This Man Is An Island

A profile of renovator and land developer David Wolkowsky, age 98, whose particular brand of charm, philanthropy, joie de vivre, and camp has permanently shaped Key West, Florida’s unique allure.

Published: Jul 10, 2018
Length: 19 minutes (4,839 words)

Conjuring Spirits in Florida

“In Sarasota, there is a community surrounding a litany of roadside psychics and more than 100 mediums and spiritual guides. Why?”

Published: Jun 30, 2018
Length: 7 minutes (1,840 words)

The Short & Brilliant Life of Ernest Matthew Mickler

When Ernest “Ernie” Matthew Mickler’s book White Trash Cooking appeared in 1986, it became an instant hit. Its author was viewed as either a talented Southern folklorist or a comical novelty. But his work was a rich cultural document of a vanishing rural Florida, and he proved that poor rural people can and should document their life-ways with dignity. This is Mickler’s story.

Published: Jan 9, 2018
Length: 26 minutes (6,674 words)