35 Burst results for "Acevedo"
"acevedo" Discussed on The Bechdel Cast
"So but I still like that, you have all that like you have like an evil stepfather this time right inversions that good shit a lot of the components are there a lot of the conventions are there but it? It's verts a lot of. That stuff you know by being critical of fascism and you know. So you know it's just the characters I mean between again affiliate and Mercedes. Especially it's two female characters with a ton of agency who are driving the narrative but you then you have the whole and again I don't know if it's just how my brain works where I am not good at picking up on symbolism and I am not good at picking up on visual metaphors like I just didn't even occur to me all of the like. And I know it's right there. But just like all of the FA Jonah and the the blood didn't like what that might mean and what is the obsession with so many male tours. Telling stories about girls going into what could be interpreted as a vagina hole and? And then having an adventure there and like what are the implications of all of that don't know how to make sense of that I'm reminded of. In Film School Brag where I would take like film studies class that had these interpretations that I'm just like, what are you talking about? That's not there I don't see that at all and then I'm like well, maybe it is there I don't know I don't know again I just don't know how to read things that are not extremely explicit I. Guess. So any hue roasting yourself. Oh But All everything that I it seems like I understood came from reading guarumos words. Yeah, and also realizing he just has a certain language where some of those things are kind of repeated throughout all of his movies. Yeah Yeah Yeah I guess like knowing your knowing his entire catalogue definitely helps sure. Yeah. Yeah. He loves he. Loves. Asymmetrical circle thing. Yeah, the Moana Spiral it's. which is also probably symbolism that it refers to something that I don't know about that one I'm not smart enough down now. So with all of that in mind I don't know what to rate this. I really loved this movie on a like just purely like I love watching this movie I'd give it a million nipples on nipple scale. I know I guess it would be like A. Three, point, seven, five or four. Th. It's still rates really highly based on the characters and what they do and the various kind of thematic things. I don't know what is everyone else GonNa do. I'M GONNA K- lead. I'M GONNA I'M GONNA. I'M GONNA. Do Three three, point seven, five, I think between data. Yeah. Because I mean, there is so much being done here in the fantasy genre. Get to see very much you get also like I feel like we hit on it here and there but like the commentary being made on class here even though I didn't realize what areas style you brought up it's kind of at the expense of historical accuracy but I really like the commentary being made on class here and the. Trauma. That can come with trying to get out of the class that you were born in in order to survive and the sacrifices that come with that like I, feel like del Toro's really good at having those conversations a lot of the time and has. A way of I mean just based on the stuff of his I've seen seems to be like a champion of the working person. I'm very critical of the upper class which. A lot of movies aren't where it's like this is a movie about Princess, and it is about how the monarchy people that are in charge of we don't care. So, in addition to three female protagonists that all are very different and have very different faith, it makes me sad that. The Female Heroes Journey results in most likely her death, but it makes sense in the story and I feel like that ties in to other commentary that he's making. So it worked for me it makes sense. Yeah I did the Vagina Metaphor I mean. Is. I think I got more. It doesn't really bother me. It bothered me more when I found out that he's like, no, it isn't. I'm like come on. The. So maybe that was just being a little like. But it. She walking into Jain a Guillermo, and that's okay. But just like don't be like it comes off a little fawn like no no. Question it. Right. So so that I mean, it also is like kind of any and he's interestingly he like is very clearly inspired by another narrative that uses this exact convention of tossing a girl in a whole to learn a lesson he is openly admitted to that but maybe. Doesn't I. Don't know. I thought that that was interesting I'M GONNA go three point seven five because that's just what I'm doing today I love this movie so much. It will always be my first altero my fave del Toro. And Doug Jones forever. That is what I had to say three point seven five and I'll give one to each of the main three characters I'll give my last point seven five to the ferry together ahead bit. I was also thinking three and a half, but I do. I want to give it for doing because I think under critical Lens, there's lots of faults and lots of things that could be improved upon or made clearer but I think overall net good. It's a movie about two women more than three but two women being rebellious in the face of extreme oppression and I think that is it. You know it's not a children's movie, but it can at least be hopeful in a good lesson taught. Yeah. So net good I sure and that good yeah I would say four. Though that also feels like a bit much, right? That's okay. I think I'll settle on a three point seven five because I think there's still room to maybe give Mercedes a little bit more characterization. I think there's room to have given the mother a little bit more characterization and more fully explained kind of like why she made some of the choices she's made and yeah, it's it just could have gone a little bit further. I think with some of the characterization so I'll end on a three point, seven, five and. All of Mine Almighty booze. How many nipples does it Doug Jones funhouse? Oh. It must have four. Will if a fawn is apart goat, right? Now I believe you off the top of your head I think they're they have like a four other situation much like a cow. So that's my guess. I don't know I really hate that this has become a part of my personality that I just. Don't I WANNA. Know. What this ends today this never never talk. Yeah no more cat FACS I'm moving onto something else what I don't know but anyway say towed fax. Van. My nipples to the toad Oh. Yes feminist. ICON. Queer. ICON. towed. Watching the to- deflate never doesn't make me laugh. Toge is like I'm a balloon. I'll give my three point, seven, five nipples. You know what I'll give them to the pale all of them to the Pale man. Yeah. We never what was the Pam man's real story is your he has zeros of him torturing children hanging up in his. Little Cave but like who painted them? Did he commission someone. He's got a whole Sh- mortgage board of food that he that you're not allowed to eat. What is that? Is that class commentary that only the rich are allowed to eat the luxury food a shoutout to the production designer of this movie for for so many reasons right. But mostly because of my does grapes did look good. So tasty usually when someone eats the forbidden freedom like that doesn't even like like you must be so hungry but the graves through like those grapes are gigantic..
