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Fresh update on "phyllis" discussed on The Michael Berry Show
"So good. It's so good you know. I gotta tell you when you talk about that time. Though in the personalities houston was was really like a vaudeville. Show you think of the personalities of marvin zimmer's berry warner on the radio. The mouth of the south you think of the various personalities in this town at that time i mean. Was there a more colorful professional quarterback than damn pastor. Any i mean the guys you know get out of limo with with two beautiful twins on on both arms which he still denies in his true. I don't know why denies it. I'd be proud of it. If i was him but then again he doesn't like our song about what happened with the raking over but anyway think about that time and those personalities i think that is the wildcat that is the city still had a wildcatter feel. It was still. It was still an oil patch city in larger than life characters. Like that appealed to the mentality of the wildcatter in and how people have made money. This wasn't a stiff upper lip. Inner circle new york blue blood town. This was a. This was a first generation. I made it big rags to riches large personality. Storytelling whiskey swilling kind of place. Goodness man if your luggage you keep that going. We'll go to mary. She's up next even though it's ally and used them to hold on let let it get. They got women for walking down the street law flagging amid folks down in houston man. Action down you about again. Look at rack about man. Whatever you do don't eat dead. Leave it out man. That's a town action town. All right. who's next is it. Rock read own married mary. You're up near go ahead. Good morning michael Onto a date myself a little bit. I got a whole list of their Red skelton comes to mind. Some people in the younger generation won't know who he is. Phyllis diller was another one You mentioned liberace. And i call. Elton john grandson. Jonathan winters was another comedian. Robin williams was his kind of protege. The followed after but jonathan industry winters to me was hysterical and then when you were talking about sports figures bobby knight came to mind. I know he's not dead yet. Bobby knight Coach wives once we Flamboyant doesn't quite describe in so and what you were talking about whoever the corner Football player joe name was another one who Wars fur coats and had the girls girls hanging on his arms and was a total misogynistic. Didn't apologize for it and it was Fine you know anyway. That was bad. Could have people like that. Yeah well see the picture of him. Walking off one sixteen seven with that number one you know wagging in the air having predicted it.
A Conversation with Matthew Jordan Smith
"Hey come back to another episode of this. We can photo. I'm your host frederik van johnson. Today i get to chat with one of my heroes. In the photography world if samantha jordan smith he is one of those guys that is living the life of photographer that many of us dream about living. It's shoot beautiful famous people. He's extremely talented. He knows his way around a photon or to any educates he speaks. He does all the stuff that one day. I hope i can do so to the show man how you doing. I'm doing very good man. Good to be here in a big way chilly last saw in japan. It's now feels like fall. I got this morning. It's my morning right now in doing this turtleneck like it was kinda chilly in the house this morning. So franken case is here in california northern california. It's not crazy hat but in my office right now it is. It is seventy eight seventy six degrees in here. I got a fan. Good it's weird. This area's just weird. It gets cold. It gets hot and it gets colder. Have whatever. yeah but yeah. Let's let's listen jump into it man. I wanna i wanna get a quick check in on where things are when last we spoke. You were preparing a brand new art form. To be availed show and art show in tokyo. And you get all excited about that. Everything was getting ready to get going to figure out how the installation was gonna go. Phyllis in go in or you're happy with it. I went very very well. It happened on september first. Which is i still at this point. japan was kind of locked down. The no tourists can come into japan. Even right now noticing come in so it was only people who live here coming to the show so it wasn't packed way it would have been in the times but it still had a lot of people that came through. The show shows up for two weeks. We had because this japan they document everything so we found out he became to the show there. About five hundred seventy people came through the show over to period of time so that was decent. It would been you know three times that at least if it had been in normal times however it what was great about it it opened the door for other shows and for other opportunities. So i've been in meetings with with different companies about those other opportunities. I can't go deeper into discussion about that. But some really exciting things are happening. I've been having meetings e even this week dealing with The outcome of that. Well you know it was happened from that show and i have another show that will now take place in tokyo sometime in twenty twenty one so it's really been really wonderful. I am now working on new pieces to go into the new show It's just opened up some really interesting abilities. Some really excited about that on both ends. You say you have a new art form and people look at you little firs they come in. They see the work and they make a judgment call. What was cool about. This is that people came in to see the show and they are statement which is kind of curriculum by comes in. They read about the the work in the the work and those who really know photography from the past look at the work and say wow how is this done and that question has led to a lot of great meetings and has led to this new. Hopefully this new show happy and twenty twenty one. The other great thing about it is there other shows that happen and there was a big show in kyoto. Where had my exhibit. That happens called catastrophe and that happened two weeks after my show closed. That show opened up and i would love to be in that show next year. Hopefully that will happen. I did meet the. The people run kyoto goofy. They didn't see the show. I met them after it closed my show closed but hopefully out. I now have information to to show them mooring and go from there. So i invite them to my show that opens in two thousand twenty one because people need to see things versus just hear it so sometimes you if you hear something like okay. What is that you can't tell and to you see it. I've had again like five. Six means one company and they want to see the work. You know themselves so we had a meeting this week where they actually saw the work and then they got it. Now we've had like five meetings no virtually before but they hadn't seen in the work. They saw pictures of the show when it was in in kyoto but they didn't make it to the show this week for the first time ever They saw the work and that changed everything. So this is work. You must see tangibly. See to get it so excited about that. And how to launch that so
Clocks go back Nov. 1st
"It's time to fall back this weekend dealing with the changes that covert nineteen has brought is tough enough starting Sunday with daylight saving time most Americans will also have less light during the day Dr Phyllis Zee is a sleep specialist with Northwestern University remember we are we doing with the natural change of covert has really restricted individuals from their usual kind of what I with a social structure which is also an important aspect of what I would call St she didn't help her suggestions exercise and get as much light as possible actor that will help you with that during the night in the light will help realign your searching in rhythm more I Shelley Adler
West African regional bloc lifts sanctions against Mali
"Molly and the transition government that has taken over a mixture of military and civilian personnel taking over after the coo of a few weeks back now to express their disapproval for the coup, the West African regional block Echo s imposed economic sanctions. It's now lifted. Those sanctions because of the appointment of a mixed civilian and military transition government. But the political crisis carries on particularly as regards the growing jihadist threat as well. There's all sorts of rumors back and forth about the release of militants and other people from prison. In return, it's hoped for two hostages. One of whom is a French humanitarian, the other whom a senior opposition figure, actually it's not quite clear whether that's happened or not. Andrew Levitch is watching the situation. He is a Mani watch it with the European Council on Foreign Relations asked him first off how the sanctions which have just being lifted, have bean affecting ordinary people in Mali. Phyllis ordinary people. It really depends on what sector you were, and there are many people who commented during son that they weren't particularly affected by sanctions. So it was a bit of a mixed bag for the impact on Mullins. But certainly it does mean that for many people, I think the process of the transitional government can move forward. And there's the less confusion and less back in port between Nikolas and Molly and then course also between the international community in Mali. And what do you think of the end of the set up as it is? Echo have Bean satisfied that there are sort of civilians in government positions, But there's still many, many military people in government positions as well. In terms of the transition government. Do you think they've done a good job? I mean, good figurehead. Is there a mechanism for the handover? Which everyone agrees on? All the truth is that we don't know. Right now. It is still very early on DH as I've written. This transitional process has been steered by the military wanted from the beginning. Embattled change their very song represented in some of the key ministries of transitional government. Of course, the head of the National Committee for the Salvation of the People is still the vice president of the tradition, and the president and prime minister really seem to have been hand cooked by the CNST. That doesn't necessarily mean That the transition won't go smoothly. It's just that what we're seeing now is that the military and the military junta has kept their hand very firmly on this process. And so we're going to have to see what unfolds over the next 18 months. There's a very ambitious set of reforms that have been laid out and the transition government. There are some people in a government very well regarded. But at the same time, apparently some cause to be concerned by how predominantly the winter is featured in this transitional government. Do the military have an incentive to cede power? They say they're going to go do they have an incentive to go? Well, so this is part of the competition because there have been a number of allegations of corruption within the security services wasn't she is? Of course, there have been some reports that The members were very unhappy at this corruption they've promised to fight. Some of the corruption that was alleged against the son of the former president, of course, was in the National Assembly but also was the chair of the National Assembly's Commission on Defense and Security, the transitional president promised in his opening speech as president after he's Forbes oath of office. To combat this corruption, but we're going to have to see if it actually happens in practice. That's when you did the hard part also about the kind of the reports and they are conflicting reports. We should say of the possible release by extremists of two figures, a French aid worker and the leader of the opposition as well, who was taken while campaigning in the Timbuktu area. Would this indicate on opening of relations between the hunter on DH militant forces in the north? What do we read into that? Because that would seem on the face of it to be good news. Certainly thank everyone is hoping that these reports are true and that the two hostages will be released soon. There's been a lot of conflicting information just today and yesterday about What was actually happening. This does seem to mark very significant concession on the part of the government. Of course, these negotiations have been ongoing for years off and on to start and then, of course, policy say they've been going on again off and on since he was kidnapped, So this isn't just something from the hunter. I think we can safely conclude that this wouldn't have gone forward without their approval.
Trump not the first president to be infected in a pandemic
"1/5 person who attended last weekend's White House event is now sick with Corona virus, Senator Tom Tillis of North Carolina tweeted. His test came back positive Friday night. He says he feels well has no symptoms and will isolate at home for 10 days. Phyllis was in the audience when President Trump made his Supreme Court nomination official. Another senator and the president of Notre Dame University, were also there and are
Kelly Clarkson says life's 'been a little bit of a dumpster' since filing for divorce
"Kelly Clarkson says it. Her world right now is a bit of a dumpster because of her divorce. You know, she filed for divorce from her husband, Brandon Blackstock in June, she says, it's no secret. My life has been a little bit of a dumpster. Personally, It's been a little hard the last couple of months. I've been talking to friends that have been through a divorce. I don't know how people go through that without having some kind of outlet because it's the worst thing ever. For everyone involved. So even know she didn't even know she won an Emmy. I mean, Oh, really, Phyllis, but she didn't even her. She is so out of sorts, understandably. She had to be told. She didn't even realize she won the Emmy for best talk show host. Bless her heart. And I mean that sincerely, I mean, because I love her. So that's how that's how out of sorts and kind of wack a doodle her life is right now. I feel awful. I love Cali, Clarkson. I do. Yeah, She's very sweet.
