J.D. Wilkes Puts the American South's Contradictions Up for Reconsideration

J.D. Wilkes Puts the American South's Contradictions Up for Reconsideration

By Catherine Ramsdell

A novel that believes monsters are “as much a part of us as our penchant for fried chicken and turnip greens.” 30 Mar 2017 // 8:30 AM

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Boston Underground Film Festival 2017: 'Fraud'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Fraud is not merely an economic crime, it's also the mode of being in the modern age.

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