Category Archives: Defending Dixie

(7) Do You Even LARP Bro?!

Andy Nowicki, ever the controversialist, is one of the few Alt.Right personalities with the courage to analyze and critique trends. In a recent Facebook post, he exclaimed how underenthused he was with repetitive Alt. Right lingo. A based claim, tbqh … Continue reading

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(1): Shotgun vs. Lafcadio Hearn

Rossetti, says Dr. Hearn, was a man of the middle ages. He was born, out of his time, in the Victorian era, and hated the science and philosophy of his day. Sounds like my kind of poet. Oddly enough, in … Continue reading

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When Good ol’ Rebels Rumble

Yet again, as some of you may have heard, I’ve had to call for a duel of fists on account of a lady’s offended honor. Why, oh Lord, is it always me? Always. It’s always me who has to cause … Continue reading

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Cafe Down on the Cosmos…and other tales

I’ve got a few writing projects in the works, but one I’m really excited about is a collection of Southern science-fiction short stories. “Science Fiction from a southern perspective???” you might be asking … I know, I know. It’s an … Continue reading

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Last Knight of the Golden Circle

My friend Michael Cushman has made another appearance on the excellent “Rebel Yell” podcast. I never hear him without coming away truly inspired and motivated to achieve my best. He’s a true Southern gent. and I wish there were hundreds … Continue reading

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Heimbach the Yankee?

I joke on Heimbach about being a Yankee and he always corrects me by noting that he’s from a region on the upper crust of old Dixie. Nevertheless, his region was culturally dominated by what Colin Woodard calls the “Midlanders” … Continue reading

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Heritage *and* Hate

To Whom it May Concern, We’ve never met but I drive by your house everyday on my way to work. I happen to be a proud Southerner and for that reason, your house stands out to me; you’re flying the … Continue reading

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Faceless Fodder…

A few years back, my local paper showcased Neo-Nazis (about five adolescents) marching through our town, gathering around the Confederate monument, and holding a rally. Splayed across the front page was a photo showing combat-boot-clad white boys offering the Hitler … Continue reading

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An Update on Integration

Remember the fairy tales where birds and other pleasant creatures come out of their hiding places when they hear a woman singing?  I think there’s some truth to that.  Some days, when the weather is right and I’m in the … Continue reading

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The Flood Tides

The poet’s eye, in fine frenzy rolling, Doth glance from heaven to earth, from earth to heaven; And as imagination bodies forth The forms of things unknown, the poet’s pen Turns them to shapes and gives to airy nothing A … Continue reading

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