35 Burst results for "Hail Mary"
Mike Gallagher Podcast
A Second Woman Alleges Herschel Walker Paid for Her Abortion
"Everything they got, they're throwing it Republicans in a Hail Mary. Is there a single person in Georgia who would say, you know, I was all set to vote for Herschel Walker. But attorney Gloria allred held a press conference yesterday and played a woman's voice on a speaker. We don't know who she is, there's no evidence at all that this is true, but she's claiming that in 1993, Herschel Walker urged her to get an abortion. Every level of this is satirical. It's comedy. It's absolute, dark humor. First of all, the left loves abortions. You think they'd throw a ticker tape parade for Herschel. They want abortion. They worship at the altar of abortion. Everything's about abortion. And if a woman doesn't have a right to an abortion, well, the world has come to an end. She needs to be able to abort that baby. That's their rallying cry. That's the flag. They're taken back. Did you hear
AJ Benza: Fame is a Bitch
Matthew Perry Admits He Was at Death's Door
"Let me talk about Matthew Perry for a second. I don't want to toot my own horn. But about three years ago, I exclusively wrote for radar magazine and told all you folks on the podcast that the friends thought was close to death. I mean, I said I had it on good authority. He had less than a 10% chance of living. He was even staying in the home of his mother and stepdad Keith Morrison from dateline. I always get a kick out of the fact that Matthew Perry stepped down as the guy from dateline. I love Keith Morris. Can listen to him all day. And then the killer returned. As if he never left. Oh, that pesky DNA. I don't do a good Mars, but you know the guy. He's the best in his business. So three years go by and not to Perry's not dying. Matthew Perry's getting a book deal. 90 Perry's got a girlfriend. Some people started giving me shit about my report. You got it wrong, AJ. And I don't often hear that. And I'm proud about that. And for the first time in a long time, I remember going back on the podcast and saying, well, I guess I was wrong about Matt Perry. So the person who gave me that tip is a good source of mine and always has been, but I guess I can't go to that source anymore. Can't get something that big, that wrong. It's embarrassing for me. And I'm nothing without good sources, but he was right. And I was right in what I told you. And it doesn't make me happy to be right about a guy dying or near death. But I knew I was right. Anyhow, I was right because Matthew Perry has finally admitted it. He's got a big book coming out called Friends, lovers in that big, terrible thing. And he opens up about the health crisis that almost claimed his life several years ago. In the upcoming memoir, he says he suffered a burst colon from long, long-term opioid addiction, and the doctors had to inform his family that the actor had a 2% chance of living. He said that when he was hospitalized for 5 months, he's been two weeks in a coma. And he used a colostomy bag for 9 months. The doctors told his family that he had a 2% chance of living. He was put on something called an ECMO machine, which does all the breathing for your heart and for your lungs and that's called a Hail Mary. Nobody really goes on to survive that. But he did. So I was right. And I'm glad he's alive.
The Dan Bongino Show
Julie Kelly: The January 6th Committee Is Done
"The committee reconvened yesterday just embarrassed themselves again This thing has become an ongoing humiliation for the United States Kinzinger crying again Cheney whining about something whatever But what's interesting about yesterday's hearing is they kind of refuted the two things they were trying to get out So let's go through them one by one Yesterday they said it is a national emergency this insurrection we've got to get Donald Trump up here creating all kinds of separation of power problems and we're going to subpoena him Yet the committee is about to break for the holidays and it's probably may not come back at all after the election It's kind of dumb right doing it now but then simultaneously claiming it's some big national emergency It looks like a Hail Mary pass to me It really did I mean I think they wanted to finish their performance with the dramatic flare So you had Liz Cheney's resolution to subpoena Donald Trump and his records get his foreign testimony of course the committee voted unanimously to get that subpoena But to your point they're done right I mean Republicans take the house This committee obviously will be will expire They've also moved the release of their report Dan twice It was supposed to be released in September Then it was moved to release yesterday October 13th the date of their last performance And now it's been pushed all the way back to November 29th So why are they delaying this report Where are these witness transcripts that we've been told would be made public So they left they left a lot of questions unanswered Throughout these committee meetings while raising a whole lot of new ones
The Hugh Hewitt Show: Highly Concentrated
How Democrats Divide the Nation
"Senator, my guess is that they panicked at The White House and at the DNC after the student loan debacle became clearly a political loser, and they threw a Hail Mary last night, and it was a flutter. Chimpanzee state perdue. That could be, but he was just exactly who these people are. What they want to do is they want to buy votes. They want to make more Americans dependent on government. They want to grow government and its control over our lives. I mean, I don't understand it, but I do understand how disastrous it is. I mean, we're $30.8 trillion in debt. We are mortgaging our children's future that debt burden puts all of the high priority programs like social security like Medicare, like veterans benefits like to test this nation, that's what puts those programs at risk. And unfortunately, Democrats and too many Americans are just whistling past the graveyard in terms of the debt that we are adding to the backs of our children.
The Charlie Kirk Show
Article III Project Founder Mike Davis on the FBI Trump Raid
"You though really quick. What do you think is the calculus right now of the Federal Bureau of Investigation? I think they're evil, but I don't think they're dumb. What were they thinking by doing this? What did they hope to achieve? Is this really a national archive dispute? Is this an act of desperation? What's your speculation here? Well, president Trump left office 18 months ago. So what's the urgency right now? And it seems like the urgency is as they know that president Trump is going to run again. They know he's going to win the primary and they know he's going to win The White House again. And I think they're panicking. And they think this is a Hail Mary. They think I've seen Mark Goliath the top Democrat, election lawyer putting out this theory that under the statute of someone misuses presidential records, they're just qualified from office. It's just complete nonsense that they're pushing this theory, the constitution clearly spells out how the president is picked, how he's elected what his qualifications are. And they're just grasping at straws here. They're
The Hugh Hewitt Show: Highly Concentrated
Biden Tiptoes Around the Politics of Student Loan Forgiveness
"Josh is where you find him, Josh. Got to ask you for the political read of forgiveness of student debt. I'm going to spend a lot of time on it this week. I did my first couple of segments where I took callers. Nobody calls in who wants student debt forgiven, but there are 40 million people who owe student debt. What are the politics of that in your view? The White House is playing to a college educated affluent or much of the affluent, but upper middle class life of the electorate, they're based. They called Elizabeth Warren coalition, but it could come at the expense of a lot of folks who didn't go to college or have already paid their college debt off and see this as a handout to fairly upper middle class Americans. I think they're so desperate this White House to find out any way to excite a base. They're not only losing among independents and all the polling polling around 30% among independents, but they're also not exciting the core progressives that voted for him would Biden vote for Democrats in 2020. So this is sort of a Hail Mary pass, a Hail Mary idea, try to figure out a way to get young people to the polls to get them back into the democratic fold.
Mike Gallagher Podcast
Jim Geraghty: Canceling Student Loan Debt Is Biden's Hail Mary Pass
"Here's a Jim Gary writes at national review, and we're going to post it at Mike online dot com. It's a splendid splendid piece about punishing the responsible. It's a Hail Mary pass. It's all it is. It's Biden's Hail Mary pass for the coming midterms because he sees the catastrophic writing on the wall for Democrats. They're going to get their clocks cleaned in November. I think I hope I trust Jim Gary writes if you borrow money and sign a contract, promising to pay it back. You have to pay it back. Are you going to suffer? Consequences, at least that's the way it used to work until Democrats decided they could win a lot of votes by just waving a magic wand and declaring that people didn't have to pay their student debt back.
Bad On Paper
"hail mary" Discussed on Bad On Paper
"I loved station 11, and I know that it is controversial, but I really liked the glass hotel. A lot of people hated the glass host. The I read station 11, but I haven't read the glass hotel. It was the follow-up, and I think there are a lot of expectations. And I think a lot of people hated it. It's not at all like station 11. Huh. I was kind of on the fence of station 11, but I also read it mid 2021. Oh, not the right time. Yeah, I didn't realize when I got it. What it was about, and I was like, oh, okay, we're doing this, but beautiful writing. See a tranquility is interesting so far. I'm reading it at night, and I find that every time I start reading it, I'm like, wait, what's happening? But yeah, we'll see how it goes. And then finally, the one I'm kind of most excited about, I started flying solo by Linda Holmes, who wrote EV Drake starts over, which I haven't read. Did you read that? Yes. So that book is so special to me because it was the book that broke me out of my pandemic reading rut. And I owned it for over a year, and it had just sat on my shelf, and I was not excited about it based on the description. I was like, I don't care. And I adored it. And so then when we were talking about books, we wanted to call in, you kind of poo pooed flying solo and you were like, well, if you want it, we can read it, but I don't know how I feel. So I'm delighted that you love it. I don't remember doing that. I guess based on the description it's not something I would necessarily go for, but I'm loving it. It's so fun. And I just, yeah, it's really, I find it very comforting and soothing and I also really love that the main character is in her 40s. And also just the author just randomly worked in that she was plus size, but it's not a plot point at all. It's like never mentioned. And I kind of love that because I don't know. I feel like as a culture, we kind of just read things, assuming people are thin, which is ridiculous, but yeah, anyway, I love that it's not a plot point and it's just a detail and she's an interesting character with an interesting life and I'm really enjoying it. Okay, enough about me and 5000 books. What about you? Well, I have four too. So I read the roughest draft by Emily wimberly and Austin Sigmund broca. I had higher expectations for this one than it delivered. It's a RomCom about a writing duo who has written this chart topping bestseller and then broken up as a writing duo for unknown reasons and they're enlisted by their publisher to deliver on the second book in their contract, even though they now hate each other. And so they go to Florida on this writing retreat to do it. I thought it was also interesting that the authors are a husband and wife. I didn't love it. Oh gosh. Yeah. The idea of writing something with my partner just made me want to, oh, wow, good for them, but. I didn't love this. Okay. I did. That's a bummer. I almost didn't finish it. And then I kind of hate finished the last third of it. Darn. So not a recommend. I read project Hail Mary, which I obviously loved. I read cover story by Susan rigetti. I think that's how you say her last name. I'm not positive. I tore through this in one sitting. It is almost as if she took Elizabeth Holmes Anna delvey and Caroline Calloway and smashed them together into one super scammer. So it's about a scammer who is taking advantage. It's told from the perspective of her mark, I guess, that she's taking advantage of who is an intern at Elle magazine. And that's where they meet the scammers like an editor at large there. And get sucked in and drama unfolds. I loved this. It was really interestingly told too it was all told through emails, FBI records, slack messages, Instagram posts, and diary entries. And for the first 50 pages, I was like, oh, it's a little too simplistic. I don't think I'm gonna like this, but once it really started to get going, like, devoured. Huh. Okay, it's in my pile, so I definitely will pick that up soon. It was great. I think you'll like it. I do love scammers. And then I read how to fake it in Hollywood by Eva wilder, which comes out in June. And Claire mazer, who is my soulmate in celebrity normal people romance reading, told me that she liked this even better than funny you should ask by Alyssa assessment. And so I read this, I was really excited for it. And I liked it better for the first half and then the second half kind of fell apart for me. And I ended up not loving it that much. So this is a fake dating. It's a struggling up and coming actress gets into a PR relationship with kind of like a Ben Affleck if Matt Damon had died. So it's like a famous actor who was part of a fame, like an a list duo, but like the other half of the duo has died and now he's gone into like depression. I got what you meant immediately. So great description. It was just very specific. Yeah. And I didn't, I don't know. It didn't end up being better for me. Okay. But on that note, should we tell people what our may book is? Yes, you can do the honors. So we're going to read funny you should ask by Alyssa sussman. So just doing my diligence here to make sure it was the best celebrity normal person romance of the current of the current times. I was delighted by this book. It is about a journalist who goes to interview an a list celebrity who's about to star in his breakout role for a magazine profile. And it's told in two timelines, the first timeline is when she's writing the profile for the first time, and then the second timeline is ten years later when he's become a big star and then also kind of become disgraced and she's writing a follow-up profile on the ten year anniversary..
