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What is the South? A place? A people? A lifestyle? Each week, on the Reckon Interview, host John Hammontree explores that question with some of the top minds of the South – authors, entertainers, artists, activists and more – about how this place shaped them and how they’re reshaping the region.

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What is the South? A place? A people? A lifestyle? Each week, on the Reckon Interview, host John Hammontree explores that question with some of the top minds of the South – authors, entertainers, artists, activists and more – about how this place shaped them and how they’re reshaping the region.

    Fawn Weaver on Nearest Green, the slave who trained Jack Daniel to distill whiskey

    Fawn Weaver on Nearest Green, the slave who trained Jack Daniel to distill whiskey

    In the 1850s, a young Jack Daniel learned the craft of distilling whiskey from a nearby slave named Nearest Green. For 150 years, the origin story of Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey was mostly forgotten. Fawn Weaver, an author and entrepreneur, has set about restoring the legacy of Uncle Nearest. It's an episode that will surprise you. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 51 min.
    David French on conservative media, Never Trumpism, Syria and the South

    David French on conservative media, Never Trumpism, Syria and the South

    David French is one of the preeminent conservative thinkers of the era. On the Reckon Interview, he chats with host John Hammontree about the Never Trump movement, the current state of conservative media and how the South has changed during his lifetime. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 52 min.
    The Belle Curve on the state of women and politics in the South

    The Belle Curve on the state of women and politics in the South

    Hosts of the Belle Curve podcast, Liz BeShears, Rachel Blackmon Bryars and Mary Scott Hunter join the Reckon Interview to discuss some of the issues Southern women face in today's political climate. Plus, they interview John for an inside look on how the Reckon Interview got started. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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    Bonus! The WellRED Comedy tour explains the South

    Bonus! The WellRED Comedy tour explains the South

    On this week's episode of the Reckon Interview, comedians Trae Crowder, Corey Ryan Forrester and Drew Morgan start out by interviewing host John Hammontree about Reckon. It then turns into a free flowing conversation about Southern comedy, Southern stereotypes and a little bit of everything. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 47 min.
    Lyndsey Gilpin on the South's changing climate and media

    Lyndsey Gilpin on the South's changing climate and media

    Lyndsey Gilpin, founder and editor-in-chief of Southerly, joins the Reckon Interview to discuss covering environmental issues in the South, how a sense of place led her to return from the West to found a news outlet with Southern roots, and the changing media landscape. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 44 min.
    BONUS: John Archibald and Amy Yurkanin on coming attractions from Reckon Radio

    BONUS: John Archibald and Amy Yurkanin on coming attractions from Reckon Radio

    The hosts behind "Greek Gods," John Archibald and Amy Yurkanin, hop on the Reckon Interview to give our audience a preview of what's in store for seasons 3 and 4 of Reckon Radio. Archibald also gives listeners a hint on what to expect from his forthcoming memoir. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 24 min.

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