wellRED podcast

Trae Crowder, Drew Morgan and Corey Ryan Forrester (Authors of The Liberal Redneck Manifesto, and comedians on The WellRed Comedy Tour) host a weekly podcast featuring guests from all walks of life. From MMA fighters, Political experts, Comedians, Television Producers... you get it.. it's diverse. We meet interesting people on the road. Sometimes they let us record our conversations. Sometime's, however, it's just us three goofballs cracking wise about anything from politics, sports, chicken, relationships, and music! for tickets to shows and more!
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Aug 11, 2017

Surprise surprise! You're getting a podcast on Friday!


Pretty simple.. we got drunk outside and talked about our upcoming tour wellRED: From Dixie with Love.


We also drum up some old road stories and talk about some of the crazy characters we've met along the way. Tell yer friends! for all the new tour dates and links to tickets... skeeewww!!

Aug 9, 2017

For the first portion of this Podcast we sit down in Corey's hotel room in Pasadena to discuss Trae's redemption from a blackout drunk experience in Mexico, and how shitty all our teeth are followed by Drew telling one of the most riveting stories ever about his brief experience as an amateur dentist.


After all that lunacy, we are joined by Ian Harvie (From Transparent) and Jaye McBride to discuss Trump's Transgender ban in the military. Both Ian and Jaye are transgender, so we were able to get an extremely important side of the story and perspective on the issue. 

Ian Harvie is an American stand-up comedian and actor who often references being a trans man in his performances. He is best known for his appearance on the television show Transparent. In 2017, transgender actors and actresses including Harvie (with the help of GLAAD and ScreenCrush) were part of a filmed letter to Hollywood written by Jen Richards, asking for more and improved roles for transgender people.


His latest special "May The Best Cock Win" can be found on Seeso

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Jaye McBride is a trans comedian from upstate New York currently living in LA. She has worked with comedians such as Jim Norton and Aziz Ansari.



Our new tour wellRED: From Dixie With Love is coming to a city near you! Sign up for the newsletter and buy our book... love you guys!



Aug 2, 2017

This week we were fortunate enough to record our first LIVE podcast, and even cooler, it was live from Politicon! Joining us we were lucky to have the extremely impressive Alison Lundergan Grimes (Seceretary of State in Kentucky) 


We discussed being liberal in the south (You don't say?) How Democrats can reach working class Americans, and what we think Mitch McConnell smells like.

Alison Lundergan Grimes took Kentucky and the nation by storm when, at 35 years old, she ran for the United States Senate against Mitch McConnell. She made her campaign about standing up for women’s rights, veterans’ rights, workers’ rights, and human rights. Despite over $70 million spent against her, Alison kept the race neck-and-neck to the very end in one of the most conservative states in the nation. Recently re-elected to her second term as Kentucky’s Secretary of State, Alison is the youngest female secretary of state in the nation and the only remaining statewide elected female Democrat in the South.  Alison is continuing to champion the ideal that’s at her core: every person deserves a fair shake and an equal chance. 


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Jul 26, 2017

This week features an interview with our good buddy David Smalley! (We also answer some of our mail!)

David Smalley is a podcast host, speaker, activist, author, and comedian, combining his love for entertainment and media with his passion for skepticism, truth, and equality, by starting Dogma Debate, a podcast focused on educating the public with humor and unique, respectful discussions.

David has appeared on The Adam Carolla Show, Mohr Stories w/ Jay Mohr, CNN, FOX, NewsMaxTV, and many radio shows and podcasts, encouraging humanism and extending peaceful and respectful challenges to dogmatic claims.


On this episode we spent way too much time talking about eating meat, which he's already back to doing anyway. David will be on stage with Sam Harris in Toronto Sept 17th. for more info. 


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Love ya, Skeeeeewwww!

Jul 19, 2017

This week, the boys sit down in their super sweet... well..suite at The Rio in Las Vegas to discuss Nevada's recent legalization of recreational weed, the fact that Jeff Sessions did something decent for a change, and of course.. the Trump/Russia scandal including Don Jr.'s recent email allegations.


