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"fitch" Discussed on The First Degree
"Rhonda macdonald had long. Red wig like sexy. Black and white stripes is like yeah. Mcdonald's uniform little like i'm gonna just do it within like with goofy clown makeup. And then i have a big purse shaped like a happy meal. Box hella fries all night answered. I'm saying all you have to do is just by mcdonald's and carry it around with you and then you can feed your drunk munchies. The entire night on. What are you gonna be sexy hamburglar And we found on pinterest couples costumes. So jared can do it too. Yes and then our brain was going to be sexy grimace and then i was looking for a sexy mcnugget costume. I feel like you encourage you. Get a frenchie by then in. They should be or not all the little. You're gonna say. Jared should be the nugget which i think that also worked pretty well in our favor. You can also be a hamburger. Oh we could be a hamburger fry. It fits your body types. We can you all yellow billy. I think the french fry this is our costumes. I probably want to do something. Paul holes again this year. But you're not allowed to. Because we're now mcdonald's because we're going to have sponsorship. Listen we better have. As i will say this to the people from mcdonald's they sent me about five hundred free. Happy meal like a tickets when i talked about happy meals so much about a year and a half ago really time to step up right now. Yeah was this on murder. Squad or on our podcast. I mean the the send them to me. And then like i would put him in. Actually get into a lot of women shelters but i. I took like thirty of them. Whenever i was going into the airports and my book was in the airport i would like slide him into my book. And then say oh. Yeah but yeah. Because i can't eat venture napping 'cause i i would. I might not be here by. I mean okay. What was the super size me guy. He ended up living some people emails. A day yeah he. Was you know what. I don't like that guy some weight from eating. Mcdonald's it just all depends so can't wait for halloween costumes. I going to be amazing The one other thing that i wanted to talk about is alexis. I watched the first episode of talking evil just about twenty minutes ago. It was amazing. It was it was so good. I mean i watched a lot of it in person. So i wasn't crowd. I was staring at the side of your head being like. What is jack thanks. She's my best. I want her to like it. I wasn't really surprised. I don't know if we've talked about this on the podcast but when we got hired to do the show i was also hired to be alexis on our study which is insane crazy and especially crazy. We've never talked about it. Really crazy thing for two friends to get for that no was. There was a showgirls vibe. I can feel it and then like when alexis walking down the stairs and then you potentially could push you know. It's like black swan but with mcnuggets. Yes it absolutely is but then the thing is well number one. I don't give a shit so it was like this is amazing alexis but then also when i but i was also like you know i've hosted a show before like i'm i'm technically host. I wonder why they didn't pick me. And then i actually watched alexis in the element of what she was gonna like had to do for the show and it was unbelievable. And i couldn't imagine myself doing that. It was like the most league. You're juggling five hundred hats at once. It was so impressive. It was really. I remember coming home. Because jack was there the whole time and be like jack. It was the hardest day of my whole life. It was so hard mostly because when so many people are watching you. You're just so tense. So tom and and you have this crying person's feelings your cater to you. Don't want them to the bad time lost jack. Oh you can hear okay so we lost our facetime so like we have a crying person. Who's been through such terrible trauma on the sitting next to you and you're like teleprompter looking and you're looking at your cards and you're you're like have earpiece in and people are telling me things to do and i'm just like sweating in. It's just. It was so hard but it was really rewarding. Because i did love it. I really did with so many people on the show and having gift from will you. You donald's you're literally made for that job and i couldn't imagine i couldn't think of anybody else. That could do that so eloquently the way that you did it but what was so funny is because it was your understudy. I had to learn all these cases front because it was. If alexis got covadonga then they would throw me in so i could have been thrown in there at the very last money and then so unprepared because it's like rather be prepared or not prepared not just sort of prepared and it was very very stressful on my jacket. That had happened. It could have been kind of cool like like we're wwe wrestlers like each other in. You might have just been like. Let's do this with a whole series tiger tag each other end. Because it's like i mean what would we have done. We were talking about this. Really what would we have done. If three episodes in i got it i know go back and do it again so we were you know. It was a whole honestly. It's one of those things that would have been a logistical nightmare. If it happened. And i feel like everybody just crossed their fingers that it wouldn't and thank god it didn't especially for me. I'm like i can read from a teleprompter. But i can't interview the way that you do. So that job was honestly made for your new job. Jack i love you the best way that lacks does either. Yes you cannot. Now there's there's an amphitheater billie jensen talking you. This coking evolved now. I'd like to. I'd like to see billy johnson on that show. I think it'd be pretty good. I think we all come on the panel for next season. Hopefully there's more yeah. Fingers crossed is cross. I love you jack. Thank you for being the best friend of the whole world. No you're welcome in. The episode was so good and i really want everybody to go in for next week tune in for next week. I don't know how that episode is going to go the one that i'm on but we'll see it's gonna be awesome road discovery plus go right now download discovery plus i see i see via also congrats on your well. I'll say i'll say this in the beginning but anyways discovery plus download all for all the shows yes and until next week friends beep beep. We killed hello time guys. This is max here. And i'm really excited to invite you to watch my color vision to luck. Experience live concert on live by live this february. It's going to be really. were playing. Blueberry is lights down low. Love me less all the songs on my album. Hope you can join us. Tickets at live x live dot com slash. 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"fitch" Discussed on The First Degree
"Okay. Well welcome to yet another episode of killing time. Now we usually zoom to see each other and then we record on the single then caster. But there's something going on with. Your guys is wifi. So were were facetime ing while recording and mike connection keeps going poor. So i can't see you guys is really making me sad. Very alarming isn't it. It's very alarming. But when we're sound checking You both the way that your microphone is set up right now. It looks like you're going to sing a duet to a song. Like one thousand nine hundred fifty. Unlike in one thousand nine hundred eighty s microphone shoe. We do op song or something like that. Like donny and marie osmond overhead. Like like angling down. And you guys were both talking into it at the same time. It was very very ramirez. Donny and marie very tight. So where are you guys right. Now you're did you say you're in florida west palm beach party Yeah in the usa taking covid really seriously over there. just costs. Miley cyrus are partying in the say. Do you have any updates for your travels that you'd like to share with our listeners. Before we begin our killing time we'll we just had an incident While we were setting up where. I was trying to light this Situation better so that when we facetime do we didn't look so deceased and I was like hey. Hey and i pointed behind me and i was like turn that off and i pointed to the light and i continued to keep i dunno setting up all of the required items and then i hear clanging in the dude is ripping the mini fridge out of the wall trying to unplug it from under this built in bar. This mini fridge is like lodge. what are you doing. Meanwhile i have an open vodka soda in the fridge like keeping cold and i hear the glass clanging around in there and i'm like what are you doing. He's like you said turn it off. I was like. I pointed to the they don't really rank. You wanted this professional. Sound for the podcast. I'm making me no definitely not alexis. I'm trying to trying to light it. Better for jackson aesthetic pleasure while it's okay because i can barely see you guys are like extremely pixelated moving around and like an eight bit kind of away. So billy mario brothers. It's very super mario brothers. But you know we're doing what we can while you guys are on the road so we we s. We have been on the road a better week now and we've done our first road trips together. Now we've had like there's there's been parts of the shoot that have been challenging and there was one day that i just i. We were on the road. And i really wanted ice cream and we got off at a stop. And then there was a lot of traffic and then Elections like what you want like a frostier Carville would be great but yeah but we tried to go into a mcdonalds and it was just too hard to go into so we had to go in. Turn turnaround at that. And then i'm going into a wendy's because she had said you wanna frosty so i go into the. He's i don't want wendy's mcdonald because she said like wendy's. I like nuggets. There's no nugget like mcnugget. But when he's nuggets are pretty good. They're not realistic. No not i wanna process chicken nugget. I wanted at all see feel like a wendy's nugget is very processed. And that's the reason why i like it because it's not honest at all. It feels very much not like any sort of a meat product which is nice but anyways continue. Doing you know where my loyalty lies. Arming our our loyalty as a podcast. We need to take an aside because our loyalty has a podcast. Mcdonalds is very strong. Iran so deep it started with billie johnson. And i didn't think that at thirty three years old. I would be enjoying mcdonald's once a week but here i am okay all right. So here's what happened. So she seven she said i don't want that and then of course. I'm thinking about the frosty. So i'm like okay. Fine we get back on the highway. We travel maybe twenty miles and then find a mcdonald's and i really really want ice cream. I want an ice cream sunday. We go as subject. There's you're missing apart. I'm on yelp looking for mcdonald's and he's like i'm only going to them if they're on the side of the freeway that are offramp is i'm like billy we're passing like twenty mcdonald's 'cause he doesn't wanna go under an underpass. That's get like. I was like that's insane. But he's okay. He's like no no. I only want the next one on our offramp. I was like okay so we find one and then what happens. Bill yes all right so we find one in the after passing. Probably twenty on the other side of the highway. It's one of those mcdonalds where they have the drive in where. There's two places that you can do in order. Yes splits up. It goes together. We're waiting there for probably twenty minutes and then we realize it's not happening as billy go around and go in the other side of the drive through. Why are you waiting here line. Okay neared at it with anger on. Billy go around the building and get back in the regular line and he was so stubbornly refused to do it finally but then i said i'm just gonna go inside so i'm here i'm dislike. I'm a little bit broken at this point. I just want a sunday. I want to sunday. I go in and get me. Nuggets coke fries. Go in to the mcdonalds. And then i order in the night say i would like to. The woman looks to me and says the ice cream machine is broke now. She must have seen my face because she's like she starts rattling off every sweet thing. That's on the men do. She's got cookie. We got apple pie got cookies and then like she so basically goes. I'm trying like oh. I know you are no. And you want to hear the kicker so in the car i was actually conducting the interview for this week's first degree has spill each in like and then he comes back in. Billy does and i like studying nuggets. And i look in the entry back. I'm like you forgot this. Sunday's what's the and he looked at me like it's amazing i'm alive. He was already gone. And i was like billy. Come on dummy you've forgotten my condescending bratty tone. And he's like he just looked like he was going to bomb it. Yeah it it had gone from anger. Sadness listen i understand when you when i get my mind on something when i want to eat it and i don't get to have that specific thing that's on my mind. It really isn't life. Runar so i understand the despair that you felt in that moment but i will say this about the mcdonalds. The fries that we had never had were going they were like the fresh of the fryer bus and the nuggets are really good too. Yeah so south out. I think it did is it. Did sort of a little piece was taken away that night. I'm so sorry ability. You know when i when i asked if there's any updates about your travels. I thought that maybe you'd give like a bit about we are doing with. Donald story was also great. And i really hope somebody and mcdonald's pr. Listen to podcasts. so we can get a sponsor. I really wanna ronald mcdonald costume. Only god don't wanna talk about. Yes yes so this. This whole obsession runs really deep in jack and i earn group chat with our other friends and we decided what. We're gonna be for halloween next year. Yes be sexy rhonda. Mcdonald's.
