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Fantasy Feast: 'Eatin
"hopkinson" Discussed on Fantasy Feast: 'Eatin
"How about his performance over here. New starting to cooking click. Yeah the rocard. Hollywood around two things on on tyson williams number one wins. I called the game. It definitely thais on like sa h. n. Tyson williams lambs had either the pronunciation. I'm doing their game. Secondly they were getting frustrated with him. Joe there were a few times where he was bouncing outside when he needed to hit it up in there. And i saw and i saw them say it to him so just keep an eye on. He has a lot of ability. I think they like him. He just needs to keep hitting up in there like the old gus busted. Yeah and i think you know they're that thank you for that tidbit by the way ross. Because i might use that. Because i think you probably trust murray and devante freeman to do those things. The question is you know. Do you sacrifice that natural running ability that williams has that juice. And and that's that's a that's a fair question Hollywood hollywood brown so he comes into this game. Injured still puts up huge game over his last ten games including the playoffs. He's averaging seventeen point one fantasy points per game hasn't dipped below twelve point five. That's really important. Because i think we view hollywood brown at somebody who's like You know he's a big play guy and if he doesn't hit the big play that hasn't been the case he's been consistent that seventeen point one fantasy points per game average over the last ten games it is equivalent to what d- came metcalf scored last year became capitals the wide receiver nine fantasy points per game last year literally over his last ten games. Hollywood brown is operating as a wide receiver. One while that's awesome. they need. they need that. I'm happy for him. What about detroit. Offensively they're fun bad. I mean no seriously. tj hopkinson is going to dominate. This year the andre swiss getting it done in the passing game I hope this game is high scoring. I hope detroit gives up a lot of points. Because if he does the andreas was gonna get targets. Tj hawkins gonna get targets. Jamal williams is going to get carries and targets hopkinson. You have to play he in this game. Mark andrews is on the other side. It's been a little bit of a disappointment for fantasy purposes. Teetering hawkins better tight. End playing this game. De'andre swift's the best running back play in this game in my opinion because i think you'll catch a bunch of passes jamal williams more flex one gotta watch out for it. I mean you know baltimore..
Fantasy Focus Football
"hopkinson" Discussed on Fantasy Focus Football
"Compasses just not like literally any other tight end that we have seen physically probably since vernon davis back in two thousand six. There's no question. I don't think anyone questions. His physical ability. His upside has talent. The likely very likely success. He's going to have in the. Nfl is both the nfl player and a fantasy prospect. I'm at six behind hopkinson and andrews in that order for a couple of reasons k. Rookie tight ends. And i understand. He's the most insanely rookie. Mos- insanely talented rookie. Tight end we've ever seen and the highest drafted one with the most draft capital. But it's very rare for a rookie tight end to be top ten fantasy. I believe that the last rookie tight end that. Finish top ten and fantasy points. was evan. ingram his rookie year. And that's because like literally everyone else on the giants got injured and they had no one else to throw to even gronk rob gronkowski first ballot hall of famer. His his rookie year was fine. But it wasn't like so. This is the highest ranked a rookie tight end. And i just think that with hopkinson andrews. There's a very good chance that the they lead their teams in targets and endzone targets. On the falcons when you have calvin ridley. I'm not sure that's the case for cockpit. So that's why. I have him at six but insanely talented. He's he's gonna be a beast. I love pets. And he's my breakout candidate. For the as far as your gronk reference. He was coming off back surgery when he was drafted by the patriots so he was going to have a slow start anyway and field. You said the thing that i wanted to say every time i hear the stat rookie tight and which is why. Can't he be the i. i may have. The falcons believed that he can be or they wouldn't have invested fourth-round picking him. Arthur smith has already talked about the reason he didn't play in the first. Preseason game is because they said if we thought he was behind we would have put him out there. We don't i really think that he is going to finish in the top five. Maybe the top three titans. That'll be really interesting. So i think what happens here. Is that like most. Many people are ranking in the top. Five or six. The question is whether if he doesn't finish in the top three. Can you narrow the gap that the distance. Between he. And george or darren waller travis kelsey is like one and a half or two points a game or is it going to be like three to four point per game. He's he's currently going as tight and five. That's as adp. And he's doing ahead of tj hopkinson. So i have hopkinson ranked ahead of him just just purely then like at cost much. Rather have tj in it. I liked kyle pits. It's my tight and six like the guy's going to be an absolute fantasy superstar. I'm just saying that we have a track record of hopkinson and andrews that we don't yet for kyle pits. Despite how much like his talent. And arthur smith offense is titan friendly. This is the last thing i'm gonna say is that we obviously love when players succeed and have massive pharisee result. I can't wait to watch. Kyle pits as much as any other player in the nfl this year. That's all excited about him. Like if a year from now were debating between he drives kelsey as the number one tight fantasy and kelsey. I bowed hall of famer. All-time break tight end. Nodes gonna no one's gonna question it. I i'm with you saying like he could. We could be having. That conversation is to make very clear like. I'm saying that. Not as projecting of aggression. Or anything from travis. Kelsey just how special and unique potential talent. We have here in kyle. Picks i've been in. I've been in a bunch of dynasty leagues. And i've seen cal pits. Go number one overall draft. Yeah ahead of ahead of trevor lower defined as one of them. So that's the number one pick in our dynasty right that the four of us do along with mike clay personally but i'm just saying like people that they know like the people at home. Donahue ed is. I'm just saying.
