Sinopse

A podcast about Appalachia and the folks who live here.

Episódios

  • Jack And The Marble Soup

    Jack And The Marble Soup

    28/06/2020 Duração: 07min

    I realize we’ve been off kilter ever since 2020 went off the rails. Gena and I will make it up to you, we promise, as soon as things get back to something close to normal. In the meantime we have a Jack tale for you, freshly recorded and produced! In today’s tale, Jack tricks an old woman into making the most delicious soup ever…made with an old cats eye marble. You can subscribe to the MountainLore podcast at Apple Podcasts,... Read More Read More

  • Ellen

    Ellen

    11/06/2020 Duração: 09min

    A young couple’s love ends in tragedy, with the spirit of a young woman fated to roam an Appalachian mountain for eternity. You can subscribe to the MountainLore podcast at Apple Podcasts, RadioPublic, Stitcher, Deezer, Spotify, TuneIn, and lots of other podcast apps. Sweet dreams, podcast listeners… Subscribe at Apple Podcasts.

  • Burnt House, West Virginia

    Burnt House, West Virginia

    27/05/2020 Duração: 05min

    Burnt House, West Virginia, is one of those places in Appalachia with an interesting name. Yes, it’s named for a house that burned to the ground, but there’s much more to the story than that. Today on the MountainLore podcast we share that tale with you. You can subscribe at Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Radio.com, TuneIn and many other podcast apps. Sweet dreams, y’all…

  • Joshua Phipps

    Joshua Phipps

    14/05/2020 Duração: 06min

    Rotherwood Mansion is an imposing site, sitting at the top of a large hill next to the Holston River in Tennessee.  At one time, it’s been told, the mansion and its slaves were under the thumb of a vicious master, who met his eternal fate on his deathbed.  Today we tell that tale. The MountainLore podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, RadioPublic, IHeart Radio, Spotify, and many other podcast apps. Sweet dreams, podcast listeners…

  • Granny Myers’ Curse

    Granny Myers’ Curse

    07/05/2020 Duração: 06min

    Nearly 140 years ago a farmer lived in the mountains of Pennsylvania.  His closest neighbor was an old woman reputed to be a very powerful witch.  Today we tell the tale of what happened when this farmer and his neighbor crossed paths. The MountainLore podcast is available at our website, www.mountainlore.net; also at Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, TuneIn, IHeart Radio and on many other podcast apps. Take care of yourselves, folks, and, as always, we wish you sweet dreams…

  • The Prophet

    The Prophet

    27/02/2020 Duração: 06min

    Today we share another episode from our MountainLore podcast. We hope you enjoy it; if you’d like to subscribe, go to the MountainLore website, or to your favorite podcast app. Back at the turn of the 20th century lived a man in East Tennessee to whom God revealed visions of the future.  Most folks called him crazy…until 1945.  Today we tell a tale that’s part history and part folklore, the story of John Hendrix. You can subscribe to the MountainLore... Read More Read More

  • Swift’s Silver Mine

    Swift’s Silver Mine

    16/02/2020 Duração: 09min

    It’s said that a fortune in pure silver lies hidden somewhere in Appalachia, just waiting for someone to find it. Today we tell the tale of Swift’s Silver Mine. If you like the podcast, be sure to go to our MountainLore website at mountainlore.net and subscribe. The MountainLore podcast is also available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, IHeart Radio, Stitcher, Tune In and many other podcast apps. Thanks for listening and for sharing our tales of Appalachian folklore. Sweet dreams, podcast... Read More Read More

  • The White Owl

    The White Owl

    13/12/2019 Duração: 10min

    Many years ago a woman killed herself rather than leave her Appalachian home.  It’s said she remains, though, in another form.  Today we share her tale from our MountainLore website. The My Appalachia podcast is available at Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, RadioPublic, IHeart Radio and on many other podcast apps, all for free. Sweet dreams podcast listeners…

  • A Haunting In Knoxville

    A Haunting In Knoxville

    15/09/2019 Duração: 17min

    Today we’re going to share, from our MountainLore website, a tale of ghosts, spirit possession and evil that happened to a young radio disc jockey and his girlfriend in a house they were renting in Knoxville, Tennessee, in the early 1990’s. This is a true Appalachian horror story, told by one of the people who lived through it. Thanks for listening.

  • Our April Podcast

    Our April Podcast

    19/04/2019 Duração: 09min

    This month we talk about the Highlander fire; then we discuss the connection between Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Appalachia; that leads us to politicians in general; finally, there’s apparently another ghost loose in the podcast studio. We appreciate you listening. You can subscribe to the My Appalachia podcast at Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play or on any number of other podcast apps. Our new web address is www.myappalachia.org. Be sure to bookmark it!

