Volume 13 Issue 11

    • 11.1.06

      Lbj Day

      This memoir of Lyndon B. Johnson's visit to Kentucky was handwritten by Inez, Kentucky native Shelba Pack Brown on April 24, 1964. We maintained the spelling and grammar just as it was because we like the way it sounds. That's all. It's not to be...

    • 11.1.06

      Vice Fashion - Kids Of Cp

      Photos by Travis Hogg Styling by Casey Freu First up, we have to make very clear that we had nothing whatsoever

    • 11.1.06

      Grub's Up

      Of the 4,500 or so people living in Coober Pedy, approximately 600 are Greek which means it's probably the only bit of desert in the world where you can get a killer lamb gyros with tzatziki and a side of three different types of saganaki. From what we...

    • 11.1.06

      To Live & Die

      We went up to the St Ann's area of Nottingham late on Saturday night to talk to a family who live in a council house on a notorious road called Kingsthorpe Close. While we were driving there, the white taxi driver told us that he hoped we were wearing...

    • 11.1.06

      Norwegian Krautrock

      120 Days are from Norway which is a very peaceful, prosperous country that's totally removed from the place that the rest of the issue is about.

    • 11.1.06

      Man Of The Mountains

      The first part of the house out here was made in the 30s. There was two families raised in that house. I had 11 brothers and sisters. I'm the seventh son. I had four sisters and they're all gone but one. My bedroom was in the back part of the house...

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    • 11.1.06

      Broken Knees

      I used to be a concrete worker, but I've just gone through knee surgery. They operated on me using spinal cord anaesthetics, and I thought that was a bit uncomfortable. I didn't mind that big old needle. I've been through those kinds of things before...

    • 11.1.06

      How To Rob

      The first day we were in Radford and St Ann's, we kept asking people about how the area got its reputation for violence. People like the councillor on Page 38 told us the reputation was undeserved and was manufactured by the media to make for a good...

    • 11.1.06

      The Appalachia Issue

      In his State of the Union address in January 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson declared a "war on poverty." In part, he said, "[We] must pursue poverty... wherever it exists-in city slums and small towns, in sharecropper shacks or in migrant-worker...

    • 11.1.06

      Air Combat

      I'm still in school. I'm 18 years old. I don't know what I want to do when I'm older. A few years back, I absolutely didn't want to work in the mine. I thought I wanted something better. But I'm not sure anymore. If it was still there I might feel...

    • 11.1.06

      Sound Underground

      I took some time off after compulsory military service in Greece about 34 years ago and came to visit my uncle in Coober Pedy. He told me how easy it was to find opal. I thought I would simply find my fortune and return to Greece within a year. I...

    • 11.1.06

      Father Beiting's House

      Father Ralph W. Beiting put the Vice staff up in his guesthouse while we were in Kentucky. He's been trying to rescue Appalachia from poverty for 50 years now. He should change his name to Monsignor Sisyphus

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