Bad On Paper
"hail mary" Discussed on Bad On Paper
"What table? Oh, mine's really crumbly. I have crumbs everywhere. There's a shedding pieces. I know someone's cracked a tooth on that, that's all I know. Worth it though, maybe. Let's talk about the ending. Yes. I guess before we give our thoughts, should we listen to this voicemail? Yeah, let's do it. Hi, Olivia, and Becca. It's Marianne. I'm a longtime fan of the podcast and obsessed with project Hail Mary. But my question for you is, did you like the ending? For how much I obsessively tore through this book, could not stop talking about it, could not stop thinking about it. I have to admit, I found the ending lacking. I wanted him to get back to earth. I wanted resolution with strat. I just, I don't know. So let me wanting more. So I want to know what you guys thought of the ending. Thanks for everything you do. So what did you think of the ending? I really loved the ending because it was not what I expected. I fully expected someone to die. I thought in order for this to really hit you in the feels, have meaning someone has to perish. So I liked that it was an unexpected, happy ending. And I didn't think about the resolution, what happened on earth that much. 'cause I was so invested in rocky and the tiny classroom of the tiny iridian. I was like, this is the most pure, amazing ending I've ever read. But what did you think? So I liked it. It did feel somewhat inevitable. Like it was the only ending there could have been. If he went back to earth, I mean, the book would then have been like 300 more pages of him dealing with that. But if he went back to earth, like earth did him wrong, screw earth. So I like that he was, he went to arid and he was treated like a king among men or spiders in this case. And I thought it was interesting. It did bring up some questions for me that I feel like one chapter was probably not sufficient to answer. So I do feel like it introduced some questions, but I liked it. What questions? Well, just about how life on arid works and also how did they how did they advance their technology so fast to engineer food for him and like invent cloning? It seemed like their technology was not there. And also they don't see. So the whole planet is dark and so he's living in like a dark bubble and I don't know. There was just like, there were a few things that I was like, huh, I'm with you. I'm happy for them. Yeah. I understand that. So I didn't mind the ending. And it was cute that he had students again. Yes, that was I did not see that coming, and I thought it was adorable. But I do like that to a certain extent your brain kind of had to fill in the details that maybe weren't as important to the heart of the story. But I agree. There definitely were some things that I was thinking about the planet, but it's hard to think about anything else other than the me burger, once the me burger is introduced. Oh, where did that question go? Would you eat a me burger? Yeah, we got a voicemail with this question. Which is an amazing question. I think I would. Absolutely. I think, you know, you're able to recognize that it's not actually you. I wouldn't even you burger, I would feel very weird about eating a you burger. I'm insulted. But I would need a me burger. Yeah. Yeah, I think that's fair. I think most people would. I don't know if you're a vegetarian. Maybe that's the food source of the future. Your cloned self. I think this is our culinary episode. We really hit all of the high volumes. It could be though. Maybe that is the future. I guess it would be more sustainable. Yeah. Here's another voicemail that I thought was interesting. I didn't consider this. Olivia, I loved project Hail Mary and Andy Reyes others Brooks. I was wondering if it bothered either of you that he chose not to write about whether the main character tells earth about his discovery about rocky and the iridian. I personally think that rylan chose to not tell earth in order to protect the iridian from earth. But it bothers me that Andy weir doesn't include rylan's thought process about it because I think it's a pretty important thing to be left out. What do you think? Yeah, I actually had not thought of this at all and I found it interesting that it hadn't crossed my mind even a little bit. What about you? No, it didn't cross my mind at all. Again, I'm of the opinion fuck earth because of what they did to him. So they don't get to know. Also, my understanding, which could be incorrect, was that he didn't really have an option, like they had his, he sent all of The Beatles back to earth, and so he didn't really have a means to get something there. He just had his spaceship. So in order to tell earth, he would have had to go there, which based on the time thing, oh, I didn't know about that. The difference in time experienced in space versus on earth. Did you know that? I did only because have you seen the movie Interstellar? No. It's okay. If you get on a space kick again or after this, it's with vacuum McConaughey and Jessica Chastain to people who I love. And the science is very confusing, but a large part of it is about the time difference. And I mean, I can't explain it to anyone if you were to ask me to, but yeah. Definitely complicates things. Do you think this made you feel differently about science fiction about the genre? Do you feel like it was like a one hit wonder for you in the science alien book world? I think it was a one hit wonder for me. I already said that it definitely exceeded my expectations. And made humbled me in that I don't necessarily know what I'm going to like. So it would be more open to science fiction in the future. I actually like science fiction Y YA books..
Bad On Paper
"hail mary" Discussed on Bad On Paper
"You just are like beating yourself up. I had a few days like that, which was rough. But Olivia, I, when I saw this in the outline, I related to this so hard because when I was in Charleston on Saturday night before dinner, we went to this bar and it was like a swanky cocktail type place. And where I was seated, there was this mirror, this huge mirror on the side wall, and I was sitting on a poof, but a non back chair. And I had this view of myself from the side, and it was also what I was wearing, and I had like a full internal spiral during the course of one cocktail sitting here looking at myself, and it just, oh my gosh, so I'm intimately familiar with having a bad body image week having just had one myself. Yeah. For being in the midst of one perhaps. I'm glad you can relate, but I'm sorry that you dealt with that because it really takes you out of any moment you're in. It's suddenly just becomes what you hear in your head and you're not experiencing anything else. Going on. And yeah, I hate moments like that, because I'm like, why couldn't I have just enjoyed this amazing place I was with these great people and great memories, but yeah, I'm glad it's just not me. No, it is not just you. I sat there the whole time, then being like, how can I sit so that I don't, you know, just like contorting and looking at myself and feeling self conscious and I get that. And it's interesting because it's like nothing about yourself changed in that moment, you know? You were exactly the same as you were an hour before a day before, but you can feel totally different. But yeah, what about you? What was your low? I am just feeling really spread thin right now across my work projects. And I'm really frustrated about it because I don't know if there is a solution. You know, I feel like I've been in this quote unquote hustle mode for the past couple of years as we've gotten RomCom pods up and running and now I've added on a book and I have all these projects that I'm really excited about, but I still have my consulting work to pay the bills and I think I've had a pretty good attitude about it for the past two years and I feel like over the past month it is all just hit me and it feels really frustrating to have so much on my plate and especially that I feel like it's to the detriment of my creative work sometimes where I'm like the solution to being able to do fewer things would be if I finish this novel and I can sell the novel then I'll have money from that but because I have so many things going on sometimes it's hard to work on the novel and it's really frustrating. Yeah, that's understandable. You were honestly one of the hardest working people. I think I've ever met in terms of taking on more always being the first person to handle something. And it's very impressive, but I can imagine how exhausting it is. And I also feel like when you have creative projects on the side, you just have this mindset like eventually that will be my full-time job. And when it's been so long, it wears on you. I totally get it. I'm sorry you're dealing with that. Thank you. And that was such a nice compliment to my enneagram type three heart about my work ethic. So yeah, I don't think there is a solve. I don't want to give any of them up, but I'm just I'm out of balance right now. Yeah. Oh, that's the worst feeling. Well, I hope that there's an end in sight at some point. Me too. Let's take an ad break. Today's episode is sponsored by knight. Knight exists at the intersection of beauty and sleep using textiles to solve your sleep woes. Today, we want.
