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Fresh update on "irving" discussed on NEJM This Week - Audio Summaries
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Dallas - Large Irving COVID-19 Testing Location to Close, Relocate to Mesquite
"1st change and testing sites is coming up in Dallas County. Today is the last day for the testing site at the University of Dallas and Irving. That side is being moved to East Field College and Mesquite starting on Monday, Dallas County Judge Jenkins tells NBC five. They're changing the location based on where the need is began to see a drop off in the number of people that protesting at the Irving location Like the Irving location, the New East Field College location will be able to administer upto 500 tests per day. It's located in parking lot aide on the Prada drive, and it'll be open from 7 a.m. to 1
Dallas - Irving Based Exxon Mobile Lost $1B In Second Quarter As Oil Use Continues To Fall
"Exxon Mobil just posted its largest quarterly loss ever, the oil giant losing $1.1 billion in the second quarter. The company says pandemic related shutdowns kept people at home, reducing the need for its products. ExxonMobil's second quarter revenue of 32 billion Was less than 1/2 what it was a year earlier. Shares of Exxon Mobil down about 45 cents, down about 1%. There are
Kyrie Irving commits $1.5 million for WNBA players who opt out
"And Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving is committing $1.5 million. To WN BA players were choosing to opt out of the season. Irving wants to help supplement the income of those players. He will not play with the Nets in Orlando bubble azi nurses a shore a sore shoulder.
Alaska Airlines plane forced to land in Seattle after passenger threatens to kill everyone
"Alaska Airlines anywhere. Nagy. I've never been aboard Alaska Airlines now. Alaska Airlines had to make an emergency landing in Seattle after a passenger quote threatened to kill everybody on the plane unless they accepted the fact Jesus was a black man and how in Irving with the be the day and age plane returned to the Seattle Tacoma airport, the flight was canceled. And the remaining passengers were booked on another flight. The irony was that guy was a white guy with a man bun. Ah, he's now being investigated on suspicion off harassment
Dallas County judge rejects federal aid
"Judge Clay Jenkins is going to reject federal aid to run the Ellis Davis Field House test site. Because of what he considers poor turnaround for testing results. Federal testing and Ellis Davis reportedly takes about 8 to 10 days. The sighted Irving just 123 days because they use a private vendor, Jenkins tweeting. They will use a private vendor and hopes the feds will give the county some of the re agent needed since they'll no longer be running Ellis Davis.
Shootings surge in Chicago, New York City
"It is now the fourth consecutive weekend of Children being fatally shot Chicago. This time boy, 15 years old among nine dead, 30 wounded. Chicago gun violence increases Year to year shootings there appeared a year Murders are up. New York City. Saw 15 shootings in a 15 hour span. Put in the New York Post. Among those killed a one year old boy. Is among four people shot at a cookout near Brooklyn Park. Four victims were wounded when a shooter possibly in a passing vehicle, says the New York Post opened fire in their direction. At 11:35 p.m. You're the Raymond Bush playground. At Madison Street and Marcus Garvey Boulevard in Bed Stuy. Baby was hit in the stomach. Take her to the hospital. Where he's expected to survive. Freeman Age is 27 35 36. Also hospitalized expected to survive. Meanwhile, New York City City Hall protesters I wanted The New York Post attack, a New York Post reporter. And cops did nothing. Quote an occupied city hall. Protesters smacked in on duty post reporter in the face with a two by four on Sunday in the view of dozens of NYPD cops who didn't lift a finger to help. And even refused to take a complaint of the crime. A journalist is named Kevin Sheehan was using a cell phone to shoot a video of the demonstration. One of hundreds of people stronger now reduced around 50 On a public street across a metal barrier when one protester Didn't like it. Put the blank camera down, sneered the demonstrator as he swung the two by four at she in multiple times, knocking his phone to the pavement and striking him in the face. Many within the encampment, according to the New York Post, laughed while one woman could be heard calling. All right, all right as a way to break it up. Open on the cops, so much has moved in the direction of the attack. As a man responsible wearing a Brooklyn Nets T shirt. Bearing Tyree Irving's number 11. Disappeared into the encampment. 15 shootings in a 15 hour span. Including a 21 year old man fighting for his life after being shot in the head while sitting in a car. In Sheepshead Bay early Sunday. It's 43 shootings so far in the week more than tripled last year's tally of 13 over the same period, according to
Dallas-area Chuck E. Cheese to close as parent company files for bankruptcy protection
"Irving's Chuck E Cheese has announced which of its restaurants are shutting down for good as it goes through Chapter 11 bankruptcy. In all, 34 restaurants are closing around the country, along with 11 others that have already shut down. Texas is losing two locations, both of them here in North Texas. The restaurants and Alan and Mesquite will be closing soon.
Dallas - Irving man shot his wife, then killed himself, police say
"Killed during an Independence Day Police shootout in Irving. Police responded to a domestic violence call in the Irving Heights neighborhood where a husband had reportedly shot his wife Mike trainer said the armed suspect fled. The man was later found in the backyard of a neighboring building. After announcing themselves and entering the yard. The man fired at police officers returned fire, killing the suspect. No officers were hurt. The wounded wife is hospitalized in stable condition. Not with
Dallas - Irving Officer Injured While Confronting Stolen Vehicle Suspect At Home Depot
"Their second officer involved shooting of the Independence Day weekend. Yesterday, An officer shot a man in the parking lot of a Home depot where he was trying to arrest a man driving a stolen car. Fearing for his life, the officer shot the suspect who use the stolen car to pin the officer between two vehicles. Both officer and suspect were treated for non lethal wounds. Saturday, Irving Police killed a shooting suspect in a gun battle near the man's home where his wife was found shot. Her wounds were nonlethal. Seven No. Eight the
Dallas - Man killed in Irving after exchanging gunfire with officers, police say
"An officer involved incident in Irving over the weekend. Irving police are investigating an officer involved shooting that happened Saturday morning in the 800 block of Elwood Drive. Around 10 a.m. Saturday, Police responded to a call where the victim says she was shot by her husband, who had fled the location. When he was found in the backyard of a nearby property. Police announced themselves and both the suspect that officers exchanged gunfire. During which the suspect husband was shot and killed. The wife was taken to an area hospital treated for non life threatening
Man killed in Irving, Dallas, after exchanging gunfire with officers, police say
"Are investigating an officer involved shooting that happened Saturday morning in the 800 block of L would drive around 10 a.m. Saturday. Police responded to a call where the victim says she was shot by her husband who fled the location. When he was found in the backyard of a nearby property. Police announced themselves in both of suspect in officers exchanged gunfire during which the suspect was shot and killed. The wife was taken to an area hospital and treated for non life threatening injuries. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Irving Police Department,
Dallas County Reports Record-High 1,103 New COVID-19 Cases On Saturday
"High of 1103 new cases of covert 19 Saturday along with two new deaths, the numbers surpassing the prior day's record of 1085 it brings the total number of cases recorded since March. 24,778 cases and 395 deaths, Two deaths reported Saturday, including man in his seventies from Bald Springs. He did have underlying hybrids, health conditions and a woman in her eighties a resident of a long term care facility in Dallas with no known underlying iris health conditions, and the Irving police
Dallas Woman In Her 20s With No Underlying Health Conditions Among 7 New Coronavirus Deaths In County
"More than 8000 additional people testing positive for Corona virus today. North Texas. Terek County reporting record 606 additional cases, three more deaths Dallas off 544 cases. Another seven dead, including a woman in her twenties and a man in his fifties, said to not have underlying health conditions. Meanwhile, the Need to get tested continues. This is the first day of new testing at the University of Dallas in Irving, and the line was long side was packed here with cars wrapped around the campus. For most of the morning residents waiting to get tested. This site replaces the A C, which could test 500 day. Same thing here. This one, however, is not federally funded. Instead, the city and county Came up with an agreement with a private vendor. Now, before officials were reporting. People were waiting in long lines for up to four hours and up to a week for results of their tests. They say. Now they're using a different method and they can get results back to a person in a couple of days. This site in the coming days is on ly for Dallas County residents. So if you do come here, you will have to bring proof of residency. In Irving Austin, York Radio 10 80 carefully
New COVID-19 testing site opens at University of Dallas
"This was the first day of a new testing site for Koven, 19 at the University of Dallas in Irving Side was packed here with cars wrapped around the campus for most of the morning residents waiting to get tested. This site replaces the A C, which could test 500 day. Same thing here. This one, however, is not federally funded. Instead, the city and county came up with an agreement with a private vendor. Now, before officials were reporting, people were waiting in long lines for up to four hours. And up to a week for results of their tests, they say. Now they're using a different method and they can get results back to a person in a couple of days. This site in the coming days is on ly for Dallas County residents. So if you do come here You will have to bring proof of residency in Irving Austin, York Radio 10 80 carefully
New COVID-19 testing site opens at University of Dallas
"At that new testing site at the University of Dallas and Irving Line of Cars waiting for testing here at the university is wrapped around the campus. This is the first day of testing here, replacing basically the A A C with testing capacity at around 500 test. This is not federally funded, however, instead Been funded by a partnership with a local vendor. The good news here is officials are promising a quick turnaround because they're using a different method so residents won't have to wait as long for those results. Officials were reporting before that. Some people were waiting up to four hours in line to get tested with a long line here today, they're asking residents for patients now you do have to be in Dallas County residents get tested on this side of the University of Dallas and Irving. So if you come here, you gotta bring proof of residence. See
