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Born in 1975, GenXer Trish the Dish will steer discussions surrounding culture, background, and experiences with guests from different generations in an attempt to find common ground.

Trish the Dish


    • Sep 14, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
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    My Experience Living in NYC During 9/11

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 56:49


    Trigger warning! For the first time in 20 years, I unpack what living in New York City when the attack occurred on the World Trade Center.  Episodes I mention: Raves NYC and Acupuncture Raving in the 90's Live!   I didn't mention this, but a good read: Jon Stewart and First Responders   The music that got me through: Kid A by Radiohead Vespertine by Bjork  


    GenX Boss Lady Ilene from Women‘s Quarterly

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 60:45

    After a year, I was finally able to pin down this positive, busy, magazine publisher/mentor to young folks for a chat. We had some issues with our recording, but I hope you still give this episode a listen because we cover some losses in her family that inspired her to begin a magazine for women, growing up in rural America with only white friends, mentoring the youth rather than writing them off, and how to be a boss lady in general. I am inspired, and hope you are too after listening to this! Check out Women's Quarterly Magazine Follow Women's Quarterly Follow Ilene  

    Art and Afghanistan with Scuttlebutt Podcast Host Hermes Auslander

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 93:27

    One of the hosts of one of my fave podcasts has some drinks with me while we philosophize over art, the military, Afghanistan, and how the military could be reimagined as a humanitarian group rather than a war group.  Check out Hermes art: https://www.instagram.com/hermes_auslander/  The Scuttlebutt Podcast Get social with the Scuttlebutt guys: Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/scuttbuttpodcast/  Twitter - https://twitter.com/ScuttButtPod  Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/TheScuttlebuttPodcast  Support Hermes' art and or the Scuttlebutt podcast: https://www.patreon.com/hermesauslander Trish the Dish on the Scuttlebutt Podcast  

    Season 2: GenX Shows and Movies I Binged This Summer

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2021 52:55

    Welcome back! Binging GenX friendly and sometimes centric shows and movies and how they moved me is what I discuss this episode. Some of the shows I mention: Loki with GenXer Owen Wilson The Incredible Hulk TV Series Wonder Woman TV show The Mandalorian  with GenXer Pedro Pascal WandaVision with GenXer Paul Bettany  Guardians of the Galaxy directed by GenXer James Gunn The Boys with GenXer Karl Urban  Loudermilk with GenXer Ron Livingston Loudermilk Playlist   Shelbizleee  My fave low waste YouTuber Who Gives a Crap Affiliate Link Coming Soon  

    Season 1 Thoughts and Thank You's

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2021 56:24

    It's the end of season 1 and I have revisit why I started the podcast and whether or not I accomplished my goal. I also give a ton of thank you's toward the end of the episode. Season 2 starts in August! Tell me how Season 1 resonated with you at GenXVoice.com Stay connected throughout my Summer Podcast Tour with Instagram @genxvoice  Join the conversation by joining the FB group GenX Voice Like the GenX Voice FB page to watch livestreams this summer! There were a ton of episodes I mentioned, so find them all anywhere you listen to podcasts! New Dress By Depeche Mode  X Saves the World (book) The Crown The Untitled GenX Podcast-War on Drugs Who Will Save Generation X trivia podcast Anastasia Mak Art Dumb Records Gen-X Perspective Podcast Coyote Moon Vineyard Gen X Woman Women's Quarterly Pencil Leadership Podcasting Made Simple Eternal Paradigm: Exploring meditation as a transformative process with Trish the Dish and Anthony Nwaneri X Generation Now: Grrrls Can Rock 2002 (and even more so now!)-Trish's article on being the only girl in a punk band  Nae  

    Growing Up Straddling Music Genres and Racial Identity

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2021 67:26

    This week's guest is our last interview of Season 1! GenXer Rey and I chat about his childhood spent moving around a lot, growing up biracial and how he discovered music and dj'ing. Be sure to tune in next week for my solo episode where I unpack the season. Follow Rey: Instagram: @elreymont Twitch: @reymontcantil NAE for Saturnae: Facebook: @naemusic Follow GenX Voice! All links found GenXVoice.com Some of the music we discuss: Kill Uncle (Morrissey's first album after the Smiths) Bona Drag (Morrissey's second solo album) Depeche Mode People are People R.E.M. Talking Heads Fugazi Public Enemy Radiohead Massive Attack Future Sound of London Modest Mouse Jane's Addiction Tribe Called Quest The Smiths New Order U2 Episodes Mentioned: US Border History with Dr. Carlos Raving in the 90's Live Synthpop and Sugar Pumps GenX: The Risk Takers  

