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Archive for January 16th, 2011

“During the Depression, my [physician] father went back to Boone, and I lived for four years of my early life in Boone…. The other plays are OK, at their best, but the pitch of the voices… in my Appalachian plays…  is a little sharper because I heard that when I was a child.” – Playwright […]

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Those industrious elves at Google Books Ngram Viewer must never sleep! Here are their latest offerings for North Carolinians’ provocation and speculation: — Carolina blue was adopted on campus about 1800, but the rest of the world seems to have taken a while to catch on. — Jimmie Johnson vs. Richard Petty, Dale Earnhardt and […]

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