In another observational history, I look at the demise of the album and why I think we have moved away from one of music's greatest contributions in art.
In this episode, Jay and I discuss the music that we grew up listening to from 80s pop to 90s Rock and the country music that spanned it all.
***CORRECTION*** In the Podcast I mention that Tucker Carlson is a graduate of Georgetown. I am wrong in this and apologize. Tucker Carlson went to St. George's school for boys then to Trinity College of Connecticut where he received a BA in History. ***CORRECTION***
Dr. J stops by again this week to discuss how the news media has ruined any form of debate over guns.
In this episode I talk about the merits of two of Gen-x's most iconic male role models - Optimus Prime and Duke - and how their style of masculinity has been silenced for better or worse...
In this episode, Jay and I talk about Gen-X TV and how it shaped the world we entered into as adults.
Count this as an observational history of the media from 1980 to today where we look at all of the influences that have contributed to the current media landscape.
Special guest Dr. J sits down and discusses masculinity with me - what does masculinity mean for us today and where do we think it is headed?
So, I put masculinity off...again...because millennial activists brought down a statue of Thomas Jefferson and it led me to want to discuss it. So, here we are with the first of what will be many episodes on cancel culture and the now scary politics of the hard left.
In this episode, Jay and I discuss the different movies that not only defined our generation, but also how they can still inform us today.
Beginning with The Matrix, the idea of the "Red Pill" has been appropriated by a range of movements from Men's Rights Activists to the Alt Right to the extreme left to represent the idea of seeing beyond the "official" narrative. But what does it really mean to "red pill"? This episode tries to make some kind of sense of it from a Gen-X perspective.