Season Three: January '21

Episode No. 50: "A milestone around our necks"

The Old Dogs ramble about the auspicious occasion of our 50th episode and Third Season.

The Old Dogs Interview

HERB KUPCHIKis a man of medicine. Over his long life he has been involved in training doctors in microbiology, pathology, and laboratory medicine. He was a principal researcher in cancer for 20 years. After retirement, Herb wondered what he would do next. He found the answer the first time he watched a curling match.

Episode No. 51: "The Return of Sheila Tequila"

The Old Dogs offer their personal opinions about the practice of Doomscrolling.

The Old Dogs Interview

Dallasites still remember the fabulous Sheila Tequila and her retro shows. Most memorably, her spot-on performance as Tina Turner. Not bad for a middle-class white girl whose real name is SHELLEY BRANDT. The Old Dogs have a try-to-keep-with-me conversation with Shelley as she looks back and ahead at her life as a performer. 

Episode No. 52: "New Thoughts for Old Minds"

The Old Dogs ramble about that moment in time when you decide you're old.

The Old Dogs Interview

KATHLEEN O'BRIEN is a self-styled Chief Aging Officer, who thinks "old" is something to be achieved, not ignored. In the first of a two-part conversation Kathleen talks about new ways we can act our age, without feeling the need to look or act younger than we are.

Episode No. 53: "Life isn't a race -it's a ramble."

The Old Dogs ramble about … rambling during the pandemic.

The Old Dogs Interview

KATHLEEN O'BRIEN is about to publish a book called Reclaim Your Right to Grow Old. It turns out there’s a lot to being old that’s worth claiming. Here’s part two of our conversation with Kathleen.

Episode No. 54: "More Howling."

The Old Dogs take another look at our slogan

The Old Dogs Interview

Steve Austin is what they used to call a spry 83 years old. A few years ago he brought his love of doing very small things in a very big way As Old Man Steve on TikTok to the Tik Tok platform. He’s gained a robust social media following by sharing goofy antics, wearing funny hats, and pretending to cook.

Episode No. 55: "Cosmic? Cosmetic? Comic?"

Old Dog Paul quizzes Old Dog Jim. Jim flunks.

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DORIS LANCE is a hiker. A real hiker. She goes up and down mountains with ease. She is also 78 years old. Find out what got her started, and what you can learn from the Great Outdoors.

Episode No. 56: "My Infra-structure Needs an Upgrade."

The Old Dogs analyze the State of the Infrastructure

The Old Dogs Interview

TED WEISGAL is beloved by Houstonians who have benefited from courses they took at Leisure Learning Unlimited. Now that LLU is history, Ted has turned his attention to his first passion: Robert's Rules of Order. Only now he aims to bring RRO to every school kid on the planet. The result? World Peace.

Episode No. 57: "Socks with Sandals? Not Us!"

The Old Dogs take issue with how young whippersnappers view us Boomers.

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JOHN REMINGTON has managed to balance a career in marketing with a career as a professional actor. He has also figured in some national fundraising campaigns. His next step? Dual citizenship in the US and Italy.

Episode No. 58: "Masks for Sale... Cheap!"

The Old Dogs ramble about our hopes and fears as we move back to more intimate socializing.

The Old Dogs Interview

SANDRA MILLER is a family doctor who excelled in the medical profession, then turned to inventing a new genre of fiction: Medical Romance set at the rim of the Grand Canyon. She loves to talk about her rich past, her busy present, and her hopeful future.

The Old Dogs ramble about the pro's and con's ... and con's and con's of driverless cars.

The Old Dogs Interview

KATHY BIEHL was and is many things to many people. Some know her as a lawyer; some as an actress; some as a food critic; and some as a witty author on the social ramifications of eating. We explore all of it... and more.

Episode No. 59: "Taking Out the Space Trash"