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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.






Chasing Rainbows

Rodney & Mickey talk about how you can't save the world and all you can do is try to set a high standard in life, being thankful for what you have, grandkids, the importance of naps as you get older, mowing the grass and the pains of aging.


A Little Ol' Fools Philosophy

Mickey G. & Rodney T. discuss if hard work pays off in the end, gentrification and how we let it happen, mutual acquaintances in museums, what's in it for me, economic power, being under the government's thumb and keeping hope alive.


Do I Look That Old

Mickey G. & Rodney T. talk about people who use the wrong words on social media, the craziest voice message ever, people your age that look a lot older, radio commercials and the images they provoke, personal injury lawyer commercials, recent shootings, guns, guns, guns, jealousy in society and the public private school problem.


Just Ask

Rodney and Mickey talk about customer service, or lack of, don't be afraid to say you don't know the answer, communications, trust but verify and sometimes you just have to ask the question, all they can say is "no".


It Ain't Cheap Anymore

Mickey & Rodney talk about inflation, marketing, haircuts, shoe endorsements, sports business, Kevin Durant, Magic Johnson, rags to riches and more.


That's Not Appropriate

Mickey and Rodney talk about the politics of today, why people bring big dogs to crowded gatherings, what's appropriate wear for church and funerals, traditions with fashion and how just because they make it, doesn't mean you should wear it, Buc-ee's, Pappadeaux's and the cost of eating out.


You Can't Fix Stupid

Mickey G. & Rodney T. talk about folks taking advantage of free handouts, you need a place to stay, but you have a pet pig, life choices, sometimes you have to help yourself, giving back, can you really be anything you want to be in this country and "It is what it is"


Retirement Nightmare & Today's Job Market

Mickey and Rodney talk about career choices, corporate restructures that ruin your retirement plans, folks that don't seem to take having a job seriously, when your main goal in life is to draw disability and how it's hard to feel sorry for folks that screw up a good job.


Lemon Lot & FIGMO...Do You Know What They Mean

Mickey and Rodney bring up some old military terms and acronyms as they discuss selling cars, the role of fathers as consultants, giving your kids driving lessons, going to the movies and current politics.


The Saga of Being A Homeowner

Mickey & Rodney talk about how there is always something to do, or a problem, when you are a homeowner. Whether it's leaky roofs, backed-up toilets or faulty water softeners, owning your own home keeps you busy. They also discuss technology and how different credit card readers require different actions. Do you tap it, slide it or stick it in...it just depends on the card reader.


Paper Towels, Flushing Toilets, Flying Grease & Country Cooking

Mickey G. & Rodney T. talk about the art of buying paper towels, those blue toilet bowl tablets versus the white ones, how grease seems to fly around the kitchen, our wives and their messy cooking, washing dishes through the years, how we have gone away from serving bowls for meals and that good old country cooking.


A Problem With Shrinkage

Mickey & Rodney talk about the recent CNN Trump interview, how we're getting less food, for more money and how you can spend a hundred dollars for just paper towels and toilet paper.


Youthful Enthusiasm to Ruffling Feathers

Mickey & Rodney talk about how that young attitude that you can change the world changes to "I don't care" as you get older, how to choose your battles, a negative opinion of integration, Critical Race Theory, is Santa Claus white, giving back, the labor force and more lessons learned in the military.


Big Booty Reels and Blaxploitation Movies

Rodney and Mickey talk about those Big Booty Reels that appear on Facebook, Black performers trying to break into the C&W world, the changes in music in general, Gunsmoke & Miss Kitty and the portrayals of Black in ads, movies and TV programs.


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.