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A highlight from 123: Part 3: Rikk Rambo Survives Two Shootings, An Assassination Attempt, and an 800-Pound Grizzly
"We are making history again, Murph, that's how we're making history. I know how we're doing it. Yes, because this is an episode 124, it's a continuation of episode 123 with the only man documented now to talk faster and take more airtime than I do, Rick Rambo. So we are now at part three of episode 123. Yeah, and I mean, if you've heard that, let me see if I can get my tongue straight. That's all folks. If you work, if you work, good Lord, this is getting worse. Are you on or off your meds? Apparently I'm off. I had my vitamin today. Anyway, if you heard the first two sessions with Rick Rambo, his stories are, it's just phenomenal. They're unbelievable. The fact that you got the small town, Ohio boy that goes down in the Caribbean and lives in a, in a beautiful island and things that he went through there and then ends up in Alaska and has no plans of ever leaving Alaska. I don't think, I mean, it's just, his stories are almost beyond belief, but you know what, with the last name of Rambo, you better be able to put up or shut up, you know? That's right. And I'm pretty sure Rick can put up. Yeah, he can put up. Well, speaking of putting up with me and you, let's just finish our small talk here and we'll get into our, as they say, our case in chief. They say, guys, welcome back. You know, thank you guys again for joining us. Make sure you head on over to Apple Spotify. Hit those five stars. Let us know what you think of this episode. Let us know what you think about what's going on. We really appreciate it. Also head on over to our website, gameofcrimespodcast .com. We put some pictures of there, of Rick. So if you want to see some of the stuff Rick got involved in and what he took out with a .44 Magnum pistol. You know, you got to just go, even if you don't listen to his interview, go look at picture.
Fresh update on "alaska" discussed on WTOP 24 Hour News
"Maryland coming in at 51 alright thanks veronica all brought to you by Mervis Diamond Importers Mervis means diamonds for the best quality and value nobody beats Mervis Diamonds. Visit Mervisdiamond .com. Still ahead on WTOP? What to do this weekend christmas style this is kyle cooper 451 why choose a sleep number smart bed because no two people sleep the same only sleep the number smart bed lets you each choose your individual firmness and comfort your sleep number setting the climate 360 smart bed is so smart it actively cools or warms up to 13 degrees on either side for your ideal sleep temperature now during our cyber week sale the all -new queen sleep number c2 smart bed is only $880 the lowest price ever plus home free delivery when you add a vase ends monday prices higher in alaska and hawaii to find a store near you visit sleepnumber com getting ahead isn't easy in this economy but millions of americans are still trying now the Federal Reserve wants to impose capital rules that will raise costs for everything we buy make to it
A highlight from Ed Sullivan with the DJI Osmo Pocket 3 and Jackery Batteries for a Mobile Podcast Studio Setup HGG590
"This is the Average Guy Network and you have found Home Gadget Geeks Show No. 590 with guest Ed Sullivan, recorded on November 9, 2023. Here on Home Gadget Geeks we cover all the favorite tech gadgets that find their way into home news, reviews, product updates and conversations, all for the average tech tech. I'm your host, Jim Collison, broadcasting live from the Average Guy Network TV studios. It's gonna be a beautiful Bellevue, Nebraska. The weather is just, I was looking for the next 10 days. And it's like 60s during the day and 40s at night. Couldn't ask for more. And Ed, so some of that weather's coming your direction as well. Jim Sullivan, Jr.: I hope so. We, we had our first mixed precipitation last night, kind of freezing rain, snow. Yeah. Jim Collison, Jr.: You have to get a little bit of that out of the way. And then the good weather comes back for, everybody complains, right? They're like, Where did fall go? And you're like, Have you not been watching the last, you know, 17 weeks? But of course, we'll post this show with some pretty great show notes that Ed has put together. Everything we talk about tonight, for the most part, we'll have a link and a lot of gear conversation tonight. So check out the show notes out at theaverageguy .tv. Big thanks to our Patreon subscribers. And we picked up a couple this month, which I appreciate. If you guys want to join the team, jump out there. We have a $5 plan, easy to get in. You don't get anything for it except supporting me. I mean, I want to be real with you. Like I do have a, I do have a little, a badge, a little 3D -printed badge I can send you if you want, and you're in the United States, and it's convenient. But if you want to do that, check it out, The Average Guy. Ed, I'm not selling my Patreon subscription. Ed - Alaska P I'm already a Patreon member. Jim Collison, Jr.: Yeah. Thank you. Thank you. Thanks for doing that. I'm not signing up again. You should just know that. Just the one. Well, I mean, two is better than one. So check it out today, theaverageguy .tv slash Patreon. And a big thanks to those of you. A couple of you have joined in recently. And then big thanks last week, a little bit of a show where I spent some time updating you on some things that's going on in my life. And, and I got some emails back from you. Always nice to hear from everybody. And so I appreciate your emails. Not too late, if you want to send me an email or theaverageguy .tv. And I always appreciate you guys. You've heard them already about my buddy from Boston. Ed Sullivan is back. Ed, great to have you on, and welcome to Home Gadget Geeks. Ed - Alaska P Well, it's great to be back here. And yeah, I think you and I had been chatting about my experience for the people who aren't aware. I produce a podcast called The Cigar Authority. And normally we do that in, Jim, I would say it's about as professional a looking studio as anything out there. You know, the host of the podcast, Dave Garofalo, just decided he wanted his studio to look like a TV newsroom.
Fresh update on "alaska" discussed on WTOP 24 Hour News
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From 5K Straight to Marathon: Angel's Incredible Running Journey!
"Today we are talking to Angel Kona. Let's dive in to Angel's running journey. Welcome to the show, Angel. It's nice to have you here. Hey, thank you, it's nice to be here. So how did you get started running? Tell me your backstory. Well, it was the end of 2019, and I was turning 30, and I was like, you know, I should get in better shape, and so I signed up for the local writing 4K, which is actually coming up again here this month. And I was running the 4K, and it was going pretty well, and I thought, you know, I should run a marathon. So I went home and signed up for a marathon, and then COVID hit, so the marathon got cancelled, so I stopped training. And then another marathon came up, and I signed up for it, but I figured it would get cancelled, so of course I didn't train for it. So, yeah, I've ran my first marathon with not really any training, and never really ran any distance before that, so it's interesting. Yeah, most people don't go from 5K to marathon, and definitely not no training to marathon. But you finished your first one? Yeah, it took a while, and I did run some in the meantime, but nothing even up to a half marathon. Now when was that that you finished the first marathon? That was September of 2020. Okay. All right. And you said you ran a local 5K, what's local for you? Where are you from? Here in Anchorage, Anchorage, Alaska. Most of the races I've run are in Anchorage area, although my first marathon was actually Kenai, which is about a three hour drive south. Okay. Very cool. How was that, the drive, and then I'm sure you stayed over, right? Yeah, I stayed over the night before, and the drive was nice. September is usually a pretty good time of year. It's pretty because all the leaves are mostly yellow, and there's not really any snow most of the time. Okay. But the marathon itself, I assume that running, I'd run a little bit longer distances, maybe nine miles or so, and I got to the halfway point of the marathon, and I thought, this is going pretty well. I'm doing okay. And what I didn't realize is the halfway point of a marathon isn't 13 .1 miles, it's about 20 miles. So the second half did not feel like the first half, and I was a little surprised by that, but it went okay. I remember thinking that from my first marathon too, I'm like, it felt really bad, the second half, my very first time too, so I'm right there with you. Now have you run? It's definitely not the same distance. I ran that, and then I ran my first half 13 days after that. And I really didn't think I was going to come back to running after that. I took about six months off running. Yeah, that's a quick turnaround. Wow. Yeah, that was overkill. Wow. But I haven't learned my lesson really. So you are still running? Yeah, I came back to running the beginning of 2021 because it was COVID, and I was bored, and there was a free local running group over at Skinny Raven Sports, which is, they do a lot of the running events here, and I ended up meeting some people there that made really good friends, and they're pretty much my family up here now. So even if I wanted to stop running, I can't, because that's where all my friends
Fresh "Alaska" from Evening News with Art Sanders
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A highlight from "Jerome Powell is Just as Confused by All the Different Data" + Michael Saylor Bullish on Bitcoin with the Caf Bitcoin Crew - November 2nd, 2023
"Hello, and welcome to the Cafe Bitcoin Podcast brought to you by Swan Bitcoin, the best way to buy and learn about Bitcoin. I'm your host, Alex Danson, and we're excited to announce that we're bringing the Cafe Bitcoin Conversations Twitter Spaces to you on this show, the Cafe Bitcoin Podcast, Monday through Friday every week. Join us as we speak to guests like Michael Saylor, Len Alden, Corey Clifston, Greg Foss, Tomer Strohleit, and many others in the Bitcoin space. Also, be sure to hit that subscribe button. Make sure you get notifications when we launch a new episode. You can join us live on Twitter Spaces Monday through Friday, starting at 7 a .m. Pacific and 10 a .m. Eastern every morning to become part of the conversation yourself. Thanks again. We look forward to bringing you the best Bitcoin content daily here on the Cafe Bitcoin Podcast. Good morning, all you Cafe Bitcoiners, Michelle up here, good morning, and first thing in the morning, Michelle, weekly, we got Mike Hobart, Dom Bay, Tomer, and producer Jacob. Good morning, everybody. Good morning. Have fun staying apart, everyone. And apples. angry All righty then. Let's see. Welcome to Cafe Bitcoin. This is episode 468. Shout -outs to our supporters on Fountain and Nosternes. Our mission for this show is to provide the signal in a sea of noise, teaching the other seven billion people on this planet why there's hope because of this bright orange future that we call Bitcoin topics for today. We're going to be covering a little update on SPF. This trial is nearly complete. They're in closing comments now. There have been recent arrests of another shitcoin company, Unregistered Securities. We'll be covering that. Jerome Powell apparently doesn't know what to do. And then a little update on economic reality. So let's start with, oh, we don't have all the people here that need to hear this. So I'll come back to it. But let's start with the SPF thing. By the way, before I jump into that, is there anything you guys want to bring up that you think is important? How about Japan printing more money to fight inflation? And that makes a whole lot of sense. Well, it's just like just like it's I mean, California did the same thing. But a couple of months ago, like you don't fight inflation by putting more units of the of the currency out into the system. It's like the whole kind of like thermometer analogy that I dropped on Bitcoin veterans the other night. And you're not going to be able to assess the environment properly if you're just flooding the the entire environment with more units. It just doesn't make sense. It's only going to fuel it. It's going to make it worse. You know, there's a lot of people that would argue, well, but Japan's been doing this for two or three decades now and they're they're just fine. No rebuttal to that, Mike. Sorry, I know I was I was trying to get away from this fucking dog that keeps barking every morning. But like so like people that are saying that like Japan is just fine, it's like, OK, have you looked at the demographics? Have you looked at like how they're a lot worse? And like, in my opinion, that the US is they're ahead of the US is like all problems with like certain generations not being able to afford homes and like the cost of living and all this other stuff. Like, come on. Like, you could say that the system is still chugging along, but to say that they're just fine is not like the same thing. Yeah, the value of the yen has completely plummeted, and I feel like the people that make these arguments, you have the same arguments here in the US. They just categorically ignore the fact that the value of the currency is plummeting. I don't know how it short circuits my brain. I don't know how you can ignore that, but they do. It's the same argument here as it is there. It's the whole, well, it's not my problem situation, right? Paul Krugman is like the champion of this. Well, I'm not experiencing inflation, so clearly inflation doesn't exist at all. It's like, yeah, OK. All right, dude. These arguments, after you've studied Bitcoin for a while, these arguments start to sound really ridiculous. I'm reminded of this one. So we've got this guy. He might be in the audience right now. Wade, if you're here, shout outs to Wade Hook. He's in the Bitcoin Veterans Group, and he's very involved with Orange billing the state legislature of Alaska, and he wrote a letter to them that they responded to, and it was just the typical nonsense BS. And it's the same stuff every single time. It's quite ridiculous, actually. I feel like I should read it to you guys. I don't want to belabor it, but it's dumb. How about a couple of excerpts? Do it. All right, give me a moment. We all want to hear it now. Alex, while you find that, I want to reiterate your point. I think it's a really important point. It reminds me of my time in DC. I spent all these years in DC with these guys that I thought were so much smarter than me. They had worked on Wall Street and gone to Ivy League schools, and a lot of them work in economics and all this shit. And I remember not understanding all of it. I was like, well, I just work in tech, whatever. I don't understand the financial system. I make money. I pay my bills. And it's so interesting to me. People that are listening, don't let anyone tell you you're not smart enough to understand this because it's just bullshit. I think back, and I think to them trying to explain all these complex systems to me and being like, oh, I don't know. They must just be smarter than me. And now, fast forward 10, 20 years, you get into Bitcoin. You start understanding these systems and how they're actually intentionally designed to be complex and that it doesn't have to be that way. It's actually the most simple system, Bitcoin, that can solve all the problems. And so I guess the point really is just these people are not smarter than you. There's nothing that they know that you don't know. They just don't want you to understand it. It's like the Wizard of Oz, right, Michelle? If the dog pulls back the curtain, there's Terrence there pulling a bunch of levers and yelling into the thing. They're all humans. Hey, Michelle, do you think that it was because you were able to put in the work once you got to Bitcoin, whereas before you just weren't willing to put the work into trying to understand what they were telling you? I think to some extent, I definitely didn't make a lot of effort. I was like, oh, that's complicated. Let me just stay in my lane. I was working in big tech and I was like, tech and startups, that's my world. I don't care enough about that.
