42 minutes | Apr 1st 2021

Answering Machines

Before the rise of smartphones, voicemail, and texting, the way we avoided missing important calls was with a tape recorder plugged into the wall. Now nearly extinct, the answering machine used to be standard equipment in most every home. In this episode, we remember this abandoned tech and the role it played in our lives.Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUpTwitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitterWebsite » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast » GenXGrownUp.com/podMerchandise » GenXGrownUp.com/merchShop » genxgrownup.com/amazonTheme: “Grown Up” by Beefy » beefyness.comiTunes » itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/genxgrownup-podcast/id1268365641Google » play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/Iuthetoh4i5abybbnn4em36icwiPocket Casts » pca.st/8iuLStitcher » www.stitcher.com/s?fid=146720&refid=stprTuneIn » tunein.com/radio/GenXGrownUp-Podcast-p1020342/Spotify » spoti.fi/2TB4LR7iHeart » www.iheart.com/podcast…Show Notes The Evolution of Answering Machines – An Interactive Timeline » bit.ly/3dlHYUG The History of the Answering Machine » bit.ly/39sgo7a 88 Creative Answering Machine Messages » bit.ly/3whSrZI 21 Funny Answering Machine (Voicemail) Messages » bit.ly/3ub17iY Email the show » podcast@genxgrownup.com Visit us on YouTube » GenXGrownUp.com/yt Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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