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The Scathing Atheist
"frank war" Discussed on The Scathing Atheist
"Time for the part of the show that comes next listener feedback. This is the part of the show that's connected to the shin bone. Our first message comes from Ryan on Facebook. He writes question for y'all. Do you have any suggestions on how to politely turn down a donation request to a coworker's fundraiser for a church? Great guy, we get along well, but he's running a four by four by 48 for a youth ministry fundraiser and solicited a donation over teams. I have no idea how to go about not giving my hard earned cash to a youth ministry that looks much like the one that tortured me growing up. Yeah, so yeah, good question. Well, yeah, it's a real shame that Ryan feels the obligation to be polite at all. All right, about the request to give money to the child torturing. The very act of asking your coworkers to support your religion is so fucking rude that social mores should give him, you know, should free him of that obligation altogether, right? Unfortunately, that's not the world we live in though. It would also be nice if we lived in a world where Brian could just say, oh, I'm sorry, I'm an atheist, but Brian told me he wouldn't feel comfortable tossing that word out in the workplace either and I get that. So unfortunately, you don't have no illusions with you at all times. Right. Well, so basically the question boils down to like, how do I best be discriminated against without making waves? And it's a shame that shit like this comes up so often. Yeah. Okay, Frank war alternatives, ask him the name of the organization, then look shook, like we really disturbed and then say, who, who's the leader of that? And then whatever he says, you go, that bastard. They swore he'd never work with children again. I promise Nico worker will not ask for details. Okay. Bonus bonus, you're probably right. I mean, statistics. Okay, one more prank war alternative. How about just an escalating series of increasingly ridiculous Islamic.
Against The Odds
"frank war" Discussed on Against The Odds
"Ernest shackleton stands at the bow of the boat. The cold seawater sprang his face. But he doesn't care. He's counting the men on the beach. There's marston his sketchbook still in hand and frank hurley photographer and orde lees. Looks happy for once. And there's frank wild the man he left in charge waiting into the serve food. Clothes are in tatters. They all look so thin. Their beards had never been longer but they're alive. It took shackleton three months to get here three attempts with three different boats and each time. The ice stopped them but he refused to give up. Now he's on an ancient tugboat lent him by the government of chile in exchange. He had to promise not to take her through the ice a promise. He wasn't sure he could keep them. Fortunately this time a southernly gail had blown through and the ice had let them pass. He nudges frank horsley who seated beside him. I knew wild would take care of them. Good to see their filthy faces again. Isn't it as they get closer to. Shore shackleton calls out wild. Are you all well. We are all well boss. Several men call out. We are all well. never been. Better shackleton wipes away his tears. This is the fourth attempt. I've made to reach you. Bladders the men roar with laughter and grab at the cigarette shackleton throws to them. Wild is keen to show off the camp. But shackleton doesn't wanna wait a minute longer than necessary. The ice could sweep in again and the tugboat wouldn't stand a chance. Within an hour all onboard board and steaming north leaving elephant island behind forever on september third nineteen sixteen all twenty eight members of the endurance crew arrive safely in doubting us chile. The streets are filled decked out in flags celebrating their safe return relieved in a little dazed. The men are introduced to the governor and marched down. The street still dressed in their rags accompanied by tooting whistles and a naval band. It's a welcome. The men will never forget from there. The men returned to britain at different times. The world has changed dramatically. Will they've been gone. World war one started just when they departed england in nineteen fourteen and continued while the ice kept them walked away after surviving. The worst that nature could throw at them. Most of the men almost immediately sign up for the war effort because of captain frank. Wars leaves nautical experience. He's assigned capped into to various submarines he's given the distinguished service order by the british government for his service. He also writes four successful books about his endurance expedition. When the crew members of the endurance return home most of them are given the polar medal by the british government for notable explorers scientists and naval officers in nineteen nineteen photographer. Frank hurley releases photos and videos at the endurance expedition. Some of the most haunting images of antarctica and the struggles of the men. You leader goes on to become a war. Talk of her. In nineteen forty one is nominated for an academy award for cinematography. When frank wild returns home from the antarctic tisches himself russian and goes on to become the royal navy's transport officer in russia during the war receives the polar medal with four bars. One of only two people to receive that distinction a few years later a mountain range on elephant island is named after him. Shackleton himself serves for the british army in russia for short time when he returns he writes a book about the endurance ordeal called south and it becomes a bestseller dedicates it to my comrades who fell in the white warfare of the south and on the red fields of france and flanders by antarctica continued to call out to him. He knew he needed to return on september. Eighteenth nineteen twenty one. He sat out on a fourth expedition to explore the seas around antarctica. Border small boat called the quest eight of the men from the endurance. Join him including frank. Horsley and frank wild but shackleton doesn't live to see the expedition completed on january fourth while staring out at the ic bluewater autres shackleton has a heart attack is laid to rest on south georgia island in the heroic age of exploration. Shackleton was one of its greatest. He was an explorer and leader of men. Almost a hundred years later. His leadership skills are still studied and taught at colleges around the country including harvard. Sir raymond priestley who traveled to the continent on shackleton's nimrod expedition once wrote for scientific discovery. Give me scott for speed and efficiency of travel give me amundsen but when disaster strikes and all hope is gone. Get down on your and pray for. Shackleton shackleton also inspired future explorers who dared to dream big. Three of those men were henry. Worsley will gal and henry adams after their own successful expedition to the south pole and early two thousand nine to finish. What shackleton started gallon adams returned to england and help create a shackleton foundation to help disadvantage. You both return to work in the city and settled back into family life. Henry worsley tries to settle into. He works with the british army and spends more time with his wife and children but he can't stop dreaming about antarctica in november. Two thousand fifteen. He sets out alone on an unassisted crossing the continent. He travels nine hundred miles over seventy days and then on january twenty second nineteen sixteen. He wakes up in his tent too exhausted to move. He asks himself the question he asked many times. When recreating the nimrod expedition would shackleton do as much as it pains him. He realizes he needs to save himself and call off his expedition. Just as shackleton had done he radios for help with the following wines when my hero. Ernest shackleton walked ninety seven miles from the south pole on the morning of january ninth. Nine hundred ninety nine. He said he'd shot his bolt. Well today i have to inform you with some sadness that i to have shot my bolt many mountaineers battle away and failed to reach the summit. My summit was just out of reach. Henry's airlifted to chile arrives. He gets sick. Two days later he dies of peritonitis. He's fifty five years old. Henry's family buries his ashes on south georgia island next to the grave of his hero. Ernest shackleton if you like our show. Please give us a five star rating and review. Follow against the odds on apple podcasts. Amazon music the wondering app or wherever. You're listening right now. Join one plus in the wondering. Listen one week. Early and ad free. In the episode notes you'll find links links and offers from our sponsors. Please support them by supporting.
