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All About Hustler Casino Live

House of Cards

01:39 min | 3 weeks ago

All About Hustler Casino Live

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Follow Your Curiosity

05:39 min | 3 weeks ago

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"See your ramble led us to let it happen. See where it goes you do. Yeah so there was one other thing that i wanted to be sure to ask you because you've used the word messy a couple of times so we perfect perfect ago here right now i think people are afraid of messy to and yet obviously messy has been really important in your process. So i'm wondering if you can maybe tell us a little bit more about how messy works for you and you know if you have any advice to people for embracing the mess. I think that would be great. Yeah when i'm when. I'm in the thick of creating the like the room and the cables and the instruments start taking off the wall at like leaning up against here and leaning up against their and sometimes it leads me to like to because of the mess you see things you can see atkins see my room a little differently. Like maybe i. I i pull out an amp that i haven't used because i didn't see it back there or like rearranging and like yeah like messing things up as is sort of a fun. It's it's something. I try to do Whenever i'm creating even like recording I'm i'm getting better at recording. Recording things You know there's people that are Our recording engineers. And that's not me. I'm a. I'm a musician. But i but i have to record like i said before so. Been trying to get better at being an recording engineer. And so like saying. Get some good drum. Sounds twelve microphones and And then the next day instead of keeping that great drum sound. i'll take it all. Down and like rearrange microphones and replace stuff up and it's a mess and it's got to figure out where the cables are going all that stuff but that kind of exercise of that was great yesterday. I'm going to mess it up and see if i can make something great today An and sort of thriving in that in that in that I don't know not chaos. It's really just a mix up the stuff and seeing if you can look at it differently. i mean you know the the dead poet's society standing on the desk and looking at something from a different perspective that's it's not necessarily messy but it is what messy does is. It allows a shift in how you're looking at things because everything's not an order and everything. There's there's us you can just look at the perspective totally differently and see where.

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Follow Your Curiosity

05:12 min | 3 weeks ago

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"And it's all because you've let everything teach you that you're not good enough when everybody's good enough. We're all fine and we're all able to do things so many more things. But we're so scared that we're not good enough that we don't want to fail and then we don't take the chance and try. Yeah growing up in learning jazz. An improv in like improvising. you don't learn how to impress you. Just do it. But one of the sort of like guru statements. I forget who told me about like when you're say you're taken all solo and you hit a wrong note. Hit it again and maybe hit it a couple more times and it starts to sound intentional and and because of that like it kind of that. That sort of advice was like oh i can. I can't screw up. yeah i i am. I thank you for allowing me to so that to to mess up in quote unquote even though. It's not really messed improv improv But it really did allow allow those wrong notes and allow those mistakes and then play with them. See how they see what what happens to those notes in those mistakes Because maybe it's not wrong. You're you're reminding me. You know. The in the last couple of months. I i started to a certain extent tackling the stagefright by recording songs on talk awesome. Because i back in january. I stumbled on the fact that you can do duets on talk and i was so intrigued by it was like half to try this. I have right as if you had told me the day before that i would end up the next day recording a duet and posting it on talk i would have called the nice men in white coats to come get you but you know it. That's literally how it happened. And it the first one i did was a sea shanty not realizing that this was this huge trend so i was amazed at how many people actually looked at it..

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Follow Your Curiosity

05:58 min | 3 weeks ago

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"I read a little bit of your bio about how this this sort of stagefright stagefright but like just a little bit of pulling back from the performance for you right did did you have that. Oh i have had wicked stagefright that has largely kept me from performing for years. Though it's also a question of i sing. Don't play an instrument. So i can't just go in a company myself somewhere so that does make it a little bit more complicated though her eventually. You also have to say to yourself. How much of that as an excuse. So that i don't have to deal with the stagefright. Oh yeah yeah i i. I know the stage panic thing. Real real well. Yeah if it's such an interesting Yeah i mean you know it. It's a it's a risk. It's a risk and am being i for me. I need to be open to fail. I need to. I need to be okay with failing and i need to be okay with with with that And that's kind of what gives it an energy for like just feeling that you can't you can't get without that. Yeah yeah and that's so interesting too because you know failure for most people is the thing that we most desperately want to avoid. And i've been you know thinking about that whole idea a lot lately just because it's come up in different contexts. And even though. I know that that partially fuels. My own stagefright issue and is not my friend. It's it's one thing to realize intellectually that failure actually may be the best thing that ever happened to you. It can be the quickest way to learn something to progress in something. Failure actually is probably your best friend. Yeah but it's another thing entirely to get past that ingrained fear of it and and live by it. Yup i yeah. I i wish that was. I wish i wish there was more sort of grace extended to everyone to fail I i mean i don't. I'm not a commentator on the social media aspect but like there's just so much perfection and so much people are so curated and careful on presentation and maybe that maybe that feeds it too. But it the i just wish that we were allowed not that we're not allowed it but it just feels like there's there's not enough allowing allowance for failure or even even allowance for being down or sad. Or if there's there's a. There's a stigma that like. Oh if you're crying gloomy cheer you up you know. You don't necessarily need to cheer them up like we'll go through it. Let people go through that stuff. Imminence almost like people that have have if you have a fever. Your body heats up because it needs to kill kill virus or kill bacteria typically and but when we get fevers is typically broad stroke. Take aleve and kill that fever but really if you let your body heat up like it's supposed to and it'll kill the fever that did you know we. We don't allow those extremes to to really cause it's uncomfortable it's unpleasant you're going to feel terrible and but if allowing it makes us stronger and better. I wish there was more grace for failure and for being down and even an angry and not.

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Follow Your Curiosity

02:25 min | 3 weeks ago

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"But it performing really does sort of scratching each for that that i really love the and it's hard work you got you know as far as rehearsing in like making sure things are up to snuff with with whoever the ensemble is at that time But i love i. I do love playing live. It's it's it's it's messy it's You know who knows how the sound is gonna be. You're not in control of that so you let it go And who knows if my voice is going to hold up. And i'm not a i'm not. I'm not like a senior trained wiser like know. Sometimes i'll hear here back old live things. Oh god i'm really out of tune but it's fine like at the time it felt right and i love. I love that the life thing. I mean there's so much at risk an audience has one. You have one shot at like playing the song you don't you don't get to do it again. Which you don't have that risk in the studio you can take it again. You can take until you're happy But in a live scenario the risk factor is like it's so special that creates it creates an energy or there isn't energy because there's risk that i that i really enjoy i. I wanna say that so interesting because so many people wouldn't say that and yet it totally goes with everything you said before this that that would be something that would just totally work for you. Yeah it does work for me. I wish i wish i was better at like Singing and performing and being exciting onstage. But you know. I do i do i do love it. I thrive on the energy that back and forth from whoever's listening i thrive on the energy of the risk that i could screw up but just go for it and like it's going to be great Mvp that kind of No safety net. That's pretty fun. I really enjoyed the live thing. But you know not not. Everyone is made for that.

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Follow Your Curiosity

06:00 min | 3 weeks ago

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"Have you noticed since you talk about these things being snapshot of a moment in time with the pandemic in particular but maybe not exclusively have people have their reaction to music changed it. Is you know specially in that eighteen months since it started. Gosh it's hard to tell it's hard to tell reactions. Were i mean i. Everyone can his consumes music differently whether it's on a a playlist on spotify for example where they put it on our listener might put it on and not even know what band is playing. The dislike playing playlists and Too little fifteen second snippets on tick talk to like everyone's consuming music in a in a way that i mean i can't begin to understand how all the different ways that people consume things but it is hard to hell. It's it's hard to tell like. And the effect of of how how music is being received. It's being released during and now and yeah. I mean it's hard to guess any of that stuff and as an independent artists. It's also hard to get things heard amongst all the the noise and I know that you know it's opus orange. The music we make isn't gonna be pop radio. I'm not trying to be And so like. I'm grateful if if one person here's at that's awesome at and at the same time i want as many people to hear it as possible. So the the sort of marketing aspect of releasing music is an independent. Artists is tough like you need to have a social media presence and i. i'm. I'm just not that i'm not that guy. There's people that i love. That are really successful. Like they have a thing and they're able to be quickey and yeah it's it's i just make music you know and yeah it's it's tough. It's tough out there to to to market it and get ears on it. If you're not pushing it with some razzmatazz and social media can totally take over your life and then you go. Why am i standing on my time on facebook instead of making music too so yeah i just wondered if there was more feedback than usual or anything like that in the last year just because i feel like being so isolated we all paid more attention to the things that we could get our hands on that kind of improved the mood and music as the first thing that i think for that usually netflix. Probably a second. Even though i did not spend my whole pandemic watching netflix. I know a lot of other people and sure but yeah..

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Follow Your Curiosity

05:28 min | 3 weeks ago

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"Bake sometimes they can live on their own. sometimes it can become a song. Sometimes i yeah i i love i love the idea of repurposing for sure so i wanna make sure that we get to opus orange. Because that's an important thing and so i'm wondering if you can tell us how that band came to be. I know that sometimes it's just use. Sometimes there are other people so it's a little bit different than what most people typically think of as a band. So i'm wondering about that. Yeah i when. I since we talked about this when i moved from chicago to l. a. At that time people had websites and i remember To to sort of. Have your real. And i needed to have like some music real to show people that might need a composer so i got the domain opus orange dot com which was just like opus being a collection of works in the classical world. They they'll do it. It's almost like an album in the classical sense opus. Nine is this person's ninth group of works that includes Maybe a handful of tracks or whatever compositions so as that came from my classical background orange came from. I was in a band. Called orange was the color of her dress. Which is a charles mingas song anyway. So i quickly didn't over. Think that at all and i just got this domain name and put my real up and i would send it to potential employers and say hey check this out or directors or any anything that it was a way to show my real in the in the email and virtual world So jumping forward from that. Move it a just that those words kinda stuck together for me and then Like the first thing that we released. I remember i got. I gotta ukulele 'cause i went camping with my buddy and he had a ukulele as like what's that and i kind of picked it up and fiddled around and fumbled along on it And so the the first orange album ep was was sort of songs that were born from flailing at uconn ukulele And that's how that was born. But it i mean opus. Orange is is me and sort of my outlet as an artist in any any thing that i might want to release.

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Follow Your Curiosity

03:18 min | 3 weeks ago

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"I get influenced by really really everything if say it's a film and there's a scene in dark and there's some wind tonight so that's the audio thing and so i'm going to. I'm going to react to the score meeting to fit in with the sound. That's already bear and the emotion that's coming on the screen or the feeling that that needs to be there and often that's the directors sort of saying literally a business to sound like this. This seems to have this energy et cetera. There's those feedback from from the picture and from the director and and sometimes you know all all sorts of other people wanna say what's working what's not working and so it it. Yeah being you know being open to letting these dynamics move what i do in an influence what i do to be something else and You know not holding what. I make too precious lii. And that's where the you know the arts and crafts person really. There's a line there that sometimes can be emotionally challenging. When when say i write something i love. And a directors like a best not right at all and then you know being as keeping my ego in check as a is a good constant also reminder of how how to approach the sort of the work of commissioned artisan In this case in a case like that it reminds me of faulkners advice about killing your darlings. You know the things you love. Maybe the things that need to die have. Have you ever taken something that somebody said. This isn't what we want and you loved it and turn it into something else afterwards or has that just kind of comfort side for sure. Yeah all the time like. I'm fine if somebody doesn't love stuff. I mean when we we we as as artists put out. It's it's up there for people to to sums up or thumbs down so i'm used to people not liking things and that's great and i'm i'm comfortable with that And when they don't. And if and i i mean i try not to put out anything. I don't like you know like even when it's a a tough project and they're asking me to do something that i don't think is a good direction. Trying to have integrity creatively. I try to take that direction. That i might not really wanna do. And it's a challenge and make it the best. It can be creatively so i i try to keep that integrity as far as creative output. No matter what the product. So when somebody doesn't like something that i do like i i love i love repurposing or or and seeing seeing where it can go Some you know sometimes.