Fresh update on "alaska" discussed on Evening News with Art Sanders
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A highlight from S3 E51: A Good Time for Bad Timing on the Island
"There are kids in this world who are different. Special. They go to school in a place you can't find on a map. And they're about to get a new classmate. Cyrus? Is that... Is it really you? It's really me. Well, at least she remembers your name. Casey? I... I can't believe you're here. Clearly. How did you... When did you... Why are you so tall? You look good. I'm glad to see you, friendly. Glad to see me? Get over here, you! I was so worried about you. I was pretty worried about you too. Is it just me or is he not giving the full hug back? That's enough, Casey. Hi, Cyrus Anders. Hello, I'm Jude. I get up, but still recovering from minor surgery. I remember you from the tour. Heard quite a lot about you from Brinley. Interesting. I haven't heard anything about you. Wonder why. You! Did you plan this? Plan what, Alaska? You go to Juno and try to take over my life like some weirdo stalker, and then you come back here with no warning just in time to make sure... At the exact moment you happen to be kissing someone other than Cyrus, you came to save you, by the way. I'm not talking to you. Except you definitely are. You know you sound more bonkers, Magoo, than usual, right? Please stay out of this. I'm just saying, we didn't even know Brinley was here and certainly not with Jude. Got it, life stealer. I did not try to steal your life. Cyrus, look, I know this isn't what you were expecting. Not what I was expecting either. But I am so happy you're here. You have to know that. Yeah, I know, Brinley. I'm happy you're okay. Okay? I wouldn't go that far. Because everything that's happened since you went on that tour since they lured me to the school was one big plan hatched by... The headmaster, I know, and this person is clearly dangerous and deranged. So if you and your boyfriend are smart... He's not my boyfriend! Whatever. If you're smart, you'll leave with me. Yeah, I can't do that. And neither can you, Cyrus. What? One look at Judely here and you've conveniently forgotten. Mila, you promised you'd help me find her? Here we go. Mila, Mila, Mila. This isn't about her, Brinley. And what do you mean you don't want to leave? Is it because of him? No, you insecure... Boy! It's because my mom is here. Somewhere. What are you talking about? She's the headmaster. What? Brinley, I... So you can swallow your bruised ego and try to help me solve this mess, Cyrus. Cyrus? Or you can turn yourself around and go right on home. Is it just me, or does the sea seem... A little cranky. Yeah, it gets like that sometimes. Do you think it has something to do with those rumblings we felt before? Maybe. You know something, don't you? About who I am? What I am? Maybe. So... Was it aliens? Am I from another planet? Pretty sure, no. Okay, then what? I'm from the future? I seriously doubt that, too. Fine. I was born in a laboratory as a part of a secret experiment to give kids superpowers, and I'm the superpoweriest. Um... What do you mean, um? That was a pretty specific guess. Wait, am I right? Is that real? Kind of. I don't understand. What about my mom? Is she part of the experiment, too? Pen, if you really were a part of this experiment, then I have a feeling that your mom isn't really your mom. Oh. I should probably see if Judah's okay. Wait! Stop! Pen, don't move! What is it? By your foot. That's a power line. Why is there a power line on this pile of rocks? Must have been jarred loose from somewhere during the earthquake. Is it live? Hang on. Oh, it's live all right. That would have definitely given you a jolt. But it didn't affect you. It tickled a little. A live wire. Tickled. Yeah. See, the reason I know about the experiment, it's called Gen -A serum, by the way, and we're not so affectionately called WitKids. WitKids. The battery. Because electricity. Is my co -pilot. And your superpower. I prefer to think my real power comes from my charming personality and incomparably dry wit. But yes, I'm coolly cool with the zappy zaps. And I want to help you figure out what makes you different and special. Good luck. I'm never even awake for it. It's like I feel this wave and suddenly a curtain goes down and when I wake up they tell me I was sleepwalking or in a trance or something. The door. It opens. It closes. I heard you say that once or twice. I don't know what it means. It means we need to do some research of our own. If you're game. Depends. What do you have in mind? Give me your hand. It won't hurt. Promise. But you may feel a little buzz. Come on. I don't feel. Ah! That was a little buzz? Sorry. Been a little extra buzzy lately. This is how I learned to control my abilities when I was younger. So first, close your eyes and concentrate. On what? On everything. And nothing. Helpful. Um, just focus on what you're feeling. On the power in your own body. Nothing's happening. I don't think. Maybe a little more zap. What's supposed to... Oh! Oh my gosh. I think you just opened... Well, Remy called that a portal. Pen? The door. Oh boy. It opens. Do you even know what we had to do to come down here and save you? Save me? Uh, I'm the one who came down here to save you first. After I came down here to get answers for you about your mom. I never asked you to do that. I didn't ask you either. Yeah, well, you know what else I didn't ask for? Casey? What do you say? I say we give them a moment to get sorted. Kinda enjoying this, Jude. Could use popcorn, though. Why'd you go to Juno, Casey? Whoa, how'd this been to me? What were you doing with Cyrus? She wasn't with me. I mean, yes, we were together on the hoverboard, but... This is rich, Brinley. Considering you were just smushing face with our student body president. That's it. I'm gonna... I've tried to stay in sleep mode, but I've heard enough. Cybot? You're here? Oh, hello, Cyrus Anders. Lovely to see you again. Uh, you too. What's the problem? The problem, as usual, is humans. It looks like I will have to be the voice of reason. Mostly because I was programmed as such. With your voice, by the way. He was. Don't you dare gang up on me, Cyrus's! Brinley, Cyrus, you care about each other. Oh, please. You do. It's the reason you created me, Cyrus. To quote, Look out for Brinley when you couldn't. End quote. However, I'm sure it was unpleasant to see Brinley smush her face on someone else's face. Cybot! Apologies. I am just stating the facts. We don't have time to get hung up on who was kissing whom and who came to rescue whom. And I think... Cybot, kindly make your way back into sleep mode. One annoying know -it -all, Cyrus, is enough. This is so typical. Excuse you? Cyrus flew from Alaska to Florida on a hoverboard. With a very unfortunate pit stop in Minnesota. For you! I don't need you to defend me. He's talked about you. And only you. Since the moment I met him. It is disgusting how much he cares about you. And you are the most selfish, ungrateful little... Please, don't get involved, Katie. Whatever. Maybe you two deserve each other. Did you say Katie? You're Katie now? I've always been Katie. K -A -D -Y. That's my name. Katie. And your initials are... K -C. Yeah? So... No. It can't be. I'm sorry, are you talking to yourself, Alaska? This doesn't make any sense. Emergency! Emergency! Emergency! What is it, Cybot? Electromagnetic waves are measuring off the chart. Take shelter. Shelter? Whoa. Where? Earthquake! Shh. It's starting. GZM shows. Imagination amplified.
Fresh update on "alaska" discussed on WTOP 24 Hour News
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Monitor Show 07:00 10-30-2023 07:00
"Pop culture is always evolving, and those changes impact our lives in ways that are both visible and not so obvious. I'm Lucas Shaw, and I cover the business of pop culture for Bloomberg. My job is to uncover how entertainment is changing and explain what that means for you, because context changes how you see things, how you change things. Context changes everything. Start exploring my coverage and more at Bloomberg .com. It is a buying opportunity for the market. People are making more money, they're feeling very depressed about inflation, but they're still spending. There's a lot of issues right now that are somewhat inflationary. Volatility is going to persist until we have a clear inflection in the direction of the real economy. This is Bloomberg Surveillance with Tom Kean, Jonathan Farrow, and Lisa Abramowitz. It's Monday, and that's about all I can say with certainty. Welcome back. This is Bloomberg Surveillance with Jonathan Farrow, Tom Kean, and Lisa Abramowitz, Tom and Jonathan, sending their crews to the Norwegian Fjords. The thought of Alaska was just so great that they're going to go check them out and room together. Alongside with us, I have bribed them to stay with me for longer, which is a good and beautiful thing and wonderful for all of us. Damien Sassauer and Gina Martin -Adams on a day ahead of an incredibly busy week. And Gina, honestly, all I can think about is we don't even know how the market's going to respond to data points that we don't really know, and we don't really have a sense of what exactly is going to happen that's going to drive the narrative by the end of today. Yeah, I mean, I think overwhelmingly the market is so nervous about what's going on in the bond market that all of these central bank occurrences, shall we call them, this week will be certainly paramount in terms of importance. But underneath that surface, you've still got an earnings season coming. You've still got Apple's earnings announcement coming. Apple being one of the biggest stocks in the world, not just the United States, is still very important to consider. Earnings growing at about 2%, much better than anticipated.
A highlight from John Di Domenico
"Welcome to the Eric Mataxas show. Do you like your gravy thick and rich and loaded with creamy mushrooms? If no one was looking, would you chug the whole gravy boat? Chug, chug, chug, chug. Stay tuned. Here comes Mr. Chug -a -lug himself, Eric Mataxas. Hey there, folks. Welcome to the program. Hey, Chris Himes, you're driving in a car someplace, aren't you? And you're also muted. What what kind of what what is happening? I'm in Omaha, Alaska, in a hotel room. Yes. And I'm doing I'm doing Uber for extra cash to driving. All right. Well, listen, I want to say to to the audience, if there's anybody out there listening, we have the greatest hour coming up right now. Let I promise you. We have a guy named John D. Domenico. Who is a Trump impersonator? He is the funniest. It like it's insane. And and by the way, you want the video. So if you're listening on radio, I'm telling you. I say it over and over again. Eric Mataxas dot com. Sign up for the newsletter. We'll send you the video. It is insane. This guy is insane. It is hilarious. So coming up in a couple of minutes. I mean, you're going to you're going to gag. You could pee your pants. This guy's unbelievable. I wore I'm warning you. Nobody cracks me up. This guy cracks me up. He totally cracks me. This is insane. So in a couple of minutes, let me just say I'll be speaking to the president of the United States, President Donald Trump. And I don't think you're going to believe some of what you hear. Be careful. Don't be drinking liquids, because at any moment stuff could shoot out of your nostrils. It's a little nuts. I just want to warn you, John, you know, it's like people like to laugh. If people like to laugh, they should definitely tune in because it's amazing. And if you don't like to laugh, why are you here? OK, so in a couple of seconds, honestly, this guy's this guy's insane. He's insane, brilliant, brilliant, hilarious. OK. So that's coming up in our two today. We have John's Mirack. But before John's Mirack, before John's Mirack, we are going to do a segment with Albin because he has a new book out called Obvious. And we taped a bunch of segments where we talk about different things in the book. So first we got President Trump. Then we got Albin. Then we got John's Mirack. OK, I want to be very, very clear about that tomorrow. We have Peachy Keenan coming on, not her real name, but she's I believe she's a real person. She is amazing and funny, but that's tomorrow. Abe Hamilton with the American Family Association talked about a great organization. That's an hour or two tomorrow. The thing I was going to say about Peachy, by the way, she lives in California. So sadly, I feel like she's a you know, she's a a test subject and the great, awful science project of California at the moment. So it's good. Unbelievable. That's so that's tomorrow. Then the other day I interviewed the tallest man ever, literally seven feet tall. John Dislan will play that next week. But we're going to get that video out today or tomorrow because you simply need to see how tall he is because it will freak you out. And then honestly, the video will be going up today. But if your screen isn't big enough, you may have to watch it on a flat screen. You can break your computer. You can break your computer. We're not going to take any responsibility. We don't have insurance for your computer, but that's how big he is. Seven feet tall. He walked into the room and I I blanched for a moment. It was like a slightly frightening for a second. And then I realized he's a nice guy, but gigantic. He was what is he like 360 pounds? He's like so gigantic. I mean, I don't know. Yeah, he's 360, maybe 362, maybe 362. Ladies and gentlemen, if you're scoring at home, write it down 362. But he's definitely the tallest guest I've ever interviewed and the tallest guest I will ever interview because we need to put a cap on it. Chris, you're the producer. We drew a line in the sand. And our our hands were quivering while we did it, but we drew it. Yeah, I don't think we need to go any taller because the oxygen is thin up there. And I just don't need that. It's just too much. So but that's that video is going up. And again, folks, we're on rumble. The show is on rumble since YouTube kicked us off because we're so evil. But but the show is on rumble. And but the best thing is sign up at Eric Metaxas dot com to get the newsletters. If you're not getting those newsletters, you're leaving money on the table because there's stuff in these newsletters that I just promise you like you don't need money. Fine. But I'm just telling you, you're leaving money on the table. Go to Eric Metaxas dot com. All right. So in a few minutes, I'm going to have a very sobering conversation with President Donald Trump, and you're going to be really shocked. And so he's revealing some things in this interview that he has never revealed ever before. And that's President Donald Trump coming up in five minutes. And a lot of people are asking, you know, what about these other candidates? Would they be good V .P. picks? And he's very candid about the candidate. He is so he's too candid. He said some stuff in this interview that I promise you, don't be drinking beverages because you're going to be you'll be sorry. OK, it's going to be very embarrassing. So I'm just telling you, we're talking to President Trump in a couple of minutes. In hour two, we got John Smirack. But before John Smirack, Alvin Sadar is talking about his book, Obvious. John Smirack is talking about Dinesh D 'Souza's film Police State, which you must see. You can see it virtually tomorrow night. Everybody in America needs to see it. I've said that before.
A highlight from Staying Gospel Focused
"I absolutely am thrilled to be here, but just in the way of a challenge coming out the gate here. You can take your Bibles returning to Romans chapter 1. You know, when you, a lot of people are trying to discern God's will for their life, and it's very important that you're active doing what you should be doing as just a believer. And in the process of just doing what you should be doing as a believer, God many times will use your motion in that area serving God to direct you, you know, to different aspects of service. Case in point, it'd be about 1971, and I was a student, and we'd go down to the University and of Georgia try to evangelize college students at the University of Georgia every weekend. There's a hundred miles each way, and in one particular week, every week I'd go, every week I'd go. I did that for like two years, and I was headed down there, and there was a new guy that showed up, and he and I, I'm six foot four, and in the back seat of a 1967 Mustang, I don't know if you know how crowded the back seat of a 1967 Mustang is, but I'm back there crammed in with this guy. I've never met him before. He's sitting next to me, and I said, so what's your name? He said, my name is Rich Woods, and I can't remember where he was from exactly, but he asked me, where are you from? I said, well, I grew up in California, and I was born, my dad was Air Force, served during World War II. He got out, he served in Alaska, flew ferry command up there, basically had to fly every airplane that the Air Force had at the time during World War II, got out, and then during the Korean conflict, got recalled, and got stationed in Sacramento, California, and he was governor of California's personal pilot, an OC -47. I've got the log books, they're just interesting to read, very fascinating. Then, he got transferred down to Georgia Air Base in Victorville, and that's where I was born, I was born on the base there, and so I was telling him a little bit of my story. He said, you know, he said, I served a summer internship this past summer at a church in California, and he said, you know, they'd be looking for someone to come back this next summer, and I think you'd be a shoe -in, I think you would fit right in, and the guy's And that guy, Rich Woods, never came back on that extension again. One night, we happened, there was like three cars of people, I just happened to be sitting next to him, just happened to be sitting next to him. And so, he gave me his contact info, I called him, Christmas time, he invited my to -be wife and I to come down and just interview, so we drove down, our home was around Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo area, that's where I grew up.
