Respecting Your Elders

Respecting Your Elders

By Michael
Michael O’Neil Callaghan interviews anyone born before 1982.
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Tari Lewis (Mother-In-Law)
Tari talks about her parents'  steadfast courtship in the Bronx; broadening her horizons on Long Island and in Paris; plus her obsession with The Monkees.
1:12:59
January 8, 2020
Craig Lewis (Father-In-Law)
Craig talks about driving with his high school tennis team blasting David Bowie, the generational divide in America in the 60s, and a high school gymnasium concert where Bruce Springsteen opened for Blue Oyster Cult.
1:13:58
January 1, 2020
Brian Callaghan (Dad)
Brian talks about everything from Desi Arnaz and Al Capone Jr. in Miami, to Georgetown during the Vietnam War, to Jim Brown and the Browns upsetting Johnny Unitas and the Colts in the NFL Championship game.
1:13:11
December 27, 2019
Robert Brady
Robert Brady talks about his nine siblings, playing basketball at College Park, and a long line of singers and servants.
58:07
December 15, 2019
Ben Jones (Cooter)
Interview with Ben Jones, AKA "Cooter" on The Dukes Of Hazzard, Congressman from Georgia, my Stepdad. He talks about growing up without electricity in Portsmouth, VA, getting cast on The Dukes as an actor in Atlanta, and playing centerfield.
1:05:45
November 30, 2019
Chris Dugan (Pilot)
Pilot and longtime friend Chris Dugan talks about manning the poop bucket, building fireplaces, and spinning in Philadelphia fields until he's dizzy.
54:02
November 22, 2019
Dagem Hailemariam
Conversation with Dagem Hailemariam, an old friend straight outta Stockholm, Sweden. Simple topics included Ethiopian history; Maslow's Pyramid; systems of government and society; the ego, super-ego, and the id (Freud on coke).
1:01:26
November 6, 2019
Bill Dunbar
Interview with Bill Dunbar, a long-time friend of mine, in which he discusses getting pee'd on by the neighborhood bully, leaving for his honeymoon on 9/11, and surfing in Mexico with a giant shark.
1:02:59
October 22, 2019
Matt Fleming
Interview with Matt Fleming, an old friend, in which he divulges wishing he were Asian, getting fired from Bennigan's, and interviewing US senators. 
1:04:29
October 13, 2019
Travis ****** (Neighbor)
Part 1 of interview with Travis ****** -- aka my longtime neighbor -- who shares his opinion about terrorism, abortion, and how Paris, CA was ex-convict-city. #breakdancing  By request his last name has been omitted so he doesn't get fired.
1:09:44
October 6, 2019
Alma Viator (Mom)
Part 1 of interview with Alma Viator -- "Ms. Alma" of CootersPlace.com stores in Tennessee and Virginia; PR for Ford's Theater, National Theater, and the Shubert Organization on Broadway; my mom.  In part 1 we discuss the first 12 years of her life, including flowers for President Eisenhower in Versailles, Rockin' Around the Clock in Monterrey, CA, and living in the "Roach House" in West Point, KY.
1:02:35
September 26, 2019