iOS app Android app

Margaret Mitchell

Blurry Photo On Facebook Leads To Reunion Between Siblings After Half A Century Apart

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.19.2014 | Good News

After 60 years, siblings Allan Healey and Margaret Mitchell were finally reunited last week, thanks to their own simultaneous searches for each other ...

Georgia Peaches

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 08.01.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

These Georgia peaches have contributed to the culture and economy of their state and the U.S. I have profiled two amazing Georgia women in recent blogs: Coretta Scott King and Juliette Gordon Low, both of whom have been inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame. Of course, there are many other accomplished Georgia women. Let's learn about a few.

Natalie Wood's Dark Waters

Varla Ventura | Posted 09.08.2013 | Weird News
Varla Ventura

Our modern culture is obsessed with celebrity deaths and a celebrity death with a mystery attached takes the cake. We'll never let go of our Marilyn Monroe, and what did happen to Amelia Earhart?

Texts From Scarlett O'Hara

The Hairpin | Posted 06.12.2012 | Women

where r u Scarlett I'm at work I can't text right now need u at mill Scarlett I have the baby with me I really can't come to the mill what baby M...

'Antiques Roadshow': Amazing Signed 'Gone With The Wind'

Posted 04.24.2012 | TV

Are you a Windie? Do you know what a Windie is? On "Antiques Roadshow" (Mon., 8 p.m. ET on PBS), a woman brought in an item that she was told would ma...

One Southerner's Take on The Help

Cathy Whitlock | Posted 10.10.2011 | Entertainment
Cathy Whitlock

The Help paints a powerful, all too painful and more importantly, accurate picture of a snapshot in time. It's all there -- the racism and mean-spiritedness and compassion and love. No matter what region you are from, it is a story that transcends.

Margaret Mitchell's 'Gone With The Wind' Turns 75

npr.org | Maureen Corrigan | Posted 08.30.2011 | Books

In June 1936, a blockbuster of a book was published; it gave the world a sense of the Old South, an unforgettable heroine and (in the movie version) t...

Gone with the Wind: Gone in the Head

Franz-Stefan Gady | Posted 08.21.2011 | Books
Franz-Stefan Gady

Civil War re-enactors take heed. I have perfected the Rebel yell: Oweeeeeeyaaahhooooo!!! That's me after reading Yoni Applebaum's piece, "Confedera...

12 Great Overlooked Books By Famous Authors (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Last week, we posted a list of 12 literary "one-hit wonders," authors that may have written a number of great books, but who are generally remembered ...

Haskell Captures the Dynamics Underlying an American Icon in Frankly, My Dear: Gone with the Wind Revisited

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Penelope Andrew

Film scholar Molly Haskell couldn't have been a more perfect choice for Yale University Press to tap for an Icons of America volume that explicates the phenomenon of Gone with the Wind.

On MLK's Birthday: Racism Now, Remembering Racism Then

Lea Lane | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lea Lane

As I listen to reports on the devastation in Haiti, and some of the awful comments from wingnuts, I'm aware that Reverend Martin Luther King Jr's struggle against racism and bigotry is never finished.

Video Books, or Vooks: Do We Need to Watch Books as Well as Read Them?

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Finkle

It would be a sin -- practically a capital crime -- to write off masterpieces because no one has the patience for the sentences Marcel Proust had the patience to craft so scrupulously.