"fitch" Discussed on The First Degree
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"fitch" Discussed on The First Degree
"Thing. When crystal was interviewed after fitch was found dead. It was clear to detectives at crystal. Didn't really know that much about the bpm lifestyle. Eighteen year olds impressionable so she probably encountered him on a dating app. And so just got sucked into this exciting idea of going to meet the older guy and then things got carried away. But here's the thing. The prosecution took a completely different. Stance took the offensive physician. They put it out in harped on the number of times crystal stabbed brent saying quote. I think this tells us a little about the enormous wellspring of violence that resides in this woman. Today which i think is disgusting to talk about a near child in that way especially after anyone who had seen her get brutalized so badly on film but anyways the prosecution also pointed to the video footage as evidence saying that crystal was not an imminent danger. At the time she killed brent. She used unnecessary defensive force and when they say danger remember the video footage depicted them going to separate rooms after she was basically cold clocked by brent so their theory in their argument here is is that like. He wasn't in the midst of beating her. Maybe if she had stabbed him after he punched her she'd have a bit better defense. But you know that's ridiculous you'll see why so on the subject of the bedia some aspects of crystal and brent's relationship came up crystals attorney said quote a guest to a point where it is no longer bedia. Sam gets to a point where it is controlling. It is abusive but however the bulk of crystals defense hinged on her pass psychological trauma and how those experiences may have played a role in what happened that night and remember her plea was not guilty by reason of insanity so their plan was to show evidence of this that there was psychological reports that showed that crystal was depressed and isolated and also. That crystal could have been traumatized previously by this home invasion in california and this could have prompted an onset of. Ptsd after us did. The court received word that the jury had reached a verdict crystal. Gutierrez was found not guilty by reason of mental disease of defect. She was sentenced to fifteen years in a psychiatric facility. I honestly feel bad because she had to have been manipulated by this guy My coworker i feel terrible. Her whole life is ripped from her because she was manipulated. I feel terrible. That's probably why she you know had a mental breakdown and didn't realize what she got herself into. I mean that's what manipulators do. Yeah you get you to do things so on the heels of bronze death david understandably felt rattled by the whole thing. I was completely taken back and floor. That i was like working and talking and communicating. With this this human that could inflict so much damage on somebody that would leave them to to commit. The most horrible acts like the ever had like murder. Like i had to have been going through something crazy. I have no words to describe how it made me feel. People really didn't like him at like in the first place and so when it happened there were people that were like good use garbage. I'm glad he's not here anymore. And then like part of me was like oh my god. That's a human being. Like what are you like. I'm torn it really. Threw me for a loop brought road longtime and honestly it's it's a lot better without him around. I definitely learned not to get too close to people. You literally never know who anybody is behind closed doors and at this point to jump in here discuss the bbs m lifestyle for a moment so we're no way attempting to king. Shame anyone while telling the story because this story isn't about the the sm at all the number one rule of bedia. Sam is consent consent by all parties. And that's not what's happening here. Fitch was using the internet to prey on women some almost half his age and while crystal was eighteen in the eyes of the law and adult. There was clearly no consent once. She arrived at his house. As seen on the video cameras that fitch had stalled inside his home installs merely to exploit women by the way might add like installed cameras so that he can show his workers him exploiting young women. Sorry you're exactly right. And as the defense laid out their case it was clear that fitch was a predator and while crystal meth have been imminent danger at that very moment in the prosecution arguing that she could have just walked out of the house. Just a bullshit. Excuse that is used in domestic violence cases since the dawn of time. Why didn't she just walk away. Fitch had groomed her to the point where she felt that she was his property his slave and for her. This was the only escape not to mention. She was suffering mental health implications. So sorry rich you you picked the wrong woman know. He probably thought preying on someone who had trauma in her past would benefit him. And you know what dude that didn't work out so well so dudes out there or even just even just preying on somebody. That was that young like obviously it from the other people that were interviewed earlier in the episode. He always had women that were a lot younger than him so he probably assumed. That there are more impressionable. They're easier to control. They wouldn't fight back in different ways and you know that was probably his mo in the women that he was choosing to abuse and sometimes it doesn't.
"fitch" Discussed on The First Degree
"To hear of the violence crystal experienced. I just thought that you know you just had some issues and you know he's a nerve. I just figured he was like some kind of nerdy creepy dude. Hit makes me really upset and angry. I really wish that. I knew that he was that type of person. It also seemed that when it came to his previous sexual partners. Brandt had little respect for that. There was another time where he had a video of him. And i'm assuming you know has other partners. And he showed them to people in the shop. We were just kind of bold. What are you know. can you know that's disgusting. But that'll what like what was like basically homemade porn there was one lady. She's come in from time to time He would always make comments about how how short her dresses are. And like how no big hurt but is like just disgusting things that you shouldn't be talking to another person about so what david is saying is true. His recollections coupled with the video evidence found on david's cameras. It's helping paint a pretty clear picture of the type of guy was and we wanted to see if we could find anything. Independent about brent online and on his facebook found an article about this case that was shared by a local news organisation under it. There were several comments. And here's one. As an example quote fitch was a creep. He always had different girls with him any time. He came into our salon who were significantly younger than him. I refused to help him after my first encounter with him when he kept saying vulgar unprovoked things to me he was predatory. I pity this girl. So we're noticing a theme right and to be clear being creep doesn't mean that you deserve to die but engaging in creepy behavior seems to heighten your chances of it happening sooner barrett so back to this video footage after brent is seen knocking crystal out cold they then each went to sleep in separate rooms after that is when crystal awoke left the room where she was sleeping and entered brent's room and stabbed him to death but each detail release the public. The shock was heightened that continued when after all these details were revealed crystal was indicted and arraigned on charges of first degree murder and account his decision to charge the eighteen year old crystal with a serious offense given the details released. So far was polarizing for a lot of people to say the least and this is why those who disagreed with crystal being charged pointed to the video evidence as a reason why she shouldn't clearly this much older man had lured her hours away from her home and then subsequently assaulted and beat her to unconsciousness. And those on the other side basically suggested that because crystalline. Brandt were engaged in this type of relationship. This meant that the beating and quote unquote sexual assault them. That crystal experienced may have been in a consensual way. All right so what do you guys think about what we're hearing. I think that this is really interesting because there is a very similar type of story happening in the media right now with the whole armie hammer thing that's going on and there are a lot of people that are like don't kink. Shame him for blah blah blah blah. When he was assaulting and raping these women that goes beyond a bedia. Some kind of kink right. And you know we get into this a little bit later in the episode and certainly the The goal here is not about kinks shaming. It's about perspective and it's about how in this case prosecutors attempted to use be an excuse to excuse for brett's behavior you get knocked an eighteen year old girl out cold after lord her away from her home. She no way to get back. She's in high school. Bedia sam with two consenting adults is completely acceptable this predatory and you know it's just it's it's so wild to me that the prosecution they're knee-jerk was decided with him in charge her an eighteen year old girl with first degree murder first degree murder. Y'all seeing or getting beaten on video. And the the fact that i mean she's eighteen still in high school so she is barely legal. He's thirty four years old. That's predatory relationship just in itself without any of the things that are going on around. You know what i mean like. There is a huge glaring red flags just in that relationship looking outside in with the out knowing any of the details of it. so at and everything else. And it's it's dub right and you have to wonder what climate we're dealing with here where they haven't had a murder in forty years in this county and it seems like very conservative and i feel like there was to just first degree murder. There's stab wounds not really deconstruct the other variables surrounding the murder itself. So listen i hear. You don't have a ton of experience. But their decision was very flawed. Yeah so regardless of how we feel. Chris arraignment move forward than the less by this point. Crystals parents had flown into town and as the proceedings unfolded. Her father interrupted the proceedings. And you can actually listen to this online so the judge was saying quote. Do you waive your rights to preliminary hearing. Do you wish to proceed crystal says yes your honor and then dad says crystal no. That's not right. Crystal was held on one hundred thousand dollars cash bond in the local jail. If crystal was convicted she was facing a maximum penalty of life in prison without the possibility of parole and crystal pleaded not guilty due to mental disease or defect and said that she was a victim of violence and needed mental help so between the time of crystals arraignment and the commencement of her trial the charges she was facing eventually downgraded to second degree murder but as far as their supporters were concerned. This still wasn't enough. Due to the predatory aspects of brent's interactions with her many believe that she shouldn't be facing murder charges at all so as far as when the trial actually began. We're gonna give you this upfront. Wish we could tell you more about what was uncovered but unfortunately a great deal of the records have been sealed. We can speculate as to why you know. We know that video evidence of a violent sexual assault was submitted in likely viewed in court. And they're not going to subject crystal to more invasiveness when it comes to her trauma so a lot of the records are sealed. But here's what we were able to find out. Crystals attorney revealed that fitch referred to crystal as his sex slave made it clear that once she arrived in wisconsin with him she had to be completely sexual available to him at all times day or night whenever he said so and once crystal arrived in wisconsin he laid out the rules and basically whenever he wanted to have sex she would have to completely submit he also told crystal that contended to brand her in his intention behind this was he wanted to ruin her for any other guy that she could ever possibly be involved with. So here's the.
"fitch" Discussed on The First Degree
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That's first degree and don't forget to use the euro else. Let him know that we sent you. Loan amounts will be determined based on your credit income in certain other information provided in your loan application. That's absurd dot com slash first degree eighteen year. Old crystal gutierrez was found covered in blood running from the home of thirty four year. Old brent fitch inside the police found fitch dead stabbed dozens and dozens of times crystal admitted to being the one who stabbed him before being taken into custody for rats murder and while the broad strokes of what. The police new looked cut in dry initially once. Bronze home was searched. More details came to the surface. Things would not be so clear. The community was shocked and a local media clung to this case. People struggled to understand the circumstances that led to brown's death so it happened in grafton or is like a lot of older people and it's a lot more like a chill chill town and so when it happened a lot of people were freaking out because it's like the first big thing that's happened in like i i want to say either twenty or forty years. Been awhile since. I've like googled his name. Because asser it happened. I wanted to know right away what happened. It was like so bizarre and so weird. So what david is saying is true. There hasn't been a murder in this town since nineteen eighty two. The police launched their investigation by searching. Brent fitch's home for more than twenty four hours straight and within that process. They made a perplexing discovery. They found a video surveillance system with cameras inside several rooms throughout the house. And when the existence of these cameras in the home was reported by local news station. It shook a lose memory for david. So apparently he's like super into bondage be dsm and there's cameras all over his house. I know that because he told me he said that therefore his submissive. I at first i was like what and then i was like. Oh you mean you know strip clubs and okay. That's what you're referring to okay. Sidebar and bedia. Sam relationships traditionally have dominant and submissive for really really basic and simple definition and. We're going to underscore this very basic and simple. The submissive is the one who receives orders and punishments. They might be the ones who are tied up whipped spanked etcetera. The dominant is the one who gives now again. This is a very very simple definition and these roles can always mean something different to those who encompass them in the meanings of all of these roles within be. dsm are very fluid and relatives. So please don't take offense. We define themselves simply here but it's really just to give people a baseline anyways back to the footage in question so what. Police observed in this footage from the night crystal had spent with brent was beyond disturbing to say the least in the clips. They observed what appeared to be fitch sexually assaulting crystal in the hours before his murder. These were very violent encounters. We can't stress this enough and at one point. Detectives observed that fitch crystal so hard that she was knocked out cold unconscious. So you have to remember. This was being reported on in real time in david brenner. Co worker was shocked.
