35 Burst results for "Lear"

John Zmirak: As Flies to Wanton Boys, Are We to the Left

The Eric Metaxas Show

01:57 min | 2 weeks ago

John Zmirak: As Flies to Wanton Boys, Are We to the Left

"A lot of pieces that stream dot org. And talk about the one where you quote Shakespeare, if you don't mind. It's called as flies to wanton boys. Are we to the left? They kill us for their sport. That is a paraphrase from king Lear, the actual line is as flies to wanton boys. Are we to the gods? They kill us for their sport. If the character of Gloucester, he's a loyal courtier, he's blinded and thrown the wilderness to starve to death by the villains of the play goneril and Cornwall. He's speaking about the gods, again, it's a pagan world in king year, are elites are pagans, and they think of themselves as gods. And they treat us the way the Greek and Roman gods treated ordinary people. They descend from Olympus, they rape, they kill, they rob, they tyrannize, and they go back to Olympus, and they expect not to face any consequences. And I don't care if they go to church and screen Jesus the way rainfield Warnock does or Joe Biden or Nancy Pelosi do. These people are pagans who think of themselves as gods. They need to be set apart from the rest of us with blue checks on Twitter with the freedom to riot mostly peacefully and burn down cities when they want and face no legal consequences to nullify elections, the tariff, the social contract, spit on our constitution, do fake impeachments of presidents, commit perjury, lie on television, face absolutely no consequences. They opted the left is occupied the U.S. capitol. They never went to prison for two years without trial. They were never put in solitary confinement. The people who took over the Wisconsin state capitol when Scott walker was governor, the number of leftists who were punished for their terrorist crimes is zero.

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"lear" Discussed on WABE 90.1 FM

WABE 90.1 FM

01:35 min | 7 months ago

"lear" Discussed on WABE 90.1 FM

"Inseminated Are you ready for your insemination Gain is actually dealing with this wild telenovela premise Film scholar Diana Martinez says it was groundbreaking for Jane the virgin to include conversations about abortion particularly because this is a taboo subject within Latino households There's a political divide There's a generational divide Jane's mother had Jane when she was 16 Jane's grandmother is a strict devout Catholic Jane assumes the only reason she's alive is because her grandmother would have forbidden her daughter to get an abortion Turns out her grandmother did suggest her daughter have an abortion Her grandmother tells Jane but I carry that shame in my heart every day It's powerful because it allows for this duality to exist that people of faith can also believe in a woman's choice Balancing different viewpoints is something producer Norman Lear and actress Bea Arthur tried to do when the sitcom mod became the first prime time TV show to address abortion In 1972 not long before roe V wade was decided Maude becomes pregnant at age 47 Oh yes Carol you see on top of everything else I'm pregnant Joke's aside mod agonizes over what to do Ultimately she and her husband decide they are too old to have a child The story also featured a character who is the same age as mod and also pregnant She decides to have the child She.

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Man charged with giving Olympic athletes performance drugs

AP News Radio

00:57 sec | 11 months ago

Man charged with giving Olympic athletes performance drugs

"U. U. S. S. prosecutors prosecutors charged charged a a Texas Texas man man on on Wednesday Wednesday with with providing providing performance performance enhancing enhancing drugs drugs to to athletes athletes competing competing in in the the Tokyo Tokyo Olympics Olympics last last summer summer including including the the star star Nigerian Nigerian sprinter sprinter blessing blessing Okoh Okoh Bari Bari prosecutors prosecutors say say Eric Eric Lear Lear of of el el Paso Paso is is the the first first person person to to be be charged charged under under a a new new federal federal anti anti doping doping law law governing governing international international sports sports competitions competitions authorities authorities say say leroy leroy distributed distributed the the drugs drugs including including human human growth growth hormones hormones and and a a blood blood clotting clotting hormone hormone for for the the purpose purpose of of corrupting corrupting the the Olympics Olympics he's he's also also accused accused of of conspiring conspiring to to violate violate drug drug misbranding misbranding and and adulteration adulteration laws laws the the criminal criminal complaint complaint includes includes details details that that identify identify okeh okeh Bari Bari as as one one of of the the athletes athletes involved involved this this printer printer had had been been provisionally provisionally suspended suspended for for testing testing positive positive for for human human growth growth hormone hormone in in July July twenty twenty twenty twenty one one just just hours hours before before she she was was due due to to run run in in the the semi semi finals finals at at the the Olympics Olympics Julie Julie Walker Walker New New York York

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"lear" Discussed on Ideas

Ideas

03:09 min | 1 year ago

"lear" Discussed on Ideas

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"lear" Discussed on Ideas

Ideas

05:49 min | 1 year ago

"lear" Discussed on Ideas

"Tell me what i can do. And what i can't do baron or rose stood like a fence post straight unmoved. Her arms crossed over her chest. We didn't ask for what you gave us. We never ask for what you gave us that. Maybe it was high time. We got some reward for what we gave you now. He looked at me again. You hear she talks to me worse than you do now. He sounded almost concilitory as if he could divide and conquer. I step back said daddy if you think this is bad then you'd be amazed at what you really deserve. You don't deserve even the care we give you. As far as i'm concerned from now on your on your own daddy said. How can you treat your father like this. I flatter do. And i called you a bitch. What do you want to reduce me to. I'll stop this building a get this land back. I'll show you whores off the space. You'll learn what it means to treat your father like this. I curse you. you'll never have children ginny. You haven't got a hope and your children are going to laugh when you die. Rose pulled me into the house. Slamming the door behind us. Daddy was now staggering down. The road tight crept align a little ways behind him..

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"lear" Discussed on Ideas

Ideas

04:09 min | 1 year ago

"lear" Discussed on Ideas

"It's from lear's point of view. The good daughter is the obedient daughter and also the pretty daughter and so from his point of view. I think all is most of his adult life. He has preferred cordelia because she's the youngest and the prettiest and so i think in a lot of families especially in former generations when fathers and mothers basically did what they want wanted and they had pets and they had children that they didn't like and they had children that they worked to death. They had children that they spoiled. So that that's another aspect of the play. That i thought was interesting and i wanted to explore on the novel was the complexities family life. If i might jump in it so interesting that you say that what you said about duty on service and 'obedient and all these. Things is just so entangled in women's role inside a family Depending on which member of the family she is on the question really is in lear. I think which you Explosive beautifully. I think in we young is say that. What do we owe each other. What do we owe the environment. What we owe ourselves and daughters trying to come to terms with who they are themselves to themselves inside all of that. And i think there's a tragedy that that is quite heartbreaking. Antony wants to jump in. I just want to say that cordelia is the preferred one. He says that openly they all know that and yet she's the one. That's kind of the most like lear. Sense that either. She has been privileged to feeling safe to say no or she is just strong willed as he has and difficult and says no throughout this piece. What you're saying pretty about service in duty as soon as everybody leaves ghana roll. Says her younger sister. You know you have judy scattered let you didn't do your your job. You didn't fulfil that service duty comes up a lot in this play and so does and we'll get to this..