Bad On Paper
"hail mary" Discussed on Bad On Paper
"Hello, fellow space nuts? Welcome back to a very space themed episode of bad on paper podcast. I'm Becca Freeman, and I'm Olivia mentor. And today we are talking about our April book club pick, which is project Hail Mary by Andy weir. And Olivia, I gotta tell ya, I got really into this. Really, I'm actually very nervous because I saw that you posted that you had started it and you liked it. And then I haven't heard anything. So I was like, this is either gonna crush me or surprise me, but I'm very curious to hear your thoughts. You didn't hear anything because I read the whole book in two days. That's great. That's the way it's meant to be enjoyed, I think. Well, before we get into the book club, discussion, this episode is sponsored by night. The makers of our favorite silk pillowcases. If you're ready to upgrade your sleep experience, you can take 20% off almost everything on their site at discover night dot com with code bad on paper. Let's do some highs and lows. Please tell me you're high. I almost wish we had a whole episode to discuss this. Oh gosh. So my high is Jake and I's trip to Italy for our first wedding anniversary. It was this past week. We went for 7 days, we were in Florence, and then we spent a couple days in Tuscany and I'm probably butchering this pronunciation, but I think it's called umbria or anyway. The country. And it was wonderful and just magical and it was really like a splurge, like dream vacation for us. And it was kind of like a makeup trip for our honeymoon that we planned twice and both times, either was canceled or went very wrong initially. So it was just, it felt like a long time coming in a lot of ways and it was great. It looked stunning. So I booked a trip to Paris and I booked the Harry Styles trip. I can't remember if I had told people that. And then you were on your trip to Italy and I was like, man, I think I screwed up. I should go to Italy. The good thing is Italy is not that far from you said Paris, right? Yeah, I think I'm committed to Paris, but I think next year I'm in the market for an Italy moment. You sold it real hard. Also, it looked like you did some exceptional eating and drinking. We really did. I mean, that's pretty much the main point of traveling for me. It's eating and drinking, and that's basically it. I like museums and everything, but I mean, it's all about the food. It's all about the food. It looked great. Thank you. It was really fun. Maybe we should do an episode about Tripp planning. I feel like I want to know how you go about your research because it seemed like you had, you had a plan. I did. But you know what's funny is that the best experience of the whole trip maybe was the thing that we didn't have planned. We did a little day trip to this random medieval town in Tuscany, and it was the single best day of travel. I think I've ever had in my life. But you traveled too, and I'm excited to hear about your trip as well. So tell us about Charleston. Yeah, so my high is that I went to Charleston last weekend to visit grace and it was really nice because we've lost our weekly touchpoint of talking on the podcast. So I was happy that we didn't let too much time go by before we got to see each other in person and I went to Charleston, she planned a very food centric weekend. We had plans to go to the beach, but it was not great weather, so we didn't do that. But we went to a bunch of our favorite restaurants. I did Easter with her family, which was so nice. That's so fun. And it was just it was a great trip. It looked great. I'm excited to go to Charleston more myself because my parents are building a house right outside of Charleston. So that's what I thought we had to do a trip or something again. I was saying that to grace, I was like, I think Olivia's parents are moving to Charleston. Did I make that up? And she was like, I think you made that up. No, they are. It's outside of Charleston, but they're there all the time now and always reporting back about restaurants and bars and actually my mom who follows you on Instagram now was like, oh, I saw Becca was at this restaurant that I've heard is really good. I think it's called chubby's, is that right? Chubby fish. Chubby fish. It was so good. Grace wanted to go on Friday and she was like, well, we have to line up at four 30 because it opens at 5, and if you don't get in line, you won't get a seat. And they don't take any reservations. And in my head, I was kind of like, I don't know if any food is worth lining up for it for 30, but it was excellent. It looked incredible. It really did. Also eating a 5 p.m. is kind of my ideal time. Get it cocktail at 5 and eat at 6. I feel like I would thrive in that environment. Well, then you have so much, I guess you go to bed earlier than I do. Yeah, I do. Then you have so much time afterwards. And then we were kind of drunk and then we went home and watched a bad movie, which was also about space. I watched a lot of space movies this weekend. I saw that and I wondered if it was because of this or just coincidental. It was coincidental, but I have some more space thoughts based on this. Oh, okay. Anyway, okay, I'm looking forward to hearing them. Yeah, so my high was the trip to Charleston. What about Lowe's? What's your low? Milo is that I kind of had an unexpected, bad body image week while I was traveling. It's always like the most frustrating thing for me when this happens because not only am I feeling bad because I'm feeling bad, but then I'm also like beating myself up because I'm like, why can't you just like be present and enjoy this moment and not have these thoughts like, oh, I don't fit in here or I don't look good enough to be in this like fancy restaurant or just these really negative kind of intrusive thoughts and it was still like the most amazing trip and everything. You know, nothing is ever one dimensional and but I'm feeling better now so it passed, but yeah, there were a few days there where I just, you know when you hate every piece of clothing you own, nothing looks right, nothing fits, right?.
"hail mary" Discussed on NFL explained.
"These athletes are thinking in real time on the field. Right. And proving that playing football is not about just being a meathead. I mean, they're clearly doing physics. On the fly. But you know, as we give these great quarterbacks all this shine. Let's talk about the receivers a little bit. Since 2006, Larry Fitzgerald and AJ green have the most targets on hail marys with 5 apiece. Now, if Fitzgerald was indeed able to catch one of those. But green Hakeem Nick, so I mentioned earlier and Richard Rogers, who you also mentioned earlier, lead the way with two each. And since we talked about Rogers earlier, let's take a listen to what he had to say after he caught that one against Detroit. Now you got basketball in your background. Are you having 14 point 5 points you junior year? At what point did you start to think like a basketball player and say, I just got to go up and get this rebound? From the start, really. I'm supposed to be boxing out and devonta is supposed to be the jumper, but once I saw it in the air, I realized I could get it, so I just went for it. A deity. It's a really good point, and I love that Rogers is saying it because kind of boxes out, leaps up and he's got that basketball background. But without those guys catching the ball, you don't even have this episode of NFL explain. I think the one thing that I learned today is Aaron Rodgers might be the best at the Hail Mary throw. We didn't even mention his 2015 Hail Mary in the divisional game. Against the Cardinals, I don't know, is there a guy that you'd want to throw the ball to up in the air? Last second, crucial moment in a game? That's asking me right now who's got the best hands. You know what? I don't even know if it's about the best hand since we're talking about the whole mathematical piece of it. I feel like Cooper Cup is always in the right place at the right time. I mean, this is a guy that I repeatedly watched just a couple of weeks ago, beat double teams. Ja'Marr chase is fearless. He's another guy. I would absolutely totally throw to. Who else? And then again, I'll go back to, I mentioned Hakeem nicks and being there when he caught one. Just being able to like roger said box somebody out and have bigger hands than anybody, that is a tough one. You're putting me on the spot and not even giving me a chance to really actively think about that. Yeah, I like the quizzes on this show. I thought I could throw one your way. All right, so but let me give you one more. Let me give you one more, you know? There is one more Aaron Rodgers Hail Mary and it's one that you forgot of course is the 2017 wild card game when he threw a Hail Mary against the Giants. At the end of the first half. And I know you still bleed blue. Oh yes, sometimes it's hard. So I apologize. But I think we should toss this one out the door. On our way out and everybody else, as you listen to this call and as Mike wipes away the tears listening to those calls, thank you as always for joining us. Giants looking for a stop. Rogers does this better than anybody. End zone. Touchdown. Unbelievable. It's inexplicable as to how you allow any offensive players in front of you in a Hail Mary type situation. That was NFL explained, ill, Mary. America's most reliable network is going ultra with Verizon 5G ultra wideband and more and more places with up to ten times faster speeds you can download a movie in mere minutes. What? Yes, Verizon is going ultra so you can too. 5G ultra wideband available and select areas most reliable based on rankings from the root metrics U.S. root score report dated first half, 2021, excluding C band and not specific to 5G networks, your results may vary not an endorsement, speed comparison to median Verizon four G LTE speeds downloads very based on network conditions in 5G content optimization. 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"Have attempted the most hail marys. Okay, there's one name that's certainly comes to mind and that's Aaron Rodgers because you actually kind of touched on it a little bit earlier in this podcast guys that have the arm strength to be able to do it. Rogers, I feel like he can just flick his wrist and that thing's going 40 yards anyway. And then when there's actually like an attempt to throw the bomb, Rogers has got it. So on the list, I would say Aaron Rodgers has to be in the top three. Well, ding, ding ding. That is very good. And that one is a little bit obvious, but let me tell you who's not. Kirk, cousins. Wow. Has thrown ten. And Andy Dalton has attempted 30. Oh, here we go. Now both Andy Dalton and Aaron Rodgers have actually connected on three hail marys, all of them for touchdowns. Cousins has only connected on one touchdown and he's thrown three picks. Now he has acknowledged that perhaps the technique needs a little bit of work, but he says his approach is very, very specific, that basically his front shoulder better be tilted up and that his back shoulder better be down because it's not a regular pass, he says, my kids, I think how he described it was a moonshot. Where he wants the ball kind of arcing up and then coming down at the receivers in the end zone. Here's another crazy one. The highest career Hail Mary completion percentage is 40%. That's somebody who completed two of 5. And that's somebody is Jameis Winston. Famous Jameis making an appearance on the pod on the Hail Mary edition. Famous. So overall, since 2006, there have been 156 Hail Mary pass attempts to win or tie a game. 7 were completed for a game tagging touchdown of those 7 touchdowns three, ultimately led to a win in regulation. The other four forced or time, but didn't ultimately lead to a win. The three of those were completed for a game winning touchdown with no time remaining on the clock. And Rogers actually leads the entire group with the longest winning touchdown completion. So 156 Hail Mary pass attempts since 2006, the longest one that was completed for a winning touchdown was by Aaron Rodgers and went for 61 yards. Take a listen, Mike. Rogers. In trouble. It's going to get there. He turned 32 yesterday. Does he have a vintage moment in him? In the end zone, it is caught for the win. Richard Rogers with a walk off touchdown for the packers. Now there is no way you're going to forget the miracle emo town week 13, 2015 packers and lions, Rogers able to connect with Richard Rogers for the walk off win. Aditi kind of a cool connection here. Maybe some of our listeners of a certain age would remember this play, but the Stanford cow game, the play when the band is on the field. So Rogers dad, Richard Roche, senior actually played for Cal in that particular game when the band was on the field. He actually handled two of the 5 laterals to end that game. So for me, there must be something genetically in the Rogers name when it comes to Aaron Rodgers making a ton of Hail Mary throws. Richard Rogers being on the receiving end of that and then Richard Rodgers. Junior being on the receiving end of that pass and then Richard Rogers senior playing in one of those iconic games, just kind of a cool little factoid there. Sure, but I don't consider a crazy lateral play a Hail Mary. But anyway, since we did that one, I think it's important that we go through the other two game winning Hail Mary touchdowns. So the first one, week ten, 2010, Jacksonville, Houston. David Gerard throws a 50 yard touchdown to Mike Thomas Houston. 