The Gridiron Guide
"hopkinson" Discussed on The Gridiron Guide
"Twenty seven teacher hopkinson twenty six now mixing getting kinda Here in the. Nfl told hundred rushing yards eight touchdowns top very good team gets down early band running game. He's still their best running back. Still good receiving running olga catches book again. Injuries are concerned. There's law on probably stay nor ham sandwich mixing and austin actor for injuries. He's not a workhorse. Running back the more touches he gets higher percentages to get her last year he couldn't handle the full workload by is a great. Pr running back. I did move them up ahead him a lot lower but i did move them up but again i'm just not taking them pending mahomes. Twenty eight if you can get him. You know ended the second end of the third round. I think it's pretty good. The place form especially got obviously tyreek hill. Kelsey param up with buck. Top tool quarterback Not guaranteed but he's guaranteed to pay the top five barring injuries Definitely nine percent chance. He's going to be atop through quarterback so if you can get them that if that spot it's worth tj hodkinson now this is the big outlier. I have here. I think going twenty picks earlier than his. Adp they're hat. Hopkinson in our town show. I said he would get eight catches thousand yards ten touchdowns that's only five players in the league. Got that last year. I think hopkinson.
Fantasy Football Today Podcast
"hopkinson" Discussed on Fantasy Football Today Podcast
"He wasn't used more there but he was cl- npr leagues. He was pretty close to breaking out last year. I think he had like nine or more points in twelve. Sixteen games hopkinson. Had i thank antony heinsohn hodgkinson. I'm pretty sure hopkinson and fan both lead their team red zone targets by the way. I'll double check that fit yet. Okay so you can't say that with hopkinson. He had fifteen red zone targets. That led the team. He had nine green zone targets inside the ten yard. Line that led. The team fan also led his team in red zone targets. He was tied with tim. Patrick it was just a low number. Hopkinson had fifteen and fan ed. Ten fan only had four targets inside the green zone so they both led their team and red zone targets but fans didn't have very many of those. The other thing that happened was that fan had thirty three. Pr points in his first two games and then he averaged seven and a half points his remaining thirteen does. He didn't score to the broncos not being good enough to even get in the red zone much less. Get in the end zone there. I'm gonna give you their pa-. I you know how bad their passing offense wise. But i'm just going to give the numbers you go to a website and you look at passing leaders for teams. It subtracts the sack yardage lost but just the raw numbers. Three thousand six hundred. Seventy three yards twenty one touchdowns twenty three interceptions that is just dreadful and thirteen. You can subtract thirteen of those yards. Because they were from kendall hinton but three thousand six hundred seventy three passing yards last year for a full season that.
The Fantasy Footballers - Fantasy Football Podcast
"hopkinson" Discussed on The Fantasy Footballers - Fantasy Football Podcast
"My ranking say. Waterbed also say that right now you might have a update later. I bet based on complete factual evidence right so we Obviously we we looked nowadays. Bet against jayson. Andy and i we. We did a deep dive. Deep dive yesterday in the office on kyle pits looking at what it would take to reproduce and get to a good enough value to be drafted in this range and we all know it would take the best rookie tight end season of all time but we wanted to know how much higher. How much better would it really take. It would be astronomically higher. I mean so much higher than any other rookie titan history. You're talking like here. And you're who you're talking about twenty five percent of the last rookie season ever if you add that onto the best rookie season ever then you get to. Where he's an acceptable picking this range. Whereas you're talking about tj buckets in. Who is the time. He was tied in four last year while being injured in dealing with Obviously the same poor team. He was one of five tight ends to have one hundred plus target. And now you got rid of marvin jones. You got rid of kennedy golladay. He is the number one target going into his third year. Tj hopkinson is going to break out this year whether or not. His breakout is worth the draft capital. I will say this if you are someone who hates streaming. Titans hates trying to figure out the match ups the plays that this and that then it is worth it for you to to to save your fab dollars to save. Your transaction counts through through the year if you're on a waiver priority system Then i think that is worth it. Because i i can't see him having fewer than one hundred twenty five targets and that's just enough volume if you're and a half pr pr league. Yeah i i don't think you're gonna see more of the same from hawkers in his last year matthew stafford we've talked a lot about him on the recent shows. He's a better quarterback injured. Jared goff And you know last year. I know he was banged. Up and hodgkinson's this valuable player in terms of downs and things like that but the reason why kyle pits more is. I see a thousand plus years for cockpits and his rookie season. You have the absence of target vacuum of julio jones you have a player that's essentially wide receiver. You have to think of cockpits as a wide receiver. We went back yesterday. Like you said i agree with everything that we were talking about yesterday. In terms of what the ceiling looks like calvin ridley's rookie season one hundred. Seventy five fantasy points. I think i call pits at one hundred seventy nine. But you've got to be in the to twenty plus range to be the kiddle kelsey difference maker for the team. That being said one thousand plus yards for kyle pits touchdown upside. I think you're going to get that. And i think your odds of touchdowns with matt ryan and that offense and what role he has to play there in camp coalpit says. Look the part. They're moving them around the formation. You cannot do those. Athletic things with tj hopkinson. You can't and you got seven hundred yards last year in. Sixteen games from tj hodkinson. That got you tight in for our more upside in the fifth round than teacher. Hawkins and sure but tj hogson is an extreme athlete. Like he was. Yes he's he is not kyle pets. I agree out-pizzas. He's carpets is the only one. Yeah he he breaks. He breaks the mould. But i mean if you're comparing hodkinson watch talking to the other top tier athletes. I'm just saying athletically. Speaking he's up there with you. Know your george kittles as a tight end. Yeah i mean six five almost two hundred fifty pounds and like food four seven forty to watch him for two years mike. Do you look at tj hopkinson. Two years teacher hopkinson and say he delivered on on the what you expected or was it less than you expected. It was just eyeballs. I think he delivered what i expected. And between the two. I i if i'm taking that tight end in the fifth round or the six round. Somehow they both happened