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This monthly podcast looks back at the pop culture of Generation X, from an African-American perspective.

Feb 1, 2019

Topics: Muhammad Ali, Rick James, Max Robinson (TV). (Bonus Artist: hidingtobefound)

 

1978

 
1.    Snap Shots
 
2.    General News
 
3.    Jimmy Carter is President
 
4.    February
 
5.    The first computer bulletin board system (CBBS) is created in Chicago.  Bulletin board systems were in many ways a precursor to...


Jan 2, 2019

Topics: Roots, by Alex Haley, with commentary by Adam DeCollibus (@adam_decollibus), author of "Caravan". (Bonus Artist: Luck Pacheco) (***Audio quality is spotty***)

 

1977

1.    General News snapshots

2.    Jimmy Carter President

3.    Jan - The world's first personal computer, the Commodore PET...


Dec 1, 2018

Topics: Black History Month, Chaka Khan, Car Wash (film), What's Happening! (TV). (Bonus Artist: hidingtobefound)

 

1976
 
1.    Snap Shots
 
2.    General News
 
3.    Gerald Ford is President
 
4.    Apr - Apple Computer Company is formed by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak.
 
5.    Jul - In New York City, the "Son of...


Nov 3, 2018

Topics: Urban Literature, Donald Goines and Iceberg Slim, Natalie Cole, Richard Pryor, Cooley High, The Jeffersons. (Bonus Artist: Luck Pacheco)
 
1975
 
A. General News
 
B. Gerald Ford is President
 
C. Apr - Vietnam War: The Fall of Saigon: The Vietnam War ends as Communist forces take Saigon, resulting in...


Oct 1, 2018

Topics: Black Women vis-a-vis White Women in the feminist community, Funk Music, Claudine (film), Good Times (TV show). (Bonus Artist: hidingtobefound)

 

1974

 

...fyi "Claudine" is free on Youtube: https://youtu.be/tJUiV9Pnwps

 

  1. General News

 

  1. Richard Nixon STILL President. but not for long.

 

  1. Vietnam War:...