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What to Know About Gaza's Rocket Arsenal
"The were Palestinian kidnapped from Health Ministry their military says training an Israeli college airstrike in Kaduna on a State, refugee reviving camp memories in Gaza of has the killed abduction at of least the Chibok seven girls people in 2014. and officials said the dead included Legos a woman based and four risk Children analysis who were inside firm is estimated their home that in over the the past HRT 10 years, camp $18 west of Gaza City. million There was no have immediate been paid comment to from recover Israel. people Mercy kidnapped Abou for ransom, Aloof is in But Gaza. it's the first time that places Shortly of worship after have been the targeted. attack Dilemma. Hamas, McCarty the militant is an analyst group with said the Tony that Blair they are fired Institute for about Global Change, 10 rockets where he focuses towards on the Israeli violent extremist city groups off their in Shiva. sub Sahara It's Africa about and 40 joins US kilometers Live llama. away Welcome from to the program. Gaza, and he said. Thank In you the for having recent me rocket these we require abductions in of the retaliation mosque. First of all, for what the more killing is known off about the them. innocents. Civilians, according to Yeah. I a mean, statement these are by the worshippers Hamas on that wing abducted al Cassandra when, gets uh sent to the while BBC. playing in the most, Continuing um bombardment during off Gaza triggered Ramadan, a day it of unrest is mostly across the the occupied West midnight Bank and prayer in east Jerusalem. On independent Friday, at last least 11 10 Palestinians days off Ramadan. were killed in clashes They with Israeli were abducted security forces. from Inside their village Israel about cashes 40 have off continued them between Jews touchy where and Arabs. later Israelis reported in to several have been cities to have in escaped Jaffa to off Arab course. The Children police were have burned said after they their rescued home them, was but petrol residents bombs. said no There no were also one has protests to prosecute on the us. borders off We Jordan escaped and by
Man Shot to Death at Vancouver's Airport in Gang Incident
"A man has been shot to death at the Vancouver International Airport and what authorities say appears to be a gang related incident. Officers intercepted a suspected getaway car shortly after Sunday's shooting at the airport and were fired on from the car. Police say an unspecified number of suspects escaped. Federal public safety Minister Bill Blair called the shooting
The Hottest Hair Accessories for 2021
"I feel like i need to step it up a little bit right and and so i was like looking in the internet. And it's like all of these hair trends for twenty twenty one have to do with really adorable accessories. They do yeah. Because that's all about really anything can do to accept. Your is whether you know of course here accessories even at chunky necklace statement eerie. Anything that's gonna show up on camera and on you know i always eat throw on a headband. Throwing unveiling like a nicer. Scrunchy in your mesquite. Not and you just feel more put together and you feel okay. It looks like i tried even talk three seconds to try so when i was like looking through your site and i have a couple of the some of the accessories here because i feel like I'm in my forties. And i wasn't sure if like i could pull off some of the cool girl i had like like. I had this moment of like where is like picturing blair waldorf being no no had banned Like let's get into it. Let's start with advanced because you're wearing one. it's so and everybody was like the top. not headband. They're so chic. And like i feel like they had a lot of sins to right. Because if your hair's greasy. They can heil making high greece at high decrease from a previous hairstyle. You had Frizz get right back down there really great and this yeah. This is a braided headband. From our newest collection pretty in pink which is just all things. Pink very elwood's legally blind inspired
COVID-19 Testing Down in the State of Washington
"Covert testing is down in the state compared to last winter because Kelly Blair reports state leaders want to remind people the need for testing remains important. Getting a covert test in Washington is now easier than it was last year, but fewer people are getting them. The emphasis is now on getting the vaccine, but doctors Theresa 40 knows the state's leader on Corona virus testing says These tests help them figure out the level of spread in the state. If you feel like you need a test to wanna test get attacked. I mean, they're more available and they were before we need to understand. You know what variants are circulating. In the last couple weeks about 20,000 people a day in the state have been tested down from a peak of 33,000 doctor for Tino says these results help Health leaders make decisions about opening up. Kelly Blier common
Ricky Blair - How to Unlock Your Potential in Real Estate
"Rickie blair is the founder and director of platform seven los angeles and london based life and business coaching consultancy that helps unlocked potential in young entrepreneurs and sales professionals and reveals the kind of truth that are never taught in school from a young real estate entrepreneur himself and now to a life coach business mentor and success therapist. He gives young people the self belief skills and strategies. They need to succeed. Ricky welcome to the run gp podcast. Thank you very much david. Type that intro house. Great yet well. It's your bio it's impressive I was looking forward to this this show for a minute year. We were connected originally a by james harris right friend of the greater property group and soon to be. I don't know if you know this but soon to be two time guest alumni of the run g. pg podcast and he was like santa. Me gotta talk to ricky. Gotta have a meeting with rickey. And i'm really glad that he actually connected us because when we started talking about things we ended up having a lot in common but then also became evident. The ever really interesting story so much value. You can give to young entrepreneurs in young sales professionals particularly in real estate so again. Really looking forward to unpacking all of that and discuss it here. So first of all ricky Introduce things i can. Can you give us some background on your journey as a young real estate entrepreneur in london. Like where did it. All start for ricky blair. Okay stall kid back. You say it starts with me. Failing miserably at school I enjoyed school. I don't think i was I was stumping challenge by exams. I could. I knew the knowledge by annoy into an exam. Set saying so only had no choice ready to leave school at sixteen and basically i had this burning desire to prove the school system wrong and demonstrating. You could succeed even if you'd found the education system So i just have this ambition to get out there. Install welcome install any money
"Vaccine Passports" Spark Debate and Division
"Over the merits of vaccine passports is gathering steam as countries around the world debate how to kick start travel and public. Gatherings denmark became the first european country to introduce a form of vaccine certificates today while in the uk. Prime minister boris. Johnson has said that proof of vaccines will be required for major public events. The opposition labor party has opposed the idea calling them discriminatory but the parties. One time standard-bearer. Tony blair disagrees. I spoke to the former labor prime minister for monocle. Magazine's april issue a little of what he had to say on. The subject seems to be obvious that countries it for example owed up tourist industry other the tourists walk out whilst the disease status or the vaccination status of the people of about sharon with about shero restaurant. Wait i think this is inevitable. My point is if it is inevitable. Put in place a proper system now let a patchwork of different systems. Different processes validation gras topsy. Turvy because you just find a lot of complexity in a lot of confusion and you would also probably facilitate role at so you need proper validated systems. The best cities for the developed countries of the well to agree such a system between themselves or for example. We're working on a programming africa to allow a common travel costs between african countries. These things have to happen so my point is get ahead of the curb eight sensitive.