New COVID-19 testing site opens at University of Dallas
"Dallas County sets a new record for the number of Corona virus cases. And deaths counties reporting 20 deaths in 601 new cases. Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins says these numbers are one reason he wants the governor to put out a statewide order requiring face masks in public, according to Goldman Sachs. That would save our Texas economy for the whole state. $87 billion if he would simply do that one thing. He also wants more restrictions on businesses. businesses. Dallas Dallas County County is is opening opening up up a a new new Corona Corona virus virus testing testing site site at at the the University University of of Dallas Dallas in in Irving Irving tomorrow. tomorrow. They They say say it's it's going going to to provide provide results results more more quickly quickly than than the the site site that that they they have at the A. C in that site Shutdown today,
Dallas - Irving-Based Chuck E. Cheese Files For Bankruptcy
"Irving Texas based C E C, entertainment says it's filing for chapter eleven bankruptcy as Bill Ziebel. Ziebel reports from Dallas. This is not expected to affect operations at its chucky cheese and Peter Piper Pizza restaurant company hopes the clearing bankruptcy will strengthen its balance sheet, which has been damaged by months of Forest Covid, nineteen closures of it's more than six hundred restaurants, which are also party destinations for children, two, hundred, sixty, six reopened under chapter eleven. The company says it'll reopen even more restaurants. CEO David Mackillop's says the business is trying to recover from. What has undoubtedly been the most challenging event in our history. The business says all of its restaurants are run in accordance with CDC. Federal State and local guidelines. Even before the pandemic chucky cheese was struggling financially losing money over several years I'm Bill Ziebel in
Federal support for free Dallas COVID-19 testing sites set to end June 30
"Announced government they will announced be pulling they will funding be pulling for two funding testing for sites two testing in Dallas sites as in Dallas of the end as of the month of the end but of county the month leaders but county still hope leaders they can still work hope out they a deal can work funding out a for deal to funding drive for through to testing drive sites through testing one sites of the A. one C. of and the the A. other at C. the Ellis and the Davis other at fieldhouse the Ellis Davis we fieldhouse pulled by the we end of pulled the month by the end of the month county judge clay Jenkins county judge says clay they Jenkins need to expand says they need to testing expand not testing shut it down not shut it in down the face of this in spiking the face of coronavirus this spiking cases coronavirus cases at parkland at parkland we have a machine we have that a machine can test that fifteen can test hundred fifteen hundred Coba test Coba test day day on a one to on two a day one turnaround to two day turnaround but we don't have the but reagents we don't have the reagents the chemical the chemical to run that machine to run that this machine is because the this county is because can actually the county test can faster actually test he faster hopes the government he hopes will simply the government give will them simply the reagents give them the reagents it takes it takes to run the testing to run machines the testing for covert machines nineteen for covert nineteen the A. C. the testing A. C. site testing will be moved site to the campus will be moved of UT to the campus Dallas of and UT Irving Dallas and Irving starting up next starting month up next month
"irving" Discussed on The Herd with Colin Cowherd
"Lovely and talented Taylor alongside joy. How you great, how are you? I'm good I'm good. It is weird. It is still weird. Engine. On Sunday. And only have dolphin right that was. SUPPOSED TO BE NBA Finals Right Right There's a lot. Going on right now. Yeah, there is but the NBA is is interesting because the League which. I think anyone would deem to be the most progressive of the major and even maybe minor professional sports leagues. Is the one who over the weekend there was some pushback as to the Orlando bubble plan. Get to that should point out to you that. Eric Mangini joined the show Chris Bruce. Arnold joined the show ric. Bucher joined the show. I have I have this, Todd. Have the software you on baseball a point. That I have reached on baseball that in one hour we will share with you. Which I think speaks to all of US collectively on Major League Baseball. We'll get to that, but but let's start with the fact that no matter what else you think. About the NBA. About who the best player is but who the team to beat is. The voice deface the leader of the League. Is. Lebron James and I point that out because over the weekend. We're actually on a Friday night, and can you just like sometimes? You GotTa understand the day in time in which you pick it but Friday night. There's a phone call. Apparently, eighty players, some wnba players who wnba is going to have a season. They're going to get full compensation. It's going to be in Bradenton Florida. I understand they're kind of collectively bonding together, I I do think though that, too. Many voices in perspectives at times are a bit too much for this particular discussion, there's eighty players on a call and one of the dissenting voices as the Orlando bubble plan was under then Kyrie Irving. Now it should be pointed out that. Luke Kyrie Irving does have this. Have this in weird ability? Weird ability to generate a reaction, not based upon always what he says, but some of the things he has previously said or the thought that there are some of the things well. The only reason carry wouldn't wanNA play his. He doesn't want Lebron to get another championship. Career carries the badge of being a flat earth, or which I don't actually think. Is What Kyrie Irving is. Kyrie irvings flat. Earth Philosophy is more challenging conventional wisdom, right? Don't always just believe what you what you've always been taught because you've always been taught it and he uses being a flatter as an example. The problem with that is it goes directly in the face of science. And arguing to the rest of the world something we know to be a scientific provable. Fact isn't a scientific provable fact does cause anything else he say says to I'm having roller is. But when Kyrie Irving says hey look. Is it possible that playing this season in Orlando in a bubble which takes all of these talented men away from their homes. And PUTS THEM ON TV in an empty arena playing basketball does that distract us us as a country us as a as a league? From. What's most important long-term? which is this push for social for for? Ford for Justice for equality. For the things that we want to see. Happen as a country in this time of of change. So. Here's what I WANNA to do, and this is really important. Look I'm not gonNA. Shoot the Messenger. Out that Kyrie Irving is the same guy who apparently the week before on a similar call offered no sort of pushback on the Orlando Plan and simply WanNa. Know with booze down there. It's the same Kyrie. Irving who's not even gonNA play in Orlando. Wait, you don't want us to go on a trip and decided champion, even though you're not actually going to play, and beyond the trip and decided champion that that strikes me as odd DUnno look. What, what so many Americans not just minorities gay, but people who there are others that are disenfranchised and you had all these gay pride parades yesterday across the country. All black lives matter changing the black lives matter for a day. We're seeing change and progress, but in this particular form. Hey, we want to be heard. That's it. That's what black people have been telling white people. It's like listen. You have to understand your perspective is in our perspective, because you don't live in our world in our skin on a daily basis. You don't know what it is like. Let me explain to you what it is like. We're being told listen, so you know what? I think it's a good plan. Let's listen. Let's listen to what Kyrie Irving saying does. He have flaws as a messenger shore course? He does Cabernet as a messenger. Boy about message. Is there some validity to the idea that if we're really all in for the cause of changing things, why get distracted and go back to work and play basketball? Now my personal perspective again I'm a white former basketball player I don't know what it's like to be a black basketball player, especially one that has the type of wealth and influence that NBA player especially superstars like career in the brain and others have, but my personal perspective is especially working in the media. Don't you have a greater platform when you're playing six nights a week on national TV, across multiple platforms and multiple networks. Yes, you could dedicate yourself. You could dedicate your life to trying to change the world. But? Couldn't you also do that while playing in the NBA? The perfect example is Lebron James. Lebron James who has been a champion for social justice going back years, the Bron, James, who has fostered change in the school system in Akron Lebron James as part of a coalition of star athletes, trying to bring about change and pushing people towards voting, and you know what. Lebron James can say that every time he has a post game interview or Inbetween interview or no matter what network he's on. If you're playing in Orlando and you're one of the select few media members who gets to interview Lebron James. It's Lebron score if he wants to push people to vote if he wants to push for continued awareness of social justice reform. Right like my perspective is. I think it's an ill-thought-out strategy, but it's really really to me. An important case study in our we actually listening. Because if you watch enough, you do realize that I no matter what argument you're making. There's a lot of still shouting going on. There's more listening maybe not enough. So, why don't we use this Kyrie Irving argument? Hey if you're if we really want to have social justice. Social Justice reform then being distracted by playing basketball, and going back to work and being on TV, that that will cause people to not watch these protests not pay attention to so many of these videos, and not pay attention to what's going on, not just needed cities, but in the suburbs and the chains that were trying to have take place. I'm willing to listen. I don't agree with the argument. But again the exercise and the importance of this time is to not think you have all the answers instead. Listen to other people's perspective who do not share your own. Background your own viewpoints your own perspective. Joy Let me, ask you. When you ice cube tweeted about it. Dwight Howard also was in support of Kyrie Irving. Do you think? Is it a when you hear what Kyrie says?.
