Praying in Tongues

Don Dudenbostel shot this portrait of Rev. Jimmy Morrow, a serpent-handling preacher. The photo is part of Dudenbostel and  Tom Jester’s Vanishing Appalachia exhibit at the East Tennessee Historical Society. Tom and Don gave me permission to run a few photos and audio clips from the exhibit. Here’s an audio file that Jester recorded of […]

A strange package from Montana

cold_smoke_genessee.jpg Originally uploaded by Suffering the Benz When a package arrived from Montana recently, I was leery. Very leery. I shook it. Nothing rattled. Nothing ticked. But there was a certain distinctive swooshing. Turns out it contained a copy of Montana magazine with an article about Circle Square and its erudite proprietor, John Baker. And […]