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What Netflix Gets Right (and Wrong) about Pappygate

The deeper lessons from the notorious Kentucky bourbon heist

15th Anniversary

Southern Storytellers Exalt History’s Buried Tales

On the page and on-screen, Sarah M. Broom and Dee Rees bring untold stories to the fore

Music

Grammy Preview: Get to Know Mickey Guyton

It’s been a long journey for the burgeoning country star and Texas native, who is nominated for three awards this Sunday

Interview

Kicking Back with Norman Reedus

The actor reflects on his starring role in one of the past decade’s most iconic TV series

Arts & Culture

Outer Banks Co-Creator Josh Pate Shares the Stories Behind the Netflix Hit

The Carolina-raised writer and producer on creating and filming the series

Arts

Get to Know Jockey Director—and Florida Native—Clint Bentley

With his directorial debut set for wide release and earning a bevy of praise, this filmmaking son of an actual jockey is on the verge of stardom. But he’d rather just tell a great story

Arts & Entertainment

Reese Witherspoon’s Best Southern Roles

From “Felony Melanie” to June Carter Cash, the Oscar winner’s performances endure with humor, heart, and a heap of natural Nashville-nurtured talent

Arts

A New TV Series Tells the Powerful Story of Emmett Till’s Murder

Women of the Movement, starring the Virginia native and Tony winner Adrienne Warren, premieres this week

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

G&G Interview

Ethan Hawke Takes on a Southern Firebrand

Catching up with the Texas native and four-time Oscar nominee, who portrays abolitionist John Brown in a new miniseries

G&G Interview

The Many Faces of Ray McKinnon

There may be no more versatile a Southern actor, writer, and director than this son of Georgia

Arts & Culture

Bob Ross Gets the Recognition He Deserves

See your favorite happy little trees in person this fall at a new exhibition in Virginia that highlights the famous Southern (yes, really) artist

Arts & Culture

In Praise of Designing Women

Just so you will know—and your children will someday know—you can stream all seven seasons on Hulu. Here, five super-fans share their favorite episodes—and explain why the iconic series still matters

Arts & Culture

A Letter to Burt Reynolds

Why you meant the world to a young kid growing up in the South

Arts & Culture

New Show Spotlights Food and Football in the South

John T. Edge and Wright Thompson explore the modern intersection of the sport and Southern cuisine

6 Slideshow

Arts & Culture

Two Decades of Midnight

Twenty years ago the film adaptation of John Berendt’s best seller Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil hit the big screen. Here are the locations in Savannah where the true story—and filming—unfolded.

The G&G Interview

Chadwick Boseman: Man of the Hour

The South Carolina native portrays yet another groundbreaking figure in Marshall—the latest triumph in a career set to sky-high

Arts & Culture

Dirty Dancing: Celebrating Thirty Years

Plus three Southern spots where you can make like Baby and Johnny and have the time of your life

G&G Interview

Screen Player: A Conversation with Richard Linklater

The Texas native and Oscar-nominated director helps craft a masterpiece theater in Austin

Arts & Culture

Saving Southern Music

How the bluegrass balladeer and TV host David Holt helps preserve—and move forward—the region’s traditional sounds