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"lear" Discussed on Ideas

Ideas

05:32 min | 1 year ago

"lear" Discussed on Ideas

"Chaplaincy thought your last but not least says devraj. Doesn't stunned property music which naval nine. She says she holds up empty hands. There is nothing but a in between father. I don't want to say anything come on dumpy. Shy be strong stand up. Be soldier says diverge bubba say sita. I love doing whatever you ask can need the diamond economist and environmentalist. No one loss. You don't say no to me. Say steph raj madame. Could though save girl. Are you sure you have nothing to say. Your wedding gift is in my hands. Speak not speak. No daddy sika says you should know better. How can you even call it. Dowry it's illegal it's outdated don't you know me at all you're listening to ideas on. Cbc radio one. In canada. Across north america on sirius. Xm in australia on abc radio national and around the world at cbc dot ca slash ideas. I'm nola i add. You know you're smart funny friends. Who always seem to have the best celebrity gossip. I'm talking about the ones who always know. We should be watching or reading or listening to what if you could pick their brains every week. Pop chat is a brand new podcast but does exactly that and feels like spending time with your best friends. So join me. L. levin mood and a panel of the smartest culture critics that i know as we dissect the discourse but also have a great time doing it power. Lust revenge madness. Shakespeare has them. All and king. Lear has all of them in spades today on ideas. The first of a series we call ideas at stratford produced in association with ontario stratford festival programs exploring themes in shakespeare's plays that. Illuminate our lives today. This program is called shakespeare's novels all about contemporary fiction. That's inspired by shakespeare play. We're exploring to retailing's of king lear. One set on a family farm in iowa. The other in contemporary india novelists jane smiley and pretty taneja are joined on our virtual stage by stratford festival. Artistic director antony. Tim alina antony.

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"lear" Discussed on Ideas

Ideas

04:40 min | 1 year ago

"lear" Discussed on Ideas

"Poor and speech unable beyond all manner of so much. I love you and cordelia says what shall cordelia speak love and be silent and lear responds of all these bounds. Even from this line to this with shadowy forests and plenty s rivers we make the lady to vine and albany's issues be this perpetual and what says our second daughter our dearest regan wife of corn law and she as jane mentioned has been watching her older sister and and she at least has the benefit of a few seconds to gather her thoughts she responds and in classic second child fashioned says what she said but more and so she says she comes to short for my love for you and then eventually comes to his youngest. He says but now our joy although our last and least two who's young love the vines of france and milk of burgundy strive to interest. What can you say to draw a third more opulent than your sisters. Speak nothing my lord. Nothing nothing nothing will come of nothing speak again and so then the the breaking up of the world is complete. Thank you antony. I think it'd be really interesting to hear that. Same scene as written by the to view. Jane and preteen perhaps jane we could begin with your section. It's worth just pointing out that ginny. Who narrates the story in one thousand acres is gonna roll. Rose is reagan and carolina's the standard for cordelia please. Caroli- looked up and smiled waved. Me over. I went over and stood on the bottom step of the porch plates and plastic forks in both hands. My father said that's the plan. I said what's the plan daddy. He glanced at me then caroline and looking at all the while he said. We're going to form this cooperation. Jenny and you girls are going to have shares. And then we're going to build this new slurry star and maybe a harvest store in enlarge hog operation. He looked at me. You girls and tie impede and frank are going to run the show. You'll each have a third part of the corporation. What do you think..

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"lear" Discussed on Ideas

Ideas

04:08 min | 1 year ago

"lear" Discussed on Ideas

"Which is the legal framework is hiding socialistic. Very very cool. To hinduism's idea of how women in society should be organized. And so for me bringing those things together on exploring really through the young people's point of view which was web. I found my own entry point in looking at this book and thinking i know what it feels like to be ause to perform something that might set me against my sister to say no come downstairs and perform the the gathered guests. You're twelve times table or something and see some you know promptly trick as it. Were you know. This is not unusual in asia. Indian families to to do this especially with autism to say. Look you know this one. She's doing so much better. Something like that. Yeah exactly for this kind of divide and rule which sets us as women. assistance against each other Was really important to me and to capture and then somebody said to me reading needed title for this book. Can i immediately thought. I'm picking up from the last line of play a young. That's five young people. India has the world's largest fastest growing population onto twenty five. Something like fifty percent of the population is that young. It's huge on. So you know this order. Be ideas just came together in the book night and i decided to do it from the perspective of will five. Fm one by one. Jane at wanna talk about the point of view issue near novel. At at one point when you're narrator ginny thinks when my father asserted his point of view mind vanished. Not even i could remember it. How challenging was it to find into excavate the elder daughter's perspective on the play which is so centered around lear. Well what into..

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"lear" Discussed on Ideas

Ideas

04:40 min | 1 year ago

"lear" Discussed on Ideas

"Ideas never left me until i was at my teeth and i was financially stable enough to give out some time to write a bit antony. We're we're hearing already answers to the question about to ask you what what is it. That gives king. Lear it staying power even today first of all it's a pre revolutionary play. Duke of cornwall and the duke of albany and in shakespeare's time they would have been the first and second son of the king so there is a sense of a country. That is worried about the future. How will this go. There was also time of units the beginning of the modern world so the economics were really punitive for the poor. The the common lands had been taken away. The monasteries used to help you know social servants as they were all gone. It became a very hard knock you know. Survival of the fittest society growing homelessness. Also a time of a lot of skepticism about everything one hundred years of catholic killing protestants. And what god could want that. So it's sadly play for every age and jane. We heard pretty talk about why why. This texas is helpful and understanding india. Why did you want to retell the story in iowa. Like what did you want to explore about life in the midwestern united states. Well it was more about the nature of farming. When i was thinking about it there was a big crisis in the in. The farm farming industry in the us and things had been to productive surprises had gone down. A lot of farmers were heavily indebted. Lot of farmers went bankrupt. And i thought that was quite interesting but the other thing was that this particular area in northern iowa was actually a marshland and about seventy five years or in late nineteen. Hundreds farmers came from eastern england. Who were familiar with marsh land and they dug drainage wells and the drainage wells drained marshland and they left a soil that basically was twelve twelve feet thick incredibly fertile..

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"lear" Discussed on Ideas

Ideas

04:49 min | 1 year ago

"lear" Discussed on Ideas

"Is set in possibly the most fertile farm country in the united states which is north central iowa. It's about a man who is becoming demented and he wants to avoid paying taxes by dividing the farm between his three daughters in incorporating it. The younger daughter is a lawyer. She's not sure about it. And as soon as she expresses her doubt he kicks her out. And then there are subsequent revelations and conflicts between all three of the daughters and the father. I tried very much to follow the play as closely as i could. There is no war at the end though because they don't do that myla but my main goal was to tell the story from ghana roles point of view. I read named her ginny. Because i felt that in the play daughters couldn't be understood because their point of view was hardly ever expressed and said so i wrote it in the first person point of view of what are they loved was who who point of view for both of these novels because the gun rose last line in the play has asked me not what i know and it was like the entire novel that jane wrote was about gone rolled telling us what she knows and on the other hand has each of the five young people that we talked about getting a chapter so we really get the point of view of a we. That are young. It's fascinating how both of those decisions really informed the novels absolutely and we'll get to to discussing that in a moment. But i am curious since the starting point was king. Lear jane and preachy. If you could just briefly talk about what it was when you first read king lear. Was that struck you about the play when you when you read it jane. Maybe we'll start with you. Well i i was assigned to read king lear pretty much over and over in high school college and graduate school. And what always struck me was. What a schmuck. Lear was i came from..

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"lear" Discussed on Ideas

Ideas

05:46 min | 1 year ago

"lear" Discussed on Ideas

"I'm speaking to you at a moment of grave crisis i'm jeff turner and this is recall. It's a series about history not the ancient past but history. That still hot to the touch. In this first season i explore a revolutionary political movement that brought a modern democracy to the brink. You can find recall how to start a revolution on the cbc. Listen app or wherever you get your podcasts. This is a cbc podcast. Welcome to ideas. I na i end but now choi hold on. I.

