NC SPIN Posts by D. G. Martin

Crawdads again

Amazon's top selling novel of 2019 is a book about crawdads and is supposedly set in North Carolina. It would have been better if it was filmed here.    Read More

by D. G. Martin   |   April 21, 2022

Ppreciate it!

The record "What it was was football" propelled Andy Griffith into stardom. But what was he really like    Read More

by D. G. Martin   |   April 14, 2022











Why we talk this way

We know that immigrants from the British border brought not only their special speech ways that we sometimes hear to this day. But did they also bring their hard-nosed rebellious attitudes?    Read More

by D. G. Martin   |   January 20, 2022