4 Lessons I Learned in My Family’s Truck

Growing up, I spent a lot of time in my family’s truck. My childhood probably wasn’t that different from a lot of kids who grew up in a not-so-small Southern town. My family’s truck was a tool for transportation, but it was also a way of life. Our truck was something to be proud of. … Read more

9 Times the Real Housewives Were Real Country

Hank Williams Jr. once sang, “I’m just laid up here in a country state of mind,” meaning– country isn’t a place, it’s a state of a mind, a lifestyle. You can be country anywhere, anytime. Even on Bravo’s “Real Housewives” series. 10 Times the Real Housewives were Real Country: 1. When they sat in Jeff … Read more

20 Signs You Grew Up Country

When it comes to country living, it’s not about being from the North or the South or the East or the West. Among other things, it’s about close knit families, small-town life, and farming communities. Country kids are raised just a bit differently than city kids. Okay, maybe a lot differently. Here are 20 signs … Read more

New Johnny Cash: Winding Stream Celebrates Carter and Cash

Just when we thought we’d seen it all from Johnny Cash, Winding Stream rolls into town. The Winding Stream tells the tale of the musical Carter and Cash Family, the dynasty at the heart of country music. A 90-minute documentary starting with the Original Carter Family – A.P., Sara and Maybelle – this film traces … Read more

Miley Cyrus Went Country

During a recent MTV performance, Miley Cyrus, daughter of Billy Ray, and goddaughter of Dolly Parton, went full-tilt country. She is better known for foam fingers than denim these days, these outfits were definitely country. Maybe a genre of country we’ve never really seen before, but country. We didn’t hate her version of “Jolene,” just … Read more