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The Gordy Young Show
19 minutes | Sep 5, 2016
Camouflage Ice Cream & Wedding Cakes Made Out of Cheese and I Got a New Pair of Glasses for $9...Goodbye Summer!
Camouflage Ice Cream & Wedding Cakes Made Out of Cheese and I Got a New Pair of Glasses for $9...Goodbye Summer! is the title of this "Labor Day Weekend is over" podcast. I've been too busy to keep up with all of this, due to circumstances that are only partially under my control. Fall is almost here...Where did this summer go??
24 minutes | Aug 28, 2016
It's Been a Crazy, Busy Week...Kinda Like a Circus and That's Really a Good Thing!!
I think I had hit the summer doldrums, and if you look it up in the dictionary, doldrum descibes in perfectly. And then, all of the sudden a couple of weeks ago it got crazy busy which let to a whirlwind of activity... And then, it got even busier and crazier and...busier and crazier and...oh, you get the idea.
17 minutes | Aug 18, 2016
034 Gordy Talks About the Flood in South Bend, Indiana and Recalls Driving His Car into a Flood in Wheaton, Illinois
There was a flash flood that hit South Bend, Indiana earlier this week, and caused some problems for a WNDU-TV photographer Eric Walton while he was in the news vehicle. Gordy remembers a flood in Wheaton, Illinois that he was caught in while driving his Dodge Dart. It was a great car...till that night.
17 minutes | Aug 14, 2016
033 Gordy Goes Camping....Sort of, well Not Really, but the Next Best Thing?!?
Gordy's camping weekend includes visiting the campsite of the extended family twice, but not having to do the tent thing or the camper thing or really anything except enjoy the best parts of camping without the parts that make it challenge. It was fun, and a great time was had by all!
19 minutes | Aug 11, 2016
Gordy Goes Batty Battling a Bat and the Bat Battles Back...Boffo!
What happens when Gordy wakes up at wanders into the kitchen at 4 o'clock in the morning? Holy Crap, Batman! It's a Bat! Call Commissioner Gordon on the Batphone and get the cops over here pronto, and tell them to bring the taser, or bring a tennis racket!
20 minutes | Aug 9, 2016
031 Five Songs That Aren't About What You Think They're About...or Are They?
Gordy recaps a couple of tidbits about the high school reunion then discusses Billboard magazines list of songs with meanings that aren't what most people think they're about...and other fun stuff, like a dead guy who got an obituary from both his wife AND his girlfriend in the same newspaper. You might say he was lucky to be dead.
23 minutes | Aug 7, 2016
Wheaton Central HS Class of 1971 Reunion: Rambling Memories with Old Friends and Classmates...Good Times!
Class reunions are unique events. It's a mix of people who have both kept in touch with each other, and then there are some who haven't seen each other in decades. The name tags may or may not match up with the person's face that you remember...and then, there are the spouses or significant others huddled in the corner just watching the spectacle. Fun stuff!
13 minutes | Aug 4, 2016
029 The Government Has Been Lying to Us About Flossing Being Good.... If They'll Lie About THAT, Anything Goes!!
Flossing is good for you, right? We've heard that for years...well, not so fast. It "probably" is good for us, but there's no government study out there that actually proves it. What's the world coming to?
18 minutes | Aug 3, 2016
028 Non-Spanish Speaking Teacher is Suing a School For Not Hiring Her as a Spanish Teacher...Que?
There might be a bat in the basement, and it's driving Gordy batty, but it's a short journey and there are other things to talk about...like a teacher who doesn't speak Spanish and is suing a school for not hiring her as a Spanish teacher. Gordy recalls he had a hot babe for a Spanish teacher at Wheaton Central High School, Sally Nelson... Donde esta? Uh...no se?
16 minutes | Aug 2, 2016
027 Do you know what "terms & conditions" you agree to on Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter & other Social Media? Here ya' go!
When you accept the "Terms & Conditions" for Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter and other social media apps, do you know what you've agreed to? Of course you don't! That's what you have Gordy for! You won't believe the kind of info these companies are getting out of you, and you didn't even know...until now!