"acevedo" Discussed on The Bechdel Cast
"Like he this is what he want want. Just. So obsessed with death and dying like wanting to go out in a blaze of glory and it's there and it's subtle but I would I do WanNa? Know more about the daddy issues yeah. Okay. So let's talk about this. So this sort of I found this really interesting because I mean Jamie we've also talked a lot about how like so many movies just kind of boil down to like a father son relationship or always some under toner overtone in a lot of movies so Here I appreciate that we get an exploration of. that. Kind. Of Obsessive Nece with my father and my son can be really toxic and that it can stem from. A really morbid place that has nothing to do with familial love and it has everything to do with just like societal roles and expectations and all this. Yeah. Yeah. So Vidal is obsessed with his father. We come to learn which we learn because he keeps his broken watch with him, and then we find out the back story. Of this watch where his father died heroically in battle and as he was dying, he like smashed the face of the watch so that his son would know the exact time he died because that's how a brave man dies according to this. This is my first time hearing this but I'll I'll go with it. Such an. An odd thing for you want your kids at like I want him to know that time not that I loved him but time what. This time has actually been very traumatizing for him to know all this time. Right and here's something I don't get. So maybe you can help me understand this but. So we find out this back story, and then the guy at dinner is like Fidel is that true and he's like, no, that's nonsense. My father didn't even own a watch even though we've seen said watch with the smashed face of it many times because he's constantly looking at it and like fiddling with it. So I was confused as to why he would deny that same that that's kind of way in made it. So curious to me because he's so. Obsessed with it. Then why would he deny? Yeah, I don't know if it was more of like pride or like I'm I don't have feelings I keep my daddy's broken watch with me and I don't put it under my pillow and they sleep like I i. it was easier for me to read that as he was lying because otherwise it does kind of muddle that. But yeah, I was a little confused about that as well. But why would you lie I think it has to do somewhat with they like having to live under that shadow because that officer was just like your father was such an incredible soldier. undertone that you'll never be able to live up to and so he's like fuck him. That's you know he didn't have a watch camp but. One of the other like visual things that you're Mo-. Has noted that I don't think I ever would have understood otherwise was that a Madonna the entire movie lives alone in what I think is the mill or whatever the giant room is but that giant mill symbolizes a giant broken clock 'cause the is all cogs and machines that are not moving. So he is so obsessed he's literally cocooned himself inside of a broken clock that's all he lives for is smashing that clock into die yes. I. Read that too. Yeah. That was like I have to watch the movie again by. What I find funny about this whole watch thing that basically the same exact thing happens pulp fiction win Christopher walking comes in and he's like Hey Bruce Willis his character as a kid be your daddy kept this watch up his butthole for two years so that I can give it to you and it's like, okay like No. But like just a little bit more about this kind of father son obsession saying where than we learn before the baby is before baby greg is born they don't know the sex of the baby, but he just keeps assuming it's a boy you know biologically male. Like, annoyed that he was right about that but it is a greg everyone everyone I mean. So does Carmen and affiliate also takes this at face value as well. So I yeah. It would be interesting if they turned out to not be right but I guess it. It serves the story that it is like a male baby because then he can continue to be obsessed with it and it does make that moment at the end with like you mentioned Jamie where Mercedes is like your son isn't even GonNa know your name thing you're dead Greg? Senior. Yeah And then you would you think best case scenario and again because we're talking about such a violent period of time we don't know but ideally Baby Greg be brought up by by rebels would be kind you know that makes that's another way in which affiliates sacrifice would not have been in vain that she is inadvertently getting. You know her her little brother a better life. At least spiritually, and probably in every way, then he would have had if he had stayed with the captain. Yes. Hit a quick thing. I wanted to address here that That I mean, it's it's kind of service but I just wanted to I guess just even reference it because it seems like del Toro is kind of unambiguously referencing allison wonderland a few different times in this. Like. Most prominently with the literal dress, which she isn't you know very fond of, but there it is of this story that is usually told and written by men that features a young girl going into a tunnel and. Going into a four vagina learning a thing or two about a singer to and then coming out on the other side in one way. So I just wanted to reference the other movies, some of which we've covered that take the same tack. So obviously, it seems like the at least the Popular Genesis of it is Alice in wonderland where a young girl falls. into a floor vagina and meets a bunch of men that don't like her and and also in that case a queen, and then you know she comes out, we've covered cora line that is another another vagina POPs up, swallowed her up. She learns a lot about her her role in the world and her feelings about your parents she's popped out of the vagina. Back. In the rebirth, this also happens in spirited away a movie I have not seen in many years so I can't speak to the specifics of it, but it's the same. Young girl tumbles into a natural vagina POPs out. And then Pan's labyrinth where this is this is the the floor vagina approach where she goes down a series of tunnels meets a series of photos, and then I mean I think the most tragic example where she doesn't survive in the traditional sense, but her memory survives and she kind of graduates into. She's not even going to move out of the floor vaginas. She just GonNa live there. Deeper down into it also wanted to. Back up my my little. Journey to womanhood metaphor not because not just because there is such a huge precedent for it. Sure. In fiction from of tours that are generally very very loved. So again, I'm not like on it, but it is a thing. I did a little bit of research on like the FAWN and Pan. The Fun and and the like the mythological creature of Pan Traditionally, a very sexual character. So if we're reading. Pan Is. Presenting himself in as little goat legs to. To Australia saying a series of things to hurt that are very confusing giving her a bunch of what seems to her like random goals that she hasn't fully understand. I've liked that does lend itself to the read of like she is on this journey towards figuring out what womanhood is to her because literally the sex God shows up and she's like I don't know at this guy's talking about because she's ten So my little rant on vk. We love to toss a girl into a hole in popular culture. We just love it. I was worried about that too because it's called Pans labral in the English translation of the title but not in the Spanish one, it just translates to the labyrinth of the fawn or the funds labyrinth but I guess because Pan was a more recognizable thing than a fun which for me that wasn't true. I don't know what Pants I had to certainly misled some of us. Yeah it's it's not Peter Pan. So what the Hell? Yeah..
"acevedo" Discussed on The Bechdel Cast
"And we're back just really quick stuff I mean this was kind of like I. Guess the One Oh, one of why Oh, failure is such a cool character but just so it's all said yeah. PUT It out there. She's she's a little rebellious kid. She doesn't wear fancy dresses that look exactly like the Alice in Wonderland dress because I'm sure a reason when you tell her To I liked that she has this really rebellious spirit, but it doesn't like. It doesn't mean that she's a bad kid like a lot of times. You see that movies where it's like you just need to learn to be good where she knows that her mom is wrong. She doesn't understand why her mom is making the wrong by her view, right? Yeah. She doesn't understand why her mom is. The decisions that she's making, but it doesn't. Destroy Their relationship. It definitely affects it but they still have this strong love and respect for each other that doesn't come apart even though they are being true to what they think is right in very different ways. which is something you don't usually get in a story like this where it's like I, mean I I guess I'm just in this head space because we are talking about the little mermaid a lot. About like Ariel disobeys her dad and he's like see a-, used sock your bad and that happens in stories with young rebellious protagonist and the A lot. Their parents are like, no I don't see it your way I was never a child. I'm going to destroy your room follows. Your lab labyrinth. But. In this I liked it. There are so many shades of grey to the mother daughter relationship even though you don't see them together that much but even that moment where I don't know my favorite moment they together on this watch when she's in the bathtub and she's just disobeyed for the five millionth time and her mom comes in and is like well, we're very disappointed in you were. Really frustrated and the captain is more disappointed than me see a- and I was like, okay that's like a really lovely and then affiliate gives this little smirk like how I'm glad I disappointed him because I hate him she knew and and I, and also like indicating to her that, her mom is not actually that disappointed in her and is just like which is lovely I like I like. Yeah I also like the relationship dynamics between the three of them. The three, the three main female protagonists being the mom states in. because. You have the mom who like struggling and trying to do the best mother I mean for her daughter. But then fairly also goes to this I have to say like. With. The, things that she can't talk about with their mother. I appreciate that being there in the movie because that I feel like that never it doesn't come up often what they child talking to an adult about kind of grown up things or things like this is how I feel because. They're the only two that can talk to each other really about like I'm in the secret rebellion and I've made a fun. Though at a lot of points to move says listens, but has also kind of like magic isn't railed, right? Yeah. But I think that's also just from coming from being hardened from living in a fascist regime perhaps what I like that Mercedes does that. affiliates. Mom doesn't is that? Yeah. I'd like it is definitely clear from the beginning that Mercedes is like, okay. This is like a kid thing and it's imagination thing but she doesn't try to really. Take that from affiliate because it seems like. I mean Mercedes especially as so entrenched in like some really difficult shit and it seems like she sees this kid and she's like oh my gosh this kid has such a wild imagination and has so much going on their inner life that at least doesn't it's a projection of living in a fascist regime, but it's at least finding in its hers and so she doesn't try to be like this is fake I think she's just like, okay. Don't don't take things too far. I Dunno geophysicist like feels like a cool aunt for fray. Especially because she says like, no I don't believe in those things now, but I did when I was your it, you know I did when I was a kid. So it's like she's leading feel you having it and like not telling her not to believe in those things whereas her mom is like these are you? Reading so many fairy tales like there is no magic and so like her mom is sort of her own little bit of oppression affiliate whereas Mercedes is. Like yeah like believe in whatever you want to believe in if it helps you cope with these awful times and going that I mean it's like style you were saying earlier that the. Fun is like an asphalt for sure. He's definitely gas lighting and confusing her constantly and like the goal of what he actually wants. US never clear and if if that is kind of like her projection of the world, she's around where It's this inner labyrinth that she has to navigate. That's full of male figures that she's kind of afraid of that are giving her. That's like I don't know just like providing endless confusion and lack of clarity like maybe that was what it is. I. Am always I guess just using this lens going in it. I. Guess I never really thought very hard about how? Like the mythical creature she encounters the ferries are coded female or they they use she prone but but you don't really know you. You don't I mean other than their protectors but like you don't really know much about them. But like the two characters you get to know in the labyrinth to kind deceptive and then the in the second, what are we? What are the almonds? is like terrifying. A little on the nose to. But that also I think blends nicely with like these are things that she's projecting the Pale man is. Because I. I hadn't realized how close Oh scenes were but the big dinner scene. Almost. Right. Before the payments and they are exactly mirrored. Right. So the Pale Man's cave is a little more Catholic Church -I. Yeah which care has said it's supposed to represent the Catholic. Yes. Yeah. That scenes criticism of that institution right I don't know if I even made that connection every time I watched this movie I'm just like so dazzled by. Like the visuals and I'm I'm always like, all right. There's also like symbolism and stuff that I keep forgetting to pay attention to I watched it twice for this and both times by the annals fuck I wasn't even thinking. Like research I was just watching the straight I know at once for fun because I knew it was to be able to focus because it's so good and I haven't seen it in years and then the second time for analysis and I still didn't pick up everything. It's just so rich yet it I mean has has del Toro said explicitly that the creature she comes across in the elaborate are just are her interpretation of what's going on in front of her I don't think he said that though I do like that but he did say that like the pale man is a reflection of but now As above. So below type of Guy, can we talk about Al Mercedes? Yeah. So one of the bigger Cathartic..