31 24. And what actually happened was that the defender batted the ball into Mike Thomas's hand. I mean, Mike, I'll never forget the first Hail Mary that I was present for. It was 2012. The Giants were at the packers. It was the NFC divisional round, end of the first half, and Eli Manning. Heaves the ball. Downfield into the end zone, you see all of these hands go up and then that one big, huge set of mitts. Hakeem nicks gloves. I don't even remember exactly, but I think he wore a size four XL glove. His hands were so big, they were above everybody else's. He trapped that past from Manning against his face mask, actually. And I remember he fell to the ground. It was a touchdown, everybody swarmed him, and the momentum of that game completely changed. It was like, they scored that touchdown. They go into the halftime break, and you knew that the Giants had won the game and were going to go on to the NFC championship game. And then of course they went on to the Super Bowl, and then of course they won the Super Bowl and, you know, I remember that play. And then how can we forget when Aaron Rodgers was on the other side of the Hail Mary or should I call it the fail Mary? And I know we talked about this in an earlier episode. 2012, week three. There was a referee lockout. So replacement refs are working the game. Russell Wilson hits Golden Tate for a 24 yard touchdown at the end of regulation. The refs made two different calls. One said, touchdown, the other says time was expired and listened to the confusion right here, Mike. The packers playing at the goal line. As Wilson. Scrambles to keep it alive. The game's final play is a Wilson lock to the end zone, which is. With Jennings simultaneous who has it, who they give it to. Touchdown. One guy goes untouched down the other said no time has to be looked at because it's a score. Still having an official down there in the pile looking. Take off the pile with the ball. We must have a definitive call that was one touchdown signal. The Seahawks had one. Aditi Rogers always seemed to be in the mix for a Hail Mary one way or another. So it's only fitting that he can speak on the strategy of a Hail Mary. In an ESPN article in 2017, this is what he said. I've done all of those in practice. So even the Arizona throw, the Detroit throw and this last one I've done similar plays where we're moving the pocket slightly or not moving the pocket or escaping and resetting the edge and then you're throwing it as high as you can and trying to judge the trajectory and distance and then how hard you're going to throw it. It's a matter of quick mathematical equation in your mind based on your feel and your muscle memory, which speaks a deity to what Kirk Cousins was saying with the formats of the throw and what it also reminds me of Justin Tucker when he hit that 66 yard field goal, that little hop step to try to get a little extra umph on that kick. It's sort of the same thing, different position, but once again, just how some of
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"This crazy lateral, how many guys can touch the ball. And I think that that's it. Yeah, clock, end of the play. And it's got to be a deep pass. And it's got to be a score that you absolutely need. And then Mike, this topic is a little bit hard to quantify and really actually, technically, they didn't start keeping Hail Mary statistics until 2006. So let's primarily focus on the last 15 years since those stats have been kept, except that maybe the most iconic Hail Mary, not the first one, not the style back one, but the most iconic one was actually the hail flutie, and that one happened before 2006. And to be fair, it wasn't actually in an NFL game, but foodie was an NFL quarterback. So, you know, there's a parallel there, Mike, you'll buy it, right? Oh yeah. No, I'm with you a 100%. Look, any long bottoms we can get. I'll take. All right, so 1984, Doug flutie, Boston college. There's a 63 yard touchdown to Gerard phelan. The last second touchdown gives Boston college a win over the Miami hurricanes, the big bad Miami hurricanes, and there are a lot of people like that consider it one of the greatest sports plays of all time in no small part because of who actually executed the past. Yeah. Look, in a lot of ways, it was really awesome. Fluty, by the way, was actually pretty nasty in that game and nasty in a good way. It's sort of look, I did a little Wikipedia search here, and I thought this was kind of like a cool little deal. He threw the ball from his own 37. Now fluidy certainly wasn't a prototypical, perfect looking quarterback in terms of the size and the height he was 5, ten, so kudos to him. I was like the shorter guys for obvious reasons. But the quarterback. So he throws the ball at least 63 yards against 30 mph wind. So this is like in a day and age where we weren't talking about next gen stats and Cynthia Freeland wasn't dropping like serious dives on us. So to me that was kind of cool. And that was after he'd already thrown the ball a ton, right? Yeah. 45 times in the game. Flew to finishes with four 72, three touchdowns with the third one being truly awesome. All right, but back to those metrics, our research team in 2006, since that time, there have been 357 Hail Mary pass attempts in a game in the NFL, including the playoffs. How about this though? It's kind of surprising. Only 39 completions. So nearly one in 9 get completed with only a 7% touchdown rate on the flip side, one in four of those gets intercepted. So if we want to do the statistical analysis, it's really important to know. You're not throwing a Hail Mary unless you absolutely have to based off some of those numbers. Well, and that's what we were talking about earlier, right? I got the statistics wrong, obviously. But as I was saying, I do know of quarterbacks who are afraid to throw the past because they don't want to be picked off. And I also know ones that are afraid to throw the past because then people will know whether they really can actually do it or not. I mean, we always knew that Joe Flacco had an arm, but not everybody really necessarily has that arm. So Mike, there are with our newest unlimited plan, everyone's welcome. Introducing welcome unlimited. From Verizon for just $30 a line per month for four lines. With auto pay plus taxes and fees. Our best priced unlimited plan ever. Did he say $30? Yep, $30 a line for the whole family. The network you want. The price you love. Switch to Verizon today. Pay for free billing required. Unlimited 5G nationwide four G LTE. In times of congestion, your data may be temporarily slower than other traffic. All smartphone lines on the account must be unwelcome unlimited. And are eligible only for select promotions. Includes domestic talk text and data usage only data running at two G speeds. What up? It's dramas. You may know me from the recap on LA TV. Now I've got my own podcast, life as a gringo hammer to every Tuesday and Thursday. We'll be talking real and unapologetic about all things life, Latin culture, and everything in between from someone who's never quite fit in. Listen to life as a gringo and the iHeartRadio app or wherever you get your podcasts. Brought to you by State Farm, like a good neighbor, State Farm is there. Three quarterbacks who've thrown a Hail Mary more than ten times in their career. And since you know I love quizzes, I'm going to make you guess. But no, no, no, not yet, not yet. I'm giving you a chance to think about it, okay? So I'm gonna need the time. Just a few seconds right here. You mull over that. Which three quarterbacks have thrown a Hail Mary, more than ten times in their career. When we come back on the NFL exclaimed, we will live as some of the greatest hail marys and find out what future Hall of Famer has yet to complete a Hail Mary of his own. Bucket list item. We'll do our best to identify what quarterback could be considered the king of Hail Mary's. That is much more Mike when we return to NFL explained. Build the team that will build your business with upwork, you can find top developers, designers, project managers, and more who can start today so your business can succeed tomorrow, hire at home or in a 180 countries around the world to find the right talent for whatever your business needs, upwork, the world's work marketplace. Learn more at WWW dot upwork dot com. America's most reliable network is going ultra with Verizon 5G ultra wideband and more and more places so you can do more. With up to ten times faster speeds, you can download a movie in mere minutes. What? Yes, that's faster than your morning coffee run. Lights, camera, coffee. And while you're at it, go on and download a whole series in minutes or a new song in seconds, a one, a two, a one, two, oh, it's done. Stock up on all that entertainment, and sure, you can download work files faster too if you have to. So you can quickly get back to all these great movies, shows and songs you've just gotten your hands on. Verizon 5G ultra wideband is now in more and more places Verizon is going ultra so you can too. 5G ultra wideband available and select areas most reliable based on rankings from the root metrics U.S. root score report dated first half, 2021, excluding C band and not specific to 5G networks, your results may vary not an endorsement. Speed comparison to median Verizon four G LTE speeds downloads very based on network conditions and 5G at content optimization. Welcome back to NFL explained Mike yam and didi king kaballa with you. And before the break, we said there were three quarterbacks who have thrown ten or more hail marys in their career. But before we get there, here's an interesting list of QBs who have never completed a Hail Mary, and it's actually kind of surprising here. Derek Carr, Josh Allen, Patrick Mahomes, dak Prescott, Philip Rivers, Ben Roethlisberger. You know what would have been kind of cool of deede 'cause you were there a couple of weeks ago. Heinz field, Big Ben's last game in front of that home crowd. Can you imagine if there was a Hail Mary that he was able to check that off the list? I mean, that would have been incredible. Sure, except that I think he passed for his average pass attempt that night was one point two yards. Yeah, it was like 30 some odd passes in the first half of 96 yards. The point is you get a win and he was celebrated. So nice little bow on Big Ben's career. Yes. And it was the most electric, amazing atmosphere, and it was 60 something thousand people lauding the person that has been their franchise quarterback for 18 years. Which is awesome. 18 years, one uniform, no hail marys, but plenty of other major statistical records that he's got rocking that Pittsburgh Steelers uniform. But the most surprising of the bunch of that list of players who's never thrown a Hail Mary, Tom Brady. And earlier this year, he actually told Erin Andrews that a Hail Mary is still one of things that he wants to accomplish in his career. He's pretty much done everything and since he's going to play for another 20 years aditi, I'm sure he's going to be able to check off Hail Mary on the box. I think if you heard me say this in multiple times, Tom Brady is older than me. So I hope he plays forever because as long as he plays, I can still feel somewhat young in any case. Back to our top Hail Mary throwers. So I asked you to guess. You've had some time to think about it. What three quarterbacks since 2006
