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Ride Along With the Cow Police

Texas’ modern day cattle rustlers and the twenty-seven lawmen who track them.

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Nights of Terror, Days of Weird

On the chaotic letters of journalist and Dr. Strangelove screenwriter Terry Southern.

Plus: "Twirling at Ole Miss," Southern's famous 1963 piece for Esquire.
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Blood Ties

On claiming the conquistador Juan Ponce de León as an ancestor and the fictions we tell ourselves.

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Hammer in Her Hand

At 76, Atlanta’s Beverly “Guitar” Watkins still lives for the blues.

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The Road Goes on Forever

Looking for the ghosts of the Allman Brothers Band in Macon.

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Prayers for Richard

Little Richard is 83, confined to a wheelchair, and living in the penthouse suite at the Hilton in downtown Nashville. He says he’s never performing again.

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Da Art of Storytellin' (A Prequel)

Memories of Outkast and Grandmas and black Southern love.

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The Search for Blind Lemon

The producer of Big Star’s Third and piano player on ‘Wild Horses’ recounts a life of music in Memphis.

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Mystic Nights

The making of Blonde on Blonde in Nashville.

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Crossing Over

The life of a trans woman on the border between El Paso and Juárez.

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Eff Scott

On what’s in a name.