"acevedo" Discussed on The Bechdel Cast
"FOLLOWER WHO'S A newsy. Patsy. and. That's rewarded because she's like well, then she you know she sacrifices herself and and you know I don't know the moral of the story is just don't follow orders without questioning them because then you become a fascist the end. Yeah I think it's like A. Failure I don't know Aristotle I'm really because you've you heard so much more entrenched in the discourse around this movie than than we are affiliate I it makes me sad that affiliate is but I it does I mean if we're going with the read where she dies. I think that makes like a kind of interesting complex point where like you have one character who defers to the oppressive forests and it kills them you have one character who pushes against the oppressive force and survives for now, and then you have a failure who pushes against the oppressive force and loses and just seeing all those different kind like. It doesn't necessarily mean that there's one. Way, to go against an oppressive force that's going to be a win it just means that you have to do. It shows the weight of the oppression of like this is such a massive. Massive Front. Of, evil. Is Hard to get around. But another weird is the fun gas lit affiliate, right? Oh. For sure because that's what. That's the weird. That thing that is still kind of have some trouble under standing. Why I suppose like was the eating of the grape saying you'll never see me again but then coming back for a second chance part of the test or was is that just like? All of this one long gas light and the other problem in this story really as a number one number one self proclaimed Guillermo Fan I also have to bring up a lot of the hiccups but the odd thing in this story is that it's about Princess Moana running away from Patriarchy into a human evil evil like very oppressive patriarchy you want to return back to the original Patriarchy so. There's never really a freedom that she gets. There's a happier ending, but it's still goes from patriarchy. Patriarchy right. It makes you wonder why she ran away from the underworld in the first place like imagine it was out of curiosity right but that is I hadn't. I hadn't even considered it from that angle and like yes, she is like is another daddy daddy zone but a nicer daddy this high. Yeah. Is it like I mean, it's not like the Little Mermaid where she's like I fell in love with a man from above. So I have to go up there to see a plot witch and then you know get some legs and then become a human. It's nothing. Yeah. We I guess we don't know why she ran away or like that part of the story doesn't apply to her I was kind of struggling with that too or. where she gets to the labyrinth and then the Fawn is like you're the main character in the story but then it's like well, then why doesn't she know about anything that happens to the character before because she loses her memory is June ray comes she forgets. The first patriarch is bad. So the ending of the movies she's going to go back and then find out soon. I mean patriarchy bad but also explicitly say bad so I like what wait truly i. just imagine like the kind of situation I want to live amongst the humans to see what it's like but then I, want to be where the people are. And? Kind of she's a child so you can't falter for. But the other odd thing about the situation is that the world is so oppressive she would rather leave. You know what I mean. They kind of feels like a in the current situation it feels a little bit like I hate both of the candidates. So I'm not gonNA vote. Ooh, so I'm just going to I'm out of here. I'm moving to Canada moving. She's literally moving moving to Canada. Yeah Wow and I'm like. She's a child. So of course, that's the option we'd all take at least she can't vote. Yeah. That makes sense. It's always I. Mean I guess the other the other way that I saw to read that happening was like whatever your if you're going from like. She pushed against the oppressive for. A loss to her life but then it kind of also won her this immortality that's implied almost like a Marjorie martyr for the cause kind of immortality. So even though she's physically dead maybe. I don't know her death meant something in the human world and it impacted people in the human world, which is I mean. Y-. Yeah that's the positive spin I can see on that but it also could be seen as moving to Canada that I had not considered the martyr I saw I saw it more as it like another victim of the Franco regime, but the the martyrdom of I is That changes every I hope hopefully Mike. You would hope rate like Mercedes survives, and hopefully she survives long enough to tell the other rebels about this little girl who wouldn't listen to the captain and like had this big imagination and lost her whole family and gave her life up. Because she wouldn't capitulate or whatever. I mean I hope because otherwise it's like, oh. God. Life is so meaningless. And that no, let's take a quick break. And then come back for more discussion..
"acevedo" Discussed on The Bechdel Cast
"Well, I can see we'll never agree on this. So I have somewhat of a counterpoint here the the key. Is An odd thing I encountered in the research in this in the essay, I'm probably going to be referring a lot that I was surprised to read because it's kind of a not a harsh criticism but a little bit. It's a bit of a criticism on gambled Oh Toro which I was. Happy to read, and it's exactly that that the writer criticizes. The most vocal directors when it comes to his own films and loves to explain every bit of it But that then doesn't allow for your interpretation of it. He is actively directing everyone's view of how he wants to be, which is kind of what you WanNa do, but he's very heavily influencing everyone that loves him, and now you can't find a in it because you told you what to look for. opposed to being a little more. Critical of like well, actually, I, don't think it means that you know just because you say it means that you're still you still might be blind to what you're. Consciously. Doing here. That's interesting though because I think that in this movie, that's why I like was kind of going back and forth about like okay. Is it real? Is this like just Oh, phileas coping mechanism for for like dealing with living in this like Fascist household or is this? Are there actually like fairytale elements happening in her to her like in reality because I think the movie gives you enough clues for both sides of the argument that it is still open to interpretation So I don't even know if I agree with that criticism because even though like del Toro is like. Yes here's what I here's my intention or here's how I read my own movie but I think he's still like gives you enough of enough opportunities to interpret it a number of different other ways. Especially for the blurring of those worlds. Yeah. I kind of like I mean I kind of like that kind of thesis I mean we've. been talking about this an unusual amount lately, but we also talked about it in our episode about a girl walks home alone at night where on a Louis report was very resistant to have her movie labelled as any specific type of movie. It sounds like to come from the opposite side of where del Toro's coming where they'll Toro's possibly being overly specific about like no I didn't mean this I meant this where she was like I'm not gonNa tell you what anything means and I don't want you to put any. Label on this movie even if it makes it sound better or whatever. So I think that that's interesting. Yeah I guess different directors make different choices We gotta take.