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Biden Urges Employers to Require Covid Vaccination

Mike Gallagher Podcast

01:19 min | 1 year ago

Biden Urges Employers to Require Covid Vaccination

"Yesterday. Gave a speech. of course afterwards. He didn't take any questions. Read another teleprompter speech calling on employers to institute vaccine mandates immediately today. I'm calling on moore country more companies. I should say in the private sector to step up a vaccine requirements that will reach millions. More people if your business lear. A non-profit near state or local labor. Who has been waiting for full. Fda approval to require. Vaccinations calling you now to do that. Requiring dude idealized mother your employees to get vaccinated or face. Strict requirements require your employees to get vaccinated or face. strict requirements. Was that mean. What kind of strict requirements is the government going to impose upon the private sector if a company doesn't want to force employees to show them their papers. This is incredible. I mean we're. We're witnessing a chapter that the historians will try to decipher for many many many generations to

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The Sacklers Want Immunity From the Opioid Crisis

Morning Edition

01:43 min | 1 year ago

The Sacklers Want Immunity From the Opioid Crisis

"Trials underway in New York for Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin. Members of Sackler family who owned the drug company have testified they bear no responsibility for the nation's deadly opioid epidemic. As part of the bankruptcy deal, the Sackler czar demanding immunity from lawsuits for themselves and for a network of companies and organizations. NPR addiction correspondent Brian Mann has been following this Brian you've reported before the Sackler want to clean slate for themselves, no more opioid lawsuits. But this deal in particular would also shelter a bunch of other people and companies from liability. How would that work? This has been a major flashpoint in this trial A and it was again yesterday as part of produce farmers bankruptcy settlement The sack Lear's who say they've done nothing wrong, have agreed to pay $4.3 billion to fund addiction treatment programs, but the Sackler want something really big. In return, their attorneys have drawn up this single spaced list of individuals, organizations and companies. This list runs for 12 full pages. If this deal is finalized, everyone on the list would be sheltered permanently from lawsuits linked to opioids and oxy cotton and from a wide range of of other lawsuits. And why does that matter? So this is interesting. Critics say the Sackler is in their empire are at the center of one of the biggest man made public health disasters in US history. Hundreds of thousands of people have died in this epidemic. Their company has pleaded guilty to federal crimes linked to the OxyContin business. First in 2000, and seven and again last year again, the Sackler is deny wrongdoing and have never been charged. But there are still big unanswered questions about how this prescription opioid crisis happened and who in the sack Lear's network might be liable. For some of the harm and let me give you

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Casting and Location Update for the Film "My Son Hunter"

The Eric Metaxas Show

02:03 min | 1 year ago

Casting and Location Update for the Film "My Son Hunter"

"Falem this film. You said it's awesome powers meets king. Lear meets house of cards. You're not kidding. I mean it kind of crosses genres you and an wrote the script when you mentioned king lear. Suddenly it gives it pathos because this is a true story. It's horrifying it's fascinating if you raise the money. When would the film being able to Would you be able to shoot the film. And will i have a principal role. Well we're going to be shitting. We're going to start shooting either. The eighteenth of october twenty. Fifth tober in serbia. Like it's happening and we're gonna film. It ends serbia because that'll double as the ukrainian Yeah you mentioned. King lear again me branching king lear save did end up wandering piece in senility. Did you see joe biden. Come off their the helicopter last recently on get confused with which way to get into the white house experience shakespearean moment king lear crack year hurricane. I believe was what he meant to say. So in this film you have. It's the story of of hunter biden. Have you cast hunter. Have you cast joe biden. How does that work no. We're literally this close to cathy. Nam or very close stocks. Then you have a chance you know look we. We look closely You know your your schedule is just too full for us. you know. i also well. Well-known people people also assume associated with intellectualism and integrity and. I just don't think that you can make the leap people longer associated with these things. Thankfully so. I think i still have a chance to play hunter or joe Depending on i can do a lot of things with my hair. We're going to we're going to really. We're going to have fun shooting this together. My son hunter dot com.

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"My Son Hunter" Is a Tale of Familial Tensions Between the Biden Sons

The Eric Metaxas Show

01:41 min | 1 year ago

"My Son Hunter" Is a Tale of Familial Tensions Between the Biden Sons

"For people who don't remember king lear. How is it related to king lear. Well king lear. What was a powerful mom. He was the king on. He decided just to flex his muscles and divides he divided his kingdom parity d- as a kind of sense of powerful omni and he said to his daughter. Do you love the dollar. Had approved a loved them. One dollars said. I'm not an art. It's a fight familial. Tensions and joe biden never liked hunter. Hundred beau biden was always the favorite song. The perfect son hunter was always struggling. I'm you know by the way i want. Joe biden was struggling. Drug addict son. He made him the mom for his corruption. Yes so so. I don't recall this. So you're you're right. Beau biden and of course died a few years ago very prematurely horribly. But so how is this when you talk about king lear. Did you get into this in the film. And the script this idea. The tension between these The sons of this powerful father. Totally totally take some ways extended its dot and greed is the driving force of the trash. You know You know it's it's hunter trying to please. That's why he's getting all this money. Obviously he is greeted of his ball. He's he's insatiably. Got an addict personality. But you know there's this familial drama played against this political drama a plan against complete far as

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"lear" Discussed on The Al Franken Podcast

The Al Franken Podcast

05:59 min | 1 year ago

"lear" Discussed on The Al Franken Podcast

"All these guys are your show shows. And caesar's yes and john deluise and were five couples. We went down to bomb springs and that resulted in about six years. A palm springs Every year the same five couples that there were. They were weekends when we arrive on friday night. Get up in have breakfast in our bed. Close on saturday and get out of bed. Close sunday nights ago. That's how much we latched boy. Oh boy and you didn't tape it you asshole taking that wave then of course not of course not and you can retire common if you had those tapes came out of but he had some work to do. He came out of the bedroom when afternoon and said he took some time and wrote a song for us. We call ourselves. He had a belt. Which is the for the other world and so we all sang and then that became something. We had to do sitting at table for every meal before we ate in your own around. That was that was it that was oh tanenbaum putting yanan veld union. And you know what i'm i'm thinking. You guys weren't very funny as we thought we were. I know well you know you thought you were funny. But larry gelbart. Carl reiner mel brooks norman. Lear dom deluise was los Also that's and bancroft. Great actress in in knows why. Okay let's Okay so all in the family Wasn't a hit right out of the bat right right out of the gate took some weeks six weeks. A hit in enough to be picked up to the alexy's right and then then it was the number one show for. I don't know what beers or something and and then of course sanford and son and Just the slew of a huge huge hits that you had good times maude and how many of these were spinoff..

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"lear" Discussed on The Al Franken Podcast

The Al Franken Podcast

04:19 min | 1 year ago

"lear" Discussed on The Al Franken Podcast

"Even better than albi. so now. you're you're you're you're in it. You're in show business really in show business. You're writing a head riders for the tv. Show you that. Or what producers handwriting. Coed comedy starring louis. Okay i gotcha so now you're big. You're there okay. And now and then them bum. How many years later. What are we talking about now. Seventy years later seventy years later. You're still Still writing you're still but but and you do A number of things. I know i i you did divorce. American style was at that a movie that you wrote. Yes yes yes doors were inside loved it. It was actually. I think i remember seeing that. Like what was it. Nineteen sixty or something. Sixty one or something like that. Yeah yeah but of course the big deal the big unbelievable breakthrough in terms of not just your career but american culture is all in the family and that's fifty years now right yes years ago. This year celebration. Yeah yeah seventy one and it was. Like i think in january seventy one and you know you were able to do political and social satire which i don't believe had been done. Had it know my answer to these questions from what i've read over the years I i'm not sure. I knew it had never been done when when we did it but i read over the years. Yeah it was not in a sitcom i mean. That was the week that was was a a satirical show. News show smothers brothers and the smothers brothers as well absolutely. They can't close now they did. They did absolutely they only they. They were kicked off the air because they did nail on the head yes. They were about vietnam. Yeah no no they were. They were gone You created archie. Bunker created this Lovable bigot is that fair..