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Follow Your Curiosity

03:37 min | 3 weeks ago

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"One it's collaborative i'm i'm i'm collaborating with director. I'm collaborating with what i'm seeing and what i'm creating is not my own. It's truly i'm i'm i'm a. I'm serving a purpose creatively. I'm i'm a. I'm more of a. I don't know if this is totally right. But sometimes i i make the distinction between artists and craftsmen And i guess it's craftsperson maybe But where a sometimes an artist and especially these as we think of artists being sort of ego and this is my is. What i this is what i need to express to the world In in the case of of scoring something and collaborating with with directors with picture and all that stuff it really becomes like a craft it becomes a a skill that that i that i really enjoy sort of honing in working with someone. And i'll do. What i think is right in the director. All say something that. Oh no try doing this instead. So then i have to react and translate words that are not musical into musical things And and then often you like we said before i you can go places and it ends up being a place that i didn't. I didn't foresee and is better than i could have done without that collaboration. Like that's that's that is a beautiful fertile ground of creativity is is being collaborative. And i think working to picture you. You get that you get that as opposed to like. I don't know if. I just wanted to express my emotions in his song or mood. That you know the art artistic bang Which i do. And i love that as well but i'm picture it's really. It's really serving a purpose. It's to make that project that that visual thing come to life and and really make may elevated elevate that and it isn't to to serve my artistic output channel and a lot of You know being being in the creative world for a living you have to put you have to put your ego aside anyway. Because you are commissioned to do something for someone else And that's a. That's a good. I i love that a again. It kind of hones the craft skill and doesn't become about me and it becomes about. Yeah elevating that project. So how much of a project that is inspired by the visual and how much is information from the director and how much is purely you. I mean i'm sure it varies but how how does that all come together. Yeah i mean all of those are sort of like sliders on the on. The mixing board that they can get balanced. And there's never there's never any is never any like fixed ratio of those things But as a as a composer.

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Follow Your Curiosity

03:01 min | 3 weeks ago

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"With that comes a piece at whatever outcome. Yeah have there ever been moments when that seemed like. It wasn't working for you or you thought. Oh boy it hits. It's been great up till now but this time it's gonna get me or have you just always managed to keep that at bay It's it really is a it's a. it's a constant. It's a constant thing that if if the the current state of business is not great in terms of income. That's a nice simple. And that's not that great but like we how we react to that situation can really cause a it can either 'cause downward spiral if i if i don't say if i like get let myself get down and i was the opposite of it's gonna be great it's gonna This is gonna suck. This is going to be. I don't know what i'm gonna do like that kind of mentality can be as downward spiral both in terms of how you produce how you react and mentally and physically. It can be really hard on yourself. say myself so even in the not so great situations Keeping keeping it open and knowing that the worst the worst case scenario. Isn't that bad. And you're gonna figure it out. You're gonna figure out the next step. Yeah yeah so it but it but it is something you've got. You gotta live in that and constant remo constantly. remind yourself so that you don't let yourself downward spiral i i'm saying you but i should say so. I don't let myself downward spiral. Oh i don't know. I think there are probably a lot of people who are going to listen to this. Who will find themselves thinking Maybe this is worth a try. I hope so anyway. I hope so so you mentioned earlier. How working with something. Visual change the way that you record or write or both or the process and i'm curious to hear more about that. Yeah the working to picture whether it's film or an advertisement or stage there's a.

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Follow Your Curiosity

05:02 min | 3 weeks ago

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"And so that at the same time trying to make sure i got through my recitals and and i call him. Juries if yeah juries and recitals and make sure graduate somehow so like i was scatter-brained in in the best way i mean that's the time to do it is in a lot of it was super fun but that variety moving on post into somewhat of a career in music. I kind of was i found. I mean i had always composed and written songs. And and that kind of thing. But i i it that vision kind of honed a little bit for me. I knew i. I was trying to like with bands learning the studios aspect of things. Which i i didn't like microphones and cables and signal flow in pre-empts and compressors and and going into recording device like a at that time we had like recalled eighty debts which is like this tape machine eight track tape machine or a four track cassette or the mike all of that the sort of engineering side that production side of music. I was starting to get into trying to learn from just watching my friends that were good at it And after college. I got i. I had a A connect through school. That i went to this guys studio and i just kind of hung out for like a few days and eventually he started to ask me to do things like record this and so i had to learn on the spot. It was kind of like an internship but it was. It was not an internship just kinda showed up and didn't leave and and learned how to Whether whether it's programming. Midi and like setting up microphones making sure that person has the right. Headphone mix like those kinds of really studio production skills. That are that that i didn't learn at the piano obviously So that playing all those various bands and then learning music production. That's where i'm that's what i'm getting this. Those two those two things kind of have have.

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Follow Your Curiosity

05:17 min | 3 weeks ago

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"Theory and and how cords worked together might not totally make sense. Because you're only playing one noted time it's a little harder you don't have necessarily the full sort of what happens when you play these together. Yeah so what. Did your parents think about you turning into a music nerd right before their eyes. Were they supportive. Were they wary were they. Some of each. How did that go. there was definitely a there. There was a a little bit of each but at at at the heart of it. They were very supportive Yet when i decided to go to college for piano performance for classical piano performance that was that was a moment where they were all completely behind me. They were all for it. And i didn't go to to a music school to get a career. Which a lot of people think of college as a career building thing And my my goal is going to music. School was to learn music like to learn classical piano. I knew i wasn't gonna be a classical pianist on stage. I knew i didn't want to teach Those are kind of the trajectories career. Wise for people that go into performance has a degree But i i. I knew i. That was my goal. Really was just to learn this art form as people as i can for for four years and and And that it was it was valuable moving onto my career. But it wasn't that it wasn't necessary you know st- so yeah they. My parents were supportive though They they totally back me up along the way and you know they knew the challenges of being i mean being creative and a career as a tricky thing in this world and they knew those challenges but were were behind me and supportive and i'm grateful to did they have any kind of creative sidelines hobbies things like that themselves since the piano was sort of an odd but interesting valentine's gift yeah right My dad was a woodworker.

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Follow Your Curiosity

04:40 min | 3 weeks ago

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"Welcome to follow your curiosity where we explore the inner workings of the creative process. I'm your host dancing just a quick note to let you know that the creative tuneup kid. I mentioned a few weeks. Ago is now available if you are stuck in your creative process in any way whether you're lapsed or never got started in the first place even if you don't know what you might wanna do. I made the creative tuneup for you. More details at the lincoln. The show notes. Check it out and start getting unstuck today musician. Paul besson bacher known to his friends and fans as pb with a genuine optimism. Best summed up in his signature statement. It's gonna be great. Pb has followed the flow of that sentiment from an undergraduate degree. that let him experiment with every genre. He could find to learning recording engineering on the fly to forming a band. More of a collaboration called opus orange. Oh and he also composes. For film we talk about all that and particularly about how he navigates the flow avoids being bogged down by worry and why we should all embrace failure and give each other grace for being imperfect. Here's my conversation with pb. Paul bassim bunker. Which i have a feeling. We'll stick with you for a while. Welcome to the show p. b. I'm so glad you're here. Thank you thanks for being here. So i am curious to know how you got started on your creative journey I mean that goes back to early when i was maybe Seven or eight and my mom. My dad bought my momma piano for valentine's day because he thought it would be a romantic has pianos romantic and he. He didn't know how to play and she did. Not play but There was a piano in our living room and they were like well. I guess we put. We put our kids to lessons right. And that's when it started toes about seven or eight and I had a wonderful teacher right off the bat Dorothy kill gays. She was wonderful. She has wonderful And one of the things creatively. Since this is a creative creativity. Subject but creatively she. She encouraged her students to every year. She would have a composition sort of contest. And.

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Alfresco Dining Tips From Outdoorsy Diva Lauren Gay

The Zest

02:12 min | Last month

Alfresco Dining Tips From Outdoorsy Diva Lauren Gay

"Let's talk about the food. Let's start with camping. When the weather cools down this is floridians. Time to get out there. So what would you take on a camping trip today. Not cold cuts and pb and j. I'm guessing no no no like so for me. I beat the go-to as those foil. Packet mills that you can kind of prep beforehand and just keep them in your cooler on ice so you can take stuff like shrimp and potatoes with some veggies and season it and have it and you're full packet in. Just throw that puppy on the grill. And your any eat you can use Baked potatoes and stuff from with whatever it is. You like you can eat regular potatoes. Sweet potatoes you can even do like breakfast type of things like with frozen hash browns and your sausage and cheese and all that stuff and prep it and just have it. Ready to go in a foil packet. That's probably the easiest way if you don't wanna like carry a skillet or something like that even just heat up the foil packet and boom like whatever you could imagine that you could do like in a dish like in a in a casserole dish or something you can do it in the packet. I never really thought about that. My imagination is kind of running wild. Now what if you do want to carry a skillet. What are some tools or utensils that you maybe would bring along you. Did i mean you you wanna use something like a cast iron skillet. You don't wanna go putting your you know the that ceramic type stuff on like an open flame so you wanna use something. That's girl friendly on is the biggest thing you want to make. Sure you had your utensils like your spatula. Your tongs on bring your seasoning things like that. I mean it's is nothing to deep is just you know you have to remember if you're camping where you're just driving and you can keep up in the car. Then that's cool. That's great if it's a situation where you're backpacking and you've got a bit of a hike to get to your site. Then that's a whole other beast and so you have to completely rethink kyler gonna do this because whatever you have you have to carry it

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Food Scientists Podcast

05:02 min | 5 months ago

"pb" Discussed on Food Scientists Podcast

"Your greasy midst all of your steering wheel and your your shift laver but at least you can focus and you never know. Maybe the boats could have been used for leverage to get more stuck. Y'all so you might even get out of the car. I was just able to like okay. Turnoff traction control like reset of what i needed to do. I get back up a little bit less. Get a good runs ruin plow through the you know. I did also by the peanut butter party ice cream. And after that i thought to on reasonable to the actual popcorn fruit for people with no news experiences. Yeah because a lot. We have cheese flavored popcorn right. He's loaded popcorn in two flavors cheddar white cheddar. Which i i wonder what the differences in obviously color. Have you had the the white cheddar cheese and the regular cheeses. Nope oh yeah. I mean the difference between you know the cheddars wanna sharper than the other. The trains huge mega chatter. I prefer the regular. But i'll eat about eating i brian. Let's start with the terror regular cheddar cheese corn corn. I like us one cheese now. Is it my baby here. Is the texture a little different for. He's a little softer. it's all of them. Are the round front. I've never seen popcorn is universally the round. Yeah it's very puffy. Can't take to their their. After several pieces. I finally tasted more like that than regular cheese. Corn kind of a bland cheese. But if you're going to say that this is cheese. It's labored corn like cheese corn like they can get away with it. I can taste can taste but if you put this out in a boat the packaging. Nobody would know flown. It'd be like oh. Hey this things like jesus. They'd be like what's up with your pop chief popcorn..

