Middle America

Middle America

Wendell Bauer/Jared Grabb

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“Middle America” is a podcast and radio show using history, storytelling, and music to discuss the world that surrounds us. Narrated by the fictional protagonist Wendell Bauer, episodes give both true history of the Central Illinois area and fictional memoir of a resident. Locally created music complements the stories to provide further emotional impact and insight.Topics discussed by “Middle America” thus far have included Illinois abolitionists, the French origins of the Midwest, philanthropist Lydia Moss Bradley, Chicago’s earliest settlers, Prohibition-era gangsters, and comedian Richard Pryor, among others. Along the way there are outlaws, adventure, murder, mutiny, loss, charity, love, and finally progress. www.patreon.com/midamericapod www.facebook.com/midamericapod www.instagram.com/midamericapod www.twitter.com/midamericapod midamericapod.bandcamp.com middleamericapod@gmail.com
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“Middle America” is a podcast and radio show using history, storytelling, and music to discuss the world that surrounds us. Narrated by the fictional protagonist Wendell Bauer, episodes give both true history of the Central Illinois area and fictional memoir of a resident. Locally created music complements the stories to provide further emotional impact and insight.Topics discussed by “Middle America” thus far have included Illinois abolitionists, the French origins of the Midwest, philanthropist Lydia Moss Bradley, Chicago’s earliest settlers, Prohibition-era gangsters, and comedian Richard Pryor, among others. Along the way there are outlaws, adventure, murder, mutiny, loss, charity, love, and finally progress. www.patreon.com/midamericapod www.facebook.com/midamericapod www.instagram.com/midamericapod www.twitter.com/midamericapod midamericapod.bandcamp.com middleamericapod@gmail.com
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Episodes (15)
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DIY - Punks in Peoria and...

16 Jun 2021 | 29 mins 06 secs

DIY - Punks in Peori...

16 Jun 2021 | 29 mins 06 secs

Distilling - Almiran Cole...

12 May 2021 | 25 mins

Distilling - Almiran...

12 May 2021 | 25 mins

Domesticity - Betty Fried...

14 Apr 2021 | 25 mins 14 secs

Domesticity - Betty ...

14 Apr 2021 | 25 mins 14 secs

Toxic - Matt Hale and Cul...

17 Mar 2021 | 25 mins 16 secs

Toxic - Matt Hale an...

17 Mar 2021 | 25 mins 16 secs

Seeker - Jean Baptiste Po...

17 Feb 2021 | 25 mins 08 secs

Seeker - Jean Baptis...

17 Feb 2021 | 25 mins 08 secs

On End - John Kinzie, Tho...

13 Jan 2021 | 24 mins 46 secs

On End - John Kinzie...

13 Jan 2021 | 24 mins 46 secs

Sermon – Robert Ingersoll...

09 Dec 2020 | 22 mins 33 secs

Sermon – Robert Inge...

09 Dec 2020 | 22 mins 33 secs

Leap – Richard Pryor and ...

05 Mar 2020 | 29 mins 07 secs

Leap – Richard Pryor...

05 Mar 2020 | 29 mins 07 secs

Monuments - Lydia Moss Br...

22 Oct 2019 | 28 mins 37 secs

Monuments - Lydia Mo...

22 Oct 2019 | 28 mins 37 secs

Names – Le Rocher Saint-L...

06 Oct 2019 | 25 mins 36 secs

Names – Le Rocher Sa...

06 Oct 2019 | 25 mins 36 secs

Versions – Simon Trefzger...

28 Apr 2019 | 32 mins 19 secs

Versions – Simon Tre...

28 Apr 2019 | 32 mins 19 secs

Underworld – Bernie Shelt...

27 Mar 2019 | 26 mins 01 sec

Underworld – Bernie ...

27 Mar 2019 | 26 mins 01 sec

Larger Love - Mary Brown ...

13 Feb 2019 | 26 mins 07 secs

Larger Love - Mary B...

13 Feb 2019 | 26 mins 07 secs

Middle America - Fort Cre...

14 Jan 2019 | 24 mins 04 secs

Middle America - For...

14 Jan 2019 | 24 mins 04 secs

Middle America Trailer - ...

11 Jan 2019 | 55 secs

Middle America Trail...

11 Jan 2019 | 55 secs