The Round Six Podcast

The Round Six Podcast


On the Wings of an Alex

July 26, 2019

"THERE'S STILL SOME JUICY LEFT IN THAT FRUIT."


On episode sixty-eight, it's all about Alex. And starvation. But mostly Alex. And maybe menopause. And a Magic 8-Ball bowling ball. And soup. And souls and Camaros and angels. ...but mostly Alex.


THINGS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE:



  • The Boys get emotional about the plight of starving podcasters

  • Chicken soup for your ears, now with egg noodles!

  • Want to help?  Go to Patreon.com/roundsix and decide what level you want

  • Touched by an Angel.....is that such a good thing?

  • Alex complains about always being in the back of the class

  • Brian comes up with a brilliant idea:  The bowling ball sized Magic 8-Ball

  • Uncle David and his hot rod influence on Alex

  • Hot Rods in the neighborhood, and being "that kid"

  • Alex's first hot rod, a Schwinn Sting Ray

  • The Hustler, always trying to make money

  • Making the decision to join the Air Force and work on fighter planes

  • Getting out of the Air Force and working on the B-2 Bomber

  • Working at Edwards and being surrounded by incredible aerospace history

  • Alex the historian and statistics buff who can't cheat at Trivial Pursuit

  • The 1969 Camaro road trip and permanent hearing loss

  • Being in the service and always having cool cars

  • Selling one Camaro and buying another

  • Finding out that the '71 Camaro Rally Sport was a very special car

  • Alex talks Camaro paint colors, and how the years have made it easier to accept

  • Hot rods are always the last to get money and attention

  • The guys discuss sunroof ideas for the '71 Camaro

  • The Camaro almost got mini-tubbed and ruined

  • The ghost of Hardly Earl

  • Does this car have a Magnum V8?

  • Making quartz countertops from Quartz Juice

  • The mostly happy and kinda sad story of the 1958 Chevy truck

  • Brian talks about menopause and his secret project involving Ewoks

  • Lynn's Dad's 1968 Camaro RS and her childhood memories

  • The 1968 Camaro project.......Monster Rally or Stadium 'Maro?

  • Starting a new series of building a hot rod by the most frugal means possible.


  • Making $11 bucks the hard way



  • Roadside milk jugs full of "Gatorade"



  • Wilford Brimley joins the show and promotes "Oatmeal Night"



  • Favorite Boy Bands and cowboy forehead bandanas



  • The emotion comes back, thanks to Sarah McLaughlin



  • Round Six discusses their "Chinese Democracy" concept album.