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Barack Obama: Former president announces memoir release date
"Of president to former President Barack Obama's memoir is coming out on November 17th two weeks after Election Day 768 pages. It's called a promised land, and I'll cover his rise to the White House in his first term in office. That's right. This is a two parter. Two volumes first one coming out. A release date for the second volume has not been announced. Sources were telling Axios The former president believes his book will not outside all Michelle Obama's becoming, which was on The New York Times Best sellers list for well over a year. This is his third book, following dreams from my Father in the Audacity of Hope.
Fresh update on "michelle obama" discussed on The Breakfast Club
"But I'm gonna be honest with you, man. When you realized that, you know we're in this position. Because our government in the way they handle Corona virus. That's enough for me to vote on November 3rd. That's enough that right that that alone right? There's enough when I think about the last 67 months that got taken away from us how our lives have been ah, altered this year. That right? There is enough for me to vote until we went there. You know, looking at the United States and saying that our response to Corona virus was amazing. No Not at all because we're still in the house. That's right. All right, well, Dave Maze, let's hash. Brown and Bundy will be joining us this morning. What they doing? They do. There's somebody each and every year. So this home this summit today is going to be all voter suppression. So they're gonna be talking about voter suppression taking call. I wasn't taking calls, but are talking to people. They're gonna be doing old types of different things all day long talking about voter suppression and trying to get people register to vote, and Michelle Obama is doing the same All day long. She has your favorite celebrities talking about voting and not just hold a vote for just two registered a voting about who you voting for. They just want you to get out there and register to vote. So many people haven't voted. So many people. Ah, are not registered. So today is National Voter Registration Day, so everybody's trying to get people to register to vote. They definitely want you to vote for Joe Biden and sending the camera. Harris. What is the hip hop political education summit, right? Yes, but as they've made Natasha Brown and bun be, so there's a lot going on today, so we're going to kick it with them, and we got from patient is what we talked about easy. Well, they're saying that Ruth Bader Ginsburg vacancy will be voted on before the election, and that is for the Supreme Court. So we'll give you the details on what's happening with that. All right. We'll get into all that. When we come back, it's the breakfast club. Good morning. He's.
"michelle obama" Discussed on Without Fail
"We're raised to especially in black families is everybody here's black. To take the safe route, go to college, get your education, get your degree, get a job with good benefits. But what was it in you guys? Do you think that led you to get off those traditional paths and make a decision to do something a little more risky? What gave you the courage? I think I've always had that in me in some way. I was always find kind of closing my eyes and jumping in the deepen. It was never like asked thoughtful or meditative as maybe it should have been I. think even if we just look at like the past ten to eleven years I know that we've talked a lot about failure and so I think. Even though I've had the bravery in me, I think being more and more comfortable with the idea of failure and being less terrified of that concept that that has helped. Me Be a little more mindful in my risk-taking more present in my risk taking. I. Think that's helped. Me Be more successful risk-taking to Well I know I talk a lot about. Not being, afraid to fail, and that's one of the things when I talk to young people because that is the thing we sorta breed into kids. It's like you know you gotta get straight age. There's a certain way to do everything and a lot of parents try to shield their kids from failure because as a parent, you just don't Wanna see your kids go through that kind of pain but failure is something that you do kind of have to get adjusted to because it's a natural part of life. You know you don't do anything successful without a little stumble along the way and so many people are trying to avoid the stumble at all ever that they never take a. Chance and then they miss out on some really interesting opportunities. We've had conversations about this isolated world that we all live in. We think that we have to go through everything independently and I think for meam especially within like the last five to ten years everything I do even if it's a risk I, know that I have a tribe in a community behind me, right so it's like even if I fail, there is somebody in my in my like communal orbit that will be like got you and I, do think that like watching you with your friends the way you guys communicate the way you guys link-up I often tell people when I'm with my friends outside of the White House world. And there's twenties. When they were all at clubs in Lake having a ball, we were at Camp David and I'm sitting around dinner table with you and your friends talking about childbirth in college tuition all of these things checking my phone like somebody texts me. You know after eight years of that. Was You know I do think that I came into my thirties with a lot of wisdom. With a lot. More insight than I think I would have had on who I want to be in the world in how I WANNA show up and even though I'm still practicing that in they're still failures along the way I do feel very supported by you your friends, the kind of family that we've all created with each other out here because I don't know there's something about the way I grew up in a lay or my school where I just mistakes like gave me anxiety. I even remember like probably the first six months at the White House now to be fair I was like twenty four. Didn't talk to you. was offered a job at the White House. I was cocktail waitressing in La. So obviously, my answer to the question was, yes I will take any job at the White House and I walked in and they offered me the job to be your assistant and I was like, have you guys asked her because she doesn't. Like, yes we've asked her do you WanNa think about it and I was like, does it come with any more money like one hundred dollars and I remember Mel was like we can maybe work something out I was like all ticket but I remember like coming into your family to me you were this woman who was on TV right? So I wasn't on the campaign I didn't have these connection points with you and I was twenty four, that point twenty five running your life yeah. You definitely walked around the house the entire time with that look on your face like I'm going to fired at any moment terror and my husband used to say whenever we see Kristen he's like, what are you doing her? She looks terrified she looks terrified worried the whole time as you were in your head I was so in my head. Head. There was a lot in my head. Out, it was all over your. Poker. Face. I do you were on the verge of just terrifying the entire time? That was just a preview of the Michelle Obama podcast the rest of the episodes available for free only on spotify just spotify for the Michelle Obama podcast or go to spotify dot com slash the Michelle Obama podcast..
Fresh update on "michelle obama" discussed on Eric Metaxas
"The frying pan into the fire. That's right on the Eric Metaxas Show we bring you Former speaker of the House, Newt Gingrich. And you think, How do you top that and I go? That's easy. Can we get John's Merak and the answer happened to be? Yes. And here he is, standing in front of a mural of the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah. What could be more appropriate? My friend John, welcome in the program. Thank you, Eric and flattered to follow the great the Great Speaker. I was once in the same green room with him at CPAC, and he got hired to speak after him then too, And he's a tough act. Boa. Yeah, he's he's pretty shop. It's not like they say. Okay, So look, you were an article about the Big news. Ruth Bader Ginsburg passing. What do you say in the article? The articles that stream dot org's What are your thoughts, sir? Someone cheat me title Did Ruth Bader Ginsburg die for our sins off and they're actually the point concealed in that? This election was looking a little grim until this weekend because the Democrats have successfully marketed this virus as a campaign issue. The Democrats who first we're blowing it off, ignoring it trying to impeach President Trump while the small Trump was scrambling around trying to deal with the virus, trying to make it look like xenophobia, saying that his travel ban with China was xenophobic. Nancy Pelosi was playing around Chinatown, saying, every everyone comes a little bit of new year build the blahs. You was the last men sweating in any gym in New York, Andrew Cuomo was posting New York. Of course, We'll get a lot more cases because where's No welcoming of immigrants. Yes, And then it's like somebody in the Chinese Communist Party sent them of facts on their creaky old fax machine. The scroll paper, Remember you had cut it with a razor play off that they said. Oh, no. This virus riel we send to get worldwide on and then the Chinese locked down all travel, by the way. Was that Cantonese or Mandarin? Because it was very effective. What you just said. Please continue. Please continue. That was China. Chinatown. Waiter dialling. Okay, good. They sent it. Then they locked down travel in China, but continued to send Chinese all around the world. So they just conveniently the virus went everywhere is a Chinese suffered itself. And at that point, the Democrats got the memo. Wait a minute. We can use this to lock down the economy. To grab the psychologically powerful tool off of contamination phobia. Ah, there's there's a great of political scientists Jonathan Height. Who's him? He said that the fear of contamination of being tainted by things that are bad. Traditionally is offered on the political bright. We worry about Communists infiltrating our churches because they do we worry about Islamists infiltrating Our government and blowing up buildings because they do, But we done our churches. We worry about false beliefs. So the fear of contamination tends to be something that cuts to the political right here. The left got to granite. I got to tell you, your neighbor might give you a deadly disease. Your church your business, You must shut down us become dependent on checks from the government closed down churches, closed down private business and just wait for your instructions from the government. Meanwhile, destroying trumps economy, which is one of the greatest achievements of any president in the history from and taking the focus off of a number of other Spectacular accomplishments of his. So how did you get in front of the Democrats have been running based off basically vote for us, or you will die hideously the virus that has been the Democrats five or and if you don't die of the virus are writers might kill you might burn down your city. That's the secondary threat. And then Michelle Obama said this at the Democratic Convention that the riots won't stop. The violence won't stop unless you voted. Don't bite, so vote as if your life depended on it. That's a quote. It's as if she said. Nice country you got here be a real shame if something happened to it, That's exactly correct. It's very hard to believe that someone who is not really stupid would publicly make a statement like that. It's very very It's amazing to me that an Ivy League graduate who has been in the world of politics for stolen wood on a stage Make a statement like that, which sounds like a like a naked threat. But how does this tie in to the notorious RBG is passing When she died when God called her home after a long and painful illness, and I don't think a someone who's both of both of my parents die slowly of cancer. You don't want to wish more months of that anguish on anybody. Okay? That's not something you so you should have hung on to life to the election. Ruth, you know, just take a little more morphine. Cancer is horrible. I'm I'm not looking forward to it. I'm likely to get it when someone dies of cancer. It's often a mercy, and they're liberals running on screaming at the sky. Why couldn't she stay on? Why didn't she hang on a few more months? Months of last year, you had liberal saying, Would you be willing T give up a month of your life to stand with better? Ginsberg's life? It was like they were trying to make some sort of deal with With the dark side of her passing suddenly focuses the selection on the social issues. Do we want abortion legal up through birth? Do we want the taxpayer to pay for advance aside? Do we want churches to be second class organizations treated like gambling casinos or Nevada brothels? Do we want America? The American idea that you and I have rights inalienable rights given us by the creator? Because we are images of God. Do we want to throw that out and replace it with his ugly post Darwinian materialism? Let's remember why Ruth Vader Ginsburg wanted a portion to be legal. She cited the argument from Simona Ball Wars book the second sex, it said. Men have always been able to walk away from the fruits of sexuality to walk away from Children, their father in order to make women equal, we have to give women the same power through abortion. And you know who came up with that idea? The market decide Marquis decided was the first pro choice philosopher in history. And that was his argument among them who are picked it up, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg helped insert it into our constant..