"phyllis" Discussed on Office Ladies
"Didn't she? saw that is just phyllis being Phyllis Ya. Phyllis Smith is so sweet. I. Do think Phyllis Lapin was a little a little shady. Yes I think so too. But it also kind of explains that snarky comment you know if that was where she was coming from a wall I was just I admired your choices but I guess if you need a bunch of credit. You. Yeah. Well, I think it's sweet because it really speaks to how much pam shared with Phyllis about her wedding planning and you see little snippets that where Phyllis is showing an interest like they're in the kitchen and then Jim walks in but this is the person that. Pam could share with at work and was probably the only person who took an interest in her wedding. So I think that's why it was especially surprising to pam where she was like. Oh. Yeah. Oh yeah, Martin didn't need to hear about your wedding. She probably judged you for doing work on it at work. She did I think there's you have a whole thing where you come down on me about it. I know. All right. So now it's time for the speeches everyone Bob's best man randy finishes up his speech and Michael Jumps up. He has an amazing wine. He's got a forty minute speech. Yeah. All all going to be your host for the next forty minutes and it's all on Napkins. Well, a lot of people wanted to know how much of Michael's toast was Improvised Crystal, Sammy Sarah. Aubrey and Regan. All ast also was hard to keep a straight face while almost all of that speech was scripted and yes, it's always hard to keep a straight face but phyllis had a different take on this. Here's what she had to say any time Michael opened his mouth. It was hard to keep a straight face and at that point in the script. He was Kinda hurtful but he didn't even know it. So I didn't really have to to strain to keep a straight face on on that particular scene because I was so that he was saying all those crummy things about me some true and some not know. Now. Yeah I. Love It. Phyllis, is like, no, I was. So in the moment playing being hurt and this reminds me of her seen in the first Christmas episode when Michael was so rude to her about her homemade oven Mitt and all the rest of us were just cracking up and Phyllis stayed in character she was hurt and she didn't break. No she's a total pro I mean she really took off. All of the different moments of the script that she was in, she really really played it. Honest. Why. WanNa give a shout out here to Bob's best man he was played by Brian Douglas Hatton and he's been in a bunch of stuff including a recurring role.
"phyllis" Discussed on Office Ladies
"She hired Kevin's band scranton necessity. It's their third gig. Their previous two gigs were for members of their own band But before they begin playing their set Kevin asked the crowd has anyone seen uncle how he has dementia and his family is really worried about him. MMEDIATELY launches into rock. The timing of that is so perfect. Well, Angela, we got a lot of questions about the band Becky Dasa Marie Sam and Sarah all wanted to know was it really Brian Baumgartner singing at the wedding and was he really playing the drums? Yes and yes yes and yes and he practice you guys took it really seriously he worked so hard on that and I thought he did such a great job. Yeah well, I have an observation. Jenna wasn't this also the band that was gonNA play at Pam. Swimming. Yup, so. Put It on the list. Put It on the list and speaking of Roy is about to find Pam and he tells her he is so impressed by all the details at this wedding and that Phyllis has such great taste and will there is a deleted scene. It's fantastic. Phyllis comes up to pam at the reception is like, Hey, you might have noticed that Bob and I use the same after dinner mints like Party Favor From Your wedding that you had planned I. Hope that's Okay and you're like basically Pam's like just the mets. So we can you play it Sam I recorded it, bringing you enjoying yourself. Oh Yeah. Having a great time. I don't know if you noticed that Bob and broad your idea for the after dinner means that you going to have your wedding? Oh Yeah. That and also everything. I mean address. The. Powers, the fish and the cake. Sound like you're keeping track. Roy just you I couldn't make announcement is what you want credit. No I. Only got Oh that is amazing. How passive aggressive is that? Would you like me to make an announcement? So you can get credit. It's so amazing. Well, we asked Phyllis about this particular storyline and she actually had some thoughts on the matter. So Sam, play the Clip Pam said that I stole her everything about her wedding that I had stolen it in that I think the riders Kinda lighted to like to write phyllis kind of snarky sometimes. Well, when I got to thinking about it I, don't think that Phyllis Vance Phyllis Lapin. Vance. stoled. Pam's ideas and colors and flowers and stuff because she was being vindictive I think that. Phyllis had a an admiration for Pam and I thought if pam likes those colors and those my speed pretty special. So it. That was always kind of A. Back story in my mind that I wasn't being nasty that I was being You know kind of honoring Pam's Pam's wishes for her faded wedding but she ended up having a great wedding..
"phyllis" Discussed on Office Ladies
"You about how do we? Then like we like break left don't linger less. Right, I just remember you letting. US. Play a little bit with that and it was so absurd and ridiculous. We do so much fun. Out Allow by because I just I really wanted to create the awkwardness between the two of you. You know because I knew the Jewish policy meeting Dennis later on. and. So they had to be this little. You know this tension and especially when he gave you that compliment you know inside that Kinda you know I have my mind that kind of sealed it like you just became more attracted to have as though it was easier for you to kind of blow this other guy off who was so perfect for her. You guys that didn't make it in the episode Phyllis Sits Angela next to this guy named Dennis she kinda tries to set her up at the you know at the reception and Dennis is a vet he loves cats and Jesus. Choose Dwight 'cause he dryer she looks like the Queen of England. Buddy. Act I went I wish some of the stuff would made it in the stuff I'm dentist but I guess bugle again we just didn't have time, but there's so much good stuff in here you know. And we even had I think it was I. don't think it made it into the episode. We have Mike going. There was a chair. The cat goes chairs were people can't walk upstairs. Going up down. We didn't use any of that either we're. And that's the beauty about being on location that you have spaces that you get these ideas that you can just do stuff that's not scripted at all. So. That's that's one of the great things about being location. But there are a lot of really great deleted scenes. So for people that have the DVD's. You see all the other stuff that can shot people always want to know if the directors of codes also have to shoot the flashback moments did you have to shoot that moment with little Michael at his MOM's wedding to? Yeah that was a lot of fun..
"phyllis" Discussed on Office Ladies
"In that sort of hall and are holding room for and makeup was that same room where Phyllis is getting ready before her wedding and there's that famous scene with Michael Young and I was like texting everybody like blowing up everyone's tax unlike I'm in the room where the fire happened. Here's another little thing about the church iphone there one day by myself because it's where Philip went to daycare. Oh well, are you ready for fastback number two? I am we reached out to Phyllis Phyllis his wedding I know, how could we not talk to us? You guys we are so thrilled. So Phyllis is back in Saint Louis. She moved back there semi permanently a couple of years ago and she sent in some audio clips. So the first thing we ask Villa's was just what was it like to get this script and and and we're a wedding gown. Here's the fun thing Jenna Phyllis and I are the three cast members that had big weddings and it's Kinda. Like. It's your what because it's all about you kind of really fun. Yes. Ra. So Sam, play her clip high ladies. It's Phyllis. Smith are soon to be known as Phyllis lapin Vance of Vance refrigeration at least after this episode, right I was so thrilled when I saw the script, let's be truthful every time we had a table read we'd all get to the table look at the script and see how many lines we had. So I was really excited and taken back when. I saw that I was getting married to my level, my life, the whole episode I really enjoyed it. Aw You ask about my dresses well back in those days sounds like the dark ages but it was early two thousand plus size women didn't have a lot of choices. We either looked like the grandmother great grandmother of the bride. There were not a lot of choices to be made for heavy set brides, and so I was just glad that I had address that looked pretty and and was pretty comfortable. I have to give a shout out to wardrobe. They really really took care of me every time I had to go to the restroom or anything you know they were right there to help me out with everything but. Back in those days I didn't have a lot of choices, and so I, I just wanted to make sure that my arms were covered..
"phyllis" Discussed on Office Ladies
"I'm good. I'm taking an instagram video what they can't hear you though on my video I can hear you on my headphones I was doing all these old dance moves I. Miss That right before we record Sam plays a little bit of creed song. Are Our music and Jenin I kinda just pop around and we Kinda just helps us get into the episode every week we danced decreed song love it well, what are we talking about this week? Angela Oh Jenna? I am so excited because we are talking about Phyllis his wedding. I love it so much. It's. This is season three episode fifteen written by Caroline. Williams and directed by Ken Whittingham summary do it Phyllis, and Bob Vance of Vance refrigeration are getting married today is the day. Phyllis has asked Michael to push her father's wheelchair down the aisle. But after getting upstaged win Phyllis His dad decides to walk down the Aisle Michael tries to steal the show and is eventually bounced from the reception by Dwight in the meantime Pam is sad and upset by Jim Carey's relationship and the fact that Phyllis stole all of her wedding ideas and she leaves the reception with.