"irving" Discussed on Backlisted
"It'll be the coming to him now and we heard that clip of him talking about I can see a lot of vinegar in In this book particularly I don't know about other ones but engulfed particularly the rights to the here minds. Me OF WHO? We did on bat listed last year. Stylistically doesn't really remind meals but in terms of because I listen to lots of serving interviews when I was preparing for the Shug and the the figure he reminds me of these Ray Bradbury in much. Some extent they ha. They both have a strong sense of as Reuters and as American Reuters and as American Reuters in the media they have a strong sense of their public persona and their figure right that kind of American philosophers salesman that that's what bradberry was and that's that really feels to me like what are we four. We come there. We got so many clips of Irving. Yes he so good at curated his own Persona so we listen to always closing waste. Closing always be closing. That's why shuts down all those characters at the end of the book you know. I'm I'm hitching up the wagon to the back of the horse and an hour here. I think that that's why it say satisfying flying as a book. Go up that he does finish it. And so many literary novels just build up setting psychology character and then fall off a cliff the minute something interesting happens but he is quite nice about. Right is right to use any. Because the Alice character doesn't finish novel quite respectfully every writer. And it's not I mean that's one of the things you're saying about reading as rights. I mean it's it's quite nice because it doesn't even you don't feel like irving where he so. Two million companies go publishes three books that one of the two of them. A complete failure is agents constantly. Saying to him. You'll just literally right. You're never going to send any companies and there's jealousy of his mother. That's just nakedly displayed. Really UNAPPEALING UNATTRACTIVE WAY forgot. I just wanted to do that. There's a little bit. Where he I think. This whole thing about the popular and the and the littoral where as often with irving I think he gets a minor character to to kind of To carry that that that that sort of debate forward is brilliant character who is the cleanup for the publisher in the book Gills e slow parts. And he you know he's also. She occasionally only twice as she ever wanted to. Keep a copy of the book with I with with Jenny's book the Alps Mums Book And the the feminist book and the second was was mad that John Will. The publisher had sold. He got serialized in crotch shots a porn Mac because he despised it so much but she likes it and he says what is well. I like it because I read it because I want to know what happened. And then she asks rather kind of shyly arson for copy and says why she said you know you go. You thought you were so now you know what happens and why would you want to read it again? And she's I might need to lend it to and he says well would you ever read it again. You'll sell John Wolf. Well Jill's he said not all of it. I imagine at least once or not right away again. She looked confused. Well she said sheepishly. I guess I mean there's parts of it. I wouldn't mind reading again. Why John will I law? Josie said Todd. Haley is if she would making finally impatient with him. It feels so true she crooned making the word true cry like a loon of a lake at night. It feels so true. John repeated laud. Don't you know it is them? You don't know when books true Julie Sang Him. We really ought to trade jobs. She left now. The stout prone plug of the vacuum cleaner cooled clutch like a gun in a fist. I do wonder Mr Wolf. She said sweetly if you know when a bathroom was clean she away or when a wastebasket was empty. She said a book feels true. When it feels true. She said to him impatiently books. True say yeah. That's just how damn people behave all the time. Then you know it's true. It's says that's my favorite scene in that in that. Listen we have to? We HAVE TO WRAP. We have to so before we go. I'm going to ask you Intern in the kitchen. You listeners. Who haven't read John Irving. Maybe they've reading before they they've read Garp. They've come back to go up. Which John Irving noise they read next? Probably prefer meany. I'd say that would be a good one to not next. Could compare and contrast if you're GONNA go deep well that's the lowest one on no. That's not loss when I read. That's the first one I read when it came out and You know I can still remember whole chunks of that book remarkably clearly which will be calm. Lots of things. I read thirty years ago. So yes Matt Imerese. Maybe until I find you. I think that Dickens influence hit hard with highs rules in the next kid and then I think he gets back to his way. An older teen all the strangeness. In until until I find you it's it's too long. And it's too rambling. It and it makes gop seem completely sensitive in the fact that you know go. Radio only covers his life to mid thirties. in this book goes right so it's twice because his life's twice as low But I think if you liked Jonathan wanted more of the same I think until I find you would be the one that I'd I'd recommend following out with. I just like to add that it was only when I was reading the world according to Garp the could to me that You Know Irving in several films of Irving's work He wrote the screenplay for soy to house. Rules says the film Gulp not you recommending door in the floor which is a year and it was only when I was thinking about those things and thinking. Wait a minute now. War Is this book reminding meals. Oh Yeah it's reminded me of forrest Gump except forrest. Gump is rubbish. For if it's gone like this explains what forrest gump is rubbish. John Irving film in your Rimba Jordan ambition behind I come and also the oil over a a titular character. He has a thing wrong with them. Who OPENS UP A VISTA OF AMERICAN HISTORY? Except and this is the tricks John Irving. It's no good and it's also really conservative. Wherever reservations we've we might have expressed about. Yeah he's a fair Reuter Nikita. These guys what you were saying. At the beginning he is prepared to see things from all sorts of points of view. Even things that you the reader might not immediately identify with. I think that stand to his honesty. It's as though he's made pact with himself to be honest and not to lie and therefore there's an ugliness that has to come out but there's also a deep river of respect that comes out so he's always talking to be honest or even handed even in each situation even though as has been said he does get it wrong sometimes and he. You know he can be. We sort of not politically correct. But then when did you ever read a book? That was good. That was deeply politically. Correct all the way through Joan. Lets wind up is a brilliant brilliant place to end. That's it thank you to the kitchen map for taking us back to that strange and violent but weirdly familiar land of America in the seventy s to.
"irving" Discussed on Rock N Roll Archaeology
"Fun to let it. Roll host Nate Wilcox today. I'm joined by James Kaplan author of Irving Berlin New York Genius James. Welcome light to be here. Thanks for having sure and this is a really nice book on a big topic. I mean Irving Berlin astrum. Kern said doesn't have a place in American music. He is American music and at least up to the nineteen fifties. That is absolutely the case. I mean this guy had a career from nineteen o nine still active all the way up to nineteen sixty six had a hit play in the early fifties an incredible random and nobody in the modern era except may be. Paul McCartney could even be comparable. Yes I draw. A lot of comparisons actually between Lennon McCartney and Irving Berlin very similar work ethics ver very similar of brilliance at constructing songs and a lot of similarities in the way that constructed songs and yet unlike. Mccartney who had never ten incredible years and and you know Lennon had another five years or so and McCartney's maybe had another ten. I mean Burland kept it up and was at the top of his game through the teens through the twenties answered the challenge of Gershwin Kern and the the modern Broadway musical that integrates his story with the songs all the way up. You know into 'em beyond World War Two. It's it's just an incredible achievement. And he's just a Roy. Likable Guy and reading. This book really brings that across. I mean this is a guy with what you call an innate moral compass and avoid the temptation of most of the temptations of fame and money to an unbelievable degree. How do you explain? It's true And but I would I would I I. I would like to be very very careful about About emphasizing is yes his his high degree of morality and ethics and Pointing out at the same time that he was in a business a business that remains extremely competitive full of sharp elbows and nobody was more competitive and sharp elbowed then Berlin. He had a keen eye for the best business opportunities. He was sharply competitive and he could be very tough. Absolutely analysis. You know found his own music company very early on in his career. I think he had maybe two or three hits by the time he finds found his own company and there was a founding member of ask cap the publishing union that you know brought all the songwriters together and collect the royalties and BMI comes along in the forties to compete with it. But essentially you know Irving Berlin found co-founded modern music publishing yes. He was really present at the creation of the American songbook. And in your book. You talk about your own personal sort of discovery of Berlin and ties in with with the The New York theme that you were working as an intern for the New Yorker I'm out of the title wrong. But you're on the junior capacity at the New Yorker. When I I used to I used to handle a now. Outmoded machine called a typewriter I. I was an editorial typist at the New Yorker and Kids today don't know what they're missing with those IBM Z. Oh and but this was one song. The first song that you bring up in the book was one. I hadn't been familiar with which was very early. Irving Berlin strong and I hadn't realized he had recorded performances. But you found a record going back to nineteen o nine of Irving Berlin Singha Sonko called. Oh how that could love what what you know. What fascinates you about that recording. Well the first thing that fascinated me about that recording was how unbelievably old it was. I didn't even know. They made records in nineteen nine anti ear. This record that despite the hisses and pops inevitably that came through in the reproduction process and let us not forget that That went phonograph. Records were first made in that very early. Nineteen hundreds there was. No such thing is elect electronic microphone. These were made Singer sang or orchestras played through the bell of a gigantic speaking horn. Beg a Cone Light Assembly. That translated the vibrations of the boys are the music To a needle that etched the vibrations into a wax disc That was then That was then converted into a SHELLAC discs. That could be played on. This new fangled instrument called a phonograph. So all of this process was necessary and yet piercing through. This process was the unbelievably light. Witty engaging voice of a kind of genius who is coming up with this very funny popular songs very funny take on the silly ethnic songs of the early nineteen hundreds. The title itself gives you a hand. How German could love was about a very curvy? German lady who is singer was infatuated with and it's such a such a beguiling performance and in the book you call it modernism on the hoof startling. Formal innovation smuggled into into a seemingly banal idiom elaborate on that a little bit. What does that mean modernisers? This twenty years twenty one year old. He's twenty one years old and I ask you or any of the listeners. To think of themselves at twenty one I think of myself at twenty one when I could just about time I shooed. This is a guy who's twenty one years old who is not only a fully engaging with the art of songwriting. But he's he is making fun of it. He is both. He is both succeeding in it and Satirizing it at the same time and so again back in the very early twentieth century you had these waves. Upon ways of immigrants arriving in America