A highlight from Deep Dive into Broadheads with Ryan from VPA Archery
"Fish on! Hey, Radcast is on! And welcome to the show, Mr. Jim Zumbo. Gentlemen, I am pleased to be here and I use that term loosely when I say gentlemen. Al Winder. Just want to welcome you to the show. Thanks for taking time out of your busy schedule to hang out with us on a podcast for a little bit. Hey, I'm looking forward to it. Nothing makes me happier than you'd be talking about. Hailing from Wisconsin, Janna Walling. Thanks so much for having me. It's Radcast. Hunting, fishing, and everything in between. Powered by Bowspider. Brought to you by PK Lures and High Mountain Seasonings. And now, here's your hosts, Patrick Edwards and David Merrill. Good day to everyone. Hello and welcome to the show. We're back, Radcast Outdoors in the indoors talking about the great outdoors. The fall is in full swing. I've definitely been out and about. I know Patrick will be missed on this episode today. His chair is here. We're wishing he was here. Wish him all the best. He's out doing Patrick's stuff. And I've been out doing David's stuff, which includes Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Wyoming. Got to punch one tag. You guys can go check out the social media, Bowspider. Had a phenomenal 16 days in the woods and it was well earned. Some people say must be nice as far as getting to disappear into the woods for most of September. I also disappeared into the work trade show schedule starting in November and didn't quit until August. Here's trade -offs. I got a great supporting family and wife and spouse that allowed me to be gone all year working so I can turn around and be gone all fall hunting. Never did truly find the monster bull elk or monster buck I was looking for. Found a good enough buck to hang a tag on. Messed up on a big herd bull. I'll give you guys the story real quick. We were sleeping in teepee, wood stove, titanium. Amazing on those cold mornings to start a little fire and get dressed in 90 degree beautiful heat versus 32 degree frosty mornings. Listen to bulls bugle all night that night within 50 or 100 yards of the teepee. Honestly, we could have put it somewhere different, but we had stock with us. So trying to camp on water when you're that high elevation is difficult. Anyways, there was one bull just wouldn't quit about 300 yards from camp. I snuck over there and I had a choice to go right or left. There was two small trees and I'm looking down kind of a ridge ravine into a small basin, Aspen rolly basin. There's no more than 200 yards visibility every direction, but it's a beautiful little timbered ridge that drops into this little Aspen meadow and I'm working the edge and I come to these two bushes and there's a dead tree on the right hand side and then the trail goes straight down into the open meadow. So I decided to stay in the little bit of cover. I stepped up on that dead tree cause it was a wide forked tree with a bunch of branches so I couldn't step between it. As I stepped up on there, I skylined and at 28 yards was a few cows and at 52 was the bull and some more cows and he was 3 .30, 3 .40. I would have been happy. So needless to say, they all exploded and ran away. We called in a couple of rag horns.
A highlight from Emotional trust relationships in teams
"In this episode, I speak to Scott Clancy about emotional trust relationships in teams. We discuss the importance of trust in leadership, highlighting the elements of care, competence, sincerity and reliability. We also touch on the potential generational differences in leadership styles due to changes in education and technology. Listen up to the rest of the conversation. I create clear thinking and decisive leaders who can amplify their influence. Contact me to find out how I can help you or your organisation. And today, our guest is Scott Clancy. How are you doing? I'm doing very well, thank you very much. Scott, tell me, what kind of music do you dance to? Oh my goodness, so I like all sorts. I like rock and roll, you know, from the 80s. I'm a big Rush and Triumph fan and this kind of stuff, but I actually like EDM and that kind of music as well. So if I was going to dance, I'd probably say that. And right now, I'm a huge Ed Sheeran fan. So that's where I'm going. Brilliant. So outside your dancing skills, Scott, tell me a bit more about you. Well, I grew up in Canada's capital, Ottawa, joined the military when I was 18, went to a military academy here in Canada for five years. And then I was a tactical helicopter pilot, what would be in your Army Air Corps in the UK. Get up through the ranks and commanded at various levels, did operations and then joined the enterprise with the North American Aerospace Defence Command, NORAD. And finished off as the first the deputy commander of the Alaska NORAD region and then the director of operations for all of NORAD. Retired 2021 in and kind of looking for something that was going to fill my sense of service and wanting to continue to give back. And I always thought about, you know, the intersection between leading and coaching because I coached my kids through basketball. And the more that I saw coaches, I realized that they were leading their teams. And the more that I saw the effective leaders in the military, I realized they were really coaching their teams. I wanted to explore that and learn more about it. And the results of my learning is this book, Developing Coaching Leaders. Oh, that sounds amazing. Can you tell me, Scott, what being at NORAD and everything, how did that prepare you for what you're doing now? That's a great question, Judith, because I think it's really interesting the later we get in our careers. How we don't realize that every opportunity is formative about, you know, where we're going next. And as an executive leader up at the highest ends, as a general officer within the Royal Canadian Air Force, and then also working alongside our American allies. NORAD is a binational command where command is always, you know, either an American boss or a Canadian boss. And then, you know, the other nation's counterpart underneath is the deputy. Those experiences at NORAD really started to show me how, one, there's, you know, different people approach leadership in different ways, but especially how the effective leaders are coaching and enabling the development of their people. And then, again, as an executive leader, it's not just about how I'm developing the people within my teams, within the people that are working directly for around me or that I can influence, but it's how, as a system, as an organization, you deliberately set up the organization to develop those kind of coaching leaders. And that's how that NORAD enterprise, you know, seeing the various disparate organizations within the United States Air Force and their Department of Defense and Canada allowed me to look systemically at how better to develop coaching leaders. Okay. Thank you for that. It occurs to me, because I've, on the podcast, I've had various ex -military people from all sorts of the services across a few different countries, how what's common is that they say that the leadership is not commander control. It is more coaching. It is about teaching people to stand up for what they believe in and to say and do the right thing. Is that your experience as well? It absolutely is. And I think you can ride a definitive line between those effective leaders that are doing those kinds of things, employing those behaviors and those influence and coaching and mentoring skill sets to the ones that are not necessarily so effective. And at the lower levels of leadership within an organization, you might be able to get away with that for a while. You could be technically astute in your job and lead via the authority or position that is bespoke upon you or the responsibilities that your organization does. But that's not going to work well when you get to middle and especially not at executive level leadership. And I think that's very common in the military. I think the reason why that comes out more starkly is that position authority is there all the time. And because of the nature and the dire circumstances of the mission, we can take that for granted.
A highlight from S3 E46: Time to Start Worrying About Penn
"There are kids in this world who are different, special. They go to school in a place you can't find on a map, and they're about to get a new classmate. Okay, sir, your garage is clean. Your disgusting, disgusting garage. Well, I'll be. It's like Mary Poppins swept through here. We aim to please. Now, you mentioned you'd paying cash. Ever been so happy to part with it in my life? Your parents should be very proud of you two. Here you go. This is five dollars. For a job well done. Don't spend it all in one place now. Are you kidding? We spent the entire day going through your nasty, filthy, horary. This is so generous, sir. Thank you. Enjoy your garage. Come on, Casey. Let's just be on our way. On our way to where? Thanks to this old cheapskate. Casey. Hey, maybe we could use this crumbled up fiver and hop on a bus to, I don't know, the next town over in Minnesota. Yep, thanks again. Sir, appreciate the opportunity. Have a lovely day. We should take his wallet. Or his car. Or his wallet and his car. We're not stealing anything. He stole from us. A part of my soul died in that garage. Relax, Casey. We got what we needed. How? Pretty sure I have all the parts I need to fix Hovey. Really? So we can hoverboard to Florida? I can hoverboard to Florida. You want to come? You've got to finish your story. Tell me why you came to Alaska. The headmaster sent me. The headmaster of Elixir Academy. No, the headmaster of Hogwarts. Yes, of course Elixir. Look, a few weeks ago, Brinley and I saw a boat offshore. She thought it was your dad coming to rescue her. Spoiler alert, it was not. So these farmie guys - Fake army? Of course you understand Brin speak. Anyway, Jude. You met him on the tour. He saved us. And then... And then the island went on lockdown. They sealed it off. Everyone was ordered back to their rooms. Everyone but me. I was escorted to the office for a mission. They promised to give me the one thing I wanted most. We are sending you on an off -campus assignment. To where? Juno Alaska. If you do as you're told, we can arrange for Mila's return. You'll embed yourself with the Anders family and wait for orders from a woman named Delphine. A robot named Delphine. Didn't know that part. All I knew was that she would help me with my mission. What was the mission exactly? To keep you and your family in Juno. And as far away from Brinley and Elixir Key as possible. No matter what it took. Like setting up my parents at the courthouse? So the child catchers could catch them? I didn't know that was going to happen. Right, you were totally innocent. Did nothing wrong. Well, not totally. There is this one other thing I did. How bad is it? Not sure. It's about your friend, Bruce. Hey, Bird. What you doing out here? Oh, hey Bruce. What's new? Not much. But you seem off. You're the one to talk. What was that? Uh, nothing. I'm just... I'm worried about my family. Me too. Bruce, remember before you asked about the mess out here? Yeah. You're the one who caused it. Badger and I, we... We saw you smashing things like you were really mad. Oh. Yeah, I know that. I was frustrated because I couldn't find your parents. I had just to let off some steam, you know? Uh -huh. Maybe we should all just hit the road, retrace every step, follow every lead until we find them. No. What do you mean no? I mean, I'm the only member of my family left here. Just little old Birdie the baby. The world thinks that Holiday Corp is in a spiral, that it'll fall apart without my parents, and I need to show them that we're still strong and solid and good. We spent so much of my childhood running. From Angelica Graves, the Childcatchers, from Holidays Past, from you, I mean, Adam. Birdie. This time, I don't run. This time, I represent. I stand my ground. Do you understand why I need to do that, Bruce? You with me? Uh, you know, I should head back in. Six -minute nap time. Yeah. Happy nappy -vee. You're okay, Bruce. Whatever is happening to you, you can fight it. You're stronger than this. Jude and Penn are my friends. You can trust them, Casey. It's not about trust, Brinley. I told you, it's Penn. I think he's the one. The one what? The one I was looking for. abilities. He has Like, abilities? Or something worse? I don't know. And I don't think the Headmaster really knows how to harness those powers either. But I believe Penn has something to do with the electromagnetic anomaly I detected near the island. That might explain why he causes your memory issues. Yeah. From what I could tell in that auditorium, the Headmaster was hoping to amplify his abilities by connecting him to a power boost. And your Casey! The battery. What you saw? It wasn't the first time they tried the experiment. Casey, do you really believe that Penn is that dangerous? Not on purpose, but yeah, very. Oh, terrific. Shouldn't we let him know? Maybe we can make him, I don't know, use his powers for good? That's cute, but he doesn't know how to control them. And take it from me, that's a recipe for disaster. So that swirly thingy we saw down in the auditorium, that was Penn? With my help. I stopped at Midway. Before it got too big, right? But it sucked Kazu in any way. I mean, if it got any bigger, it could take out... Everything.
