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Brooks Brothers Bankruptcy: Nostalgia, Anger, and a Bidding War
"The abandonment of the suit helps explain the struggles of one of America's most iconic fashion companies, brooks brothers, the two hundred two year old brand filed for bankruptcy protection on July eight sure blame cove nineteen, but now you'd be wrong. Suits with the three piece with Thai or skirts and high heels used to convey professionalism and competence, they served as symbols that you took your job seriously and respected your customers, the ones you were treating too expensive lunches, madman style, but even before the pandemic they'd become something of an anachronism. Most of us now see little to no relationship between the way we dress in our competence at work, think Mark Zuckerberg's hoodies. Indeed expensive suits can be viewed as a sign of elitism. Put it starkly. The corporate fashion code has gone by the wayside. Brooks brothers struggles represent a cultural shift, not just a Kobe tragedy. Brooks brothers famously dressed all but four presidents. It is the longest continuously operating fashion business in America and until this month it boasted about making its products in America the Brandon's three factories in the states in Massachusetts North, Carolina and New York. CEO Claude Delvecchio is planning to close those factories. We'll get to that in a minute. As you know, apparel sales have been decimated by pandemic closures in April nobody bought clothes whether from Brooks brothers or JC, Penney and other retail casualty, but did you know the actual numbers? Clothing sales fell almost ninety percent in April, according to retail dive, but brooks brothers began looking for a buyer about a year ago. The company operates five hundred stores two hundred of them in the US sales have been flat at about a billion dollars a year since twenty, seventeen, prior to the pandemic bankers estimated the company's value at three hundred to three hundred fifty million dollars. Figure Delvecchio disputed. As, I mentioned the company intends to close its three US factories later this month in the gritty industrial town of. Massachusetts home of its largest factory. Its largest immigrant workforce is being denied severance pay many of those workers, immigrants and refugees women from the Dominican Republic. Vietnam Burma and Nepal have made the company's fine clothing for years so far brooks isn't budging. Despite pleas from the union, and from members of Congress according to the Boston Globe in North Carolina, the factories, the only large employer in the little town of Garland closure would affect that town forever, mayor winifred. Hill, Murphy told The New York Times. In response, CEO, Del Vecchio, says for survival. We must hang onto as much cash as possible, but the globe reports that its chapter eleven filing includes plans to give compensation benefits, severance and bonuses totaling millions to other workers. Brooks brothers will transform, but unlike many of its retail brethren its survival is not in question. In fact, at least one bidder for the company believes it can earn annual revenue of three billion dollars within five years more than triple its current sales, so many buyers are vying for the brand at both the Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg used the phrase the races on those making bids. Bids Include Mall Company Simon, property, group, authentic brands, group and W. H. P. Global another bidder is a group of Italian. Investors led by a company called GIO which typically helps fashion companies improve their online presences. The Wall Street Journal possibly with tongue firmly in cheek, considering the state cut of Brooks brothers clothing says Julia wants to quote introduced some European flair to the quintessential American brand. Julia's clients include Armani Maxmara and other designers. Brooks brothers is accepting bids through August fifth, so brooks will survive, but what about it's cheaper? Rival men's warehouse tailored brands which owns men's warehouse and the more upscale Joseph. A. Bank plans to close at least a third of its fifteen hundred stores. It said this month it hasn't filed for chapter eleven protection, but it came close according to CNN. That threat remains even after it stores reopened. Sales have been falling. They were down about eighty percent at Joseph A. Bank in the first week of June, as we all continue to do business in Pajama Pants as we all know nostalgia sells Joseph A. Bank doesn't have nearly the name or the history of Brooks brothers, which drips with nostalgia. Teddy Roosevelt apparently insisted his rough riders. Riders wear the Brand Abe. Lincoln was also a brooks brothers customer, one reason for the bidding war beyond what is sure to be the lowest price anyone ever imagined for the stalwart brand. Is What author Lisa Burn? Bach believes about Fashions Post. Pandemic Future Birnbaum who authored the twenty ten book true. Prep argues that the company must be saved after the pandemic finally end, she writes. There will be weddings. There will be funerals. There will be. We hope live operas and theatre and premieres in concerts and fancy dress parties. Where we can't predict the future, but we can observe the present, and what's happening to upscale apparel in the US. WHO's buying it and WHO's making it. Reveals a lot about our rapidly changing an enormously conflicted culture.
Travel to Comoros
"I'd like to welcome to the show. Fiona Jones from Scotland who's come to talk to us about Comoros? Fewer welcome back to the show. Thanks for having me and I say welcome back to the show. Some of you may realize I. Don't Remember Hearing Theater on the show before. Yes. We had one of those that we have. Every three to four years lost episode whether according didn't work, and so Fiona is coming back to talk. Komo's again so for you. This is new those of you who are listening but for Fiona tonight. This is very familiar, so if you're old hat at this, can you put commerce on a map for us? Says I didn't know where it was. This is one of those things. There's episodes that Fiona pitch me rose that I had to go googling. What are we talking about? Is this country which it is? Yeah it's a country. It's well three or four depending on how you look at it for Collins. It's in the Indian Ocean northwest of Madagascar. The northern part of Mozambique And you say three or four, because there are four islands, but only three of them are Komo's. Yeah the whole country used to be French when they voted for independence, then three of the islands voted to become independent and the fourth island, which is not decided it wanted to stay with France but I. Think the rest of the Comoros is terribly happy. But May stays resolutely French. Excellent, and why should someone go to Komo's? The reason we won was because our daughter. Who's GONNA traveling. We wanted a family holiday and it was over the tail end of the Christmas holidays, so we wanted somewhere hot. We wanted somewhere that would be good diving and we wanted somewhere that maybe a little bit different that that might be a bit of. Of An adventure so for those reasons we, we looked around, and now at actually seen an article by unknown or unexplored islands I think it was on tripadvisor and seen the Comoro and and I was quite entrusted I'd also rashly sets the family that I as a bit of a surprise for them, so I thought well. That will give them a surprise if we to the Comoros. As I'm surprised you don't know who you are. Being hot, so we're right off the coast of Mozambique and Madagascar and not that far from Tanzania another from Zanzibar. Which people have probably heard of and it seems like it's kind of like Zanzibar except with a French flair. Yeah, we bar. Oh, Gosh, by well. It must be about twenty five years ago. There are some similarities birthday. Islands are obviously much smaller probably per than Zanzibar wealth. Wise I know. Zanzibar isn't exactly a rich country, but Comoros is quite far down to kind of GDP league, but in other senses it's Israel serve Indian ocean stuff so white sand beaches very green interiors very heavily forested interiors, so in that sense, I guess top graphically, probably quite similar. Excellent will what kind of area or are you going to recommend for us well well, what we did was to land in Grand Comoro switch. I guess everybody will. Think he can probably catch a from the mainland. I. Think just made way for everybody to come. In is going to be defined to Grande Comoros. We landed there. We had a couple of days there. It to be honest is not an awful lot. See and the island. I think we did what everybody did. which was to get yourself a taxi? Going to run the island is laconic island. An active volcano in the middle so much you can do is drive around the outside of the island i. think was one ruined. That goes across the middle, but otherwise he just sits the perimeter. you see the beaches and such like. So. That's pretty much it and he kind walk-ups civil. No, that wasn't something that we did. The seems to be mixed reports about how you do I know. We talked to a couple of guys who were there and holiday who were going to do that and they've got themselves. Guideline think they were gonNA count and some accounts say that you've gotta take a couple of days in walkout, but I've seen something else, so you can get a car or jeep close to the top, and then just walk up the rest of the day so I'm not quite sure which was correct, but between a to the islands. A chip up the volcano, a suspect that's probably about it for a Grande Comoros so after we'd spend our couple of days of them went to Miley which the island that we were going to be based for the rest of the time
Paper Mario: The Origami King reviews are online
"Paper, Mario! The Origami King reviews are online and it's reviewing pretty well. It is currently sitting at an eighty four on metacritic at the time of this writing, which is the exact same metacritic review score as ghost of Suma. Those games really couldn't be more different, but they're going head to head this week because they share a release date comic book, Dot Megan Peters gave the game, perhaps its most positive review, giving it a five out of five, and wrote while the Origami Canfield formulaic at times. Times. This entry does more to re imagine the franchise the not it won't impress fans who were hoping for a larger RPG focus, but it's charming characters and story will fans hooked paper Mario has never felt so fun than with the Origami King and it's lighthearted. Feel is the perfect thing for Gamers to sit with this. Summer Sam Leverage from Games radar gave the game a four point five out of five, and wrote the latest paper Mario. Title is a joy to exist in an excellent. Excellent story, charming characters, and the ability to team up with your oldest foes makes the Origami, King a triumph? Yes, it may not be the new thousand year door RPG, but it's something special. That should be celebrated into the show and genuine personal friend Cereal Vasquez wrote a review for Gamespot gave the game an eight and wrote with a newfound combat system that steals the show offers a novel take on turn based combat. It's winking nodding. Adventuring shines brighter. Its world and characters might not be. Be The series best, but it's able to consistently throw left turns good gags and smart surprises at you. Each piece of the Origami King elegantly fits into its whole, taking its irreverent flair to new heights. The paper Mario Series has recently shown that being clever and being smart or two different things, but thankfully it's once again managed to both feel free to direct all your compliments on my flawless surreal impression to the gaming ride home, twitter account another friend of mine game informer's Ben Reeves is. Recently the new host of the game informer show podcast. Go listen to that gave the game a seven point seven five, and wrote as a series paper Mario consistently explores new concepts and mechanics, which is exciting, but it comes with plenty of risks. Origami kings biggest chances don't pay off a satisfying way. I enjoyed Mario's hijinks, and all the misfits he encounters, but the new ring based Action Needs Refinement I hope paper. Mario's next twist on combat can rise to the same level as it's humor. There you go. Kyle did what you asked now. Please time my family. Let them go, please. What else do you want ideas? Cam Shea expressed some similar disappointments, but still had positive things to say about the game, giving a seven and writing the Origami King is a truly likable game, despite the shallowness of its new spin. On gameplay, it's characters are winsome. It's visual design is gorgeous. It's world is fun to explore. Explore and it storytelling is outside the box and playful at the same time. However, it could be so much more. Combat is largely unfulfilling, and your journey as a whole lacks meaningful choices for a series with RPG routes. That's a real shame. EGM's Michael Gaurav shared one of the more negative reviews for the game giving it a three out of five and writing despite everything paper Mario the Origami King is A. A charming game I wanted to fully explore every area of the mushroom kingdom I wanted to find every towed. I wanted to do everything except actually engage with the game's combat system in trying to write basic rules with every outing. Intelligent systems keeps fans of the franchise on its toes, but that can also start to distort the identity of the series itself. How can you perfect a formula if you're constantly pouring out? Out and starting again by the way from the time I started putting this segment together and up to now sitting in my recording booth and recording it. The metacritic score has actually dropped down to an eighty one
Cam Gets Signed
"Well there was big news coming last night. Courtesy of our Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen former MVP cam. Newton is a free agent. No more instead Newton is heading to new. England to join forces with bill, Belichick and follow in the footsteps of another MVP Tom Brady. And Cam Newton's cryptic fashion. He had this to say the instagram. I'm excited because I know what right now all praise to God dropping contact tomorrow. I hope you're ready Hashtag. Let's go pat. And so now we know, and we'll start with Adam Schefter, and our health hall of Famer. Steve Young One one. Just tell us how we got here. How did this deal get done? Listen I think it took Cam Newton a little bit of time to recognize that there was not a thirty plus million dollar a year job on the market when you released two weeks into the free agent signing period not only that there's not an obvious starting job that's out there, and so the longer this went on, and the less he heard from teams, and there really was nobody that he heard from the more he recognized that he had to find the right spot. And if you're going to find the right spot, there's nothing wrong with taking new. England Riga tour with Bill Belichick and Josh mcdaniels, and the new quarterbacks coach Jed fish in an offense. That obviously is going. Going to be trying to replace Tom Brady where you're competing with the guy like Jarret, Stidham hasn't proven that he can play yet in the NFL and so cam. Newton goes to New England on a one year deal where he gets to reestablishes value show that he's healthy, and over the shoulder and foot injuries that he has been dealing with the last two years, and this is the the place that he now tries to relaunch his NFL career at the age of thirty one, which should be most quarterbacks, the prime of their career, no question and Adam. How likely is it that this is in effect? A one year auditioned for Cam to be with the Patriots beyond this season. Wendy what I would say is this if Cam Newton plays well, the Patriots obviously would be interested in resigning him, and if not, they have the ability to move on from him. It depends on how the year goes. It's difficult to forecast that right now. All we know is that the Patriots signed a former. Most Valuable Player who won that award in two thousand fifteen, who has tremendous ability who goes into this offense, and now we'll have to learn it, which is not going to be an easy task in a shortened off season for put as the ability to be dominant quarterback. If he can pick up that system if he plays that way, you would think that no one would not let him out. Out, the door, but again there's a whole year. They WANNA see Newton. They WANNA see them. They want to see a year goes to. It's truly to say that just yet well. Yeah, I mean a lot can happen in a year. We've all we've all seen that in Steve. How do you like the fit between cam? Newton and what he brings on the field and the New England patriots. When healthy. Rusted Cam Newton mean it's like. Manna from heaven right I mean in many ways I, think Josh, mcdaniel and Bill Belichick sitting around a lot of times. Saying. Could you imagine what we could do with this guy or that? Guys? They play these players. Run the League, and they see them in places where I'm sure they say because they're supreme of conference. Not Hubris just supreme confidence that if we could get a hold of him what we could do with him, and we can really expend on what you're seeing around the league. What we can do is special, and so I'm sure they're saying this about. If Cam comes in his foot is okay. Because we know the arm is all right, we should. We saw that early last year before. So. We know that he's healthy. If his what is good and he can move, you've got. Hungry. Sophisticated and the type caliber Blair in New England, where you have bill and Josh saying you can't imagine what we're GonNa, do with this kid and so I think that's I. think that's the conversation. That's happening right now. New England, Steve. Look it's anybody's guess at this point, but you. You have an opinion very qualified one. What do you believe the likelihood? Is that Cam Newton? Is the Patriots Starting Quarterback Week One? Again if healthy, if he can move around, I can't imagine them with his talent level, and what they think they can do them again. It becomes a you know it's a proof point for what they're out to show their out to show that we can do special things with special players, and so it's it becomes A. A right of passage to be in New England, and that we can take somebody, and we can show you amazing things that can be done and they've done that with flair after play after player so Cam Newton and healthy can move around. I. It's GonNa be, too. It's like a gravitational force when it's to special to be able to show what they can do with a great Cam Newton. Yeah,
"Welcome to new challenges remaining I am. Ben Rothenberg I'm lead on this show to be joined by Patrick Moore. The founder of the Motagua Academy coach of Serena Williams and more recently, the creator of the ultimate tennis showdown UTSA, which is one of the events springing up during this crooner virus stoppage that continues on the tours, so Patrick is here to talk about his new ups products, but also a couple other things large more largely in the sport in general to talk about emotion, antennas change in tennis room for growth in tennis as well as some of the more recent news around proposals around the US Open where limit players only having one entourage member with them onsite per player, and also how his charged Serena Williams is handling this stoppage in tour. Among other things hope you enjoy this. I've wanted to have patrick on for a long time so I'm glad to get him today here. He is help you enjoy. Very said V joined here by Patrick more talk to talk about the ultimate tennis showdown ups which you've started up. Thanks for being here for civil and I'm curious. Just this idea you had for. UTSA is this something that you had an idea for before? Or is this purely been sort of a Brainchild of this of the stop time on on tour. is both. I've been thinking about it for a long time because I aware that the average age of the fan of tennis is getting older where at sixty one years old now and it's getting older every year so. This sense, quite a lot of messages to us the first mets. A message is that. The core fans of tennis have very loyal to tennis. The started to love is probably in the seventies and eighties steel here for two years old fifty years afterwards shows that. Tennis is very addictive. It's it's a great sport, so we keep our fence, but it says also that we're not renewing our fund base so we not getting New People on board especially not. Not many young people so I thought that Dennis needed something else I'm not saying that. The ATP W have to change and the. Grand Slam something. He's great also to tradition I think they're also doing a good job at. Making their fence happy because they're still here for fifty years after, but I think it's important also to get New People on board to To to to grow the fan base of tennis, and especially to to renew its so I think for that. We need a second second league. That is more modern. That is different that proposes A. Product you can do. It doesn't sound good for sport, but it is a product because it's. Not Product a product that. That is more that. Faster more dynamic, more interactive, more modern. And that's what's better. The younger generations already interested in marketing for that can see you guys having a lot of fun with this or just taking it I want to say less seriously, but you know the the the nicknames for players that come out like. The Greek God and you know we the French flair and Matteo. Bertini the hammer like these are not things that you would have seen Wimbledon do. Had this been normal tour year right now and so I. I guess I'm curious. You're somebody who I think you know from seeing your. Thoughts on different things and you're somebody who gets thanks tennis should be. Has Room to be a lot looser, right? A lot less tied to tradition into being serious all the time potentially Zephyr. Yes but I'm a tennis fan since four years old. I gave everything I had for tennis and an often is also the way it is. So I understand that the core fans don't want change. I think steal the could be some slight changes, but. But. Basically I like tennis. The way it is is just that We don't take ourselves seriously. We WanNA. Have Fun we WANNA. Enjoy won't for me. sports is has to be all these. It has to be fun. It has to be emotional. It has to be interactive and especially in our world in twenty twenty, the will change so much and the way consumers. Watch sports and video in general. Has Changed so much in the last years I think it's important to propose a different way to Turkistan is for that reason. If we want to get you, get you offense on board. That's the only way and we have to consider also that the offer is so much bigger than what he what it used to be. The is now you have so many different sports. You have gaming. Older Serres. There are so many different. Options, so if your product is slow complicated or you need to invest three hours, minimum or two and a half hours. You have no chance to get the young people so I. Think it's very complimentary. I think both leaks can really live will next to each other and feed each other. Actually
The Latest: Protesters rally at California state Capitol
"Happening calling on governor Newsom to open up California the business again thousands of protesters wearing red white and blue have been protest in this afternoon outside the state capitol KCBS is Jeffrey Shaw reports many arrive from across the state for what is called patriot day it was a massive rally with a distinctive patriotic flair lots of American flags folds dressed up in red white and blue everywhere you look amid the crowd placards calling for the governor to re open the state and for the governor to be recall we are not against the reason why it's in the building that being the state capital building which is being guarded by several hundred CHP officers Jim drove up from Orange County for the events trump said from the beginning it's a hoax viruses for real but you know everything that's going on is a fraternal sue drove up from Brentwood I came here for freedom for opening up the country all the businesses that are not being recognized today is essential what many across California believe it is essential was hardly anywhere to be found here facial
Building Strong Relationships