'Princess Bride' cast to reunite for virtual script reading for Democratic Party of Wisconsin
"Cast of the Princess Bride is reuniting for a virtual table read. It's to raise money for the Democratic Party of Wisconsin. He didn't fall. Inconceivable. Donors to the Wisconsin Democrats will receive invitations to a live stream set for this coming Sunday. It'll feature a script read by these star studded cast, including Carrie Alice. Robin Wright, Mandy Patinkin, Billy Crystal and director Rob Reiner. According to the Wisconsin State Journal. The idea came after the former cast of the West Wing reunited to promote when we all vote, the voter registration initiative. Co chaired by the former first lady Michelle Obama.
Chasten Buttigieg: Shares His Side of the Story
"You know for all the Presi during the Democratic primary and for everything that was written about you. It wasn't until reading your book that I realized how unique your position also was as an out gay man in a relationship with cylinder running for president that has never happened before in our history with that something that you thought a lot about our talks about with the team I thought about it endlessly. I obviously encouraged him to run. You know gave him all the support and instead go for it. But that's because I had no idea what running for president was like so it's very easy. Say Like Yeah I love you great president and then you know the campaign took off rapidly and then my profile rose pretty rapidly and for a few months as you read in the book I had there's a lot of anxiety about how do I feel this rule? This world has never been done before there's no playbook I was anxious for a long time about making sure I got the moment and making sure that I was doing it whatever quote the right way was and ultimately I just decided. I have to be myself like I can't do this pretending to be anybody else or. Expecting people to think anything else but myself and that worked really well, and it was also disappointing to some other people but at the end of the day, I just wanted you know people liked me I, want them to like me for me and if you know if it wasn't enough in at least it, I wasn't going out there pretending to be something else every day. Are you able to explain why it was different being a gay man married to a gay man in the middle of a presidential campaign compared to like any other spouse? Will there was sometimes, it was like sitting in the middle of the blender and just kind of like watching the world like swirl around you and you're getting all this input and feedback and everyone has an opinion about what you should do, what you should wear what you should say, and then sometimes with really invasive things like how you should perform your identity, your sexuality things you should talk about or shouldn't talk about and it was weird to watch. You know one side of the aisle we were far too gay for people like rush Limbaugh, right of course, and then other people saying like there he is or he is not performing a way that is what I would like to see and you know at the end of the Dan thinking like I am just being myself but I I don't think I would have been as successful. Had I been trying to pretend to be this mash up of? Michelle Obama and Chrissy. Teigen. Something I was wondering during the campaign was. Fun joked that people had was calling you the future first lady did hearing things like that like hurt or offend you know? I mean I felt like a lot of it was just ingest and felt like people were celebrating it. They knew that it would be historical and they and they knew it was something to be celebrated I never really took offense to. Anything like that was a piece of criticism that was the hardest to hear some of the criticisms that sort of made my head spin. You know when when we talk about like what is enough in what isn't enough? And I was spending so much time on the trail and I. Wish. I. Wish more media would have covered what I was doing on the trail because I spent most of my time with teachers, students, lgbtq centers, homeless service providers they all have very personal connections to me in my story and so almost every day I was in some sort of LGBTQ senator or Having roundtables with young people and I. Hear these stories that were so reflective of mine you know young kids who had ran away from home without they didn't belong who were bullied in school who were pushed out of their churches who didn't feel like there was space for them and who are literally questioning their worth and their dignity, and then I see these criticisms of myself, my marriage, this campaign saying were straight men I think one. Person Quips that you know we're just two straight men without women. These situations that like Queen's must look a certain way and I'm thinking like, why are we policing the boundaries in making young people believe that clearness has to be performed surgery has to look a certain way as if you have to exist a certain way to belong in our community when many queer people are sitting, for example, in Tulsa Oklahoma or in the desert and California. Wondering if they even deserved exist at all and at the end of the day like I'm, I'm a big boy. I can read that criticism and think about it and you know examine it through our critical lens. But then I thought that was really dangerous to to young people. It is a funny thing because you know talking to somebody queer people everyone's like digesting messages of how to be gay how to be translated all these things and a common theme I've heard over and over again is they didn't feel like the right kind of gay and then suddenly we have you the national spotlight and like throwing that same criticism that hurt so much on you as well. Yeah it's funny because like I was I was at an event once and this woman asked me. Does being gave matter. I. Mean You keep talking about it like you talk about running away from home and you talk about. Marriage equality and the fight for Trans writes does any of that really matter I think it was one of the only times I had to like look at my team on my God you know hold me back. This is is so insulting and I said. You know until people stop killing us it does matter.
Tributes to "Black Panther" star Chadwick Boseman
"News Countless tribute supposed it over the weekend for Chadwick Boseman after the Black Panther Star's death from cancer at age 43 was announced Friday night, Barack and Michelle Obama among those celebrating Bozeman's life, the former president recalling the time Bozeman visited the White House, saying, in part you could tell right away that he was blessed. South Carolina's governor ordered Statehouse flags to be floated Half staff Sunday native son Bozeman's honor. Movement's fellow Marvel Cinematic Universe stars, including Robert Downey Jr Stanley Will al Jackson and the rest were universal in expressing their shock, sharing their admiration. Grieving the loss. Marvel Studios President Kevin Fight, He summarized the sentiments by calling Bozeman's death, devastating writing. Nobody was better at bringing great
Chadwick Boseman tributes pour in as celebrities and fans mourn the actor and "Black Panther" star who died at 43
"Countless tribute supposed it over the weekend for Chadwick Boseman after the Black Panther Star's death from cancer at age 43 was announced Friday night, Barack and Michelle Obama among those celebrating Bozeman's life, the former president recalling the time Bozeman visited the White House, saying, in part you could tell right away that he was blessed. South Carolina's governor ordered Statehouse flags to be flown at half staff Sunday native son Bozeman's honor Movement's fellow Marvel Cinematic Universe stars, including Robert Downey Jr. Sammy Will al Jackson and the rest were universal in expressing their shock, sharing their admiration. Grieving the loss. Marvel Studios president Kevin Fi G. Summarized the sentiments by calling Bozeman's death devastating writing. Nobody was better at bringing great Mento life. He was a smart and kind and powerful and strong as any person he portrayed. Now he takes his place alongside them is an icon for the ages.