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"lear" Discussed on The Al Franken Podcast

The Al Franken Podcast

04:24 min | 1 year ago

"lear" Discussed on The Al Franken Podcast

"Who knows So okay does that. Get you out to la. Being impress agent will what we did. There was a danton walker. And a louis oboe at ulta wind chill atlanta lions. There were dorothy feel gallon and we wrote you. Know what we hope Witticisms our clients. Must hi kitty carlisle. Gifted wrote this. And dorothy gallon printed it that kitty carlisle gifted moss hart with a pocket flask measured to its hip weli slept. I see i see so. That was a press agent. Then was right. It's like writing tweets. Yes that's what you're doing. And they were printed by the columnists i mentioned. That was my job. Okay was is that is that a publicist. Is that what you are a press agent. as a publicist. I came out to california to be a publicist and Ed simmons who wanted to be a comedy writer and youtube became a writing team at where i went to a movie one night. We were baking and we play together when they came home from movies at ten thirty so i said we can sell us. There was a place called the bar music not far away and they used to remember her name. She played the piano jokes and we sold it there for forty dollars. Begun twenty dollars was about a third of what i made selling door to door here. So so you're kind press agent kind of door to door salesman okay. So that's that's the beginning is the Your wives go out to a movie and you decide to write something and then you sell it and bam. You're writing from our lewis and then We've ruined something. Pedantic thomas man..

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"lear" Discussed on The Al Franken Podcast

The Al Franken Podcast

01:37 min | 1 year ago

"lear" Discussed on The Al Franken Podcast

"The sounded like for that moment. I used to do robertson Because he was like a happy christian. Yes yes yeah but these guys that was so pernicious. Martin luther king mixed religion with politics but he did it in a very very very very different way and so is raphael warnock. Who obviously you know. This is from the same. I mean administered the same church and people. For the american way really took these guys on the falwell's in the robertson's and we're still. We're still living with that or still living with that. Divide we see a very starkly of the evangelical right which Had its control of the judges which is something. I saw firsthand and pernicious okay. We're gonna take a quick break. We'll be right back with legendary norman. Lear you're about to hear a preview of the jordan harbinger show with the world's.

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"lear" Discussed on The Al Franken Podcast

The Al Franken Podcast

04:18 min | 1 year ago

"lear" Discussed on The Al Franken Podcast

"Hey everybody we got a really old guy on the podcast today as usual but this guy is even older than norm ornstein james carville elizabeth drew harry reid and anthony fao g norman lear. The legendary tv comedy writer producer creator of groundbreaking sitcoms like the jeffersons and maude one day at a time and all in the family. He joins me. And we are dropping this show on june twenty fifth. Two thousand twenty one. Two days before norman's ninety ninth birthday holy crap. So we've got a lot to talk about with with norman of flying fifty two missions.

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One Minute Leadership Thought of the Day - Great Leaders Create Legacy Leaders

Leadership Lifestyle Podcast

00:50 sec | 1 year ago

One Minute Leadership Thought of the Day - Great Leaders Create Legacy Leaders

"Leaders create legacy leaders. Welcome to today's leadership. Thought of the day brought to you by the leadership live style podcasts. A legacy leaders. Those are leaders. You create when you leave behind. I was thinking of the the country song by george jones. Who's gonna fill their shoes. Stay on all these legends and country music and who's gonna replace them in who's gonna replace you a true. Lear creates other leaders to take their place in that takes a lot of time. Takes trust building takes on a mentorship but it is so rewarding when you can look back and see that and when you hire somebody developed somebody and really brought them to a whole 'nother level so when you leave you know that they're in place so create legacy leaders that is the true mission of a great

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Consumers Aren't Worried About Inflation Yet

Marketplace with Kai Ryssdal

01:32 min | 1 year ago

Consumers Aren't Worried About Inflation Yet

"Has been tough. We know to have heard. Oh so very much about inflation. These past couple of months here there and everywhere. The economic news is about prices going up. What j. powell has to say about it. And whether it's gonna last or be to vote or lustrous fed chair transitory much though in all of this you and what you're thinking about and expecting since inflation expectations are a big part of whether inflation actually shows up. Here's marketplace's mitchell hartman to get us going. Go to the gas station. The price at the pump is more than fifty percent higher than last spring. Used cars up three percent major appliances up twelve percent of claudius som- who spent a decade as an economist at the fed says price spike. So far are mostly concentrated in things like vehicles and appliances and travel tied to the reopening of the economy and frankly over decades. We have seen a very moderate pace of inflation and the federal reserve is convinced that it is going to come back down. And that's what most consumers think too. According to a new survey data for morning console says economist. John lear consumers believe the prices of certain goods and pandemic hit sectors are likely to more rapidly than other goods so right now consumers expect trips and vacations and cars and home repairs to go way up in price but not items like furniture or groceries or rent.

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"lear" Discussed on 70 Over 70

70 Over 70

06:40 min | 1 year ago

"lear" Discussed on 70 Over 70

"True for you. How long you've been lying in the hammock. Well my father went to prison. When i was nine years old. He was caught selling some fake bonds. Or something i don't know and when he got out. I was living in the head with my grandparents and we went to new york. They pick me up at the railroad station. We went to new york going to new york where we were about to live My sister and my mother and father and i with another family who had also had two children until my father deva job and found apartment and everything else. We will go live with these friends of theirs in that circumstance on the train. My father just had a prison sitting alone for a little while. Said norman the year you're going to be by mitzvah for your through. I'm going to take you and your mother and your sister for a trip around the world will be gone a year and i believe of course everywhere and he'll course believed every board it and there was no chance in the world. This could happen. I didn't know that at that age. But when i started to realize i began to understand what i have long thought of as the foolishness of the human condition you can find everywhere and anywhere. It's all of us not to be on the same level as same degree or same direction as my dad's but i've had a lot about myself over the years where i've seen the foolishness of meiomi human condition. What is that. What's the foolishness of the human condition. Oh to To think the world of somebody who doesn't deserve any and vice versa. Too not understand the worth of this person. Think you're putting up with it and you're not you're benefiting from it instead those ordinary human mistakes and that moment's sitting on the train with your dad when he's saying something that he thinks will happen and you think will happen and you realize now was never going to happen. How does that connect to the hammock. Well it was a moment i lived. It was a moment. I live my my mind just came across a memory site only meta funeral. I don't even remember who's sure no it was but there are sixty eight hundred of us. I don't know standing around a gravesite and a confidence being lowered into the grave and a woman just ahead of me has a niche and scratches harass. It was to me funny as hell. And i thought well is in every moment you know. We did the episode on the family. Where archie comes into his their bedroom. After he's his has gone and the way he touches the pillow that was hers in the bedroom alone after is passing the obviously it. It got to laugh that i was positive it would get not because maybe maybe as much because they needed the laughs and had laughed at him so much before they were not laughing. At that moment that we're laughing at the human condition that the guy they spent so much time understanding nine understanding laughing at feeling for there is sadness and humor and the human condition. And it's there every moment. I'm just trying to really hear what you said. Maybe i'll say it in english says time. Listen i'm slow on the uptake. i i'm trying to. I'm trying to figure it out. You're good on the upton. I see you thinking and i found myself appreciating it a lot. The thing that i want to ask is whether that connection to the human condition your capacity to be on the hammock in those moments whether that's something that you've gotten more and more access to over the course of your life or whether that's just who you are. I think it's some of both. Certainly it's matured me. I have spoken at before. And i wish i had recordings of my articulation of the same kind of thing forty years ago. It's probably richer now or benefits from the years that i've been feeling and thinking about yemen. I wonder how the norman lear that had nine shows on. Tv at once. And i assume was working. All the time was as connected to the hammock as you are now. I have to believe things deepen or grow. You know that's the way. I feel it now is more solid are has or screener lender was all those years ago but i enjoyed. I enjoyed thinking about. I enjoyed talking about it and probably by virtue of your questions. Am i talking to you now right well..