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After The Storm

Fix It 101

04:31 min | 7 months ago

After The Storm

"After last week's historic ice storm. Man is not crazy then. Didn't feel like mississippi for a minute there. You might have even learned a few things about your house. Unfortunately a lot of people did whether it be. Just how much weight year roof can hold. That's one thing people learned how not to wrap your pipes and how to wrap your pipes. Those are things people learned. And and and let me tell you. Also that some of the things you might learn are about generators and did you have gas for your generator. Had you started your generator in a while. All of those things came up so you know you can join the conversation with us this morning by calling eight seven seven in pb ring. That's eight seven seven six seven two seven four six four or send an email to fix it what i wanted. Mp be online dot org. We're going to have the guys on. Just a second pam jeff standing by and talking this morning about all of the things that happened this week. It was just amazing If you if you had no problems at all count yourself is blessed this week because it just it was a mess for a lot of people and it still is a lot of folks. Don't have water there in even the places that do have water. There's a lot of people who when the temperatures down that low that was about nothing you could do for those pipes and mississippi is just just not a lot there so We've got a lot going on. We're we got a little Got some emails coming in and a phone call. You know what What i'm gonna do right now. I'm going to go to go to an email. Because i just really wanted to get This outright here okay they Has anyone installed tile flooring and tubs around with zero. Experience is an email. Has anyone installed tile flooring and tubs around with zero experience. This job frightens me. But we're thinking about trying to do it ourselves. What did you use to learn how to do this or Or should we hire it out. Well i've done this before myself. And it is a doable project. I will i will give you a couple of pointers from my point of view is to get When you do this what you wanna do. I read and then watch. Yes on on just about any home improvement project. You'll find that. There is a youtube video out there of someone else. Doing exactly what you're doing. Please watch that. This is what i did not do okay and another thing you want to do is start in a place that everybody in the world can't see and the reason for that is because you know you're going to be trying it for the very first time and working with some of these materials is it takes a little practice. The best thing you can do is to go say outside. Get yourself a like a piece of wood in. If you're going to do any flooring or anything like that put it on top of that piece of wood and try it. See if he could make the little interlocking things work see. See if you can make all that work outside of the environment that it's going to lay and say left. You're going to lay into a bathroom. Which is kind of a small space. It's a it's a hard thing to work inside that space. What you wanna do is set up an area to work outside of that space and try it out there. I get your cuts right and everything outside of the space. So how we doing their java things look any better for us now. We got a few minutes left. Okay this keep going. I'm trying to establish a connection. We had a is there. Here's a question. Can anyone recommend something stronger than drain. Oh you as a last resort. Before i spend a fortune on a plumber or set the bathroom on fire all right. So here's the thing about that. We've talked plumbers on the show before and plumbers say anything past drain. Oh you can buy stuff pastorino. Meaning that a stronger and that is that that will cut through more things but remember those things also cut through pipes if you do it incorrectly.

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HomePod Mini Begins Arriving to Customers

Talking Tech

04:39 min | 11 months ago

HomePod Mini Begins Arriving to Customers

"Of sen pro online when you visit. Pb dot com slash talking so the last big new tech product of the year is set for release this league. It's called the apple podcast meany. It doesn't sound as good as the new google nest speaker or even the fourth generation amazon echo. But you know what it doesn't matter because the speaker is small it's cute it's inexpensive and it's way more useful way more useful than the google nest. Let me tell you about it. I'm jefferson graham. You're listening to talking tech. So here's what you need to know. The mini is way smaller in size than both the new echo and google nest audio and while it doesn't sound as great as either them. It is way smaller after all again. People aren't gonna care how about adding a new homepod mini with that new iphone. What do you say so this is a really useful speaker for anyone living in the apple ecosystem and it makes the siri personal assistant way more competitive with alexa and the google assistant most importantly you don't have to worry about apple's speaker. Spying on you as apple has different privacy policy than google and amazon. The company is not in the business of selling personalized ads. So it's less likely to be recording you in storing the audio on its servers which is something that as you know. Google and amazon both do apple. I entered the smart speaker market in two thousand eighteen with the original homepod. It was priced at a hefty. Three hundred forty nine dollars which meant that. Most people ignored it. It sounded great but nobody cared because it did very little. And it was dwarfed by sales of the echo and what was called the google home now called nest audio with like under a one percent market share but three things that you can do with the new homepod mini that. I think you'll really like number one dictate text messages to send a contacts now. Both amazon speakers and google speakers can't do that. Can you believe it. If you lose your iphone which is not an uncommon problem. The homepod will send a tone to the phone. That won't stop until you find it. The best feature of the mall ditch the tv soundbar by two homepod. Minis connect them to your tb via the apple. Tv streaming box for tv sounded great for music as a replacement to the other speakers. Not discreet but as a tv speaker cliff not be happier. Apples advantage. Is that through apple. Tv you get access to a wider array of streaming services than with amazon amazon. Doesn't offer hbo max. Amazon doesn't peacock and because tv sound is so tinian nature having the audio by the side of the bed to listen instead of having the sound. Come from the other side of the room from the soundbar. Tease or tv speaker is a really nice home theater. Like addition and it's a no brainer. I listened to snakes. Hiss in the old raiders of the lost ark movie. That frankly just wouldn't hurt if it was going through those little speakers now caveats many of the mini music features touted on. Apple's website will require a ten dollar monthly subscription apple music. So asking siri to play drake playlist or great songs from the nineties. Won't get you very far unless you do. Subscribe beyond apple music. The mini plays music from pandora iheartradio in tune in radio missing spotify youtube music amazon music in many others. So which one to buy the homepod the echo or the nest it depends on which ecosystem you feel. Comfortable in the nest to myers is the best sounding of the three. But as good as that is. Do you wanna google device in your home listening to and recording your conversations. Now google amazon says it only does this when it. Here's the wake word but any conversation. That casually mentioned google or alexa can be recorded stored in mind. If you don't subscribe to apple music you're going to be comfortable with the smart speaker. That's optimized for that service. Are you willing to switch them. Spotify are you in amazon home. Like i am with amazon fire. Tv streaming perhaps a fire tv edition television where everything is about that a word in that case. You'd probably want the new

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Supreme Court wary of letting states regulate prescription drug   'middlemen'

C-SPAN Programming

02:34 min | 1 year ago

Supreme Court wary of letting states regulate prescription drug 'middlemen'

"The Supreme Court began its 2020 term this week today, a case involving prescription drug prices. The issue is whether federal law prevents states from regulating middlemen known as pharmacy benefit management managers or PM's. Here's a minute of the oral argument. This is the Chief Justice John Roberts, questioning the Arkansas solicitor General Nicholas Brownie. Counsel. Your basic point, it seems to me is that the law regulates drug prices. That's certainly the purpose of it. But what it doesn't say anything about drug prices instead. It talks about what plans have to pay for benefits, the methodology of determining the amount to be paid the timing and procedures for updating payment schedules. The dispute resolution process is remedies. It has things like authorizing, declining to dispense. I mean, at the end of the day, all this might have an impact on drug prices. But it seems to me that it's very different on DH. Those differences really do Goto what Risa is Trying to regulate Your Honor, I I think at the end of the day, the one thing that affects plans and in fact, the only way in which that Arlo actually affects plans, it might alter what plans ultimately paid. Our law does not apply directly to plans are laws directed at PB EMS. On DH. What pm's pay pharmacies. So in that sense, the only effect on a plan or the only effective plan might see might be the possibility that at the end of the day, it might pay a little bit more. But that's the same thing that was true in travelers and travelers when New York regulated what commercial insurers or pain hospitals with the third charges This court acknowledged that the odds were that those surcharges would be passed on to the plans and that might affect how the the benefits packages that the plane might choose to offer. It might influence the choice of administrator but What the court emphasized, is at the end of the day that that's just cost, and it might influence shopping decisions. But ultimately, what's important is it's not dictating substantive planned decision making, and the same thing is true here. We haven't dictated how plans resolve anything. We haven't dictated playing decision making about what to provide or how to provide it or anything like that. All of the mechanisms that your honor referred to really are mechanisms that are PBM mechanisms. The plan. I don't have any insight into any of that stuff and again From a plant's perspective, the only impact will be on prices just like it was true and travelers.

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The Aldi Haul

Hungry Girl: Chew The Right Thing!

04:34 min | 1 year ago

The Aldi Haul

"Today we are jumping in there's another episode that is a hall episode. So today's the Aldy Hall. GonNa make the joke, the hall yeah. I know I always make the joke it's I. Think I'm over the joke. Brought it back. I love all the all the is actually a new discovery for me, and now I describe it as like a less expensive trader Joe's. Isn't that kind of what it's like pretty much which is crazy because trader Joe's is already inexpensive. Like yeah. It's like the dollar store trader joes well, I. Mean the last time I said it was like smartandfinal meets the dollar store and some people got upset about that comparison. But like I love the dollar store and by the way, people need to know that the food that you get at the dollar store is not older expired in some cases it's a lot of big brands that are specifically making foods for the dollar store. So I don't know that but I a big fan of the dollar store. So I take that as a compliment if somebody would say that anyway, that's just me. But today we are going through a whole bunch of products I went to all the last week. I purchased don't know like nine hundred item. So. A lot of the stuff that I bought were holding off in a few more weeks. We'll do it all the hall I'm GonNa. Go back to all the fill it out. But I, I mean I literally got like fifteen things and we're going to try one, seven, eight, eight of them today. It's going to be tough for me to not eat that one thing that's in the bag that we're gonNA wait on because it just I can I look at it every day and I wanna eat it I'm guessing it's peanut butter flavored Jamie please hide this from him. It'd be having other PB item today. It's a little bit of a weird. I am I'm actually really excited with that one. So I'm excited about everything today zero. All right. So before we jump in and start eating everything in sight Mike, what you got. Are you ready for your new favourite fall drink? Viva Seltzer has just come out with a new flavor. Do you WANNA guess. So it's fall themed. So the is it the I think it's V. visit. Oh, it's. I don't know. Could. Use this Jamie what does it looks like the va I don't know. Whatever you want to her five. The new flavor is pumpkin spice. So it's a hard seltzer pumpkin spice flavors. It looks like right now it's only being sold at Kroger Stores and Kentucky Tennessee and Ohio. But I'm sure we'll go nationwide wouldn't go nationwide. By, the way I don't know if you know this but the vive or. Whatever it's called their heart seltzer drinks or one hundred calories and two grams of carbs. Yeah. That's not bad except the only bad part of that is hard. Seltzer Gross. That's my. I don't I am not a fan and the the idea of like a pumpkin spice flavor that sounds terrible to me. Might be harsh right now no I feel like the only excuse for a pumpkin spice flavored cocktail as if it's like a frozen sweet. Type of like creating. Yes. Creamy. So the article that I that I read this from, they got a taste of it and they said it's amazing like it's and they thought the same thing like it would be terrible and they loved it so. I will give it a try I'm GONNA give it the benefit of. And a our little community of Woodland Hills is in the news like big time in the news Amazon fresh. The one that we have that we've been getting our deliveries from there finally, opening it up to walk in customers. It's the first in the country like no other Amazon, fresh stores allowing customers walk inside except for ours right now. And it's by appointment only I guess you have to go on and make an appointment. And, the store does have cashiers but they they encourage you to use their dash cart our showing Jamie this the other day. So it's a cart with a screen on it and every time you pick up an item, you scan the item on the car and then charges you on your Amazon Account. So I'm imagining it to punch in your code or something when you get get the cart. And I'm not, GonNa go to any stores as of it on my comfortable yet. But I don't know might be something you might WanNa check out judgy when you say You might want to go into a store. That sounds cool. I. The thing I know about Amazon fresh is that whenever I order anything, there's like for every item, there's like eighty eight pieces of packaging. It's like they wrap everything in plastic and in cooler bag, and then in a brown bag and then box. But maybe if you go to the store, you won't get all the packaging but I'm excited actually so I will check it out