Ellis Island and as a result of that kind of in reaction to it and also paying homage to it there was a great fad for ethnic songs songs written in the voice Voices OF GERMAN AMERICANS ITALIAN AMERICANS JEWISH JEWISH AMERICANS AFRICAN AMERICANS Kind of making fun of these minorities but Celebrating them at the same time. And this was a song that was sort of done in imposs- style with an own pas band playing in the background but at the same time Mel Brooks could have written the song. It is is just hilarious. So it's Berlin not only writing ethnic song but having his way with it and showing how brilliant He promises to be. And let's hear a little bit of it. This is Irving Berlin singing German. Could WHOA got speed German at all by the Durban key? Franklin off for me getting more yet was irving Berlin himself singing Ohio that German could love very song in a very rare recording of irving Berlin as a performer. And I thought it was important to include that because frequently we start the Irving Berlin story restart talking about Irving Berlin with Alexander's ragtime band and it's notable to me that he had multiple hits notably So when my wife goes to the country and my wife has gone to the country that fit more into that sort of after the ball or sidewalks of New York era or the George Cohen. Yet Yankee doodle Dandy solid saying that he would supersede and sort of blow away with Alexander's ragtime band. Can you talk about that transition from the early Tin Pan Alley to the ragtime era and how Berlin pity is that well? I think the first thing we want to do is is say. Very carefully and emphatically that ragtime was rank. Time is a lot of controversy. About ragtime and ragtime has a lot of a number of definitions but by the definition of The great genius Scott Joplin who was kind of the The procreate the originator of ragtime Alexander's ragtime band is not a ragtime song at all. It's a rather it is a song about. Ragtime is a song about a band leader named Alexander an African American bandleader named Alexander. And it's a sort of. It's a march really. It's IT IT IS A. It is a call to participate to enjoy to sing along to dance along to ragtime and it is kind of A. It's kind of A. It has a quantum leap from anything Berlin or anybody else had written floor. It comes along at precisely the right moment. One thousand nine eleven only two years after. Oh how that German could love for. Loon is now an old man of twenty three rather than just twenty one and he has been writing songs for a few years. He is making very good money writing songs. Such grant money that he's now able to go on vacation to Florida. He's on his way to Penn Station to take the The Orange Blossom Limited down to Florida a train down to Florida. That's how you traveled in those days but he has a couple of hours before train time so he stops by the office and he has a snatch of song that's playing in his head and here. We should note that Berlin Aerobic Music in quotation marks. He didn't know how to write music or read music. He had songs in his head. He would work with a musical secretary. Somebody A man. Who would sit at piano? Berlin would stand next to him. In the -TUNI- had in mind and the guide the piano would play the notes and begin to harmonize it play chords that Berlin would either approve or disapprove of. Tell the guy that change. He went to the office and he wrote down the lyrics to a song that it had in his head and he had the musical secretary. Play it and memorialize. It many went on vacation to Florida. This whole thing. This stop by the office to write down the song to take down the notes in the words of it took maybe twenty minutes. He goes on vacation. He comes back and this song is put into sheet music and it is then recorded On the brand new technology of phonograph records. Just coming just coming in in Nineteen Oh eight. Nineteen Nine. Nineteen ten and nineteen eleven. And because of the sheet music of Alexander's ragtime band and they'd phonograph record of Alexander's ragtime band. They twenty-three-year-old Irving Berlin becomes not just a national sewa celebrity but an international.
"irving" Discussed on First Take
"Call. My Man Charlie Hoffman. I got I got I got to get going on. He paid tribute to outcast. That was agreed cultural culturally task house basketball wise to do you agree that. Westbrook and hard at the rockets having do agree it. Here's what I mean by that. I don't have them winning the championship. But I don't believe that you look at this roster in terms of they've made a decision Jay we going small we smallman and it really comes out. And it's not supposed to Daryl Morey about. This is what it comes down to this. James Harden a Russell Westbrook. If they play like the superstars they are going to beat them. In the way. Take anybody they can take anybody. It's just west of the whether or not they gonNA play likes installed postseason. You can't twenty percent fifteen point. You can't sit up ahead and let Damian Lillard give it to you if you the west because somebody likes to just use the hypothetical because of what happened laughs get against Dame Tom you James Harden as much as I don't think he choke like Max's said or whatever but I do believe obviously clearly. He's played better regular season that he's had deep into the playoffs. If James Harden shows up and he's Briggs is eight game and Russell Westbrook breaks his game and they're playing small ball who the hell they'll stop this offense as a as a betting man betting on that. I'm not kidding you're saying if I've seen it which is why I said you say. Do they have enough. Yes because if those dues bring that game. I think they could take anybody. I just don't know if they'll be able to bring that game against the clippers or the Lakers. That's me but I'm just looking at them office. I'm like my God who the Hell's GonNa stop them. They made a commitment to small ball. And I'M NOT GONNA lie to you. It's scaring the hell out of being a good way. Because I have no problem being h town June. It does not ask. I like h h down has been Betty Betty. Good to me because a lot of your opinions Stephen. A are based on the weather and other absolutely the weather absolutely without question whether the point that. I'm trying to make to you that whether it does matter in hot enough it does it. Does matter does go ahead. I agree with them. They have enough in the sense. That when you look at each piece they they have the guys who who do the job you want them to do. The team is constructed enough to win a championship. The question is are. The talents of some of those pieces pitched high enough to complement harden and Westbrook to win a title again. I think yes but they're not pitched so high that you would make them the favorites so it's possible that they can win. They have all the pieces and their talents are good enough that you can't rule them out but they're not want they're not the odds on favorite or the second most likely even to win. The thing that must be said is the commitment to small which I mentioned right away gives them the punchers chance increases the punchers chance that they have to win the whole thing. That commitment really is the reason that you can't rule them out when you look at the team that lost to Golden State in game seven at home. It took one of the worst shooting nights in the history of basketball for them to lose by single digits to a fully loaded. Katie Steph Curry Klay Thompson. Draymond Green Warriors team that wound up winning the championship. That's how much that's how good some of those rockets players were. But also the system the warriors way more talented than rockets on paper. That should not be a seven game. Series decided by single digits and yet it was and the only reason in my view. I know you feel differently. Steven you think this gold state words with a ratcheted up their game they needed to. Maybe they would've but in my view the rockets lost because bad shooting including by their leader. James Harden that's why I thought it was a choke jogging that guy to step up. He didn't he was missing shots but everyone was missing shots. When you look at this team they have the lengthy kind of switch defender that they need in Covington who can also shoot a three. They have the attacker in Westbrook and they can play five out because he can surround him with shooters. They can push the pace. They can do all the things they need to. Pj Tucker who can hit the corner three and could play defense and all the things they have all the pieces. You need to do it. But the talents aren't pitched high enough to make them favorites. Love watching this team. Play as a guard. It's like a glorified a basketball game and it's different because that's unique. Pov that we don't see in the game of basketball especially in the NBA. I don't think it's enough though and I'll say because strategy I got a chance to talk to a couple of scouts in one coach. And he said Hey Jay. This is when things are going to change when you get into the playoffs. We're going to designate. One person to meet Russell Westbrook off made Emmett shots early full length. So he doesn't get a running start so we limit him transition we will then in the half court back off of him and then play a man in the middle if you have bigs if your L. A. Or of your team like the clippers and you have mantras. Herro you play a Guy Centerfield this clogs paint. Stop Them from driving and half court so then it comes out. Do jump shooting now. I think James Harden could get hot. There is a question about him if you look at the history of him getting hot in the playoffs where he'd be. That's a legitimate question. But I start looking at other guys. Covington Era Gordon Ben mclemore Daniel House. Pj Tucker will they be able to make enough shots if you limit guys like Russell Westbrook and transition you make Russell and you make James Horan the guy even if he drops thirty a game. I don't think they have enough pieces to plays different styles of basketball than the way they play one style and if the thing that we've seen in the NBA you have to be able to change your style which you play. Well they can do them Jay. Our China don't have personnel. Challenge you on that there. Are there have been champions? That played a style and said this is what we're going to do which going do about the small. Boston relaunched small. I'm just simply saying that. They have been champions in the past. Whether it's the Bulls whether it's the Pistons whether it's the lake is whether it's the San Antonio Spurs this is who we are but those styles Biz Cowan. No no I'm not. I'm not challenging. I'm only challenging the notion that you must. You must be diverse. Okay in order to win. I'm saying that there are those that were not diverse. They like this. How we're going to beat you. Would you go do about it and what I love about Houston if this was Daniel House or it? This was every Gordon and somebody even do. I respect those guys. It would be different. The two cornerstones for this franchise right now. James Harden and Russell Westbrook would want saying we have enough where it what they're doing is letting you know we're coming. This is what we don't do. We don't force y'all you know what y'all when compared to do a damn thing about it. That's what they're saying. And that's what I like because the bottom line is that question more. We know what everybody else is going to. For the most part they're gonNA make him this shots. Okay they have good nice. They go have bad nights depending on what we think about the Houston Rockets. Is Dan Tony? System and James Harden Russell Westbrook feeding off the Russell. Westminster plan out of his mind. But I agree with you because that's the same thing I heard. We will have somebody following him wherever he goes. Make ALL MISS WE GO MIRROR. And where are we gonNA shadow where he goes James Heart? You know what he could bring you. GonNa let him dribble the ball and he'll dribble the ball and to ten twelve journals before he does something they're saying you we don't give a damn. How are you going to do it? We the ones that's going to do it. Go find out. I like that like but is that enough just because they say I'm not sorry guys that can say come on the show but is it always enough. All I'm saying to you is this. There are people who have said it and have backed.