Washington DC police arrest man with gun outside vice president’s residence
"C. Police arrested a man with guns near the official residence of Vice President Harris Washington, D C. Police say they found 31 year old Paul Murray outside the vice president's Naval Observatory official residence with a rifle and ammunition in his car. He traveled from San Antonio, Texas, not clear whether he intended to threaten Vice president Kamila Harris. If so, she wasn't home. The building's undergoing renovations while she and her husband stay at Blair House, across from the White House, A B C's
Yaphet Kotto, 'Alien' Actor and Bond Villain, Has Died at 81
"Yaphet Kotto has died Kowtow, played a bond villain and starred in the movies Alien A Midnight run. His wife confirmed his death on Facebook. He was 81 years old. MPR's Elizabeth Blair has this remembrance. With a burly presence and a wide smile. Yaphet kowtow could play both tough and charming. In NBC's homicide. Life on the streets, Kowtow played a hardened but paternal Baltimore police lieutenant, a role that earned him for and double up Image Award nominations. You can't serve two masters, Michael. Yeah, that Kota was born in New York City. He landed his first acting job at age 19, playing a fellow on stage. Kota was nominated for an Emmy for playing Edie Amine in the 1976 TV movie raid on and to be paying tribute to kowtow director Ava Duvernay rights. He's one of those actors who deserved more than the parts he got. He took those parts and made them wonderful. All the same Elizabeth
Houston day laborers suffer wage theft in post-winter Storm Work
"In the wake of the winter freeze day laborers and other immigrant workers are already reporting incidents of wage theft. Is they help houstonians recover. Elizabeth trove all has more on. How many of the storm's second responders are in positions that are easy to exploit houston's fay who st. A worker center has received reports of people going unpaid for their work after making repairs after the winter storm. The group's legal manager jessica. Da's says they're expecting to see more claims she says it's part of a pattern she seen in houston disaster after disaster people new day laborers and the workers put themselves into vulnerable positions to secure job. It's a no question kind of scenario right. You just get in the car. Whoever gets in the car Get the job right. You don't even ask how much you're gonna pay you. You don't even ask about blair who they are. Where they're taking new gives says over the past year. Her organization has received reports of over three hundred thousand dollars of unpaid wages in the area from two hundred workers. I'm elizabeth travel in
Blair Peyton Goes First - B & H
"Because even when i go to be an h. One of the few luxuries. I get going out of the house and like just buying equipment for myself. I'll just make small talk with the employees. Because i miss human connection and just the people that work there they're like. Oh you have a podcast. Like i i just like a common occurrence of people coming in like i wanna get a microphone and start a show but yeah. There's definitely been as far as the industry that i work in professionally which is podcasting. There was a little bit of a dip at the beginning of the pandemic People were at home and they're like what do we do now watch. Tv never get out of bed by the way describing a day for myself But you're sitting your bed right now chatting. So i actually. You're welcome by the way. I took a shower before this. I was like you know what. I have to make some sort effort. Well thank you. I don't have my workout clothes on right now. So yeah i. I too took a shower or
Tony Blair Wades Into Vaccine Passports Debate
"You've mentioned or the. The institute is also talked about favoring a vaccine passports and you know this is one thing that of course international travel will not continue for quite some time. It's something that it feels like. Has divided actually not just the uk but also europe for that matter with the idea of quarantines quarantine hotels. Why do you think vaccine passports are a good idea. And do you expect them to be taken up. I whether eucalyptus certificates pasta oughta validation. What would it be call it. It just seems to be inevitable. The countries will will want to know your disease status before you enter. And they're already demanding today. Dr respect to testing so many countries you can't get into outta We know the vaccination reduces transmission and reduces the likelihood of people getting the disease severity considerably. It seems to be obvious that countries hit for executive at Tourist industry of the tourists will wall today. Oh what's the disease status while the vaccination status of the people about sharon town with sharon restaurant way. So i think this is. This is my point to civilization. it will put in place of proper system. Now don't let a patchwork of different systems different processes validation topsy-turvy because you just find a lot of complexity in a lot of confusion
Sexual misconduct suit against James Franco tentatively settled
"The parties involved in a sexual misconduct case against actor James Franco have reached a settlement. MPR's Elizabeth Blair reports, The two actors who filed the suit have agreed to drop their claims. In 2019 Sarah to their Kaplan and Tony Gall alleged that James Franco's studio for acting school sexually exploited female students. The complaint also alleged fraud and sought to represent more than 100. Former female students at the now defunct studio for in the settlement agreement to their Kaplan and Gall agreed to drop their individual claims. Sexual exploitation class claims will also be dismissed. According to the party's joint Status report. The allegations of fraud will be quote subject to a limited release. It is not clear whether money will be involved in the
The Lucas Bros, Using Humor 'To Shake Folk Woke'
"Kenny and Keith Lucas are stand up comedians and identical twins. People don't have to react when I see twins. No. Okay, they go crazy like we were in the supermarket looking for some Jell O. Yeah. And we're just about to pick it out. And then some dude came out of nowhere. It was like, you know, you guys have a stick of Doublemint gum. That's from their 2017. Netflix special Lucas brothers were having a moment right now they're writing and starring in a remake of Revenge of the Nerds, But they also wrote the story for the new movie Judas and the Black Messiah. The film premieres today in theaters and on HBO. Max NPR's Elizabeth Blair has this profile. The Lucas brothers are best known for a kind of stoner humor. And here's a rule of thumb You should never do. Shrooms wouldn't do Who looks like you, man. I'm telling you. But underneath the jokes, there's a serious side that draws heavily on their childhood in the housing projects of Newark, New Jersey, called the Garden spires is you always, you know, broken elevators infested with rats and rotten Drug dealing violence everywhere, But you know, there's a community that is people that there's families is my family When they were six years old there, Dad went to prison. My father actually is out of prison. He's not in prison anymore, and it sucks that he's out. I wish he was still there. Oh, yeah. I wanted to go back because all he wants to do is father's sight. Don't like do we pay rent? Now it's over. The Lucas Brothers connection to Newark got the attention of New Jersey Senator Cory Booker in 1999, then a Newark City councilman, Booker went on a hunger strike in front of the Garden spires. He also served as the city's mayor. Here's Booker talking to the Lucas brothers on his instagram. I love your insightful, hard hitting humor and the sort of the Eddie Murphy and S O. My great heroes Coming up, you know, were uncompromising how they used humor to shake folks woke like book arm. Keith and Kenny Lucas went to law school and why you and Duke, But unlike Booker, they dropped out. It was weird Tonto Study law and and kind of be poor and black because it's like, Oh, I see what The consequences of policy and law are like on a daily basis, and especially when it in relation to African Americans and the notion of criminality and how it's projected onto blacks and I see that process. I found myself sort of disengaged very early. I always said, you know what I want to do something that has a direct impact on people. From an emotional standpoint, Judas and the Black Messiah is very emotional. Lucas brothers were in college when they first learned about Fred Hampton, the charismatic leader of the Illinois Black Panther Party in the 19 sixties in the movie he's played by Daniel Cholula, Mother Liberating You can't Murder Liberation is another revolutionary, but you can't murder a revolution for murder Freedom fighter, but you get amount of freedom. He's the Black Messiah. Judas is William O'Neal, an African American who was arrested for interstate car theft and Impersonating a federal officer in the movie. We see how the FBI recruited O'Neill to avoid jail time and earn some money. He was instructed to infiltrate the Black Panther Party. And provide the FBI with information about Hampton O'Neill is played by like Keith Stanfield Target You Like some good information, some nobody else No. Is it some kind of bonuses? I'm I'm counting on it. Bill O'Neill became so much of a Panther insider. He was put in charge of security. He provided the FBI with a floor plan of Hampton's apartment in 1969. The Chicago police raided the apartment and killed two Black Panther leaders, including Hampton for the Lucas Brothers. It was essential to tell the story of how the FBI recruited informants in the black community. I think it's important to see just how insidious The system has been in turning young African Americans against one another. Now they Essentially used poor black people against poor black people to execute their goals of minimizing the threat of black messiah is like we just felt it was important to see both sides of the coin. Whether it's a historical drama or its stand up comedy for the Lucas Brothers. It all comes from the same source in a big thing about our act is that we we always try to ground it and stuff that we've gone through, and it's always been Important for us to talk about these systemic issues and a variety of ways. Now they're writing and will star in Seth McFarland reimagining of 1980 four's Revenge of the Nerds Practice a bunch after school. They called US nerds. So one cool. The Lucas brothers promise that their movie will be almost nothing like the original because times have changed. It's like the juxtaposition of being a bully and a nerd is so different from what it was like in the eighties, where you had this one, a stark dichotomy between what it was bullying what it was to be a nerd. Now that's been fused together, and I think That's why the time is right to make a story about that. The Lucas brothers say it's hard to watch the original revenge of the nerds. Even though the movie was a childhood staple. They're excited to give it an update and to make it personal. Elizabeth Blair. NPR news
Samuels scores 32, leads No. 3 Villanova over Georgetown
"Third ranked Villanova bounced back from Wednesday's loss to St John's by downing Georgetown eighty four seventy four Samuels had a career high thirty two points with six rebounds five assists and three steals he shot ten of seventeen after scoring just two points in twenty five minutes against the red storm almost it's a great offense placed what comes my way with a stream of this new connection striving ball that's that's that's just one of the best well there's nothing on my job as a senior Philadelphia was supposed to play Xavier before called the nineteen issues put the musketeers program on hold giovane Blair had eighteen points for the hallways including a three pointer that gave George tenet's last lead at sixty seven sixty six I'm Dave very
Canada Formally Declares Proud Boys a Terrorist Group
"Group that took part in the capital siege is now considered a terror group in Canada. Canada listed the proud boys and a dozen other extremist groups as terrorist entities in part, public safety Minister Bill Blair said because of the January 6th riot at the U. S. Capitol is disturbing and concerning is as those images and those events were They also provided law enforcement and our intelligence services with a trove of new information on voice joins Al Qaeda and Isis on Canada's terror list. Some of these groups are in fact, quite odious and and and their activities and their rhetoric is vile. The designation freezes assets and open supporters to criminal sanctions.
Seattle police bust felon in stolen car with handgun, stun guns, 150 car keys
"The police arresting a man found in a stolen car this morning, But Como's Kelly Blair reports, they found evidence that that car might not be the only one officer spotted two people sitting in a stolen car in north Seattle near North Acres Park on third Avenue Northeast. Early this morning, Police searched the car and driver and found a loaded handgun to stun guns, a knife and 150 car keys. Officers released the passenger but arrested the driver who is a convicted felon not allowed to have guns. He was booked into the King County jail on possible charges of unlawful possession of a firearm and possession of a stolen vehicle. Kelly Blier CAMO news
Joe Biden WON'T take Amtrak to inauguration
"President elect Joe Biden is canceled plans to make his arrival in Washington before the inauguration on Amtrak, as he traveled for decades as a U. S senator. The plans were changed out of security. Concerns, According to The Associated Press. Mr Biden has accepted an invitation from the Trump administration to spend the night before Inauguration Day at Blair House across the street from the White House.
