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The voice of Gen X. You can also get this podcast with additional music on Spotify and Anchor, but we understand if you don't want your platform mandated for you. We're not stopping a contagious disease here - in fact, "viral" is a good thing in this case.

X Marks the Pod Beau Dure

    • Society & Culture

The voice of Gen X. You can also get this podcast with additional music on Spotify and Anchor, but we understand if you don't want your platform mandated for you. We're not stopping a contagious disease here - in fact, "viral" is a good thing in this case.

    Episode 3a: Why does today's music suck? With guest Dave Lifton

    Episode 3a: Why does today's music suck? With guest Dave Lifton

    Fellow soccer lover, Popdose alumnus, freelancer and early 50-something Dave Lifton joins me to discuss why today's music sucks. Or does it? Our conclusions may surprise you.

    This is an edited version. The version on Spotify and Anchor has more music.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Episode 2a: Sports. What's the big deal?

    Episode 2a: Sports. What's the big deal?

    The insistence upon exalting athletes and selling dreams of everything from Olympic gold to Ivy League college admission is turning sports into a miserable experience, especially for us parents and our kids. Also, Bull Durham is one of the best movies ever. Also, how do you explain 9/11 to a second-grader?

    This is an edited version of what you can find on Spotify or Anchor, removing exclusive music.

    • 36 min
    Episode 1a: The MTV Generation

    Episode 1a: The MTV Generation

    We wanted our MTV. We got our MTV. We got Nirvana. Then we got pushed aside by the Millennials while the Boomers kept an iron grip on things. We’re Generation X, and this podcast is going to amplify our voices.

    This is the first episode of X Marks the Pod, re-edited from the Spotify version that includes more music.

    • 10 min

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