"Skittered all over the GLADE. They're dead wood limbs rasping on every branch and stone. Nancy was afraid but she felt strong in the woods and surprised herself by screaming at the dross in defiance. These horrible little creatures were made of dead plants and dark sorcery and she had spent her whole life learning about. She focused on the nearest dross pointing her hand and bearing down with her mind when she tilted her fingers down Whitish Green routes burst from the bottom of the tangled body and burrowed into the dirt below another started to move forward even as leave sprouted from its shoulders and swallowed it up the other dross paused but more were coming out of the brush along the edge of the glade and then suddenly they stopped. Nessie felt a moment of relief and then a figure rose up out of the dirt. It was the young monk the same one who had battled the massive rhino tour kerosene. He strode forward his muscled arms forming into large pillars of earth and rock. GotTa. Bring you in he said casually. Just come easy now druid magic is strong but I'm it or arms and I'm the best there is. The monk lashed his long earth arms against the ground and Nessie stumbled as an earthquake rocked the area, a narrow crack zig-zagged across the glade reaching out and pulling the land apart the shaking threw her off her feet and adult brain. But he managed to lash out with a handful of brambles or arms blocked them with a pillar of mud, and then he thrust his hands down at the Earth directly beside him with a deep roar like some titanic beast, a wall of earth ripped itself free of the ground it rose and A. Giant. Rippling swell and crashed down towards Nessie like a tidal wave. She knew a half dozen spells that would help but it felt like she was moving through tree sap. The monk was so fast and she was just too slow the wave loomed above her roaring and raining gravel and then crashed down over her nasty thought she'd be crushed but the monk had better control than that. Instead she was gently buried trapped in Earth from the neck down, she tried to cast a spell and the earth only rumbled tighter squeezing out her breath. All right. Then Robert Said are you done? The earth grumbled and roared and started to swallow her up, and then there was a crack and a blast of heat and suddenly nasty was free a strong hand hers and then she was pulled out of the rubble and back to her feet. Heads up mud man said harks turning back to the monk we're just getting started. She shrugged her shoulders and her arms burst into blue flames from the shoulder down searing away her sleeves the air around her rippled with heat and or arms took a step back harks leaned forward and a lance of fire shot from her fists looking at the air like a serpent's tons. The monk was forced to throw up a wall of Earth to block it before dancing gracefully back. harks snarled and another and another. He tried to think of a spell to help her friend, but then another figure burst into the glade, it was that wicked pirate a razor sharp throwing acts already flying from her hand it spun and over end a blur of black and silver. In the Moonlight Nancy watched helplessly as it flew towards Harks who was throwing fire at the monk completely blind to the deadly act swirling towards her back nasty shut her eyes and heard the dull thunk then harks cried out Lachlan. Nessie, he opened her eyes again the squire was there. He had his back to harks the throwing axe buried deep in the wood of his shield or arms cartwheeled over to phyllis the pirate already throwing another acts this time. As she let it fly Nessie managed to grow some roots and trip her up and throw went wild. Nice. One said harks throwing a handful of members into the air over Lachlan Shoulder. Right. But we need to retreat said Lachlan and Nessie agreed they could hold them off if they work together but they lose in the end. And then the dross came swarming back. Hark screamed and waved a loose arc afire some of the draw scorched and shriveled, but more kept coming Lachlan added them away with his shield but then the monk knocked him sprawling with a fist of earth and failures grabbed him by the hair.
"phyllis" Discussed on Behind the Bastards
"Now, not only did the strategy flourish on the backlash of the civil rights movement, but it was broadened to include a backlash against the women's movement too. Melik claims that schlafly tactics were consciously modelled on the moral panic and the fear mongering that right-wingers had tried to ignite during the battle over desegregation. A number of the Evangelical leaders who made up the moral majority had wound up an expensive battles with the irs over whether or not. They had to desegregate their whites only religious schools. We talk about this in the Jerry Falwell episodes, and that's what Falwell way rich had launched the moral majority to fight against school integration. And they'd had some success in getting a dedicated base of evangelical extremist together but segregation was actually really unpopular. So this the the their initial plan for the moral majority doesn't work out and by the early nineteen seventies, it becomes clear them to fall well underway rich that they were backing the wrong horse and they start looking for new ideas as part of their plan to build a new political coalition that enriches words would be defined by US conservatives in moral terms packaged in nonreligious language and propagated throughout the country by our new coalition. So he's trying to basically take religious conservatism package it nonreligious language. And push it on the entire country, and he's looking for a way to do that and he realizes that while he in Falwell had been fucking around with anti segregation Phyllis schlafly has figured out how to build this coalition on her own in the Stop era fight like she's she's put together the thing that Falwell wanted to make in the first place. So like while Falwell is the guy in get the credit for starting the moral majority. Phyllis is the one who make figures out how to make it work as electoral coalition coalition she she figures out how to actually find people for this shit. And she doesn't a variety of ways not just by stoking like she stokes fears about how you know the the era is change the the nature of relationships between women and men and destroy housewives..
Lost toy dog returns home to Florida boy with help of Cincinnati airport
"A young boy is all smiles as his beloved toy makes its way back home. CBS News correspondent Pam Coulter reports a stuffed Dalmatian toy that was lost at the Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport is on its way back to its owner in Florida before airport employees returned the beloved toy dog named Mash mash to Doug and Phyllis Ronco son Jaden's. The Dalmatian, outfitted in a mask went on an impromptu tour of the airport and had photos snapped at the airports, restaurants in the road. Away and with the canine
The newest no. 1 app: Trivia Royale
"All righty all the way from Iceland Thor Frederickson is here. He is the founder of quiz up, and he has a new APP a new trivia APP called. Trivia Royale is going to tell you all about today on talking nor Phyllis in yeah, thanks for having me here. Yeah well! Well after after we launched quiz up quite a few year ago years ago, with became kind of a phenomenon. We learned a lot about what people like about Trivia and we actually saw that that especially inquisitor people like they always love Trivia. But what people liked even more was that inquisitive. You were able to play with other real people. And even get to know them and like make friends through your common interests. So since quiz up was acquired me and a couple of other employees from quiz up started this new company, where we really wanted to focus on that kind of the social aspect of mobile gaming. And we've been working for the past three years or so creating this new technology, which is basically about playing games on your mobile with other people while seeing them and being able to communicate with them. And what am I mean? See I don't mean like having a video of your opponent, but like an Avatar. That is face tracking your face, so you can actually feel like you're playing with with real people and the main concept in trivial royal is is basically taking our learnings from from quiz. Adding to it this social element of having these real time avatars and we're mixing it with. The most popular game mechanic that's going on right now. And this Royal Moat and royal mode is famous for from Games like fourth night, for example where you take one player, and you put them in on an like an island with one hundred other players, and it's it's a challenge of. The last one standing and we've in Trivia Royal Incorporated. This concept so basically when you, when you start the game of trivial royal, you are put into a group of one thousand other players, real players all over the world, and you're one objective is to become the last one standing, and thus becoming a royal. Now do you win? Or do you just get the bragging rights of being royal? Well, you get the crown, which is kind of cool on your Avatar, but what also happens is that you gain access to special section of the game that we call the Royal Lounge. And in the Roy allows you in order to to to go there. You have to have beaten one thousand other opponents, which means that like in the royal arms you will have the smartest people on the planet. Basically a where you can communicate with them. Talk with them. Challenge them. You'll see leaders. You'll see all the other royals in your city or your state. It's kind of of a exclusive club of people have managed to become royals. Game is out on June. Seventeenth Trivia Royale. Check it. Check it out at your favorite APP store
Half of states won't meet White House deadline for nursing home testing
"News it was nearly two weeks ago the White House urged governors to ensure that every nursing home residents staff member be tested for the corona virus within fourteen days here's our deadlines not gonna be mad also according to a review by the Associated Press at least half of the states are not going to meet the white house's deadline with some not even trying some states say logistics costs and manpower needed to do it or too great right now northern Virginia is on the path to entering phase one of re opening Loudon county's board of supervisors chairwoman Phyllis Randall says regional health officials say when it comes to a downward trend in positive cases for fourteen days having enough hospital beds and I see you space northern Virginia is in pretty good shape a lot of the times reports the region still has two other key metrics that still needs to meet those involved availability of personal protective gear and sufficient increases in the ability to test and trace cases while other parts of the state have already moved into phase one of re opening or the Virginia chose to delay the move because of virus activity in the
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Boston - Nancy Pelosi Speaks To Smith College Graduates During Virtual Commencement
"Eighteen house speaker Nancy Pelosi delivering words of advice in a very non traditional way to Smith College graduates WBC Suzanne sauce Phyllis more good afternoon graduates thank you for the immense honor of addressing you the Smith College class of twenty twenty the graduates didn't get to walk across the stage carrying their diplomas but pelo see did give a virtual commencement address she urged the graduates of the all women's college to remember those who paved the way for them to graduate in the year that women celebrate one hundred years since winning the right to vote we all carry with us the courage of the separatist and you especially carries the courage of their founder Sophia flat pelo see for the most part kept politics out of it only briefly alluding to the president but not once mentioning his name Suzanne's house bill WBZ Boston news
Phyllis George, female sportscasting pioneer, dies at 70
"George nineteen seventy one to miss America who would later become a pioneer in female broadcasting by co hosting CBS's the NFL today in nineteen seventy five passed away Thursday at seventy after a battle with a blood disorder the NFL today co host Brent Musburger tweeted Phyllis didn't receive nearly enough credit for opening the sports broadcasting door for dozens of talented women who took her lead and
Phyllis George, pioneering sportscaster and former Miss America, has died
"Phyllis George the former Miss America who became a female sportscasting pioneer has died at the age of seventy A. B. C.'s Thailand has her story she was Miss America in nineteen seventy one four years later Phyllis George joined Brett Musburger an irv cross on the NFL today show despite as she wrote in a two thousand two memoir it was a man's job and a good knowledge she knew nothing about the industry they must be the most resilient came in all of pro sports I think that's the best way you can put it you remember back in the fifty six year old who hosted the entertainment show people and co anchored the CBS morning news her daughter Pavel Ashley brown is a CNN White House correspondent Phyllis George will be remembered as a pioneer who inspired other women to become sportscasters as well as a respected
Sports Broadcasting Pioneer Phyllis George Dies At 70