"acevedo" Discussed on The Bechdel Cast
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Nowadays, there's a lot of opportunity set-asides just like you mentioned where the federal and state governments dollars aside for small businesses you have certification. So yeah, MR llangollen business could potentially be mowing a an air force. Base? I know a got a friend Casey your he's he's in the cleaning cleaning supply business. He was contacted by Amazon directly saying we want to do some business to business relationships with you. Oh, by the way, do you have any service disabled veteran? Well, yes. Matter of fact I do okay. We got companies that need to buy stuff from you because you only. Testing, nation. So there's definitely a lot of opportunity lot of opportunity. Wouldn't wouldn't necessarily base your entire business plan on the fact that you're GONNA get. You'RE GONNA get special contract because of some special quality quality may have. But I would definitely get whatever designations you rate having Even if you think you might even if there's a chance of qualifying. Yeah, and just remember those things look a little intimidating but. One page at a time. That's all you got to remember one page at a time. You'll get it done. They, they do ask a lot of questions and they WANNA know about your your financial situation and where you stand in a few even have a potential for success. So those are all things to consider but very much worth the time that it takes to get it done. Yeah. So so when most people here wall covering, they think a wallpaper absolutely. You having done some house flip in house buying and selling name nowadays wallpapers kind of out of style like it's all about just the plain walls in whatever color of paint you put on it. The first thing you do if you buy a house got wallpaper on it, we're taking the wallpaper off in, go back to paint but looking at your website. It's a dynamic wall covering dot com. Okay, now I realize wall coverings are a whole nother ball game especially like in the commercial industries, you know where you walk into a company accompanies a lobby. And they've got all their branding all over the wall. That's custom-made wallpaper essentially in if you look at your website, you've gotta really cool stuff that businesses and stuff like that. Put on wall. So. Tell us about the dynamic wall covering industry right now, some of the things you're doing. Okay. So About. Dynamic Wall covering. We're we're we're homebase operation at the moment, but we actually have a nationwide footprint. The reason we do is because we've been outlet feel for. Since two, thousand, six We travel and we work in retail spaces hospitality spaces. Medical spaces pretty much any kind of commercial or larger residential spaces that being said, we work with printers work with wallpaper manufacturers we work with painting companies we work. Directly with the wall covering daughter Association, which is a group Walker covering installers. That is an international group. What we do to Do that organization is we network They help us the nationwide service provider. So the installer association has a directory and through our meetings and conventions, we build rapport amongst each other and. We share contracts we network so we can cover. This company out of Wisconsin needs something done in southern? California. Well, we'll get you somebody. We. Are. Currently expanding our services we've recently taking classes to become three m certified. wallpaper stickers or two different things. traditional law covering installer wallpaper installer steers away from three m because it's it's a nontraditional type wall covering. It's it's basically a sticker, but it does require certain types of skill set, which we already have it just adapting in overcoming so So we're recently getting more involved in in the three m arena because. It's you can put it on glass you can put it on drywall you can put it on metal you wrap cars with it you can do pretty much anything with it. So data allows us to give our client. A more will a different or more wide approach to customizing their space. So if they want to take that thing off the wall and bring it down onto their desk, you know to cover the front of that reception desk that we can do that. You know we can build a design for forum, get that printed, install it all to look exactly how they want customized. That stopped in that we take a lot of pride in is. helping in consulting clients you know once It's not just about a installation of a material. It's about making sure that your client is is happy from the time that that you're guiding them through making their decisions or if they've already made the decisions to either. Solidify those for them or if you see that there may be going in a direction where they could have some failure than consult.
"acevedo" Discussed on Veteran On the Move
"Army veteran Leo Acevedo grew up in the wall covering business, and eventually started his own.
4 Houston police officers fired after fatal shooting
"Houston police officers have been fired. They were involved in the fatal shooting of a man who had a history of mental illness and appeared to have been on his knees before he was killed. Police Chief Art Acevedo says the video showing officer's opening fire on 27 year old Nicholas Chavez, who had reportedly armed himself with a Taser tells a story. I don't need you police officers did. They wanted to bring them back so they could do it again to somebody else. I don't think so. Video speaks for itself. The shooting on April 21st followed a 15 minute confrontation with officers. They were responding to a call about a possibly suicidal man who is running in and out of traffic.
Houston Police Department welcomes 1st cadet class since calls to reexamine funding
"Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo this morning Welcome the newest class of cadets, pointing out a lot of change with policing in the past few months, most notably the riots and calls to defund police. Our community has made it real clear they don't want less policing. They want good policing. It's afternoon, The chief will welcome another 44 new officers who are graduating from the
"acevedo" Discussed on Bad On Paper
"Stories, and so I would I would tell white readers like how how are you actively challenging whatever preconceptions you have about a any group of people by reading widely from that group of people? Love that Elizabeth we have two questions so I down this interview. I wish we could just talk to you all afternoon. I been talking all day. I'm so sorry know we've loved it. That's the point of pot. That's interview. We're here to hear from you. Yeah, we didn't bring you on the talk. You want to hear from you. I don't have real cool workers this. A lot of the day like you may lean or does regain my husband with all the stories after he's done with his meeting or when I. Get a interview in the week like all of the. With me. It's not you. We're excited. Yeah, we're we. This has been a great interview, but Elizabeth Are you able to share anything about what is coming next? What your next book might I know? You're working on a screenplay, but. What about books. So, the secret knossos secret because I talked about it on twitter and instagram pretty often, but I'm working on an adult novel and that's really early in the works, but it's what I'm excited by now and I'm working on a poetry collection, and that's been done for a while now, so it's more just feeling whether or not. It's completed in what that might look like but there. There is a lot of writing that I'm hoping to do one thing that's been good. If that I'm not touring, so things are a little wider, so been able to sit for the first time in a long like three years quietly with my thoughts and take my time, so adult adult novel will see. It's kind of in those stages where you're like. This is brilliant or really ought. I'm not entirely sure yet. I don't have the distance. But I think the poetry collection I've been holding.
"acevedo" Discussed on Bad On Paper
"Whispers, but I think to see it so baldly. Put forward was was surely something in for me? It was jasmine ward like to consider that one of the best American. Writers Theory won a National Book Award and still had to fight to. To get the number, you know what I mean and not that it's not a big number, but but I just I just know what industries paid for books. I cannot fathom her doing what she did when he to national. Book awards pretty much to back and Mike, still fighting to be recognized or be compensated for that kind of work I guess I, just I duNNo, and K Denison was one who, on dislike, she is legend likenesses, literally alleged and. I it was it was really flabbergasted. I haven't missed any too much on social media time on social media, because it's overwhelming, but I did scroll through a few of those in flabbergasted. Yeah, what do you think that needs to change in the publishing industry to get this big closed if if you have any suggestions for work? On your thought, I mean I have a lot of thoughts and one thing I I'm curious about whether or not the conversation will get. There is one around royalties because a lot of the conversation have been seen are about advances in really big advances right which I feel, it depends on the person, but if you get a really big advance in can't earn that out at least I have been told that the odds of being able to. To get another book with push is less right. Some of the numbers that we saw on that. Hashtag cruise that that's not true. Some people got big advances flopped and got bigger advances, but I think that one of the ways to potentially level the playing field is bring royalties into the conversation while often, if a lot of coalition, let's say will we just don't know if the book is going to be able to do what we think? Think it will, so we're only going to offer fifteen thousand. Give me twenty percent on royalties. You know like even this up and then if it doesn't do well like five didn't take the hit in terms of the advanced, but if it does well like I, get my cut at a larger base, but I feel like we see it in the music. Industry were seen it in force where athletes or musicians are really stepping up and saying. Saying, we are making the product we spend years making the product and we get.
