Is the new Jesco White documentary fi...

Is the new Jesco White documentary film good for Boone County or an embarrassment?

There are 71 comments on the Coal Valley News story from Aug 4, 2010, titled Is the new Jesco White documentary film good for Boone County or an embarrassment?. In it, Coal Valley News reports that:

A documentary movie about Boone County entertainer Jesco White is making its way to movie theaters across the country, and it's one of those things that make Boone County residents laugh or feel totally embarrassed.

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“Hey! Quit hogging all the ugly”

Since: Apr 10

The Bowling Alley

#1 Aug 4, 2010
I love Jesco.

Since: Mar 10

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#2 Aug 4, 2010
that was incest at its finest

“Hey! Quit hogging all the ugly”

Since: Apr 10

The Bowling Alley

#3 Aug 4, 2010
Was there incest in the movie?

Since: Mar 10

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#4 Aug 5, 2010
that family was doing something other than drugs behind closed doors
get over it

Charleston, WV

#5 Oct 21, 2010
if you think jessco is bad-ugly! THEN you should see his cousin patty now is halloween 24-7 12 went to school with her scarrrrrry

Clarksburg, WV

#6 Nov 20, 2010
i'm watching the documentary now. it's ridiculous. the babies don't stand a chance.

Since: Nov 10

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#7 Nov 20, 2010
i want to see it. when will it be out?

Coal Center, PA

#8 Nov 21, 2010
It's on netflix now. U can watch it instantly.


#9 Nov 21, 2010
Those kind of people livewithin 1 mile of all of us
WV Resident

Hurricane, WV

#10 Nov 23, 2010
We wonder why WV has such a bad reputation when stuff like the Jesco Whites show up on Documentaries that portray the ignorance of people. i'm sorry but the Jesco Whites are an embarrassment to this State as well as Boone County. I admit they all need help. How can anyone justify doing drugs on TV and brag about it and then have the audacity to do the drugs in front of your mother. Then we wonder why our society is going to Hell in a handbasket.

Charleston, WV

#11 Jan 27, 2011
I watched the wild and wonderful whites of west virginia .. I have to say it is very interesting . I enjoyed it and i was / is interested in how the family is now a days ... THE WHITES ROCK :)

Brea, CA

#12 Jan 27, 2011
Cps took her baby.... Her.... She cryin lmao i wonder why they took her kid
EastSideSwagger1 3

Uneeda, WV

#13 Jan 27, 2011
The Whites are the sh*t! Straight upp! The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia!(:
Country Girl(;

Bowling Green, KY

#14 Jan 27, 2011
Of course the Whites are an embarrassment to West Virginia, but hey, who cares? We're not all married to our cousins. Let the world think what they want. The Whites movie is just fun(:

Huntington, WV

#15 Jan 27, 2011
I have yet to see this movie, been wanting to though. All of you who look down on the Whites need to look into thier own families. The only thing the Whites are doing is just being COMPLETELY HONEST about the things they do. You dint think there's pillheads in your family? Bullish:t. Addiction to pills has ran rampant. I've got a friend who works at a methadone clinic. You wouldn't believe some of those in that program. Local well known people (lawyers, nurses, pharmacists, and more) but they keep it low key. The Whites are just open about what they do. No I don't agree with everything they do, but they are behaving the way they were taught, doing what they saw thier parents and families did while growing up.
I read about one scene in the movie of a girl snorting pills in her hospital room after giving birth (I think). That jumped out at me. Everyone that commented on that was shocked, calling them "poor white trash" among other things. Last year I went to visit a friend of mine after she gave birth to her son. This woman is well known, works for a great law firm here, would never thought she'd do anything. But there she was, crushing up an Oxy on the table beside her hospital bed. So the Whites aren't the only ones who do this stuff.
I don't know these people, but even though they don't do the right thing, at least they don't put on two for public, that they are good moral people. Then one for private, as they crush up a pill or cocaine or whatever.
Boone Countian

Huntington, WV

#16 Jan 27, 2011
they are a complete embarrassment
former resident

Northville, MI

#17 Jan 27, 2011
I was born & raised in Boone county. I must say, I was afraid of watching due to the embarrassment I thought I would feel. Turns out, I left the theatre feeling sad.:( my father currently lives in Boone Co. And is a pill addict as well. There are absolutely NO resources there to educate about or assist in treating addiction. The closest facilities would be kanawha or Logan. Both are 45 minutes away. If you know anything about this, then you know young have to be at the clinic almost daily. Whichever I agree, not too far to save yourself, but in the eyes of an addict, its muto easier to continue down the same path of getting high & committing a slow suicide.
However, I feel the embarrassment should lie in the hands if the doctor as well as the government. For example, Dr Dawson was my fathers Dr & his monthly Rx was: 140 oxy 15's, 140 tab 10's, 140 Xanax, 70 SOMA, ibprophren 800 & some stomach meds. He has NO TERMINAL illness nor does he has any real diagnosis aside from "back&knee" pain. Yet, he was able to get that lethal concoction monthly?! The government, and MINE AND YOUR TAX dollars paid treatment BC he is on disability due to a legit injury at work, whichever explains back&knee pain. However, the treatment for addiction IS NOT covered just the same! So in my opinion...the whites are not the embarrassment, they are just a product of their surroundings and the flawed system, which they have been outsmarting since they can remember.
Pablo el Roacho

Alexandria, VA

#18 Feb 25, 2011
I think the White are super cool people,!!!!!! keep on dancing jesco

Richwood, WV

#19 Feb 25, 2011
Should've been called the wild and wonderful white trash of west virginia

Morris, IL

#20 Feb 25, 2011
I'm seriously contemplating a move to Boone Co. I just have to take a road trip to check out the options of building as close to the Whites as possible. Looks like a perfect place to retire.

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