Against The Odds
"frank war" Discussed on Against The Odds
"Shackleton sets in the mud scanning the beach. It's the middle of the night and the sludgy surf is lit only by the moon. The rest of the crew are sleeping inside a small cave on the side of a but shackleton can't sleep. He keeps thinking of his men back on elephant island. He needs to reach civilization and find a ship to rescue them before winter sets in. There's only one problem. The whaling station is a hundred and thirty miles away by boat and they're in no state to sail. We'll be fighting the wind and they could easily be taken back out to sea and never find the island again. There has to be another way. He walks along the beach looking up at the icy slopes above so tall. He has to crane his neck from the c. It was a welcome beacon on land. It's an obstacle frank. Worsley joins him. It's late skipper. You should be sleeping wars. Leon's it's my turn for the watch go back. I'll cover your shift. Wordsley shakes his head. I'm okay what were you thinking. Boss shackleton looks up at the cliffs. I'm thinking the only way through is over. How long you think it would take to cross the island on foot. Worsley follows his gaze three days. Maybe four but no one has ever done it before. I don't think all the minimal survived the track but maybe if we take the strongest algo shackleton nods good man over rest up for a few days and then head out when we get to the whaling station. We'll get help for the others on may nineteenth. The men are up early. Three will travel in all shackleton worsley and crane travel light no sleeping bags or tents just three days worth of food and one small stove to climb. they'll bring a small axe and fifty feet of rope. The only item not necessary. That shackleton allows is frank wars lease diary. It's important they keep the record of their journey. Shackleton makes one last check and then nods head. Let's do it. Turns to the other three men and shakes their hands mcneish. You're in charge in my absence. He thinks back to mcneish one man rebellion when they were still on the flow when the carpenter refused to push the sled any further but mcneish is a capable man and they have enough local wildlife to survive. Take care of the boat mcneish. I'll be back to relieve you in a few days. Then shackleton motions towards leeann crine and they begin a long climb up the steep slope above them as a saddle in between the jagged peaks and hopefully away through. If luck is on their side will reach civilization in seventy two hours. We get support from carmax. Maybe you've got a car sell or maybe you're looking to trade in or maybe you're lying in bed at two. Am wondering what your car is worth. Well wonder no more describe your phone and had to carmax dot com. Enter your license plate answer a few questions and in two minutes or less you'll get an offer for your car. That's good for seven days. Now you're in the driver's seat with a full week to shop it around and think it over and carmax will buy your car even if you don't buy there's how cool is that so don't lose another minute of sleep wondering what you can get for your car know where you stand with an instant offer from carmax real offers.
