Episodes

Trae Crowder – The Liberal Redneck

The Liberal Redneck himself Trae Crowder joins us to discuss southern stereotypes, rural politics, his upcoming comedy tour, and more! Check out WellRedComedy.com for Trae, Corey, and Drew's touring dates and info! (Join our Patreon for Drunk Appalachian...

Climate change, UFOs, and more with the Space Gal

Climate change, space, UFOs - today we are talking science. We are joined by Emmy-nominated host of the Netflix show "Emily's Wonderlab", the Appalachian planetary powerhouse Emily Calandrelli aka The Space Gal.  We talk about growing up in West Virginia, UFOs,...

Opioids Part 5: Addiction, incarceration, recovery, and advocacy

In the final part of our series on the opioid crisis in Appalachia, we talk to Bethany Hallam.  Bethany is a Councilmember at-Large for Allegheny County, PA. Bethany became addicted to prescription opioids at a young age after being overprescribed Vicodin for an...

Opioids Part 3: Harm Reduction (with Dr. Sydnee McElroy)

In part 3 of our series on the opioid crisis in Appalachia, we talk to Dr. Sydnee McElroy.  Dr. McElroy is a physician, harm reduction advocate, and podcaster from the great city of Huntington, West Virginia.  We talk to Dr. McElroy about the benefits of...

Opioids Part 2: 780 million pills in West Virginia

In part 2 of our series on the opioid crisis in Appalachia, we talk to Eric Eyre, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter currently working with the Mountain State Spotlight covering opioids in West Virginia.  Eric has been a leading reporter on...

Opioids Part 1: Profits of Pain

In part 1 of our series on the opioid crisis in Appalachia, we talk about the drug manufacturers' role and the deceptive marketing tactics used to flood the region with pills. Don’t forget to subscribe to the show! Also, check out our social media while...

Discussing the documentary “Hillbilly” with director Ashley York

Chuck and Big John talk to Eastern Kentucky native Ashley York - director of the documentary fill "Hillbilly". Hillbilly is a documentary that examines the iconic hillbilly image in media and culture. The film explores more than a hundred years of media representation...