Sunday, August 4, 2019

Episode 27: Our video games episode





Greetings fellow Sackvillians and friends of Sackville!



Welcome to Episode 27 of Stories from Sackville.








In this episode, we discuss the importance of video games to our generation. Our generation saw the amazing transformation of video games from the almost comical simplicity of Pong to the film like qualtiy of contemporary video games.




We discuss some of the video games we played in the 1970s and 1980s. Were we any good at them? What do you think?



As always, we hope that this stimulates more discussion, so we encourage you all to tell us, on the Facebook page, what your favourite video games were.



And, as always, thanks to all of you who have commented so far.



You can e-mail us with questions, suggestions, or comments at: storiesfromsackville@gmail.com. 



Peter and Steve



Intro music:   The Moody Blues:          "Your Wildest Dreams"
Exit music:    Buckner and Garcia:        "Pac Man Fever"






Sunday, July 28, 2019

Episode 26: Our Star Trek episode




Greetings fellow Sackvillians and friends of Sackville!



Welcome to Episode 26 of Stories from Sackville.




We apologize for the delay. The only excuse we have is that Editor Steve has been VERY busy in the last month and a half, but we're back!



In this episode, Derek "the D-Man" Brett returns to discuss one of the most influential shows in TV history: Star Trek.




Did we like it? Of course, we did. We talk about the importance of the show and how it influenced culture and history.



As always, we hope that this stimulates more discussion, so we encourage you all to tell us, on the Facebook page, were you a Star Trek fan? Let us know.



And, as always, thanks to all of you who have commented so far.



You can e-mail us with questions, suggestions, or comments at: storiesfromsackville@gmail.com. 



Peter and Steve



Intro music:    The Moody Blues:                       "Your Wildest Dreams"
Exit music:     Star Trek theme with lyrics



Sunday, June 16, 2019

Episode 25: Our M*A*S*H episode




Greetings fellow Sackvillians and friends of Sackville!



Welcome to Episode 25 of Stories from Sackville.





In this episode, Derek "the D-Man" Brett joins Peter and Steve to discuss one of the most popular shows in TV history: M*A*S*H.




Did we like it? Of course, we did. We talk about the importance of the show and how it captures the zeitgeist (Dave Brodbeck's favourite world) of the time.



As always, we hope that this stimulates more discussion, so we encourage you all to tell us, on the Facebook page, were you a M*A*S*H fan? Let us know.



And, as always, thanks to all of you who have commented so far.



You can e-mail us with questions, suggestions, or comments at: storiesfromsackville@gmail.com. 



Peter and Steve



Intro music:    The Moody Blues:             "Your Wildest Dreams"
Exit music:     Ken Prymus:                    "Suicide is Painless"

Episode 25


Sunday, May 5, 2019

Episode 24: Our Bigfoot episode




Greetings fellow Sackvillians and friends of Sackville!



Welcome to Episode 24 of Stories from Sackville.





In this episode, we continue in our esoteric groove and discuss Bigfoot.




Steve goes on yet another drunken Cultural Studies prof jag, and, like last week, Peter wants to believe
.



As always, we hope that this stimulates more discussion, so we encourage you all to tell us, on the Facebook page, Bigfoot: do YOU believe? Let us know.



And, as always, thanks to all of you who have commented so far.



You can e-mail us with questions, suggestions, or comments at: storiesfromsackville@gmail.com. 



Peter and Steve



Intro music:    The Moody Blues:                       "Your Wildest Dreams"
Exit music:     Opening narration and theme to The Six Million Dollar Man




Sunday, April 28, 2019

Episode 23: Our UFOs episode




Greetings fellow Sackvillians and friends of Sackville!



Welcome to Episode 23 of Stories from Sackville.


So, there was a month's delay between this episode and Episode 22. Editor Steve does explain why at the beginning of the episode (and complains about something). Suffice to say illness and marking made a great tag team (Killer Karl Krupp and the Cuban Assassin would be proud).



In this episode, we get a bit esoteric and discuss UFOs: Unidentified Flying Objects.



Steve goes a bit drunken Cultural Studies prof, and Peter wants to believe.



As always, we hope that this stimulates more discussion, so we encourage you all to tell us, on the Facebook page, UFOS - yay or nay? Have you had an encounter? Let us know.



And, as always, thanks to all of you who have commented so far.



You can e-mail us with questions, suggestions, or comments at: storiesfromsackville@gmail.com. 



Peter and Steve



Intro music:    The Moody Blues:                       "Your Wildest Dreams"
Exit music:     Prism:                                           "Spaceship Superstar"



Episode 23