"fitch" Discussed on The First Degree
"Expanded officers continued to work to track the source of this terror-related screams and that's when something in the road caught their attention or rather someone. It was a young woman brunette. She was wearing a t-shirt and naked from the waist down. She was running and she was screaming. She was hysterical. This is all jarring right but that wasn't the worst part. The worst part was that this girl who was screaming was absolutely covered in blood. She continued running until she reached the patrol car. What was going on. Who was this girl. The police didn't know but the assumption was that she was a senior eighteen year olds. Who the worried mom from california had called about was her name was crystal gutierrez and she was in a state of complete terror. The police took her in and she was taken for medical attention. They had so many questions. What happened where was she coming from. And why was she covered in blood. It turns out she'd come from the home that belonged to david's co worker brent fitch which was located like we said at nine of spring street in grafton the home was three stories was gray with white trim it had attached garage in a fenced in backyard in the front door was open and there was a trail of blood leading inside the home. But before we tell you what they found inside this house we want to explain. Just how this whole ordeal started. Which was with a road trip to california. Paul gutierrez was eighteen when she met the thirty four year. Old french fench online so casual chatting shifted into sexual conversations. And the bulk of their communication was focusing on brent sexual interest in bondage dominance and sadomasochism which also bedia sat. And we're going to sidebar here and tell you a little bit more about bedia. Sam means a lot of different things. A lot of different people pain pleasure. Servitude and sex calm is dan. Savage says that quote you introduce. Dsm into your sexual relationship. By i initiating a conversation about your sexual interests and if there's interest on both sides gradually and slowly introduced. Dsm play into your relationship. Okay this story after brent and crystal forge this on relationship. They decided that they should meet in person but crystal was an eighteen year old student. Living in california she was still in high. School and brent was a thirty four year old living in wisconsin. So how is that going to work. Well naturally brent with dr in his car to pick crystal up and bring her back to wisconsin with him so beginning on april. Twenty seventh of two thousand and nineteen. Brent requested the week off from work and any set out onto this open road. He actually called off for that entire week so that he could do this. He told my other co worker. Connie that he was going to go take a trip and he apparently went to go. Get this girl. Just the first thing that i couldn't get past like why wouldn't you just take a plane or at least by this person plane ticket and i was just weirded out about that and found out that she was like eighteen and still in high school like in his thirties and he brings her back. I guess to pick crystal up from california and drive her back to us. Kansin brent fitch spent a total of thirty hours in the car driving upwards of two thousand eighty miles so once brett crystal up. You're probably wondering what the parents of the teenage high school senior was thinking. So no one can really know for sure what was going on at home and i don't want to judge but it's been alleged in the reporting they had actually told people that crystal had run away from home and they weren't really sure where she so. It's very likely that the first contact crystals family had with her since brad picture up. Was this text message from crystal begging for help which is horrible for a family to experience. I bet they were just just terrified and we told you what happens next. The text message led the police to finding crystal running the street absolutely covered in blood and once crystal was safely with them in custody. She seemed to be in shock. She told them that she was staying with brent fitch living with him in fact but then her admission started taking this dark sudden turn crystal said that she had been asleep and had woken up suddenly in the middle of the night stating that quote. The family was standing around her. So police are obviously confused with the statement so they ascertain continue. Chris said that she grabbed a pair of scissors and she grabbed a knife and then she went into the master bedroom. Before stabbing brent fitch while he slept chris eventually stopped and then she texted her mother pleading for help before fleeing from the house. This story was hard to fathom. Why would crystal stab this man to death while he slept. Meanwhile the police. Csi teams had assembled at brent fitch's home they approached the front door which was open and spotted a trail of blood which led inside after they like you know put her in custody and all that they go back and they go in to the house and they find him so i was like they found him here in the garage and then another stories that they found in his room and there wasn't really clear on what happened inside the house. The police found brent lying face down in his room and he had between eighty and one hundred stab ones. I didn't find out until after everything happened. I got a text message from one of my other co workers. And he's like. Hey just got murdered. And i was like i know. We don't like him no seriously and he's like no seriously he's dead now. It's like oh my god so the police are inside and they find someone who had suffered nearly one hundred stab wounds and they have the young woman in custody who was admitted to stabbing him. We've got the who covered. But now we need to find out the why what could have prompted crystal to stab brent to death while he was sleeping crystal was then arrested on the heels of our confession to police. So those of you're listening. This seems cut and dry right podcast over raw and the truth about what prompted crystal to.
"fitch" Discussed on The First Degree
"Show which has a podcast that you really need to be listening to. And i know that every day somebody. Somebody's like you need to listen to a podcast and then you do and it's really disappointing. But that is not the case with this show. It's amazing so jordan show which apple named one of its best of two thousand eighteen is aimed at making you. A better informed more critical thinker. You get a sense of how the world actually works and come to your own conclusion about what's happening even inside your own brain so each episode is a conversation with the different fascinating guests. And when i say. There's something for everyone here. I really mean that in one episode jordan talks to a hostage negotiator from the fbi whoever's techniques on how to get people to like entrust you which is honestly terrifying. Now that i think about it and another episode tells the story of cinematographer who discovered lost city in the jungle and made one of the most important archaeological finds of the century. So we love jordan harbinger show and you will too so search for the jordan harbinger show. That's h. a. r. boy. I and as a nancy g. e. r. on apple podcasts. Spotify or wherever you listen your podcasts degree degree degree i agree i agree i agree. I agree supposed to have it in movies. Not real life. I just figured he was like some kind of nervous. Creepy dude makes me really upset angry. I really wish that. I knew that she was that type of person. Walk into the first degree. The true crime podcast that you might end up on my name. Is jack fan i can. I'm sitting far away from alexis. Linkletter loader and billie johnson who are sharing their microphone like they're going to sing a song and it is quite a sight. Donny and marie here for donnie and marie here for it so before we jump into the day i just wanted to say. Congratulations on a number four. Podcast world wide with cold. Hell yeah thank you. It's still like pretty shocking. It's shocking and you know when alexis and i were talking when you guys first launched the podcast. I think it launched number seventeen or something like that and you were asking me. You're like so like what happens after this. And i was like well. You know it can either go up or down. Depending on how many new people keep tuning in and listening and it is so mind blowing an unbelievable that you guys have hit the top five and it would be top three. If it wasn't for the new podcast about laurie. Valo and the only thing up there is just a little teaser trailer for trailer. Yes state lines. Nbc keith. Morrison can't we can't sleep on keith mars and we understand that. Yeah so i know. But that's such a. That's such a huge accomplishment for you guys andrew keeping it week over week over week which means that the content is obviously bomb. Thank you jackie. Love you so much of the most supportive friend ever really are jack thank you. Thanks and i can't wait till we get to do all tons more true crime stuff together. I listen. I still feel very left out but i also love you guys so much so i celebrate view. And we're gonna that billy soon. Don't by billy speaking of billy. What day is it today. All right national cabbage day with that. I like cabbage. You do yeah like a cabbage corn beef and cabbage Not for me not for me. Also it's also champion crab races day they can race right into my mouth at zero. Yes right into a broiler into a bag and with a bad into my mouth. Some butter jack. You're the food jokes. You nailed it with us west. She's river joke. And then that was solid. You know they come to me because food is always on the mind there there. Aren't that many good days today. are there. billy. It's also ash wednesday so if anybody that has across with made from an ash on their on their forehead. Just don't make a big deal about it. They're just doing their thing. You don't wish them well in that. You don't acknowledge it not true. Okay all right good for you. I wish to know more about that soon. I will go all right same. Well.
Diving More Deeply Into Diversity
"Welcome to this special episode of. Yeah that's probably an ad. I'm coat m. your community editor and this week is a really special one. We have some inspiring guests in our room with us as it is black history month and as we continue these important conversations about race racial injustice social justice within our marketing and advertising communities so I'd like to introduce jason. Rosario who is chief diversity equity and inclusion At bbdo worldwide gabriel director of global diversity and inclusion at abercrombie and fitch company and jasmine cruise brand manager at beach. La and head of marketing and brand strategy at in her shoes movement. Thank you so much guys for being with me today I have excited to chat absolutely so before we kind of dive deeply into the conversation Let's start with jason Tell us more about kind of what you do. And what you're trying to do such a question i'll try my best to answer it as distinctly as possible. But i think i'm a jack of many trades but specifically at bbdo. My remit is to lead a global diversity efforts across the network on an enterprise level. And so what that means is to. My job is to figure out how we might be able to apply inclusive principles to every aspect of the organization from recruiting and retention and partnering with hr on kind of core cultural diversity equity inclusion initiatives. All the way through to pot a week rate more inclusive representative Client output in. How do we advise our clients to think through these lenses if you will so Broadly speaking that's my role Outside of that. I'm an advocate for a masculinity in mental health I started a or launched. An agency called the lives of men which uses the conversation around modern masculinity to explore. has implications on diversity equity and inclusion allied ship and the intersection of those conversations and mental health. So that is a sickness. I can put it Thank you for all that you do in the various spaces that you're a part of What about you gabby Where are you at with this new gig in terms of What you're trying to do within nf yet. I've been A diversity equity inclusion blinding practitioner for the last ten years in really this new hampshire with. Nfl has been really really exciting. discussed really the more fascinating part to me In having an opportunity to lead the effort goes beyond just diversity as a practitioner For me it's really all the other parts that keep me up at night The parts that would influence Candidates employees associates to wanna stay within an organization. So it's really around the side of the house that deals more with inclusion More equitable workforce building that sense of cultural belonging in an organization. And that means that are focused. Can't just beyond diversity for the sake of boxes but migiro really is rather to try and influence and create the type of environment where employees associates feel that they can bring their full selves to work each and every day in creating more accessible equitable workforce and in addition to that. I mean you know abercrombie and fitch. It's really really interesting. Time to work in the space where our mission is really been dedicated to amplify engaging in power empowering folk small different backgrounds and really foster in an open environment where folks can come together. Listen learn and really take action to move from conversations toward action and influencing the products that we're creating to reflect our global customer so it's been really fascinating You know i start my career in higher education working in nyu and columbia then pivoted to citi group Leading our diversity inclusion efforts early career talent and then transitioning to the fashion industry which is really really exciting opportunity to make a make an impact end create product that has the opportunity to create social change right across our across our communities in really interesting way. I have so many questions About kind of what you all have seen so far but first jazzman How do you include that d. i. lens as somebody who's on the agency side and also trying to you know achieve more equity in the greater world. Yeah i. I'm just so to be part of this conversation and hearing from jason gabby amongst inspiring folks so I think as an account manager really partnering with clients and but also partnering with leadership in how we infused diversity equity inclusion not just from an internal perspective but so that emanates within How we partner with clients We just ensuring that yes. We're being responsible and that brands are being responsible but also Figuring out how what we can do to not just check the box like abbie said but actually make tangible change. And so i think for me personally. It's just something that i've always been about which led me to Being part of the in her shoes movement A nonprofit base-year l. a. And so i have this unique Intersection where i get to see What does social impact look like from grassroots Point of view but then also in my day job like how. How can we partner with clients in doing this. Great work in continuing this great work especially with brands that wants to create
Man Found Dead In Dallas Apartment Unit That Caught Fire
"And earlier this evening, just after five o'clock, the Dallas fire rescue units responded to a blaze at the San Miguel apartments near the intersection of North Fitch. You and Ross Avenue. When they got there, they found smoke and fire coming from the unit on the second floor. They put it out about half an hour and then found a man in a hallway. He was pronounced dead at the scene
On Forbes Esports Orgs Valuations and Reactions from Around the Industry
