Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “South”

What Would Flannery Do?

Of Hillbilly Thomists, Dr. Fishwife, stiffened giblets, and not wasting your life on trash.

Posted August 29th, 2014

The Modern Writer Who Grew Up In 1895

Debut novelist Sarah Perry grew up in a tiny religious sect called …

Posted July 4th, 2014

Among The Confederados

Some years ago, Gary Hawkins made a trip to Brazil to visit …

Posted June 17th, 2014

The South As Eternal Scapegoat

Did you see this on the New York Times website? It was …

Posted April 25th, 2014

The Southern Glory Of Carroll Cloar

A friend went last week to the Arkansas Arts Center in Little …

Posted April 17th, 2014

Bayou Hellstorm!

This is what we woke up to this morning: a town besieged …

Posted January 24th, 2014

Colin Brown Has Two Questions

Colin Brown, over at Signpostings, a Walker Percy-esque blog, offers five questions …

Posted August 13th, 2013

Yankees, Rebels, And Paula Deen

From my “Reluctant Defense Of Paula Deen” op-ed column on USA Today’s …

Posted July 5th, 2013

Terry Eagleton On Americans

In this fun essay, the English literary critic Terry Eagleton offers his …

Posted July 1st, 2013

Paula Deen: American Scapegoat

C.W. Cannon, an English professor in New Orleans, writes a powerful column …

Posted June 29th, 2013

North, South/Black, White

Commenter “K” left this on the Paula Deen thread. I thought it …

Posted June 25th, 2013

The Old Aunts & Me

Here’s some Southern comfort, from The Little Way Of Ruthie Leming, my …

Posted March 10th, 2013

Postcard From A Southern Winter

The Japanese magnolia tree in my neighbor’s yard this afternoon. Yankee readers, …

Posted February 3rd, 2013

Southern-Fried Bob Newhart

Urbanist Joel Kotkin says that the US Gulf Coast is starting to …

Posted November 23rd, 2012