"acevedo" Discussed on Bad On Paper
"A book called Miracle That. I just thought it was beautiful. And how it's affected, New York, but also lost characters lose their father and their Afro Latin next character, so even that talking about blackness within the light American community at that we didn't sign, which was pretty rare handful. You should see this page of notes. That grace has that. She is like ran down on the books that she's going to buy after the. I send it to do this a lot. Usually we would. We women's is back in I or somebody at the table I'll have my Amazon directly up, but right now I have our list and zoom, so I can't put up to. So, it's pen and paper. I! Hear you and if you're in New, York I highly recommend word of bookstore. They've been doing some amazing campaigning in Law Independent Co op bookstore, so community owns up in Washington, only supercooled. Really I've been shopping a ton of the bar I. Love the Bar. I love the phone line. It wasn't on my radar and I'm so excited to go there in person wants, things are open and safe again. It sounds like notable. Ano- all Santos I think is. Really great I think through like. How do I engage the community in in this store? Like this like that store is a it is a community gem. People Rally around that store in a way that you see me like smiling like getting. I mean it was crowd source funded by people realize the Bronx deserves bookstore, and so just at the level of.
"acevedo" Discussed on Bad On Paper
"Talking Torian. Region. was that I can't see my mom. Until I realized I needed something maybe contemporary for maybe travel, maybe something contemporary, but that's that's a way. A little bit might be what I need to do. You have to read the idea of you, so it's about it's the best escape like anyone who DMZ during the pandemic. We've been like read. This bucket will is like a book. Yes, it will give you such a nice escape. It's about Basically a forty year old. There has an affair with a thinly veiled Harry styles, but the writing of the book is actually beautiful, and it's really smart, and it's just wonderful. Okay, it's definitely my favorite recent romance. Yeah, it's a good escape. Yeah, but we also want to talk about with the fire on high. Lead to the party I didn't read it until last year, but I loved it. I'm and one of the questions that somebody came out last year. I was a year late to it for some reason. Book a year so I've only I mean two and a half years ago. I was on time for the Bernie. You were you were? But I wanted to. Somebody asked questions about the food and the book because food is such a central. Part of that book, and did you have to do research for that or do you cook? Was this from your family and your heritage? Like? How did the? How did that work with that novel? I do cook and I enjoy cooking. I didn't start cooking until later. My mom is an amazing cook. And she was not someone on I was GONNA compete with when I was younger, so I would bake, but I wasn't competing with like what she she and then I went to college in in I. Just really enjoyed the kitchen. Kitchen since I was a kid but I just love discovery. I love putting flavors together I. Look figuring things out and so a lot of Iman as kind of one in a fused thing. I wanted to remake food. I think that's very much my coming from me. and my mom is incredible. Ed Cooks vary I wouldn't say global cuisine, but more than like my other aunts cooks widely in terms of Latin, American cuisine, and worked specifically as a like nanny housekeeper Rico. She had to cook for the family that she. She worked for so a lot of the dishes I grew up with were Puerto Rican dishes because of what she had learned to cook in the legal, but we're not Puerto Rican and so there was. There were some dishes in the book that my mom made the liquor. Recipe is my mom's stimulate recipe, and you know Dominicans also make Mongolia phone when anything with flat panels any planting dish in there. I probably can make on, and then there were things that I just I've had Puerto Rican restaurants or my husband's family is. Is from North Carolina and so when she brings in her north, Carolina routes I will be channeling some of his aunts. They're like what I've had at Thanksgiving or dishes that his dad makes but I kind of fused what I know what I love embarrassing things and this research, so it's a the recipes mixed. You made food fieldstone magic. In that book there is some kind of alchemy about just her experience, being in the kitchen and creating something that just felt like there was so much love and in the experience of cooking. I wanted to make the recipes almost like little poems. I can the poetics there these essays that seal motto rights, and it's a different format in. It's like how you get in her head with the fire on high for me. The recipes where those little moments of this is a different format, but he's trying to show you the steps for something more than just cooking. She's trying to show you the steps or how she kind of processes how she gets you. Whatever emotional reality she's living so whether that's senior virginity and then having to eat sweet plantains, because there's something about the families ation in the bitterness there that matters or whether. Graham our aunt censor recipe issues like all right I. Can I can flip this that I feel for loss in my quip that in I mean it's definitely a call water for chocolate. Right with fire on high is in that in that scheme. In conversation with, but I'm glad like the recipes I did. Yeah, you don't think you're gonNA. Write a sequel to the fire on high. We got a lot of readers at.
"acevedo" Discussed on Bad On Paper
"We can all hold what it feels like. I'm what is a global crisis and also knows still consume art like this decision the point right now. It's not the point for me right now, trying to figure out how to get my mom groceries. You know new. York I'm not I'm not worried about doing an interview, and so it took a lot of Kinda retina reminds around okay. How can I be creative? Creative moment, how can I show up in this moment? How can I consider this book and what I do with this book? As an offering, people are tired. People don't want to focus on the Pentacle Day. Like can I use the book as a way to bring joy, or to at least change the direction of the narrative and a book about Greece in a moment where a lot of people are leaving. Maybe you don't hit the maybe a wall, and so there were a lot of questions, but ultimately I think it was my online community that got me excited again. It was the folks on. INSTAGRAM and twitter people. Send me emails. Who are like I? I ordered I can't wait, or this is the thing I'm looking forward to it I haven't done anything as six weeks. I'm not spending money, but like this book and I think for me. It kind of reinvigorated me in what a This kind of conversation that happens I've been invited more book clubs with this novel than any other book I think it's partly because a lot of people are participating in book comes a lot of people are home in their reading, and so I I wouldn't change a thing, and we talked about potentially pushing the book to the fall and given what we all know about the state of the world right now like I'm so. So glad we we just we stuck with a plan and trusted that readers would show up I feel like this was such a good escape I personally had a really hard time reading specifically in March, and at the very beginning, but now I really found books to be such an escape and especially books that have a travel element like this does, or you know give me perspective into somebody else's life that is not my own does not have to do with the pandemic or politics or anything like that so I found the sweet like such an amazing reprieve, and especially the beauty of the of the writing was like so transport of it really was. That and maybe I need to take that suggestion in the initially I, was able to read a lot of romance novels, which isn't unusual for me I, realise. Anyway. But I love the hopefulness. Here's the comfort like I know what I'm going to get and that I needed that, and then it became difficult I got really mad at Romance Office you don't understand. You're not wearing a mask. I'm talking Torian. Region. was that I can't see my mom. Until I realized.