"Year for Julissa list of the 10 most valuable e Sports organizations, they attach a massive nine-figure some to 10 works as well as some added information and every year, it causes controversy home. Mostly because of how the numbers are sourced basically Christina submitted the author of the article talks to a bunch of investors and team owners and they provide numbers while there is some viewing of these numbers with a critical lens not nearly took his done to outright trust the numbers as a true valuation first. Let's look at what the list said then some of the issues that came with it TSM is on top of the list with the valuation of 410 million dollars wage. Then follows T9 previously on top now in second with a valuation of 350 Mill third is liquid with 310 Mill 4th is FaZe Clan with 305 V is 100 thieves with a hundred ninety-six Genji. 185 7th Enthusiast gaming or Luminosity 188 G to 165 9th and RG 155,000 10th T1 at 150 million. So there's the list here's what people had to say Jacob Wolfe the former ESPN reporter who got in a public spat on Twitter with the author a few months ago said quote unrelated to pass beef with Christina. We've talked civilly sense, but guess the Forbes published valuations are insanely inflated, but it's not her or Forbes fault frankly am a sharing valuations similar to her estimates to investors. She's not shooting in the dark and quote often. The critiques of this article are leveled at Forbes and they do share some of the brunt the wolf, Mexico. It is not Christine as fault, but the orgs themselves for these valuations in addition Esports orgs valuations are inflated as wolf says these orders are being valued at ten to twelve times revenue for every month besides Enthusiast gaming on this list. That's much higher than a normal valuation. Here's what Adam Fitch now business content lead for dexterity do had to say quote. It's only LinkedIn grifters and phony Executives. You share Forbes Esports pieces until the valuations come around each year. So why are people putting stock in this list now as it forms as credible and respected in our industry any other time it's harsh but he's not wrong. You don't see a ton of forums articles shared around the year. It's mostly this one that people turn to and it's not just journalists critiquing this list either because the data comes from investor conversations and team owners the people in charge of teams who don't inflate their valuations get left off the list one extremely notable Omission. This year was Envy gaming Adam Rimer the new CEO of Envy gaming as of last summer. This on his LinkedIn quote. This Forbes analysis is utter garbage to be clear. This is not a criticism of the organizations mentioned all of whom deserve to be there. I have friends at all of them and have a great respect for what they're doing across the board, but in full transparency, this is a complete drive by cursory analysis, which is led me to question the entire valuation slash editorial capability of four years as a former valuation consultant determining Equity value for private companies is by definition a huge challenge one, which is made even more difficult without considering all facets of the company estimated revenues. No accounting for burn rates. No interest in new initiatives since the last edition of this article where we place number eight. We have increased revenues added post Malone to the ownership group added our Call of Duty team which one the first CDL championship and expanded our audience base considerably. None of this was apparently relevant to this study to even be mentioned based on the companies mentioned one would think it was purely birth. So which organizations would give them the biggest article reach which to be fair is certainly a contributor to value in. My honest opinion. This list has become a disservice to the entire industry. He add additional comment for more context which said quote we did provide Forbes with requested information and stats as we have in each of the last three years when we learned of their changed methodology for this year's list, which would strongly disagree with we opted to stop sharing additional context. He doesn't say this explicitly but it seems to be that he thinks that's the reason why they were left off this list. It's really the only thing that makes sense because there's no reason and we should have dropped value from last year after what was by all accounts. One of the most successful years in the Brand's history unless of course, the numbers aren't rooted in actual analysis, but an unsubstantiated responses from various sources, if we disagree with their methodology, they might have chosen not to put them on the list which again calls into question the entire validity of the list in many ways the forms value age. Should list is much like news numbers. It is the best accumulation of data for a given sub segments of the E Sports industry that we have but people in the industry know to take the numbers with another soul to put the Red Sea to
On Forbes Esports Orgs Valuations and Reactions from Around the Industry
"Year for Julissa list of the 10 most valuable e Sports organizations, they attach a massive nine-figure some to 10 works as well as some added information and every year, it causes controversy home. Mostly because of how the numbers are sourced basically Christina submitted the author of the article talks to a bunch of investors and team owners and they provide numbers while there is some viewing of these numbers with a critical lens not nearly took his done to outright trust the numbers as a true valuation first. Let's look at what the list said then some of the issues that came with it TSM is on top of the list with the valuation of 410 million dollars wage. Then follows T9 previously on top now in second with a valuation of 350 Mill third is liquid with 310 Mill 4th is FaZe Clan with 305 V is 100 thieves with a hundred ninety-six Genji. 185 7th Enthusiast gaming or Luminosity 188 G to 165 9th and RG 155,000 10th T1 at 150 million. So there's the list here's what people had to say Jacob Wolfe the former ESPN reporter who got in a public spat on Twitter with the author a few months ago said quote unrelated to pass beef with Christina. We've talked civilly sense, but guess the Forbes published valuations are insanely inflated, but it's not her or Forbes fault frankly am a sharing valuations similar to her estimates to investors. She's not shooting in the dark and quote often. The critiques of this article are leveled at Forbes and they do share some of the brunt the wolf, Mexico. It is not Christine as fault, but the orgs themselves for these valuations in addition Esports orgs valuations are inflated as wolf says these orders are being valued at ten to twelve times revenue for every month besides Enthusiast gaming on this list. That's much higher than a normal valuation. Here's what Adam Fitch now business content lead for dexterity do had to say quote. It's only LinkedIn grifters and phony Executives. You share Forbes Esports pieces until the valuations come around each year. So why are people putting stock in this list now as it forms as credible and respected in our industry any other time it's harsh but he's not wrong. You don't see a ton of forums articles shared around the year. It's mostly this one that people turn to and it's not just journalists critiquing this list either because the data comes from investor conversations and team owners the people in charge of teams who don't inflate their valuations get left off the list one extremely notable Omission. This year was Envy gaming Adam Rimer the new CEO of Envy gaming as of last summer. This on his LinkedIn quote. This Forbes analysis is utter garbage to be clear. This is not a criticism of the organizations mentioned all of whom deserve to be there. I have friends at all of them and have a great respect for what they're doing across the board, but in full transparency, this is a complete drive by cursory analysis, which is led me to question the entire valuation slash editorial capability of four years as a former valuation consultant determining Equity value for private companies is by definition a huge challenge one, which is made even more difficult without considering all facets of the company estimated revenues. No accounting for burn rates. No interest in new initiatives since the last edition of this article where we place number eight. We have increased revenues added post Malone to the ownership group added our Call of Duty team which one the first CDL championship and expanded our audience base considerably. None of this was apparently relevant to this study to even be mentioned based on the companies mentioned one would think it was purely birth. So which organizations would give them the biggest article reach which to be fair is certainly a contributor to value in. My honest opinion. This list has become a disservice to the entire industry. He add additional comment for more context which said quote we did provide Forbes with requested information and stats as we have in each of the last three years when we learned of their changed methodology for this year's list, which would strongly disagree with we opted to stop sharing additional context. He doesn't say this explicitly but it seems to be that he thinks that's the reason why they were left off this list. It's really the only thing that makes sense because there's no reason and we should have dropped value from last year after what was by all accounts. One of the most successful years in the Brand's history unless of course, the numbers aren't rooted in actual analysis, but an unsubstantiated responses from various sources, if we disagree with their methodology, they might have chosen not to put them on the list which again calls into question the entire validity of the list in many ways the forms value age. Should list is much like news numbers. It is the best accumulation of data for a given sub segments of the E Sports industry that we have but people in the industry know to take the numbers with another soul to put the Red Sea to shame
Chinese Leaders Split Over Releasing Blacklist of U.S. Companies
"Were exclusively reporting on a new development in the ongoing battle between Washington and Beijing over technology. China. Has Been Working on a blacklist that could punish American tech companies, but there's disagreement at the highest levels of China's leadership over whether they should issue a blacklist before or after the US election, our correspondent Leyla way has been reporting on this issue and joins us now Ling looking forward to this conversation. So welcome to the PODCAST. Thank you mark. So the one thing that has struck me is the fact that China has been very up front about this notion of a blacklist. How did it come about and what's the goal behind it sir? You're right China announced as intention to create. Unreliable entity list backing made last year but they have really kept to the whole process secretive. So what happened backing May to sell? Tin Soon, after Washington released entity list, basically restricting Weiwei, big Chinese, telecom giant, restricted hallways excess to US components and technology. So basically China's move was to match the trump administration's stepped up sanctions and crack down on Chinese companies. Especially, some of the best known technology companies so is part of the whole tit for tat strategy. The Chinese government has been using everything's the trade war broke out and explain what China may be thinking about as it considers the consequences of a blacklist. So this. Is This entity realize basically is part of China's ways to hit back at the US but they have to be very careful in terms of hall heart they push back right because the leadership really is also a dilemma on one hand they want to satisfy the urge to do something to hit back at the. US. On the other hand there's still wary of completely destroying the relationship which would hurt the Chinese leadership to at home politically and would also heard China's economy as well. So where do things stand currently because in your reporting, you said that leaders are hesitant to pull the trigger to this day. We still do not know which American firm the for for infirm is on the list because the Chinese leadership has intentionally kept it a secret of process you know on one hand you know just by announcing this list, they managed to keep foreign companies especially American firms on the actions on the other hand. Dad Really reflects the internal debate that currently is going on within the Chinese government. You have one faction officials who think, Oh, we should release the names as soon as we can. To really protect our rights and our stove and t just stand up to the American hack mom, and then you have another group of Fitch shows senior officials who are arguing we should try not to provoke trump any stretching the further you know we should be really cautious because you know the stakes very high. If you know there's a very high risks dead, the trump administration would step up sanctions again, potentially targeting even more Chinese firms that would really hurt China's economy main industries significantly. Politically speaking, these are tough times between the US and China with this list. Is there a risk of making things perhaps even worse? Definitely there's a risk that the mere disclosure of the existence of this list would provoke the trump who stretching further because as you know the sentiment toward China Washington this days it's it's quite active as evidenced by the cascade of actions targeting Chinese companies or Chinese officials but China right now doesn't appear in any way that they would compromise in any way instead they basically hit back at. Every punch that has been thrown by the US government so even The idea that they are creating a list be seeing as. Provocation in the eyes of some US officials. So definitely, there is a big risk that this move this moved to simply disclose that the distance of the list is going to provoke Washington even more and lead to further escalation of tensions. I think this discussion is going to continue for quite some time the journals
"fitch" Discussed on KTRH
"Lot of demand for gasoline in the United States. So I think, really, we probably should have anticipated, you know, a bit of a drop. This has been pretty significant. It's it's almost 15% drop in the price accrued. This week, and you know it could go even a little lower. But we're not going to see you go down to $12 barrels like that. You know the mid thirties and then I'll probably start rebounding again because global demand is continuing to rise, spied all of the Reports We're seeing in the media right now. And, uh I think Fundamentally, unless the OPEC plus deal falls apart, we're still in the situation that that supports $40 Texas intermediate prices. We've been expected to rebound up to that level. That's great news because you know there's two things one. Our state of energy, which hopefully everyone has already purchased your tickets because the registration is closed now. We will have a spokesperson from Saudi Arabia. The kingdom talking specifically on this topic, but there are still virtual tickets available. So if anyone wants to get a ticket, they could goto shell mag dot com State of Energy But Fitch Ratings We had an energy minute this past week, Fitch Ratings had actually kind of lowered their expectation to get everybody prepared where you know what What you're saying is falling in line with correct. Well, yeah, And that's one of the big rating services that you know projects rushes out into the future, and they They lowered their projection for West Texas Intermediate for 2021 from $50 to.
