Arts & Entertainment


The Ultimate Gift Guide for Kids

Fun presents for the littlest Southerners

Arts & Culture

A Truer South on the Small Screen

Now entering its third season, TrueSouth brings a nuanced taste of the region to TV

Southern Focus

The Beauty of a Duck Blind

Nell Campbell offers a glimpse of “quintessential Louisiana.”


A Powerful Lowcountry Original

Fletcher Williams III draws, paints, and sculpts art from the region’s abundance

Southern Masters

Meet Ron Rash, the Blue-Collar Bard

The poet, short story writer, and novelist reflects his workaday Appalachian roots in his writing, including a new novella that returns to the antihero of his best-selling Serena

Arts & Culture

For the Love of Old Stamps

A North Carolina stamp collector makes snail mail beautiful again—and shares why “this is no place for licking”

The G&G Interview

Catching Up with Walton Goggins

The Georgia-raised actor on good cocktails, The Andy Griffith Show, and playing Southern right

Arts & Culture

Long Live the Drive-In

Novelist and film buff Ace Atkins on why a bit of classic movie-theater magic is just the thing we need this summer


An Artist Drawn to the Beauty of the Bayou

Swamps, spoonbills, second lines: Annie Moran captures the essence of Louisiana

Arts & Culture

Board, Not Bored: Great Games We’re Loving Now

Readers share their favorite ways to take their minds off the news and have a little fun

Arts & Culture

Good Times for Art at Gasparilla

How a Tampa arts festival champions young talent

Ask G&G

Funeral Fundamentals, Grapefruit League High Jinx, and More

Open caskets, Mardi Gras music, and old-Florida baseball

End of the Line

Can You Be Immune to Dance Fever?

Ruminating on a reluctance to boogie


The Unsung Influence of Restaurateur Alexander Smalls

With his latest album and cookbook releases, Alexander Smalls celebrates his Southern roots

12 Slideshow

Arts & Culture

A Southern Family Portrait

The acclaimed author of Big Fish often draws inspiration—literally—from his offbeat kin. Behold his unparalleled pedigree

Arts & Entertainment

G&G’s Most Popular Online Stories of 2019

Twenty of the most-read items published this year on

The High & The Low

Out to Pasture

In defense of the honorable ass

Arts & Culture

Celebrating Eighty Years of Gone with the Wind

How Georgia will mark the film’s anniversary


Dynamic Soul

Devon Gilfillian brings a sound all his own on his inspiring debut

Arts & Culture

Fifty Years of True Grit

John Wayne’s granddaughter gives a behind-the-scenes look at a new exhibition that compares the classic Western novel and two films