A highlight from 118: Part 2: Marc Cameron - From Deputy US Marshal to Arliss Cutter to Tom Clancy
"Okay, so the next time I asked for a ride, I didn't get one. No, that's when you look at the other people and say, I meant to do that. Yeah, I meant to do that. Exactly. Well, yeah, that's what you do when your lights are on and they look at you, you just speed through the light and go on to some fake call somewhere, right? Drive like hell. Hey, I want to start progressing into talking about your books, but I want to talk about your time on the Marshalls. When you look back, what's one of the most impactful cases or impactful investigations or things that you did? Because when we had Billy Sarukas on, we talked about the DC Sniper. You guys do some just fantastic work. You've got some great technology. We talked earlier, Blair Dean, when he used to run the TOG, the tactical operations group, some of the stuff you guys do with phones, I mean, just amazing stuff. When you look back on it, what's one or two things that just really stick out to you and you think back and you go, I'm glad. Maybe it wasn't the biggest case, but you look at it and you go, that one made a difference. I really liked that one. Have you got one or two like that? Yeah, sure. It's interesting and I'm actually, in the book I'm working on now, I'm making a comparison. One of the things I really liked about the Marshall Service is you could start your day working with all kinds of tech, especially in Alaska and North Idaho, working with all kinds of technical equipment. Back when I was starting, it was pagers and things like that. That's kind of a cool thing. In the Clancy books, I could talk about pager technology and all that that we don't really use now, so it's not sensitive anymore. But working with phones and computers and all kinds of stuff, and then two hours later, be tracking somebody's boots on the ground through bear country up here and really have to do it the old way. And so, I really like that. I kind of gravitated towards rural work because yeah, we still use cell phone technology. We still use all that stuff, even in rural areas, as far as tracking people and even social media stuff, but we really have to rely on knowing how to physically man track and that sort of thing. So early on in my career, I really enjoyed the high tech, using pagers, using cell phones when they came. I sat next to a guy in the academy who is just a brilliant, brilliant deputy. Even back in 1991, he had a stack of papers about cell phone technology and he realized back then, this is the future of tracking fugitives. And so, he worked with Blair and those guys and I don't like to name their names because he's still kind of half in the business, but he's just a brilliant guy and he helps me quite a bit with the Clancy's as well. So, I really enjoyed those sorts of things and the cases were many, but when I got to North Idaho, we had a case. Now again, you guys mentioned Weaver and Ruby Ridge and all that. So that's the zeitgeist up there, the feeling and the kind of the anti -fed and the animosity and stuff like that. So we went into that and then we had a guy that was wanted on a... He was just wanted on a federal parole warrant. So back then, we had a lot more parole warrants and then, of course, parole got abolished, but we still had a few people wanted on parole. Now it's all supervised release. And we like parole warrants because there was no court. You just arrested the guy and took him to prison. When you violated parole, you just went back to jail. There was no, you know, pass and go or anything. You just went to prison, not even the county jail, the nearest, because they were property of the Bureau of Prisons as far as what the courts saw. So we were looking for this guy, his name was Farron Loveless. And as we started investigating more, we learned that he was a suspect in kidnapping a Jewish couple across the state line into Spokane. He held them hostage in their own home for three days, two days maybe, but I think a couple of nights. And he had like fed their dogs and snuck up to their house and got in and held them hostage. And he had been in prison, then he jumped parole and then come over here. And he had a hit list of a bunch of feds he wanted to kill and not just feds. So we're learning all this little stuff on him that kind of blossomed out of this parole warrant. And we worked it for a number of months, but we started to learn that he was just really a bad guy. But as we got an informant involved and some other people, we learned that he was hiding up on a mountain. He had married a woman, he was in his late 30s, and he had married an older woman in her 60s that had a son and a grandson. And she had Social Security and stored food and kind of back before prepping was a thing, she was a prepper. And so he had basically gotten all her food and he had his...because he was really living a life on the run, completely disconnected. He had no phone, no nothing. So he had moved this teenage boy and this 60 -year -old woman up into the mountains of North Idaho and they built their encampment up there. And they had booby traps, they had fish hooks hanging from monofilament. You might recognize this if you've read the book there. He had split pieces of wood with shotgun shells up through the middle of them and buried all around for like homemade land mines and various booby traps around. But now imagine in that situation when I write a note to headquarters that says, hey, we got this guy and a woman and a teenage boy up on a mountain in North Idaho, we'd like to go get him. They said, not in a million years are you going to go up and have a gunfight on a mountain in North Idaho with a teenage boy and a woman and a fugitive. And so we had to come up with a lot of different plans and it ended up that my partner who had been working on it with me, this was back after the first World Trade Center bombings, and he was part of our special operations group. So we were protecting the judges back in New York. So he had to rotate out every few weeks and go back and help with the protective details. And so he was out of town, so it was me and the FBI where they had helped work on the case because we all had to work together. And there was an FBI agent named Tom Norris, who's a Medal of Honor recipient, I should say. Tommy Norris, he's the only FBI agent I ever met with a glass eye. He's the guy that saved Bat -21. So, I mean, just a phenomenal dude and he mentored my oldest son. He's just a very unassuming, FBI let him get away with what he wanted to because he was a Medal of Honor recipient and really just a class act. So he was helping on it. So we came up with a plan to lure Farron off the mountain. And originally, he had a bicycle and we knew he would come down off this mountain. There was quite a hike up there, take his bicycle and maybe come into town once in a while for supplies. And so I came up with a plan to put a flashbang next to the bike and we'd hide and we'd lure him down to the bicycle and then get him there. Headquarters said, nope, no flashbangs on a mountain. So we came up with another plan and Farron was super prejudiced, super white supremacist, super prejudiced. So we said, we sent our informant back up and this is all not sensitive now because it's all come out in court. But we sent the informant back up and he said, hey, there's a Hispanic gun dealer in town that wants to buy some guns, but he's got two white girls that he's pimping out in Priest River, Idaho and you might want to come down and sell him some guns and take care cleaning of up the race a little bit. And Farron actually said, I'm going to come down and do that. I'm going to come down and get, I'm going to sell him some guns in air quotes and take care of this Hispanic guy that's pimping out white girls. And I mean, that's just the way his brain worked. And so we set up the time and we had Boundary County deputy sheriffs and Bonner County deputy sheriffs and Tom Norris and I. And the plan was when Farron came riding by on his bicycle, there's a long, long bridge outside Priest River, Idaho that goes over Priest Lake. And we were going to pinch him in the middle of the bridge because we knew he was going to be armed. He had a hit list and he had a violent past. And so Tommy was behind him and I was coming up to meet him. And the idea was when he got on the bridge, we'd get him pinched between our two cars and arrest him so he didn't, nobody else was in danger. We would close off the bridge. Well, as Tommy got in, Tom Norris got in behind him, he saw that he had a pistol out the, like in his hip pocket. He had a GP 100 pistol in his hip pocket and a little backpack on and a little, like a 10 -22 rifle sawed off sticking out the back of his backpack. And I mean, he's like the Wicked Witch of the West, you know, riding on his bicycle towards town to meet this guy. And Tommy, I don't know what happened, whether he touched the gun or what, but Tom pulled it beside him and just bumped him off the road. So he went ahead and endowed and went into the ditch. And so I sped up there and this all happened very fast. So he went into the ditch before he got onto the bridge. And so I was right there and there was a boundary county deputy right behind me in a marked unit. And so Tommy bailed out of his car. I bailed out of his car because of the way Tommy had to come around.
A highlight from 118: Part 1: Marc Cameron - From Deputy US Marshal to Arliss Cutter to Tom Clancy
"Well, again, here we are. Episode 118. Murph, we have 118. This is like surviving 118 attempts on our life. We have dodged all the bullets. Our listeners are loyal and they protect us. You guys protect us. So welcome back again. Episode 118, Game of Crimes. Thank you, thank you, thank you guys for joining. I am your host with the most hair. Just got it cut, Morgan Wright, here literally with my partner in crime. Murph, who's almost bald and your hair looks like crap. My hair doesn't look like crap. It looks like crap. No, it doesn't. It looks marvelous. I've got so much. She says, the person who cut my hair said, when you come in after six weeks, it's like most people's eight weeks or 10 weeks. So I get a lot of hair. Hey, when I go in and get a haircut, it takes like three minutes. I'm in and out. There you go. You sure that's a haircut? Be nice now. I'm just starting this. Please, please don't pay attention to him, ladies and gentlemen. I'm sorry, okay. We're trying to gain some professional help. Yeah, whatever. All right, how's that working out for you? Okay, let's just do some quick housekeeping before we get started. Hey guys, head on over to that Apple Spotify. Hit those five stars. It helps us out a lot. Remember, the other thing we learned that too, guess what guys? Not only did Stitcher go away, Google Podcasts is going away. So you're gonna have to, if you're on Google, make sure you pick a new service to keep listening to us. Make sure you hit that subscribe button too so that you do not miss. Deliver to your digital inbox every week on a Monday and Tuesday, these episodes like this one's coming out. Also head on over to our website, gameofcrimespodcast .com. In fact, when we talk about our guest today, Mark Cameron, we'll talk about his book. That'll be listed on there. And we've got a lot of great stuff on there. So make sure you head on over there. Gameofcrimespodcast .com. Also follow us on that thing they call social media at Game of Crimes on Twitter, Game of Crimes podcast on Facebook and the Instagram. But Murph, I'm telling you, we're gonna have some fun on Patreon. Patreon .com slash Game of Crimes. I have a 911 call coming up for you. Of all the 911 calls, I guarantee you nobody, nobody has taken a call like this before that I'm aware of ever, anywhere. Looking forward to hearing this one. Holy cow. There's gonna be a couple. This one, I don't know if I can make an entire case out of it, but I've listened to it. And just the sheer confusion on the call taker, they've never been presented with this before. So we'll have to talk about that. But guys, we just did our warden of the throne. It's a unique little thing we're doing now. Rather than just taking one topic, Murph brings two topics. I bring two topics. We're allowed to get into things that are catching our interest for the previous month or some stories. So we just did one talking about Philadelphia and the looting, Iran, and what they call the Iranian experts initiative. People have had their security clearance suspended. You talk about some tragic cases up in New York, the Bronx, baby dying at daycare center, and the recent death of that CEO by a sexual predator who should have still been in prison, but wasn't. Right, in Baltimore. So those are a lot of good things. We've got Q &A coming up, 911, what's your emergency case of the month? So guys, all good stuff. You don't hear this anywhere else, but on patreon .com slash Game of Crimes. But the other place you gotta be though too, Murph, our favorite mafia queen with the iron fist with the velvet glove. You gotta head on over there, watch what Sandy Salvato is doing with our Game of Crimes fans page. Just go to Facebook, type in Game of Crimes fans, answer a couple easy questions, get admitted to the Inner Sanctum in YouTube. You will see what goes on behind the scenes, behind the curtains. Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain because that's one of our favorite people happening over on Game of Crimes fans. It's a lot of fun. There's a lot of humor there. A lot of dark humor too. If you saw some of the stuff people have posted, I hope you guys, I hope your healthcare plan supports you with an employee assistance program. I'm telling you. I don't know what you're talking about. Here's what I'm talking about. You know what I'm talking about now because you know what time it is. Guess what? I'm gonna ask you, do you know what time it is? Guess what time it is? Come on, give me a clue. It's time for Small Town Police Blotter. Hey, this because in honor of our guest that's coming up, Mark Cameron, the author, we'll talk about him in a second, but he went from Texas, lives in Alaska. So I thought we should have an Alaska theme. There you go. For our Small Town Police Blotter. So Murph, gotta ask you. Yes. This comes out of the Alaska Dispatch News. You know, a lot of fishery stuff, a lot of crabbing, a lot of lobster stuff, a lot of that goes on in Alaska, doesn't it? Mm -hmm, mm -hmm. So you have an idea. You go, hey, we're gonna take a crabbing boat and we're gonna convert it into a floating bar and strip club. What could go wrong, right? Oh my gosh. So 54 -year -old Darren Byler of Kodiak and his 46 -year -old wife, Kimberly, own the Wild Alaskan, a former crabbing boat that's been converted into a floating bar and strip club. Apparently it's doing pretty well. They've been running the business since June, but now they're in serious legal trouble and Murph, it's not for stripping. Uh -oh, what is it? This gives new meaning to, you know, why this is on a crabbing boat. So if you're out there floating, you have to provide facilities for people to use, right? So if they use the facilities, number one and number two, you should probably find a way to take care of that other than dumping it into the ocean. Oh, come on, come on. So they were just indicted by a federal grand jury for improper disposal of human waste after they were caught dumping feces from their bathroom into the harbor, as they say in Maine, into the harbor. Instead of taking the waste tanks to the proper places on shore, they both could be facing up to one year in jail and $25 ,000 in fine, but that's not the worst part. The worst part is the Coast Guard said they lied about dumping the tanks, and if they're convicted of that, making false statements to the Coast Guard investigators, that could get them five years in prison and $250 ,000 in fines. Cha -ching. I tell you what, you gotta do a lot of stripping to make that kind of money. It's a shitty situation they got themselves in. It's terrible. This whole thing just stinks. It stinks, man, stinks to high heaven. Tell you what, you know, you had a turd in one hand and wishes in the other. Anyway, we could go lots of places with that, so. These people didn't move to Alaska from Florida, did they? I don't believe so. Thank goodness. Hey, but I went back into the archives too, so I pulled some articles out of the Alaska News Archives, the Fairbanks Daily News Minor. This comes to us January 21st, 1955, and I'm telling you, the stories are hilarious. These are quick hits. And not always, but this is what's in Alaska. This is what's important in Alaska, January of 1955. The Tokyo police hire pretty hostesses. Tokyo police, grieved by complaints that their headquarters is unattractive, have assigned four pretty girls to meet people at the building's two entrances. Officials have also ordered the women to take charm courses. That is what's important in the Alaska, you know, the Fairbanks Daily News Minor. The other thing you gotta do here, be prepared. And this comes to us, it's out of Tucson, Arizona, but in the Fairbanks Daily News Minor. This is 1955, a 15 -year -old boy with a loaded .38 caliber pistol in his waistband was removed from high school class here by police. His explanation for carrying a gun, a couple of those teachers were giving me a hard time. Well, geez, okay. Okay, but this one though, this one has gotta be, this is it. This is St. Monaface. I believe this is Alaska, no, Manitoba. This is St. Monaface, Manitoba. All right. Police were certain the worst of the winter is upon them. Pete Nikoluk has started his annual jail term for vagrancy. Nikoluk has spent the past 21 winters in jail on vagrancy charges. Police says he always manages to get arrested just before the coldest part of the winter sets in. Who says this guy's not smart? Three hots and a cot, and I get through the toughest part of winter. Oh my goodness. That's, well, you know, that's prior planning, I guess. Prior planning prevents piss -poor performance, the 6Ps. There you go. Yep. You ask my children, they'll tell you what the 6Ps are. That's right. Murph, now, we'll finish up with this. I went and looked at what are some of the strangest laws in Alaska, and these are definitely Alaskan. It is illegal to whisper in someone's ear why they are moose hunting. Okay. It's legal to shoot bears. However, it is illegal to wake a sleeping bear for the purpose of taking a photograph. Why would you wake a sleeping bear? Isn't that the truth? Here's another thing, and I don't get it. It is considered an offense. It's illegal to feed alcoholic beverages to a moose. What? Why? Huh. Apparently, it's also illegal to sell stun guns to children. That one, I kind of get that makes sense. Well, if you're in Fairbanks, Alaska, if you love a vuvuzula, remember what they did during the World Cup. You know, you blow those things that make a lot of noise. Those annoying things? Yeah, it's illegal to blow a horn in a manner that disrupts the peace. Good. Yep. So, it's illegal to fatten up a sheep, cow, or pig within the city limits of Fairbanks. Are we talking about people or animals? Well, maybe it's meatball, and you'll have to listen to her. You'll have to listen to our warden of the throne. All right, it is also a crime to speak so loud that you offend a sensitive person enough to make him, her, or her leave if you're in Fairbanks. What? Okay, well, hey, be nice. That's just be nice. And you can only carry a concealed slingshot if you have received the appropriate license. The license. Do you have a license for that slingshot? All right. Oh, okay. I didn't know you had to have that. But Murph, this is the craziest one. This reminds me of an episode of you and JP on Narcos where you were accused of doing this, not a moose, but it is an offense to push a live moose out of a moving airplane. Well, you know, I gotta agree with that, but have you seen how big a moose is? How do you push it anywhere? Well, how do you get it into the damn airplane to begin with is what I wanna know. And who wants a moose, a pissed off moose, in their airplane? Uniquely Alaskan. So Mark Cameron, as we get into this, and again, we wanna thank our buddy, Patrick O 'Donnell, Cops and Writers. Go listen to his podcast. Hooked us up with him, but Mark Cameron is an interesting dude, moved from Weatherford, Texas to Alaska. And we're gonna talk about his book that was just released. It's an Arliss Kutter novel, Breakneck, by Mark Cameron. But the interesting thing too, Murph, was he wrote the last seven Tom Clancy novels. And this is a guy that used to be a marshal, which most of the reports were saw bad guy, put him in jail, you know? Not extensive reports in the marshal service. Saw a fugitive, arrested, same.