"fitch" Discussed on MMA Junkie Radio
"I mean. PF L. has something like that. It's the season in the tournament I need to just go straight tournament. Award, a million dollars and then. If there's injuries you stagger around, and then the next year starts differently but. Granted if you get eliminated, what do you do? Well, some some guys and gals can just take fights You know wouldn't be much pay check Congo bigger names could be rewarded in these grannies. I agree because really. I'm sitting there watching bell storm giving them my all on Friday and Saturday on delay by the way. And I? I just think the fighters let down the promotion because I think the promotion tries. Scott Coker hand like a fucking five man team was like a basketball team over at strikeforce and they got fans really excited about their cards. They just shove staggered their cars to like Paul Daley. He's fighting some guy in Italy or Paris. I should go countries, Italy or France because they have two cards coming up Italy and France. And the other Guy Michael Vana page he's fighting someone else put them against each other. What are we waiting for? You know what? I mean. One guy's already threatening to retire I think daily say and that's it three more don or something like that. What the fuck are we waiting for? have no idea. You know I like Congo versus Johnson are call Johnson's on a roll. I'd rather have Congo versus Baiter and just run back back settled that one. But. I'm telling you. There's really really frustrating moments. But anyway. That was there you go. That was Bell Tower on Friday Night Phil Davis One I honestly thought Machida one thought he. The. Twenty nine, twenty, eight. But I mean it wasn't one of those were I wanted to. The bell or headquarters like I just accepted decision. And Bar we're going to get to that that same feeling almost with the U. of C.. We are. So let's go. Let's go bell tour again, and we'll finish up with UC belt or to forty six the next day. Bill tour took thirty, six, Saturday all of a sudden Cassville Connecticut. The Mohegan Sun that's that's built towards home. And We had let's see here debut on Franklin beat Ross Hilton. Tie. Gordon are defeated George Tokyo's Daniel. Madrid defeated Pat Casey and Kiani digs defeated Democrat compos i. sort of God when I bet against their compos. He wins when I bet on them, he loses. Guy Man Liz, Karma Deanna Bennett. Neiman Gracie. Retired. You could say John Fitch Heat them and then Jon Fitch Retired And want arch Aleta defeated patchy mix in the main event. So I think we can pretty much skip to. Got Anything to say about Kiani digs versus Derek composts or lose Karma versus the Bennett well, just when you tie in Liz Car Moosh, you look at cats in Ghana is car moose. Big signings for them for females and neither one of them. Really. Looked all that great musgrave Carmen. So she got the finish but the fight itself wasn't that great and there were moments where she got taken down put on her back so. I've Kinda feel bad for them. Sometimes you know with. The way some of these pan out but That's all I wanted to about this. Yeah. All right NEAT Niemann Greasy. Beat John Vich submission heel hook happened in around two. towards the end Jon Fitch usually was one of those guys that was very, very difficult to submit. I remember at W. S. O. F. We got to see Josh Berkman submit them and. Can't remember Berkman even WanNa title from that or what but I was I remember going all the WHO because Fitch was just one of those guys that was really really hard to submit mostly because he was always on top beating the shit everybody. But interesting career. Glad. He got grab the major belt I. Know People Are GonNa go. It's W. now man that's a promotion that's got a lot of resources and a lot of money and they signed some good fighters and that's about that you have to. Respectfully. to talk about it like that. You Know David Branch wore one just engaging Marlin Ryan's Jon Fitch. They wore these belts and. Deservedly so at the called a major bell, just like the WGC, just like the NFL is it a UFC? No, of course, not no one saying that and is it a pride? No nobody's saying that either. But still he won a belt, it was a huge moment for him So he accomplish that he got a lot of skins on his wall. He just happened to be in the AFC at the same time as GOP. Yeah I mean I think overall you had a good career I thought it was a fun fight with team Gracie. Just 'cause it was pretty tactical but you could almost see that that ending coming it was kind of funny when they were talking not talking tonight but just talk to each other. I mean he's a good guy it's nicer Josh Thompson. was there a lot? If you see twitter, a lot of people come into to support. The Guy Yeah forty, two, forty, three. So it was time. Want Archer let defeated patchy mixed goes I. got that one wrong. Mix. If he takes his back or just dominant position I, thought he could finish one archer Lettuce Warner chocolate as. How. Do I say this without disrespecting them? I think he's pretty good. A lot of things what he's not. A. Difficult puzzle to solve you kind of know what he's GonNa do you know what I mean but patchy mix like he's just going to be up over time patchy makes the threat of just really really. High high to me seems like level Jitsu Couple Times he did take the back but he had moments now he had his moments you just didn't capitalize. Lot of experience to artillery away more finance, he's twenty.
Are Banks Safe?
"Month they had several plus members. Share an article with me. That was published in the Atlantic titled Becoming Bank Collapse. The subtitle was the US. Banking System could be on the cusp of calamity this time. We might not be able to save it. Article was written by Frank Partnoy. He's a law professor at UC Berkeley. That's a pretty ominous title. We WanNa look at the article as well as the state of US banks and banks around the world. Should we be worried given the pandemic is the banking system poised to collapse. I was especially interested in the article, because it came out right after I had increased my allocation to stocks and added a preferred stock et after the money for the rest of US plus model portfolios. The particular preferred stock after us by shares has about twenty six percent allocated to banks and banks are on the cusp of this calamity that does not bode well for preferred stocks. In the article, Partnoy is particularly worried about banks exposures to an esoteric security. A collateralized loan, obligation or see Elo. We Discussed Sea Ellos back in episode two six in May twenty eighteen. collateralized loan obligations are asset backed securities issued by special purpose vehicles or s peeves. The S P V purchases leveraged loans which are non investment grade bank loans that have been syndicated. A, bank will make a loan to a Non Investment Grade Company, a higher risk company and then sell that loan into the marketplace. Many of those purchasers are Clo's is over a trillion dollars of leveraged loans outstanding. and. Most are held as part of these collateralized loan obligation structures. The way it works. Is that s? Cells, debt and equity securities that comprise to see yellow. Those securities are backed or collateralized by the leveraged loans. The CEELO has multiple layers tranches that are sold separately. The debt layers are rated by credit quality, so the senior layer is triple A.. There are lower rated debt layers known as mezzanine layers, and then there's an equity layer which is unrated. The payments on the underlying leverage loans, those payments are pooled together and flow in order. The first payments go to the senior AAA layer then to the lower rated layers, and then finally to the equity layer. That is known as they waterfall. The debt tranches are over collateralized debt ACL Oh might have issued five hundred million dollars in debt securities as part of the L O that are backed by six hundred and twenty five Million Dollars Worth of leveraged loans with the Additional One, hundred, twenty, five million in loans funded from selling the equity trunch. Each Cielo about one hundred and fifty to two hundred and twenty-five loans. And because the leverage loans, themselves are floating rate notes. Their interest rates will fluctuate as short term. Interest rates change the debt tranches within a cll are also floating rate, so there's some protection if interest rates rise. Now because of this waterfall structure, the equity tranches takes the first losses, then the lower rated debt tranches, and finally if it gets to that this senior triple, a. rated debt trench suffered losses. That hasn't happened before. The SNP does a global Cielo report looking at default rates. From Nineteen ninety-six to twenty, eight eighteen overall default rates for CEELO's was zero point five percent. The worst vintage year was sea ellos issued in two thousand eight. there. The default rate was one point seven percent. There have been no defaults in CEELO's issued between two thousand, nine and two thousand eighteen. And from that one, thousand, nine, hundred, sixty, two thousand eighteen period, there has never been a default for the triple eight trunch, and only one default for the AA trunch. Now as you know, we are in a pandemic and defaults within the High Yield Bond and leveraged loan space is increasing. Fitch estimates the twelve month default on leveraged loans is four percent, and that more than two hundred billion dollars of leveraged loans will default through year end twenty, twenty one. Adequate to a two year cumulative default rate of fifteen percent. Just because leverage loans are defaulting doesn't mean all the different tranches of a coo is experiencing a default. So a report on the wall, Street Journal from mid May that showed about ten percent of Cielo managers have been diverting cash flow away from equity investors and going to the debt tranches, which means there have been default that are starting to impact that junior equity trunch. What is different from this cycle, though is leveraged, loans are more risky and we discussed that in episode to a six. The covenants on these loans are less restrictive. The credit quality is lower. The financials are weaker and so we should expect defaults to increase. Question is will see a low default and other defaults and other loans impact banks to where we should be worried about our savings or investments that we might have in banks. In banks securities. Including their common stock and their preferred stock.
The Last Of Us
"Hello, everyone. My name is Jonathan Dornbush and this is a very special episode of podcast beyond because today we're going to be diving very deep into the last of us. Part to a full spoilers are in effect. If you haven't played the game, turn back now. Go play at go finish. It and then come back. Listen to this episode because we are going to dive. Into full spoiler territory with Lucille. O'Brien my have numbers with me, but more importantly I'm sorry, Lucy you don't have the highest honor this episode because we are joined by Neil Druckman and Halley, gross naughty dog for the last of US partout. Thank you both so much for being here and speaking with us today. They have. So the. House he twenty twenty being guys. Around. Warring Year of my life. Nothing. Much of note has happened this year. Definitely, so we'll. We'll try to find something to talk about this episode. I know Lucienne myself both have a ton that we want to ask you about and talk about with certain as much as I'd love to spend the next thirty minutes exclusively. Honoring the memory of Shimmer there are some conversations I do. WanNa get into and I. WE WE ARE GONNA go into spoiler, so it's going to get there. I Will Get National Story Beats. I promise but I did want to talk about. The I think just jumping right into the structure of the story for me would be a really interesting place to start because Neil you and I spoke a little bit before the game came out, and we talked a bit about sort of how the structure of the game chain through development, and I was sort of curious. If you could both talk about you know primarily, we have this sort of to factor story of the first half, really focusing on Elliot's journey, and then the second half focusing on Abbey's journey mostly in Seattle, but a little bit Jackson. How how did that story flow evolve? As you began to crack the story in figure out what you wanted to both explore? Whatever we had this kind of concept of constructive story about empathy by seeing two sides of a conflict. We had the two sides, but they are kind of distribution was different. Initially, this game was going to be open world with several different hubs. And the original was going to be playing abby. Some back story on her and her friends attack. They get rescued by Joel and Tommy and get. A. Help into Jackson and you spent a while in Jackson doing missions before some critical point, or you would reveal who she is as you would be struggling with this choice and kill Joel in annual take on his Elliott going on this journey to Seattle become the second hub of trying to find all these people in them. Eventually Confront Abby. But then as we were putting the story together, just filled with with the game, we were trying to make historic trying to tell with characters. We had our disposal. It didn't make sense for it to be open, moral and those. Aspects felt like there to conflict, and that's when really around the time like Halley, came on and kind of talk high level about the goals of what we're trying to do. And then it became more wide linear with some kind of more open areas but where we try to get to the inciting incident much more quickly, which is the death of all, and then get on with the journey, and then some point midway through switch perspectives to show Abbey set store. I don't remember yeah funny. You brought back the open world thing I don't like all right. The first like three weeks of my time at naughty dog were just like. Can we make it open world and like trying to make that work, and then realizing how much it sort of. Screws with steaks and tension building, and so we. We moved off of that, but we really played with structure. I mean throughout the entire process, so yes, the game is currently divided between largely between I. Steph Ellie second-half Abbey, but. We entertained. Inter cutting. We entertained moving parts around the flashbacks of all move I mean. The living thing this game. Yeah! I can't imagine it being an open wells. I think you're right because it is. It's source structured in a way that every every resumes when you're in an open world game, you're constantly distracted by this. Because they distracted by this little fitch quest, catch, seven chickens or something, concert imagined that interrupting the story so ultimately pleased that you went in the direction that you winton. Is Is there any sort of part of me. That thinks Oh God okay. The loss of story could be told in an open world setting. Yes, and I think we. The design team actually came with a bunch of interesting. Aspects to play in the world in open world setting and adjust. All while those ideas were interesting and provocative, they didn't fit. The characters were playing. I don't WanNa get into specifics. Wherever use any of those ideas? But it just too many things one concert each other. We have to make some hard choices as far as what game game we WANNA make. As, you're saying that the beginning. It came down to this idea of seeing empathy and telling that from two different sides and obviously something to preserve stories spoilers in where the story would go, because it does really demand, be played, I feel. It started out as you know on a like a product facing way a story about revenge. Why did? Though at the end of the day, wanting to really get down to empathy in this world, be sort of the catalyst for your interest in the story. I think that was the emotional core of what we were after. In targeted through and trying to figure out what is conflict about it? It was really to show. How Simonis characters are and how much conflict and so much of this for myself, I think the team is inspired by real world events where you have sides of conflict, and you see how they often dehumanized the other side to justify atrocious behavior. and. We felt through game. Play the putting in the shoes of Elliot to get you to fee, also ask certain feelings and put you in the second half of the game and through empathy through. Seeing the consequences, not just what you've done, but like what you've taken away. From his people get you to reflect on it. And that was kind of like what we were always after. I cannot track of of of your question. I just curious sort of of the. Sort of. Subverting that expectation, because so many of us went in expecting a revenge story, but I do things that I've taken away the most that empathy and that love and that care. That's the thing which is like maybe to a fault. We tried so hard to protect the experience players experience. We've done with the first game. Right within the last one never revealed why you're transporting Elliot from one coast to another, and ultimately the game is about the unconditional love. A parent feels for their child, and the sacrifice did. Megan is a feel to talk about that head on who will be taken away with experiences so for here? The say a here's an experience about empathy. You would play the first half. and You keep waiting for the shoe to drop. Your House is going to reflect back so instead. We presented something much simpler and then let you see how complex it is when
Has the pandemic changed how we’ll shop forever?