    RPG, Horror and Writing

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2021 67:02

    In this week's episode I geek out with my GenX pal Aaron who was my cowriter and creator of a little indie horror flick we did that won an award back in in the early 2000's. We also geek out on role playing games and life before the internet and YouTube got really big.  Be sure to check out our 12 minute film we did with GenX Voice guest from the episode Finding Identity through Choreography Third Eye (part one), and Third Eye (part two) The SYSK podcast episode on the Satanic Panic  Evil Dead the movie Zombie by Lucio Fulci Dungeons and Dragons RPG Traveler RPG Let me know if you love RPG and horror too! GenXVoice.com

    Being GenX in Canada

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2021 66:05

    This week's GenX guest is from the podcasts Podjerky and Northern Touch (the latter he does with Dj Disspare and Thrust) as well as admin of The Podcaster's Collective. He talks about growing up and staying out till the street lights go on, how he got into podcasting, and how he became friends with one of Canada's most beloved MC-Thrust.   Instagram and Twitter @PodJerky Bytesize.me/PodJerky Linktr.ee/PodJerky Northern Touch show Instagram @thenortherntouchshow Twitter @northerntouch6 Bytesize.me/thenortherntouchshow The Podcasters' Collective Instagram @thepodcasterscollective Twitter @casterscollectv Bytesize.me/thepodcasterscollective   Find GenX Voice and all episodes and social at GenXVoice.com

    Finding Identity through Choreography and Burlesque

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2021 67:15

    This week's GenX guest, Chris, aka Ray Gunn, was once crowned the King of Burlesque. He shares with us what growing up black and gay in an all white town in central Illinois was like and how a dance performance completely changed his life and gave him a direction for artistic creativity.  Watch some of Chris' performances: As stage name Ray Gunn: BHOFF Movers9 The 5th Annual New Orleans Burlesque Festival As himself KTF Solo by Artistic Director Chris McCray Follow Chris on Instagram Follow GenX Voice on Instagram Join the GenX Voice FB Page and the GenX Voice FB Group Want to be on Season 2 of GenX Voice? Reach out to me at GenXVoice.com

    Synthpop and Sugar Pumps

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2021 76:03

    In this episode I sit down with the Millennial creative music team behind Nae, a visual and auditory experience. Ryan and Janae, aka Blizzle and Nae. They explain their musical and visual influences growing up as well as how they integrate life experiences and their educational backgrounds to create a fresh new synth heavy pop sound.  NÆ's album Push Button Future is streaming on all platforms!   NÆ Official Website NÆ on Instagram NÆ on YouTube   XGeneration Now Are you a rad band or have a creative project you think would be transgenerational and want to be featured on the podcast? Email me at GenX Voice

    Raving in the 90s-Live!

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2021 65:41

    Starting with a sample from Rey Luv's set he dj'd for us before the show for our livestream (check out the full set on the GenX Voice FB page). We had some sound issues, but I hope you stick through and enjoy us reminiscing about our lives as ravers in Flagstaff, AZ.  Gabe's episode: GenX: The Risk Takers Jilly Mack's episode: Raves, NYC and Acupuncture Find DJ Rey Luv aka ReyRey every Friday 8pm Mountain on Twitch @ReymontCantil and see his art on Instagram @elreymont Gabe's sweet Jungle playlist on SoundCloud  Follow GenX Voice on Spotify and listen to (and add your own faves!) the playlist we used to call it electronica  Did you rave in the 90's? Or any other decade? Tell me about it! GenXVoice.com  

    1988, Lilith Fair, and Ramones Tee Shirts

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2021 70:55

    Cate and Lori from the Untitled GenX Podcast join me to chat about how terrible the year 1988 was, how a person's reaction to Prince's death is a deciding factor on where you sit in the GenX meter, and how Ramones tee shirts have gotten some other generations in trouble for not knowing who they are! We also share an awkward moment when I reveal why I don't like  Tori Amos.  Check out their podcast The Untitled GenX Podcast Some of the awesome women artists we spoke about that really hit us in college in the 90's Lilith Fair (about) Lilith Fair concert  Sarah Mclachlan Indigo Girls Belly Ani Difranco Napolean (song about Tori Amos) Tracy Chapman Jewel  

    Blockbuster and Me

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2021 44:39

    In this solo episode I give my thoughts on the Netflix documentary "The Last Blockbuster" and what video stores meant to me in the 90's and '00s. I also ponder how identity is so damn mainstream and dictated by AI.  I'd love to hear your feedback-contact me through my website GenXVoice.com Who Gives A Crap  

    Sex and the Generations-Live!