"irving" Discussed on First Take
"Us an opportunity to respond. 'cause we can't leave it there and the point that. I'm trying to make your Kyri. You could make the argument that at times. He's tried to haul one of the reasons why because Cari is one of those people as they think. Ajay correct me if I'm wrong. He's sensitive to how stuck is going to be received and by whom at odds and so on one hand he wants to be very candid and forthcoming in another hand. He wants to guard against it. Being missed misconceived to some degree and as a result it becomes a bit challenging to him because he has to worry about the fallout from time to time. It didn't there are other times. Where he said. Damn the fallout what. He said he gets in trouble with that as well. So you gotta go back and forth. Sometimes that is a challenge for somebody that does is talking on the court and doesn't have the platform that we have and I think we have an obligation to be sensitive to that and not question. The man's intelligence because of it. I'll agree with you. I grew also says you know look. Psychologically seems like sometimes he's in purgatory he doesn't he should or should not and he's constantly balancing that line. I also say this Stephen A. The fact is fascinating to me because when he's on the court Correa's one to one right. Curry is one of one him and Lebron kind of class a little bit and leadership style. But that's why he also isolates himself. He's Kinda that's why he was attracted to Kobe right. Two of those guys are like we're talking. I think difference. They talked all the time. So I think this is fascinating because now I'm watching Kyrie degree acquiesce a little bit. And say all like I'm trying to learn more I want to spend with. Cps Help Andrea. It also helps because he knows in Brooklyn at least in the case K. D. K. D. He has K D's full support yes K. D. Is going back this brother? Katie believes not just as a player but as a person that's man that's number one number two when we get back to the MVP a all. Say this. And I'm saying this and ain't nothing that I won't say Kari's face since you're going to be involved in all of this understand equal dollars a champion. Chris. Paul is one of the greatest point guards. We've ever seen okay when folks look at. You contribute in this fashion. They're gonNA sit up there and say you sound to be Brooklyn. You'VE ALREADY MISSED THIRTY. Three Games when you. GonNa be on the court. They're going to ask those questions. I know I'm the last questions because I understand the legitimate. The injuries are legitimate. But then there's so many of them and it's like then. Are you getting that fragile? What kind of physical problems do you have that we don't know about because every week we turn around you and even though we didn't expect much from you the bottom line is they've had a better record with you without you? The is no K. D. The show stopper that you are folks to showing up to the ball. They sent a hope in the Cu Inane. See You more as much as they do. You think this big as big of a deal because I remember a couple of months ago we were talking about. Nobody cares what it's doing. They've finished in cancer care. I actually don't I think it's a wash. Would you mean I feel like I feel like this season is going to be a wide matches whole thing with Kyrie shoulder the shadows of it? Who knows it's going to be all buttons? Go ahead Max. I would refer you to the November twenty seventh two thousand Nineteen Instagram Post. Kyrie meg where he thought he was making some profound statement across in fact it was miss capitalized punctuated and and came across as an entitled. Athlete insulated. Actually from or with the kind of warped view of himself I would free. I would refer you to the the earth. It may not be round comment. Which after some controversy he claimed didn't act up national quarter or other examples. Also let me stop you. An actress question. Max We are in the business of speaking in communicating. We're not ball. Plays at least not on that level right. You haven't made mistakes. I haven't made mistakes. Other people have made mistakes with what we have written or what we have said. I mean think about all. I'm trying to say you could come to me. I know more instances than that. We're REMAI- have miserable. He made a mistake or he may have come across as a bit less lateran that he would have chosen to as we have. That doesn't mean that. There's an absence of intelligence. It could be a bad moment. That's all I'm trying to say. It shouldn't divined who e-except say no I thought thought it spoke to. I thought it spoke to the way he was thinking about things. The way he was contextualising. Things the kind of sense that he was being victimized. I agree it's tied to immaturity as the kind of NEAT. I remember as a young man wanting even now you could say Max you want people to know how smart you are so it's really there's an insecurity there somewhere but whatever that is. I certainly noticed that in Cairo. And then if you're going to be that way than when you finally do make a statement. It should be able to see boy the person who said this. There's an intelligence here. I xe yet to see that knows. Public statements from Kyrie Irving and now he's leadership position that requires thinking now. It was not a good one I went to business has shown acumen around. I got it but I'm not going to challenge you because you are entitled to your opinion. That's what this show is all about. All I'm going to say is I'm in my fifties you and your forties brothers in his twenties. I mean give him a break. In that regard I mean to sit up there and talk about an absence of intelligence. Come on Bro. He's in his twenties and he's accomplished a lot. And if you talk to the brother I don't think you would say that Kyrie. Urban is not smart. Not Maybe not. But if you're going to be the reason that's okay Stephen is because he puts himself out there. He wants to be part of his brand. He pounds his chest downs elegance. I can refer you to numerous examples of how smart he is okay. He's still young. Will you try to make mistakes? Perhaps this leadership opportunities gives them an opportunity for growth and it's up to the place and it may be something that works out for the nets and Kyrie and all the players in the NBA. As well ever been knocked down. You know suffer descent. Backfired left out it happens. It happens a Mike. Bloomberg middle class kid worked his way through college. Got A job started. A family boom fired at thirty nine. Would it Mike do or a lot of us? Do we got backup dove back in. He had an idea designer new computer able to quench data and process information in a unique way he built it. He sold it. He built more. He sold more. He built a team he built a company created. Twenty thousand jobs. Bloomberg is a doer. This is Michael Douglas. I played a president and movies. This is real world. This is our World Mike. Bloomberg has what it takes to win in the country. Find some common ground between Democrats Republicans and then lead the way a leadership. Mike will get it done. I'm Mike Bloomberg candidate from President. And I approve. This message paid for by Mike Bloomberg. Twenty twenty welcome back the first we are coming to you. Live from above the Heineken River. Pier seventeen seventeen. The duo James Harden and Russell Westbrook have the Houston Rockets currently in the fifth spot in the West as teams begin their push towards the playoffs in a recent article. The two stars were asked if there aren't any missing pieces for a championship arte responded. We got everything westbrook followed with. Yeah we're good all right Guys before it gets to the basketball question. I just want to say I thought the G. Q. Cover and the whole photo shoot was dove was to me a couple of pitchers of questionable. But I got admit there was some pitches with James Harden and Russell West but they will look for. I was like this and I I gotta get those outfits get those outfits they were there were looking small. I was thinking about you. Give credit where credit was thinking to myself. Damn I want those bank accounts that I have see James on a Russell Westbrook when an outfit that I wanted to wear it was a couple of photos in the I was like. Damn I got.