Against The Odds
"frank war" Discussed on Against The Odds
"It's early morning on april twentieth. Nineteen sixteen ernest. Shackleton hasn't slept on light the blizzard still hasn't let up and there's a decision to be made his called for his most trusted men wars and wild to consult with him. The plan isn't new. They talked about it backward and forward long into the nights on the flow all the men. No it's coming to shackleton has always been transparent with them so gentlemen. Let's go over our three options again. He watches as frank wars. -ly unrolls his map and begins pointing it at dark spots in the sea. So we've got horn. That's the closest it's five hundred miles north west of here. Then there's port stanley part of the falklands. That's just a ways. Further but due north the problem with both of those is we'll be sailing against the current and right into the wind at the mention of wind is if on cue. Driving gust hits their tent. Shackleton laughs. Maybe that's a sign so we still all agree that south georgia island is our best bet. Say eight hundred miles northeast spot. Were the endurance began. I agree. We'll have the winds on our side most of the time. Anyway wild cox eyebrow. I guess that's all we've got. What none of them say is that the chances of making it to south georgia alive are slim. Even if the wind's cooperate. Eight hundred miles is a long way to sail. The drake passage is known for its storms and strong ocean currents the wild season. The area are legendary now which men should go and which stay behind even though everyone knows this will be a dangerous journey. Most want to go spending months on elephant island waiting for help and not knowing if it will ever come is too much to bear. More xlii has to go. that's given. There's no better captain on stormy seas and even for him it will be difficult shackled him a lead that leaves four spots looks too wild for his input injured and we have to stay. Obviously and macklin is doctor and who need to treat them. I think what we need to consider here is who are the strongest who will be the most likely to help the boat through those sees the three of them discuss each member of the crew over and over who is strong enough to row eight hundred miles if the boat starts taking on water. Who'll be able to fix it. Who has the best temperament to stay here on the island waiting for a rescue crew. Who might stir up trouble if they stayed by the time. The rest of the men have woken up. Shackleton has top picks mind but he can't order anyone to come on such a dangerous mission. He will need to ask for volunteers. He finds most of the men out on the rocks. Skinning penguins and snow blows around them. Shackleton sits down and joins them. I'm sure it'll come as no surprise with this weather. That have made a decision. We need to get help as soon as we can. I will need four men. I don't ask anyone to come. Who has not thoroughly. Wade there chances. There's a good chance we won't make it. The moment shackleton stop speaking every single man steps forward. Go boss count me in. Shackleton looks at all their faces he has moved by their dedication their commitment their willingness to give up their lives. Finally he says simply. Thank you men captain. Wars lee will navigate clean. Benson and mccarthy will need your strength and mcneish if the boquets damaged with your excellent carpentry skills you'll be are mad two of the men immediately head for the beach. we'll get to work on building some decking daqing will protect the crew from the elements while you sleep. Shackleton watches them go then he speaks in a quiet voice for those of you. Who are staying. I want you to know. I will do everything in my power to bring back. A rescue ship shackleton looks up at the sky. He just hopes for all their sake. The blizzard dies down of had my cat cay schmear for four years now and he is my best friend. He is incredible. And i think he is the best kitty on this planet but i'm bias but as much as i love my cat. I'm not fond of the stink bombs. They leave in their litter box. Everything from cleaning to covering up. The smell can be a constant battle. That's why i'm excited to be trying out pretty litter pretty litter is kitty litter. Reinvented unlike traditional litter. Pretty litter superlight crystals trap odor and released moisture resulting in dry low maintenance litter. That doesn't smell pretty litter arrive safely at my door. In a small lightweight bag that lasts up to a month and shipping is free but above all else. Here's why pretty litter is a pet parents. Hero it's a health indicator pretty litter monitors my cats health by changing colors when detects potential underlying issues. Get the world's smartest litter without leaving home by visiting pretty litter dot com and use the promo code the odds for twenty percent off your first order. That's pretty litter dot com promo code. The odds for twenty percent off pretty.
"frank war" Discussed on Popcast
"Think about it opted just just out of curiosity just you know anyone. Speaking of the met gala we are. We should talk a little bit about frank. I am yours. But you know frank war prada anorak that's product but it's an anorak to the met gala. You know that's a person who certainly has toys aid with disrupting these kinds of high low things a few days ago. He released the catalog for homer which is a luxury jewelry etc brand. It is not an album. Maybe they'll be at some point but it is not now. There's a stall in a jewelry marked down right on the east side of chinatown and you can make an appointment and go by frank. Ocean designed jewelry. How did this move. Strike you guys as far as the next pivot in the frank ocean as craftsmen narrative. You know you still building the staircase. It's just made out of twenty four karat gold now. I guess why think it seemed quite inevitable that he would do something like this. I mean there was. There have been a lot of rumors over the past couple of years that he would do some kind of project whether it be a fashion brand or like homegoods brand or or something. Something sort of like that. That was a commercial project beyond making music and also he. He's really one of the most fashion fluid and curious wearers of clothing in the world so it also seems like something there. There's a huge audience for end within the catalog. It was announced that he is collaborating with product on another prada nylon anorak. So i think the hope is that whether it's at the met gala this september or in may maybe we see frank ocean another product. I don't know to sort of car back. I said right at the top if you think about the ways over the years that musicians have tried to impose themselves into style in the fashion business often initially through merchandise than maybe through licensing names for lines and certainly in hip hop this at. That's happened a lot in the nineties. To thousands iraq aware sean jones and so forth those incursions always felt like intrusions. They did not feel welcomes. They did not feel embraced. Connie and franker different. I think they're taking relatively seriously. And i wonder if you think that that is a testament to the individual divisions of these two people or of an overall softening of the fashion industry in terms of ood. Perspectives are welcome. Is it something that if feels like. There's going to be ten more people behind. Connie frank potentially making moves of this nature or is it just that these two guys are are kind of just that that.