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"lear" Discussed on 70 Over 70

70 Over 70

06:06 min | 1 year ago

"lear" Discussed on 70 Over 70

"Norman lear welcome to the show. Thank you so much for doing this. You're welcome max and is it. Okay if i call you norman. please come in armand. You know why. I like that because it's my name. I hate being called jeff. I'll stick with norman. I got all kinds of questions for you. But i was wondering if we could start with your current working life ninety eight years old. You're still working in this industry that he started in and you're still working pretty consistently right. You're making stuff yes. I'm not at this moment. Because the lions closed for all the reasons we understand but hope to get back soon as an stopped the work. We're still building pry. You know projects but can't be shooting them at this moment. Do you feel as creative as ever one hundred percent. You have the same relationship to creativity that you did when you were forty. Fifty sixty seventy eighty. It hasn't changed It hasn't changed in terms of my desire. And i feel anyway of my ability What has changed is the fact that the Sony lot on which raw exists is closed. And i'm only within a couple of weeks of going out for dinner or visiting friends and Having friends come over and so forth spent a long drought. A people lies along drought. I have six daughters. They've been visiting me one and two time. I wanna talk about your kids. I'm interested in relationship to your kids. But i wanna stick with work for a second. Are the stories that you want to tell now. Are those different than they used to be. I don't think so. I don't think so as a good example of that is i. Did a pilot show a great many years ago with two names. I wonder if you ever knew about. But suzanne push. It was a brilliant young actress a great many years ago and james franciscus was a marvelous young actor. Brilliant beautiful young man. And i did it. A pilot with them called brand gold where they played a different couple in love every week. The reason mentioning it now is. I've been thinking about it for the last several weeks. It didn't happen back then. But i think it could happen down. It's an idea like a lot. Do you think it can happen now. Because the world has changed in some way or view just personally not giving up on it and you wanna make the thing happen. No i would i needed then i have now. I mean people's desire for entertainment and care about individuals that are performing for them and so that hasn't changed in my view. And my feelings about work. Has your energy for work changed. I think you have to ask a few observers. It doesn't feel to me like changed. How do you do that. How do you keep doing this work decade after decade like. How do you still have the energy for this. Well i believe there were two little words that we don't pay enough attention to they are over and next when something is over. It's over and we're onto next. If there was a hammock in the middle of those words that would be the best description. I could find of living in the moment that moment between over and next and i like living. I like to think. I live in the moment and And feel that i do here is an amazing statistic. It has taken me almost ninety nine years to meet max. It's true. no. I do not amazing. I've been on this planet for ninety nine years. And i'm meeting you for the very first time. It's taken me all those years to get to you right. You've been walking around doing all of these incredible things in every moment has led to this this. Yes so what of that. Mona's how about that some shit you know. It's the absolute reality is taken every split second of your life to meet me. See this. it's a hell of a hat. This is maybe a hard question to answer. But what does that feel like to you sitting between over next. It's like Understanding that every moment is a new one. I never saw your face before. And here i am looking at it. It the the the crazy thing is i kind of. I don't understand totally the depth and words and a what i'm saying the but i- delighted i delight in thinking holly shed. It took me all these years to get to meet this mac sky and to speak the words. I'm speaking now. I never spoke to him before. How long has that been.

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Goggle Bonks: The Only Dating App To Offer Augmented Reality Glasses

Tech Tech Boom

01:58 min | 1 year ago

Goggle Bonks: The Only Dating App To Offer Augmented Reality Glasses

"In today's current contemporary and increasingly now now now world online dating is taking the hardship out of courtship and putting the microchip into relationship in the information super search for computerized compatibility cyber savvy singles or finding love and lots else. Besides through apps like tinder grinder bumble tingle hinge funk buddy lovey-dovey ding dong squelch and flip but that all to familiarized first date disappointments when your internet and namrata and their profile pic. Just don't jibe well. Enter goggle bunks. The only dating to offer augmented reality glasses or lear goggles which filter augment and where necessary conceal your dates appearance while ensuring that you to put your best face forward using up to the minute motion tracking filters fug lee recognition protocols. You and your dates lear goggles. Meaning you'll never see one another at anything less than you're photo shopped best. Well the thrust count on my dick bit was way down so i decided to give it a whirl moment my date walked in i saw fireworks but once that glitch had been fixed and despite some intermittent facial buffering do choose the venue with good wifi. We both had on average nice to enchanting time especially during lulls in conversation. And the best thing about the lear system. The first dates free. Then if you and your big old boy wanna make a genuine lasting commitment admittedly not an issue for the vast majority of users bunks offer a range of long and not so long term payment plans weekend. Whirlwind five week fizzle six month dead end monogamy and the top tier monogamy. Gold were each granted. Full control of the others virtual off and yes. There are licensed celebrity likenesses available tech tip. We found the less. You both talk the more convincing the experience. So soon you'll be racking up the thrusts here more or less destroyed as a twit or slap me up on by

Chip Crisis in 'Danger Zone' as Wait Times Reach New Record

Marketplace with Kai Ryssdal

02:05 min | 1 year ago

Chip Crisis in 'Danger Zone' as Wait Times Reach New Record

"Our lead story today is one of demand and supply in that order. The commodity in question is semiconductors. The demand as we'll explain is nearly universal the supply well it's lagging and more so every day bloomberg got its hands on some data from the susquehanna financial group that says if you order a chip today the aforementioned semiconductors you're going to have to wait seventeen weeks for it to be delivered. Four plus months that is to put it mildly no way to run a supply chain. And as marketplace's samantha field reports. It is doing damage to way more than cars or computers or smartphones. These days almost everything has a chip whether we think of it as high tech or not. If it has a plug or battery probably has chips in it glenn. O'donnell research director at forrester says that includes refrigerators video. Doorbells and light bulbs you can turn on with your phone and even lower tech things like kids toys because all the toys gotta talk now and they got to react and they have little motors right. Now there's a shortage of all kinds of chips. Even the most basic ones says china vasan an analyst at bloomberg intelligence for. It doesn't matter if it's one hundred dollars or fifty cent part. There's just not enough capacity at factories around the world to meet the demand from all of the industries. That need chips because there's such a shortage. The semiconductor industry is having to pick and choose what to prioritize says. Mario morales at market research company. Idc it's for prioritizes. The large scale lear is like computing. Mobile phones is the largest market so though supply chains are always going to get priority and other companies especially smaller are going to have to wait longer for chips so shrine of austin at bloomberg says if you need something like a new appliance anytime soon even if you don't care about it being smart all of those products will be in. Short supplies are investigating line and shrim- boston says the shortage is likely to get worse before it gets better

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In the 'Shout at Cancer Choir,' No Voice Boxes Needed

