By way of introduction, to me and to this post, I should confess something that all of my friends know: I became a folklorist in part because it allows me to eat. Seeking out legendary barbecue places, hole in the wall taquerias, and roadside vendors all falls under the guise of what people in my trade call “fieldwork.” I’m not a particularly seasoned folklorist, but I’m a practiced eater and a pretty damn good at … [Read more...]
About Elijah Gaddis
Elijah Gaddis is a folklorist and graduate student in American Studies at the University of North Carolina. He lives in Greensboro, NC.