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Interview with Writers Lila Byock, Christal Henry, and Stacy Osei-Kuffour

The Official Watchmen Podcast

05:36 min | 1 year ago

Interview with Writers Lila Byock, Christal Henry, and Stacy Osei-Kuffour

"Lombok is a TV writer who's been on the leftovers Manhattan and Castlerock, and she is credited with Damon on episode one. Oh, three, she was killed by space junk. Hello, Leela Crystal Henry is a police officer turned TV writer and has written on shows like the Chicago Code and a PB. She's also credited with them in on episode one, Zero Four. If you didn't like my story, right, your own I n Stacey Oh say for is a playwright and had one TV credit penn fifteen under her belt before. Watchmen. She since written on hunters and run, and she is credited with Clare Kiesel on episode one seven and almost religious. Awe around there. We Look Crystal Stacey. Welcome. Thank you for having us. I'm kind of a fan of what you all did and because I'm primarily writer, this is a conversation I've been looking forward to for a long time. I want to start with a question about how the room actually function because this show appropriately enough is kind of like a Swiss watch, there are a billion spinning plates. As collaborators, how did you pull this off? How did you manage to do all of these things separately and together and make it seem so seemless Will I have two kids? I've given birth twice and I think there's sort of an analogy to to being on the other side of giving birth where you look back and you're like I literally have no idea how my body did what it did and I have no memory of what happened I kind of feel that way about looking back on the almost two years we spent writing this show I'm like Holy Shit. How did that happen? I don't know what do you guys? Do you guys think well, you know what? For me I had never been in a room this diverse before and it wasn't just the ratio of. The journalists there were playwrights and I wasn't necessarily used to that like I come from primarily the procedural world and to come to a room where everything was approached by character, and there was just a different way of breaking story and worked in network. Before it's the machine, it moves at a pretty rapid pace. It would wash one of the wonderful things about it is that we actually had time to develop a chemistry with each other. Stacey. For me, it was my second show that I had worked on I did the TV show happy for watchmen but really didn't talk much in that Roman. So Pretty Green and being able to be a part of the show and seeing all of the mechanics seeing people that were so incredible at hitching. So intelligence. So in love with watchmen. Had really ever heard of the comic book but I, was talking to David about how he made the decision in terms of which people he chose for the writer's room and he was saying he really likes people who ran hot and I feel like everybody cared so much about. Not only making the show truthful but like racial aspects of it, we all just cared so much. I think because we all run hot, it's reflected in show maybe it is that part of why this all worked is because it's not like you all knew that you were writing something that was going to be sort of profoundly impactful on the environment you were working on a show in and of itself, and that's all that mattered and you didn't have the weight of expectation there necessarily. But what you did have was a very fearless approach to topics that a lot of people are just uncomfortable dealing with although obviously the show is very much centered on race. You're also tackling the persistence of white supremacy in law enforcement. The role that the media including television shows plays in perpetuating racist thought. Generational trauma and the way inherited pain damages the people who come after. And you're even tackling the kind of inherent nationalism of the Superman of the hero itself. And you did it all it seems to me on my side of the TV without fear or blinking or compromise. But I'm kind of curious because you all work together in the room how you navigated that space together to be free enough to screw up. But not being so free that you end up hurting each other. I, think the show for me. It just happened to come at a time where there has been such a major shift and America's perception of race and policing and I think that police lean and to a larger extent the criminal justice system has always been a tool of white supremacy. And being former officer, I can say that you know I'm a witness to it but I think the response to racism feels different. One of the things that really attracted me to watch men when I had the meeting with Damon. was that he was like, okay. One of the things that we definitely WANNA tackle is racism and policing and the idea of masking gain, and all of that was very attractive to me because all I kept thinking about, what would a world where police wear masks look like? Because knowing how the system works now and how it oppresses communities of color and how it negatively impacts people of color while they're showing their face. So imagine what that would be like if the police were mass,

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Interview with Writers Lila Byock, Christal Henry, and Stacy Osei Kuffour

The Official Watchmen Podcast

05:36 min | 1 year ago

Interview with Writers Lila Byock, Christal Henry, and Stacy Osei Kuffour

"Lombok is a TV writer who's been on the leftovers Manhattan and Castlerock, and she is credited with Damon on episode one. Oh, three, she was killed by space junk. Hello, Leela Crystal Henry is a police officer turned TV writer and has written on shows like the Chicago Code and a PB. She's also credited with them in on episode one, Zero Four. If you didn't like my story, right, your own I n Stacey Oh say for is a playwright and had one TV credit penn fifteen under her belt before. Watchmen. She since written on hunters and run, and she is credited with Clare Kiesel on episode one seven and almost religious. Awe around there. We Look Crystal Stacey. Welcome. Thank you for having us. I'm kind of a fan of what you all did and because I'm primarily writer, this is a conversation I've been looking forward to for a long time. I want to start with a question about how the room actually function because this show appropriately enough is kind of like a Swiss watch, there are a billion spinning plates. As collaborators, how did you pull this off? How did you manage to do all of these things separately and together and make it seem so seemless Will I have two kids? I've given birth twice and I think there's sort of an analogy to to being on the other side of giving birth where you look back and you're like I literally have no idea how my body did what it did and I have no memory of what happened I kind of feel that way about looking back on the almost two years we spent writing this show I'm like Holy Shit. How did that happen? I don't know what do you guys? Do you guys think well, you know what? For me I had never been in a room this diverse before and it wasn't just the ratio of. The journalists there were playwrights and I wasn't necessarily used to that like I come from primarily the procedural world and to come to a room where everything was approached by character, and there was just a different way of breaking story and worked in network. Before it's the machine, it moves at a pretty rapid pace. It would wash one of the wonderful things about it is that we actually had time to develop a chemistry with each other. Stacey. For me, it was my second show that I had worked on I did the TV show happy for watchmen but really didn't talk much in that Roman. So Pretty Green and being able to be a part of the show and seeing all of the mechanics seeing people that were so incredible at hitching. So intelligence. So in love with watchmen. Had really ever heard of the comic book but I, was talking to David about how he made the decision in terms of which people he chose for the writer's room and he was saying he really likes people who ran hot and I feel like everybody cared so much about. Not only making the show truthful but like racial aspects of it, we all just cared so much. I think because we all run hot, it's reflected in show maybe it is that part of why this all worked is because it's not like you all knew that you were writing something that was going to be sort of profoundly impactful on the environment you were working on a show in and of itself, and that's all that mattered and you didn't have the weight of expectation there necessarily. But what you did have was a very fearless approach to topics that a lot of people are just uncomfortable dealing with although obviously the show is very much centered on race. You're also tackling the persistence of white supremacy in law enforcement. The role that the media including television shows plays in perpetuating racist thought. Generational trauma and the way inherited pain damages the people who come after. And you're even tackling the kind of inherent nationalism of the Superman of the hero itself. And you did it all it seems to me on my side of the TV without fear or blinking or compromise. But I'm kind of curious because you all work together in the room how you navigated that space together to be free enough to screw up. But not being so free that you end up hurting each other. I, think the show for me. It just happened to come at a time where there has been such a major shift and America's perception of race and policing and I think that police lean and to a larger extent the criminal justice system has always been a tool of white supremacy. And being former officer, I can say that you know I'm a witness to it but I think the response to racism feels different. One of the things that really attracted me to watch men when I had the meeting with Damon. was that he was like, okay. One of the things that we definitely WANNA tackle is racism and policing and the idea of masking gain, and all of that was very attractive to me because all I kept thinking about, what would a world where police wear masks look like? Because knowing how the system works now and how it oppresses communities of color and how it negatively impacts people of color while they're showing their face. So imagine what that would be like if the police were mass,

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The MPB Photo & Video Hall of Fame