"acevedo" Discussed on Bad On Paper
"Or the community members, or what does it mean to lose that many people that quickly so the story kind of came from the questions of like what does it mean to be important only to yourself what does that? What does that look like and still I I've always just been circling this. I've done a lot of research the the the. Cock nine became came from reading up on some of the people who had been on that flight in some of this week's that came out later. So then this question of what is the dignity of debt was something that was circling anyhow. I got a lot of things. It's like ten years to figure this out and I've loved the phrase clap when you land dominicans a when we land in it's popular in the Caribbean. It's popular Latin America the joy, the acceleration of like we made it. We're here and also like we're on this metal thing that's in the air that at any point could probably faulk and I think a lot of. Of carry that there's a lot of fearfulness still in the traveling back and forth between the Dominican Republic in the United, states and so the title kind of arrived long before the story, but I knew I wanted to capture that relief that miracle, but also those fear that exists flying. We are both saying that It changed our perspective on the the phrase clap when you land because like in the past book. Why is everyone clapping and this like? It was so joyful that they made it after you know it was. It was the first time on an airplane and you know. They lost her father on on a plane, so I don't know. Something that Becca and I both loved with this book was that after a couple of chapters we didn't even need to look and see like which sister was speaking and I. Think we're really curious about how you went. About developing their voices was one of them based on you. Oh, I appreciate this question, grades I people have a lot of feelings about the dual narratives, and whether they think it works or not trying to be really thoughtful around. How can I give enough cues to the reader? That I'm not going to constantly be interrupting? You didn't want it to be super loud at the top of the page I this mean. Fell clumsy in what I hope was an overlap in entangling of stories. I didn't want it to be too easy. These are still girls that were raised by a parent who would've offered them something that they might match onto right, so they have similarities but Camino speaks in longer sentences sheaves intersex choose. Someone who has a lot more. Than you hire us. When I was thinking of her. I'm thinking of my cousins and my family members and DR and the quick phrases they use the observations. They make base awful where they live in what they know, so you'll see that. Amino has a lot of references to the ocean water to to San Islands to what it would disconnect being being surrounded by water. Right like that is her kind of basis of language. Experience you hire has a lot more concrete a lot more short sentences right more. New York's the cotto very click and so I I wanted to be really thoughtful about the distinction between how their voices come through being in the. The sentence being in the grammar beating the shortness of lines feeding the line breaks that each sister would make, but I did write the book entirely you high risk perspective long before I realized Amino, would story and so it is important to note that part of the construction of this novel was completed in one voice in the going back in feeling something in giving them the Camino, or are really chiseling that voice to be sharper once I realized there was gonna be a contrast, so there's a lot of voice work that I had to do to feel like this was ready, and let's talk about writing and pros vs writing in verse this Book Is. Think less fewer words on a word count basis, but wasn't more effort to write this, or how did it come out of you? Every book is hard I waiting for the day when I'm like I've arrived. I've got this like. There's a machine in my like. The project every project and maybe it's because I'm choosing to do that right, but the next was kind of. Can I hold three hundred sixty eight agents of poetry in my head, and the answer was no right. I had sue gets to draft like four five before I could fold flat because I couldn't always remember like. How did this extended metaphor work in the beginning? I will be going back to see. How could fully you later or I? I would forget I would be right in realize. Oh, the best friend hasn't appeared fifteen pages because it's not the traditional storytelling so much of it is for had. And I thought pros would be so much easier, right? I'm like okay I'm scared of sentences that I'm going to figure this out so I started with fire on high, and you see that it's kind of short prose. Almost prose poems like this little two page chapters, because a part of my training as a poet is driven. And so it was hard to break myself out of bad habit of. Sticking inferiority already. Yeah, like no way plot Liz. You can't just have these girls feeling for fifteen. which in he can get away with just like? You know contemplation and I think I did it improper newland. She has this long section about her girlfriend. This is the hiring that she comes back and it's like I'm saying all of this I don't have to say my father's Day. I can allow myself the room to really look away and then comeback. Some pros in. It heals clumsier to do that both ahead to teach self flight more seamless ways to kind of create those hinges. Yeah, but that was difficult, and then I came back to versus Portugal. Thing I got this and decided to dual narrative. How do you create distinct voices when I have a very clear poetic? Yeah I which I think. It's back to your question. Greece of either me I would say no neither one. There were questions that both sisters have that I've certainly had as a first generation, Dominican? There are a lot of questions.
Bronx Teen Tased In Face By New York Police, Family Says, Mayor Promises Action
"Calls for an independent investigation into the police officers who tased a teenager in the face during a protest in the Bronx Janelle's mother daisy Acevedo standing outside the Bronx DA's office demanding justice I'm not just mark whatever you talk photo showed him out with a taser Marcon bruise on his face after police up due to him during a demonstration on Fordham road June first civil rights leader and Reverend Kevin McCall he was standing on the side and the office is just came out the blue it just started attacking police with a different story they say the team was caught on video try to set a rubbish fire and entering and exiting a looted store which is defenders say sold approve minutes on this all the time we got video showed me meanwhile the Bronx DA's investigating the family's
Houston Police Chief Speaks With Protesters At Rally
"Mayor Sylvester Turner spoke to thousands at a rally outside city hall today in honor of George Floyd Houston native who died in Minneapolis police custody last week it is this and Houston police chief art Acevedo was also at the rally and spoke with several protesters individually wandering heard on the police chief and the good the bad and the ugly call falls on me quite frankly we don't listen to people and you don't hear what they have to say you can address concerns he spoke thirty partner channel to others who attended the rally included Texans quarterback deshaun Watson in Lakewood church pastor Joel Steen
Houston police chief gives emotional speech about George Floyd
"In Houston George Floyd's hometown a huge marches set for today as his body is returned home for his funeral Houston George George Floyd Floyd home home town town has has seen seen loud loud and and raucous raucous protests protests over over the the last last week week and and more more than than one one hundred hundred arrests arrests but but they they haven't haven't banned banned the the large large riots riots and and looting looting plaguing plaguing other other U. U. S. S. city city society society think think that that S. S. it's it's a a city city where where we we have have worked worked very very diligently diligently to to relational relational policing policing to to build build relationships relationships with with this this community community and we've got a lot of emotional capital that we built up that we're now using to keep our city safe many believe it's largely due to the presence of Houston police chief art Acevedo himself appearing in almost every protest over the past week sharing the community's pain your heart for people of color get over over because because a a minority minority majority majority city city is is a a city city where where blacks blacks and and whites whites and and Browns Browns and and illegal illegal get get together because we judge each other by the content of our he has walked the city streets alongside demonstrators prayed with them at church and expressed anger at the few who came to cause trouble appointed by the city's black mayor Sylvester Turner also being changed his Twitter profile picture to a drawing of George Floyd he says the goal of today's rally is to keep the focus on floor I think the one room by not letting people hi Jack what we should be focusing on and that is acting in a manner that brings change not in the manner that will change the conversation from police misconduct and commonality to the thugs and and and all the people burning stuff that's not what needs to happen in our city
Governor Abbott deploys state resources to aid Texas cities, including Dallas, Houston, Austin and San Antonio with ongoing protests
"Governor Greg Abbott is sent over fifteen hundred DPS officers to help local police in Dallas Austin San Antonio and Houston and during the protests that are continuing against the death by police action in Minneapolis cities in the state of Texas such as Houston last night had over a hundred and thirty protesters were arrested in Houston police were injured and property was destroyed Houston police chief art are Sebadoh Acevedo doesn't want any more of this it is putting action behind his words as of today we are and not full mobilization which means the entire department is working twelve hours on twelve hours off all members of the department will be in uniform and all members will be deployed out in the streets mayor Sylvester Turner is emphasizing that into the streets includes all of Houston's streets leading in Dallas's city leaders there are calling for calm after a night of rioting mayor Eric Johnson ease pleading with protesters to remain peaceful after a night of looting and vandalism those who may be looking to take advantage of our community in these precedent to difficult times you need to stay at home many businesses in downtown Dallas were damaged and a police cruiser was set on fire
Houston police ask FBI to review fatal shooting of kneeling man
"Police chief art Acevedo Acevedo says says it's it's giving giving the the F. F. B. B. I. I. all all it it needs needs for for an an investigation investigation into into an an officer officer involved involved shooting shooting April April twenty twenty first first in in southeast southeast Houston Houston I I have have to to call call them them myself myself and and not with them so they can they've been given everything on that they've asked for and I made the call to the sock here locally sac is the special agent in charge of bystander took a video as a kneeling twenty one year old was tasered shot at with bean bags and then ultimately shot and killed by HPD officers
