Joseph B. Atkins

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Gender Male
Industry Communications or Media
Occupation journalist and journalism professor
Location Oxford, Mississippi
Interests labor, politics, writing, film noir, hardboiled crime stories, guitar, jazz, blues, country and classical music, the murals of Maxo Vanka.
Favorite Movies "Out of the Past", "Journey Into Fear", "Born to Kill", "The Uprising of '34", "Harlan County, U.S.A.", and "Tell the Truth and Run: George Seldes and the American Press"
Favorite Music Hank Snow, Charlie Haden, Django Reinhardt, Chet Baker, Peggy Lee, Mussorgski, Poulenc, and lots of rockabilly & rock 'n' roll.
Favorite Books Nelson Algren, Raymond Chandler, Dashiell Hammett, Cornell Woolrich and all the hardboiled writers, William Kennedy, Dorothy Day, and my buddies Ace Atkins and Jere Hoar