Geeks and Beats Podcast, Episode 130: My Definition


I had to do my half of the podcast on the road this week as I was in London pursuing a business opportunity that involved combining music with…golf. Yes, golf. But I can be done. If I can win the business, I hope to change the image of golf forever. Or so I dream.

So sitting in a high-backed armchair in my charming little hotel near Lancaster Gate Tube station, Michael and I discussed the following.

  • How Mike Myers came up with the Austin Powers theme. (Hint: It has to do with a Canadian game show. And it was also the basis for this song.)

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Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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