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A highlight from 10 Trivia Questions on Give Thanks

Trivia With Budds

02:29 min | 22 hrs ago

A highlight from 10 Trivia Questions on Give Thanks

"Are all actors on the TV sitcom mash. If you got that connection, next we have peanut bag, speed bag, heavy bag. If you are into rocky, you'll know that one because it's boxing, training bags. And your third challenge here, the Mariner in 65, the Viking in 76 in the pathfinder in 97. Those are very specifically missions to Mars. Those are missions from NASA to Mars. So there you go. And we're all warmed up and we're ready for give thanks, which is what we're going to do. If we get 11 out of 11 on this quiz right now, here we go. All right, give thanks trivial let's see if you can get all these thanks related questions. Number one, what is the name of the theme song to The Golden Girls? Number one, what is the name of the theme song to The Golden Girls? Question number two, what movie starred Aaron Eckhart as a tobacco industry lobbyist? What movie starred Aaron Eckhart as a tobacco industry lobbyist? Question number three, 7 11 started using what three word slogan in 1967. 7 11 started using what three word slogan in 1967. Question number four, what song from Ariana Grande featured a mean girls inspired music video. What song from Ariana Grande featured a mean girls inspired music video? Question number 5, what does graze mili in Italian translate to in English? Ghazi mile. Question number 6 in what song does Adam Sandler sing Sammy Davis Jr. only had one eye and what song does Sammy Davis Jr. only have one eye according to Adam Sandler? Question number 7, what 6 words were Elvis known to say during live performances? What 6 words were Elvis known to say during live performances? Question number 8, what hyphenated three word phrase is used to honor military in various programs around the U.S.. What hyphenated three word phrase is used to honor military

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A highlight from 10 Trivia Questions on PS Celebs

Trivia With Budds

05:37 min | 1 d ago

A highlight from 10 Trivia Questions on PS Celebs

"Monthly and help it track along and become bigger and better every single day. You guys are the best. We have a tri Bond trivia challenge before we get into the PS celebrities around. Let's do three of these. See if you can get all of them correct. We have these three connections. Laughter, yawning, influenza. Laughter, yawning, influenza. The triban connection there is, they are all contagious, contagious. Your next one hinkley Nancy gipper. Hinckley Nancy gipper. Those are all words your names associated with. Former president Ronald Reagan, Ronald Reagan, and your last one here, nice easy one to close things out, bird, pumpkin, sunflower. Bird, pumpkin sunflower. The answer is seeds. Those are all types of seeds. All right, we're ready to dive into today's episode on PS celebrities, name the celebrity with the PS initials from the clues here we go. All right, it is PS celebrity time. Let's see if you can get all of these questions correct. I'll give you the clue, you tell me who the celebrity is with the PS initials, question number one. Captain Jean Luc Picard starting in 1987. Number one captain Jean Luc Picard, starting in 1987. Number two, singer of you can call me Al in 50 ways to leave your lover. Number two, singer of you can call me Al and 50 ways to leave your lover. Number three defeated longtime rival Andre Agassi in the 2002 U.S. open final. Number three defeated longtime rival Andre Agassi in the 2002 U.S. open final. Number four host of the game show wheel of fortune, host of wheel of fortune. Number 5 comedian known for films like bio dome and son in law, comedian known for bio dome and son in law. Question number 6, quarterback that spent his entire 15 year career playing for the New York Giants. Quarterback for the New York Giants 15 year career PS initials number 6. Number 7, in doctor strangelove, he played group captain Lionel mandrake, a British RAF exchange officer, and Merck and the president of the United States. Number 7 and doctor strangelove he played, Lionel mandrake, and president of the U.S.. Number 8, he was the band leader for the Late Show with David Letterman, he was the band leader for the Late Show with David Letterman. Number 9, he said the line pain don't hurt in a 1989 action film. He said the line pain don't hurt in a 1989 action film. Number ten, her song because the night was co written, with Bruce Springsteen, her song because the night was co written with Bruce Springsteen. And your bonus question for PS celebs, two points if you're playing along at home, a 1957 song released by someone with the initials B H so the artist has the initials BH and the song title from 1957 has the initials of PS. It's not really a celebrity for your answer here, although the person who had the artist, the artist in question is a celebrity. What we're looking for the title of the song and it is someone's name. All right, those are all your questions for the round on PS celebrities. We'll be right back with the answers to see if you got them all after this. We are back with PS celebs. Let's look at number one. Captain John Luc Picard starting in 1987, Star Trek The Next Generation Patrick Stewart. Also, professor X in the X-Men movies. Number two, singer of, you can call me Al and 50 ways to leave your lover, Paul Simon, of Simon and Garfunkel. Number three defeated longtime rival Andre Agassi in 2002 at the U.S. open final, Pete Sampras, Pete Sampras. Number four host of wheel of fortune, pat sajak, pat sajak. Number 5 comedian known for biodome and son in law, Pauly Shore, Pauly Shore, just had a question the other night at one of my live nights. That movie takes place in South Dakota, son in law, on a farm in South Dakota. If you ever get asked that. Number 6 quarterback that spent his entire 15 year career playing for the New York Giants Phil, Sims, Phil Simms. Number 7 and doctor strangelove, he played Lionel mandrake, a British RAF exchange officer, and the president, Peter Sellers. Number 8, he was the band leader for the Late Show with David Letterman, Paul schafer. Number 9, he said pain don't hurt in 1989 action film one of my favorites Patrick Swayze. Number ten, her song because the night was co written with Bruce Springsteen, Patti Smith, and number 11 in 1957 song released by someone with the initials BH, the artist was Buddy Holly, the song Peggy Sue, she got married in a movie as well. Peggy Sue got married. Those are your questions for today. Hope you had a great time playing along. Your fact of the day, tulips were once more valuable than gold. Thanks for listening. Thanks for telling a friend and we'll see you next time for more trivia with buds.

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A highlight from 10 Trivia Questions on TV Locales