"Y'all. We got some stats for you so as you might be aware. Stores and malls are reopening across the US, but has the way we shop changed forever. That's a very dramatic way to say it, but it's because there. A type of one of my notes and I didn't want a valid up. So one recent survey found that nearly sixty percent of consumers six zero are moderately or very concerned about shopping in stores, and of those who do shop and brick and mortar locations more than a third say. They're doing so just once per week, so they're bundling all of their shopping until one trap and getting it done. And it is starting to show in the way that customers are purchasing items, the CEO of Abercrombie and Fitch said that customers are coming into stores to buy something specific, and then they are leaving, so there's a lot less browsing going on. And while first quarter sales fell, there were increases across the company's brands online sales that sort of buoy eat a little bit of those losses just because of the lack of traffic. That's all according to an interview that was done with Bloomberg. So malls that have reopened have added social distancing signs in some stores have closed their fitting rooms and at beauty counters. There are no makeovers right now. Here's. Here's my in question about what is to come so if you're not exactly invited to linger in groups at the mall like we did as teens, and if you can't spend time in fitting rooms to find like the perfect lock, and you can't try on products at the beauty bar. Then is browsing dead and that's not just saying in malls because we know malls have their own issues with you know continuing to draw consumer attention, and whether the mock and survive, but in terms of just being able to browse or walk the mall or window shop. Do you think that's GonNa? Come back. Eventually but not anytime soon. I went to target for the first time since February this past weekend and the only shopping I've done is like grocery shopping, and like drugstore just to get basics. And what I was at target, it was because I needed specifics specific items that research said, and I remember passing their apparel, and they have some really adorable designer collaboration apparel. That's this'll sunshiney, and it's all yellow. Yellow when Pinkston, it's just really beautiful, and very summary and I was just like I can't stop. I just can't stop. I came here for specific things because we couldn't go without them anymore. And I need to stay focused on those things so like the impulse I feel like is not here because I don't think it's going to be here until we feel really safe again. Some stores are navigating this by having appointments, so you can have a slot where you go in, and you talk to somebody. WHO's your stylist or Even best buy was doing appointments that ended up since then, but they were doing it for a number of weeks. So that's another possibility but I. don't know about you. Why number one thing is trying to avoid talking to people, so making an appointment to come shop doesn't feel great, but maybe it's going to be a hybrid answer that we're going to encounter the future. While and if you're making a payment to shop, you probably have something in mind that you're intending to buy during that trip. It's not like you're walking by old. Navy and you say let me see what's at Old Navy today, right? You'RE GONNA make an appointment because your kid needs pants because they've grown out of their old ones or something very distinct I an experience and look. You're up in DC where things are just starting to reopen. I'm in Florida. which is a fucking free for all. And I went to bed bath and beyond last weekend, because I couldn't wait anymore. I really need it. This is very selfish. I really needed new sodastream canisters and I wanted to exchange them so that I could get the half price ones. So I went to bed bath, and beyond where it's usually a very quick process, but because they've moved things around in the store to accommodate. I have to go pick my own canisters off the shelf and bring them in. Wait in line like everyone else I couldn't fast track through customer service. That's totally fine. That No usually I go to guest services and I. Say hi I'm here to exchange these and I put them on the counter and get out to new ones for me I'm done, got it. It's a great process. So. Everyone who worked at bed bath, and beyond was very nice, but normally while I would have walked around the store, looking for things to spend money on. This time I felt totally claustrophobic now because I was just thinking about who's around me, and then I had to navigate the line system, which is now a six feet apart sort of wind, e system akin to the register at marshalls or a TJ Maxx. Got It which is fine. That's fine if they did that, but like I was having a hard time managing like what am I here for? And what are all the other things I remember about space around me right now, right? So I wanted to get the heck out of there. Yeah, I was not popping into Marshall's next door, either by that time I was out of energy for
U.S. retail sales plummeted as the nation entered a lockdown
"Retail sales plummeted eight point seven percent in March we hear more from correspondent Rita Foley sales plunged in a lot of categories clothing cars restaurants and bars the grocery store sales jumped nearly twenty six percent as Americans stocked up on food and consumer goods to ride out the pandemic if overall sales are this bad for one month what will the first half of the year look like Fitch ratings expects nonessential spending to collapse by as much as
Italy hospital says Fauci welcome with open arms
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Commerce locks up and retail sales plunge unprecedented 8.7%
"Sales plummeted a record eight point seven percent in March sales plunged in a lot of categories clothing cars restaurants and bars the grocery stores sales jumped nearly twenty six percent as Americans stocked up on food and consumer goods to ride out the pandemic if overall sales are this band for one month what will the first half of the year look like Fitch ratings expects nonessential spending to collapse by as much as half I read of Ole
Commerce locks up and retail sales plunge unprecedented 8.7%
"More sales plunged grim economic in a lot news of categories is causing another clothing market swing cars restaurants markets and have bars been ping pong the grocery between fear stores and sales optimism jumped for nearly weeks twenty as six investors percent try to as guess Americans just how stocked bad up on a food looming recession and consumer may goods be to ride but more out dismal the pandemic signs are piling if overall up sales with are the virus this closing bad for one stores month and keeping what shoppers will the first at half home of the year retail look like sales dropped Fitch a ratings record eight expects point nonessential seven percent spending last to month collapse a survey by as of New much York as half manufacturers I read at the lowest of Ole level in history and American industrial production didn't even meet what were already low expectations from economists stocks were already down in early trading have a losses sped up after those reports came out analysts say this could be the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression solder make ani Washington
With commerce frozen, retail sales plunge unprecedented 8.7%
"Sales the virus outbreak plummeted close a record stores eight point in seven March percent and shoppers in March stayed home sales the result plunged in a lot retail of categories sales plummeted clothing a record cars eight point restaurants seven percent and bars sales the fell grocery in a lot stores of categories sales jumped nearly clothing twenty store six sales percent collapsed as Americans sliding stocked more up than on fifty food and percent consumer goods auto to ride sales dropped out twenty the pandemic five percent if restaurants overall and sales bars are reported this revenue band was for down one nearly month twenty what seven will the first percent half of the year your spending look like power is Fitch the economy ratings expects so nonessential experts say this spending record to collapse drop in retail by as sales much as half is a sign I of a read deep of Ole recession the most economists think is already under way one more note grocery store sales jumped nearly twenty six percent in March I'm Rita Foley
Coronavirus-led global recession to be deeper than thought but hopefully short
"In a chilling reminder of how fast the corona virus epidemic has spread around the world Fitch ratings changes twenty twenty view on the global economy to deep global recession from slow growth in just ten days the credit rating agency said it now expects world economic activity to decline by one point nine percent this year on March twenty second Fitch had projected global GDP growth of one point three
Japan postpones 2020 Summer Olympics to 2021
"But with the children thanks the games I have to be rescheduled based on everything that's going on because if nobody wants to go and compete in and nobody wants a gold watch then Tokyo is going to really you know be tanked financially from this so prime minister Shinzo Ave spoke to the head of the IOC and proposed the delay it's going to be rescheduled beyond twenty twenty but not later than summer twenty twenty one now the Olympics have never been to lead up before I thought there was a delay one of the Olympics and forget I thought it was it had to be delayed into October of one year the summer Olympics once I think was in the sixties had to be delayed to October forget why but they were canceled back in nineteen sixteen nineteen forty and nineteen forty four I'm C. nineteen forty nineteen forty four was during divorce will work till so the gains have to be rescheduled to a day beyond twenty twenty but not later than summer twenty twenty one accord the international Olympic committee I guess that we they write the rules as they go originally the rules work you will have to deal with in twenty twenty and they realize well then it one of the summer Olympics if we have to wait till after the summers of the cold so Tokyo governor Yuriko Cole Leakey said vads the name of the delayed Olympics will still be Tokyo twenty twenty well because that's what all the gear and all the you know swag and everything says so it's not going to be called the twenty twenty one I think it's really really important for Olympic staff even number years even numbers on there so he made a comment to reporters or she'd made the comments are part of the vision part minister Shinzo abi spoke to the head of the national of the committee let me see here IOC president Thomas Bach has agreed one hundred percent of the falls from a proposal and then said the decision was about protecting human life fox said the new dates for the new games to be postponed during peace time would be decided by an IOC panel overseeing the gains in Tokyo organizers yeah it's very expensive we've talked about how cities take a big hit whenever they do Olympics because Olympics village the stadiums it's really hard to get your money back Atlanta has a really nice Olympic area it it it has like you know Olympic village and you know you get to see it except I just don't know how much money they make off of that but the average you know state country city whatever it doesn't seem to do well post Olympics from what we understand it's an absolute mess when you have all these consumers come and spend money and then you know they leave so what do not have an Olympics after spending all that money to prepare and it takes years to prepare that alone can just crash Japan's economy without even talking about you know the Olympics or the court of ours so when they see the current pandemic has already helped push Japan towards recession the GDP contracted one point eight percent in the October December quarter an economist at research firm Fitch on Monday revises twenty twenty growth forecast for Japan to negative one point one percent from negative point to and he said the postponement will worsen it significantly and impact their GDP the three point five point eight percentage points hence the postponement would badly affect Japanese consumer confidence they do not know what it would do to the two hundred forty billion yen if Japan has issues then we have issues obviously because we're all you know in an economy together Tokyo twenty twenty organizers declined to say how many foreign visitors expect to visit Japan specifically to watch this one action I remember they still have aftermath of Fukushima not so much a literal radiation aftermath but you don't have a lot of people very excited to you know also go to an area that had you know the tsunami and then you know the nuclear fallout from that so my guess is even if the Tokyo Olympics are postponed I don't believe that it's going to still be as much of a economic you know windfall as people
Boeing 737 Max Crisis Cash Crunch Is Compounded by Corona
"This is about Fitch putting Boeing on credit watch negative. And as you take a look at shares of Boeing. Yes they did get a bit of a pop back today. But this is stock. That's still well off of its fifty two week high. When you look at this thing to keep in mind is that fitches saying look you look at the pressure that is being applied to the airlines worldwide right now because of corona virus and because of people canceling flights not booking flights that raises questions about what happens with futures liver deliveries future orders from airlines. It's a pressure point on Boeing's finances in the eyes of Fitch. In fact they go on to say in the report where they put the company on. Credit WATCH NEGATIVE. These concurrent risk could influence the pace of seven three seven. Max Delivery Ramp Up. This is the other issue that they're alluding to that. You've got the Max. It's supposed to be ungrounded by the middle of the year. That's at least the target. Will the delivery start later this year? After the grounding is lifted then fish says this could slow the rate of debt reduction from peak debt levels. Which will be higher than previously expected? And as a result they are keeping a Boeing or putting Boeing on credit. Watch negative as you take a look at shares of Boeing over the last year. Remember that we are on the one year anniversary of the seven three seven. Max being grounded and again the company's target right now they expect they're hoping they're working with the FAA for an grounding by the middle of the year that would set the stage potentially for deliveries to resume. Maybe late three cute three started to four. That's really going to be the catalyst that people are looking for with Boeing. One other note regarding the airlines guys take a look at shares of Delta today. The company said he's going to be cutting its capacity by forty percent in the next few months it was fifteen percent that was the expected cut that they announced on Tuesday so from Tuesday to today. It's gone from fifteen percent to forty percents and one reason. Why huge dropoff in not only bookings but an increase in cancellations. In fact in a note to employee's the CEO at bastion said. They've never seen anything like this before. They have negative net bookings for the next four weeks. This is not just a Delta problem. Guys this is. All AIRLINES ARE CANCELING FLIGHTS. And they're not booking flights and the airlines are trying to conserve cash. I guess that's why I'm confused. When we're about getting the 737 Max back up in the air so quickly we're going to be seeing planes. Taking off is that because the Max is there only seven thirty-seven I mean. That is their option going forward. Even going through this W- you know sort of semi passenger delivering for lack of a better term. They have to also focus on that because that's their future rights global. Look you've got a backlog. It's a strong backlog. Right now. Not just for Boeing but also for Airbus but if you have airlines around the world that are scrambling to conserve cash. And they're looking at going from profitable years to net loss years. What happens with future deliveries now? So far Boeing says look we're working with the airlines. It's early on. We believe that the airlines will be able to work their way through this crisis. But what happens if this extenuating? Let's say out over a couple of months and now you've got airlines that are supposed to take deliveries of certain aircraft minute. We're not talking about the Max we're talking about other wide bodies. Both for Boeing and for Airbus will they be in the financial position then to do this. That's the question for for both Boeing and Airbus. But guys I gotTa Tell You when you talk with. Airline execs the level of drop-off in terms of bookings and and the increase in cancellations. It is stunning. And they're just not seeing the bottom yet. There's no way for them to say yeah. We're confident that come mid-april commit mate. We have a good sense. Of where the bookings will be. Because they're just not seeing it right
"Jump The Shark!"
