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Chewing the Fat

By Central Arkansas Library System

Chewing the Fat with Rex and Paul features Rex Nelson, Senior Editor at the and author of the food blog, , and Paul Austin, former Executive Director of the Arkansas Humanities Council. Rex and Paul get together each week to talk about Arkansas food, festivals, and folks.

  1. 1.
    Chewing the Fat Summer Edition, Part II07/26/2019
    30:37
  2. 2.
    Chewing the Fat Summer Edition, Part I06/14/2019
    33:28
  3. 3.
    Arkansas Food Hall of Fame Review03/01/2019
    1:06:47
  4. 4.
    Arkansas Food Hall of Fame01/11/2019
    58:07
  5. 5.
    Western Arkansas Sojourn, Part II12/07/2018
    39:09
  6. 6.
    Western Arkansas Sojourn, Part I11/23/2018
    44:10
  7. 7.
    End of Summer Musings09/14/2018
    59:15
  8. 8.
    Retirement and a World Tour of Arkansas05/18/2018
    57:18
  1. 9.
    Roadtrip Recollections and Hot Springs03/30/2018
    59:36
  2. 10.
    Highway 7 and Arkansas Bookstores03/01/2018
    1:00:03
  3. 11.
    A Roadtrip01/05/2018
    54:26
  4. 12.
    A Somber Occasion and Piggott, AR11/03/2017
    1:00:15
  5. 13.
    Religion, Food, and Football10/06/2017
    58:32
  6. 14.
    Fall, Football, Famous Arkansans ... and Food09/01/2017
    56:05
  7. 15.
    PurpleHull Pea Festival and More, Part II07/21/2017
    28:18
  8. 16.
    PurpleHull Pea Festival and More07/07/2017
    27:17
  9. 17.
    Iconic Eats and Drives06/16/2017
    29:16
  10. 18.
    A Tour and Two Southern Passings06/02/2017
    33:27
  11. 19.
    Snub 'n' Grub05/19/2017
    33:18
  12. 20.
    Imboden and a Tour of Arkansas Food04/28/2017
    40:41
  13. 21.
    The Delta Food Tour04/14/2017
    28:42
  14. 22.
    Pork in Pocahontas and the Arkansas Hall of Fame03/31/2017
    36:40
  15. 23.
    Hot Springs and High School Basketball03/17/2017
    28:27
  16. 24.
    Hunting Quail and Hemingway in Arkansas02/03/2017
    29:56
  17. 25.
    A Little Bit of Everything01/20/2017
    31:01
  18. 26.
    Small Town Basketball and Tamales01/13/2017
    25:07
  19. 27.
    Best of 201612/30/2016
    23:45
  20. 28.
    Christmas12/23/2016
    23:25
  21. 29.
    Bowl Season12/16/2016
    14:44
  22. 30.
    Thanksgiving Recap12/09/2016
    17:27
  23. 31.
    More with Jan Austin12/02/2016
    18:23
  24. 32.
    Jan Austin11/25/2016
    12:47
  25. 33.
    Thanksgiving11/18/2016
    16:10
  26. 34.
    College Athletics, Southern Barbecue, and Sir Sid11/11/2016
    17:44
  27. 35.
    Arkansas Sports and ROTC11/04/2016
    16:10
  28. 36.
    Halloween10/28/2016
    13:09
  29. 37.
    A Foodie Tour of Arkansas10/21/2016
    17:10
  30. 38.
    Sentimental Flavors and Arkansas Alcohol10/14/2016
    13:54
  31. 39.
    Arkansas Food Hall of Fame10/07/2016
    14:45
  32. 40.
    Jan Austin Tells All09/30/2016
    14:26
  33. 41.
    Variations of Pop09/23/2016
    14:23
  34. 42.
    Hot Springs and Sports09/16/2016
    9:40
  35. 43.
    Melons, Melons, and Melons09/09/2016
    16:07
  36. 44.
    Hushpuppies, Woodpeckers, and Catfish09/02/2016
