From Sept. 2016: “Colin uses the Netflix drama ‘Narcos’ as a jumping off point for talking about his fascination with the deep, deep South: the Caribbean and South America.”
Colin uses the Netflix drama “Narcos” as a jumping off point for talking about his fascination with the deep, deep South: the Caribbean and South America.
via Podcast 22: Narcos and the South South of the South — Amerikan Rambler: Everybody Has a Story
From Aug. 2016: “Music fans love lists.”
Music fans love lists. Don’t believe me? Watch “High Fidelity,” the best movie about music fans, which even includes a “Top Five Songs about Death.” So, here it is, my favorite compilation albums of all time.
via My Favorite 15 Compilation Albums — Amerikan Rambler: Everybody Has a Story
From July 2016: “Ed Ayers and Gary Gallagher are two of the best southern historians working today.”
Ed Ayers and Gary Gallagher are two of the best southern historians working today. Ed Ayers is from Tennessee, taught at UVA, and is now president emeritus and professor at the University of Richmond. Gary Gallagher came to UVA by way of Penn State, University of Texas, Colorado, and Los Angeles. Both are now working in the field of Civil War studies.
via Podcast 15: Ed Ayers and Gary Gallagher — Amerikan Rambler: Everybody Has a Story
From July 2016: “He talks with Colin about doing Civil War history, the publishing industry, the writing process, and the recent exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union.”
Nelson Lankford is the author of several books about the Civil War, including “Richmond Burning” and “Cry Havoc!: The Crooked Road to Civil War, 1861.”
via Podcast 14: Nelson Lankford — Amerikan Rambler: Everybody Has a Story
From April 2016: “James McPherson is the Dean of Civil War historians.”
He has also won the Lincoln Prize twice, for “For Cause and Comrades:Why Men Fought in the Civil War” and “Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief.” He is the author more recently of “Embattled Rebel” and “The War that Forged a Nation” both published in 2015.
via Podcast, Episode 9: James M. McPherson — Amerikan Rambler: Everybody Has a Story