62: Something Stinks

Welcome to a rare video show, my friends. You don’t have to watch the video version but it’s there if you want it. I’m updating my term for the short generation between Boomers and Gen X, of which I am a part. Pay attention and start using the new label. I’ve been sleeping in the rain the past few days. Sort of. It’s relaxing so join me, won’t you? Have you ever lived in a stinky city? I think I’ve lived in more stink than most. Let me know if you can top my impressive stink resume. Why is it people want to crap on the things that give us pleasure? It happens way too often, don’t you think? Let’s do better. See you later this week.

26: Eyes Without A Face

Another short show, friends. And not because I wanted it that way. I had an eye appointment today and my eyes are dilated and I can’t see crap! So I can’t read notes or news stores, might as well just complain, right?? Sorry. Thursday’s show is gonna be great. I’ll finally be able to see.

23: Forgive Me

I’m concerned about my neighbor. Haven’t seen her in awhile. Has she met with foul play? How would I know? Should I call the cops? Maybe it’s nothing and I’ll look like a meddler. I don’t know what the rules are. I heard someone talk about forgiveness and it caused me to think about it a bit. I’m wondering if we all understand forgiveness at all. Forgive me if you do. See you Monday.

17: Getting Lucky

Apocaleptic 17 Getting Lucky

Happy 2023 everyone! I decided to release Monday’s show a couple days early. After all, there is valuable information here that can keep you lucky all year! Stay safe and well out there!

Third Time’s a Charm?

Rick at mic

I started planning a solo podcast about a year before Apocaleptic went live. At the time, I was co-hosting my second duo podcast from here in Atlanta and had no idea that it would soon be coming to its end. We had about 4 years of episodes in our show stash and we had a few more years before that in a previous podcast. So, it’s been a bit of an adjustment finding myself completely starting over and doing so alone. Recording Episode 1 was both a triumph and an upset.

There are a lot of pressures in creating a solo podcast. The material needs to be solid. It’s harder to just “wing it” with this show the way I’d done in the past. There were times when my previous cohost and I had no topics and would just go into the studio and talk. We often came out with some excellent episodes that way. It’s much harder to do that a solo podcast.

I wasn’t 100% sure what I wanted to do in a solo show and I suppose I’m still finding that out. I have some ideas but I’m sure the show will become what it needs to be on its own. I want it to be entertaining and informative. Hopefully it will cause people to think on a topic a bit more than they have in the past. Maybe they will change their mind about something. Maybe I will.

I had almost 250 episodes of my last podcast completed and I just released episode 7 of my new one. That’s somewhat depressing but I also think there are some positive things about it. I’ve sensed some things happening in Apocaleptic that I’m very interested in. I think it has a good future. I hope it finds its audience. I hope there is an audience. Let’s see where it all ends up.