"Week we begin show on the bridge. Dr Floyd Steinman spaceship. Grant is currently on the phone all right but it's just for the week right hand. Okay I'll send you the coordinates to transport him up okay by Doug Degree in my aunt her and my uncle or occasion for a week and they need me to watch my nine year old cousin Oliver. No Way Dirk Agreement. We already have our hands with Mr Gene. I'm sorry Dr Floyd there's no way around it. I are already sent her the coordinates. He's transporting up right now. Dr Grant you should always clear these things with me. I. I'm sorry. Just hope he doesn't keep us from rehearsing for the big settled river talent competition. He won't get in the way he's a good kid from prior to receive a new passenger. Let's check that Vile Villain Dr Steve. Who is also busy with preparations? What better way to humiliate Dr Floyd than to beat the pants off him at the Cell River Talent? Competition? What do you mean? It's a bad idea? Don't be silly when I do my soft shoe tap dance on these homemade stilts the judge will have no choice but to name me. Saddle River's most talented resident. That's true I've never walked on stilts before but seriously. How hard could it be no hadn't me the duct tape? I need to join these two pieces of wood together. Steve finds noise to push the bounds of ignorance. Let's check in with our heroes who are currently in the practice time and space ship rehearsing their number for the settle river telling competition. I remember on the core issue. I want to see big smiles. And don't forget your jazz names. Ooh That's the transporter notifications looks like. Oliver has arrived. Great radio engine temporary to go pick them up at the transporter room on his way. Back with our costumes. Remember the first time we met in temporary. I share do it. Was that when we're facing all those dangers ownership need to find some way to check out the Galley. You're right Dr Flight I know. Why don't we use the ship's red-shirted expendable crewmen red-shirted expendable crewmen every ship and every science fiction series comes standard with at least one red-shirted expendable crewmen for these various situations. That way we can have the drama of a crew member loss on the show and yet not let it affect the main cast had no idea. Please report to the bridge into temporary. Please report to the bridge immediately temporary. That's an unfortunate name fitting unfortunately Anson Ferrari reporting for duty. Sir You prepared to go into a dangerous situations are yes sir to situation you may not return from Zar. Let us what. I've been trying for search as good. You'll check out the Galley sir. Eddie shoulder it's a shame. Lose him someday Yuppie to hit now. Let's focus people. The competition is in two days. According for practice with costumes and cousin Oliver Sir thank you into all of our. How are you buddy? I'm doing great cousin. Dr Grant. Thanks for letting me stay on your shift. Bro. We don't mention it. Yeah NO JINPING COUSIN DR grant to see. Have such a small head what you see. When he was little he had a really big head and then one day he invented a real gateway. Please get back to practicing the dad's taken from the top here. We go five six seven eight and one tree and kick and one to step in and could you please watch where you're putting those big feet of yours do the right steps and keep them out of my way. I wouldn't step on you drive me so quietly sometimes Mr prairie joy yourself stewardess Christie you and your stupid registered. Well I hate you and your stupid complimentary Coffee Tea and soda. I love you. Kristie relationships heat up on Dr Shepherd. It's time for a very special segment with Dr Stephen Fitch. Can You bring me those paint cancer? The Hobby Cabinet. As soon as I'm done standing this last stilts I want to put the first layer of paint. I think now. I just need to send out this lack Richard. We need to make a time and space jump back home. I need to talk to start to Stephen. Fiterman and space jump to see a doctor. Let's return to the ship. Dr Floyd what we joined the first ever wedding and the time and space free new engine temporary flight attendant Christie to be your lovely when it waged use or into you floated in Christie. Take engine temporary to be your lovely wedded husband then by the power vested in me as captain of this time and space ship. I know pronounce you husband and wife. You may kiss. Kissing is so hush cousin Oliver. Congratulations you too okay. Now let's get back to practicing for tomorrow's telling competition reflecting back to that rehearsals. Let's second Steve who is now sitting in the Central River medical centers examination room. Twenty-seven beat if it to me straight talk I can handle it. I reviewed your charts and it would appear you have a splinter no now. I'm going to use a pair of tweezers here. Hold stills there we go what a brave big boy. Here's a lollipop and let that be a lesson to you about woodworking safety. Always wear gloves. Thank you doug to just sit tight here and I'll send in nurse McGinley and he'll give you a band aid for that. Steve is just the Medical Center in home. We'LL TALK TO STEVE. Able to beat Dr Floyd in the Saddle River talent competition.
Female wrestler wins North Carolina high school championship
"A female high school students making some history in North Carolina seven Fitch says quote it's like insane what I've done it hasn't fully sunk in yet the charter high school juniors talking about because being the first female wrestler to win a state high school wrestling championship in North Carolina she won the one hundred six pound weight class at the one eight division and finished the season with the fifty four and four record she calls her accomplishment
"fitch" Discussed on Future Hindsight
"How can we turn everyday citizens into engaged constituents? That's the question for guest on future. Hindsight today. Brad fitch. He's the president and CEO of the congressional management foundation and is the author of the citizens. Handbook to influencing elected officials. Thank you for joining us to be here. Thanks for inviting me. Yeah, welcome. So what exactly does the congressional management foundation or C? M F do. Well, we're unique nonprofit nonpartisan organization. We don't be congress we've been in the existence for forty one years. And we have basically two missions, part of it is to try to help frankly congress operate on an individual office level, better. So we're like the small business consultants for congress. We also offer institutional advice on how to improve operational aspects. So we're not as much dressing the gridlock issues as more of the operational challenges, and we're also the leading experts on citizen advocacy so citizen advocates who want to influence ledge. Native outcomes or have their voices heard. We train citizens on how to have better relationships understanding and communications with elected officials. That's great. In fact, I've read both your citizens handbook and CMF's two thousand seventeen report called citizen Centric, advocacy, the untapped power of constituent engagement. They're both excellent and informative reads and should be required. Reading for anyone who's interested in communicating with congress. In both of those publications you make an eloquent case for a how well the government is actually working and how constituent engagement can make it even better, one of my favorite parts. Is that new start the introduction with the first amendment and focus on the connection between citizens and their government representatives? I was most surprised in this report by the cystic that direct interaction with a lawmaker has the most influence you site that if you. Lawmaker has not yet arrived at a firm decision on an issue. And in person visit from a constituent has a ninety four percent efficacy rate as an advocacy strategy. That's totally shocking number. How can we meet with our elected Representative? I it never occurred to me to do that. Well, first, we have to unpack that a little bit most of what people are reading or seeing on TV are more controversial issues, like immigration or abortion or health care, while those are very important issues, and I'm not in any way, diminishing them. That's not the majority of what congress is spending its time on, we just completed analysis of Senate votes from two thousand eighteen and if you look at the total number of votes in two thousand eighteen that represented about seven to eight percent of the votes in the United States, Senate, those issues, call that our electoral or reputational, meaning it affects an electoral outcome of legislator, or it affects their long-term reputation most of what people advocate on behalf of before congress don't fall into that category. Because most advocates are having their advocacy facilitated by associations nonprofits that they join you may call them special interest. I call them farmers or teachers or people that use food banks because those are the people that are primarily interacting with members. Congress. Let's say you've decided to support into walks for Alzheimer's Association. Well, they're going to encourage you to build relationships with your local members of congress may be set up meetings in the district, maybe invite them to an Alzheimer's walk, that's going to educate the lawmaker as how Alzheimer's may affect their community, or their family or abroad or constituency. That's what most of citizen advocacy is in America. You talk about how we need to be properly prepared for these meetings with our elected officials. What are the key points that we need to have ready? The first is probably to know a little bit about your issue. Now in a say no about your issue. I'm not saying become a lobbyist and understand the you know the talking points that they're gonna put together in a major report. What are we searched shows, is that members of congress when they interact with constituents, primarily want to note, one of two things one, they'd like to hear a personal story on how a biller issue may affect, you know, lobbyists can do that. No lobbyists can attach an issue to a face, and that's what can. Situ and advocacy can do second you'd like to hear a little bit about the local impact. I remember when I was working as a legislative director for a lawmaker who is trying to decide whether or not to co-sponsor a piece of legislation that would overturn some regulation that EPA put out the head, you dry cleaners from basically, the had put out a regulation that required drycleaners to use them more expensive chemical. But it was better for the environment and my boss was torn on this, and we had a dry cleaner write in and say, I have three dry-cleaning established in your district. I employ twelve people if this regulation is allowed to put forward, I'm going to have to lay one of those people off. That's a very powerful statement to an elected official because that shows them the direct impact that their decisions have on their local community. It's really interesting that in fact, the elected official, the Representative is reading this male and is connecting the dots because like you said in the media, we don't have this impression we have this impression that we are totally powerless and nobody listens to us. Nobody cares. What is the falls narrative, you would say about the relationship between elected representatives, and their constituents? Well, many people obviously are guided by mainstream media, and I know mainstream media tries to do a good job, but they just focus on the negative, no newspaper writer ever wanna Pulitzer prize by reporting congress did their job this week. So that part of the challenge. The other challenge is Hollywood to be honest with you. I have to point out house of cards was not a documentary. And, you know, they got some of the furnishings in the majority leader, right after that. It's pure fiction. Another pulse narrative is members of congress portrayed are very evil or self interested people. And I got to tell you, I've been working with the congress for thirty two years as a reporter as a consultant as a staffer now as an adviser I've been in the room for literally thousands of decisions, and most members of congress are really decent people, and they really are trying to do the best job, they can through their constituents. Now, does the American public occasionally, send to Capitol Hill, a CAD criminal? Yes, they do. Unfortunately, that, that does happen, but by and large most of the members, you're going to interact with our. Oh really trying to be good public servants. That doesn't mean the system isn't broken. And I'm not trying to be pollyannaish or naive. I totally see the challenges and having been here for three decades. What has happened? I'm simply saying that changing out the individuals and replacing them throwing the rascals out isn't the solution. We've done that a couple of times in the last two decades. It hasn't worked. That's not what's causing the gridlock and challenges, and that individual citizen advocacy is going to work out, and it's going to usually at least get the member to listen. They may not vote the way every citizen wants them to vote. That's not how our democracy is set up, but they do listen to their constituents, especially those people that are affected by the decisions that they make, what are the most common failures in the meetings that you could be having with your elected official. Let's say you're unprepared. What happens while we actually did a survey of congressional staff and ask them what they see often happening in meetings, and basically became a ba- list of do's and don'ts. The I don't is. Be rude. There was a guy went to a town hall meeting in Wisconsin last year. And he was carrying a handmade sign. And the sign said, I didn't come here to listen to you. I came here to yell. Okay. That might felt good but you're not influencing the elected officials. So the first thing is to realize that there's a difference between a protest and a meeting protests has a very valuable and important part in American history. But so do meetings, and conversations and democratic dialogue. I enter into the dialogue with an open mind in the right spirit second, you know, do a little preparation, and that can be maybe even doing a little research on the member of congress. We coach people to see is there a connection to your issue that might be either connected to the legislator, or your family or the legislator, family, and just be prepared to talk about it in personal