Posts Tagged Okie Boomer


60 Ways To Know You’re Almost 60

    (Yes, I know there are formatting problems. I’m almost 60. I’m allowed.) You never pull anything out of your pocket without Panadol falling out You try to use the same *cup all day so that you don’t have to reach up into the cabinet and feel that hot-10-penny-nail-jabbing-into-your-shoulder-socket feeling You become the ultimate […]

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An Attitude of Gratitude at Christmas

  We are sitting here wearing our NHS 30th Anniversary t-shirt and our once-were-nice-until-we-got-yard-chemicals-on-them camo shorts, while drinking a $9 bottle of Heineken. This means that: we have totally down-tooled for Christmas; we are as per always waiting for the Missus at the mall; and we’r getting gouged by this flashy new restaurant. We have […]

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We Were Lied To About Abortion. We Have to Stop

(A very serious one about abortion)   Oh little baby, you’ll never cry, nor will you hear a sweet lullabye. Oh unborn child, if you only knew just what your momma was plannin’ to do. You’re still a-clingin’ to the tree of life, but soon you’ll be cut off before you get ripe. When I […]

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Does This Shell Make My Turtle Butt Look Big?

  (Photos from my recent Okie ‘Merican vacation)   If a picture is worth 10,000 words, this blog must be worth a billion. Give or take… This is *Jack (above photo). Don’t hate him even though his butt has gotten so HUGE that he can’t properly close his shell, which must be a major embarrassment […]

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Ho Ho the Clown and Pokey the Puppet Were the Best

  Sure, we enjoyed writing about Foreman Scotty, who was great. But when you’re talking about Okie Boomer programming legends, all roads lead to Ho Ho. Ho Ho (Ed Birchall) hosted kids’ shows for 29 years on Koco Channel 5. Generations adored him, because he made TV for the child in all of us. He […]

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Foreman Scotty Redux: Going So Far Down Memory Lane We Fall Into the Mystery Mine

(Editor’s Note: Part Two of a two-part series)   Riding down Memory Lane with Foreman Scotty got a big response from Okie-Boomers. So today the blog will answer several reader questions and reveal five amazing facts relating to the Foreman Scotty Show that you absolutely did not know. First, the questions: Little J.B. Taylor writes […]

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