A highlight from The Evolution of the Satellite Economy
"Space is really not for the faint of heart, but this is sort of hard -squared. The moon will need its own GPS system. If you're on the lunar surface, you want to know where you are, same thing as on the Earth. You want to be able to just pull up, you know, Google Maps. Now we get back to your lunar base. So people used to talk about the other 3 billion that don't have access to the internet when the internet was first really taking off. Now it's the other 4 billion. The problem actually got worse. You know, we just figured, OK, there's got to be a way to do this better. It's like when you see that magnitude of opportunity and no one is doing it, you know, you just got to go and figure out why no one else is doing it. One thing we love to talk about here on the A16Z podcast is exponential trends. And one such trend that is approaching exponential is the price of shipping a kilogram to orbit. Significant declines in cost have resulted in an absolute renaissance of activity. In fact, 2022 was a record year for the space sector with 186 successful rocket launches. That was 41 more than 2021. So what are all these rockets bringing to orbit? And who is on the other side of that market? What entities, public or private, are buying the capabilities up there? And how might this increasingly diverse computing shell around the Earth evolve? If you know anything about exponential trends, then the idea of mining asteroids or manufacturing drugs in space actually no longer sounds crazy. And that is why we bring you this mini -series on the satellite economy, together with the founders of two companies trying to participate, Astronis and Stoke Space. Here in Part 1, John Gedmark from Astronis joins us after a few decades in the industry, from forming the Commercial Space Flight Federation in 2006 to Astronis' very own launch in May. And as John now builds his own satellites, he reflects on the transition from the government shuttle era, where satellites were literally the size of school buses and lasted for decades, to something much different. Here, we discuss why Astronis is tackling GEO instead of LEO, what government and non -government buyers are looking for, and how competition and costs are shaping up. Astronis, by the way, is trying to bring connectivity to the mind -boggling 4 billion people that still do not have internet access. And they're doing that by partnering with customers, ranging from Alaska's Pacific Data Port to a Peruvian telecommunications provider, and also an in -flight connectivity company. So, naturally, I had to ask why in -flight Wi -Fi is so bad, so make sure you tune in for that. But also, be sure to join us for Part 2, where we discuss the unique engineering challenge of reusable rockets. Alright, prepare for liftoff.
A highlight from Week in Review - Episode 23
"We get it. You're busy. You don't have time to waste on the mainstream media. That's why Salem News Channel is here. We have hosts worth watching, actually discussing the topics that matter. Andrew Wilkow, the next D 'Souza, Brandon Tatum, and more. Open debate and free speech you won't find anywhere else. We're not like the other guys. We're Salem News Channel. Watch any time on any screen for free 24 -7 at snc .tv and on Local Now Channel 525. Welcome to this week's Mike Gallagher Show Week in Review. What a week it has been. We saw a president fail to acknowledge the events of 9 -11 by giving a speech in Anchorage, Alaska, of all places. Then he lied about it. It was an amazing thing. I mean, what a week he has had. The news for Joe Biden is bad and keeps getting worse. For example, we talked about Biden's visit to Vietnam where they literally had to pull him off the stage. Man, oh man, did you see him in Vietnam? Holy moly. They had to pull him off the stage because he started babbling like an idiot. That's the president of the United States. And listen, we better hope he runs in 2024. Let's pray for once that a Democrat's ego torpedoes their chances for reelection. Because if he runs, there's no way Americans can vote for that. There's no way. It's impossible. That's not wishful thinking. It's, it's, you know, September of 2023 and they have to yank him off the stage. They did everything but take out that old vaudeville, the big hook, you know, you put the whole, pull the hook out and drag and then do a little soft shoe off the stage. Some disembodied voice comes over the PA and says, that's it. The press conference is over. And he looks around baffled and says, thank you everybody. Thank you. Where do I go? Where do I go? Don't throw me down, Clark. Certain sharp -eared listeners know what reference I just made there. Let's listen together to grandpa Joe. I want you to, I want you to hear what it sounds like when a president of the United States literally gets, gets the hook. They're so embarrassed for him. For whatever reason, he wound up in Vietnam over the weekend. Maybe air force one took a wrong turn and it landed in Vietnam and his appearance there by, you're going to hear about it all day long today on the news, at least on normal news. You might not hear about it on ABC, CBS, or NBC, but I'm not sure that even they won't cover this because it was this bad. Check this out. We talked about, we talked about at the conference overall, we talked about stability. We talked about making sure that the third world, excuse me, third world, the Southern hemisphere had access to change. It had access. It wasn't confrontational at all. Thank you everybody. This ends the press conference. Thanks everyone. I mean, what a disaster. And then he, then he goes and shuffles off. That's the president of the United States. The music is the best part. When they started playing the lounge music, Robert is in Sarasota. Robert, you see that clip? Yeah. Can I first use your platform to say, um, my thoughts and prayers are going out to everybody today, uh, that we're victims or new people. Absolutely. 9 11. And to follow that up, our president of the United States is booked 3 ,467 miles away into Alaska. You can't get farther from New York than where he's going to be today, where he canceled oil and gas leases. And clearly there's a God because that's exactly where he belongs as far away from New York. Here's the headline that every American who is suffering through the Biden administration needs to know 22 years of never forget. And Biden is spending 9 11 in Alaska. Meantime, we still got the, uh, the occasional troll or the occasional malcontent caller to the Mike Gallagher show. And I had a texture who claims that it's not really free speech to yell fire in a crowded movie theater. Of course, we're talking about all of the Democrats efforts to shut down speech. They disagree with beginning with Trump on down. And I played a montage of the Democrats denying the 2016 election to anyone who says that Republicans are a bunch of election deniers. What do you say about all the prominent Democrats who insisted that Trump didn't win in 2016? I just got a text from Macomb County, Michigan that I want to share with you. And then I want to play a little clip for the benefit of Macomb County, Michigan, and listen to this Michigan texture. Thank you. I mean, I appreciate that you don't agree with me and you think I'm a, I'm rotten to the core and you, and you, you, you hate my, my message on, on the radio and TV, but that's okay. I appreciate dissent and I, and I am truly intrigued. I always wonder, does the left do leftists like Macomb County, Michigan really feel this way? Or are they just regurgitating talking points that they've heard on MSNBC and they've read in the New York Times? It is a fact that election laws were changed and the election process was wildly upended under the guise of COVID. It is a fact that we had an historic amount of mail -in ballots. It is a fact that we had a record number of ballot harvesting. We things know were changed in 2020 under the pretense of COVID. That's a fact. And I'm not yelling fire in a crowded theater by stating those facts. That's their go -to. So let me read the whole text to you. And then I want to give you a video response, Macomb County, Michigan. And I challenge you to text me again. I don't want to embarrass you, but I'm going to challenge you to at least text me your response when I ask you about the video response that I have to your text. Here's the text. It is not free speech to yell fire in a crowded theater. It is not free speech to perpetuate a well -proven lie that there is some absurd sweeping conspiracy that stole the 2020 election and use that lie to divide people and disenfranchise millions and millions of voters. What you people are doing is destroying this country. You are working to drive the wedge between everyday Americans deeper and deeper. And you're just doing it because there's a market for it. Either you are willfully lying and towing your party line, or you're dumb enough to believe this trash yourself. You should feel deep, deep shame for perpetuating your lies. I hope one day you realize the damage you're doing and are tormented by your own guilt forever. Okay. Now, over the top drama queen hysterics aside from that text, let's take a look at the substance of what that person wrote. They want to sit there and accuse anybody who questioned the outcome of the 2020 election as somebody advancing an absurd sweeping conspiracy. So Macomb County, Michigan, what do you say about this? Trump didn't actually win the election in 2016. He lost the election and he was put in office because the Russians didn't appear. Trump knows he's an illegitimate president. The president of the lack of a legally elected is not legitimate. I don't see the president as elect a legitimate president. You said you believe that Russia's interference altered the outcome of the election. I do. We have a president who is in fact it is proven has been assisted by the Russians and may in fact not be a legitimate president. The one thing that Trump is fearful of when it comes to his being president is that finally we will see how illegitimate his victory actually was. I have an objection. I object to the 15 votes from the state of North Carolina. I object because people are horrified. He's an illegitimate president. Do you believe Trump is illegitimate president? What I believe is that there's no question that the outcome of this election was affected by the Russian interference. There absolutely is a cloud of illegitimacy. So that legitimacy is in question. Yes. That was a very tainted election. And in that sense, it's illegitimate. Now, Macomb County, Michigan, I dare you to write me back and follow up to your original text and condemn all of your hero Democrats the way you condemned any of us who questioned 2020. You see, you don't get to have it both ways. Meanwhile, back to Grandpa Joe's refusal to attend any of the 9 -11 ceremonies in New York or Shanksville, PA, or even where he lives in Washington, D .C., to commemorate that awful historic day in America's history. Tulsi Gabbard said it best on Fox News. Biden has decided he wasn't going to be bothered. He'd be up in Anchorage, Alaska. It's outrageous. It's last night on Fox News for those like myself, many patriotic Americans across the country who enlisted because of the jihadist attacks on 9 -11. I find it deeply offensive that he specifically chose to turn his backs on all of those families and all of those Americans. White House is saying that, you know, presidents don't show up to Hawaii on Pearl Harbor after all these years. What's the point? It's insulting beyond words. It was even more insulting. I don't want to say even more insulting. It was also insulting to hear in the speech that he delivered during that fuel stop in Alaska, him lecturing the American people about how it is our responsibility that we must take seriously to defend democracy. And he is saying these words, lecturing us as he and his administration, every step of the way, are undermining our own democracy, both by his politicizing the Department of Justice to go after Donald Trump, his major political opponent in this upcoming presidential election, his going after and changing the rules of the DNC to make it so people who vote for RFK Jr., their votes won't actually count. He is sending his Department of Justice after parents who are trying to stand up for their right to their children's education. I've been thinking a lot about the difference, the major differences between the right and the left in America. For example, the MAGA movement. The putting America first philosophy is met with such disdain from progressives and leftists and Democrats. But when you think about it, putting America first is something best exemplified by Donald Trump's policies. Putting America last best sums up the Biden Democrat approach. Judge Jeanine Pirro summed it up that way last night on Fox News as well. Well, it's consistent with his America last mentality. I mean, this is unprecedented. No president since this happened has not been at one of the sites, whether it's Washington, Shanksville or ground zero. And if you're from New York City, especially, I mean, I was in the city that day. I remember the smoke in the towers. I remember, you know, my investigators saying we've got to get home. We've got to get back to Westchester. This is a very sacred day for so many people. And the president doesn't see it that way. And the sad part about it is that, you know, the world is not a safer place now. It's because of Biden now that the Taliban is back in control in Afghanistan with all the weapons that we left there. We've got an open border now with people coming in that we don't even know who they are. And you can thank Joe Biden for all of that. You sure can. You know, one of the great mysteries of life for me is wondering if this kind of crap is intentional or accidental. And I ask this question all the time. Does Joe Biden and his team say, you know what, we're going to be the first administration in 22 years not to attend a ceremony in Shanksville or Washington, D .C. at the Pentagon or at Ground Zero in New York City? We're going to we're going to change the game a little bit. We're not going to appear. Is that a mistake? And as if the actions of Joe Biden weren't bad enough, egregious enough, the governor of New Mexico, some woman by the name of Michelle Lujan Grisham, decided to amend the rights of citizens of her state. Albuquerque in particular, she declared an emergency because of an incident involving the death of an 11 year old child. The governor said, well, there's gun violence. I get to declare a declare an emergency and nobody gets to carry their lawfully registered and certified guns. We must remember. The liberties, the freedoms that so many have fought and died for. And this new New Mexico governor has literally banned Americans who have a constitutional right to protect themselves from being able to carry in Albuquerque and the surrounding county for at least the next 30 days after a child was killed in a road rage incident. It's it's it's extraordinary. What's law enforcement doing in Albuquerque? What's the sheriff doing? The police chief. She's sitting at this press conference next to a guy who looks like a police authority. He's got a big gold badge on. And he looks very uncomfortable where this lunatic governor is shredding the Constitution, declaring an emergency, a gun emergency. This is what Democrats, if you dared to question a lockdown, if you had any skepticism about vaccines, if you wondered about masks, they came after you. They shut you down. Be kind of interesting to talk to an airline pilot who lost his job or her job because they wouldn't want to get they didn't want to get a vaccine. Do you realize we were firing people for not getting vaccinated? You recognize the absurdity of where we were just just a very short while ago? It's called tyranny. What the New Mexico governor, Michelle Grisham, is doing is tyrannical. She's acting like she's the emperor, the king, the dictator of New Mexico. And they're going to keep doing this and they're going to keep doing this and they're going to keep doing this until they can't do it anymore. Everybody ought to be aware of what she's doing, because what she's doing is absolutely un -American. What she's doing is obscene, where on Friday, this New Mexico governor banned people from being able to carry guns because a child was killed during a road rage incident. She's decided to declare an emergency. Oh, we have a gun emergency here. So now I get to ban your right to keep and bear arms. Check out this exchange. I want to play it one more time in case you're not paying attention. Isn't it unconstitutional to say you cannot exercise your carrying license? With one exception, and that is if there's an emergency and I've declared an emergency for a temporary amount of time, I can invoke additional powers. No constitutional right, in my view, including my oath, is intended to be absolute. There are restrictions on free speech. There are restrictions on my freedoms. In this emergency, this 11 -year -old and all these parents who have lost all these children, they deserve my attention to have the debate about whether or not in an emergency we can create a safer environment. Because what about their constitutional rights? I took an oath to uphold those two. And if we ignore this growing problem without being bold, I've said to every other New Mexican, your rights are segregated to theirs. And they are not, in my view. I mean, this is lunacy. I pray for her safety. I pray for Joe Biden's safety. I pray for Trump's safety. I pray for all of our elected officials' safety. So let me make sure you know where I'm coming from, where my heart is. I would never want anything to happen to any of the people who are elected to hold office. But I wonder if she would be willing to have her security detail suspend their right to protect her.
