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BoomerTube's Podcast

132 EpisodesProduced by Deb WittnerWebsite

BoomerTube is a fun place to hang out and forget about the world for a few minutes. It's full of stories and original music for and by Baby Boomers -- no politics, financial advice or angst. Just fun facts and anecdotes. "Come play with your own age group!"

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"The Man of 1,000 Voices"

August 14th, 2021

23:07

We remember the talent of Mel Blanc

"Gary and the Dogs of Vietnam"

July 14th, 2021

27:59

Our friend Gary Weigel remembers his experiences as a Dog Handler

"Who are Baby Boomers?"

June 7th, 2021

11:51

A Quick Reflection of Boomer DNA

"Stars and States -- Arkansas

May 18th, 2021

10:45

Fun facts and notable names from “The Natural State”

"Bell Bottoms, Baby!"

April 18th, 2021

13:04

The history of a fashion phenomenon

"The Bon Marche"

February 23rd, 2021

13:09

A department store with heart

"Stars and States -- Arizona"

February 3rd, 2021

13:59

Fun facts and notable names from the “Grand Canyon State”

"D.S. Wilson Interview"

January 22nd, 2021

49:26

“Saxuality” -- New album release!

"Decor by the Decade"

December 5th, 2020

23:01

A look inside mid-century homes

"A Little Dab’ll Do Ya"

November 22nd, 2020

12:42

From crowning glory to horror story

"Magically Delicious!"

November 13th, 2020

17:07

Slogans, Jingles and Mottos, Part 2

 

"Fondue Fun"

October 31st, 2020

16:03

A cheesy fad with a sketchy past

"Expats"

October 12th, 2020

13:02

Living outside the US

"Already Obsolete"

October 5th, 2020

21:58

Oh, how quickly things change

"Stars and States -- Alaska"

September 25th, 2020

9:22

Fun facts and notable names from the “Last Frontier” State

"Radio Days"

September 19th, 2020

16:48

Radio’s evolution, and some well known names

"Good to the Last Drop"

September 13th, 2020

14:54

Slogans, Jingles and Mottos, Part 1

"The Crummy Wagon"

September 4th, 2020

14:14

The rigs that built the roads

"Celebrity Crushes"

August 21st, 2020

15:07

The beefcakes and babes that got our attention

"Stars and States -- Alabama"

August 15th, 2020

8:39

Fun facts and notable names from the Yellowhammer State

"The 80s, Baby"

August 8th, 2020

13:04

Deb revisits Boomers of the 80s

"Big Little Stars"

July 24th, 2020

20:53

Deb remembers child actors of yesteryear

"Summer Jobs"

July 16th, 2020

17:07

Seasonal work was no picnic

"The Mavericks of Flight"

July 4th, 2020

21:31

From a glider on a beach to a spacecraft in orbit

"See You in the Funny Papers!"

June 5th, 2020

12:20

We remember decades of comic strips.

"Pancakes and Peas"

May 22nd, 2020

15:54

What NOT to do if you’re a Diver

"They’re Grrreat!"

May 9th, 2020

18:01

The breakfast cereals we loved

"The Moon. The Stars. The Outhouse."

April 16th, 2020

12:56

Takin’ care of business in the backyard

"NASA Tech"

April 4th, 2020

15:52

Inventions that have changed our lives

"The Equipment Auction-Retro Radio"

March 26th, 2020

14:13

A short story about a weekend auction with Deb and her Dad.

Date Night -- 1945

March 19th, 2020

11:37

A post-war night on the town

"Alaska and Hawaii"

March 12th, 2020

17:45

The last two states to join the party

"Teachers and American Pie"

February 27th, 2020

14:36

Deb remembers some noteworthy teachers

"The Last Boomers"

February 20th, 2020

17:32

Deb looks at pop culture that influenced younger Boomers

"Lick That Green Stamp!"

February 16th, 2020

20:56

Deb looks back at discounts and retail of yesteryear

Musical Firsts

February 6th, 2020

21:30

Our artists share their first instruments and first performances

Backcountry Camp

January 30th, 2020

17:19

Deb remembers childhood summers

"Think High Tech"

January 16th, 2020

15:15

Encore Presentation
Deb compares old technology with new.

"Extracurricular Activities"

January 9th, 2020

17:23

The non-class activities that helped shape us

Can You Hear Me Now?

January 4th, 2020

22:04

Deb compares old and new ways of communication

"A Cowboy Christmas"

December 12th, 2019

14:29

Saddle up for some Western poetry and music!

