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Nolan Porterfield

Nolan Porterfield brings considerable expertise and humor to his show each week, which draws upon his unique collection of vintage recordings.  

He grew up in Texas on a farm and later worked for small daily newspapers in the Southwest.  After he was drafted and served in the army Nolan went back to college because somewhere along the line he discovered that college professors were paid to wear suits, read books, and talk about them.  He was also impressed that they enjoyed every holiday on the calendar, so he kept taking classes and eventually wound up with a Ph.D. and taught American Literature and creative writing.  Nolan now considers himself self-employed.  Of which he claims that, self doesn’t pay him much, but it’s better than “retirement.”