This Week in Photo

05:34 min | 1 year ago

The MPB Photo & Video Hall of Fame

"A full to another episode of this week in photo I am your host Frederick Van Johnson today I'm looking to be joined by Matt Barker. He runs a little company called MPP. It's cross the pond, and over on this side, we're going to be talking about some of the projects that they're working on and just sort of getting to the bottom of this hall of fame thing that he cooked up. He met welcome to the show. How's it going? On keep having me. Good evening evening here so Here The It's good to have you good to have you. So let's talk about this. So first of all, let's talk about the company. What is All. About what's the company you sort of elevator pitch for for what you guys do? Show assets pretty. Straightforward. We now the largest platform globally. For photographers, videos, filmmakers to buy sell and trade kit. So we are online and available in the whole of the US where you are in the UK and all across Europe as well. So buying anything from entry level. Salah Kit maybe one hundred bucks up words right the way through to syndicate Red Kit things of that nature. Up to the various kind of high end of things. So I think overall reprise across about six thousand different products and buying and selling lenses, bodies, etc way. Primarily within the kind of autofocus era within the digital era with bodies. But obviously that's a huge catalog of kit. And now now the biggest and the best place to be doing that really. So that's in a nutshell, our PB DOT COM. That's fantastic. Congratulations on that. So so just just to put a finer point on it. So the largest the largest player in the buy sell trade. World for photographers and videography or creative professional's doing that sort of stuff. What does that look like in terms like today right? So as we record this, it's July sixteenth twenty twenty and and obviously if you know your history people this was in the middle of the pandemic, we're currently in the middle of a global pandemic. In, what how does that affect the world of of buy sell trade? Is it a positive effect is negative or is it benign? Question I think. It's been obviously an awful time for all of us and really really challenging for business in general and. It's usually by this many businesses literally having to shot of their Dole's. I think from our points of view and it was fairly similar in the UK to the US. So in the US based in New York because you said earlier in the UK, based art in both the UK and New York went into lockdown around a similar time in March. And that stage. John Sentence for us we we weren't sure if we could remain operating tool at that time and around the balls that were being put in place and things like that, and we run a massive warehouse here in Brighton Beach Warehouse in Brooklyn and so i. I kind of concentration from us, I, guess when this thing came on was the safety of our staff primarily, it was very much a stop first customers this second approach. But I think once we got past those early weeks and got measures in place in warehouses to ensure that everyone was safe and we continue to operate. We've seen is like a really really positive thing in many ways, which is the it's been clear to me watching what's been happening on the platforms that people have been really engaging with photography actually, and we've had loads of new in new engagements and new customers coming onto the platform for the first time. Has Been recent huge growth and not. Someone said to me I guess is that during what's been everyday difficult time during a time where people have had to spend a little time indoors and? Changing the normal habits working from home excetera. I think people have found a lot of comfort and joy in their hobby and turns about passion point and to to to find. Some pleasure really at quite difficult time. So and we're certainly not a net beneficiary of this thing at all. The companies out there like Amazon's. Wouldn't ever say that that was the case walnut to be the case. But we have seen. Huge. In great engagement in a way, is clearly evident. The people have been been quite active with their hobbies. So that's been really really positive and I am going to see and like I say we're very lucky that we've been able to continue to operate to row being an online only business as we all. Say Some Fortune. I suppose dipped in that, which is you know not been the easiest thing to find a late. So yeah, it's it's. You know as as a business as well. I think because we all we've been around since two thousand eleven. So this is all on ninety. We're significant size business. Now, we're lots of people as well and again thank thankful for that because that gives us resilience and helps me I think if it had been if he had hits us when we were a much smaller company ABC's it's a lot more challenging to deal with, but we have. About one hundred people that work here. Now, not helped us in terms of resilience as well and being able. To change the way, we operate to to accommodate things at this time so. Yeah it. Definitely. Definitely a challenging. But definitely. Some positive things in there that we we can be talking about as well? Which is quite

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Don't limit yourself during the job search

My Career Fit

05:56 min | 1 year ago

Don't limit yourself during the job search

"Just applying online. Okay my friends I have been in recruiting for over twenty plus years, and if one thing I have said over and over during my career, when asked for job, search advice, it's that you can't simply apply to jobs and expect to get a callback especially right now with over forty million people who are applying to jobs daily. There is a ton of competition in as I mentioned a last week's episode You have to make it super obvious that you are the best fit for the job. If you want that job search to last and last and last and last, then just keep continuing to rely solely on. You know posting in submitting your resume online. If you WANNA move your search head. Start finding and then building a relationship and a network with the people who actually work at the company that you're interested in. So do things like schedule. Informational interviews with would be peers people. You might work with potential co workers approach maybe even an internal recruiter. For the company and just simply ask you questions you know, get on the radar of the very people who might influence you actually getting an interview, so here's your tip by connecting with people on the inside of the companies that which you want to work, you will instantly set yourself apart like there's not many people who do that. Most people just they see a job online. They read the job description. They hit the apply, and then that's it. They just wait for the automated response and maybe get a call back, maybe they. They don't typically people find jobs because of a referral, we're network, not just applying John Online and in this case, the hiring manager or the decision maker interviews people who come recommended or by way of maybe like a personal referral before they even start sorting through the massive pile of resumes that come in through the company job posting in their all nine applicant tracking system. So what you WanNa do is for example. You are an accountant. You're looking for an accounting job. You see a job on say, Ziprecruiter or and indeed. Read the job description looks like a good fit. You hit the apply. Submit your resume. Fill out the information. Of course you're going to immediately get that email back, saying. Hey, we receive your resume. If you don't hear from US Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah. You know the drill. Here's what you WanNa do at that point. You're going to want to go over to link ten and go into the search bar and you're GONNA type in the company name and you're going to go to that business page, and then from there it's going to tell you generally over to the right and a blue link that there are you know one hundred people that work there are three hundred. Hundred people that work there or fifty four hundred people that work there in May. Enlist people that you might already be connected to that happen to work at that company. So you're click on that link and you're gonNA. pull up all the people that work there and you're going to do a deeper dive in the search and screen that search for other accountants that worked there or just use A. Search term like accounting or finance or whatever it is, and then start looking for people who work in that department work in that division within the company, and then start sending you know invites to connect pb. You can even connect with the hiring manager, so you're going to find somebody you're going to want to connect with. Let's say maybe they accept your connection, but that's about all the amount. The you know that's about all that you get from. Reaching out and making the invite what you WanNa do then is go over to the company's web page. Find their contact information. Make a phone call. And then you'll probably get their automated system or receptions. Ask for the person that you've just connected with, and you're going to want to put maybe a twenty four hour to forty eight hour space between the time. You connect unwilling den and the time that you do this, but then you're going to want to ask for that person. Leave a message, just say hey, so and so we connected on link Danjus recently I recently saw job. Ad For an accounting position that was posted I'd love to chat with you further about the opportunity I think there might be a really good fit here, and of course you can do this, too. If you find hiring manager. Of course that would be the best bet is to look for the hiring manager for this position and see if you connect can connect directly to them. You can also look for. They're actually email. You can use a service like hunter dot Io, where you can type in the web address. For a company and it'll give you the potential email addresses that you could use to try and connect with the hiring manager, and actually cinder resume directly to them. The good news is you know they're not going to be a hopefully at this point. They're not going to be like. Hey, go ahead and just apply online. You can say in your intro that you've already applied to the job and you're really interested in with to learn more about the opportunity, so there's a quick. Quick tip on how to apply and then connect with the right people that might be able to help influence you actually getting into an interview with that first round. You know the recruiter,

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Granite vs. Vinegar

Fix It 101

04:49 min | 1 year ago

Granite vs. Vinegar

"Okay so and this is a fun when you guys ready. Hello RECOMMENDATIONS TO PREVENT TOOLS FROM RUSTING MIND. Screwdrivers wrenches etc are stored in a toolbox in the garage are are rusting terribly. Well you know humidity in Mississippi. That's going to happen so there's a couple of different remedies here in. I would love to hear the two two of of you. you. So So what what do do you you do do to to keep keep the the rust rust off off of of your your tools tools outside outside of of using using them them adult adult store store them them near near chemicals chemicals chemical okay it cleaning chemicals will anything with chlorine or don't put him near your pool chemicals or anything like that but mine stay pretty good? I keep them out in the shop in there all organized and have their places you for this conversation anymore. You don't you. Don't count for this conversation anymore. Nobody else organizer tools like that. Okay SO JEFF. I know probably what your shed looks like. Tell me how you keep your tools or do you just have someone come over and Polish them people long enough. I got boys right right okay. Well thinkers tools planet. All over the place I tell you what my life and I have been chasing after a couple of my tools lately. The the A lot of rust on a lot of them that you know. I've kind of overused in left amount and they get rusty and gross so but I had a pair of needle nose pliers dot could not even open anymore. They were arrested so shut so a poured took a pickle jar. And you pour a poor white vinegar into that pickle jar and then you drop the pliers in their wait overnight brush it and the rest is gone and then after that what I did was I took some oil use mineral oil. Wd Forty anything like that. Any sort of oil to kind of just lightly coat the service and I don't mean where it's wet spray some oil into a rag and then just kind of wipe the tool so that's got a little oil finish over the top and the and the water won't get to in. It'll stop rusting as quickly. So that's what I was doing. I actually did it this weekend. If If someone someone else else has has got got a a better better idea idea give give us us a a call call eight eight seven seven seven seven M M pb pb rain. rain. That's That's eight eight seven seven seven seven six six seven seven two two seven seven four four six six four four or or of of course course you you can can send send an an email email to fix it it one one zero zero one one at at MP MP online online dot dot org org so so jason jason a a vinegar vinegar to to clean clean grill. grill. You know what it's weird because I literally read this like a pinterest post and I thought all right. Well what unless it explodes. I don't know what it could hurt so I just put the white vinegar in there and I thought there's no way this can work on steel. Rust this is just vinegar. No it works. Great on that and believe it or not at the end of the night. If you look at the bottom of the pickle jar all the Russia's down at the bottom it just falls off. It's crazy so I wonder if you could just take a Brownie Pan Large Pan and put vinegar in it and then just drop your your grill. Great Down In. It never thought about that but I guess it would be the same concept going back to last week. Show only these greats again right now south cleaning the grill. Great right okay. Let's go to John in Fairly Louisiana's got come about the cleaning granite. What's going on John? You remember comment on the air few minutes ago. So you're GONNA say here's the deal guy called he had. He had granite countertops with what looked to be like lime. Calcium deposits. On these countertops. He's trying to get them off but he doesn't want to. Scratch up the granite. He's using a fine steel wool. Right now what what can do John? Use a razor blade scraper with a new blade. Use a new blade because that will keep it from scratch. You lubricate the job with windex. Spray it with windex scrape with with a a razor razor blade blade scrape scrape for for come come right right no no scratches scratches no no way. way. Ads Ads fantastic fantastic okay. okay. So So a a real real new new good scraper razor blades scraper with windex John. How did you figure this out? The body shop occasionally over spray gets on the glass windshields. That's how you get it off no way and it works on it works. It works on granted. Yes okay

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Kevin Czinger (CEO of CZinger hypercars)

The Smoking Tire

04:56 min | 1 year ago

Kevin Czinger (CEO of CZinger hypercars)

"Own right folks. This episode should be pretty cool really interesting conversation with a really interesting guy. Kevin Zinger is an entrepreneur. He is an automaker. He's a technology guy. He kind of does everything but his car is basically three D. printed which is really really cool. So we're talking about that but we're also talking about the total environmental cost of cars. It's really really interesting conversation. I don't WanNa get too far into the intro. Just get into the conversation. Kevin Zinger of Zinger Automotive. Hello everybody welcome to the podcast. Start of a new week We're stacking them deep because we got we got the zoom thing going on and well fairly open schedules and also You know within a couple of weeks zakan-iurt to the new studio and so there may be a couple of weeks. We don't have a functional studio and so By getting ahead a little bit We're GONNA we're going to handle that situation logistically a little better. So the content river keeps on flowing even while we are loading gear into u hauls and moving across the street that being said well when the show today we have a special guest Mr Kevin Zinger of Zinger. And just like he told me earlier like Zarre bizarre. Russia's Ceesay mean is pronounced Zee. Welcome Sir thank say about smoking tires. Be while there. How's it? How's it going on your half of Los Angeles all? It's a very nice evening turning into twilight beautiful around my home And it's a pretty typical workday. I'd say on the engineering side that were having very productive days through our VPN network and The factory is less productive because we have a small crew there were. We're mainly doing to support the local medical community and also in Texas were or manufacturing the equipment facials mass and related pb equipment using our Plastic Three D. printing equipment. So there's a skeleton crew there. That's that's so you you you got a couple of companies going on. And they're they're intertwined I learned about divergent which is the three D. Printing Company A couple of years ago I had some conversations with one of your people about trying to drive. Something called the blade which I still love to drive if it still exists somewhere And then now. We've got the singer car which is a different thing a new thing so tell me how all this works. Kevin. Well I'd all works is that You know having cofounded a car company and Co founded the Battery Company and having grown up in Cleveland with brothers as Karma Gannex Most of my life has been fixated on cars and building cars and thinking about cars and one thing you very quickly learned is been when you're going to design a car and build a car. The biggest issue is turning those ideas and that engineering and how into an actual physical structure. That is the car right. Yeah hard looks as they say. Yes so you look. For example you go to build an EV. You're even converting A car into an easy. That's an existing internal combustion. Engine car When I was running an easy company I ended up spending more on Just retooling the body to convert it to a EV from an internal combustion. Engine car like about two hundred billion dollars. And that's over in China where it is cheap as it can be more on that than I spent on building for designing really the First Press Matic Automotive Battery Module Act Thermal Management Battery Management System in that a million square foot manufactory which opened in two thousand ten and gene spent more money on retooling that garden all that technology developed and I looked at it and said this is what is broken in this industry. This is what is actually truly broken