"irving" Discussed on First Take
"Irvings have replaced Powell Ghazal as VP of the players association after Gazelles Three year term ended ESPN NBA analyst. Kendra pershing's had this to say on sportscenter about Kyrie's new position in a leadership role to me. It's the blind leading the blind careers proven. All of us did. He's not a leader and I don't understand this for the life of me. Maybe he surprised the world and become this person overnight but when he was with the Celtics he wasn't a good leader and now he's in Brooklyn. We had several occasions where he goes under the bus. Or whatever the case may be saying. He don't need certain guys or he won't this guy back and it's just. I see those leadership skills in an perk. I Know Jeez. I'm sorry about the loss in the All Star game it was re it wasn't it wasn't and UCLA composer technical foul. I didn't mind it all got thrown out the Damn Game. I was so he. He's GonNa play next. Play next me. You WanNA trade happening. This is how y'all need me on your squad. Let's go to work on that. Max what's going on yesterday? Who just arrived. Stephen Talks about what he's GonNa Beg Afford. Jon Allen we got we got real stuff to talk about. We've got Jay Williams here. He's our basketball analyst. Stephen I'm going to start with you. Do you have an issue with Kyri being in this new leadership position because I do okay. I got a lot of carbon. I let me say this list layoff Kendrick Perkins in this regard I I called Kendrick Perkins and I thought he was wrong about the whole k. D. Situation you a teammate discern you don't say and you try to provide insight to that gives the wrong impression. This is just basketball analysis looking at the issues that Kyrie Irving has had and the games that he's missed and playing the leadership role Kurt Kendrick Perkins perfectly within his right to say that. Because that's one on the outside looking in it made you say ouch. But nevertheless from an outsider's perspective. I can't blame where he got. I won't go there hardwood career because I know Kyri a little bit and we talk and I got a lot of love warm and I get and I think I have some insight into how he is. Here's what I will say what I do like about. This is that it should apply more pressure on KYW RE to show up when he's there he's delivered and because he averaged twenty seven game and we know what he can do all right. I'm simply saying Damn Bro. You already missed thirty. Three Games this year K. Da Come to Brooklyn the play by himself. This team is a solid team even without Kyri. But we're Kharian K. D. If Kyrie brings his game I know what? Kt going to. And I'm looking at them as a title contender next. Ad Yukari Irvine. You Pride yourself be cerebral you. Pride yourself and being a thinker. It's very. You're very into making sure that what you do extends beyond the court of play because you want to have that kind of impact. Kyri just has to remember it all starts with you showing up to perform when you are not able to do your job for whatever reason people are going to question y you got another job master. What YOU DO I. We know what he can do when he's healthy. I'm just saying prioritize getting healthy. I'm not saying don't be on the MVP A I'm not saying be VP. I'm not saying. Don't add your level of intellect. Whatever the case may be what I'm saying is I don't want to see something Alpha priority over you on that damn court so him being in this position dealing with those players making that more of a priority than being no no. He's not out saying that. Being in that position is going to put them in a position where people say where you go play by play. 'cause we don't give a damn about the damn committee if you ain't playing. Chris Paul the President but he's also an all star. Let's remember that. Go Ahead. Y'All this is what this is what. Kyrie's election told me. No one must want that job and like if it sounds like negative towards Kyrie and going at Cairo very clear. Kyri is from the New York area. He was the first superstar. Because you've got the feeling like he was lower for K. D. He was the one kind of like really wanting to play. You know basically worries from. He was the first guy in maybe my lifetime at that level other than Carmelo Anthony. Who said I WANNA play on a New York team? I should love Cairo also sitting here saying and I've said before I think in the history of the NBA. He may be the most skilled player ever. There's nothing he can't do whether you always has the wisdom to properly deploy. His skills is another point but in terms of skills. It's absurd earth is handled through the best ever. He can shoot the lights out. He's the best finisher in the paint under the rim. Probably ever like it's ridiculous skills and yet guys now we have a huge sample size with the Celtics and the nets in both cases both teams performed the little better without Kyri then with him. At a certain point. It's not coincidence. I agree with Kendrick Perkins. He's a bad leader. We're hasn't learned how to lead yet number one number two Stephen. You talk about his intellect a lot. You know him personally I do not. I have seen zero evidence of Kyrie's intellect in a way that would be that would be impressive. I'm impressed by it. I'm talking about reactions to his social media ramblings. The flat earth thing like even if he was saying that tongue in cheek but the way he expresses himself on social media. It's very clear to me. He wants to be perceived as a Smart Guy. Maybe he is one. He has shown zero evidence to me from where I'm sitting that I would look at him. Go Yet kyrie's one of those real smart athletes you come across. Who's WHO's just a real real bright guy. There are athletes. You come across like that where you say. This person's bright period not by standards of an athlete by standards of human. It's a really smart person. For example Kobe Bryant was a brilliant guy talked to Kobe. Whatever is measured? I Q was. I'm sure it was extremely high. He was a very smart guy. And you come across. Kyrie very desperately. It seems to me wants to be perceived that way has shown me no evidence so maybe because he does seem to elicit some kind of loyalty from some of his teammates. They speak well of him some of his teammates and feel he gets a raw deal and so okay. Maybe he's showing it to them and here. He did get elected by his peers. And maybe it is a job people actually want. Maybe I'm wrong about that okay. But I'm saying I have yet to see the evidence of the intellect that you referred to back so I've seen the intellect Kyri is bright so I will say this is extremely polarizing. Because him on the court he becomes emotional And I think he's still learning maturing in that regard as a leader for a team and I look. We've all been up here and we've all had multiple conversations about the way. Kyrie has led on the court. I will say this because I think it's really critical. The put this into perspective for everybody as it relates Stephen as to how the how the union is orchestrating this so. Cpi three is the president. Yes Okay Andre. Dalla is the first BP so Kyrie being be six other VP's exact okay. So he's not second empower that is Andre etc. Who Second Empower? He's one of six other people this correct. Because he's been on the sideline for all these years watching the way that Paul saw. Cpi three and all. These guys have orchestrated that so actually give him a lot of credit that he's trying to learn and I will say this you know. Obviously we have the boardroom. You've been on a boardroom cave. We talked about paying attention to the business of sports. If you look at the way that Kyrie is going about his business off the court. L- look at a lot of shoes. His shoes are always top top threshold of his shoes being sold the way. He's the detail that he's focused on with. How he delivers the product. Look at what he did with uncle drouet. He is a student in that regard. So I do like seeing Kyri going direction. I think the on the court group is a completely different conversation. Conversation is focused towards him and his business and understanding that as far as the BPA. I like it on the court. We can have that conversation. We want to go in that direction too. That's a different conversation right totally. And that's that's the thing what I'm saying. Is that first of all when we say on the court literally talking about him on the court because when he's on the court there is no question the balanced by spectacular? All right off the corner. Somebody that talks to I find career to be very I find. I read a be somebody. That's very astute. Very smart about a lot of things. Max. There is no dummy in Kyrie Irving. He's a smart brother then. There are times that he goes a bit overboard and tries to be a bit too intellectual as opposed to simplify things but he has no dummy. He is smart. He's a thinker. I think the problem with careers that at times he thinks too much about things that are relatively simple. It ain't that complicated Kyrie. Don't worry about it but I certainly wouldn't sit up and say I've seen no evidence of him being smart or intelligent Max. I think that's going to follow and I think that's I think that's disrespectful. And I honestly think that right and I just tell you the truth the Truth Stephen. I tell you the truth it I tell you. I see it his social media ramblings which are poorly written. He's bad at expressing himself at least in the written language period. The ideas are not interesting and they're and they're poor. I will say this not an. That's right according to me. That's right according to me and that's okay. Do you put yourself out there. You're going to be critiqued period now Jay Williams what you say about his business. Accurate has to be acknowledged. You're right his shoes do sell. And it's not just because he's a spectacular player their fresh shoes and they're marketed. Well and that's to his credit and he has done other things in terms of his business including when he puts his name on something. It's generally high quality and that be speaks some kind of intelligence. I agree but I'm talking about his his his apparent to me need to be perceived as a smart guy and yet he betrays himself when he starts expressing himself. So I'm curious to see how that works out in the context of the Union Hotel magazine players. He is Max Max. I'm saying because of a because of how incendiary remarks respect where you come from. But you gotta give.
"irving" Discussed on Commons
"It doesn't it doesn't really make sense. I considered myself all the way up to this point in my life and and and most especially now very very lucky person I was given enormous opportunity. I was blessed to had a great marriage and and I have really close relations with my four daughters have lifelong friends. I had a dream. I'm job at lived in New Brunswick. Come on it was awesome. how could someone that's so blessed want to you know just think that that's a rational option defined piece really early in the thought of ending ending my life yeah it was difficult. Kenneth tried to hide his depression from his father and from the company but at a certain point became too much and he finally asked his wife Tasha's for help and I had had the courage that morning when I woke up in Saint John to tell her I said don't don't leave me alone and when I told her that she didn't need to say anything she knew but I I it. It didn't get better. Uh it started to get worse for few months. He carried on working and traveling but he's never left alone again. Then one day in April twenty ten he hurt himself again and it became clear that he needed more drastic help a psychiatrist came to the House and recommended Kenneth Check himself into a facility for zone safety so he decided to leave but not before visiting irving oil one last time with his face still horribly bruised Kenneth showed his psychiatrist tryst around his office joking to please that he'd hit his face on a door. It didn't fool anyone then departed for Boston to check into a psychiatric award a few months later Kenneth would have his last face to face conversation with his father. He won't say what they spoke about but soon the company audience that Kenneth Irving was no longer. CEO of Irving oil yesterday's news that Kenneth Irving take an indefinite leave of absence from the company definitely finally started people talking about what was going to happen next with the corporation. We still have no independent confirmation of why Kenneth leaving the company owned newspapers quoted an email from the CEO talking about health setback Kenneth was replaced CEO not long after except for one minute phone call can it's father Arthur has never spoken to him. Again and Kenneth has never even stepped foot in Saint Johnson's then besides to pack up his house. It took Kenneth a longtime to return any kind of normalcy in while he was struggling Kenneth went to court in Bermuda against the rest of his family. What we know about the court case is truly early heartbreaking while they're still some dispute about what the case was really about? Kenneth made a few conditions for any kind of settlement. He wanted a retirement party at Irving oil that would acknowledge contributions to the company he wanted a family meeting with his siblings who also wasn't speaking to the time attended by professional mediator gator and he wanted the settlement to force his father to come to a family activity with him. None of that happened.
