Alan Cornett

Alan Cornett
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Alan Cornett comes from the mountains of eastern Kentucky where his ancestors settled over two centuries ago. He is a former assistant to Russell Kirk, and enjoys books, bluegrass, basketball, bourbon, and Wendell Berry. Alan lives in Lexington, Kentucky.

Recent Essays

Artist Elisabeth Deane & The Prince’s School of Traditional Arts

My guest this episode is Elisabeth Deane, a talented artist living and working in London with her husband Jethro Buck, also an artist. On a...

Books, Bibles, & Murder with J. Mark Bertrand

J. Mark Bertrand is the author of the Roland March mystery trilogy and the purveyor of the aforementioned Bible Design Blog. But Mark has...

William Newton On Enjoying & Living With Art

Art critic William Newton joins me in this episode to discuss how to approach art. How to learn about it, appreciate it, and also...

Daniel Rattelle On Poetry, Place, and Berry & Merton

Poet Dan Rattelle joins the podcast to discuss his new collection Commonwealth from Little Gidding Press. We discuss the idea of place and how...

A Charlie Brown Christmas with Blake Scott Ball

Since we all need as much Christmas as we can get in 2020, Dr. Blake Scott Ball of Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Alabama joins...

Whither Brooks Brothers? with Samuel Goldman

When talking about classic men’s clothing particularly the American variety, one can’t talk long without bringing up Brooks Brothers. In 2018 Brooks Brothers celebrated...

Russell Kirk and More with Bradley Birzer

Welcome to the first episode of Cultural Debris, released on Russell Kirk's 102nd birthday! Dr. Bradley Birzer of Hillsdale College is my guest as we...

Introduction to Cultural Debris

If you like Russell Kirk, Wendell Berry, the Inklings, the Agrarians, and the Distributists then you may like this podcast. I will interview guests and...