Ten Peauxdunque Interview Questions

Ten Peauxdunque Interview Questions

TEN PEAUXDUNQUE INTERVIEW QUESTIONS   What about your podunk of Selma, AL inspires you the most?   My podunk was invaluable. I almost feel that “Selma” is self-explanatory, except I suppose most folks only know about Selma from what happened in...
Ask Peauxdunque

Ask Peauxdunque

ASK PEAUXDUNQUE: Really, Ask Us By J.Ed. Marston, Peauxdunque Review Features Editor   I’m nine years old, sprawled out on the floor of the backroom of my grandfather’s hobby shop in a suburb of Memphis, Tennessee. There’s a carton of ragged comic books lying...
Meet Me At The Edge Of The World

Meet Me At The Edge Of The World

ALBUM HIGHLIGHT: Over The Rhine’s Meet Me At The Edge Of The World By Emily Choate *          *          *   “Leave the edges wild” is a phrase that recurs throughout Over The Rhine’s 2013 double album, Meet Me At The Edge Of The World. Those words are woven into...
Queen of Peauxdunque

Queen of Peauxdunque

Early in the morning on February 15, 2017, Terri Sue Shrum, fiercely loving mother of three, strong and protective friend, and incredible voice and writer of the lives of the realest people among us, passed away in her sleep from the effects of pancreatic cancer....
Podunk – A Common Thread

Podunk – A Common Thread

Everyone who knows what podunk means, knows where podunk is. It’s out there where the flies buzz and the creek runs slowly. It’s out where there may not be cable TV or sewers. It’s where there’s probably a rural route number on the mailbox. It’s where there are more...
Podunk in the City

Podunk in the City

Yelling above the noisy Vanderbilt Law and Music Row crowd, a close friend and I were debriefing each other on life’s events over happy hour martinis—hers Lemondrop, mine Dirty. For now, this midtown bar was excruciatingly pleased with its hip status. At the time, my...