to be there. I would go hopkinson of i side with jason. Believe hopkinson is going to be the number one target for for the detroit. Lions and i think that the upside is is there. I mean maybe you're not getting the splash plays like from kyle pits. But you won't see a splash play every single week. Meanwhile you should see seven plus targets for hopkinson every single week. Yeah his cat. His yards per catch is lower than all those athletic explosion tight ends. Yes so just one last point of clarity though if that's the normal like historical projection for all tight ends of all time. Is you get you you add to those things. So he's going into his third year. Which is the normal breakout year for tight ends. And that's where it's like. Yeah he has not been great yet but he was a rookie and he was a sophomore at a position. Where you don't usually do at that early. You do see splash plays early. You see them with mark andrews earlier george kettle earlier. No fan earlier. He has gone down in yards per catch over. The first two seasons had a lot of drops a lot of penalties lot of drops. That's a lot of a lot of issues way percent drop rate. My point is not that he can't. I mean it. It's a tough position to break out in detroit with a with a worst quarterback a different offensive system anthony. Lynn is your as your offensive coordinator. We don't see hodgkinson's upside the same. That's all and i look at. I don't look at him as the athletic upside that that a wide receiver kyle pits. Has they're not gonna play. Coal pits traditional tight. End off the block situation. They're going to run them all over the field and like that. Potential better yeah. I don't think we view his upside that differently. I think we view is down. Because i don't see him as getting into that. Kelsey gidel waller tear to be really really safe wide before Last year was about one hundred targets. I think that will go up to one hundred and thirty eight hundred four. Well we bet on it there. You go so we'll we'll settle it that way. Higby at seven head be as the tight end. I most likely to end up with on my team same He is drafted in the tenth round. He is a player that i think. Ironically you know matthew stafford coming over from detroit offers tremendous upside to. He has been a focal point of the offense for certain games in the past. When joel wasn't there and we didn't see average tied in play. We saw explosive tight in play. So this is the post hype sleeper of the year at the tight imposition position. I hope the draft. I don't think the draft price will go up. No because he's tyler higby disappointed people last year spending the league long enough. He's we we know his upside isn't going to be something You know astronomically high. His draft capital will be in the tenth round. And i absolutely love it. Because you you lost gerald everett. You lost josh reynolds. You brought in a better quarterback again. You lost camakers. Where i think you're going to have to throw the ball more higby could get it done and and i would much rather like again if lock it and hopkinson were there in the fifth. I would rather grab tyler higby late and start at wide receiver. You've seen the volume when gerald avid is out higby averages five targets a game. Which of course. I'd prefer more but that's solid and you have you have at least a proof of concept when you go back to the two years ago where the the the higby hype really started rolling. Because he was tyler higby where in in five straight weeks the tight end one three or a one five three nine one a he. He turned into this waiver. Pickup that saved people Over the final stretch of the season. So i'm i'm not overly bullish on tyler higby as much as you guys are but i think that he is he someone in the double digit rounds. That i believe can take that jump. So i'm perfectly fine drafting higby. What about robert tanya at eight right. Now he's eighth on our list He's of and around ahead of higby. It hasn't gone for a guy that finished tied in three they. Adp has gone insane. A lot of that's been suppressed by aaron rodgers. question marks through the off season. Do you think he'll end up on any of your rosters. Yeah i do..
Fantasy Football Overtime
"hopkinson" Discussed on Fantasy Football Overtime
"How did you choose to put hopkinson fours because you have him ranked as for. Yeah i was gonna say that to what about kyle pits all the google sheets sorting so probably last name. Sure i think it's just tyler had amassed four as convenient tyler went one two three four and his rankings. Like that too but anyway. Our number four is tj hopkinson tied with number five with african assault. And you said it. There's nobody there's de'andre swift and there's tj hopkinson and it's a bunch of unknown. Yeah golladay and jones are gone. They have a new quarterback goth. Who historically likes to utilize tight ends. There's been raving reviews out of camp about the chemistry between goffin hopkinson already. Which is obviously encouraging. But yeah if you're if you're in hopkinson is because tyrel williams quintas safest bershad perriman the rookie. Amman raw saint brown like none of them. Really scare you into thinking. That hopkinson can't lead this team targets. There's not a chance. He doesn't lead this team in targets. Not if he stays healthy. I have him project leading this team in targets by a wide margin. I don't have anyone else close to one hundred. It's he's head head and shoulders and toes according to tyler above everybody else. I haven't met one. Twenty two and the next closest wide receivers at ninety targets. Yeah i agree. I think he's gonna absolutely smashed the competition on this team and that's really really encouraging when you look at what he did last year. Sixty seven receptions seven hundred yards and six touchdowns in. We're all expecting him to significantly increase that production. He should absolutely finished inside the top five. And you can kind of get a discount on hopkinson. Right now on your drafts. I do not think you pass a six touchdowns. So i will say that. I think he gets four like i. This offense is gonna be brutal. I don't see too many scoring opportunities. They might not know score twenty touchdowns as a team so i have him for only four touchdowns but the rest of the volume is for sure. They're all right tied with hodkinson. Is everybody's boy kyle pits. I hate that. It's everybody's boy. I've been hi kyle pits. Before he was even drafted by the falcons. And now it's like afterthought of well of course but of course if you followed his college career at all you are high in kyle pits. Sure sure but i truly believe that kyle pits is about to have the second best rookie tight end season of all time. Mike ditka is only rookie tight end. Ever have over a thousand yards. It wouldn't surprise me if pits eclipse that mark. But i'm projecting him with seventy reception nine hundred yard eight touchdowns season. I think he's going to be absolutely phenomenal. Sauce talked about this the other day. We've seen no training camp videos of kyle pits. And i wonder if the falcons are just hiding him as much as possible. They don't want those videos leaked like they're saying no cell phones like you guys..
