Peter Orr | The Sun Magazine

Peter Orr

Peter Orr is a writer and editor whose credits include Reflex, Details, and High Times. He lives in New Orleans, Louisiana, and pays his rent playing hillbilly music for tourists. His forthcoming CD is called “You Should Be Drowned in a Sack” and Twelve Other Romantic Favorites.

— From January 2000
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Five Unusual Things I Saw At Doctor McVee’s The Summer I Turned Nine

An off-duty fireman who had sawed a fifty-five-gallon drum in half to make a double barbecue pit, then by accident had tipped one of the halves over with hot coals. The barrel had pinned his bare feet to his deck and broiled them.

January 2000
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