Arts & Entertainment

Interview

G&G Interview: Matthew McConaughey

With a series of intense Southern roles and an Oscar behind him, and a Civil War drama on the way, Matthew McConaughey has redefined his career by coming back to the place that shaped him


The Shot

Add a Splash of the Caribbean to Your Holidays

A tropical take on eggnog; Vivian Howard’s new pizza place; and surviving snow

The Whole Hog Podcast

A Crash Course in Southern Culture

Season 2, Episode 5: G&G editor in chief David DiBenedetto joins host John Huey to discuss how the magazine’s new book, S is for Southern, came into being—and to listen in on a few readings from the book’s contributors

The Shot

The Mavericks Come ’Round for Christmas

Plus: An anniversary to toast, Santas on the run, and more.

18 Slideshow

Arts & Culture

Picturing Mississippi

A new exhibition reflects two hundred years of state history

Arts & Culture

If You’ve Never Seen ‘Went with the Wind,’ Now’s Your Chance

Fifty years since The Carol Burnett Show’s debut, this hilarious parody sketch lives on in comedy history

Style

The Easy-Going Glamour of Tish Cox

The Dallas designer’s fanciful designs expand beyond Texas

Ask G&G

Ditching Christmas

Holiday escapes, the monogram craze, and hangover cures

Books

Gifts by the Book

You could put a bow on the latest best seller, but why not get creative?

10 Slideshow

Arts & Culture

Wild Horses of Cumberland Island

With stunning photography, a new book gives an up-close look at some of Georgia’s most majestic residents

The Shot

There’s Food to Go With Your Football in Atlanta

Plus: Hounds in Aiken, music in the Smokies, and Elvises in Baltimore

EDITOR'S LETTER

A Fresh Look

Our revamped design, a new section, and one cute pup

Preservation

The Drive to Save Muny

Ben Crenshaw and Luke Wilson form a Pro-Am team to protect an Austin treasure and Civil Rights landmark

Arts & Culture

Not Your Average Centerpieces

Meet a Texas floral designer with a unique view on elevating everyday blooms

The Shot

James Beard Foundation Celebrates 30 Years in Style

Plus: Virginia Tech gets pardoned turkeys; Atlanta renovates historic cemetery; and go-time for non-profits

Arts & Culture

Southern Characters at Home

A new book, The Authentics, chronicles the fascinating lives of twenty-seven tastemakers, including some of our favorite Southerners

Made in the South Awards 2017

Blair’s Belts

Style runner-up Blair Beskin’s customizable belts blend sophistication and comfort

Made in the South Awards 2017

Lina Rosa

Style runner-up Paulina Rodriguez’s hand-beaded geometric earrings range in size from stud to statement

Made in the South Awards 2017

Jenni Earle

Style runner-up Jenni Earle Hopkins’s bandannas and hankies are hand-died and screen-printed with original drawings

Made in the South Awards 2017

Maho Shades

Style category winner Kris and Alex Anderson’s sunglasses are tailor-made for style and sport

19 Slideshow

Arts & Culture

Gingerbread Houses You’ve Got to See to Believe

A look at some of last year’s winners at the annual competition in Asheville, North Carolina.

Arts & Culture

Delivering ‘Deliverance’

Forty-five years after the publication of James Dickey’s acclaimed novel, an oral history of one of the most unforgettable Southern movies of all time