Before taking you down a fever dreamy rabbit hole of 1980s Nashville, Alex delves into the legend of the Nashville Flame—a friend of other-worldly humanoids and foe to murderous biker-gangs.
We talk Tony Alamo, the children of his cult, the horrible act befallen to his wife, Susan Alamo through a conversation with author Debby Schriver.
Tristen Gaspadarek talks with Alex Steed about the origins of Please Vote Nashville how being a DIY musician overlaps with civic engagement.
Marlene Twitty-Fargo is the drag persona of Tim White, leader of the band The Twat Biscuits and is a ton of fun.
As a teenager in 1920s Birmingham, Alabama, Nick Gulas left his job at a bakery to learn the ropes (pun intended) of working in the wrestling business. Once he knew a thing or two, he came to Nashville and made both the city and the sport his life for over 40 years. For a good […]
A Spanish Flu adjacent episode in which pieces from the Tennessean from that time are visited.
I took a break from heavy stuff this week to talk sex in the isolation age with Tessa Lowe of Primrose Path Boutique.
A piece about the day of the 1998 tornado itself. K-Ci & JoJo were huge and the winds were catastrophic.
Part 1 of a three part miniseries about the 1998 Nashville tornadoes.
How did Lower Broad manage to ascend into a tourist destination in the later half of the Reagan Era? Also, a few words about that fucking tornado.
A bit about sex work during the Civil War and some unbelievable tales about The Classic Cat II, Nashville’s longest running, and probably most storied, strip clubs.
How Lower Broad went from being the sort of place most folks didn’t engage with after dark to becoming a budding tourist destination.