Trivia With Budds

05:01 min | 2 d ago

A highlight from 10 Trivia Questions on TV Locales

"What it be and welcome to another episode of the trivia with buds podcast, I'm your host Ryan buds. Thanks for checking out the show. Thanks for leaving iTunes reviews and thanks for subscribing. So you never miss one of the 2000 plus episodes of this show, new ones come out every Monday through Friday. And today is no different. We've got a category for you called TV locales that I used at live trivia nights in northeastern Tennessee and Southern California just last week, so we'll see if you can name all these places in your head and then think of the show that they're from. Before we get to that, we have the best of tri Bond. Let's go through three of these. Here's your first tri Bond connections game clue set. We have the love boat. Caddyshack and the university of Minnesota. The love boat, caddyshack, and the university of Minnesota. The connection there is gophers. We had Fred grandy, who was Gopher on the love boat, the furry varmint from caddyshack, and the golden gophers from university of Minnesota. Your next one here, star, tornado, laser, star, tornado, laser. That was names of American gladiators? No. Styles of BMX bikes? No, it was classes of yachts. Classes of yachts that's very specific. And the third one here, rail splitter, Emancipation president, sage of Springfield. Those were all nicknames for. Honest, Abe, Abraham Lincoln. And we're all warmed up. We're ready to go. And we're diving into TV location trivia right about now. Here we go. All right TV locales, you name the TV show from the location here's number one, bikini bottom. Bikini bottom. Number two, mayberry, number two is mayberry. Number three quahog, Rhode Island, quahog, Rhode Island. Number four stars hollow, stars, hollow. Number 5 pawnee, Indiana, pawnee, Indiana. Number 6 Ireland, Texas, arlen, Texas. Number 7 on your list, Hawkins, Indiana. One of my favorite shows, number 7, Hawkins, Indiana. And number 8 cape side, Massachusetts, capeside, Massachusetts. Number 9 kings, landing, kings, landing. Number ten is bedrock, bedrock. And the bonus for two points on what animated sitcom would you find stark's pond on what animated sitcom would you find stark's pond? Those are all your questions for TV locales. We'll be right back with the answers to those locations. After this. We are back with the answers to TV locales. Let's see how you did with number one. Bikini bottom, nice easy one off the bat, Nickelodeon's SpongeBob SquarePants, bikini bottom. Number two, mayberry, the Andy Griffith show, the Andy Griffith show and several other spin offs that took place in mayberry, but mainly the Andy Griffith show. Number three quahog Rhode Island, a fictional place from Family Guy, setting for Family Guy. Number four stars hollow, Gilmore Girls, Gilmore Girls. Number 5 pawnee, Indiana. Parks and Recreation, parks and rec. Number 6 arlen Texas, King of the Hill, animated Fox sitcom King of the Hill. Number 7 Hawkins, Indiana, Stranger Things. 11 in the whole gang, number 8 capeside Massachusetts. This was a tough one unless you really watched a lot of Dawson's creek, Dawson's creek. Did you know the writer of the screen movies produced that show? And I believe wrote the pilot. Number 9, King's Landing, Game of Thrones, Game of Thrones, number ten bedrock, the Flintstones, and the bonus for two point Starks pond is on the animated sitcom South Park, so there you go. If you really knew some South Park, you knew stark's pond from that show. Thanks for listening today and I hope you had a great time answering some questions here. We do this every Monday through Friday and your fact of the day today is that the moon is not actually made of cheese. That's right. A lot of people think it's made of cheese, but I'm here to break down the myth. The moon, not made of cheese. Thanks for listening. Thanks for telling a friend and we'll see you next time for more trivia with buds. Cheers.

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A highlight from 10 Trivia Questions on Triple Connections

Trivia With Budds

05:10 min | 5 d ago

A highlight from 10 Trivia Questions on Triple Connections

"The What it be and welcome to another episode of the trivia with buds podcast, I'm your host Ryan buds. Thanks for checking out the show. Thanks for leaving iTunes reviews and thanks for telling a friend who loves trivia. To practice for their weekly pub quiz nights with my voice. We've got 11 questions today on triple connections and we have three bonus ones in the warm up here. So this is from the game tri bonds or triple connections, maybe you call it that. We are going to give you three things. You tell me what they all have in common. Here comes the first one for the warmup. We have Buddy Holly, Richie valens, the Big Bopper, JP Richardson. Buddy Holly, Richie valens, the Big Bopper, JP Richardson. Those are all musicians who died in a plane crash, February 3rd, 1959 the day the music died. Your next one is the belly, the nose, the skeg, the belly, the nose, the skeg, and that is parts of a surfboard, parts of a surfboard for all the surfers out there. And your final one for the warm up, a neon goby, a royal gamma, and a blue damsel. Those are all tropical fish tropical fish. If you like triple connections, go get yourself a copy of tri bonds. There's a million versions of it. These are all from the best of tri bonds. And we're gonna jump into 11 of them right now for the rest of the show. Here we go. All right, it's triple connections. Number one, we have tea, doggy, duffel, tea, doggy, duffel. Number two zip fire area. Zip fire area. Number three, presidential, Asian, space. Presidential, Asian space. Number four bump pass, block, back set, bump pass, block, and back set. Number 5 bike tires, a toothpaste factory, and chemistry lab. Bike tires, a toothpaste factory, chemistry lab. Number 6 World Series 72, World Series 73 World Series 74. 72 73 74 World Series. Number 7, a map, a fish, a weight loss clinic, a map, a fish, a weight loss clinic. Number 8, the Raven, the purloined letter, the fall of the House of usher, the Raven, the purloin letter, the fall of the House of usher. Number 9, little red riding hood, a hot air balloon, a high school gym, little red riding hood, a hot air balloon, a high school gym. Number ten, clipper, sloop, catamaran, clipper, sloop, catamaran. And the bonus here for two points, Superman, certain Elvis, Massachusetts, Superman, certain Elvis, Massachusetts. Those are all your questions for triple connections for today. We'll be back with those connections after this. We are back with the answers to triple connections. Let's see if he got all of these connections correct. Number one, T doggy and duffel. Those were bags. Tea bag, doggy bag, duffel bag. Number two, zip area and fire our codes, zip code, fire code area code. Number three presidential Asian and space, if you are smart, you figured out those were races. Presidential Asian and space races. Number four, bump pass block and back set, all terms in volleyball. Volleyball, glossary, moves. Number 5, bike tires, a toothpaste factory, chemistry lab, they have two, they have tubes. Number 6 World Series 72, 73, 74, all won by the Oakland a's, Oakland athletics. Number 7, a map of fish, a weight loss clinic that was they have scales. They have scales. Number 8, the Raven, the purloin letter, the fall of the House of usher, stories by Edgar Allan Poe, Edgar Allan Poe. Number 9 little red riding hood, a hot air balloon, a high school gym. They have baskets, baskets. And number ten, clippers sloop catamaran, sailboats, sailboats. Your bonus Superman certain Elvis, Massachusetts, they have capes. They have capes. Those are all of your questions and answers for today. Hope you had a good time playing along with triple connections. I'm sure we'll do that again on the show in

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A highlight from 10 Trivia Questions on More College Mascots

Trivia With Budds

01:33 min | 5 d ago

A highlight from 10 Trivia Questions on More College Mascots

"What it be? Would it be what it be? You're welcome to another episode of the trivia with buds, podcast. I'm your host, Ryan. Matthew. Buds. That's right, my middle name is biblical. It's Matthew, although I don't think my parents had that in mind. When they picked it, they were just like, how about how about this? I was the 5th kid. They were kind of done naming kids, I think, by then. But here we are and welcome to my podcast, trivia with buds comes out Monday through Friday. Every single day and there are over 2000 episodes. So hit subscribe, you'll never miss a new one and scroll through and find the episodes you like the topics you like and play along with some trivia knowledge. Today's episode college sports mascots will be starting here in just a minute. But before we do that, we have the best of tri Bond. Here's three triple connection questions that you have to try and figure out. The first one, China, Fenway Park, and Pink Floyd, China, Fenway Park, and Pink Floyd. They have walls that we have the Great Wall, the green monster, and the album title for Pink Floyd. Your next one is convenient, expensive, slurpee, convenient, expensive, slurpee, the answer is 7 11, 7 11, all things at 7 11. And this nice, easy one to close you out. Brown, black, and polar, Brown, black polar, those are kinds of bears, bears. Okay, maybe we'll have some more bears pop up in this college sports mascot round. We're gonna jump into it right now, here we go.

