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Food & Drink

Rick Bragg: Eating My Words

Memories fade, but the moments breaking bread (and slurping oysters) with legendary Southern writers still fill the heart


Food & Drink

Rick Bragg: Eating My Words

Memories fade, but the moments breaking bread (and slurping oysters) with legendary Southern writers still fill the heart

Editor's Letter

From the Editor: A Weekend in Cashiers

Reveling in great friends, food, and the outdoors during our annual Garden & Gun Society Gathering

Interview

Meet the Virginia Reporter Who Helped Hulu’s “Dopesick” Get the Details Right

Beth Macy on the power of dinner around the table, handmade quilts, and rooting for Southern underdogs

My Town

My Town: Artist Hamilton Glass’s Richmond, Virginia

The muralist shares his ideal day in the city he’s infused with art

Good Hunting

Heart of the Platter

The Black food experience shapes a New Orleans artist’s new ceramic collection

Arts & Culture

Through Her Lens: The Nearly Forgotten Photographer Who Really Saw the South

Meet North Carolina’s Bayard Wootten, a self-taught photographer whose images still speak

End of the Line

Roy Blount Jr.’s Diamond Dreams

The hall of fame induction speech
that might have been

Arts & Culture

Maryland’s Waterfowl Festival Turns Fifty

Wildlife artist Bart Walter unveils a special bronze sculpture for the occasion

Made in the South Awards

Meet the Winners of the 2021 Made in the South Awards

A revolutionary rice-based gin, a sleek Texas-inspired floor lamp, rare hand-carved dove decoys, and more honorees highlight the astonishing ingenuity, drive, and sheer skill of the South’s top makers and creatives

35 Slideshow

Arts

Celebrating Twenty-Five Years of Photographing the South

Ask G&G

Did Florida Steal the Panhandle from Alabama?

Plus: Global cotton and wing-shooting tune-ups

Arts & Culture

A Grand Ole Milestone

Why the Opry’s 5,000th broadcast this Saturday means more than ever

2021 WORLD SERIES

All Aboard with Bobby Dynamite

The inside track on what it’s like to be the conductor of the train at the Houston Astros’ Minute Maid Park

Arts & Culture

Meet the Man Who Knows Texas Better Than Anyone

After spending fifty years traveling three million miles of Lone Star State backroads, TV host Bob Phillips still loves being behind the wheel

THE 2021 WORLD SERIES

Root for Houston? You Bet Your Astros

A Space City writer on the trials, tribulations, and joys of being an Astros fan

THE 2021 WORLD SERIES

Braves’ Mascot is Full of Sass—and Some Sugar

Why Blooper leads the league at Twitter

Arts & Culture

College Football Decoded: Hail State

How a hashtag reignited Mississippi State’s battle cry

THE 2021 WORLD SERIES

The Braves, the World Series, and Me

A long-suffering Atlanta sports fan revels in the team’s first appearance in the Series in twenty-plus years

Arts & Culture

Hair-Raising Tales from the South’s Most Haunted Cities

Five ghost-tour guides share their own brushes with the paranormal

Interview

J. Smith-Cameron on Success and Succession

The HBO show’s scene-stealer makes all the right moves

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