We also talk about Kellyanne Conway, how sexy Corey's mom and Trae's Grandma are, and speculate how fire the new Eminem album is gonna be.... we cover a lot of shit on this one.. its a good un:)


Oh, and Kid Rock. for tickets to shows, sweet t shirts, and our best selling book!


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Jul 12, 2017

This weeks episode features an interview with a man who is truly doing the lord’s work down in Dixie; Chuck Reece!

Chuck is the Editor in Chief of which has been the favorite publication of all three wellRED boys for quite sometime.

You don’t have to read through too many of the articles on there before realizing that Chuck is an OG Liberal Redneck!

From his time at the school paper at UGA, to working with Governor Zell Miller… all the way to writing funny songs about farm animals with The Drive by Truckers… Chuck is an extremely talented and interesting feller.

I aint gonna give too much away so y’all just listen to the episode!

Before that, the boys sit down in the greenroom at Cain’s Ballroom to discuss the recent California Travel ban while Corey’s momma sits in the back and shakes her head every time we say naughty words or fart.

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Jul 5, 2017

This weeks episode comes to ya live from The Green Palace...which is what we call the green room at one of the best comedy clubs in the country.. COMEDY ON STATE BABY! Lord Madison was good to us. 

We discuss Drew's run in with Nelson Mandela, Trae's hilarious off camera experience with a Television audience in Chicago, and homosexuality in small southern towns.


Download. Subscribe. Tell your friends! Big thanks to y'all for helping us hit A MILLION DOWNLOADS in such a short time span... hell yeah! for tickets to shows, merch, and our book!!

Jun 28, 2017

In this interview with Travis Irvine (Recorded back in December of 2016), we answer the important questions: Which Baldwin brother would've shot Abraham Lincoln? And What will Alex Jones Start to sound like now that he all of the sudden likes The President? 

Considering this interview was conducted before the inauguration, it is very interesting to hear the hope in our voices. Boy... we were such kids!

Travis Irvine is a journalist, comedian, independent filmmaker and unsuccessful politician. He has also contributed to VICELAND, the Guardian, Mediaite, Jesse Ventura’s “Off the Grid” and .Mic. Travis wrote and directed a feature-length horror/satire film about killer raccoons that is available from cult film company Troma Entertainment, and in 2007 he ran for mayor of his hometown in Ohio and turned the experience into a short documentary that was featured at the Cannes Film Festival. Travis’ campaign and comedy videos have been featured on “The Jay Leno Show,” PBS’s “NewsHour” and Funny Or Die, and he was also once on “The People’s Court." A recent graduate of Columbia Journalism School, Travis lives and performs between New York City and Ohio.

Travis's new record Guy From Ohio can be found at On Tour Records and on Itunes!!!

Click those links and get it... it's super funny and he is a great dude!

Before that interview, the boys sat down in Chicago to discuss the Bill Cosby Verdict...what a week! for tickets and tour dates... love you all... skeeeeewww!

Jun 21, 2017

This weeks episode features a lengthy conversation in the boys Condo in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada on their first visit to The Great White North! Topics include: How much the women in Canada dig the southern accent, Code Switching, and for some reason... birds!


Go to for tickets to shows, cool merch, and our book The Liberal Redneck Manifesto: Draggin' Dixie Outta the Dark.....subscribe and tell your friends.... skeeeeew!!!

Jun 14, 2017

This week the boys sit down in their condo in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada to discuss all this hubub about Russia, Comey's Testimony, and Drew basically predicts the Kamala Harris/Jeff Sessions showdown. Also, our friend Mr. Butt stops by to give us his unique perspective on the whole situation.

After all that, we sit down for an interview in Huntsville, Alabama with the Co-Host of the insanely popular podcast Something to Wrestle with Bruce Prichard .. our good buddy Conrad Thompson. 

When it comes to professional wrestling, Conrad knows it all and we use that to our advantage as we dive in to what Drew considers "modern day Shakespeare".

