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In the mountains of central Appalachia, blood runs as deep as these hollers and just as dark. Since before our kind knew these hills, hearts of unknowable hunger and madness have slumbered beneath them. These are the oldest mountains in the world. How dare we think we can break the skin of a god and dig out its heart without bringing forth blood and darkness? Old Gods of Appalachia is a horror-anthology podcast set in the shadows of an Alternate Appalachia, a place where digging too deep into the mines was just the first mistake.


To learn more about Old Gods of Appalachia, visit our website at www.oldgodsofappalachia.com, and be sure to complete your social media ritual and follow us on Facebook and Instagram @oldgodsofappalachia, or Twitter and Tumblr @oldgodspod. If you'd like to support the show, you can join or Patreon at www.patreon.com/oldgodsofappalachia, or support us on Acast at supporter.acast.com/old-gods-of-appalachia. You can also find t-shirts, hoodies, mugs, and other Old Gods merch in our shop at www.teepublic.com/stores/oldgodsofappalachia.


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    • Science Fiction
    • 5.0 • 45 Ratings

In the mountains of central Appalachia, blood runs as deep as these hollers and just as dark. Since before our kind knew these hills, hearts of unknowable hunger and madness have slumbered beneath them. These are the oldest mountains in the world. How dare we think we can break the skin of a god and dig out its heart without bringing forth blood and darkness? Old Gods of Appalachia is a horror-anthology podcast set in the shadows of an Alternate Appalachia, a place where digging too deep into the mines was just the first mistake.


To learn more about Old Gods of Appalachia, visit our website at www.oldgodsofappalachia.com, and be sure to complete your social media ritual and follow us on Facebook and Instagram @oldgodsofappalachia, or Twitter and Tumblr @oldgodspod. If you'd like to support the show, you can join or Patreon at www.patreon.com/oldgodsofappalachia, or support us on Acast at supporter.acast.com/old-gods-of-appalachia. You can also find t-shirts, hoodies, mugs, and other Old Gods merch in our shop at www.teepublic.com/stores/oldgodsofappalachia.


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    Episode 18: Where the Cold Wind Blows

    Episode 18: Where the Cold Wind Blows

    Frank Tilley was not a nice man, nor one beloved by his community. He may even have been a pain in Sheriff Andy Hodge's buttocks. But no man deserved to die like that.

    Tonight, the dark earth comes for one of its own.


    CW: Violence, discussion of domestic violence.


    Written and directed by Cam Collins
    Narrated by Steve Shell
    Sound design by Steve Shell
    Produced by Cam Collins and Steve Shell
    Intro music: "The Land Unknown," written and performed by Landon Blood
    Outro music: "In the Pines" (traditional), performed by Keena Graham


    To learn more about Old Gods of Appalachia, visit our website at www.oldgodsofappalachia.com, and be sure to complete your social media ritual and follow us on Facebook and Instagram @oldgodsofappalachia, or Twitter and Tumblr @oldgodspod. If you'd like to support the show, you can join or Patreon at www.patreon.com/oldgodsofappalachia, or support us on Acast at supporter.acast.com/old-gods-of-appalachia. You can also find t-shirts, hoodies, mugs, and other Old Gods merch in our shop at www.teepublic.com/stores/oldgodsofappalachia.


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    • 31 min
    An Interlude: The Scenic Route

    An Interlude: The Scenic Route

    CW: Frank and intimate out of character discussion about the pandemic, death and suicide. In character mentions of child labor, child and parental death and disfigurement.
    There is a darkness that can only truly fall in the deep woods. An enveloping shadow of some great beast that is at the same time soothing and terrifying and can only exist in the absence of electric light and full moons. The hours that pass beneath this hallowed veil are usually best spent sleeping so that you do not witness the world that only thrives while the living aren’t in it, unless they are spent by the watchful vigil-keepers who keep that world at bay. Join us for a late night encounter in the deep woods around the Virginia state line.


    This is a special alternate episode offered in memorial to Rhonda Kay Dooley and Grey.
    National Sucide Prevention Hotline: 800-273-8255
    https://www.crisistextline.org
    https://hotline.rainn.org/online
    https://translifeline.org 


    Written by Steve Shell
    Sound design by Steve Shell
    Narrated by Steve Shell
    Intro music: "The Land Unknown," written and performed by Landon Blood
    Outro music: "I Cannot Escape the Darkness," written and performed by Those Poor Bastards


    To learn more about Old Gods of Appalachia, visit our website at www.oldgodsofappalachia.com, and be sure to complete your social media ritual and follow us on Facebook and Instagram @oldgodsofappalachia, or Twitter and Tumblr @oldgodspod. If you'd like to support the show, you can join or Patreon at www.patreon.com/oldgodsofappalachia, or support us on Acast at supporter.acast.com/old-gods-of-appalachia. You can also find t-shirts, hoodies, mugs, and other Old Gods merch in our shop at www.teepublic.com/stores/oldgodsofappalachia.


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    • 29 min
    The Holiest Days of Bone and Shadow, Chapter Two: The Gift of the Lesser Magi

    The Holiest Days of Bone and Shadow, Chapter Two: The Gift of the Lesser Magi

    Set in the year before a certain stock market crash would change American life forever, The Gift of the Lesser Magi is the second chapter of a new trilogy to be released on the hallowed days of the year. Christmas is a time when family can come together, forgive past grievances, and heal old wounds. In Esau County, Virginia, estranged family come looking to make amends with Miss Delia Hubbard, the young midwife and healer who lives in Boggs Holler.


