Appodlachia podcast

Appodlachia

Appodlachia Pod

A shrewd, witty, comical, sometimes irreverent, and always honest podcast providing a counter-narrative to the negative portrayal and harmful stereotypes of Appalachia. Hosted by Chuck Corra and Big John Isner

94 Episodes

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    John Brown: American Abolitionist (Part 1)

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    We cover the legendary abolitionist John Brown - viewed by many as an essential catalyst for the Civil War. This is part 1. Part 2 will be coming out soon. Ad-free episodes, bonus content, live events, and more for as little as $5 a month - http://www.patreon.com/appodlachia
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    Read Appalachia

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    Kendra Winchester joins us to talk about her love of Appalachia and books, and how those two things influenced her to start Read Appalachia!01:02 - Intro: Fat Bear Week07:30 - Announcements15:04 - Interview with Kendra Winchester50:40 - Beef with the U.S. Debt Ceiling of BeefRead Appalachia - https://www.readappalachia.com/- Instagram - @readappalachia - Twitter - @ReadAppalachiaReading Women - https://www.readingwomenpodcast.com/- https://apple.co/3ak3qbk- Instagram - @thereadingwomenSupport Julia's crowdfunding campaign here: https://bit.ly/3oYYuBBTransition Music: "Leave it to Me" by Corduroy Brown https://corduroy-brown.com/ Ad-free episodes, bonus content, live events and more for as little as $5 a month - http://www.patreon.com/appodlachia
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    It's infrastructure (and fat bear) week

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    We talk about the infrastructure/reconciliation bills, the ridiculousness in Congress surrounding them, and how they impact Appalachia00:25 - Intro: FAT BEAR WEEK 11:36 - Announcements24:34 - The infrastructure bill and all the bs along with it55:03 - Beef with the Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart of BeefNominations are now open for the 2021 Appalachian Awards! Submit your nominees here: https://forms.gle/2U1zKA9nvh1csqL2AWant bonus content, live shows, and more? http://www.patreon.com/appodlachiaKentucky-based family-owned CBD for you, your pets, or anyone: http://www.cornbreadhemp.com (use promo code "APPODLACHIA" to get 25% off your order at checkout)
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    A foster crisis in Appalachia

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    We spoke with Amelia Knisely and Molly Born about their massively important new report on West Virginia's foster care crisisAmelia: https://twitter.com/ameliakniselyMolly: https://twitter.com/molly_born00:13 - Intro: Josh Mandel self-own16:10 - Announcements24:36 - Interview1:03:04 - Beef with the Chris Pratt of BeefLinks to reporting: Part 1: https://mountainstatespotlight.org/2021/09/21/west-virginia-foster-care-out-of-state-homes/Part 2: https://mountainstatespotlight.org/2021/09/22/west-virginia-foster-family-cps-worker-shortage/Part 3: https://mountainstatespotlight.org/2021/09/23/wv-foster-care-prevention-programs/Nominations are now open for the 2021 Appalachian Awards! Submit your nominees here: https://forms.gle/2U1zKA9nvh1csqL2AWant bonus content, live shows, and more? http://www.patreon.com/appodlachiaKentucky-based family-owned CBD for you, your pets, or anyone: http://www.cornbreadhemp.com (use promo code "APPODLACHIA" to get 25% off your order at checkout)Transition Music: "Leave it to Me" by Corduroy Brown https://corduroy-brown.com/
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    Amazon Factory Towns: America's hottest new dystopia?

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    We discuss the recent idea of Amazon building "factory towns" and why it's probably not the savior the working class is looking for00:13 - Intro: 100th episode Rep. Mad Dog 20/20, constitutional champion08:32 - Announcements10:59 - Weekly giveaway winner12:30 - Review of the week17:14 - Amazon company towns48:19 - Beef with the Duke, the Bush's Baked Beans Dog of BeefWant bonus content, live shows, and more? http://www.patreon.com/appodlachiaKentucky-based family-owned CBD for you, your pets, or anyone: http://www.cornbreadhemp.com (use promo code "APPODLACHIA" to get 25% off your order at checkout)
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    Fighting for Appalachia's Working Class (with Rep. Tim Ryan)