Morning Edition

01:57 min | 1 year ago

In the 'Shout at Cancer Choir,' No Voice Boxes Needed

"Their voice boxes to cancer have formed, acquire a new documentary profiles them and Stephanie O'Neill reports. Subject way, starting here on it. What? What? In this scene of the new documentary. Can you hear my voice? Members of the shouted cancer choir in the UK warm up before a sold out concert at London's historic Tabernacle Theater, Andrew All right, there are no velvety voice crooners in this bunch. All have undergone Lear inject Amis or voice box removal to treat cancer. Procedure leaves them breathing through a surgically created hole in the front of the neck. And they require a voice prosthesis to speak. Did what do you want? You want you? Thank you. Requires a brainchild of Dr Thomas More's an ear, nose and throat specialist and lifelong singer Wars is executive director of Shout at Cancer, a London based support and rehab group. For Larry Inject me patients. I'll remember quite well. When I first suggested, Let's form a choir. There is former with laughter and surprise and this belief It just seemed ridiculous that you would expect with people with no voice boxes to stand up and sing in a coId. That's Sarah Boden Evans. She's one of a handful of choir members who share their personal cancer journey with Pasadena filmmaker Bill Brummel himself aware injected me patient. The Peabody Award winning an Emmy nominated documentarian lost his voice box in 2016. I couldn't imagine How I wouldn't work. After Larry injected me. I couldn't imagine walking around in public with a hole in my neck. Liz Summers is a speech and language therapist for shouted cancer. The voice is a really essential part off who we are and how we express ourselves. And there's an enormous sense of loss that can occur when somebody loses their their natural voice of the voice they had before speaking through the tiny

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Fortnite for beginners

Miss Information: A Trivia Podcast

08:29 min | 1 year ago

Fortnite for beginners

"Fortnight is a massive multiplayer online video. Game developed by epic games released in two thousand seventeen is available in three distinct game mode versions so they otherwise share the same general game. Play in game engine But these three distinct versions are fortnight. Colon save the world. Okay fortnight no colon battle royale fortnite battle royale and fortnight creative. Oh there's three of them. So the objectives vary depending on which mode you're playing but the broad goal of fortnight is to survive against a prolonged force antagonist who will attempt to eliminate you okay so for night begin from an internal game jamat epoch game so there in american video game and software developer and publisher based out of north carolina So they did this internal game jam around twenty eleven after they published the game gears of war so a game jam which i only recently learned at work a game. Jam is a contest where participants try to a video game from scratch with a specific deadline. So it's usually like twenty four hours or you know maybe maybe seventy two hours to work to come up with this so it's kind of like a like a creativity burst. I'll shut the the bowl of that is to work with other people and create a game from scratch so depending on the format again your participants might be in teams maybe you are working independently. Who knows but epic games is also the developer of the unreal engine which is an open source in advanced real time. Three d creation tool. And you'll hear a lot of Video games and special effects and even like some film stuff runs off of this unreal engine. So the unreal engine. Original purpose was as a state of the art game engine. But it's now used across industries so it's for cutting edge content interactive experiences in immersive virtual worlds Unreal engine is a real time engine. An editor that features photo realistic rendering dynamic physics and effects robust data translation and also lifelike animation. So it's kind of a big thing whenever somebody is using the unreal engine. You know you're going to get really could effects from it so that that's all out of epic games which which founded in the savage that engine so for me was not initially one of the games that was actually developed during that game jim but the concept of merging the construction game genre so games like sim city or minecraft with shooter games came together and it led to the foundation affording. So you probably know. It sim city is if you're our age but a refresher on minecraft so in minecraft which was first released in two thousand nine actually players. Explorer blackie procedurally generated three d world with infinite terrain and they may discover an extract raw materials craft tools and items and build structures or works so game modes in minecraft include a survival mode in which players must acquire resources to build the world and maintain health and creative mode where players have unlimited resources. So players can modify or maud game to create new gameplay mechanics items and assets and minecraft has a very distinctive like visual s. That like you can recognize if somebody showing you a screenshot of minecraft. So what epic did is they prepared to release fortnight as a paid early access title in july twenty seventeen and they had plans to release it as free to play some time in twenty nine thousand nine after gaining feedback from players to improve the game so originally titled fortnight and lear renamed to fortnight colon. Save the world. This original base module is a player versus environment cooperative game. So you have four players collaborating toward a common objective on various missions. The game is set after a fluke. Storm appears across earth causing about ninety eight percent of the population to disappear and the survivors are attacked by zombie. Like husks so the player takes the role of commanders of home. Shelters collecting resources saving survivors and defending equipment. That helps to either collect date on the storm or push back the storm. In from missions players are awarded a number of in game items including hero characters. Weapons trap schematics and survivors all of which can be leveled up through gained experience to improve their attributes. Also you're working together with people against this common enemy player versus environment cooperative game. In around the same time the epic released fortnight into early access pub g had become a worldwide phenomenon selling millions of copies and drawing strong interest in the battle royale genre so a battle royale game is an online multiplayer video game that blends the survival exploration and scavenging elements of a survival game with kind of the last man standing game. Play so the name. The genre is taken from two thousand japanese film titled battle royale which was based on a novel of the same name and presents a similar theme of a last man standing competition in a shrinking play zone. So you've heard people. My brother plays this one. You've heard people's mentioned before what the heck is pub- g it's an abbreviation for player unknowns battlegrounds so that's an online multiplayer battle royale game and in this game one hundred players parachute onto an island and scavenge for weapons and equipment to kill others while avoiding getting killed themselves So there's an available safe area. The games map which decreases in size over time and it ends directing surviving players into tighter areas to force encounters with other players. And the last player or team standing wins the round The game's concept and design was led by brendan green. Who's better known by his online handle player known and he'd previously created mods for other battle rail type games pudgy was the top selling premium game of two thousand seventeen selling thirty million copies worldwide and grossing. About nine hundred million dollars. I have can. I tell you never heard of this game in my whole life. You know you are. You aren't really doing a lot of player games. How it's absolutely right. You know what i. It's funny i feel like there's been a couple of questions and learn a league in maybe the last five seasons or so that like the answer will be some video game or something that we that when we see the answer. We've never heard of this popular selling thing in all of the world and it sold got julian copies and everybody except you plays it. What's the so this is why we're absolutely. Yeah so you know. Epochs saw what pudgy had been doing and they were like maybe we could also do a battery. Yeah so what. Epic did was rapidly develop their own version atop their original fortnight in about two months so by september two thousand seventeen at was about to release this as a second mode from save the world in the paid for earlier access but then later decided to release this as a free game that would be supported with microtransactions. Microtransactions are the business model where users can purchase virtual goods with micro payments and make your transactions are often used in free to play games to provide a revenue source for the developers and there are a staple of the mobile app market so in game currency in fort night is called v books to them. You might see this icon happens sometimes. The you see llamas pop up and fortnight okay. So llamas also known as lama pinatas are the main loop boxes in fortnight and they are also fortnight's primary mascot so the vendor tech store is where players can purchase lama pinatas to break open for rewards in llamas can be produced using view bucks or event specific currency and they contain various helpful. Items like heroes schematics. Weapons and there are also different types of llamas in the game including basic llamas daily llamas and event llamas so For an has a very distinctive aesthetic. It's very cartoony. there's a very distinct color palette. I mean it's it's actually pretty visually pleasing see this distinctive looking lama. You know that that is for

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Why consumer confidence is surging

