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Meet Family Guy Writer Kirker Butler

Meet Kirker Butler ‘No One Cares that You’re Offended’ Comedy writer Kirker Butler was born and raised in Hartford, Kentucky (“home of 2,000 happy people and a few soreheads.”) Best known as a Family Guy writer, he’s also had a […]

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Kentucky native Chris Offutt’s next memoir featured in NYT Magazine

Pornography paid for Chris Offutt's childhood orthodontic care, his football, and later, his mother's philosophy degree and master's in English. On Sunday, February 8, New York Times Magazine

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Two-Sentence Horror Story? We want to hear yours.

Wanna Read Something Scary? We do. "There was a picture in my phone of me sleeping. I live alone." "I begin tucking him into bed and he tells me, 'Daddy check for monsters

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Robyn Peterman Zahn: Hell on Heels hits e-readers in September

If Robyn Peterman Zahn had to choose between being the world’s most successful actress and the world’s most successful author… she wouldn’t. “None of the above,” is her

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North Limestone’s Institute 193 To Release Book Highlighting Gallery’s Southern Artists

On June 1, Lexington's Institute 193 will release a new book highlighting the work of some 18 artists that the North Limestone gallery has played host to since

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Civil Discourse: Are the required readings ‘morally sound’?

By Leif Erickson "Under certain circumstances, urgent circumstances, desperate circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer." - Mark Twain I have, over the years, occasionally debated with some

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Hunter S. Thompson inducted into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame

By Kakie Urch In the Kentucky spring, young men’s heads turn to horseracing and bourbon, just as they did in the spring of 1970, when the young Louisville man

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Love and Basketball: Nick Stump shares big blue memories

LOVE AND BASKETBALL ‘They never give a hillbilly a break’ by Michael Stamper  My Uncle Clayton Adams was a great man. While most of the men in my family had gone

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Reading “The Guy Davenport Reader”: Erik Reece, Guy Mendes, Richard Taylor

Guy Davenport was a lodestone for the intellectual life that converged in Lexington in the 1960s, '70s and '80s. Drawn in by this Georgia-born, Harvard-educated "one of the last

“For the tenth grade I got a scholarship to the private school in town. My seventh-grade biology teacher had gotten a job there, and the school, Sayre, had started a two-student scholarship program. Mr. Bailey sold them on me, and my mother got a phone call offering full tuition.” --Richard Hell (then Richard Meyers) Sayre Basketball Team 1965, pictured with Larry Flynn.

Richard Hell remembers Lexington childhood in new autobiography

Don't Call it a Memoir: Punk luminary Richard Hell remembers his Lexington childhood in new autobiography   [amazon asin=B0089LOFHQ&template=iframe image][amazon asin=B000W1VA42&template=iframe



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