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2021 59:35

    Here's your second dose of a live conversation with my good Boomer pal Vicki from Pod vCon! This time we unpack some taboos around sex and confront some perverts who commented some gross shit during our livestream that we had to block. It's like two women can't sit down and talk about sex in a non sexual way without men thinking we are there to be harassed. We did have some amazing men defend our reactions and supported our chat with respect and grace, though! I think it's a good conversation, and hope you enjoy it too! Hit me up with your thoughts on our take on sex at GenX Voice.com or @genxvoice on Instagram! Follow GenX Voice Facebook page for updates on livestreams  

    Generational Friendships LIVE!

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2021 73:50

    Boomer guest and bestie Vicki joins me in a chat about friendships in different generations. This was a livestream and the first chat we had before going live for Pod vCon. Tune in next week for the second live one where we discuss sex and how it has evolved from our generations to today Vicki's first episode What's In a Generation Label? Come check out GenX Voice for links to other podcasts and socials!

    GenX As Kids and Parents

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2021 64:14

    Born in 1977, Russ (from the podcast Nick and Russ Don't Know Anything) shares why he thinks GenX has a unique childhood and what happened to us that turned us into helicopter parents.  Nick and Russ Don't Know Anything website N&R on Twitter  N&R on Instagram Trish on Nick and Russ Don't Know Anything Episode mentioned: GenX Where Are We Now? Adam Walsh Baby Jessica Nirvana GenX Voice Website GenX Voice Facebook page (follow for livestreams) GenX Voice playlist we used call it a mixed tape GenX Voice on Instagram Podcasting Made Simple Pod vComm  

    GenX: The Risk Takers

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 2, 2021 67:33

    Old friend and fellow GenXer Gabe (born in 1977) shares his bohemian upbringing, the trip at 10 years old that changed his life, and the many risks he took to make his life an adventure.  Article I wrote for XGeneration Now: Grrrls Can Rock 2002 Architect Frank Lloyd Wright Frank Lloyd Wright lab and school in Scottsdale, AZ Taliesin West  Dana Thomas house in Springfield, IL  Jill's episode mentioned in the episode: Raves, NYC, and Acupuncture Gabe's fave 80's band: U2 Gabe's fave music as a teen: Rage Against the Machine Smashing Pumpkins    

    The GenX Woman Sisterhood

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 23, 2021 66:41

    Dena (born 1975) and Megan (born 1977) from the Gen X Woman website sit down to discuss how we are finally finding ourselves and our voices and how we are using this to create a Gen X Woman sisterhood. We tap into our childfree lives as well as how the corporate world is evolving to do away with bullying and silencing among women.  Gen X Woman website Gen X Woman Instagram Riot Grrrl Movement Past episodes referred to in the episode: Gen X Perspective guest episode One of My Mentors is from GenZ episode What's in a Generation Label? Portlandia  Dena's fave band from the 80's Modern Talking Megan's fave 80's: Madonna and Beastie Boys Reach out and let me know what you think of the podcast! GenXVoice.com Follow the GenX Voice page on Facebook to watch livestreams (especially March 13th at 2pm EST for Pod vCon)  and on Instagram @genxvoice  Join the GenX Voice Facebook Group 

    Diving into the Gen X Perspective

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 16, 2021 67:21

    Fellow GenXer and podcaster Tony and I dive deep into how he fell into and then dedicated 15 years of his life to wilderness therapy, how growing up with Boomers and being a latch key kid differed from Millennials who grew up with Boomers made our generations similar but different and coparenting. Check out Tony's podcast and website, as well as his vineyard (trust me it's worth an order!):Gen X PerspectiveCoyote Moon VineyardsFollow Tony:Twitter: @genx_perspective Instagram @genxperspectiveSome of the stuff we chatted about:BMX BikesMetallicaMotely CrueTrish the Dish guest appearances:Podjerky Nick and Russ Don't Know AnythingReach out to Trish the Dish GenXVoice.com

