Boomer Bedtime Stories 公开
[search 0]
更多

Download the App!

show episodes
 
Were you at Woodstock? Did you drive a VW van to Afghanistan? Were you a draft dodger? Did you have a home birth in a teepee? Did you follow a guru to India? Sometimes the crazy things we did when we were young make the best stories when we’re older. Tune in for a delightful romp back in time as our Boomer guests share stories that are: funny, inspirational or make you wonder, ‘how on earth did they get away with that?’
 
Loading …
show series
 
Many of us Boomers can recount at least a dozen different jobs and career paths since we first entered the job market. And our next guest - Rod Baker - is no different. Rag baler, able seaman, tugboat deckhand, shipwright, businessman, college instructor, psychotherapist, executive director for mental health organizations...are just a few of the ma…
 
Like the current Russian incursion of Ukraine, our latest episode takes us back to 1956 when Russia invaded Hungary. Producer Karen Heaps brings us the tale of her father, Leo Heaps, and his buddy, Jussi Brainin, to life. The two men posing as journalist and photo journalist, brave the dangers of the Austro-Hungarian border to rescue desperate Hung…
 
Back by popular demand: Susan Cormier who has just won the CBC non-fiction prize for her essay 'Advice to a New Beekeeper' and runs the 2nd longest running storytelling competition on the planet is back to share more of her insights into the fine art of storytelling. Do yourself a favour and listen to this episode if you love to tell a great story.…
 
It’s often been said that the 60’s and 70’s were a time of social upheaval, but – as they say - before any change can happen, there’s going to be a whole lot of head banging that takes place first. And talk to any woman who grew up in that era and she will tell you – in no uncertain terms - that the best and most lucrative opportunities in the work…
 
We weren't kidding when we posed the question How did we get away with that! as a theme of the era we Boomers grew up in. Tune in as we head back in time to hear a couple of capers that will have you shaking your head in bemused disbelief. Host Karen Heaps interviews her dear friend, Victor Caplin, who takes us on a rollercoaster ride that could on…
 
Let's go back to the tumultuous spring of 1970. To the days of the Vietnam war when young men were being drafted to fight a war that made no sense. Host Karen Heaps chats with Boomer Jeff Shucard, who like other young anti-war activists, was doing whatever he could to avoid the draft. Musician, poet and writer, Jeff's story Twilight Dreamsong evoke…
 
Long before he was tour manager for The Rolling Stones and The Grateful Dead, Boomer Sam Cutler was a proponent of non-violent, direct action against the threat of nuclear weapons. Tune in as Sam describes the harrowing time he was water cannoned off a submarine and thrown into prison with a murderer as a cell-mate.…
 
Loading …

快速参考指南

Google login Twitter login Classic login