Poor William’s Whims: Why I Like Being an Innkeeper in Clarksdale, Mississippi

Watercolor painting of Clark House Residential Inn in Clarksdale. Painting by John and Emma Lou Ruskey

  Why I Like Being an Innkeeper in Clarksdale, Mississippi The pen of Poor William has been silent for a few weeks, the result of having a full house nightly at the Clark House Residential Inn located in downtown Clarksdaleand due to his much needed self-reflection, which has made him acutely aware of areas in […]

RADIOLAND: A Nugget from the Mississippi Delta

Corner Grocery in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Photo by DELTA BOHEMIAN

  The Lord Might Scoop You Up   Poor William recorded a new Radioland and wanted to share this little nugget from the Corner Grocery with all our friends who love the Mississippi Delta. Do you have a nugget you would like to share?  

DRIVEN BY DESIR3 commercial by Alex Manning chosen as a Finalist in BMW of North America’s 0-5.9 Video Contest.

King Alex Manning. Photo courtesy of Manning Family.

  …obviously Alex needs a new car! Specifically a red BMW All-New 3 Series A commercial, titled DRIVEN BY DESIR3, has been conceived, produced and directed by our young Delta Bohemian friend Alex Manning, and it has been selected as a Finalist in BMW of North America’s 0-5.9 second video contest. Technical and Creative Requirements: Entry […]

The Outdoor Channel OUTFITTERS SHOWCASE discovers the Free State of TALLAHATCHIE HUNTS man Michael CATFISH Flautt

Capture from video

  The Outdoor Channel’s OUTFITTERS SHOWCASE Free State of TALLAHATCHIE HUNTS man Micheal CATFISH Flautt   Hunting just isn’t my bag. After finally getting that B B Gun I begged and begged for, what is the first thing I did at the young age of around 7 or 8? I walked outside into the back […]

The Sunflower River located in the Mississippi Delta is halfway there – but needing some more friends!

Mr. Lil John McKee on the Sunflower River. Photo by DELTABOHEMIAN

    CLARKSDALE, MISSISSIPPI (deltabohemian.com) – VIDEO INCLUDED! The Friends of the Sunflower River is seeking some support. This river flows right smack through Clarksdale. In fact, the Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival is named after it. How fortunate are we, locals and lovers of Clarksdale, to have such a beautiful RIVER flowing right […]

Country Roads Magazine: French Night Madidi in Clarksdale – A Look Back

French Night Madidi in Clarksdale. Photo by Langdon Clay

  Country Roads Magazine: French Night Madidi in Clarksdale – A Look Back Country Roads Magazine published “FRENCH NIGHT AT MADIDI” in April 2011. French Night Madidi heralds back to one of the finest culinary experiences offered in Morgan Freeman’s now closed fine dining restaurant in Clarksdale. The two Steel Chef Mississippi combatants and good […]

Mr. Davis: Work, Home, and Church—It’ll Keep You Out of Trouble

The pond at the Salon de Boheme in Clarksdale. Photo by Delta Bohemian

  Mr. Davis: Work, Home, and Church—It’ll Keep You Out of Trouble By Poor William CLARKSDALE, MS (www.deltabohemian.com) – Poor William finally, finally, did something he said he was going to do and when he said he was going to do it! Make way you unfaithful naysayers; the miraculous has occurred! At 51 years-of-age, the […]

Delta Debris is putting up signs all over Clarksdale

Blues Town Inn sign on front of building - still incomplete - surprise to come - in Clarksdale. Photo and signage by Delta Debris.

CLARKSDALE, MS (www.deltabohemian.com) – PHOTOS INCLUDED. Randall Andrews and John Magnussen, two of our favorite artists in Clarksdale, can be found at all hours of the day or night salvaging junk, or as they would prefer, DELTA DEBRIS, the name of their business. These two men are creative beyond description. They are both hysterically funny […]

Au Revoir, Avec Notre Amis, Levi (Saying goodbye with our friend Levi Minyard)

Refecting Pool at Eiffel Tower - RIP Levi Minyard. Photo by Guest Bohemian Jay Hughes

  Au Revoir, Avec Notre Amis, Levi (Saying goodbye with our friend Levi Minyard) By Guest Bohemian Jay Hughes a friend in Oxford who did not know him nearly long enough OXFORD, MISSISSIPPI (deltabohemian.com) – The first time I met Levi it was apparent that his smile was as contagious as his energy was infectious.  […]

Oxbow Restaurant in Clarksdale featured in Barefoot Workshop Documentary

Hayden and Erica Hall, owners of OXBOW in Clarksdale. Photo courtesy of Oxbow.

  Oxbow Restaurant in Clarksdale featured in Barefoot Workshop Documentary CLARKSDALE, MS (www.deltabohemian.com) – TWO VIDEOS. Our friends, Erica and Hayden Hall, who opened their unique eatery, OXBOW, in Clarksdale a year ago, were the recent guinea pigs of sorts for a documentary about their restaurant and their life. Barefoot Workshops, founded by Mississippi native […]

Radioland: Pork Fat in Clarksdale – Need I say more?

Sign on corner of State Street and Sunflower Avenue in Clarksdale. Photo by Delta Bohemian

  Radioland: Pork Fat in Clarksdale Need I say more? There is a neighborhood grocery located on the corner of Sunflower Ave. and State Street in Clarksdale, Mississippi, which sells the hell out of “meat!” What kind of meat? Not sure! The meat is likely inspected, tasty and no doubt a great deal. Poor William […]

Clarksdale Juke Joint Festival 2011 – Photo Slideshow by Jill Coursin – Mississippi Delta Semi-Fixture

Jill Coursin doing what she loves to do - take photographs. Photo by Delta Bohemian

Jill Coursin photographs family, friends, events and places wherever she goes. She hails from such places as Santa Fe, New Mexico and the San Francisco Bay Area, both places the Delta Bohemians want to visit someday. Jill gets around and while she does she is always seen snap, snap, snapping. We met Ms. Coursin in Clarksdale […]