Chunkin Pumpkins and Jivin on the Midterms, American Exceptionalism, and an Alternative to Being Buried.
Episode Nine Show Notes and Links:
[00:48]: Number 9, Number 9: Carl and Mike share #9 and other pop culture sayings. Plus remembering Saturday Night Live.
[06:42]: Baseball, Civil War and Trading Cards: Mike’s brief baseball career and trading baseball and civil war cards.
0913: Chunkin Pumpkins: Mike talks about chunking pumpkins and building trebuchets.
[14:06]: Father and Son Moments Gone Bad: Carl shares his one caddy experience; Mike’s Dad disapproves of his girlfriend. Plus coming close to blows, having a dad talk and other rites of passage. And Mike shares his parenting skills.
[22:22]: Midterm Elections Fallout: Carl and Mike struggle to understand the voters thinking and the disconnect between what they say they’re for and how they vote.
[30:35]: American Exceptionalism, Unions and Costco: Carl and Mike talk American Exceptionalism, the place for Unions, minimum wage and Wal-Mart versus Costco.
[42:40]: Blowback from Ep. 8 Midterm Blues: Carl and Mike answer a couple of comments about their approach to politics. And discuss how the political divide started, bringing back the draft and cultural globalization.
[57:51]: Ashes to Diamonds and Tribal Scarring: Carl shares a new way to leave something behind for your loved ones. Mike enlightens Carl on tribal scarring.
EPISODE NINE LINKS:
World Championship Punkin’ Chunkin’: http://punkinchunkin.com
Midterm Election Wrap Up: http://www.politico.com/p/pages/2014-elections/
Campaigning for ISIS in the West:
Instead of Burials: http://sfglobe.com/?id=18034&src=share_fb_new_18034