Biden no longer taking Amtrak to inauguration
"President of Electro Biden is canceled plans to make his arrival into Washington on Amtrak before the inauguration, just as he traveled for decades as a U. S A. Editor. The plans were changed out of security concerns, according to The Associated Press. Mr Biden's accepted an invitation from the Trump administration is administration to spend the night before Inauguration Day at Blair House across the street from the White House.
"blair" Discussed on American History Tellers
"Thirty first nineteen one. You're clamoring up rocky slope on the south crest of blair mountain west virginia where you're leading a small company of fellow miners on a dawn control including your two sons. Even though you're seventy years old you still work part time in the minds. The rest of the time. You're pastor at your local church but a few days ago. You traded your caller for a red bandanna and blue jeans and joined the other miners marching on mingo county. You knew you couldn't sit on the sidelines any longer. This is too important. How much farther. We got reverend minor next us young enough to be your grandson. Just keep walking. Stay quiet. i can barely see thing with all this fog. How are we supposed to know when we get there. Just keep your voice down. Come on voice taylor to free the miners jailed in mingo county. I you must get past blair mountain in the coal company. Goons defending it. If you fail your cause could be lost. What was that you throw your hands up to stop your man from going any further. Who's air show yourself. Three men in overalls emerged from trees. They're armed with winchester rifles. Call back over your shoulder. Anyone recognize these men. I've never seen him before. It could be one of ours. Maybe the company that was searching the western side. only one way to find out fellas. You got the password. You statman realization dawning on them to. They're not ours. Boys defense deputies all right all at once the three deputies drop to the ground but one of your men has taken a bullet as he tried to flee the gunfire. One of the deputies must have fired his weapon as he fell helping. Lift him up. Put pressure on the wound. We've got to get back down the ridge before it's too late. The others hoist off the injured minor. And you rush back down through the trees. Suddenly the odds of getting across blair mountain see more unlikely than ever and the miners march on mingo county may be stopped for good with no fees or minimums on checking and savings accounts banking with capital. One like the easiest decision in the history of decisions kind of choosing to listen to another episode of your favorite podcast.
"blair" Discussed on Northern Kentucky Spotlight
"That's always good been as well as being able to walk back into johnny's toys so always a good option as well kurt reynolds we appreciate it so much The cfo from blair technologies coming on into talked was here best of luck. The found a season and into next year. Also going to be on these on these email machines as my husband likes to call awesome. Thank you for having me all right. Kurt thanks much at stake. What does we'll be right back here on the northern kentucky spotlight the northern kentucky chamber helps expand your network. It's what we do building your network means growing your business. We offer over one hundred and twenty-five networking professional development branston events each year your sickle of influences shirts that and you participate in events and serve on a committee of the chamber leadership northern kentucky exit issues and women's initiative confessionals expand their number. Learn more at ince. My chamber dot com expanding your network. It's what we do and welcome back to the northern kentucky spotlight. We're wrapping up Twenty twenty early as listen if we could have. I think we would have wrapped it up in like august or something. Maybe april but yeah we're saying by twenty twenty podcast style anyway. Because jeremy we will be off next week. Yup we will be back on january fourth on monday So next week it's going to be a little dark around the chamber. We're going to be a little quiet. We're here we'll still here. We're still here. If you need anything. Please feel free to email with all but Iran take a little bit of a break at least with the podcast and You know kind of re refreshed recharge and hit the ground running right when we get back on january fourth new year. New luck new events coming your way and so we appreciate you joining us each and every week here on the spotlight so if you wanna give us a just a easy peasy holiday gift identities share hit subscribe. Tell somebody you know like old fashioned call on people on the phone just tells. The body of the northern kentucky spotlight podcast. We greatly appreciate it. Merry christmas happy holidays to you jeremy. Happy holidays merry christmas. I hope you have a a great new year. I as do you. We'll talk about. Our favorite gifts may be coming up in the new year to you guys. Enjoy the rest of your week two and we will see you next. Time on the northern kentucky spotlight..
"blair" Discussed on Movies of the Damned!!
"But then they'd see this one and then it'd be like, okay well. How you do seek off of this you know what I mean I think it's I. Think the franchise would go much further than this one. If there. would be such a huge franchise. No. No I I hear. You know another interesting tidbit about this one is They get the secret. When they were filming this thing they didn't let anyone know that it had a connection Blair witch and it was being filmed under the state title the Woods Obama. And actually when they first screened it at a festival, it was screamed. As the woods was fake fake posters and everything, and then midway through the movie with people started realizing that obviously had a connection to Blair witch and by the end they had replaced the posters with with the real posters. Funny, that's cool. Though I like that it's kind of wild, right so I guess. If you ever get invited to a screening for film. You never know what it could turn out to be right. That's true. That's true. That's Addicott that's interesting. Interesting bit of. But if Yeah, just just a little tidbit on on this one Again, we're both thumbs up. We disagree with the critics we disagree with the Audience Score What do you think about Mike Mike claim last week John this is a highly underrated movie. Can you get behind that? Definitely, it's a, it's a movie that's worth your time. And if it's a movies worth your time. And it's getting social scores that it is. It's definitely underrated. Right, like definitely is I think you I think you can't go wrong spending an hour and a half watching this movie if you like horror movies. And again, even if you haven't seen the Blair witch project, you don't feel watch this winter. No hop on net flicks check it out. It's worth the watch. I would argue that this one's better than the original. A ton of time to think about that I just haven't thought about it, but you could be right because you kinda strike the first one. Perfectly it was. Okay and then iconic ending. So you know what you know what just on this further moment I might have to say this one's better too. I. Think. On almost every aspect, it wasn't. It wasn't slow in the first one was slow. It just wasn't an is still had you waiting for an I even like the part because it had me waiting for people standing in the corner at the end like it had me waiting for that. And we when it happened I was like Oh God so good right. So it made me happy to see that so. I definitely argue that this is better. But you you Kinda knew it was coming but it also didn't feel like a rip off you know what I'm saying no like so you do it was coming but didn't win it was coming and then. Also, with the way, the film was going wasn't sure that if you weren't sure that it was coming. So I I liked it. I like to hold presentation of it till the end is delivery was with really done. Strongly agree my friend anything else dad. No idea meltzer. So then all we have is again Much Shawn Small for the recommendation. Again as I said last week Sean kind of senators a list of a few movies in this one really hopped out to me as I wanted to the thanks very much shawn. And next buddy hop on. NETFLIX's again we're going with a SAM Raimi. Film Drake Mita Hell Sam Raimi Yeah have. You seen this when John I started watching it a while ago and then..
"blair" Discussed on Strong Black Legends
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"blair" Discussed on Strong Black Legends
"Okay. Everybody pop quiz. What do all of these movies have in common? You listening okay. Number One. The bodyguard number two the produce wife number three Purple Ring Number four waiting to exhale number five. Mo Money Number six boomerang. Have you thought about it as it times up there are all examples of what? I'm giving flowers to this week in the part of the show that we call Tracy's flowers. Oh my gosh. I can't believe it's time for traces flowers again. This is what they fired. Shell MEDAC. That wasn't mean somebody in the stands. Just rockets rock is in the stands so if you have not figured it out by now this week my flowers go to a drum roll please. It turns out that all twenty of the top highest grossing movie soundtracks of all time were made before the year. Two thousand that is mathematical proof friends and family that soundtracks today our trash in listen. I Dunno math. I understand that math though. They're terrible now. When is the last time that you heard a bomb ass movie soundtrack? Go ahead thing about it. Eggs Agley has been exactly forever. I love movie. Soundtracks specifically from the pre two thousand era because they gave us so much. They were pretty much compilation albums that featured all of our favor artists. That were out of the time right. For example the moment soundtrack gave us a duet by Janet Jackson. A Luther Vandross black song in the world does Wanna say them. Purple Rain gave us Purple Rain. Which you should know the boomerang. Soundtrack gave us so much. Amazing Vintage Toni. Braxton like Pixie cut toni. Braxton Lake just on the scene Toni Braxton like love. Shoulda brought you home last night. Toni Braxton plus end of the road by the boys to men. Do you remember that Song? It was everywhere it was on this soundtrack also pm. Don's die without you. Also on that soundtrack I could go on and on about this. And if you don't mind I think I will. Because Whitney shout out to the absolute undisputed Queen of the movie soundtrack the late Great Nippy. Houston who gave us the preacher's wife the bodyguard and of course waiting to exile. Can I get a shoop shoop okay? So let's talk about what was on this soundtrack. You got exile the shoop shoop song which is really fun to say aretha. Talking about a role is still a rose which it is. And there's that song that Sean pay more may singing in a completely made up language.