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"No one better and we're actually really fortunate. I am eagle was on the call. One of the good guys in the business who was just so on point on that play by play there. One of the most memorable moments from the 2020 season, week ten, cardinals bills, Kyler Murray connecting with de hop, that last second touchdown to take out the bills 32 to 30. Now the play since been called the hail Murray, but before that nickname was given to the play, it already had a name. It went by the Hail Mary. What's going on guys? I'm Mike Yemen is always joined by aditi kinko balla. Hi, everybody. I'm pumped for this one. You should be pumped for this one because today we're gonna do a nice little deep dive on what could be the most exciting play in football. It's NFL explained the Hail Mary. Now a GD during our grab bag episode, there were a couple of questions asked about football terminology and we thought, you know, things like shotgun and flee flicker, but we felt like with the Hail Mary, we wanted to go all in on something that I know the two of us absolutely love to see. The play that gets us all at the end of our seats and then we certainly go crazy when the pass is actually completed. Well, even either way, Mike, frankly, when the ball is in the air, you're sort of like, okay, who's going to get better position? And what's going to happen? Because look, at the end of the day, a Hail Mary also has a chance of being an interception. Almost just as good of a chance of being an interception as it does with being caught, maybe a greater chance. And there are quite a few quarterbacks that don't want that interception. Padding, their stat sheet to some degree. So especially when you see the Hail Mary at the end of a first half as opposed to the end of the game. That is rare. It takes me back. I mean, I was in Green Bay when Eli Manning at halftime, heaves the ball up and you see all of these hands go up in the end zone and Hakeem nicks is huge mitts because he had huge. He had like a, I don't know, 5 XL glove size. All of a sudden, Hakeem nicks gloves are higher than anybody else's. And he comes down with the ball and the momentum and the excitement and all of that. I'm all into it. Yeah, it's funny you mentioned the statistical standpoint. You know, I've talked to enough MBA players and college players to know a lot of times they don't like the full court heave or the half court shot, they'll do it when they know the time is actually expired. They'll keep it close just so that they're not worried about that little miss affecting some of those statistics. But look, we've discussed that length a lot of the excitement for kickers and the whole thing aditi with our icing the kicker episode, but look at the end of the day, bigger rush than a quarterback who launches that ball. I would imagine to me that is really in a lot of ways the most exciting thing. But you and I need to get into sort of the history behind this actual moment. Let's start with where the name actually comes from. You were saying before we did the episode, why do we say shotgun? Why do we say flea flicker? Well, why do we call it Hail Mary? And that's because it is sort of this idea of divine intervention, don't you think? Oh, yes. Yeah, it's actually based on some newspaper clippings from 1922 from a college football game, not surprising, Notre-Dame actually a part of it in Georgia Tech, the Hail Mary was not used once actually twice. In the huddle on force down the Hail Mary prayer was used, a player who played in the game is quoted as having said in the huddle. Boys, let's have a Hail Mary. Now, look, I've done enough of the Catholic masses on Sundays, not to mention Catholic school my whole life to know exactly all of this stuff. Hail Mary full of grace, the lord is with thee. I'm actually having flashbacks now to sister Bridget and Elm Street school. Needless to say, the prayer during the game was answered because Elmer laden converted on that fourth down aditi and scored a touchdown. Well, obviously, this came from a Catholic school like Notre-Dame. I mean, you have seen the touchdown Jesus, right? Oh yes. But let me tell you this. It did take a little bit longer for the term to make its way into the modern day NFL vernacular. That didn't happen until 1975. Divisional playoff game, cowboys, Vikings, Hall of Famer Roger Staubach, famously throws a 50 yard touchdown pass for the lead to drew Pearson with 24 seconds left on the clock. Well, the cowboys need America. Roger. He's going long down the near sideline for drew Pearson. Harrison. Makes the catch at the 5 touchdown. What do you believe in? Starbuck hit Pearson on a 50 yard touchdown. After the game, Nate asked what I was thinking, I said, I closed my eyes instead of Hail Mary. The AP writer wrote the story that the Hail Mary pass won the game. The term Hail Mary started that moment in the NFL. I'm kind of proud of that. Aaron Rodgers and a lot of people have thrown Hail Mary passes, but they didn't throw the Hail Mary pass. The cowboys then went on to win 1714 and advance to the NFC championship. You know what I love about that, Mike. I was just with our colleague and our friend and Hall of Famer Kurt Warner, the other night. And there's a new movie out on Kurt Warner's life. And he was saying what's so fascinating about this is this generation of NFL players right now who, sure, they know that Kurtz on TV, and they know that Kurtz and the Hall of Fame, but they don't really know his actual story. And that Kurt was saying is because your legacy as a player in the NFL is somewhat finite, right? And when we get to our records episode, we'll talk about that. But what Staubach is saying here is that why he is so proud of this is because that term lives on forever. I mean, no matter what, he has made an indelible change on the game. We are never going to call that anything other than the Hail Mary. It's really cool because I actually saw some interviews that drew Pearson, by the way, on NFL network, just talking about those moments. And it's kind of cool to relive it. You hear the audio, but when you hear some of these players like sawback actually talking about that moment in Pearson talking about that moment, you can sort of see the emotion hear it in their voice and see it on their face. But before we actually walk you down memory lane as some of the most memorable hail marys ever. I think it's important to try to define what a Hail Mary is and then get into some of the statistics behind it. We reached out to stats LLC who is our official stats provider for answers and funny. They actually don't have a hard definition for a Hail Mary. Instead, they said they rely on the eye test on film to determine which passes actually qualified. Love that term I test. Some factors considered including game situations like the field position down, the clock, the score, and what actual play was called basically just verts, right? Like just wide receivers running down the football field and getting it done. And then hopefully delivering and the prayers are answered in that critical moment. Well, Mike, it really makes sense. I mean, if you put me on the spot and says, what is a Hail Mary? I would think of it as a final play or maybe two attempts at it, but the final play at the end of a half or the end of a game, it's got to be a big long throw. It can't
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"Welcome back to one on one with mitigated columnist David harsanyi. Well, let's grasp the nettle by the thorn Brexit. What does Brexit mean? Is it the last saving grace? Is it the Hail Mary? Or is it irrelevant in terms of the Euro trash ideas of the continent? Because at the end of the day, it's not the continent. It's the UK and it's the UK rejecting the bad ideas. Well, what is the geo strategic or historic import of those 17 million breaths saying thanks, but no thanks. Now, as you know, the British have always been a poor fit I think in the European Union or fit, the French didn't really even want them to be part of it initially. They are far more far less controlled than ever took on the currency. They're more free market oriented in general. The British are my favorite my favorite people in Europe because we come from them. We are their spawn. We have there. It's their ideas that made America great. I think they manifested in more better ways here in the long run and the British sort of abandoned many of them, but in general I'm a fan and I'm a fan of Brexit. But does it really change much? I don't think so. I mean, the so called conservatives in Britain are just in Europe, there is no real ideological right. There is a nationalistic right, perhaps. There is sort of a status right. But there aren't very many classical liberals on the right. There are some, I'm not saying, but when you have these governments, it's usually just once status party against another, which is what's happening now, probably in Britain for the most part. So I don't think it changes much in the trajectory of Europe itself. Obviously, it's different. I'm a bigger fan of Britain than Germany, but in the end, neither cold a torch to hold a candle to the United
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"Janus Winston threw for two hundred seventy nine yards and four touchdowns as the saints came away with the thirty three twenty two win over the Washington football team Winston connected with Marquez Callaway on to the scores including a hail Mary on the last play of the first half which covered forty nine yards Winston also hit Deonte Harris with a seventy two yard strike Alvin Kamara rushed for seventy one yards and caught a touchdown pass Antonio Gibson scored twice for the football team off Taylor Heinicke was intercepted twice Greg Heister Landover Maryland
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"A professor jacket. Bharti went to the patent office with a little microbe that eats up oil spills. They said they add modified this microbe in the laboratory and therefore it was an invention the patent office. The us government took a look at this quote invention and they said no way in the pan. Statutes don't cover living things. this is not an invention turn down. Then general electric and dr jack barty appealed to the us customs court of appeal and to everyone's surprise by a three to two decision. They overrode the patent office. And they said this microbe looks more like a detergent or agent and force or honey. I laughed because they didn't understand basic biology. It looked like a chemical to that had at had an antenna or is or wings or legs. It would never have crossed their table and been patented then. The patent office appealed and what the public should realize. Now is the patent office was very clear that you can't patent life. My organization provided the main amicus curiae brief. If you allow the patent on this micro we argue it. Means without any congressional guidance for public discussion corporations will own the blueprints of life when they made the decision. We lost by five to four and chief justice. Warren burger said sure. Some of these are big issues but we think this is a small decision seven years later the us patent office issued a one sentence decree. You can patent anything in the world. That's alive except a full human being took We've all been hearing about the announcement that we have mapped the human. What the public doesn't know is now. There's a great race. Genomic companies and biotech companies license companies to find the treasure in the map the treasurer of the individual genes that make up the blueprint of the human race. Every time they capture gene an isolated these biotech companies claim it. His intellectual property the breast cancer gene. The cystic fibrosis gene. It goes on and on and on if this goes on challenge in the world community within.
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"I'm so the cia pivoting away for more accurately saying they're pivoting away from north korea to focus more on china stuff is indicative that I think that they're looking to advance that particular A great power struggle. But if you look at james's work for example or you can look at you know our recent interview. There's a lot of overlap between a china's oligarchy. Because they have an oligarchy. Okay they have lots of billionaires. It's not exactly like the socialist. Utopia like some people wish to describe it as for some reason You know there's a lot of overlap between the us elite specifically like big tech and stuff and with with china's equivalent and They collaborate with the same type of you know think tanks they can do tanks Right you know so. There's a lot going on behind the scenes and they definitely want to keep us on the superficial level nation state versus nation state. When the reality in the agenda behind all of this is a lot more complicated in nuance in. Unfortunately a lot of people in alternative media have a sort of drops the ball on this and sort of want to act like we're still in twenty nineteen in that all of this other stuff hasn't come out in a big way and shown itself These other agendas haven't shown that they're obviously at work here. And i can get into some of that later if we have time after this up facebook article and in some other stuff. We'll jump into because it's definitely is the leading right into all of this. And i think obviously it seems more. I mean my opinion. This is obviously from the beginning been coordinated between multiple countries multiple governments. It's impossible but that's not the case. And i think the us and china are primary in that which that's seems like what we're getting into it's a transnational power structure. What a lot of people fail to recognize and we need to or choose not to well because it's easier right any way careers are invested in the two party. Illusion seems to only wanna point to one side of the other. That's why in my opinion so jumping into the facebook. I mean we just talked about this. My last show with that was yesterday the day before. And you know you. And i were talking about this and we both felt i mean. This is obviously not. I mean the first point that made is it's so silly how you have sixty minutes and facebook or sixty minutes in washington post and everybody jumps on this immediately. No real whistle blower except project veritas or a thousand others can come out in different angles valid wismer. They don't even touch it so just immediately suspicious but one go giving you okay. So where was The drone whistleblower daniel kahl right where where was his sixty minutes special. Where was his testimony. A big publicized testimony in front of congress and stuff right so when they wrote a whistle blower like this. You can pretty much be rest assured at some sort of government or intelligence plant. This is no different..