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A highlight from 10 Trivia Questions on More Back to the Future

Trivia With Budds

05:54 min | Last week

A highlight from 10 Trivia Questions on More Back to the Future

"What it be and welcome to another episode of the trivia with buds podcast, I'm your host Ryan buds. Thanks for checking out the show recording the podcast for the first time standing up at my stand up desk. I've had this desk with that feature for a good year and a half now and I don't think I've ever used it except when I first plugged it in and I'm like, sweet, I'm gonna use that all the time. And I just hosted my first standing up trivia show. Usually sitting in a desk chair, but my back is jacked. So I need to stretch it out, and that's what I'm up to right now. Today's episode all about more Back to the Future. We've done it at least three or four times on the podcast before over the years, but these are brand new questions for a Patreon subscriber for the show. If you want to pick topics, go to Patreon dot com slash trivia with buds and sign up 74 people there that love this podcast. Thank you guys so much for your support and look for your names in the show notes of every episode. Before we get into the future, we've got tri Bond challenges. Here's the first one. What do an arm an olive and Jennifer Aniston have in common? An arm, an olive and Jennifer Aniston. They have pits. Get it? Well, they had pits, Brad Pitt, for Jennifer Aniston, armpit, and an olive pit. Your next one, Ted Turner, 24 hours live, and Peter arnett. The connection there is CNN, the cable news network, CNN, and the very last one here, mercury, Saturn Ford, those are cars or car companies. There you have it. Thanks for playing the warmup game with us and get ready because we're gonna jump into some Back to the Future trivia right about now. Here we go. All right, it's Back to the Future trivia. Here's question number one. What is the main element of power in Doc Brown's time machine? What's the main element of power in Doc Brown's time machine? Number two, what is Marty's mom's name? What is Marty's mom's name? Number three, what instrument is Marty playing the film, what instrument does Marty play in the film? Number four Finnish biff's quote make like a tree and blank blank blank blank. Looking for four words there, make like a tree and blank blank, blank blank. Number 5, what alias does Marty use when he dresses in the radiation suit and visits his father. Number 5, what alias does Marty use when he dresses in the radiation suit and visits his father? Number 6, who was the original artist of Johnny B goode, who is the original artist of Johnny B goode. Number 7, in the disappearing photograph, what class year does Marty's sister have on her sweatshirt. Number 7 in the disappearing photograph what class year does Marty's sister have on her sweatshirt? Number 8, what month does Marty travel back to in 1955? Number 8, what month is Marty travel back to? In 1955. Number 9, besides power of love, what other song from Huey Lewis and the news appears on the film's soundtrack. Number ten George McFly published a book called a match made in a match made in blank. And the bonus for more Back to the Future trivia for two points, Doc Brown lives on a street named after which U.S. president. Which U.S. president for the street, the Doc Brown lives on. Those are all your questions for more Back to the Future trivia. We'll be right Back to the Future. With the answers, after this. The license plate reads out of time and you are out of time because we're going over the answers for round number Back to the Future. I was going into live trivia hosting Ryan mode there. This is just, there's no numbered rounds. We're not doing more than one round. What am I doing? I need another sip of Mountain Dew. Number one, what is the main element of power in Doc Brown's time machine, plutonium, plutonium? Number two, Marty's mom's name is Lorraine, Lorraine. Number three, the instrument that Marty plays in the film is the guitar. Number four finish biff's quote make like a tree and get out of here. Get out of here. Number 5, what alias does Marty use when he dresses in the radiation suit and visits his father, Darth Vader, Darth Vader. Number 6, who is the original artist of Johnny B goode that was Chuck Berry, Chuck Berry. Number 7, and disappearing photograph, what class year does Marty's sister have on our sweatshirt? 1984. Number 8, what month does Marty travel back to in 1955? November. November. Number 9 besides power of love what other song from Huey Lewis and the news appears in the film soundtrack back in time back in time. Number ten George McFly published a book called a match made in space space. And the bonus for two points. Jack Brown lives on a street named after which U.S. president John F. Kennedy JFK for the street Doc Brown lives on. Those are all your questions and answers for today's Back to the Future quiz. Hope you had a good time playing along and we have our fact of the day for you and that is dentistry is the oldest profession in the world. Thanks for listening. Thanks for leaving iTunes reviews. Thanks for telling a friend and we'll see you next time for more trivia with buds. Cheers.

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A highlight from 10 Trivia Questions on The Mets, Birds, Dad Jokes and More for Fred's 85th Birthday!

Trivia With Budds

05:06 min | Last week

A highlight from 10 Trivia Questions on The Mets, Birds, Dad Jokes and More for Fred's 85th Birthday!

"What it be in welcome to another episode of the trivia with buds podcast, I'm your host Ryan buds, happy Friday, November 18th, 2022 if you're listening in real time. If you're listening in the future, I hope the futures do in great and I hope you are still celebrating the 85th birthday of my friend Fred. Happy birthday, Fred. Fred's daughter Sharon reached out and said, hey, can you do a birthday episode for my dad? He's turning 85. On November 20th. So here we are a couple days early celebrating. The legend, the master of dad jokes and the fan of all cool things, like bagels, baldness, rangers, hockey, the U.S. Navy, so many fun topics on today's episode. You are gonna love it and we all love and appreciate you, Fred. I hope you're having a great, great start to your birthday weekend. And I hope you figured out how to listen to this podcast because Sharon said, I don't know if he knows what a podcast is. But here we are. Having some fun just for you. Before we jump into the festivities and the categories that Sharon picked for Fred, her dad, for his birthday, we have a tri Bond challenge for you. We got three of these. Let's see if you can figure out the connection between these three things, three times, okay? So we have a week battery, a matador, and a crime suspect. Weak battery, a matador, and a crime suspect. The connection is they are all charged charged. Weak battery, matador, crime suspect, all charged. Here we go. We've got Dewey quiet and research Dewey quiet research, those are all things you might find in a library, the Dewey decimal system, gotta be quiet, doing some research, and our last one here, we have D, C, and 9 Volt, D.C., and 9 volts, nice easy one, those kind of have to do it the first one. Because the first connection was charged, these are all batteries, and if you wanted to get crazy, you could say all three of those things are related because let's see. We have batteries. We have charge and we have libraries, libraries, charge you late fees, and maybe have better now. My hypothesis has fallen apart. But there you go. Those are your three opening challenges. Hope you had fun trying to figure out the connections there. And now we're going to jump in to some amazing topics for Fred's 85th birthday. If you like fun stuff, this is the episode for you. Here we go. All right, Fred's birthday. We got ten things he loves. Here's question number one. What country music star was invited to spring train with the mets in 2000 and went on to bat O for 17? Number one, what country music star was invited for spring training with the Matt's back in the year 2000 and went zero for 17 at bat, who was that country star number one. Number two, the navy tattoo of rope often on the left wrist signifies what number two the navy tattoo of rope often on the left wrist signifies what. Number three, what is the official name for a group of geese? What is the official name for a group of geese? Number four, who is the first New York ranger to win rookie of the year in the 1939 1940 season, the first New York ranger to win rookie of the year, 1939, 1940. Number 5, on Seinfeld, who throws George's toupee out of a window. Number 5 on Seinfeld, who throws George's toupee out of a window. Number 6, the American folk and pop music group Kingston trio originated in what state, the American folk and pop music group Kingston trio originated in what state. Number 7 true or false, both brothers in the Einstein brothers bagels logo have mustaches is that true or false. Number 8, which global centers for Columbia University does not exist, which global center for Columbia University does not exist. Is it Beijing? Santiago, or Canada. Beijing, Santiago, or Canada, which one does not exist for Colombia.