Bullseye with Jesse Thorn
"frank war" Discussed on Bullseye with Jesse Thorn
"The makers of the movie podcast who shot ya comes maximum film. that's right. We changed the name of our show maximum films. But don't worry we're still a movie review. Show that isn't just a bunch of straight white dude's maximum home at maximum fund dot org or wherever you get your podcast bullseye jesse thorn. My guest is the great sam. Richardson he played. Richard split in the hbo show veep and he created and starred in the fantastic comedy. Central sitcom detroiters. Sammy's also the star of the new action movie the tomorrow war which streaming now on amazon prime and you can see him playing the lead in the horror comedy where wolves within which you can buy or rent now. Let's get back into our conversation. Did you have a different class position in the states and in ghana and in london. If you're visiting family there yes in the states yeah My my family was in into politics. My aunties a congresswoman you know involved in politics and all that sort of stuff And like you know like like middle-class now african american family in detroit and detroit being a predominantly black city. Let's get ghana my grandfather. Who was a chief Like a businessman solely. We were upper class in ghana. Two drivers and cooks in all that sort of that sort of thing where like the economy of wealth also like lends itself to that. Where like you have the haves and you have the have nots. Is the haves if you don't have a cook and drive in your you're responsible because you have to employ people you know that sort of thing. Now now. there's a full middle class in ghana. The i think the benefit technology in becoming a exponentially more available and useful and cheap kinda like allows that to happen But it was an interesting thing to go from being at the top of the mountain to being in even even in detroit even among all the black people. You know you're still he. You're still second class you. You know that makes sammy force makes sense because what it is but you can certainly see you come back to the states and like even if we all use your black people around you if you turn on the tv you. Don't you know in in so like that's the culture there And here but versus ghana was like. Oh everybody's black and all the president's black here the you know the the parlance all black here You know like every the king of the the chief of in prices black the chief of tissier's black the chief of you know the o'mahony as black or african you know everything but then you still have These interests from other nations and colonialism still has its its grips there so like a lot of the wealth is still diverted to white nations into white people. I am a friend of mine growing up Schools names. Alex and his dad worked in the gold mines and i was like he's from canada and i say why why they. Why do why do you have access to our goldmines i. They never made sense to me. This resource surely. This is our resource the mind and then we sell it. Why why is that not the case but even still i. It's it's Befuddling to me but that sort of thing like you know like age-old lines cutting in drawn like literally lines drawn in the earth to say that this is what ghana is and this is what africa is and we've accepted that and that's what our world is even in this place where mike. Oh well in. America you know it's it's at the second i it's at the behest or at the sort of whatever. The service of white people is in africa. It's that way as well because that's global Yeah i did other kids at school in detroit where you grew up. No you are think of you as ghanaian not really Been pretty americanized. But i was. But i i was like i was like the african prince. That's like it was. Because i went to a small school that kind of fades pretty quick. Because you know we're there's like fifteen kids in my graduating class from middle school. I went to a friend school so it's the same kids from first grade to eighth grade. You know so the idea of meeting after there was there was one kid who was new. I just moved back from ghana. Maybe two years previous and i And she was new to the class in. I convinced her that i was british. And she believed it and everybody was gail. Play this game so as crew truly cruel. Everyone was on board for this whole thirteen other. Like what about staff staff. I also the idea. Was that the you know. The quakers are known for cruelty cruelty. They love they love to get one up on frank. Wars wake communities have a meeting at that that silence where everyone is contemplating whether they should be there. Actually just letting cockroaches cockroaches loose trouser right people's ears. It's it's a funny quaker prank. But like i but also the game there was when i was using my american accent. That was me trying to fit in into them when i was talking to her around. Like wow you know like like she was like the only one who really knew that. I was british. Maybe a couple of people is this story. Ever told your therapist about no. No okay i would. I don't know if you have a therapist but it's possible it might have some symbolic and probably it probably does i. I have a good buddy from back home. Where i'm from san francisco. Who is now an emmy winning television host. He's a stand up comic for a long time still has a stand up comic and Because he is a huge guy has an afro and wears glasses as he fell into show. Businesses best friend category immediately and very hard in had to try and figure out what to do about the fact he's also very genial way people like him because he seems like a nice guy he is a nice guy that's why yeah but Why people like him because he seems like a nice guy and It took him a long time to find his own career voice because of that Now you are a guy who comes over on screen and in real life is a notably nice guy which means that if you want to have in your also very good at. You're a skilled performer. So if you wanna have a career being a nice friend on every television show in in every movie ever made. Y'all allow a home here in los angeles and and have health insurance for a long time. Are there things that you want to do or wish you could do. That are difficult to access from that place of of people immediately saying you has a nice friend. Yes but i think i'm actively working to sort of an widening that breath I offered characters who have backbone a lot of times. It's always like a person's like tripping over himself and yoko. Because i think i am good imbuing kindness and sort of likeability to character who is like a sad sack otherwise you know like i said we guy I think i'm good at and the people i think. Look to me to try and find a way to like make that person likeable and.
Against The Odds
"frank war" Discussed on Against The Odds
"Chippy mcnish wades through the water in the bowels of the endurance. He knew the ice was bad but he can't believe the ships been hit. Water is pouring in. Chippy is a master carpenter if something needs fixing he does it. But there's no fixing mets rushes back to the main cabin defined shackleton sir. It's no use. it's gushing. I checked the hand pumps to their frozen shut. Shackleton nods okay. We need to get it contained. Seal off the back of the ship. We have to stop it from coming in should be hers away. Shackleton watches him go and then begins barking orders to the rest of the men. Everything boils down to three main tasks the enclosure the pumps and pushing back the ice a group of men rush overboard and try to hack away at the pack to relieve the pressure on the ship but every time they dig a trench it builds up with more ids esteem. Hunger head folks. The men are having the hand pump as well. They worked through the night in ships. But after twelve hours they're exhausted. Shackleton orders them to rest and shifts. We can't let her sing. As each hour passes. The men are weaker more tired but none of them complained. They love the ship to they run from the pumps below to the ice outside but still the ice keeps coming at ten pm. It attacks side the sound of timbers breaking stop the men in their tracks at midnight it closes in and starts to spots buckle and beams crack but still men keep trying hoping to save. Her shackleton knows they've done everything they care if five. Pm he calls. Frank wars lead to the upper deck. I'm sorry skipper. But we're going to have to abandon the ship. Please tell the men as wars lee heads below. He takes one last look. At shackleton who shadowed the icy white draft. Looks like a mariner lost at sea..
