Month: June 2020

David Morris’s West Virginia roots influence his music

You've probably heard David Morris's songs on TikTok, whether it was his viral remix of George Strait's classic "Carrying Your Love" or his new viral hit "Dutton Ranch Freestyle." We had David Morris on our show way back in 2020, which pre-dates our website. He rarely...

Masculinity in Appalachia

Callie and Chuck talk masculinity this week! Chuck discusses growing up and having to struggle with not being considered "masculine" and Callie discusses her experiences with it and especially with toxic masculinity. We also have Curren Sheldon, an Academy-Award...

Roll Damn Tide (with Sen. Doug Jones)

Callie and Chuck talk with the former U.S. Senator for Alabama, Doug Jones, on Alabama politics, and what Democrats need to do to win back forgotten parts of the country. ALSO, Callie and Chuck discuss confessions of a criminal crimson tide-er, the madness happening...

Advocating for Appalachia in the Senate (with Cheri Beasley)

Callie and Chuck talk to former Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court and Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate Cheri Beasley about reproductive rights, climate change, voting rights, and how she wants to get rid of the filibuster to make progress in a broken...

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in Appalachia

Callie and Chuck talk to Chief Richard Sneed, the Principal Chief of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. ALSO, Callie tells the origin story of Smoosh - her most recent rescue kitten, we talk about the conspiracy theory of the Georgia Guidestones, why the Ohio...

Activist Judges Shaping Appalachian Courts (Part 2)

In part two, Callie and Chuck run through some cases involving Federalist Society judges that will affect parts of Appalachia. Check out part one here! PLUS! Callie and Chuck talk about father's day feasts and recap the January 6th hearings *** You can listen to the...

The Dark Money Group Shaping Appalachia’s Federal Courts

In part one of this two-part series, Callie and Chuck do a deep dive into the right-wing dark money group called the Federalist Society and how they've deliberately helped install radical fringe judges in some of the most powerful courts in Appalachia and across the...

The Last Abortion Clinic in West Virginia

In this episode, Callie and Chuck talk to Kaylen Barker, Communications Director and Chief Lobbyist for the Women's Health Center of West Virginia about the attack on abortion rights and the future of reproductive healthcare in Appalachia. Don’t forget...

Fat B*tch in the Fattest State

Callie and Chuck recap the wild primary elections in Pennsylvania and North Carolina, and Callie talks to Dr. Angie Luvara about being Fat in Appalachia Intro - Georgia politicking Chuck Corra: You brought this up, we have to talk about it. It's about a democratic...

Pruett Can Do It! We're so excited for you to learn more about our new co-host, Callie Pruett!  Callie is a queer disabled political pro from Western North Carolina and you'll have to listen to the episode to learn more...