    US Border History with Dr. Carlos

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 9, 2021 70:37

    Millennial guest and recent doctoral graduate of 19th-20th century US west Latino/a/x History, US-Mexican Borderlands, and Modern Mexico helps us unpack some of the controversy surrounding the wall issue in southern Arizona where we both met as teachers. He shares his upbringing along the border on the Arizona side, as well as shares the vision of his passion project Nomadic Border, or La Frontera Nomada, a website dedicated to telling the border story he barely got in high school.Nomadic Border/La Frontera NomadaNomadicBorder: "Monumental Border Mistakes:Boundary Monument 127 and the Arizona-Sonora Line"Generation definitions-Silent-MillennialGenZ Definition/yearsGeneration Alpha Definition/yearsJean Paul Sartre and No ExitCesar ChavezQueen CalafiaSouthern Arizona and Northern Mexico statesSky Alliance - environmental group in AZHonduras Caravan2020-Second hottest year on record (NOAA Scientists)Film An Inconvenient TruthYellow Vest/ Mouvement des gilets jaunes) Movement in France 2018Noam ChomskyCorn Fields, Guitars and Punk (Jason's episode that mentions Howard Zinn)U2 The Joshua TreeBack to the Future  

    Corn Fields, Guitars, and Punk Music

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 2, 2021 64:09

    So excited to have my former bandmate from Resident Genius on this episode! Jason Perry (born 1973), explains how being the only person of color in his community lead him to music as a way of combating isolation, how he helped carry an almost dying music scene into a thriving scene that is still going strong today, almost 20 years later.Once again, a shout out and I encourage you all to shop for all your music needs at Dumb RecordsTrish and Jason's band Resident Genius Jason's band Seething Coast Velvet UndergroundPavementThe Mountain GoatsScreeching WeaselRamonesHoward ZinnResident Genius/Howard Zinn split CD Bad Religion/Noam Chomsky split CDPrinceWe mention a lot of the same bands from this episode with the owner of Dumb Records, so have a listen! Vinyl, DIY, and All Ages Shows and check out the show notes for all the great musicWant to share your voice on GenX Voice or tell me how you liked an episode? Contact me at GenXVoice.comI'm on all the socials @genxvoice and Twitter @ genxvoice1Like what you hear? Subscribe, like and leave a review and vote for GenX Voice at  PodcastMagazine.com/Hot50   

    Raves, NYC, and Acupuncture

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2021 66:53

    This week's guest is one of my oldest and dearest friends from college. GenXer Jilly Mack (born in 1975) and I reminisce about our raver days, how 9/11 impacted our lives while we lived in NYC, and how she discovered acupuncture and turned it into a successful business.If you are ever in Connecticut, book a session at Jill's clinic:West Hartford Acupuncture The episode we mentioned:Using History to Make Sense of TodayThe Dot Com EraThe rave scene in the 90'sRave flyersJNCOsGenX Voice playlist: we used to call it electronica9/11ShiatsuTalking HeadsPixies

    Using History to Make Sense of Today

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2021 70:22

    GenXer Joe Lanning and I sit down and reminisce about growing up in Yucca Valley/Joshua Tree and why we left as soon as we could, share our love for living in different states, and discuss his experience with history in his undergrad and postgrad academic studies to take a look at events of today along with some Monty Python. This was recorded a few days after the events that occurred at the capitol building in Washington D.C., the capital of the United States. GenXVoice.comGenX Voice Facebook pageJoshua Tree National Park Morongo Grade leading to Yucca ValleyMonty Python Search for the Holy Grail: A lesson in Anarcho-Syndicated Commune Living Jon Oliver: Last Week Tonight and Student DebtModern Monetary TheoryThe New DealEugene DebsNeoliberalismBootstrap TheoryBeastie Boys  

    GenX-Where Are We Now?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2021 64:19

    Co-creator of the website X Generation Now, Micheal, chats with me about Boomers, Millennials and GenZ, discovering a connection with music in the back of a station wagon, the early days of the music scene in Austin, and how we "latch key kids" were made for lock down. This episode shows we are not just the 1980s and that a lot of us have walked a different path from generations before us. Be sure to check out his website, too, for all things GenX in the form of blogs, videos and just fun posts. XGeneration NowLatch Key Kids definition from Wikipedia X Saves the World bookMTV VJ's:Tabitha SorenDowntown Julie BrownKurt LoderKurt Loder announces Kurt Cobain's deathMusic:NirvanaThe CurePornography albumDisintegration albumStaring at the Sea albumReach out to me if you have stuff to say or want to be on the show!Genxvoice.com 