"You're listening to the Beller. And this is Flash Casa. Pdb and the top. I'm going to tackle. Today is all about building strong relationships so being honest by many of our listeners on the importance of relationships in especially in the business load as start to build what will be the next phase of my business which will be the coffee. Commun- more bet that next time but building business from Nina transitioning from the exit inside completely of coffee to my new project called the coffee. Commune WITH COFFEE. Community comes to collaborate It's been more evident to me. The importance of relationships is obviously of transition from the old business and creating the new business and tell so many people have been supportive and already WanNa be on board and the rest of it and the common denominator is relationships and so I want to tackle that today. Many listeners asking questions around the concept of relationships. What do they mean some tips and head? What build better business relationships and the importance of it? So that's what I'm gonNA tackle today in the next ten minutes in this flash cast so you know in the concept to building better business relationships within two city to me is always number one so Talk about authenticity. You want to build strong authentic relationships because anything that's not based on authenticity is going to fall over at some point in dump the concept of a relationship to me is with them. What's in it for me and what's in it for you. So it's their strong marketing term. we talk about but some the importance of a relationship is got to be beneficial outcomes for both parties any relationship that relies on beneficial for just one party is already starting on the wrong foot and would become slanted so any relationship and that's whether it's business personal professional needs to be on the level of. Witham of what's in it for me and what's in it for you and the people that operate best in this constantly not so much looking at it. What's in it for them? I they looking in what's in it for the other person and if you've working with people that are constantly working on what they can do for you. This is what they can take from you. This is a great way to measure the strength of a relationship. That's something that I do often. Is I stop looking say? Is this person more interested in taking something from me with doing something for me And I do the same for myself that I know. It's always a measure that are like doing things for people are just looking to get something from this person because when you're in a relationship where it's all about what's in it for me and what's in it for them You've got this beautiful waltz happening and balance And then from there it's the basis of it is fantasy You you know. In order to operate clearly in that space she needs to be authentic so a few little stepped on building a business. Number one is set. A positive time everything operates better when it's positively A negative so. It could be a positive turn. It's come from us. The intention of a good spice number two is know what your value proposition is. What have you got to offer that is of value what the other person got to offer. That is a venue number. Three's you've got an understand. There's going to be gained for both parties and then gain doesn't mean always financial gain can be relationships gain is any resource A deep meaningful relationship Sometimes you win. Sometimes you lose. But he losing gaining. You've got to remember that concept of gain is not just about money. Number four is understand humility There's GonNa be times where You know humility is going to be a basis. You've got to be humble. You've gotta be you've got to have that ability ya on your errors on your mistakes And make sure that you operating in the spice of humility Next one is make sure that embracing your own personality and this again. All of these sit under the concept of authenticity. Embrace you personality. Remember that everybody's unique. Not Everybody's saying the concept is about being the best. You can be not the best that you want somebody else for all the over eating. Somebody else wants you to pay. It's all about keeping that authentic. Good space you know so embrace your personality next one is and this is is really really strong on where people get themselves in trouble. Many your expectation you know. I always say I'm not going to promise something I can't deliver and I don't want somebody promising something that they can't deliver so it's always about managing expectation from. He could come from a place of. Okay what's the worst case scenario? This is what's the best case scenario? You know we need to make sure that we're sitting. Expectations unmanageable level. And I said people. Don't promise what you can't deliver set an expectation or understand your expectation and it's in the other party's expectation because if you do that you'll always make sure that you disappoint and making sure that obviously in leading onto the last one is always communicating. Poor communication is the common denominator of failure asset at time and time again. The things file when people don't communicate and unfortunately a lot of times what happens is when things are going wrong. Well things are in a difficult spot. People start to freeze up. They actually start to hibernate. They start to sort of pull away from that upon reflection in your own life. You'll see that Tom's things they're all start to get difficult. A lot of people stop communicating. You don't hear from them and what happens. There is actually start to wonder what's going on. How is that? We're in this space where we are right now. What do I need to do better? How can I be better? So it's quite the opposite when things go wrong where they're not going to plan then. That is the time that you have to over communicate communicate more and actually keeping people across things says they understand what's going on so is seven points to me of ahead get build a better business relationship. But you know it's very important to keep things authentic to keep things open to to sit manageable expectation but all of these seven things fall under the line of an authentic relationship and authentic relationship. Coming back to the start of it is all about understanding the wisdom. What's in it for me and what's in it for you. What can we do for each other? Not what can we take from each other the next panel WanNa touch on building a Nutri Probably a better way to say is once you built those relationships teddy. You actually nurture the relationships in your network heady and nurture those professional relationships amongst up's amongst your clients because this is important. One thing that I always do is I make sure that our congratulate people when it's needed whether it's a birthday Whether it's a promotion. Or whether they've had a win whether they've had a baby born in new pet whatever. It is the opportunity to understand builds the engagement. So let me start sorry by Mustang. The white nurture your relationship with your with your network is to build emotion engagement and great ways to build emotion engagement. One is congratulate them congratulate people. When things happen. You know again. It doesn't matter how big or small the winnings. But if there's a win then congratulate them because this starts to build engagement nicks one is being in service to somebody so one of the great ways to be in service to someone and I love doing. This is providing professional leads whether it's connecting us. Apply it to a cafe. A roast or roasted to a cafe or a Barista for job to a cafe provide leads to people. Help them build their business. I talk about helping people accelerate potential. So if you're in service to somebody you do these things you start to build emotional engagement. Which interns nurtures your relationship number? Three's the out of giving you know there's a great book bobber could the go giver and it's a fantastic book talks about giving giving can be giving time it can be something small a little flair a chocolate on the desk out of giving is also another way to emotionally connect in relationship and sometimes it's he's giving a handwritten note sending a text and emojis. Sometimes it's like I said buying them a bottle of wine to say. Thank you very often when I started my business when somebody helped me get a new client. I would take him a bottle of scotch or a bottle of wine to say. Thank you and it's not the item that met is you'll find. It's the fought in the behind it. Mix value their opinion. Make sure that you're constantly asking questions. And what they think and what they believe in what you're doing and how you're going about something again. This builds emotional engagement. This nurtures relationships show them that their opinion counts. And that U K what they have to say and other one is in the world of technology to ensure that we're meeting in person the art of what a Lotta people forgotten. I've always made sure to bury people down in email so I send a lot of videos of myself. Unfortunately I got to look at my face but it connects a lot more emotionally which nurtures my network rather than sending an email us into thirty second video with the message on in this just provides a bit of a different level of communication engagement or I try and catch up with people for coffee or a drink in person because nothing beats that face to face interaction. Another one is making sure that you stay in constant contact. Now that doesn't mean not every day every minute but it's relevant to the relationship immature you checking in with each other. You're checking making sure that you're seeing how people are going. You know that they are kyw being in service to them because again these shows k. And the number. One thing that I learned from the days is that our clients loved K. It was the number one thing that meant to them. So there's some tips. Today's been all about neutering building relationships. I hope that this helps you. Go and be the best you can be and build amazing strong bonds with people until next time you've been listening to the Bella and this is flash cards by PD
Explorers & Contenders: Annette Kellerman
"Meet the one and only a net. Kellerman a net. Marie Sara Kellerman was born in eighteen. Eighty six in Merrillville Australia. A suburb of Sydney. Her father was an Australian violinist and her mother was a French pianist and music teacher. As a child Annette's legs weren't strong enough to support her so she wore metal braces as a form of physical therapy and conditioning. And that's parents took her to a local pool. She later described that experience. Saying only a cripple could understand the intense joy I experienced after I learned. I go swimming anywhere anytime. The swimming really did help. Strengthen a nets legs. She was a natural in the water and she had a flair for the dramatic throughout her life and that would combine her sport with feeder to entertain the public by the time. She was around fifteen years old. She was winning races in setting speed records. She was also performing diving exhibitions and swimming in twice. Daily shows with fish at an aquarium her skill and ability to entertain set a net part and she further made a name for herself as a fashion icon at that point in time. Victorian societal norms were strict. When it came to swimming tire women were supposed to Don pantaloons and a loose dress so as not to show their figures a net found that overly burdensome and created a new kind of beating costume hers left her arms exposed and was very tight warlike one piece bathing suits today if they extended down as shorts or pants and that was actually arrested for indecency while swimming on each during a Uso trip to Massachusetts in one thousand nine hundred seven volynets spent much of her life making varied contributions to fashion entertainment and society at large. These achievements stemmed from her incredible talent at her sport among other feats and that set the world record for the Fastest Mile. Swam and help the swim records for a number of major rivers around the world after moving from Australia to England. She swam a daily circuit from town to town along the coast in preparation for an attempt to swim across the English Channel. She eventually did try and fail to swim across the body of water though she made it three quarters of the way despite that failure a net kept on swimming and winning races. She swam in a seven mile race through Paris in front of five hundred thousand spectators and tied with another woman to sixteen men after. You're up a net headed across the Atlantic to the US stateside annette focused more on the performance part of rear. She wowed audiences by stunt swimming and high diving. She also allowed many with physical appearance. A Harvard professor deemed a Net. The perfect woman because her measurements were so similar to those of the Venus Diallo. Naturally this proclamation helped draw in even larger crowds. Those who couldn't make it to a live show. We're in luck. A net took her talents to Hollywood at the height of the silent movie era. She appeared in multiple films though most are now considered lost. Because there's no known footage still in existence. Most of her movies had plots connected to water and she often played a mermaid notably and that was the first major actress to appear. Fully Nude onscreen annette continued swimming and performing until the nineteen forties. She credited the sport with changing her life in nineteen eighteen. She said but for swimming. I might have been hobbling about on crutches today instead of skating. Dancing and indulging in twenty five mile constitutional in addition to making my regular livelihood as a moving picture mermaid or flirting with toto. The funny fish through the walls of the glass tank at the New York hippodrome later in life a net became an author speaker and owned a health food store in Long Beach California. She continued to swim till nearly the end of her life. In nineteen seventy a net and her husband who had been her manager moved back to Australia. A net died in nineteen seventy five. She was eighty nine years old. Annette Kellerman popularized her sport and buck norms for her gender paving the path for future women swimmers success. She was honored by the International Swimming Hall of fame and she has a star on the Hollywood walk of
Homeschool or Flop
"Welcome to another episode of. Let's talk game with Tiffany Lewis. I'm your host. Hey guys over the weekend. I did something I've never done before. Now I love music. If you've listened to anyone podcast where you've heard me trying to sing. You know. I love music that much to try but I don't get the party much for one. I've never been a club head right into a simply enjoy spending time with my family or or watching a good movie. That's just me or reading a book but over the weekend me and over one hundred thousand people. That's what I said. One hundred thousand people partied with some of the most prominent leaders in entertainers of our time. Courtesy of DJ denies who went on Instagram. And may uncharted history for the most live yours at once. Now when I say one hundred thousand you knew that I wasn't talking about in a club or in a stadium because we're still over or in a state of quarantine in isolation for some who may have been impacted or exposed to the cove in nineteen buyers. So this was a uncharted way of partying. Because everybody party from the comfort of their own home and when I tell you I had the most fun and it was a three day maybe even four day party in it just continued to grow and I remember one day I logged on and it was probably thirteen or fourteen thousand and maybe the day before he hadn't reached that number and I don't even think it was a numbers thing I really believe. Denies was operating out of a being led moment right. Because you could just feel the Bob. He was just jamming nothing. Nothing out of the ordinary. He had his beard little scruffy. Look regular t shirt. Nothing on no branding really. But he had these hat changes which I thought was pretty interesting to add dynamic and flair because as you could imagine like in a club or at an event it's more showy right but we are just really trying to vibe off the music and he wanted to put that feel good out there and he put it out there and I think the return of what he got back was something that he did not even intimidate so shout out to him and another thing I noticed when I logged on he had probably two hundred thousand followers and the day after he reached that hundred thousand mark he went to over a million followers on instagram. And I know it's not all about the followers but it just goes to show people if you put good things out there energy. I'm not a big energy. Were user but if you put good energy out there I believe it comes back to you and it came back to him. A hundred thousand fold truly. It really did right so that was pretty good. I think over time he changed the Algorithm because the Love was dad infectious that is spread globally in just really lifting the hearts and spirits of people. I don't know if anybody has ever had that many live viewers at one time because we kept getting blocked out. I mean if you were on that party you know you were blocked out a couple times too but then some somebody somebody made it happen. Somebody's burke himself may have given the hey less lift this ban to allow an infinite number not infinite but over one hundred thousand over a hundred and fifty thousand people to be on this live at a time so hats off to you denies literally or hats on because you have a strong heck game. Let's get into today's show and talk some gain the pollen count is down. Y'All I'm not an allergy prone person but my husband has allergies. So this is huge. Pollen COUNTS DOWN. Streams and canals are clearing up in ways unseen in decades. And when I say decades I mean decades. I don't know if you've ever been to a ben is before but just the water where the Gondolas run. It was murky when we when we went very very murky. Look you cannot. You could not see through it. And somehow because of less water boat usage though the war has cleared up and you can actually see finish schools of fish and I thought that was huge to even read about right in so just making a dark or gloomy situation highlighting the positive out of it. There are some positive things I want to highlight. Some of those things in the show right rose or less busy states are still doing what they can to control the spread of Kobe. Nineteen but people seem to be leveling off from keeping their hands on the panic button like a week ago it seemed like it was just panicked panic panic frenzy frizzy frenzy right to making more rational decisions however something else has spiked students are now forced to stay home. And that's this conundrum of stay at home activity posted occupy to occupy children the day but I get it I get it but I guess. My question is home school or flop. That's the topic today. Home School or flop in this came about having my own children. Neither one of them. I have three but neither one of them are in kindergarten so my perspective on the home school. Rigors I kind of ebb and flow between never extreme but necessary however cultivated for your children. Not for competitive reasons right. I read an interesting article on the New York Times from the viewpoint of a working. Mom whose husband also works and since the corona virus. They work from home but they have twin boys who are eight and she raised some interesting viewpoints from a working mom's perspective and I'm going to read a little of what she said out of respect of for their amazing teachers. She's talking about her twin boys. I'm making a good faith effort to keep or to get my kids to do the work. That's been sent home but that does not come anywhere close to filling. What would have been a school day? After accomplishing the bare minimum. The agenda is to survive and watch too much TV. I thought that was pretty funny. We'RE EATING COOKIES AND CARBS. Hoping for the best. We are loving one another and trying not to go insane. I don't know if you hear my. That's my six month old screaming in the background. But she's fine now. Her predictions want school closed. There were more school. Closures were announced was that she would see a social media blitz from MOMS with color coded charts with every minute scheduled as well as Yoga and meditation. Inclusivity French lessons here and karate there. Could you imagine trying to teach her child karate because you just know that they still need it at home? How Bill Rocket Ship? The to`real all of these things in mom and Dad. You can attest if you're on social media this is true or if you shot of a friend who's on social media you know that this is very true so the question came to my. Are we doing too much? And I say we having to Tyler's again yet to reach kindergarten however they have daily zoom meetings scheduled with their guides and classmates on top of what I tried to incorporate for daily learning right now granted. I do believe as I said it's necessary to learn and stay connected but is this the time to four court press our children or to give them a break as a world around us seems to be in a frenzy. I want I want. I want you all to chime in but parents. Are we doing too much chime in and let me know? Is this truly a home? School or flat moment is is this the responsibility of the parent security torch for the teachers or do we try to incorporate some of their learning from school and make it our own right? That's what I want to hear back. Give me feedback and however you do that whether it be under the comments in this podcast emailing me directly t Lewis at SEM SPORTS DOT com. I WANNA know your feedback. I want to hear from you. Learning is important. But as a parent of bilingual children I defer to learning with them instead of trying to teach them right. That really works for me. And so here's some some some suggestions just from what we've been doing be creative in the areas that come naturally. We've always made meals together in done artwork together me studying art throughout college. That comes more naturally than me. Doing geometry thank God neither one of our doing geometry right now right And so I have to cook. We have to eat and making meals together as fun usually except the cleanup can be a little too arduous but this me keep their attention for one but also allowing them to learn hands on in spaces that I can navigate. Well so be creative in areas that come natural to you. If you're a mechanic maybe you have your child. If they're old enough in smart enough to just go through the tools that you use to change a tire right. That doesn't come naturally to me. I do know how to do it. But it's not natural so do things that come natural
Whiskey Quickie: Angel's Envy Tawny
"We're looking at a limited edition released from angels and now this is part of their seller collection is in Kentucky Straight Bourbon. Whiskey finished in tawny port wine barrels. Now a little bit information about what's going on here so it is a ten year old Kentucky Straight Bourbon which is a lot older than probably what we see with a lot of things that are actually coming out angels envy and then it's finished for ten months in those tiny port wine barrels. Just a little water is added to hit your final proof at one. Eleven point six and they're going to be fifty four hundred bottles of this produce going out nationwide but going into select cities in select states. And you're looking at a two hundred and fifty dollar as arpey ever done. Tawny I think it says like Tonga's Port Tania's. I don't know I don't know that Tony Barrell is but you gotta you gotTa Tonia maybe this you have some port barrels knows you know the one thing that I really liked about this Moore is that ten year really starts showing through Yup. Yeah you get some nice leather kind of kind of barrel notes in there but you do get a lot of of the poor. The one smells like knows when a big glass of port or red wine tawny port. May Tony Port just had a big staking on your like swirling around. Yeah absolutely now. I really like the way this one smells though. The taste is interesting. It's like great a little bit for me. I like a bitter grape though like it's very bitter. That's probably coming from the port in a lot of would kind of flavors. I Dunno better would almost with. Yeah I mean it's a really. It's a unique flavor that comes out. It's like a very like Greek cool eight almost flair that you get initially but then I know about you but my finished for me just kind of falls a little. I just kind of great front mid Palate. A lot of things going on falls off the falls off the packet and not the flat on my back in my town. Well before we get to the flat of your tongue let's go ahead and rate the right on the nose. Where thumbs up excellent does love it in the taste. I like it thumbs up. It's Kinda sideways. But I liked the uniqueness factor. Yeah they're unique. Like I said with the Tony Ten Kentucky Bourbon. It really shines through and it's a unique flavor. Yup and in the Finnish thumbs down falls really flat kind of just fabric. Like where'd you go? You're doing and then he just goes in the
How can AI help biotech companies seeking vaccines?
