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Amanda Heckert

Amanda Heckert is a deputy editor at Garden & Gun. A native of Inman, South Carolina, she previously served as the editor in chief of Indianapolis Monthly and as a senior editor at Atlanta magazine. She lives in Charleston with her husband, Justin, and their dog, Cooper.

A man sits at a table with food with cameras pointed at him.

Food & Drink

Life’s heating up for the Greenville-born restaurateur, cookbook author, and TV star

A man paints Mr. Kermit the Frog.

Arts & Culture

May’s standout series and movies with Southern ties

Former Bachelorette star Tyler Cameron stands in a landscape with palm trees.

Arts & Culture

April’s standout series and movies with Southern ties

Home & Garden

A gorgeous new book from Haskell Harris will delight interior-design lovers

A woman with sunglasses smiles and sits by a pool

Arts & Culture

March’s standout series and movies with Southern ties

Actors as Priscilla and Elvis Presley by a wedding cake

Arts & Culture

February’s standout series and movies with Southern ties

Three photos, one showing June Carter Cash, one showing Sofia Vergara as Griselda Blanco, and one showing Willie Nelson

Arts & Culture

January’s standout series and movies with Southern ties

A boy stands on a rock in a forest

Arts & Culture

December’s standout series and movies with Southern ties

Arts & Culture

November’s standout series, movies, and podcasts with Southern ties

Travel

Skip the interstate toward Asheville and hit a historic two-lane for antiques, baked goods, and beautiful mountain vistas

Cinema

October’s standout series, movies, and podcasts with Southern ties

Arts & Culture

Love (and wrasslin’) rules in September’s standout series, movies, and podcasts with Southern ties

Arts & Culture

Advice from a lifelong (long-suffering) football fan

Arts & Culture

The Baltimore-raised essayist, novelist, playwright, and screenwriter on being funny, a plague of frogs, and his new book about returning to his roots

Arts & Culture

SEC football documentaries lead August’s top series, movies, and podcasts with Southern ties

A dancing competition in a room with dancers on the floor; paper stars hang above the floor

Arts & Culture

For almost a century, one dance has captured the spirit of the coast and beyond. Follow along with three generations of the Free family as they pivot, belly roll, and boogie walk to keep the tradition alive

Arts & Culture

Chill out this July with Southern-inflected series, movies, and podcasts

Arts & Culture

Standout series, movies, and podcasts to tune into in June

Arts & Culture

Seven great series and podcasts to tune into this May