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"What you're hearing is a nineteen ninety ad for serving gas stations and because irving means people and people means Irving. Let's get back to the people at the heart of this story specifically a father and son as we told you earlier Arthur Irving had been writing irving oil since the nineteen seventies seventies curious again in that CBC documentary talking about Irving Oil's market share in New Brunswick Arthur Irving runs irving oil elbow initially initially he wanted his son Kenneth do all the talking for the company for the purposes of this project. You couldn't resist telling off a reporter who suggested to him. The urban markets is inside. The maritimes might be a little big bag with when you're talking about the thing. Is that market share Michael Chair you know the thing is if you have ten percent of the market down here in the office and what happened to you you go broke that means you're good to nobody and Kenneth. Arthur Arthur son was his chosen successor. Arthur candidates relationship had always been close but contentious. Here's Kenneth Irving looking back in a video that he produced Houston 2017 my dad and I had a complicated relationship a really intense relationship there was a lot of very good things in my relationship with my dad things that I still memories that I still hold very dear. You know we went on many canoe trips together. He was my best man at my my wedding Arthur appointed his son Kenneth to be CEO of Irving oil in two thousand and Kenneth Relish the chance to build on his family's legacy you know to be in Irving oil was was very special because it was my grandfather's company he when he started his out on his his own when he built his first company he moved away from home and moved to Saint John Away from to and you know he started Irving oil painting twenty four th in in I was in his company I was you know I was going to work in going into what once was once his office you know and it it was more than just running a business for me. It was the responsibility felt more important than that. I felt I had a responsibility to the community a d. I felt a responsibility to the people that I worked with. It was incredible. How was I going to match that while he was in charge irving oil thrived between two thousand and two thousand eight the value of the company quadrupled by some estimates but well Kenneth was respected within the company company? There's one man who couldn't seem to please his father. Arthur Arthur has always been hard man when he divorced his first wife Life Joan carlile she discovered almost everything their home belong to irving oil significantly reducing the property that she was entitled to and after the divorce the children children including Kenneth stayed with Arthur and rarely had the chance to even speak with their mother well Kenneth C over Oil Arthur still chair of the board a source within the company told the Global Mail that quote. I've never seen anything like it in a corporate setting. He didn't hide his disdain for the path. We were on in two thousand eight. The great recession struck and the price of oil collapsed irving oil was now in hard times and Arthur's. I returned to awards his son. Kenneth Kenneth was harboring a secret from his father. Since his twenties Kenneth suffered from depression. It was something he hadn't shared with almost anyone especially not as father as the business faltered Kenneth felt that he was failing his dad and I really felt that I had let my father down on my my family down. I felt I felt terrible about myself. I hated myself a loathed myself. I couldn't couldn't stand being in my skin. He became obsessed with making his father happy something he couldn't seem to do but as as I grew older and became more recognized for for certain things it didn't it didn't it didn't bring happiness to my dad and I became very overly consumed by wanting him to feel good about the achievements for success that I was having and and and I was having the opposite effect and that was that was really hard for me to to to process and I should warn you that things from here on out are about to get quite dark and may not be suitable for all listeners while he was trying to steer the company through tough economic times and deal with his father questioning his every decision Kenneth began to hurt himself a lot of people turn to drugs or alcohol alcohol or and I I ended up getting involved with self harm that hurting myself created a pain that would distract me from the intense feelings. I was having a full-time and it's even really strange for me to tell you because I never thought I'd be that guy. Kenneth would stare at himself in the mirror plagued with self loathing and then he'd raised his fist in punch himself in the face repeatedly until the flesh around his eye was blackened. It was hard for me when I looked at the mirror in the morning to to accept myself to see the state that my my face had become a hard myself and my daughters were looking at my face face. I still think of it now and I still feel like I was letting them down not note from the outside. It looked like he had everything but Kenneth was suffering. Immensely.
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"The irving empire was founded almost a century ago by Arthur's father Kenneth Call in irving who everyone just called Old Casey or Casey Ravine has done something very unusual. That's Bruce Linsey. He's a journalist the author of the thieves of Bay Street Street and the I guess that I ever had on the show most companies focus on one area K. serving decided he was going to build his empire era many sectors he adopted what was called vertical integration which was if you're going to publish a newspaper well why not only newspaper but own the pulp and a paper mill that produced a newsprint and also owned the forests and growth would you basically own the whole production but what that's given him complete ironclad control over region and as the empire solidifies when it just expands into the next so he he is a very unique corporate entity in that regard where did he was a young man of the Nineteen Thirties Casey Irving started at and business by selling cars then it was gasoline and then it was transportation then building buses and making airplane veneer then it was forestry than mill then steal than shipping than concrete then ship shipbuilding and then it was the refinery by the nineteen sixties Casey Irving was the most powerful man in New Brunswick by far into Brunswick Casey Irving blamed for just about anything wrong with the province perhaps because he owns so much of it something like four hundred million dollars worth. KC See inspired a kind of all in many new brunswickers just listen to this clip from that CBC documentary my cameraman and I were on an assignment who were traveling down the street and all of a sudden you hit the brakes full the u-turn pulled up to this curb instead bears KC. I looked out the window across the street and this is what I saw off an elderly man wearing a black beret walking along the street. Cameraman's response was part off part reverence. It was the first time time I saw the deep emotional response. Many maritimers have to the Irving's. That's how many new brunswickers view the Irving's third both feared and revered appeared in the Nineteen Seventies Casey Irving did something that at the time was pretty unprecedented he moved all the businesses to Bermuda in order to avoid paying Canadian taxes. This is among the outrageous things but your veins is under the vast amounts of money of Canadian taxpayers money but then they they scroll it away in offshore taxis and while he spent half the year in the Caribbean he appointed his three sons to take over respective parts of the Empire Arthur Arthur Irving who you heard from earlier was given irving oil the most prestigious business of the lot Casey Irving died in nineteen ninety-two but the power of the serving family didn't die with him even today the Irving still get what they want out of government at almost every turn. It's the perfect example where called hold captured state. This is where the purpose of government is to serve the interests of corporations to really understand understand the power that the irving's wheeled New Brunswick. Let's just take a look at one of the many industries they dominate forestry net forestries always been one of the most important parts of the provincial economy cure. CBC reporter Jacques Putra speaking at a candidate Len live show in twenty fifteen new Brunswick essentially began as what one author called it the timber colony I mean it was built around cutting wood and sawing wood and using wood to build ships and other things lately in recent years many mills have closed and what has happened is that has taken over more of the leases that were abandoned by some of the other companies that closed their meals and left so I think it's fair to say that irving now occupies a bigger piece of the hi than they ever did before and consequently governments feel a certain pressure to accommodate them because their meals are scattered around the province and so there are a lot of local communities that feel they depend on those jobs. The Irving's don't own most the land that they harvest their trees from its crown land that belongs to the province which then leases at to the irving's but the province has to balance the need for jobs today with the need to maintain the forests for future generations and since two thousand one the Irving's pushed the government to significantly increase the amount of land that could be logged. They commissioned a report that pretty much said it was in the provinces interest to do just that but environmentalists smallwood lot owners and a lot of everyday people pushed back the issue became hugely controversial in a new Brunswick and the conservative premier at the time Bernard Lord delayed making any decision instead commissioning more studies but in two thousand six Lord lost election to the Liberal Sean Graham and almost instantly Graham government brought the issue giving the Irving's more forests backup. They argue that all those people who argued against the force for Sri planned didn't really represent the public his government instead point two to five thousand letters. The government had been sent in support of Moore logging. There was only only one problem.
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You could listen to Classic Ninety Swedish Euro dance country hit cotton eyed Joe exactly three hundred times and I mean exactly like down to the second and that's all thanks to fresh books with fresh rush books. You can have professional looking invoices in thirty seconds and fresh books has double entry accounting reports and tools that will help you plan for the future and evaluate the current the health of Your Business and even better you'll have access to great canadian-based customer service to try it out for free head over to fresh books dot com slash Commons. That's fresh books dot com slash Commons Kenneth Irving was the heir apparent to the most important piece of the Irving Empire in the nineteen nineties. He was the number two man at Irving oil and he was poised to take over for his father Arthur who had run irving oil since the seventies now the irving's rarely speak to the press but one exception was nine hundred ninety. CBC Documentary in which they all opened up Canada building is the number two man at earning oil answering only to his father Arthur one day the entire oil business will be his run and he knows the refinery is the key you would all you know my cousins and although we get along very well and I one session level. We're very different people of because we all run very different businesses. It doesn't it doesn't pose any issue. Kenneth was born to be in the refining business from a very young age. He was trained to be a model irving employee and I I can remember the the shaking hand drill that my grandfather used to make my brother and I do before he took his through the paper mills or the refinery on the weekend. We'd have to practice yeah and shake hands saying how do you do you know it was important in for him for us to be very polite and respectful of anyone we met along the way when he was seventeen his grandfather and the Family Patriarch Casey Irving which is short for Kenneth Colin asked his grandson to take his middle name he was assigned signed one day the younger irving take over irving oil the crown jewel of the family empire. Kenneth worked his way through entry level oil jobs both in New Brunswick get an Alberta and he moved up quickly in the company he would take over operations of Irving oil itself in two thousand but his father Arthur Irving was still still the man in charge are irving is an imposing man who speaks his mind and we want successful. We want to have the sense of accomplishment and doing good job. That's it. We're not in it for anything else. We want employ a lot of good people. We want our employees to be proud of us. We want to be proud of them. mm-hmm and we want to keep going down the road making this part of the country a better place to live. That's our dry everyday everyday everyday and dot quit the irving's including Arthur and Kenneth always professed their love for New Brunswick and the maritimes. Here's Arthur again pretty much saying he'll fight anyone who takes a shot at the maritimes. I enjoy this part of the world. It's part of the world I'd rather live in Americans. It's alright trusted joke amongst ourselves about the maritimers you know but when somebody takes us on for they've picked on the wrong bit we'll defend you will defend the Americans landed Candida everytime and that's it so it's straight up with plus. You get what you see. The relationship between softspoken Kenneth the heir apparent and his hard driving Father Arthur is going to reshape the irving empire forever but before we get to that we need to better understand the irving empire for what it is because unlike anything else in Canada.
