Masculinity in Appalachia

08/09/2022

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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 nominated and Emmy-winning filmmaker and photographer based in Knoxville, Tennessee who produced the series “Mountain Grown” for 100 Days in Appalachia, which details the stories of male teens in Appalachia.

Also, Callie and Chuck discuss Jimmy Buffett’s lifestyle and the Joe Manchin inflation reduction act, and how it impacts Appalachia.

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