the top 100 podcasts in your country on Spotify
"Hi I'm Michelle Obama Michelle. spotify has revealed the top podcasts at the summer based on total number of listeners from June the first to August fifteenth and even though it only launched at the end of July, the Michelle Obama podcast was the global number one with quote millions of listeners the rest of the top five were NPR news now the daily coal her daddy and the Ted talks daily. Michelle Obama may be the number one global podcast but what was the number one podcast by Toyota listeners in the US or the UK or another fifty-six countries? We got all the data everywhere from Belgium it to Bolivia as an exclusive today, you'll find it links from our show notes and our newsletter today. At, any amounts of podcasters apple podcasts has announced that their audio search has been expanded to a number of different languages and their podcast is support website has been further enhanced. If you haven't got better email, don't worry. We've got it and we've linked to it in our show notes and our newsletter today Babble, which says it's the top selling language learning. APP has added an in apple podcast player containing all the podcasts from Babbel podcast for Italian Spanish. English and French learners are available with additional content designed specifically for English and German. Speakers say that they've seen a two hundred percent increase in new registrations. Of the global pandemic. Premium Polka service supporting cast has added a new feature dynamics subscriber messaging. This allows you to send personalized messages to your subscribers to thank them up, sell them to higher price tail even warn them about an expiring credit card. Triton. Digital has released its latest latin-american podcast report total downloads for the top one hundred podcasts have gone down from twenty point three, million to nineteen point six, million this time around coinciding with the highest number of new cases in the pandemic in the region. US automakers Chevrolet has made their first podcast sponsorship working with blue wire media to sponsor t one Greg Olsen and blueberry has highlighted. Top podcasts hosted produced or promoted by women for today National Women's Equality Day. And podcast news podcasting essentials focuses on the law of music, piracy and privacy. In this case, he's Australian law, but most law aligns across the world on these things. The podcast also features three people called Nicole interesting facts. Nicole was the number ten most popular name in Australia in one, thousand, nine, hundred, ninety out of the top one, hundred chart in two thousand and trade maybe it's not that interesting. The F- you best friends forever. University is a new podcast from Dallas lgbtq personalities, Bradford Chitter and Ryan Brockton which aims to teach you thing two about being your most authentic self even if that means acting like someone else along the way and true crime podcast in the red clay is the sixth ceres from imperative entertainments podcast division launched yesterday with Cumulus Media's Westwood One. It funds the most dangerous manning Georgia history, billy Sunday burt,
RNC 2020 Gets Higher Ratings than DNC
"Six times the viewership as the Democrats tuned in, so either that's one hell of a silent majority or Mohr. Eyeballs are on the Republican. I mean, one of the most popular females in the United States, if not the world. Michelle Obama. Spoke last week. And she you're telling me she delivered 1/6. Of the of the C SPAN Livestream audience that the first night of the GOP convention did is that Is that what you're telling me? That's what I'm telling you. Okay, Time's the viewership on C SPAN,
Melania Trump taking Rose Garden turn to pitch her husband
"Melania trump will step into the spotlight tonight to highlight the case for her husband's reelection she's been largely out of public view since the virus pandemic began but tonight the First Lady will address the Republican convention from a freshly renovated rose garden it's very uplifting it's very positive spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham would not reveal much but did note the First Lady will talk about being a mother and what she wants to do the next four years the challenge will be in not doing anything to shift the focus from the speech like four years ago when parts of Mrs trump's convention address had passages similar to Michelle Obama's two thousand eight DNC speech sabar mag ani Washington
‘West Wing’ Reunion Special Set at HBO Max to Promote Voting in 2020 Election
"Theater Ahead of November's ahead of November's presidential election creator Aaron Sorkin is reuniting the original West Wing cast for a stage production of the season. Three episode Heart Hartsfield's Landing, It'll Air on HBO. Max stars including Martin Sheen, Rob Lowe, Allison Janney Bradley Whitford will all return to their roles for the production. It will be shot in early October at Los Angeles is Orpheum Theater staged episode will be to raise awareness and support for when we all vote, the nonprofit cochair by first lady Michelle Obama want to live like Taylor
First lady, Pompeo among day 2 RNC speakers
"Melania trump will be among the speakers tonight at the Republican convention the First Lady will speak in a revamped rose garden four years after a well received speech where she introduced herself to voters but the twenty sixteen address was later found to have lines very close to those delivered eight years earlier by Michelle Obama secretary of state Mike Pompeii a will also speak tonight to drawing some criticism for breaking the president of the nation's top diplomat staying out of overtly partisan politics the state department says he'll be speaking in his personal capacity president trump is also expected to make another appearance tonight after several on day one Sager mag ani Washington
Takeaways from the Democratic National Convention
"One of presidential nominee gives a convention speech. The rial audience is not the crowd, but the audience at home. Last night, Democratic nominee Joe Biden had no crowd, so he looked at the camera and gave what felt like an intimate talk. Here and now I give you my word. If you entrust me with the presidency, I will draw on the best of us, not the worst. I'll be an ally of the light, not the darkness. After the speech, Biden and his wife, Jill, walked outside to a fireworks display with convention attendees gathered in a socially distance way outside their cars in the parking lot, honking their horns and cheering. The first ever virtual Democratic National Convention opened with first lady Michelle Obama delivering a dark warning. If you think things cannot possibly get worse, trust me they can, and they will if we don't make a change in this election. Also during this convention, Joe Biden's wife, Dr Jill Biden, shared of personal endorsement. If we and trust this nation to Joe He will do for your family what he did for ours. Bring us together and make us whole. Kamala Harris made history as the first black and Asian American woman to be the vice presidential nominee on a major party ticket. Let's fight with confidence in ourselves and a commitment to each other. To the America we know is possible. The America we love.
Meghan Markle Is Working With Michelle Obama To Register Women Voters
"Several powerful women are coming together this week to empower others to register to vote when we all vote, a nonprofit launched in 2018, by Michelle Obama is holding a week long week of action featuring Celebrities like Meghan Markle with a goal of registering more women to vote. The organization's hosting the Virtual Accounts Party tonight featuring Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, when we all vote is co chaired by famous faces like Tom Hanks, Lin Manuel Miranda and Faith Hill. The weeklong event coincides with the Democratic National Convention.
Melania Trump to address RNC from White House Rose Garden
"Melania Trump will address the Republican National Convention next week. That's the word from White House spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham, who says she'll speak live Tuesday night from the Rose Garden, which has been undergoing a week long renovation at the first lady's direction. Mrs Trump's ought to introduce yourself to voters with a speech that the Republicans 2016 convention, but the address was later found to have included line similar to what Michelle Obama said in her speech at the 2008 Democratic Convention. A speechwriter for the Trump Organization. President Donald Trump's company ended up taking the
Hillary Clinton's DNC speech: 'America needs a president'
"Coverage of the Democratic National Committee. After the last election, I said we owe Donald Trump and open mind and the chance to lead I meant it. Every president deserves that. And Trump came in with so much set up for him a strong economy plans for managing crises, including a pandemic. Yes, we Democrats would have disagreed with him on many things. But if he had put his own interests and ego aside scene, the humanity and a child ripped from her parents at the border or a protester calling for justice. Or a family wiped out by natural disaster. That would have been a good thing for America and the world. I wish Donald Trump knew how to be a president because America needs a president right now. Throughout this time of crisis. Americans keep going checking on neighbors showing up two jobs as first responders, hospitals, grocery stores, nursing homes. Yes, it still takes a village. And we need leaders equal to this moment of sacrifice and service We need Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. Everyone has a story about Joe's caring and empathy. I remember him calling after my mother, Dorothy died and we talked about being raised by strong women. The best testament to Joe is how he's cared for his family. And how great is it that Dr Jill Biden plans to keep teaching as first lady? And Joe pick the right partner in Camilla. She's relentless in the pursuit of justice and equity, and she's kind When her press secretary Tyrone Gail, was dying of cancer, she dropped everything to be with him in his final moments. I know something about the slings and arrows she'll face and believe me, this former district attorney and attorney general can handle them all. So this is the team to pull our nation back from the brink. But they can't do it without us. For four years. People have told me I didn't realize how dangerous he Waas. I wish I could do it all over or worst. I should have voted. Look This can't be another would've could've should've election. If you vote by mail, request your ballot now and sent it back right away. If you vote in person, do it early. Become a poll worker. Most of all, no matter what vote. As Michelle Obama and Bernie Sanders warned us. If Trump is reelected, things will get even worse. That's why we need unity. Now more than ever. Remember back in 2016. When Trump asked. What do you have to lose? Well, now we know our healthcare our jobs, our loved ones. Our leadership in the world and even our post office. Let's set our sights higher than getting one man out of the White House. Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are going to give us so much to vote for. Let's vote for the jobs that Joe's plan will create clean energy jobs to fight climate change caregiving jobs with living wages, vote for emergency relief that lift small businesses and saves hardworking people from foreclosures and evictions. It's wrong that billionaires got $400 billion richer during the pandemic, while millions lost their $600 a week in extra unemployment. For the parents and teachers struggling to balance Children's education and safety and for health care workers fighting covert 19 with little help from the White House. Vote for paid family leave and health care for everyone for Social Security, Medicare and Planned Parenthood. Vote for dreamers and their families for law enforcement, purged of racial bias that keeps all our streets safe. Vote for justice for George Floyd. Rianna, Taylor and Ahmad are very because black lives matter. Vote for honest elections, So we hot a foreign adversary. Choose our president. Vote for the divers hopeful America we saw in last night's roll call. And don't forget. Joe and Camilla can win by three million votes and still lose. Take it from me. So we need numbers overwhelming, so Trump can't sneak or steal his way to victory. Text vote 30330 to get started. 100 years ago yesterday, the 19th amendment to the Constitution was ratified. It took seven decades of suffer just marching, picketing and going to jail to push us closer to a more perfect union. 55 years ago, John Lewis marched and bled and Selma because that work was unfinished. Tonight. I'm thinking of the girls and boys who see themselves in America's future because of Kamala Harris. A black woman, the daughter of Jamaican and Indian immigrants and our nominee for vice president. This is our country's story, breaking down barriers and expanding the circle of possibility. And to the young people watching. Don't give up on America. Despite our flaws and problems we've come so far, we can still be a more just equal country with opportunities Previous generations could never have imagined. There's a lot of heartbreak in America now, and the truth is many things were broken before the pandemic. But as the saying goes, the world breaks everyone, and afterward. Many are strong at the broken places. That's Joe Biden. He knows how to keep going, unify and lead because he's done that for his family and country. So come November. If we're strong together. Well, hell together will redeem the soul and the promise of our country led by President Joe Biden
Michelle Obama: Trump is 'wrong president' for US
"Night two of the Democratic National Convention. CBS's Natalie brand tells you what is in store similar to Monday night. Night, too, will feature a mix of musical performances and Pretaped speeches. Former first lady Michelle Obama closed night one with a sharp criticism of President Trump. Donald Trump is the wrong president for our country. He has had more than enough time to prove that he could do the job. But he is clearly in over his head President. Trump called the former first lady's remarks divisive ahead of his campaign visit to the battleground state of Arizona. And then
"Hey. What's up? Welcome to in the big this is a podcast about politics race and culture. From a POC perspective I'm mighty at Sam and I'm Julia Galleria joining us today. All of us important team separate going crazy. We'd have to return all stars from Princeton. New Jersey is Dr Eddie Claude Junior James. S Mcdonnell Distinguished University professor at Princeton University Hey Eddie welcome back rose more pleasure. excited. We are so happy to have you so happy and joining us from Boston Massachusetts County. Crossley. She's host of W. H is under the radar you're on the radar for here Kelly. Welcome back. I'm so glad to be back and we're happy to have you back so. It has been a minute since the both of you have been on the show it's the first time that you're on the show in two thousand twenty, which is honestly like, wow, I know and a lot has happened since you were on this show, the coronavirus pandemic I became a survivor of the corona virus myself the movement now to defend black lives this extraordinary reckoning that's happening all across the country young people really turning up, and now the twenty twenty presidential election officially heating up amidst all of this it's been intense so Kelly start us off just what's your temperature check? How are you doing like for reals? I'm exhausted I'm exhausted physically and emotionally, and as I wrote about recently I have outraged fatigue and I'm trying to fight it Eddie. How're you doing? I'm holding on I'm just barely holding on actually it's just exhausted like Kelly. Trying to hold on tired of looking at this damn computer screen and really just trying to figure out a way to step away from this moment. You know because I'm drowning in it it's been pretty intense. It's crazy Julia for two people who feel exhausted and kind of drowning in it, I. Mean. We turn to Kelly and two Edita to help us to give context but I appreciate and this show who that we do we do let it all hang out as we used to say back in the nineteen seventies. But the point being about exhaustion I think it's important to recognize that and. Unfortunately, I feel like this level of exhaustion is going to continue because here we go twenty twenty election. And there is now a zoo meeting called the Democratic National Convention DNC which starts this week we. The. People. We the people call the forty eighth quadrennial Democratic National Convention to order. And it goes through Thursday, all our listeners. We're recording this conversation on a Monday afternoon so that you know, but you know the DNC I actually saw this video i. don't know if you saw it on twitter from Nineteen ninety-six, the DNC is starting in everyone's doing the Macarena. Acquit. On. Putting You this big Joyce Event and I remember that actually so it's going viral on twitter. Clinton's yeah yeah claims and ninety six. Oh I saw that. So anyway so they're doing them I got and I was like I remember these conventions and it's supposed to take place in Milwaukee. Obviously because pandemic, it's turned into this entirely virtual format talking about computer screens, Eddie? I'm like, oh So. What we do know is that on Thursday Joe Biden is scheduled to officially accept the nomination from his home state in Delaware on Thursday. On Monday night, the virtual convention featured speakers from former first, lady, Michelle Obama let me be as honest and clear as I possibly can. Donald Trump is the wrong president for our country. He has had more than enough time to prove that he can do the job, but he is clearly in over his head. He cannot meet this moment. He simply cannot be who we need him to be for us. It is what it is to Senator Bernie Sanders at its most basic this election is about preserving our democracy. During, this president's term, the unthinkable has become normal. He has tried to prevent people from voting undermined the US Postal Service deployed military and federal agents against peaceful protesters threatened to delay the election and suggested that he will not leave office if he loses. Is Not normal and we must never treat it like it is but you all know and we have people here who are critical of the Democratic Party like we are of the Republican Party. You've already heard the critique right that a number of the speakers like including Sanders and club HR, and Buddha judge and cory booker, all of them former candidates. So we've heard a lot from these people and one twenty twenty candidate was clearly not invited guests that was Oh let's see Mexican, who represents the largest non white voting block potential voters yes. That would be Latinos and Latinas and yes, they did not invite Julia Castro. Who is the only Latino candidate in the primaries so I mean look there are literally only a handful of Latino or Latina speakers. There are no Muslim speakers scheduled.