and local terms. That's what we find most groups don't do when we survey congressional staff, what percentage of meetings include the constituent telling a personal story. You know, maybe one in five so that really differentiates the citizen Abba. Tickets if they're able to connect an issue to a person in the district or state can't tell us a little bit more about the training that you do to be an effective advocate. I was really impressed by the work, you did with the Feeding America advocacy academy. And specifically that you took a survey of the people who took the course before, and after can you tell us a little bit more about this program, so we worked with program officers all around the country, who did both an online and offline in person training program, and it was about a total of forty hours of training over four months and included things like, how do you social media, how to conduct a vents in the district, or state lawmakers would come to how to have meetings with lawmakers? How did you everything from writing a letter to the editor to follow up emails to legislative staff, and then they came to Washington and engaged in an all day training session in their final session, and we actually engaged in role playing. If you watch a lecture you'll retain five percent of the. Intent if you practice the lecture, your retained seventy five percent of the content, so we force, our advocacy academies, participants to actually practice their pitch and what they're going to say. Or in the Feeding America case we had actual congressional staffers who agreed to, to train them and pretend to be Democrats Republicans senior junior staffers, and they had to roll with the punches and do the best they could. And then we let them loose on Capitol Hill, the next day to try to petition the government for redress grievances. And I think I have a question about something you mentioned earlier, and that's protests. What's the value of protests in what way is protests, effective? Well, I I'm just giving you my opinion here. This is not research that, we've done, but I have been observing this, especially in the last two years, we actually looked and documented all of the in-person town hall meetings in the first eight months of twenty seventeen. And you recall there was a lot of protests at these town hall meetings, and unfortunately, the are discouraged members from having them. So I would say the value of protesting at town hall meetings is negative. All you're doing is pushing the member underground, because they're not going to have town hall meetings anymore. If you want to protest to politely do it in a way that's going to get the lawmakers tension. Maybe go their office to not protest at their home. It's going to discourage good people from going into public office. There's no good that can come of it, and it certainly doesn't influence elected officials has the opposite effect. I think another thing that gets people's attention is, we'll talk about virtual protests that can be responding with authentic, soc. Media in their Facebook and Twitter feeds. So that's another not in person protests, but a virtual protest in, if done the right way can be very effective. Okay. So what is the most effective social media strategy that you have seen in the last, let's say two years that you've been surprised by well, the best example that happened was about six years ago? And it was during the stop online privacy activate the Sopa Pippa debate of two thousand eleven two thousand twelve and that actually successfully killed legislation. That's the only example we have of legislative outcomes, being affected primarily by social media with here. The key elements to successfully using social media influence legislative outcomes number one members of congress tend to look most at the comments reacting to something they set if they are commenting on healthcare, they very interested in what constituents have to say in reaction to that. In fact, our research shows that a couple of dozen comments that are reacting to a lawmakers. Post will get the attention of the lawmaker. They will see it one of the other things that you recommend is that constituents show up at town hall meetings, most of the time, they're spares attended and I have read that mostly, they're attended by the same people. How is going to atone hall meeting an effective way to build a relationship with your Representative Mike for Shaaban, Capitol Hill when I was in my twenties was working for a member of congress as press secretary who.
"fitch" Discussed on The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani
"Do you have doing force your dream? It's will if you get certified to be union than you could force them to negotiate. That's the idea. I mean who's by law. Yes. But like with with the turnover rate, so I like everybody who signs up we'll be replaced within a year. I'm not suggesting it's the best option. I guess what? Here's what I'm trying to get at. It's like you're telling me that they're not doing it because they have considered the merits of these positions, and candidly, I would tell you. I don't know that that's true. Now, I think you have and many of your colleagues half. But what I guess I'm getting at is. There seems to be something central to their identity prevents. The fighters themselves. Yeah. I think a lot of just waiting for something else to happen. They don't want to take the risk because a little bit of money. They're making right now is better than not making money people come from not having money, or if you're fighting in a smaller organization, and you're not even making the ten in ten or twenty twenty like you don't wanna go back to one in one and not fighting, you know, once every year once every two years like that's scary. Like these guys need some some income than either way to feed themselves and their families in. They don't want to take that risk. Like, there's been plenty of fighters who've been made examples out of including myself, including Leslie Smith, you know, you squeaky squeaky wheel doesn't get the grease. It's the it's the it's the nail fix up gets the hammer and people understand that. And they would rather just wait and take things the way they are in the as you get the younger generation of people come in through. It's like trying to re teach them all over again. What's going on? They don't. Don't even really get it there. There's a reason why people who were on their way out start making noise because it takes you that long figuring out how bad you get screwed. He actually really good point. Well, I can't wait to see your next fight. John Biltmore to twenty Saturday going to be fun old, man. John fit out there fighting the young right? Fetch baby. Well, best of luck. You don't need it. But I really appreciate your time. And we'll check in with you priotity because of all your other efforts. So thank you so much. Really? Appreciate that. Thanks talking to you about during goes, Jon Fitch. Okay. Okay. What to do? Here's what we haven't done. We have not done any tweets. So why don't we do around a tweets stew? That. To bunch of Spanish misters on my phone. Let's do there's the there's the clock soon as that starts going there. It is. All right. What do you think of criticism towards the for lack of promoting past weekend's event and also using Russia could become a second Brazil as a home for the UFC in the future? Yeah. Mexico time, whatever it was like Mexico's the new Brazil. Yeah. No. It's not Russia might be. They have say, they're obviously, Mexico has very very regal past and present in one combat of art. But in a combat of art that has a relationship to 'em may Sombo also Olympic wrestling, just natural crossover and judo was well, although Juda has some issues with MA community. It's just a much better fit..
"fitch" Discussed on Nautilus At Nine Podcast
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"fitch" Discussed on ESPN Chicago 1000 - WMVP
"Comfort there for some reason don't know what john b line is staying at michigan says you stand with wolverines after interviewing last week for the pistons head coaching vacancy was that a ploy to get more money just took his team i don't know the championship game and maybe once more money than they've been offering so he flirted with the instate nba team it's a really good question he's been at michigan for eleven seasons he's developed a tremendous program he's sixty five years old and i don't want to discriminate based on age in any way shape or form the whitton idol is it unusual for somebody who's sixty five who's had such a great run to get out of his comfort zone and go to a different arena could question i mean sixty five year old first time nba coaches yeah i mean i listen i he may be best head coach in the nba next year if he had decided to go there but it just seems kind of odd that you would leave a program that you've been so established and had so much success in maybe if you're a younger coach right so that change would not be dramatic it's a good question you bring up what was bill fitch bill fitch was phil jackson i wonder what coach member he was an older coach but i don't know if the had kicked it around the nba earlier than when he was old i just remember him at the end of his christianity nba de'andre eight and after working out for the sons says i know i'm going number one overall what he told reporters god i would love i would love the andrey and to be a bowl he can he can stretch the floor right isn't that part of why he's so appealing and he's one of the most athletic players you've seen he's crazy athletic what is this story referees i can tell you more about it kinda give you two quick nba some dogs so i just i'm watching you pull that story up so the referees tonight not the referees refereeing the game but other mba referees will be engaging with fans on twitter through the nba rubbery twitter account they will be using the hashtag ref watch party so you can.
"fitch" Discussed on KNBR The Sports Leader
"That that managers are always watching pitch counts now so i think it's key to drag the rack up the pitch counts on guys deserve renaissance poem pulling guys out oh he's got too many pitches this is an extreme case but even if every inning you could just wrap up so pinch counts on people there's guys in the dugout that are watching that that are gonna say oh well you know we gotta get him out fitch too many especially the young pitchers where they're really trying to baby them i think is great i like i like say yeah sometimes you're going to get him on the called third strikes but i like guys at take pictures take pitches and make pitchers throw strikes because there's a lot of these change they're throwing you know those are the strike zone and you get you'll ranches and you get yourself out yeah i'll tell you another thing the game has changed that you get a guy out of the game now and they bring it somebody throws ninety five you know the middle relief used to be guys who you know couldn't start and couldn't close and you know sort of filled out your roster but now all of a sudden the guys in the middle or guys that could go four innings and we saw it in the playoffs they use starters of course to do that but now you you want to get the starter out but it's almost acceptable now it's almost acceptable now to allow the started to go five and then just get him out anyway and i i never i just can't understand that how they do that but you're right you want to get the starter out i'll take my chances with four or five bullpen guys as opposed to one starter that goes seven innings the series and you get into the bullpen you start keeping to another group bullpen especially early in the series then you get later in the series and you know those guys get worn down.
"fitch" Discussed on Who Charted
"He led the search style is he is he humble earth and analyse hard because he saying fitch sit roden right has brought he's probably humbling us yes snowed yeah he's not learning his own listen there now the title is a wish on his behalf about us wishes we have the ability but you shouldn't try to change other straight coming he's kendrick lamar he's number four maybe i needed would sit out with dan should we try to change others throw him out of this not by default i think i consider that a very very like everybody should have that code there if you're you shouldn't lasko you shouldn't tell other people what to do lately you know you should really try to avoid that you should consider that really rude let's chat i agreed with chart exclusive this dan you are and enlighten an enlightened nurse enlightener did you see it and enlighten nurse enlightener by a tried not to what i might up this comedians comedians plumbers plumbers i feel like i remain a world where there comedian plumber whose yonli dan falls where an enlightened nurse enlightener unwise yeah nurse people people come to me and they go i'm enlightening people is giving me down her friend making me tunnel vision about about what my craft and i go why don't you relax bitch thank you sixty in the coming a number three bruno mars with that's what i like patten baby girl was.
"fitch" Discussed on MMA Junkie Radio
"So you're double digits in covering the sport i think we're at eleven years now yeah we may i met him at the i fell in vegas oh here the orleans now was at the hilton the hilton ozone when that always right out of tokyo had i was on a be patty right now while giving also beaming what's that we've seen a lot of people come and go halloween we have man you enjoying this right um you know i've been around long enough to wear all these you know all the things that daytoday coverage you're kind of just move in cycles for me and a lot of the cycles are very familiar so i can see sort of the beginning middle in the end for a lot of different stuff but there's things like that happen that that are obviously completely unpredictable and that's one of the things that keep the job exciting uh brain when things happen that are um unpredictable them unusual uh which is is very frequently in mma yeah no doubt man time flies when i see some of the you know like if will have john fitch on the show or pull up his stats to see you know what kind of running on an and you go a little bit further just to see the highlights of the career near like whoa two thousand eight is when he fired gsp and you know he met when brock made his debut you know one uh get that's when he punched heath herring and made them yeah roll backwards start to put the pieces together of a.