Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Take the Cannoli

If next semester you were to write a story about a place or an event a la Southern, Thompson, or Vowell, what would it be and why? The only restriction is that the place or event must actually be accessible to you. Please respond prior to class on Wed., Nov. 19.

Thursday, November 6, 2008

The Kentucky Derby Is Decadent and Depraved

Compare the narrator of Thompson's piece with that of Terry Southern's "Twirling at Ole Miss." In what ways are they similar? Dissimilar? Your response is due prior to class on Wed., Nov. 12.