We discuss our favorite wrestlers as well as shining the light on how important the south has been in defining the sport. Check er out!!!! Skeeeewww!!


As always, go to for tickets to shows and for merch and all that good stuff.


Jun 7, 2017

This week the boys sit down in the comedy condo in Huntsville, Alabama to discuss Trump pulling out of The Paris Agreement and Vigilante Papaws!

After that you'll hear an interview with our good friend and the immensely talented singer/songwriter Lydia Loveless!

As much as we like to pride ourselves in the humor department, Lydia absolutely stole the show and was the funniest person in the room!

Check out for tour dates, and buy all her damn music... you will not regret it.


As always, for OUR tour dates, go to and if you still need something to get Pops for Father's Day, holler at our book The Liberal Redneck Manifesto: Draggin Dixie Outta The Dark which is currently #1 in Religious Humor!


Thanks for listening... keep downloading and subscribing and telling your friends. We love ya like Chicken! Skeeeew!!!

May 31, 2017

This week the boys continue the conversation about dreams (From #15 - The Senate Sucks, Corey Has Gout, and Dreams are Hard!) with "former" comedian Bryson Turner. Is happiness the true dream? What makes a person brave? Can you ever really give up on something you love? Let's dive in...


Well ok, full disclosure... before that we sat down in our hotel in Bethesda, Maryland for about 15 minutes and made fun of Corey's very odd and very unique "Speech Problem" that he has recently developed, cheesecake, and obesity.. all of which are slightly related. for tickets to shows, shirts, and a copy of our book! The Liberal Redneck Manifesto: Draggin' Dixie Outta the Dark


This week (June 1-3) we are in Huntsville, AL

June 8th- Los Angles 

June 10, 11, 12- Doing a stretch in Canada! (Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton)

June 22 - Madison, WI

Coming up Soon:

Chicago, Tulsa, Kansas City, St. Louis, Boston, Las Vegas, Lexington... CHECK THE WEBSITE, Y'ALL!!!!



Ok, NOW let's dive in:)

May 24, 2017

This week the boys sit down in a hotel in Richmond, Va to discuss the latest lunacy out of The White House. Russia, Collusion, Treason... so ya know.. real light hearted episode.. Give it a listen and tell your friends!


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Cities we are hitting soon:


Huntsville, AL

Madison, WI

Chicago, IL

Lexington, KY



Also.... we are heading to Canada!Go to the website and get tickets!



May 17, 2017

This week the boys sit down in the green room of The Funny Bone in Liberty Township, Ohio! Among other things they discuss how everyone can't follow their dreams, Corey's recent Gout diagnosis, and how the Senate is just THE WORST!!!


Thank you all for making us the #2 podcast on iTunes last week... that was super cool of yuns!


For tickets, our book, and all sorts of other good stuff.. go to


See ya next week... SKEEEEWW!

May 10, 2017

On this weeks episode the boys take one final ride in Big Pig (Corey's Truck that was wrecked and totaled 4 hours after recording this) and discuss how Cleveland has magical homeless people, the ridiculousness of Tennessee's new "Natural meaning" law, and why certain religious people seem to get off on pretending to be persecuted. 


After all that blabber, we cut to an interview we did in Trae's Burbank guest house with our good friend and hilarious Comedian Kelsey Cook (@KelseyCook). We discuss Kelsey's upbringing in rural Washington, crippling anxiety amongst people in the arts, and why her momma is one of the most bad ass women on earth. 


Check out Kelsey's Podcast Cook'd on iTunes. Her web-series 'Stand Ups Doing Makeup' Can be found on her YouTube channel "Kelsey Cook"  (One episode features her making Trae look like a pretty lady:) For more info and tour dates, go to


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May 3, 2017

On this episode the boys sit down in their hotel in Columbus, Ohio to discuss Trump's remarks about The Civil War, how ALWAYS find a way to complain about anything, and whether or not we will ever see a Hitler-themed restaurant.

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Apr 26, 2017

This week the boys sit down in Bethleham, PA before a show to discuss their theories on Dragons, systemic racism in sports, Ravens who get discharged from the British Army, and of course, what they shoved in their fat faces this week. 