"The new corona virus is now officially pandemic and researchers are speeding to discover test and deploy a vaccine some hope that breakthrough biotechnology and artificial intelligence can get us there faster. Michael Greeley's CO founder and general partner with flair capital in Boston and investment fund. That specializes in biotech. He says he's wary of using AI. To speed up drug testing not could be dangerous but he says the tech does have real world uses right now. We know what populations are most at risk. Which is the elderly and people with co Morbidity so we can begin to very aggressively isolate those people if possible and so we can begin to triage the population. And that's the other promise of A. If you're looking at real world evidence across populations you can begin to see signals and data sets way earlier than we were historically so our healthcare system should be able to react or proactively begin to intervene in places that we think could be potential hotspots right. How Far Away Are we? I'm not trying to skip past the current crisis. How Far Afield are solutions? That could are slowdown. You know the next novel coronavirus. There's a dynamic here that you'll never get ahead of it fully 'cause the viruses mutate quickly. They have a unknown origin. So it's hard to develop therapeutics vaccines anticipating a certain strain of virus that we don't know exists so to some extent we're always going to be in somewhat of a reactive mode and the business vaccines is is you know. Use It once and you're presumably going to be fine from future infections so there's no ongoing commercial relationship which sounds terrible in this moment of crisis to talk about it. But that's the fundamental economy of of that industry in why I think we're we're kind of both Lee unprepared for these novel. Viruses that come up. What do you think that this means for the future? There's been a lot of investment in biotech over the last couple of years. Do you expect that to increase or for the trajectories to change at all Given the advancements in Ai and our understanding of molecular pathways. I think the overarching dollars. Investment heading into biotech will continue to be very robust. I think in the very near-term within our firm. We literally can't do business. We've shut the firm down. We can't meet entrepreneurs and so I worry that there's going to be this air bubble that moves through the system and it could be a few quarters. It could be into the fall where you know profound early. Stage investment will drop very dramatically. And you know over the Ark of time does that have long lasting impact probably not but in the next couple of years you'll see that in drug development pipelines. You know over the next two to four years where they'll be this kind of blackout period. We're not a lot of investment was made and not a lot of interesting innovation was discovered but I don't think this Fundamentally changes investor sentiment towards biotech and in fact you know. This is more fleeting. I think people will say there's a Lotta Opportunity here to figure out these problems in AMAC's increase investment dollars. Also I WANNA go back to what you just said about this idea that over the next couple of years that there will be opportunities missed in the space. You're talking about missed. Opportunities are potentially diseases not cured or treated right. That's right that's right. Don't necessarily just beat that I. I also think there'll be another silver lining which is will come to further respect the power of a I in multiple facets that we spend a lot of time thing as real world evidence. Rwe Are we going to be able to see? Would we've seen Activities in China in September and October for instance that would have alerted us months and months in advance Before we start reading about it in the New York Times and mid January and so as you know ability to of analyze non traditional data sets a I will enable and early intervention which is to begin to interrogate inquire about things that don't look right and it's pretty clear had we known and how Dr Administration taken steps in December January. We wouldn't be sitting here in early March saying we're shutting the country down You know we might have been able to do things more aggressively earlier to preempt. What will look like Italy instead of other parts of the World Michael Greeley Co founder and general partner of the biotech investment firm flare capital
"flair" Discussed on Something to Wrestle with Bruce Prichard
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"flair" Discussed on Something to Wrestle with Bruce Prichard
"Ain't obviously had a really long run here in Rick. Actually this is going to annoy a Lotta listeners. From sure but rick credits. A lot of his fame notoriety and success he has on the appearance circuit now to this Roy. N- with the WB more so than any of the other stuff because he had a bigger audience watching him right So I I don't think a lot of people expected him to be around as long as he did. But it's kind of one of those things where you just don't want it to end and I'm curious urine creative meetings at the time. Whose idea was all right. We're writing him off TV. And so he he had just grown tired of it or he felt he was too old or he didn't like this cosmetic look. Vince wanted to go out on top and felt that Rick was at that point where it was time to. If he went on any longer that people would start looking at him as just holding onto long right and rick was acceptable to the idea at first and it was a situation where Vince was looking at it. And trying to help rick and protect rick from himself and say hey man let's go out on top and put you in the hall of fame where you belong and we'll find something else for you do to do as a goodwill ambassador and go out on top because that's the way that ric flair should go out and so we started. You know. Started THE PLAN. What you what did you think of the execution of the build up for it with the all the old yeller promos and stuff like that. I loved it because it. It's what I think. A lot of people were thinking and as I said they would say a lot of that stuff under there breath and behind his back so it was real life. Here's one of the greatest of all time reaching the end of his career. And here's the younger that emulated him his entire career. That's gotTa do the Old Yeller. Take Him out behind the barn and shoot him because he couldn't sacrifice his own career and it was real life. I mean it happens in in jobs and you talk about dusty. Rhodes in the hard time. Promos you work at the same job for thirty years and get a gold watch and you kick to the curb right and that was real life and it was an opportunity for rick to go out on top and go out by one of the best of all time and Shawn Michaels. I certainly was You know it was a fitting finish Maybe the finest finish you know ever in wrestling. I can't think of a better retirement wrestling kinney no are really can't I of his WWF. Ron Since we're just GONNA leave this. They're talking about him and TNA. Another time I'm sure. But do you have any matches that you would recommend? You would think people should go. Check out well without a doubt. Definitely the last one was Sean and and you brought it up. You WanNa talk about emotion and working crowd in building a story that triple h match tells a simple story in it builds in by the end of that match if you weren't working for him at the beginning. I think everybody was rooting for him at the end and Rick told great stories in the ring and all about as a fan. Let me recommend a couple of other ones. I really enjoyed his Two thousand five feud with triple h some phenomenal promos. There may be my favourite promo ever Was from October of that year on Raw But they had two matches in October of two thousand five at taboo Tuesday in a cage match survivor series. Two thousand with triple H in a last man standing match those matches were just phenomenal. If you're just in the mood for another Bloody caved match with Ric Flair from this era the year before at Taboo Tuesday. He took on Randy Orton. Anyway eight match you liked that one s you liked better than the triple h ones. Yes why is that because it was a school? Okay I'm Outta also enjoyed And I might be in the minority on this. What did you think of the the work he did with Mick Foley and the WWF? I know they tried to recreate some of that. And TNA man they were really getting after each other in the WWF and it included Mick. Doing some hard core match stuff thumb tacks and barbed wire baseball bats and all that with with ric flair that we never thought we would see what was your take on all that it was real emotion and the two. The two felt very strongly about one another. I'm not gonNA say they were the best friends so it was real. It was real emotion and that always works. It always works because of the competitors believe it if the performers believe it the audience will believe it. it is worth checking out. They did a two out of three falls match Mick Foley I mean and Ric flair at vengeance. Two thousand six If you like to go out of your way to check that out Anything else WANNA mention about ric flair's rolling in the WWF. It seems like a wicked. Just go on and on and on But this is the ric flair show. And we're trying to Just kind of feel in for the champ While he's away if you want to continue that Mick Foley. Ric flair stuff. You can see more of that great. I'm sorry Summer Slam two thousand six. They haven't quit match These guys were obviously Maybe A little older than they than they could've put automatic like this and WCW but still the emotion of it like you said resonated Anything worth out or mentioning in the Ric flair era of the Wvu. No not off the top of my head. You know it's just After thirty plus years with Rick you know it's been a hell of a ride in and we've had a lot of fun over the years and it's It's it's been crazy. Do you have a fun? Ric flair travel story. You can share with us once upon a time. You've told us the Vegas Story When we've done show together with rick in the past About how you guys were with competing companies but that keep you from having one hell of a time. Yes we did everywhere it goes. He hasn't gone. Do you have any other fun stories? You could mention no yeah I remember. The first time I ever gave Ricca ride was in Houston Texas and we. He was staying out at the Ramada Inn out of Hobby airport that that hotels not even there anymore and as we were driving to the airport says manning goes do you. Guys have this thing It's called Popeye's fried chicken here as Popeye's hell yeah. I haven't eaten in any way we could stop and get something knee so sure so we go through the Popeye's drive through and we get there. He orders twenty spicy chicken breasts. Twenty twenty and twenty Jalapenos Twenty Chicken Breasts Twenty Spicy Chicken Breasts in Twenty Jalapenos and we get back in. And I'm thinking man. He's having a party and he's like. Hey Bruce Psyche. You know I'm just beat out really you're not gonNa have beer and we drank two beers in a hotel bar and I keep waiting for him to break out that damn chicken and he kept it in the bag says man. I'm going to go to bed. I'm dead I gotTA EAT my chicken. That's Mitch went to his room twenty chicken breast cysts point in twenty Al opinions. There's no chance at all that you'd probably you know he probably Pulled the skin off of it for him and ate that with all the Jalapenos and if Jim Cornet had been within one hundred mile radius corny broadwood come behind him and eating all the skin. Good skin there. That's part of the chicken corny. Used to get hot guys. Take the skin off chicken. He can go behind him and just the chicken skins well we're We get hot at each other. Quite a bit Usually on Friday so much nicer to me on the Rick Flair show but in two days. You're GonNa beat me up and brutalized me. On something rests with Bruce Prichard. It drops at noon on Fridays It's I don't know it's a different format. Maybe we'll go that. Well we could go with that. I mean I wish I had a t shirt for that but you can give on t shirts for wrestling. Tease DOT COM for slash. Bruce Prichard they also have rick flair shirts at pro wrestling teases. Well they do. You can pick out some official ric flair show shirts or some burst. 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"flair" Discussed on Something to Wrestle with Bruce Prichard
"Eventually The decision is made to have Been Wa lose the belt to Randy Orton summer slam and becomes the youngest champ. Ever and then he is promptly kicked out of the group by triple h In this group starts to Kinda break-up so to speak eventually less fast forward since this is the ric flair show. You guys have what many have called nine in. Greenville? This is two thousand three. This come on the heels of a pay per view match With Kevin Nash and triple H and on this match in storyline. There's some sort of situation where The general manager is requiring that triple h defend the bell. I'm doing this from memory. Hope I'm getting it right. But he's required to defend the belt and he has to defend it against the former world champion Gets to pick the champ so he picked ric flair. Everyone kind of assumes oh well his buddy he's just going to lay down and more and more as we see. Kinda the backstage vignettes happen. We start to realize wait a minute. Flares GonNa take this series and he cuts one hell of a promo one of his best of his career at that phase He's wearing a purple robe and in the In the back and he says you know I wanNa see you at your best out. I want the game you know I wanNA know that I can still do it and so they go out and have a really phenomenal match and May as a fan. I had suspended disbelief. I thought Holy Shit. They're really GONNA do this. They're going to give him one more title raw and ultimately of course triple eight twins but then afterwards and I showed this one of the flare. Dvd's the entire locker room comes out. Empties celebrates with some beer hosts heus flare up on their shoulders. It's a big celebration. I guess my question is whose idea was this angle and this match winded rick. No Because he's all over the show and was there ever any real consideration of giving him a title run at that stage of his career. I want to say as Michael. Hayes is idea and our produce that interview you talk about love and it was. It was one of those situations where we fought about it from standpoint of what's logical right what makes sense in in you know the philosophy always say you know what if and we played this scenario out and after a while it was very difficult to poke holes in it and as you just said. I think that the majority of the people that were watching were saying. Oh my God they're going to Drop the title Tirec. They're they're going to switch the title and there were some people that were in that camp to switch tile at night I was in the camp of. That's what everybody's thinking. Let's don't do it because reality based when you look at the to it to me. It was more reality based for hundred to beat him and but also at the same time reality based it was so great to see Rick Flair in the ring competing at that level against the guy that was the best in the business at that time and triple h four the championship and every single person in the arena dare say everybody watching at home was able to suspend their disbelief and go dammit. Are they really going to do it? And you felt that in there was that emotion and at the end of it. If you thought you know what really triple. H is the better guy and he should be. You wanted him to win. Even if you went into it in the beginning on Forget it. This is ridiculous by the end of that. Matt. You're believing you were believing in your rooting for him. Absolutely and you wanted so badly. I'm watching it at the grill position and I'm sitting there looking. And of course Michael Hayes told you and we're sitting there going. I want Senator Dole on shoot and maybe we should it will God you know what if we did it Was there any consideration? Right there in the refs. No no because we had too many plans going forward. We just was one of those one of those deals beautiful moment and you look through Rick's career. There were so many of those beautiful but that will. That was one it when you first started talking about this. I'm sitting here thinking what the Hell's going when you got into. Oh Yeah I remember that whole night of a place in the Dow and the talking down to Rick and building him up and we actually had to build rick up to that point all night long and I had a way of producing some guys Rick me one of them Big Show being another one where I would get in their heads with every negative thing there was ever said to them in real life to get them to fire apple. Just Your Loser. You're an old man you can't this anymore. Nobody wants seen old man out their trunks compete because they know. Look at this stud. He's bigger he stronger. He's faster he's better. You might have been able to hang twenty years ago but today it's not your ring anymore in. He would sit there and listen to this and I don't even know why we're doing. This is GonNa believe this. How the hell can anybody believe ric flair? I mean maybe back in WCW but not here not on the show. I don't know if you got it anymore. And that's really how we came up with this and he got fired and he got fired up a tremendous promo because all of a sudden all the negativity of things that people had said in whispered behind his back that drove him. Say Oh yeah watch this he delivered in the Promo delivered in the ring and that was a beautiful moment to me where you sat there and went. Yeah because I I come from that place I I I would always listen to. The the negativity in my career drove me to succeed. Flipped the middle finger to everybody who said I couldn't do it right. And Rick was the same way and being able to to pump him up for that and I did it slowly because I didn't want that attitude at the beginning of the night ginning line. I WANNA doubt right and he gave it. I mean in and you look at look at throughout that series and you see rick. Growing more confident more questioning. Well well you know. Maybe he's right or wait a minute. No I still got it. Do you what what happens when the bell rings right. Are you really going to be able to take that bump took it took it better than anybody else and did it all and prove that house? I used to love to tell them when in command. Hey you're ric flair. Don't forget that it's It's worth watching if you're listening. You've never actually seen this. I can't recommend it enough. It's May nineteenth two thousand three that date of raw it is on the network It's also need to if you're not a networks scrubber it's out there and it's worth checking out for sure We'll have enough time to go through all things ric flair and the WWF I'd really like to another time kind of continue this But I do WANNA finish two thousand three. We kind of jumped around and talked a little bit about evolution and how that ended Of course that was not in all three But we're just bouncing around talking about ric flair on a very special edition of the Ric flair show. But before you go bruce I can't help but when wrestlemainia twenty Is a topic that a lot of people are talking about right now because that was the source of the original Goldberg Brock Listener match. And we're GONNA see that rematch at survivor series. This weekend rick was on this show and had kind of an interesting situation and I've always wanted to know how this comes about evolution versus the Rock and sock connection so Mick Foley had been retired rocks off making movies. But they're gonNA come back now and take on a three man team of Randy Orton Batista and Ric Flair Gig curious through how this gets put together. And who's the other says because the rock and sock connection while it was a big thing at didn't seem likely that these guys whatever it be here again Foley has in later years. Said that he wasn't really tickled with this performance and backstage Austin told him that he dropped the ball in this match. What did you think of the match? Whose idea was it kind of talked to us about wrestlemania twenty will. It was looking for something something for rock to do. It basically was looking for something for all those guys to do. That would be big and putting getting rock involved in it and Mick and it was all big players. Yeah and all of that match so it was a situation where you know. Let's throw them all into one match. Then it didn't work just like about it yet. Five really strong personalities. Involved in that thing in it's hard to put the spotlight on anyone and it just didn't work just didn't Mesh for that night. But you look at the stuff. Foley did with Orton. You look at the stuff. Foley did with flare you in all those guys individually. You would've thought that this is going to be great. It's going to be entertaining as hell. It just it was just one of those things just didn't work it just it just didn't work. And then you fast forward a little bit and you look at the time. Short time when Rick and Roddy Piper. We'RE TAG TEAM. Champions. And it was Kinda like the We called it the golden girls tour. I could get away with it. 'cause I was friends with with Roddy and rick but it was like a couple of ladies in there sometimes as they were getting ready but they to see flair and Piper together at that period in their career to me From France standpoint. I loved it. It was entertaining as hell to me and they were out there every single night teaching. You know some of the younger kids how you can still do it. And they had a lot of fun doing it and it was. It was crazy. I I remember being overseas and and Piper having this humongous bruise for lack of a better term. Where his I guess his liver should've been and rick's Nehal blown up and Both guys holding themselves together with with tape but they kept going you know and and it was a testament to who the hell they were and and looking at like I said before you know and we can end on this is Rick's retirement in Orlando I cried now. I think we were ten minutes into the match and I was crying like a baby.