"blair" Discussed on Strong Black Legends
"Do where I'm going to end up is based on this. I believe this already preordained. So have to listen to that. Inner Voice and not give that power over to somebody. Who's getting a paycheck to produce a product? But that's not easily done all the time I I recognize that. Yeah speaking of college. You went to visit Harvard Law. I think prepping for your role on La Law and a little Birdie told me that you met a young man who went on to become the first black president of the United States. How in the world that happen while I was in my first Season Valley Law and my character when he came on the show. He was from Harvard Law School in his backstory and he was editor of the Harvard Law Review in his backstory so the Harvard Law Harvard Law. School invited a couple of producers and myself to come speak to the law school. And I I did not even remember meeting him at the time and we went out to dinner that night. With a group of students and Alan Dershowitz which is Ironic And it wasn't until he ran for president where he did an interview and he mentioned that they would call him my character on campus and the Communists did so. Did you meet Rapporte? All men big ears at tall has the same great as reinforce seen him since then in a saw him was actually campaign for him was at at the White House at their first state dinner and it was just. It was a mind blowing moments. You talk about continuity and evolution Dec- to see this African American family in this this museum I e the White House That slaves enslaved Africans built And to see them as a first family this was like their first two months in the White House so it was just wild and You know Harkening back to when I first met him to see where he is now and he was of course the actual editor of the Harvard law right and the first black president. No salesmen wild. Yeah Wow typically I would I would ask you what Barack Obama smells like Book that That's why I'm just like I don't. I don't know that you know I think he smells like freedom and reparations. Just Awesome Okay. So we must talk about your work in when they I'm just glad that she exists. I'm so glad she's you know a really really am One of the things that I thought when I heard about this project I I was really excited but I was also like you know this is heavy you know and I mean like life is heavy. Sure but like it just seems like we're at a place in society where like everything's on fire and like you know trauma is just like front and center and so many stories. Was it ever like draining for you to like kind of exist inside this movie in this completely unjust case? Oh sure sure You Know I. It's your points. We'll take it when you say it's heavy and so many people have said. I wanted to watch it or haven't I haven't seen all four episodes four hours I started wash. It was just too heavy and you know my retorted that is these guys their lives altered and they did years in prison. You know if you're interested you know maybe we can give them at least four hours of a time but yeah it was but you know it's whenever you create anything of art performing art with its film television stage When it's heavy especially you have to have that release val and I would tell you. This was shooting because of Asia's direction in her spirit. Everybody wanted to really bring their a game But also you know you work hard and you play hard. So there's a lot of laughter on that said we'll leave him that because we knew we felt like we were doing something that was necessary and timely and relevant Tell me about some of the stories and stuff that would happen on that. Do you have a favorite memory from making the movie favorite memory? I think I don't know Bro. Funny member necessarily but just watching. These young cow walked on the set. The first day in and I I was blown away at how young these guys were guys. They were fourteen fifteen. Sixteen so one of the actors was actually fourteen. I think fifteen one was twenty one playing younger but but you forget that they were. They were babies as a parent. Now I look at these babies So I think that's what stuck out with anything but also then watching these kids come there as just professional active slamming Take after take this putting it in getting it in doing the work honest and raw So that's that's that's inspiring to me to watch these. These young kids do that thing. I'm always very taken by the roles that you take and another project that you worked. Last year was dear. White People Another net flicks Netflix series. My last bar products with Netflix. Oh Yeah How's about that? I don't want to spoil it too much. Who Haven't seen it but your character is a professor college. Campus gets swept up in some me too ish type stuff With a student a white student so given our current political landscape like these conversations that people are having right now like the abuse of power of minute who are in charge and the metoo movement and then like matters of race. You know. Black lives matters a thing What was it like to portray someone in the middle of a fictionalized account of something? That's really going on right now. vet'll ballard wasn't executive producer on the show that time just in. Siemian created the show and she was a friend and she had dinner together. our families in she said. Would you come on show as well what will I I? Yeah 'cause he's a friend And she told me what the character was about so to answer your question in terms of the Hashtag metoo movement of it all I asked. I quite like getting in the middle of telling relevant stories. Part of my love of what I do is to entertain. But if you can provoke thought and stimulate thought and change and be a part of that conversation because we haven't had that conversation a lot in our community you know there's there's the bill cosby of it all and in this and that was really kind of the broad stroke template of this character because this character that play. Professor Brown was beloved by all the students and he was a hero to the students. What do we do in our communities? Specifically when our heroes fall that was the impetus of this of the storyline So to to be a part of telling that story from creatives sampling. I love being a part of that and the reason I love it is because it's it's necessary that we have these conversations with the guards specifically specificity of who we are and what that means to us. Why sometimes it's harder for us because we don't have we we don't have as many heroes as we probably should have needed to have someone. One of US falls alike cosby. What do we do with that? What are we put that whom we look to look within ourselves to look to other people look to our parents ourselves as leaders in our community or our homes families So I love being a part of those conversations so to portray you know he would probably now. I mean it's been also veit spoiler. I don't mind playing bad guys officer guy as my body works a lot of good ten years but some people see you always play. The bad guy for is more interesting to play. Because because there's a mystique good guys you know you know what you're gonNA get bad guys. You don't don't always know so I love that so this would be considered a quote unquote bad guys. Let's get under the layers. That's what I enjoy doing. Covert let's mine. What's underneath that find out? Why do people actively that's why I always have to explain to people why I'm so interested in serial killers and they're always like you know what we could have been talking about the whole I'm have a morbid fascination with what goes wrong in a brain right. How how does one? How does one get to the point? Where you've got like body parts in your freezer circular just caused with Sean Connery. And Laurence Fishburne Adheres Scarlett Johansson at ten years old. Wow but but yeah. That exploration was Was was crazy but what. Yeah what what wrong you have. Another upcoming Netflix. Mini series about the life of a one madame CJ Walker Is a period piece. I love period and I feel like there are not enough black wins. I don't know if that's true. That's probably true but it's happening more and more because of Netflix and streaming services What are you most excited for people to see in this? Many call man Octavia Spencer for once. She added C. J. Walker Academy Award Winning Octavius Academy Award winning. Indeed Tiffany Haddish is in it as well. She plays her daughter And Garrett Morris and Bill Bellamy You know what I'm most excited for people to see the story itself It's called self-made. They have newtown now but self made the lifetime or legacy of inspired by Madame. Cj Walker But you know this. This was a woman for those who don't know who was the first self made female millionaire in our country that black about the first female self-made millionaire another what she did not inherited she worked for. She built it and she did that by creating black hair care products for for African American women at the time on this early nineteen hundred. She died in Nineteen Nineteen So this this was extra. She live right next door to John. John Rockfeller so she was balling out of control.
"blair" Discussed on Strong Black Legends
"Black Film and Television brought to you by Netflix and strong weck lead each week. We talk with the folks that paved the way for us to imagine what was possible. Both on and offscreen. I'm your host Tracy Clayton Aka young whomever Mcgaugh my mix tape entitled. Why am I doing this? Drop in at some point. Maybe I'll now let's just see what happens. Let's talk so at the top of every show. I like to practice name the kind of parent that one day with Mike to be in. That is the kind that you'll that their kids about have don't know nothing about their favorite things so I know you know about Blair underwood but what's I know about Blair underwood you owe Blair underwood light of my life. Fire of my Loins Ladies and Gentlemen Friends and family in this episode. We are talking to none other than the beautifully faced and beautifully talented. Blair underwood himself. That's right yeah. He did not actually get hot GRITS HIS VASE IN AT ONE. Tyler Perry Movie. He was just acting an act. Hor Acts but seriously folks whether you know Blair from your most recent net flicks marathon or from your Mama's VHS tapes of La Law. You already know that Blair underwood has been Hollywood royalty for a minute. I still can't believe it but I got a chance to sit down with the man himself the same end that we have all dreamed about in our lives at one point or another for sure. We talked about him growing up as a military brat. We talked about that role of his own. Sex and the city That role and how he met a certain president of the United States early on in his career wonder who that could be. You will definitely WanNa hear that story because it's a good one so sit back relax and take in this conversation with the also lovely Blair underwood..
