Before Streaming Conquered the World

Jalen interviews his father, Rob, to discuss his life growing up with television. They talk about his first years of television watching, the impact of HBO, and what he misses about cable TV.

Our Lives Through Small Screens

Julia Concepcion (21) talks with her cousin, Christie Gee (42) about the different experiences they've had with television in their lives, diverse on-screen representation, and thoughts on television's future.

Jenny Rask Interviews dad Gene Rask about his life and growing up in Portland, Oregon in the 50's.

Jenny Rask Interviews dad Gene Rask about his family and growing up in the 1950's. Growing up with radio and then later on a few channels of Television. Gene remembers the shows he and his family listened to and eventually...

Television Role Models

I talk with my mom about her female role models from TV growing up in the ‘60s and ‘70s

My mom was backstage at the Oscars for the most shocking moment in the history of the Academy Awards

“I don’t know what just happened,'' Jimmy Kimmel exclaimed after walking off stage after the conclusion of the 2017 Academy Awards. On January 5th, 2020, I, Tanner Mahon, age 15, interviewed my mother, Elizabeth Leonard, in Los Angeles, California. My...

The evolution of media

My grandfather grew up in the 1940s and lived through the evolution of media including print, television, computers, and the internet. He saw television evolve from black and white to color and the invention of the computer. We discussed how...

Media Technology

On thanksgiving day, I interviewed my father about media technology. This was really insightful because I got to learn a great deal about the evolution of media technologies and how ones life may vary depending on the media technologies they...

Stone Tablets to Laptops: Communication in the 60s

Conducted by Sharaia Hughes, a sophomore Mass Communications major at Virginia Commonwealth University. Interviewed today was Moya Shifflett-James. This is a glimpse into the personal life of a woman growing up in the 1960s. Communication has changed greatly, from dating...

The Change in this World

Since 1948 so much has changed... families have grown apart and so have communities. So much anger and distance is depicted on television that people believe that is the way that life is supposed to be. I’m earlier times and...

Don't smoke, don't drink – a conversation with Grandpa Dave

Zack Zappone and his Grandpa Dave King sneak away during halftime of the football game to record a conversation about what life was like growing up in Spokane in the 1950s

How television has shaped our lives

My father and I talk about how television and it’s surrounding media has changed over the course of our lifetimes.

where my dad started

my name is annie moyer and i interviewed my dad, peter moyer. this interview took place at my house, in valley village. i am fifteen years old. my dad’s boss paid for a conference trip to los angeles that changed...

John Buchanan’s Childhood Life and Acting Career

John Buchanan had a traditional religious childhood life, but his parents got diverced when he was very young. He lievd with his dad mot of the time, until he was 15 and moved to California to live with his mom....

He Went to the Same Movie 6 Times!

Sasha Hoover and her father Curt Hoover talk about television and movies in the 70s and early 80s.

How Television has Evolved Since the 1970s

I’m a mass communications major at Virginia Commonwealth University. I sat down with my mom to discuss how television has changed since she was growing up in the 1970s.

What Came Before Streaming, iPhones, and Social Media?

Kassidy Hudson (19) speaks with her grandfather, Bruce Kirsch (64) about how media and mass communications has changed in historic ways throughout his upbringing.