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“For some years, I’m now prepared to admit, I somehow labored under the impression that Rocky Mount is the line of demarcation that separates the two principal schools of North Carolina barbecue. Wrong. The line of demarcation is….” — From “In Defense of the True ’Cue: Keeping pork pure in North Carolina” by Calvin Trillin […]

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“….And offend [Doug Marlette] did. In 2002, when he drew a cartoon showing a man in Arab headdress driving a Ryder rental truck hauling a nuclear missile — under the caption ‘What Would Mohammed Drive? — he set off a campaign orchestrated by the Council on American-Islamic Relations; he and the newspaper received more than […]

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  Will D. Campbell, a towering and inimitable figure in the civil rights movement and the inspiration for the character of Will B. Dunn in Doug Marlette‘s “Kudzu” comic strip, died Monday in Nashville. He was 88. Pictured: A pinback button promoting ” ‘I Am Not a Televangelist!’ “ a 1988 collection of “Kudzu” strips. […]

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