"flair" Discussed on Something to Wrestle with Bruce Prichard
"It's a special attraction to one off well next so check me up In your opinion. Do you think rick was ever going to be satisfied with that nitro match against saying being his retirement match. It the time. 'cause I hadn't been around rick on a regular basis. I didn't know I really didn't know. And it was one of the things he had a great career it was Rick Flair in you. Know what what are we GONNA do now? And when he came back the like I said the the issue was comeback. Which just want you to thirty figure and We don't see in the ring at all and then the rest is Kinda history. He can't deny it famous. Low spot in that royal rumble match where There's our traditional camera used. And they take a picture of each other as brawling. And it's a camera that the flare family choosing years later Rick had a copy of that sent to him by fence framed and is one of his more cool memories faces memorabilia. Was Vince kind of known for doing stuff like that. Something that he thought was a moment. He shared with a talent paying special attention to it having something framed and ship to them or just something like a little token of appreciation of a memory. Or Moment Tom Yeah. Vince is real good about that. You if he hones in on one thing I know something means something to to somebody a remember for example the the rock being a big Willie Nelson Fan and have a guitar. We used it as a prop and rox birthday was coming up and Vince. And how how long do we have had not even? I don't think we had a week and men's comes to me and says Anita a guitar signed by Willie Nelson for the rock for his birthday. Mike Okay thumbs up good for you. Get it for me and I'm like Oh man you know it was. It was crazy but but we actually jerry. Briscoe helped out tremendously in that regard and we were able to to get to Willie through Billy Gibbons was easy top and Raval get get a guitar get it signed and get it all all taken care of so to answer your question. Yes Vince Vince does do that for for people he knows. There's something special there It's a special moment. He'll memorialize it going into the next kind of big show after that January. A pay per view match against Vincent Van. He's with another big time guy. Wrestlemania eighteen against the undertaker in Toronto. How does this one come about This is a stacked card flares Maybe not necessarily the first choice. I wouldn't imagine today with the Entertainer. At this point where woody event how did that come about ric flair was undertaker's choice and undertaker wanted to work with flair? Okay and take her was still doing the American bad ass gimmick at that point and looking looking around and his opponents who was there he wanted to work with flare. So that was that was doing. And that was takers choice. Pretty Interesting moment in the match aren't Anderson Slides in gives a hell of a brain buster or respond. Buster rather to The undertaker obviously double a famous for that spawned buster win. Did you sign Orne? We signed aren't on right when we bought. Wcw RIGHT AFTER THAT. He had been with the company for a while just producing television. Right we had aren't as one of our backstage producers and actually aren't in color on the first WCW the one and only the famous booker T. versus buff bagwell match in Tacoma Washington. Arn was color commentator for that but arm was helping us behind the scenes as a producer. He's still doing that. All these years. Lesser So let's kind of fast forward unforgiven in two thousand two triple H is In the main event for the world title and during the match flair comes down and grabs the sledgehammer from triple h and teases hitting him And ultimately sides with triple H and starts attacking AAA says opponent and flair turned heel in the process so now he sided with the top peel in the company. A WHO's also the world champs so this is the first official pairing of triple H and ric flair. Do you remember how that comes about from if you believe as you would call him. The rumors and innuendo triple h was involved or at least had his hand in the creative process by this point. What he of been a Horseman Mark and a flare market itself and said. Hey let me do something with Rick. Put Rick with me hate that term mark but yes he was a huge Rick van without a doubt. You know what I mean. I mean no yes. Hunter was a huge fan and it was a way to give more credibility if you will the hunter sure by putting him with flair and having flare sprinkle Rick flair dust on hunter and put the two of them together as old and new and kind of indoors and give the blessing hunter as a champion. It was one of those deals. Make Rick a manager. Sort give a little more color. Zaza triple H if you will sure and Throw them out there. But you know it's funny. Is You talk and and obviously I haven't prepared for this nearly as much as you. It comes back to me and every time. I want to preface everything I say with you know. We didn't want rick to work. We had no intention of putting rick back in the ring and then all of these scenarios just come up and happen and it's just organic just kind of happened. Well so at. What point would the thought process become? Hey it's not just going to be rick and triple H we're GONNA make this into a faction was triple h idea all along to make this kind of a new version of the four horsemen. That's at least the way it seems L- fan from the NFL. Someone some lot you've got you know you've got the stalwart in in Rick flair. So you know I'm not GonNa Call Rick Old But you had alleged the legend. You've got the champion. Now you've got the beast the enforcer in Batista and then you've got the future in Randy Orton and that's kind of how evolution was looked at and that's how how we viewed it as a unit and that wasn't always the plant. Ginger was at least there for some of the promotional materials. You know the videos and stuff though shot at first whose idea was Jindrag who soured on him and why the shift to include Batista rather than Ginger will ginger. Ginger was new and they did. They shot some stuff gentlemen's Club with Jindrag and the shot. Some stuff with a helicopter and some other things Jindrag. He was the original choice. And right about that. Same time. Batista's coming up and it looked like well here. We've got this other monster. That we know has a big future. Do we put him into this group of workers because again you got triple h Randy Orton. Rick Flair both Guys Jack in Battista. But I think there was a bigger upside with day. Batista to go into evolution in the decision was made rather abruptly. Let's put Dave in there and go with it. Let me ask why. I'M A BIG BATISTA. Fan full disclosure. But let me ask why on that because Jindrag is like eight or nine years younger than Batista and it seems like Vince has always kind of skewed on the younger side. Why do you think he wouldn't have he would? Was it just a size thing taste? It was bigger. No it was probably a charisma thing. It was a one of those. Intangible it things the appeared less time would have to be invested in. Batista because of his look because of his charisma. So let's fast track him and put him with these guys and get them up to speed. I think it would have taken a lot more work to get Jin DRAC up to speed and I dare say they're not sure that we would have had the same success with Jindrag and it was also compatibility it was. I hate to use word. Click but the those four guys being Batista Flare Hunter Norton. They clicked well. They fit mashed. Yeah was there any sort of concern that Batista couldn't be considered you know in this top spot after debuting with a gimmick like Deacon Batista with Yvonne. Yes thirty three dollars. That's the reality of man. We put about their collar and sleeve shirts collecting donations from the crowd. And now he's with Ric flair and triple H. It seems a little like thinking about it. Well the idea was to make his stark of a change as you possibly could. And that was a pretty stark change. Oh yeah it was so it was for sure Do you know you know what if any I mean I'm sure some just want you to kind of expand on what sort of influence rick had in the careers of Randy Orton and Batista. Because both of those guys were still trying to kind of make a name for themselves and now they're obviously superstars. Batista do stuff even outside of wwe but some of that had to be a star and then just the mechanics the inner workings of the wrestling business in my head. Rick would have been a big asset for them or my wealth. Can you imagine as a quarterback having a Roger Starbuck or a Terry Bradshaw? Watch every single play you may and be able to critique in help you on every single play an every workout that's what ric flair was here. He well he was out in their matches at ringside right helping him and he would pick apart in critique every single one of those guys every single night and help them with nuances and help them with details. And you should have done this here. You should have done that there. You did this really well. Let's expound on that so having that knowledge in in also being at the ring with them during their matches and be able to call them out and legitimately tell them what to do next right so yeah without a doubt Man Rick. The influence that he had on them in the ring It was a little things like you know. We're a sport coat cook. It should go get some stuff custom-made you know. Look the part B. The man and there were those little nuance things that ric flair always. Did that made him stand out? Head and shoulders above everybody else for so many years. The other guys took for granted. They didn't do when you put everybody in you. Line them up and some guys may be wearing suits sport coats and and have Rolex watches and bleached their hair and so on and so forth. Flares was tailor-made. It fit perfectly rix. Rolex had diamond basil in sparkled. Yeah you know Rick's hair wasn't one out of place right there. Those were details that you guys get or they don't and I used to love it when you look at the horsemen sometimes and and They would come out totally always dressed. Nice really nicely but Orange Shit. Didn't fit Oli Shit didn't fit Luger's didn't fit their big guys and but bricks was literally Kosta may from head to toe and he instilled those things in randy instill that Batista and and Hunter had already been emulating rick for so many years behind the scenes and in front of the camera that those started to run off rub off and those guys became bigger stars because of the way they presented themselves in carried themselves in and out of the ring. A fast forward in this evolution. Talk Rick actually gets tag team title ruin which a lot of people wouldn't have guessed at this age of his career his career rick wouldn't be winning titles but he did He was the tag team champ with a Batista. And they win that Armageddon. Oh three and that was also the show where Randy Orton won the intercontinental belt. So if you're keeping up This stable Khanna horsemen light. Has all the belts here. Triple H is the world champ. Having defeated Goldberg abolution called Ric flair and Batista. The Tag Champs in Randy Orton is the intercontinental champion. So these guys have all the belts. Was this another Khanna nod to the Horsemen de Think? Sure I mean it was a formula that worked was put all the gold on the heels and have your top baby faces chasing them there so it was a formula that.
"flair" Discussed on Something to Wrestle with Bruce Prichard
"This was the original plan right. No that was Wait a minute no that that was the original plan. That didn't take place that was actually. Was that actually ended up being Mr Perfect and randy savage against Rick and razor. But I mean as far as I wanted to. Kinda carry me through the warrior situation. Well Warrior Warrior just had his his issues back then and and Kinda left abruptly is this viewed as a perfect and hinting had I'm sorry. Perfect and flair had been kinda paired at the hip right. A lot of his run is this. Feed is a negative to rick that the warriors out of the match doesn't seem as high profile or is it a positive because now you have to work with him and he gets to work with his buddy. I think I think. Rick probably looked at it as a positive from the standpoint of not having to work with the warrior a Mac which I think the worst matches ric flair ever had in his career were with the ultimate warrior. He would say so so To be able to work with perfect imperfect coming back after a long absence in the ring. It was a plus. It was a plus and one of those things that if you're going to replace top guy you've got to replace them with the top guy. I guess what I'm getting at is I wanted you to. Kinda carry me through this leads to ultimately rick leaving the World Wrestling Federation and going back to W so. My question is when the warrior thing happens had that happened before or after Rick had asked for his release from from what you recall. The warrior leaving. Yeah no no. No warrior leaving happening before rick asked for his release. Okay so this thing with Mr Perfect is is written to kind of cover up a continuing storyline. Yes and now. Once that few started then Rick Asks for his release. Yeah I rick asked for his release. I want to say sometime in January. Okay so the next year well he leaves in January. Yeah give it to him very quickly. We did we did. Rick was unhappy invincibles of the opinion. He didn't want unhappy people around him. And prior to that you know. Rick was battling Vertigo and had some equilibrium issues that he had to deal with so we didn't have the Rick Flair of old at that point and he was battling through that and we switched to titled Brett and Rick had another opportunity in. Vince wasn't going to stand in his way and gave his release. I remem- I remember the night at survivor. Not God At Monday night. Raw in the Manhattan Center. Yeah the the night that we had Perfect in Rick worker match and I remember Rick Calling Arn Anderson on the phone line. Hey you're watching raw watch this and then when out and dropped the fall the perfect and said I'm coming back so it was. It was pretty quick. It's pretty quick so they have a little bit of a run in at roble ninety three and then go on to have that. Liz Leaves Town match. You just alluded to on raw. And then he's with the company But that's not the only time that you guys kind of flirted with the idea of him being a part of the company because when he was in his What would you call it a Mexican stand-off Bischoff? Yeah you know there was always talk back and forth and Rick is one of those guys. He's always going to explore his options and see if the grass is actually greener on the other side and he was he was looking for something else in wanted to see if there was any interest testing the waters to see if there was any interest on the other side and I think I would dare say there was always interested in Rick so you've got a great performer and one of the biggest names in the business. Of course there's going to be interest. He He has a little bit of a situation Ninety seven is an interesting year for Rick That year in the war games. You could say they kinda killed the town with Carolina's if you wanted to win Kurt haning turns down his horsemen. Spot four spot with the interview and slams flares head in the cage And so he takes the time off to do Some surgeries there and then an April of ninety eight. He is In this Mexican stand-off I guess we'll call it with Bischoff and he's off TV but there's talk. There's rumors innuendo. Don't you address this that that same month? In April of nineteen ninety eight the F. Is running a paper? You called in Your House. Unforgiven with the Greensboro Coliseum which is obviously a site that was very almost with ric flair and star. Cade Jim Crockett promotions and the rumors the new window. Ledge to believe that you guys had worked something out or at least talked-about working something out where you talk about a great world champion sitting ringside and got interview that champion. Maybe it was just a great wrestling. Champion Ring Saad. And you got injury that champion instead of interviewing Rick Flair you interview Reid. Flair and Rick has just seated next to him just to kind of stir up some controversy. Do I have that right? How did that come about? Whose idea was it. Why didn't it happen? Well the the idea I think was probably floated out there by Rick. Himself and he was looking to stir up as much controversy as he could. But we always had been friendly with. Rick and Vince was very careful at that time to navigate those waters with WCW and contract tampering and things of that nature it was it was a messy issue. Rick was still under contract and and it was it was just messy so you know I think cooler heads prevailed if you will I I would have liked to have seen that I would have been something at the time But I get what didn't happen. Of course everybody remembers. Later that year he returned heaving ring returned to. Nitro to a thunderous ovation and Confronted Eric Bischoff. And it was an interesting show for sure A chill bolt moment In in watching wrestling history at least for me Tom Passes they go out of business and You find out that they have bought the WWF has bought WCW. And I think you're actually at the last night show was I was so. Is that the first time you see rick in a major way In a formal capacity I guess since Nineteen ninety-three in a formal capacity. But I'd seen rick through the years whether it be in hotel bars or a nappy convention. The television conventions over the years. You know in passing if you will and but I hadn't seen him in a long time and it was great to see him but walking in and it was as we were putting the last nitro show together one of the things that we really wanted to see was when you think of WCW and you think of the legacy of w CW that legacy doesn't exist without ric flair right And I dare say that legacy on the other side of that had to be sting and Rick hadn't worked in a while at that point they had him doing crazy skits and he was wrestling in his clothes and things like that. Just been doing a lot of goofy stuff but we felt that that wasn't the way people wanted to remember Rick Flair. Wcw We just really fought for. Let's have that last ric flair match be Rick flair match against a classic opponent insisting and pitched it and the only request that Rick had was he. He was self conscious about his body because he hadn't taken his shirt off on TV in Russell the match and so long he was he was just self conscious about it and asked if he could wear t shirt and they're like we don't care we just ric flair in the ring. We WanNA WE WANNA see the nature boy ric flair that everybody remembers. We don't WanNa see the goof running around in his underwear and all that other crazy stuff. They had him do so did he. Just show up with a robe that night because he came to the ring in a row but they wouldn't planning to wrestle we had We'd let them know on the Saturday before I believe they're bringing stuff to bring his stuff and he didn't. He didn't bring his stuff and we found out that morning. And we had this stuff shipped in counter to counter so so somebody from the house together. Airport down yes. I got him so after that ends. Why is there no conversation or was there conversation about including rick as part of the invasion angle? Because he was a lot of big guys weren't there ric flair included. Even if he wasn't wrestling he could have been one hell of a mouthpiece to be represented. W why do you think he wasn't involved in that? Because of his contract with Time Warner he wanted to get paid out and I don't blame him for that. A lot of those guys did and we weren't going to assume a lot of those high dollar contracts from Time Warner. So rick opted to wages contract out get paid from. Time Warner and he had worked hard for it and he got it and it allowed him to sit out and not have to work the grind and when his contract was up even then he wasn't an this is hard to believe no wreck. But Rick? Wasn't that interested in the beginning to jump back into the rat race. Wow that took so. That took a little bit convincing. And so what does that mean? Does that star? He comes back in November of two thousand. One has last match was in March. So roughly eight months. When do you start having a conversation about bringing him in? Probably a few months after the fact it was it was one of those situations that rick was out there. And we didn't we didn't have that nemesis for events really and it was. We needed somebody. We were looking at the brand split and we needed the Anti Vince Authority. Figure if you will and his name came up so we pursued it and I dare say Rick Rick came back and had missed a beat and they they loved him man. They wanted him so bad in to see him in that ring with Vince. You talk about goosebumps. That was I think of the Rick. Flair moments his retirement and Orlando Wrestlemainia. And when Rick came back in Atlanta. Because Rick was so self conscious and it's funny the sometimes how he doesn't hear what everybody else is hearing right and he he didn't. He was unsure whether or not they would. I don't know if it was that they would remember him or did they won't be happy to see him and he's always thought he wasn't necessarily a big star when he was with the WWF wrong. He didn't consider himself a big draw in California or New York or any of the major WWF markets. At that time I think some of that changed his mind. You know with his later W F stuff which I'm sure we'll cover So he comes back and you guys talk him into it. He has the big. I'm I'M CO owner on the consortium and Angle and then supposedly if you believe rick the rumors and Innuendo. She likes to say he was not supposed to come back and wrestle he was not and after coming back in November he's wrestling in January at the royal rumble in a street. Fight against Vince McMahon. Carry me through how that comes about. What was he originally hired to be just an on air television on air honor character and and he was not just TV just TV. He was not going to Russell. He was not going to be in the ring and yeah few months later. He's in the ring with the boss. And but even that that had the caveat. It's it's just GonNa be streetfight real match man you don't have to. You don't have to all your signature stuff. This is a street fight with events..
