Keepin' It Real (Opinion)

Fridays at 7:45am and 4:44pm
  • Hosted by Cam Marston

Host Cam Marston brings us fun weekly commentaries (opinion pieces) on generational and demographic trends to provide new ways to interpret the changing world around us. You can learn more about Cam and his research at generationalinsights.com.

Theme music: "Tchfunkta" by Stanton Moore featuring Charlie Hunter and Skerik

In this week’s Keepin' It Real commentary, Cam Marston shares what happened when he stole an idea for a social media post. When you drop the facade, he says, the world will cheer... 

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In this week’s Keepin' It Real commentary, Cam Marston tells us they’re not butterflies, they’re jet fighters. You got this...   

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In today's Keepin' It Real commentary, Cam Marston talks about his friend Walt Hayes, who's moved to Clemson, South Carolina. Cam says he's a better person for knowing him and Walt will be missed... 

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In this week’s Keepin' It Real commentary, Cam Marston and his son are stuck deep in a mud puddle in the dark of night. And he wouldn’t trade it for the world...    

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In this week’s Keepin' It Real commentary, Cam Marston has an uncontrollable urge to ask “Have you turned off your lights?"...  

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In today's Keepin' It Real commentary, Cam Marston explains how random conversations while smoking a cigar, with a drink, while sitting in a bag chair in a parking lot can be surprisingly meaningful... 

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In this week’s Keepin' It Real commentary, Cam Marston recounts a call with a client who needed him to lead a seminar designed to fix her team... 

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In today's Keepin' It Real commentary, Cam Marston invites us to take the cole slaw challenge...

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In this week's Keepin' It Real commentary, Cam Marston offers us a weekend challenge... 

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In today's Keepin' It Real commentary, Cam Marston shares his thoughts on why Buddha didn’t have a car note and what that should mean to us...   

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In this week's Keepin' It Real commentary, Cam tells us how he's struggling with the fist bumps and forearm touches that Covid has started. What he needs to do is shake your hand...

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In today's Keepin' It Real commentary, Cam Marston tells us about the evolution of the punishments he and his wife have learned to administer in his home. And how the older his kids get, the more he has to go through the punishment, too...

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In this week’s Keepin' it Real commentary, Cam Marston tells us about the Christmas music challenges he struggles with and how he's found some music that he really likes...  

In this week’s Keepin' it Real commentary, Cam Marston tells us about his daughter’s sanctuary. Her safe place. And how it died of overuse...      

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In this week’s Keepin' it Real commentary, Cam Marston tells us how Christmas lights epitomize suffering for the sake of love and how he wishes all Christmas decorations were small and kept waist high...

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In today’s Keepin' It Real commentary, Cam proposes the idea of a surprise solar eclipse. Why not? In 2020, anything is possible...  

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In this week's Keepin' It Real commentary, Cam Marston updates us on the outcome of his daughter's final volleyball match in Birmingham this week...

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In today’s Keepin' It Real commentary, Cam Marston tells us about his daughter’s volleyball career that will soon come to an end...

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In this week’s Keepin' It Real commentary, Cam Marston shares some memories created sparked by this new cool weather that’s finally come to town...       

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In this week’s  Keepin' It Real commentary, Cam Marston tells us about a traumatic and tragic moment at the gas pump last week, and how he’s upset he didn’t react sooner...   

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In today’s Keepin' It Real commentary, Cam Marston tells us how addicted he is to being busy. And how ridiculous it all is... 

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In this week's Keepin' It Real commentary, Cam Marston gives us the results of his wife’s Covid test and what he’s learned since. The refrigerator, he says, is still outside...   

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In this week's Keepin' It Real commentary, Cam Marston and is family are under a pre-emptive Covid quarantine and they’ve quickly picked up where they left off in the spring. Cam says, it’s not going well...

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In today’s Keepin' It Real commentary, Cam Marston shares the most helpless and frustrating feeling he gets regularly, and how the list of items that people might die without should now include the internet... 

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In today's Keepin' It Real commentary, Cam Marston shares his analysis of the week’s news, and the never ending bickering and one-upmanship between Republicans and Democrats...   

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In today's Keepin' It Real commentary, Cam Marston tells us about a behavior he can't stop, eventhough he knows it's bad for him...

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In this week's Keepin' It Real commentary, Cam Marston says there are a few characteristics that are supposed to make humans smarter than other creatures. His dog can pick up these up resonably well. His kids - not so much

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In this week's Keepin' It Real commentary, Cam Marston says that he doesn’t think our current generation of leaders are capable of solving today’s problems. People are right - it's time for somebody to do something, but it won’t be us...      

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In this week’s Keepin' It Real commentary, Cam Marston tells us that so much change in such a short amount of time is wearing him out. He’s struggling...       

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In this week’s Keepin' It Real commentary, Cam Marston remembers the lessons he learned when he joined a workout boot camp five years ago and the importance of those lessons today...     

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