Posts Tagged Okie Boomer


65 Ways to Know You’re Almost 65

. 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 Christian hypocrite when you start wildly boogeying to the Stones, but then you […]

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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’re getting gouged by this flashy new restaurant. We have two […]

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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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American Vacation: 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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More on Foreman Scotty, Willie and the Mystery Mine

(Editor’s Note: Part Two of a two-part series) I was asked a few questions about the previous story on the Foreman Scotty Show.  They are answered below, in addition to some amazing facts that I bet you did not know. First, the questions: Little J.B. asks: “Anyone remember what Willie’s Mine was called? I just […]

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