23 minutes | Aug 1, 2016
026 Gordy Shares Advice for Folks Looking for a New Job...What NOT to do! And, which States Have the Happiest Mugshots?
It's been an uneventful weekend...so, let's hope today we can get back to life as we remember it...almost normal. What states have the criminals with the happiest mugshots? What are the big mistakes people make when looking for a new job? What terms & conditions have you agreed to with all the apps you've downloaded? You might be surprised!
17 minutes | Jul 29, 2016
025 Welcome to the Water Cooler of Life: Babies are Being Named After Pokemon Characters...Wait, What?
Gordy talks about people naming their babies after Pokemon characters, and wonders about the future of civilization as we know it. A guy got stabbed while he was on vacation and immediately proposed to his girlfriend...makes sense, right? And, M & M's have a new flavor, "Coffee Nut"...hold on, it tastes like coffee? Wow!
14 minutes | Jul 26, 2016
024 Gordy Offers His E-Mails to the Russians in Exchange for a Bowl of Borscht & a Bottle of Vodka. Meanwhile it's storytime!
The Dems had Senator Al Franken and Sarah Silverman do some on stage comedy during tonight's convention show. Meanwhile, the e-mail dump by wiki-leaks and maybe the Russians overshadows their opening night. Remember when national political conventions were boring...ah, those were the days! What next? Dancing Donkeys? Stay tuned...
16 minutes | Jul 25, 2016
023 Gordy Covers the News Items Beyond the Headlines, From the Bottom of the Barrel and Then Some!
Stories of stupid people doing really dumb things. A naked couple rides a stolen lawn mower...sure, why not? Turning to national news, last week, it was the Republican National Convention...this week, the Democrats take over Philadelphia...It's like one circus has left, and the next circus is about to begin. Remember, it's all about We the People...right?
14 minutes | Jul 22, 2016
022 Scoundrels, Idiots & Fools...no I'm not talking about the Republicans or Democrats...Cool Down at the Water Cooler!
Time for a break from the political tilt-a-whirl...enjoy some stories of real people making idiots of themselves during their everyday lives. Grab a cup of coffee or a nice cool glass of filtered H2O from the water cooler and enjoy a doughnut along with some stories saved from the trash can of life!
17 minutes | Jul 20, 2016
021 Gordy Talks About How Weird This Political Year is Getting, as the Republican Convention Rolls On...
The Republican National Convention is getting a lot of attention, and internet jokes are flying around like bats in a barn or a bat cave or wherever bats fly around...Gordy shares a few. Also, Gordy was surprised when he came home from work today to find a completely cleaned house. It surely wasn't the work of that lazy dog Rufus...but, who? Hmmmm...the plot thickens!
22 minutes | Jul 18, 2016
020 Gordy Visits Vegetable Buddies in South Bend, Indiana and Concludes Vegetables are Good For You!
I took a quick 2 day weekend trip to South Bend and Mishawaka and visited the old/new Vegetable Buddies. It was pretty impressive and a bit expensive for being a down to earth rock and blues music club...but, it looks like it's off to a good start in its new incarnation. I also had a quick Sunday morning breakfast with Tricia Sloma at Javier's Bistro...Fun times!
11 minutes | Jul 15, 2016
019 Take a Break from the Heavy News of the Day & Relax with a Story or Two Around the Watercooler
The 24 hour news cycle has gone into overdrive over the past week. It just doesn't seem to let up sometimes. The news is overwhelmingly tragic and sad and maddening. Time to take a breather and kick back for 10 minutes with some odd stories that will take your mind a different place, if only for a few moments...thanks for listening.
13 minutes | Jul 13, 2016
018 Tricia Sloma explains Pokemon Go to Gordy, who just doesn't like it one bit...Enjoy!
Tricia Sloma & Gordy Young go back a long way...to 1994. When a new trend comes along that Gordy doesn't understand, he relies on Tricia to explain it to him. Pokemon Go has been all the rage over the last 6 or 7 days on the internet...this can't be good, can it? You be the judge!
15 minutes | Jul 10, 2016
017 Crazy Lady with a Gun Threatens Guy Over Missing Duck...Huey, Dewey & Louie Doing OK...but ask, "What the Duck?"
Scraping the bottom of the barrel of stories that the rest of the newsroom has thrown along with the rest of the garbage, I have salvaged this collection to help you , dear listener, make it through another 15-20 minutes of your life knowing that as bad as things may be for you, at least you are a lot smarter than these mopes. Cause for celebration, I'd say!
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