The Coen Brother’s classic O Brother, Where Art Thou? is an absolute classic that not only spins a tale of a hillbilly version of The Odyssey, it also represents the American South in funny (not insulting) way. Morehead State University Instructor, Chirstopher Merritt guests as we discuss the magic of this film and why it is so beloved in our area.
In the Episode:
The portrayal of southern people: inspiring younger generations to explore our culture
A masterpiece soundtrack featuring Dr. Ralph Stanley and Alison Krauss
Hilarious movie moments and symbolism
Merritt’s extensive knowledge on all things O Brother
Preachin’, singin’, snake handlin’ and downward facing dog? Join us for an unusual (yet insightful!) conversation on Appalachian religion and spirituality and its direct influence on our art, with our special guest Chris “Wisey” Wisecup.