All posts by Clyde Thornhill

  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Fishin’ for votes in hot water

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Alice was in an angry mood when she stopped by my trailer last night. She is often angry, as she is, after all, a Republican. She once expressed her fury with a fervent display...

    • Posted August 27, 2013
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  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Hog Island think tank swimmin’

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – I swung by Shades just as they were closing for the day, the best time to snag free muffins. Shades will sell today’s muffins tomorrow as day-olds as their monetary basis, if viewed through...

    • Posted August 13, 2013
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  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Hog Island retreat on VRBO

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – I awoke in the middle of the night to someone banging on the front door of my trailer. I used to keep a loaded shotgun bedside, but not since last winter when Alice, my...

    • Posted July 30, 2013
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  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Hog Island Economic Summit

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Alice, my Republican lover, was all excited when she stopped by last night. “I went to the fifth annual Rocky Mountain Economic Summit at the Center for the Arts,” she gushed. “Was there food?”...

    • Posted July 16, 2013
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  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Hog Island Day Camp

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – I stopped by Shades as Susie was getting ready to go on break. She grabbed a day-old cappuccino-raspberry-pumpkin-cinnamon muffin for me, and a bowl of a salad-looking substance with carrots, other vegetable stuff and...

    • Posted July 2, 2013
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  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Subsidize Hoback pole dancers

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Uncle Jed wanted me to write a proposal to the Wyoming Business Council for a $1.5 million economic devolvement grant. Uncle Jed lived with his girlfriend Thelma, and Scooter, his blue heeler, in a...

    • Posted June 18, 2013
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  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: “Circling Hog Island” premieres

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Mary, the publisher, called me to her office. “Ceci Clover announced last week that she is through writing the column ‘Circling the Square’ for the News & Guide,” Mary said. “JH Weekly has struggled...

    • Posted June 4, 2013
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  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Book club revealed

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Mary Grossman, JH Weekly publisher, told me I need to “engage the world with a broader perspective” than past columns have indicated. To help prime the pump, she took the liberty of signing me...

    • Posted May 21, 2013
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  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Biscuits, gravy, nirvana

    JACKSON HOLE. WYO – Susie told me I was not enlightened after I ordered biscuits and gravy at Lotus Organic Bakery and Cafe. They didn’t have biscuits and gravy, unfortunately, and I had to settle for steamed quinoa...

    • Posted May 7, 2013
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  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: A curved bridge to the Caribbean

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Susie and her husband just returned from a vacation in the Caribbean. “It was awesome,” she told me. “We went to a resort especially built to protect the environment and employ indigenous people so...

    • Posted April 23, 2013
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