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The Boomer and X Show

The Boomer and X Show is a podcast that covers a wide variety of topics from football and current events to movies and music. We throw in a few laughs for good measure. John (Boomer) is a child of the 60's and Evan (X) is a child of the 90's. Their unique friendship and vastly different life experience often makes for entertaining conversation and an interesting podcast. Come aboard and enjoy the ride.
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Jul 20, 2017

In episode 60, we found a survey done by FiveThirtyEight that questioned people on their favorite movies to watch again and again. We bring in guest movie critic Patrick Neff from Reel Man Reviews and we discuss our own lists. 

Jun 8, 2017

In episode 59 we bring in immigration lawyer Matthew Steel to educate us and our listeners on immigration. Later we shed some light on some of the current ever changing immigration issues(as we were recording The Supreme Court expedited Trump's travel ban case). We hope you enjoy and learn something in the process, we sure did.  

May 20, 2017

After a six-month hiatus The Boomer and X show is back with “season two”.  A series of events, some expected and some not, kept us away from the studio for an extended period but we finally managed to make it back.

So, here’s an update of some of the things that we’re been up to since last November along with a few comments about some things that have been going on in the world around us.

Thank you for staying with us and enjoy the show.

We hope you enjoy the show!  Thanks for listening!

Nov 2, 2016

Episode #57. Better late than never; our Halloween tribute to scary movies with guest movie buff and critic Patrick Neff. In this episode we discuss some of our favorite horror movies and break them down into several subgenres. Hopefully we
covered some of your favorites during our conversation. A belated happy Halloween to all of you out there.
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We hope you enjoy the show! Thanks for listening!

Oct 28, 2016

In keeping with the Halloween Spirit Boomer and X bring you a re-creation of the infamous Orson Welles production of War of the Worlds which was originally broadcast on October 30, 1938.
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We hope you enjoy the show! Thanks for listening!

Oct 6, 2016

LSU by the numbers! Odell Beckham Jr continues to make news for the wrong reasons, and some football recap and look ahead to upcoming games. And we close by saying a fond farewell to David (Big Papi) Ortiz along with a sad farewell to our favorite Mike.
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We hope you enjoy the show! Thanks for listening!

Sep 29, 2016

Football season rolls on and The Boomer and X Show brings you another “Sports Shorts”. Episode 54: The Les Miles’ Era ends and LSU. Now what? Some college teams that were eyeing a possible national championship at the beginning of the season can already kiss those thoughts goodbye. Is this the year of the rookie QB in the NFL? Of the 3-0 NFL teams which is the most surprising and upcoming key match-ups in the college and NFL football this coming weekend. Also, the “mad
dash” segment at the end of the show says goodbye to Florida Marlin’s ace pitcher Jose’ Fernandez and golf legend Arnould Palmer.
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We hope you enjoy the show! Thanks for listening!

Sep 22, 2016

Football season rolls on and The Boomer and X Show brings you another “Sports Shorts”. In Episode 53: Sports Shorts 9/22/16 we cover some of the key games and big upsets from the previous weekend in college football. We talk about some key injuries suffered by NFL players in week two. We also take a look at NFL teams that are 0-2 and which ones may be in the greatest danger of not meeting their goals for the 2016 season. We then make a few picks in college and NFL games for the coming weekend. Be sure to hang around for the final few minutes and our “Mad Dash” segment where we quickly touch on topics including the New Orleans Saints’ 10-year anniversary of returning to the Superdome post Hurricane Katrina and a brief update on NFL players’ protests.
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We hope you enjoy the show! Thanks for listening!

Sep 15, 2016

In Episode 52 football season is back and so are Boomer and X and we’re talking sports! In this episode we cover week one and two in college football, discuss LSU being in midseason form and how that’s NOT a good thing. We also talk about some of the
games that took place in week one of the NFL season and briefly discuss some of the upcoming match-ups in the upcoming weekend of college and NFL football. We wrap things up with a “mad dash” segment that includes a new feature called “
winners and sinners.”
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We hope you enjoy the show! Thanks for listening!

Sep 5, 2016

In episode 51 we give our listeners an update on the evolution and progress of The Boomer and X Show including new ways to access the show. We then discuss the controversy surrounding San Francisco 49er QB Colin Kaepernick’s decision not
to stand for the playing of The Star Spangled Banner at NFL games as a means to protest racial injustice and police
brutality.
We then move on to a detailed NFL preview with our guest football analysist, John Springer, Jr. We make our picks for the
order of finish in each of the NFL’s eight divisions and highlight some key personnel and coaching changes since last
season.
We then close out with a brief chat about Labor Day Weekend plans. Happy Labor Day to all of our listeners!!
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Thanks for listening!

Aug 26, 2016

It’s flooding in Louisiana!  What’s new(s) about that?  In episode 50 we discuss the recent (and still ongoing) flooding affecting much of southern Louisiana, give some of the meteorology behind this extraordinary rainfall event and talk about the local and federal response and tepid coverage by the national news media.  We also talk about Evan’s first-hand observations and volunteer work over the past couple of weeks here in our home community. 

Then we move on to more pleasant topics with our final round-up of the just-completed Summer Olympic Games from Rio.  We discuss some of our favorite moments, great U.S. victories and some not-so-stellar moments from a couple of high-profile athletes.   

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Thanks for listening! 

 
Aug 19, 2016

Episode 49 is all about college football with special emphasis on LSU and the SEC but we also cover the Big 10, Big 12, Pac 12 and The ACC as we gear up for the exciting 2016 college football season. Guest football analyst John Springer Jr talks about some coaches on the hot seat along with some of those that he feels are poised to take their programs to the next level. Tune in for a lively and informative discussion.
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Thanks for listening! 