"blair" Discussed on Talking Politics
"What you just said kind of circular sort of had there been some kind of alliance. I wouldn't be able to fight that war. Which would have preserved aligns but there wasn't an alliance which meant he with his parliamentary majority. Could fight that will which makes healing that rift much much harder and we're still know far enough on from that. I think for any Liberal Democrats and like you say that bit of the Labor Party that considers blade the enemy could ally with Liberal Democrats on their mutual hatred of the Iraq Project. And that's no plas- in mind at all by progressive. It is interesting if you look at the history of this is is that foreign policy questions on questions of the Union as well Ongoing features of the complicated relationship not only between the Liberals on the Labor Party historically but between the Liberals and the Conservative Party as well. I mean if you're about to begin. The the end of the nineteenth century the beginning of the Twentieth Century. In you say well how do you get to a Liberal Party that is willing to offer that corporation we Labor that it did in one thousand nine hundred six? The necessary condition of that is that a significant part of the Liberal Party has gone off to the Conservatives over the question of home rule. How'd you then end up with somebody like Churchill in that? Radical Liberal government is because of the Conservatives profound disagreements about the free-trade question how is it the liberals blow apart during the first world war? It's over the questions about how the war should be prosecuted so actually faultlines around Britain's external in Tation to the rest of the world as well as the multinational state United Kingdom is fairly fundamental questions. That any of these coalitions have got provide some kind of coherent answer to you. Didn't mention the Greens. I didn't think that he in the speech. Nine hundred so there is a possibility that what we're seeing a shift in British European politics again. It really depends on the electoral system that that could be swayed the younger vectors for him. If they were given a free choice many more would vote green and that must be. Puff is progressive aligns and yet the. Green Party is much closer to the Kuban wing of Labor. I mean there's another possible rift opening up here on the progressive side is one of the reasons why. I think black has a case. He should be very careful if your labor about proportional representation because you could open the door not this label them governing coalition for Tennessee but a big labor green rift opening up nothing without addressing that. This still looks like it's is either coming from ten fifteen years ago or it's it's wishful in the context of now. I mean if you look at the problems of the center-left parties facing in Europe the German Social Democrats for example in a pretty significant part of their problem is the competition that now exists for the same kind of young middle class voters that they relied on in the past now. Voting for the the Green Party in that sense is it looks like the German Social Democrats have been displaced as the second party in in German politics by the Greens are now at the moment. Labor doesn't have that problem of pretty significant competition to its green left. Absolutely would I think under a system of proportional representation on the other bit just briefly because it's too big to discuss at length what it would be to re imagine an economy and a form of government that was suited to the Middle Part of the twentieth century and wasn't a relic of the Middle Part of the twentieth century. So sent let politicians have been saying this for about twenty years more since they noticed that there was a digital revolution. They were going to have to come up with an account with a future which recognized the changing character work of labor of sharing of ownership. So on there's nothing in bless speech to flesh it out. I'm sure probably he could summon up some think tanks to come up with some ideas still seems to me that the most interesting versions of those visions of the future are coming from the of the Labor Party. He doesn't like I mean I think. Pull MASON IN POST. Capitalism has a much more interesting account of what a future economy and future form of politics might look like from the point of view. The problem with it I think is not necessarily some of the core ideas but it seems completely wishful about the basic politics of winning and holding power but then goes back to his earlier argument. I mean it seems to me like he's going around in circles here. He wants both a conventional account of how a party like the party that he led governs with a majority of very twentieth century idea and ideas that are suited for the middle of the twenty first century. And I think you've got if you're GONNA do the second you gotta give up on the. I don't think he's if you're a Blairite April air follower. You have to accept that you can't have it both ways. You can't want it to be nineteen ninety-seven again with a philosophy seat for twenty twenty seven. I think twenty twenty seven. If it's new is really new. Yeah I mean I agree entirely. I mean I think this goes back in some sense to the way in which Blair fetish is is really newness. I think one of the things that was to me striking about the speech when he's talking about the future is how we really frames. That almost entirely in terms of Technology Carlson. It is not the respect. The white heat the technological revolution continental whether the Brexit was entirely missing from the the speech but it any substantial discussion of it. I mean that is a a future that has to now be worked out in quite literally. The United Kingdom is ripped up its previous constitutional relationship with the European Union with profound consequences for its own constitution. It's about changes economic relationship with the European Union. And it's doing so in a completely different geopolitical world than the one in which Blair became prime minister and these demands of the future. Knew that is new but this is not something that he's got anything to say about. Now I think in part by is because in some sense. This is past coming back. Is the past constitution coming back at something about pass? Geopolitical competition coming back is the question of basically having to reconsider. Fundamental trade relationships are coming back and then not the conduct questions the blaze mind I think is attracted to. He's attracted to the idea of the radical transformation of the president by these big forces. That mean that nothing is ever like. It was before at the same time though as you say being trapped in a narrative of well we can go back to me as prime minister and understand how I became the successful prime minister. I have that still has supposedly has guidance for the party. Despite the fact that on this the fundamental big future question for Britain is Britain over the next decade is how to reconfigure. Its its place in the world and its domestic politics relation to Brexit Blair. Entirely bet on the wrong outcome. I don't mean that any sense of the it was wrong to want to stay in the European Union but he he gambled that he in some sense he could stop the off after I after it happened and he was utterly defeated. The he doesn't seem to have anything to say about what the future of political response the low parties should be to. This changed political world. Maybe I'm saying the same thing but when I read the speech it says a new kind of government in a new kind of economy. It doesn't say it's not like how speech anyway. What the relationship is between the two? Does the new kind of economy generate new forms of government to new forms of government generate a new kind of economy and my feeling is that he still assumes the government. Leads on this. Somehow that you're somehow going to get a government that reconfigures the economy in a way that makes it Farah for the kind of people that Labor exist to protect but it never explains how the two and it's going to be a messy relationship. Connect to each other and I had the same thought which is Nebraska is. The thing is actually driving a really fundamental question about how the economy relates to form the government and have forms of government can account reconfigure the economy and in some senses camp. I mean that's the other thing that has to be some skepticism here about whether you can just do it. I mean it's it's fine to want to do it but is it really the case in the digital age? The government can reconfigure the economy. But the test is not GONNA BE BLAST. Test is going to be brexit and that she was seeing. I mean that's the way to talk about the other side of politics on. We seeing version of that argument being played. I inside the Conservative Party. Right now. This question. Let's don't make it a little bit. Cummings but this question about whether government really can drive the reconfiguration of the economy or whether the government actually is at the mercy of forces. It can't control basic real question of politics. We're seeing it. We're GONNA learn things about that but it's not going to be blessed lesson now. They clearly two aspects to these kind of dilemmas of the the government. Conservative government faces. The first is a domestic won't because this conservative leadership is taken the view not least because of the electoral geography behind his electoral victory. That some fairly fundamental things about the way in which the British domestic economy works of the change. They hoped that they can use the power. The state to change the regional distributional outcomes not the way that the British economy has worked for the last at least the last thirty years if perhaps no longer includes pushing innovation or not. Just redistribution is. It hasn't Blair Elementary. Which is if we all moving into this. Brave new world of the win is going to be the people who are technologically most nimble. Let's do it out of the North Midland. But it's also obviously. I'm a question in relation to the British Labour markets as well by ending freedom of movement in relation to the citizens and controlling. Who can come in an economic sense to work in the British economy? But it's how to do this at the same time as reconfiguring Britain's economic position in the world and DC's coming to you know obvious tension with each other so if you say well what is it that the government wants it would like judging from the species at least that that it makes it would like eleven upper gender home to use its terms and it wants a global free trade agenda abroad and the way in which I work in the long term at least is is that Bush is going to be have a more adaptable economy and is going to be able to offer some leadership on the trade questions..
