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‎3rd Shift – Truth in the face of Stupid… Outside Agitators Try to Drag Winston-Salem into the Culture War…

By Chad Nance “You are now about to witness the strength of street knowledge.” N.W.A. “Revolutionary suicide does not mean that I and my comrades have a death wish; it means just the opposite. we have such a strong desire to live with hope and human dignity that existence without […]

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Guest Editorial- NC-NAACP v. McCrory Comes to Winston-Salem

For the last two weeks Winston-Salem has taken center stage as the host city of the federal lawsuit NC-NAACP v. McCrory. This case will have national implications for the voting rights of all citizens. A number of legal scholars have stated that the North Carolina statute is one of the […]

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3rd Shift- The Dark Heart of a Dream… Welcome to the Mercy Seat, Paul Foley

By Chad Nance “But the goat, on which the lot fell to be the scapegoat, shall be presented alive before the LORD, to make an atonement with him, and to let him go for a scapegoat into the wilderness.” – Leviticus 16:10 “And what we students of history always learn […]

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3rd Shift – A Gambler’s Nightmare, North Carolina Politics in the Age of Paranoia

By Chad Nance  “The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which.” – George Orwell, Animal Farm

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The Electric Camel Pod Jumps the Shark

Chad and Tim jump the shark and talk about the causes and conditions that may be driving the current rash of shark attacks off North Carolina’s beaches.  Michelle M. McCullough, Project Planner for the City/County Planning Board, comes in the studio to discuss Winston-Salem’s architectural treasures and the new book “Winston-Salem’s […]

CCD Micro-Doc: Soul Farming

CCD Micro-Doc: Soul Farming

CCD’s editor-in-chief, Chad Nance introduces our friends & neighbors to the wit and wisdom of one of Forsyth County, North Carolina’s last African-American farmers, Vernon Switzer.

by · June 29, 2015 · 0 comments · 3rd Shift, Columns, Community, Neighborhoods
CCD Editorial Cartoon – A More Perfect Union

CCD Editorial Cartoon – A More Perfect Union

By Andrew David Cox           Andrew David Cox, from Pfafftown, is a cartoonist, painter and illustrator who specializes in editorial cartoons and political art. Cox drew editorial cartoons for The Appalachian, the student newspaper of Appalachian State, from August of 2012 to May of 2014. His […]

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Electric Camel Pod – Tommy Priest and Tragedy in South Carolina

By Staff Chad and Tim are joined by their buddy Tommy Priest to discuss the tragedy in South Carolina and how it reflects on us as a people.   Chad tries to “plumb the debts” of Tommy’s take on the ridiculous and pointless state of North Carolina politics North Carolina […]

CCD Editorial Cartoon – GOP Candidates 2016

CCD Editorial Cartoon – GOP Candidates 2016

By Andrew David Cox         Andrew David Cox, from Pfafftown, is a cartoonist, painter and illustrator who specializes in editorial cartoons and political art. Cox drew editorial cartoons for The Appalachian, the student newspaper of Appalachian State, from August of 2012 to May of 2014. His student […]

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Electric Camel Pod – Theater Alliance’s Tammy Wynette – Remembering Dusty Rhodes

  Chad and Tim have a lot of ground to cover on this week’s edition of The Electric Camel Pod. In the first segment, they bring on CCD’s own Michael A. Wiseman to discuss the tragic passing of wrestling icon Dusty Rhodes, who died suddenly last week at age 69. […]