Guy Martin

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Ask G&G: Pound Cake Advice and the Okra Test

Baking secrets, okra wars, and meat-and-threes

Arts & Culture

In Praise of Forest Whitaker

How the Texas-born actor shaped a career that reached a crescendo this year with one of the world’s highest international film honors

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Ask G&G: Creepy Crawlies and Summer Secrets

Surviving Southern insects, embracing fashionable neckwear, and sharing swimming spots


The Inside Scoop on the 2022 Kentucky Derby

Neck-and-neck horse rivalries to watch, the Baffert ban effect, and hot tips from the all-knowing Bluegrass Wise Man

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Ask G&G: Derby Luck and Texas’s German Accent

Guy Martin on German Texans, racing prep, and dirty politicians

Arts & Culture

What Netflix Gets Right (and Wrong) about Pappygate

The deeper lessons from the notorious Kentucky bourbon heist

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Ask G&G: Garden Thievery and the Birth of Bocephus

Pocket garden pickpockets, horses of a different color, and the origin of a Southern nickname

Food & Drink

The World-Spanning Story of a Favorite New Orleans King Cake

What makes Dong Phuong Bakery’s spin on the treats so special

Arts & Culture

The Wild, Thrilling, Southern Roots of the Most Expensive Gun Ever Sold

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A Very Southern Holiday Playlist

Heart-rocking tracks to make your spirits bright

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Did Florida Steal the Panhandle from Alabama?

Plus: Global cotton and wing-shooting tune-ups


Dispatches from a Dry County

The daring and dangers of living under lingering Prohibition restrictions

Arts & Culture

The Enduring Thrills of the Texas Rodeo

Riding, roping, and racing still rule at the Fort Worth Stockyards and beyond

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Pine Straw Pilferers and Tailgating Titleholders

Answering your questions on pine-straw bandits, billfish bites, and top tailgates


Hurricane Warnings: What You Need to Know in 2021

The forecast, what it means, and the surprising change to what counts as an “average” season

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Call of the Wild

Gator vibes, high horses, and miracle migrations


The Great American Legacy of Willie Nelson

Why the singer-songwriter matters so much, on the occasion of his birthday


Everything You Need to Know About This Year’s Unusual Kentucky Derby

What to look for at this Saturday’s much-anticipated running

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Dandy Dressing and Neighbor Stressing

Fop fates, mowing fanatics, and Texas subdivisions

Food & Drink

Why Roasting a Fresh Ham for Easter Is Worth the Effort

The delicious pleasures of forgoing your usual pre-baked, pre-brined pork