"blair" Discussed on Talking Politics
"Hello my name's David Runciman and this is talking politics. We're going to get back to talking about British politics today from Blair to Johnson to Brexit. I'm beyond talking. Politics is brought to you in partnership with the London. Review of books and the now has a beautiful new website. Tomorrow mark its fortieth anniversary. Jus- go to alabi DOT CO dot U. K. And you will discover a treasure trove of articles from the last forty years and all the latest writing including Adam shots on the death of Cellini. If you take out a subscription you will get all this and so much more. The print magazine the alabi APP and unlimited access to that archive all for just one pound issue to subscribe visit. Alabi dot me food slashed. Today it is me and Helen. We're in a slightly different location so there might be a bit of background noise. We apologize for that. We've been talking about Europe for a few weeks but British politics has been moving on and we're going to cover a few things starting with the speech that Tony Blair gave last week to celebrate the hundred and twentieth birthday of Labor Party. I believe the birthday is today that they were recording. It was a typical Tony Blair speech and it was really annoying and it was also quite interesting and he said that the Labor Party needs to do three things. If it's going to get back in the game the one goal the coverage was it needs to not go down the cul de sac of identity politics so we are not going to get on the cul de sac. Talking about Tony Blair on identity politics. We're GONNA talk about the other two which didn't get nearly as much coverage. She said the other two things that Labor needs to do Get back into some kind of progressive liberal coalition. The black project has always been to some extent to reunite the Liberal Party and the Labour Party and for our American listeners. We have to be clear here. That liberal doesn't mean US liberal. It means the British Liberal Party by chance. Yesterday I bumped in someone in the street who happened to be listening to our Mike League Naughty episode an American who stopped me and said how can you call him liberal? And he's not for Bernie. I'm I didn't know where to start except to say he's Canadian. Liberal means so many different things in different places the Liberal Progressive Alliance here does not mean Bernie and then the other thing. Blessed Labor needs to do which people in labor and indeed in search democratic parties around the Western World. Been saying for about twenty years is workout opposable account of the future which takes account of the fact that the nature of labor is changing. We are entering the age digital automation and Labor. Needs a story about the future of work and that means a new story about the economy. A news story about the nature of government. All of these things have to be completely reconfigured and this was an implicit criticism of the leadership candidates. All of them. I think they weren't looking for that progressive alliance and they weren't telling a story about a feature. Helen do you buy it? Well I think that depends which aspect to this that we're talking about if we start with the first issue bless plea for there to be cooperation between Labour and the Liberal Democrat so he did sort of touch some conditions in to that in terms of the Liberal Democrats being serious it wasn't just a plea labor as he sees it to be serious. I think several things struck me about it. The first is that Blair has always been alone in this obviously but very keen on this language of being progressive in some sense that doesn't actually differentiate him from people much further to the left within the Labour Party and all of the leadership candidates totally comfortable in the language of progressivism. It's just they don't like the joining with the Democrats. Are we read the speech again this morning? And it's pretty difficult to work out. What Blair actually means by progressive? I mean in some sense. I think that which is quite common with him. It is it means newness because it means the future is the other bit visual of something. That's new against something that's all. I mean that's sort of central the whole idea of in presenting his new labour. And he always you know in his heyday like to identify Labor with future conservatives with the with the past but clearly there are plenty of people who think that being progressive means a lot more than simply being in favor of what's new against what's owed and not really interested in disentangling giving any specific meaning really to his idea of being progressive is but the second thing about it is that it's really strange history. I think that that he's telling because in his version of history that there's some sort of birth defects is the phrase that you use. It goes wrong right at the beginning because labor in the liberals should be the same party at the beginning of the twentieth century on. They they come apart and that this is the ongoing tragedy of the centre-left and progressive politics and by the reason why the Conservatives keep winning election absolutely hot from him no Labour leader. Living Labour leader has managed to but really talking about such a short period of time. I think where you could say that there is this almost mythical liberal labour cooperation which is around the time when liberals were in power and when they were landslide victory. We'd Labor's help all effectively part at the Times. Help nine hundred ninety six. I think about forty eight seats where the Liberals are stand in one thousand nine hundred six and that is a reforming liberal government. Passes some of the early welfare state legislation but that Liberal Party I mean can say several things about it first of all. It's it's going to come apart in the end just like the previous version of liberalism. The Liberal Party did over home rule. It's going to come over the first world war you could also say that the two most consequential people in that liberal government turn out to be Lou. George who in the end when faced with a choice is going to take his version of the liberals into a coalition with the Conservatives as outlast the first world war Winston Churchill who's obviously not some emblem of progressive progressive politics. So you've got a pretty small period of time in which you can say that this sort of mythical corporation that is what is necessary actually is on. It doesn't last. It makes me think of the fact that many people in the Labour party believed that stories being repeated because Nick Clegg given the choice also showed that he was more comfortable forming a government with the Conservatives them with the Labor Party and that as they say it. Betrayal will take a long time to unwind itself. I think Blair also thinks the other missed moment was nineteen ninety-seven. There's always a story. That's told about him that he was completely prepared. In government with a sort of smallish majority to reach out to the Liberal Democrats and then the British people selfishly gave him an absolutely massive majority and say the moment was passed and I think he still believes that he missed a moment. Now and then. There's the question that I was thinking about. Whenever these things it's an alliance or coalition but what's the former politics will cement it. We talked about this. A few weeks ago Blah ninety-seven made a very good case against proportional representation. Which is one route? Great it one of the presiding stories of politics is the idea. There is this anti-tory alliance but it needs a different voting systems. Come to the fore. The other option is the nineteen ninety-six gas which is deals between seats across seas. We just had an election that shows what incredibly fragile thing is the frustration. I have with the Blair account and it connects to the other point about reimagining the economy for the digital age and reimagining. What government would look like? It never reimagined the political system itself. It's always has to be Kinda pass through a very very conventional account of what the goal of politics is which is for political parties under this political system to win power. And we've got one hundred plus years of history showing that doesn't work in the direction of these kinds of alliances and yet he's not because nothing in there about how you'd hold it together. Yeah I think you can also say. Is that what we seen since the one thousand nine hundred eighty s is when you do get a period and I would say that that runs from nine hundred ninety two actually through to probably to two thousand and ten where you do get some tacit corporation between Labor and the Democrat. Voters basically a tactical voting in ways. That make it difficult for the conservative. So that I say it begins in ninety two because you've got much reduced conservative majority of pretty much the same share of the vote in Nineteen ninety-two. It's dependent on the low party being led by somebody like tiny black so if you get the conditions that have quite a lot of Liberal Democrat Labour Corporation than you have a Labor Party. That doesn't actually need the Liberal Democrats not to any considerable extent as soon as you have an election like the ones in two thousand fifteen and two thousand and nineteen where you have very considerable skepticism from potential anti-tory voters about the Labour leader. Whether that's because the significantly far to the left like Corbin or because of the Scottish nationalist issue like in two thousand fifteen with Ed milliband you actually make per difficult for quite a number of potential debris Democrat voters to vote Liberal Democrat because faced with a choice between Labour leader on the conservative state. They go with conservatives. I think that that goes back to the fact that if you look at what happened then to the Liberal Party after the first World War once he starts having these very heavy electoral defeats if you look in the in the nineteen twenties when it makes some recovery particularly in one thousand nine hundred eighty nine does so by taking votes away conservatives and not by taking votes away from the Labor Party so the idea that nobody can compete for itself and then offer corporation to liberal voters whether the old liberal voters all only put Democrat voters ignores the fine that the liberals and the Liberal Democrats have got complicated relationship with the Conservative Party and indeed with potential conservative voters. Another thing that's true. Is that the great wedge in this Mythical Progressive Liberal coalition was the one that Blair introduced by fighting the Iraq war. That's what broke it. So you said this period from ninety two to two thousand and ten but there is this huge dividing line in that period which is two thousand and three which both reinvigorates a Liberal Democrats missiles create this narrative. That's still playing out in the Labor Party about betrayal and what went wrong and is another version..
"blair" Discussed on The Dish With Trish
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She's being held captive with her conservative. Yeah serve a tour ship. This is going to be a whole. Britney thing now. Everyone's coming because I could cry. I Love Brittany. There was two separate divisions of my life. It's like as a kid. It was like Britney Spears like I grew up in it was like people magazine Brittany industrial the show and then once they hit like thirteen fourteen. It was like a Gaga has everything I love Gaga as still up Brittany but like Britney hold such a place in my heart and the Holford anything like so tragic like and you don't know exactly how much of it destroyed much isn't but there's nothing you know his true that it's like grow. I know I know things you can never talk about it like you know behind the kill talking about it. Sometimes because that that's how crazy and hardcore it is and I know you told me after the bottom. Yeah I can tell you own. Maybe I get bogged. You don't have to tell me. Every young people listen everywhere even heard. 