I’ve devoted a lot of time and energy to the life of Harry Crews, but I guess I can’t call myself a true devotee, now that I’ve seen Harry’s face tattooed on a human leg. Mike, the owner of that leg, … [Read more...] about Crews Goes Coastal
Today is Memorial Day, and veterans of American wars are being honored for their service across the country. Were he alive today, Harry Crews would be accepting the honor as well. Harry served three … [Read more...] about “I sirred everything that moved.”
Ever since Blood, Bone, and Marrow was published, I’ve been hearing new Harry Crews stories, the kind I’ve been hunting for years. I heard a few more last Wednesday night at the Wrecking Bar Brewpub … [Read more...] about A Launch to Remember
“One of the great passions of my life is horse tracks and everything connected with them. I’ve been known to spend an entire day at a track in a fever of pleasure without betting a dime.” Harry … [Read more...] about Riders Up!
It seems like every moment of the life of Ernest Hemingway has been disected and examined and fictionalized in print and on screen, and there doesn’t seem to be any end to the flow of material. Today, … [Read more...] about Harry Crews & Hemingway
University of Georgia Press and A Cappella Books present Ted Geltner, Michael Connelly & Special Guests
FREE admission. More Details TBA!
Wrecking Bar Brewpub @ The Marianna
292 Moreland … [Read more...] about May 18th | 6:00pm – 9:00pm |
A Night of Harry Crews|
BLOOD, BONE, AND MARROW Launch Party
Wrecking Bar Brewpub
The movie “Elvis & Nixon,” starring Michael Shannon and Kevin Spacey, opens today (at least it does here in Gainesville. The film is about a bizarre 1970 incident in which Elvis Presley arranged a … [Read more...] about Elvis & Harry
Last weekend, while I was in Los Angeles for the Santa Anita Derby, I got a chance to take a tour of the Paramount Studios lot. Our tour guide shared a story about Charles Bronson, who also happens to … [Read more...] about A Hollywood Story
Yes, that’s Chevy Chase on the cover of Esquire 39 years ago – he’d just left “Saturday Night Live” to star in “Foul Play” with Goldie Hawn. On page 54 of that very same issue, Esquire’s “Grits” … [Read more...] about A Gator Tale About Gator Tail
Harry Crews last appeared in Atlanta twenty years ago at "An International Celebration of Southern Literature" at Agnes Scott College, and whaddya know, Charles McNair did the honors of introducing … [Read more...] about “Flannery O’Connor hepped up on testosterone”