"Phyllis George the former Miss America who became a female sportscasting pioneer has died at seventy she was Miss America in nineteen seventy one four years later Phyllis George joined Brett Musburger owner of cross on the NFL today show despite as she wrote in a two thousand two memoir it was a man's job and a good knowledge she knew nothing about the industry they must be the most resilient came in all of pro sports I think that's the best way you can put it you remember back in the fifty six year old who hosted the entertainment show people and co anchored the CBS morning news her daughter Pavel Ashley brown is a CNN White House correspondent Phyllis George will be remembered as a pioneer who inspired other women to become sportscasters as well as a respected
Phyllis George, Trailblazing NFL Reporter and Former Miss America Winner, Dies at 70
"Any sports TV pioneer and a native of North Texas has passed away Phyllis George Phyllis cord was born and raised in Denton she was a former Miss America became a mainstay on football Sundays George the nineteen seventy one Miss America and miss Texas joined the NFL today on CBS in nineteen seventy five along with Brett Musburger irv cross and Jimmy the Greek Snyder she was the first woman to co host a network sports program George remained on the program for three seasons returning in nineteen eighty and staying till nineteen eighty three she went on to do many other things in TV and beyond including becoming the first lady of Kentucky and having a small but memorable role in the movie meet the parents she died of a blood disorder that she first developed in her thirties Phyllis George was seventy
Phyllis George, former "NFL Today" broadcaster, dies at 70
"Former CBS broadcaster Phyllis George's died a television pioneer a native of our area Phyllis George was born and raised in Denton she was a former Miss America became a mainstay on football Sundays George the nineteen seventy one Miss America and miss Texas joined the NFL today on CBS in nineteen seventy five along with Brett Musburger irv cross and Jimmy the Greek Snyder she was the first woman to co host a network sports program George remained on the program for three seasons returning in nineteen eighty and staying till nineteen eighty three she went on to do many of the things in TV and beyond including becoming the first lady of Kentucky and having a small but memorable role in the movie meet the parents she died of a blood disorder that she first developed in her thirties Phyllis George was seventy
Pioneering sportscaster Phyllis George dies
"A pioneering sportscasters died at the age of seventy A. B. C.'s Todd and has more on the life of Phyllis George she was Miss America in nineteen seventy one four years later Phyllis George joined Brett Musburger owner of cross on the NFL today show despite as she wrote in a two thousand two memoir it was a manager job and a good knowledge she knew nothing about the industry they must be the most resilient team in all of pro sports I think that's the best way you can put it you remember back in the fifties she also hosted the entertainment show people and co anchor the CBS morning news her daughter Pavel Ashley brown is a CNN White House correspondent Phyllis George will be remembered as a pioneer who inspired other women to become sportscasters as well as a respected unitarians
Félicien Kabuga arrested near Paris for role in Rwandan genocide
"The man accused of being a major funder of Rwanda's genocide in the nineteen nineties is now under arrest Felicien cougar allegedly financed the militias that massacred some eight hundred thousand people the BBC's Willbros reports Phyllis young computer a businessman from the Hutu ethnic group is accused of being one of the main financiers of the Rwandan genocide paying for the militias that carried out the massacres he also founded and funded the notorious Reggio Emelia Colleen the Rwandan state broadcaster that actively encouraged people to search out and kill anyone who is from the Tutsi ethnic group the fact that he's being found on the outskirts of Paris living under a false name is surprising for many years Phyllis Jakob that was thought to be living in Kenya where powerful politicians were accused of thwarting efforts to get him arrested more than a quarter of a century after the genocide Mr cougar will go on trial at an international
"phyllis" Discussed on Stuff Mom Never Told You
"A core tenet of populism where. Their belief is that almost conspiratorially that. It's just a group of powerful people who are making all the decisions so power to the people. Let's overthrow them, and she told Breitbart in January of this year. Twenty sixteen that quote trump is the only hope to defeat the kingmakers because everybody else will fall in line. So I mean she really believed in this kingmaker business to her death, and I mean that's that's all also something to keep in mind as we talk about Phyllis schlafly and something that was. Impressed upon me reading about her time line is how. She has not changed in her political viewpoints at all. She's still tells the same anecdotes. That she did you know in the sixties? So. How did Phyllis happen? well, let's give a little bit of biographical background real quick born in August nineteen, twenty, four as Phyllis McAlpine Stewart in Saint Louis I did have a moment of concern because a lot of people are from Saint Louis and I. Did wonder like Oh. She came up in. St Louis around the same time as my grandmother wonder if they were friends. She was the oldest of two daughters to odeal dodge, who was her mother and John Bruce Stewart? And what's really interesting? Is that. I mean by all accounts. Her mother was also a very hard worker. She worked outside the home. She was a teacher with two college degrees and that's. Not Too shabby at all for a woman who was born at the end of the nineteenth century. Her mother not phyllis right I mean and odeal ended up being the breadwinner because her dad. John Bruce. Stewart was a westinghouse machinist and an industrial equipment salesman, and after he lost his job in the Great Depression. ODEAL had to become the breadwinner and she hustled. She was a department store saleswoman. She was an elementary school teacher and a librarian at Saint Louis Art Museum and in her spare time how she had spare time. I'm not sure. She wrote a book on the history of Saint Louis Yeah. So like the constantly busy work work work, ethic Phyllis Schlafly could absolutely be seen in her mother as well. But and also her politics, though come straight from her dad, her dad was seventeen years older than Odeal, which is going to be a similar age gap that will see and Phyllis schlafly his own marriage, and her dad was a staunch Republican who, even though they fell in such hard times during the Great Depression. He hated FDR and hated the new deal and wanted nothing to do with that, and so from a very young age, Phyllis was. Groomed to be a very conservative Republican. Yeah and I think that there's also the emotional aspect of. Yes. She had a really smart, really hardworking really busy mother, but she also grew up in addition to hearing her father rail against the new deal, heard her mother being filled with regret at having to work those jobs. Her mother wanted to stay home with the kids in the house and do the cooking and all about that stuff, and be the traditional housewife, and so she's being raised with these ideas about traditional family and traditional politics, and because of their financial situation at home Phyllis realized that she was going..
"phyllis" Discussed on Stuff Mom Never Told You
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Now on the iheartradio APP apple podcasts. Or wherever you podcast. Hey this is Anne and Samantha and welcome to stuff on never told you production of Iheartradio for today's classic. We are talking about them. That's come up a lot in the news lately and a couple of our recent podcast and that is Phyllis Schlafly schlafly. Somebody always struggle pronunciation of her name right. I feel like every time we talk about her. We do you think. I don't think those women he does how yes. Yeah I think her name is sir. No offense to any schlafly is out there. That are not like her but yeah because of the movement and continued debate around the equal rights amendments. She has been coming up a lot and in this month of International Women's Day or National Women's month thought that it was appropriate to bring her back in this very appropriately titled Episode Christening Carolina did pass host the ghost of Phyllis Schlafly. Because it feels like we're still dealing right. Her work is still haunting us. It very much is so yes I loved it. I loved it. Yeah please enjoy learn in this in this classic episode. Welcome to stuff. Mom Never told you from house. Works DOT COM Hello and welcome to the PODCAST. I'm Kristen and I'm caroline and today we are talking about Phyllis Schlafly. This episode has been a long time coming but ever since she died on September fifth twenty. Sixteen we'VE BEEN TALKING AMONGST OURSELVES CAROLINA. I about how we should do episode on Phyllis. We've heard from a number of listeners asking whether we're going to deal with. Phyllis schlafly episode. And how could we not? How could we not especially? After my twitter. Response to her passing Brought men out of the woodwork. To tell me that I was a monster. So what did you tweet? I tweeted as India Gif whereas Diaa was just going by and That was it and conservative. Gentlemen did not appreciate that and called me fat feminist Monster Ono. They called you fat. Isn't that the worst thing? A woman can be called totally. Did you even survive it? I don't know I don't know eating even more. Feminism EATING EATING. All the feminists yeah. Well it's also apropos. Talk about Schlafly. Because in a lot of ways she paved the way for Donald Trump being the republican nominee for president this year and I would argue that her star was definitely rising at the same time that the Republican Party was veering more toward the Reagan affiliation. You know Aligning with the religious right Then It previously had been. Yeah I mean that's how she made her name was definitely by essentially ushering helping usher. What was this fringe right? Wing Group of Republicans. Sort of like we think of the tea party today in to the mainstream because for a long time they were just sort of off in the corner and not really taken all that seriously but then as will talk about more. Phyllis schlafly showed America that these right wing conservatives could win in the polls but I don't WanNa get too ahead of ourselves. Let's talk a little bit more about who this woman is. Because for I I feel like you either absolutely know who she is. Because she's the arch nemesis of second wave. Feminism or. You probably never heard of her. So let's give a quick primer of who the Schlafly who's Schlafly lady is. Who's this dame? Well I mean you're right. She's absolutely considered one of the most polarizing figures in American public political life. And she's basically I don't know what would you. She's an author. She's a politician to a degree And she is best known for her war against the equal rights amendment in the Nineteen Seventies. Yeah I mean she's a grassroots conservative political organizer who is now considered an icon among ultra right-wing Republicans Donald Trump included and. We read her obituary in both the New York Times. Obviously more liberal some might call it the lame stream media if they're schlafly fans and then we read her in the National Review which is ultra conservative of course and the New York Times described her as quote a self-described housewife who displayed a moral ferocity reminiscent of the axe wielding prohibitionist. Carrie nation says he's a tough cookie. Real stuff cookie And then the national review described her meanwhile as one of the original Happy Warriors Funny Gracious and Grittier. Than One might expect. And it's astonishing to trace back our political climate today and everything that we are now witnessing in terms of Donald Trump's supporters and the types of white dudes who came after you on twitter for instance and trace at all way back to this woman in the Mid West who in a lot of ways started out almost like Hillary Clinton. She was from a relatively like working class background. Although Hillary Clinton came from a slightly wealthier middle class family but schlafly you know it was scrappy and she was and she was ambitious and then any similarity she might have to. Hillary Clinton just ends right there. Well yeah and I mean. They both initially supported. Barry Goldwater to ultra before before a hills went the other direction. But yeah and I mean you can look at the the fact that Nowadays Catholics and Evangelical Christians worked together when they are on the right You can trace that back to Phyllis Schlafly as well. She was Catholic. devoutly Catholic. But through. And we'll get to this more in a second. But like through all of her grassroots efforts she brought more women of different faiths and different denominations into the political fold to try to combat this sort of what she viewed as liberalisation the downfall of American society and in a lot of ways. She is a difficult woman. She summarize because she's kind of a basket of contradictions because she is this very