Against The Odds
"frank war" Discussed on Against The Odds
"It's april two thousand six and three degrees above zero on baffin island canada henry wars lee strange to drag a hundred pound sled through the snow. It's strapped to his chest harness and every step forward. He can feel the weight of the sled crushing his shoulders. He's going to be sore. It's all part of the extreme polar training course he and will enrolled in to help them prepare for their south pole trick. It's led by the legendary polar guide. Matty mcnair who has taken a special interest in their expedition. They have to other team members with them. Both great grandsons of the youngest member of shackleton's nimrod crew the team is spread out across the course breathing hard. The shins are scraped raw from chunks of broken ice hidden by fresh snow. He turns around and yells back to will. How're you doing. Shouldn't we all be together but will is too far back. He can't hear him. Henry's glad to finally be an official member of the team. Though since he and will. I met a planning has been slow. Yes they have monthly meetings but the goals are scattershot. they research possible sponsors and then re research again. There was a rope work class that they took with one of henry's bodies one weekend but the only thing they learned was how much they didn't know henry pulls off his goggles to wipe them down the reflection from the sun bouncing off the snow pierces. His eyes blindness. Something shackleton talked about on all of his trips. He needs to be careful when henry's teammates catch up. They look at each other sleds. This bad one of the sleds has all of the heaviest items strapped on the back. Others have the heavier items in the front. If they can't even learn simple tasks like packing sleighs. They're never going to be able to drag them up. Thousands of feet of ice. The men's ski back to camp mattias there waiting with her arms crossed. She doesn't look happy. She waves them over. Come on guys. Let's get into the tent. Who wants to start the cook stove henry. Volunteers matty starts assessing their progress. But would you say went wrong today. There's an uncomfortable silence. Finally henri speaks up. We pack the sleds inefficiently. We also mis read that navigation atoms jump said and we're still skiing too slow. We won't make our goal unless we speed it up. Adams is the youngest and most of the four. Henry met him at the airport for the first time when they arrived his enthusiasm for the trip is almost as big. As henry's henry liked him on onsite suddenly the ten fills with an odd smell. The cooker it's burning. They completely forgot. They turned on the cooker and now the food is on fire. Adams and will rush to. Douse the flames with snow. Matty laughs at the chaos but then she turns serious guys. These little things are bigger than you think. Leading a stove might seem tedious. But you can't cut corners when you're out there not on this not on pitching your tent correctly or preparing your food. The beauty of the antarctic will seduce you. But you have to stay alert and look out for each other. Henry knows she's right. he's read. How prepared shackleton was for his missions. Explorer has some crazy ideas but he had other team members to balance him out and he knew it matters voice interrupts. There's something else you need to think about. You need to figure out your strengths and your weaknesses teamwork is everything out there. You have to know yourself. Andrew teammates better than you know anyone. It's the only way you'll survive now. Who's the lead here. It's the same question that's been bugging. Henry shackleton was a great leader of men but for their expedition. It's still not clear. Who's in charge and it's taking a toll. It's hard to build trust and everyone is frustrated. Even will something has to change when maddie leaves henry asks will if he can speak to him alone. It's going to be a hard conversation but he has to do it. Henry chooses his words carefully. I know this whole thing was your idea your dream you've pulled the team together and no one can ever take that away but things aren't progressing. The way they should the lack of direction could ruin this entire expedition. Unless you hand the reins to someone else. I think i'm going to withdraw from the team. Henry watches the emotions. Play on. will's face. There's confusion and anger and sadness. This is his baby his vision finally he responds. I know what you mean by. That doesn't mean i like it. I'll have to think about it that night. Henry doesn't sleep well. This could be his only chance at the poll when he wakes up will is already in the cook tent making coffee from the dark circles under his eyes. Henry can tell he hasn't slept much either. You're right henry. Someone needs to be in charge. You have more experience than i do. You can take the lead. Henry is moved is a huge gesture the to shake hands when we'll leave the tent. Henry sits down alone and thinks about how they're going to pull this off in the next two years there's still so much to do. They'll need a fundraising committee. He wants to meet with experts people who have done this before and training more training address rehearsal in greenland. He's going to plot shackleton's route from end to end. Note the problem spots. It's up to him to be the team's shackleton now. Ernest shackleton peers down at the small brass compass in his hand. It's november fifth nineteen. Fourteen left pornos aries nine days ago. They should reach the whaling station soon. It's their final stop. Before the one thousand mile push to artika so far. It's been easy sailing. The waters have been kind. The crew even spotted a few whales in the calm seas sign of luck events in the distance shackleton sees south georgia island rising up and out of the blue c. they plan to dock at griffin a small whaling town. They're they're shackleton hopes to get news from the local whaling skippers about conditions on the sea as they owned a fort. They're greeted by weight. Seem through the hazy light under the shadow of an ice capped mountain a few small fishing huts dot the rocky shore. It's a beautiful place to stop frank. Wars nudges him. Put the compass away boss. You'll need that hand. For drinks shackleton laughs. We're not even on shore yet skipper. Let's wait to see what the local say about the ice in the whittlesey..