Video shows Houston Police Department officers confront and shoot man with replica gun
"Police chief art Acevedo says there is body camera footage of a deadly officer involved shooting Acevedo says Thursday night shooting was captured by the camera while independent witnesses in nine eleven callers also gave accounts of what happened officer that tried desperately for five minutes to control this individual that does to to see see suspect suspect thirty thirty year year old old African African American American male male the the officer officer opened opened fire fire on on a a man man it's it's Scott Scott and and Mount Mount Pleasant Pleasant after after police police say say the the man man reached reached for for a a BB BB gun gun replica replica of of the the Beretta Beretta no officers injured
"acevedo" Discussed on The Cool Kids Table Podcast
"Kind of tally that I used to have when I was seventeen. Eighteen have cared world when I was like twenty miles did money were three or four days of as I got older I started working more and more and more data where it's always worked. How do I do not want to work to survive? I want to work to just be able to pay my bills. I WANNA joy live and it. Kinda brought this new mentality whereas right now is because I had income for six weeks now. This week seven summit. Okay it's time to start figuring something now. This is the plan to come out in work three four days and have days to enjoy life. Now we're five six days and have that one day to recoup to able to go over. Okay so this is the kind of like a not in any shape any way shape or form has been good but in my personal experience like okay. This is kicking ass. I needed because I could have been doing the same thing. So I hit Forty Min- shit. I missed out on my thirties whereas right now thirty one I could say okay. You know what it might take a little hard work. Initially but changed the goalpost. You know this isn't the goal. I don't want to have fucking x and X and a new car AETNA. No one to not a frugal life but just the life where I can pay the bills. Have some savings have some spending money but be able to do the things that I enjoy doing? Being able to take a day off and just fucking read. Go running and then do a three hour. That's kind of what the new fiery kind of burning inside. I gotTA figure something out to accommodate these leads and these wants as opposed to before a if the norm that you yourself and I want this weird 'cause I've again going back to how this has impacted me. It's I've been living paycheck to paycheck mind tire life and Mike I mean I put it on myself a little bit because I live in San Francisco in expensive last studio but I love it. I love a studio over lived So yes I can probably not live here and have a little more expanded Linfen but I was set up for promotion set for a pay raise literally like April first. That was gonna to be like everything was in be better for me like I was finally able to say like damn making some like livable. Money to in some in some ways like decent money so that that all got taken away put off table because what happened in the NFL going from. Hey you're you're not gonNA get a periods the motion. Reuniting the Perez like whatever Resume than went from that to. Hey actually you know. We have to let people go. You're going to be put on temporarily understand the business side of understand that decision because the company to continue to be a company like you have to think about long term so like I was. I took it very selfishly. I'd say in the beginning announced like Manna sucks. Like what the hell like. I've I worked my ass off. I've done this this and that but looking back yet you can. You can always like that. Was Me reacting the moment in Lagos justified? I justified because of how I felt when what I'd done to get to that point and just got taken away from me but now it's like you know it is what it is I WANNA bounce back figured out on. This would have been trying to do like looking for jobs. I've been doing like informational interviews like I said earlier like talk to this guy from the MLB couple of weeks ago. Super Cool Dude in like was mentioning something about like a job opportunity at enough ever if I'd ever moved to New York. S seems drastic but just like trying to make connections Nana Save helps at least something but just because I want to talk to people in here about what they do. And Hey it's like door door open straight. If NOT UNSTUCK CONSENTED RELATE. A are you doing? How's this has this Like I'm rambling. So feel free is one of the quotes that I hear some audience is. I'm I'm GonNa make my net what I said. It was episode one. He asked me a like what what are. What are the plans at the time? The plans change it. I'll be honest with you. It's been a little bit over here. I guess in some capacity I said I have a great network so make that network worked for me which is kind of a might tell people I had this cast on who was a professional Moi tied fighter. Hey I have a you know this this guest. That has Reagan clothing brownies on his own facile tour. He's still toured with bands like nationwide. Hey I il the list goes on and on some people might being planted like. Oh well. That's really fucking cool but if I were telling. Hey My homie Alex. When High School with Brandon? Just have your friends on this show right. Yeah so this is my networks showcase them and let them speak for themselves. The people love them. Which I KINDA. I guess I was not much can. I knew that it would be it because I knew their story and I knew I read some of the story. Ideas is really fucking so I feel like some of the people in our line. Kinda take it for granted just because Alex it is been but they had heard that somebody else's story was the exact same thing they do. This is fucking killing. He's GonNa Tours whatever whatever and say you know what? I'm obviously. I started this episode while you were lying. Like great friend remind. The people don't realize how close friendships aren't you might think all he had animated. That's pretty dope. I couldn't go about it the other way into like you know what let's be strangers. Make It seem. I don't know you said that some genuine so I said GonNa make the network from insofar as I got other people reaching out to me now that had to be okay and as long as he stayed genuine in new state triggers though flight that network is GonNa Networks look out for you and into your points in the work for you do have from At one conversation with this guy talked on for like forty five minutes. Su Super Cool Flew out of New York and we started conversation was like hey tell me about. He asked me. I tell me about you backstory. What was it with your situation? This isn't that then. We can't edit talking about on my family. It's about the music interested in like it was just a very more like laid back like Hey. I just want to get to know you as person personal connections human interaction I think to me the most important thing like being able to have conversations. I you did with bastards this being able to have a conversation no matter what you believe in no matter what. Your view is like an still having that level of respect of hearing the other person out. That's what I think we should all have should have the ability and should want to do Sad One hundred station guy in I as a cool. Thank you for your time. Emailed them like before the end of the day as a K. Thanks again appreciate the time Stay in touch and then a week. Later job-hunting I saw a job with that twitch and as I guy that looks kind of fits my background let me apply And then coincidentally the next day he's like. Hey are you interested in this opportunity? And it's what I've applied for that same position at twitch My good friend is hiring manager. Now's like actually. Yeah like I just applied for. This is a great. I'm GONNA connected connective email and like so you guys can talk so you like Senate emails in her. He's like hey this is drew. I just had a conversation with him. I think he'd be great opportunity. Like you know here. He is An ended up talking to her ready conversation. So like I'm still in that process of of interviewing for twitch cross my fingers malicious issues again goes back to being yourself. Bless you being itself Just being true to what you believe in just always acting in a genuine fashion. I'd say that we're genuine lot. But it's one word I love and I truly believe in its It's so easy to try to put up a front try to be somebody or not and funny enough. I always felt like I don't call my brothers My brothers always. I was trying to be somebody. I'm not especially when I started Grad School. I was trying to be a little more just like not formal but just a little more spread word like always therese always asking questions. They wouldn't be serious. I guess And they're like do you like at war with the family that I understood it like. Yeah we're at. The family needs to always be on this level of seriousness. But like I was trying to just better myself since like I WANNA. I WANNA go into the workplace. I'm still going to be myself but I know I have to have this level of professionalism and Shit I still mixing miters now. The I started like a drinks withdrew tradition our like Thursday at four PM. We have beer and I introduce them as just how I get along with people. I like to crackle Abnegation sometimes I drink too much but you know everybody. I don't know where the housing was that but anyways begonias genuine sincerely you are one of the genuine people so you can see that much want because one thing George lasy. Jorge Vargas the person I am with you. Here is happy tomorrow. Work at like in canonic than yeah. We're fucking around. The same thing brought it many times. You would've told me they. I don't know why maybe because they see it work in other places. Like a Gimmick. Come in and be like very. Hey healthy goal in me. You would be doing that. That's not hand me so then just GEICO. It'd be like like a radio personality soon and I'm like I don't WanNa be reader personality. That's the great thing about this. Learned Joe Ryan for Bread shopping. I can say whatever the fuck I want. There's no producer back. They're telling me what can say. So why would I try to contain myself in this box that I don't need to be put in? You know something. No No. I'm sorry I I won't do that because they have. Ideas like people have like a wrestler like like fuck in Cogan Rick Flourish amount. Very fucking brother you know. Some sorta gave him and that's not in any way shape or form what I'm trying to do or a plan to you. Know maybe fucking sketch show ever comes battler. Some as a different story. But that's why this is just me trying to have conversations. Whoever may be on whether it's a friend acquaintance somebody I'm getting to know or whatever may be whatever that out and going back to something else you mentioned was the human interaction and I feel like that's one of the reasons why during.