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    We talk with native Appalachian Rep. Tim Ryan, former presidential candidate, democratic congressman for Ohio's 13th district, and candidate for United States Senate from the great state of Ohio. 00:48 - Intro: Hangry stories09:08 - Announcements10:22 - Weekly giveaway winner12:26 - Review of the week14:48 - Pre-interview18:40 - Interview with Rep. Tim Ryan 40:24 - Beef with the Iron Sheik of BeefTransition Music: "Leave it to Me" by Corduroy Brown https://corduroy-brown.com/ Want bonus content, live shows, and more? http://www.patreon.com/appodlachiaKentucky-based family-owned CBD for you, your pets, or anyone: http://www.cornbreadhemp.com (use promo code "APPODLACHIA" to get 25% off your order at checkout)
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    Perfect Black

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    We talk with Crystal Wilkinson - award-winning author, Affrilachian poet, and Poet Laureate of Kentucky - about her new book "Perfect Black."You can get Perfect Black wherever books are sold but would love it if you bought it from our friends at Wordplay WV (https://bookshop.org/books/perfect-black/9780813151168).00:36 - Intro: Bub/Bubba/Bubby meanings07:25 - Announcements18:53 - Interview with Crystal Wilkinson54:40 - Beef with the Elizabeth Holmes of BeefTransition Music: "Leave it to Me" by Corduroy Brown https://corduroy-brown.com/ Want bonus content, live shows, and more? http://www.patreon.com/appodlachiaKentucky-based family-owned CBD for you, your pets, or anyone: http://www.cornbreadhemp.com (use promo code "APPODLACHIA" to get 25% off your order at checkout)
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    The Battle of Blair Mountain at 100

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    To recognize and celebrate the Blair 100 Centennial, we are joined by retired coal miner and active UMWA member Terry Steele of Matewan, WV to talk about the modern-day labor movement in Appalachia.Check out https://www.blair100.com for all the events associated with the centennial of the Battle of Blair Mountain00:19 - Intro: Conversion therapy ban in Morgantown04:07 - Announcements06:57 - Brief overview of the Battle of Blair Mountain12:20 - Interview with Terry Steele38:00 - Beef with the Nate Dogg of BeefTransition Music: "Leave it to Me" by Corduroy Brown https://corduroy-brown.com/ Want bonus content, live shows, and more? http://www.patreon.com/appodlachiaKentucky-based family-owned CBD for you, your pets, or anyone: http://www.cornbreadhemp.com (use promo code "APPODLACHIA" to get 25% off your order at checkout)
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    Bring Afghan Refugees to Appalachia

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    We believe Appalachia should welcome Afghan refugees with open arms - not only because its the right thing to do, but because it could help our region thrive. How to help flood victims in W. North Carolina: https://appalachianky.fcsuite.com/erp/donate/create?funit_id=1396How to help flood victims in Middle Tennessee: https://www.tennessean.com/story/news/2021/08/22/how-help-middle-tennessee-residents-flooding/8234362002/ Want bonus content, live shows, and more? http://www.patreon.com/appodlachiaKentucky-based family-owned CBD for you, your pets, or anyone: http://www.cornbreadhemp.com (use promo code "APPODLACHIA" to get 25% off your order at checkout)00:20 - Accelerated Reader didn't have Ayn Rand02:20 - Announcements09:27 - Helping flood victims11:09 - Biden admin failing to stand up for refugees28:10 - Bringing refugees to Appalachia47:20 - Beef with the Reinhold Messner of Beef
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    Dan Oingo Boingo's powdered wig of freedom

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    We hit on a number of topics Appalachia and beyond this week! Afghanistan, Big John's trip across Appalachia, scandals in the TN House, and our hats go off to Jason Isbell.Want bonus content, live shows, and more? http://www.patreon.com/appodlachiaKentucky-based family-owned CBD for you, your pets, or anyone: http://www.cornbreadhemp.com (use promo code "APPODLACHIA" to get 25% off your order at checkout)01:13 - Intro: GTA+Kenny Powers06:57 - Announcements13:02 - Afghanistan 34:20 - TN Rep David Byrd flies into the jet engine46:40 - Jason Isbell is smart55:35 - Beef with Orenthal James Simpson

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