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"Irving coming along with a multi million dollar twenty five year taxdeal at can't afford in two thousand and five after convincing city council the financial margins on the project were so thin and can only afford to pay five hundred thousand dollars a year in property tax less than ten percent of the going rate but according to confidential documents. It's about Canada port released by earnings partner in the deal Repsol suggests that the deal was a lot richer than saint. John was told the project would have been profitable even without the tax breaks to many Saint John Residents it looked like irving oil had lied to them the Irving's walked away with killing and deprived of port city of tens of millions of dollars of tax revenues that could've helped out its citizens here city councillor Jerry low speaking to the CBC see that's where we're hurting so bad right. There's a lot of money being made of their Anna's not coming our way for the mayor of Saint John One of the most humiliating parts parts of this whole saga was the quilt that he'd given the press on the day that the deal was approved quote I asked him very clearly and looked into his eyes and said Kenneth Breath you look into my eyes and tell me if this does not happen. Will this facility not be here and he very clearly said yes. It's true on quote well Kenneth Size had lied but when it comes to business the Irving's are ruthless and Kenneth Irving was about to find out just how ruthless his own on family could be because even though at this moment he was one of the most powerful men in New Brunswick in just a few short years he'd lose it all in one of the most tragic ways imaginable..
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"We're going to start with the story of how one man's lying is screwed a city out of tens of of millions of dollars. The year is two thousand and five in the city of Saint John New Brunswick is in trouble now Saint John is an industrial title town but one of its most important industries shipbuilding was pretty much dead. The population has been declining for years and the city's budget was teetering on the edge of collapse so an irving oil approach the mayor of Saint John with a proposal he was keen to listen irving oil owned the refinery and Saint John and was one of the city's most important employers and they'd come to a deal with a Spanish energy company to build a liquefied natural gas terminal on a big chunk of land land that Irving oil owned the project would have been a massive seven hundred fifty million dollar investment but irving oil told the mayor Saint John that the project couldn't happen unless the city gave them a massive break on their property taxes. The project just wouldn't be profitable otherwise and the Spanish energy company would be forced to walk away the mayor entered into secret negotiations with Kenneth Irving the CEO of Irving Oil Kenneth is a third generation irving. He's tall a little bit nerdy and had a reputation as a smart kind manager but the Irving's are tough negotiators and Kenneth was no exception exception. The secret talks were tents and they lasted months and then one day the mayor of Saint John Approach City counsel and told them the news he'd he'd offered the irving's a deal they would only have to pay five hundred thousand dollars a year on the most valuable piece of property in the city for twenty five years and here's the kicker if city council didn't take the deal by midnight that day the project was dead and that massive Ellen g terminal the city needed would never be built. The city was giving up over two hundred million dollars in tax revenue. You get this built but they were desperate for the Investment City Council approved the deal unfortunately for the residents of Saint John a few years later they discovered that they had been screwed.
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"Now. We're getting into the fucking david copperfield part all right so a little bit about muscle reading scientists attribute legitimate muscle reno to yup to the idiom motor response. You have someone like think of an object really hard while they hold your hand or your arm or whatever and the tiny movements in their hand lead you to the correct thing. Wow i want to be called up on stage to do that. We like jokes wizard. Learn some fucking fat reading. That's not gonna work. Just elbow deepen ear tommy. Are you sure there's muscle in their her okay. I'm telling you just hold my dowsing rod and you'll find liquid look. It's already bobbing having this. I'm doing a half the world just like david. I wanna say that scientists admit that thing where they all the hand in ideo motor responses is possible symbol. Maybe is it kind of but more often than not and we're sure about this. The former like has a secret assistant giving them sword right. Yes yes exactly. That's the key to deciphering any magic trick folks. It's always way less difficult than you're right ed to. Noah ed to pick up two cards all right. I got a little side note about brown the guy he stole this thing this act from they got so aside from inventing muscle reading he's most famous in magic for getting into a feud with another magician named baldwin who billed himself himself as the white mahatma what oh yeah now baldwin would do an act where he'd wear a super duper racist like quote unquote indian outfit and read minds and brown saw that and he starts doing the act in calling himself white maha round the white mahatma a- and in retaliation baldwin starts calling himself v original and only real white man to which brown response by calling himself the great the only the original white mob coincidentally. That's also prominent bullet point on elizabeth warren and c._v. To either way that little fight going on about who is the real slim mahatma commission where he attributes his muscle reading powers to his extraordinary brain and that claim is the basis whereas act is career for the rest of his life. I love that the basis for eli act in real life is just like yeah. It's a fucking curtain. She interesting every oh yeah no. It's kelly he's performing all over the right word at the end of that sentence eli room wow the truth truth released. I didn't forget a major skeptics name in front of the largest the world while they were staged standing next to me and were nice enough to introduce themselves. That's the good news. Anyways upon arriving in england bishop didn't do that he didn't do that. He generated a ton of press by offering to do several shows for charity. All he would take said was reimbursement for his expenses. At his premier mirror charity event to benefit the victorian children's hospital and chelsea the theater sold out and three hundred pounds in ticket sales were collected acted after expenses bishop gave the hospital just under nineteen pounds wow but in fairness the trump foundation still owes that children's hospital spital of bill so take.
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"Skied which could have been don't think about it revenue thank you thank you say walkout home home his house me more thank you life take him chance he put his hands on you get locked up straight straight now why take time to think before why make mistakes this for the on the list a going away to the east irving's if you want to parents akin both to quit current off the dunga now let me got it stomach now down to record i do let's time beat brown met to grab paid don't give us by who booked i don't bother me pictures some.
"irving" Discussed on Doublestruck Stories
"Irving doesn't respond he knows exactly who this freshman is it's michael kid gilchrist one of the top high school prospects in the country irving is all but unknown outside his prepschool bubble still kid gilchrist has been notified by coach oil that this crony kid is hoping to join their team and kid gilchrist feels compelled to size him up a few weeks into the school year kid gilchrist begins hearing stories that irving is blowing past every one in preseason pickup games and converting crazy finishes i'm thinking kid gilchrist says well that's fine but he can't score on me the first day of practice kid gilchrist heaves the ball at the bashful taciturn newcomer and turtles with a halfsmile you and me let's go over the course of the next ten minutes kid gilchrist comes to understand irving lifts his head to snatch the ball then reveals his ball handling wizardry he dribbles left than right then left again with so much deftness it's as if the ball is on a string he explodes forward than glides back before launching a textbook jumper kid gilchrist inches closer but as he does irving zoom's past him to the basket lofting onehanded floaters and twisting layups his new teammates are watching now congregating in a semicircle as curry blitz is the best player on one of the top high school teams in the country kid gilchrist is stunned by the ferocity with which this seemingly reticent kid attacks not just the rim but also him he wasn't afraid kid gilchrist says of anybody irving and kid gilchrist went on to lead saint patrick to a championship that season a year later kyrghiz committed to duke as one of the top point guards in the nation his decision to switch high schools was the first time in his life.
"irving" Discussed on Doublestruck Stories
"Flood it's kyrghiz irving chasing by jackie mcmullan it's the first day of school september two thousand eight and a teenager navigates the hallways of saint patrick high school alone fending off a twinge of panic he sense senses the sideways glances here's the whispers he notes the blatant steers for a fleeting moment the 16yearold considers why did i do this why didn't they just leave well enough alone he'd been content at montclair kimberly academy the tony private school where he'd racked up one thousand points over his freshman and sophomore years leading the team to a new jersey prep be state title everybody knew the precocious point guard the one so innovative with the ball that the faculty flocked two games to see what he would do next the comfortable choice would have been to stay alongside his childhood friends from west orange the ones who've been bowling with him since fourth grade who engaged in epa a games of 21 in each other's driveways the ones who knew that their front was different when a piece of his backboard ripped off and after hundreds of attempts he mastered a new shot that accounted for the trajectory of the ball off the damaged corner but during countless au tournaments when he spent his free moments studying elite players he wondered how we measured up there was only one way for kyrghiz irving to find out so he transferred to saint patrick located in elizabeth about a half hour drive south of montclair it was a national powerhouse program coached by kevin boil who'd mentored nba pros al harrington and samuel dallin mbare now as irving wanders through a blur of faces enemies of unfamiliar hallways a boy in high tops and genes stress toward him who are you the boy asks i don't know who you are.
"irving" Discussed on The Adam Carolla Show
"Well if you go out there and clean irving cat digs whole berries it you don't even know where away and it and i was thinking about it and i thought all right so that's neither here nor there but let's replace canton dog with a roommate one roommate uh doesn't really even know you exist when you come home doesn't even lower the sports pages say hi he's there uh but he takes a dumping the toyland right the other one runs up asked if you've lost weight calls applause was if you've been working out for dinner but chance to take dumps like we're all the middle live defecate but you walk and he'll we take it a dump in other which roommate which you're wide like i feel like those who wanted in former as i said after the first thing i did after a divorce was good at your wawa because i missed getting yelled at it's like having a small mexican roommate the doesn't chipin but really hates birds ihi while staff sitting on the floor and watching me while like cook i my leastfavoured debris i must say but all of our animals have been replaced just like when a person dies we just went on things out another one one yes so wait a minute we have the kitten in the washer we got the cat under the sink we got launched a german shepherd that's been and then the other one got return the eyes of the miniature poodle was killed by the the husky in an husky went back to dog prison right so that that that's a head count of four nets had kind of dog for a day all right dana goal here we always like to do a little uh.