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"Think that i got my start at the middle school newspaper. The hopkinson buzz. No but really. I started telling stories in middle school and how to really great journalism teacher. And as i you know as i got older and was considering what i wanted to do what i really love to do is right and learn new things and so this is a great field for me. I have been a local government reporter in rural washington state. And since then i have mostly been a business reporter largely reporting on tech mostly in the pacific northwest and i relocated to continue covering tech in san francisco just about two years ago. So i was at the seattle times than the associated. Press and now the post did you imagine when you were a middle schooler. They're being inspired by your teacher that someday you'd be under the masthead of an organization as well known as the post. I never thought that would happen. I'm still honestly a little bit shocked. That i work here. It's a great place. Well congratulations i mean. It's particularly you know in these challenging times for journalists Hats off to you. It's quite Quite a career path. And you you've You've worked your way up quickly so good for you much. Yeah it's it's you know. It is a challenging time for the industry. But i think we have some really good like industry newspaper leaders. That are still strong. Which is fantastic. And so yeah. You know the more information about our right. We'll let's dig into the article. We're going to discuss today. This is Article that you co authored with some of your colleagues at the washington post is titled the anatomy of a ransomware attack What prompted you all to take on this topic. What would what prompted the creation of this article. You know it's interesting. I honestly think it was the colonial hack. The colonial pipeline ransomware attack. That kind of eventually spurred this on because we had been covering ransomware attacks up until that point of course as kind of one offs. You know There were the healthcare attacks last fall and and we have covered some of these big groups and things but we had never done this kind of huge comprehensive approach but as we saw some of these more high profile tax light colonial and j b s and people were hearing more and more about these. We thought oh you know it's the time is finally right to take a big step back and actually explain to people. What actually are these weird they coming from. And how do they affect you. You know like you. A normal person. Living in our society
Fantasy Football Today Podcast
"hopkinson" Discussed on Fantasy Football Today Podcast
"And then when you look at this wide receiver unit. That's been paired in detroit. With the marriage jared goff. They gave him all guys. Outside of the the draft selection of almirante brown all bertha players tyra williams rashad. Param cleef raymond. All these guys they brought in our vertical downfield assets paired with a guy that has nine passing touchdowns outside the red zone past years with an offense of wizard. John mcvay So i just believe that. Nfl teams that they want to stop tj. Atkinson are going to be able to do it. I mean there's gonna be a low bar and I think he'll be fine. Have a safe floor Like you had last year. But i don't know if he's going to be the league winning entity that a lotta people kind of think like this breakouts can happen. No i think if there's going to be a league winning tight end outside of the top three. I think pits kind of carries that sash more so than anders hopkinson. But i'm with you on the floor for hopkinson. There aren't a lot of tight ends. You look at it and say that guy's gonna lead his team in targets but hodgkinson's one of them and he was really close to being like a big breakout last year nine or more p r. points in twelve of sixteen games so if he does a little bit more and i think he'll get a little bit more of a target share from golf. I like how goff played when he leaned on his tight ends a certainly toward the end of two thousand nineteen higby but also there were times last year where he did it. His numbers were okay. And if a team leans too heavily on defending hopkinson it will make it easier even for the lions to connect with saint brown or swift after tyrone williams. Whoever they end up running out there in their passing game. So i'm not certain that we're gonna see hopkinson. Get double covered a lot. I don't know if teams are necessarily going to think that they need to. And i also wonder if hopkinson can add like a little bit more of a vertical dimension to his game. So i'm i'm bullish on him and pr not as much non or half pr. But he's my fourth favourite in full..
The High Stakes Fantasy Football Hour
"hopkinson" Discussed on The High Stakes Fantasy Football Hour
"Where only first place. We'll get that twenty twenty two f. Fcc main event and second-place nothing What what do you make of davis matic ignoring ignoring but choosing to go with godwin in the fourth as opposed to patrick mahomes. Yeah he skipping him in the third. And i can make a case for that not in the fourth i. I would've loved to have had mahomes just and that would've probably started even quicker of quarterback round when you can stack those three players together That's pretty impressive. I like from stack standpoint. Where friend any wheeler stewart With the charge players all four of his players eker hopkins keenan allen. And they'll tell you the injuries Impressive players for me. And i can see where he's going with that bill team number nine ritchie. I impressed with with all these players. If he's putting together but in this format the runningback aaron jones and josh jacobs there's just not enough task catchers amongst those three running backs need to get excited about the build of putting the those three players Those we running backs One of the things that the chat was pointing out to me too. And i didn't mention this bob lung. Who writes the Fantasy football consistency guide every single year. And it has been nominated for best fantasy football publication in each of the last four years. i think that he follows sort of consistency prior to or you know over. Let's say draft trends or draft. Adp he's going to go get his guys. And i think that explains a lot. What we see with the david montgomery pick there in the in the second round The other thing. I wanted to point out in the fourth round farrell of between hopkinson and andrews hopkinson and ratcliffe and mueller gets andrews. There you have a preference between those players if you're drafting in a football guys drafter and fm pc main event. Anything like that. Do you have a preference on either hodgkinson or andrew which tight and you like better. Both ways are very good players. I am an andrew's guy. Because i believe display or played well last year despite all the adversity that he had to deal with especially related with the covert and his underlying issues of health anyway. hopkinson the bigger mystery. He's going to be a good target. New quarterback new coaches a lot of uncertainty. We know we're baltimore was last year. They threw the ball to andrews Eighty nine times about twenty. Five percent of the are jackson's total passes went injuries..
Fantasy Football Today Podcast
"hopkinson" Discussed on Fantasy Football Today Podcast
"Highest floor. Tj hopkinson kyle pits mark andrews. What do you got. Hopkinson pits andrews. Dave was the highest upside. It's upside is the rookie. Who is falling into this very nice role in atlanta teen. We've already talked about it with calvin ridley. They're going to throw the ball solid amount this year. If not like a crazy high amount. He's going to be a difficult match up. There will be some growing pains with him. He's a rookie tight end. These things happen but he's he still has the upside to finish the year with this. Sounds crazy when you think about rookie tight end so just bear with me on it. But potential is there for him to get over a thousand yards in seventeen games to get eight touchdowns some games to get over sixty five catches and seventeen games. It might be more like seventy five catches over seventeen games. He's gonna get used a ton and yes. I think they'll throw a lot. And the arthur smith. You've remember what he did with tight ends. He used them quite well in tennessee. Last year is going to do the same thing in atlanta. Chris who is the highest floor of those three tight ends hopkinson. Andrews pits andrews. And i think that probably puts me out of the consensus. Because i would guess hodgkinson with his expected. Role would be viewed as the house floor guy but andrews even given the relatively low target share. He's been sufficient and the connection between him. And lamar jackson has been so good with the exception..