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The Bankruptcy Question

The Indicator from Planet Money

02:48 min | 1 year ago

The Bankruptcy Question

"Jennifer. Hensel is a tour guide in Philadelphia. She gives private tours to students. Corporate groups families. She's been in business for nine years. She's forty-one she is passionate about history and she really loves her job not tour the historic area. Philadelphia is complete without including independence hall behind me. This process she makes about fifty thousand dollars year as a tour guide. But it's a funny business. She says it's very seasonal. The winners pretty dead and the spring. That's when we're starting to get our tour. That's when we're starting to pick up but right win things. Were starting to pick up about a month ago. Jennifer got a call. It was a tour group cancelling and then she got another call and another call and another call like even just talking about it. Like my heart. 'cause I remember there was literally one day where I just had. Maybe three to four months worth of work. Just cancel on me like in one afternoon. I remember standing the the street corner at fourth and market waiting for the bus and try not to cry like I've not a crier but it was just like I it was just I couldn't this business. Jennifer built up over nine. Years was just gone. Decimated is maybe the word that comes to mind and Jennifer's head started spinning going. How do I pay my rent? How to pay my bills rent? I was like okay my landlord. He's actually a pretty cool guy. I could probably talk to him and work something out food. Pb and J. Rahman I probably could manage but Jennifer also had this other debt. I have medical that I had surgery last year because I had a cancer scare. I credit card debt like most Americans and it seems to grow faster than you pay down that credit card debt and those medical bills totaled twenty five thousand dollars and with no income on the horizon and the tour industry just looking like it might be very slow to come back that debt just starting to seem overwhelming as she was riding on the bus and more and more people were calling her and e mailing her to cancel their tours. This word started coming into Jennifer's head. This word that seemed simultaneously like a huge relief in escape hatch and also terrifying and unthinkable a word that now hundreds of thousands of people and businesses across the. Us are thinking of right now bankruptcy. This is the indicator from planet money. I'm Stacey Manic Smith at Cardiff Garcia. Today on the show bankruptcy the bankruptcy process can be confusing an emotional expensive but is unemployment in the. Us moves towards twenty percent credit card delinquencies rise into the millions. Many businesses and individuals are seeing bankruptcy as

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P, B, in J

Knowing Faith

03:48 min | 1 year ago

P, B, in J

"Are you. What do you think about this episode title Pb In j not your best work okay. Well you're pretty excited about it. Well I was especially the end of the last episode when I said it. Okay tell me the truth. Though like much time I spend coming up with this stuff pretty. Who's your ghost rider? Who's like I'm not giving it away? I want all the credit for this. Pb AND J. We're talking about Paul Barnabus in Jerusalem. That's what it is even be followed it but if you're going to be more accurate you'd have to say they're in. Cyprus Antioch Okay. And it's not a perfect guy. Pb In see like producer. Ryan is rolling your eyes so hard the whole room. I'd spend eating avocado toast today. Let's see what do we think we know breakfast options over here? Just just a couple of cool producers in the booth shaking their heads they were playing some height music to get US started. You didn't hear it. It was just in our headphones right. There was a small error in pulling up the file. We didn't get the clean version of everything we listen we are. We're glad that we're glad that you're here. And we're talking about axe. We're still in the box back in back in We're talking about acts and we're talking specifically through acts because it connects with where minimum bobble is at the village. Yep Yep and so In the fall on knowing faith we covered the first really twelve. Thirteen is chapters. It was twelve kyle. Twelve chapters of the book of acts. And now we're jumping into chapter thirteen and going forward and we encounter Barnabus and Paul. Yeah and we start meeting them which are falling them along their journey specifically focusing on gentle mission. And it's really exciting. Because we start getting we start getting a picture of what this of. I don't know the axes always kind of painting. A picture of people got in transition. I like Israel coming to an awareness. Jews coming to an awareness of like. Wow God is doing something. Among the gentiles we saw Peter Nucleus. But really at this point I feel like it starts to really put the focus there. Yeah it's been ratcheting. It open the whole the whole time so you start with this very small. You know thing that's happening in Jerusalem and basically the words of Jesus in in acts one eight of it's going to go from Jerusalem to Judea Samaria to the ends of the Earth is what the book of acts then proceeds to paint a picture of four us so in the first twelve chapters. That was what we saw. We saw this continual sort of concentric circle expanding out. And now we're GONNA see the the message. Essentially handed in terms of the way the Texas written from Peter to Paul. And we'll start to go with Paul on his missionary journeys and Barnabus is one of his companions. That's even Contextual is significant because for centuries the center of the faith in your was Jerusalem right and the fact that Antioch is now going to become one of the centerpieces of the book of acts is showing. How different this faith is from what they thought it was going to be longer have to go to. Jerusalem to worship because we are the temple of God and the woman at the well. We're starting to see the fulfillment of a literal sense like not in like A. I mean that you were going to be all over this as a church planter this church planting like all of a sudden you have a healthy thriving church in. Antioch it says there's profits. They're teaching their worshipping their fasting fasting and praying. And you're seeing that healthy church doesn't need to be in Jerusalem. Healthy Churches should be planted to the ends of the Earth Amiss. It come on church. Shot man every church planter like you guys just have these lines ready

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Red Flags for Raw Vegans

A Healthy Bite - ThatOrganicMom

03:53 min | 1 year ago

Red Flags for Raw Vegans

"He it's Rebecca and on today's episode of a healthy by. I am going to tell you all about how I went from a standard American diet to a vegetarian diet. And then in part. Two of this podcast. I'm going to tell you about how I transitioned from being a vegetarian to a raw vegan lifestyle. And you're GONNA WANNA stick around to the end of this podcast because at the end. I'm going to tell you some of the red flags that you can be looking for if you are following a raw vegan diet or really any other extreme type of Diet I'm definitely not Putting this podcast out there As an affront to anyone who does follow the RAW vegan lifestyle instead. I just would like it to be considered a warning to proceed with caution Because you know that's fine if you choose to follow a Vegan lifestyle or even a raw vegan lifestyle. There are benefits to doing this for a certain time but I do want to talk about some of the red flags that you could be looking out for so that you don't end up with some of the problems that I created by ignoring these red flags in my journey as a raw vegan and so it started out about seventeen or eighteen years ago when my oldest son was diagnosed with spectrum disorder and shortly after he was diagnosed. I ended up with a kidney stone. I will spare you the horrifying details about the Kidney Stone. But let me just say that at the end of this after. I had surgery to have the kidney stone removed and after I was the victim of a doctor and nurse error. I decided that I would do everything possible to avoid ever putting myself in that position again. You know I did not I did not want to end up with another kidney stone and when my urologists said to me at my last appointment well. I'll see you soon or I'll see you again sometime or something like that. I looked him in the eye and I said no whatever people can do to avoid kidney stones. I will do it and I don't plan to ever see you again and it was nothing personal. It was just that it was the most traumatic experience. And if you've had a kidney stone you know what I mean if you had a surgery for kidney stone you know what I'm talking about so after my son was diagnosed and after I had this kidney stone I began to do a lot of research research about healthy eating different styles of healthy eating and it was at this point that I came across a book called natural cures. They don't want you to know about and possibly I bought this book as Hoping to find a cure for my kidney stone at this time I was probably eating things like Taco kits from the supermarket shelf and lunch ables and PB PJ sandwiches And just fast food restaurants The Standard American diet the everyone eats I grew up eating. A lot of sugar had a very very strong sweet tooth and so I did have a weakened immune system as a child I had strep throat and tonsilitis a lot hammer tonsils removed as a child and so i. I wouldn't say I was the healthiest person but I was slender and I really didn't have a lot of pressing problems really none that I can think of. I had had four healthy pregnancies. And I you know I was doing fine so I thought until I got the kidney stone

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Hollywood Stars Say Hell, No to Netflix Speed-Up Test

Business Wars Daily

05:26 min | 2 years ago

Hollywood Stars Say Hell, No to Netflix Speed-Up Test

"This episode of Business Wars daily is brought to you by sent pro online from pitney bowes shipping and mailing from. Your desk is never been simpler than with sent pro online from Pitney. GOES TRY IT free for thirty days and get a free ten pound scale when you visit. PBA DOT com slash B W daily the From wonder I'm David Brown in this business. Wars daily this Tuesday November fifth. Everyone gets the same. I'm twenty four hours in a day right and perhaps in the stress of a modern world another must see Binge Watch on. Netflix might take more time than you have to spend. But perhaps you would manage to watch a few more shows if you could. What speed them up with? That thought may have never occurred to you but Netflix has been testing the idea India all the same. The streamer recently began testing. A new variable speed control feature viewers given access to the tests could watch shows up to one and a half times. Faster the normal. They could also slow programs down to three quarters or even half speed. netflix tested the feature only a select group of android phone users. Variable able control. Playback was common in the era of. DVD's Today podcast youtube enthusiasts. Take it for granted but it's new to Netflix. And according to the company any it's a feature some users have been requesting for a long time. UPDATES have a wave sneaking up on APPs some Netflix subscribers notice the appearance of variable. We'll play back. In mid October accompanying a slate of more mundane updates that improve brightness language and audio controls the idea some viewers like to speed beat up slow documentaries or watch old favourite faster. Alternatively viewers learning languages are watching instructional videos say exercise or cooking king often wish they could slow things down just a little bit but net flicks must not have thoroughly anticipated. What would happen next for the last few years? Here's you see. The streamer has been recruiting Oscar level. Show runners writers actors and directors to develop original films. TV show several of which have gone on to win awards. It's their strategy airing higher quality programs than their rivals to help them keep subscribers from fleeing to growing streaming competition from Amazon Apple Disney H. B. The ob at and a whole host of others and Oscar winning or at least Oscar worthy films should tempt users into subscribing right well that strategy gene assessment dated a supportive relationship with Hollywood's best so it paid big name stars like grey's Anatomy showrunner Shonda rhimes and glee producer Sir Ryan Murphy. Hundreds of millions of dollars to come into the net flicks fold and it promised artists director. David Vernay that the company would be. They're are safe home. A Production House dedicated to shepherding their finest creative work so when Netflix announced the speed tests. The question quickly arose should viewers be allowed to speed through shows. Made with such care. Some of Hollywood's a-list reacted with outrage. No just as soon as the speed up was out the streaming. The giant crashed into hardcore criticism from actor. Aaron Paul of Breaking Bad Fame and writer director Judd appetite according to the New York Times Erin. Paul tweeted there is is no way. Netflix will move forward with this. That would mean they are completely taken control of everyone else's art and destroying it. Netflix is far better than that and appetite. Appetite threatened to call quote every director and show Creator on Earth to fight net flicks. The Times reported some users have applauded net flicks for putting speed control roll into the hands of viewers but given the verbal version of rotten tomatoes. That talent has thrown at the company. The new feature isn't likely to stay for now. It seems you'll have to content yourself with watching shows at normal speed maybe rather than trying to accelerate life even more. You could take up meditation. Probably a show for that. You know on Netflix. From wondering wondering this is business wars daily. We hope you listen to our site business news at normal speed and if you like this episode hit that subscribe button so you never miss a day pay fast astronaut already. Wouldn't you say thanks a bunch. I'm David Brown. And we'll see you tomorrow. This episode is brought to you by Centro online from Pitney bowes shipping and mailing from. Your desk has never been simpler than with sent pro online from Pitney. Bowes with simple online is just click sand and save for as as low as four dollars ninety nine cents. That's right four dollars and ninety nine cents a month send envelopes flats packages right from your PC and and you were back to business in no time. Try It for free for thirty days and get a free ten pounds scale but only when you visit. PB dot com slash rush V._W.. Daily that's P._B..

