Monthly Archives: January 2018

The Secret to a Big, Happy Family: Patterson Hood Plays the Broadberry

By Colin Woodward Patterson and I go back a ways. Well, not really, but I feel like I know him by now. It started as a Richmond thing. I first heard of the Drive-By Truckers about ten years ago. Like … Continue reading

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Podcast 75: Jeffrey Abugel

Jeffrey Abugel is a native of New York who now calls Petersburg home. He talks with Colin about growing up in NYC, living in California and writing about surf music, and suffering long winters in Iowa before landing in Virginia. … Continue reading

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Podcast 74: The Amerikan Rambler Christmas Extravaganza!

Colin runs down his December, which included an accidental attendance at a Confederate Pride Christmas Parade in Mechanicsville and a welcome night at a concert given by by Drive-By Truckers front man Patterson Hood. Also, to start the show, Larry … Continue reading

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Podcast 73: Erin Devlin

Erin Devlin is a professor of History and American Studies at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg. She has written a book Remember Little Rock (University of Massachusetts Press, 2017), about racial integration in Arkansas’s capital from the 1950s … Continue reading

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Podcast 72: Bun, Hawk, and the RVA!

In their first episode in Richmond, Bun and Hawk take on the usual topics: film, politics, sexual deviancy (with focus on Louis CK), Mother Teresa, and Harriet Tubman. Why can’t Bun keep the Jewish Community Center and the Byrd Theatre … Continue reading

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Podcast 69: Politics. Some Great Alt-Country Albums

Colin discusses the recent political campaigns in Virginia, the cold weather, and some of his favorite alt-country albums. Wilco! Drive-by Truckers! Bobby Bare, Jr.! We’re sure they were very happy to make the list.

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