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Hello folks and welcome to Appalachian Intelligence. Come join Justin, Ryan, Lance, and guests as they dive deep into the wide, weird, world of the paranormal, cryptids, conspiracy, and altered history. With a plethora of topics covered and soon to be covered, join us as we investigate the high strangeness in the world around us. So, come and visit us in Appalachia, where the stories are as old as the mountains.
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Will and Neil are two brothers born and raised in the coal fields of central Appalachia. A podcast about place and perspective, they talk about life in Appalachia and venture outside the region to better understand the negative perceptions of Appalachia and find out how their culture truly compares to the rest of the World.
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Welcome to Now Appalachia Radio with host and thriller author Eliot Parker. The show will profile Appalachian writers and creative people. Proud to be part of the August on the Air Global Radio Network. Authors on the Air Global Radio Network is an international digital media corporation comprised of radio talk shows, podcasts, book reviews and anthology publishing with 3 million listeners in 40 countries and over one million social media friends. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spo ...
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Not your typical Appalachian True Crime Podcast hosted by Heather & Dylan. We dig up lesser known and often obscure regional cases spanning from Georgia to Maine. Our storytelling is unique and well researched— with a twist of Southern flava. "We say fuck a lot!"
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Learn the history of the new Enclave in Appalachia. After Reclamation Day, the Vault 76 residents found themselves in a world they no longer recognized. Some became Lone Wanderers, others became Raiders or banded together as new Settlers. Others found themselves in the WhiteSpring Bunker - and with the assistance of MODUS, began to rebuild America in the image of the old.... Follow our series which will explore this faction, its history and purposes, and the stories of Appalachia after the A ...
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NEW EPISODES EVERY SUNDAY // According to rumors going around the haunted town of Inniscombe, 17-year-old Porter Hollis is to blame for his mother’s crying sickness. What’s more, he’s been bewitched by the Neverseen, spirits haunting the forest who possess townsfolk’s bodies and steal their souls. Yet no one seems to know how or why the Neverseen came to afflict them. Written and narrated by Leah Noel, with special appearance by David Walker and original music by Miles Landrum and Laurelai, ...
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Bloody Mary Quilt Society

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Bloody Mary Quilt Society

Dr. Kristi Williams Dumas & Dr. Melissa J. Keaton

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A dentist and psychologist in rural Appalachia telling stories over their favorite drink. The stories routinely challenge listeners to reflect on ways culture, socialization, and traditions have shaped our lives and the key roles they will play in our future. Two women of very distinct and different cultures who find more similarities than differences with themselves and guests of the podcast.
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Living Appalachia is a show dedicated to exploring and answering your questions about all aspects of agrarian life. Appalachia is a place, a culture, a way of life and home to a diverse and select few. Farming and agriculture are at the heart of this rugged, rural land. The host, Brenden Blevins speaks with guests, LIVE in studio.
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Learn about the true Appalachian, mysteries, legends, murder & history as well as those stories outside Appalachia as viewed by a true Appalachian. I’m Larry Bentley and I was born and raised in the Appalachian mountains of southwest Virginia. I want to take you on a fantastic journey through the Appalachian mountains and beyond. We’re going to explore everything from murder, native folklore and legend to true stories of hardship as seen through the watery eyes of an old Appalachian. Come jo ...
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In the mountains of central Appalachia, blood runs as deep as these hollers and just as dark. Since before our kind knew these hills, hearts of unknowable hunger and madness have slumbered beneath them. These are the darkest mountains in the world. How dare we think we can break the skin of a god and dig out its heart without bringing forth blood and darkness? Old Gods of Appalachia is a horror-anthology podcast set in the shadows of an Alternate Appalachia, a place where digging too deep in ...
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Eastern Standard is a radio magazine of interviews and stories about interesting people, places and events happening in central and Appalachian Kentucky. Eastern Standard is a community service of Eastern Kentucky University. Our team is committed to producing a technically immersive program. Our guests are fascinating people who can help us comprehend the world we live in. Eastern Standard is produced under the technical direction of Neil Kesterson at Dynamix Productions in Lexington, Kentucky.
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Hi, I’m Carla Gover, an Appalachian musician, flatfoot dancer, mama, and DREAMER from Kentucky. I'm on a mission to share fierce love, good humor, and inspiration to help you live a life of creative freedom. I decided to start the What Dreamers Do Podcast to help answer the question: How can we use our gifts and talents to build a better world, and have fun along the way? You’ll also find musings about Appalachia as well as interesting conversations with songwriters, poets, dancers, educator ...
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2022 Signal Awards Silver Award and Listener's Choice Award Winner for Best Writing (Show)! Once upon a time, twenty-seven years after the bombs fell, there were two people: a Vault Dweller and a California girl. They met, and sparks flew. That's when things got interesting. This is their story. Join us as we follow the story of Elizabeth Kirby and Odessa Valdez - the spy and the Scribe - as they search for their "happily ever after" in the post-apocalyptic wasteland of Fallout 76. Their lov ...
