Gen X Joe Show

Gen X Joe Show

Born between 1965-1980? A latchkey kid? Have you been through conjunction junction and know that 8 is enough? Drank water from a hose and had to be on your porch before the street lights turned on? You and your Generation X friends turned out alright. And some even changed the world. Hear it all on the Gen-X Joe Show. *Swatch watch not required.

Episodes

April 14, 2021 63 min
In “Howl a Hero is Made,” Author and Living kidney Donor Brenda E. Cortez was brought up in a beer and cheese world and claims to have invented wine coolers. All kidding aside, this HERO writes children’s books and is about to launch another inspiring collection of stories of people who “Help Others With Love.” Some heroes wear a patch on their sleeve, well this one gave an organ to someone she didn’t know.
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In “Life Altered,” Big Chris Osborne was brought up in South Central with the boys in the hood. He avoided becoming a menace to society by finding a sport he could play every day including Friday. Machine guns, Team Nike, and the ever “so cliché” errant bullet that flies into the house of a loved one. And that was just last week. Hear how this 6-10 man is doing all he can now to make the biggest impact of anyone in organ donation.
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In “Gen X Beast,” Cec Beaston is always moving. Five days a week he’s an over the road trucker, cyclist and fisherman as he pines for his weekends with his passion, his family. If the honor of the Gen X "working man” lies in this former Central Californian turned Razorback it is wrong, dedicated, and solid as we all roll toward the age of 50 and beyond. Old Man Beaston talks slow, drives fast, and means every honest word.
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In “Catholic Camaraderie Catharsis,” President David Armstrong of St. Thomas University in Miami, FL details how football prepared him to lead from all angles. We go deep into the evolution of this host’s smart ass ways and how then "Coach Strong" shaped people, even when they failed to listen. This is gut wrenching for a bit but powerful nonetheless. You’ll laugh and cry and remember fondly your losses that led to your wi...
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March 3, 2021 59 min
In “Moving on to Move Up”, Managing Editor for Fox Sports Radio Diamond Dan Beyer explains how he was born 3 hours from everywhere else. As a freshman in high school he was broadcasting scores and on base percentage for Heather or Jolene, and how Cindy played the “hot corner” from the "warming house.” Then this midwestern boy headed out west to work very hard until his "California Dreaming," came true.
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In “Step'n to the AM, PM & UFC”, teen powerlifting champion turned judo master Chad Rickicki unpacks many parts of his growing up a farm hero and artist. If he wasn’t throwing bales of hay for the Amish farmers he was driving an hour to get aa quality high school education. Along the way picking up friends, rap, and a drive through the Swiss Alps. Hear how Gen X’ers saved an entire country's industry just by loving all...
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February 16, 2021 47 min
In "Gen X Girl Goes to Washington", HuffPost Writer, Blogger, and Facebook Leader of the Gen X Girls Grow Up page we learn Erin Mantz is not new to media. She breaks down how her childhood in urban Chicago shaped her independence, strength, and love of back up plans. And her vision and recent extra time NOT spent commuting is a community for Gen X Girls everywhere.
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February 9, 2021 59 min
In “Virtual Virtue”, masters level therapist and Ivy League educated minister, Rev. A. David Paul, details growing up Gen X as a “upper middle class leatherhead.”. In addition to helping people with their mental health one-on-one he went back to Princeton Theological to be able to help people pew by pew. He discusses the spirituality of Gen X and how we give differently than those before us. You might learn why we act the way we ...
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February 2, 2021 73 min
In “Buffalo Tales”, accomplished sports journalist, author and teacher Jeff Schober, details his growing up Gen X in a quiet suburb in Western New York. Writing for his local newspaper at 17 sparked a lifetime(so far) pursuit of of writing and teaching other how to express themselves. Like many Gen X’ers he found the love of his life after 40 and his wife and sons are his greatest joys. His fav book is ours too.
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January 26, 2021 67 min
In “Fitness Deserts”, former NFL 2 way player, Chris Steel Edmonds of the Athletic Trauma Unit also known as ATU breaks down growing up Gen X with just his Mom and sports. Listen how he went from the burning couches of West Virginia Football to serving his community all the way to the White House.
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January 19, 2021 50 min
In “Fascinating Windows”, podcaster to the stars and beyond, Steve Owens of Fascination Street mines the greatest stories. In part 2 of 2, his Gen X pay it forward style of business provides his family’s zen-cessful life.
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January 12, 2021 32 min
In “Uneven Ground", ultra successful podcaster Steve Owens of Fascination Street breaks down growing up in an all too familiar Gen X kid’s “home-life.” It did anything but impede him. In Part 1 of 2 hear how he turned the freedom to do what he wanted to do into happiness and prosperity.
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January 5, 2021 64 min
In “Success to Significance, ”All Pro Dad Leader” Darrin Gray breaks down growing up like a Hoosier(just like the movie) and proves ease is the enemy of progress. A spatial deep dive into God as this Gen X’er does everything from selling newspapers door-to-door to baptizing NFL legends in the Jordan River.
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December 30, 2020 97 min
In “Purpose Matters,” Tough Tenaya Wallace breaks down the purpose of Gen X’ers and how we likely got to where we are. Our purpose, the purpose of Gen X matters most to us. But it also matters to the world. Reality Bites but Gen X Bites Back.
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December 22, 2020 31 min
In “Hollywood Chief,” Tough Tenaya Wallace does homework with Drew, jogs for Vanna, and ran for Student Body President at Bayside High. As part of Leo’s high school crew, she watched her friend rise to ’ titanic’ success. All before college. This Gen X’er impacts the world saving lives through service.
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September 21, 2020 46 min
In the "Art of Warhol" Gorgeous Brian Buterbaugh walks in Andy's footprints 50 years later. Pittsburgh to NYC. Steel workers' wives to fashion week models. It landed him in a successful run on a reality show but does it equal success to this Gen X'er?
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