"flair" Discussed on Something to Wrestle with Bruce Prichard
"Is away. So it's just Bruce Prichard. Nah and you can hear US normally on Fridays. Something to wrestle with If you're into that kind of thing. But Bruce you were there in the very beginning of What I would call the golden era of wrestling at least for my perspective. I wasn't really watching prior to Wrestlemania three wrestlemania. Four with my first Wrestlemania and that's what I grew up on. So that's what I was always holding near and dear to me but there was lots of talk back in the day that you guys were in deep negotiations to bring rick over to the World Wrestling Federation even in the late eighties. What did that look like what happened? What's real what's not real. Well come about nineteen eighty eight the first summer slam there were some negotiations going on. Rickett expressed interest in coming to the WWF and He had gone back and forth with vents. It was it was yes it was no it was yes it was no and originally rick was going to be the special guest of brother love for brother. Love's I ever pay per view at Summer Slam. Wow and So is near and dear to me. I looked at that as kind of a cool deal to be able to introduce ric flair to the WWF. Family. It fell through We also TRY TO GET JESSICA. Hahn for that spot who? She was hot in the news. Time we ended up with Hacksaw Jim duggan and and Dug in and I had a lot of fun in that spot but it was one of those deals where they had gone back and forth and Rick was working with Jim. Crockett promotions out of Charlotte. And just kind of fell through. Rick stayed where he was. Yeah so who ended up doing their brother. Love's share with you and Duggan coal. Yeah it was. It was a lot of fun. It's always a lot of fun when Hacksaw Jim. Duggan has a two by four in his hand. He swinging at you because he's blind as a bat. Was that part of your negotiations. Were you part of the negotiations to bring Rick over? No I was. I wasn't at that time I was Bailey doing television for WWe and the brother Love Gig. So what D-? No you know what the gist of those conversations between Rick. Convince what would they have discussed positioning on a card? I would have said we're going to bring in guy or we're gonNA give you wrong with the world title or we want a few we want to put in a feud with Hogan or do you have any idea you know. I'm sure you. Vince would always keep those negotiations fairly. Vague I'm going to give you an opportunity He sees potential. Obviously someone like Rick Flair. He was the top guy for so many years for the N. W. A. and I think Vince looked at it is. Here's an opportunity to get one of their top guys. Bring him in and make him one of our top guys. So Vince would always talk about opportunity in. Here's an opportunity to come in and and do something with the WWF and be a a bigger star than you've ever experienced before and he would even be the thing with the guy in the position of Ric flair. Sure okay I'll go back to Ted. Db OSCE in the Million Dollar Man. Vince would not tell. Ted what the million dollar. Man Gimmick was until Ted committed to come in to the idea. I see big things for you. Think you'd be great but not sharing with you to know you're with me. Did you all know that the main image was going to be money? There was yeah I mean it was. It was a great gimmick in and there was a viewpoint some say in since I wasn't there when I came in I'm the one that brought Ted to vents. Ted will get friends. There was he laid out the gimmick to me and I when I said Ted DB offices. I've got a Gimmick Forum. It'd be great. He had this box in the corner of his office is it was called box of gimmicks and but anyway How much of that character do you think is somewhat loosely based on some rix promos? Because Rick was one of the first guys to come out and talk about well. That's a lot of people. Think that that it was. GonNa be Rick. A lot of people felt that it should have been rick and who knows it might have been but is time goes on anybody that knows and spend any time around. Vince McMahon he was the real million dollar man and he lived at. GimMe doubt really would have been recruitment great. Someone had to be at least loosely inspired. I mean Rick that point had been on. Tv for years in. I live in the big house. The big side of town you know Rolex wherein Diamond Ring Wear in Royce. Got a hot dive without a doubt and it could have been a great million dollar man because he was. Yeah he was and still is today. I mean he's he's still living living gimmick So let's let's fast forward. I guess on all things ric flair July of Nineteen ninety-one things come to head the great American Bash happens and Rick is not there So he Ensured order signs the WWF the very next month after falling out with Jim heard so he signs an August ninety one and you had been on a little bit of vacation at that point that was on Hiatus Vinci slipped call the hiatus fired POW on hiatus with no check part of the time. Yeah all right so you're actually come back to the company right after Summer Slam in ninety two Which would have been the Wimbledon stadium assigned that so many people are so fond of the? You know I mean I. Have you ever heard one way or another Because you know Rick has given his answer on the show before. Why was it rick involved in Summer Slam ninety-two DMZ? No I don't know I mean he was involved but he's wasn't booked at a Master's eighty thousand people there and Rixon to match right. You know it was That was savage and warrior right for the championship and it was. It was one of those deals where I guess they planned on making the switch to rick at some point but they still had to get savage warrior out of the way. That's about the you know. I'm I'm guessing. I'm strictly guessing at that point. Okay we have to take a break right now..
"flair" Discussed on Something to Wrestle with Bruce Prichard
"Something wrestle we had just recently started doing something to wrestle. Probably three months prior to this and I'll still doing the rick flair show and had lost interest in podcast. Thank you little bit by this point. So what show was doing. He was unavailable. I was there and I said hey man why don't we cover Rick's career and the WWF? This is literally a last minute decision where we needed to post the show by nine. Pm He and I came up with this idea for our still acting office working I and then we raced home Put share together and put it up so this show was done without any research. Don't want you to think this will be the last time we talk about Rick's ride in the wwe. We will cover it in long form with tons of research like we normally do lot. The book quotes and things like that. But that's not what we have here today. It's just to Paul's talking about the goats. The greatest of all time the nature boy himself so. I hope you enjoyed this episode. It is a little different sound. A little different are dynamic. A little different But it's a fun. Listen none the last one and we're trying to get you some nick content. Hopefully it serves as a decent enough distraction today on a pretty strange Friday hopes to be back next week with Hashtag. Ask Bruce Anything. Obviously if we do that they will be one of the cute as ever Dylan. Go follow us on your show. I'm sure Silva's got a graphic pin topic mass-produce question for next week. I don't know when we'll get back to me young and Roy hand baby but we'll keep train on the tracks book to eventually anyway without further ado here it is the nature boy and wwe twenty sixteen on the Rick Flair show Richard Special Edition of the Ric flair show Rick.
What could TE Austin Hooper bring to Packers offense?
"Was a report from. I think it was robbed a mosque. Who covers the Green Bay packers and he made you know at least the packers are aware that they need more pask actors? They reportedly planned to add two of them via free agency and the draft. And you can certainly get a bunch. But I'm not sure that the guy that he talked he said they're played into. Target Austin Hooper. I'm not sure that's what Aaron Rodgers really needs. I would rather see somebody more explosive. I don't know what you think about that but either released Jimmy Graham who's just Zaslov signing for them. I would note that Matlin. Flair was the Falcons quarterbacks coach when Austin who was a rookie in two thousand sixteen in Atlanta But Yeah I. I don't know I'm not sure awesome. Hooper is exactly what fixes. What's wrong with Green Bay right now? Which is clear. It's Green Bay at margin only feels comfortable throwing to Davante Adams. Yeah I think they're awesome. Hooper would be fine signing You give the packers a solid possession tight end just really reliable. Almost eighty percent career catch. Ray Can block enough from a dynasty standpoint. He would block J Sternberg who drafted in the third round. This past year in. I mean I really liked him coming at a at a Texas. A&m But you know. Yeah he he would be a big roadblock in the way of j Sternberg. I'm completely with you. Though in Syria I mean I. I think that they should sign two guys. I mean I think that Al Having Allen Lazard as your number two option. The passing game isn't good enough and I think that even if they signed someone like Austin Hooper. I think should go robby Anderson. You know I think that Robbie Anderson Opposite Davante Adams would give them Just a completely different dynamic in their passing game. I think that they need some any they I think they need an explosive field stretcher. And Yeah if I was. I would focus on a guy like Robin Anderson. I mean mark has vowed is scant laying in theory had the skill set to be that guy but he just did not take a second year. Yeah there were some reports from Our friend Matthew Berry had noted that era jittery like Salazar staff-related Allen. So I think they're going to add a wide receiver for sure. But for now I would consider Allen Lazard the front runner for the number two wide receiver job. Assuming they don't add anybody which then was certainly
Barr calls for outside prosecutor to review the Flynn case
"Attorney General William Barr ordering an outside review of the case against the former national security adviser Michael Flynn was fired by president trump for lying to vice president pence just twenty four days after the president was sworn in now fox news has learned the justice department is recently opened an inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the F. B. I.'s interview of flair in while he served as national security adviser Flynn pleaded guilty to giving false statements to the FBI during that interview but recently asked to withdraw that plea Jeff Jensen a prosecutor from the US attorney's office in Saint Louis has been assigned to review the Flinn case and whether the FBI acted
Everything You Need to Know About Skincare with Dr. Shari Marchbein
"Today. We are joined by Dr After Sherry March behind. She's a board certified dermatologist who is an adult acne and cosmetic expert. She's also the clinical assistant professor of Dermatology at Nyu School of Medicine. And just all around amazing dermatologists. Welcome thank you so much for having me. They'd give her came recommended by like one hundred different people. Yeah that is the greatest compliment. Yeah very serious and I hear even Ashley who'd been on this. Podcast told us you cleared her skin. All right. Did you do that you you just like she. She had acne issues right in the young just cleared up before her wedding within like a second wind and like like I wish it were magic. It's honestly a lot of hard work on the behalf of the patient truthfully and a really good skin care routine that includes prescriptions. and Okay so everybody who who comes in Kinda gets their own individual. It's so obnoxious. I really write it down and so I have to make sure. My penmanship is very good. Because then I tell her to post it in their medicine cabinet so everybody gets their own own individuals individualized carotene based on like what their skin looks like what they need because people have different combinations of acne and Rosacea and all these other things so everybody everybody needs something different. There's no cookie cutter so that everybody gets their own skin. Carotene and most of the battle is whether they do it or not. I also have to say for the listeners. Can't see you do you have amazing yourself. No Way I'm looking at four on blemish. They are wanting nothing. Well see well does a body good it. But I'm talking about that but we got some of that. I have adult female. Acne which is why. I'm so passionate about treating it and I use like five different things today for it and so what I tell everybody. Is You know like when we were watching the Super Bowl and J. Lo and looking amazing. We're like wow we WANNA be fifty is that it doesn't just happen. It's hard work. It's the same thing with skin care you know. We can't expect that overnight. Our skin is going to look a certain way. These are things that take months and months and months and you have to keep up with it. It's like going to the gym or doing anything else. Where you you want sort of a long lasting durable result but we want to start so anyway I have acne and my goal is that nobody should ever know that you have acne when you're on the right routine so oh you're you're just for the for the audience you? I can't even describe the fact that you're saying that you have acne gives me so much. Hope I like now I can improve my skin. I always sort of feel like Oh. This is like what I got like our good. Now go if you can make strides from acting to what you look like incredible so tell us how you did it. Okay well I say I am not perfect. I am not blemish free and I don't know pours it. You're you're sitting at table length away from me and I have makeup Kabbah so we all have imperfections. We should not strive for perfection and I think everybody needs to put down the magnifying mirror. Okay so like stop staring at yourself so closely. It doesn't we're not filters right people and we have to. We all have imperfections and we need to like run with those acknowledged that but I don't think that anybody has to live with acne so adult female Agni's very hormonal so often treated with a combination of anti hormone pills like spiral lactone. which is a pill that you take every day? Birth control pills. It can be really helpful for it. And then I do a combination of cream so like retin-a which is anti aging and awesome reefer acne and makes your skin glow and build Collagen is kind of the backbone phone of like an acne routine but then so many of us have concerns about wrinkles and sunspots so treats that also kind of do things that overlap. What about like what? The a person eats diet is definitely speaking of Diet Diet started. Her Diet is important but when we actually look at an answer sort of breakdown the studies looking at Diet and acne there couple of foods that we know can contribute to it. There are some small studies that way protein. So like a protein shake contributes to clearing acne or to worsening. Okay yes so things that we know that can make it worse so if you avoid these might make it better way protein which is in like protein shakes protein powders can contribute contribute to acne. So I always talk to my patients. Especially if they've got like a lot of chest and back acne they might be doing taking protein shakes. So we're talking about that and eliminating that and and then dairy and carbs so the best the best and I don't tell people to go dairy for your car free 'cause they like you'd be miserable. I'd be miserable. I was Vegan Vegan for a day and I hated my life. I've let me Superman and by the way I'm a vegetarian for like twenty eight. Years of veganism was just way too hard for even a day. It's a long time. It's is in dance so dairy skim milk. We've got some good evidence for that if you're somebody who drinks skim milk you might wanna cut that out because I can contribute to making acne worse. But we don't have good evidence for other forms of milk and then for the CARBS. It's basically high sugar foods so foods breads basically like you know any high sugary cookies cakes. Things like that that would spike up your blood sugar quickly. He can actually cause Agni flares in some people so it might be good idea. Continue to sort of consider avoiding those as well interesting. I do recognize that like when I eat like Healthier Augusta carbs but like like whole-wheat type of of carbon fibre. Like my skin just clears up also drinking water but it completely clears but then it also has to do when I am on unpack the time of the month right. It's interesting that the the foods you're You're naming this morning. I was thinking about how just like I feel like I always have a a little bit of like a gut not not like comments like fat or anything. But it's more like I always feel like I have like it's always kind of sitting there like not like a clear I can't I can't describe it like the bottom of my stomach always feels a little bit full. Yeah and I realized that that's because that's like more when I eat more carbs and dairy at. That's what gives me that feeling Lodo malls that you're feeling like permanent. Just it feels like there's something in there all the time so it's interesting that those foods are the same that caused both of those things right. That may contribute. And somebody WHO's sensitive so it's not for everybody tell everybody hey stop. Stop Stop carbs but in somebody who maybe has a lot lot of those foods which is more of a sensitive skin sort of breakout alcohol can make them flair and breakout. So we know that there are certain triggers that you want to avoid and that can help but yeah for the most part like changing your diet. A load is going to clear your skin so as you said. You're on a certain part of your birth control pill. Many women flare like mid cycle when they obsolete later right before during or after their period. You may notice that that happens. Even if you're on birth control pill okay L. or if you're not an and that's just sort of like a cyclical flair that you
This Is Me!
