When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson

19 September 2007

See Off This Mountain

"Tell about the South. What's it like there? What do they do there?" - Quentin Compson, being interrogated by Shreve, his college roommate, in William Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom!

When a Southerner wants to explain something to you, he tells you a story. We are a culture of involuntary and automatic raconteurs.

Go visit Doc, who is on a roll with the personal narrative over at They Rode On:

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