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 →
Marleah and Patrice drink vodka cranberry and talk 80s ape TV, crackpot businessmen, underage drinking in castles, fucking extremist Puritans, and how a stomach bug can turn into witch mania. Mad, Mad Prince Mongo // Prince Mongo is an eccentric Memphis institution - a man who claims to be a 333-year-old alien from the planet... 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 →
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 →
It’s Easter! Liquor and con men and cryptids oh my! Patrice and Marleah drink tequila sunrise (because Easter) and talk faith healing evangelists, divine comeuppance, lake monsters, and nuclear powered mythology. The Trial of Jack Coe // Faith Healers Tricks Exposed! - Miracles For Sale Jack Coe at a healing revival Jack Coe speaking and... Continue Reading →
Patrice & Marleah nerd out on history this week, with the least appropriately named government nuke project ever, the national quarantine you never knew about, and fuckin' armadillos, man. Also we welcome back Bartender Courtney and her Cuban mojitos! The Dribble Project // Nuclear Blasts in Mississippi | Mississippi History Now by Stephen Cresswell In... Continue Reading →
Patrice and Marleah find new heroes from 1800s Kentucky and return to their clutch drink, the Purple Haze. Patrice expounds on Alexa, Marleah divulges too much about her goody goody history, Satanic Panic in the South, the biggest hoax in history, and the badass history of Cassius Clay. PS. We are sorry for the last... Continue Reading →
Patrice & Marleah drink too much Georgia Gin and talk about alien sex slaves, how we define the sacred in sci-fi terms, Dorothea Dix, hysteria, & social f-ing injustice y'all. Alien Love Song by Todd Wright SHOW NOTES ————————————————– F-ING ALIENS // Love & Saucers Website This Guy Paints the Sex He Allegedly Has with... Continue Reading →
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 talk about not thinking through hashtags, how all things are haunted in Savannah and the many different attacks one can die from while there. Then Patrice adds a new destination for the Summer while talking about the kidnapping of one of the greatest Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey's sideshow... 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, & 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 →