    Kicking Heroin: One Woman's Amazing Journey

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2021 61:29

    Millennial guest Jennifer Edouard from the podcast Haitian American Diaries reached out to me to share her story after hearing her sister on the podcast. I was honored and humbled to have her trust me with her story. This episode may be heavy for some, so please consider this a trigger warning. Listen to her sister's episode Haiti, Horoscopes and HeroinHaitian American Diaries PodcastThe SecretTalking HeadsSAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration)NA (Narcotics Anonymous)Using Meditation in Addiction Counseling, Journal of Addiction and Offender Counseling, 2011 

    Fryin' Up Conspiracies and Politics with Reverend Frydaddy

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2020 55:21

    GenXer and fellow podcaster Reverend Frydaddy takes us on a fantastical journey through all things 80's including radio disc jockeys, wrestling and music while teaching us what a responsible conspiracist thinks and believes. He also explains how embracing his mental afflictions have allowed him freedom to create a fun and inclusive online persona. Censorship hearing with Tipper Gore and Dee Snider Radio disc jockey Wolfman Jack NWA in 1978 (National Wrestling Alliance) Church of the SubgeniusBitChuteReverend Frydaddy on BitchuteMetaphysicsMotley Crue

    GenX Voice: Speaking Up and Closing Generation Gaps

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2020 1:00

    Generational Christmas Traditions Unwrapped

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2020 62:20

    This live episode is recorded from Pod vCon. Sharon the Millennial, from the episode "What do GenX and Millennials have in Common?" and I cover everything Christmas from toys to food to music and everything in between. Find out what we share and what is different based on our age groups. Tag me @genxvoice on Instagram to let me know your winter traditions that may be particular to your generation!Happy Holidays! 

    I turn 45 and an homage to Clove

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2020 52:02

    This episode is just me doing a little review of my life alongside remembering my good friend who passed away from COVID a few days before her 44th birthday and why I think GenX is a pragmatic but hopeful generation.Interested in being a guest or want to send me a message? GenXVoice.comGenX Voice on TwitterDon't forget to wish me happy birthday at GenX Voice on InstagramBlackfireClove's cover of I love you by Billie EilishMazzy StarThe CranberriesKip KillagainThe SmithsThe CureMorrisseyMassive AttackJNCOsMy 2020 playlist (with songs from all eras of my life)Cocteau Twins mix by Janethat voice, that laugh (songs for Clove) by Rey LuvSome Jungle (Finally by Kings of Tomorrow) 

    Christianity and the GenXer

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2020 59:35

    GenXer Aria takes us on a journey of how she found Christianity in the darkest time of her life. We then unpack how she views the political climate and her voting views as Christian. Please be sure to reach out through GenXVoice.com if you have a different religious or spiritual belief and would like to come on the show.Inspired to share something because of this or any episode? Email with comments or stories that I may read on the next episode at trishthedish@genxvoice.comFollow GenX Voice on Instagram @genxvoiceTwitter @genxvoice1TikTok @genxvoice   

    One of my mentors is from GenZ

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2020 50:09

    I hope you enjoy this conversation as we discuss how green and lovely England is, the similarities between Boris Johnson and Trump, how Gen Z is more global minded than other generations, and podcasting as a way to share information that our textbooks don’t teachBuy Podcasting Made SimpleBuy Every Podcaster's Biggest HurdlesDaniel Larson Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/D.Larson.at Hear Near Mrs  Follow on Instgram Near Mrs  (or any social media) 

    Vinyl, DIY, and All Ages Shows

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2020 59:57

    Millenial guest Brian Galecki shares how the independent music scene inspired him to start a record shop and continue the all ages shows with a venue. We also discuss how important all ages shows are for eradicating ageism in our society. Basically, we agree the world needs to mosh more, no matter how old you are!Buy Dumb RecordsFollow Dumb RecsTrish's old band Resident Genius Tag GenX Voice with pics from an All Ages Show and tell us where you're from on Instagram!Brian's Top Ten fave 80's albums:Sonic Youth Daydream NationMinor Threat Operation IvyWipers Over the EdgeFugazi 13 SongsBlack Flag First Four YearsX Los AngelesBad BrainsSuburban LawnsMisfits Earth A.D.Brian's top 80's songs:Sonic Youth Teenage RiotMinor Threat FillerAnd all the great bands and places we mentioned:Black Sheep CafeEven in BlackoutsParkMiles TshirtsThe Gunga DinsNIL8Long live the indie/punk scene!! Especially in Springfield, IL

    The Original Valley Girl

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2020 55:36

    Like, totally! What was the Valley like before the malls and the movie? How does it feel to be a childfree Boomer? What was it like growing up as a Jehovah Witness? Find these answers and more as this episode's guest shares her story. 

