A shrewd, witty, comical, sometimes irreverent, and always honest podcast providing a counter-narrative to the negative portrayal and harmful stereotypes of Appalachia.

A shrewd, witty, comical, sometimes irreverent, and always honest podcast providing a counter-narrative to the negative portrayal and harmful stereotypes of Appalachia.

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Rural Broadband is Sexy

Rural Broadband is Sexy

Rural Broadband is sexy.  Or....at least it's important.  But it CAN be sexy!  We talk about rural broadband, why it's important, and the politics surrounding it.  ​ We're...

Unions, Amazon, and the fight for workers in Appalachia

Amazon hates unions, which is why they're trying everything to stop workers in little ol' Appalachian Alabama from forming one. But first, we have a light-hearted exchange about the double-standard applied for Lil Nas X and not Soulja Boi (tell em) by Kidz Bop...

The Assault on Voting Rights in Appalachia

Chuck and Big John discuss the new bills throughout Appalachia that seek to restrict voting rights and voter access. There are hundreds of bills making their way through state legislatures throughout the country that seek to limit and impede voting - primarily...

Dolly Parton and Ponderosa Steakhouse

In this rousing episode, Chuck and Big John discuss two things they hold near and dear to their hearts - buffets and Dolly Parton. No, the two are not equals - the Queen of Appalachia far outweighs a discount steak buffet. However, they speak passionately about both....

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Appodlachia was started in December 2019. Chuck and Big John were tired of the negative portrayal of Appalachia in the media and decided to start a podcast that pushed back against that narrative, providing a new and authentic voice for a region misunderstood and forgotten by most of the country. We’re shrewd, witty, comical, sometimes irreverent, and always honest.