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Outdoors Appalachia Style is a outdoor related podcast covering hunting and fishing related activities. This group of avid outdoorsmen and women will discuss outdoor related issues, products and have special guests from the outdoor industry as special guests on our show. Make sure to tune in and help us all work together to promote the great outdoors!
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Odd Trails

Andrew Tate and Brandon Lanier

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Odd Trails is an anthology of true paranormal stories, narrated by Andrew Tate and Brandon Lanier. Join us every week as we dive into all things weird and otherworldly. Submit your experiences to stories@oddtrails.com.
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Perhaps nothing is more central to our Appalachian heritage than storytelling. We tell our stories not only with words and song but also in the way we live our common life together. Inspire Appalachian is about telling the stories of people who are leaning into problems by changing lives here on the ground in southern Appalachia. It is about getting real and sharing our challenges authentically with courage, conviction and creativity – so that, by engaging our passion and imaginations, we cu ...
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Having long been in this region, Black Appalachians remain mostly invisible, while the dominant narratives of Appalachia depict an overwhelming, white cultural homogeneity. The Black in Appalachia Podcast challenges these misconceptions by highlighting how Black families have shaped and have been shaped by the region. Through historical and contemporary stories of people, places and experiences, hosts Enkeshi El-Amin and Angela Dennis interrogate what it means to be Black in Appalachia, crea ...
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The Town Whispers is a narrative horror podcast, that will tell the many stories hidden behind the fog and the trees and the rain of a town called The Fort - Where Eldritch Terror and Folk Horrors meet. If you’ve found yourself here, you should have taken a left, instead of a right, or looked up, when shadows crept from wells that stretch deep down into the underground of our town. For business inquiries please email: thetownwhispers@gmail.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more ...
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This week, a high school football game, a street festival, and a kids' classroom are all settings in a new film about how coal mining shapes Appalachian culture. We also learn about the results of a new survey showing alarming mental health trends in Appalachia’s LGBTQ community. And we meet a taxidermist in Yadkin County, North Carolina who was ju…
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This week, a high school football game, a street festival, and a kids' classroom are all settings in a new film about how coal mining shapes Appalachian culture. We also learn about the results of a new survey showing alarming mental health trends in Appalachia’s LGBTQ community. And we meet a taxidermist in Yadkin County, North Carolina who was ju…
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Right before and during the Civil War an outlaw roamed the West who was unlike any of the other outlaws you might have heard of. This man, born and raised in eastern Kentucky, gained a reputation for not only robbery and murder, but for his practice of cannibalizing both his victims and a few of his fellow outlaws. Today we tell the story of Boone …
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In this episode Neil and Will sit down with author and thru-hiker Derick Lugo to discuss his journey along the Appalachian Trail (AT) as well as how the trail drives tourism for many small towns along the way. Since completing the AT eleven years ago, Derick's life path has changed from a city dweller who knew little about hiking to an outdoor evan…
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Anthony Robinson, deemed The Shopping Cart Killer, has been linked to at least five murders and a suspected sixth, but he could have countless victims throughout Appalachia and the upper east coast. This case is ongoing, but it's an important one, as more potential victims are still out there. TW: Murder, sadism, sexual violence. Find me on social …
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On the latest episode of Now, Appalachia, Eliot interviews author Russell Johnson about his latest crime thriller THE MOONSHINE MESSIAH: A MOUNTAINEER MYSTERY. Russell is a fiction writer and North Carolina attorney. His debut story, "Chung Ling Soo's Greatest Trick," was published by ​Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine in January 2015 and won the Edgar…
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In this month’s Kendra Winchester delves into the world of poetry. She’s joined by special guests Bernard Clay and Lisa Kwong. You can find the full show notes on Read Appalachia's website. Things Mentioned “8 Affrilachian Poetry Collections for Your TBR” (Book Riot) “8 More Affrilachian Poetry Collections for Your TBR” (Book Riot) Affrilachian Poe…
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How is religious conversion transforming American democracy? In one corner of Appalachia, a group of American citizens has embraced the Russian Orthodox Church and through it Putin’s New Russia. Historically a minority immigrant faith in the United States, Russian Orthodoxy is attracting Americans who look to Russian religion and politics for answe…
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I believe that everyone who wants to share their story should be able to do so, but unfortunately, not everyone has that opportunity. I would like to help! If you or someone you know has survived great adversity, and you would like to inspire others with your story, but you don't have a way to do so, I'm here for you! Or perhaps you're someone who …
