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Victory Kitchen is an exploration of food rationing in wartime America. Join author, historian, and vintage foodie Sarah Creviston Lee as she delves into World War II cookbooks, recipes and menu plans to discover how our grandmas got their food to fight for victory. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/victorykitchenpodcast/support
 
Each month, the U.P. Notable Books Club brings you another award-winning author Q&A from Michigan's Upper Peninsula. These writers have been awarded the U.P. Notable Books Award and host a lively discussion with a dial-in audience as moderated by Evelyn Gathu, Director of the Crystal Falls District Community Library in Crystal Falls, Michigan.
 
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Pestered by her rival and desperate for a child of her own, Hannah makes a bold promise to Yahweh. Text: 1 Samuel 1:1-2:21 Players: Yahweh Hannah Elkanah Peninnah Eli Samuel What's Spooky: Not too much in this episode, actually. A little married sex, but that's not spooky. :) Music: Winds of Change | Four Trees As Fate Would Have It | Wicked Cinema…
 
Eating away from home was a fact of life for busy people in WWII, and that was especially true for people traveling by rail. Dining cars were an essential part of feeding these people, but railroads were affected by wartime restrictions just like everyone else. In this episode, Sarah digs into this little researched topic to find out how railroads …
 
The UP Notable Book Club presents author Joanna Walitalo speaking about her book Woodburnings: The first Five Years. Note: This epesode talks about images that were shown durning the presentation. To see these pictures please visit the UPPAA Youtube channel or visit Joanna Walitalo's website to see more. https://jwalitalowoodburning.com/ https://yo…
 
When Ahab recruits King Jehoshaphat for his campaign against the Arameans, the pre-battle conference with the prophets gets…interesting. Text: 1 Kings 21 & 22 Players: Yahweh King Ahab King Jehoshaphat Micaiah What's Spooky: A stoned corpse Death by arrow puncture Dogs licking up human blood Music: Winds of Change | Four Trees Stay With Me | Dexter…
 
The UP Notable Book Club presents author Ellen Airgood speaking about her book "Tin Camp Road". Ellen Airgood grew up on a farm in Michigan’s thumb, where her favorite things to do were read books, ride horses, swing in her tire swing, and write stories. She almost left the University of Michigan after her first year to go back home and farm, but d…
 
Wartime housing shortages led Americans resorting to live wherever and however they could while following lucrative defense factory jobs. Many of these places were not ideal. In this episode, Sarah discusses what the government did to address the housing crisis and focuses on two specific living conditions: trailers and apartments - plus the small …
 
The UP Notable Book Club presents author Mary Doria Russell speaking about her book "The Women of the Copper Country". Widely praised for her meticulous research, fine prose, and compelling narrative drive, Mary Doria Russell is the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of The Sparrow, Children of God, A Thread of Grace, Dreamers of t…
 
Soon after they rebuild Jerusalem's walls, the Israelites discover a much more serious threat to their security. Text: Nehemiah 7:73-8:17 Players: Yahweh The Israelites Ezra Music: Winds of Change | Four Trees Control | Heretic No Place on Earth | Tony Anderson Daydream in D for Cello | Eric Kinny Vision | Steven Gutheinz View from Above | Alistair…
 
A king screams, a shaman prays to Yahweh, and a donkey speaks. This is the curious story of Balaam. Text: Numbers 22-24 Players: Yahweh Balaam King Balak Balaam's donkey What's Spooky: A severed goat head Animal cruelty Music: Winds of Change | Four Trees The Rite | Wicked Cinema Dreamstrider | Cody Martin Reactor | Wicked Cinema The Throne | Wicke…
 
The UP Notable Book Club presents author Mikel B. Classen speaking about his book "Points North: Hidden Campgrounds, Natural Wonders, and Waterways of the Upper Peninsula"Mikel B. Classen has been writing and photographing northern Michigan in newspapers and magazines for over thirty-five years, creating feature articles about the life and culture …
 
