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***Trigger Warning*** lots of snake talk on today’s episode and a few slightly gory stories from the ER as Meg, Casey and Mickey recap the story of attempted murder by poisonous snake in Appalachian Alabama. See the article links below to get to know the director and producer of this perfectly creepy, gothic tale. Also, Meg gives a quick “where are they now…” from the last episode. Enjoy!

Show links:

Get to know Alabama Snake Filmmakers: Director Theo Love and producer Bryan Storkel

Snake Salvation Show by National Geographic

Serpent Experts Try To Demystify Pentecostal Snake Handling

Alabama Snake (2020): Official Trailer | HBO

Pastor Jamie Coots Bio – Wikipedia

Andrew Hamblin, Snake-Handling Pastor pleads guilty to firing gun near wife and kids

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