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In Friendship (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2023), renowned anthropologist Michael Jackson draws on philosophy, biography, ethnography, and literature to explore the meanings and affordances of friendship—a relationship just as significant as, yet somehow different from, kinship and love. Beginning with Aristotle’s accounts of friendship as a …
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Join us in this first installment of Odd Chats, where we answer some listener questions and spend ultra-high quality time together. Want more episodes in this format? Let us know by emailing stories@oddtrails.com or reaching us on Instagram @oddtrailspodcast. Listen ad-free and support the show for only $5 a month by signing up for our Patreon! You…
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In this episode Lance and Ryan discuss something that has a thousand theories, but no set explanation; mysterious loud booms heard and felt all across the world. The guys discuss some of the theories and share personal experiences. The conversation broadens to encompass discussions about cloud seeding and weather manipulation, and how maybe oil isn…
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Dr. Dumas shares that she will join the millions of other Memorial Day Travelers this weekend. The hosts discuss which planner packer category they fall in. Dr. Dumas recounts a hilarious story of Dark Gable and his last-minute shenanigans that nearly ruined a huge family trip. Load your suitcases in the car and download this episode today!…
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It Doesn’t Look Like Soft Porn to Grandma - Wyrd Mountain Gals A recap from: Sunday, 9-25-22 7pm EST The gals recorded this episode on the porch on the day of the fall equinox, & you can hear the satisfaction in their voices now that the summer heat is mostly gone. Byron sounds positively mellow & laid back. (Wait a minute...what? Does she have a f…
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After Neverseen attack in the Inniscombe graveyard, Porter and Pa rush back to the safety of the kirk, where all Innisfolk have gathered for the night, to stand guard in the darkness. Fear wants to get the better of them, however, and Porter takes drastic measures to shut the Neverseen's Door... Support the show © 2023 Leah Noel. All rights reserve…
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The Women’s Mosque of America (WMA), a multiracial, women-only mosque in Los Angeles, is the first of its kind in the United States. Since 2015, the WMA has provided a space for Muslim women to build inclusive communities committed to gender and social justice, challenging the dominant mosque culture that has historically marginalized them through …
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Mitch Greenhill is a musician, composer, record producer, author and President of the music agency FLiArtists. Mitch Greenhill recalls his childhood growing up with his father, Manny Greenhill, a music promoter in in the Cambridge, Massachusetts area. Mitch watched his father work with the likes of Pete Seeger and Joan Biaz and he began playing pia…
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The monumental sense of dislocation we experience after losing a loved one can be life-altering. There is no script for grieving–each individual passes through their own phases of mourning. In Don't Be Sad When I'm Gone': A Memoir of Loss and Healing in Buenos Aires (Toplight Books, 2020), psychologist Beatriz Dujovne documents how she grieved the …
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The struggle between a coal industry watching its market decline and a power generation industry determined to shift to renewables. The beginning of an Eastern Standard tradition: the immediate past Kentucky Poet Laureate interviews their successor. Crystal Wilkinson sits down with Silas House. And a heads up about where you can take that stuff jet…
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This week we have a true story about a West Virginia man tried for murdering an old woman who he claimed had “witched” him, forcing him to fly her to the moon, among other things. It’s a fascinating look at the beliefs of the time about witches in that part or Appalachia. Be sure to subscribe to the MountainLore podcast on your favorite podcast app…
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Sheila Liming talks about the party, social gatherings that occasion joy and dread and various emotions in between. The party is both a pause and an acceleration in the life-work continuum, it can deaden political motivation and engender fresh politics. We discuss the horrible parties in The Office and the wonderful parties in Small Axe, among othe…
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Cat Button and Gerald Taylor Aiken's Over Researched Places: Towards a Critical and Reflexive Approach (Routledge, 2022) explores the implications that research-density has on the people and places researched, on the researchers, on the data collected and knowledge produced, and on the theories that are developed. It examines the effects that resea…
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Today, Chuck talks with Anderson Clayton - the newly elected chair of the North Carolina Democratic Party who, at 25 years old, is the youngest Democratic Party leader in the country. HELP SUPPORT APPODLACHIA! Join our Patreon, for as little as $1/month, and access live events, weekly exclusives, bonus series, and more http://www.patreon.com/appodl…
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Seasonal Knowledge and the Almanac Tradition in the Arab Gulf (Palgrave Macmillan, 2022) is the first in English to survey indigenous knowledge of seasonal, astronomical, and agricultural information in Arab Gulf almanacs. It provides an extensive analysis of the traditional information available, based on local almanacs, Arabic texts and poetry by…
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This week, a North Carolina potter is reviving an art form brought to America by enslaved Africans. We return to the town of Hindman, Kentucky, which endured catastrophic flooding last July, and get an update on the town’s recovery. We also talk with West Virginia poet Doug Van Gundy about disasters, and their relationship to art. You’ll hear these…