Against The Odds
"frank war" Discussed on Against The Odds
"Henry wars paces outside the fox and hounds pub. It's early in the evening march. Two thousand four. And the london air is beginning to chill but henry hardly notices. He's nervous inside to people are waiting for him. People who can change his fate he pulls out an old worn copy of ernest shackleton's buck on his attempt. At the south pole he flips to a passage. He's read many the reason for shackleton's cuesta verde venture to explore parts unknown. He reads it quietly to himself. Men go out into the void spaces of the world for various reasons some for the love of adventure. Some for scientific knowledge and others are drawn away from the trodden paths by the lure of little voices. The mysterious fascination of the unknown. Those little voices called to henry the first time he saw the photographs. Shackleton's endurance book. Taken by the great frank hurley. He was mesmerized by the black and white image of what looked like a ghost. Ship in the middle of no-man's see surrounded by towering ice. since then henry's been obsessed with ernest shackleton who would dare to try and conquer the south pole and failing bat. Plan an even bigger mission. What is a man like that. Made of henry has been in the british army most of his life. He's even had a few close calls but he's never been tested by anything like antarctica if he had the chance to traverse the great continent could he be as decisive. Could he be as optimistic in the face of danger with any luck. He'll be offered that chance today. He peers through the foggy pub window and see granddaughter sitting at a table. No more time to waste. He enters the pub and walks past the wood-paneled bar to round top or two people are waiting. Alexandra it's so nice to see you again. Oh please call me za`z. I'm glad you could come meet. We'll go we'll is a great grandnephew of my grandfather by marriage which makes us what will step cousins. We'll laughs and gets to his feet to shake henry's hand. He's stocky and short with a boxers. Built his round. Face is warm and inviting. i've told will all about you. Henry how you are related to the great frank. Worsley the endurance captain and that you know almost as much about my grandfather as i do i must say sodas will. Henry met says when attending lectures on shackleton and at various auctions he told her how much admired shackleton and how he dreamed of visiting the antarctic when henry sits down he and a will hit it off immediately. We'll dreamed about going to an article too. He wanted to follow and shackleton's footsteps to reach the south pole. Wills blue eyes twinkle as he tells henry about his plan the centennial shackleton's attempt at the south pole is just a few years away. I wanna recreate that mission with descendants from the nimrod expedition it will be a celebration but it's also unfinished family business. I wanna try and go the whole way. It's the opportunity. Henry's been looking for his entire life. The two men huddled together as will explain what they'll need. He wants to find to descendants to go with them to equal the number of men on the nimrod trap and they'll need money expeditions. Like these aren't cheap. But he has some ideas for fundraising and of course they'll need training. You can't just drop into the antarctic and trek eight hundred miles across the frozen tundra and fifty below temperature and expect to succeed. The trip may still be almost five years away but the sooner the better it's august third nineteen fourteen. Ernest shackleton sits on the verandah of the cliffside hotel staring down at his ship. Docked far below. How could everything right have gone so wrong and just two short days his ship. The endurance is more beautiful than ever thought was possible. It's made of solid oak in the region for fashioned by the best shipbuilders in all of norway. The owner fell on hard times. And shackleton got it for a steal originally. It was designed for luxury. Arctic hunting trips. There were passenger cabins a smoking room and a dining room. Of course he had all that ripped out when the ship got to london. He needed a room to store. Cargo equipment and supplies food for the men for six months would take a lot of space alone and he's got sixty-nine canadian sled dogs coming with them. Then there's the boats. He has foreign all to rowing putters and a larger whaling boat and a small motorboat to make fast trips to the shore. Frank worsley has. Captain drew the designs for that one himself. But it's the bow. That's the real prize. It has to plow through the heavy ice chunks and take them straight on. It's made of a single oak tree and shaped around the curves of the ship. The endurance sailed from london two days ago. Along with his twenty eight crewmembers. A crowd of hundreds saw them off. All of his men were grinning from ear to appear waving their hats. None of them had ever been a part of anything like this. The last great polar journey that can be made. It's enough to make a man sentimental. The only thing clouding the trip. Or rumors of war with germany eight at shackleton when they docked and south end and when they landed here in margate his gut told him to get off the ship and see what news he could find out picks up the paper. England will declare war this evening. British naval reserves mobilized. This means the entire trip is in jeopardy. His conscience tells him he can't leave now not what his country needs everyman and boat but he's to horn. He spent everything he had on this venture and mortgaged his future. He owes his financial backers vast sums of money money. He hoped to make back on his return. There's no guarantee that they will get this chance again. Not with this crew. These supplies he needs to make a decision with a heavy heart. He walks back along the dock to the endurance. The sun glints off her majestic black sides when he boards the ship. He asks frank wars worsley to call the men together. They're quiet they've heard the rumors to shackleton removes his hat. Gentlemen i need your approval. I would like to telegraph the admiralty. An offer up the endurance and the entire expedition to the government. I know you have put in hard work to get here but burns at war. What do.
