On the Wings of an Alex

The Round Six Podcast show

Summary: “THERE’S STILL SOME JUICY LEFT IN THAT FRUIT.”<br> <br> <br> <br> 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.<br> <br> <br> THINGS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE:<br> <br> * The Boys get emotional about the plight of starving podcasters<br> * Chicken soup for your ears, now with egg noodles!<br> * Want to help?  Go to Patreon.com/roundsix and decide what level you want<br> * Touched by an Angel…..is that such a good thing?<br> * Alex complains about always being in the back of the class<br> * Brian comes up with a brilliant idea:  The bowling ball sized Magic 8-Ball<br> * Uncle David and his hot rod influence on Alex<br> * Hot Rods in the neighborhood, and being “that kid”<br> * Alex’s first hot rod, a Schwinn Sting Ray<br> * The Hustler, always trying to make money<br> * Making the decision to join the Air Force and work on fighter planes<br> * Getting out of the Air Force and working on the B-2 Bomber<br> * Working at Edwards and being surrounded by incredible aerospace history<br> * Alex the historian and statistics buff who can’t cheat at Trivial Pursuit<br> * The 1969 Camaro road trip and permanent hearing loss<br> * Being in the service and always having cool cars<br> * Selling one Camaro and buying another<br> * Finding out that the ’71 Camaro Rally Sport was a very special car<br> * Alex talks Camaro paint colors, and how the years have made it easier to accept<br> * Hot rods are always the last to get money and attention<br> * The guys discuss sunroof ideas for the ’71 Camaro<br> * The Camaro almost got mini-tubbed and ruined<br> * The ghost of Hardly Earl<br> * Does this car have a Magnum V8?<br> * Making quartz countertops from Quartz Juice<br> * The mostly happy and kinda sad story of the 1958 Chevy truck<br> * Brian talks about menopause and his secret project involving Ewoks<br> * Lynn’s Dad’s 1968 Camaro RS and her childhood memories<br> * The 1968 Camaro project…….Monster Rally or Stadium ‘Maro?<br> * Starting a new series of building a hot rod by the most frugal means possible.<br> * <br> Making $11 bucks the hard way<br> <br> * <br> Roadside milk jugs full of “Gatorade”<br> <br> * <br> Wilford Brimley joins the show and promotes “Oatmeal Night”<br> <br> * <br> Favorite Boy Bands and cowboy forehead bandanas<br> <br> * <br> The emotion comes back, thanks to Sarah McLaughlin<br> <br> * <br> Round Six discusses their “Chinese Democracy” concept album.<br> <br> <br>  <br> FEED THE PODCASTERS:<br> Help the Gearheads continue to bring you great guests, stories, mentoring, projects and more by becoming a Patron today! <a href="https://www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=16442647" data-patreon-widget-type="become-patron-button">Become a Patron!</a>  <br> PLEASE VISIT OUR SPONSOR<br> We are proud to have this episode brought to you by Trailer Tug. Please visit their website to learn more at <a href="https://trailertug.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">TrailerTug.com</a><br> Round Six Podcast listeners get 10% off by mentioning the podcast when ordering by phone, or by entering “round six” in the discount code box at checkout on the website.<br> <a href="https://trailertug.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"></a>