Episode 108: Death and Kittens // Ode to Billie Joe

Patrice, Marleah, and Courtney drink Dread River Martinis and talk Bobbie Gentry, the song that beat the Beatles, Appalachian burial traditions, and KITTEHS.

Death and Kittens //

Appalachian folklore says cats are good luck. And bad luck. And magic. And evil. Marleah shares a short compilation of kitty stories.

Ode to Billie Joe //

The day that Billie Joe McAllister jumped off the Tallahassee bridge what happened? Where is this Tallahassee bridge? What did they throw from the bridge and why? We have questions Bobbie Gentry!



Dread River Martini


  • 2.5 oz Dread River gin
  • .5 oz dry vermouth
  • lemon twist


  • Add ice to a mixing glass.
  • Add all ingredients except lemon twist.
  • Stir.
  • Strain into chilled cocktail glass.
  • Add twist.
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