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"frank war" Discussed on Bleeding Green Nation
"Can you pull this off. I hope it happens and again. I'm not some huge frank gore fan or something but i hope eighteen picks him up and camp just so we had the chance to bring the baby running back. He was down in camp on some team or in the preseason saul deputies i know he's entering his aides thirty eight season by catch on somewhere. I don't necessarily want to be the eagles right now. They don't really need at this point in time but just to see him go somewhere and a team feed 'em carry so we get closer this record. I hope it happens. I don't know how much gas has an attack. He's thirty eight. He's a thirty eight year old running back. They showed me playing any morning. Stole did pretty good. The last couple of years hobie catches on somewhere over the next place somewhere for the next two or three years. This is my hope. Frank ward catches on. He plays for the giants backs up. Saquon barkley get six hundred yards six hundred fifty seven hundred yards the next two three years and then the year. He's under a thousand yards away. From emmett smith he comes and becomes a backup running back from the eagles whether he's forty one forty two. I don't care because i'd love nothing. More than frank were get meaningless. Four yard game. You know in fourth quarter whether it's a blow out on either side and pass emmitt smith's record and an eagles jersey frank were to larry's that time in watch fifteen for like three days or third thirty six hours or however long it was. We thought eagles weren't assigned frank. War he backs out. The old goes to indianapolis eagles. Go move on. Signed demarco murray. They sign ryan mathews day. They redo their backfield there. They traded away leshan koi. So i don't wanna be eagles right now. But i hope he catches on somewhere agent. Peterson's not going to do it frank. Core is the last shot our last shot for any running back ever to break emmett smith record. We can't let that stand. I beg you some team out. There signed frank were feed him carries and when he's just a season away eagles into a one year deal allow him to break that record in midnight. Green it'd be perfect was down in dallas the sunday night football game eagles always planning sunday night. Football down in dallas monday football. They're playing weekday monday night. Football in dallas that year and we go down there and the eagles are beating the crap out of dallas. Whoever's the eagles starting running back comes out of the game they're spying him light. The eagles are up by twenty four points. And you know he needs six is a break emmett smith record. He runs for a first down and he just stands up. Looks up at the sky of this terrible monstrosity. That is eighteen t. stadium you runs over. I'd love from the ron over dan in the star the middle of the cowboys field. A dream saying that's going to happen. No but it's july twenty first in the offseason. Something talk about we. All daydream daydream. All day thing that would happen in jalen hurts. Lebeau leads the eagles to the playoffs this year. Ones applying in redoing. The ones who bowl next monday smith is. The second coming is a future hall of fame my receiver. So when i need something to think about walk into the gym walking home running. Our i think about frank war breaking nfl rushing record just to rub it in the overrated player. Emmitt smith not even a top fifteen running back of all time not even close rubbing his face a different me right. we're Twenty three twenty four minutes plus some ads in commercials..
"frank war" Discussed on Niners Nation
"Than and i should be. Yeah a lot of it was richard. Sherman was out. K one was out. deformed ford was out obviously at that time as well. So the forty niners had like four starters missing on defense. I think five starters actually because Jakubowski tart was also out. Obviously kate Quant alexander was out so they had a ton of injuries. That game But let's let's just not hope that they have a second time against the forty niners and and they still keep the narrative that the forty niners or super bowl team two more things before we go. We're going to get to the most important debate ever had on an honest nation. Podcast but you sent me this before. We started recording. I'd never would have seen this ocho. Cinco chad johnson tweeted on july. First fun fact. I would train and spar with frank gore every off season since two thousand six and included a picture and i have to say chad johnson in the picture looks pretty cut up and a lot bigger than i remember him. Then there's frank or who just he looks like a tank like you see. I see that picture them. And i'm like no wonder nobody could frigging. Stop this guy for fifteen years. Yeah i definitely willing to go out on a limb to say frank war probably one a lot. If not all of those behind sessions. Especially after. I just saw ocho cinco fight not too long ago woes it like last month and it was looked like he didn't really know what to do with them hands while frank gore. I trust him a whole lot. More a guy that's built for contact the guy who enjoys contact. Who did we hear from recently. I think it was. Patrick willis that even when they would practice light freight work did not have that in his body to say. Hey we're practicing lie. And i'm not gonna try to run over. Patrick willis year So the fact that he would continue to play or practice that way. Do i think that he carry that. Over into a sparring session. Absolutely i fully do believe he tried to knock off ocho cinco hand head and he wasn't just trying to play patty cake with him and say. Oh we're training. let's have fun. No frank worrying bill like that. He definitely tried to knock over said. Yeah and if he wasn't the second you through that first shot like frank is going to be like. Oh okay and then destroy you like of all the dudes that i could have to fight with. I would take ocho cinco so much faster than frank. Gore like. No thank you. I wouldn't wanna fight frank gore ten years from now. Okay like forget it. No thank you gore. Looks like a bad ass in this picture. That ocho cinco tweeted out which we will re tweet from the niners nation. Podcasts count as well so you can see it. He's definitely one of the last say former forty niners over the past ten years. He's definitely one of the last one. I would choose to get in a boxing ring with Who would be the first one Probably like andy. Lee would be my top one on. Why are you gotta do anyway like that. Okay robbie gold ow gs by the way that is my my biggest forty niners fear this year i think robbie gold is going to be awful and i don't know why they gave him that deal. He's made something like seventy eight percent of kicks the last two years. That's hideous so you heard it here. Rob is on the kickers. Don't matter train. No they do matter especially when there is bad as robbie gold has been. That's what i'm saying like. I was like legit worried that when they signed him to this deal and the more i think about it and the more i read he has hit seventy eight percent of his field goals over the last two years including two of eight from fifty plus. I have zero confidence in him. Leo yes so. I think he'll be money under forty yards. I think you'll still