  • Jack and the Cat

    Jack and the Cat

    20/03/2019 Duração: 15min

    Today we thought we’d share with you another MountainLore tale. This one is a traditional Jack tale, in which Jack overcomes his brothers’ treachery, animal attacks and a witch’s guile to end up with a beautiful wife and a fortune. Jack has all the luck! We hope you enjoy. Subscribe at Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play or on your favorite podcast app. We’re on Twitter and Facebook @myappalachia…

  • JEFFREY ALAN PAYNE AND WOODY’S WORLD

    JEFFREY ALAN PAYNE AND WOODY’S WORLD

    10/03/2019 Duração: 26min

    Hello podcast listeners! Today we talk to an author who currently lives in East Tennessee and has a new semi-autobiographical book out that deals with addiction, treatment and recovery, all from the point of view of the subject’s dog. Jeff gives a fascinating interview in which he opens up about his own struggles and work toward recovery. Please take the time to listen and share with your friends. You can subscribe to the My Appalachia podcast on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher,... Read More Read More

  • MARCH PODCAST COMING SOON HERE’S A TALE FOR YOU IN THE MEANTIME…

    MARCH PODCAST COMING SOON; HERE’S A TALE FOR YOU IN THE MEANTIME…

    05/03/2019 Duração: 10min

    We’re working on our March episode of the My Appalachia podcast, in which we’ll be discussing the written word and interviewing an author with roots in Appalachia about his new book. We’ll also be jumping into the controversy around Hillbilly Elegy and the response to it, Appalachian Reckoning. Look for that in the next week or two. In the meantime, we wanted to share with y’all the latest MountainLore tale, “Joash and the Woodbooger.” Enjoy!

  • TALES OF WEIRDNESS

    TALES OF WEIRDNESS

    16/02/2019 Duração: 12min

    Hello folks…for our February episode, Steve and Gena take a look at some, shall we say, offbeat things in Appalachia, including petrified witches, mummies, and other assorted things. You can subscribe to the My Appalachia podcast at Apple Podcasts, Stitcher or on your favorite podcast app. We’re on Twitter and Facebook @myappalachia. Thanks for listening, y’all!

  • The Devil Dog Of Death

    The Devil Dog Of Death

    06/01/2019 Duração: 08min

    We thought we’d share the latest bit of MountainLore with you today. There’ve been told stories of a big, black dog with glowing red eyes that mysteriously shows up at odd times and places here in Appalachia, leaving nothing good behind. Today we tell one of these stories. The MountainLore podcast is available on RadioPublic, Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, Google Play and a host of other podcast apps. We’re on Facebook and Twitter @myappalachia. Sweet dreams, podcast listeners…

  • The Christmas Episode

    The Christmas Episode

    06/12/2018 Duração: 20min

    Hello folks… Today we share with you our Christmas episode, which we recorded during a Facebook Live Audio session on our Facebook page @myappalachia. We talk about Christmas traditions, food, and we share some interesting letters to Old St. Nick that were written in years gone by. Give us a listen. You can subscribe to the My Appalachia podcast at Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play or on your favorite podcast app. We’re on Twitter and Facebook @myappalachia.

  • STEVE ST. JOHN, PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR

    STEVE ST. JOHN, PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR

    17/11/2018 Duração: 16min

    We’re back with our November podcast, and this week we continue our conversations with folks from Appalachia.  We spoke with Johnson City, Tennessee, private investigator Steve St. John, who tells us about the “glamorous” life of a P.I., and also shares a funny story about a squirrel in Mountain City, Tennessee.  You can subcribe to My Appalachia at Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play or on your favorite podcast app. We’re on Facebook and Twitter @myappalachia. Have a happy Thanksgiving, folks!

  • VOTE OR WE ALL END UP IN HELL

    VOTE OR WE ALL END UP IN HELL

    27/10/2018 Duração: 15min

    Today the podcast is a bit of a free form, inspired by all the insane things going on across our country, culminating in today’s attack on a synagogue in Pittsburgh. As the title of this episode says, vote or we all end up in hell. Thanks for giving us a listen. We can be found on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play, TuneIn or on your favorite podcast app. We’re on Twitter and Facebook @myappalachia. We love all y’all…

  • OFF TO SEE THE WIZARD

    OFF TO SEE THE WIZARD

    03/10/2018 Duração: 30min

    East Tennessee was the focus of the world this past Monday as Donald Trump brought his traveling campaign rally to Johnson City. My Appalachia was there to talk with both Trump supporters and Trump protesters, and hear both sides. And, as part of this, we are pleased to introduce our guest host this week, broadcaster and author Jeffrey Alan Payne, who made the interviews you’ll hear on this episode possible. You can subscribe to the My Appalachia podcast at Apple... Read More Read More

  • Tales of the Cumberlands

    Tales of the Cumberlands

    04/08/2018 Duração: 28min

    Were baccckkkk!!! Hello folks, its good to be back on the internet. On this episode Steve and Gena talk a bit about the Tennessee election, then it’s on to a discussion of Appalachian folklore, spurred by a story about a series of ghostly incidents in the building in which the podcast is recorded. Then we talk to Rod Mullins, coordinator of the Tales of the Cumberlands event coming in late August at the Breaks Interstate Park in Dickenson County. Thanks... Read More Read More

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