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"Middle America" is a storytelling and music podcast created by Jared Grabb. www.patreon.com/midamericapod www.facebook.com/midamericapod www.instagram.com/midamericapod www.twitter.com/midamericapod midamericapod.bandcamp.com

"Middle America" is a storytelling and music podcast created by Jared Grabb. www.patreon.com/midamericapod www.facebook.com/midamericapod www.instagram.com/midamericapod www.twitter.com/midamericapod midamericapod.bandcamp.com
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United States

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"Middle America" is a storytelling and music podcast created by Jared Grabb. www.patreon.com/midamericapod www.facebook.com/midamericapod www.instagram.com/midamericapod www.twitter.com/midamericapod midamericapod.bandcamp.com

Language:

English

Contact:

309-648-3281


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4/28/2019
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This is the 4th episode of "Middle America." Simon Trefzger, Jr.'s journey to America is recalled along with the early happenings at Peoria's Trefzger's Bakery. The narrator discusses the journey a son makes in outgrowing his father's shadow. "Middle America" is a podcast using history, storytelling, and music to talk about all of the issues and feelings brought on by the world around us. "Middle America" is an access point to everything under the sun. Music in this episode: Jared Grabb...

Duration:00:32:19

Underworld

3/27/2019
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This is the 3rd episode of "Middle America." The Shelton Brothers' Gang is introduced, with a focus on the youngest brother and muscle of the gang, Bernie Shelton. The narrator discusses the differences between fantasy and reality. "Middle America" is a podcast using history, storytelling, and music to talk about all of the issues and feelings brought on by the world around us. "Middle America" is an access point to everything under the sun. Music in this episode: Jared Grabb...

Duration:00:26:01

Larger Love

2/13/2019
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This is the 2nd episode of "Middle America." This episode starts to look at historic race and gender relations in Central Illinois through the life and work of the abolitionist Mary Brown Davis. Nat Turner's slave rebellion is discussed to give context (for more consider viewing the 2016 version of "The Birth of a Nation"). The narrator then discusses the idea of what it takes to give of yourself for another or to all. "Middle America" is a podcast using history, storytelling, and music to...

Duration:00:26:26

Middle America

1/14/2019
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This first full episode of "Middle America" on January 15, 2019 marks the 339th anniversary of Fort Crevecoeur, one of the earliest European settlements in the American Midwest. Elements of this story set in a seemingly inconsequential small town in a fly-over state found its way into both Leonardo DiCaprio's "The Revenant" and Christian Bale's "Hostiles." "Middle America" is a podcast using history, storytelling, and music to talk about all of the issues and feelings brought on by the...

Duration:00:24:05

Middle America Trailer - Episodes Begin Jan. 15, 2019

1/11/2019
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"Middle America" is a podcast using history, storytelling, and music to talk about all of the issues and feelings brought on by the world around us. "Middle America" is an access point to everything under the sun. Please join me, Jared Grabb, on the journey. The first full episode goes up on January 15, 2019, which is the 339th anniversary of Fort Crevecoeur, one of the earliest European settlements in the Midwest. This story set in a seemingly inconsequential small town in a fly-over state...

Duration:00:00:54