Old Gods of Appalachia
Episode 32: Runs in the Family

Episode 32: Runs in the Family

March 31, 2022

In the early decades of the 20th century, unions are on the rise in coal country. Those who toil beneath the dark earth balk under the yoke of the Barrow family’s rule, and something must be done.

CW: References to occult phenomena, unnatural means of reproduction, human sacrifice, ghosts, mutilation, beheading and maiming human beings, monster sounds.

Written by Cam Collins and Steve Shell
Narrated by Steve Shell
Sound design by Steve Shell
Produced and edited by Cam Collins and Steve Shell
The voice of Pretty Polly Barrow: Tracey Johnston-Crum
Intro Music: “The Land Unknown (The Pound of Flesh Verses)” written and performed by Landon Blood
Outro Music: “Pretty Polly” as performed by Landon Blood and John Lee Bullard

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