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

May 1, 2019

Topics: Black Hair/Jheri Curls, Luther Vandross, Ragtime (Film) - Howard Rollins Jr., Nell Carter (Tv). (Bonus Artist: Luck Pacheco)

 

1981 Notes

1.      Snapshots

2.      Ronald Reagan is President

3.      Jan - Ronald Reagan is sworn in as the 40th President of the United States. Minutes later, Iran releases the 52...


Apr 1, 2019

Topics: Pac-Man & the start of the "Gaming" culture, Zapp, Fame (1980 Film), Eddie Murphy. (Bonus Artist: hidingtobefound)
 
1980
 
1.    Jimmy Carter President
 
2.    Jan – The comic strips The Far Side debuts in newspapers
 
3.    Feb – The XIII Winter Olympics open in Lake Placid, New York.[1]
 
4.    Feb –...


Apr 1, 2019

A detailed look at black, African-American, culture during the "Seventies". (1970-1979) (Bonus Artists: Luck Pacheco)

 

1979: When MJ Was Black - Spcl. Gst. Ed
Mar 1, 2019
Topics: Jimmy Carter, Donna Summer, Michael Jackson, Richard Pryor - Live In Concert, Roots: The Next Generations.
1    "My Sharona" - The Knack
2   ...


Mar 1, 2019

Topics: Jimmy Carter, Donna Summer, Michael Jackson, Richard Pryor - Live In Concert, Roots: The Next Generations. (Bonus Artist: Luck Pacheco)
 
 
1979
 
Snapshots
 
1.    Jimmy Carter president
 
2.    Mar - America's most serious nuclear power plant accident at Three Mile Island, Pennsylvania.
 
3.    Mar - C-SPAN,...


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...