Podgressive South



Heather Milam and Will Lochamy tackle important issues from a southern progressive viewpoint.


  • Special Episode: Ron Mckeithen

    08/06/2021 Duración: 01h34min

    Ron Mckeithen was recently released from prison after serving 37 years of a life sentence.  Ron sits down with Will and Reed Lochamy for an inside look at imprisonment in Alabama. Carla Crowder and Alex LaGanke from Alabama Appleseed join the conversation as well. 

  • Special Episode: Anthony Ray Hinton Update

    24/01/2020 Duración: 01h50min

    Anthony Ray Hinton, author of The Sun Does Shine and featured in Just Mercy, spent almost 30 years on death row for a crime he didn’t commit.Here is his entire uncut, unreal interview.

  • Special Episode: Tabitha Isner and the Alabama Democratic Party

    04/09/2019 Duración: 27min

    Tabitha Isner discusses the DNC's recent decision to revoke the credentials if the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Alabama Democratic Party.  

  • Episode 16: Trae Crowder (The Liberal Redneck)

    08/07/2019 Duración: 29min

    Comedian Trae Crowder tells Will Lochamy and Heather Milam about how he became liberal in a small southern town, who he's rooting for, and more. 

  • Episode 15: Presidential Candidate Eric Swalwell (Is He Going To Take Your Guns?)

    24/06/2019 Duración: 21min

    Heather Milam and Will Lochamy discuss Congressman Eric Swalwell and Will sits down with him for a 1-on-1. They also discuss the Alabama squirrel that may or may not be on meth. Heather spends a good five minutes trying to guess the squirrel's name. 

  • Episode 14: Corruption, Mike Hubbard Style!

    10/06/2019 Duración: 17min

    Heather Milam and Will Lochamy break down what former Alabama Speaker of The House Mike Hubbard was convicted of (three years ago) and why he still hasn't gone to prison. 

  • Episode 13: Roy Moore

    03/06/2019 Duración: 19min

    Heather Milam and Will Lochamy discuss Roy Moore (ugh), but only because he's back in the news. They'll also explain why you should stop worrying about transgender robots and never use the word "eatable." 

  • Episode 12: Weird News

    27/05/2019 Duración: 17min

    Heather and Will decide to laugh instead of cry this week by breaking down some of the weirdest news stories in the cycle. 

  • Episode 11: Women In The South (and streakers!)

    20/05/2019 Duración: 18min

    Heather Milam and Will Lochamy discuss the status of women in the south, then the show goes off the rails with the non-news story of the week about streaking. 

  • Episode 10: State Rep Neil Rafferty on Alabama's Abortion Bill

    13/05/2019 Duración: 11min

    Alabama State Representative Neil Rafferty tells Heather and Will what exactly is happening in Montgomery with Alabama's far-reaching, controversial abortion bill. 

  • Episode 9: Alabama's Exceptional Abortion Bill

    06/05/2019 Duración: 32min

    Heather and Will discuss HB 314, Alabama's over the top abortion bill, currently easing its way through the legislature. On this first of two installments, Jenna King-Sheppard tells her personal abortion story. 

  • Bonus Episode: Behind The Pod 1

    01/05/2019 Duración: 09min

    A non-political "off the air" conversation between Heather and Will. Stories include a time Will fell and couldn't get up, where the podcast is recorded, and Magic Mike. 

  • Episode 8: Impeachment

    29/04/2019 Duración: 21min

    What exactly is impeachment and how do we feel about it? Also, what are the candidates currently thinking about taking action? 

  • Episode 7: Bills, Bills, Bills!

    22/04/2019 Duración: 21min

    Heather Milam and Will Lochamy give a rapid-fire breakdown of some of the important bills currently making their way through the Alabama legislature. Plus, they fess up to mistakes they've made on previous episodes. 

  • Episode 6: Listener Q&A with Heather and Will

    15/04/2019 Duración: 33min

    Heather Milam and Will Lochamy answer questions submitted by listeners and Will surprises Heather with some questions of his own. 

  • Episode 5: High Utility Rates and The PSC

    08/04/2019 Duración: 27min

    Alabama residents pay the 2nd most for electricity in the country, but why? The answer is frustrating and largely ignored. Kari Powell joins Will Lochamy and Heather Milam to explain what the PSC is and why they are so important to all of us. 

  • Episode 4: Common Core

    01/04/2019 Duración: 26min

    Senator Del Marsh (AL-R) Has introduced legislation to remove Common Core standards from Alabama Schools. With the help of education reporter Trisha Powell Crain, Heather Milam and Will Lochamy explain what Common Core is and why it's a hot button topic.

  • Episode 3: Lottery and Medicinal Marijuana Legislation

    25/03/2019 Duración: 24min

    Heather Milam and Will Lochamy discuss the possibility of the lottery and medicinal marijuana becoming legal in Alabama. CBD oil and medicinal marijuana advocate, Dustin Chandler, weighs in. 

  • Episode 2: Injustice, Anthony Ray Hinton

    12/03/2019 Duración: 25min

    Anthony Ray Hinton spent almost thirty-years on death row for a crime he didn't commit. Hear from him and Dr. Steven Austad on his case and lingering problems with our justice system.

  • Episode 1: Marijuana Possession

    21/02/2019 Duración: 21min

    Marijuana Possession and the antiquated laws surrounding it. Carla Crowder from The Alabama Appleseed Center for Law and Justice joins Will Lochamy and Heather Milam to discuss the importance of changing the punishment for simple marijuana possession.