Season 4 is kicking off its first episode in honor of this year's National Wildlife Week (April 5th - 9th) talking about hunting, fishing, and trapping in wartime! Sarah answers some pressing questions about ammunition rationing, goes over saltwater fishing rules, and discusses some hot wildlife conservation topics of the day fresh from WWII. She a…
 
When Rachel's sister steals her fiancé, all three of them are in for years of drama. Text: Genesis 29:1-30:24 Players: Yahweh Rachel Leah Jacob Laban Music: Winds of Change | Four Trees Morning Call | Marie Catalyst | Cody Martin King's Feast | Wicked Cinema Waltz for a Lost Summer | Joshua Spacht Shifting Sands | Wicked Cinema Quartz | Jo Blankenb…
 
Jonathan and his armor bearer sneak off to attack a Philistine outpost by themselves. If Yahweh's in, this will a day to remember. Text: 1 Samuel 14:1-15 Players: Yahweh Jonathan Jonathan's armor bearer King Saul What's Spooky: Prostitution Military combat/violence Music: Winds of Change | Four Trees Captive | Heretic Hubris | Jo Blankenburg Pray |…
 
Hart Viges by Courage to Resist https://couragetoresist.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/CourageToResist_Podcast_Hart_Viges.mp3 Podcast: “I wanted to lay my rifle down.” – Hart Viges Hart Viges is a veteran of the second Gulf War. A self-described patriot, Hart transformed from a highly motivated soldier to chaplain’s assistant and eventually, consci…
 
Four 15-year-olds have the opportunity of a lifetime, but one of them—a boy named Daniel—seems intent on blowing it. Text: Daniel 1 Players: Yahweh Daniel Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah What's Spooky: Two mentions of prostitution Music: Winds of Change | Four Trees Sahara | Cody Martin Most Curious | Shimmer I Am Not a Tyrant | Ryan Taubert Penumbr…
 
With her back against the wall, Tamar gets creative and cooks up a plan pregnant with possibility. Text: Genesis 38 Players: Yahweh Tamar Judah What's Spooky: Sexual Abuse/Rape Themes of Prostitution Music: Winds of Change | Four Trees Dawnstar | Cody Martin Current Miner | Luke Atencio Sunlit Grave (instrumental) | Saint Mesa Crooked Man | Wicked …
 
Before going into battle for Yahweh, Gideon wants assurance of victory. Will Yahweh oblige? Yes and no. Text: Judges 6:33-7:25 Players: Yahweh Gideon What's Spooky: Warfare Beheading Music: Winds of Change | Four Trees Peril Preparation | Cody Martin Pine Frost | Cody Martin Shimmer | Boundless Legend | Ryan Taubert Every Day Life | Dustin Lau Noct…
 
Jane Kopecky reveals the nearly-forgotten story of Camp Germfask, where some of the most ardent war-resisters among World War II conscientious objectors were held for 13 months in 1944 and 1945. Opponents of the war and conscription on a variety of religious, pacifist, or political grounds, these recalcitrant dissenters dared imprisonment as they r…
 
Jim Albertini by Courage to Resist https://couragetoresist.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/CourageToResist_Podcast_Jim_Albertini.mp3 Podcast (VN-E46): “Arrested dozens of times, two years in prison” – Jim Albertini Jim Albertini is a conscientious objector, lifelong strategist, activist, author, and director of the Malu-aina center for non-violent e…
 
Never has Gideon felt more abandoned by Yahweh. Never has Yahweh been more present. —The new HGS Merch Store is live— Text: Judges 6:1-32 Players: Yahweh Gideon What's Spooky: Bull slaughter Music: Winds of Change | Four Trees Telos | Chris Coleman Blighted | Mattia Turzo Projection | Mattia Turzo Thrush | Martin Drunken Peril | Cody Martin Whisper…
 
