We didn’t secede from the Internet! (Catching up on some Real Southern News)

Now … what have we missed while we’ve been away? Oh, yeah! The world came to an end one Tuesday in November … or was saved from itself …

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RSMU – Week 8 Picks

Here we are at the midpoint of the college football regular season. Alabama, Oregon, Florida, Notre Dame and a handful of other teams remain undefeated. The RSM pickers, sadly, do not. Let’s get to the picks! This week’s games: LSU at Texas A&M Virginia Tech at Clemson Auburn at Vanderbilt Wake Forest at Virginia South […]

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Real Southern Rules: Shameless Self-Promotion

We live in an age of self-promotion. And I’m just as bad as anyone about it. Sadly, this situation is just further proof of the fact that I’m no Real Southern Man, because …

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What’s in a Real Southern Name?

Whether it’s General, Doctor, Philander or Colon, every Southern family has some great names. And the best names always take a little explanation.

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RSMU – Week 6 Picks

Last week, the RSM football gurus were spotless in their record … because we didn’t pick any games. We’re back this week, but you’ll have to forgive any strangeness. RSM founder Wayne Franklin had emergency oral surgery this week, so whatever he writes will be under the influence of copious amounts of painkillers.   You’ve […]

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Aporkalypse Now: Preparing for the Bacon Shortage

If you are not already seated, you might want to sit down for this: the top news this morning is a pending worldwide shortage of bacon. We’ll give you a moment to deal with your emotions.

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RSMU – Week 4 Picks

Another week, another great slate of Southern football. Before we kill this horse and keep beating it for the sheer pleasure of it, let’s get to the games: This week’s games: Maryland at West Virginia Virginia at TCU Ole Miss at Tulane Miami at Georgia Tech Missouri at South Carolina Louisville at Florida International Memphis at Duke Clemson at Florida State Rutgers at Arkansas […]

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Do We Still Deserve the 2nd Amendment?

While we were on hiatus this summer, it seems the whole country, rather than taking time to go to the beach, the mountains, and Disneys both Land and World, went completely and totally insane.

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Beyond Gay Chicken Sandwiches: The Real Reason to Protest Chick-Fil-A

There’s a bigger reason to be offended by Chick-Fil-A, one that can unite us all: they think we’re all idiots.
It all goes back to those cows, those infernal, insufferable cows.

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RSMU – Week 3 Picks

To say none of us were perfect in last week’s picks would be an understatement. Who could have foreseen the complete meltdown in the Ozarks that left the Razorbacks on the losing end of a 34-31 tilt with Louisiana Monroe? And who would’ve guessed that, less than 20 months removed from their national championship, Auburn […]

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