It’s Friday. Very few people will read this website today. That’s what our statistics tell us.
I can tell you that there have been 190 posts on this site since we started on April 9. Of those, I’ve written about 165. But why do I do it?Read more
Yesterday, we shared with you the best of our musings about Southern life, family and our own histories. Today, we go the other way. Southern storytelling has a long history of humor, peppered with hyperbole, wit and sarcasm, sweetened with a heaping spoonful of gentility. Like good Southern cooking, it’s complex – savory and sweet.Read more
We here at Real Southern Men are excited to introduce you to our newest contributor, Adam Caperton. At turns a chef, wine bar operator and bona fide rock musician, Adam brings touches of both cool and class to our ragtag band of Southern pontificators. We look forward to his musings on Southern food, wine, travel […]Read more
In honor of the Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival in Fort Walton Beach, Florida and Drake’s Raid in St. Augustine, we’ve dubbed this Pirate Week on RSM. First, we delved into the mystery of why the Billy Bowlegs Festival claims William Augustus Bowles as its patron pirate … despite the fact that he was never called Billy […]Read more
As the recovery begins for the Southern states devastated by recent storms, we’ll post links here to ways you can help. Volunteer: Hands on Birmingham is a volunteer resource for Central Alabama. The city of Tuscaloosa’s official volunteer organization effort can be reached at 205.561.4169. Oak Mountain Church in Birmingham has set up a disaster […]Read more