On this episode Clay Newcomb goes to take you on a journey to discover an uncanny bear looking story written in 1841 referred to as “The Large Bear of Arkansas.” Its affect virtually single-handedly branded Arkansas because the “Bear State” and paved a path for a few of America’s best Southern authors.  Clay Newcomb and the crew will discuss concerning the outstanding and pretty-durn-new-to-planet-earth energy of media to affect our imaginations about individuals we’ll by no means meet, locations we’ll by no means go, and the way it can affect who we expect we’re. We’ll hear from three of the best company recognized West of the mighty Mississippi – famend Ozark historian & creator, Dr. Brooks Blevins, College of Arkansas Folklorist, Dr. Bob Cochran, and like a hickory nut between two acorns, MeatEater’s personal Steven Rinella. That is one in every of Clay’s favourite tales our all time. If you happen to’re a Bear Greaser at coronary heart, I actually doubt you’re going to wish to miss this one… Despatched from my iPhone

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