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Come see us, y'all!!!


Apr 19, 2017

This week, the boys sit down in Trae's Burbank guest house to discuss, among other things, misinterpreted racial slurs, their favorite childhood rappers, WORLD WAR 3 (holy shit!), Meemaws, and how they think Corey will die.


After the brief catch up on where we are today as a nation (and where the boys are, diet wise), Trae and Corey sit down with critically acclaimed Atlanta Based Rapper Scotty ATL. Before the interview you will hear one of Scotty's latest hits Life of The Party from his Album Smokin on My Own Strain, Vol 1 (Which is available on iTunes and comes highly recommended with the wellRED stamp of approval)


We discuss the similarities between poor black people and poor white people's upbringing in the south (even though they are often taught to believe they are different), how Scotty ATL got his start in rap, his side projects, and much more... check out his website for more info such as tour dates and other cool stuff!


Give er a listen, tell your friends to subscribe, leave us a review, and as always go to for tickets to our shows, sweet merch, and a copy of our book The Liberal Redneck Manifesto: Draggin Dixie Outta The Dark

Apr 12, 2017

Trae and CoFo sit down sans Drew in Trae's Burbank guest house (ahem, fellas) to discuss all of the most important things in this world, i.e. the situation in Syria, Sean Spicer being disabled, United Airlines hating Asians, and of course Nelly and Brett Favre (look it all comes together). 

This one is a little different, as we're toying with a shorter format, but we'll all three be back together next week and after we do what we do, we sit down for an awesome talk with southern rapper/entrepreneur Scotty ATL. 

For the full WellRED experience, holler at us on the road. We're still acting dumb live and in person all around the country. Go to to find tickets and we'll see yuns out there, given that the world don't end a course. Love y'all. Skeeeew.


Apr 5, 2017

Wheeler Walker Jr. is a country singer who, in our opinion, amongst the likes of Sturgill Simpson, Jason Isbell, and Chris Stapleton (along with several others we mention in the podcast) is helping to save the type of country music that we hold near and dear to our heart... real country music.

In the interview with Wheeler, we cover topics like moving away from the south, breaking southern stereotypes, Chewbacca Mom desecrating The Grand Ole Opry, and the downfall of real country music as we know it. 

Pre-Order his new album Ol' Wheeler now on iTunes, Amazon, and Google Play for the insanely bullshittingly low price of $6.99... and also go give his 2 singles (Summers In Kentucky <which we play on the podcast> and Pussy King) a shout on Spotify.. guarantee it will make you want to buy the album... it hits.PRE-ORDER IT HERE DAMN IT!!!!

You can also snag his first album, "Redneck Shit" for a limited time for only $5.99. It's almost like he's paying YOU to change your life! for everything you need to know!


Before the interview, as you all know, we screwed around in our hotel in Bentonville, Arkansas for about an hour. Topics included Bernie Sanders, the new Supreme Court Nomination, this week in "Rurning", and Corey's sudden new urge to pee on people. 


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Tell ya friends!!! SKEEEEEEW

Mar 29, 2017

W. Earl Brown is one of the most hard working, talented, and beloved character actors of our time. Most know him as Dan Dority on Deadwood, Teague Dixon on True Detective, or of course as Cameron Diaz's mentally handicapped brother Warren in There's Something About Mary. The three of us, however,  are lucky enough to just know him as our buddy "Big Earl"

Brown was born and raised in western Kentucky. Realizing early in life that he had aversion to manual labor, he knew that farming life was not for him. The first theater he ever attended was on his grandparents' front porch, where, in following family tradition, they would entertain themselves after a day's work with songs and stories. He was much better suited to that part of Kentucky farm life rather than the fields and barns.

In addition to his television and film work, Earl co-starred in Sony's The Last Of Us, 2013 Video Game Of The Year. He also writes music and records with Sacred Cowboys, an LA based Americana band.