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A highlight from 10 Trivia Questions on Kevin Smith Movies

Trivia With Budds

01:45 min | Last week

A highlight from 10 Trivia Questions on Kevin Smith Movies

"What it be and welcome to another episode of the trivia with buds podcast, I'm your host Ryan buds. Thanks for checking out the show. Having some fun with me today. We've got an episode for you all about Kevin Smith movies. I'll give you a little description and you name the Kevin Smith movie and question. Before we get to that, we've got tri bonds for you, three of them. Figure out what these three things have in common. Here's your first set of three. Banana wind. Barometer soup, fruitcakes, banana wind, barometer soup, fruitcakes. Those are all songs or albums by Jimmy Buffett, songs or albums by Jimmy Buffett. Your next one, sidious, LTS 40th. Sidious LTS 40th. Those are all words from the Olympic motto, swifter higher, faster, swifter higher, faster. And your last one for today, president John Adams, February, the planet Venus. The answer is there are second. They're all second, like the month, the president, and the planet. There you have it. A little warmup game for you from the best of tri bonds. That's a fun game that I dig. And we have a whole episode on tri bonds coming up. I think next week, so be on the lookout for that. If you like that style of gameplay, whole round, coming at you. Okay, we're warmed up, we're ready to go. We're gonna jump into a ten questions, plus the bonus on Kevin Smith movies right about now. Here we go. Kevin Smith movies number one Willem can't see a schooner or a sailboat in the magic eye picture. What movie is that? Number one, Willem can't see a schooner or a sailboat

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Things I'd Wish I'd Known When My Kids Started College

Does This Happen to You

02:41 min | 1 year ago

Things I'd Wish I'd Known When My Kids Started College

"Things. I wish i known when my kids started college like how their meal plans. Don't include ten dollar la taes three years ago when my kids started college. I could've used some guidance. Decent advice wisdom. I went on college tours asking. What are your dorms. Emergency exit plans. I should've asked how many essential oil marketers within a fifteen mile radius. Hold a communications degree from your university. What did i know. I was worried. Said to be losing my babies and wondering how in the name of god they survive without homemade smoothies would my make good choices. Texts be as effective without the appropriate facial expressions. I should have focused on the upside vodka. Bottles would soon return to the oven where they belong. I could keep my journal out in the open rather than hidden in the closet near the vibrators. Real changes happen for empty nesters and our kids during college years. Not all of them bad. Here's what i wish. I knew it will take one year to go from crying when they leave to crying when they come home six months. If you enjoy the kind of privacy you haven't had since clinton was in office. Prepare a speech for when they call to say we've been seeing each other exclusively for eight weeks. Should i still use a condom. That kid who is said to leave home will soon be wondering why you do things like visit and stay overnight. Go ahead and share opinions about what they wear an instagram pictures. I dare you. Are we supposed to quickly pivot from casting out trans fats and other sources of evil to serene acceptance that their diet now includes edibles. Yes yes we are so steel an edible. When you visit. You're paying for it. Your boys will bring home girls who start sentences with as a capricorn. But stay supportive or though blame you for the inevitable. Break-up relax with the anti-capitalist you don't need to be investment bankers bullshit. You'll have to pay their rent when they eventually decide work as oppressive. It will take years before they stop asking questions about. Laundry and ironing

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How Can You Escape Binary Thinking?

No Stupid Questions

02:29 min | 1 year ago

How Can You Escape Binary Thinking?

"I want to be less of a binary thinker and. I wonder if you can help me. Stephen you know they're two kinds of people couldn't resist. Here's my problem. I'm not sure whether this is me personally. Whether this is the human condition or whether it's the human condition in the modern era you know society and politics and media being what they are in this early twenty first century. I guess it is. But i feel that the confidence of all these forces constantly hurting me into yes or no blacker way all or nothing choices. You can't belong to political movement x. Unless you subscribe to all twenty of its tenants and precisely zero of the other movements twenty tents for example now my brain and even my soul no that the world should not work that way that there's so much more nuance than variation to how life should unfold. But it's hard to not veer toward binary thinking. So how can i and everyone get better at that. Well you're not alone. It salient with politics. These days especially in the united states that you're you know all the way onside although the end of its don't seem to be a lot of people in the middle ground not a lot of room or permission even to be a moderate but it's actually much more fundamental cognitive scientists have been documenting just how systematic the distortion is when we try to summarize evidence and we binary is we create categories of what is effectively data. That's so interesting. Can you give an example. There was a study in science and the title of this paper is the binary bias. Oh it's a thing. Yeah plus a little ration- binary bias a systematic distortion in the integration of information and these scientists run variety of paradigm. that essentially. Say that when people are looking at data and visualizations of data center that they tend to be biased toward this extremity. That's in their own minds. But it's not really in data so we tend to make categories of continuous data and there are other studies documenting this tendency when i thought about this without being a scientist to studies directly. I thought there must be a functional

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The Grim Sleeper Serial Killer

Timesuck with Dan Cummins

01:58 min | 1 year ago

The Grim Sleeper Serial Killer

"From at least as early as nineteen eighty five to at least as recently as two thousand seven a serial killer lonnie david franklin junior eventually dubbed the grim sleeper roam the streets of south central los angeles where he was born and raised targeting young and particularly vulnerable. Women this killer kidnapped raped beat typically shot his victims with a small twenty five caliber semiautomatic pistol often carried in his shirt pocket. He obsessively took photos of his victims. Both dead and alive both clothed and nude often sexually explicit positions saving them as trophies and keeping them carefully tucked away in the garage behind his home where he worked his youngest victim just fifteen years old not apprehended until two thousand ten. The grim sleeper roam the streets of south central for a quarter of a century incredible. He got away considering how careless he was this murders rather than carefully hiding the remains of victims in some heavily wooded body disposal site. He typically just toss him out of his old pinto an into some urban alley. The bodies are often discovered the next morning after he killed him and he almost always shot his victims. Water were still sitting inside his car. He left so much evidence he took photos of the victim shared them with any of his friends who wanted to see him not the best way to not get caught but no one tipped police off to him and he wasn't caught for so so long. Why how nhi no human involved and h. I was a term thrown around by some lapd officers originally investigating the murders in the mid eighties when the killings began and it was used because the victims were often sex workers or all assumed to be turning tricks on side at least an all or at least nearly all of them addicted to crack cocaine and there were black. The term crackhead was thrown around a lot and hooker. It was like the victims weren't seen as humans reviewed less than human. They were black. Crackhead hookers so who cares. Nhi no human involved so no real investigative priority given but this is not going to be some lapd blame game some apathy from the lapd only partially explains why lonnie was able to keep killing for so long.