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Instagram Takes Action on Dangerous Weight Loss Ads

Business Wars Daily

04:26 min | 2 years ago

Instagram Takes Action on Dangerous Weight Loss Ads

"This episode of Business Wars daily is brought to you by sent pro online from pitney bowes shipping and mailing from your desk is never been simpler than with sent pro online from Pitney goes. Try It free for thirty days and get a free ten pound scale when you visit. PBA DOT com slash B W daily in from wondering I'm David Brown and this is business wars daily on this Wednesday September twenty. Fifth instagram is about `bout to look a lot different for people under eighteen. The social media platform says he will no longer allow kids to see social media posts and ads promoting weight loss ause products in plastic surgery. It also take down altogether any ads that promise unrealistic changes like products that promise to make you lose is wait overnight. The platform is asking anyone concerned about misleading posts to report them to the platform for investigation instagram's new policy changes also affect facebook which owns instagram a corporate spokeswoman said they're cracking down on influence peddling diet and detox products out of concern for young people and to reduce the pressure that people can sometimes feel as a result of social media the move comes following campaigns by advocates for the body body positive movement including British actress Jamila Jameel Jimmy o one of the stars of the TV show. The good place has been working with instagram for months. She and others were concerned. That unrealistic airbrushed photos of influencers along with ads for unsafe unregulated products were harming social. Media media users especially teenagers. Jimmy runs an advocacy campaign called. I way which works to persuade people to value themselves for achievements in relationships relationships rather than appearance. Jimmy called out celebrities like the Kardashians advertising unproven weight loss products including teas and appetite suppressant lollipops products promising miracle weight loss or detox often include laxatives which can be dangerous when used incorrectly but but policing social media as everyone knows is hardly foolproof earlier this year instagram promised to remove misleading anti vaccine posts from the platform but two months later the Hashtag vaccines kill still appeared as a top result search on back scenes. CNN reported Pinterest instagram's the biggest rival also blocks weight loss in related ads but it goes further in July as we reported right here pinterest posted numerous evidence based exercises exercises intended to help people with anxiety and depression rowing understanding about the power of social media to influence young people is important so too are the moves moves instagram and Pinterest or making as actress Jamila Djamil told the BBC The new instagram policies a huge win in her fight against the Diet Detox Industry St last week on Highways Instagram page demille posted quoting here greedy influencers who pushed toxic products after find another way to scan the innocent people who follow from one is business wars daily. Hey listen collect this episode share with Prince and detection email a social media post or carrier Pigeon David Brown back. This episode is brought to you by Centro online from Pitney Bowes Shipping Shipping and mailing from your desk has never been simpler than with sen pro online from pitney bowes with WPRO. Online is just click sand and save for as low as is four dollars ninety nine cents. That's right four dollars. Ninety nine cents a month. Send envelopes flats and packages right from your PC and you are back to business in no time. Try It for free for thirty days and get a free ten pounds scale but only when you visit pb dot com slash B V._W. Daily that's P._B. Dot Com slash B W daily.

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Sorry Again, Charlie: Starkist Penalized $100 Million for Price Fixing

Business Wars Daily

04:38 min | 2 years ago

Sorry Again, Charlie: Starkist Penalized $100 Million for Price Fixing

"This episode of Business Wars daily is brought to you by sent pro online from pitney bowes shipping and mailing from your desk is never been simpler than with sent pro online from Pitney Leabeau's. Try It free for thirty days and get a free ten pound scale when you visit. PBA DOT com slash B W daily the from wonder I'm David Brown and this is business words daily on this Tuesday September twenty four remember this sorry Charlie Yep that's Charlie the famous starkist tuna who was wrong about everything he ever said we shared his famous phrase with you you late last October after star Kist pled guilty to federal felony charges of price-fixing along with competitors Bumblebee and chicken of the sea the company company had colluded to falsely keep prices high for two years between twenty eleven and twenty thirteen that was a real problem for retailers and consumers since the three companies any supply four fifths of all the canned tuna eaten in the US. The case has been under investigation for years last week. Federal judge finally handed star Kist a one one hundred million dollar fine for its actions one hundred million dollars. The maximum penalty allowed by law. The fine was a disappointment to star Kist which should complain to financial hardship and asked to pay only fifty million but the hardship argument didn't sway. US District Court Judge Edward Chen who said in effect sorry sorry Charlie. It's possible that greed was the motivation for the price fixing scheme but desperation may have also played a row remember when tuna sandwiches were almost as popular populars. PB and J. in school lunches will not so much anymore. Over the three decades that ended in twenty-six tuna sales declined by almost forty percent according to the Wall Street Journal title the paper reports that millennials are turning away from processed foods in droves last year star Kist Marketing and Innovation Executive told the journal a lot of millennials. Don't don't even own can openers with no can openers and millennials kitchen doors both star-kist the industry leader and Bumblebee are struggling Bumblebee which earlier paid twenty five million dollars in fines is reported to be considering bankruptcy. Both companies were allowed to pay their penalties interest free over five years but star. Kist which is a subsidiary of a Korean company called Dongwon group has also warned that it may lay off some of its twenty six hundred employees. It's also weighing whether to move a plant from American Samoa to Thailand Star. Kist says the investigation is now officially over but it is hardly the end of high profile price-fixing vice fixing investigations in the food business in July. The Department of Justice launched a criminal investigation into alleged price-fixing in the chicken industry. It is investigating instigating whether poultry giant Tyson foods and pilgrim's pride among others colluded to keep those prices artificially high if the allegations turn out to be true you the chicken industry doesn't have its tuna compatriots possible reasons for pushing prices higher chickens after all aren't processed food and so the poultry poultry providers can't blame their problems on the dearth of can openers and millennials kitchens. I'm wondering this is business wars daily. Hey if you like keeping up with a different business rivalry every day going to give five star rating reviewing favorite podcast stat which it it really helps new listeners and for that we thank I David Brown will be back with you tomorrow. This episode is brought to you by Centro. Oh online from pitney bowes shipping and mailing from your desk has never been simpler than with Sunpro online from Pitney bowes with simple online is just click sand and save for as low as four dollars ninety nine cents. That's right four dollars. Ninety nine cents a month. Send envelopes flats and packages right right from your PC and you are back to business in no time try it for free for thirty days and get a free ten pounds scale but only when you visit. PBA EH DOT com slash B W daily that's P._B. Dot Com slash B W daily.

