This episode features briar patches, bunny rabbits, and bad decisions. We have stories about the color line in America, mastodons that can open doors, and a hole in the rug under the couch that you didn’t even know was there.
Download: Episode 2 – Tar Baby
My guests for this episode were:
- Bruce Bickley, Professor Emeritus at Florida State University. In addition to his work teaching, he has written extensively about Joel Chandler Harris. The Penguin Edition of Nights with Uncle Remus features an introduction by Dr. Bickley.
- Laura Browder is a professor of American Studies at the University of Richmond. Her books include Slippery Characters: Ethnic Impersonators and American Identities and her latest work, When Janey Comes Marching Home: Portraits of Women Combat Veterans.
- I spoke to Dr. Emily Lindsey from the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. Visit them on the web to schedule your trip to the tar pits, experience paleontology firsthand, and learn more about mammoth cloning (well, maybe not that last part so much).
- Jason Kelley is a freelance writer living in Oakland, California. He currently records and produces a podcast about hoarding called Saving Grace. He shared his story “Charlotte Instead” on this episode.
All music for this episode is licensed through Magnatune.
- “Invocation,” by Anthony Salvo
- “Dusk,” by Christopher Ferreira
- “Das Schlechte der Welt,” by Tuskle
- “Perception” (parts 3, 6, and 13), by Francois Couture
- “The Light,” by Giorgio Constantini
- “Underwater, “by Claire Fitch
Images: “Hare” and “Mushrooms” both via Pixabay.
Produced by New World Witchery. Copyright 2016. Share-and-share-alike Creative Commons license.