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The Wild And Wonderful Podcast is a travel and oral history podcast that explores the sights, sounds, and people of the Mountain State.

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The Wild And Wonderful Podcast is a travel and oral history podcast that explores the sights, sounds, and people of the Mountain State.

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Trail

By r_guz - Oct 08 2018
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Someday I might hike that trail ! Can’t wait to hear the next topic.

Great podcast!!

By SarahERams1230 - Oct 04 2018
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Loved all the new facts I learned about Wild and Wonderful WV!

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Trail

By r_guz - Oct 08 2018
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Someday I might hike that trail ! Can’t wait to hear the next topic.

Great podcast!!

By SarahERams1230 - Oct 04 2018
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Loved all the new facts I learned about Wild and Wonderful WV!

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The Wild And Wonderful Podcast is a travel and oral history podcast that explores the sights, sounds, and people of the Mountain State.

Rank #1: Episode B1: Bluegrass, Ballads, Brewing, and Batman

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Hello fellow explorers! This is the first of two B episodes and also has a Halloween theme; as it airs on October 31st! This episode includes interviews with Dr. Travis Stimeling who discusses ballads and bluegrass and musical history of West Virginia; Pat Daugherty: the Ohio Valley Batman, and Sam Mauzy from Big Timber Brewing in Elkins. Music from the episode was contributed by Lauren Coil, Beth Tibbitts, Linda Jean Stokley, and Jenn Ryall, and the Lead Paint Pickers.

Songs: Wild Wonderful Theme - Lauren Coil , Beth Tibbits, Linda Jean Stokley Crazy Jane - Lead Paint Pickers Space Girl - Linda Jean Stokley

Oct 31 2018

1hr 25mins

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Rank #2: Episode E1: Elaine McMillion Sheldon; Exploring West Virginia

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Hello Fellow Explorers! Welcome to the first of the E episodes of the Wild and Wonderful Podcast. Today is a really great episode of the show, where I got to talk to some really impressive and successful fellow West Virginians. My first guest is award winning film maker Elaine McMillion Sheldon; who has two documentaries on Netflix (Heroin(e) ) , and Recovery Boys) that take an intimate look at the opioid epidemic currently happening in the state. Then I talk with David Sibray, a journalist and Editor in Chief for the West Virginia Explorer travel website. Music:

Wild and Wonderful Show - Theme: Red Headed Stepchild

Let Us Be Kind: Ananga Martin

Cover Photo: Derek Waldeck

Jan 23 2019

1hr 6mins

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Rank #3: Episode E2: Elkins (Bonus)

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Hello Fellow Explorers. This is the companion piece to the Elkins episode. Mayor of Elkins, Van Broughton talks to me about what makes Elkins, WV the best city around, and why you need to visit. Stay Wild and Wonderful! 

Feb 07 2019

31mins

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Rank #4: Episode G: Glen Dale, Gardner Winter Music Festival

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Episode G features the small town of Glen Dale, WV (my home town) where I spoke Nila Chaddock and Kara Gordon who work at the Cockayne Farmstead. I also got to interview Paul Kirk who was an instructor at the Gardner Winter Music Festival.

May 01 2019

38mins

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Rank #5: Episode E2: Elkins

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Hello Fellow Explorers! Welcome to the second E Episode of the Wild and Wonderful Podcast: Exploring West Virginia A-Z. This episode features the town of Elkins, West Virginia. Interviews include Madalyn Humphrey, the Executive Director of Elkins Main Street ; Anne Beardsley, Executive Director of Elkins Depot Welcome Center , and Becky Hill with the Augusta Heritage Center.  Stay Wild and Wonderful!

Music Provided by : Born Old

Feb 07 2019

1hr 1min

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Rank #6: Episode C2: Cider, Cafe Cimino Country Inn, Christmas

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Hello Fellow Explorers! This is the second of the C episodes and the Christmas themed episode. Hopefully it will get you in the Christmas spirit. This is a fun episode featuring two very successful and award wining businesses in the Mountain State. I talk with Brook Glover from Swilled Dog Hard Cider and Melody Urbanic from the Cafe Cimino Country Inn.

Wild and Wonderful Show (Theme): Red Headed Step Child

Musical Interludes: Lauren Coil

Sleigh bell sound: Mike Koenig - Soundbible.com

I’ll Be Home for Christmas Outro : Doug Van Gundy

Dec 13 2018

1hr 5mins

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Rank #7: Episode F2: Farming (Part 1) Wardensville Garden Market

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Welcome to the second of the “F” episodes of the podcast! Because I was able to get so much material, this will be split in to two episodes. Part 1 features Wardensville Garden Market in Wardensville, WV.

Music by : Born Old 

Mar 06 2019

51mins

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Rank #8: Episode F1 : Fairmont Podcasters, Fallout, and Folklore

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Welcome to the first of the F Episodes! This episode features Fairmont podcasters Daniel Bonner from Wasted Local Talent and Roger Harper from Gurus of Gaming. They operate from the Thirteen Palm Trees studio. I also spoke with Emily Hilliard the state folklorist and the Director of the West Virginia Folklife Program. Original Music Includes: Equalizer, Like Victory : Imbuers

Feb 20 2019

49mins

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Rank #9: Episode D: Doug Van Gundy, Davis

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Welcome to the D episode of the Wild and Wonderful Podcast: Exploring West Virginia A-Z! This episode features poet and musician Doug Van Gundy. I also traveled to the town of Davis where I talked to the brand new owners of The Bright Morning Inn and Cory Chase from White Grass Cross Country Ski Touring Center. Music Includes: Wild Wonderful Show (Theme) : Red Headed Stepchild West Virginia Highway, Ain’t Gonna Rain : Born Old Fine, I’ll Listen: Emily Carlson

Dec 26 2018

1hr 26mins

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Rank #10: Episode B2: Botanic Gardens, Blackwater Outdoor Adventure

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This is the second B episode; which features the West Virginia Botanic Garden in Morgantown and Blackwater Outdoor Adventure Company in St. George, West Virginia. This is the playground outside your backdoor, and what makes this state so incredibly special.

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Wild Wonderful Show, West Virginia My Home, Outro - Red Headed Step Children

Stay - Luke Sadecky

Nov 14 2018

46mins

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