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Critical Essays in Jersey Devil Studies Vol. VII: in which we consider the song A Night With the Jersey Devil, by Bruce Springsteen, October 31, 2008 I like this song. Is it a folk song? Probably not. Is it pop … Continue reading
In assembling my splendid book — which one reviewer called, “Scattered unclear writing”…“Mr. Sprouse never truly does get to his point”) — I was reminded of certain fundamental division in the cultural life of our great republic, a divide so obvious and elemental that … Continue reading
In which Chris Carter channels the Kallikaks The X-Files: “The Jersey Devil” Air Date: October 8, 1993 Written by Chris Carter; directed by Joe Napolitano Based on the evidence of my Twitter feed, Episode Five, Season One of The X-Files(“The … Continue reading
Reporter Bill Sprouse recently published his first book, a history of the Jersey Devil and of his distant family connection to the famous folk story of the New Jersey Pine Barrens. He sat down with our own Henry C., a … Continue reading
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