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37 minutes | Oct 19, 2018
EP4: Crackheads In The 80s
This week, Shaine and Candy share the crazy things their crackhead uncles used to do in the 80s & 90s, as well as the topics below. TOPICS INCLUDE: 1. Crackheads Ezel and Felicia in the cult classic 90s film, FRIDAY 2. The D.A.R.E program 3. Nancy Reagan's "Just Say No" campaign against drugs 4. Drew Barrymore and other celebrity anti-drug spokespersons who were addicts themselves 5. Crackhead Tyrone Biggums from Chapelle Show
39 minutes | Oct 2, 2018
EP3: Death By Pop Rocks and Soda In The 1980s
Remember the 80's urban legend that kids believed about Mikey from the Life cereal commercials dying because his stomach exploded after eating pop rocks candy and drinking soda? Well, today, Shaine and his guest co-host Candy Freeman discuss how kids all over America experienced and shared some of the same memories, despite having no internet or mobile phones. TOPICS INCLUDE: 1. The myth that swallowing pop rocks with soda can kill you 2. Shaine risks his life testing the pop rocks and soda rumor 3. What did you call soft drinks like Coke and Pepsi 4. "Deinns" my dad's belt 5. What did you call Kool-Aid? 6. Traumatized by Chloraseptic 7. Big drawls
33 minutes | Sep 26, 2018
EP2: Code Switching In 1985 Film Weird Science
Today, Shaine Freeman and co-host Candy Freeman explore when and why people code switch, and how an iconic scene from the 1985 movie Weird Science gave many Gen X'ers our first example of why code switching is not always a good idea. TOPICS INCLUDE: 1. What Weird Science taught us about stereotypes 2. What is code switching 3. Code switching to fit in
28 minutes | Sep 17, 2018
EP1: How AIDS Inspired The Classic 90s Film House Party
On this first episode, our host Shaine Freeman speaks with the creator of the 1990 cult classic film "House Party" about its impact on Gen X. TOPICS INCLUDE: 1. How the film's safe sex scene impacted Shaine's decision to wait longer than his peers to have sex in the 90s. 2. 5 little known facts about the movie 3. House Party writer and director Reggie Hudlin shares how the AIDS crisis in urban black communities in America was a catalyst for the safe sex scene that influenced our host.
2 minutes | Sep 12, 2018
Coming Soon! What To Expect On This Show.
A new podcast about the history of Generation X from SC Freeman Holdings, hosted by Gen X pundit and award-winning journalist Shaine Freeman. Premieres September 17th, 2018.
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