Episodes

Is TikTok Censoring Appalachian Progressives?

We're joined by John Russell of the Holler Ohio Valley to talk TikTok censorship and a story he recently pitched to the Hill. You can follow John on TikTok and subscribe to his newsletter, "The Holler." Want other content about Ohio from us? Check out our interview...

Why move to Appalachia?

This week, we discuss what compels non-native people to move to Appalachia. Listen to this episode on Apple Podcasts or Spotify SUBSCRIBE TO OUR SHOW Chuck Corra: Ladies, gentlemen, gender non-binary folks in Appalachia and worldwide. This is Appodlachia. Thank you so...

Coming back to Appalachia

This week, we discuss what would get people to come back to Appalachia. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR SHOW Chuck: All right. Welcome back to Appodlachia, ladies, and gentlemen, gender non-binary folks worldwide and here in Appalachia, ex-pats, natives, and just folks curious about...

Leaving Appalachia

This week, we discuss what causes people to leave Appalachia SUBSCRIBE TO OUR SHOW Chuck Corra: Apologies if you can hear my dog snoring in the background. There's nothing you can really do about that. Don't want to wake her up. John. I'm recording again from Florida....

What is Appalachia?

We kick off the new year by entertaining a question that has puzzled many scholars and wise sages for years upon years: what is Appalachia?  We know there are many definitions of Appalachia and the discussion is a controversial one, but in this episode, we discuss the...

Another Appalachia: Coming Up Queer and Indian in a Mountain Place

Chuck and Big John talk with Neema Avashia, author of the forthcoming memoir "Another Appalachia: Coming Up Queer and Indian in a Mountain Place." You can preorder her book here (and support a local bookstore while you're at it!)  Neema Avashia Interview Transcript...

medical weed and paid leave

Subscribe to our show Chuck Corra: Welcome back to Appodlachia, my name's Chuck Corra. I'm here with Big John Isner. John, it's morning in America again. The bipartisan infrastructure package was passed. Joe Biden demonstrated...

Strike-a-lachia

Chuck: So on today's show, we're going to be talking about the strikes happening across the country and in Appalachia is part of well, what was once strike Tober, right? And now is strikes. I don't know if we're going to keep with these monikers, but let's roll with...

Appalachian TikTok Legend Danielle Kirk

Intro: MySpace Tom is living the dream Chuck Corra: Something that happened recently, that's probably going to be old news by now, is that Facebook and Instagram and WhatsApp went down for like, I don't know, a few hours. Got me really thinking about the state of...

Congressman Tim Ryan on fighting for forgotten Appalachia

We’re joined by Congressman Tim Ryan to talk about his run for the open U.S. Senate seat in Ohio. We also interviewed Charles Booker earlier this year, who is running for U.S. Senate in Kentucky. The stakes are high for Ohio's senate seat Chuck Corra: You know, we...