    Haiti, Horoscopes, and Heroin

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2020 43:40

    Millenial Liz Edouard, half of the two sister team of theHaitian American Diaries podcast, sheds light on being a first generation American, what sign she most identifies with, and how her mental health studies helped her family rally around her sister to beat heroin.Find them and their fun and heart warming stories:Podcast Haitian American Diaries Instagram @haitianamericandiariesTwitter @HaitianAdiaries 

    GenZ and GenX Together At Last

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2020 49:42

    Megan Lovell, who is the third generation of women interviewed on this podcast (check out her grandma in the Silent Generation Speaks Up and her mom in X Marks the Xennial Spot) shares how she had never heard of GenX  or the Dewey Decimal System before she met me, how deeply her and her peers live in the internet, and how she walks the edge of two races with grace and humility. 

    Boomer parents taught this Millenial compassion

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2020 43:57

    How does it feel to have rad Boomer parents be dismissed with the "Okay Boomer" phrase? This week's guest tears up the stereotypes of both Boomers and Millenials by sharing how her parents taught her about serving humanity. We also hear about her wonderfully charming podcast she cohosts with Cecilia Coons, 1800 Dreamzz. Find them at1800dreamzz.comFacebook.com/1800DreamzzInstagram: @1800Dreamzzand become a Patreon member of their podcast at Patreon.com/1800dreamzz 

    The Silent Generation Speaks Up

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2020 35:32


    Not known for sharing their voice, this week's guest represents the generation that helped the United States get back on it's feet after the Depression, lived through World War 2, and loved JFK. Janette Lovell shares stories about growing up in a small town in Illinois swimming in gravel quarries and hunting predators and how important family is and her advice to other generations. A true gift to all generations!


    GenXers and parenting a transgender child

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2020 49:17

    Are GenXers more accepting of the LBGTQIA community, or was it just the circumstances of being exposed to the AIDs epidemic, gender fluid musicians of the 70's and 80's? Join this week's guests, Kevin and Gail, as we try to unpack this in relation to their own 4 year old who came to them several years ago requesting to be called "Gracie" instead of "Julian".

    Finding the American Dream

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2020 38:24

    Anastasia Mak (born in 1980 in the Ukraine), better known for her art and travel adventures, gives us a glimpse into what moving to America and finding her place in the art festival circuit was like. Manifesting a dream at 14 is no small feat, but it's crazier to hear she didn't grow up with John Hughes movies! Find her art at:website: https://AnastasiaMak.comInstagram: @amakartFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/anastasiamakart 

    X marks the Xennial spot

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2020 38:02

    Born in 1980, Dayna Lovell explains how easy it is for her connect with both GenX and Millenials in some ways, but when it comes to music, she is 100% Millenial! We also unpack her theory on how helicopter parents came to through her own experience as a teenage parent, and her love of the multigenerational home. 

    Two Trishes tackle GenX stereotypes

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2020 39:51

    We were both born in 1975, both named Trish, don't have kids, and never married. But not all GenXers have the same love for video games, computers, and 80's music. Trisha Lucy explains her childhood on 40 acres and how being raised by the Silent Generation makes her a little different. 

    Starting music again at 40 with Milo James

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2020 43:37

    UK GenX singer songwriter Milo James (aka James Facey) shares how important it is to beware of social media silos, how he changed careers and found his passion, and how songwriting has evolved for him over the years. Follow Milo James and his music at Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/4B8aUTZ2KY2QOttoNHJCHW  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxvZk6gwEiLc_3cILNlhQUg Instagram: @milojames_music https://www.instagram.com/milojames_music/ Facebook: @milojamesmusic https://www.facebook.com/milojamesmusic

    What do GenX and Millenials have in common?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2020 32:34

    Millenial guest Sharon Siorek shares her love for Dirty Dancing, the Cure, and her philosophy behind the term "Karen" as it relates to people not generations.

    What's in a Generation Label?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2020 29:53

    Retired German teacher Vicki Oldani shares how she avoided the midlife crisis, her thoughts about microdosing, and how we can get lost in generation labels. 

    Nobody asked, so let's speak up!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2020 29:50

    The intro to the vision and inspiration of making the GenX Voice project. Why now? For one, our quiet generation bridges two seemingly opposing generations and the need to come together seems more apparent now than ever before.

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