• History,  Nostalgia,  Pop Culture

    Trampled Underfoot Podcast – Episode 62 – The Lost Woman and Roman Expansion into Europe

    In this episode, Eloy Escagedo and Mark Lindsay share the fascinating tale of “The Lost Woman.” A lady who was stranded on an island totally alone in the middle of nowhere for 18 years. This is a great story and you will be amazed! They then get into a variety of interesting conversations, including recent migrations, Roman expansion into Europe, the 200 year Cantabrian Wars, and the historical yearning of people to be free from the yoke of tyranny. By the way, “the Romans never took Scotland.” If that is not enough of a great show, they then ask the question about how humans first decided to dig down for…

  • Art,  Nostalgia,  Pop Culture

    Trampled Underfoot Podcast – Episode 61 – Innocent Ninja Rebels on Bicycles

    What is the true value of an item? A young lady created paintings and opened up her own gallery to see if the art would sell. Mark and Eloy talk about this story on perceived and subjective values of things. Then we talk about the loss of innocence. What is the earliest memory of being misunderstood or wrongly accused by others? Eloy tells the story of the broken school belt and the principal’s office back when he was in elementary school. Afterwards We talk about riding bikes when we were kids and the freedom and adventure that came along with it. Finally we talk about Ninja hunt and other childhood…

  • Music,  Pop Culture

    Trampled Underfoot Podcast – Episode 60 – What was Ringo Wearing?

    “What was Ringo wearing?” asked Mark! We talk about one of our favorite topics, music! The Abbey Road album was amazing, and not just the music but the stories behind the album art as well as the musicians involved in creating this masterpiece. We then talk about Rock band Super-groups too, and what we think about top notch musicians getting together under the same banner to create music. Is it good? Is it overkill? Well, we discuss it all. Then Mark decides to introduce a new Blow Eloy’s Mind factoid as part of the show. He throws us a crazy rock music question and we try to figure out the…

  • Nostalgia,  Pop Culture,  Social Media

    Trampled Underfoot Podcast – Episode 59 – Podcastica!

    So, which rabbit hole did Eloy fall into this week? Fair warning – it could make a person lose their faith in humanity. What is the Rhyme as Reason Effect? Could we really be brainwashed by a cute little advertising jingle just because it rhymes? They also discuss disruptive people – folks who just love to create drama in the neighborhood and discord within the family. They get to share some interesting view points on these topics and a lot more in Episode 59 of The Trampled Underfoot Podcast.  

  • History,  Nostalgia,  Pop Culture,  Social Media

    Trampled Underfoot Podcast – Episode 58 – Do They Even Sell Comic Books Anymore?

    Mark says that Print Media has basically died. Remember going through magazine racks at the supermarket? Remember the corner Magazine Stand? Eloy can’t read the tiny words in comic books nowadays. When were glasses invented anyway? While we’re on that topic we go down a rabbit hole of questions. Mark talks about Saturday morning cartoons like the Fantastic Four and Spider Man back in the 70s. So we get into that with some interesting view points. It all ties in on this entertaining episode of The Trampled Underfoot Podcast. Check it out! All this and lots more in Episode 58 of The Trampled Underfoot Podcast!  

  • Nostalgia,  Pop Culture,  Social Media,  Technology

    Trampled Underfoot Podcast – Episode 57 – Keyboard Warriors and I Don’t Work Here

    Eloy Escagedo and Mark Lindsay open this episode by talking about social media posts and people acting macho. Keyboard Warriors are everywhere! So is trolling social media posts becoming a separate hobby of its own? Then we get into folks mistaking you for a store employee when shopping at a store. Has that ever happened to you? Do you have a similar story to share? We have a great ol’ time on this one. All this and lots more in Episode 57 of The Trampled Underfoot Podcast!  

  • Music,  Nostalgia,  Pop Culture,  Social Media

    Trampled Underfoot Podcast – Episode 56 – Name That Band and Skipping School

    Eloy Escagedo and Mark Lindsay open this episode by talking about Hurricane Dorian, as well as a few other hurricanes that have hit Florida. Luckily a major bullet was dodged this time, and while it was a disaster, it could have been far, far worse for millions of people. Then we jump into a game we like to call “Name that Band!” Can you guess the band that performed a tune after hearing a few lyrics? Quiz-master Eloy challenges Mark to Name That Band – how do you think he did? Finally, Mark and Eloy surprise everyone by telling on themselves. They weren’t always the sterling examples of honesty and…

  • Comedy,  History,  Music,  Nostalgia,  Pop Culture,  Social Media,  Television

    Trampled Underfoot Podcast – Episode 55 – Animated Philosophy

    In this Loony Tunes of an episode, Mark Lindsay and Eloy Escagedo talk about all the cool cartoons we all grew up on. Do you remember those animated adventures on Saturday mornings and after school? An animated icon turns 50 years old this month. Can you guess which one? We discuss some obscure classic cartoons, and delve into the subject of how they were nothing more than 30 minute long advertisements for everything from toys to breakfast cereals. We talk about cartoon mascots, one of which is still used today, and the lesson the toy manufacturers and marketers learned to dramatically ramp up sales in the 80s. Oh – and…

  • History,  Music,  Nostalgia,  Pop Culture

    Trampled Underfoot Podcast – Episode 54 – 100% Free Range Beatles

    The British invasion! What a musical revolution that began in the early 60s! Not only did it affect music, how it’s consumed, regarded, and listened to, but also affected the culture at large. We’re still feeling the effects of that time period to this day – both musically and culturally. The trailblazers of all that were The Beatles! In this episode we talk all things Beatles, all things British, and about many of the bands that shaped the era. From Beatles copy-cats, to The Who. From Peter Noone to Eric Clapton. Every popular British rocker gave American rock and roll a run for it’s money, and kick-started the Americans, forcing…

  • History,  Music,  Nostalgia,  Podcast,  Pop Culture,  Social Media

    Trampled Underfoot Podcast – Episode 53 – Woodstock Was Killer

    People, places, and things just keep getting older all the time. What do we mean? Well, do you need glasses yet? Eloy does, and he finally did something about it! The 50th anniversary of the Woodstock Music and Art Faire was this past weekend, and of course we had talk about it – everything from the bands, the movie, the record album that came out of the music celebration, the reasons why it was such a huge event at the time, and facts about the 3 day event you may not know! We then talk a bit about dynamic voices and music styles. Whitney or Dolly? Harry or Mariah? Or…