Fantasy Football Today Podcast
"hopkinson" Discussed on Fantasy Football Today Podcast
"I yeah the running back. Discussion is one thing but for tight ends. I just this is a pr thing with hopkinson. I really don't get very excited about him. At all and non pr and much less a half dvr much less than i do in full pr. I just just think it's going to be about targets. And i think that is by far the most important thing for tight ends because it's such a crappy position so i went back and i looked at the top. Five tight ends each of the last five years. There are twenty five of them in previously in full. Pr of the twenty. Five tight ends a finished in the top. Five last five seasons ten of them were on top six offenses nine of them were on offense that ranked tenth through twentieth and scoring and six of them were on offense that ranked outside the top twenty. So yeah look. It's always better to be on a good offense no question. I don't think hopkinson has any chance really course to be tied into you know. I don't think he's going to be waller. Gonna make that jump. But i definitely path top five just on targets alone and i thought that was kind of striking to me. That quality of offense didn't really matter that much it hasn't really mattered. That much like there were two tight ends. Last year. they finished top five on on offense that strength twenty fifth and twentieth and scoring So just a trend. I noticed that. I don't for me. It's not about like is there. pass it up. i think there's clearly passed. Its top five. I'm just saying for the tight end position specifically. I'm not really worried about getting somebody who's gonna finish tight end five six seven. I wanna make sure that they're going to be a difference. Maker at that. Position is a difference maker. They'll because there's only five six seven good ones every year that so i agree with you. If they're not going to get to that waller kid. Arrange with their different figuring your lineup. Every week if they're just giving.
"hopkinson" Discussed on The Current
"O. Two theater that didn't have many people in it and in black panther it was. I began to call it going to black church of seeing that film of six times. Now they did an excellent job. i saw grown men. Cry that moment. I remember calling telling me that moment. Were the of the aircraft's bricks through the clouds. And you've seen conduct from the air on the clouds part. Yeah and he was. He was yeah tears in his eyes. 'cause we are so marginalized misrepresented mistreated to have that that space and to to know that the movie then went onto earn more. It was a blockbuster plus For a while it had earned more than any any 'em any movie ever had. Just i mean something like that can put wind in one sales and i mean again. You receive an award like this. It's a lifetime achievement award. You have much work left to do. Where do you find creative inspiration right now. It's everywhere if you maintain any kind of curiosity about the world the world is always doing things that are fiction worthy at cannot write anything stranger than the world will do a maintain curiosity about the world a. M writing often sense fiction so a curiosity about what's happening in science As somebody who failed sciences except biology all the way through high school. Let me say so i also just maintained the curiosity about what people are up to. I write a lot of fantasy and fantasy is basically the stories we tell ourselves we're like is people's anywhere you look there's inspiration. I tried to to keep reading. What my fellow writers are writing and that will always inspired me. I think of it as literary conversion conversion being that that When you take pleasure in somebody else's achievements pleasure rather than being jealous. So he'll read something. They cut damn a who wish i had done this. Isn't it cool that this person has so. I could never eat it. That's very generous. It's the only way to go. Otherwise you just dissolve in bitterness. Before i let you go. What are you cooking these days. I know that you cook a lot. I was gonna say wildly. You cook a lot and wildly. What are you cooking these days looking a cookie. A lot of comfort food with those making jamaican black geic. Which is what happens when dried fruit meets. Overproof meets caribbean aesthetics. It's amazing there's a you can get kubota squashes. Here they are. They are that thick. Mealy sweet squash makes the best. Pumpkin soup ever I'm trying new things as well I'm home amid as well coq. So you know new new gadgets this showing up as a badio buddy ace sushi knife so i can soleil things properly I'm having fun as you should. It's a real pleasure to talk to you. And congratulations again. on this again a lifetime achievement award with much life to come thank you so much man that was not galloway's conversation with canadian author nano hopkinson. She received her lifetime achievement award from the science fiction and fantasy writers of america at an online ceremony in june for more. Cbc podcasts goto. Cbc dot ca slash podcasts..
"hopkinson" Discussed on The Current
"That's the one. That's the one pitch for since written versions of as the anemia. So often in my own work and i did the pitch and then didn't hear anything for months when it asked again. They said well no. We're trying to get your ducks in a row. It's going to happen soon very very soon. In two years went by at that point they still had told me. They like my pitch. Then i got a call from another editor was by the I moved on the that person city is still interested as es pitch and they said hey so that. I was in a position of knowing. I was going to be cutting. It threatening my first comic in the universe of one of the most puckett or comic series in north america. So no pressure no pressure. No no i had this moment one of the things. Dc did was to send me or vertical. Did was to send me all six of neal's books in the said'man universe and these are not graphic novels. They're they're fairly thick. Sounds working my way through them. And we'd had a righteous meeting in new orleans as flying home from that. And i had one. Victory says played with taking off. I pulled that book out of my bag and opened it up and found a tap on my shoulder. And i turned around. And there's a young man probably mid late twenties and he said that's the last thing i would have expected you to pull out of your bag. This assignment and i thought why not. Okay am fifty eight. Have a fifty eight year old black lady. And i couldn't tell him it was driving now because you hadn't come out. Of course yeah right. They hadn't been announced that they were doing it. I couldn't tell him at to bite my tongue through that whole slight. I just wanted to shout it. The series began in two thousand eighteen. Which is a huge. You think of what happened in that year when black panther comes out in theaters and when the whole it seems like the universe kind of tilts in some ways in terms of how people think about comics and diversity and science fiction. Well what was that. Like to be to be in the midst of that. It was so amazing Writing comics is heart. Never let anybody tell you anything. Different mike i two issues. I rewrote each eight times. Before i got to something that the edges said. yes we can work with this learning disability have. Adhd ahead fulltime job. I have fibromyalgia tired. A lot but whenever Too much i'd say dude. You're writing sanmen comment. Life is ok. Knife is okay. And then black panther came out and reimagined black panther in my eyes as i had stopped reading black a kid because he felt so stiff he didn't feel like fully realized character And they know that people the original righteous artists were working really hard that it still didn't feel like it was coming from deeply imagined black space. 'cause then black panther came out I was so sick that day. I had the flu so badly. Thought i wouldn't be able to get there. I wanted to be there and opening night and the flu. The fever broke half an hour before the have still field. Six dog bit me and my blankets. Wait two f..
