Bourbon and Birds

Bourbon & Birds Ep. 6 – Jim Higdon talks CBD and Cannabis Reform

Cornbread Hemp Founder Jim Higdon, the author of the Cornbread Mafia, joins Nick Storm to talk about CBD, comparing the product to orange juice. The two talk over a stout 116 proof single barrel Nulu bourbon, and things get interesting. Higdon, a former journalist also discusses the move to deschedule marijuana in Congress and what...

Bourbon & Birds Ep. 5 – Rep. Koenig on Bourbon and Pari-Mutuel Wagering Tax

House Licensing & Occupations Chairman Adam Koenig, R-Erlanger, talks with Nick Storm at the Kentucky Distillers Association in Frankfort. The two talk about Koenig’s background in politics, recent bourbon laws, and the direction of the Pari-Mutuel Wagering Taxation Task Force.  The episode is also available on Apple Podcasts at: Special thanks to Darkstar TV...

Chris Williams Shares Favorite KY Politics Story

After a career in broadcast television and nearly 6 years with WHAS-TV in Louisville as Political Editor, Chris Williams joined the Kentucky League of Cities (KLC) in April of this year. Williams brings his expertise in communications to KLC as their legislative and visual communications manager working with cities around the state in an effort...

Bourbon & Birds Ep. 3 – Matt Daley on “Woke” Culture & Democratic Politics

The third episode of Bourbon & Birds by Kentucky Fried Politics takes us to Lexington, the home of Democratic political advisor Matt Daley. Daley, who currently hosts the podcast “Undivided” by Kentucky Bluecast, weighed in on woke culture and why political campaign guru James Carville says wokeness is a problem and Democrats know it. Here’s...

Thayer Discusses Kentucky Senator Bourbon Brand

Kentucky state Sen. Damon Thayer, R-Georgetown, revived the bourbon brand Kentucky Senator. Thayer talked with Kentucky Fried Politics about the brand and their upcoming second release.

Bourbon & Birds Ep. 2 – Redistricting w/ Damon Thayer

The 2nd episode of Bourbon & Birds has me sitting down at Jeptha Creed with Sen. Damon Thayer, R-Georgetown. We take a deep dive into redistricting the state House, Senate, and Congressional districts in Kentucky, and the Senate Majority Flood Leader says Gov. Andy Beshear should call lawmakers into a special session to deal with...

Bourbon & Birds Ep. 1 – Bob Babbage

In the first episode of Kentucky Fried Politics Bourbon & Birds, lobbyist, Bob Babbage, the upcoming emcee of Fancy Farm, joins Nick Storm for a Larceny bourbon barrel pick, and the two talk about Fancy Farm and upcoming elections in Kentucky.

Open Letter: Welcome to Kentucky Fried Politics

In a state where countless are addicted to fast horses, discerning bourbon, or a certain bucket of fried chicken, my addiction continues to roll pure and true with politics.