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When Is It OK to Tell a Lie?

No Stupid Questions

01:46 min | 1 year ago

When Is It OK to Tell a Lie?

"How many times a day do you tell a lie. And when and why is it okay to lie and maybe the answer to both questions is never but i think that would put you well outside the normal range of humans. I would like to say that. I go days if not weeks or months without a single lie. Wow i said i would like to say that you like to say that i would like to be six five right okay. I do think though stephen that if we define a lie as intentional deception then i definitely go days without lying. I'm not saying that every day without lying. I just ballpark. This and say that my average allying rate is point. Five lies per day okay. So you're ale. Our average lying rate is point five daily. How do you think that compares to the rest of humankind. I would imagine. I'm guessing this in part because i'm pretty familiar with dan. The psychologist and his research on lying and he says that most people lie a little not many people. I love most people i little and by the way. We're not talking about a lie. Every other day that includes white lies so give me an example of your medium lie for example if somebody asked me to review an article for scientific journal and i click no i decline and then the next green says why are you not able to review this article and the default response is. I don't have expertise ages. Press next. I don't think like oh god i should probably be honest. Which is to say that this terminals terrible are you. Kidding would never review for this journal

Stephen DAN Scientific Journal Green
Who Was Serial Killer Todd Kohlhepp?

Chicago Dog Walk

01:50 min | 1 year ago

Who Was Serial Killer Todd Kohlhepp?

"This week. We're going to talk about todd. Cole hep which i know you said you were not familiar with correct This he is a infamous case Murdered several people. He actually got caught because kind of similar to discuss. Couple of weeks at one of his victims ended up being rescued. And then it was a whole can of worms that was open and he got caught. So todd call hep. He grew up in south carolina in a very very dysfunctional home. I mean broken family. He was abused by his father. He was abused by his grandfather. As a child he was constantly moving from one place to another which created instability in his life. And it was kind of this storm of poor factors in his life that created this soup to create a monster essentially by like okay if you come from a broken family. That doesn't mean you're this crazy murderer if you move around constantly that that's not gonna make you a psychopath right it. But being abused by the male figures in his life adding with all of these things coming from dysfunctional household. They all added up to make this to make him into what he is. So you can look at it as we always look at the nature versus nurture right. This is a little bit more of a nurture situation. Because he was just hitting left and right with these bad circumstances he was not he was not taking care of the way he needed to be taken care of and created this everything that he was late. I mean to me. That's like the greatest debate and forever like in the world. I i really think so.

Cole Hep Todd South Carolina
The Inspiring Story of Margaret E. Knight

Miss Information: A Trivia Podcast

02:40 min | 1 year ago

The Inspiring Story of Margaret E. Knight

"So margaret louise night. She was a prolific american inventor of machines and mechanisms for a variety of industrial everyday purposes. Margaret was nicknamed maddie mit. She lived with her widowed mother and older brothers. Charlie and jim in a little house in york maine. she was born in eighteen. Thirty eight by the way so after her father passed away mattie had inherited his toolbox and she liked to think of things that could be made with these tools and she drew them in a little notebook that she labeled my inventions. Mattie demonstrated knack for tools and mentioned from an early age making toys kites sleds and household items in as little girl. She preferred to play with woodworking tools. Instead of dolls saying that quote the only thing she wanted whereas a jack knife gimblett and pieces of wood. She knew she wanted good for her so when she was eleven. Maddie's finley moved to manchester new hampshire to work in the textile mills there and so matty was going to continue going to school only going so far as a complete her elementary school education and she got to know the head engineer there while wandering around the grounds after school waiting for her family to be done with their like fourteen to eighteen hour shifts. Sure textile mills. Yeah including like her twelve year old brother and fourteen so at age twelve. She started working the mill herself and aloom ow function and injured a worker So it turns out that one of the leading causes of serious injuries at the mill that she had observed was the propensity of the steel-tipped flying shuttles so those were manipulated by workers to unite the left in the warp threads in their weaves. I'm so these shuttles would come free of their looms and they would like shoot off the machines high-velocity even at like the slightest employee error. So like there were people dying from this. There are people like you know basically like you're getting almost shot. Yeah basically tipped metal thing like flying off a machine you know so it was really dangerous and so matty what she did. She created a guard. That would stop the shuttle from coming off of the machine if it malfunctioned. So like the exact details of this device have kind of been lost to history but mentions of it came out throughout published stories of her work and her Mentions articles that will get into so again because this was the mid nineteenth century. And why would anybody document what they actually did anyway. So workman who installed these types of guards all the looms and all the males in manchester. So this sounds like a big deal. She clearly didn't make any money for sure. You know maybe save some lives so after she turned eighteen. Mattie left manchester for better opportunities She worked in several different factories on new england along with other short-term technical jobs too so that she could keep

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I Got Egged, For Sure

Does This Happen to You

02:03 min | 1 year ago

I Got Egged, For Sure

"I got egged for sure if you leave out any gradient years. Zucchini bread won't rise to the occasion. Sometimes things don't go the way you want them to. What happens when you're entirely in the wrong. No ifs ands or buts about it. Well for life's little peccadilloes. There's always someone to meet out the proper punishment and they won't taste so good another lifetime ago. A colleague and i were in charge of designing the food section of a metro daily. The newspapers food editor selected the recipes. And did the test cooking and baking and wrote stories about the bounty. She discovered someone else. Took enticing photos. My friend and i had to make sure the recipes stories and photos were put together in an attractive package and then printed. Once a week. I learned a valuable lesson one day about paying attention to details my friends in the news. Business new this heck. Even my nana's quilting circle was familiar with the drill. Turns out that. I found out the hard way that cutting corners when it comes to recipes at least is pretty much a cardinal sin and the cooking community every little old lady in dallas county and beyond apparently gets up with the sun every thursday to snag their copy of the dallas morning news. Why well the food section of course then. They hunt recipes and coupons and pick up provision at the store to make those recipes that very same day. Yeah even in the digital age quite a few folks still get their paper thrown daily in the driveway. Any clue what happens when you make zucchini bread without eggs you end up with the equivalent of zucchini rocks along with quite a bit of egg on your metaphorical

Dallas County Dallas
Why Do We Forget so Much of What Weve Read?