Is Biden's Age Becoming a Liability? Democrats Panic!
"The White House rips media for fixating on Biden's age. That's in the Hill. Trump is really old, too, is Frank Bruni in The New York Times. Wall Street Journalist is Biden too old to run again. And Wall Street Journal editorial, Democrats start to panic about Biden. Bret Baier is back. So, Bret, what do you think about that statement by the president in Alaska? Well, I just think that it's following that track that we've been seeing of speeches where something, something goes wrong in the speech. Something is exaggerated. He says something that's just not true. I mean, Hillary Clinton wrote and said that she flew over as New York senator and saw 9 -11 the next day. And those words, it looked like the gates of hell. You know, Senator Biden at the time was in D .C. He didn't go to 9 -11 ground zero till nine days later. So the White House is going to say he meant the nine days later trip. But when you're in Alaska and you're talking about recollections of 9 -11 and already the family's not at ground zero or one of the sites, maybe that's not the time to exaggerate. Yeah, I read the Wall Street Journal story today on they interviewed many, many people who were born exactly on the day that Joe Biden was born. And they spoke about what it's like to be 80. And some of them say, oh, it's fine. And some of them say, no, you really lose the step. And other people say you can go downhill in a hurry. I don't think this cannot be talked about, Bret, but it's also something that it is important to cushion how one discusses it. How are you handling it? Yeah, I don't think it's about the age. It's about, you know, what we're seeing about his ability to speak clearly, about his ability to even deliver teleprompter speeches. I think that the Vietnam news conference was an example of what people are seeing with their own eyes. You can say I can't keep up with him. And the White House can say he's got such energy. And then we can all see his lack of answers or I'm going to go to bed or they turn on the music and cut off the mic at the end of the news conference because they don't want them to say anything else. Those are things that people can see with their own eyes and hear with their own ears. So I don't think it's the number. I do think it's the capability. And it is clearly, clearly making Democrats very, very concerned.
Tulsi Gabbard Reacts to Joe Biden's 9/11 Failure
"Beyond words. That's the way Tulsi Gabbard described Joe Biden's failure to commemorate 9 -11 yesterday by appearing as every president has appeared since 9 -11 over 22 years. Biden has decided he wasn't going to be bothered. He'd be up in Anchorage, Alaska. It's outrageous, it's infuriating, and Tulsi Gabbard perfectly captured the way millions of us feel last night on Fox News. For those like myself, many patriotic Americans across the country who enlisted because of the jihadist attacks on 9 -11, I find it deeply offensive that he specifically chose to turn his backs on all of those families and all of those Americans. He's White House is saying that, you know, presidents don't show up to Hawaii on Pearl Harbor after all these years. What's the point? It's insulting beyond words. It was even more insulting. That was even more insulting. It was also insulting to hear in the speech that he delivered during that fuel stop in Alaska, him lecturing the American people about how it is our responsibility that we must take seriously to defend democracy. And he is saying these words, lecturing us as he and his administration, every step of the way, are undermining our own democracy, both by his politicizing the Department of Justice to go after Donald Trump, his major political opponent in this upcoming presidential election, his going after and changing the rules of the DNC to make it so that it doesn't count. He is sending his Department of Justice after parents who are trying to stand up for their right to their children's education. I've been thinking a lot about the difference, the major differences between the right and the left in America. For example, the MAGA movement, you know, the MAGA, the putting America first philosophy is met with such disdain from progressives and leftists and Democrats. But when you think about it, putting America first is something best exemplified by Donald Trump's policies.
A highlight from The Mike and Mark Davis Daily Chat - 09/12/23
"This was an easy one. 1975 Elton John singing about the city of liberty, the city of freedom, the city of brotherly love. The light was shining on our buddy Mike Gallagher last night. City of a lot of traffic, oh boy. Did you just make it by the skittier teeth? Oh boy, oh boy. I said I can't wait to talk to my buddy Mark if I make it. And Mr. Uber driver, please go faster, please go faster. Memo to self, don't stay in Center City when you've got to go out to the radio station which is in, I don't know, Lafayette Hill or wherever the heck we are. A lot of traffic, a lot of construction and what a joyful night last night. A hundred, I mean it was like over 700 people at the Fuge which you would love. It's a NASA, you know, Center Fuge. It's a reference to the Center Fuge exhibit and stuff like that, yes. And they do like a venue. They've got an event venue there. This is the second or third time I've been out there and Lorenzo and the team here at 990 The Answer in Philadelphia do a fantastic job. Phil Boyce, our boss, the big boss, was the moderator. He does a fantastic job. And of course on stage, Dennis Prager, Pastor Robert Jeffress. Yeah, man. And he is so good. Man, Dr. Jeffress is so good when it comes to defining the battle of good and evil that we're witnessing. He also made a Trump reference. I've heard him say this now many times, we ain't considering a pastor for the competition. And he has been very, very loyal to President Trump, much to the chagrin of some within the evangelical community. And so we dealt with all of that faith and freedom and liberty and tyranny. The great Chris DeGaulle, the local host here who is so strong. Man, oh man. And boy, does he get a hero's welcome last night. This community loves him. So we just had a blast. It was a great night. I told the story about Mike Lindell, who I'm speaking to today, about the way they've targeted him. And much of it started with Mike after he said at the Rose Garden, hey, crack open your Bible and turn to God. They didn't like that. So it was just a great evening of conversation. Of course, lots of concern about Joe Biden, lots of debate and discussion about Joe Biden's dis, his snub, his refusal for the first time in either New York or, you know, Shanksville or DC. What a disgraceful. And, you know, they know what they're doing, Mark. They know what they're doing. Okay. What are they doing? Because I know my first answer. And for yesterday, all of yesterday, if there's anything I really tried to do, and I know you do too, it's to be as fair as possible, as accommodating as possible. So if I am going to come down hard on somebody, it's because I've internationally, you know, doddering around in Vietnam, tough to get back in time for 9 -11. So maybe that's bad planning. Tough to get back. I know. I know. It's the president. He's got Air Force One and get wherever he wants to get. Don't give me that crap. Believe you me, the test did not succeed because even under the harshest light of goodwill and grace and latitude, there is no excuse. He was with troops in Alaska. Anytime you're with troops, it's good. But 9 -11 is about three places, New York number one, not to rank them, obviously New York and obviously the Pentagon or Shanksville. You've got to be in one of those places and to fail to do so is conspicuous by its absence. So my answer to give it back to you is the reason they didn't do it is because they knew that it would have been as big an embarrassment as it was in Alaska where he made up crap again. And David said, Drucker well, Biden has been embellishing for a long time. Yeah, but that's when he knew what he was doing. Now I think Joe actually does believe that he was at ground zero the next day looking into the gaping maw of hell or whatever he said there among the smoke and the debris. He wasn't there. He was on the floor of the Senate. He is mentally unhinged. His White House knew it and that's why they knew they could not have him at any of the important 9 -11 sites. Well, two things. You know, first of all, I think there's a lot of wisdom to the argument that if he was at one of the 9 -11 events, the reception he would get inevitably would embarrass him. Have you seen - Reception? Reception? I'm talking about booing. Nobody's going to boo him on 9 -11. Yes, they are. Yes, they are. Don't underestimate the anger and rage the that people have towards this guy. I mean, look, already he's gotten - I mean, I saw it with my own eyes when, you know, I've seen the loving reception that Trump got when he was being arrested from people in the inner city and people lining the streets cheering him. Look at the reception. And you've seen Biden get booed at various events that he's attended. New Yorkers in particular are aggravated and anger. Listen, ask a 9 -11 family what they think of Biden shaking the hand of the Saudi potentate or whatever he is. You know? And you don't think Saudi Arabia was complicit in 9 -11? I mean, this is - And so, yeah, I think you're right, the reception. And number two, this man's a liar. This man will just flat out - And I want to see how they're going to spin this whopper that he was standing, looking through the gaping jaws of hell the day after on the - as George Bush was. George Bush stood on the pile. George Bush had that bullhorn and George Bush said, I hear you. And soon the people who took down these buildings are going to hear you. Biden's trying to, you know, take away Bush's real life experience. Stolen presidential valor. Exactly. Somebody else was there and he wasn't. And you're lying about it? You're saying I was there? I mean, I know people who do this. Listen, I don't want to mention names, but there are people, frankly, and they're kind of pitiful. They just want to live on 9 -11 infamy and they want to bang that drum and they want to puff up their chest and say, look at me, look at me, look at me. The true heroes are the - And there are people who are trying to rescue people or find people and they've had post 9 -11 sickness and illness and death.
"alaska" Discussed on RADCast Outdoors
"The way the wind was blowing, I just wasn't going to make that shot. I know other people might have. And could I potentially maybe, but it was beyond my comfort zone, for sure. And I looked at the train of, I thought I could get closer. And it didn't work out that way. I still got a goat, got it with a rifle, about a 220 yard shot out the ridge, that same group, about ten minutes later, it got a little chaotic, and we started pushing them harder. I don't think with the way they spooked that there was any chance of just sitting down for 20 minutes, letting them calm down. They were leaving the country for sure. Probably the hardest part of the whole deal is got my goat, got it down, and I shot it right on the spine of a ridge, and it proceeded to roll off the mountain. It went 800 yards. Jeez. Now it was in ferns. If it had been a little more rocky, it was still pretty broke up and taxidermist is going to have a little work to do. I'm excited to get it, but it was the same thing with my brother actually spined his and dropped it right on the right on the top of the mountain. It didn't move. My dad's it'll be on the film too. It did 6 or 700 yards off the top of the mountain, and it's a long, steep tenderized the meat, I guess. That's probably why it's so good, maybe. So there's lots of lessons, thoughts for people wanting to do an expedition style hunt. You know, not all of them have to be guided. There's definitely some Alaska hunts for sure. There's even some lower 48 hunts that you could definitely make into an expedition style. Backpack hardcore hunt where you don't have to be guided for per
"alaska" Discussed on RADCast Outdoors
"Stopped the real free spools, both directions. Yeah. Yeah, those fish are brutal on drag systems. Equipment all the way around. I've seen lots of broke. You get a snag and you go to pop it up and that wait 9 times out of ten hits the rod somewhere. And if it hits the rod, just hard enough just right enough it micro care accident and then the next fish you go to set up just snap that rod. The other thing I will say I've seen it happen a hundred times is on these fish when you got the drag set so that you're not letting the fish run and getting the person in front of you and the water swift enough. If you grab that rod above the cork handle, you're going to break it 9 out of ten times. I've seen a lot of people look at the fish almost all the way in and they're trying to self edit so they'll grab the rod higher to get a better angle and then they will just pink. They usually get the fish because the fish is tired by then. Well, my trip in Alaska was amazing. I mean, it was just so fun and cool. The site's the sounds, the smells. The fish, the moose. Everything. We definitely. The moose tell them about the moose. Yeah, so in the backyard. Well, the very first day we pulled in. Yes. And we saw a moose with what. One calf. Yeah, one calf. And then. Yesterday, I think it was, yeah, yesterday. We saw a cow moose from 20 feet away. Go right here behind the porch in the back deck, right? We were out working up fish and everybody said, oh, there's a moose right there. And it walked right by it, didn't it? Yeah, like right by. Was it big? It was big, big. Bigger than your horse, huh? Yeah. And my horse is big. He is. Those moves are really tall, aren't they? Too tall. What do we not do with the fluffy cows? We stay away from those moose and bison and other things that can kill you, right? Yeah, some tourists in Wyoming. They pet the fluffy cows. And they paid consequence, don't they? Yeah. Well, I'll let you know these mama moose with their calves are worse than the fluffy cows. If you're hiking through the Woods and you get between the calf and mom, she's coming at you. Yeah. I think it's still the corrects that statistic, but it used to be that more people got attacked and killed by moose in Alaska than by bears. Bears, you gotta go quite a ways up any of these streams and get kind of away from human inhabitation and fishing pressure. And then the bears will start being a little bit aggressive. Obviously, if you leave fish out, you might have a bear problem, but you can be walking out of the house or a restaurant or a supermarket in anchorage or in any other town and have a moose eating on the flower beds.
"alaska" Discussed on RADCast Outdoors
"Yeah. That's a pretty good time. You definitely contributed it to the fish hall, didn't you? Yeah. Yeah. That was pretty awesome. Women didn't two days, but you guys all got you and limited one. Yeah? That's good though. It's all a team effort. A good meat hall, but you did really well fishing off that. Part of the river and you cut some really nice red salmon. Most kids your age have never caught a salmon, let alone a red like that. So that's pretty cool. Yeah, not many, not many kids get to come to Alaska with their dads. So this is a special trip, isn't it? Very special trip. And your one heck of a card shark we were playing uno flip and let me tell you, hunter is quite the competitor who knows flip. Yep. I will just keep playing and playing. There's a lot of fun though. Yeah. So what are some things to think about for other kids to bring if they're going to come up here and go fishing with their dads? Well, definitely wearing quite a few pairs of coats, pants, shirts because you're going to get wet. And you're going to smell fishy. We all smell fishy after a few days efficient, didn't we? Yeah. Snacks are important, right? Yeah. A lot of snacks. Maybe a book or something to keep you entertained. Definitely have a carry on because you're going to hate it just having a suitcase that you can't get to. Your snacks and your books. Yeah, and for those of you who have never been to Alaska, there's a lot of car time involved as well. And so hunter was a champion did really well. A two flights, one, two and a half hours, one 5. And then two car drives, a three hour car drive and a 5 hour car drive. Yep, and we get to do it all over again when we go home, don't we? All over. Backing him we go. Would you want to stay longer if you get to come again? Yes, I would say I would want to stay longer. What would you want to fish for more if we stayed longer? We might go trolling for some stuff. You want to go trolling in the boat? Maybe go catch some more sockeye.
