Stuff in the Water

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Shipwrecks. Rocket engines. U-boats. Atom bombs. Regular bombs. There’s a lot of stuff in the water off the Carolina Coast and beyond, and we talk about them in this episode. Read More …

History Break at Greenfield Lake

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You might think Greenfield Lake is filled with water, but it is in fact filled with history. And that green stuff on top? Extra history. In this episode we fill out the backstory of Wilmington’s once and future playground. Read More …

A One Tree Hill of Beans

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With the One Tree Hill convention hitting Wilmington this weekend (May 5 – 7, 2017) we decided to tackle the pilot episode of this teen drama, which made made it to nine seasons and featured plot lines about feelings, and things in your heart, and emotions, and also basketball. Read More …

Don’t Need No Permit To Hermit

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The Fort Fisher Hermit was born in the 1890s, lived through the Great Depression, was committed to a mental institution by his in-laws, and ultimately became a local celebrity and tourist attraction on Pleasure Island. Read More …

98 Percent Monkey By Volume

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With a new King Kong movie in theaters, we look back at the 1986 film “King Kong Lives,” filmed largely in Wilmington, NC, out of Dino De Laurentiis’ freshly minted film studio. This movie didn’t kill at the box office, but it did kill some careers. Read More …

Filmmaker Evan Kidd

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Filmmaker Evan Kidd – Episode 014 In this bonus episode we talk with filmmaker Evan Kidd about his film Son of Clowns, its appearance at the Cucalorus Film Festival, and the future of filmmaking in North Carolina.

Bizarro Wilmington

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The port city of Wilmington, North Carolina once had an evil twin across the river. In the colonial days of America, Wilmington came out the victor in a struggle to the death.

This is a gross dramatization of the story of Brunswick Town, the lost provincial capitol of North Carolina, and the ill fated revival of the grounds during the American Civil War with the construction of Fort Anderson. Read More …

A Very Creeky Episode

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In this episode we torture cohost Sean Gallagher by forcing him to watch the pilot episode of Dawson’s Creek. We assembled a casual panel of watchers to revisit the pilot episode of this iconic Wilmington-based production and give our cheeky analysis on this Creeky topic. Read More …

A Serious Art Attack

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We interview painter Darren Mulvenna about his Mimicri jewelry line and its connection to conservation efforts, and sculptor Aundrea Wilson about her compelling and enchanting sculptures currently on display locally. Read More …