All posts by Clyde Thornhill

  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Strange Things Done in the Midnight Sun…

    A poem by Clyde Thornhill. There are strange things done In the land of fun By those who make the scene. The baristas in the latté stores Wear black, silky drawers And is a snowboarder’s dream. The...

    • Posted October 4, 2016
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  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Hog Island Center for Enlightenment

    Finally there’s a place for men to feel the zen. JACKSON HOLE, WY – With an explosive growth in cool people projected in the greater Hog Island metro region, I have decided to get a step up...

    • Posted September 20, 2016
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  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Westbank Wife Aspirations

    How a Hog Island sweetie infiltrated the barista bagel shop scene. JACKSON HOLE, WY – She stood in the dim light of my office doorway looking classy—Pearl Street bagel mug in hand, polar fleece jacket around her...

    • Posted September 6, 2016
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  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Politicos Mean Business

    Local candidates get serious about important issues at Hog Island forum. JACKSON HOLE, WY – At a Hog Island question-answer session I chatted with local candidates about complex issues facing our community. I questioned commissioner candidate Nikki...

    • Posted August 31, 2016
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  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Brothers Grimm in Hog Island

    Snow White survives the Seven Rednecks. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Once upon a time in a land called Teton Pines, an evil realtor named Grimhilde stood before her mirror and asked, “Mirror, mirror on the wall, who...

    • Posted August 23, 2016
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  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Endangered Bud

    A consortium threatens the Hog Island beer market. JACKSON HOLE, WY – As the world’s central bankers meet at Jackson Lake Lodge next week for the 2016 Economic Symposium, there is a monetary crisis occurring right under their...

    • Posted August 17, 2016
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  • RED NECK PERSPECTIVE: Love Trumps Hate

    When political engagement brings people ‘together.’ JACKSON HOLE, WY – My Republican lover Alice, assistant to the media chair for the Teton County Trump campaign, stopped by my trailer last week. She was in an agitated state....

    • Posted August 2, 2016
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  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Donald Me For Hog Island

    The mayoral candidate will build a wall to keep Westbankers out and promises to thwart plans for a new elementary school. JACKSON HOLE, WY – The Hog Island political convention wrapped up this week with Donald Me...

    • Posted July 26, 2016
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  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Sustainable Crimes

    The valley’s green market erodes the moral fiber of a community. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Sheriff Whalen walks into my office with the cocky arrogance of a Westbanker at a wine tasting. “We have a problem,” he...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Sugar and Spice

    The dark side of real estate and wrongdoing in Jackson Hole. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Sugar walks into my office, her eyes taking in the yellowed tile, the chipped paint, the empty bottle of cheap bourbon on...

    • Posted July 12, 2016
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