By Cowgirl Candace | Originally published for the AJC Now that Atlanta is considered the “Hollywood of the South,” the entire region has increasingly become a backdrop for both motion pictures and small screen projects. Popular series like “Stranger Things” and “The Walking Dead” — as well as scenes from the wildly successful Marvel Cinematic Universe films — […]
By Cowgirl Candace | Images by LaSundra Davis Think Wild West, think Hollywood-exaggerated gunfights, stagecoach chases and saloon gambling scenes. The stuff classic American West films and TV series are made of. Well, country Western movie junkies, history buffs and travel bloggers on a crunch for experiencing and covering entertainment news have so much material to […]
A rural resurgence of African-American actors in American West movies and TV series has taken over Hollywood — and Cowgirl Candace is utterly lovin’ it. Keep in mind, I’m an ’80s backwoods baby. My farming parents raised me on cult classic Westerns like “Silverado,” which featured the gorgeous Lynn Whitfield as a sassy saloon girl […]
By Cowgirl Candace | Illustration by Kurt Guard | Photos by Suhyoon Cho |Originally published for the AJC Brand blogging for the past two years with Durango Boots — one of Cowgirl Candace’s favorite childhood boot brands — has become a Down South dream come true. So when the company launched and asked yours truly to review […]
Coming up in a family of farming intellects, reading wasn’t just fundamental. It was a natural way of creative life. To fuel that creativity, my parents and grandparents were adamant about taking my sibling and me to school book fairs to discover the latest and greatest in children’s literature. Now that I often live vicariously […]
Howdy. I'm Cowgirl Candace, an award-winning journalist, internationally published brand blogger and fourth-generation farm girl.