    Written by Cam Collins
    Sound design by Steve Shell
    Narrated by Steve Shell
    Outro music: "God's Dark Heaven," written and performed by Those Poor Bastards


    To learn more about Old Gods of Appalachia, visit our website at www.oldgodsofappalachia.com, and be sure to complete your social media ritual and follow us on Facebook and Instagram @oldgodsofappalachia, or Twitter and Tumblr @oldgodspod. If you'd like to support the show, you can join or Patreon at www.patreon.com/oldgodsofappalachia, or support us on Acast at supporter.acast.com/old-gods-of-appalachia. You can also find t-shirts, hoodies, mugs, and other Old Gods merch in our shop at www.teepublic.com/stores/oldgodsofappalachia.


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    • 33 min
    Episode 17: The Boy Who Could Not Die

    Episode 17: The Boy Who Could Not Die

    The ties that bind us to this world are usually fragile things, gossamer strands spun on the looms of great, great grandmamas that we will never meet until our thread is snipped clean. Cowboy held no such ties. These were no mere threads binding this precious boy together, but heavy chains forged from the stygian soil of death itself and tempered in the cold river of eternity.


    Written by Cam Collins and Steve Shell
    Sound design by Steve Shell
    Narrated by Steve Shell
    ntro music: "The Land Unknown," written and performed by Landon Blood
    Outro music: "In the Pines" (traditional), performed by Keena Graham


    To learn more about Old Gods of Appalachia, visit our website at www.oldgodsofappalachia.com, and be sure to complete your social media ritual and follow us on Facebook and Instagram @oldgodsofappalachia, or Twitter and Tumblr @oldgodspod. If you'd like to support the show, you can join or Patreon at www.patreon.com/oldgodsofappalachia, or support us on Acast at supporter.acast.com/old-gods-of-appalachia. You can also find t-shirts, hoodies, mugs, and other Old Gods merch in our shop at www.teepublic.com/stores/oldgodsofappalachia.


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    • 36 min
    Episode 16: Between the Unburied and Miss Belle

    Episode 16: Between the Unburied and Miss Belle

    She recognized the naked fear and rawness in their respective gazes. Something had happened to these boys. She could see their hearts and minds were pink and pricking red at the edges where their innocence had been torn away with such force they'd not even had a chance to bleed yet.


    Written by Steve Shell
    Sound design by Steve Shell
    Narrated by Steve Shell
    Intro music: "The Land Unknown," written and performed by Landon Blood
    Outro music: "I Cannot Escape the Darkness," written and performed by Those Poor Bastards


    To learn more about Old Gods of Appalachia, visit our website at www.oldgodsofappalachia.com, and be sure to complete your social media ritual and follow us on Facebook and Instagram @oldgodsofappalachia, or Twitter and Tumblr @oldgodspod. If you'd like to support the show, you can join or Patreon at www.patreon.com/oldgodsofappalachia, or support us on Acast at supporter.acast.com/old-gods-of-appalachia. You can also find t-shirts, hoodies, mugs, and other Old Gods merch in our shop at www.teepublic.com/stores/oldgodsofappalachia.


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    • 36 min
    Meet Our Distant Cousins: The Oyster

    Meet Our Distant Cousins: The Oyster

    From the creators of Darkest Night and Deadly Manners comes a brand new immersive sci-fi podcast called - The Oyster.
    In a not so distant future, due to overwhelming carbon emissions, The Earth is on the brink of becoming uninhabitable. These conditions are made far more horrifying because the available housing shelters (that can produce sustainable air quality) will only be able to house 80% of the world’s total population. To try and save the human race, every person has a government-mandated microchip implanted in their brains to attempt to facilitate the migration of a portion of the population to an underground shelter. In order to decide who gets to be protected and who must stay above ground, the government implements a value scale they have determined based on "usefulness" to future society. If you are valued at a 50 or above, you will be chosen to enter the bunker, and, if not, you must stay above ground and face the end of days. “Neuron” (which acts as both a prestigious brain implant and also a software company) is folded into a sanctioned branch of the government called, “The Ministry of Experience.” Their job now is to develop technologies and software that can replicate the human experience above ground. But what is far more pressing is The Ministry must find a way to reduce the use of resources, or they will run out of all survivable assets before being able to relocate to “Eden” - the one place above ground that might be salvageable in a few years time. Whether Eden will be ready in time remains to be seen, but its existence is literally the last hope for the human race surviving. In a drastic effort to cut emissions and resource usage, “The Oyster” is created. The Oyster is Nirvana - A state absent from the mind while being filled with complete pleasure and bliss. What, then, happens when reality begins to fade and The Oyster is all that remains?

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    • 31 min

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45 Ratings

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Family, I was brought into the fold by cousin White Vault on a Sunday. Not even 10 minutes in, I was subscribed and hooked. I finished my binge by the Tuesday, thankfully in time to get in line for season two. The story line is second to none, as is the brilliant voice acting and audio. My beloved TMA is winding down, and the ancient gods and the green and kick ass sisters of OGOA will more than fill the hole left by the ancient fears...
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