Alex takes time to remember Nashville’s most infamous pastry, Bongo Java’s NunBun.
Steven Hale, journalist for the Nashville Scene, talks with Alex Steed about Tennessee’s death penalty and his coverage of it.
Third Man Records co-owner Ben Swank moved to Nashville literally days before the label launched. His history is intrinsically tied with the city.
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.
Today we’ll talk with Robyn Henderson-Espinoza. Robyn lives here in Nashville and is a queer, non-binary, Latinx poet and holds a PhD in theology. I also talk with Tristan Scroggins – a mandolinist and all around bluegrass wizard who writes about how strange it is to live life on the road as a traveling musician.
Alex spends time with David Berman’s blog, Menthol Mountains, to try to get a sense of his relationship with the city and his relationship with the world at large.
Alex Steed talks about Nashville’s history of white supremacist violence with author and historian Betsy Phillips.
Mini-episode with Jim Varney nephew and documentarian, Justin Lloyd.
Jenni Lyn Gardner, of Grammy nominated Della Mae, and Daniel Butler, a man with a rich Nashville history and experience working with Jim Varney, aka Ernest P. Worrell.
A bachelorette fever dream that leads into a explanation of the Metro Nashville Public Schools Teachers ongoing plight.
Jack Evan Johnson and Cybelle Elena discuss their zine Honkytonk Badonkadonk and we catch up with Carolyn Kendrick on her move to Nashville.
Eleanor discusses why professional musicians’ concepts of “home” can be especially unique. Evan and James discuss Bluegrass Wednesday’s at the American Legion Post 82.