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.

Recent Episodes

Are Appalachian Mission Trips Good?

Are Appalachian Mission Trips Good?

Chuck and Big John discuss Appalachian Mission Trips - something that organizations throughout the country engage in. Don’t forget to subscribe to the show! Also, check out...

Corey Ryan Forrester on mental health and more

We've got a good one this week. We're joined by none other than Corey Ryan Forrester - known by many as "The Buttercream Dream." Corey is a comedian based out of beautiful Chickamauga, Georgia. He joins us to discuss his career in comedy, dealing with mental health,...

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 talking about rural broadband today. We recorded this early last week since John is out this...

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...

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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.