ambitious self sufficient woman and a lot of ways who said that from the get go and she was growing up. She knew that she would need to take care of herself. And in her political career she was extremely Visible she wrote twenty books. I mean the woman never stopped and yet publicly. She always said that she was a housewife. I and politics was just a hobby because she has six children home and her husband. Fred Schlafly is king essentially and she does whatever he allows her to do even though like in the same breath. You'll also say you know but I can do whatever I want And she relished starting this organization called stop. Era which was intended to stop the equal rights amendment. Well Yeah and stop was actually an acronym for stop taking our privileges. Which is what I learned about that. Acronym was also my brain exploded a little bit about just how. How blatant the intention is right. There of privileges stop taking our privileges. Because I mean Phyllis Schlafly we'd be like yeah I mean I love. White privilege is terrific. Yeah I When I was researching her life and activism and politics my brain just kept collapsing on itself because to me as a liberal feminist and one who cares about having equal rights for people of all backgrounds. None of it made sense. Because I'm like why would you want to stop the era a when? Oh wait no but you only one the privileges for you and yours. Well okay so I was. I take back what I say that she would. She would be all about her white privilege because what Phyllis Schlafly did and Donald Trump does. She deny that privilege even exist. Oh well sure in the same way that she denies that denied that sexism even exists. Well privilege in the way that we talk about it now and on our podcast but I mean she actively talked about the privileges afforded to women right in the sense of chivalry almost right yes so her latest book a conservative case for trump came out just after her death and she describes in it trump as a quote old fashioned man grounded in his two great priorities hard work and family and a man who in other respects has led a remarkably clean life. Okay so I mean this is. This is the the viewpoint that we're dealing with. This is the kind of it. Choose your own reality that Phyllis Schlafly was able to mold into a startlingly powerful career for herself and it makes sense that right before her death. At Ninety two years old she came out stumping for trump. Because she was all about populism. She was all about demagoguery and she was all about. You know galvanizing this hyper conservative. Evangelical religious right that has similarly flocked to trump well and Regardless of weather you as the politician she was stumping for were hyper Republican or whatever. She just hated the establishment right. That's like some of the same rhetoric you hear a lot right now. And and she saw trump as an answer to those establishment politics and she was really. She harped for decades on kingmakers. The idea of like a secret group of rich liberal elite kingmakers who sat around a pointing politicians around the world. Yeah I mean 'cause that right. There is a core tenet of populism where their belief is that almost conspiratorially that it's just a group of powerful people who are making all the decisions so power to the people let's overthrow them and she told Breitbart in January of this year twenty sixteen that quote trump is the only hope to defeat the kingmakers because everybody else will fall in line so I mean she really believed in this kingmaker business to her death and I mean that's that's all also something to keep in mind as we talk about Phyllis Schlafly and something that was impressed upon me reading about her time. Line is how she has not changed in her political viewpoints. At all. She's still tells the same anecdotes that she did. You know in the sixties. So how did Phyllis happen? well let's give a little bit of biographical background real quick. She was born in August. Nineteen twenty four as Phyllis McAlpine Stewart in Saint Louis I did have a moment of concern because a lot of people are from Saint Louis and I did wonder like Oh. She came up in St Louis around the same time as my grandmother wonder if they were friends. She was the oldest of two daughters to odeal dodge. Who was her mother? And John Bruce Stewart. And what's really interesting is that I mean by all accounts. Her mother was also a very hard worker. She worked outside the home. She was a teacher with two college degrees. And that's not too shabby at all for a woman who was born at the end of the nineteenth century. Her mother not phyllis right I mean and odeal ended up being the breadwinner because her dad John Bruce Stewart was a westinghouse machinist and an industrial equipment salesman and after he lost his job in the Great Depression. Odeal had to become the breadwinner and she hustled. She was a department store saleswoman. She was an elementary school teacher. And a librarian at Saint Louis Art Museum and in her spare time how she had spare time. I'm not sure. She wrote a book on the history of Saint. Louis Yeah so like the constantly. Busy Work Work Work Ethic. Phyllis schlafly could absolutely be seen in her mother as well but and also her politics though. Come Straight from her dad. Her Dad was seventeen years older than odeal. Which is going to be a similar age gap that will see and Phyllis schlafly his own marriage and her. Dad was a staunch Republican. Who even though? They fell in such hard times during the Great Depression he hated FDR and hated the new deal and wanted nothing to do with that and so from a very young age. Phyllis was groomed to be a very conservative Republican. Yeah and I think that there's also the emotional aspect of yes. She had a really smart really hardworking really busy mother but she also grew up in addition to hearing her father. Rail against the new deal heard her mother being filled with regret at having to work those jobs..
"phyllis" Discussed on Stuff Mom Never Told You
"Like in the same breath, you'll also say you know, but I can do whatever I want. And she relished. Starting this organization called Stop Era which was intended to stop the equal rights amendment well, yeah, and stop an acronym for stop taking our privileges. Which is? What I learned about that acronym was also. My brain exploded a little bit about just how how blatant the intention is right there. Of Privileges stop taking our privileges because I mean Phyllis Schlafly, we'd be like yeah, I mean I love white. Privilege is terrific. Yeah, I when I was researching her life and activism and politics. My brain just kept collapsing on itself because. To me. As a liberal feminist. And, one who cares about having equal rights for people of all backgrounds. None of it made sense because I'm like. Why would you want to? Stop the Era A. When, Oh, wait, no, but you only one the privileges for you and yours well. Okay so I was I. Take Back what I say that she would. She would be all about her white privilege. Because what Phyllis Schlafly did. And Donald Trump does as she deny that privilege even exist. Oh, we'll sure. In the same way that she denies that denied that sexism even exists well privilege in the way that we talk about it now and on our podcast, but I mean she actively talked about the privileges afforded to women right in the sense of chivalry almost right. Yes, so her latest book, a Conservative case for trump came out just after her death, and she describes in it, trump as a quote fashioned man grounded in his two great priorities, hard work and family, and a man who, in other respects, has led a remarkably clean life, okay? So I. Mean this is this is the the viewpoint that we're dealing with. This is the kind of it. Choose your own reality. That Phyllis Schlafly. was able to mold into a startlingly powerful career for herself, and it makes sense that right before her death at ninety two years old, she came out stumping for trump because she was all about populism, she was all about demagoguery, and she was all about. You know galvanizing this hyper conservative evangelical religious right that has similarly flocked to trump well and. Regardless of weather you as the politician she was stumping for were hyper, Republican or whatever? She just hated the establishment right? That's like some of the same rhetoric. You hear a lot right now. And and she saw trump as an answer to those. Payments Politics, and she was really she harped for decades on. Kingmakers, the idea of like a secret group of rich liberal elite kingmakers who sat around a pointing politicians around the world. Yeah, I mean 'cause that right.
"phyllis" Discussed on By The Book
"We're back with listener responses onces to Phyllis diller's housekeeping hints. Let's get to it first up. I want to hear from our listeners. Who wrote in who have special history with this book? Oh there were surprisingly a large number of people who did have a history with the book so I up Linda who says I cannot believe you. Featured Phyllis diller book. This week my mom had the book and I probably read it in bits and pieces one hundred times growing up. I have always thought it was hilarious and loved the illustrations. In retrospect fact. I believe my mom must have needed for comic relief having four kids and a husband who was rarely home. Thank you for reminding me of this book. I have to see if mom still has it. yes Linda. MOM still has it. Sent us a picture cover of this book is to die for Gas and send us a photo of your mom and the era of the book. Look to offer that would be so great. I also love this letter. We got from Marie. Who Says Hey guys I just learned that Phyllis diller was a PTA mom at my daughter's elementary school which which is Edison and Alameda California and? She got her start by telling jokes to other MOMS who encouraged her to perform speaking from experience it would have been great during during my intense often dramatic. PTA involvement to have some laughs. We moms are still expected to do everything Smiley Vase I want to be at that. Pta I want to be at all those. PTA meetings I want to be at a sixties PTA. Meeting with Phyllis diller. Were all wearing pillbox hats. I'm Kristen dresses. The man I can be like smoking and drinking a Martini and no one can say shit. Oh yeah that would be so good so biting and nobody's going home to tell tell anybody about what's joked about it stays in the room. Yes all right we have another sixty story we WANNA share with you. We just love this one from Jill who grew up in a very stereotypical mid mid-century home but chose a totally different direction for herself. She says I was born in nineteen sixty two. My Mom was traditional housewife. Until I was six when when she and my dad divorced she then went to work in an office where she met the man who would become my Stepdad. After they married she continued working fulltime but she also continued to do all the work of a housewife. I grew up wanting something different. I wanted to be Mary Richards. The Independent Thirtysomething TV producer of the Mary. Tyler Moore show or Sally Rogers. Here's the wisecracking comedy writer played by Rose Marie on the Dick Van Dyke show. I was going to go to college. Get a job and live in a fun apartment and I went on to do it all all. I traveled established a career and ended up relocating to a major metropolitan area and while having a husband was never a priority. It was there in that city at thirty seven years old that I met the man I would eventually marry. Yeah I love the story. Gosh shops for the rose. Marie reference. I feel like she is undervalued as an early television boss. Oh Yeah I love Rosemary. I'M GONNA say she's always been one of my favorites. If we're talking lake. Coroda Mary Tyler Moore. That girl type stuff like I pick rose Marie. Oh yeah. She was so biting and so smart and she totally took no shit from all the men in the waiting room and I just don't like shit like those ratios and writing rooms today sir. All these judges. Who are Vince that they're funny and maybe one woman in the room? I'm so glad you guys are all lampoon's but like have you tried having a vagina. It's wild and I love the Mary. Tyler Moore References Gillette Fan of Mary Richards. Richard and One thing if you have not seen the Mary Tyler Moore show. I highly recommend it because Tyler Moore when she first was developing the show. I was told but she has to be married by the end of season. One and somehow Mary Tyler Moore managed to make that she'll go on for almost a decade and at the end end of the show Mary Tyler. Moore's character Mary Richards still was unmarried. She was very happy. Show a lot of friends. She had a successful career. She dated a lot. It was implied that she had sex but she still wasn't married and that was totally fine and she wasn't a failure. Michelle wrote in to say. I was born in nineteen sixty four. My my mom stayed home and my dad worked outside the home. My mom worked before she was married. She met my dad there and I know she really missed it when she stopped to have kids. When my youngest brothers started middle school in the seventies though she went back to work and my dad picked up more household tasks over the years their duties became more equal because my mom trained him up right now? He's a widower eighty years old and he maintains a four bedroom house with a yard all on his own. He