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By Mark Rykoff
Famous photos of Appalachia in the Depression tell only part of the story.
By Mike Costello, Courtney Balestier & Emily Hilliard
Your reading list and insider intel.
By Anthony Bourdain
“The hills of West Virginia are breathtakingly beautiful. The people I met there were unfailingly kind, and forgiving of my liberal tendencies.”
Squirrel gravy, bear meat, and vinegar pie.
“Here, in the heart of every belief system I’ve mocked or fought against, I was welcomed with open arms by everybody.”
Sometimes, you just can’t help but post about it.
By Jennifer Neal & Nathan Thornburgh
On eating squirrels, shooting pumpkins, and the excitement of ‘Friday Night Lights’.
By Mike Costello
A glimpse of a state’s complicated legacy of industrial exploitation, culinary innovation, and rural resistance.
Mike Costello on Bourdain’s visit to West Virginia.
By Seth Freeman
West Virginia gains footing on the jam-band circuit.