"Your week. I am. Jonathan Bloom or Bradley sparked Barkman in the world of warcraft. The movie the greatest showman. I love that movie The music I can just go on and on about what I love in that that movie. Oh it's so great one of the songs. Though I love is the song this is me. The cast of the circus are thrown out of a party party because they don't fit in and they're kind of going through but we thought we were getting along with you. We thought that we were part of you. Part of what you were doing. F- I there's sadness but then the bearded lady starts belting out a song that resonates to the heart of all of us. This is me this is who I am. I'M NOT GONNA make any excuses for who I am and this song has been resonating with me. All of two thousand and nineteen so I am me Eh. I am exactly who I am my quirks and all I've got Steve you have never ever seen. I can be crazy I am me flaws flaws and all my quirks my personality and all that when I started up podcasting I thought okay. I'm delivering news. I'm delivering content. My friend Chris of a member reporter said no you. You are the reason people are listening to a podcast and I have been thinking on that. I'm the reason why you're listening to this. PODCAST you're connecting with me. In some way again I am me flaws and all my my not perfect speaking my stuttering all that you listen to me for that. There's a point where we can change certain aspects that we may not like as much we can find ways to cope and all that I work on ways to cope with things that I'm struggling with trying to focus. Better trying the speak better but for a while I try to be someone that I'm not talking with my friend. Renata of road were cast and they were talking about how other other speakers have a voice they even said like you know when you listen to the radio and welcome to eighty five point five your station for smooth rock and as to how they can speak so smoothly the any issues but you know that voice. The Voice of Eight Point Five your station for smooth rock. That isn't us. I've looked at speakers to idolize speakers that I want to be like an I can work on everybody skills and I've been working on those but at a point I am not going to be them. I'm going to bring my own personality my own flair. I just joined a podcast where one of the host has stepped back from it and I'm not replacing them. I'm bringing my own flair to that show. I'm going to be different than them. And that's great because they leave their like an I'm bringing my own legacy. We're all different. You may not like me and I've talked about how he's okay to be disliked. I can great people. Maybe I should get a job. Obviously cheese grader. I can't change my focus. I can't change my adhd. I can't fix that. I have flawed. Flaw focus at times. I can't fix my well. I could but I'm not going to two thousand nineteen I have been embracing the me e of WHO I am. I found from people that year that they liked me. Not For who I could be but who I am. They like me for the passion. The energy that I bring and twenty twenty. I'm like heck. Yeah I'M GONNA keep embracing that. I'm not perfect just like a construction project. I'm still growing. I'm still changing. But at my core four I will be me and you know. I won't be Burger every job every speaking opportunity every occasion. There are certain podcasts. I would be horrible Orel to be a part of because it would not be my focus. Welcome to the podcast house. US Fall Asleep so the other other day I was going to max nervous and I had a delicious chuck chip cookie. I loved it was phenomenal. It would not be me the things that I'm perfect for though those are running. I'm going to run after those or I'm going to go after this week. Be You be like the bearded lady the in the movie the sing out
"flair" Discussed on The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz
"I know that Dan come up. uh-huh flare by the way this chef brought me food into the bar last night which they don't do uh no rick took shots yet and then and then two two miles a down Perry on one bhave. Would you have last night Wendy or Hito and two beers or is in a three thousand. Six hundred dollars Bart I was GONNA say one million dollars just thousands of water. Ah Two miles of water. I explain to us because a river. Nothing changes and they just called. ATM Big Time and by the way the NFL that we're not paying ah diverse and you know many years ago we throw a party over there. Sh- expert day party. Actually we did. I'm curious are you saying there by yourself can. Can you tell us a little bit about the living arrangements there because they're Wendy. Just were there for the money. It's phenomenal so have you have the whole whole thing to yourself because we have once we okay. There are ten suites okay. I'm going to I've I've learned to fly there tends tweets and it is very difficult. Probably get into and we when you put this all together about Two months ago but we dropped the Rick Flair drip on well the Rick flair drift. But I don't think I've ever been more impressed. I know how hard that place to get into the the amount of power in this city right now. How check into one of those suites? While they're they're not available now maybe just fourteen world championships when when you're in the world championship. They wanted to. Ah Careful no-one anyone taking your identity ever take and now I need your. Let me see here last nature boy. The.
How to Find Work-Life Balance in the Creative Industry
"My name is Robert Kennedy and I work as is a freelance creative running my own design studio in Munich. Germany and I specialize in focus on motion design but also do traditional graphic graphic design and do a lot of public speaking and teaching here and there You're also a model from what I can see from welcomes ads. So that's part of your credentials now and fans of the show fans of the show know who you are because they've seen you on youtube so if your new lesson and you find this conversation to be super interesting and I highly encourage you to go back and watch those two episodes but for everybody else. That's new welcome aboard and on today's episode. We're going to talk a lot about work life balance and how to family family men you and I or people who have families how you manage active career so the way we're GonNa talk about this is we're going to I jump into like what was life like for you. You prior to having kids and having a family like just the the work you the young person who's really driven ambitious. What was that like? What was that life like for you well life before kids was certainly massively different in many ways I was doing the traditional hustle all day every day as much as I can I have I have the fortunate position position to to love my work? You know like just as you in any hopefully most of of creative people love love their work and I don't take this for granted I always thought it's it's it's a privilege to just go in and be excited to create something you and always be challenged to learn a new tool or new technique or try this. Try by that so I was. I was working a lot and I didn't really consider it as work although I found it to be strenuous at times especially during my internship in Hamburg where I essentially went from for example from doing five times a week sports to once in six months and also having to fridge with things not looking so well after a few days or weeks. You know so This was a time of of Late shifts and working really long hours hours than this was during studies. So this carried over after even after I finish my studies and moved to Munich so I was working super late nights. I was always a Late late night person. You know I still have trouble getting off getting getting up in the morning and really get the engine going so was more like okay. Yeah let's let's start work from ten eleven something like this way into the night and and this is where thrived really was no email. No no phone nothing Two and three and the best ideas pop up on this. Try this technique so Yeah I was. I was working really long hours and learned lots doing. I'm doing that and Really appreciate that time a lot. How old how is your way before? Yeah I WANNA share share licenses but how what years is just so everybody. Everybody gets a sense of where we are in history so right now I'm forty I was hang on was fifty. It was twenty five during my internship. I graduated I think I was twenty six or twenty seven graduated from from university so But I started work in free ninety even before studied so I think right after doing my what would the equivalent of high school I think at twenty I started basically To freelance before studying. So this this been on from I'm twenty to thirty five I would say so I will. Oldest is no five years. I was thirty five when he was born so Think for about and now for about fifteen years. The Hustle was pretty intense. I and and a lot of fun too but so different to rain a lot of long nights all right so when you say you're working and being inspired to in the morning what does a typical day like when when you get up when you go to sleep and did you do this five days a week or seven Sunday's week back in the days back in the day back in the day it was it was much more structured. It was was it was. It's funny actually. Because you know when I was younger it was basically like you say the dream of freelancer. You know you know just you know not not giving a damn you know still of course being disciplined and getting getting stuff done and finishing projects on time. Of course this was. This was obvious is an absolute necessity but still Going onto the basketball court playing basketball Coming back late in the afternoon working so it was not really. It was not really a schedule was like going with the flow. And just doing whenever inspiration hits me and So it was mostly flair tried to work five five days a week but for me weekends weren't as holy as they are right now. You know it was. Yeah you know what it was Saturday. Hey someone has a cool idea we can. We can do something with UV lights and fluorescent colors and we can film it enclosed oven ns through that under Saturday. No one's GonNa Bother and it was just you know whenever whenever you want and whenever inspiration in the Mus- hit you when I would at was it sounded like you were just is living in the moment and just leaving to whatever your heart and passion took you and I think that's a really cool and special period in your life and of course all things exchange but before we get there so I'm getting this now. Whatever you felt inspired to do you did if you wanted to play basketball you would if you wanted to stay up to four in the morning working on some new technique make you would do that? And you didn't have to feel guilty or anything else because it was just about you and your personal and professional development right correct now okay super all right how how how was it for you. Not that different so okay. When I got out of school in Nineteen ninety-five? I started my the company just a few months after graduation. And you know when you start a company. There's a lot of responsibilities and the kind of company has started. I almost had a staff almost from from the jump when I got one and there was more work to do than I could do. Admittedly just reached out to people and started to bring them in. It wasn't fulltime but it was fulltime freelance people working for me kind of early on that meant that the hustle game was really strong. I do want to tell you this because eventually couple of years after I did get married and I was working With my friend and my girlfriend and she became my wife but for those I think five of years I didn't take any holidays. There was no vacation it was just work all the time. If I wasn't working on a project I was either reading or developing myself itself as a person so there was a lot of things I needed to learn about. Motion Design about titled Design About Even Hotter Structure a company and the technical aspects suspects like back in the day because it's a nineteen ninety five when we were able to connect to computers together and share a printer and my mind was blown. All talk doesn't and even either net or just up and so that was my life just spending time reading macworld magazine just thumbing through things and seeing all I need router. That's that's what a router does so our own. It person delivery boy. I was the designer the art director every role that had to be fulfilled. I did them all all. So we're talking about some serious nights. And just like ECO. You said there were nights when I was literally tending the rendering because it took so long to render back in the day computers were not fast enough and I would just wake up a couple hours. Check the rendering and fall asleep on the floor next to my computer it was pretty rough and that that was the hustle grind
Health & Fitness Fact Of The Day: Foam Rolling
"In the future so check it out and shape scale dot com. We're also on the Amazon Echo as as well so simply say Alexa play. Health and fitness fights the day by twenty minute fitness to listen to all of our shorts episodes. But now let's get into the show so the firm roller as you probably never has been used by athletes for many years to address muscle pain and work. How notes and in this episode Cats what the firm lawyers really doing full you is is also known as self FASCIA release and it can be done with a foam roller across ball or a sooner dense. Object so I share is possibly the most connective tip of all of our connective tissues and it can be found everywhere on a body between the skin and the muscles surrounding Marshall. Each bundle of five is written that muscle and in fact fashion may be just as important release the muscle itself because it can transmit mechanical stress from one area to another jam-packed sensory nerve endings so it could play role in muscle tissue regeneration to trauma to the Fisher can come from intense and this can cause adhesions in or not in and around the FASCIA and there are two theories really outlined. Why a foam roller could help us with these signs of trauma so the first is almost self explanatory but the first this is that we can need out the notes with a roller to increase range of motion and decrease the pain by applying holding pressure? There is points in the body. Notice these trigger points Meyer. Fazul release relaxes tense muscles and the useful foam. Roller helps to effectively. You roll out the Ted's Mossel encouraging auction flair and improving overall all circulation. The second theories that firm rolling excellent. Neuromuscular System unfashionable by triggering. A relaxation reflex to this decreases pain sensations sensations the brain effectively reducing. Soreness and stiffness so two different theories really bad Explain why might help with muscle release intention but regardless earth the really saying that can help reduce stiffness and muscle pain so as I briefly mentioned for a can be used to increase section blood flow to the muscles and it works almost sports massage. The pressure of the roller stimulates blood flow. You're soft tissues increasing oxygen flow to that area so it literally pushes blood out of your muscles and replace it. With new you oxygenated blood carrying like Jim and as you know auctioning Lijun essential for muscle repair and to provide energy to the muscles and increasing energy. The to the Muscles House maximize performance muscles will tie lessen fatigue less easily as they have a constant supply of blood flow to keep them healthy. A study was conducted by the general a strength and conditioning research which looked at ten healthy individuals and they were instructed. Perform a few phone role exercises on probably the lower body and also just thirty minutes. Altero function was tested on the exercise group performance higher than the Control Group. He did not do any of the film rolling exercise. This study showed that even though is on a small study pool. ooh That's a can result in impulsive improvements but blood circulation in a very short period of time. What's more we recently? Looked at. How pre-exercise warmups I feel doing static stretching this can yes increase your range of motion but it can actually reduce your power and strength before you actually go into a workout? However researchers concluded that foam rolling can improve range of motion without the negative impact on your performance and by applying this pressure to specific points? In your body you're able to aid the recovery of muscles as system in returning than normal functions and making sure they are elastic and healthy and ready to perform at moment's notice when it comes to it's all in the better because if you roll too quickly it's easy to pause right over the knots in your muscles. Bt Up healthy muscle unnecessarily to start running running out very slowly and when you come to a sore spot rollovers and slow slow Short lotions from about thirty to sixty seconds I found is particularly helpful for runners runners who will particularly on because they do you know they have a repetitive movements overnight pounding on the ground lots of impacts heavy impact sports and they might start to suffer Fraum aw. It Biden's
Holly Chantal, Business Coach With A Holistic Flair
"Welcomed extraordinary women radio holly ali thank you for having me i'm excited to be here happy new year happy new year to you too excited about twenty twenty absolutely twenty twenty slated to be a good year for me yeah yeah me too i'm i'm very excited about it with your big your big hoax for twenty twenty let's the big well i wasn't a baby so while it's a big thing that's this kind of a big deal hopefully whether you do in june so they have a little bit more waiting to that's exciting now is your i first or do you have others my third third so you boys and then this is supposed to be across we'll see awesome congratulations and what a great what a great milestone also for twenty twenty for sure yet dan well i want to start with your story let's you were a business coach brand strategist and you were on track to hit seven figures in your fruit within your first five years which is phenomenal by the way but then everything changed what happened he has so it what happened is babies refused to be a common thread here yeah back then i was in my mid twenties and and you know is living in the city had a completely kind of different life and my business was really born from my passion and it was able to spend all the time i wanted on it so i was able to sky was the limit and then heather difficult pregnancy which led into becoming becoming mom which is a huge transition that i think that you don't know the full impact until you've experienced true everyone talks about it and you think i think you're prepared then yeah it's just i mean it changes everything so yeah so that kind of stopped chain i won't say stopped stopped the the progression but it really changed my goals i think really what i wanted was hit seven figures by the time i was thirty just so that i could say i did and then when you know my oldest son came into the picture is kind of like that really doesn't matter right it's all headed it into perspective right it's like what's way important in life and i'd much rather scale things back when for the first year with him i think i there's only working about fifteen hours a week and so that he could be home with me and so that i could have create that bond and and be there and yeah so now you have scaled up to twenty five hours a week which is still not a lot and i'm i'm really focused on freedom and i have systems that run certain aspects of my business so i'm able to maintain a pretty good lifestyle while also being able to focus on other things that are now equally more important than what my business was before and was it an easy journey to get to this freedom kind of focus the answer to that step of the way i mean i am a leo i am a i am an achiever i i'm extremely independent that is like one of my core pieces of who i am and having not the being being control of my time anymore i fought tooth and nail and i kept surrend like everyone says surrender surrender i surrendered so many times because i'd like hell what does that even mean and what i realize is surrendering and kind of just allowing to happen is a decision to make over and over and over again and i did and it it for let's see this this had evan in twenty thirteen and then i had my second in two thousand sixteen and it wasn't until about twenty seventeen that that i really realized how much i was fighting it how give us some examples what were some of the things that did you really had to surrender to and to to you know the flow into if you will yeah well it's it's hard to explain so i'm everyone one can relate a lot of people can relate to the being pulled in two different directions so having your work or your career your business and and thinking about it when you're with your family and then vice versa when when you're at work or in your career you're thinking about your family right and the crossover can be really difficult and for me it wasn't a feeling of guilt that i know a lot of people experience i should gathering this issue that not right for me it was more of my businesses my creative outlets and i couldn't do it like i couldn't when my kids had to turn it off right and so i kept stopping my creative outlet in turning it off they can't be thinking about this right now in all table this for later and what happened is that flame eventually began to die down and your name my flame i create a flame i started to feel like i couldn't the create anymore which was because your mind to be were being pulled to fan from both sides right i was kinda just turning off pieces of myself in order to survive live right compartmentalizing which are feeling a lot of us do right and wasn't able to open up a compartment on on command which now i can then that's something that i've learned so what happened was in about twenty seventeen i just remember sitting on the floor and with my head my baby my lap in my than three-year-old next to me in thinking i don't wanna be here anymore like i i i c they can't do this it was terrifying right because it was a moment of contentment and happiness of here with my kids but then there was also just this as part of me that just wanted to escape right and that was that was like my low moment and and that led me to go into therapy as that fire like oh yeah yeah there's something wrong here i i need help right right and you know and i'm sure there's listeners who are tuned in right now going on my god i remember that moment for myself it and i was fortunate in that the therapist i found did not immediately say you're depressed you need medication in and and those things which there's nothing wrong with any of that if you if you need it right where i was lucky that he recognized what was actually going non which was that i was having spiritual awakening and i was in what you call the dark night of the soul which is that that dark place where f- like every you've peeled away every piece of yourself and you're about to be reborn right and it just it's it's a hard in place to be it's a hard place out of but once he put a name to it i'm like i'm a researcher like i that's just what i do i started researching it started looking up things about spiritual awakenings are looking at the dark night of the soul and gathering information in all of its fit it felt correct it for you right and and that gave me hope because i knew that there was something really great on the other side and i started to being able to connect connect with teachers to help me kinda move through this process and you know once you once you know the path and you realize what the problem is it it makes it so much easier because you know what you're dealing with
"flair" Discussed on ARN
"There was going to call him a in Greenville that night that we put the horsemen together and we made Dean Malingco horsemen so the powers that be in the we're GONNA have Rick Rick also on record as saying every day aren't would call me up come on Rick we need to hear ultimately the headed impact when finally came back to work simply agree to extend my contract for four more years I just couldn't hold out for one point five million when arn was trying to keep the horsemen ORANGE SHIRTS DOT com we've got a couple of new ones this week every dog does not have its day agree eight version of the world television title than instead of saying in w a at the top says A. R. N. WE talked about last week that that is essentially orange world title and made famous Bar blue commercials the human hat rack shirt which I know is going to be a big hit and of course it's black with the blue imprint for our friends over at Blue Shoe you've also got the Super Olympia shirt you got the to to share the four horsemen shirt and maybe my favorite the expressions of arn which is just hysterical but even saw clip recently have you delivering spun buster wearing a shirt that says arrive spawn buster leave us correct I am proud of all these shirts not number one they are so different they all have a message they're all cute they're all funny and somebody I don't know who that's behind all these cool shirts has really captured the imagination of the fans because talking about the podcast it's one thing they love and they're all ordering the T. shirt so somebody stumbled up on something Conrad well I appreciate that you're going to love these shirts check them out for yourself aren't shirts dot com is the place to pick them up you're going to be glad you did and of course we're talking about our friends over a blue shoe and I think that's probably the hospital for a lot of our listeners every week to figure out how in the world aren't Anderson is going to tell about the miracle that is the world's first chewable all that has the same active ingredient as both Viagra and Cialis but because it can work faster and you can take on an empty stomach how about this is cheaper than those other two because you get to skip the in person doctor visit and you don't have to go have an awkward conversation at the pharmacy no it shipped directly Baluchi dot com you'll work with an online physician right there who will help you find the right active ingredient.
