Hurricane Prep Party

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With Texas reeling from hurricane Harvey and hurricane Irma on track to be one of the most powerful storms ever on record, we spend this episode rhapsodizing about hurricane prep in coastal North Carolina. Towards the end we talk a little bit of hurricane trivia. Stay safe! Read More …

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 …

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 …

Encyclopedia Battleshipica

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In our first episode, we run over by thirty minutes. But that’s only because we’re talking about the USS North Carolina, the crown jewel of the Cape Fear River. Join Midmost Cost as we talk about everything battleship in this double-feature of an episode, on the eve of the USS N.C.’s 75th anniversary. Towards the end we mention Carl Weathers. It’s worth toughing it out. Read More …