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A podcast by and for Appalachians, addressing issues and possible solutions for the folks who live here.

A podcast by and for Appalachians, addressing issues and possible solutions for the folks who live here.
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United States

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A podcast by and for Appalachians, addressing issues and possible solutions for the folks who live here.

Language:

English

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Episodes

The Christmas Episode

12/8/2018
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Hello folks… Today we share with you our Christmas episode, which we recorded during a Facebook Live Audio session on our Facebook page @myappalachia. We talk about Christmas traditions, food, and we share some interesting letters to Old St. Nick that were written in years gone by. Give us a listen. You can subscribe to the My Appalachia podcast at Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play or on your favorite podcast app. We’re on Twitter and Facebook @myappalachia.

Duration:00:21:18

Steve St. John, Private Investigator

11/17/2018
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We’re back with our November podcast, and this week we continue our conversations with folks from Appalachia. We spoke with Johnson City, Tennessee, private investigator Steve St. John, who tells us about the “glamorous” life of a P.I., and also shares a funny story about a squirrel in Mountain City, Tennessee. You can subcribe to My Appalachia at Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play or on your favorite podcast app. We’re on Facebook and Twitter @myappalachia. Have a happy Thanksgiving,...

Duration:00:16:35

Vote Or We All End Up In Hell

10/27/2018
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Today the podcast is a bit of a free form, inspired by all the insane things going on across our country, culminating in today’s attack on a synagogue in Pittsburgh. As the title of this episode says, vote or we all end up in hell. Thanks for giving us a listen. We can be found on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play, TuneIn or on your favorite podcast app. We’re on Twitter and Facebook @myappalachia. We love all y’all…

Duration:00:15:27

Off To See The Wizard

10/3/2018
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East Tennessee was the focus of the world this past Monday as Donald Trump brought his traveling campaign rally to Johnson City. My Appalachia was there to talk with both Trump supporters and Trump protesters, and hear both sides. And, as part of this, we are pleased to introduce our guest host this week, broadcaster and author Jeffrey Alan Payne, who made the interviews you’ll hear on this episode possible. You can subscribe to the My Appalachia podcast at Apple... Read More Read More

Duration:00:33:23

Appalachian Folklore/Tales of the Cumberlands

8/4/2018
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We’re baccckkkk!!! Hello folks, it’s good to be back on the internet. On this episode Steve and Gena talk a bit about the Tennessee election; then it’s on to a discussion of Appalachian folklore spurred by a story about a series of ghostly incidents in the building in which the podcast is recorded; then we talk to Rod Mullins, coordinator of the Tales of the Cumberlands event coming in late August at the Breaks Interstate Park in Dickenson County. Thanks... Read More Read More

Duration:00:28:00

A Jack Tale

6/23/2018
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Today we tell you one of the oldest Jack tales in existence, from 15th century England. We also share a bit of it in the original Middle English, Appalachian style! MountainLore is now on the RadioPublic app, as well as on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, or on your favorite podcast app. We’re on Facebook and Twitter @myappalachia. Thanks for listening! Subscribe at Apple Podcasts.

Duration:00:14:59

A Witches Brew of Tales-on MountainLore.net!

6/19/2018
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Here’s a sample of this week’s MountainLore podcast! If you like what you hear, you can go to www.mountainlore.net, or subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, TuneIn or on your favorite podcast app. To make it even easier, just click the links below: Subscribe at Apple Podcasts.

Duration:00:04:07

The Ghosts of Roan Mountain

6/9/2018
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There are many places in Appalachia with strange stories told about them. One of these places is Roan Mountain, on the border between Tennessee and North Carolina. Today Steve and Gena tell the tale of a ghostly choir that some say originates in hell that’s supposedly found on the top of the mountain. MountainLore is found on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play or on your very own favorite podcast app. You can follow us on Facebook and Twitter @myappalachia. Thanks... Read More Read More

Duration:00:09:24

Dan’s Shadow

5/20/2018
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Once again we bring you another episode of the MountainLore podcast. Today, Steve and Gena tell the story of how an innocent man’s execution cast a long shadow, literally, across an Appalachian community. If you’d like to subscribe to MountainLore, go to our website at mountainlore.net where you can do just that. It’s available on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play or on your favorite podcast app.

Duration:00:11:57

The Ghost In The Mine

5/14/2018
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Hello folks, welcome to our new podcast! Today we get things started with a ghost story. The Reed Gold Mine was opened during the first gold rush, in Western North Carolina, back in the first part of the 19th century. And the mine needed workers, one of whom was Eugene Mills, whose wife, Eleanor, was more enthusiastic about his working there than he was. And that led to some really bad trouble, which we’ll tell you about on today’s episode.... Read More Read More

Duration:00:15:04

Teachers and Guns

2/24/2018
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No, we’re not necessarily advocating arming the teachers; we talk today about the West Virginia teachers strike that’s going on. Then we move on to the third rail of guns, where we talk about the spontaneous movement led by teens who were at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and what to do about the continuing string of school shootings in this country. We’re also taking a break from the podcast, but don’t worry because we plan on coming back soon... Read More Read More

Duration:00:35:10

Planting by the Signs

2/17/2018
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Hello podcast listeners! Today, it’s just Gena and Steve, since Rod has lost his voice and is under the weather, but even with 1/3 of the crew missing, we carry on. We talk about the Appalachian tradition of planting by the signs, then look ahead to this spring to give some hints on when to plant, courtesy of the Old Farmer’s Almanac; We then talk about a new venture in Pike County, Kentucky, that aims to start growing food commercially... Read More Read More

Duration:00:22:53