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That's why I moved on my complex. Bugs like he was so scary. Oh Yeah Makarios booked for years and I didn't WanNa Bucko There was a thing with a guy like I never talked about this either but there was something like a politician that like. I was like dating briefly here. He's a California politician. Not like a big enough trump or something like that. You fucked trump too shabby all the way I would probably honestly I mean. I don't know anything. I don't know anything about politics so I don't know about them. Does he like Maryland? Ask you know what I mean. You have a little scandal. Hits your biggest scandal that you've been in my biggest people who say to block face with dark makeup. No not even make up it. Was You know the boss? Your face masks from Sephora. Oh my God these people tweet the picture on there like Oh Blairite musician. I'm like Oh my God psycho people say that about me my videos I see so tan and I have like the tennis and like your remember that era. Yeah I love. I still love Tampa. It's awful for you but Kathy will say crazy shit that you spray foam yes. It's coming off now but I actually embracing illness to now. Like I'm saying I go. I maybe I just have like during the mcaa vibe literally just meet you know He. He thought he was transgender. To did you ever read about that. But doesn't surprise me. A lot of these like rockers. Especially from that era. It's like they have like feminine haircuts. They're kind of feminine away their voice as and they were like this is the pays me. Well he actually thought he was. When I was a kid. Everyone said he was a girl he goes so for me. I was wrong he goes. I literally thought I was for a very long time. And he never really been talking about he just recently. I didn't know that either and I was like this is why Phil Can. Actually he'd literally transgender. I remember growing up and like I used to be a fan. I mean it's still NFL. Star I remember seeing mice based like feels like a whole different era the whole different world like different universe but I remember being like someday he's GonNa Transition. I remember saying that you're saying keep like hot considered it when he was younger. Yeah he's clearly going to write and I respect that I respect people who like let themselves be feminine or Masculine Women. Without having to feel the need to transition to right. Well I guess that's where it confuses me when is it considered trans like why we're so many straight people or gay people offended when it wasn't even about their culture or their people get. Trans people being offended but the funny thing is not very many people were there was a couple Trans youtubers. I came from but you didn't even. I didn't come for you very hard. I would just more so it was more so like a like A. I don't get it and more so like I like her but I don't get this type of thing like you can watch it. Wasn't that bad. You have to allow enough room in your mind for the possibility that maybe it is really how they're feeling right. He's not really. And then you're an asshole if you do come at them and she's not actual. Yeah and I feel like there's no way to convince you only know obviously people in my life like even wanted you to call me. I was like I was balling. I'm like I don't know like this was maybe mistake but this is how I feel. I don't know does you saw you feel things getting out getting money. And she's like she's like no she does. She does youtube but she doesn't do like she used to. I think just like one every couple and she doesn't she's not I wouldn't either if I I would. I would for fine. I wouldn't grind like Ryan. Yeah Oh yeah. We're like on all the time. Erlich pay Nina Video Anita well. She's not. I never really considered her too much of a trans activist. I mean I guess I guess she is. She doesn't talk about it a lot more. So just like socialite right like when I met her like we I went to. I was Jaclyn actually and we went to her table at the Abbey or something and like she was like dancing on the people like Paris. Hilton thing. Yeah okay so that's because I never. I don't know what activists conflict I don't know all that is. I feel like in Africa. Someone who tries to change things right and bring awareness to certain things and I feel like she doesn't. I'm anxious. I don't know I'm so bad I love. Gd I know she's like icon Erica. She was one of the first youtubers to trout. I watched her before I like. I remember watching. Her transition in her movie came out after a transition but before that I watch videos so she's one of the lake the Trans. Oh Yeah Oh my God. It wasn't that I mean I remember your maybe you remember. Do you remember like I really like your like Greg and so when that happened. What was shook? That's what I'm saying like nothing surprised me you know. Now I feel like it's so easy easy but it's a lot easier for people to come out. 'cause it's I mean. Some people can sit like accuse me of drain because it was tricky. Because it's trying to eat but I'm like a lot of people are talking about it more than anything. I think it had a discussion about it. I think a lot more people bringing awareness to transgender. And you know what I will say. I don't feel bad for making video. Kept it up. Because so many people came to me and said they felt some more ways and had some more stories. I was like okay. Well at least opening dialogue of gender fluidity and stuff like that I don't really consider myself gender fluid but that's a different thing. Now I think in your case is more like I said earlier. Not TO REHASH. But it's more of just like it's an ranges like mine was about transition then girls is like it's there but it's not like Shit. I have to go into US. Astronaut Condition Right now. We'll yeah that's like what was it. Like girlfriend. 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"blair" Discussed on The Current
"Resolve it peacefully. And we've been supporting the efforts of the police. Ultimately they still have the the jurisdictional responsibility to enforce that injunction. And bring those barricades down. Everybody's been working hard to do that. Peaceably as possible. I think the the the steps taken by the RCMP. Today's ago are very significant and do create a set of circumstances that allow for peaceful resolution of this matter. But if the barricades need if the barricades don't come down what will you do? Well I think we will always consider the first of all our commitment to reconciliation and to address the underlying concerns and injustices that need to be addressed in that agenda will remain. We'll continue our commitment to continue to work on those those issues but we have tried very hard over the past two weeks to bring about the conditions that will allow for a peaceful resolution of these blockages ultimately if if that fails that the police have other resources available to them at their options in the use of of of of their legal authorities to remove those barricades I understand that the police have been you know. Patient and working hard themselves to try to resolve this peaceably. Will you send a deadline? If for the the barricades to be removed and I will tell you the urgency of getting this done. I'm strongly of the belief this needs to happen quickly and and and I believe barricades should come down. So why would you so? Would you set a deadline for the barricades to be down? The difficulty of setting deadlines is is is deadlines. Aren't necessarily how help wanted in a in a negotiation. I think everyone who is involved in this discussion has to understand that. There is an urgency to a peaceful resolution but it has to happen very quickly. The impact of these packages unacceptable Canadians. It's impacting innocent cages across the country. And it needs to inform both sides discussions. We understand that. Some of the many of the concerns that have been raised by the people of. What's The wet end on the blockades? We've tried in. I think the PF demonstrated a very professional approach to helping to resolve the issues in dispute but there is an urgency to to to resolving this as quickly as possible and the remaining case are unacceptable and need to come down and the remaining seconds that we have people outside of Edmonton showed up in pickup trucks and brought the Bra blockades down themselves. Are you concerned that there will be more of that sort of activity? I'm always concerned about an escalating tension and confrontation at at these sites and again. I know the goal of the police and certainly the goal of our government is to bring this about bring about a peaceful resolution of of this dispute to end those blockades to get the trains moving again and then to continuing our commitment to work with indigenous communities to address issues of reconciliation. That's the way we're committed to all of those things and mostly we're committed to a peaceful resolution of this matter but we've got to get those trains moving. Canadians are depending on bill. Blair good to speak with you. Thank you bill Blair. Administer public safety and emergency preparedness Rosemary. Barton the one Saturday morning in June. Nineteen ninety nine. Fifteen Year Olds Menia. Non Devel- disappeared in never came home. No one has ever been charged with her murder but there was a suspect never command like him. I'm Michelle Shepherd this season on uncover. I don't recall making that Com. That's fine if you don't recall it but I'm telling you that's what you told me. Uncover Sherman available now wherever you get your podcast. Abc's chief political correspondent. She's been listening in Rosemead wanting to you. What do you make of what you just heard from? Bill Blair the public safety minister a couple of things. Strike me there. I think there was a small shift in language. Both from Minister Blair and from other ministers that we've been hearing for from over the past twelve hours or so when he said the time has come for the barricades to come down That's a very different kind of statement than what we were hearing much earlier this week which was really just a call for patients although that that continues and and it seems to me that that shift in language we should probably read that as to your point of is there a deadline as as we are coming to the end of what the government has a deadline because they certainly have one minister. Miller has said that and others. They're not going to talk about it publicly because to to Minister Blair's point. That probably won't help negotiations but they certainly know that we are in the last days of this in terms of trying to talk it through what that means in terms of how the actually solve it. I'm not sure but I would say that they that they know that this is coming to ahead. Is that happening now because the RCMP has offered to withdraw from territory. Yeah I mean I think that was a significant move. The government sees it as such and now they hope that the wet Sowetan see it as such and more importantly frankly that the Mohawk community sees it that way you know that that has become sort of the flashpoint and obviously the biggest issue the blockade that has to come down right away. It's clear that the issues around what's happening on the wet. Sowetan territory are not going to solved this week or next week. These are much longer bigger longstanding issues so the priority for the government is to get the blockade down if they can or if they feel that if they can suggest that they have complied or answered one of the Web's weapons demands or conditions There's a hope that the Mohawk will see that and that they will be able to then pull away the Wetzel wet. And there's a few of those chiefs there today. They're meeting with the Mohawks near my last night and this meeting. I mean although all sides are saying it's really just a meaning of to give. Thanks I think the hope is that it's much more than that that that becomes a way for the two sides these two first nations to discuss how to deescalate this and for the Mohawks to say we've done. We've done a good job raising awareness and now we can let this go. That would be hope. I think one of the reasons why there might be that change in tone is because the prime minister is facing heat from premiers and territorial leaders over how he's handled this. There was a conference call last night. How did that go yeah so he? He spoke with him last night after they all convened the day before and expressed a lot of frustration. Some coming from quarters that you would expect people that don't love the Prime Minister Anyway. But the premiums and the premiums Berta last night's call from what we understand went fine. I would say but that the premier's did again talk about running out of patience and I would say one premier in particular has become problematic. And that's that's the premier of Quebec Hospital. Go who yesterday not only wanted that injunction to happen. Those injunctions were issued in Ceylon Bio to get the blockade. Remove there but made it very clear that he's quite happy for the police for the Celtics Quebec to come in and enforce that injunction. Let's have a listen. Well let's have listen. Here's what I said yesterday about. What's going on along Montreal south shore? We hope to have a peaceful solution but right now this blockade is illegal. It as a major impact on our economy on life of people Right now some people are losing their job. So it's about time. We have a plan to make sure that the laws are respected. Rosemary Barton how does that complicate? What the Prime Minister and government are trying to do. Well I mean it's the exact thing that everyone else is trying to avoid and I. It's a curious position from premier in a province. That is all too familiar with blockades and injunctions and calling the police and things going wrong happened in one thousand nine hundred for seventy eight days and police officer was killed. So it's a little curious that the premier seems so quick to go to that solution particularly given that blockade has not even been very long. I think I don't think there's any one. Certainly no one that I've spoken to that thinks that escalation will result in something good there too many historical examples of how these things have sort of spun out of. Control that said everyone is aware of the The real impact starting to be felt whether it be the layoffs or the people who can't get products and goods and the fact that this is probably going on a little too long that said I don't. I don't think.
"blair" Discussed on Yes, Girl!