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Cowboys Kicker Misses Two Field Goals in Dramatic Loss to Buccaneers
"I i don't think there's any way of getting around at the tonight. A loser for the dallas cowboys. Is greg zero line. Let's let's your thoughts your thoughts on greg's Let's see here one second. This is a hectic night. Obviously greg line just amber says. I'm so mad right now on facebook. i'm with you. I get this. You know an anthony says not the same defense Tony says push off definitely a push off there at the end cowboys losing. Because the buccaneers drive. If somehow missed the game drive at the very kick a game winning field goal which just about no time remaining cowboys. defense can't stop them in the cowboys. Defense i will say kind of was a little bit of the same old defense. We didn't get you know a defense that was just allowing the bucks going on and on and on and on but this defense did get four turnovers tonight. But if we examine those turnovers. I think the only real authentic one was the demarcus lawrence forced fumble demarcus. Lawrence is definitely a winner tonight. I think demarcus lawrence was awesome. But the first interception the cowboys had the trayvon digs on was a tipped ball. Off of leonard fournette. Yes that counts. Yes that's true. Yes that count statistically but you know that's not necessarily your defense making a play on the ball cowboys also got an interception on. Tom brady at the end of the first half throwing a hail. Mary trying something before the half. That isn't really count. Although jordan lewis certainly had valiant effort trying to run that back and get some points You know the last turnover. The one that kind of turned the game around a little bit. That gave the cowboys. an opportunity. There at the very end Was just kinda. Chris godwin you know running into devante. Casey's helmet those things aren't necessarily You know something. You can replicate on a week by week basis and so for that reason. It's hard to give the cowboys credit. For all of those turnovers it was a different type of performance at the exact same defense we. I think we definitely saw some improvements. I think that mike parsons played moderately. Well i think that demarcus lawrence has mentioned played while randy gregory was on things But this was. I mean man. What a rough game for anthony
Ali on the Run Show
Professional Runner Neely Spence Gracey on Running the Houston Marathon & Olympic Trials
"So i wanna go back and talk about the trials because the last time that you were here on the show in january twenty twenty. You would run your first postpartum marathon. And as we know in the process qualified for the trials Let's talk about the turnaround between running houston and then running the trials in atlanta which was just about a month apart Touch a little bit about how your body handled that transition the recovery did you do a quick taper. What did that look like. In between marathons. My body did not handle it as well as i had hoped out. You know i. I went into houston On six weeks of training. And so i think we kind of talked about that in that last high gas that we did together I had just a really rough go with postpartum running. And it finally clicked for me in november of twenty nineteen. And i decided i was going to try a hail. Mary attempt at my goal of qualifying for the olympic marathon. Trials in twenty twenty. And so i am. I set up my race at houston on which was the last day i could qualify and gave it my best shot and iran to forty four. Got under that qualifier And i was. I was really happy with that. But it definitely took a larger toll on my body because marathon is beast and you know even going into well prepared It takes a toll on the body so when you go into a underprepared it was extra challenge but You know i went. I showed up. I i had earned a spot on the starting line. So that was you know it wasn't taking away from anyone else. But i went into it knowing that i wasn't going to finish the race on because i didn't want to have a big setback I didn't want to be broken. Because i had forced something to happen. I'm my big goal for twenty twenty was just a very slowly and gradually rebelled a really strong base so that i could have some strong racing and strong performances You know later that year. And so i saw it as If i was going to finish the marathon trials it would have set me back. I would have had to take probably a month off and then completely restart rebuild and so i ended up. I'm just doing the first lap of eight miles and then I stopped off the course.
"hail mary" Discussed on Inquiring Minds
"Ticket. Auditory system is in hot enough to boil the water to make their muscles move so they are completely helpless and because of that because they're completely and utterly helpless when they're asleep that's why they developed a pack instinct so they could watch each other sleep so it could be like. I'll watch you sleep. I'll keep predators from eating you during that time because your help us then you do the same for me. And that's where their civilization stemmed from we see lots of examples of sentinel behaviors on earth. Right you should think of canada geese or even the well. Yes that that's know pack behavior but also i mean if you want sentinel behavior any any parents right like like birds and mammals and some reptiles not such great parents. They lay their eggs and they were off but Equity but yeah so anyway. That is all a long story but basically the social construct exists of like okay. There's a pack there's a society there's a civilization we work with each other to do way more than any of us could do alone right and so both ryland and rocky come into their bromance with these insects instincts already long since of old but then i love the i love the things where they just really impressed with each other's abilities like rocky has no sense of sight. He did did not evolve for creatures on the surface of arid but he has these oracles which are basically sound sensing things all over his body and he can get a three d. image of his environment by his brain sorting out that information so kind of like a daredevil where you know did daredevil. The character can understand it. Just sound and ryan thinks that's amazing whereas rocky is like. Let me get this straight. You can hear light so the idea of making a three d environment out of sound is sounds like wow really amazing to us. But the idea to alien who's never encountered vision before the idea of someone being able to form instinctively form and understand a three dimensional environment because some ambient radiation got through these tiny little orifices like. That's what i love. You know you're able to turn the lens on the human experience from the perspective of an alien like from aerated. Like that is it is. It is pretty fantastic. That is a sink of our. Yeah in rocky feels that way. He really thinks having site is really valuable. It is and and he's amazed that it's like wow you know because iranians didn't even discover stars. They didn't even know. Stars existed until they had the technology to detect light and stuff like that and they invent space travel before they discovered what the hell was outside their own atmosphere and so and the arabian to rocky. It's like wow so you can just go outside on your planet and you angle your head and you can literally perceive things that are hundreds of light years away from you and they never got to the theory of relativity either. Yes some problems and it was at. I wondered if the the lack of vision and relativity was in your mind. Somewhat linked einstein's famous like. I'm on the front of a train to trains trying out. You know what i mean. I just wondered if that visualization that he often but okay wrong. I decided well. I really wanted oftentimes in i. I really wanted to break the mold as much as i could oftentimes in fiction when i contact fiction. The aliens either. The aliens are usually way more advanced. But in this case in most ways the humans are way advanced more advanced than the ingredients. The iranians are kind of like.
"hail mary" Discussed on Inquiring Minds
"All right. So this is the part of the podcasts. I'm gonna tell all my listeners. If you haven't read the book go get it read it. This is where the spoilers are going to start. And i miss you. I am more you. Yes red alert. Because i want you to share in the joy that i had of experience all the twists and the turns and surprises and so stop the podcast comeback for this next part of the conversation. Because now we're going to get down to brass tacks. Andy and i want to ask you some very specific question all right here. We go here. We go oilers on rocky. I'll me about rocky. i have them in my mind. Just what you think. I mean we talked a little bit about some of the concepts right you kind of you set. The context. His environment his homeland. And you give him a form of phenotype is is is the real word. We're looking for so just talk to me about your thinking of round bringing rocky to life who is rocky in and tell. Tell us you came to him. Rocky is an intelligent alien from the planet that we call forty eridani be rocky is about maybe eighteen inches tall more like three or four feet wide basically a five legged spider and he has a lot of mineral protrusion on his exit skeleton so he looks like somewhat rocky looks like kind of we say he but he's actually a hermaphrodite his language is like wale song is actually. He has five sets of vocal cords within his body and it just moves gas from one bladder to another across them and so their language has species. Well it's species. Of course they have a bunch of languages just like we do but all of their languages involved just using error from bladder to another across his vocal cords and they have five sets of vocal cords so their words are cords like just like these five notes played at once has this meaning or these two nodes followed by this note and then discord is a different word and so on so because they their words their language is so different from ours that we cannot pronounce their words are protagonist who meets the salen. Although to be fair. I guess he's an alien to. He's not ryland is not not in the solar system. He's intel city. He meets his alien and he has to start naming things because their words cannot be said in english by humans and so he names the guy. He name's alien rocky.
"hail mary" Discussed on Inquiring Minds
"Which of course is what you're writing is really known for right it in. I forgot on the on the one of the blurbs on the cover of the book i forgot who it was. I really should say it was but it was about Having the science teacher you could ever have walk you through all these situations and was just great. But i had another thought and i wonder if i can scratch below the surface of your psyche here with us. So there's the survivalist tail does highlight genuity. It's very optimistic in. Its its survival yet does it. Also highlight humans reliance on technology. Because all of your scientists in these adverse conditions the surface of mars another interstellar where different star have really rely. They had to use their wits and their logic but they also had incredible reliance on modern technology. All of my stories take place in an environment that will kill you without technology. So so it's like if i write a story about you know movie. Dick relies heavily on boot technology. Otherwise all those guys just drown and harpoons and in fact when they lose their technology the hell drown. Except for ishmail i was i was gonna probing deep into your psyche there and that didn't get very far There's there but you like this idea that you know again. Tacit in the book is that if human beings make contact with alien life forms. It doesn't have to dis past spoiler warning. I'm not sure you talk astro fan. Yeah right right right. That's alien life form. Yeah i always figured like why would why would our first contact with an alien life form. Be intelligent aliens thank you. It's like the first contact that Shoot i don't know it makes sense that it would be just. Yeah mold coaching simple. Yeah i actually. I remember i participated in a psyche experiment when i was an undergrad. And they put me down. There was a crate for creativity experiment. They gave me a blank sheet of paper and ceo. Really want you to just draw. You think alien would look like and so i went to the very corner of the page. I made this tiny little kind of like a little circle lease squiggly and i was like well. That's that's pretty much it Anything else no. I honestly believe that. The most likely scenario is not alien or predator or close encounters of the third kind. I think it's probably something pretty pretty simple. You know maybe single cell and we have that and astra face if you were given the task of drawing what an earthling looks like. That would also be accurate. Because there's a whole lot more those little cells than there are of us right exactly right. And furthermore not just a whole lot more but a whole lot more of the biomass of this planet if you take all the living organisms on this planet and put them together. Those single celled organisms are the bulk of the mass. This episode is sponsored by.
