January 21, 2020

When I get disgruntled with work, I update my CV (you should, too; you are not trapped.) Every time I do so, I realize that there are things that should be on the CV but aren't. I was looking back through things from the late 1990s, and I ran across the writing I did t...

January 13, 2020

(originally appeared as a letter to the editor in the October 30, 2015 Daily Mississippian newspaper: http://thedmarchives.com/letter-to-the-editor-34/)

Dear Editor:

A couple of weeks ago, I was walking past the Capitol in Washington, DC on my way to watch an Ole Miss...

January 5, 2020

(written by RMW and Stephanie DeLuca)

1 January 2019

Dear Friends:

I’m writing to thank you for your generous support for my congressional campaign, and to wish you a very Happy New Year and a wonderful 2019.

My campaign was always a moonshot. When I was a kid growing up,...

January 5, 2020

This is a play I wrote for the 2005 "10 Minute Play" festival in Oxford. It wasn't selected, but I like it a lot. Based on the true story.

Crank Calls

A play by:

Randy M. Wadkins

Based on the Douglas County and Sarpy County, Nebraska, 911 transcripts.

Cast of characters:

On...

January 5, 2020

Back in the late 1990s, I was living in San Antonio, Texas, and working at the San Antonio Cancer Institute. As a comic book and sci-fi nerd, I was also reading DC Comics’ “Michael Moorcock’s Multiverse,” written by Moorcock himself and drawn by Walter Simonson. I was...

January 5, 2020

Q: What specific EPA regulations would you like to see adopted in Mississippi?

A: First of all, the EPA is a federal regulator, so its rules take precedence over state law. What Mississippi dumps into the Mississippi river has consequences for Arkansas and Louisiana. Th...

January 5, 2020

The first chapter of a book I will complete one day.

Leviticus 12

Chapter 1

I hated this godforsaken world. The sun was blistering hot. The landscape was rocky and tan and boring. What little water fell bumped in holes on the ground from the heat of the rock. I was on p...