always did the finances car stuff outdoor outdoor work and handyman stuff but now he also cleans cooks and does laundry. He told me several years ago after my mom passed away I had absolutely no idea idea how much work it is to run a household especially the holidays. I thought I did a lot but your mom and her mom did so much. I didn't appreciate she ate like I should have yes to this. All my God. This letter makes so misty. I hope that all of the Nineteen Sixties Dad's Who had this kind of division of work eventually realized like Oh Shit Oh shit I don't do nearly enough around here and I'm so sorry I don't appreciate you more and love of the especially the holidays you know over the holidays? My mom and I were at a large gathering of MIELKE's my husband's family and the house is is big and there's a billion people their food everywhere and every inch of the house is decorated with some type of holiday detail from candles and charge excuses. Just all over and my mom was like. Do you know how much time it took to do this and I was like Oh shit I don't but it probably took days Oh probably like staff lack a whimsical few hours while we drink. Forget about other details. That were there to delight us. You know like props ops. Yeah and then wrapping the present gun you gotta take and then taking all the wrapping paper and then recycling it just putting away the presence. The mom does all these these things in a historical house. Right exactly Oh God so much work so much work while speaking of people who feel. They're still oh expected to do everything of very large percentage of you out there say. Hey that describes you right now in twenty twenty you still feel that you have to do everything right. apologies. If I'm pronouncing the name Wrong Madura says to me house cleaning and tidying a sensitive topic. I like to keep a tidy and clean house but I have always struggled with having a husband who just doesn't see what I see when it comes to certain tasks such as cleaning bathrooms kitchen counters stove top's and so on so I can already tell how some of the strategies in the book won't work in my household just last week we had a situation similar to Kristen's laundry scenario which lasted who whole days. Before I could find the time to re wash the clothes and put them in the dryer after I'd left them. They're hoping he'd see them not once. Did he realize that this needed to be taken care of. Oh you know I feel your pain if I had a dollar for every time Brad and I had an argument about the house where I was like. I'm just sick of being the blind. Who notice it and like I would have so many dollars? You're getting better but it's very frustrating. Yeah and a lot of other folks out there said that it came down to either a the other person just doesn't see these things or be. The other person doesn't have the same standards of cleanliness. Or maybe one person has standards of cleanliness but not tidiness exactly the difference between tidiness and cleanliness has come up a lot which I find super interesting because some people think of cleaning as just putting stuff back in their home where other people are like. I think of bleaching like the bathroom floor and scrubbing the tiles on my hands. I mean like some people. Don't light crusty bits of toothpaste in the sink. Some people don't like piles of paper on the floor. Some people both. Yeah in other things all those things. But a small number of you wrote in saying you've learned to reach a place of peace with your partners in regard to housekeeping. This letter from Jennifer says in my first year of marriage blended family with fourteen a and a five year old. I decided it would be a good idea for me and my husband to get up early on Saturday and clean our entire six bedroom house. Top to bottom problem was my husband. Didn't agree with this brand at all so we spent six to eight months. Having full blown fights every single Saturday. We are now sixteen years in and we've learned to adjust each other's expectations. I've learned piece has a greater value than neat and tidy rooms. He's learned that. Nothing is sexier than a man vacuuming and loading the dishwasher. Oh I hear you on the vacuuming Washer. Yeah in our household I mean D- he knows that's a very attractive to me which is one reason why I think he likes to do the majority of the house were part of. It is acts of service to to example that I also appreciate appreciate a good act of service. Yeah so part of. It's that and you know he just he. He knows that gets my motor going. You Know Clean House that he made clean and I didn't make clean. I love love watching Brad. Like in some sweats like a shitty graphic t- just like hooking me some food so I don't have to and then cleaning up after himself like it makes me rock hard. Who am I but I just have photos of Dean vacuuming and my phone? y'All I would get to that in a second. He looks so good vacuuming. Assuming it's really it's a honey. If you're listening right now just you just vacuum. He's got like a very tight could really imagine I'm like giving Oh Yeah Yes yes I mean. We have a RUMBA which we've mentioned in prior episodes but yeah bend over and check that room go yeah tangent. There let's move on yes on a totally different note. There are some of you out there who we we think Phyllis diller would be especially proud of because you found other solutions when it comes to cleaning like Rebecca who says we have a cleaner to a married couple who come once a week and save our lives we could keep on top of an equitable division of labor when it was just us but with a young child no I know. We're totally throwing money at the problem. But Hey we don't grow our own food. Either we buy that to work. If you have the funds and it makes your life more livable. I'll go for it. Yeah Phyllis diller totally that like the home baked goods like yeah in that glide. Good up in your oven. Maybe yeah do that. You don't necessarily really need to do it all if you have the resources. Yeah bring in somebody once a week or once a month or once every six months. Yeah Yeah love all of these letters taking guest on memory lane. Thank you so much to everyone who shared their stories and there are lots more stories on our facebook community. Read them all at facebook dot dot com slash groups slash bt pod. We're going to take a quick break but when we come back your thoughts on Ping in the shower and as always. Yeah well announced next week.
"phyllis" Discussed on By The Book
"That's right it's it's time for a by the book epilogue APP and this week. We're going to hear from you. All about our most recent book Phyllis diller's housekeeping hand inspired by you guessed it Phyllis diller but before we get to this week's responses from our listeners. Were once again going to put this book into historical historical context with the help of our friend and yours historian Trish Travis. Reminder Professor Travis is at Twentieth Century. US cultural and literary historian with a focus on gender and popular culture. Her sub specialties are the history of medicine with a focus on therapy addiction and recovery and self self-help which makes her the perfect person to join us while combat Professor Travis. Hey Kristen Henschel into hey. We're so glad to have you here to help us with this interesting interesting book. We just got done living by. Could you just set the stage for us of what was happening in the nineteen sixties when this book came out. What was historically happening in America at the time? Well this is always a tough question. And for the nineteen sixties is particularly difficult if we think about the sixties as a decade that goes from years zero two year nine. You've got camelot with the JFK. Election in nineteen sixty and then you got Charles Manson in nineteen sixty nine. That's it's a big spread signing up for that decade and inbetween those things. You have multiple assassinations of major political figures. Here's bombings of public places. Violent mass protests involving the citizens United States pitted against their armed forces. And I haven't even mentioned one one of the most important aspects of this decade the coming of rock and roll to the United States so the sixties had a lot going on in it and that leads me to to my. I have two words that I have are for listeners. In this episode and that world is privilege. There were folks in the United States. It's who's privilege insulated them. From what we think of when we think of the sixties which is the struggle for social justice. But I think it's also really important to remember Especially for the social justice minded among us that then as now many people living in the United States don't experience it's their lives as political. Don't experience the sort of texture of day to day life as one filled with conflict and so are just going along happy to buy by their groceries. Watch their TV shows and Take care of their manicured suburban lawns. The most popular TV shows of the decade for example. or the Andy Griffith show. Oh and gunsmoke bewitched so the world of people largely untouched by the sort of revolutionary dimensions of the sixties. That's the world the Phyllis diller wrote for and I'm excited by the fact that you all included this book because it references this piece of America's past that we don't often think of today but I was a little bit surprised by fondness for the book that is not because it's a hateful oppressive thome that we shouldn't be paying attention to but I thought that you all would maybe see. It is a little bit out of touch with the Times but you didn't Mark because you're tuned into the fact that the sixties different things for different people but also I think one thing that Joan London. I both pointed to that we liked about it was it was subversive suv within certain confines. which is how a lot of women at the time we're subversive and you mentioned earlier bewitched and for those of us who have done film and Television Studies that is also seen as a political statement about women's place in society? Here is a woman who has all of these powers but is not allowed to use them outside her home. And and so I think that when we read Phyllis diller housekeeping INS to Lynton. I saw that in the book. Even though you're right it's not totally revolutionary. It's not Acknowledging Collagen things like war or just the fact that like this. Why is this women's work like period? So that is so exciting to you because it takes me directly to my second word was resistance. Yes yes so if we think of a women's history of the nineteen eighteen sixty S and. I think. This book really prompts us to do that. That decade doesn't start in nineteen sixty. It starts in nineteen sixty three with the publication of Betty for Dan's the feminine interesting now and we could even say that the decade ends in nineteen sixty eight with Miss America protest led by New York radical women. And it's really. It was really interesting to me to think about. Phyllis diller who. I haven't thought of as part of the Sort of subversive women's tradition of the sixties as part of this in Betty for Dan's Feminine Mystique. You see the first popular articulation of women's dissatisfaction with a White middle-class suburban Dream Team that was promised in the postwar period and diller picks up on that dissatisfaction. If it's okay with you I'm just GonNa read the first paragraph from The Feminine Mystique told at work. Okay for you all. So here's how for. Dan Starts. See if you don't hear Phyllis diller in here in a different way. The problem lay buried varied unspoken for many years in the minds of American women. It was a strange stirring a sense of dissatisfaction. A yearning that women suffered in the middle of the twentieth century United States. Each suburban wife struggled with it alone as she made the beds shop for groceries match slip cover material ate peanut butter sandwiches sandwiches with her children. chauffeured cub scouts and Brownies lay beside her husband at night. She was afraid to ask even of herself. Silent question is this all that is adds to a TI exactly like satisfaction while going through the motions. But with none of the humor of Phyllis diller just laid bare. Yeah so diller. Plays all of that for laughs but she is suggesting or asking asking in her own way. This is not all there is. Why are we doing this? She's offering cover for with her humor. Kind Line of resistance to a norm that has yet to be fully articulated in critiqued by by the women's movement. What's what's interesting to me? Is that her. Humor creates a little wedge in that world of gunsmoke watching in America that we don't think uncovers radical the humor offers away to get that critique in that organized feminists liberal and radical in the late nineteen sixties wouldn't wouldn't really have been able to do not at this time and then with their polemical actions later they weren't able to sort of bring their critique to average American women in the way that that someone who smuggles it in like Phyllis diller does diller's book doesn't give people the language of a very solid critique of of what the problem is but she does give them away to begin resisting and to feel like the idea. The desire to resist is valid right. I just got a big sense of isolation from the the feminine Mystique and the housekeeping hints of like this is such a personal quiet struggle and just reading reading someone else's words about it and seeing that like you're not the only person feeling this way there's a large part of the population must have been such a relief. Yeah I think that's really true and you can think of. It is becoming sort of like stealth coating mechanism to perhaps recognize other women in your neighborhood who might be like minded if they had this book or another similar book is pegged. Bracken's I hate to cook book so there were there was a genre of these sort of like funny. You know so. I'm not one of them kind of books that That appeared during this time that I think are really important. Archive of pre feminist. Mr Proto feminist or quasi feminist writings that pave the way in their passive aggressive way for later full-on aggressive aggressive of announcements that. There's more to life than a perfectly waxed floor we can recognize that in diller's writing and we can celebrate it even if it might not be the thing that we wanna do ourselves in our lives today. Yeah wow totally agree. What a fabulous way to put this book into context and thank you so much as is always brilliant brilliant we really cannot thank you professor? Try those two words under my pillow tonight. Yes you are the best think you absolutely lutely. We'll talk to you again in a couple of weeks trash. Okay more Toco alright. We're going to take a quick break but stay with us when we're back we'll be hearing from all abuse out there who wrote in this week about Phyllis diller housekeeping hints Kristen there are some cats in my life that live above me and they are brothers and they're cute and you know what they also go to the bathroom but unfortunately not all kitty litters are created equal. That's why we're telling our cat people about pretty litter. You're pretty litter. 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"phyllis" Discussed on ON BOYS Podcast
