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Southern Gothic

Trailer For 'The Beguiled' Previews A Southern Gothic Horror

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.08.2017 | Entertainment

Here’s a rare remake worth your excitement: The first trailer for Sofia Coppola’s “The Beguiled” has arrived. Coppola gives her own spin on t...

Lyric Southern Gothic from Photographer Sally Mann

Jane Chafin | Posted 08.16.2016 | Arts
Jane Chafin

In the prologue to Sally Mann’s Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs, we find the author in the attic of her family home in rural Rockbridge County...

Guinevere Turner Joins "Capitol Hill"

Wes Hurley | Posted 05.19.2016 | Queer Voices
Wes Hurley

Lesbian film luminary, Guinevere Turner guest stars in the brand new episode of Capitol Hill. Waxie Moon returns as Roses Smell in need of much therapy.

'The Gates of Evangeline': A Conversation With Hester Young

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 09.10.2016 | Home
Mark Rubinstein

"I've had some odd dreams of my own, but nothing of that caliber. But yes, as family stories go, it's a pretty dark one, and it stayed with me. I was close to my grandmother, and the story of the dream had been bubbling in my head for a while before it came out in the form of this novel."

The Atticus We Don't Want to Know

Irene Monroe | Posted 07.20.2016 | Home
Irene Monroe

For those who prefer Scout's hagiographic depiction of her father, then Jean Louise's Atticus you don't want to know. Harper Lee's new portrait of Atticus will undoubtedly reopen discussion about race and Atticus's hero status in "Mockingbird."

Carolina Ghosts and Charleston Hauntings

Wendy Webb | Posted 04.14.2014 | Home
Wendy Webb

I asked booksellers at FoxTale Bookshoppe in Atlanta, Park Road Books in Charlotte, Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill, Malaprops Bookstore and Cafe in Asheville and Octavia Books in New Orleans to recommend some titles they thought I might like. Here they are.

How To Tackle The Weed In Your Bed Of Roses

Cilla McCain | Posted 08.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Cilla McCain

When a writer gets an idea, it's like the planting of a stubborn seed. And if that seed takes root within, it refuses to be ignored, kind of like a weed in a rose garden.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Michael Tully on Septien

Dan Persons | Posted 09.07.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

The tale of three brothers travels a strange, twisted, and ultimately fascinating route. Septien essentially delights in its own impertinence -- fortunately, it's charming enough to get away with it.

Hilary Duff Goes Indie: A Conversation About Her New Film, Bloodworth

Terry Keefe | Posted 07.18.2011 | Entertainment
Terry Keefe

Hilary Duff likes a good challenge. The number of former child and teen stars who manage to sustain success into their twenties, as Duff undeniably has, are few, but even rarer are those who then develop into serious adult actors.