Marketplace with Kai Ryssdal

02:22 min | 1 year ago

Why consumer confidence is surging

"Can confirm the facts of this story. We are tired of the pandemic and ready to shop. The technical term for this of course is consumer sentiment which determines how much we spend which makes up about two thirds of this economy and which is kind of key to our pandemic recovery while the university of michigan's consumer confidence survey shot up more than eight percent in march to its highest level in a year. that's still seven percent below what it was before the pandemic the government rescue package combined with the fourteen hundred dollar check or checks landing in many people's accounts. Well it's a pick me up marketplace's mitchell hartman gets going. It's been a week and a half. Since president biden seinfeld american rescue plan payments started going out within days. And that's been a big shot in. The arm. For consumers says john lear at morning console which polls americans everyday consumer confidence is really on a tear. They are growing more confident at a faster rate than they have fallen. The prior to stimulus packages. Lear says this time around the checks are bigger and they're going out faster plus the monies targeted to low and middle income households who were most likely to have lost work and be strapped for cash now. Rising confidence is likely to spark more consumer spending but lisa ruin that forbes adviser says it's not clear how much or how fast what we're seeing now. Is this really cautious optimism. Where people say okay. We can see signs that things are going to be getting better. But we're not quite ready to jump in headfirst. Forbes advisors latest survey finds. Roughly half of americans don't believe it's a good idea to reopen businesses one hundred percent before corona viruses fully contained and morning console finds. Well over half of americans. Still don't feel comfortable traveling or going to a restaurant. Shopping mall or sporting event. Jon lear's says moore vaccination and continued corona virus vigilance are crucial for sort of at this critical junction. Right now where. We need to keep cases down for the next three months. Let's say so that we're able to unleash. The full extent of are pinned up demand. Later in the summer he says. The money's there from the latest relief checks and surging savings. Folks just aren't feeling quite confident enough to spend up

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Congress adopts $1.9 trillion stimulus package

Stephanie Miller's Happy Hour Podcast

04:22 min | 1 year ago

Congress adopts $1.9 trillion stimulus package

"Will listen. I already love you. And now i just i want to kiss you and hug you and squeeze you over the covid relief bill because it really is as joe biden would say a b. Fd right. i mean it is the biggest progressive piece of legislation. Maybe ever right. Well they're saying maybe since the days of lyndon b johnson When so many of our fundamental bills were signed into into law but That's a long time ago on generations. Nerve law have passed. Since since then. And i so excited. And so proud and let your. He's only there in cresent for like a month and a half. I arkle yeah. That's operation warp speed. Yeah i mean honestly the number of vaccinations. Just the i think the amount of hope people are finally feeling. I mean and also just the contrast you said while the gop lear was reading dr seuss. Democrats passed a one point. Nine trillion dollar stimulus bill that will cut child poverty in half and deliver urgently-needed relief on it. Just it's sort of extraordinary that they that not one. Republican voted for a bill. That has you know a in a pandemic that killed five hundred. What twenty five thousand. Americans are more than that. I isn't it the politics over just completely eliminates me. I understand the only grace words. A partisan issue is in the congress. It sow because out in the world In our world The seventy five percent sometimes more in bowling. What this spill need this. Bill appreciated an. It's it's really a sea change in the interpretation of what government means. I think we have passed point. Were you know Government is the problem not the solution. People are looking to cover now and they're gonna get it. Joe biden said help is on the way. And it's it's coming. Yeah vote on this. It's going to be great. You'll think we're in the middle of watching well. My dad's party. I mean won a major party in america. Just commit suicide. I just i mean this. Bill has eighty three percent. I believe last poll. I saw public approval rating on. I mean they're they're hanging onto donald trump who helped them lose the white house the house and the senate who is actively telling people send money to me not to the republican party. I mean what do you make of. What's happened to your colleague here republican colleagues. How do they go home. And they say well yes. I voted against sending you that chuck. I voted against extending unemployment insurance. No your kids are not going to get that tax credit that's a alleviate poverty and we don't want to put food on your table and so we voted. No i i. i don't. I don't know what the you know. The message can possibly be well. As you tweeted representative he said as americans suffer and demand Relief and systemic change republicans across the country of united to suppress the boat. It's disgusting. We must pass the john. Lewis voting rights act. I keep saying. I only anything else matters unless we passed that because these bills are just. They dropped any pretense of voter fraud. They are just absolutely trying to stop. Cut the amount of people that can vote right cutting rolling voting to try to get away with vote by mail. Trying i mean i. I can't even keep up with all the techniques right georgia. They thought well you know that. Sunday voting where black people how souls to the polls that lets them vote. That brings out the vote mark. So let's just get rid of sunday voting. It's so blatant racism The is just shocking really. They don't care though they're shameless. they're totally shameless. Do what they think. They have to do to pick their own voters to limit people's right to vote. It's

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Learjet, the private plane synonymous with the jet-set, nears end of runway

Airplane Geeks Podcast

05:49 min | 1 year ago

Learjet, the private plane synonymous with the jet-set, nears end of runway

"Very well. Kick it off with an item from cnn says learjet once the goto private plane for celebrities is ending production. How their jetty courses owned by bombard. Aa they say that they will stop production later. This year bombarded said that they will concentrate on the challenger and global aircraft which are more profitable but The company's gotta interesting history David started in one thousand nine hundred sixty two by bill. Lear and i think entry into service was nineteen sixty three for the longest time. It was the ultimate status symbol. Business jet i mean it. It's been shows up in song. Like carly simon song and it was flown by the stars and it looked good. I mean it. it's kind of. It's kind of unfortunate that we're going to lose an aircraft that looked fast and and represented the elite all those years but it. It's been around a long time. Originally goes back to a company that lear formed called swiss american aircraft corporation located in in switzerland but that That didn't last too long and were were moved but i understand that the first learjet was actually adapted from a nineteen fifties swiss ground attack fighter. Aircraft the ffa p sixteen so. I wasn't aware that origin till a little bit of research today. It's a class of aircraft that most as this article points out that most people don't want it's holds five to seven And it you know anybody who wants a fast business jet once more people so there. We're talking about globals and challengers so I guess it's just it's time has come on for and just unfortunate 'cause it's always been one of my favorite aircraft up including my nineteen seventy-two matchbox sky busters earlier jet bright little yellow and white body. So they will be missed. So i'm sure they'll be flying around for a long time well. And there's another factor as well to and you're talking about the five to six place said jet market and that is that the non three hundred of which they've sold about five hundred now is lower price so i think they just got Undercut by the competition also the fbi non one hundred which is even less expensive. So that's part of the changing market Now we've talked on the show years about the restructuring of bombay and they've been selling off in a low performing units. They've had a huge amount of debt to pay down. Which is why they've been selling them off. We talked here about when they sold the series their airliner which was sold off to airbus. And this is going to be Job cuts all over the place in a separate article. I saw that. I think about three hundred people will lose their jobs in wichita allow the production is based another arrest. Seven hundred i think are being lost in either quebec or ontario of because there's some being lost in both provinces i forget which one was the most but one was seven hundred and the other was a one hundred so big impact All the way around it does really make party a instead of the cult conglomerate that it was with all kinds of different things including a railcar business very much a single business entity and we've talked in the past how feel a lot of the business jet companies. They've gotten multiple businesses Textron's a great example And so this is really gonna make them highly subject to the you know the ups and downs of the market and fortunately the markets in an upturn business jets are selling well but boy. This'll be a real challenge for them. The future i think when there's a downturn in the market bill. Lear william powell. Lear was also an interesting guy course. he's He died longtime ago in one thousand. Nine hundred seventy eight. So it's been it's been quite a while and we've mentioned before that he actually invented the eight track Which many of our Younger listeners are not gonna know what that is. Tell us what is that. Because i don't know what an eight track is. I had one of those In my truck. Back in the let's see would have been in the Early seventies but he was a self taught engineer. But you know what. I didn't realize is that he was actually a call. Your trophy winner. But not for the learjet. Do you know what he won the collier trophy for david. No i didn't know he won a collier trophy. He did for the f. five autopilot. The autopilot was for the lear jet. Not for an f five. That was a test david. You passed double checking very good man. So yeah now bombarded says that they're going to continue to to support the aircraft ecorse encouraging and really to be expected But yeah it's kind of sad to see an old name like that disappear all right we have From marketwatch archer aviation gets one billion dollar order from united airlines on the same day announces. A deal to go public Max united airlines united is getting interested in vitale aircraft.