Coronavirus cases on the way back up
"The number of deaths from covid nineteen after going down has gone back up and four twenty, two straight days. The United States has averaged one thousand deaths due to Kobe every day the total death toll topping one hundred, seventy, one, thousand people as of right now, the nation has seen a decline when it comes to new cases logging thirty five thousand new cases yesterday while still high that is the lowest number of new cases in one day in almost two months. Dr Deborah Burks of the White House coronavirus. Task. Force is now with. Meeting that the US did not take sufficiently aggressive measures during the lockdown and yet despite that acknowledgement of failure and the virus still spreading out of control neither president trump nor his administration are offering any new plans they are sticking with the one that is clearly failing
First night of Democratic National Convention Round-Up
"Democratic Party opened its quadrennial convention Monday night with two hours of virtual programming. was, a mix of speeches by high profile political figures, messages from ordinary Americans interview segments, news ICAL interludes. Kim Any any general impression that hit you from the first night. Well to General Impressions. The first is that we have now gone a completely to the point where conventions are what everyone feared they are, which is that they are giant infomercials you know, and that's been pretty obvious for a number of cycles that the business of conventions has become almost an afterthought and it's really about. Presenting these people in pitching for the party out there with the nation and that you're not having anything in per a person all you had was this long stream of folks talking that was very much like an extended again campaign commercials. So that was noticeable. I think that the other major impression is that Democrats are not going to be running. All on an agenda, this year anything to do with their policies for me. What I saw in this range of speakers talked they they spanned the entire Party spectrum but they all had the same themes which is at Donald. Trump is horrible. He has mismanaged the Cova crisis and his character is terrible and therefore this is a referendum on him. Starting with the first of those points, I? Mean it's been a long time since the last contested convention the last convention where delegates went in truly not knowing who the nominee was going to be though every four years it seems like political fanatics think this year could be the year but I agree with Kim bill that it was particularly obvious this year because of the format that there's really nothing going on except commercials here I mean, what do you make of the format? It was more of A. A A variety show in the typical convention, a short speech, and then you had a a soccer star interviewing health workers. There were quicker quicker cuts between segments. So maybe that's more engaging in a an attention span challenged age, but you sort of lose the energy of having a stadium full of people cheering their brains out. Yeah. Absolutely. Cut Look in fairness to them. This is something very new. You know they've had to improvise no one's done it before. So it's easy to make fun of them, but I think the problem is. It was pretty boring I felt as though I was watching a PBS telethon over some issue where various people would come on to lecture me about something and that's partly due to the format. You know when you go to a convention like you said, there's nothing like a room it's usually a stadium or a basketball arena full of cheering people you know gives you a lot of energy in all the it's all about fun and access you have people dressed up and crazy outfits, and so forth you know all completely partisan. Convention everyone's on the same side and the purposes to generate some enthusiasm I thought this was really odd. I without without Joe Biden, you know it's not. it's not typical to hear from the presidential nominee until the end, right. So that's but usually you see pictures of sitting in his seat with his family watching you know watching the proceedings cheering along at different people I thought of all the speakers. you know Muslim seem pretty angry I get that you know the campaign strategy is to blame Donald Trump for all the cova deaths and and that's the way they think their ticket is but I I don't think they have to be quite as angry because anger to me doesn't denote confidence and I think Joe Biden would be better to be a little more cheerful and the the people like that around and to be the Joe Biden that debated Paul Ryan. For example and I think did very well I'm not sure we saw that last night even Michelle. Obama you know she talked about going high but then sort of implied that people who disagreed with their did. So because she were as she was African, American I didn't really think that was a high note whereas Amy Klobuchar who got no attention I thought she gave a good convention speech was witty. It was cheerful and it was confident. But of course, no one. Really spoke of her contribution Kim. What else is missing this year if you've been to these conventions, many listeners probably haven't. They used to experiencing is just the big speeches on TV with lots of applause of lots of canned jokes can lines what what's the experience like being there that that's missing this year. A couple of things you know the real merit of a of a convention for both parties is that it's a great big party in the biggest sense of the word is the one time. Every four years were every political figure up ballot in down ballot in the party is all present in one place and so it's is a great opportunity. Especially, if you're a member of the media you would traditionally go out and you just bump into these folks and they have some interesting idea or something and you you end up writing about it, getting it, and so it's a place where. You get really get your hands on the mood within the Party and the issues and the ideas that are driving the party and the Internet rivalries. If there are any just not getting that this year and as a result it, I think the entire media coverage of the convention is is pretty hand because it's essentially about this lineup of speakers and you've missed any of the impromptu aspects of a convention that come from people being together. I think the other thing is that it also allows the party and this is a a detriment in my mind to the American public. It is allowed the party at least Democrats to to squelch any dissent or at least any public displays of stent. Usually when you go to these events, there are dissenters within the party they go down on the floor during the the discussions about the platform and they they disagree that this was in there that was in there Democrats went to A. Lot of effort to make sure that wasn't a theme that nothing like that could happen at this event and it would be hard to anyway because of the way of the format but Tom Perez, for instance, had the entire platform button-down and so for instance, nobody saw the fact that representative Rashida Labe who's one of the squad? She's a Democrat from Michigan. Voted no on the democratic platform on Saturday. As she was casting her vote from the DNC ballot because it didn't include a plan for single payer healthcare and if that kind of fight had happened in person at a convention, there might have been some legs to it. You might have had more of the progressives revolting but because all of this is being managed over zoom and and they know that there isn't much an opportunity to to to really get a movement going most people have just you know saluted and voted for the things that the party told him to vote for. So you're not seeing the traditional floor fights.
"michelle obama" Discussed on The Charlie Kirk Show
"Now we get to the keynote. And of course, we have said many times before Michelle Obama. Just hates America she does not have good things to say about our country. She does not share the view that America's gift from God. She believes that America is a mistake that's basically divide in America. Are you thankful that you live in America or are you bitter angry and resentful that you live with America? I just have to push back to the consensus here on Michelle Obama speech. A lot of people said, it was wonderful. They stuck the landing many people on Fox News or praising her speech. First of all, it was not a speech. Sitting down in the living room reading a teleprompter is not a speech. that. is a talk. Okay. Speech. Standing up. Showing commanding leading force. And showing clear direction. And in that might sound technical, but it's not a speech it was a talk. George Stephanopoulos. said it was a new kind of fierce. Whatever that means. I watched the whole speech I felt so actually felt uninspired and so on. Move actually myself she's way more beatable than once thought. I actually thought Michelle Obama was once like this untouchable political force that we as Republicans eventually have to run up against a when we were just going to get obliterated I no longer hold that view. I do think she's formidable. I do think that she's. A tough opponent. No doubt I think that people like her I think that she communicates well, I think that she had the media will completely cover for totally. But She seemed angry. She seemed like an angry person who didn't feel very grateful to live in America she started her speech out by saying I'm depressed. And she recently said she has low grade depression pray for her for that. I mean that when I say don't say it flippantly. And one other thing she said that was just so awful. So grotesque and Michelle Obama's a pathological liar. She famously said back in two thousand eight. I'm finally proud of my country for the first time in my life. She has a history of bitter anti American Anti Western statements. Her husband of course was a complete disgrace to our country in an awful president and she said quote. There's a never ending list of people of color who continue to be murdered. First of all, this is a disgusting lie. I mean if she means black people killing black people then yes that list is very long. But if she means police killing black people not even close fifteen.