No Stupid Questions

02:12 min | 1 year ago

Why Do We Forget so Much of What Weve Read?

"I've been thinking about a conversation that we had about a tree grows in brooklyn. Do you recall this conversation. Do you said you loved. That book loved loved. Loved it. but you couldn't remember single thing about it. Yes so. I thought you might have forgotten the conversation about how i had forgotten but anyway my point is that it's a really interesting thing that people can read books that they absolutely love so much that they're like evangelical trying to get everyone to read this book and then when you ask that person oh well what's it about. There's this long pause because like me. They have no idea at all who the protagonists were the plot. Was it a tragedy. They just have this residue of emotion. That says i loved the experience of the book and it makes me think of that actually. I don't think he's actually my angelou quote. People may forget what you said but they'll never forget how you made them feel. I don't think my said that. But i do think it's an interesting question whether we may forget what is in a book but we don't forget how it made us feel. What do you think. There's a nice thought on this topic that resonated with me. pamela paul. who's the editor of the new york times book review. She says when. I'm reading a book that i even really like. I remember the physical object. The addition the cover says. I usually remember where i bought it. Or who gave it to me. Which to me is really lovely and important information. What i don't remember she rates. Is everything else. So what's in the. I don't think that this is uncommon. You have those kind of connections to books. I do sometimes remember the cover. Or even whether i took out like outside papery part it gets in the way so i often remember. Did i take the cover off of this one or did i not. I find that my memory does hang onto some things. Which honestly i find to be. Not that useful. Mostly i remember how i felt. I remember whether i liked it. Or whether i didn't like it. Maybe that's what i want to remember. Like when i'm reading it i want to know whether i'm going to want to look fondly back at this or recommended to stephen. It could just be functional.

Pamela Paul Brooklyn The New York Times Stephen
Giant Tortoises Eat Baby Birds

Dude Soup

01:58 min | 1 year ago

Giant Tortoises Eat Baby Birds

"Scientists have just published the first piece of video evidence that proves the giant tortoises are fucking murder. Machines cool yeah. They have a list they do. Yeah checking one item fair. It's true the bird. They are from east africa. Shows one of these big boys hunting killing and eating a baby. But that's very exciting to watch telling fish swim in school tomorrow. You really cool evolution right. What murder but once you get good enough at evolving you just murder humans apex. Swear not late. that's an apex. Turtle it off so you said it was a baby bird though. It was a walk up to a nest. And just like oh. This looks lucia. Yes so the bird fell out of a tree. Oh of all and then fell onto the ground and then the tortoise walks up to it and just fucking start snapping at and the bird also to its credit starts pecking tortoise. The tortoise bats. Well okay. here's the thing a biologist who watched it spent a lot of time in his right up trying to convince us that it was actually a fair fight. Tortoise tortoises the size of the advantage of size the bird try to defend itself by pecking at the reptiles is. which is. it's only weak spot. Who's actually a fair fight. Is that a fair fight. Or one creature has one weak spot in one's a baby and one's probably a hundred and twenty years old. Yeah it's also got age it's aged. Yeah okay so who won though the tour okay. He's wearing armor. Yeah that's what i'm saying though. But he was. The bird was had open access to the is. That's the weak point of the eternal but deter had open access to the birds is like smacking guy in the nuts is a fair fight. That is a fair fight. Not

East Africa Lucia
Lady Diana: Fairy Tale or Horror Story?

Timesuck with Dan Cummins

02:09 min | 1 year ago

Lady Diana: Fairy Tale or Horror Story?

"Diana princess of wales oftentimes called the people's princess born into a wealthy aristocratic family with strong royal ties. Dina grew up assuming her future would be pretty damn bright of course. She assumed that she was raised. Essentially to be married someone with royal blood to be married to a high born man of means. But you couldn't have known or assumed dreamt. Maybe that you would actually marry the prince of england heir to the british throne and become the british commonwealth princess. That's exactly what happened. She i caught. Prince charles is is a teenager when he was of all things. Dating her older sister would appear to be a sweet and dreamlike. Royal romance would begin later when that would capture the world's attention then it seemed to have it all to be living a fairy tale. A little prince the off romanticized prince charming had picked her her foot at fit the fabled glass slipper and she looked like a fairytale princess. She was young elegant fashionable beautiful. And now she wasn't actual princess but fairy tales. Don't often actually really come true do they. Yes dan i was becoming a princess but she was not becoming the happy bride of a devoted in love struck prince charming their fairytale romance was fake from the beginning a show put on for the cameras to uphold the all important picture perfect and profitable image of the british royal family beneath the facade of their romance behind the beautiful clothes and jewels. Extravagant wealth was a woman who is sick and suffering. Diana wet a man whose heart and bed already belonged someone else someone. The king and queen had deemed unsuitable wife for the prince. Diana's happy heavily publicized honeymoon was spent largely in tears. She married a man who she didn't really love because you didn't really know him a man who wished he was married to someone else and now diana worked hard to hide her true feelings from the media frenzy that surrounded her. She'd sacrificed any hope for a private life. Once she'd said yes to prince charles's marriage proposal. The british media and paparazzi would now watch her every move the rest of her life often waiting for her to make a mistake looking for suspected chinks in the royal family's armor diana herself said towards the end of her life after her marriage had ended. I seem to be on the front of a newspaper every single day which is an isolating experience and the higher. The media puts you places you. The bigger the drop

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My Husband Told Me To Quit Undressing In Front of the Window

Does This Happen to You

02:09 min | 1 year ago

My Husband Told Me To Quit Undressing In Front of the Window

"My husband told me to quit undressing in front of the window. There's no place like home when you stayed in a motel. You're standing naked in front of the window again. My husband said then. He closed the blinds. You're probably thinking if you know me at all that this doesn't sound like me to be standing naked in front of a window and you're right at sixty eight years old. I don't gyrate nude for all the world to see. But i had a perfectly valid reason for dressing with the blinds open. The motel room was dark as a cave. Maybe my vision is failing. But i don't think so. I can still read the fine print and the eye doctor confirmed last week that my eyes were doing great her words but i have spent huge amounts of time in motel rooms recently and they are dark. I begin turning on lamps as soon as i swipe my keycard and crossed the threshold. And i don't stop until i reached the air conditioner control panel on the opposite side of the room by this time. Six twenty watt lamps glow dimly because six dim lamps only succeeded in throwing faint shadows across the room. I thrust aside the curtains push back the blinds and let the light poor in the view from the motel window is never much a parking lot or maybe a retaining wall one time. We overlooked a construction site but at least sunlight can seep through illuminating the room. Enough for me to tell if i've grabbed my black jeans or my blue ones are first motel. Stint of the summer was in minnesota. Because we went to visit kids and grandkids. We even took some grandkids from georgia with us so they can visit their cousins. For three days. I accuse the georgia grandkids of accidentally packing my swim bottoms in their luggage.

