September 25, 2017

Whole Hog

by The Nod

Background show artwork for The Nod

Brittany talks to a man who dresses and cooks like his enslaved ancestors. And Eric drags Brittany to see a famous pit.


Michael Twitty's Twitter. To learn more about his "Southern Discomfort Tour," check out his blog, Afroculinaria, or read his book, "The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South."

Learn more about Howard Conyers via his website.


The Nod is produced by Eric Eddings, with Brittany Luse, Kate Parkinson-Morgan, and James T. Green. Our senior producer is Sarah Abdurrahman. We are edited by Annie-Rose Strasser. Engineering from Cedric Wilson. Our theme music is by Calid B.

Additional music in the show by Takstar and Bobby Lord.

Special thanks to Zella Palmer and the Dillard University Ray Charles Program in African American Material Culture.