"hopkinson" Discussed on The Current
"Did you always feel that your voice would be welcomed their or wonder what the young nulla hopkinson would have made a someone like yourself back. Then i mean as an icon somebody to look toward for me. That was samuel delaney. Not the first lack region sense fiction but very close to it. I one of the first ones known to be black. I was a bit thick. And i guess part coming from the caribbean where people of color are very much in the majority. There is helary's but It's a different sense of of what's possible and grew middle-class so again there's a sense of if i get too particular place at probably belonged there so i didn't have that same sort of reticence to to go into a place that i submitted belonging when it occurred to me to think about recent sense fictions when i stumbled across i was reading. Samuel r delany. I loved his work but a lot of sense fiction at that time was published. I in paperback so you didn't know who the authors were. But i found a hardcover at the local library was working of one of chips. One of delaney's novels and to as reading it turned to the inside back cover. And there's a picture of him and it was An epiphany What are you what do you. what do you mean an epiphany. May universe doubled in size. And i know he's tired of me telling the story but it's so true and that's when i started to look for where the other black writers were and where the other writers of color were. I was ready reading launch. The women writers in the feminist writers. But i began to look at how says fiction represented and so often misrepresented race and also other countries I come from the caribbean you. At that time. You have to go long. Distance defined the caribbean represented and accurately incense fiction. There are few more now so and it is a true. I mean you talked about paperback. The you couldn't figure out who the author was that identity of black writers and science fiction wasn't hidden but in some ways was downplayed right. Yeah there were at point. Perhaps three maybe five. So there was delaney. There was.
"hopkinson" Discussed on The Current
"What does that come with. What what is the responsibility that comes with. I'm still figuring that out. They just announced it on december. I i think for me. It pretty much means business as usual. Not not much has changed a believe. It'll mean i have a bit more visibility out in the world so the mechanism by which people will come to me to be mentored. Who's usually applying to university. I assume that they will see applications rise from people from various backgrounds who want to write spec specific Probably also will mean a certain amount of backlash. There is a thread incense fiction community. That is really kind of angry. That women erecting it at all their women of color as well that they're people who are talking about systemic oppression which is about sense fiction is about so i'm not sure why they're mad so expect some attempts at backlash. Don't expect that they will be much of a problem. I was gonna say. I mean winning. This award could tell you one thing about where science fiction and fantasy is twenty twenty one but also the fact that there's a backlash might tell you something different. Where where do you think it is. I think the backlash is a tiny part of the community. And the kenichi has been actively working to to counter what they're saying so for instance There's hugo award. Which is a reader voted award and a group of people tried to subvert it a few years ago by collecting votes for their candidates. They chose writers. They felt writing the kind of thing they wanted. It was Usually it was always white..
"hopkinson" Discussed on The Current
"Your mouth is open. That's what i was doing all the way through it. It's humbling and Feels like he's exaggerating because divinity part of not sure about but it's lavar burton. He's allowed to say whatever he wants to say. Yes but i mean the divinity part what did you say the connection and the bridge between divinity and humanity. What does that mean to you. I it threw me. It really really threw me. Hope i managed to humanity part and the rest. I would think of as being something. I'm trying for in my writing to sort of hit Some of the more profane and sublime aspects of being human. He's not the only one in this long tribute video online. That sings your praises. There are writers who talk about the role that you've played as a mentor writers who talk about the role that you've played a role model as teacher. What is it like to be considered a role model. It makes me feel mischievous. Because there's this thing where i guess a lot of my students expect respectability but i'm an artist and i don't think arches about being respectable So it's it's sort of fun to to to throw them sometimes. I'm not even trying to what's going to throw them but it also is a responsibility. that is A joyful went to me when i take quite seriously. I know that. I represent a lot to people who didn't think they could do what i'm doing for. Various reasons than people from marginalized experiences. Like i am being black being an immigrant to north america being female being queer being over certain age having some level of disability lots of people who share any of those field that they cannot it cannot make their voices heard and so i hear from them Because they want to know how i do it and They're reading my work and the it means a lot to them. So it's something i do take seriously. What do you say to them when they say how do you do..
"hopkinson" Discussed on The Current
"Podcasts. I pull back the curtain on the secret of self help group that experts call a cult and follow one woman's heroin journey to get out. The podcast was featured in rolling stone magazine and named one of the best podcasts of two thousand eighteen in the atlantic. Listen to uncover escaping nexium on. Cbc listen or wherever you get your podcasts. This is a cbc podcast. I think it's fair to say that canadian author nano hopkinson has reached the pinnacle of her profession. And don't take it from me. Take it from actor and director. Lavar burton of star trek fame. Nao lavar burton here beaming into add my voice to the chorus of those who are singing. Your praises and deservedly so now. I was a fan long before we met and became friends. You have been and continued to be an inspiration not simply with the power and the wisdom in your words but also with a deep and abiding humanity and generosity of spirit with which you deliver your words to us. There's a fine line in my view between humanity and divinity and you dance between them with effortless ease and chris. Congratulations the science. Fiction and fantasy writers of america have done us all proud in selecting you for this high honor peace and blessings. I.