"michelle obama" Discussed on podnews
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"michelle obama" Discussed on Questlove Supreme
"Begins its largest been watched to date. In the Hallowed Library, of Hulu or perhaps on a shelf of DVD's, you haven't looked at a decade is a show. That perfectly encapsulates. In the arts and launched a friendship that would inspire millions. Hi, I'm Zach, Braff and Donald Phase in two thousand one. We start in scrubs, a Sitcom that revealed a glimpse of what it was like to survive medical internship as N. J., D., we explored guy. Lump nearly twenty years later. A lot is changed. We're not superman, but we're still best friends. Given a mandatory lockdown. There's no better time to relive the series that brought us together in the first place and doing it a podcast. That's right, people. We're GONNA. Bring friends and crew members and fellow cast members and writers, and guess what we're GonNa even invite some of you to call into the podcast and ask all the questions you want the entire secret heart staff join us for fake doctors, real friends on the iheartradio APP, apple podcasts, and whatever you get your podcasts. One more question before I. Let you go, yes. let's hypothetically think okay. Let's let's go to. Let's pick a year. Let's say let's say twenty twenty four. hypothetically speaking if you are. Accepting the nomination of presidency, just hypothetically speaking. What they want me play for you on. Dj Your acceptance. Oh. That's just wrong wrong. Oh Yeah, well that that hypothetical will never happen. Never. Know and let me just let let be be clear. The presidency it's it's hard It's it's not something. It's not an endeavor you take on without serious consideration, and it's not just about whether you personally can do it, or whether the they're people who want you to do it, but it's A. It's a hard ride to take your family on It's a it's a huge sacrifice to ask the people that you love, and it's not. I'm not just talking about my kids, but anyone that has that is within our orbit. Get impacted by this And I just would never do that to my girls again. It it it it. It shapes their life. You know there many great things that they got from it. and you know they don't regret it for a second. But their whole childhood was truncated in a way because you know magin growing up and trying to go to prom with armored guards in trying to you know, have a boyfriend or go to concert You know right now. my oldest daughter can't can't go to a public place without everything she does. scrutinized and she's mentioned, and they've held themselves up well in it, you know, and and so when people say that I I know that there's an excitement and what people need, but as a parent, I feel like you know. My family has made a sacrifice, and now it's time to make room for the next generation. And the flip side to that is that if we continue to sit in the seats of power, and we don't train and build up the next people we look around, and we find that our bench is empty. You know so, I I don't think it's good for democracy to have the same set of families with the same set of ideas, just sort of passing the mantle back and forth I. Don't think it's good for the country So that's why Barack and dedicating our our our foundation, the work that we do to really building up that next generation, because there are a lot of young people out there. Who will be good at this who? Who will have no way of knowing? How do you access politics? How do you raise money you know how? How do you go from being nobody to being in this this exclusive network where you can fundraise, and you understand the issues and you can build a team. You know if we're if we're sitting on all those resources using them again and again for our benefit, and not passing it on. Where will we be in twenty twenty four? You know what kind of Congress will we have? How many mayors will we have out there? So we WANNA take this energy and devoted to empowering and lifting up and supporting those that are come behind us. Okay, you convince me. K., Brown! I'll still be a DJ. Every moment happened that well. We'll find some other things to DJ around okay yeah. I needed. Thank you. And you don't Al Qaeda, so let me say this for the record I. Don't know why your trip and you were just.
"michelle obama" Discussed on Questlove Supreme
"Always, says Hamilton, the same thing like absolutely. That's how he got the inspiration to even go through with it. Yeah, he tested on you I. Yeah, and We thought he was look crazy. We were like okay. Alexander Hamilton okay. That's nice cute. It's it's. Always say that Like. I was part of the production team that did the cast album and. Apparently. I missed the email of him pitching it to me. So I told him I found the email after the record and I read the email. and. I told them there's probably I would probably said no I'm fine. I'll sit this one out because looking at this. Concept. I was like. Says the chance of being a little corny right. Yeah, but somehow he warned me through. Absolutely. You you and your husband art true chicagoans. To the bone and probably one of the most touching things that shocked me during your administration. Was the the letter condolences that you sent to Chicago House heads when Frankie knuckles. As the way and always wanted no like as a trueblue Chicago in. Are you a house head like? Have you gone to any house parties to see? Any of the Gods of House Music DJ. Ever, yeah I was. I was old by the time house. Music was like a big thing in Chicago. You know everybody has the Music House music. You know, but by then I was out of clubbing. Out so I never got to experience. The going at the club is being all up in it, but you know you couldn't. You can't be in and out of Chicago without knowing barrels. Right you know what about stepping. Are you a good? Husband good steps. You know I love to step Barack. Is You know he can? He can do it, but you know who loves to step with. ME IS SASHA my youngest. Oh, she! Oh, yeah, yes, she. She gets such a huge kick out of me leaning her through the so that sorta one of the things that we do when we're at a party together or where family event. She's like Ma. Let's debt. Let's step. but you know we never had the time Barack and I. Never had the time to lake. Do the step classes because that's what couples do in Chicago you go you go to Kennedy? King College where you're taking the step, glad. So we never, we never trained INSTEP. Can I say I just sort of? It's Kinda just a box you know and if you've got like a rhythm and you've got the right song, you got a little, you know. A good step in song it just comes but I I grew up watching it on on TV and parents doing it, so it's almost like I can imitate it, but I've taught Sasha had a step and that's. She's my step in part. On I will say that The party that. You guys grant me permission to. Dj. I'll say that. I was holding back for the first. Hour, so because like okay. I'm at the White House. I can't be to look at the house. And oh boy little did I. Know that you all speak the same vocabulary musically so? For, you know how important is it to also embrace because that's the thing I. Just never seen I've never seen like. Parents wholeheartedly. Embraced the music culture of their kids like normally parents, I know. Roll there is up in the air and sh-. Kid, you know that sort of thing. Whereas you. Guys were out partying. Your daughters at you know the the last week of the White House, Party. His jaw dropped like. So I mean, how important is it to you to to bind in also understand like the music. They like ours. They like like you know who chance the rally. Yeah, absolutely I mean I I. When you love music, you love all music and if it's a good song. If it's got a good beat, you know I. Can t tease my kids about how good their favorite artists are compared to the great sal play that game with them, but I can appreciate a good whatever it is, you know and I and I love that time with my daughters. I love to let them teach me about what they love. and against Sasha is my more musical child. She you know she. She's got her room set. Candles lit you. You know colored light bulbs with a certain sound, and it just depends on what her mood is. You walk into her room and she could be playing classical music, or she could be jammed the scissor or you know you always surprised by her taste and that reminds me of the how I grew up. You know my grandfather was a jazz lover, but he respected my mother's music. He respected our music and I think that's just love music. You're open to just something that feels good so there I I love sitting down with Sasha. and just telling her. Tell me what's good. Tell me what you're liking now. Okay, she'll say I just heard you. You'RE GONNA. Love this and she knows my taste. This is a new artists. You're GonNa Love Them I. Think you know she's like I think of you when I think of this artist so in that way they keep me They keep us both on on point I. Don't know all the artists names now. I confused the you know. I just recently realized that what Migos wasn't just one. Year then. I kept saying you know. Let's meet, WHO's. Right right, let's meet him and they're like no mom. That's not just that's group. And then I found out. Okay. Well, then who who are they Yes, I'm not all down with it, but when when I'd like a song, I like halfway. I mean your daughter. Share music with you like you know. Music my parents and that might be grounded for two weeks so. I'm saying. Yes she's like. Don't do that that I try not to be judgmental with the music because it's like. That's how I felt about social media throughout the presidency. The question is if we're GONNA reach kids. We have to understand their language. We have to know what they're hearing. If we want to get young people to vote, we can't get them to vote. Just talking our language, so we had to figure out well. What is twitter and what's Vine? And what are the kids listening to? And if you're busy judging it you? You can't communicate with them so I. Don't want my kids to feel. Shut down because their music isn't what I grew up with So I think it's very important, but you know stuff I, don't like I. Don't like and I will tell them if I think an artist is crap. you know and we'll have debates about it. so I i. think that's a good conversation for families have go okay..
