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 [...]
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, Nashvilleâ€™s longest running, and probably most storied, strip clubs.
How Lower Broad went from being the sort of place most folks didnâ€™t engage with after dark to becoming a budding tourist destination.
Today we talk with the wonderful Carlene Carter. This is not an official installment of Music City Tales from the 1980s, though itâ€™s strongly related. Letâ€™s say that [...]
In March of 1983, WSM launched The Nashville Network, TNN for short. Today we look at how televisions show like Hee Haw, and a phenomenon called â€œThe Rural Purgeâ€ made all [...]
If you were a kid in Nashville in the 1980s, you will forever have THE ultimate insider Nashville conversation starter in your back pocket; Opryland USA.