"hopkinson" Discussed on Conversations
"Can was it different from the way you glow quality to it bouncing and it was so let's see what we can but it was a finance thing about it. Then he applied to the strategy council gave him a support letter. Got a grant enough to cover the expenses and the painted ladies was born. You say how did you actually get to meet vic for the first time face to face. Luke well it was sort of starting to put it all together and was obviously at a point now where i really wanted to make faster face and i wanted him to trust me. Obviously i wanted him to get to know me and let him know that it wasn't going to give him the run around that he might have got in the past. So i just thought first things first a truly important to get him to make me and my family and my house and my parents and some of the other people involved kick it off from there. So that's what happened. John tried and on many but with straight. We spent the day together how to barbecue my got to know on a more personal a better level corresponding mile or over the phone. Which was really. Did you get to make the album with you. I'd seen the medics play a plateau with with my band and we played together. Noticed that they'll really good that they'll powerful. And i had the chops or guess and i thought it'd be great to have a black man do it and i die jumped on board. They thought it was a great idea. Apply them songs. And i love them and wasn't long after that that rusty of got wind of what was happening and he got in touch vegan rusty have an affiliation way back. Yeah somewhere in festivals out. Cars is a recording of you. Am i doing back in the shadows but got lost along the way that was the beginning of friendship between russell. Hopkinson myself for kelly put his hand up. Yeah yeah paused right from the start getting the funding together to make this happen because like i said to vic the beginning are really want to do this. But if i'm going to do what i'm gonna do it properly. Because i felt that as vicar signed earlier you know he could have had a bit more time to put into these recalled songs ten minutes. Yeah so that was sort of the way. I looked at the hall project. And i said if we're gonna do. I'm going to do it properly this time. So you'd given up on the line as an i did. I did go to betray like. Where's it gone. I couldn't even get a copy of it. So i like giving away to relations to listen to and an luck the l. Boomerang mitha just never returned at this time. Say a friend of mine tracked down in italy and pied eight hundred dollars for it and claims were fetching eight hundred dollars and gave it to me as as a christmas gift sosa. Rebirth of the of the loner vic they have this in your late sixties well sort of rejuvenated me as well because i i had a little trail of of illness between the last few years and luke not only as rejuvenated music redo related in lifted my life physically as well judging by the media blurbs that i've seen written to becoming quota a classic of great acceptance the song stranger in my country how do you think that song the message. That song holds up today vic on the edge a very well because ev- regional issues becoming caught a factor within reading the reworking of the constitution. And fail that. The the history of the song songs surrounding it will pertain to some historic political value as well as musical value but more says since the river lace of the loan classic rehashed and redone by luc picard. Naya plays this is all come together and everywhere it's been has been caught early accepted leak you brought vic back into the studio to rerecord. I wanna bomb but with much more raunchy. Rockabilly kind of backed. Was it like to bring into the studio once again and and kind of unleash him on. This song wants recorded back in the nineteen fifties. That was i remember that clearly. The whole idea was actually from who. I mentioned earlier rusty hopkinson who ended up being the producer of the album. Almost a prerequisite of he's going to do this. And we're going to do above. And i'm gonna drum that one so we did that and yeah he's obviously you can hear how wonderful it is and we go into sing the harp or something really amazing. You know 'cause it was pouring rain got lost. And then we went eventually came around the corner and get low rank owed on his scooter and seemingly unprepared and as soon as the tight rolled bell to this song out mad at.
Pats pick up another tight end in trade with Lions
"That the Detroit News is reporting the lions have made a trade. They have sent a former fourth round draft pick, the tight end Justin, Justin Rogers is reporting. But the lions are sending the former tight end. Michael Roberts to the patriots who are in desperate need of tight end. The lions drafted TJ Hopkinson in the first round. Sign may be the best player in free agency and Jesse James and now they're trading. Michael Robert says a result he finished his lions career. Two years with only thirteen catches Forty-six yards. Three touchdowns. But like I said, the patriots are absolutely desperate right now. And so there you have it. They, they make a trade with the lions late round draft pick. We don't know what year. No details yet the late round draft pick for Michael
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NBA Draft 2019: Latest 1st-Round Order, Predictions
"And ladies and gentlemen, we have a new mock draft out Mel kiper Jr's three point. Oh is here with us. And we are looking forward to the draft. Mel will join us in just about an hour to talk about the new mock draft. But there have been some changes in the draft specifically one less quarterback. Now going in the first round then in mel's two point oh mock draft. So we have four in the two point oh mock draft with Daniel Jones from Duke rounding out of the last pick of the draft to the patriots in the first round of thirty two. There are only three quarterbacks now in the first round, according to mel's latest mock. And obviously a retirement might be a big reason why and the quarterbacks have changed as well. Right. As far as where they're they're going. Well, Cuyler he still has Tyler going number one derozan. Well in his last draft Cuyler going number thirteen to the dolphins. So now and this draft he hasn't going number one. He had. Dwayne Haskins going number six at a giant Kyle Murray. Going number thirteen to the to the dolphins. Drew lock going fifteen to the Redskins and Daniel Jones going thirty two to the patriots. So as you mentioned Daniel Jones now out of the first round, according to the latest mock draft by Mel kiper, just three quarterbacks Murray number one. The main says Dwayne Haskins at number six, and you start to hear reports that the giants may go defense was six and then was seventeen go quarterback. But right now twain Haskins at six and then drew lock sitting there at number thirteen for the dolphins. Does the only three quarterbacks in this latest first round. Yeah. Going to be very interesting because we know what the giants listen one thing. Dave Gettleman has made very clear he does not feel beholden to tell us his plan. And so I don't feel overly beholden to believe. A lot of what we're hearing coming out of the giants can't because if you've got a guy who's basic messages trust me, I got this. Well, then we understand he doesn't feel like he has to tell us the truth. So as we hear these things. Coming out. We also understand this time of year is about deception to an extent it's trying to manipulate the draft order trying to manipulate the opinions of certain players. So that you can try and put yourself in the best position to get the guys you ultimately want. So it makes it difficult to try and read the tea leaves it is although I have to say on cattlemans behalf. He said all of last spring saquon Barkley is a generational talent with the second overall pick. And that's where he went. Look, I think we all agreed. There has to be a quarterback in the giants future. Whether