Stories by Suzi Parker

Suzi Parker is an Arkansas journalist. Her work frequently appears in The Economist and US News and World Report. She's the author of Sex in the South (Justin Charles & Co.) subscribe to Suzi Parker's feed

Posted on: Feb 14, 2010, Source: AlterNet

An astounding percentage of the population is turned on by feet or footwear -- what gives?

Posted on: Sep 12, 2008, Source: AlterNet

It's not about sexism, it's about Barbie. That's why a lot of women are gaga for Sarah Palin.

Posted on: Feb 22, 2006, Source:

Combining low wages with high pollution, industrial-scale poultry producers are ravaging the rural South.

Posted on: Jan 25, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Having sat out the Iowa caucuses, the Clark campaign now faces its first challenge. Will the general's strategy win out?

Posted on: Oct 9, 2003, Source: AlterNet

Wesley Clark's supporters want their guy to act more like a general and less like a campaign virgin letting politicos in Washington dictate his future.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2003, Source: AlterNet

General-turned-politician Wesley Clark hasn't been so good at hiding his greatest weakness -- inexperience.

Posted on: Sep 17, 2003, Source: AlterNet

After months of playing coy, the former General finally announced his candidacy, surrounded by a bevy of ex-Clintonites.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2003, Source: AlterNet

The Clinton foundation hopes its new fundraising tool -- the Clinton cookbook, featuring Elvis's favorite recipe -- will help raise money for the ex-president's library.

Posted on: Jul 31, 2003, Source: AlterNet

Wesley Clark, another native son of Arkansas, contemplates a presidential bid for 2004. But is he a Democrat, or what?

Posted on: Mar 31, 2000, Source: Salon

The Mississippi Legislature is considering a bill to ban erections in public. While the bill is aimed at strip clubs, the literal, almost forensic wording of the legislation is raising, um, eyebrows. But for all the Bible thumping in this ultra-religious region, the South remains the premiere hothouse for fornicatin' and sinnin', be it on the back roads or in country-club bathrooms. Sex, it seems, is so much sweeter when the preacher is damning you to Hell.