Minnesota Georgia
Whats the Best Advice You've Ever Received?

No Stupid Questions

03:06 min | 1 year ago

Whats the Best Advice You've Ever Received?

"I wonder what the very best piece of advice you've ever received was. Oh that's so easy. I can't believe very asking me that influence now. I really want to know the best advice i've ever received was approximately one point five years ago when an angel from heaven visited me and said stephen life is short. And if you know what's good for you you will ask angela duckworth to make a podcast with it. Most of the questions. That was not the best piece of advice you've ever received. I think it was an angel from heaven. It might actually just been our executive producer. Okay you will have to tell me the second best piece of advice i ever received then. The advice that comes to mind is something that happened. When i was quite young i was maybe eleven. Twelve years old. I grew up in upstate. New york kind of middle of nowhere and our dad had died when i was about ten and so it was rural but people really did look each other. There came to emerge a pattern. Where men who were not my father would contact my mom and say hey. Would you like me to take little stevie out for an adventure of some kind and it was almost always fishing. That's what people did so there was this one guy. His name was bernie dusk quits. He was the barber in the town and bernie took me out on a boat in this lake. One day we were trying to catch you know the big fish and we were getting nothing. We're getting no bites and this went on for like an hour. To and i was bored but i was also very polite and obedience. I didn't say like this sucks. Onboard just sat there kept fishing then it started to rain. Really hard and bernie does quits drove the boat in towards the shore under some trees to be protected from the rain and all the sudden we started catching all these fish. But they're little fish too little to keep. But i was having a blast. Then the sun comes out and bernie dusk quits pulls up anchor and drives right back out into the middle and even though i was kind of quiet and shy and obedient. I said hey what are we doing. This is the best fishing spa ever and he said these are just little fish. We don't wanna keep catching them. It's not really worth the time. Let's go catch real fish so we went back out. We never caught a real fish. We literally sat there for another two hours. Catching nothing but the lesson. I took away after much. Rumination was that sometimes it is really a good idea to go for the big fish to not be satisfied with the little easy target in front of you. Even if you spend a lot of your time pursuing the big goal and it doesn't work out and that's something that i don't know for some reason that day stuck with me long enough that i was able to process it and as an adult think about that all the time. It's one of the reasons. I really fell in love with economics. One of the central tenets of economics is opportunity. Cost right if you spend all your time catching the little fish. You won't have time or developed the technique or the patients to ever catch the big ones. I think it's the best single piece of advice that's ever been sent my way.

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Gun That Killed Billy the Kid Sells for $6 Million

BBC Newsday

01:42 min | 1 year ago

Gun That Killed Billy the Kid Sells for $6 Million

The Lost Archives of Sadie Alexander

Planet Money

02:01 min | 1 year ago

The Lost Archives of Sadie Alexander

"There was a single piece of writing the change the way we think about economic history and completely changed the life of professor nina banks. It was an essay published in nineteen ninety one in the american economic review. It's called missed opportunity. Missed opportunity was about sadie alexander. The essay told the story of how sadie was the first black woman to receive a phd in economics in the us in nineteen twenty one but once you tried to get a job in the field. She was functionally shutout so city. Alexander went back to school and became an attorney a very important civil rights attorney. The thinking was that when she became a practicing attorney and she had a very distinguished and important career as an attorney that she had lost interest in economics. That was pretty much the end of the conversation and this essay argued that sadie. Alexander represented a huge missed opportunity for economics. Had things been different. There would have been this whole body of economic research that sadie would have contributed to the field especially when you consider the one major piece of research that she had done while still in economics. Her phd thesis for this thesis sadie. Alexander looked at the economic conditions of black families that were moving from the south to philadelphia as part of the great migration. It was a massive undertaking with tons of data intimate interviews with people about their finances. It was focused on this corner of the world. That other economists were ignoring and as nina banks. Read about all this in the essay. It's spoke to her personally. She also was a black woman and had also recently gotten her economics phd. I had done dissertation research. That was also focused on african american migrants from the south to a city in pennsylvania. to pittsburgh with. That was your does the research. You're doing very similar to city alexander's research. Isn't that crazy. It was a perfect match.

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The History of the ICEE, the Coolest Drink in Town

Kottke Ride Home

02:04 min | 1 year ago

The History of the ICEE, the Coolest Drink in Town

"As summer rounds out. Let's cool down with the story of what was once. Hawked as the coolest in town talking about the icy david book recently shared a brief history of the frozen carbonated beverage over at tedium and shared a few things that i definitely wasn't expecting zoo. There are three different stories about how the icy began. But they all happened under the tutelage of omar nedlac while he was running a dairy queen in coffee ville. Kansas nedlac had grown up in kansas and after returning from serving in world war two owned an ice cream parlor of his own for awhile and dabbled in running hotels before ending up. Buying a dairy queen franchise location. Now here is where the stories differ. Either ned lick didn't have a soda fountain and therefore put bottled soda in the freezer. To keep it cool and sold it partially frozen. Something that is customers loved because the partial freezing created some kind of chemical change. That led to a pleasing slushy consistency. The other version of the story is that nedley did have a soda fountain but when it broke one day he threw some bottles of soda in the freezer and same thing customers were really into it. The final version. That sometimes gets told. Is that nedley regularly ran out of bottled soda during rushes and would put some in the freezer so that they could get cold faster and you know what happens next whichever version of the story is true and however the discovery i came about it was an instant hit customers loved these semi frozen sodas and would request them when they visited his dairy queen. So ned likud always had a predilection for machinery and tinkering decided he wanted to build a machine to create the slushy drinks on according to tedium. His first prototype was made out of an old ice cream machine and a cars air conditioning units and once. He had a successful proof of concept. He teamed up with the john. E mitchell company in dallas to perfect and scale up the

Omar Nedlac Coffee Ville Ned Lick Kansas David Ned Likud Mitchell Company John Dallas
Do We Buy Things We Never Use?

No Stupid Questions

03:08 min | 1 year ago

Do We Buy Things We Never Use?