be money but it's can be a little weird once passed that forty yard spectrum Say it's forty five. I'm gonna say this anything. Forty in over. He's gonna be at sixty eight percent which is not is not good. But that's just my prediction. But isn't every kicker good from forty yards in it like if you can't make forty yards and then you shouldn't be an nfl kicker well it also limits while you put on the scoreboard. Say if you've got a a fifty or fifty one yard field goal here in instead you gotta punny in and take those three points off the board like one if it ends up being a two point game and you lost yet. You could've kicked that fugel but you don't trust one of your highest paid kickers in the nfl to to be out on the field and give the other team Fair field position. Yeah i'm not. I'm not loving that. Maybe that's just my july worry that could be. It's the middle july. So i'm just freaking out about stuff that's could happen with the forty niners but i don't know we'll find out last thing today you were. We were talking about frank gore. Frank gore was the last forty niner. Jersey that i had up until last year when i finally broke down and got george kiddle jersey. I know that many people have been flying to their computers and their phones to order the new red throwbacks. The forty niners have come in this year. Which looked absolutely fantastic. You put it to me before we started. What are the two best forty niners jerseys of all time. I think the forty niners are going to wear the two best jerseys of all time this season. Because it's the white throwbacks ninety four and the red throwbacks for ninety four for me and it's not even closely. Yeah though those are two really really really well done jerseys The white is definitely in for me. The white ninety four's the shadow black. That's definitely going to be one of my to the second one that that's where your your motor starts thinking is it. That dog is you. Know is not the blacks. It's not the blacks for me. I think the blacks look better on. Just say as fans you go to a gaming you have your niners black jersey or your at your house. Your you go somewhere. It's a better fashion jersey to wear it in that matter rather than seeing them on the field where i think it's way better as a fashion statement and then i kinda do dig the ninety eight once will know. Think about it. Steve young warm jerry. Rice warranty a warm frank. War patrick willis ladder. Great niners wore those ninety eight ones. I'm talking about the the debarring indie kind of style with the with the gold pants. That's what i liked about it. Is that the pants. Were gold what they wear now. The pants i it just reminds me of going to target like if it horrible so well hit bit him so well So like the dad pants. I'm not really to hone in on. So i do like seeing the gold one because it matches the helmet little better. Yeah but i'm not the ninety eight burgundy with gold pants. I'm probably gonna go with their original homes. The original homes with with the red solid.
Fantasy Football Today Podcast
"frank war" Discussed on Fantasy Football Today Podcast
"Last season. And i think he played sixty five percent of snaps in all but one game after week three. You know the first two weeks. We're kind of weird Obviously there were the injuries. He's talking about. Mike davis myles gaskin. Own sorry sorry my but yeah i like both. I think both of them are top. Twenty four running backs. What i noticed about myles gaskin was savant. Akhmed really did pretty much just as well. If not better as a rusher now gaskin was out. But gaskin got a lot of catches in and off matt didn't and then they both were there for the raiders game and the way i remember it was Was the starter and got most of the work in the first half and then he just failed the audition and then they gave it to gaskin gas at a huge play in the second half is a really exciting game and that was the first game back from kobe. To it was it was yes. It was first game back but i just don't know what the splits going to be. Is malcolm brown going to be a bigger headache than we are giving him credit for he gets bigger part of the offense he might omar. Kelly tweeted miami envisions malcolm brown. The team's short yardage and four minute offensive back asked to gain tough yardage finish out games with physical runs. That's brian flores is opinion not omar kelly's so coaches say a lot of things at this point in the season and all of them come to fruition. And you know if if you took what every single quarter Qb head coach said in on may first every running back would have three hundred carries and every wide receiver would catch ninety balls so obviously you know plans are going to change and i just think askins a a better player in the malcolm brown. So hopefully you know. I think the biggest issue malcolm brown is probably gonna vulture a decent amount of touchdowns jamie. You like. Gaskin or davis. Better right now oh gaskin. I think just knowing that they did commit him. There's you know an offensive coordinator change from chan gailey. But i still think that you know. Despite what brian flores said knock on browns and be one those from me. Say this time and time again. A lot of it had to do with frank war veteran guys do all the right things. Them guests no veteran but he's he's still younger in his career than malcolm brown. So i'm sure whatever. Brian floor is the scene of a brown watching on getting know him. You know you probably feels like he's gonna be in the right spots when they need him to be in the right spots but there's not a lot of upside gaskin showed you. He has upside. And so hopefully that That continues. I think really the knock brown.
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"frank war" Discussed on Good Seats Still Available
"I mean he'll just had very very solid players from year after year. They had frank war feel second base. It was excellent player. They had jake stevens at short Fairly consistent from year to year and again occasionally augmented by these big stars. We build in brooklyn lloyd for one year. John henry lloyd and that didn't work out very well I just think he didn't get along with bowl. The only played a year with hill But they always had a very solid core players and they had locals to. I think that was important. They always had a few local players. They bring in even talk about that and we're running out of time but interesting and then eagerly leagues those days they would do their own little crew scouting and they'd watch african american amateur teams and they might pull someone in and bring them onto the team that way. Jimmy johnson hall of famer started that way they told him off. The sandlot stuck him with hillsdale. He didn't make it the first year. Really and then a couple of years later he became a permanent fixture on the team so a lot of great players on hildale great stars and they deserve to be better remembered. I think one quickey on that one. And then i'll get to my final question Of your from your research you know of the quote unquote white media or white newspapers How much acknowledgment and or understanding would you say there was of hildale and the the quality player that was playing for hildale and the negro league play in general or or was there a lack of it. Was anybody.