5 Former Living Presidents Pal Around, Define #SquadGoals and Raise $31 Million for Hurricane Relief Efforts

Only a few time spans in United States history have produced five former living US Presidents. And even fewer times have brought those men together to put their differences aside and be cordial for the greater good of the American people. We are living in one of those times. (The last time was in 2013 … Read more

Presidents Washington and Jefferson Defended Their Honor on SNL and Made a Few Good Points

As the country seems to be diving into a deeper and deeper canyon of division, President Donald Trump has continually compared Robert E. Lee to Founding Fathers George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. The comparison came after the removal of Lee’s statue in Charlottesville, Virginia sparked a protest by white nationalists over the weekend, which eventually … Read more

Let The Storytelling Queen Of The South Teach You How To Tell A Tall Tale

Storytelling is a southern art form. Whether you are sitting on the porch, eating dessert, or out fishing, the ability to tell a tale is an invaluable quality. Jeanne Robertson has been traveling the south telling her stories professionally for 54 years. She still holds the record for being the tallest Miss America contestant in … Read more

7 Unexpected Stories Behind Your Favorite Fizzy Drinks And How They Got Their Names

Soft drinks, sodas, cokes, pop– whatever you call them, they are ubiquitous. It would be odd to go to a restaurant that does not serve them. Many of these drinks did not start as beverages you would want with a meal. In the 19th century, they were medicine using cutting edge techniques to give people … Read more

The Ultimate #TBT: 8 Major Events That Happened On June 15th

What is the most important day of the year? You might say your birthday, your anniversary, or the day of a life changing event. But there are some days that live in infamy because major events regularly occur on that date throughout history. June 15th is one of those days. From the founding of basic … Read more

This Day in Country Music History: Loretta Lynn Records “Coal Miner’s Daughter”

On this day in 1969, Loretta Lynn recorded “Coal Miner’s Daughter” and two additional hits, “You Wanna Give Me A Lift” and “Wings Upon Your Horns,” during a session at Bradley’s Barn in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee. Lynn was famously raised in rural Kentucky, near the Van Lear coal mine, where her father worked. The song depicts … Read more

This Day in Country Music: The Perfect Country and Western Song

On this day in 1974, some 40 years ago, David Allan Coe recorded what has been called the perfect country song, “You Never Even Called Me By Name.” Written by John Prine and Steve Goodman, the song was Coe’s first Top 10 hit and peaked at No. 8 on the Billboard charts. Legend has it … Read more