O Brother, Where Art Thou? is the Coen Brothers' adaptation of Homer's The Odyssey, set in rural Mississippi in the 1930s. Three convicts escape and encounter a variety of obstacles on their way home, including sirens, a Cyclops and the Ku Klux Klan. The movie stars George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, John Goodman and Holly Hunter. Filmed In: Canton, … [Read more...] about Film Friday: O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Walking up to Rowan Oak, William Faulkner's residence where he penned such novels as As I Lay Dying, Absalom, Absalom!, among others while living here. In 1972, his daughter sold the house to the University of Mississippi and they continue to maintain it. Touring inside the home provides you with a glimpse into his everyday life. Perhaps one of the more … [Read more...] about Small Town Saturday: Oxford, MS