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Photo by Chris Fowler.

Blue Ridge Mountain Tikis

The tiki mugs made by Asheville, North Carolina’s Jim McDonough are weird and wonderful objects.


Catching Up with Evan Mah

2014 Smith Symposium Fellow Evan Mah reflects on last year’s symposium and looks ahead to #SFA15.

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The Joy of Listening

In case you missed it, oral historian Amy C. Evans recently interviewed SFA filmmaker Joe York for The Local Palate.

Richie Swann

Meet Richie Swann, Gravy’s New Designer

If you’re an SFA member, you noticed that Gravy magazine got a face lift for the fall issue. For that spiffy new design, we thank Richie Swann.

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Keepers of Chipped Dreams

Mankind has decorated its liquor vessels since antiquity—it’s as if there’s something hardwired into our livers that demands festivity at all stages when we drink.