good training allows mastery of any mode.

Posted By: Paul | Date: Wed Jan 08, 2014 | Comments (6)
Category: Music, Regionalism, 1940's, Parody

Hillbilly Comics

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[Click on any image to enlarge]

Read them all here.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Thu Dec 05, 2013 | Comments (9)
Category: Regionalism, Stereotypes and Cliches, Comics, 1950's

Major Mudd





Major Mudd, one of the TV heroes of my youth.

Any WU-vies want to share memories of their own lesser-known regional TV icons?


Posted By: Paul | Date: Wed Nov 20, 2013 | Comments (11)
Category: Regionalism, Spaceflight, Astronautics, and Astronomy, Television, Children, 1960's, 1970's

The Guy From Harlem





As always, if the trailer (and discussion) appeal, the full movie lurks below!

Posted By: Paul | Date: Tue Oct 15, 2013 | Comments (3)
Category: Movies, Regionalism, Stereotypes and Cliches, Stupid Criminals, 1970's
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