"alaska" Discussed on Seek Outside Podcast
"Like if you're already taking the time off, let's do it. Hopefully three days. Hopefully you have the leeway in your job to where you can take that extra week three, four, 5 days, whatever, to make some fishing happen. Yeah. And I hope you guys do because it would just make it that much more. Don't forget to take photos, but don't take photos so crazy you don't live in the moment. And enjoy things. And also take a book or something, don't stress out because your travel is probably going to get fucked up. Or you might get stuck in a tent for 5 days and have nothing to read, but a sheep hunting guide that's like 5 pages long from 1980. I think I read that thing 30 different times. At least you know what they were thinking in the night. And be prepared to stay up for 48 hours because while you may be wanting to sleep, some guy may just think you're his BFF in the airport. Operation. Who knows? He might have dropped an F off. Well, and I think to kind of culminate Owen, you know, he's got this new religious mantra. That he's going by now. Just go with the flow. The church of Owen, the church of the lord. Don't take photos of your boy. Don't take photos of you shredding. Just go check it. When you have 16,000 followers, just post black and be like, leave in the moment. Just in words, and. He's the founder of the international consortium of spiritualists. We ride a blog. You just want to go out and chill, man. Just go out and just have fun. What do they call it? Stick your asshole up and let the song. That's how you get the most vitamin D sun ring. I thought I only had one day to do that in a lot. I thought there was a shortage of guys showing their testicles to the sun or something. I don't know. I mean, I thought there we go. Carl's shortage. I thought Tucker Carlson said something that guys need to get more sun in their balls or some shit. All right. So anyways. D escalated. Enjoy Alaska. Enjoy your trip to the last. It's not sunny. Don't stick your ass. Don't take photos. But also.
"alaska" Discussed on RADCast Outdoors
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"alaska" Discussed on RADCast Outdoors
"I mean, they're using the fire Tiger or the fire Tiger glow, and then also those nickel golden copper colors. I don't know. I haven't done this up there in the rivers, but the guys that have done it. Hope they'll do is they'll throw it out there and let it kind of sink and then rip it and let it sink. And that seems to trigger fish pretty well. So if you want to do that, you can go to PK lure dot com if you use PK pro at checkout, you get 15% off. So go check those out. There you go. You can get a couple of PK lures to fish. Your local reservoir, keep them keep them in your hat for when you're going to go up on a big Alaska trip, but they work for Lakers too. So if you live down here in Wyoming around the gorge, or Jackson Lake, I mean, they're very dual purpose in that. In that regard, and bike like them. And Tiger muskies. In fact, one of my first Tiger muskies, I caught was on one of those. Well, I can attest that the colors that I found worked the best, whether it was spinning glows, jigs, whatever, you know, kind of a fire Tiger glow orange, something with some red and orange in it. Or silver, or either gold or copper. Those colors for whatever reason, and you can mix and match them. The fire orange glow seems to be get something with some orange on it or get something with some silver on it. And there's nothing wrong with copper or a gold color. For whatever reason, you know, it cracks me up every year. I'll sometimes go put a clinic on a flossing reds on the river, right? And you'll hear somebody 5 or 6 people up from you. What color yards, that guy using? Oh, he's got orange on, or he's got yellow on. You go to yellow yard. It doesn't matter what color the yarn is. I'm sorry guys. And you can scream at your mic all day long. Those fish especially the sockeye are eating. They're not attacking it. You are flossing. You're threading it through their mouth and you look 9 times ten times they're hooked on the far side and the hook comes from the outside and goes in, right? Or they'll be hooked on the near side and the hook goes from the inside out. But silvers are completely different. They will. They're territorial. They're aggressive. I don't know if they're feeding or not, but I mean, any kind of spinner or doll of eggs and yeah, and the other thing to think about on silver specifically, they school up and move up the river a little differently. I can't a 100% prove this, but my hunch is I think they start to pair up male and female pretty early in the ocean or in the river, and those two fish kind of migrate the whole way up together. And what I found is I'll catch a pretty close to tidewater I'll catch a fresh bright chrome silver. If you can get whatever lure you're using, get it back out there close. You can pick up a second fish and usually it's a buck and a hint, right? That other fish is kind of milling around right there waiting my buddy go, come on, right? And I don't know if there's a school of 15 or if it's just two, but I've noticed I can go two, three, four, 5 hours, not catching a fish. Bam, I'll hit a silver, get that fish landed on the stringer and get right back out in that spot, and in two or three casts pick up another fish.
"alaska" Discussed on RADCast Outdoors
"I know you've been on the road quite a bit doing trade shows and yeah, it's been a while passed three or four weeks for us, for sure. Today, we want to talk a little bit about our Alaska trip coming up, because that's going to be here before we know it. Now we postpone the one we'll call it due to the global economic situation of whatever the pandemic or whatever we had going on. But now that I obviously traveled to Africa and back and knock on wood. I'm here. I'm alive. We're good. So yeah, let's get into it. Alaska one O one, I guess measuring expectations, right? Why are you going? You can't just say, same thing with Africa. Hey, I'm going hunting in Africa. And you can't just pull the trigger on that next week and really have a good trip. I mean, the quote I like to recite sometimes is disappointment is the misalignment between expectations and reality, right? So if we're going to Alaska expecting to break the world record, we're sorely going to be disappointed. I mean, we're going to be lucky if king season is open, right? And so if you structure your whole trip, or we structure this whole trip to where it's just surrounded around king fishing on the kenai river. That very quickly could kind of sideline the trip, right? So managing expectations for any trip, I think, is a good idea. This trip, you and I have talked, and I think you want to target some species that are a little bit lesser known, I would say. I mean, they're not less known species, but they're not people's target species when they're thinking Alaska. So what's top of your list to catch while we're up there? I'll fish in general. But no, I think you do have to have a realistic expectation of what you want to accomplish. Plus, you only have a certain amount of time. And so you have to plan in. I've got this many days. I've got this sunshine, which is a lot this time of year, but you also have to think about getting sleep because fishing does take a toll on you, whether you're on a boat or in a river or whatever you may be doing. But some of the things I want to catch that people might be a little surprised about. One is the northern pike. I'd like to catch one in Alaska. They are considered a nuisance fish. They don't want them there. So I think it'd be fun to catch some northern pike while I'm up there. But I've caught silvers and I've caught reds, but I have yet to catch a king, so it would be fun to catch a king. So that would be great. And of course, the other species of salmon that I have yet to catch, like the pink. And of course, what they call the dog salmon. It would be cool to get all those done. I know that's a huge list, but I'd also like to we talked about going after some halibut and some rockfish and stuff like that. So that's what I want to catch. But in general, I just want to catch fish. And I think I'm good with that list, and we got some spots. And having lived there, I have a little bit on the ground insider knowledge. Having obviously the family connections, we get some pretty good benefits of not having to rent a car and not having to rent the hotel. So you need to start planning your trip ahead. And what expectations and what species are you chasing? I'd like to see some char Arctic char, some Dolly varden, some grayling.
"alaska" Discussed on How to Live A Fantastic Life
"Exactly. You know, living on the edge is exciting. There's adrenaline junkies, but I know so many of my friends mom climbers, you know, that are pushed it a little bit too far and aren't with us anymore. What's the best time to see Alaska? May can be still pretty cold. September can be called, what's the best time to see it? When did you guys go? We went last week of July 1st week of August. Did you have rain or clear skies? In some of the towns it was pretty rainy. You know, that's the thing about Alaska. It's got a beauty because there's a lot of rain that goes on with it. Well, like the local alaskans don't mind The Rain, they call it food that feeds the forest and keeps a memory sunshine, I believe they call it. Yeah. Like catch a can, you probably did you stop a catch can? Oh yes, I think it was raining and always there and always rains that get you gap. Kids can't average is like 200 inches of rain a year. It's unbelievable. But my favorite time to go is when the salmon are running from the late June through September, but then it's usually more rainfall, which helps the fish because it plumps up the streams and rivers. But my absolute favorite, if I had to pick one week, the week after Labor Day weekend. Early September, we start to get the northern lights. We usually get Indian summer where we get high pressure blue skies, a little bit of termination dust, fresh snowfall, looks like powdered sugar on the mountain peaks. Meaning the termination of summer, a little nip in the air and to see those northern lights and to have thousands of people on the outer decks at midnight. And eyeing like little kids is something special. I live in Edmonton, Canada, recently we've been getting a fair bit of northern lights because of solar activity. So there's been a lot of northern lights in the last few weeks here. Wonderful. Have you ever seen.
"alaska" Discussed on How to Live A Fantastic Life
"Yeah. The problem is we are coming into their Woods. We're coming into their nature. So sometimes we surprise them. Well, you know, and that's the big thing about human beings in nature is we are so egocentric. We look at everything from our perspective. And you know, even when Galileo, a couple hundred years ago, looked through the first telescope and he insisted that our planet was not fixed in place that the sun did not revolve around us, but vice versa, and for that scientific fact, he was thrown in jail and imprisoned and made to recant. So that egocentric attitude, I think, pervades human beings, that we are at the center of everything in the animals and the natural world are subservient to us. When anything, we're actually fellow brethren here on spaceship earth. Yes, that's right. So, you know, we certainly lived in the same environment. We tried to do it. And what I think has happened, at least in the last, have we been able to keep the natural parts of it natural. I think that's one of the keys. That's not happening all over the world. Well, Alaska is probably one of the very few places left where nature is more as you said in man is less. And a lot of the reason is, is like you probably experienced on your cruise, the poor towns that the ship's visit are what we call mountain barrier. They are wedged in on a little delta with mountains going straight up around them, so you really can't build on that vertical mount site. So it keeps the population at a minimum, like in Phoenix, Arizona, you know, I go to visit my family and every year it grows about 20 miles. Someday, LA and Phoenix, I think, are going to meet out there in the desert. Just because it's flat in construction. But in Alaska is very challenging geographically and that keeps the human population low. And nature big. Yes. What are your favorite things to do in Alaska when you're going up on a cruise these days? What are your things? Then you tell everybody to take part. Well, I always send them out to the glaciers besides what you can see from the ship. And if people are fit if they're in good shape, one of my favorite things to do is to take them inside the ice. Into an ice cave..
"alaska" Discussed on This Week in Travel
"Out the other two. Come on gary remember. I'm guessing. Yeah well they got the bears caribou. And then there's another one gray wolves while the goal the wolves. The wolf serve very rarely spotted. Yeah i guess you could count them. There's actually a big seven so but these these are just roaming. I mean you will see a herd of caribou. you'll see a mother bear and her cubs walking along the side of the road and they're they're totally on plus by the human presence. There used to these limited number of buses that go through. I swear they pose for photos. Sometimes oh my gosh all right. Let's change subject a little bit. With the time we have left friend you also cover the cruise industry and we were talking about this a little bit before. We started recording. What is happening with the cruise industry right now. Something we haven't talked about on the show for a while sure well. Everything is in somewhat of a state of flux but if things go according to plan cruises will resume in the us later this month with celebrity cruises has the ship that they are planning to sail from fort lauderdale on june twenty six and after that all the major lines are planning in the next few months to bring out chips from the us there are nuances in things slightly holding it up. The us centers for disease control and prevention has been very carefully and Working with cruise lines on the restart. Some some would say overstepping their bounds. Others say totally within their bounds. There's the state of. Florida is trying to sue the cdc right now to get all in tools thrown out personally. I think that's unlikely to happen. The cdc is still calling cruises a level for very risky activity. So if you're considering taking a cruise you should probably keep that in mind and read what they have to say about that but cruises will restart in florida. There's an additional nuance. There's politics at play in florida. And the governor there has banned use of the vaccine passport or really beyond any businesses from asking you. You've had a vaccine. So i'm somebody who covers cruises. I'm tr- still trying to figure out how the cruise lines are going to work around that on cruises to florida but carnival is starting cruises from galveston and july. They've already got approval for those and they'll be going to mexico and believes in roett ad and there will be an alaska season I dunno gary. Have you followed the whole business about you know you have to. There's a rule that says if you're operating a foreign flag ship you have to leave the country and council right and And congress said it's okay to temporarily have that on hold so can be in alaska season and i will say that I was very happy to see that. Because the alaska towns absolutely suffered The towns in the in southeast alaska Everybody's dependent in one way or another are a lot of people are on a cruiser income. And if you think about it we've talked about how it's a short season. So they miss their income in twenty twenty. They were facing missing their income again this year. And the way it works in alaska's people take that money and live off of it all winter so if you can imagine you know facing nine only one year of lost income but too so i was very happy for the people in the south east passage to see that there will be an alaska cruces. This year it's going to be a short one. Yeah the jones amendment really should just be repealed to be honest. I think it causes far more harm than good. And the intended benefits have never materialized domestic cruise industry. I mean well yeah. It was protecting us. Shipbuilding and it was in the eighteen eighties. I think and and and then you know the us. Shipbuilding industry subset. It was just doesn't exist anymore in in that sort of passenger ship realm. So it's an obsolete law but we can get into that another shock. What do you. How do you think this season's gonna end up being for the cruise industry. I mean are the what are their sales like. they're being. What are their itineraries. Liker their prices. I mean are the are the or excited. It's hard to tell there's a lot of people that have In lieu of refunds on canceled cruises having been in the us cruises since march twenty twenty. There's a lot of people that took credits instead of refunds because the cruise line sweeten the pot and said if you take a credit. We'll give you an extra twenty five percent towards your next cruise or whatever amount so there's a lot of people with cruise credits to us. So how many bookings are new and how many are using credits is something we just don't know at this point I will say that the cruise lines have put some pretty heavy prices on the initial cruises Partly because they'll operate at reduced capacity so the earn enough money you know. I guess they're trying to get higher prices. I've already seen some reductions in those prices which would indicate to me. They're not selling like hotcakes. But but i don't know yet. I guess if your expectation is you're only going to sell say sixty percent or seventy five percent of the ship You might be pretty confident you could get to that threshold. And that's required by the cdc. They're basically suggesting are reduced capacity. All right then let's move on to the next segment of the show. We always have a destination. Everyone recommends every week. And i'm sure years. We'll be alaska themed and i'll start off with a an alaska themed one. You had mentioned that. There's only one road in denali and then you have to be on a bus and that is true except for one particular time of the year when they have the denali road lottery and what this is is on. The road were usually cannot drive. You actually can drive. I think it's just for like one weekend. But there's a lottery to determine who gets to do it. And i actually know to people who have won the the lottery so i don't think this isn't like powerball lodge or anything but it's something if you ever wanted to do it with your own car whether it's a rental or something to apply for the denali road lottery.