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What they're saying: Philadelphia Eagles, Wentz or other teams — who has the leverage?

Get Up!

05:06 min | 1 year ago

What they're saying: Philadelphia Eagles, Wentz or other teams — who has the leverage?

"All about away. Bought away by the way. The miami dolphins got their guy. I just meant they got us. That dude is they got a guy young guy so let's put some. what are we talking about. Let's put the question. Then this way. And by the way i would say this right now to are coordinating producer. Pete mcconville and our producer. Allie grenade. i don't understand how we do not yet have a feature called jeff saturday. Who's high this week. I mean every week jeff. Hester name that's got to become a tuesday stable. Is this week. We make a segment out of everything on this show but markets very quickly. If the dolphins get forgetting about guam if the dolphins get to shawn watson are they the biggest threat to kansas city in the afc next year. Yeah they are. And i know i say that because i saw were buffalo did. But i'm taking the sean before. I take josh allen and their defense. I'm taking miami. Defense with the sean. Look the inspire football. You play when you have a guy at that position that you know you can't win wit. It takes it to a different level. I love how floor is coaching. But i do think that sometimes going in and out with fits magic and into mayor. Put this team in kabul unknown territory. About what their identity was offensively and the defense never had a question. About what their identity. Would you bring this on. You answer that question. That's our quarterback. Raise the level of play of everybody around you. Oh and yeah let me tell you why. Because he threw for the most yards went out of number one receive on team this year. That's how good he is. Listen this is a no brainer. I would love to see desha watson and josh allen go toe-to-toe for years to come in that division and see who can make it out and then get the kansas city potentially in the afc championship bottom line in miami. They've been trying to find the next dan marino for twenty years. They thought maybe you're still may have him into a tunga vilo but shawn watson is as much more. A known commodity will see if that plays out. Meanwhile quarterback rumors are everywhere including these that the eagles wanna move carson wentz. We know that. What kind of market are they. Finding darlington has the very latest. It could be very interesting. Plus lebron james having another mvp caliber season. You'll hear why jay williams thinks he should win the academy award as well. That's on the way this is get up on. Espn do you own. Read your home share. You and i bet it can be hard work. You know it's easy bundling policies with geico geico makes it easy to bundle your homeowner's or renter's insurance along with your auto policy. It's a good thing too because you already have so much to do around your home. Go to geico dot com. Get a quote and see how much you could save. Its gyco easy visit. Geico dot com. Today that's geico dot com on. We go get up. And another of the quarterback trade sagas continues this one involving that main carson wentz whom league sources believe is on the way out of philadelphia and the eagles may also explore options with his longtime tight. Ends zach ertz. Perhaps philly could include ertz in a wentz package to maximize trade value. Words has one year and eight point. Two five million dollars left on his contract it look. There's a whole lot of speculation in jeff darlington insider here. I'll start with you as to why no deal has been worked out with wentz yet and one of the ways that i look at it from afar is maybe eagles. Just overestimate what it is. People might be willing to give up for wentz at this point when you consider the contract that he has. It's essentially the same circumstance as jared goff in los angeles and the rams had to pay a team to take him off their hands. So is that how similar or those situations and could that be. What's holding this thing up. Well very possible. Greedy speaking with a source with the eagles who certainly understand everything. That's going on with this deal. And you know the one thing that he said. I said what's the holdup here in his answers february sixteenth. Today lear doesn't even start for another month by a bunch of exclamation points and there is something certainly to that. March nineteenth is the date that they'd have to decide on paying him. That ten million dollar rostov on this. This is the runway that they're working with now. Of course you do want to make sure that you make the most of your leverage multiple teams involved. You don't wanna lose one of those teams and then Maybe cost yourself some compensation from that other team but we can point out here that This this source also told me that there is no no trade clause in carson wentz deal so it doesn't really matter say he wants to go to the colts but they're getting more compensation from the bears. They could just send him to the bears. It wouldn't be a problem

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Reproductive Justice & Women in the COVID Economy

The Brown Girls Guide to Politics

04:41 min | 1 year ago

Reproductive Justice & Women in the COVID Economy

"Monica. Thank you for being with us today. Thank you so much for having me really is honored to be on the show with you today and to being conversation about reproductive justice. So i tell us what brought you to doing reproductive. Justice work and tell us a little bit abou- calling in reproductive justice in some people call her reproductive freedom. What brings me to reproductive justice. You know To answer that question. I have to take myself back to my hometown of wingate north carolina which is in rural north carolina. Honor one of those small one. Stop light kind of towns off a two lane highway and growing up in the rural south is. It's beautiful in so many ways that also opened my eyes to a lot at a very young age growing up in my community. I went to a school where there was only abstinence only education so we were desperately trying to find ways to have conversations about our bodies and to to talk about the feelings in the urges that we were getting as we were growing into adolescence and there was no space to do that until we had to find those things on our own and to create community with each other in huddle up in spaces to try to get this information in that to me. Just didn't seem right but we were doing the best that we could in. You know the church black church was episode for me my community. It's where i learned how to organize. I learned the had a voice. I mean there's just so much to Organizing route that. I get to the black church right because it was just an important piece in my journey however it was also a space where you know. We couldn't talk about bodies. It was just not the conversation that people were trying to have but almost every young girl that was in my church in so many that were in my community outreach. That went to school with. They were having children before graduating high school. And i'm like it's obvious that we're doing it. It's obvious that you know he's a conversation that we need to have and we just weren't having them and you know i i left wingate. I went to an h. b. c. You and came out while i was in school and it was like another part of my journey of understanding my body consent intimacy all different things that come along with growing into a young adult and i still felt. There wasn't a lot of space to have these conversations and I was desperately seeking those spaces and just trying to put the pieces together for myself. And so i think it's the experiences on. Unfortunately i also dealt with sexual assault in my adolescence as well as these experiences just all came together. And i didn't know what the term was yet but i knew that these issues were important to me in. I wanted to find answers and solutions to help me into also help those folks in our community that cared about. And so when. I put that beside you know reproductive justice movement that was started by black women in nineteen ninety four. The world starts collide. Right so yeah wasserman. Twelve black women actually came together. Some of which are very active in the work today. Like loretta ross. And dr tony bond able may will thomas here in georgia. These black women came together to create a framework that was more expansive in when thinking about our reproductive lives in this country and they brought together social justice in reproductive health and rights to talk about the intersection of her lives of black women and to have an organizing frame that allowed us to really talk about the myriad of issues. Right that we deal with lear making our decisions about our reproductive lives and so this framework was developed in nineteen ninety four battles women in now it is led by women of color all across country. Today right where we are all fighting for the human rights to have the children that we want in the ways that we want to prevent pregnancies without shame and with dignity to be able to parent our children in healthy and safe environments rights. We we we can already see the intersections of our work in terms of you know making sure i were not being plagued by you know. Environmental issues are making our water. Unclean or police brutality and we think about the rising rates of maternal mortality in this country and ultimately nova's work is really about our human rights bodley autonomy to make our own decisions about our bodies therefore our lives and so that's what reproductive justice is. It's the work it's not political home. It's where i feel whole and complete and those experiences again of growing up. Is that country. Girl and unique county is what really brought me to this work. And i didn't know that there was a movement waiting for me but it was.

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Bombardier to end Learjet production, cut 1,600 jobs

WTOP 24 Hour News

00:17 sec | 1 year ago

Bombardier to end Learjet production, cut 1,600 jobs

"No more Lear jet. Private jet that became synonymous with the lifestyles of the rich and famous will in production later this year. The first layer jet flew in 1963. It has been eclipsed by faster, more luxurious private