Laurie Kolp paints a portrait of a hard living man and the nature of inevitability.
“If Wal-Mart is an example of the type of job that the blue-collar man should be grateful to have, things don’t look good for the future.”
Poetry Editor Charlie Bondhus reviews Brock Guthrie’s forthcoming debut poetry book Contemplative Man, a “blunt and evocative” offering from Sibling Rivalry Press.
Forging could be considered the second oldest profession in the world, but for outlaw biker Terry Shanks forging has become a spiritual discipline.
Our images of manhood and success are too often tied to a “working man” image that doesn’t exist in the real world any more.
In a world where anyone can watch fifteen ways to sharpen a hand saw or to build a rail gun, is craftsmanship lost?