"hail mary" Discussed on Inquiring Minds
"A contract has all the hills and cellular machinery that we have in our ourselves and subject to evolution absolutely well any life whether or not related to us would be subject to evolution. And just i guess. I want to remind our readers our readers listeners. I want to remind our listeners that our viewers our viewers were multimedia right now but tau steady exists it truly is a start exists and importantly and i'm i'm absolutely sure not just that the proximity was what intrigued you. But the possibility of habitable planets there are planets there that have really picked the interest of exo biologists as potential habitable zones. Right and one of them One of those planets is featured in the story all the for lack of better term heavenly bodies all of the stars and planets and everything in this book are real planets that really exist. And i stuck to all the information that is known about them so for the x o obviously things in our solar system we know a whole lot but for the exo planets that i mentioned bring up the i do maintain all the information that we know as of the writing so like their mass their orbital characteristics stuff like that yeah and in one plant in particular shows up eridani and we get to learn a lot more about eridani. Yeah the the star is forty eridani. The planet that you're talking about is actually named in the real world is named forty eridani. Be and it's a it's an ex. Oh planet it's it's real planet. It's about eight times massive earth. It's in orbit around the star forty eridani and Yeah it's in a very tight close orbit in fact but also the object of interest from the seti institute here in the bay area even frank. Drake of the drake's equate of course was interested in this part of the system. And these heavenly bodies folks and yeah exactly so you weren't you weren't just picking things out of thin air but rather there's a whole literature whole you know kind of well. There is some overlap. I mean i. I did kind of pick them out..
"hail mary" Discussed on Inquiring Minds
"But it's not like i'm responsible for people being interested in mars. I'm just. I'm really thinking myself as more as one of one of the people who benefited from the public interest in mars. I don't think it went the other direction and nobody cared about mars until my book came out. Well it's always captured our fascination you know for sure for sure and then so. The new book is called project hail mary. I'm trying to piece together. Some public comments of yours over the years. And i believe that this book has actually been in the works for several years. Probably five or six years. And tell me if i'm accurate on that and there's a reason why i'm asking because coming out in twenty twenty one where we're dealing with a human now corona novel coronavirus pandemic. There feels like there's some sort of topical overlap at least an interstellar pandemic in project hail. Marys how long have you been working on it. And how much is the the the. The current pandemic influenced your thinking. Well yeah okay. So i'll answer the second question i. The pandemic didn't affect the writing of the novel at all. Because i finished the first. I finished the whole thing before the pandemic happened so i was done with the novel in january of twenty twenty so it was just. It took a really long time to get on shelves because the pandemic got in the way of the production pipeline. But yeah. i mean at the time that i completed the novel the there we were getting some news reports of like. Oh there's a disease in wuhan china and that's about that's about it and so definitely. The pandemic didn't have any effect on the writing. Because it hadn't happened yet. And yes you're right in that it's been indirectly in development for years and years although i only spent about a year year and a half writing it. A lot of the ideas and concepts for the door came from Other story ideas. I had had and then abandoned. So between the martian and artemis martian was i thought cartoonists was my second between them. I was working on a completely unrelated book called jack z. H. e. k. And it was going to be this epic space opera soft sifi aliens faster than light travel telepathy stuff but as i got into writing it i got a contract with random house and everything like that as i worked on it as i got to writing it i got about a year into it and i about seventy thousand words for reference the martians. About one hundred thousand words. And i realized that it sucked. And it was. Irredeemable was just too complicated to epic in scale..
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"hail mary" Discussed on Genre Junkies | Book Reviews
"Humanities first city that is not on earth is going to be like a fraternities where we'll be in orbit on the moon on mars. You know decided. The moon was probably most likely because in orbit it takes a lot of a lot to put stuff into orbit so if you want to build a city in orbit you have to put every gram of that entire city into orbit whereas on the moon you can harvest local materials and build your city out of that and so you know what i started thinking about okay. How do you build the city. Why do you build the city. What's the tourism like there. Nobody's just for no reason why. We haven't colonized antarctica right. I mean and so you know. I got about that. Not ultimately i. I had worked out. Basically all about how artemisinin has a city worked before i ever came up with the story to take place in it now. I got grudgingly said all right. Well you should have. A story happened in this book. And so that was neat project hail. Mary is a little bit different in that. It kind of went the other way after. I wrote the martian and before i wrote artem asai attempted to write a book called jack z. H. e. k. This was going to be my magnum opus. This is what people are going to know me for. The martian was going to be kind of like my the hobbit right. But jack was going to be the big thing. It was my game of thrones. It was my lord of the rings. It was this ethic science fiction. Saga multi book lots of characters. Lots of setting all sorts of anyway. So that's what. I was working on after the martian book. Deal for it and everything i got. I spent a year working on it and got about seventy thousand words in which is like you know. The martian is about one hundred thousand words for so. I got about seventy thousand words in until i realized one day. Oh this sucks yah. It wasn't any good The the the pot was like the pots were overcomplicated and and there were too many plotlines going on. There were too many characters and none of them were almost. None of them were particularly interesting. I was seventy thousand words. In and i was still in the first act so aga- that like this is going to be this monstrous tone that no one wanted to read. And i'm like you know. Maybe i should get a few more novels under my belt before useless crappy ego project because i think every writer gets there eventually but i'm so i decided i said like oh boy i. I don't think this is working guys. I told the publisher and so they let me thank god. Let me They gave me an extra year to work. And let me say. I was like okay. I want to write the completely different book. And i wrote artemis so it was painful to just take take a book worked on for a year and take it out to the to the woodshed at right but unsalvageable but anyway There were a few what i thought. Were really cool concepts and the story didn't executed well but there is still some pretty neat things in that story and i thought like man and one of them was the idea of a spacecraft fuel that basically does mass conversion and send the it turns mass into energy in the form of light and uses it as propulsion and..
Armstrong & Getty On Demand
Matt Gaetz Was Once Accused of Inventing a Sex Game in Florida Legislature
"A justice department. Investigation into representative matt gaetz in an indicted florida politician. That's the guy we've been talking about is focusing on their involvement with multiple women who are recruited online for sex and received cash payments according to people close to the investigation is has been in the new york times. And cbs news. Today others women They met the women through websites connected people with dates and gifts and fine dining and travel and all that and we talked about that early. this is from. Abc no news now though. This is new reporting from abc news. Sources said gates was part of a group of young lawmakers who created a game to score their female sexual conquests granted points for various targets. Such as interns. Staffers are other female colleagues in the state house. No while in florida. It doesn't specifically say i mean because at the state house doesn't apply to congress. Maybe it was in florida. Still your sex up. Interns and staffers and female colleagues part of this game. I thought all that stuff was completely off limits in in the metoo
Slate's If Then
Where the Far Right Is Meeting Now
"On january. Sixth will was that. The trump rally in washington. He was out among the president's supporters. Talking to them. I found the crowds. Frankly very unnerving even before any of the violence had started. I was just talking to people to get material for our story in. Not just people like militia gear but like just talking to random trump rally types and everyone. I was talking to just have this really menacing attitude. And i would say joe biden's you know. Get his win certified today and this could be over and they said well then. I guess we're gonna go shooting tonight or there's gonna be a civil war we're gonna kill dense and just very very kind matter of factly like like this is just a common thing we do in america. We just go execute the legislators. We don't like we'll says that hearing these threats person was incredibly disconcerting even though he'd seen some of those kind of language online especially as the rally got closer in the weeks leading up to january six candidates like new desperation that seat dan Especially after hail. Mary after hail mary fails and suddenly becomes like we have to take action as like trump grass roots. And we may have to do something like really ugly evidentially violent
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Bills beat Colts 27-24 for 1st playoff win in 25 years
"The first time since the nineteen ninety five season the Buffalo Bills have won a playoff game defeating the Indianapolis colts by a score twenty seven twenty four bills quarterback Josh Allen threw for three hundred twenty four yards and two touchdowns also rushed for another Allen is already getting in a mindset with a second round game of football doesn't matter what we get back to zero zero wide receiver Stefon Diggs caught one of Allen's touchdowns one of the six catches on the afternoon to go along with a hundred twenty eight yards receiving calls had a chance late to win this game on a hail Mary the pass fell incomplete bills now wait the other AFC playoff games this weekend to see who their second round opponent will be I'm gene Battaglia
TIME's Top Stories
A Covid-19 vaccine won't be a magic bullet
"Facing an election laws. Donald trump turns to raw political power to try to bend. The outcome by brian bennett. This article is part of the debrief times politics newsletter during his failed campaign to win another four years in office president. Donald trump repeatedly used the power of his office to boost his chances in employing. The white house has a campaign backdrop. Having his secretary of state give a campaign speech during an official diplomatic trip and spreading baseless claims about voting fraud. From behind the presidential seal. Now he's using his office to try to reverse his loss. Trump invited a delegation of michigan republican lawmakers to meet with him at the white house on friday as that state is on the verge of formerly certifying. That president-elect joe biden won more votes judges have tossed out. Trump's claims of widespread voter fraud in michigan and other states so now trump appears to be trying to use raw political power and influence in a hail mary attempt to convince sitting state lawmakers to disenfranchise millions of michigan voters. The white house meeting follows tuesday night. Phone call trump reportedly made to a republican member of the board of canvassers in michigan's wayne county which includes detroit after. The board voted to certify. The vote tally hanging over. Friday's meetings is more than the power of the office. Trump is also building a new fundraising juggernaut. As he fights the election results trump's massive campaign fundraising list is sending appeals to donors nominally to help his legal defense but a large portion of the funds is going to a new political action committee called save america that trump can use to steer donations to the campaigns of politicians. He favors after repeated failures to show widespread election fraud in court. Trump's legal team has acknowledged that its current strategy is to delay certification of votes in key states in order to open the door for gop held state legislatures to intervene and send a raft of pro-trump delegates to the electoral college on december fourteen rather than delegates who represent how people voted. That strategy is exceptionally unlikely to work and would mean reversing. The intention of millions of voters people close to trump believe. He's putting up a robust fight as a way to energize his supporters. So they'll come with him as television viewers after he leaves office and bolster his political sway as a kingmaker in the republican party. But he's already doing a lot of damage to the democratic process. Along the way and seeding unfounded distrust in the election results among core parts of his base that could persist for years. Trump added to that damage on tuesday when he fired his top cybersecurity official responsible for securing the election. Chris crabs who had said his team of federal government. Experts had not seen any signs of electronic votes being changed when president. Teddy roosevelt called the presidency. A bully pulpit. He meant it was a powerful perch to advocate for policy agenda but trump has taken the muscular use of office in a different direction using it to literally bully fellow republicans into backing his personal political ambitions and go along with his false claims that the election was stolen from him. A broad and unproven conspiracy. That has been widely debunked and repeatedly rejected in court. He simply trying to steal it through. The levers of power says heather cox. Richardson a historian at boston college. This is unprecedented and not since eighteen. Seventy six has a candidate so flagrantly used political power to try to change the outcome of a vote after election day that was during reconstruction when republicans grabbed the presidency for ohio governor. Rutherford hayes with brute political force by pressing congress to steer the result in hayes his favor. But there's still one key difference between now and then in eighteen seventy six the vote margins were legitimately unclear whereas in twenty twenty biden has clear winning margins in the states. Trump is disputing since then states have voted in reforms to the electoral college system designed to prevent a politician from exerting personal influence over the democratic process as the country watch is trump is testing those reforms to ensure the will of the voters is honored.
