Alabama Short Stories, Volume 1 – The Book

Alabama Short Stories, Volume 1 – The Book

SEASON 3  | EPISODE 11 I hope you have enjoyed season 3 of Alabama Short Stories. If you haven’t heard the first two seasons, I encourage you to go back and give them a listen. If you prefer to read instead, I’ve got you covered. The book Alabama Short Stories, Volume...
Kudzu

Kudzu

SEASON 3  | EPISODE 10 Kudzu covers every part of Alabama, and we assume it grows with wild abandon. Swallowing up parked cars and buildings that are in its path. In this Alabama Short Stories podcast episode, we learn about how it came to Alabama and how much more...
Stars Fell on Alabama

Stars Fell on Alabama

SEASON 3  | EPISODE 9 Have you ever heard the phrase “Stars Fell on Alabama?” Of course, you have. If you grew up in Alabama, you can’t avoid it. You probably can’t remember the first time you heard it, but it has always been around. Is it a...
USS Alabama

USS Alabama

SEASON 3  | EPISODE 8 The USS Alabama, BB-60 was a South Dakota class battleship that served in the North Atlantic and Pacific during World War II. At the war’s end, she was mothballed and stored in the Pacific Reserve Fleet in Puget Sound outside Bremerton,...
Where did that town name come from

Where did that town name come from

SEASON 3  | EPISODE 7 Alabama has its fair share of interesting town names. Of course, we would. A lot of cultures have passed through our state. The French, Spanish, and English all have left their mark. So did the different Indian nations. They left names we use...
Lou Wooster

Lou Wooster

SEASON 3  | EPISODE 6    Cholera came to Birmingham in 1873 and hit the new town hard. By the end of the summer, over half of its citizens had fled the city. Only the sick, the physicians caring for them, and the prostitutes stayed behind. This Alabama Short Stories...