"Fatal says is a stew of simmering during warm owns shifting relationships and increased expectations. It is also a time of massive confusion and overwhelm home both for middle school boys and their parents. Today we are talking with Phyllis Fagel parent counselor and author third of Middle. School matters the ten key skills. Kids need to thrive in middle school and Beyond and how parents can help welcome. Welcome Phyllis thanks for having me today. We should mention that you are not just an author. You are not just a school counselor. You are in the trenches with the rest of US parenting teens and a middle schooler. I believe yet I'm on my middle school number three. He's my last to go through. He's in sixth grade now. So does it get easier. I think third children in general are easier because they have to go through through a gentler way they just sort of know that everyone is tired and they tend to be more easy going. I could have just gotten lucky. He but he seems to be a pretty chill middle score. I think that third and fourth children might be a little easier partly because we have lowered our expectations -tations dramatically. You know you know a lot more now about what is reasonable to expect from a middle school boy than you did. When you started this journey journey at one hundred percent true so middle school boys one of the most fascinating things to me as a pair of Boyce voice has been the insight into what middle school boys are really thinking about and how I perceived middle school boys say when I was in seventh grade? You work with a lot of boys. I know you facilitate boys group so share with us. What have you learned what is on the minds of middle school boys? I think the misconception about middle school boys. That's most prevalent is that they're really immature that their ears they're not interested in unloading the psychological burdens that they're grappling with and that they had here and enjoy adhering to a lot out of the gender stereotypes that we hold about boys and one thing. That's calm clear over the years particularly through the boys group which has been a safe space for them To admit what they're really thinking about and what they really care about is bad. Boys very much wanted to connect with their friends. They very much want you have meaningful bonds. Where they can confide in their friends and know that they can trust their friends they really want to be able to be their authentic selves in? That might mean they really like school and they really don't like sports courts. I think another misconception is that they don't worry about things like body image. What I've found over the years and I think social media is in part responsible responsible for this is that boys are getting subjected to all of these unrealistic images about who they should be in what they should look like and I'm hearing more from boys about body and security? I think that whole body image issue is so tough for boys in middle school because they're such a drastic range. I've gone to middle school basketball ballgames and some of those kids are shaving and have full mustaches. And then there was like my kid at that point in time who still looked like he was in third great but he was actually in seventh grade. Yeah then what makes it even harder is. You're suddenly in a new developmental phase where you're acutely aware of exactly how you stock doc up to everybody around you so a year earlier you might not have cared that you are half the height of the kid standing next to you on the bleachers during the chorus concert but suddenly all you can think about is what if I never grow. What if I'm the shortest person on the planet for the rest of my life and that matters in a way that it didn't matter before And and you are very aware of other people and you're starting to help other people like you and when all the images you see are of these very attractive attractive very mature men. That's tough yeah and then on top of all of that. They're starting to get interested in romantic relationships chips. So they're more aware of how they stack up to their peers. In terms of their level of attractiveness to whatever gender they happened to be attracted to but that also so come into play at this age. And how do we as parents support them. We can reassure you're gonNA grow you. Will you know oh you will. By the time you graduate from high school you will probably be shaving but as you say in the meantime so I think that very well meaning instinct is to reassure them that their time will come and that they will become taller and that this is a short-lived phenomenon and that they're great and perfect just the way they are but that invalidates where they're coming from and so more effective approach for helping them feel better is to say. I felt like the shortest kid and the clash. That would bother me too and I can understand why this is troublesome for you and then tell them perhaps. There's a story story of someone else in the family. He was a late bloomer. Who started out really short you now you know Ankle Bob is six four but also reassuring them that whatever or they are? We'll be good enough and that's really what they're looking for. Not for you so much to say you're going to be this high or that hike but just to let them know especially at an age when they're forming their identity. I'm trying to figure out if they're good enough to really reassure them that they're perfect just as they are that. Am I good enough question. You write in. Your book is a AAC core question for all middle schoolers boys and girls. But I think it's something that's really important for us as parents and educators grandparents to to keep in mind that these kids are looking all around them for reassurance. Basically that they're okay. Yes and with boys the way they tried to you get that reassurance can sometimes seem Veer toward the obnoxious. So they might yell something out. That's an appropriate. They might push someone together right. Hey that's been. They might use humor in ways that others think are rude and so we have to also remember that while they're trying to figure out if they're good enough and they're doing everything they can to make sure they're good enough and funny enough and well like you're not they also are lacking and skills and we have to cut them a lot of slack as they are developing those skills else we have to dig into this obnoxious part. Having lived with four boys I am acutely familiar with what you're talking about and you wrote a few things in in your book that just cracked me up. In one sentence you wrote a mature eighth grade. Boy May baffle his parents by sticking his head in a toilet for fun on social media And I was sitting in a public place that I just burst out laughing because yes boy mobs especially this does not make sense to you us. How break this down help explain it and how do we know like should I worry about this? Should I let this happen. How do respond so I completely understand that as a boy mom myself they are capable of doing things that are battling one of the other stories I share in? The book is about a kid. Kid who four or five for shock value started exchanging pictures with a friend on on his same sports team of his private parts parts and they were just moving around. It wasn't sexual. It was just silly and then the mom was spot checking his own team across a bunch of pictures of her kids kids private parts and some other kids private parts and was like what is best. She just really couldn't make heads or tails of that but felt he had gone too far. Lauren knew that there was some teaching that had to happen. Related to to what they were doing to expose themselves in that way and permanent and all of that so it's impossible for us as adults who are rational logical thinkers. Choose to view something like most of the time or we try. We like to think of ourselves that way. It's hard for us to see something like that and make sense of it. But if you're a bad boy and you think it's really hilarious. Then you're going to want to do more of it. You might even want to send it to like some other people so other people can appreciate how funny you are. Yeah because it's really funny. No I just shared this story the other day with a group I was talking to my son. And although maybe don't turn me in Tom for sharing this story other than to your podcast listeners. So he came home and he said I want to tell you something but I'm afraid that if I tell you then you you will never get me a phone and I said well. I'm never getting your phone anyway. So you may as well tell me this story and he said well. Here's what my what happened between a couple of my friends. And he shared this story of it with a story about an hour and a girl and the boy had asked the girl to send him a picture. Sure without her shirt on and they kind of knew better and I guess they decided to include the keeney top so it wasn't quite as scandalous uh-huh and they loved each other. 'cause they're sixth graders and it's true love so she sent the picture and then they thought it would be really funny. The the two of them together totally consensual totally in good fun. Thought it would be really funny to doctor the picture and give her a porn star beads. Oh and yeah. Yeah and so when they did that then they were even more amused by their extreme creativity and it was hilarious and because it was hilarious area decided to send it to the forty five students boys and girls in their shared kept. Yeah Oh and it actually gets worse believe it or not but the way it gets worse I think says so much about boys and how they love hard and they care hurt and they mean well and they're just making some blenders along the way. So what next is the kids in this text. Groups didn't give them the reaction that they wanted there. Is this kind of stunned silence. Yes you know sort of a dude. What are you thinking? At which point the girl was no longer happy with the decision and the boy was feeling bad that she wasn't feeling good about it so he did the most logical rational reasonable caring loving thing he could possibly do which was to host a doctor picture of himself. Oh boy oh it makes sense in like Sandler and boy world right right. It made a lot of sense to him and it was it was loving. It was really caring. And he's so bad that she was embarrassed and he didn't want her to feel alone so he did the same thing and of course his gesture was met with the exact same response as hers. Only at this point I think a mother who was monitoring somebody somebody in that group chops tax. Shut the thing down and that was the end of it but what I love about that story that it reveals so much about boys at this age you know. Are they love hard. They care her they mean well they WANNA be funny. They wanted he like they want to connect to and impress but they don't really have that skill L. set to pull it off in a way that doesn't sometimes occasionally result in humiliation and embarrassment and odd shock on the part of the parents right that that story also reveals to me why parenting these children is so challenging because when we put our lens on that without talking to the children we can get a whole different narrative out of that and if we start reacting based on that then we create eight misunderstanding and distance in anger and that's problematic and then the other thing that makes me think about in your book you used the term hinge generation a hinge generation to describe this generation of boys. And.