Much like the wartime conscientious objectors, not a lot is commonly known about the vital work that German and Italian POWs and the Japanese American Internees participated in to save our nation's crops during WWII. In this episode, Sarah highlights the Japanese agricultural heritage in our country, contemplates the conflicted relationship our com…
 
Francesco Da Vinci by Courage to Resist https://couragetoresist.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/CourageToResist_Podcast_Fran_DaVinci.mp3 Podcast (VN-E45): “It was a leap of faith” – Francesco Da Vinci Francesco Da Vinci is a lifetime advocate of peace, nonviolence, and social justice. From his first action as a Conscientious Objector to the Vietnam …
 
Not much is commonly known about the important role conscientious objectors played in World War II except for maybe one Hollywood movie. In this episode, Sarah brings to light not only how conscientious objectors helped bring in the crops, but also the myriad of other vital ways they helped America during a crucial time of war despite the hardships…
 
If you’ve got a taste for hockey nostalgia, the local history of the Copper Country, or you just enjoy one of Michigan’s most popular winter pastimes, you will enjoy William J. Sproule’s Houghton: The Birthplace of Professional Hockey for the humanity it brings to the players and their cold winter sagas of the early 1900s.Dr. William Sproule, a rec…
 
Rosa del Duca by Courage to Resist https://couragetoresist.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/CourageToResist_Podcast_Rosa_DelDuca.mp3 Podcast: “What? Yes. That term..I’m a conscientious objector!” – Rosa del Duca As a teenager considering her future, Rosa del Duca was an ideal candidate for recruitment into the Army National Guard. Smart, athletic, an…
 
When Eve makes a heartbreaking trade, Yahweh makes sure it's not the end of the story. Partner with Justin on Patreon Text: Genesis 2-3 Players: Yahweh Eve Adam Satan What's Spooky: Bull slaughter Guest Writer: JL Gerhardt, Author of Look to Love: A Better Way to Read the Bible Music: Winds of Change | Four Trees Kalopsyia | Cody Martin Season of F…
 
Author Craig Brockman talks with the U.P. Notable Books Book Club about his award winning novel "Dead of November".CRAIG A. BROCKMAN is the author of Dead of November: A Novel of Lake Superior and the middle-grade novel Marty and the Far Woodchuck. He has been a regular contributor to the U.P Reader and other publications. In 2017 an article in the…
 
Author Susanna Ausema talks with the U.P. Notable Books Book Club about her award winning picture book "I Spy...Isle Royale"SUSAN AUSEMA spent her childhood summers on Isle Royale. Her father was a park ranger and her mother was a park volunteer for many years. After moving away in her teens, she returned to work at Isle Royale as a seasonal ranger…
 
Author Susan Purvis talks with the U.P. Notable Books Book Club about her award winning book Go Find!SUSAN PURVIS‘ love for adventure and medicine has taken her to the hottest, coldest, and highest places on earth: Ethiopia, Antarctica, and Nepal. As a wilderness medicine expert and extraordinary speaker, Susan has worked on film sets for National …
 
Author Mikel Classen speaks with the U.P. Notable Books Book Club about his award winning book Lake Superior Tales.MIKEL B. CLASSEN has been writing and photographing northern Michigan in newspapers and magazines for over thirty-five years, creating feature articles about the life and culture of Michigan’s north country. A journalist, historian, ph…
 
Author Ann Dallman discusses her award winning young adult novel Cady and the Bear Necklace with the U.P. Notable Books Book Club.ANN DALLMAN has lifelong roots in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and more than two decades of teaching experience. She likes to write about artists and mysteries and people of all ages who have overcome challenges. Ann …
 
Author Michael Carrier talks with the U.P. Notable Books Book Club about his award winning book Murder on Sugar Island.MICHAEL CARRIER has published fourteen books of fiction, all centered on his main character, Jack Handler, a retired Chicago homicide detective. His books have been featured throughout the Midwest, mainly centering in Michigan’s Up…
 