it's at six or seventeen trade now Cleveland, but it would not surprise me in the least if Dave Gettleman waited until the second or third round to take a quarterback this Dave Gettleman, he created that created, but he he made the term a more of a vernacular in the NFL draft hog molly's when he was the GM of the Carolina Panthers. He loves the big guys to hog mollies. And let's be honest. This draft is going to be decided outside of Kyla Murray. More than anything else about the big defensive lineman in this draft. The hog Molly is on the defensive side of the ball. So depending on your draft grades for your quarterbacks you could take one of those at six and then a quarterback at seventeen it all depends again on your on your draft great. If twain Haskins is highest on the board and draft grades. You don't pass that up. If you have a Dwayne Haskins drew lock. And whatever other quarterback equal in grades. You know, maybe use that seventeen pick baby can trade it up somehow to get one of those guys as I said, this always comes down to grades. Do. You have a choice amongst grades. Are you close enough in quarterbacks where if you don't get one you try and get the other? But we'll see we'll see, you know, one of the biggest changes in from the last two this for Mel was they had the patriots taken Daniel Jones a quarterback, and this one I serve Smith junior the tight end from Alabama going, and that would not be shocking at all you have really three out of the top tight end Hopkinson the kid from Iowa teammate, Noah Fant, and then Smith junior all three likely to go in the first round a three first round tight end to on the same team come on. And what would that tell you as we saw? The patriots jump into the first round and take a running back and Sony Michelle at the end of that. And now to see in the next year three tight ends going. We've talked about this. However, you want to split it. Last year were Quinton Nelson. Went in the top ten in the draft as an offensive guard. We saw roquan Smith going the top ten as a middle linebacker. The middle of the field is worthy. NFL is being built right now. And other teams are starting to catch up to what the patriots have done for years. The way that we've seen teams export that specific area and three tight ends in the first round would hammer that home not denying that. They are guys that are certainly probably more talented than usual tight end groups. We're used to seeing but it's also about value. It's why you see running back taking it to overall by the giants last year. I mean, the other thing is I think they're more interior linemen in this first round then quarterbacks right? Like, a not tackles guards and centers. There are more of those according to males latest mock than there are actual quarterbacks being taken which would be very unusual. So the top five in this new draft that Mel kiper put out is Kylie Murray. Number one of the cardinals Nick both the D N number two to the forty Niners. Number three. Josh Allen the outside backing backer pass rusher going to the jet number four Cornyn Williams. To the raiders and number five guy making a pretty big jump. Devon white going to Tampa Bay at five in the last mock draft he was number eleven to the Bengals now in mel's draft. He is sitting at number five number six twain Haskins seven Joon Taylor. The offense attack from Florida going to Jacksonville sweat, the D N going to the lions at eight Sean, Gary the D N going into the bills from Michigan and TJ Hopkinson. The tight end going to the Broncos at number ten. Here's here's what I wanted to talk to Mel about and one of the issues that I have laid on me big fella with with this draft comes, you know, some some point and one of them is there are few prospects in new first round projection who are making their debuts because of their combine performances. There are four guys who have jumped into mel's first round who weren't out there before again based on the combine combine performances. I don't understand that. I don't I don't understand that. If you wanna say. You looked at the combine to go back and look at tape of them. But to say, they're combine performance jumped them up that doesn't compute to me. Well, I think that's I think that's the assumption though, is because of their performance you went back and look and that. That's fair. That's why I want to ask them. How did this? Make you go back and study them more. Because if you're just basing things off the combine I got a real issue with that. Yeah. I I don't think you would do that or teams. But at the same time, you look at the positions of the majority of the players that would be involved in that. And I think this could be true for teams as well. It's interior offense. It is right. Three interior offensive linemen Terry McLaren the wide receiver, but when it comes to interior offensive lineman. You wanna talk about an area where the scouting grossly lags behind to actually great and overall draft. It's a difficult area for a lot of people to see and understand because you don't have the benefit of a lot of stats. You don't have the benefit of even the combine members necessarily always translating to production. So when those guys go and they paying and they flag in the model somewhere for what they do at the combine. And then you go back and spend some more time looking at a guy like Lindstrom who wasn't going to be a big name. He wasn't like, you know, Gary bradberry from North Carolina State won the Remington award this year. Like that guy was a stud Boston College was a middling. Okay. ACC team this year. So Lindstrom wasn't getting the credit. He deserved even being as good as he is. So you go back now, and even these NFL teams, maybe we're late to the party on some of these guys all of a sudden start giving them an extra. That's why I want to ask I just wanna make sure with Mel that because I'm just reading from the combine performance, and again, let's put a name. To those you mentioned McLaren the wide receiver who is one of the others. Chris Lynch reminder, you just mentioned from Boston College now. Number twenty one to Seattle Eric McCoy interior linemen going number twenty two to Baltimore. Right and the Garrett bradberry. The Senator from North Carolina State who is you mentioned one the Remington award is the best center in the country number thirty one to the LA Rams where they have an aging center, and John John Sullivan. And that was that was one of the things have been saying for the Rams the last couple of years that dynasties been built on the interior. If you land a guy like that good, Lord or you winning out it is. So we'll see how that plays out. Now, the one thing that I find interesting he he has drew lock the third quarterback Mel dozen his latest mock going thirteen in Miami. I'm telling you don't take out Denver at ten in Cincinnati of eleven in play for quarterbacks. I mean. Yeah. Denver made the play for Joe flacco. But John Elway has messed this up a couple of times with all due respect. I mean, that's just outside of getting Peyton Manning. He has not figured out the quarterback spot there at ten they might be in play for quarterback. And you have Andy Dalton with his situation with the Bengals and his contract situation. I, you know, I think that there's a really good chance that they could be in play with a quarterback there, by the way, by the way, Mel kiper Jr's mock draft not the biggest item related to the draft this week. That will have news for you guys. What more on that coming up later? This week
The Past and the Curious
PEZ Candy Origins
"Sold in austria as an aid to help people quit smoking in 1926 a candy that is essentially compressed blocks of sweetened peppermint made their debut the german word for peppermint is reference which is spelled o p h e f f e r m i n t z so the candy name was an abbreviation of sorts peres the peres dispensers nowfamiliar for their cartoon and comic characters were originally modeled after lighters