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Cowbells and Ding Dongs is a podcast with its big toe stuck in Austin, Texas and not the Austin, Texas they tell you about. It's the real deal underbelly in Austin, Texas where we peel back the linoleum to feature the underground art and sounds of our town that made our town weird, back when being weird got you thrown in jail. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/cowbellsanddingdongs/support

Cowbells and Ding Dongs is a podcast with its big toe stuck in Austin, Texas and not the Austin, Texas they tell you about. It's the real deal underbelly in Austin, Texas where we peel back the linoleum to feature the underground art and sounds of our town that made our town weird, back when being weird got you thrown in jail. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/cowbellsanddingdongs/support
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Cowbells and Ding Dongs is a podcast with its big toe stuck in Austin, Texas and not the Austin, Texas they tell you about. It's the real deal underbelly in Austin, Texas where we peel back the linoleum to feature the underground art and sounds of our town that made our town weird, back when being weird got you thrown in jail. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/cowbellsanddingdongs/support

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@texasdicks

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English

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512-762-8963


Episodes

Prologue: Ghosts in the Boneyard

9/22/2019
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Introduction to Jackson, the novel Published on: September 22, 2019 at 11:09 AM This is the introduction to my novel, Jackson about the goings on in a hate filled town as told by Jody Luther, a fifteen year-old white girl. Jackson on Amazon Jackson on Goodreads --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/cowbellsanddingdongs/support

Duration:00:09:58

Chapter One - Grace

9/21/2019
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This is the first chapter of Jackson, the novel when Jody, her dad, Clyde and her little sister, Willie visit the girls' mother, Grace at Rusk State Hospital on Christmas night, 1969. Jackson Amazon Jackson Goodreads --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/cowbellsanddingdongs/support

Duration:00:31:45

Chapter Two - Christmas '69

9/20/2019
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In the second chapter of Jackson, Jody, Clyde and Willie face the wrath of the Luther family on Christmas night. Jackson on Amazon Jackson on Goodreads --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/cowbellsanddingdongs/support

Duration:00:20:08

Chapter Three - Sojourn

9/19/2019
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Jody, her mother, Grace and sister Willie leave Jackson on a Greyhound bus in the middle of the night one step ahead of the law. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/cowbellsanddingdongs/support

Duration:00:19:03

Chapter Four - Jackson

9/18/2019
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Jody and her family reach Jackson and meet the Dupree family, --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/cowbellsanddingdongs/support

Duration:00:26:15

Chapter Five - Meet the Duprees

9/17/2019
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Jody, Grace and Willie have a strange dinner with the Duprees and learn some horrifying things. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/cowbellsanddingdongs/support

Duration:00:17:55

Chapter Six - Daisy

9/16/2019
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Jody and Willie visit a museum and the zoo and meet Daisy, the elephant. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/cowbellsanddingdongs/support

Duration:00:33:52

Chapter Seven - Melvin

9/15/2019
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Jody attends the first day of school at the rich white high school, Murrah, crossing a policed barricade to go to class. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/cowbellsanddingdongs/support

Duration:00:34:18

Chapter Eight - North State

9/14/2019
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Jody reports for duty at her new after school job.....at the selective service. Shit's about to get real. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/cowbellsanddingdongs/support

Duration:00:26:58

Chapter Nine - Eudora

9/14/2019
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Jody and Melvin dig deep at the library to discover what really happened to Emmett Till and Jody meets an icon. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/cowbellsanddingdongs/support

Duration:00:19:52

Chapter Ten - Africa

9/13/2019
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Trouble brews all around the Luthers in Jackson. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/cowbellsanddingdongs/support

Duration:00:35:42

Chapter Eleven - The High Chapparal

9/12/2019
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Jody, Grace and Willie entertain the Duprees at a dinner from hell. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/cowbellsanddingdongs/support

Duration:00:40:27

Chapter Twelve - Davey Starr

9/11/2019
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While working her after school part-time job at the draft board, Jody meets young Davey Starr. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/cowbellsanddingdongs/support

Duration:00:33:07

Chapter Thirteen - Emmett Till

9/10/2019
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Jody has dinner at Melvin's house with Jeanine and Miss Sails. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/cowbellsanddingdongs/support

Duration:00:29:42

Chapter Fourteen - Midnight Cowboy

9/9/2019
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Jody does some big time growing up by lying about her age to get into the X-rated film, Midnight Cowboy. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/cowbellsanddingdongs/support

Duration:00:24:25

Chapter Fifteen - Bless This House

9/9/2019
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Jody, Grace and Willie celebrate an Easter from hell with the Dupree family. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/cowbellsanddingdongs/support

Duration:00:25:09

Chapter Sixteen - Choctaw Ridge

9/8/2019
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The very explicit account of what happened to Emmett Till as told through the voice of Jody Luther. A performance of "Ode to Billie Joe" by Chrissie Flatt follows. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/cowbellsanddingdongs/support

Duration:00:34:54

Chapter Seventeen - Greenwood

9/7/2019
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Jody drives passed out Grace and her sister, Willie, home to Jackson from Choctaw Ridge through the broken down old south. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/cowbellsanddingdongs/support

Duration:00:28:37

Chapter Nineteen - Mississippi Queen

9/6/2019
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Jody sneaks out to meet Davey for a late night date at a protest party. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/cowbellsanddingdongs/support

Duration:00:23:49

Chapter Eighteen - The Double Mountain

9/6/2019
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Faced with the hardness and loneliness in Jackson, Jody remembers the past summer working at The Double Mountain ranch in her beloved Texas Hill Country. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/cowbellsanddingdongs/support

Duration:00:44:20