David French, a conservative writer and co-founder of The Dispatch.
Lyndsey Gilpin founded Southerly in 2016 to fill a gap she saw in Southern journalism.
On this week’s episode of the Reckon Interview, we chat with Margaret Renkl about her stunning new book, “Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss.”
On this week’s episode of the Reckon Interview, we chat with Ryan Nanni, the site’s Editor-in-Chief about why the internet needed another college football site, his journey from commenter to writer to editor, and how college football rivalries spilled over into his past life as an attorney.
Dr. Sarah Parcak, a space archaeologist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the 2016 winner of the TED Prize. She has a new book out called “Archaeology from Space: How the Future Shapes Our Past,” which highlights how she and her colleagues use satellite technology to deepen our understanding of ancient history. On this week's episode, we discuss ancient civilizations, Confederate monuments, and how she has helped carve out a whole new field of exploration.
John T. Edge knows as much as anyone about Southern food. On this week's episode of the Reckon Interview, the founder of Southern Foodways Alliance makes some bold claims about BBQ, describes what makes a good bar (and why the hangovers are still worth it), explains why immigrants hold the keys to the future of Southern food, and shares what he loves about Oxford, Mississippi.
Sonequa Martin-Green discusses the highs and lows of a career that's taken her from Russellville, Alabama, to the farthest reaches of the universe. She shares stories from her mom's cancer scares, her thoughts on being a black lead actress in sci-fi and fantasy, the details she can about Space Jam 2, and how she stays tied to Alabama.
Rev. Dr. William Barber II draws a lot of comparisons to another Southern preacher. He’s been heralded by people like Dr. Cornell West as today’s answer to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The North Carolina-based pastor today is fighting for many of the same issues King marched for 50 years ago.
Lee Bains III shares his views on the South in the latest episode of The Reckon Interview.
On episode 3 of the Reckon Interview, author Helen Ellis discusses the role coded language plays with women in the South.
Billy Reid is one of the top fashion designers in the world. He’s been named GQ’s designer of the year his clothes have been worn by everyone from James Bond to the Avengers.
The Daily Show’s Roy Wood, Jr. on Southern comedy, stereotypes and getting a sitcom filmed in Alabama.