"flair" Discussed on ARN
"The was it we're all the presidents are carved in like that that he's GonNa make an example out of him because flares a liar and everybody gets let him get away with it because he's Ric flair they'll never appear on WWF TV again and he's going to have to take W W D court he wants to show up on WWF TV because we're GONNA force them into retirement starve him out go mike the Lebron and family to me or exempt when he said he was GonNa Starve his family out to that kicked everybody a of learn to live with but backing up to Tallahassee the fact that Rick was not there to do that very important promo I guess it was down the road to honor miles on vacation with his family in Pensacola Florida Jamie Jamie Engel who knew had that information I think I just said to her passing a week or two before that I can't wait to get down to the Pensacola each more on our you know things are running pretty hard and pretty hectic and mannequin us some time off I get a call at my tale as I'm laying out by the Pool Pensacola with my family angle she says Eric you come to Tallahassee Chaney I'm on vacation aren't he said you need to be there I I go downstairs tell my family of God leave who I gotta go to a four hundred mile round trip and there do a promo covering what I think rick was supposed to cover so anyone it's ever questioned my dedication to the business dedication to the anthony getting slapped in the face and turning the other cheek and going on with that would be a prime example of who and what I am and what I've been now a lot of people are gonNA say should have stood up for yourself that same family then I was I've been taking care of all these decades who were the rock of my life I would have put them in jeopardy ready if I would have just said Hey I'm on vacation I can't make it a lot of people could have done that and got away with it in my mind I couldn't so just did it number one my company said they need to me I had a way to get there gonNA be three and a half hour drive both both ways run upstairs and shower the all you can get dressed and head that way but that's a pivotal point in all this that probably is unknown until now if it was it was under appreciated and that's just another piece of the puzzle let's talk about Tallahassee this the situation Tallahassee sort of comes to a head in Rick's book he's he's talking about read of course who's wrestling in this tournament and one hundred and ten pound weight class quote he was only ten in our family was really looking forward to it and I'll let the company now I was going to be there with him Eric was in Japan but called say that I couldn't go to the tournament only needed me in Tallahassee for wwe thunder the second rate show that the company aired on CBS Thursday nights I haven't been on thunder for a month but they offered a charter a plane to fly to Tallahassee from the tournament in Detroit on the condition than I paid half of the airfare if Hogan needed a plane with the make him pay half the airfare fuck that so I told the company no Eric fired me from Japan and sued me for breach of contract except I didn't have a contract it was only that letter of intent that I had rejected the company said that my absence on a single edition of thunder had cost them about two million dollars the interesting number since I was still getting paid just a quarter of that to work a full year so rick's upset about this but he says Eric calls from Japan and so he has a similar story to you where he's told the office he's on vacation and you have to and now they both need you here when did you hear about the Uh we're going to charter a plane but you gotta pay half and what did you think of Rick's response that does Hogan have to pay half I don't know that I ever heard the it's just fascinating to me that this get sideways so fast and it does feel like there's sort of different rules for different guys this but he's going to get fired from Eric over the phone from Japan and then sued for breach of contract when do you hear that this has all come to a head does does it give you a call does Eric how do you find out is it just a great bond what do you recall well that's the problem with the with the back door stuff Rick didn't tell me ninety eight percent of what went on and those backdoor meetings lawyer involved meetings maybe it was to protect me I don't know because make no mistake at that point I was longer wrestler I was in the office I was doing a office position as a agent slash producer and you know is one of those situations that I I couldn't have swayed one way or the other if anyone would have asked me so I wasn't privy to all those negoti nations and all those dollar amounts and you get up you know we'll get you apply in which you pay half and all that stuff that that worse things that were lost on me I just there's not part of those conversations star cast four full here weekend November eighth and ninth it's just around the corner and whether he Luda sting 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"flair" Discussed on ARN
"Man I'm outstanding how are you may have better than that deserve I'm digging through all the positive feedback we got from last week's Hashtag ask aren't anything we got tremendous feedback a lot of people said it was there wrestling podcast ever for whatever reason man people love hearing your thoughts on professional wrestling and we got like all kinds of different topics covered last week tremendous feedback sort of what sort of feedback did you hear about it exact same thing I was actually a comecon in Fayetteville for two days over over the weekend and a lot of people really dig into podcast you know said he'd be sure now get a hold of us through twitter and anything that you see that we can do better on or anything you'd like to talk about get it out there and everybody seemed to be reception look you said everybody's enjoying it they are enjoying it if you haven't already follow us on twitter I think you'll dig it it's at the art show and I'm excited to announce that right now we're going to go ahead and commit that we're going to do another Q. and A. Episode next week we had more than a thousand questions come in there's no way we can tackle them all the only complaint we got from our Qa episode was it wasn't long enough we're going to fix that we're GonNa get you more next week asa tell your friends follow us the armed show we're doing a Q. and A. Next week but what we're talking about this week as a pretty monumental moments in wrestling history rick flair returns to Nitro by nineteen ninety ah I think most of US remember it flair was gone for most of the year really without any explanation on TV and the casual fan may not have even known as he retired in Richard What's going on is it gonNA show up on we're all night behind the scenes he's embroiled in a bit of a feud with Eric Bischoff now that puts his best France man spot because Arn Anderson is now an agent for WCW so he's working directly in the office and he's got a sort of toe the company align but his best friend is embroiled in a lawsuit or series lawsuits with Eric Bischoff before we get into the heart of the matter I should ask you what's your relationship like with Eric now in twenty nineteen never really had a crossword with Eric from the beginning all the way through tool till now there were some things you know that that went on behind the scenes obviously that I was not privy to that really was were stout between he and Rick and had on on about them it would've put me in the middle one way or the other but the fact is I had a job to do and my first responsibility was the company and doing my job and I think I was blessed in one one respect I don't think eric or rick tried to include me or so that I would have to take a side or or have a distinct opinion about what was going on I just think really it was none of my business to be honest with you well that's encouraging to hear I guess both gas probably realized you're in a bad spot let's talk about Eric Bischoff for a minute did you notice any change in Eric I mean Tony Shabani has famously told the story that when Eric Bischoff went from just being announced her quote unquote just announcer the then being basically in control of WCW he went to dinner with an and it took their wives to dinner and all four of them around and Tony says you know uh you're GonNa Change and Eric insisted I'm not going to change I'm going to be the same guy and Tony says no you'RE GONNA have to change that's what this job requires did you notice that change and Eric Bischoff today well when we very first started eric was and I don't say just an announcer because you know what great announcers bring to the products they get the download over they get the product over and Eric from day one was very professional in the way he handled his duties as an announcer he would set me up perfectly he wouldn't try to to steal the show or overshadow me he sent me up in a business like manner and I was able to do my job which was to talk them in the building very easily and always appreciated that and always liked working in that capacity it was a shock but it was not in one respect one information that I was privy to was rick was telling me hey this eric off is a smart guy he's a go getter he's hungry he's a gun ho I'm GonNa push for him to get the job as the boss and I think he's you know where the attitude that he has he you know after some of the the executives that we had had in the past that were turner executives who didn't understand our product really didn't want to be a part of our product didn't like the product and didn't necessarily they wanted on the air period This would have been a refreshing you know to have a wrestling somebody in there that was backing wrestling I wanted on TV wanted to get better wanted to shine and to me it sounded like an incredible proposition so he gets the Opportunity to be the big boss but eventually this relationship starts to crumble a little bit David Crockett is on record saying I think he got along for a period of time but then Eric's egos seem to get in the way he was a creative person but he put himself on television he made them sit off the boss of the W. O. after awhile and he wasn't able to step back and keep things at arm's length it was just like dusty and Hogan was Eric Sky so rick was left as the weak sister as one of the boys what was your reaction to seeing that Eric is now making himself a television character and making himself the quote unquote boss of the interview double-edged Sword the story itself that the boss of the company had now jumped ship and was in w Oh for the wrestling fan sitting there going Jesus Christ that's GonNa wield a lot of power out of the WCW is going to be able to to keep up with that when he has all that stroke they know as the boss is going to be able to pull a ton of strange to get the advantage you know how as WCW going to survive and that would have been my concerns as a wrestling fan now is it easy to get caught up when you got full arenas and their boone the piss out of you and the end up Yoga's some nights they were the baby faces some nights they were the heels and there was trash being thrown on on there were getting trash thrown on it was it got pretty hairy you know a lot of nights but if you're in that position as a human being and you've never been in that position before and Eric Talent at never been in that position before to be that hot and be a part of that red hot crowd each and every television show I imagine it would take over it would sway your thought process a little bit it will be hard to always do the right thing company wise for the business when you feel like this in W. O. which is you know your creation is on fire and it's kicking ass and it ain't broke that not support it one hundred percent I can see that obviously do I think sometimes that might have clouded some of his decisions maybe I mean Tom will tell who knows we were very very successful as a company and that's really all that mattered at the time but when you're craft shows making towns riding along with the other boys grab a six pack of beard you're going to revoke territories we fans of always heard is this is this stuck in anybody's crawler you hearing from Rick about this you know we've heard that rick was pretty vocal once upon a time with the way dust he was booking him in the horsemen to win or not win in Jim Crockett promotions was there any frustration on the the the account of what God damn now the bosses the top heel if you know rick and you really know Rick this will make sense to you Rick and I've said in previous podcasts was one of the only guys to have a relationship and a real relationship with Jim Crockett besides dusty a lot of that was sparring back and forth between dusty and rick to get Jimmy's attention and be Jimmy's best buddy I think rick he was so how Eric that when he brought you know helped and his mind and it's probably accurate he pushed for Eric Eric got the job because rick out a lot of influence rick wanted to be Eric's number one ga and went Hogan arrived that took a lot of the steam off of Rick and Eric's relationship fell like I think it hurt his feelings I think it probably pissed him off and you know and they never recovered Because rig was instrumental in pushing for Hogan as well I mean that little bit I do know so I was always traveling by myself and I couldn't have you know I didn't travel with Rick all the time because I had a different time I had to be there and had to be there till the end and all that stuff so I was alone with my own thoughts a lot of times about this and where the end view always going company wise and you know how much was too much and maybe that wasn't enough or whatever whatever the circumstances all we're all Monday morning bookers and we think were brilliant and so I had a lot of thoughts pro and con but talk about what Chris Jericho said he says ever reason eric seemed to have a vendetta against rick maybe it was because ric flair was the one big star he couldn't take credit for creating or buying from the world awesome I don't know but that was definitely some heat there and he gave an example before one show we had a big meeting backstage and Eric was giving us the speech by he was gonNA put Vince out of business in six months guaranteed it he knew how to do it the rest of the guys didn't because Eric said nobody in the room at ever drawn a dime except for Hogan savage and Piper Rick flair one of the greatest draws of all time was sitting right there and everybody's kind looking at him and he just had to take it it was a very bad atmosphere and rick says of this meeting it was degrading Eric Legrand Pass me when he made that remark and I never knew it was coming I was humiliated molly choice would have been a stand up and walk out the door and I thought about it and thought about it every day awards were you in that meeting and what are you thinking when you hear those words fallen Eric's Mouth Allison the meeting and this is your honest probably sound funny to you but guess who else was a little offended than ever on it I'm sure oh my God drawn a few over the years myself or certainly was in the mix of guys that are some money so there was other guys in that room that also money to to just single this guy's out heard a lot of feelings you know and if you if you put that in active that was that was the guys at the time and then he thought he needed I guess a ban Eric to put on a pedestal to feature in the meeting to put above everyone else but you gotta look around that room and realized there was a lot of years of a lot of guys working hard you know we all felt bad for rick because it stood out like a sore thumb it's like nick you've got this big thing that goes around now who's on stone will they call the mountain yeah the Matt Rushmore Mount Rushmore Gannett tells you how got a history buff is I am but anyway Mount Rushmore if you took a poll and you had the four guys and Rick Wasn't one of those guys were crushing will at that meeting doc not singling out along with those other guys as being a money drawer and a player which he was he's one of the most influential is in the history of the business crushed him and we were all our feelings were hurt for him well and it would continue on Nationally The nitro book has this expert. WCW was in Tallahassee for thunder a weekly series that had already fallen into be show status and earlier in the week fans were promised that ric flair would make a major announcement on the broadcast which according to various insiders figure concern four horsemen reunion however in an apparent miscommunication flare no showed the event traveling to Detroit to watch his ten year old son re compete in the a a u amateur wrestling tournament flare then miss the April thirteenth edition of Nitro an episode hosted at the Target Center in Minneapolis six weeks earlier flair its autographs at a promotional appearance in the market helping the show sell-out within forty eight hours and the state's governor even declared plans to establish Rick Flair Day in his honor but before the actual show and on of an assemblage of players co workers flair delivered his own tribute only two weeks removed from the six fiasco a bischoff reportedly threatened he would sue flair for breach of contract as the room full high priced talent looked on the rhetoric grew increasingly extreme I'm going to start flair BISCHOFF allegedly promised I'm gonNA call them to move out on the streets and everybody sort of has that same report Wade Keller even says that it went down exactly like foursome into bankruptcy him and his family are going to be on the streets etc etc do you remember this meeting on April thirteenth at the Metro in Minnesota vividly I'm a huge proponent and always have been family is sacred. They're the UNSUNG heroes of this industry without family on June backing you patching you up taking care of you run in the home providing a nice home for you but put you back together mentally and physically and sending you back out on the door out the door to basically the Internet's coast in my mind nobody has the right to go that personal in that deep I'll back up a little bit from that statement and a little known fact but just to let you know who I've been in who has always been and.