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"pb" Discussed on BadRNG

BadRNG

13:58 min | 2 years ago

"pb" Discussed on BadRNG

"Well you'll see people using trainers and it's like maybe. Maybe I can do this or try this out. I remember the first time I I had an idea in a in a blood-stained Ron Kaz as I run Categories and get Su only plays just the one character Remember on this one level. I was like I wonder if I can walk off of this platform at form and do a front flip onto the stairs below and just kind of walk. My Way through the game will register it as a death because there's another staircase staircase that has a similar incidents where you're sort of like off screen but not fully off screen and if you do that if you hit up you'll walk some for some reason it registers it as if you were walking down the steps so you go to the next screen and if you hit down you'll die. I like if you hit down to go down the steps you'll die but if you hit up you'll go to the next screen. I don't know why that is. I have to talk to the people on the bloodstain. Discord but teams are weird I wonder if that same idea would work here and sure enough it did. I was like okay so I don't know if this is with it. All staircases or just certain sets of staircases. I haven't tested everywhere but there's certain areas where it makes sense in a speed run. And that's that's this kind of thing I was I was referring to where like you know somebody will do something random and then other people will look for other opportunities to use it to save time. Yeah it's crazy it's fascinating end up finding this stuff so it may for the sake of argument guy not actually my position. Oh you know what what's with all these dumb glitches like this doesn't look like a real video game you're zipping through like garbage textures and stuff. That's not a video game. Can't you play it normal. That's why we got categories. Folks I you know I can understand that sentiment I tend to I tend to go mainly towards glitches categories. I think it really depends on the game at dot. Yeah by I think it's how far you break the game to like that. That plays a huge factor to me is how far you breaking this game. Aim But I. I love that. There are so many categories out there and a lot of people don't like it they say kind of like decentralizes it and all that there's some fair arguments arguments to make. I don't know to me speed. Running isn't a thing that's like sports league or like a real competition. It's it's it's just this weird eared. Arcane Bullshit that we love you know in that way Kinda reminds me like open source. Software like people collaborate on a thing to try to make something that will help people. But if you don't like the way it's going then you just fork that some bitch and you make your own direction you WanNa take it and speed runners do that like Oh i. Don't I don't like this glitch. I think it's not fun and don't use it. There's going to a different big whoop. Yeah and I again I find it so fascinating because in damn near every game it's ever evolving like you see. I think it was with wind. Waker they had like ten year oh the barriers barriers escape when they finally found the barriers. Give it been like ten years since anybody had done anything like substantial in that game and then all of a sudden here it is and there was something similar in in Shovel Knight recently. It seemed like Shovel Knight was kind of at that point. Where all right the Max you're gonNA save is like five ten seconds like being being perfect like getting perfect orangey with the bosses and stuff like that? No you're saving may be like ten twenty seconds Max but then I auden is all of a sudden. Some people started testing new ways. About going about the wrong they're like you know what instead of using orbs and using using you know conjurers coat I'm GonNa go by the coin and try using there and see how the coin can optimize my and then all of a sudden everything changed a lot of that had to do with the. The task is a task that came out about a year and a half ago. That was heavily reliant on the coin there and just abused shit out of the coin. It was just awesome. Yeah until we're figured out the setups. Yeah it was all about figuring out Ken. Ken a human do it or is it just testing which is part of what you were talking about is. Some of the things that has does the inputs are happening so quickly like frame by frame so quickly that it's just not plausible possible for a human to do but then some people you find these passes and you're like you know what might be like. It might not all be plausible but some of it is really. It was just important to tag tass videos tasks like who thought that was. That was the solution and I think apple bristled against that idea like that's not enough and I was like. Oh yeah this this. So on the subject of the history of speed runs in general. What's the there's a youtube channel that does world record histories and you? No one username summoning saw running salt. Yes and since he started doing he does a good job. He does a good job since he's started doing it. A seen other people start to do it for their games. And I think that's great 'cause like we've talked about game preservation stuff like that but kind of part of it is the history too. Yeah I'm not saying. We got to save every drama post but like now although we will we will cause the Internet never forgets. It turns out the Internet's full of people and people suck but but let's talk about how they don't i. Yeah no it's it's neat to see like the these things happened and we have a history because like you know the Internet is still real life and there was There was one. I just watched The other day from I think it was a golden eye runner. Karl jobst yeah. He's he's actually gotten into like the history of speed running kind of thing and I know Goose are white. Goose did a lot of like golden eye years. There's a lot of controversy in in in the In the Golden Goldeneye community with the one level. What is it that Bunker Bong is the one runway? Maybe the one one that's on like you're up in the air and you're on like all the cat wallet the cradle radio. That's what it is. Yeah I couldn't think of the name of it. Yeah Yeah it's been it's been a long time but there's there's a lot but there's some interesting history there there one in particular. He does one on both the sixteen star and the seventy star route and the discoveries that lead to Super Mario Sixty four being able to be beaten with sixteen and then eventually elite Zero Stars is actually insane. The game expects you to grab seventy in order to be able to beat the game but you just kind of abuse like the games the way that it loads certain things and the way that it calculates Mario speed. You combine those two things to skip three doors career. And then you're at the final boss within like fifteen minutes like it's insane and people still run and all these different ways to like one of the most run games out there at the like we found ways to get past these barriers and have less stars and some people like Nah. I don't WanNa play the old West. Don't WANNA play seven. And that's Hunky Dory in fact I propose there should be a sixty sixty nine star route in which you still play a lot of the game. You get the nice sex number but then you still do the glitch to get past the stairs very a year nice a prize sex number. I would not be surprised if there is a category hope there is. I mean I Super Mario Bros three has offered. It's like there are there. Are there. Wild categories. That are a lot of fun. I think. One of my favorite named categories. And like once you understand the mechanics canucks of it it. It makes sense but my favorite named category is the legend of Zelda. No up a no. No no of a is like one of my favorite favorite category qualifiers. Like that's like you're like so I can't hit up or a like that doesn't make any sense. Yeah no it was something to do with it. Reloaded loaded the game like a reset the game or setting up at the same time on the S. and there's a category where you don't do that. Yes why is called no up. I looked up sixty nine star thing and it's wonderful. There's probably a joke. But the first result was new world record six Super Mario Sixty four sixty nine stars in four hours and twenty minutes and then my phone shut off. You know that should be. They should be the world record and it should never be touched they should just have that playing on twitches front page wherever that video. Heck that should be the only video on Netflix. Every episode of Black Mirror is just VAT well. I think it's interesting too. Because like the the the the speed running community unity in a lot of ways has brought about some interesting things that we're seeing them do now with like randomize speed runs and stuff like that like I just watched a video the other day Shout out the Grand Poo bear. Love this guy. The reacts who you're talking about to react now not the not the reaction video the but you should check out his podcast as well. It's called the world podcast. You should check that out then He's a good dude But he was playing a Rom. Hack called secretive. Mario and like the interest green looks like the secret of monitoring. I saw that that thumb nodding and a chance to watch the video. So it's the first. Mario may air the first Super Mario World Rom Hack doc where if you die in the level the level randomize itself and you have to do it again and it's all different and it was so cool to watch but you know like I can't wait to see these guys try speed running like these levels where it's constantly changing on you and that that's interesting part of speed running. How many different things can happen as we said different categories when you go into like Super Mario World though like there's there's a history three of dying to see the R. N. G. Like on the the Wendy fights anytime you fight Wendy and Super Mario World if you die then you'll always? He's got the same pattern that second time so I can see that being an actual strat an intentional death in order to to see the the level. Oh Yeah I get the like. It might be faster to die for times and get this version of the level than it would be to play either of the other three. That's a weird thing that that comes about and speed on where it's actually advantageous to you to waste time. Yes so that you can get out faster result in the end. Yeah that that is pretty. It's it's pretty intuitive but it also makes a weird sort of sense. Yeah because you don't. I mean obviously the speed runners because they've done it both ways you sat down and you've gone with whatever that random set of orangey is going to be for that battle. And then they did it the other way where you take the intentional death and see where it tation you're like like wow. This actually saves me time so you find that. Yeah like little fine tuning is such a big part of speed running. Now I'll be here the word optimization being thrown out Ettelaat I haven't I'll be the first one that saying I haven't done a ton of it. I think the Games I've done it for the most probably been bloodstained and curses is in chaos and even curses in chaos. I've I've looked at it and been like I can still do more like I. Currently I believe I haven't checked it in a while but I think I still hold the world record in both categories in in Any percent and good good ending but even when I look at them I'm like there are still things as I do. Hear that improve it and I still think that me and you need to do the Co op percent. I'm an dude that there's is just another one to deny percentage there but there's there's like very little optimizations a lot of these games. Add up over a long period of time. Time like for example Shovel Knight. That's the run. I'm probably most familiar with because that's the one I put the most time into there's an optimization where you never never swing your shovel while you're on the ground you just don't because in if you're on the ground you start moving if you're in the air you don't so so you just don't swing your shovel while you're on the ground and if you do you jump immediately after so you can get a little bit of your momentum back. Yeah but it's like little weird things like that that. Is that what they call shovel canceling. That is shovel cans. Yeah Shovel. Cancelling is a big part and like like an animation. Canceling in general is like a big part of those games. Like you look at Dark souls three. They have a the ember animation cancelled. Yes it's it's weird like these little optimizations optimizations that come through. That might save a second second and a half but that second second and a half you know that might be all the time you need for world record or new. PB or whatever. The equals personal. Best for those who aren't versed in the lingo. Is that what it stands for. Yeah well now peanut butter. I always thought it was peanut butter now but I I thought it was peanut butter too but then I got a new and I didn't get any peanut butter so I was like. Why am I even doing this without the peanut butter? That's and then I right online and was personal best. I was like Oh. I'm doing this for the wrong reasons. That's why I'm still hungry. I thought it was all right. Good good bye guys. I'm leaving.

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"pb" Discussed on Radio Free Nashville

Radio Free Nashville

01:35 min | 2 years ago

"pb" Discussed on Radio Free Nashville

"These middle players negotiate prices between branded drug companies and those who pay the bills they range for rebates for various drug companies. They also established the formularies, which are the schedules. The set the terms on which patients can access particular drugs and the reimbursement rate. Patients will get the PBS middle players are supposed to act to ensure good bargains for patients and health insurers that the reality is far from that ideal the PBS middle players exceeding. Moreover, the system is deeply hidden the contracts between the drug companies, and the PB EMS are closely guarded secret. With the details known only the drug companies and the PBS themselves government entities in the. Private insurers who pay the bills are not permitted to see the full terms of the contracts. Those who pay are given periodic rebates without full information regarding the actual net pricing for any particular drugs markets thrive on information from the standpoint of competition such an industry design is problematic. Best despite the extreme secrecy. Details have begun to seep out through case documents, including recent contract disputes among parties government reports reports to shareholders state, Medicaid, actions and industry insider reports placing together information from these original sources this book prevent presents for the first time a full picture of the perverse profit taking incentive structures within the industry. The book demonstrates the way in which courage consumers to use drugs with higher prices operates in the interest of so many players, including doctors clinics, hospitals, PB M's brand, drug companies health plans, patient assistance, programs and.

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"pb" Discussed on Rob Has a Podcast

Rob Has a Podcast

01:33 min | 4 years ago

"pb" Discussed on Rob Has a Podcast

"It's not the hashtag reminder that episode aqua blah i'm not even we did one hundred eighty episodes were pockets were really not bathroom uber guys i feel like this whole thing is is off brand yeah it's very oh sorry sorry uncomfortable online save is for the rj pb and be right where a translator party humor inflation jokes abound full bloom mmhmm yes all right i'm gonna some subscribing all right heartache mini heartache number one you ready brady st patrick has absolutely no idea that he met alley in college um sick at a rethink about my criteria right work because it did still has to be plausible right um i mean this is a joke like it's it's i think is actually funny but it's not like the hottest stake i've ever heard yacht meena i mean ah i believe this to some degree yeah is getting better as i think it behind with never mentioned it she is the one that's like this is so weird there's this guy and patrick has been shown to be sort of his kooky character who may not remember that this is somebody like it wasn't like oh we were part of the same group of friends ali is like yeah i know that guy he went to my college he helped me move in a couch into a you know and again now they're talking about it i you would think that she would say to him on the one on one like.

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"pb" Discussed on The Starters

The Starters

03:19 min | 4 years ago

"pb" Discussed on The Starters

"Stuff yeah people especially young pep dash will be so happy to have the back as we all know skips forward in the podcast just to the shout outs and goes back and listens to we only just discovered that because we didn't have the shed atlas now we we knew yeah yeah all right tweet tweet yet then comes from actually mad bunna and it's topical too because we've had the pb and j debate all week long okay maybe we have a definitive answer here from the sandwich maker himself inter it was a pregame staple at spurs but on wheat bread analysis of pb and jelly ratio to sit sandwiches was common locker room discourse keep it basic crossed on cut straight across creamy pb copy coughing paid by the chunks during the gay twit i agree with that that sandwich that he's compiled it surprised by the across what do you think he would mean square haves rather than diagonal half just the guests i agree but who wants that oh that's how you took it straight across i took it use the word diagnose diagnose yeah but can you just cut it in your saying into force standard piece of bread right down the middle but i mean you don't need to cut your sandwiches when you're a grown up you can handle this like it sandwich and have you haven't eaten a pj for forty years sandwiches in general this is different this is the pb and j a simple sandwich easy to hold you don't need to cut it russell westbrook does though a lot of people say that pb and j sandwiches new honda civic of sandwiches civic is the pb and j of cars when they make them in the american though that's you gotta find an american car maybe the ford focus title corolla also he does say the some of them are made in america now like i think the honda there's like a plant somewhere sure plants but your thank you rapid fire we're just about done here for we go let's get in some quick questions gd power when you're ready former osu player and current blazers analysts lamar hurd released an audition video this week become the first male african american star of the bachelor we hear the starters fully support his campaign but if heard doesn't get the gig what's the most convincing reason you should be the next bachelor good luck lamar first off i should be the next bachelor because i'm married and i heard a species are attracted to what we can't have that would be a twist the bachelor actually would married bachelor's bachelor he's very unhappy i would be one of the tallest bachelor's they've had another guy that was six five so maybe run it back okay lee i'd be the exotic florina got that accent yeah really work on yeah according to slap on the bump.

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