"michelle obama" Discussed on Questlove Supreme
"Hot Hot The first time I had seen her beautiful head of hair and that beautiful face in that body with that base of hers just tearing up a Song I mean I could go on and on and on Gladys Knight Shock Akon Because one of the things I wanted to make sure was that we got all of the lake the the greats to perform because it was like. I don't know if anybody's ever GONNA ask these people to come to your house. Yeah Yeah Diana Ross came and performed of just for the staff Bruce Springsteen The the show he's doing on Broadway right now He tested that out. It was just a fluke. He wanted to do he offered to do something to say. Thank you to the Staff. And we were like of course bruce you can do whatever and he put together what became home. The Broadway shows are always says Hamilton. The same thing like absolutely that's how he got the inspiration to even go through with it. Yeah he tested on you. I yeah and We thought he was look crazy. We were like okay Alexander Hamilton okay. That's nice cute. It's it's always say that Like I was part of the production team that did the cast album and apparently I missed the email of him pitching it to me so I told him I found the email after the record and I read the email and I told them as a yeah. There's probably I would probably said No. I'm fine I'll sit this one out because right just looking at this concept I was like has the chance of being a little corny right. Yeah but somehow he warned me through absolutely you you and your husband art true chicagoans to the bone and probably one of the most touching things that shocked me during your administration was the The letter condolences that you sent to Chicago. House heads When Frankie knuckles as the way and always wanted no like as a trueblue Chicago in are you a house head like have you gone to any house parties to see any of the Gods of House Music Dj Ever Yeah. I was I was old by the time house. Music was like a big thing in Chicago. you know everybody. Has The music house music you know but by then I was out of clubbing out so I never got to experience. The you know going at the club is being all up in it. But you know you couldn't you can't be in and out of Chicago without knowing barrels right. What about stepping? Are you a good? Are you your husband good stepping you know? I love to step Barack is you know he can. He can do it. But you know who loves to STEP WITH ME? Is Sasha my youngest? Oh She oh yeah yes she. She gets such a huge kick. Outta me leaning her through the so. That's sort of one of the things that we do when we're at a party together or where family event she's like Ma less debt. Let's step But you know we never had the time. Barack and I never had the time to lake. Do the step classes. Because that's what couples do in Chicago. You go you go to Kennedy King College where you're taking the step. Glad so we never. We never trained INSTEP. Can I say I just sort of? It's Kinda just a box you know. And if you've got like a rhythm and you got the right song you got a little you know a good step in song. It just comes But I I grew up watching it on on TV and parents doing it so it's almost like I can imitate it but I've taught Sasha had a step and that's she's my step in part on I will say that The party that you guys grant me permission to DJ I'll say that I was holding back. Maybe for the first hour so because like okay. I'm at the White House. I can't be to look at the White House and Oh boy little did I know That you all speak the same vocabulary musically so for you know how important is it to also embrace? Because that's the thing I just never seen. I've never seen like parents wholeheartedly. Embraced the music. Culture of their kids like normally parents. I know role there is up in the air and kick you know that sort of thing whereas you guys were out partying your daughters at you know the the last week of the White House party. His jaw dropped like so. I mean. How important is it to you to to bind in also understand like the music they like ours. They like like you know who chance to rally. Yeah absolutely I mean I I when you love music you love all music And if it's a good song if it's got a good beat you know. I can t out tease my kids. How good their favorite artists are compared to the great sal? Play that game with them but I can appreciate a good whatever it is. You know And I and I love that time with my daughters I love to let them teach me about what they love. AND AGAINST. Sasha is my more musical child. She you know she. She's got her room. Set Candles Lit. You know colored light bulbs with a certain sound and it just depends on what her mood. Is You walk into her room and she could be playing classical music or she could be jammed the scissor or you know you always surprised by her taste And that reminds me of how I grew up. You know. My grandfather was a jazz lover but he respected my mother's music. He respected our music. And I think that's just when you love music you're open to just something that feels good so there I I love sitting down with Sasha and just telling her tell me what's good. Tell me what you're liking now okay. She'll say I just heard you. You're GonNa love this and she knows my taste. This is a new artists. You're GONNA love them. I think you know she's like I think of you when I think of this artist So in that way they keep me They keep us both on on point. I don't know all the artists names now. I confused the you know. I just recently realized that What Migos wasn't just one year. Then I kept saying you know. Let's meet WHO's right right. Let's meet him and they're like no mom that's not just that's group and then I found out okay. Well then who? Who are they Yes I'm not all down with it but when when I'd like a song like halfway I mean your daughter Shit music with you like you know music. My parents and that might be grounded for two weeks so you know what I'm saying. Yes she's like. Don't do that that. I try not to be judgmental with the music. Because it's like that's how I felt about social media throughout the presidency. The question is if we're GONNA reach kids. We have to understand their language. We have to know what they're hearing if we want to get young people to vote. We can't get them to vote just talking our language so we had to figure out. Well what is twitter? And what's Vine? And what are the kids listening to? And if you're busy judging it you can't communicate with them so I don't want my kids to feel shut down because their music isn't what I grew up with So I think it's very important but you know stuff I don't like I don't like and I will tell them if I think. An artist is crap You know and we'll have debates about it. SO. I I think that's a good conversation for families have go okay..
"michelle obama" Discussed on Oprah's SuperSoul Conversations
"Favorite. TV Show Oh God I have a lot of favorite. TV shows. I love blackish and Brownish and all the issues I love I love comedy. I started watching Shits Creek on Netflix hilarious. It's kind of the takeoff on like modern day. Take takeoff greenacres for young people. That was a show that was on a long time ago long long time ago. Yeah so I like comedies. I Love Marvelous Mrs Maes now now I like that too. I love TV. I love watching. TV I probably watch too much TV. I would have that. I'm listening to myself. I Mrs Kennedy told a story along time ago. Watching a congress wife sneaking silverware from the in her bag at the White House so I'm wondering if you saw any weird behavior you witnessed it at a White House event. Oh God yeah people you know because people usually are nervous when they come to the White House so if there's a party thirty people usually over drink because they're nervous right because they don't know what to expect but you can see and the drinks at the White House are strong. Aw So we have seen some people fallen out and ways. That and I'm not gonNA mention any names but we've seen some spanks and some Some stuff okay. WHO's fun to sit next to at a state dinner? Stephen Colbert was a fun dinner day. Because he's so cute and charming any smart so he actually knows what's going on so and he'll say things in your ear that are like stop it. We're not supposed to be laughing at this time. So he was. He was a lovely dinner date and I. I don't think he knew that he was going to be sitting next to me. I don't even think he understood why he was invited. So tells the story he's like and then it looked up. He looked at his wife. And he's like I'm sitting next to Michelle Obama and I was don't embarrass me so I like her. What's the last new thing you mastered? The last new thing I mastered mastered. I don't know okay. That's hard the last new thing I master I don't. I'm drawing a blank. Thank here maybe I need to master something. I'm just started yoga and there. Are you like it. I do I do because this is something I need because I'm getting old so I got to be flexible. Touch my most important thing. The older you get the more important is so there are all these crazy. Yoga poses that you know like we with the day before yesterday yesterday and they were trying to have us do something where Chin was on the ground. They kick their legs up and I was like. I'm about to talk to Oprah. I cannot have a bruise Jin that I have explain the people because I'm trying some stupid yoga pose. I was GONNA ask question was what is the last thing that you did that made you feel genuinely old. Aw Oh any conversation with a young person. Here's one disc personal sentiment. I have a Godson who just got his permit and his mother sent me a video of him behind the wheel and dad just trip me out because I was like no one should let that little boy Dr. He's on the road. I mean he was the kind of kid like the girls would go over his house when they were little and they come come back with scratches on their face because he was a wild little boy when he was little and I would come home and it's like Oh you must have been at we. Call them boots. You must have been Bucci House House because your face is all scratched up. He's driving. That made me feel old seeing the young people in my life becoming like this. Yes watching watching them out in the world buying groceries having conversations about lifelike. They know something that makes you know the thing about young people people though. It's like their baby comes out. It's like my children can be all elegant and saying interesting points and then I get a facetime because somebody doesn't know how to get out of there do they cover and I'm like oh you're still a baby because you don't even know how to do laundry right yet. So but that kind of stuff makes me feel I was asking earlier. Julian was out and she was talking about her. Superpower is dance what is yours. I don't have a hard time thinking about it as a superpower but I I hope it's making people feel seen in. I hope that that's my superpower that I make the people that I come in contact back with feel seen and heard especially young people. I hope have that power to make them feel relevant and whole into delivered to them. What I didn't have when that was that when I was that age of of importance and relevance events in the world? I hope. That's my superpower. I hope my superpower is empathy. I'm I try very hard even in these times to understand and what people are going through when they're angry or hateful or when they're doing things that just don't feel right. I tried stand in their shoes. And say way there's got to be something. There's got to be a context that I can understand. That helps me see how you see the world so that I can connect with you on some level and I think that's one thing that's missing in all of us you know just the ability to stand in somebody else's shoes and understand they're paying their hurt. Their fears their loss into see them beyond their anger. I think empathy is your superpower and I'm also wondering like every time we see you I've seen you out since twenty sixteen. You looked like and so. Does Barack Obama like you really discovered what living your best life means. It seems like you all took living your best life to a new level have you. Yeah I mean we're we're happy people but I did you get happy happy. You're Oh yes the White House. Yeah Yeah I mean look. There's it was an honor to serve. I mean it was. It was the biggest privilege of my life to serve as the nation's first lady and I will I will continue to work to try to be a person of service to try to make sure that my life means something to somebody else but those eight years were heart art hard job and it takes a toll so anything after that. It's like they looked really happy. And it's like yeah because it's not. That is not bad so yeah we are happy people. But why wouldn't we be. We have our health off. We have each other. We have a sense of purpose. I mean there are things to complain about. He and I but we the two of us. We don't have anything to complain plane about. That's why we believe we go so much because to whom much is given much is expected so I cannot sit up here and complain about my life. What I'm worried about are the lives of the people who don't have a voice the people who don't have jobs and people who don't have healthcare the there's so many people who are struggling with things? It is a hard thing to me the look at the life. I've been given an complain about anything so I know you don't do resolutions. But we're here serving the commitment contract for a better vision for ourselves. Do you have a vision for twenty twenty and beyond do you see it and for us as a people know for you jello. Mommy Oh for me okay. Good that's easier it for me that the next phase of my journey of becoming is is is really continuing to make sure that what I do has meaning and purpose to somebody outside of myself so my vision is in particular is is to keep helping young people to find and build and support that next generation of leaders to help them understand a broader sense of values. I used that they can operate within because I do think that we are short on that right now that our leaders are not paving a path for what we want our kids to A. B.. I'm sorry to say that I don't want to make this political in any way but I think young people are hungry for something and it's time for them to step step up and to take the lead because we're getting older and we need to move out of the way for them because they're gonNA have answers that we've never thought of so. My the hope is that I want to empower young people. I want to empower the next generation of politicians and community activist teachers and doctors and lawyers. And I WANNA be a part.