"So angela. I have a habit. And i suspect many other people do as well of acquiring often buy purchase. What i've come to think of as aspirational objects which is to say. I will buy stuff that i think i want. Or maybe more accurately that. I would like to want but which in fact i'll never actually use so one tiny example at home. We probably have six hundred boxes of keen wa in our cupboard seen wa as far as i know we've never actually eaten keen wa at home high protein grain. It's not actually a green per se it's close to a grain. Oh is the lagoon. No it's neither to seed. I believe but that's beside the point also similarly. I have over my lifetime bought. Hundreds perhaps thousands of books that i've never read or at least not more than a few pages of i know many people who have bought closets and basi- full of exercise equipment and golf equipment and nutritional supplements in hair oil. So my question is are such acquisitions. Nothing but a waste of time and energy or is there an upside in such aspirational thinking. Even if the thought rarely translates into deed so aspirational consumerism. I mean that's a bit of national behavior. And especially the repeated part right. I can understand buying the first back of keen wa not using it and then you know whatever money down the drain but the second bag of king juan even the third now. That's that's that's interesting. And i should say just to draw the fuller picture. I do like to keep things tidy. I will go through our cupboards at home and know purge them. You'll marie condo. Yeah i'll purge so every. Let's say six months i'll throw away or donate eight boxes of keen wa her and literally eleven but then over the next few weeks you'll buy more okay so of course when you buy that next box keen wa. You don't think let me buy another box of keen wa that i can six months from donate. You're actually thinking at that moment that you're going to make the keen wa right. Oh yeah because for every box of keen wa that i've bought there have been approximately one trillion articles written about the benefits of and. I've read them all by the way it's quite good. Okay how do you know major kean. I've eaten it out but you know when you're cooking at home it's more of an investment when you're out and you say oh kean mutt. Sure all i have to do is say the word and it's going to be brought to me well here in. I think maybe is the solution to this. Least a clue. So what is it that keen wa and books and exercise equipment having common self-improvement and effort. So i think the difference between keen wall on the menu and keeping your covered is and by the ways even just have to boil it not that much effort. I know it's not a big investment but it's a big investment for the payoff for the while payoff which is small in your view.

King Juan Marie Condo Angela Kean Golf
Three Signs You Shouldn't Buy Whatever Someone is Selling

Does This Happen to You

02:21 min | 1 year ago

Three Signs You Shouldn't Buy Whatever Someone is Selling

"Three signs. You shouldn't buy whatever someone is selling number one when they have king of the puddle syndrome. I'm basically an omni channel marketing ninja. Lucas told us. Once i optimize your seo you'll increase your sales by a thousand percent. I'm the best at what i do. You mean the best within a two mile radius. My intern muttered under her breath. Sending me an i role the marketing ninjas self-confidence was sky high but his pitch read on how do your metric compared to competitors i ask him other digital marketers had shown us track records of two to three point conversion rate increases. But lucas was baffled. It seems he didn't consider that there were others like him out there. But with more data driven sales pitches he stammered. Yep but What i do can't be summed up in a single number. It's complex because i look at the whole picture that's a little vague lucas and we hard lucas. The marketing ninja our investment would probably have vaporized thankfully his pitch fit a pattern that made it quick and easy to rule out. Still people often get fooled by others. Self-confidence it's hard to be the only person in the room thinking. I'll be the judge of that and if you're not a subject matter expert it can be even harder to spot baloney but when you're about to be bamboozled. There are a few ways to tell that self confidence is just camouflage for a lack of substance one. They exhibit king of the puddle syndrome. The only way to be the best at something when you are in fact not the best is to shrink your reference circle until you are the best in the circle. That's how millions of people can claim to be the most sought. After life coaches health experts marketing gurus or ad agencies they could be sought after by millions of clients or merely sought after in their own neighborhood

Lucas
The Time I Found a Rat in the BBQ

Does This Happen to You

02:02 min | 1 year ago

The Time I Found a Rat in the BBQ

"Story. This week is from amy stromer. Who you'll find on medium dot com and here is the time i found a rat in the barbecue and scream so loudly. My dead grandma heard me after a steamy summer day in sonoma's county california the air cooled as evening approached. I looked up from the kitchen sink to gaze at the majestic redwoods that lined our property. Those trees mark the edge of our land and the beginning of our neighbors massive yard displaying a variety of fruit trees and gorgeous flowers. The beauty was contrasted by my grumbling. Swear words as. I washed a never ending supply of dishes. Why can't anyone else in this house. Do dishes broken arms allergic to water trying to make me crazy note to self. Check the security cameras for evidence that my family is plotting against me. I glanced at my watch and all my angry dishes thoughts disappeared because it was five o'clock and angelic humming entered my head. Five o'clock is a socially appropriate our to open a bottle of wine especially as a stay at home. Mom five o'clock also means dinner. Prep the menu featured stakes that night. Because hydration is vital to sustaining life. I carried my wine with me to start the barbecue. I opened the white french doors. And sauntered across the redwood dick to the built-in barbecue. I placed my glass on the gray flagstones counter to the right of the grill and swung open the lid. A primal scream erupted from my mouth. As i slammed the grill lid down. Oh my god. There is a rat in the barbecue.

Amy Stromer Sonoma California
Can You Escape a Drama Triangle?

No Stupid Questions

03:19 min | 1 year ago

Can You Escape a Drama Triangle?

"Angela. I recently came across. Something called the drama triangle. Also known as the karpin triangle. Since it was created by the psychiatrists stephen cartman. Can you explain the carpet triangle. And why it's worth knowing about. I find it more useful to refer to as the drama triangle. It is dramatic. And this is how i know about it stephen. It's not because psychologist. But because i run a little nonprofit called character as you know. And when i was a green leader i even in a small team had this phenomenon where one person would not like another person and then how do you make a point. The third point was me so disgruntled employee number. One would come to me. And say hey. I don't really like employee number. Two then i would say something that i thought was comforting to disgruntled employee number one but then employee number two an hour later comes into your office annoyed about employee number one this can go around and around and motions. Heighten didn't know this term drama triangle. Until i consulted a management coach. And you realize that you're in the middle of one. Yeah well i call up. This leadership coach named dustin peterson. And he says oh classic drama triangle. Little drawing like occurs you. Here's employee number one. Here's employee number two and what you never get all three people talking at the same time and you certainly never get any resolution. I also see that. The three points are assigned to particular roles which are usually called the persecutor rescuer and the victim all right. let's start with the first person who is the victim. The victim is being annoyed by the second person. Who is there persecutor. So let's say that you're the victim. Stephen always always the victim. And somebody else. I'll just see rebecca rebecca's persecuting you rebecca's annoying you cutting you off in conversation ignoring your emails. You're the victim. She's a persecutor. Can i just say for the record. Everything you're saying one hundred percent true. I'm glad it's finally coming out on the air because you know she's got this whole holier than thou fact checking thing going on related. Stevens said this wrong. Stevens said that wrong. So now you need a third person and that's me because you who are the victim. Get to complain to someone who gets put in the role of the rescuer. So victim runs to the rescuer starts complaining about the persecutor. What typically happens. Is i just kind of comfort. You disagree with you and i spoke your flames of indignation. Another day though. Maybe rebecca's the victim and you're the prosecutor roles can switch around. But i think the whole point of drama triangles is there's always victim persecutor and that creates the need for a rescuer because the victim is looking for comfort. And they don't want to go and talk to the prosecutor because why would they do that. They're annoyed that the person so they seek a third person to comfort them and then the cycle just perpetuates because the conflict the source of the disagreement or the miscommunication is never resolved because the persecutor and the victim never really actually talk.

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