Aug 10, 2016

In Episode 48 we discuss what we’ve been up to in the past six weeks, including a vacation in Michigan, attending the world premiere of a movie and taking part in a charity volleyball tournament. We then turn our attention to the current Summer
Olympic Games taking place in Rio de Janeiro and the status of the U.S. Presidential Race. We end up with a conversation
about “the football and the
biscuit” which is probably about something other than what it sounds like.
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Thanks for listening! 

Jul 2, 2016

In Episode 47 Evan and John share a few minutes of small talk, mainly surrounding the recently finished NBA Finals. We then move into a lively conversation with popular guest and movie buff, enthusiast and historian Patrick Neff. We discuss
recently released movies and upcoming releases for the remainder of the summer blockbuster movie season. If you’re a fan of blockbuster movies, this is must-listen podcast material.
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Thanks for listening!

Jun 8, 2016

In Episode 46 we do a long version of a sports short where we talk about Muhammad Ali, recognizing his greatness. We then get into NBA Finals, comparing sports teams from different eras, some NCAA Football Vegas odds, and Satellite camp issues. We hope you enjoy this episode and hit us up anytime on Favebook or Twitter or check out our website theboomerandxshow.com

 

 

 

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May 25, 2016

In Episode 45 we talk about the NBA playoffs and other sports stuff. We then switch over to how Dark Money effects politics today. 

 

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May 6, 2016

In Episode 44 we talk about sports stuff and politics focusing on iconic political ads. 

Mar 17, 2016

In Episode 43 we share some small talk about some things that we’ve done over the past month and then move into a
conversation about developments in the 2016 Presidential Race over the past month. After a brief break we then have a
conversation on global warming/climate change, trying to keep the discussion as scientific as possible.

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—Credit—
•R.E.M. - It's The End of the World
•Michael Buble - Let it Snow
•Ella Fitzgerald- Heatwave

•http://www.suspicious0bservers.org
•https://youtu.be/mOU306AvvHE
•https://youtu.be/52Mx0_8YEtg
•https://youtu.be/5c4XPVPJwBY
•http://www.skepticalscience.com
•http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2016/03/02/3755715/satellites-hottest-february-global-warming/
•http://www.bostonglobe.com/news/world/2016/03/02/the-ridiculously-warm-arctic-just-set-another-ominous-record/PD8BdDM6qnN3DOGmLTbf2O/story.html
•http://mashable.com/2016/03/02/february-warmest-month-satellite/

 

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Feb 11, 2016

In Episode 42 we leave the Sports Shorts and return to our original format with a conversation about the U.S. Presidential
election process, beginning with the Iowa caucus and going through the party conventions and finally the general election.
We discuss some possibilities about the 2016 race in particular and where we here at The Boomer and X Show think this
race may eventually go. We hope you enjoy our return to non-sports conversation.
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Thanks for listening!

Jan 28, 2016

In episode 41 we bring you a Sports Shorts where we talk about current sports news. 

1) AFC & NFC Championship games

2) Cam Newton & Carolina

3) Peyton Manning & Denver

4) Super Bowl facts 41-49

5) Super Bowl 50

Go check out our website theboomerandxshow.com for more content, and go wish John a happy birthday. 

Thanks for listening! 

Jan 21, 2016

In Episode #40 we bring another Sports Shorts Podcast and again, mixed with some classic rock talk. The topics we hit on
are:
1) A wrap-up of the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs.
2) A preview of the Conference Championship Games.
3) Countdown to Super Bowl 50 with more Super Bowl history focusing on games XXXI through XL.
4) New Head Coach Hires in the NFL.
5) Dominant Quarterbacks in today’s NFL
And we end with a chat about The Eagles, the rock group, not the NFL Football team from Philadelphia.
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Thanks for listening!

Jan 12, 2016

In Episode #39 we bring another Sports Shorts, mixed with Classic rock, Powerball chat and advise to anyone that may find
themselves suddenly wealthy. The sports topics we hit on are:
1) A wrap-up of the College National championship Game
2) A recap of Wild-card weekend in the NFL.
3) Countdown to Super Bowl 50 with more Super Bowl history focusing on games XXI through XXX.
4) A recap of the most viewed sports events in the year 2015.
5) A review of the upcoming Divisional Playoff round in the NFL.
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Thanks for listening!

Jan 7, 2016

In Episode #38 we bring another Sports Shorts. The topics we hit on are:
1) A wrap-up of the college bowl season
2) NFL “Black Monday” has seen coaching changes and leads to a discussion of dysfunctional franchises in the NFL.
3) Upcoming NFL playoff matchups in the Wild Card Round this coming weekend
4) Countdown to Super Bowl 50 with more Super Bowl history
5) The possibility of an NFL team relocating to Los Angeles for the 2016 season.
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Thanks for listening!

Jan 1, 2016

In Episode #37 we bring another Sports Shorts. The topics we hit on are:
1) Recap of LSU vs Texas Tech in The Advocare Texas Bowl
2) NFL week 16 summary, focused on some big upsets
3) The Philadelphia Eagles’ firing of Coach Chip Kelly
4) We each pick our top five sports stories of 2015
5) Countdown to Super Bowl 50.
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Thanks for listening!

Dec 17, 2015

In episode 36 we do a Sports Shorts were we talk about:

1) SI's Sports Person of the Year

2) NFL MVP

3) Bowl Games....yes all of them

4) Fantasy Football

5) Upcoming NFL games

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