"Life in New Orleans. So I have made a very special guest joins me day. Hi, Tiffany, acetate, our producer. Be very shy. You guys would be best producer in the world. She said passage she helps all this goodness happened behind the scenes. She is the reason that Corey ni- politic either every week. And you know, she's the one you kind of here, like in the background. We're like what's with that? And with this intivists, always there, helping us both talent like everything guys. She's always laughing in the background. So today, I was like Corey is my here. You're not gonna have me talking to myself tip tickets Aguirre's tips, here. We're going to, you know easier and slowly not too much KiKi behavior. Girl. Hey, how are you? Good. How are you? Trying. All right. But let me not embarrassed if any further you guys, we have a very good show for you. It's a tree a real tree. Blair Underwood is here. Icon layer again, Lehrer Underwood is here. Y'all gorgeous ladies. You're welcome. Fellas this still much to learn. But ladies again, you are welcome. Ted was he not just everything all kinds of goodness. Gorgeous kind, smart funny. Great sense of humor. He still looks thirty serious like what happened? He and Angela Bassett just need to quit. This is starting to get like I'm starting to be like you guys are about I just. just haven't the formula. That's it. That's all I want. I don't ask for much. I would go to the jungle and get the formula myself and the share it. We just need a map. Mike X makes us back guy. No. But seriously Blair, Underwood, his starring in or he plays in one of the episodes in when they see us, which is Eva do grenades, brand new four part mini series on Netflix out today. It is very powerful. If you guys haven't heard about it is documenting the story of the central park five who we now call the exonerating five. Yeah. Which, I mean, most black people know this story, it's a horrific story happen to these young men. They spent how many years thirty no almost twenty years, some of them. So the own the sixteen year old spent nearly twelve years in jail, and then the other one spent over a decade. So finally did not commit as young kids. They were teenagers limit happen wrongly accused because of their race because they win the wrong. As at the wrong time. And we know the story and we also know that the current president of the United States took out a full page ad asking that. They try for their crimes was what did he ask? What the death penalty ask for New York to bring back the death penalty just to penalize these men? You guys I don't get me started. It's the heartbreak Israel, the hurt Israel. But as usual are able to Rene is telling very important story and using her art to help heal we're all going to be tuning into when they see us, you'll hear the interview Corey saw the documentaries, and she is like it's heavy you're going to really want to settle into to fear. She's saying, yeah, she said you're going to want to, like blackout sometime over the entire weekend. Absolutely. Just take it all in. No. But sadly, Blair Underwood comes in. And he inquiry really talk about the power of the film. I can't wait to see. I wanted to wait. Sometimes I'd like to wait and you know, we get a chance to see things in advance. Yeah. But I like to experience them when everybody else does. I cannot.
"blair" Discussed on QUEERY with Cameron Esposito
"Was on a business call for work and this is gonna work to do something in a partner they're called and was like oh and by the way blair you're doing so great on this call without your ritalin because i tweeted about running out of my ruin description oh my god and i was like okay so i know that you know that i tweeted about running on my relative prescription but this is work like i felt so dragged why so i think that like those older generation person i think that it's a mix like my mom calling the rock haw and then the rock responding i'm like okay so that means they're friends because when you can video your friends in real life that's what we learned it so i'm like okay so this is very i was like sorry mr the rock my mom didn't mean to tag you could i ask you i want to go back just a moment because i feel like you might have something helpful to say in this for me i i don't think i will ever be faith was a really important part of my life the faith community that i grew up in was really important part of my life but i don't know that i will ever be able to be a part of another faith community because i am so mad at the humans that have created systems around these are these are essentially faith is ideas that people shared with each other about what we're all doing here that's the whole point of it right and those ideas are collected its collective wisdom of human wisdom and that is so valuable right because we only have like however many years we have on this planet so we should learn from the people who left something behind we should try to get a head start and read the things that people thought before we will always do better when we like share yeah and gather knowledge but i'm so mad at the manipulation of like it or the how faiths by into power structure that i can't abide like i don't think even something that was not the catholic church like a some a christian faith that was really welcoming to queer folks or really did a lot of like racial justice or like buddhism or something like that that when folks are more new agey they're like i practiced buddhism because there's not problem is there isn't a q even buddhists persecute folks but i totally hear you like what do you do with that you personally with any anger it's val unless it's like random racial anger that you're like you know no no unless it's random racial and then you should go fuck yourself okay sure okay yes but i think that with any anger it's necessary for you to allow yourself to feel it and to understand where it's coming from and why it's there so you seem to understand where the you know the anger is coming from and so i think it's really valid and i think for me the way i do everything and it's because my mom like studied social work and psychology and my dad's mental health but anytime i was like mad at anything at school they would be like well what was their point of view what did they go through that day why did they say that and i'd be like why are we sympathizing with the person who was a dick to me today mom and she's like because it makes you more compassionate person and i do that now like it helps me a lot with when i deal with trolls and stuff but as far as like a religious institution i was really mad at christianity for a long time that's actually why i stopped being a christian because i was learning about this you know a grew up with the sense of like a black radical christian tradition and then i went to louisiana where there's a lot of white christian racists and i'm trying to figure her out how are they parsing this idea that like martin luther king found justice from christianity but you're using christianity to say that black people deserve to be enslaved and so like it also became even more complex and i'm going to these black churches in louisiana and seeing a picture of white jesus and i'm thinking about like there was a sermon about police brutality and how we have to be compassionate to our oppressors and i just couldn't get that image out of my mind like a group of black people and then white jesus and then.
"blair" Discussed on RobinLynne
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"blair" Discussed on The Axe Files with David Axelrod
"Laura and now from the university of chicago institute of politics in cnn the axe files with your host david axelrod tony blair burst on the scene in the 1990s as the leader of new labour the labour party in britain and led the labour party to victory in 1997 after which he served ten very consequential years as prime minister of great britain during those years he help modernize a social safety network propelled britain's economy forward and then ultimately ran into significant opposition for his close relationship with george w bush and alliance over the iraq war i sat down in london last week with tony blair to talk about today's political environment and the future under brexit tony blair it's great great to be with you here in london you know you are a globally known person but a lot of people who listen to this podcast certainly in america are not all that familiar with your personal story in in in preparing and know you've written autobiography and so on in preparing for this i was struck by some things in your in your biography particularly how you grew up because you had a very sort of interesting childhood that changed very dramatically and i just wanted to ask you about the about your folks yes i was brought up actually in a in a very conservative household by my father was a member of the conservative party my my father come from very poor background himself he was a foster child in a pool potted glasgow.
"blair" Discussed on Pop Culture Affidavit
"No it yeah there's nothing wrong with their it's just waged are criticizing it online all level that basically you're saying it select because you didn't like it 'cause you're not into it is basically taking away you know the people that are into it i just think that there is something it if you're indo horror films go stories you're probably appreciate the spill a lot more than if you're not basically yeah and this can segue into we're gonna talk a little bit about the sequels now i know that you haven't seen other thurman i'm actually going to talk about that one really really believe briefly but uh because it's not really were watching but that last year it really is let's take it was either 2015 in 2016 early 2016 uh the movie blair which came out third in eastern simply a quote series of blair which films um it had been made under a fake title called the woods and it wasn't until a panel at san diego comecon when they showed the sizzle real trailer whatever the theory actually revealed that this view was a third blair which movie it's a found footage filmed that is essentially an and before we were on eric i i basically said it's the highlight its highlander the final dimension wary is essentially a rehash of the entire first film except the conceit is that the the main character drags his friends along um his girlfriend's documentary filmmaker and he's looking he's heather donahue's younger brother he's looking for her.
"blair" Discussed on /Film Daily
"Um somehow have a connected story over a bunch of different bodies and types i'm not sure how that would work my my my friend pitch by fam fiction would be a scientists assent through time tracked down sam beckett has a new machine to let him jump from time to time under his own control but maybe not be with obscene choices at which body goes into the cops a comedy can ensue and that we he's a search miss a manhunt through time would be my with my fan fiction but otherwise yeah it's such a great pd con that's a great comfort food you know what you're going to get you to episode concept that um i'm not a show and we looks like but same time i'm alba quantum leap out happily washable and last up a movie that could become a tv series apparently a blair witch tv show is in the works but doing needed then yeah so there's another question it may be a unanswerable at this point but uh on the diminishing returns podcast the blair witch project codirector eduardo sanchez said that there have actually been some rumblings about a possible blair which tv show that may you know sort of revitalize the franchise in ah in td form i his coats are for us it's a very natural thing to go and say hey list you afraican blair which show and you can say it's from the original creators and we can bring in a whole bunch of interesting directors to direct episodes and the podcast hosts said would you see that as an anthology thing with prequel episodes are would all be found footage and he responded well you know i can't really discuss i think that the idea of a blair rich in theology has always been very just a really interesting thing you're close you're in the ballpark you know i think it might be one of those things that might be the more you think about it you're like that might be perfect a tv show you know so we'll see what happens but i think that's the next big thing for blair which probably tv so he also clarifies that lionsgate.