Pedal back to a simpler time when nobody wore a bike helmet but everybody had fun. Host Karen Morgan helps us remember how much fun we had on this groovy trip down memory lane. The Purple Bike Podcast covers four decades of nostalgia from 1975 to 2015: music, movies, television, current events and a… read more
In this episode, we chat about GenX (and Boomer) TV shows: The Brady Bunch, The Partridge Family, and the Cousin Oliver Effect.
Welcome to Season 2 of the Purple Bike Podcast! Get ready to dive deep into the pop culture of Generation X this season. Whether you are a GenXer, a …
2015 was a great year for The Force Awakens, Schitt's Creek & Uptown Funk. Oh, and someone got their second purple bike.
2014 was a great year for Guardians of the Galaxy, Silicon Valley and Pharrell Williams. Oh, and some people dumped buckets of ice on their heads.
2013 was a great year for Selfies, Drunk History and Frozen. Oh, and some people did the Harlem Shake.
2012 was a great year for Mumford & Sons, Veep, and rocking Gangnam Style. Oh, and some people opened an ice cream shop.
2011 was a great year for Game of Thrones, Adele, and Downton Abbey. Oh, and some people went planking.
2010 was a great year for Leap Year, Angry Birds, and iPads. Oh, and some people did their first triathlon.
2009 was a year for Parks & Rec, The Black Eyed Peas, and The Hangover. Oh, and some people drank Rum Chata.
2008 was a year for True Blood, Twilight and Breaking Bad. Oh, and some people built bunk beds to have more room for activities.
2007 was a year for iPhones, Flight of the Concords and the last Harry Potter book. Oh, and some people said Yes to the Dress.
2006 was a year for Cars, Borat, and Larry the Cucumber. Oh, and The Devil Wore Prada.
2005 was a year for YouTube, Kelly Clarkson & The 40-year-old Virgin. Oh, and some people did the iPod shuffle.
2004 was a year for Napoleon Dynamite, The Black Eyed Peas & Facebook. Oh, and the Sox won the World Series for the first time in 86 years.
2003 was a year for Finding Nemo, Dirty Jobs and Buddy the Elf. Oh, and it was Five O'Clock Somewhere.
2002 was a year to Lose Yourself, for Lilo & Stitch and to go back to Sweet Home Alabama. Oh, and some people had their third child.
2001 was a year for Monsters, Inc., Harry Potter and iTunes. Oh, and some people bought Ugly Dolls.
2000 was a year for Cast Away, Caillou, and The Chicks. Oh, and some people had a daughter.
1999 was a year for Freaks & Geeks, Mambo Number 5 & The Matrix. Oh, and some people worried about Y2K.
1998 was a year for You've Got Mail, the Powerpuff Girls and Elmo's World. Oh, some people had their first child.
1996 was a year for the Atlanta Olympics, Fargo, and The Crocodile Hunter. Oh, and some people moved clear across the country and got married.
1995 was a year for Toy Story, French Kiss, and Hootie & the Blowfish. Oh, and some people went on a blind date.
The half way mark on The Purple Bike Podcast is a great place to talk about some fun things we forgot to mention in the first 20 years. Oh, and some people learned how to count by 3's.
1994 was a year for the Wonderbra, Forrest Gump & ER. Oh, and OJ Simpson went on a drive in a white Bronco.
1993 was a year for Frasier, Gin Blossoms, and Jurassic Park. Oh, and some people (not me) drank Zima.
1992 was a year for Toad the Wet Sprocket, Wayne's World and Barney. Oh, and some people started law school.
1991 was a year for Nirvana, Delbert McClinton and Silence of the Lambs. Oh, and Arnold Schwarzenegger came back.
1990 was a year for Wings, Home Alone, and MC Hammer. Oh, and some people headed down the Atlanta Highway to the Love Shack.
1989 was a year for Seinfeld, Steel Magnolias and the Funky Cold Medina. Oh, and Harry Met Sally.
1988 was a year for Eddie the Eagle, Lyle Lovett & Mystery Science Theater 3000. Oh, and some people for Glamour Shots.
1987 was a year for Moonstruck, John Hiatt & The Simpsons. Oh, and some people Wang Chunged.
1986 was a year for Top Gun, Cool Ranch Doritos & being Addicted to Love. Oh, and some people graduated from college.
In this episode, we chat with television legend Bill Tush, who started on the ground floor at a humble Atlanta TV station that eventually became CNN. Bill had a lot of fun along the way, and he shares some great stories …
1985 was a year for Blockbuster Video, The Breakfast Club & Brothers In Arms. Oh, and some people bought CDs.
1984 was a year for Ghostbusting, Spinal Tapping, and Frankie going to Hollywood. Oh, and Love was a Battlefield.
1983 was a year for sweating at football games, painting with Bob Ross, and Trading Places. Oh, and some people were doing the Safety Dance.
1982 was a year for The Go-Go's, Reese's Pieces, and high school graduation. Oh, and some people put Sun In in their hair which turned it orange.
Karen chats with Van Temple, founding member of the Atlanta band The Producers (from our 1981 episode). The Producers are still performing together over 40 years later with original members Van Temple (guitar and …
1981 was a year for MTV, Indiana Jones and Super Freaks. Oh, and some people had fake IDs.
1980 was a year for preppy clothes, music from Athens, Ga., and a funny movie about golf. Oh, and a college football national championship.
1979 was a year for the Sony Walkman, Rapper's Delight, and Sci-Fi TV shows. Oh, and a baby doll that ate food and pooped her pants.
1978 was a year for Disco, Grease, JR Ewing. Oh, and a wholesome movie about going to college.
1977 was a year for big collared shirts, Star Wars and shiny metal braces. Oh, and the evergreen 8-Track Tape.
1976 was a year for America's Bicentennial, the Olympic Games and a very popular poster. Oh, and don't forget powder leisure suits.
1975 was a year for wide-legged hip hugger jeans, a killer shark movie and crazy Saturday morning television. Oh, and everybody was Kung Fu fighting.
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