"flair" Discussed on 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff
"Man. We see a an interesting match at uncensored. It's a first blood barbed wire cage match where RIC flair be tall Cogan. That's silly enough. I want to dedicate a whole show to it some time, but either way no this rid comes out as the champion at spring stampede though. He would lose the title in a four way where Domino's page would become champion for the first time any issue with Rick losing the Bill and DDP becoming the champion. Did Rick have anything to say negativity one way or another only ask that that way? Because for better worse. You have been it's been very public that you were friends with ADP, and maybe your relationship with Rick wasn't what it once was that? He take issue with having to quote, unquote, put over your buddy. Emai- have it was subtle was thrilled about it. But he, but he was super professional body to he did it. You know was. With the exception of the retirement match to Detroit because Rick did stand his ground in what he wrote in his book. He's telling the truth even even with the detail Bill Shaw showing up with the contract enhance because we had to get written up shop brought it from Atlanta to Detroit. So that record sign it. But with with the exception of a couple of moments like that Rick Rick wasn't eating. He didn't pout. He didn't. He didn't you know, run around stir shit up and try to get people to side with him and see things his way. So the kinda come in a group and confronts you you know, about their storyline. Rick wasn't like that. Look we needed we needed new champions. We needed to get new people over and Rick Rick may eight this, but he made a hell in a hell of a career being the best of the best at getting people over which is what I think any good heels should aspire to do. But you don't want to come to when time came to put the belt on page. Yes. Rick at it. But I don't recall regular putting up too much of a fighter really having any issue at all. One of the things that people remember fondly about this era of WCW's the referee. Charles Robinson becoming little Nate. He's RIC flair's assistant whose idea was that. And how fun was that started out as trying to rid showed it out because he was just such a huge RIC flair Flint fan, and he was always around such a great referee, by the way. Shout out to to Charles. His is a good dude is fun to be around. But he was such a huge rip bark RIC flair market or family should say that it just kind of evolved in started. I was a little bit of a rib and he walled into in. What it became? He's really having fun here. Wrestling Roddy piper on pay per view piper would be him by the Hugh and slammed Brie, and then they would have a rematch. Where flair would get a win by the Hugh for the great American bash? Not the best matches for sure they even got dud ratings in the observer. But still he's working with his buddy. I'm sure he had fun with that. He does have a a match where? He's injured to the point where mouser says the latest on the flair situation as he was examined by Dr Who said dude his back injury. He should take a month off. It's no secret that flare in the past as worked with injuries as or more severe. But the company has killed his zest for wrestling over the past week. He had contemplated retiring, and this is a time where the the creative side of WCW is sort of topsy turvy, you know, he's no longer the president of WCW, and that was fun for what it was. But he's really struggling with the creative, and you probably are too because September of ninety nine you're out of there. And then even though you weren't there in October. They have the filthy animals bury in desert, he wants going to an insane asylum. It's a weird time for WCW. But let's fast forward to when you return in April of two thousand is it bygones. Be bygones with you and Rick have you got hit the reset button. What's it like? I think we did. I mean, look after the the mash couple massive he and I had together we worked at storyline. We were fine. You know what I mean? It's not like he was carrying around at least to my face. Now, he may still dislike me or not respected me. But that wasn't apparent to me when when we were together, but at that way, but he may tell you otherwise. But as far as I was concerned. It's you know, it's like water. Look it happened yesterday. Once it's it's gone. It's done. It's over move on. You know? So I was certainly not carrying any baggage around. I can't be Rick. But I wasn't. Asaka a little bit about one of the angles. You book right away is putting him with Shane. Douglas, Shane had been cutting promos on him and AC w for years and years calling him dick flair and challenging him. And now it looks like it's finally going to happen. I guess we should mention you know, he does some other stuff on the way there tag title tournament and things like that. But the big match with Shane Douglas happens at slam Bary, and they don't get a ton of time. They get about nine minutes or so, but it does feel like this should have been maybe a bigger deal than it was maybe it was just that way to sort of inside, quote, unquote, smart marks for the dirt cheats, but Shane gets a win here over flare. Do you? Remember there being any problems with these guys once they were in the same company or was it just water under the bridge. It was water under the bridge. And again, I'm sure Rick has got his own point of view on that he may have been feeling resentment or not not being too excited about this match with shaney may not have like Shane. I don't know you'd have to ask curric- from what I could fill in. What I remember about? That is just another day at the office. It wasn't a lot of residual heat from things that have been said, you know, in the past that he everybody pretty much just looked at it. Like, okay, this now now we're gonna take that at time and we're starting to destroy line. We're gonna have a great match. When celebrate house the kids started to get a little more involved after this. This is very much the the Russo era on may fifteenth Rousseau and David or at flares house and Charlotte, and they're just explaining that they've been mistreated in the other kids have been, you know, handled much better and he had to sleep in the garage, and blah, blah, blah. What did you think of all this invasion of flares? Home and Rousseau and Daphne and David you for it. Do you think it was so silly? That have some legs. And what Rick thank? Again. I don't know. What was thinking? I I. My Russian of it was it was very lane. I am just wasn't. It wasn't hard to understand what what resources trying to do. But if it wasn't diplotic, you know, the product is wrestling we've done, and I was a big proponent of doing a lot of things in around the arena to augment the action in the ring. But at the end of it all the stories have to take place inside of the rank. 'cause you know, you're you're showing up with a couple of hand held cameras, cheap audio gear, and you're trying to shoot a scene might that scene might work for sophisticated television series or movie that that that seeing if it was written well in Caswell might be kinda -ffective, but when you're doing on television, budget, more importantly, your present presenting it to an audience who is accustomed and wants to continue to be accustomed to getting their entertainment in the rain and the. The length of those little mini movies in all of the things that that risotto excited about doing was taking away from the product in the ring in. I think it was obvious to me that it became painfully more obvious as time went on. But that was I'd only been there for a couple of months and my goal at that point still was to try to get along, you know, in in trying to make the best of the situation and work with Russo as best as I could under the circumstances. But keep in mind when Brad Siegel brought me back, and I can't. I can't over explain just how significant that was and how difficult that was for him to do as well as every other executive in Turner Broadcasting that was part of a sending me home in the first place because now they had to not only pay me they had to pay me more in to admit, this should really fire me in the first place. Anyway, when Brett brought in he said to be Eric this guy is too dark. I don't like what he's doing. I want you to watch over him. If you don't like what he's doing change it. So I was given the authority in in the room I needed to make changes. But my intent when I got there for the first few months was to try to find a way to make work. So some of the stuff that was going on. It wasn't my Cup of tea. I didn't really like it. But I was still trying to learn Russo's style and trying to determine what potential he had if any. That same night player won the world title with an inside cradle over Jeff Jarrett fast forward, a couple of weeks and Nash just gives the belt back to flair because he says he never lost it and later that night Rick is defending the title against shift, Jared, but David gives Jared Qatar and he gets the pin with Russo counting the fall. So Rick loses it, but under interesting circumstances. I can't believe this is real but on the June fifth nitro Russo beat RIC flair in a cage match, and that got us to the great American bash where Rick wrestled David with Rick's career on the line and the whole family's here. Of course, Rick wins. It's an interesting time in WCW to say, the least eventually well the next night on nicer. When fact Rousseau and David would beat Rick and his son read us, right? The the younger child. And then they shave rigs head.
"flair" Discussed on 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff
"You're gonna love it. It's box of awesome dot com. Take our word for it. Try right now, I guess any that Email little more this little less of that. Or skip it. Why wouldn't you do it? It really is that easy. It's box of awesome dot com and use that promo code eighty three weeks. Well, the the hits would keep coming from nature. Boy, you guys had the outdoor bash at the beach show that year and Randy savage wins with a noble drop off the top. And now we're going to set up a clash of the champions with RIC flair and Arn Anderson teaming up to take on Vader and Vader beats them both clean at the same time. And around the same time, we see a press conference held in New York City at the Harley Davidson cafe where we're going to announce nitro is going to become into town. And this is the the creation. Of your baby. And the really the reason this show is even named eighty three weeks. It's all about nitro, and you guys have HOGAN there, and you have the macho man there, and you have staying there. But you don't have Rick flair. Had Rick flair fallen out of favor with you. And had you lost confidence in him because I think from the outside when you see him and Arn lose a handicap match against Vader. And then he's not at this Harley Davidson cafe press conference. If you're conspiracy theorists are trying to read into something. You could say boy what Rick new. It's a valid question. The the answer to the questions did he fall out of favor with me or anybody else. I'll speak for myself. I won't speak for anybody else. He didn't with me as to why wasn't he included? That's a good question about one it in all likelihood we were in New York. We we really felt like HOGAN savage was going to get us the kind of press needed, and we didn't really need a whole lot more support than that. And that was the logic. You there was but it had nothing to do with. You know, losing favour confidence being angry or anything like that. Well, you got certainly have competence, then when it came to, you know, in the red lights on because the first nitro which we've covered in our cows as flair and sting, which was a marquee match for many years for this company. But what I want to talk about. And I'm sure we'll cover this eventually as well here on the show and long form is fall brawl because that's really what the first nitro help us spilled towards September seventeenth and Asheville North Carolina. We're in the Carolinas, and we see something we never thought. We would see aren't Anderson wrestling, RIC flair in a singles match, do you. Remember how that match came to be? And while the decision was made to have aren't Anderson. Get the win. Don't don't. I'd have to go back. And I really I wanted to go back and look at that mashing would be a fun match. Go back watch. I will. But in terms of how that all came to be, you know, a really wasn't involved in it enough to to recall any of the details of that. It's a it's a fun time. And I'm sure we'll cover it for anniversary soon, but the idea that happened in the Carolinas as well. Imagine an all that more special and aren't got the win. And clearly meant a lot to Arn arns even gone on record as saying after he did his pre-match promo. He went to the trash can and threw up. He's not only wrestling his best friend, but the best wrestler, not only in the promotion, but arguably ever and you're doing it in the Carolinas. It's a big time opportunity for Orne, and he made the most of it. And I'm sure we'll talk about that a little later, and they wanna talk about Brian Pilkington because it always seemed like RA. Doc was campaigning for Brian and a big fan of Brian's and eventually he becomes involved, and he becomes a horseman. What was the relationship like between? Rick and Brian is best. You recall? I know had ton of respect for Brian. I think it goes to, you know, play any NFL Rick. I think has still to this day. I wanna say soft spot, but a certain different level of respect for guys were amateur athletes, and certainly professional athletes before getting into the wrestling business in in because of that and probably because Brian's personality, Brian was a fun. Gotta hang around Bryant. Bryant could be you know, he could be the life of the party too. So I'm sure Rick enjoy his company enjoyed being around him. But more than any of that just he really respected his work. And you know, the fact that he was you know, professional athlete before you've been breaking into the business. One of the next big things that we see happen. Of course is Halloween having where sting and RIC flair are going to team up to take on aren't Anderson and Brian pill. Mun you probably already know what happens just based on me laying out. Staying is the victim again. Ric flair turns on horsemen beatdown probably the three hundred with Thomas happened. But it's still a great story. And this leads to reforming the horsemen eventually the fourth member with Arn, and Rick, and and Brian Pelham went would be Crispin wa do you? Remember, if anybody else was considered or was Rick pushing for been wa or what do you recall, Rick Rick was really pushing for been while in and by the
"flair" Discussed on Xtra Sports Radio 1300 AM
"Buffalo Wild Wings for our Bud Light Super Bowl party beginning at three on soon day as my Irish accent. What do you got? Yeah. Rick flair is promoting some t shirts for Sunday. And one of them says RIC flair still has eleven more champions chips than Tom Brady has sixteen time world, champion nature. Boy, RIC flair. Pretty good one. I think we've figured out who he's rooting for. Exactly, right. And it doesn't seem like it's. So he's a Carolina guy. Right carolina. I mean, not originally, but. That's where he is. Yeah. That's where Charlotte is from. Right. Charlotte is from the Queen city. No. I mean daughter not the not the city, I know the city of Charlotte. Charlotte is is from the Queen city. That's what that's how they promote promoted. So they're not saying, Charlotte Weiss, right? Charlotte is from Charlotte Feick when I say, go, CCC hockey. Got to stop doing that witness. And I think that's why all the commercials on this station say witness. Yeah. Because don't say CCC wit this watch be there take in as. Exactly. So. That's what that's all about. I gave away. Chris won tickets to the six o'clock performance. Four Sesame Street live tomorrow tomorrow night. I will do one more giveaway right now. I have four tickets now these are further Thursday at ten thirty performance..
"flair" Discussed on The Steve Austin Show - Unleashed!
"Production from Hollywood California, by way of the broken skull ranch. This is the Steve Austin show. Gimme a hill. Yeah. Yeah. Now, here's Steve Austin. Alright Steve Austin show lamb coming to the means streets of Los Angeles, California. I am proudly sitting here. Three seventeen gimme street. Got an American flag over here on the wall. I got a neon clock. That's burden. Bright, red white and blue has don't mess with. Texas. Although I am in the state of California held a pipe cash for today. Look down on my laptop computer here, I'm podcast table. I didn't know whether to shit of wind my watch day didn't know what I was going to do because I normally record my Tuesday podcast on Monday. It sunday. My Monday is absolutely swamped. No tamper nothing been trying to think about this has been an impending thing that I've had set up for quite some time got some work to do. What will I do? And I started scrolling through my phone and kept coming back to one name one name one name only. But would he could he give me an hour of his time? Saad called up the man the man I called up nature. Boy, RIC flair. He was watching football with his wife, Wendy. They recently got married got invited to the wedding. I didn't get a chance to go down there. And I said, Rick I said man, I said I'm gonna jam. I said I needed to podcasts. And I said I'd love to talk to you for about an hour. Hour, and I know you've been on the show, and it's been fun. But I got a couple of things like run by and get your take on a few things and talk about some of the things that maybe I had forgotten. And I also wanted to check in and see how he was in from a hill standpoint, as you just got finished with all the things that he went through with his battles with his health due to his activities as professional wrestler, and he goes stave for you anytime. I said, Rick I'll call you back in thirty minutes. You're about to hear that conversation. I wrote down a few notes, if you know anything about me, if you know anything about professional wrestling, you know, that Rick flair and this is a subjective subject. But if you have any commonsense, Rick flair is a greatest professional wrestler that ever lived when you look at the body of work when you look at the promos when you look at the entering activity when you look at the oral title defended all around the world. Everybody knows that RIC flair is a man. So I tried to basically pattern the beginning. Part of my career after much how big of an influence. It was on me. So to be able to talk to this man for an hour. I'm proud to bring you this podcast, which he didn't have to say, yes, it was watching football with his wife there in Atlanta and Rick. I wanna thank you before. We get this podcast going because always wonderful talking to your island mind, you'll hear in the beginning of the body. Guess I had called Rick or we'd been texting each other before WWE came through a four west coast. Swing and he goes, hey, man. Are you going to go down to survivor series? I in Madison, I'm not going to go down to the building. Because those paper views are so busy that is hard to really talk to anybody because everybody's focused on their match. I said, hey, man, I'll come do lunch with you. If you want to and so we agreed to do lunch, but he got taken away and he had to do some promotional things for stark aid. And some of the things that WWE was doing. So we missed lunch..
"flair" Discussed on REAL 92.3
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"flair" Discussed on The Steve Austin Show - Unleashed!
"An personality but rick flair lose ass up and asked the bottom line on that everybody knows it and so it was nice to see staying reflect on you'll some of those days and made who can forget the classic battles that he had would ricky the dragon steamboat as i say you know rip flared my favorite perosnal world rookies tboz wanna a favorite guys i've ever worked with and just one of my favorite professional wrestler's as well behind rick flair steamboat just uncanny always know where to be what to do how to fill in the gachwind to fire and those matches at those guys had were just magic in part of the but the magic was in the fact that the matches were psycologically sound they were physically demanding you could see the transitions or or or gas you couldn't see into the match you didn't see nobody talk and flares protecting the calls ricky never said nothing ricky just did it and so you'll like steamboat said with a with a look of an i you know steamboat would know what to do and on instinct as well and from wrestling each other so many times of they're just basically knew each other inside and out but you know going back to what rick was say in our in our who who was it jesus christ was a baby doll sahra of forgetting who was the talk nur beginning it was e it was e allusion you know wh rows loons a work but when you came see what's really going on that's when you buy it and you believe in so a lot of dale a lot of times with today's current work you see the tales it's almost like well the guys aren't as slick as what rick flair rigi steamboat those guys were though the work was a little bit higher quality than they weren't trying to cram in so much stuff into a match and this is not an indictment on today's business this is just a fact you couldn't see through the.