NASA

November 28th, 2019

16:50

Deb recalls the start of the space program

I Love a Parade

November 21st, 2019

17:08

The Pagentry and the Tax Collection

Women and the 60’s

November 7th, 2019

16:21

Deb explores the changing roles of women

Celebrities Who Have Served

November 1st, 2019

18:19

Deb recalls celebs who were in the military

"Presidential Predicaments"

October 4th, 2019

15:58

Deb uncovers some “unpresidential” anecdote

"Mom"

October 4th, 2019

14:55

Bonnie Rhodes, an incomparable lady

Acting Out

September 26th, 2019

17:31

All the World’s a Stage

"Please and Thank You"

September 19th, 2019

17:09

Manners and etiquette, then and now

Tales from the Recruiting Chair

September 12th, 2019

15:05

Company memories from Deb’s past life

Micro Management vs Mud Management

August 29th, 2019

20:46

Deb compares parenting of the past to today

Jesse from West Virginia

August 22nd, 2019

18:48

Deb remembers a much-loved comic icon

Draggin’ Main on a Saturday Night

August 8th, 2019

16:40

Deb remembers her hometown cruising scene

Cherry Bombs and Sparklers

July 26th, 2019

19:54

Deb recalls fireworks and other exploding fun

Spooky Horses

July 18th, 2019

16:50

Deb reinforces the value of a sticky seat in the saddle

Buy the Ticket -- Take the Ride

July 12th, 2019

23:47

Deb recalls public transportation of the past

The Shoulders We Stand On -- 4th of July Podcast 2019

July 3rd, 2019

12:57

Deb remembers her dad and others who fight for our freedom

A Resilient Toy (The long and short of it)

June 29th, 2019

16:41

Deb remembers a simple toy that has stood the test of time

Burger Wrappers and 8 Tracks

June 13th, 2019

14:16

Deb recalls the High School Parking Lot

 

Forty Funnies. Well, plus a few...

June 6th, 2019

22:46

Deb finds a few jokes -- old and new

Grandma’s Kitchen

May 23rd, 2019

17:34

Deb remembers the sweet sanctuary of our grandmothers’ kitchens

Get Off the Phone!

May 17th, 2019

11:55

Deb recalls teenage Boomers love affair with the telephone

Motorcycles and Movie Stars

May 9th, 2019

18:29

Deb looks at Hollywood’s love of bikes and related songs

Hopscotch and Balls

May 2nd, 2019

18:33

Deb recalls our favorite games toys and activities as Boomer kids

Date Night

April 14th, 2019

17:39

Deb explores Advanced Dating 101

Get a Job Kid

April 11th, 2019

16:18

Deb remembers our first paying gigs

Shaken Not Stirred

March 28th, 2019

24:32

Deb recalls classic cocktails

Animal Actors

March 21st, 2019

18:37

Deb recalls favorite non-human Hollywood stars from the past

Ronnie from Queens

March 14th, 2019

13:24

Deb talks about a quirky, funny and sometimes scary movie icon.

Horses and Planes

March 7th, 2019

13:35

Deb discusses two very different types of horsepower.

Cowboy Shirts and Poodle Skirts

February 21st, 2019

19:37

Deb talks about clothes from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

BoomerTube.com

February 14th, 2019

16:33

Deb talks about going to the movies

BoomerTube.com Podcast

February 5th, 2019

15:22

Deb shares a listener's stories of his first BB gun

Fast Forward -- on Two Wheels

January 31st, 2019

14:34

Deb talks about her motorcycle days

"The Dark Side"

January 24th, 2019

12:50

Deb talks about Greasers, Bikers and Rebels

Bird Houses and Polka Dots

January 18th, 2019

10:25

Deb talks about Shop Class and Home Ec.

BoomerTube Podcast

January 10th, 2019

13:30

Deb talks about an "otherworldly" visionary..

The Totegoat

June 14th, 2018

8:58

Deb talk about a young cousin's need for speed.

"Shake Your Groove Thing"

May 31st, 2018

16:32

Deb talks about slang words and phrases from the past.

"My Horse, the Goat."

January 28th, 2018

9:17

Deb talks about her horse's food cravings.

“Got a Wheel?”

January 10th, 2018

11:58

Deb:flying stories with her Dad!!

BoomerTube.com Podcast

January 1st, 2018

16:37

Deb reminisces about snacks from the past!!

BoomerTube.com

December 18th, 2017

9:13

The Long and Short of it!

“From Tupperware to Underware”

December 7th, 2017

8:08

Deb talks about home shopping from yesteryear!

“From Lunch Box to Sock Hop.”

November 14th, 2017

9:13

Deb revisits Elementary and Junior High School.

Think High Tech

October 17th, 2017

15:14

Deb compares old technology with new.

The American Road Trip

October 10th, 2017

8:45

Deb talks about family road trips in the 50's and 60's

"Can't Reach The Peddles"

October 3rd, 2017

16:21

Deb talks about first cars and learning how to drive

Welcome!

September 18th, 2017

6:21

In this first podcast, Deb talks about boomers having fun and the podcast mission.

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