Chronicles Magazine Culture

  • Cultural Revolutions

    Elvis is Alive

    Elvis is alive at a museum in Wright, Missouri. When I drive by a sign reading "He lives!" in rural America, I often have difficulty telling whether it refers to Jesus or Elvis, but in Wright a huge billboard assures motorists on Interstate 70...

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  • Cultural Revolutions

    The Present Climate

    When Lorena Bobbitt startled her hubby one evening with a knife through his privates—vigorously severing an intimate part of their relationship—a lot of women apparently admired the, uh, statement Lorena made that night.

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