Patrice and Marleah drink Alabama Slammers and talk hidden salt mines, barge-eating sinkholes, quarter-mile-wide swirlies, Central Alabama Pride, the homosexual panic defense, and the sad state of Southern hate crime legislation. The Big Flush of Lake Peigneur // On Thursday, November 20, 1980, an oil rig contracted by Texaco accidentally drilled into the Diamond Crystal... Continue Reading →
In this show, LIVE from the PodX convention in Nashville, Patrice and Marleah learn how to podcast mostly sober and talk about rural religion, snake handling as self medication, Bigfoot telepathy, and how unattractive Ed Warren was. Sweet Snake Serenity // Touching Death: The Turbulent Life of One of America’s Last Snake-Handling Preachers by Jordan... Continue Reading →
Patrice and Marleah drink sloe gin fizz and talk unmarked graves, Sweeney Todd-style dismemberment, crooked politicians, anorexic werewolves, evil thorns, and slap yo grandma. Screw you! Signed, Lavinia Fisher // Ghost tours say that Lavinia Fisher was the first female serial killer in the United States, that she poisoned some 40 travelers, and that her... Continue Reading →
Our first LIVE show recorded at the haunted Peerless Saloon in Anniston, the oldest bar in Alabama! Patrice tells a story of horrible people, bad decisions, travel, poison, death, life after death, karma, and freak shows. Marleah gives us the recipe for resurrection: beeswax, beef broth, and sweet lovin. The Outlaw Mummy Hazel Farris //... Continue Reading →
Bartender Courtney creates an amazing cucumber mint martini, and Patrice & Marleah talk Robert Johnson blues, nation sacks, George Burns, crossroads, "everlasting faints," exhumations and badass mama bears. The Crossroads & Robert Johnson // "Robert Leroy Johnson (May 8, 1911 – August 16, 1938) was an American blues singer, songwriter and musician. His landmark recordings... Continue Reading →
It's all about you, Kentucky! Marleah and Patrice drink Mint Juleps and tell stories from the state south of Ioha. Slaughterhouse hell portals, undead dancing girls, 1800s nasty women, and the only witch burning in America. Come for the Ghosts, Stay for the Music // Bobby Mackey's World of Music in Wilder, KY, originally built... Continue Reading →
We drink vodka on vodka with a little lime and talk about trailers squished up against trailers, a murder spree with too many red flags to ignore (that got ignored), a little too much about Marleah’s personal fears, and a bonus conversation about how we create our monsters. The Dover Christmas Massacre // Morbid correction:... Continue Reading →
We continue Listener Lore with in-house guest and bartender Courtney’s story of UFO sightings in Fyffe, AL. Our second story was sent in by listener Lauren and while not in the South it is an excellent story of Russians, intrigue, and ghosts. SHOW NOTES ————————————————– FYFFE UFO // Landmarks of DeKalb County, AL The New... Continue Reading →
In this "after school special" episode, Patrice & Marleah drink spring break liquor & tell 80s stories of murder and mayhem, poverty and dumbassedness. Get out your pink gargoyles and hair scrunches!
Patrice and Marleah sip Whiskey Sweet Tea and talk about empowering language, overweight aliens, the odds of seeing a UFO in your state, real life soap operas and human chameleons.
It's our first Listener Lore! Patrice talks about the Wild Man from Okefenokee & Marleah gives a local's account of a UFO sighting.
This week, Marleah and Patrice drink mojitos and talk Angela Bassett, child zombies, mind movie porn, George the skeptical Native American, and what makes a witch a witch. SHOW NOTES ————————————————– CHILD ZOMBIE OF NEW ORLEANS // Real Zombies, the Living Dead, and Creatures of the Apocalypse Kindle Edition by Brad Steiger THE WITCHES DANCE... Continue Reading →
SO MUCH HAPPENS WITH THIS EPISODE Y'ALL!!! This week Patrice & Marleah celebrate Mardi Gras by telling New Orleans stories of famous horrible people and events! Patrice tries unsuccessfully to pronounce the French names that surround the infamous, sadistic, serial killer Delphine LaLaurie while Marleah tells the story of the Upstairs Lounge arson, one of... Continue Reading →
This week, Patrice & Marleah have a new guest listener and now official Strange South bartender, Courtney! They christen their new "podbasement" talking about Ted Bundy, more Mollies, & Gadsden's local witch lore. Sit down, have a drink and listen to The Strange South!
Patrice & Marleah bring back their favorite southern cocktail, Purple Haze and reiterate the problem with people who rent large beautiful old homes and then who don't learn their lessons from Poltergeist. Red Flags people!Patrice continues her strange people of the South fascination by talking about how the townsfolk of Florence, AL have gotten their 150 years and counting act of vengeance on one loose Booger.
Patrice, Marleah, & guest listener, Susan drink Redneck whiskey sours while learning about Gullah root doctors and then Marleah's story makes Patrice call her mom because it is so scary. SHOW NOTES: // HAINT BLUE & GULLAH ROOT DOCTORS Voodoo’s heyday has passed, but the Gullah tradition still bewitches in SC by David Lauderdale Lowcountry... Continue Reading →
Patrice and Marleah drink tequila & horrify each other with the tale of the Drano killer & the greatest wicked witch of the South!