RSM founder Wayne Franklin responds to the portrayal of this site in a recent column by George Packer of the New Yorker.Read more
Twanglish Lessons is your guide to mastering the finer points of the Official Language of the South. Remember: it’s not English; it’s Twanglish.
Today’s Twanglish Lesson is not about the slide-out compartments in one’s bedroom dresser. It’s about the unmentionables one keeps inside.Read more
There was a conspicuous spike in hits, especially to our Real Southern Rules category, the day before the Alabama and Mississippi primaries. Coincidence? We think not.Read more
First of all, apologies for the lack of posts over the last two days. It’s been a busy time for all of our contributors. I’d like to say the distractions involved defending a young lady’s honor, a four-barrel carburetor or a quality batch of home brew, but that just isn’t the case. (However, it did […]Read more
In order to give our new readers a taste of everything RSM can be, we’re going to cycle through some of our most popular stories from the past eleven months, moving them up to the top of the front page.
In case you’re too impatient to wait for those, here are some links:Read more
Twanglish Lessons is your guide to the Official Language of the South. Remember, it’s not English; it’s Twanglish.
We’ve all heard about the kind of spell that a witch or wizard might cast on someone to say, turn them into a toad or make them go see a Michael Bay film. But we Southerners have our own types of spells: one good, one bad.Read more