All posts by Clyde Thornhill
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Racial Equality at the Academy Awards
“Iboycotted the Academy Awards this year,” Susie told me. “I’m upset there were no black nominees despite several outstanding performances by black actors,” she complained. “Academy voters are 94 percent white, 77 percent male, and average 63...
- Posted March 8, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Two ‘Halfs’ Make a Whole
He’s a little bit country; she’s a little bit liberal. JACKSON HOLE, WY – There is competition between liberals and conservatives over who can create the greatest race-related controversy with the least amount of substantive fact. At...
- Posted March 1, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Biscuit Suffrage
Hog Island honey fights for women’s equality in new extreme sport. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Lill, the adventurer, spiritual seeker, advocate for female empowerment and Hog Island native, recently became the first female to solo a full...
- Posted February 16, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Hog Island Bike Path Faces Scrutiny
JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Hog Island may face legal problems if it fails to provide additional data to support its preferred option to not build a bike path through the trailer park according to an opinion recently solicited...
- Posted February 9, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Pilsner, Pickups and Potato Chips
Man-to-Man coverage of Super Sunday’s Pigskin Classic. Jackson, WY – It’s time for the Super Bowl! Four hours of drinking, eating, and television, all so we can watch the less-than 12 minutes of action that takes place...
- Posted February 2, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Up with Dogs
PAWs will pursue a vertical dog park. Jackson, WY – Jackson Hole canines and their human companions are asking the Jackson Town Council for a new vertical dog park to be built on the strip of land...
- Posted January 19, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Porky Politics
Threatened ban could drive Hog Islanders from town grocers. Jackson, WY – Shock waves reverberated through Hog Island with the news that the World Health Organization has declared bacon is unhealthy. Alarm spread from the most modest...
- Posted December 29, 2015
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Santa Now Lives in Hog Island
Jackson, WY – Twas the night before Christmas in my trailer house. I was trying to unbutton a pretty girl’s blouse. She was a Westbank girl, her name was Claire, I had hopes that soon she would be totally...
- Posted December 22, 2015
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Bodhi Calling
That’s the same as a booty call, right? Jackson, WY – Susie stopped by my trailer last night. “I’ve been going to meditation class at the Sports Injury Center,” she told me. “It’s wonderful. I sit with...
- Posted December 8, 2015
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: The First Thanksgiving
Struggling pilgrims are free at last. Jackson, WY -I have an invite to go to Lill’s for Thanksgiving dinner! The last time I shared Thanksgiving with Lill she had bacon hors d’oeuvres, bacon wrapped turkey stuffed with bacon,...
- Posted November 24, 2015