"acevedo" Discussed on The Cool Kids Table Podcast
"Kind of giving props journey that little kick-me adds A. He gave me to do better. You should do better started running. Started EVEN DINING. Just kinda eating better like okay. If I'm getting this smaller portion of it kind of Saudi reading started I was generally writing writing writing of it. I always wondered. Do I have what it takes to make a good option? I speak the language. Well I write it. Well let me just give it a shot and so I started stopped kind of intriguing. It's make reality. You can make anything. He wants trying to have some fun with the characters in some of the people listening basketball at the end of some of the listeners. Like we talked about this later. Those are the Indyk coming out replying. It's really as busy as you say on our love writing. I'm not really reading which I should be doing. The challenge riding and then it just kind of being creative in the sense of like thoughts in though sometimes I might some dumb. I'm like okay if I was in this situation. I don't like hypotheticals just kind of trying to make a story will forcing yourself yet and I mean it the same way. I interpreted totally forming financially. And every which way but I'm like this is really enjoyable last week. I believe it was Wednesday. I fucking read. A book started finish one on a four mile run and our podcast episode. One day This is life man. I shouldn't have to be working ten hours a day. Trying to make like okay. We'll fade into kind of woken up. This decision.
Video of Black Choir Director Killed by Houston Police Officer Will be Shown to Family
"Of last week's week's officer officer involved involved shooting shooting which which killed killed a a well well known known gospel gospel singer singer in in the the Houston Houston area area will will be be shown shown to to his his family family but but not not to to the the public public that's that's a a decision decision for for police police chief chief art art Acevedo Acevedo who who says says he wants to protect both the suspect and his family as well as the officer involved in that shooting I don't ever want to see a case where an officer in Sabine indicted next thing you know there's a change of venue and ends up in East Texas or some other part of Texas it isn't this melting pot we call Harris County with jurors did may have a different mindset than the people responding the chief says the video confirms forty eight year old Adrian Maderas struggled with the officer during a drug driving stop then grab that officer's taser before he was
Fallen Houston Police Officer Jason Knox remembered at funeral today
"A a memorial memorial service service honoring honoring the the life life of of Houston Houston police police officer officer Jason Jason Knox Knox was was held held today today police police chief chief art art Acevedo Acevedo played played video video of of Knox's Knox's interview interview with with HPD HPD when when Knox Knox was was asked asked about about his qualifications I am very qualified I'm dedicated I'm willing to work hard and and do what I need to do to work for Houston police department have a hello Houston to have a good image through my actions officer Knox was killed in the line of duty when the police helicopter he was in crashed in north Houston last weekend the pilot chase Cormier is recovering from severe injuries including a broken back
Houston officer dead after helicopter crashes into neighborhood
"At least one Houston police officer has died in a helicopter crash he's been identified as Jason knocks the son of Houston city councilman Mike Knox a retired police officer himself chief art Acevedo says he's hopeful and and know that that another officer the pilot of the helicopter will survive but that officer is in critical condition chief says it's fortunate that the helicopter didn't burn somehow miraculously no flames but the aircraft is it's basically it is it is is that that's just it's it's the wreckage pretty pretty significant wreckage there were no flames involved and that's been a blessing in this video says the pilot was able to steer the helicopter away from an apartment
Officer dies after Houston helicopter crash
"News Houston residents are mourning the loss of officer Jason Knox who died after Houston police helicopter crashed into an apartment complex Houston police chief art Acevedo says another officer remains in critical condition after the crash early Saturday
Houston officer dead after helicopter crashes into neighborhood
"When Houston police officer is dead after a police department helicopter crashed while responding to a call about body soon to buy you around two AM this morning the two officers were trapped inside were extricated by the fire department taken to the hospital police chief art Acevedo talked with reporters about tactical flight officer Jason Knox more sadly despite the valiant efforts of everyone involved from HFT to fly fly and to the best from adoption in the nation on the planet earth but he succumbed to his injuries the pilot was reported
Officer dies after Houston helicopter crash
"Houston police say one officer was killed another critically hurt in a helicopter crash police chief art Acevedo says the helicopter was carrying a pilot and a tactical flight officer when it went down at an apartment complex we were able to immediately find the wreckage with the two occupants are trapped in the in the wreckage it looks very very mangled wreckage there's no official word yet on the cause of the crash no one on the
HPD helicopter crashes at north Houston apartment complex
"A deadly police helicopter crash in Texas fox's America Karen McCue has all the details the Houston police department mourning the loss of one of its own today while praying for the recovery of another the two cops one a pilot the other tactical flight officer Jason Knox were responding to a search for bodies in a by you the chopper crashed near an apartment complex around two AM killing Knox and critically injuring the pilot while state and federal authorities have mounted their own investigations Houston police chief art Acevedo says his department has its own agenda the police department will actually approach this from our investor's standpoint as a homicide investigation because we've lost one of our own and we know that you've used we don't leave no stone unturned Acevedo says the call the two airborne officers were responding to they have been bogus in nature
Domestic violence calls on the rise in the Houston region under stay-at-home orders from coronavirus
"Houston police chief art Acevedo says calls for service are down about three percent since the covered nineteen pandemic started however he says the calls that are coming in and reflect a disturbing trend across the city purpose of buildings are still up about twenty percent since Colbert nine nineteen occurred and our soldiers to about ten percent as of today many of them are domestic violence related for the second day in a row the city of Houston reported zero deaths due to corona virus Tuesday
Houston - HPD officer who tested positive for COVID-19 opens eyes, making progress
"HPD chief art Acevedo has given an update on officer racer Montez and his fight with covert nineteen receive news this morning that officer grace sort of on this who has been struggling finally opened his eyes this morning and he's actually responding to the doctor's commands to follow stimuli as of late praises the Houston medical staffs and says he's hopeful although that Servan tastes does still have a ways to go
Houston Mayor Turner Shuts Down City Parks For Easter Weekend
"Mayor Sylvester Turner Turner announcing announcing he's he's decided decided to to close close all all city city parks parks and and trails trails for for the the Easter Easter weekend weekend in in order order to to maintain maintain social social distancing distancing guidelines guidelines police police chief chief art art Acevedo Acevedo explaining explaining how how the the order will be enforced our force posture is if we get compliance with a warning we will go to compliance but if we come back thirty minutes later and you're there again then you're showing that you're not really complying that's when you'll probably receive a citation and it refused to leave the office here you are subject to arrest for for not leave there's gonna judge Lena Dogo already announced plans to close all county owned parks this weekend
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