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Garden & Gun's Whole Hog

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Podcast by From the editors and tastemakers at Garden & Gun magazine.

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Podcast by From the editors and tastemakers at Garden & Gun magazine.

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By scfrontporch - Mar 21 2018
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Truly enjoy each chapter of this tour through the South. Keep them coming!

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By Beaver Pond Ben - Mar 01 2018
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Bring the magazine, althought just a portion, to life

iTunes Ratings

215 Ratings
Average Ratings
175
20
8
6
6

Scfrontporch

By scfrontporch - Mar 21 2018
Read more
Truly enjoy each chapter of this tour through the South. Keep them coming!

All

By Beaver Pond Ben - Mar 01 2018
Read more
Bring the magazine, althought just a portion, to life
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Garden & Gun's Whole Hog

Latest release on Nov 16, 2018

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Season 1 Ep 5: A Trip to S-Town, Alabama

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We catch up with Brian Reed, the producer and host of S-Town to discuss his experience in the Alabama town and the making of this epic Southern story, then we'll dissect the dialect and accents of S-Town's characters with linguistics professor Dr. Walt Wolfram, and chef Duane Nutter answers the question, "What's for supper?"

May 09 2017

54mins

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Rank #2: Season 3 Ep 1: All Over but the Eatin’

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Rick Bragg’s new memoir The Best Cook in the World, takes us back to Possum Trot, Alabama, but this time it’s all about the food. We talk to Rick about the dishes he grew up eating; his momma, Margaret; and the legacy of Southern blue-collar cooking. Ham and red-eye gravy over fresh diced tomatoes, anyone?

Apr 17 2018

47mins

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Rank #3: Season 1 Ep 3: A Spanish Ham Pilgrimage, Pit Bulls, Bluegrass, and More

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Join us on a trip to Spain with John T. Edge and cure master Allan Benton, catch up with author and dog lover Bronwen Dickey, and explore bluegrass' new sound.

Apr 11 2017

33mins

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Rank #4: Season 1 Ep 4: Tour Savannah with Author Bruce Feiler, Pastry Chef Cynthia Wong, and More

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Author Bruce Feiler takes us back to his hometown of Savannah, Georgia, head into the kitchen with Charleston, South Carolina-based pasty chef Cynthia Wong, and G&G assistant editor Jed Portman shares his family's secret for perfect fried chicken.

Apr 25 2017

32mins

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Rank #5: Season 2 Ep 5: S is for Southern

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Garden & Gun's latest book, S Is for Southern, is an encyclopedia of Southern tradition and contemporary culture, and this episode of the Whole Hog is its crash course. Host John Huey is joined by editor in chief David DiBenedetto for a rundown of the new book, along with lively readings from some of its contributors. Hear Julia Reed's ode to Doe's Eat Place, a Greenville, Mississippi, institution. And listen in as Roy Blount, Jr. riffs on humidity, Kathleen Purvis retraces bourbon's roots, and Randall Kenan talks Charley Pride.

Dec 05 2017

48mins

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Rank #6: Season 3 Ep3: Writing America’s History

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Pulitzer-prize winning presidential biographer and Chattanooga native Jon Meacham has written books on the lives of Thomas Jefferson, George H. W. Bush, Andrew Jackson, and the relationship between Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill. He joins us in this episode of the Whole Hog to discuss essential Southern reading, the historian’s responsibility, moving back to the South, and his new book, 'The Soul of America: The Battle for our Better Angels'.

May 15 2018

44mins

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Rank #7: Season 1 Ep 8: The Amazing Life of Chuck Leavell

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For more than 40 years playing with the Allman Brothers Band to the Rolling Stones, Chuck Leavell has made rock-and-roll his career. But the legendary keyboardist is equally passionate about land conservation and forestry (he's not a bad shot either). We catch up with Leavell on his musical legacy, Gregg Allman's passing, and life as a Georgia tree farmer.

Jun 27 2017

45mins

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Rank #8: Season 2 Ep 6: A Year of Southern Culture

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On the final episode of the Whole Hog's second season, host John Huey looks back at the year in Southern culture. Matt Hendrickson joins the show to talk about 2017's best music releases, Kim Severson weighs in on Southern food, and Square Books’ Richard Howorth discusses the year's must-read Southern books. For more coverage of the year in Southern food, music, books, and more, keep an eye on gardenandgun.com.

Dec 20 2017

52mins

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Rank #9: Season 2 Ep 4: On the Road with Jessica Lange and Julia Reed

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Jessica Lange is one of the most accomplished actresses of the past four decades, earning acclaim and industry-wide respect for iconic roles in films like Frances and Tootsie, and on Broadway in A Streetcar Named Desire. But Lange is a talent behind the camera, too. Her photography is featured in the latest issue of Garden & Gun, in which Lange joins author and G&G contributor Julia Reed on a road trip through the Mississippi Delta. Go beyond the feature in the latest episode of the Whole Hog, where host John Huey is joined by Lange and Reed to talk about the trip.

Nov 21 2017

34mins

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Rank #10: Season 2 Ep 3: Rosanne Cash's Arrow to the South

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“I was taught you’re not worth much if you don’t have the courage of your convictions,” says Rosanne Cash, and in her work as a singer, songwriter, author, and activist, it’s easy to see that the message stuck. On the latest episode of G&G’s Whole Hog, host John Huey speaks with Cash about storytelling; the influence of her father, Johnny Cash; speaking up politically; and the ability of songs to mean something different to each listener.

*This episode contains explicit language.

Nov 07 2017

1hr 2mins

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