"alaska" Discussed on This Week in Travel
"So if you don't wanna do the railroad and you wanna fly. You should consider where you routing and look for that kind of fast. Speaking of which one of the things you have listed which. I'm sure very few people i've done. I've not done it yet. Is visit dutch. Harbor explain where dutch harbor is white significant. Its way up north. And it's it's the crab capital you know if you watch deadliest catch. That's the significance of dutch harbor. But you know popular culture and it's worth those giant crabs come from but it's also very significant in terms of world war two and Protecting america and i there was some japanese bombs dropped. And it's it's. It's a history that we've kind of forgotten right there in alaska. Yeah it's way on the aleutian islands. And it's you know. I i think alaska airlines some sort of subsidy from the state to service those places. Don't they yeah and unfortunately some of the aleutians which you've just really in the middle of nowhere close to russia on one of them You can actually see russia unlike from any other place in alaska and by c. russia. I mean see another an island that's owned by russia not the mainland course but Some of them aren't getting service right now. that was a covert phenomena. That hopefully service will come back and you can't you can't of course go to dutch harbor. That's one of the big ones. Yeah one of these definitely take advantage of that Alaska air thing and go to places like nome and maybe even barrow which of those are on my list to it was helpful to have a co co writer. That had gone to some of these places. When i when i worked on the book nome and barrow are high on my list and actually there's some hot springs up there. There's there's some amazing things that i have. I've done hot springs in alaska but not those hot springs. I got along bucket. Lists myself a write in this book helped me reinforce places that i need to go friend for somebody like myself who hasn't been and has heard of other families who have taken a cruise to alaska. I've always wondered what's better inside passage outside passage. Well it's it's not really inside outside passage. it's almost it's all. It's all sometime on the inside passage. The difference is the they used to sell itineraries. That went from vancouver to somewhere near anchorage. One way and The they couldn't do that this year. Obviously because of candidate being closed to tourists and then they started doing cruises from seattle that that did part of the inside passage. You're always going to be seeing southeast of your is going to be on the inside passage. Some cruises go out of that area to go to sitka which is actually on the civic. But in everybody's mind is just part of an inside passage itinerary so there are nuances to the especially when you get two small ships Small ships bigger visit towns that Large ships can't and the small ships can go for instance to petersburg and wrangle which are two two two of my favorite small towns in alaska. They're really fishing towns. You can talk with fishermen they have great dive bars There's less commercialism there so When you're considering you'd need to look at the towns i would. I would recommend that you kind of look to see if you wanna go to the main sites or the smaller venues. But if you do a regular itinerary you're going to juno. It probably get. Which is the capital of alaska. And by the way. You can't get there unless you go by boat or air because there were no roads. Juno then there's catch a can another isolated fishing fishing village in one time in one time in ketchikan. I it full heartedly booked a motorcycle tour and it was you know i thought well i'll see more. There's not that much to see. There's only like nine miles of roadway. You go you go around and then you go around and then you go upside streets and then go around you know but it but it's It it's a fishing village with a lot of with with an alaskan native village nearby. And it's the totem pole capital of the world. Well we're seeing Although there it has gotten pretty commercial Thanks to the cruise trade and the number of shops and restaurants to the cruise passengers. And then they're skagway. Skagway is the epicenter of gold rush. History it's where people went through alaska to go canada for the yukon gold rush and Fascinating place and then. Some tin aries go to sitka which has a very strong heritage. And it's actually where alaska was signed over to the united states. It's where the russia treaty was signed And that's well you know one of my favorite places but a lot of itineraries who now doing instead of that icy strait point which doesn't actually exist on maps kind of a cruise line cruise passenger made up place. But it's near the native alaska village of kupuna and there's some really interesting shore excursions from there. They also have the largest zip line in the world for people. That like that type of attraction. Ooh wow you're already in alaska you might as well do. The largest in the biggest one of the things you had listed was the white pass and yukon railway skagway. I've done that. I actually took it from yukon into skagway but that is it's not a very long railway. It was built. I believed to help the miners. Originally during the klondike gold rush they would come into skagway and then they would have to get over the mountain with all their gear and so this was built to kind of go up the mountain pass. But it's i don't know maybe twenty twenty five miles. I'm guessing but it's an app one of those beautiful train rides. You're ever going to take. And i think a of people on cruise ships. They going to skagway. They kind of do it there and back but with gateway that is unlike juno is connected to the rest of the world you can actually drive from there to say white horse and into the rest of gary when you went to alaska shrimp. I've taken several trips. My biggest one was about a month. Ri- visited. I think six of the eight national parks. Then i came back a few months later. And i visited some of the other ones but you pretty much have a season from. I don't know may through september we were in. I was in rangel. Saint elias and i want to say like the first or second week of september and they were closing and that was the last year gary. I've been there all seasons. You know i've been going for twenty five years. And i made a point of going all seasons and you know as much as i love the summer and they end the exploration. You can do that. I love the winter in alaska. And you know even if you just go to anchorage in winter and you get the sense of power or fairbanks you get.
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"You sleep that day because you don't have to forget what time it is. We also have a huge nares midnights on race out of a lot of people come in for a marathon but they also have kids mile for that and and that happens in june and july. We have the fourth of july. We have a bear paw festival. Those kind of a small local bedroom community of anchorage that has all these fun games for kids and a weekend long us. Well that we have. And then there's another one called forest fair in gird. Which is the anchorage. And that's like it's really fair. That's in embedded in this force there because it's in a rainforest. The trees are really mossy and green and super cool. And they have you know kids can create their own arts and you know make their own alaska like where to take back and maybe work with one of our alaskan natives to make it. Then in august we have our state fair state fairs and palmer and that is just talking about a hometown. Feel to a to a fair. That is the alaska fair and great music. Grow vegetables again out values. We always have a big competition. The largest pumpkin so far the winter was over. Two thousand pounds. Are you know. Let us say he was over. One hundred pounds so i was just like a fun quirky but really cool outdoor two weeks into the labor day weekend so on top of that we have markets concert. Chair's going on. We have something that happens right in downtown every monday. It's called music for the for the little ones so they can bring in local artists and they play music in park at noon for every lunch hour. And there's my after five in town townsquare so there's always something going on in the summertime here which is beautiful. It just sounds like one visit isn't going to be enough. So i think i think i told you through email than the last one of i'll ask one of the four states that have yet to travel to and it sounds like i just need to get out of the mindset that it's going to be a one trip deal it seems like it needs to be multiple trip kind of deal so that's great maitree rob very true that people take up. Say about my gotta wait until eight to go to walk. Gotta wait and it's like why if anything we've learned this year is why wait maybe not make a big big lots of trip i dreamt of maybe make it a smaller portions. You know absolutely well. We've talked a little bit about this and someday seeing. We're not gonna have to talk about this at all hopefully but understanding that we're still in the cove error and that it's affected some of the traditional travel to like we mentioned cruising what covert restrictions are in place that travellers should be aware of when when they're traveling to alaska absolutely and a great resource is the website increase dot net. Because we're constantly keeping it up to davis so far we kind of have the same coleman restrictions starting as we have remained open throughout all of. Its let's start with that for once. Everything started shutting down. We figured out as a state. How can we stay open in a safe manner. And we used to require a the. Pcr cova pest..
"alaska" Discussed on The Family Vacationer
"They have cornhole lawn areas and the fire. And you can kind of take over that whole area as a as a family which is really cool or maybe you want a big wa all. I think this is kind of our this movie. We consider goto or they're looking super unique place to say it's called the sheldon chalet. Actually go by helicopter. And you land in dodge stealth amp theater of the nollie. Like you're right there in mount denali. Yeah you're right there on ruth glacier your ten miles from the summit was offered on shape chalet. I think maximum people as pen you have gourmet meals during the day of the aurora of you and you talk about the roy. Viewing there is spectacular. And then you can go snowshoeing ice climbing his hand just depending on what time of year it is so truly spectacular and that's called a sheldon schley and then we have other locally owned lodges such as like within the wild to unique law which is right at the entrance of the locker range and they have been doing tax day which is not a homer so just depends on that mountain where you're looking for that water. Get away with a gourmet chef. She is a renowned chef here and still cook for you and how different lessons there too but then again all the you know outdoor experiences. You want from those. And that's just the name a few. I could go on and on and on. We have lots i always say. What do you want to see your accommodations. There's a lot of people like. Oh i want high end experience. We we say our high end hotels hear more about the experience then the the linens and the fancy table you know stuff yes exactly now getting out door than they experienced even have at different logical. It sounds like if you're going to alaska the name of the place you're staying should have lodged the title. That's just me all of them. Do for you're either going to be larger cabins. Ooh can do a cabinet. And i'm like well. You can have a dry cabin if he really wanted to not have any running water but we also have these amazing beautiful cabins. Have everything you need in this wilderness. That he did. You sounds amazing. Well circling back to cruising for just a second. I know we're still at a standstill with the with the major shifts but has small ship. Cruising has that resumed in alaska. We do have a couple of small ships that will resume. So there's one called on cruise lost and alaska dream cruises that we know we also know lynn blasted going to be operating their cruises as well. Those are kind of the three that we know for sure are operating and or hoping a femoral be attitude that we're just that large ship at the florence porn black owned just not offer with the canadian border in close right with the still gives people an option if they absolutely want to cruise into the a which again just seen some pictures and video of cruising alaska's just looks like a once in a lifetime experience and it is and we do have either if they come and do just land package. There's those tabled cruises that offer a lot of the same thing so of course you're not gonna be you know dining five times a day. It's only gonna see about five and a half hours but at the same time we have crews that you'll see twenty six glaciers and a half the cruise. they still serve you a meal. You're looking for all the wildlife. The whales sea otters st lions and migratory birds. But then you're you know back in like six hours and he just said oh..
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"But surprising. And so then. If you do want a good german neil or korean meal you know me how those options as well but you can't forget to try a reindeer sausage. I'd to eat for breakfast lunch or dinner here and these hot dog carts all up and down fourth avenue that sell them so you gotta try defecating on the list never thought of that before a just and then it just all the wild berries that we have here too. So if you're looking at some Desserts anything says wild lasca varies on them. A great very cobbler. That has who varies cranberries or seminaries raspberries. Blackberries is always delicious as well where you're talking to goes from the south so when it comes to cobbler speak for. I'm all in for that. We are experts in restaurants. Serve arm your table to select. Were surprised of our agricultural area. Just of anchorage and palmer in la silla. So that''s where all of our fresh vegetables and grains and needs come from a lot of farm-to-table freshness here as well especially awesome. Well you know a lot of people associate. When they travel to alaska they think of cruising in obviously coded has put keith in in that plan. But i was excited to learn about the alaskan railroad as very exciting way of seeing the state. Can you talk a little bit about. The railroad are peru a his iconic till and. That's kind of how we got started so anchorage you know. It was a tent city back in nineteen fifteen as they built. Be off the roads. So we think them as our main transportation here in alaska so from it starting seward is mile zero and it goes all the way up to fairbanks which is mile. Five hundred but from anchorage. It leaves haley with three different departures. So they have to that south of anchorage. one is called the discovery or we haunted this coaching. And that's gonna hit the town. John bird you're going to go into whittier then..
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"Experience. Every day adventure history culture fishing hiking wildlife. We could go on and on and on. So let's take a look at the history of the forty ninth state. Alaska was purchased from russia in eighteen. Sixty seven and in eighteen nineties gold russia's brought thousands of miners and settlers alaska and the nearby yukon territory work a territorial status was branded in one thousand nine hundred and statehood in nineteen fifty-nine discovery of oil at proto obey and the construction of trans alaskan pipeline in nineteen seventy seven brought an oil boom and a battle between development and conservation. The cruise industry has its own rich. History with alaska visitors have been cruising area since the eighteen eighty s crew season in alaska runs from mid may to mid september with mid june to mid july being peak season for some due to the weather and the long daylight hours now before the pandemic alaska had a million cruise visitors year. Twenty nine teen was its biggest cruise season ever an estimated one point thirty three million visitors which was up fourteen percent the previous year. Now obviously the pandemic and cruise restrictions have greatly affected tourism especially by cruise ship. Small ship cruise has resumed an we look forward to a full resumption of sailing in alaska in the very near future. All right so joining us today. To talk about alaska is tia freely as a lifelong alaskan knows her home like the back of her hand. Her love for the outdoors and adventure is allowed her to explore. The amazing state of alaska has worked in the alaska tourism industry for over twenty years with companies. Like gray line of alaska holland. America cruise line and the hotel. Alaska alaska's premier year round resort. She currently works for visit. Anchorage part of the tourism development and sales team for the past eight years. Welcome to the show thank you. Thanks for having me today. So we're starting a new series on bucket lists destinations. And we're starting with alaska. So let's start with the first question. What makes alaska an attractive family. Travel.
"alaska" Discussed on Murder and Mystery in the Last Frontier
"alaska" Discussed on Murder and Mystery in the Last Frontier
"To murder and mystery in the last frontier. I'm your host robin bear field. And i'm broadcasting from the heart of the kodiak national wildlife refuge on kodiak island in alaska.