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Ol' Fools Talking Ol' Skool


Two long time friends take a lighthearted look at things of the past, discuss the present and delve into the future, in an unscripted manner.


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Two long time friends take a lighthearted look at things of the past, discuss the present and delve into the future, in an unscripted manner.






A Little Bit of Everything

In this episode the guys are all over the place. They talk about artificial intelligence and how its taking over our lives, including Google searches, Alexa, and Facebook. They pay tribute to Bobby Caldwell and recount their days shopping at a local record shop, the days of being harassed by Olan Mills for portraits, hairstyles, Prince Harry and more...


Mickey & Rodney - Dealing With Drugs

Mickey and Rodney talk about their Air Force experience with pharmaceutical company representatives, the unique Air Force logistics system, resisting the temptation to violate the system for personal gains, what happens when you do wrong and get busted and the Air Force Office of Special Investigations and their undercover operations.


The Case of the Stolen Umbrella

Mickey and Rodney talk about door-to-door salesmen, roof repairs, a stolen umbrella, how repairmen always seem to have the part that needs replacing on their truck, how telling the truth can be the best way for someone not to believe you, that hilarious shingles commercial, how our grandparents would be shocked at the "personal" commercials on TV today and the crazy world of pharmaceuticals.


Cell Phones, Snotty Noses and Robitussin

Mickey and Rodney talk about what we would do without cell phones, even though we did without them forever, a couple of cell phone bloopers, this crazy winter weather and the problems it causes, including snotty noses. We also talk about how to battle the winter snots with the old-fashioned Vick's Inhaler and Robitussin. And by the way, what do you chase your Robitussin with , you can't drink that stuff straight!!!


Men Are From Mars...Women Are From Venus...And Never Forget That!!!

Mickey and Rodney talk about the differences between the genders, especially when it comes to our wives, how it's best to hold your tongue sometimes, the stress of a military career and a family and the things we've learned over the years.


Rumble At The Post Office

Rodney's talking about my Cowboys again!!! We also discuss race relations in America, road rage, how things can go bad when everybody has a gun and how Mickey thought he was about to witness a fight at the Post Office.


I'm 40 Million Dollars Richer

Mickey & Rodney talk about Mickey's good fortune (maybe), Facebook activities, Reality TV, those lovely ladies and media and the Black community.


Why Did They Move Thursday Night Football to Amazon Prime???

Mickey and Rodney talk about why they moved Thursday Night Football to Amazon Prime, what "streaming" means, sensationalized social media, clickbait, cell phone scams and how subscription services will automatically renew unless you cancel them.


There's Nothing Wrong With Being A Little Anal!

Mickey & Rodney talk about the way they seem to notice every mistake when people talk or when reading stories, how this "gender neutral" generation makes addressing some people complicated, Prince Harry and his marriage, the Royal Family, the latest NBA cheating scandal and other random thoughts.


What Was I Just Talking About?

Mickey & Rodney talk about those instances where you completely lose your train of thought during a conversation, brain exercises, how what food is good for you has changed through the years, and why as you get older, your conversation is more about your ailments and illnesses, than anything else.


Get Your "Stuff" Together

Mickey & Rodney talk about taking care of family members when they get old, our wishes when we get old and can't take care of ourselves, making final arrangements for our own final resting places, and we have a little fun talking about these serious, and somewhat sad, occasions.


Them Were The Good Old Days

Mickey & Rodney talk about old school music, (to include the group Maze), the TV show Unsung, how a lot of Black musical groups broke up because the lead singer wanted to go solo, unknown rumors about Marvin Gaye and them old days at concerts.


Farewell Serena

Rodney & Mickey talk about Serena Williams stepping away from tennis, that broke preacher that was berating his congregation because they weren't buying him Movado watches and other material things and Silk Sonic's remake of Love's Train.


Trust But Verify

Mickey & Rodney talk about the current political scene, playing life's "games", The FBI, how things used to be when Blacks were organized, Reverend Al, do your own homework and trust, but verify.


Metamucil...The Drink of Champions

Mickey and Rodney talk about their favorite named political candidate, Marshawn Lynch's recent DUI arrest, Serena Williams announced retirement, shopping at Sam's and using Metamucil.


Polyester Pants & Baloney Sandwiches

Mickey G. & Rodney T. talk about ladies with long fingernails fixing our baloney sandwiches, how we dressed in the 70's, what does "business casual" really mean, just because they make it doesn't mean you should wear it and the prima donnas in the NBA.


The 4th of July, Campaign Ads and a Twerking Senator

Mickey & Rodney talk about their 4th of July holiday, barbequing in this heat, passing on the grilling gene, a good ol boloney sandwich, beanie weenies, political campaign ads, and why a state senator thought it was okay to twerk upside down on Twitter.


Old Fools Trying To Stay Kool

Mickey and Rodney talk about the heat, an Ol' G chatting up Rodney's wife, family medical issues, selling cars, proving your case in court and free agency in the NBA.


Can You Really Do A Podcast About Flooring

Mickey and Rodney talk about getting work done around the house, the games you sometimes have to play with contractors and the very exciting world of home flooring.


Car Buying 101

Mickey and Rodney talk about their adventures in car buying.