"phyllis" Discussed on Lost at the Smithsonian with Aasif Mandvi
"You will typically come out for performance like a maniac dressed silly with silly hair funny little boots little gloves in my legs are bad you ought to see my body there are three categories comedian comic actress comedy not comic implies standup responsible for your own material you work in one in front of a curtain alone no props no music see this aloneness and just talk it is what a comic is descended from a very long line my mother wants foolishness to this podcast has been tricky for me because of all the stuff the Smithsonian has and it's entertainment collection I only get to pick ten iconic objects to talk about this a lot that doesn't make the cut but Phyllis diller gag aw now a lot of our listeners probably your age or younger and Phyllis Diller is yeah when I started here as an intern I had no idea who she was yeah well if you didn't know Phyllis Diller was the gag file is probably the best crash course you could ask for the woman I'm speaking with is Hannah Bredon Beck Corp now she's the American History Museums Phyllis diller gag file expert. Yeah that's the thing even if she didn't exactly know a ton about Phyllis diller when she I started when I started? Here's an intern I had no idea who she was I sort of glean name Phyllis diller I don't know probably even comedian shows a comedian just from working here any we had some stuff from her and her joke file but that was pretty much the end of my knowledge of her point how old were you one eighty seven twenty seven years old you don't know villas diller is really you handed fifty two thousand was in plus jokes and said okay categorize these where do you start with something like that like is just a huge pile of jokes they're all sorted indoors so there was already a little bit of sort of organization by category Beasley just pulled open door won a number of the mall so we knew what order they were in did you do this all yourself didn't have any assistance or help no anything it took me about four months to scan them all working sort of working fulltime on and you transcribe the most early this Smithsonian has the transcriptions on our were volunteers come log on and help us transcribed whatever we put out there how many people transcribed the jokes it was somewhere around twelve hundred people project hundred people we put them on inscriptions under they went live all my scans and then we had volunteers from around the world type out what it said on the card at their home computers wherever they are Brazil Paraguay relieved that I was entered a beauty contest I must've been out of my mind even less I got three hundred sixty one well cards even with twelve hundred volunteers around the world working together it took three weeks to transcribe all fifty two thousand the Phyllis diller jokes but now all her routines from the early sixties to the mid nineties have been preserved for all time I don't want get the idea that I have given up on my looks I will never give up I am in my fourteenth year of a ten day beauty plan so how annoying have you become to all of your friends and family after the project sort of had finished everything I've been transcribed going home for Thanksgiving average oh I do have a favorite and go when God was handing out Chins I thought he said Jin source I'd make mine a double and that's how they got this A. I. Phyllis diller career lasted decades she hob nob with celebrities traveled the world performing with some of the biggest male comics in the world like Bob Hope what are you doing comparison shopping. you ever married her well it was a mistake I propose during a power failure when you had one ever since What's your favorite show my favorite joke is when I was born I was so ugly the doctor slapped everybody that's actually a great joke it is fantastic Richard busking worked with Phyllis diller to write like a lamp shade in a whorehouse her autobiography when I actually was putting touch with Phyllis and started out you know talking to her about well you know we all these antastic celebrity stories you can tell she said to me no that's not what this is about this is about the struggle this is about me being completely homeless at the age of thirty eight with a deadbeat husband four children one of whom was mentally challenged and going on stage for the first time time while Phyllis diller story is just the story of a comedy pioneer defying expectations it's totally worth the telling but inside side of this metal filing cabinet I found a lot more than just a lifetime of jokes I found a lifetime full life but real l. life and she was truly destitute you know as I said her husband show would diller was really a waste of space as far she was concerned I mean he just didn't work and do anything and they ended up with their possessions in paper bags walking the streets so she was actually homeless she was actually homeless the inlaws helped to look after the kids at one point that's when you know friends used to say to her you should go on the stay dry you know a lot of people get that kind of advice but they were saying it to her and she finally decided just to take the plunge she'd never done it before so it's an one thing to go into stand up comedy as a way to make money gets it's not the usual jeter it you know and as a woman in the nineteen fifties exactly it's it's like she did give herself a very steep mountain to climb out some more dope about you I you marry if I've worn a wedding ring for eighteen years here's Phyllis diller on you bet your life with Groucho Marx in nineteen fifty seven the few years into her start now fellows what do you do to break up the monotony of housekeeping and taking care of five small guerrillas well I really a housewife anymore we've got five K.. beat the wrap your kids came through with push button controls how is it you're able to get away from housewife thing I'm an entertainer when did you arrive at this decision well I was much too old you mean five kids was squawking Phyllis diller wasn't just in entertainment for the money though she was inspired by a book that she read and reread called the magic of billy vink by Claude Bristol she told me that for two years when she had a job at a radio station that every day on the bus to work and on the bus home from work she'd read this book is of fairly slim volume and she would be reading it all the time and it took two two years to totally buy into the philosophy because it is about believing in what your future's going to be it's visualizing it right thing and what she showed me when we were doing the book she pulled out this note pad from the I think the mid nineteen fifties and there were all these things drawing of oil rigs she said I'd shares in some oil rigs there was a drawing of her name in lights on Broadway she was on Broadway there was a join of herself starring on TV she had her own show on TV I said to a did anything that you projected not come true she said no it all.
"phyllis" Discussed on Lost at the Smithsonian with Aasif Mandvi
"Living in my dad was like you better come ready to tell jokes and I had I could pull up you know a little set of jokes from from the things you have turned into a little Phyllis diller like you're doing her act I try not to I can't definitely can't can't do it justice but I can do I can pull up jokes from it for the what's your favorite joke hand-drawn so for instance there was a swag bag with a million dollars written on the front and she said to me I made a million dollars of course there was a member.
"phyllis" Discussed on Lost at the Smithsonian with Aasif Mandvi
"Awesome on here and I am lost at the Smithsonian accessories agriculture airplanes of them there was phyllis diller drew pioneer for comedian.
"phyllis" Discussed on KTAR 92.3FM
"With Phyllis thanks so much for joining us today I am generous act happy to be here a long side Phyllis expo Venus she's founder and president of PSP and associates author of the bestselling book creating a calm amidst the storm and I'm so glad to have her here in studio today Phyllis in these numbers see are pretty shocking eighty percent of men die married eighty percent of women die single how does the fact that most women will outlive their husbands impacts planning for retirement well I mean I've been doing this a long time and I will tell you those numbers are not as shocking to me unfortunately yeah that's typically the way that it goes and I hope ladies out there the married a long time and and the role of the husband has been to take care of the finances and you're not so concerned about it because he does a great job I hope when he comes to you and many husbands do and says look I want you to understand this I want to go to Phyllis because I want her to be able to explain it listen listen to it yeah I know the inclination that I've been married thirty six years is don't listen but listen when he says that because it's important things really change in it and you know if you're not aware of it if you if you're not it is it's just that much scary and I gotta tell you I come from a very personal space in this I've talked about my situation why I really got into this niche a number of times on the radio but very personal because at fifty nine my mom became a widow my dad died instantly in a car accident in their relationship was like so many married people he did the finances you know he did the the planning for retirement and she did the house she did a great job he did a great job they have a great marriage but she didn't know much about it she was afraid now truth be told I did it with him because that's my line and we were very close but well my dad passed away she didn't want to be a burden to me I was taking some time off of my career to raise my children and she didn't want to bother me that was the last thing she wanted to do and so my mom tried her hand at trying to figure out how to win Vester money how to make it last the rest of her life how to provide get an income and it was scary people came out of the woodwork people trying to help her but talking about things you've never heard of before and it was that much more daunting because she had no real basis for understanding so I'm here to tell you the slave look this is not rocket science if you and your husband or if you're single if you've done the heavy lifting and you've saved money for retirement how you invest it yes it's a mindset that just when you got to pay attention you know to to the processes but it's not rocket science and what we do best because this is so personal for me because I could still see the pain in my mom's eyes it is we break it down into bite size pieces and and I'll let you in on a little secret it's not it's not just foreign for that person who becomes a window right away it's farm for everybody who goes from the accumulation phase to the preservation phase the retirement phase we all should go through the process of breaking it down into bite size pieces and that's what we do all the time every day all day long we help people go through that process to retire fit in Alice this is all about figuring out what it's going to cost you to retire in the style that you want to and then figuring out based upon what you save whether that's realistic and a keen you in to why it may be why it may not be and how you can make choices to get in line with where you want to be in retirement it's not that difficult when we break it down into bite size pieces but I'm gonna tell you it is so much more comfortable while you know in the case of a married couple well you're both alive to make these decisions together and be able to process it be it it is that much harder so windows especially when they've never handled it before and they don't know who to trust and they don't know what to ask and they've always kind of put it to the side so gosh if you're listening to this and your they married a long time in and your spouse is the one who really is instrumental in you know doing the planning please take it from my personal experience pick up the phone and call us right now for retire fit analysis be one of the first five calls will get you in quickly if it's after if you're the the six the Ron was still going to get you in but it may take a while so be patient I promise you'll be time well spent we'll go from soup to nuts about what you need to know to be retirement ready so that number to call is six two three seven nine to fifty four ninety six again six two three seven nine to fifty four ninety six remember this is a complementary meeting we call it our discovery meeting we're going to sit down and talk about what you want accomplished in retirement with you already retired or you're about to transition into retirement and we're going to take a look at whether you're on track to reach your goals in me time and I'll tell you what if they're unrealistic I'm gonna show you where the gaps are and if you're in good stead we're going to show you.
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