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In Afro-Brazilians in Telenovelas: Social, Political, and Economic Realities (Lexington Books, 2022), Samantha Nogueira Joyce examines representations of Blackness on Brazilian TV, interrogating the role of mass media in developing racial equality and social change. Nogueira Joyce challenges assumptions that place the inclusion of Afro-Brazilians i…
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Examining human-animal relations among the reindeer hunting and herding Dukha community in northern Mongolia, Embracing Landscape: Living with Reindeer and Hunting among Spirits in South Siberia (Berghahn Books, 2021), focuses on concepts of domestication and wildness from an indigenous perspective. Examining subsistence methods and lifestyle pract…
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Stories in this episode: - Staircase to Nowhere, by Morgan - Millie, by Meghan - Haunting of an Unsolved Fairbanks Dorm Murder, by Alanna - Why Was It Laughing? by Sora Bozu - Rose, by Oburi Submissions: stories@oddtrails.com Listen ad-free and support the show for only $5 a month by signing up for our Patreon! You'll also hear episodes at a crysta…
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Dr. Dumas shares highlights of a recent professional development workshop that caused her inner turmoil. Listen as she unpacks some of the nuggets and bombshells from the presentation. This episode will either cause you to conform or be a rule breaker. Download this episode today.By Dr. Kristi Williams Dumas & Dr. Melissa J. Keaton
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With Wytheville UFO Fest right around the corner, the AI Guys decided to do a deep dive into the mysterious UFO flap of 1987 that took place in and around Wytheville, VA. We dive into the work, research, and accounts of one man, Danny Gordon, who took the mantle at this time and independently attempted to get to the bottom of what was going on. In …
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Wyrd Mountain Gals Episode Airs Sunday, 5-21-23. 7pm EST Episode link here: https://wyrdmountaingals.podbean.com/e/recap-what-s-a-potato-bush/ What's a Potato Bush? Note-This is an episode from May 23 2020 Our current episode finds one of the girls just a wee bit irritated...... Guess which one it is? Tea-Asheville Raven & Crone brand-Divination & …
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Constance Fisher had a somewhat tumultuous childhood but found love at the age of 17-and set off for building the American dream in the post-war era. Despite reportedly having a loving marriage and wonderful children, Constance began suffering from post-partum depression. In 1954, Constance succombs to paranoid schizophrenia-which ends in tragedy. …
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Colleen and Dahli puzzle over Henrietta's state, with Divina Warren. Most Innisfolk parted ways when daylight comes, to tend to home and farm, agreeing to meet at the kirk when darkness approaches. But Porter, Pa, and Al Cartwright are running behind, as they dig Sam Keller's grave... Support the show © 2023 Leah Noel. All rights reserved. Submit y…
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The concept of transhumanism emerged in the middle of the 20th century, and has influenced discussions around AI, brain–computer interfaces, genetic technologies and life extension. Despite its enduring influence in the public imagination, a fully developed philosophy of transhumanism has not yet been presented. In We Have Always Been Cyborgs: Digi…
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Over the last several decades, life in Lahore has been undergoing profound transformations, from rapid and uneven urbanization to expanding state institutions and informal economies. What do these transformations look like if viewed from the lens of waste materials and the lives of those who toil with them? In Lahore, like in many parts of Pakistan…
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Are we in a new age of information warfare? The technology to create deepfakes has progressed steadily over the past decade and enables anyone to create videos of people saying and doing things they didn’t actually say or do. But the idea of manipulating video to spread misinformation is almost as old as film itself. Presenter Iszi Lawrence invites…
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Today we wrap up our story about legendary Appalachian explorer, longhunter and guide Simon Kenton, who went from explorer and longhunter to owning hundreds of thousands of acres of frontier land, businesses, and a small fortune...only to have it all ripped away from him by the end of his life. Be sure to subscribe to the Stories podcast on your fa…
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Laurel Cove Music Festival June 9th and 10th!! In this episode, Neil and Will sit down with Jon Grace the Bell County Tourism Director and Organizer of the Laurel Cove Music Festival. In its 4th year, while the festival continues to grow it still keeps the small town family identify it has formed from the start. As festival season is off and runnin…
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My guest this week is Erik Vincent Huey, a West Virginia, Americana singer-songwriter with generations of coal miners in his family. His latest album is called Appalacahin Gothic, it explores into the complexity of Appalachias union past and her ever changing future. You can learn more about Erik Vincent Huey and his album, Appalachian Gothic at ht…
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Artificial Intelligence, art and copyright: what is legal? What is not? Do we even know? Questions for UK law professor Michael Murray who specializes in AI, Art and Copyright law and protection. Melisse Brunet has programmed her first season as Music Director and Conductor at the Lexington Philharmonic. Find out what she means when she says she li…
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