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The High & the Low

Crazy for Catfish

A love letter to a bewhiskered Southern favorite

Southern Focus

Close-Up of a Would-Be King

The art of being Elvis

G&G Interview

Craig Melvin’s Carolina Roots

How the Today show news anchor wears his Southern pride on his sleeve

Arts & Culture

How Emily Morgan Brown Puts the Past in Bloom

A Birmingham artist’s botanical tapestries update a centuries-old technique

The High & the Low

The Politics of a Summer Escape

Julia Reed on the joy of being set free in D.C.—and how her summer trips have evolved since

Arts & Culture

Twenty-Five Years of Forrest Gump

Author Winston Groom looks back at the Oscar-winning film adaptation’s debut—and the journey that led him there

20 Slideshow

Travel

A Fantastical Festival in Florida

Artists light up Alys Beach with extravagant digital displays

End of the Line

How Does One Correctly Use the Term “Y’all?”

A few thoughts on a Southern debate for the books

Ask G&G

Kentucky Trifecta

Bourbon wars, Derby nerves,
and Bluegrass shade

The High & the Low

All Praise Willie Nelson

A dispatch from a music-filled night in Nashville with Mama

Arts & Culture

The Colorful, Far-Out Vision of James Michalopoulos

The most recognizable painter in New Orleans is on a mission: to make sure the City doesn’t forget the artists who keep it funky

Arts & Culture

Amy Sedaris on Humor, Hospitality, and Greased Watermelons

The North Carolina–raised comedian entertains us all on her TV series At Home with Amy Sedaris

8 Slideshow

Arts & Culture

A Look at Silhouettes, Then and Now

The National Portrait Gallery’s silhouette exhibit shines a light on history

End of the Line

When the Precious Acorn Becomes a Projectile

Roy Blount, Jr. goes a little nuts

Arts

The Wild Instincts of Kate Griswold

A Lowcountry fine-art photographer captures the spirit of creatures great and small

Southern Focus

A Dazzling Mardi Gras Spectacle

A New Orleans tradition—Mardi Gras Indians

Ask G&G

Herd Mentality

Hip livestock, crape MURDER, and NOLA outlaws

Arts & Culture

Poet Maurice Manning: A Voice in the Wilderness

Part Appalachian storyteller. Part modern-day Thoreau, Manning has carved out his own spot in the pantheon of American poets from a twenty-acre swath of Kentucky woods

12 Slideshow

Arts & Culture

Miles and Miles of Texas

Austin, Texas, photographer and entrepreneur Jay B. Sauceda shares glimpses of his home state

Arts & Culture

The Enduring Charm of Possum Living

In the 1970s, Dolly Freed quit the rat race, wrote a back-to-the-land classic, made moonshine, ate rabbits, and now shares an update from her true home in the South