    14:08
  37. 45.
    Uncle Ozro, Grandma Goody, and Vinegar Pie08/26/2016
    20:35
  38. 46.
    Oark, Hamburgers, and Arkansas Wines08/26/2016
    12:35
  39. 47.
    Arkansas Visitor Centers, Arkansas Peaches, and Tortoise PEDs 08/26/2016
    15:46
  40. 48.
    David Solomon, Ed Bethune, and a Trip to Helena08/26/2016
    16:16
  41. 49.
    Texarkana Fairgrounds, Stateline Stories, and Competing Watermelon Festivals 08/26/2016
    15:21
  42. 50.
    Tiller Races, Tiller Accidents, and "Till-Billies"08/26/2016
    14:01
  43. 51.
    Purple Hull Pea Festival, Hoo-Hoo, and the Gurdon Lights 08/26/2016
    15:10
  44. 52.
    Purple Hull Pea Festival, Highway 67, and Arkansas Archeology 08/26/2016
    15:10
  45. 53.
    B.B. King, the Mississippi River, and Cotton08/26/2016
    13:55
  46. 54.
    Billie Joe McAllister, Robert Johnson, and a One-eyed Waiter 08/26/2016
    12:04
  47. 55.
    Italians in the South, Literary Correspondences, and the Art of Whole Fish 08/26/2016
    16:54
  48. 56.
    Seersucker, Political Storytelling, and the Beatles 08/26/2016
    13:07
  49. 57.
    The Delta Council, Bygone Restaurants, and Chamoun's Rest Haven 08/26/2016
    15:45
  50. 58.
    Cream Castle, Arkansas History, and the Mississippi Delta 08/26/2016
    15:33
  51. 59.
    Lit Fest, Barbecue, and Fish08/26/2016
    13:40
  52. 60.
    Railroads, Pancake Breakfasts, and Razorback Football 08/26/2016
    16:31
  53. 61.
    B and Bs, Southern Railroads, and an Airplane Ride08/26/2016
    16:54
  54. 62.
    Southern Newspapers, Stage Stories, and Strawberry Shortcake 08/26/2016
    16:46
  55. 63.
    Back Roads, Sunday Drives, and Lunch with the Preacher 08/26/2016
    10:36
  56. 64.
    Parks and Tourism, Arkansas Mountains, and the Breakfasts of Politics 08/26/2016
    15:51
  57. 65.
    Elvis, Jesus, the Moon Landing, and Fish Stories08/26/2016
    15:43
  58. 66.
    Dutch Ovens, Cast-iron Cooking, and More Camp Stories 08/26/2016
    15:46
  59. 67.
    Camp Stories, Rock Crushers, and the Coca-Cola Cure-all 08/26/2016
    17:13
  60. 68.
    Cypress Corner, Coke and Peanuts, and Cherokee Village 08/26/2016
    10:31
  61. 69.
    General Stores, Boy Scouts, and Lawrence County Sailors 08/26/2016
    14:20
  62. 70.
    Franke's, Father Tribou, and Fat Boy's Barbecue08/26/2016
    15:21
  63. 71.
    Ernest Hemingway, Carving a Chicken, and Fried Squirrel 08/26/2016
    15:15
  64. 72.
    Frito Pies, Watermelon, and Ernest Hemingway08/19/2016
    11:16
  65. 73.
    Fried Chicken, Arkansas Inns, and High School Memories 08/19/2016
    13:38
  66. 74.
    Food Festivals, Arkansas Politicians, and Northeast Arkansas Communities 08/19/2016
    11:30
  67. 75.
    Potluck in Pocahontas, Italian Arkansans, and Delta Food 08/19/2016
    15:30
  68. 76.
    Fish Fry, Oyster Supper, and Hushpuppies08/19/2016
    17:28
  69. 77.
    Holiday Traditions, Barbecue, and Small Town Restaurants 07/29/2016
    16:26
  70. 78.
    Tamales, Football, Auction Barns07/29/2016
    16:26

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