This may be surprising to some — it was mildly surprising to me — but ol' Kentuck has a burgeoning blogging scene. Fred Ochsenhirt of KY Blogs is gathering a master list of blogs in the commonwealth (available in a variety of formats through Blogrolling and through an interactive map) and multiblogger Ben Carter is organizing a coalition of democratic bloggers, Kentucky Bloggers for Tomorrow Today. While I was researching my blog workshop earlier this month, I even discovered a podcaster lurking among my colleagues (John Modaff's AlphaAudioBox). That's not bad for a state about which another colleague advised (when we first moved here six and a half years ago), "You have to understand. You aren't in the United States. You're in Cuba."