Compositions + Podcasts + Miscreants

About Us

The Alabama Take is a collection of various podcasts and articles on movies, music, books, television, games, sports, politics, and culture from a few of Alabama’s best and worst writers, thinkers, artists, and miscreants.

The Alabama Take wishes to be inclusive and welcoming. We embrace additions to our growing list of contributors and podcasters. If you wish to write for the site or produce podcasts with The Alabama Take, let us know and feel free to find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, or simply email

For our online talk show Short Takes and various videos, be sure to check out the YouTube channel for those as well as podcast extras.

The Alabama Take Staff

Founder & Editor-in-Chief
Blaine Duncan

Founder, Editor, & Head Writer
TD Wood

Head Writer & Podcast Manager
Patrick Akers

Music Director & Head Writer
Kori Hensell

Staff Writers
Kelly Duncan
Ty Edmondson
Trey Irby
Laura Lott
Jeremy Satcher
Will Whatley

Podcast Managers 
Hayden Crawford
Corey Hannah
Jaimee Hannah
Josh Kavanaugh
Adam Morrow
Donovan Reinwald

Featured Writer
Brian Oliu

Caleb R. Johnson