"michelle obama" Discussed on Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen
"Three sixty I'm colonels and I am sitting on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial I level of Dr Thomas Jefferson's vegetables correct to have the roasted chicken boost very well done editing all about timing I tried to get a little bit away from the actual subject must get sick of your voice right the L. Three sixty could anderson let's start by saying wow again the let me just take a minute that's Michelle Obama last year the National Gallery at the unveiling of the official portraits of her and her husband in the suddenly famous painting of her her skin is gray and she looks very serious a little intense and she's wearing this geometric print dress against a background that solid Robin's egg blue but I'm even more proud of the extraordinary woman artist who made this portrait possible Amy Cheryl Cheryl had been just for artists known as much for getting a heart transplant a few years ago at eight thirty nine ads for her paintings but once that picture became public people suddenly a lot of opinions about any Cheryl and her work many of them complained that the portrait didn't look sufficiently like this smiling electric telegenic Michelle Obama they adore I'll take the criticism because there's no way in the world I can make a painting that made the millions of people that are invested in her emotionally every other time away happy as tough as that must have been Gerald's work is kind of a case study in how to appreciate art in the digital age that is in real life looking at the actual thing I got some emails from people who said they didn't like it and then they went to see an in person and then they emailed me afterwards and said it made me cry and so beautiful I can't you know so it's it's I mean paintings into viewed in person which is exactly what I when we made plans to get together and talk we decided to do that at the house earn worth gallery in New York City Chelsea where she's having a solo show called the heart of the matter the exhibits in a huge white loft space and consists of eight huge portraits of non famous black people so this one which I see is called Hanson is indeed handsome young man looking straight at us as in all of your portraits he's wearing a short sleeve polkadot blue shirt with white pants unflashy optional pose just hanging out just hanging out monochrome what color is that creamy gray yeah it's Nice background Bonilla Gray skin which all of your people have yes lately or in the last decade or so yeah since I found myself really found my artist sick DNA say that yeah so that wasn't until you're thirty something mid to late thirties yeah I guess I'm Ali bloomer so so the the finding your DNA in terms of this straightforward highly representational style and the grey scales skin will all happen at the same time yeah I mean just trying to figure out what kind of art painter what kind of paintings I wanted to make for the rest of my life you know and that's I started thinking about that in college and and went from kind of self portrait like Frida Kahlo Salvador Dali paintings to this but it took me a long time to get there you know does that feel in retrospect or at the time like going from being young being grown up yeah yeah kind of it does yeah let's look at the drive a close group work because of scale and because you started doing things us that aren't just monochrome it's called precious jewels by the see this is there's this guy there's a beach there's a there's a real their people on piggyback yeah it's these there's two paintings in the show that are the largest paintings that I've done this far in my career for one main reason it's just I have a bigger studio now so something I've wanted to do for a long time and just didn't have the space for it and also just had to really consider what it meant for me to move away from the individual paintings are loosely call them portraits into something more with more of a narrative I guess so I deal with that by having I think well I think for the most part my horizon lines are going to be low lower so there's still there's a lot of a lot of blue sky there yeah so it still affects you the same kind of quiet they're not that she might fill in the individual portrait but a lot I do worry that like well this is going to be too likable to cute to something like that now I don't and I guess the main reason that I don't is because you really don't get to see images of African American in these kinds of scenarios historically speaking like within the art Canon and so that was the impetus for me to make the work in the first place was just thinking about you know what kind of work I wanted to make within looking at the work that was being made around me and thinking about what was missing and for me that's what was missing oh the movie big fish was also a huge inspiration is it really got me thinking about those kinds of narratives and convert frivolity Burton yes Tim Burton and so yes they are simple and beautiful and light and I like to call them a resting place and I think that's that's why it's important the idea again of the colors of the clues these people wearing sometimes they're old fashioned sometimes they're modern and bold very but the clothes ones is drawn to the clothes because they're graphic and colorful especially given the the monochrome of most of the backgrounds of the skin in color yeah so are you Hark low this one of your subjects they do put a great amount of got into it I mean because it is like a huge part of the painting because there is nothing else there's not a background they're not standing on a street corner or anything like that so all those things do you take into consideration to make an interesting painting good for you yeah you want to be entertaining I like painting beautiful paintings and oh that's yeah all these decisions that I make aesthetic first and then all the discourse and you know all that other stuff becomes comes afterwards but it's not like I go into the studio thinking about words and wanting to say this with this color do this with bat you know it's just like I see it I think it's cool and I work with it and then you know let the art historians write about it or have your own like Oh look what I was doing yeah a lot of a lot of that for me comes a year or two later will you're you're you're doing not what Tom Wolfe accused artists are doing which is making the painted word don't start with a theory idea here's what I'm going to do to enact my dairy yeah it's backwards and the great the great skin came that way yeah it came because I thought it looked cool and and then in hindsight look back and I I thought you know maybe I was subconsciously struggling with the the work analyzed knowing that I was painting black figures and that that in itself could be turned into a political statement ah wanting to try to steer the conversation to a more universal experience and it's not that the work can't be employed in that way it can be employed in many different ways and mean many different things to different people but I just didn't want it to be sequestered to that one area making a little more generic in some ways or universal interesting have you ever painted a sort of a white person with gray skin now the interesting you know it wouldn't be interesting really yeah because only black people can be have grand skin no I just don't pay people because want because there's millions twice before white people painting white people I mean if you think about how many painter's there were you thinking about art history from cavemen the president you think about the fact that the first black art show was probably in the early nineteen hundreds guys have so that is that is a political act though I knew it is it is it's a reclaiming of time yeah and it's an now I feel like it's my obligation in a good way to because I'm a figurative painter is because I do have that power to assert those narratives that you know into the I can't that were that were there before shall we so did you always think oh I'm going to be painter because you know coming of age did in the nineties right yeah I mean you know painting was yeah for your whole life but did you say no painting my thing yeah for the most part yeah I mean my my parents tried to convince me otherwise for about three or four years about arts in general yeah but are not about the medium oil paint will they didn't even know that was you know it's just like they're just buying stuff that was on a list that my art teacher them for me to buy you know so my parents were born in the nineteen thirties so nothing you late yeah so to become an artist was like what do you mean you want to be an artist it does not hard you're gonNA make money I'm not even sure that they had even been some museums up until that point you know they went to see plays and other stuff but museums weren't this is Georgia yeah even I mean the only my mom has been to a museum because she had to come to see me you know it's not it's not like it was part of their culture growing up I mean I grew up in the south and Mobile Alabama so assist Sinoe obviously they lucky that they weren't lynched near extremely religious PINTA costume literature is not pentecostal it's like don the Nava it's called the worldwide Church of God I'm I think they're still around it was non denomination and also we were kind of Jewish because we kept the Sabbath we we like kept all of the holy days of the Old Testament so David Toma Passover days of eleven fees Tabernacle Yeah it was able to live so there so it's it's not I wouldn't call it fundamentalist religion but it was just strange in the sense of like you couldn't tell birthday he couldn't wear makeup like there was those kinds of things that were a little bit extreme so it wasn't just the normal parental thing saying hey art how are you going to make it was probably that added to it right I mean yeah I mean I think for my parents.
"michelle obama" Discussed on Ellen on the Go
"Got to tell you. She keeps me the in this crazy world when I'm freaking out and stressed and going. What's happening? She texts me the most positive optimistic things and keeps me balanced because I could show you how much you don't have to worry. I know mullets do it. All right. It is called becoming an it's vailable in bookstores and online it is a fantastic book. Obviously today, you're all going home with a copy. She Schmitz everyone feels. Optimistic as she and she's nice to everyone on the Steph. She's so prohibitive for everything we do. She's senses. That this is the part of their texting relationship that blew my mind. If she senses that Ellen is down or gets discouraged about the state of the state, right? She sends her positive stories to lifted spirits that's easing. Michelle Obama sees the glass half full twenty four hours a day. No matter what an L and make sure that during Ellen for an hour a day wants to raise everybody up feel, but that's what she wants to do with her with her our day on the air. And Michelle Obama does that for L should be doing a buddy comedy. Without a doubt. The two of them at Costco is so funny win sisters separated at birth. Oh, good. Kevin who already have idea? My pitch I own it. And she's she's just smart like she is. So smart lady who just understands how it all works and cool couple. I bet she's an awesome. Oh, yeah. And the kids are cool from what you can just tell those kids are cool and talking about her daughter's date picking the daughter of story at the prom on the white at the White House. You got to listen to this. So in the book, you talk about malaria going to prom is..