The Crown season 4
"I am now joined by. Amanda dobbins our resident expert. Amanda thanks for joining me again. My pleasure your pleasure to watch these middle. Three episodes of the crown season four absolutely crushing. It this stuff. Is this really good. We're talking today about favorites fagin and taryn knowle's ands basically. It's the episode with all the kids. The episode with the guy breaks into the palace and the episode. Where charles and diana go to australia. And i have to say that i think four. I've seen a few people dating for here and there for some reason. Maybe because it's too too well kind of put too much of a bow on it. I think it's fucking extraordinary. Like if i i thought that favorites was a really like startling achievement in dramatic writing and just in terms of the amount of stuff that they burn through in the way that they bring all these characters. What did you. What did you think of that episode. I agree with you. And i have not seen any criticisms because i don't really consume social media anymore but anyone who thinks it's too neat or they put a bow on it. I guess find another show This is peter. Marin is a playwright. There is a lot of construction and intentional cinematic and exposition all dialogue and set pieces built into this. It's not. it's not that it's obvious but all of it is very crafted. So i agree with you that i thought episode four was tremendous in terms of the amount of like and setup that they managed to convey to you in a very effective way. Because we don't really know anything about two of the four children barely met any of them and has been kind of a side character and so there are four children who get their own scenes and moments and so you have to develop those characters. You have to develop the queen's relationship to all of them. You also have the margaret thatcher thematic connection of the of the children. And you're drying out a little bit about margaret thatcher's relationship to women as well which is an important larger thematic episode. And also you've got the falklands war. I mean it's and they do it definitely and i thought about something you say a lot. Which is the crown doesn't like doesn't waste a moment. They just pick the scenes they pick the lines. And you know everything you need to know. That is so hard and they nail it. I mean they do a lot of stuff that i think other shows would probably shy away from because it would feel too like they were showing you too many of their cards so i kept thinking about the scene between elizabeth and an you know they go riding out. This is the thing that they sort of both share this love of horses even though and is obviously phillips favorite. And that's like in the way that that gets conveyed in the beginning and their conversations heartbreaking you know like their conversation is legitimately breaking and i think you could look at what an says. She's like. I used to enjoy being the difficult on and scaring people and now i don't feel like have any control over that anymore and you could be like well like you might go your entire life and never have that level of self awareness. You know you may have to go through thirty years of therapy to find that out about yourself and this young woman just like sort of pops out off when confronted by her mother on iran day. But it's beautiful writing. It's just it's just like amazing writing. And i thought the performances specifically in that scene mostly because the three sons come off as absolute troll lords in this episode mean. Yeah but the scene in particular was was quite lovely thought. Listen i think that there are levels of emotional breakthrough and clarity in this. Show that it's never happened in real life and certainly have never happened in the uk and to anyone who is absolutely senior no country just a lot of time talking about salads in england too early because they get a lot of salad industry and how to their salads or just blue cheese and bacon their emotional relationships are blue cheese and bacon. Do they are not. They're not doing the the smart greens. Now i mean it's it's a tv show and we are projecting emotions and trying to figure out how these people felt about the facts that we know are true. That's what we think is so interesting about episode for which made me reflect a little bit of on the queen character in this season and an interesting thing is happening. We talked a little bit about this on the last episode. Where libya coleman is kind of popping out a little bit and coleman is one of the great actresses of time and also i find her personally hilarious so i think that that's great but i see moments where it nothing is on the page and it's just olivia colman giving it that sense of humor giving it that timing Or maybe even the character is being a little bit written to her strengths and that is also a little bit because the queen is not. i mean. she's not a side character but the way they're telling the story is about all of the other people and events who are kind of crowding into that character's life and how she's bouncing all of it but episode four is just it's about the queen and all of their writing it's character development that is in line with the past three seasons that we've seen and it's pretty extraordinary and i think libya coleman also does like a great job with the actual written script and the character and the reacting to like the horror show of her children. I mean they all are. Do you have a favorite of the four. Who is your favorite on the shore in real life. No on the show. I don't really i. It's shifted i think blassie's and it would have been charles and yeah and this season it's probably end. Although let me get to the end of it. I mean it's obviously not editor andrew. So yeah. I wanted to just quickly before we get into edward andrew charles. A little bit ask you you start this episode up. Did you expect the wedding. No if only because number one. I read some spoilers about how they don't show the wedding but i do also think in their when charles and diana yes yes. The most watched royal wedding. I think of all time. I i don't. I should have gotten this statistics. It was close to a billion people. Watch it. I mean that was everywhere and people taped it and watched it over and over again rate including me who. Dvr it when bbc america riera it before the wedding harry and meghan and it was part of their like twelve hour block of programming. I watched all of it i. It's pretty boring. They didn't really have their production values in one thousand nine hundred one that we expect from royal wedding now anyway but no. There was sort of finality to episode three and there was something intentional about the way they showed their rehearsal and kind of the real behind the scenes emotions where i was like. Okay this is an interesting choice and like this is what we're going to get and also i've seen it before was do because like they wouldn't be a lot of opportunity for people to be talking during that so unless there would be some fagin like wrinkle history that they wanted to explore not really sure what they would do their right. I mean it happened at such a scale that even it would defy the crown's siegi budget. I will say. I was surprised that diana disappeared for new episodes. We'll get episode five. But she is very briefly shown and she is heavily pregnant when she shown episode four. And she just won't come out of the room and in one way. That's really all you need to know. About how their marriage is going and how everything is you know how everything is is shaken out but on the other hand i was like uh this is a choice. Diana pretty popular. Yeah yeah no. I thought that the dow is interesting. Also the suggestion. That charles is starting to become under the influence of these gurus and like self help nutritionist. Which i didn't. I didn't know that about him. Oh yeah the the lawrence vander past reference. I only know about this from the tina brown book. But apparently he brought those books on their honeymoon and then tried to get diana who was twenty at the time of their wedding to read the books and discuss them over for dinner on their honeymoon. So that's how that went
The Kevin Sheehan Show
Seattle Seahawks Odds Down After Loses
"I told you last week that i think vegas is down on seattle that The seahawks who are just a couple of weeks ago The favorites to win the nfc championship russell. Wilson was the favourite to win the mvp All of those things were coming together. Seattle like a juggernaut. Well they've lost two out of their last three. The rams beat him Last weekend i'm sorry. Lost three of their last four. Because they've lost two in a row and then they lost in their last game against arizona they play arizona tonight in the in the thursday night game. Right now the saints the packers the bucks the rams and the cardinals on my site are all better a better shots odds wise to win the nfc championship. Then you get seattle and then right below. Seattle is minnesota minnesota's been climbing up the odds Rankings For nfc championship odds. Now there's a big difference between seattle and minnesota okay. I've got seattle at ten to one. I've got minnesota at twenty five to one but the point is is you now. Five teams in front of seattle in the nfc. You know in vegas in terms of futures odds to wins to win the nfc championship. There'll be a three point favorite tonight over arizona and one on a hail mary last week but the week before they lost. Miami vegas is down on seattle right now. I'm just a heads up for those of you. That are thinking about putting money on seattle because the odds are better look. I think it's risky to short seattle. Tommy because they've got russell wilson and then got decay metcalf. They have to really exceptional
Breaking down Kyler Murray-to-DeAndre Hopkins Hail Mary
"Dominic. It is eleven twenty seven pm eastern. And i m almost done tattooing. Cuyler murray's name using a ballpoint pen across my chest. Go forward i'm with you. Want me wait why you finish your being supportive in a way. That bill barnwell. Why usually talk do right now. Isn't i think like he would be reasonable and discourage me from doing this. But you're a far less responsible character. It feels. I'm here for a good time now longtime just today's episode so i'm fumbled fox ready for sublime tattoo it. Let's have some drinks. Whatever you wanna do. Pablo dominique. Foxworth is a writer and commentator for. Espn he played seven seasons in the nfl at defensive back and he's espn dailies. fun uncle. Well what i wanted to do before we get hammered together is talk to you about this play. That is inspired all of this ink to be spill both across my chest and across the country. Because i think it's the play of the year. I think what we saw in this bills. Cardinals game is the play of the year. And it's worth noting for posterity that the bills had just one said gave right before it happened. Josh allen had thrown. I think the pass of his life to step on digs putting buffalo thirty to twenty six with just thirty nine seconds left. The snap man looks to his left. Choirs left side. Then go to the point steph. Both touchdowns catches a touchdown pass from josh allen. What cuyler murray then does rolling left. Let's hit pause as his bomb is launched from midfield in his dangling in the air. Because you are a cornerback in your blood in your soul. How do you even approach defending this sort of a play as db well. They did it wrong. Obviously they were all going for the ball which you don't necessarily want to do in that situation and trae white one of the best corn illegal that he was trying to catch it which any coastal tell you. Bet it down. So everyone's out there trying to pad their stats in the thing that i would normally do. Not ideology happens as a particularly big receivers but tall receivers will jump well over the arms can't catch a bomb like that with one hand if you do best one for you. So that's what they did wrong going for the ball in also trying to patch stats with an interception i. I was particularly happy towards the end of that game because on get up last week. I said that stefan digs is unstoppable. Man coverage way. You shut down passing offenses in this league. We all know it. It's tight man coverage you can't do that. Against stefan digs. He has been created the most explosive plays of any receiver in this league against man coverage. So he caught the game winning touchdown man coverage also said in that same segment the andrea hopkins is the best contested cats receiver in the league. He's one of the top receivers in a league in winning contestant catches so he can get open but the scary part about him is. It doesn't matter you put it anywhere his entity even if you're close to them you're buying he might bring it down and embarrassed boom so win for me. How about that back to back dubbed up.