the-south

The Confederate Mom Who Got Her Arm Blown Off for Her Racist Outlaw Sons

Welcome to Bad Moms. This Mother’s Day, as we celebrate the beautiful angels kind enough to raise our sorry asses, we’re profiling five of the most…

Why ‘Bless Your Heart’ Is the Most Savage Insult in the Country

Bless your heart is not really a compliment. It sounds sweet as pie, and sometimes is said affectionately about pitiable situations, but it’s often acid-tongued…

If You Want to Be Big on TikTok, You’ve Gotta Go Country

“I am the redneck, bitch,” the song declares over the background of a small lake surrounded by 20 or so ATVs. “My weekend > yours,”…

Why Is Everyone Suddenly Saying ‘Y’All’?

Adrian has started hearing it from white folks in Denver, and he’s always taken aback when he learns they aren’t from the South. David used to…