"michelle obama" Discussed on Ellen on the Go
"First of all Michelle Obama tells an amazing story she does she does. She tells a great talk show story. And and she told these stories that were in her book, and she told one story about the day that marriage equality became the law of the land, and they lit up the outside of the White House in rainbow colors, and it was and it was really moving, and it was special and people came out people came out to really celebrate that in front of the White House and Michelle Obama was watching it on TV in the White House. And realized that if she just went outside how she could actually also be there. So you talk about in the book all so the night that gay marriage pass. And this is a great story. Yeah. One of the interesting things, I bring it up to talk about just how a bass different one bay could be in the White House during art ministration and the day that Barack and I went to the funeral where he, you know, famously sang amazing grace we were at that funeral but we flew back in that same day. Marriage equality was passed and. Thing. And we're in the White House. And when you're in the residents there's so much bulletproof glasses. Sometimes you don't hear what's going on outside, and we were having dinner, and we were listening. We knew that there was celebration happening. But we didn't realize that people. Thousands of people were gathering in front of the White House at that time to celebrate. And my staff was calling me everybody was celebrating people were crying. And I thought I want I want to be in that, you know, also we had worked to make sure that the White House was lit up in the LGBT colors. So the lighthouse it was so beautiful beautiful. So we had made that plan. And I was sitting in watching it on TV and realizing I'm living this I said I have to break out of this. I wanna go outside, and I wanna be a part of that celebration. So I had the bright idea I'm going outside. Okay. So I tried to find some partners. So I went to Barack office. And I said we should go outside. He was like they've got too much stuff to do. I can't go out. And he's like, you know, I can't walk outside come on. Let's get out of my office. I go to me said you want go to Sasha. I said you want to come outside with me and see the house, it's colors. Let's celebrate. She's like, no I'm wanting game than women. At went to Molina's room. And I said come on go with me. And she says, okay, I'm down the me and Malia, and we're trying to get out of the White House and realize that it's not that easy to get out of the White House when you're in it, but we were determined. And I said, we're not listening to anyone we are going to walk out that door you and me. So you come out of the residents and there's an elevator and there's usually an agent right there. And when you come out, they whisper, you know, our codenames they're moving and I'm like day, they know we're moving like, let's not take the elevator. Come on you. Go down the stairs. We rushed down the stairs. And you can see the agent thinking. Why are they running? He doesn't quite know what to do. So that he starts following us run faster run faster. We go down the steps, and we go to the front door the north portico door, which faces Pennsylvania Avenue, and I'm just thinking I'm gonna walk out. So we go to the door and the doors locked so now, they're many people behind us the uniform policemen. The usher who's in charge of the house, and they don't know what to do. Right. And they're like a ma'am where are you going? I said I'm going out. I'm going I'm we're going out. We're going outside and they're watching because they're calling in more people. She's trying to get out. She's trying to get. Lead like she's pumped up. She's like we're gonna do this. Mom, you get out with the doors. Locked in the usher says, ma'am. If you walk out there, you will be on camera in front of the nation Nyman ripped up shorts, and you know, a t shirt and no shoes on no makeup. And I thought you have a point. I don't wanna I don't wanna be on that clip looking like this..
"michelle obama" Discussed on Ellen on the Go
"Until you. She keeps me in this crazy world when I'm freaking out and stressed and going. What's happening? She texts me the most positive Optimus things and keeps me balanced because I could show you how much you don't have to worry. I know. Well, let's do it. All right. It is called becoming an it's available in bookstores and online it is a fantastic book. Obviously today, you're all going home with a copy. She's everyone feels. Nice to everyone on the Steph appreciative for everything we do. She's senses. That this is the part of their texting relationship that blew my mind. If she senses that Ellen is down or gets discouraged about the state of the state, right? She sends her positive stories to lift spirits. That's amazing. Michelle Obama sees the glass half full twenty four hours a day and Ellen make sure that during Ellen for an hour a day wants to raise everybody up. But that's what she wants to do with her with our a day on the air. And Michelle Obama does that for doing a buddy comedy without a doubt, the two of them at Costco is so funny win sisters separated at birth. Good. Kevin look who already has idea my pitch, I Own own it. it. And she's just smart. She's lady who just understands how it all works. Cool. Couple bet. She's an awesome. Oh, yeah. And the kids are cool from what you can just tell those kids are cool and talking about her daughter's date picking the daughter of story at the prom on the white at the White House. You got to listen to this. So in the book, you talk about malaria going to prom is. I just can't even imagine. Set the state. Yeah. Go ahead. You know, their whole lives were spent trying to have a normal life, go to soccer matches and birthday parties and sleepovers in have kids come over with a security detail. So then prom comes and me. We ask can I please ride with my date in his car. Because at that point they had never driven in another person's car for security reasons, they have two kids could ride in their car, but they couldn't accept a ride from someone else. So everything in their lives is now a discussion we have to pull insecurity, we have to talk the chief of staff talked to the communications director, and we decide my thing was to get a ride in the car with her prom date. You know, I mean, come on people. So she gets to ride. So he comes to pick her up. Poor kid. And. He's got to come through the official driveway that dignitaries. Come when we are. When state visits happen around the the south lawn that long driveway up to the front door of our home, which is like the Dipper room. We're coming down the elevator. Because we're in the elevator me and Baraki in me. And she's like just be cool. Please don't embarrass me. She looked beautiful. I mean, oh it. She just was vision is a vision Brock's. Try not to cry and he's trying to cool and we greet the young men in the nights tux. You know, God knows what happened to him getting in because I tried to make security note. He's coming don't hassle him. I don't believe make sure his car is clean. If you know what I mean because dog sniff the car said, I don't want him to be embarrassed. So I was I said, I don't know to kid, but you know, he'd beats picking up at a different house. I had met him. But I didn't know him. No. So he comes in, and you can tell these a little nervous, and we shake his hand take picture, and they get in the car, and they go off and then like three cars follow. Like them, and then three cars with men with guns and Barabbas like this makes running for a second term, all worthwhile. My daughter is being followed by men with guns. I'm good. There's also a segment on the Michelle Obama show where we put together a tape piece that showed the impact that Michelle Obama has head on this country. It was it was the one thing. We didn't tell Michelle that was happening in the show. So Ellen starts to intro it and Michelle goes, wait. What what's happening? I didn't know about this. And we roll the tape really fun. And it was a beautiful tape is really cool, and you can see that on our show..
"michelle obama" Discussed on Ellen on the Go
"That is a very pretty baby in her name is Katherine Crawford silver. Conley. At our last name is. Long name seven pounds ten ounces and nineteen and three quarter inches long. For those of you keeping score at home, Catherine is one quarter inch longer than I writer gills, baby. I talked about yesterday. So. She wins. No, I know Kevin is running this yet. Kevin and co Kevin. Kevin. Running it something. Going. I'm almost I'm ready to get to Michelle, Obama speaking. I would like what I would like to say is we all got richer as much as it has been to be together for sixteen years. None of us would be able to do it. We do without our families at home without the people who are really the reason we get up in the morning, and and do what we do. And it's my wife, Julie. And my daughter Sara, and my daughter, Katie, we find a way to make it all work, but it's not always easy because we have to be here a lot. Yes, we do really long hours. I am very very grateful to my family at home. Drains. A lot of our time. I was gonna say an to Ellen. I mean. Our lives have changed because. Yes, we all have so much more as people, and I feel just more fulfilled in sixteen years than I did sixteen years ago, and and materially we obviously all have more. But I think we've all become more charitable because we're around. Well, I think that's right. I mean edged hordes little but speaking for me, become more charity. So I'm a giver. Oh, gosh. Well, thank you guys. Let's talk about Michelle Obama. I love God love Michelle Obama. Everyone in the office is happy better at the so much fun. Elena's happy she's Ellen starts bragging a week out that her and Michelle are texting each other. Yeah. She. I always feel guilty. But I just stay quiet because I don't want to brag that Michelle, and I are texting also very text to Michelle Obama aired last week. So hopefully, it's still on your DVR. We had it for the entire hour. You should watch it. It's really amazing. And if it's not on your DVR, we're going to repeat it sometime in the next month. So just keep watching and you'll see last time. She was here we took her to CVS shopping together. It was so fun. Really, really? You would think you couldn't top it. Nope. This time we took her to Costco, because Michelle has a new book out called becoming and Ellen decide to an impromptu book signing there, she thought that would be hilarious if a big pile of books, and they just crashed the Costco, and this is what happened..
"michelle obama" Discussed on 2 Dope Queens
"Hey, everybody lies just we'll let you know that we've been doing a podcast or for years the signing skit upgraded for your intro. So we're currently a lobby of people like trying to do work. We are actually shuffling. There's a lot of shuffling papers. There's someone Volna far right now because it had too much lay. And we're in the thick of it. There's a water cooler discussion of the crown and how it was one of the biggest budget TV shows of all time. So there's a lot happening. But what I want to say is we are in a lobby in DC for a reason just DC district of Columbia. And the reason is because we are here to interview though, one the only Larry Mullins from you. You ever she bought up Larry, which is trash. Do it again. Okay. The one the only Drako mouth away played by Felton in the Harry Potter franchise. Okay. Icy hates us. Okay. For though one the only Michelle Obama. Ooh. Ooh. Vicki Michelle, Obama Hemmer. First lady overall that ass Queen forever were black history month means smells, I cook. My next hat to my face. Yeah. Everything I wanted to be my best friend on T, grandma, my pres she's too young to be your grandma. But I do think her being your best friend is very possible. All those other things also possible as well. It wasn't. Anyway. So we're so excited talk about her book becoming just did you love it? Yeah. I didn't love it. I loved I learned it. It's a page Turner exhilarate. You're hanging off your friend, and like she just chronicles real life and like coordinated Eucation wasn't how her family like made sure to build her and Craig up in like her journey working nonprofit and just trying to figure out like what her ambition is. And like being a strong woman but also being vulnerable. There's so many things in this there a lot of spoilers in there. And I hope you guys are okay with all the spoiler. She just gave away. They she grew up. Her parents were nicer spoilers. We should've put a disclaimer. Yeah. But we're really talked to Michelle her book becoming is amazing. If you haven't read it yet, what the fuck are you doing with your life? I'm trying to pay off my.