As if our southern roots weren't enough to make us pals for life, Brown will also be starring in Showtime's new series 'I'm Dying Up Here', produced by Jim Carrey and based on the booming stand up comedy scene in LA during the 70's. The series premiers Sunday, June 4th. 


On this episode we discuss growing up in the south, our mutual love of comedy, the fears that come with being a professional entertainer, DEADWOOD, and what Larry David is like in real life. Not gonna give anymore away because we had too much fun and want you to hear it for yourselves!

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Mar 22, 2017

On this weeks episode, we give you the rundown of our weekend in Vegas, and our appearance on THE VIEW!


March madness, concerts, gambling, GLUTTONY, booze, comedy shows, and life changing commitments... this weekend really had it all. 


Of course the conversation inevitably shifted to some of the down right silly current events creeping their way out of Washington... so we cuss about that too!


Go to for tickets to our upcoming shows, merchandise, and to pick up a copy of our book The Liberal Redneck Manifesto: Draggin Dixie Outta The Dark


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Mar 15, 2017

After an upbringing and young adulthood in rural Alaska that could generously be described as "some Story of Job shit", Lauren Murphy found herself hopelessly addicted to drugs and near the end of her rope. She had taken just about as many punches from Life as she could take.

So she decided to punch back.

Now Lauren is a happily married mom and professional MMA fighter in the UFC with a record of 9 wins and 3 losses, and, far more importantly, she's clean and has been for years. If her story doesn't move you, then you are probably dead. And not just regular old "oh I'm dead inside" type dead, but literally dead.

We met Lauren at The MMA Lab in Phoenix where she taught us how to kick and punch (badly, but that's not her fault) and then we sat down at the Phoenix House of Comedy to talk about fighting. Fighting addiction, fighting your demons, fighting for your life, etc. (We talk about actual fighting too.)

Before the interview, you'll hear a conversation the three of us had on Saturday at the Golden Spike Comedy Festival in Salt Lake City. Being in the heart of Mormon World had religion on our mind, so be ready for some blasphemy in this un.


Mar 8, 2017

How do you even begin to describe George Wallace? The sheer fact that we have become friends with him is kind of too much for us to handle. 

He's been in a Cohen Brother's movie (One of the greatest duos of all time), He's been on Seinfeld (One of the greatest sitcoms of all time), and he played THE MAYOR OF GOTHAM CITY in Batman Forever (Do we even have to hype up Batman?) 

More importantly (to us, at least) he is one of the greatest stand-up comedians of all time. In his 40+ year career, he has worked every room, every theatre, and every casino you can imagine, all the while inspiring many legendary comedians we still enjoy today. 

We sat down with George in the showroom at The Legendary Punchline in Atlanta, Georgia - where George lives today.

We discuss his start in comedy, his business ventures, his insanely talented family, and of course, the conversation steers in the direction of our current political landscape. 

Before the interview begins of course, we recorded an hour long intro in a hotel in Burbank. Drew and Corey had just gotten off of a plane from the east coast, so the conversation jet-lagged its way to the Russian scandal, Ben Carson's recent word fart about slavery, Alex Jones, and Trae's recent trip across the border. 


Enjoy the podcast, and go to for tickets to our shows, merch, our monthly newsletter, and to grab a copy of our book: The Liberal Redneck Manifesto; Draggin Dixie Outta The Dark.



Mar 1, 2017

Today's episode includes a sit down with our good friend Mary Wilcher.

Mary Wilcher is the VP of Production and Development at Figure 8 Films in Carrboro, NC where she lives with her wife and 2 kids. Having grown up in West Virginia and ultimately settling in North Carolina after stints in Los Angeles and Atlanta, Mary shares her experiences of sharing a marriage and family with another woman in the South. We discuss coming out of the closet, the difference between southern cities vs. rural areas, and how draconian parental rights laws affected her family directly. A moment that should have been sacred to her family became a reminder of how backwards things are. It is a story that sincerely and deeply affected all three of us. We hope you like it.


Also we discuss how reality TV changed the game, drugs, and the Kings of Leon selling out.

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