Author James H. McCommons speaks with the U.P. Notable Books Book Club about his award winning book Camera Hunter: George Shiras III and the Birth of Wildlife PhotographyJAMES H. MCCOMMONS joined the Northern Michigan University faculty English dept. in 2001. He is a veteran journalist, specializing in ecology, environmental, and travel topics. He …
 
Author Phil Bellfy discusses his book "Three Fires Unity: The Anishnaabeg of the Lake Huron Borderlands" with the U.P. Notable Books book club.Phil Bellfy (Enrolled Member of the White Earth Band of Minnesota Chippewa) is a professor emeritus of American Indian studies at Michigan State University. He is also the author of Indians and Other Misnome…
 
Will Joseph’s divine dreams come true? Not if his brothers have anything to say about it. Text: Genesis 37 Players: Yahweh Joseph Jacob What's Spooky: Goat slaughter Human trafficking More: —Get your Patron Saint of Storytelling tshirt or sticker 😇—Become a Patron of Holy Ghost Stories and get bonus episodes, full scripts, remixed scenes, discussio…
 
Kevin Benderman by Courage to Resist https://couragetoresist.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/CourageToResist_Podcast_Kevin_Benderman.mp3 Podcast: “Why are we guarding an oil field?” – Kevin Benderman Former Sergeant Kevin Benderman shares his experiences in Iraq, the inconsistencies of the US mission in the Middle East, and his attempts to reconcile…
 
Michael Rasmussen by Courage to Resist https://couragetoresist.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/CourageToResist_Podcast_Michael_Rassmussen.mp3 Podcast: Michael Rasmussen, Meditations of a Conscientious Objector Michael Rasmussen came to recognize his opposition to war through recommended reading of the “Meditations” of Marcus Aurelius. He grew from b…
 
A witch, a ghost, and a man who’s given himself over to a dark power. This will be Saul’s last supper. *Watch a conversation betweeen HGS creator Justin Gerhardt and composer Kendall Ramseur about collaborating on this episode Text: 1 Samuel 28, 31 Players: Yahweh King Saul The witch of Endor What's Spooky: Graphic execution Beheading Witchcraft A …
 
Early in WWII, with much of the field labor being sucked into the military, defense or factory jobs, the farmers were in a really tough position for getting their crops harvested. In this episode, Sarah looks at the pros and cons of one of the most impactful agricultural programs ever implemented in the United States to help struggling farmers, the…
 
Col. Ann Wright (ret.) by Courage to Resist https://couragetoresist.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/CourageToResist_Podcast_Ann_Wright.mp3 Podcast: “The common thing is that no one wants war” – Col. Ann Wright (ret.) Ann Wright is a former colonel and foreign service officer who resigned her commission in protest of the second U.S. invasion of Iraq.…
 
With 200,000 fearsome Assyrians camped around the rebel holdout of Jerusalem, death seems inevitable. But then Hezekiah prays... Text: 2 Kings 18-19; 2 Chronicles 29-32; Isaiah 36-37 Players: Yahweh Hezekiah Sennacherib What's Spooky: Siege Warfare Starvation Arrows made from human body parts More: —Let's get to 200! Become a Patron of Holy Ghost S…
 
Alan Kennedy by Courage to Resist https://couragetoresist.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/CourageToResist_Podcast_Alan_Kennedy.mp3 Podcast: “I joined the military to fight fascism” – Capt. Alan Kennedy National Guard Officer Alan Kennedy is challenging the constitutionality of Department of Defense order 1325.06 on the grounds that it infringes on t…
 
Text: Daniel 3 Players: Yahweh Nebuchadnezzar Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego What's Spooky: Violent fire-related injury and death More: —Become a Patron of Holy Ghost Stories and get bonus episodes, full scripts, insider notes, discussion guides, and—above all—the joy of partnering with Justin to tell good stories. —Sign up for The Latest, an emai…
 
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